Co-Lin Career-Tech receives grant for non-traditional female students

Co-Lin’s Career and Technical Education division has received a $5,000 Women in Non-Traditional Careers (WINC) grant. Grant funds will be used to provide tuition scholarships for current or prospective female students in one of Co-Lin’s predominately male career and technical programs. Current or prospective female students in the following programs are invited to apply: Automation & Control, Automotive, Commercial Truck Driving, Computer Networking, Construction Equipment, Cybersecurity, Diesel Equipment, Electrical Technology, Electronics, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning; Precision Machining, or Welding.

WINC scholarships will be awarded for the Spring 2020 semester. Student selection will be based on financial need and demand for scholarship funds. To apply, complete an application by January 17, 2020. Applications are available in the Career-Tech Office in the Fortenberry Building on the Wesson Campus or get the application online here.

Co-Lin is one of only four community colleges in Mississippi to be awarded a WINC grant. For more information, contact Career-Tech Student Services Coordinator Renea Redd at 601.643.8386 or renea.redd@ colin.edu.