Plus 50 grants available to community colleges
The American Association of Community Colleges is offering grants to member community colleges to start a Plus 50 Encore Completion program on their campus. The goal of the program is to help 10,000 students over 50 earn certificates or degrees in the high-demand fields of health care, education, and social services, enabling them to increase their employment competitiveness while improving their communities.
AACC has created a successful model for community colleges to provide effective training and supports for plus 50 students at community colleges. This competitive grant program will enable more colleges to provide supports for students over 50 to succeed. Deadlines: October 26, 2012 and February 15, 2013.
More information on the RFP is available here: http://www.aacc.nche.edu/newsevents/News/articles/Pages/051820121.aspx