Get a $1,000 award for completing a career credential

The VA Ready Scholarship was created for people who are motivated to increase their skill set by earning a credential for an in-demand job in a high growth sector. In order to participate, you must first enroll in one of the select training programs offered through the FastForward program at Germanna.

How to apply

  1. Review the VA Ready Scholarship eligibility requirements
  2. Go to Germanna Courses & Registration page and create a student profile (new students only).
  3. Register and pay for your course.
  4. Complete the VA Ready application agreement form prior to the first day of class

Eligible Programs

  • Clinical Medical Assistant
  • CompTIA IT Fundamentals
  • CompTIA A+
  • Plumbing Level 1,2,3 & 4
  • Electrical Level 1,2,3 & 4
  • Heavy Equipment Operator Levels 1 & 2
  • Maintenance Welding
  • HVAC Level 1,2,3 & 4
  • Industrial Technician Maintenance Electrical Systems
  • Welding Level 1 & 2 – NCCER
  • Machining:
    • Measurement, Materials and Safety
    • Job Planning, Benchwork and Layout
    • CNC Milling: Operations
    • CNC Milling: Programming Setup and Operations
    • Manual Milling Skills

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