Funding Options

for Career and Workforce Training

Need help paying for workforce development programs?

Harford Community College offers several opportunities to obtain scholarships, tuition assistance and payment plans for those looking to increase their earning potential, upgrade job skills, secure a license or certification, or advance their career. Eligibility is based on several different factors depending are are outlined in the descriptions below.


GEER II Funding 

Thanks to the Governor's Emergency Education Relief (GEER), those enrolling in specific certificate or licensure programs at Harford Community College may be eligible to receive financial awards distributed in the form of scholarships, achievement stipends, exam vouchers, and money for materials and supplies.

Currently there are funds available for those interested in obtaining Security + or AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certifications.

Phillip E. & Carole R. Ratcliffe
Foundation Scholarships 

These scholarships are available to those enrolled in specified career and workforce programs at Harford's Leading Edge Training Center Powered by the Ratcliffe Foundation.

This facility is located in Edgewood, Maryland and shares space with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford & Cecil Counties. 

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Additional Scholarships and Funding Opportunities

If you're interested in pursuing a career in IT, Construction/Trades, or Healthcare, you should apply now for this scholarship.

The following Workforce Development programs are approved as eligible for
Maryland's Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship:
A+ Certification | Certified Nursing Assistant | Culinary Technician | Drone Technology | Heavy Equipment Operator | HVAC | Nurse Refresher | Paramedic and Phlebotomy Technician

This state funded scholarship is available to Maryland residents or graduates of a Maryland High School that are registering for an approved Workforce Development program—both new and current students may apply. Up to $2,000.00 per fiscal year can be awarded. Applications are reviewed in the order received and based on available funding.

Prior to submitting your application:

• email training@harford.edu.

• type (application name) application submission in the subject line.

• you will receive a return email with a secure link to upload your application and supporting documents.

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This College funded scholarship is awarded based on financial need and available for those students completing a Workforce Development Program. Funds will cover tuition and fees. Applications are reviewed in the order received and based on available funding.

Prior to submitting your application:

• email training@harford.edu.

• type (application name) application submission in the subject line.

• you will receive a return email with a secure link to upload your application and supporting documents.

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This scholarship is available to students that are accepted into the HCC Paramedic Program and meet the eligibility requirement. One scholarship is awarded per cohort, up to $5,000.00. Funds can be used for tuition, fees, textbooks and program associated costs.

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If you are unemployed, please check with Susquehanna Workforce Network:

Havre de Grace: 443.866.9161
Bel Air: 443.866.9161
Cecil County: 410.996.0550

The following workforce and allied health programs are approved for VA Educational Benefits.

Paramedic

Phlebotomy Technician

Essentials of Network & Security Administration Certification Program
Each of these certifications must be earned in order to qualify for VA benefits.  A+  |  Network+  |  Security+

CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)

Project Management Certification Program (PMP)

For more information, contact Military and Veteran Services,  443.412.2100 or 443.412.2612.

Harford Community College offers a payment plan that allows you to make monthly payments with a minimum balance of $500 in tuition and course fees for a Workforce Development program.

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or call 443.412.2376

Many banks offer low-interest alternative education loans. Contact your local bank or credit union for information.

Rockfield Manor Scholarship

Apply here.