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Scholarships & Financial Resources

Thank you for your interest in Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CEWD) at Frederick Community College. FCC offers scholarship opportunities and financial assistance to eligible students in many Continuing Education & Workforce Development training programs. We invite you to browse programs below to learn more.

• CEWD Financial Assistance 
• Governor Emergency Education Relief 
• Workforce Development Sequence Scholarships
FCC Foundation Scholarships
• Get Credit for Your Experience
• Additional Resources

Questions? Contact Treasure Mathis, Student Success Coach, at To receive program updates, the latest news and more, sign up for our ENews today.

CEWD Financial Assistance

To apply for CEWD financial assistance, please complete the CEWD Financial Assistance Request Form and a College representative will contact and assist you in determining aid opportunities for which you may qualify. 

Governor Emergency Education Relief

The Governor Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund is intended to help individuals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through loss of employment. Students enrolling in Summer/Fall 21 workforce development courses or continuing professional education courses leading to government or industry-required certification or licensure will be evaluated for tuition assistance and other student support based on the eligibility requirements. The list of eligible programs includes:
To apply, complete the CEWD Financial Assistance Request Form and a College representative will contact you to discuss this opportunity as well as others for which you may be eligible. If you have any questions, please contact Treasure Mathis at

Workforce Development Sequence Scholarships

The Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to individuals enrolling in an approved non-credited certificate program leading to apprenticeships, employment, licensure, or job skill enhancement. If you are currently enrolled, or are planning to enroll, in a designated Summer/Fall 2021 workforce training program at Frederick Community College, this scholarship is an opportunity to receive up to $2,000 in financial assistance. Frederick Community College has been approved for the following workforce sequence programs to be eligible for scholarships in Summer/Fall 2021.
To apply, complete the CEWD Financial Assistance Request Form and a College representative will contact you to discuss this opportunity as well as others for which you may be eligible. All applications will be reviewed by date received and awarded based on eligibility. The maximum amount for the scholarship is $2,000. Students will be responsible for the balance of tuition, fees and books above the maximum award. This award may be applied in combination with initial scholarship or tuition awards toward any balance due after initial awards are applied (last dollar). If you have any questions, please contact Treasure Mathis at

FCC Foundation Scholarships

CEWD scholarships are available through the FCC Foundation. Valued at up to $500 per eligible recipient, funds can be applied toward course costs. Eligible applicants are Frederick County residents enrolled in a continuing education vocational or skills training program exemplifying academic promise and financial need. Students can apply now for Trades & Vocational Training (HVAC, Electrical, or Welding) scholarships or a CEWD General Program scholarship. For questions, contact Michael Thornton at

Get Credit for Your Experience

Save money, convert your real-world experience and college-level learning into college credit, and complete your educational goals faster with the Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) program at FCC. Visit, or contact Dr. Renee Davis at 301.846.2587 to get started.

Additional Resources

The following organizations offer programs to assist students with tuition, payments and fees. Download our Financial Resources & Support flyer or visit individual organizations below to learn more.

Allied Health Academy
FCC Adult Services • • 301.846.2483
Frederick Community College, Annapolis Hall, A103
Unemployed and underemployed adults 24 years of age and older, and single parents enrolling in select allied health training, may be eligible for a program scholarship. To discuss eligibility and program services, contact the Office of Adult Services.

Frederick County Workforce Services (FCWS)
Tammy Carter • • 301.600.2759
Qualified candidates may be eligible to receive grant funds to assist with costs related to occupational training (skills acquisition, career development, and certification/licensure preparation). Applications requesting funds for tuition, books, fees, and related materials are accepted throughout the year.

Military Spouses
Military OneSource • • 800.342.9647
Active duty Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine service member spouses, and spouses of activated Reserve members in pay grades E1-E5, W1-W2, or 01-01, may be eligible for tuition assistance through the Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) Program. 

Veterans, Military and Dependents
FCC Veteran and Military Services • • 301.624.2836
Frederick Community College, Annapolis Hall, A109
Eligible recipients of the Montgomery GI Bill, Post 9/11 GI Bill or Veterans Survivors and Dependents Assistance enrolling in Certified Nursing Assistant, Phlebotomy Technician, or Sterile Processing Technician training, are encouraged to visit Veteran and Military Services to discuss funding options and eligibility.

FCC Foundation Scholarship
FCC Foundation • • 301.846.2438
Frederick Community College, Annapolis Hall, A200-A
CEWD students may be eligible to receive an FCC Foundation Scholarship. Applications are available online and in the FCC Foundation Office.

Contact Us

Frederick Community College
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
7932 Opossumtown Pike • Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 624-2888 •