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Job Corps Scholars Program

Complete a one-year training program with customized support from OTC. Our Job Corps Scholars program offers free tuition as well as individualized career and employment counseling to help you land a job you love as soon as you graduate. Job Corps Scholars receive support during their studies and beyond as our counselors will work with you to build your professional network. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements, which are designed to ensure the grant helps students who need it the most. Candidates must be between 16-24 years old and have earned a high school diploma or successfully completed the high school equivalency test.

The United States Job Corps is partnering with Ozarks Technical Community College to get you started on a path to a rewarding career. Join the Job Corps Scholars Program today.


Up to one year of training and education in a variety of programs.
Free Tuition


All Job Corps Scholars Program training and services are free.
support services


We’ll support you through the entire process, and assist in job placement.
Construction Technology

Job Corps Scholars Details

Am I Eligible?

The Job Corps Scholars program is designed to help students between the ages of 16 and 24 who are facing challenges to pursuing education such as significant financial need. If you meet these criteria and have a high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate, you may qualify for this grant program. Fill out the short application and talk with one of our counselors to determine your eligibility.

How Do I Apply?

Qualifying Programs

Programs that offer College Credit

Short-Term Professional Development and Continuing Education Courses

1. OTC Job Corps Scholars is 100% federally funded through a $1,168,123 grant from the Department of Labor over three years. None of the financial resources are coming from non-governmental sources.
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