Credit-Free Certification Programs


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Applicants are required to submit a Statement of Need, detailing financial or personal hardship. Examples of need are: unemployment, underemployment, medical expenses, disability, or other family or personal emergency.

Need-based applications for the workforce development certificate programs listed on the Scholarship Application (link below).  A limited number of partial scholarships for eligible applicants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note: Awards are only applicable toward the course fee, not textbooks (if required).

The Review Committee meets periodically. Students must be mindful of the start date of the course they’re applying for.

Download the Scholarship Application.

Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) ** A+ Certification (901 & 902)* Certified Ethical Hacker Exam Certification Preparation*
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) ** Network+ Certification* Oracle DBA Associate
Pharmacy Technician ** Security+ Certification* AutoCAD Certification Preparation
Phlebotomy Technician ** Microsoft Office Certification* Administering Windows Server 2016*
 Veterinary Assistant ** Web Design MCC Certificate*  Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification Preparation*
Personal Trainer* Microsoft Office MCC Certificate  Microsoft Access Certification
American Red Cross Standard First Aid/Adult CPR Microsoft Outlook Certification Microsoft Excel Certification
Motorcycle: Connecticut Rider Education Program Microsoft Word Certification Microsoft PowerPoint Certification
Connecticut Basic Boating & Safe Boating and Personal Water Craft Course – In A Day Basic Appraisal Procedures and Basic Appraisal Principles Real Estate Principles and Practices

Please note: not all courses are offered every semester.

*Credit-free programs eligible for scholarships.

** Eligible allied health courses must have prerequisites fulfilled before applying for a scholarship. Your registration form approved by the Allied Health Coordinator must be attached to the application.

Please return the scholarship form by mail:

Manchester Community College
Division of Continuing Education
Credit-Free Scholarship Application
M.S. #16, P.O. Box 1046
Manchester, CT 06045-1046

John V. Gannon Continuing Education Center
Learning Resource Center,   Room B147

By fax:

For more information, call 860-512-2800 or view our catalog online.