Event: Get to know Capital IDEA, a non-profit offering free financial aid for your education. We can help you earn the right community college degree or certifications to get you started in a great career—free to you.
Date: Tue., 06/12/18
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Please join us 5 minutes early
Get Your College Education Paid For
Capital IDEA is here to help income-eligible adults succeed in specific careers important to the growth of our local economy. Capital IDEA covers tuition, textbooks, and certification fees for several associate degree programs. Plus we help with childcare while you’re in school. Come to a CareerUp information session and learn about the careers we’re promoting including our Career Expressway TECH programs, Healthcare, Trades.
Registrations are closed for this event.
FAQ: Why is this program free?
As a nonprofit with a mission to get our Central Texas neighbors into great careers, we raise money for your education. Each year we raise nearly $5 million, enough to fund our program and cover the tuition and textbooks for over 800 adults, like you. And then we send you to college to get a degree in a high-demand career field. If you’re eligible for our program, your tuition and textbooks are already paid for by the generous support of our funders, including our three largest investors: the City of Austin, Travis County, and St. David’s Foundation. If you could make good use of a free college education Sign Up.