available to Chester County residents who are interested in taking classes at
the Chester Center and have the option of taking credit courses in university
transfer, welding and general education program requirements. Those interested in completing a career-ready
certification through the College’s Corporate and Continuing Education division
can choose from the following programs: Certified Logistics Associate,
Certified Microsoft Office Specialist, Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified
Productions Technician, Heavy Equipment and Lineworker.
A generous portion of the Chester scholarship funds are
provided by a Duke Energy Foundation grant to ensure Chester county residents
have the opportunity to continue their education by taking courses that will
benefit their future and the community at large. Chester county has projected
double digit job growth which will result in a need for a highly skilled and
educated workforce York Tech plays a vital role in helping prepare and train
“We are fortunate to be able to make such an investment in
the Chester community,” stated Rick Jiran, Vice President for Community Relations
at Duke Energy - South Carolina and York
Technical College Foundation Board member. “In order to sustain and grow
Chester county through the attraction and retention of new and current
industries, we must continue to provide funding that supports educational
opportunities that will improve workforce development.”
Additionally, scholarships are available for individuals
interested in enrolling at the College’s Indian Land center. The Indian Land
Center is home to the Advanced Information Technology Institute (AITI) which exclusively
offers programs that provide advanced training for high demand careers in IT.
The Cisco Network Operations Certificate and the Advanced Network Security
Certificate will be offered Spring 2017 with special scholarships provided to
The Indian Land Center will also offer University Transfer
courses as well as general education program requirements. Corporate and
Continuing Education career training programs offered will be the Foundations
of Leadership and SHRM Essentials for HR Management.
York Tech brings quality higher-education opportunities to
residents of York, Chester and Lancaster counties. In an effort to best serve individuals
who work and live in Chester and Lancaster, York Tech has off-campus centers
conveniently located in high traffic areas of these counties, in addition to
the main campus in Rock Hill. These centers
seek to contribute to the economic growth of the region by responding to the
respective county's education and workforce-training needs. Both of the centers
offer students the same services provided on main campus in to afford students
with the tools and resources they need to be
successful while attending York Tech.
To learn more about the scholarship opportunities available
to students in at the Chester and Indian Land off-campus centers please visit:
yorktech.edu/chester2017 or yorktech.edu/indianland2017 or call 803-327-8008.
Those interested in applying for the scholarship must complete the form by
January 6, 2017.