Tech News Summary:
- Ivy Tech Community College in Terre Haute announced four students completing HVAC apprenticeships with scholarship support from the Lowe’s Foundation Gable Grants.
- The students will work part-time while taking HVAC technology courses at Ivy Tech, and will graduate with an associate of applied science in HVAC technology.
- The Lowe’s Foundation Gable Scholarship is part of the commitment to upskill 50,000 people for careers in the trades, and Ivy Tech Terre Haute was one of seven campuses to receive funding.
Ivy Tech Community College has announced the launch of a new scholarship program for students pursuing a career in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) through their apprenticeship program. This initiative aims to provide financial assistance to individuals interested in gaining practical skills and knowledge in the field of HVAC.
The scholarships, which are funded through a partnership with local businesses and organizations, will cover the cost of tuition and fees for students enrolled in Ivy Tech’s HVAC apprenticeship program. This program offers a combination of classroom instruction and on-the-job training, providing students with the hands-on experience needed to succeed in the HVAC industry.
“We are thrilled to offer these scholarships to aspiring HVAC professionals,” said Ivy Tech’s HVAC program coordinator. “This program provides a unique opportunity for individuals to gain valuable skills and work experience while earning a degree at little to no cost.”
The scholarships are open to both current and prospective students, with a focus on individuals who demonstrate a strong commitment to pursuing a career in HVAC. The goal is to make this in-demand career path more accessible to students from diverse backgrounds and financial situations.
Local businesses and organizations in the HVAC industry are encouraged to support the scholarship program, as it not only benefits students but also helps to address the growing need for skilled HVAC professionals in the community.
Ivy Tech’s HVAC apprenticeship program has a proven track record of preparing students for successful careers in the industry, and with the addition of these scholarships, even more individuals will have the opportunity to enter this high-demand field.
Interested individuals can learn more about the HVAC apprenticeship program and scholarship opportunities by visiting Ivy Tech Community College’s website or contacting the admissions office. This initiative represents a significant investment in the future of the HVAC industry and the local workforce, and is sure to have a positive impact on the community as a whole.