Kelleher Connect Career Opportunity Fund
Short-term training opportunities with long-term benefits to jump start your career.
The Kelleher Connect Career Opportunity Fund provides financial assistance from $500-$5,000 each semester, for those who qualify.
To qualify, you must:
Be enrolled continuously in at least six credits in an eligible program
Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 throughout your time enrolled in the program
Complete a FAFSA for each academic year you are enrolled in the program.*
*(If you are unable to complete a FAFSA, you will only be eligible for the minimum.)
Applying for these funds is easy:
Step 1: Complete an Admissions Application for an eligible certificate program.
If you are a current student but not enrolled in an eligible program, you will need to submit a Change of Major form before moving forward.
Step 2: Submit a Kelleher Connect Application
Step 3: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Funds available on a first-come, first-served basis.
“As a returning student, it’s a financial strain. Any time there
is financial aid, it takes a lot of
the burden off.”
-Don Miller '20, Kelleher Connect Recipient
Eligible Certificate Programs
Emergency Medical Technician
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration (HVAC)
Information Technology, Web Programming
Medical Coding & Billing
Municipal Police Academy
Nursing Assistant Program
About the Kelleher Family Foundation
Andrew and Sharon Kelleher launched the Kelleher Connect Career Opportunity Fund through their family foundation. By creating opportunities for an education that leads to a strong career path, the Kelleher Family Foundation encourages recipients to bring their new knowledge and career skills back into their communities.