Looking for a way to quickly start a new career or get that job promotion? Rhodes State College is offering $2,000 scholarships towards earning a credential or certificate, making most of the programs free. Eligible certifications are listed below along with additional costs if the scholarship doesn't cover the entire cost of the course.

Spring 2024 classes begin January 8.

Eligible Certificate Programs

Certificate Cost (after scholarship) Semester Available 
State Tested Nursing Assistant $339.83  Spring
CPR (one class certification) FREE  Spring
Cardiographic Technician $397.33 Spring
Phlebotomy $447.44 Spring
Medical Billing and Coding $3,879.73 Spring
Project Management (CAPM) $1,664.42 Spring
Addiction Services Certificate $174.00 Spring
Cybersecurity Fundamentals Certificate $1,535.86 Spring
FANUC Certification FREE Spring
Paramedic  Spring
Certificate Cost (after scholarship) Semester Available 
Comp TIA Security+  FREE  Available Online Anytime
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)  FREE  Available Online Anytime
Certified Ethical Hacker  FREE  Available Online Anytime
Certified Information Systems Security Professional  FREE  Available Online Anytime
Comp TIA Network+ FREE  Available Online Anytime
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)  FREE Available Online Anytime
Eligibility Criteria (student must meet one of the following):
  • In Need of Financial Assistance for your Education
  • Underemployed
  • Not Earning a Living Wage
  • Currently Unemployed
  • Eligible for Veteran’s Benefits
  • Eligible for TAA Benefits
  • Eligible for Pell Grant
  • Previous Foster Care Participant
  • Eligible for Medicaid
  • Individual with Disability
  • Eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Eligible for Temporary Assistance for Needed Families (TANF)
  • Eligible for Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
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For more information, contact:
Credit Certificates - enroll@rhodesstate.edu or call 419-995-8320
Non-Credit - hunter.m@rhodesstate.edu or call 419-204-6352