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 Grants Available to Community Colleges to Start Plus 50 Encore Completion Programs 


Applications will be accepted between:

  • June 3 and September 13, 2013

AACC is offering grants to member community colleges to start a Plus 50 Encore Completion program on their campus. The goal of the program is to help 10,000 students over 50 earn certificates or degrees in the high-demand fields of health care, education, and social services, enabling them to increase their employment competitiveness while improving their communities.

AACC has created a successful model for community colleges to provide effective training and supports for plus 50 students at community colleges. This competitive grant program will enable more colleges to provide supports for students over 50 to succeed. Deadlines: September 13, 2013.


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Contact Mary Sue Vickers, Plus 50 Initiative Program Director, at or 202.728.0200 x248.

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