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Sheree Beard
E-mail: sheree.beard@

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Sandi Grant Now Available for Eligible Workforce Programs

Python graphic.Great Basin College would like to introduce Sandi Scholarship Funding to our new, current, and prospective students in our service area.

If you are interested and ready to register for the following classes/programs:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Commercial Driving License (CDL) Class A training
  • Data Analyst
  • Emergency Medical Technician - Advanced
  • Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Python Developer
  • Welding 210 - Advanced Welding Principles and Practices (Elko Only)
  • Welding 220 - Gas Medal and Flux Cored Arc Welding (Elko Only)
  • Welding 240 - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (Elko Only)
  • Welding 260 - Pipe Welding (Elko Only)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a Nevada Resident
  • Must be a US Citizen or qualified Resident Alien
  • Must fall into one of the below categories:
    • Dislocated Worker
    • Underemployed or Not Employed
    • New Job Seeker
    • Limited English Proficient Adult

Must be willing to be monitored during your training and after your class is finished.

Once a student is eligible for the Sandi Scholarship your tuition and lab fees associated with the class will be paid for. If you are taking the Certified Nursing Assistant Class or Emergency Medical Service Class you will be reimbursed for all class expenses excluding your Health Insurance and required immunization costs.Up your skills graphic.

We recommend you fill out the application immediately or click the graphic to the right.

If you have any question regarding eligibility, classes, start dates. Please contact:

Sheree Beard
Phone: 775.299.0196

Goals of the Sandi Scholarship:

  1. Modernize the workforce system that can translate skills and experience into credentials and credit-bearing programs and certificates, thereby helping dislocated and underemployed workers who have years of work experience but few, if any, academic credentials.
  2. More accelerated “just in time” trainings and educational programs that result in stackable, industry-recognized credentials and certificates in Nevada’s high-wage, high-growth sectors, thereby allowing workers to get back to work quickly.
  3. Expand remote access to accelerated training programs for in-demand occupations and career pathways through the innovative use of digital platforms.

For More Information Contact

Sheree Beard
Phone: 775.299.0196

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 4,000 students are enrolled annually online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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