A&M-Texarkana Offers Workforce Training Grant to Anyone Experiencing a Hardship Due to COVID-19


Texas A&M University-Texarkana’s Extended Education and Community Development (EECD) department is offering a 50% grant for workforce training for anyone who has experienced a hardship due to COVID-19. This consists of online, start anytime training that can be completed in six months or less.

COVID-19 related hardships include loss of job by the applicant or a household member, a reduction in work hours, illness of applicant or a family member, childcare issues, housing issues, a wish to re-enter the workforce, or the need for skilled training.

Training is available in the following areas:

  • Healthcare
  • Software, IT, & web Development
  • Business, Management, & Accounting
  • Project Management & Quality Assurance
  • Skilled Trades & Technology
  • Law
  • Arts

Anyone interested in applying for the grant should use the following link to apply by January 30, 2021: https://www.tamut.edu/eecd/CCI_Pandemic_Grant.html. For additional information about the grant please email eecd@tamut.edu or call 903.334.6683.



About Texas A&M University-Texarkana:

As a member of The Texas A&M University System, Texas A&M University-Texarkana is a comprehensive regional university that provides students with academically challenging, engaging and rewarding educational experiences through quality teaching, scholarship, student support services, co-curricular programming, research and service.


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