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New Jersey offers $2M grants for apprentices to earn college credit – Education Dive

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  • New Jersey’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) recently announced a $2 million grant opportunity for organizations in the state that create “degree apprenticeship” programs.
  • Such program allow apprentices to earn credit toward an associate, bachelor’s or graduate degree while participating in a U.S. Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship Program or following the completion of one, according to NJDOL. The grant is designed to provide financial assistance to those who are participating in a registered apprenticeship and who are enrolled in a degree program simultaneously.​
  • The state is permitting a broad category of organizations to apply for funding, including employers, trade associations, institutions of higher learning and economic development organizations. The deadline for applications is April 3.

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