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Closing the Financial Gap

If you are interested in occupational skills training in high-wage, high-demand occupations, there may be financial assistance to support the cost.

  Federal Pell Grant
  Acadiana Workforce Solutions Career Scholarships

Individuals who receive career scholarships from Acadiana Workforce Solutions must select a training provider and program listed on the Eligible Training Provider List.

To access the list of providers, please click here or visit to see a complete listing.

If you are unable to obtain financial assistance from the above resources, please complete a WIOA Pre-Determination Eligibility Application. (clickable form inserted here).


Eligibility Process

If you are seeking financial assistance from Acadiana Workforce Solutions, you must qualify for such assistance. In order to complete the eligibility review, you will need to provide the following documents when meeting with one of our staff members:

  Proof of U.S. citizenship or ability to work in the United States
  Proof of income for all working household members, including name, address, and phone number of the employer, work hours/days, rate and schedule of pay
  Proof of income received from other sources such as Department of Children and Family Services including SNAP Benefits, Child Support, SSI, etc.
  If you were laid off due to no fault of your own, proof of layoff such as letter from employer and/or unemployment insurance benefit documentation
  Proof of school status including registration documents, schedule of classes, etc.

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