Scholarships Available for Vocational Training

To learn more about scholarships at SCCF, contact Jacqui Gentile, Program Officer, at 260-665-6656 or

SCCF manages two scholarship funds for vocational training that are available for Steuben County residents. The Angola Vocational Training Initiative Scholarship and the Steuben County Vocational Education Scholarship can be used to provide financial assistance for vocational or trade school, certificate programs, apprenticeships, and more. Applications are now available online through the SCCF website at and require an access code (codes listed in descriptions below).

The Angola Vocational Training Initiative Scholarship was created by the City of Angola. The applicant must be a Steuben County resident with a high school diploma or high school equivalency as well as a desire to obtain certification required for professional advancement at their current Steuben County employer OR desire to become certified in a skill that is currently being hired by a Steuben County employer. Access Code: AngolaVoc

The Steuben County Vocational Education Scholarship also provides funding for Steuben County residents seeking some form of vocational training. In addition to graduates, current high school students are eligible to apply for this funding. Access Code: SteubenVoc

After logging-on to the scholarship portal, applicants complete an eligibility quiz to make sure they qualify for the funding. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis.  SCCF manages 60 scholarships in total, providing support for students pursuing a wide variety of educational paths. These scholarships are made possible through the support of generous donors who are passionate about the future of Steuben County.

Through philanthropic services, strategic investments and community leadership, Steuben County Community Foundation helps people support the causes they care about, now and for generations to come. The Steuben County Community Foundation is a nonprofit organization with assets totaling more than $35 million. 

Our vision:  Serving as a community leader and improving the quality of life by assessing, supporting and coordinating philanthropic giving and endowment building. 

Our mission:  Connecting people who care with needs that matter to our community.  For more information on the Foundation, visit its website at
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