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Earn a $2,500 Scholarship!

North Hennepin Community College will be awarding $2,500 Workforce Development Scholarships that encourage and reward students pursuing high-demand occupations in health care and information technology. The deadline to apply is May 4, 2018.


In order to be considered for the Workforce Development Scholarship, students must:

  • Be current high school seniors or recent high school graduates
  • Pursue a high-demand occupation (see list below)
  • Take a minimum of 9-credits per semester

Eligible Programs at NHCC

Students applying to the following programs are eligible for the Workforce Development Scholarship:

  • Health Care Services

    • Health

    • Health Sciences Broad Field

      This program provides students a broad base of general education coursework relevant to the field of health sciences. Career opportunities include dental assistant, dietitian, home health aide, medical assistant and much more.

  • Information Technology

    • Computer Science

      This program prepares students to enter the job market in information technology, computer programming, software development, and technical documentation; or to transfer to a bachelor’s degree program in computer science, software engineering, or information technology.

    • Game Programming

      This program provides students the skills needed for game design and programming.

    • Internet Programming

      This program provides students with expertise in software design, coding and testing. Students will learn how to design and then program robust, interactive programs conforming to industry standards.

    • Web Graphic Design Programming and E-Commerce

      This program provides students a broad-based introduction to designing and scripting small business marketing and commercial websites. Students learn the basic principles behind effective design and web programming.