Roanoke-Chowan Community College

Project Skill Up


Roanoke-Chowan Community College has been awarded a $15,000 Project Skill-Up grant to assist local residents in the who have been negatively affected by the decline in the tobacco industry. The grant was received through the North Carolina Community Colleges and was funded by the N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission. The College is using the grant to provide financial assistance to Continuing Education students during the 2018-19 academic year. Qualified students may receive up to $500 to be used for tuition, books, and fees. Through skills assessments, short-term occupational training, and career development counseling, the purpose of Project Skill-Up is to retrain workers to obtain marketable skills and quickly enter the workforce.

Eligible Courses:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant I
  • Certified Nursing Assistant II
  • Dietary Manager
  • EMT Basic
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Paramedic Training
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy
  • Production Technician
  • Welding Plate Certification
  • Career Readiness Certification

For more information and to apply, please contact Wendy Vann, Associate Dean, Continuing Education and Workforce Development at 252-862-1234, Office 125 in the Freeland Building, or via email at .