ACCES-VR (formerly VESID)
Formerly known as VESID, this service is only for individuals with disabilities. Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) offers access to a full range of employment and independent living services that may be needed by persons with disabilities through their lives. Through its administration of vocational rehabilitation and independent living programs, VR coordinates policy and services relating to:
- Transition services for students with disabilities from school to adult services
- Vocational rehabilitation services for working age individuals with disabilities
- Independent living services for people with disabilities of all ages
- Business services for hiring a qualified, diverse workforce
Click here to go to the ACCES-VR webpage
ACCES-VR Main Office: (518) 473-8097
ARCC Leadership Adirondack Scholarship
The ARCC Leadership Adirondack Scholarship is intended to help individuals 18 years or older to start or extend careers in skilled trades (see the eligible programs). The scholarship will benefit individuals participating in the BOCES Employment Training for Adults (ETA) program by providing financial assistance to eligible students who wish to enroll in skilled trades classes. Eligible students must reside in the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce’s service area which includes Warren, Washington, Essex and Saratoga counties. Awards will be customized per module and capped at $1,000.
Click here for further details and additional information about the scholarship.
Dave Goyette Memorial Vocational Scholarship
The Dave Goyette Memorial Vocational Scholarship was created to help students pursuing a certificate or degree in vocational education and that reside in Schenectady County.
Click here for further details and application submission instructions on the Schenectady Foundations website.
Click here for a copy of the Flyer for the Dave Goyette Memorial Vocational Scholarship
Ed2Go Career Training Programs - please visit https://
Excelsior University offering tuition discount
Home Depot Foundation - Path to Pro Scholarship for Women
Nurses Scholarship Program - NYS
NYS has created Nurses for Our Future Scholarship opportunities.
This info is specifically for students continuing on with their education at SUNY or CUNY in Nursing.
Click here to read more about Funding the Education of Nurses to Take Care of New Yorkers.
NYS & CSEA Partnership for Education and Training
Employment Training for Adults works with CSEA. Please consult with your organization representative for eligibility.
Click here for additional information.
Professional Drivers or Heavy Vehicle Technicians - Scholarship Opportunities (Shay Legacy)
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QCSA Vocational Training Scholarship
Queensbury Community Scholarship Association (QCSA). The mission of this scholarship program is to award financial assistance to individuals that are Queensbury graduates or that live in Warren County and are pursuing a program in a skilled trade or vocation. The money for these scholarships was given to QCSA by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) relief fund. This scholarship is intended to help individuals looking to continue their education in a skilled trade or vocation.
- This scholarship award will pay up to $5,000. (Larger awards may be granted at the discretion of the committee.)
- Award recipients can reapply for additional funds upon proof of completion of initial program or coursework.
- An application can be made for additional funds to cover the cost of program materials, tests, or other related expenses.
- An Application for funds can be submitted to the committee at any time of the year. Please allow a minimum of 45 days for your application to be reviewed.
Salvation Army Resources - "Need Help Paying Fees?"
- Assistance for GED program registration
- Utility Assistance
- Case Management
- iDignity (paying for identification – including birth certificates, drivers’ license, non-driver ID, etc.)
Clothing vouchers to thrift stores
Saratoga Builders Association Scholarships
Saratoga County Soroptimist "Live Your Dream" Scholarship
Employment Training for Adults works with Veterans Benefits. Please consult with Veterans representative for eligibility.
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Workforce Development Board’s Rural Healthcare Grant
Workforce Investment Act | Employment and Training Agency
Your local Career Center may have funding available to help you train for a new career or upgrade your skills to re-enter the workforce. You can gain access to all the services of the Workforce Development System through its One-Stop Centers of Saratoga, Warren and Washington counties:
Saratoga Cty Career Ctr
Warren Cty Career Ctr
Washington Cty Career Ctr
Jacqueline Kemp, Sr. Information Processing Specialist, at (518) 746-3508
Adult Students Interested in Daytime CTE Programs, please call:
Hudson Falls, Southern Adirondack Education Center: (518) 746-3421
Saratoga Springs, F. Donald Myers Education Center: (518) 581-3633
All Other Adult Students – Please Contact:
ETA Registration Office: (518) 518-3555 or email [email protected]
Forms & Flyers (also linked above)