Tuition Assistance

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NATIONAL FARM WORKERS JOBS PROGRAM (NFJP)
A nationally-directed program of job training and employment assistance for farm workers, ranchers, migrant and seasonal farmworkers, and families of farm workers, to acquire new job skills in occupations that offer higher wages and more stable employment opportunities in agriculture. Up to $1500 funding available for training dependent upon eligibility based on factors including verification of employment status and income level. You must apply at least 3 weeks prior to the first day of class.
Contact: MEO, Community Services Department
99 Mahalani Center, Wailuku, HI 96793
Coordinator: Rona Alexander
Ph: 808-249-2970

EMPLOYMENT CORE RESOURCES FOR LOW INCOME PERSONS (ECLIP)
A program that prepares and assists unemployed or under-employed low-income persons in obtaining and maintaining employment through approved training programs. Tuition assistance available based on eligibility factors including income level and employment history. Please apply in advance.
Contact: MEO, Community Services Department
99 Mahalani Center, Wailuku, HI 96793
Coordinator: Melanie Jaramillo
Ph: 808-249-2970

WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT (WIA)
The purpose of title I of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) is to provide workforce investment activities that increase the employment, retention and earnings of participants and increase occupational skill attainment by participants which will improve the quality of the workforce, reduce welfare dependency and enhance the productivity and competitiveness of the Nation’s economy. Tuition assistance may be available depending on eligibility criteria. Please apply in advance.
Contact: Workforce Development Division/WorkSource Maui
2064 Wells Street, Suite 108, Wailuku, HI 96793
Ph: 808-984-2091

EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING FUND PROGRAM (ETF)
The Employment and Training Fund (ETF) Program was established by the Hawaii State Legislature in 1991. Its purpose is to enhance business growth and improve the long-term employability of Hawaii’s people. ETF provides businesses with the opportunity to upgrade the skills of their workforce from entry-level to top management. ETF provides 50% tuition assistance, up to $250 funding per class. This funding is available to eligible Hawaii employers. For program information and tuition assistance, visit: http://labor.hawaii.gov/wdd/home/employers/etf/
You must apply at least 3 weeks prior to the first day of class.
Contact: Workforce Development Division/WorkSource Maui
2064 Wells Street, Suite 108, Wailuku, HI 96793
Ph: 808-984-2091 • Fax: 984-2090


Dynamic Trainings Leading to Employment in Agriculture, Health and Energy. This project was funded from a grant awarded under the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grants, as implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration C3T Hawai’i is an equal opportunity employer/program and auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.