SNAP-Eligible Residents May Qualify for Scholarship Program at MCC

MANCHESTER, Conn. (August 28, 2018) – Manchester Community College is now offering a scholarship to area residents who are Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)-income eligible.

SNAP, formerly known as the federal food stamp program, helps low-income individuals and families buy food and stay healthy.

The federally funded SNAP Employment and Training Program scholarships can cover as much as $1,460 in fees for short-term certificates in allied health and computer training. Classes in MCC’s Continuing Education certificate programs are forming now and on an ongoing basis. Programs include, but aren’t limited to, Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, Computer Boot Camp, Microsoft Office MCC Certification and PC Repair and Maintenance.

To apply, contact MCC’s SNAP Coordinator, Gina Marchesani, at or phone 860-512-2827. For more information, visit To learn more about SNAP in Connecticut, visit

About MCC Continuing Education Certificates

Manchester Community College’s Credit-Free programs provides timely classes and certification courses relevant to changing community needs and promoting lifelong learning. Certification can lead to careers in allied health, computer-related fields, business and medical office assistant, personal trainer, real estate and others.