Explore Scholarship Options
Explore Scholarship Options
Financial Assistance Options
The following options may be available to assist you financially:
If you have any questions about any of the financial assistance options, please feel free to contact our admissions office at 603-647-2174 or [email protected].
NH Needs Caregivers
NH Needs Caregivers is a grant-funded effort to encourage and help individuals start a healthcare career as an LNA. The initiative will help 700 people find an LNA position at a nursing home, help to find coverage for training costs, cover licensing preparation and costs and provide them with a $500 bonus after six months of employment. Anyone interested in gaining healthcare workforce experience is eligible. No college education required.
Scholarship through the NH Charitable Foundation
The NHCF offers many different types of scholarships to residents of NH looking to further their education. Scholarships can be awarded for the full amount, or for part of cost of the program depending on eligibility. Apply for Scholarship, then Certificate, license or other industry-recognized credential.
Senior Helpers of Southern NH Scholarship Program
Now offering an “Earn and Learn” scholarship program for those who qualify! Senior Helpers will hire you, pay for your LNA class, and will provide you with employment before and after you graduate! Scholarships are for LNA’s ONLY. You must become an employee to qualify and live in Hillsborourgh, Merrimack, Rockingham, or Strafford counties in New Hampshire. You must have a reliable vehicle available for work.
Please contact Gayle Davis at [email protected] to see if you are eligible for this scholarship and discuss employment opportunities.
MY TURN Inc.
This free program helps young adults between the ages of 16 and 24 decide on a career path, provide the financial, material and academic support necessary to earn a credential in the chosen career path, and help them find a job in that field afterwards! Laconia: 603-275-0203 Nashua: 603-883-0523 ext. 223. Rochester: 603-335-1177. Manchester: 603-321-3416.
NH JAG (Jobs for America’s Grads)
This program is designed to help assist low income adults ages 16-24 secure employment by providing training opportunities in programs such as the LNA. To find out if you qualify for tuition assistance through NH JAG, call 603-647-2300.
NH Vocational Rehabilitation
If you have a disability and your disability has created difficulties with you preparing for a job, securing a job or keeping a job, you may be eligible for services with Voc Rehab. Your counselor will determine which work opportunities are best for you and may be able to assist you with job training such as the LNA program.
NH Employment Program
If you are currently enrolled in the NH Employment Program, talk with your employment counselor to see if you are eligible for tuition assistance for the LNA program. DHHS offers online services through NH EASY Gateway to Services, New Hampshire’s Electronic Application System. Learn how to apply for assistance, check eligibility, track your application status, and more by visiting the NH EASY Gateway to Services web page.
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) / NH Works
This employment and training program is funded by the US Dept of Labor to help dislocated workers and other eligible adults access the tools they need to manage their careers through information and high quality services. WIOA Employment Counselors may provide various services to you including occupational skills training (such as the LNA program). You may be eligible for WIOA if you have been recently laid off or terminated, you are unemployed, you are collecting food stamps or TANF, you are employed and your income is below the self-sufficiency guideline, you are a displaced homemaker, you are homeless or you are an individual with a disability.
Employer or Clergy Sponsorship
We are seeing more and more employers, especially those in the healthcare field, sponsoring their employees to take the LNA training program with us. If you currently work for a facility that hires LNAs, talk to your HR Director or Administrator about the possibility of them assisting you with your education.
Clergy Sponsorship – Check with your personal clergy to see if there are options available to you for tuition assistance.