Ready to get started but worried about the cost?
You may be eligible for financial assistance. The Center for Workforce Development partners with many state and federal agencies to help provide funding for students interested in our career training programs.
Pell Grant and Stafford Loans may be available for students enrolling in our job training programs that are at least 600 hours. Please contact our Financial Aid office or our admissions office for guidance.
Financial Aid Department: 585.349.9164
Admissions Department: 585.349.9143
If you have a barrier to employment due to a variety of reasons such as a long term disability, contact ACCES VR to find out if you are eligible for grant money that can cover the cost of tuition.
ACCES VR – Rochester Office: 585.238.2900
ACCES VR – toll free: 888.652.7062
If you are a veteran, or related to a veteran, contact the local Veteran’s Outreach Center to find out if you qualify for benefits.
Veteran’s Outreach Center: 585.546.1081
Learn more about programs and options through Veterans Outwards Bound at RIT.
Full or partial tuition assistance may be available through local county one-stop career centers. Contact your local office or call 866.674.4560 for assistance.
RochesterWorks! Career Center 585.258.3500
Ontario/Finger Lakes Region
Finger Lakes Works! 315.789.3131
Genesee, Livingston, Orleans, Wyoming Counties
The Rochester Area Community Foundation is an organization that houses many sources of scholarship for a variety of classes. You can use their website to investigate if you are eligible to apply for any of the scholarships offered.
Rochester Area Community Foundation: 585.271.4100
There may be other available funding sources not listed here. Speak with our financial aid specialist for assistance.