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G3 Scholarships

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On July 1, 2021, Tyler is launching the G3 training and education scholarships to help students pay for college while preparing them for good careers and open jobs in Virginia. G3 training options include early childhood education, healthcare, information technology, manufacturing, skilled trades and public safety and human services – all at little to no cost for eligible students.

Who is Eligible

G3 is available to any Virginia resident who:

  • Qualifies for in-state tuition
  • Has a total household income of less than or equal to 400% of the Federal Poverty Level (roughly an income of $100,000 for a family of four)
  • Is enrolled for a minimum of six credit hours at a Virginia community college
  • Is enrolled in a designated G3 program and
  • Has applied for federal and/or state financial aid programs

While the program does not start until July 1, signing up early helps save your spot. Fill out our interest form and you will be contacted by a member of our advising team to discuss your next steps. 

Interest Form

How The Scholarship Works

G3 funds make up the difference between what federal or state financial aid pays for and the cost of tuition, fees, and books for your chosen G3-eligible major. This means you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine your eligibility for the program.

An individual enrolling in a designated short-term credential program must provide documentation of household income or eligibility for federal assistance programs.

G3 is available for full- and part-time students. Our programs are designed to fit around the busy schedules of working students, so you can continue to work while you complete your education.

Join Us for an Information Session

Join us on Thursday, May 20 at 6 p.m. for a special G3 Virtual Information Session where you’ll learn more about our G3 academic programs and hear from a financial aid advisor about program eligibility.


If you are unable to join that session but would still like to learn more, we offer weekly virtual information sessions about Tyler and G3.

G3 Career Programs

Below is a list of approved G3 programs through Tyler and our workforce division, the Community College Workforce Alliance (CCWA). Tyler offers certificates and career studies certificates that can generally be completed in a year or less, as well as associates degrees that can usually be completed in two years. Through the FastForward program, CCWA offers short-term training courses that can be completed in as little as six weeks.

Tyler Majors Available for G3


Early Childhood Development certificate
Early Childhood, CSC
Early Childhood Development, AAS


EMS, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, CSC
EMS, Paramedic, AAS
Massage Therapy, CSC
Nurse Aide/Medication Aide, CSC
Nursing, AAS

Information Technology

CISCO Network Administration, CSC
Cloud Computing, CSC
Computer Application Design, CSC
Computer Programming, CSC
Cybersecurity, CSC
Information Technology, AAS
Network Security and Support, CSC
Web Design, AAS

Manufacturing and Skilled Trades

Advanced Manufacturing Management, CSC
Advanced Manufacturing Technology, AAS
Architectural Engineering Technology, AAS
Building Construction certificate
Computer-Aided Drafting and Modeling, CSC
Electrical Engineering Technology, AAS
Energy Technology, CSC
Heating and Air Conditioning, CSC
Industrial Electricity, CSC
Mechanical Engineering Technology, AAS
Mechanical Engineering Technology, Mechatronics Specialization, AAS
Mechanical Maintenance, CSC
Precision Machining Technology Certificate
Residential Electricity, CSC
Surveying and Geographic Information Systems, CSC
Technical Studies, AAS
Welding Certificate
Welding, CSC

Public Safety and Human Services

Bereavement and Grief Counseling, CSC
Criminal Justice, CSC
Criminal Justice, AAS
Human Services, AAS
Human Services, Criminology Specialization, AAS
Substance Abuse Assistant, CSC

FastForward Programs at CCWA

AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Associate)
AWS Cloud Practitioner
AWS Security Specialist
Bridge Preservation for Inspectors
Central Mix Aggregate Plant
Certified Nurse Aide
Certified Professional Coder
Clinical Medical Assistant
CompTIA A+ 
CompTIA Linux+
CompTIA Network+
CompTIA Security+
Core-Introductory Craft Skills
Documentation & Record Keeping for Inspectors
EKG Technician
Electrical - Level 1
Emergency Medical Technician
Heavy Equipment Operations - Level 1
HVAC - Level 1
Intermediate Work Zone Traffic Control Training and Flagger Certification
Manufacturing Specialist (MS)
Manufacturing Technician 1 (MT1)
Medical Coding & Billing Specialist
New Structures and Bridges for Inspectors
Pharmacy Technician
Phlebotomy Technician
Plan Reading for Inspectors
Python Programming
Roadway Construction & Drainage for Inspectors
Site Manager
Structures and Bridges for Inspectors
Surveying for Inspectors

Ready to Get Started?

G3 will officially become available on July 1. But there are steps you can take now to get prepared to begin your education.

Students interested in studying in a Tyler program should fill out our interest form; you will be contacted by a member of our advising team to discuss your next steps. You can also join us for a virtual information session to learn more about the program and get your questions answered. Sessions are held weekly on Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Register.

Students interested in a short-term training program offered by CCWA should fill out their interest form or contact them at (804) 523-2292.


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