Scholarships available for training in high-demand careers

The Green River Area Development District (GRADD) workforce development team is offering scholarships to qualified individuals seeking to be trained for jobs in certain high-demand career fields.

Eligible applicants may receive up to $5,000 annually in scholarship funding to pay for tuition at area colleges and universities, whether they are currently enrolled or planning to attend.

Scholarships are available in the following industry sectors:
• Energy
• Advanced Manufacturing
• Health Care and Social Assistance
• Transportation
• Finance
• Professional, Scientific and Technical

This program is funded by the Green River Workforce Development Area with Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act WIOA funds (Equal Education and Employment Opportunities).

For more information or to obtain a scholarship application, please stop by the Kentucky Career Center – Green River (3108 Fairview Drive, Owensboro), contact Alisha Smith at 270-686-2546, or visit

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