Scholarships 

Scholarship and grant opportunities exist for students attending any of our campuses. Below is a brief outline of scholarships and grants available from Pinnacle Career Institute. For further information, please discuss with your admissions representative. Only one PCI grant or scholarship may be received by a student per program and may not be exchanged for cash or exceed the direct cost of tuition, fees and institutional charges.

Scholarships for:
All campuses

Legacy Scholarship – The Legacy Scholarship is a scholarship dedicated to assisting immediate family members of PCI students/alumni. Immediate family members (spouse, children, siblings, and parents) of a current PCI student or graduate will receive a $1,000 Legacy Scholarship to be used toward tuition at PCI. The graduate family member must have graduated within 10 years of the immediate family member applying for this scholarship.

PCI Military Scholarship – Pinnacle Career Institute recognizes and appreciates the service of our military men and women. The PCI Military Scholarship is specifically provided to assist eligible military personnel, including active duty, reservist, honorably discharged veterans, and spouse/dependents eligible for transferable military educational benefits, in using their TA or VA benefits to help pay the remaining direct cost of their academic program beyond direct costs covered by his/her military benefits.

PCI Military Tuition Assistance (TA) Scholarship – Pinnacle Career Institute recognizes and appreciates the service of our military men and women. The PCI Tuition Assistance Military Scholarship is specifically provided to assist eligible military personnel using their Tuition Assistance military benefits to cover all or some of the remaining direct cost of their academic program beyond direct costs covered by his/her military Tuition Assistance benefits.

Pinnacle Career Institute Agency Benefits and Matching Grants – For students sponsored by Federal, State and local governmental and non-profit training and rehabilitation agencies (i.e. WIA, CAP, and Displaced Workers under Workforce Development, Vocational Rehabilitation including Veteran's Rehabilitation and The Services For The Blind), Pinnacle Career institute makes available a limited number of matching grants. Agency matching grants are made to facilitate career studies for individuals who meet PCI's admissions requirements and are sponsored by governmental and non-profit organizations dedicated to sponsoring education and training for economically, physically, or socially disadvantaged clients.

Current students may not directly apply for PCI's agency matching grants. Rather, the decision to award an agency matching grant is made by the Campus Director as a result of Agency Representatives and staff recommendations and/or by the request of the sponsoring agency to make such a grant. The number of grants varies depending upon outside agency sponsorship and the availability of budgeted funds.

The matching grant given by Pinnacle Career institute is determined by the following:

  • Tuition charges less the ITA (Individual Training Authorization) certification and any other federal grants and/or scholarships not to exceed the direct cost of tuition, fees and institutional charges.

 

Scholarships for:
Pinnacle Career Institute located in Lawrence
Pinnacle Career Institute located in South Kansas City
Pinnacle Career Institute located in North Kansas City*

PCI High School Scholarship
PCI recognizes the importance of providing educational opportunities for high school students in our area. PCI provides two (2) $2,000 scholarships to selected area high schools to be awarded to deserving students. The scholarship must be applied toward tuition at PCI and cannot be exchanged for cash. To be considered for the scholarship, the student must follow the application process for the PCI High School Scholarship program. This information may be obtained either from your admissions representative or by requesting from the Registrar at your Pinnacle Career Campus.

Career Training Foundation's (CTF) Imagine America: High School Scholarship Program
The Imagine America Scholarship is a national aid program administered by The Imagine America Foundation. The Imagine America High School Scholarship, worth $1,000, is awarded to three high school seniors from each high school every year to participating career colleges. High school students may apply by contacting their high school counselor or they may submit an application online through www.imagine-america.org. Scholarships cannot be exchanged for cash. This scholarship is only available to the student during the current year that they have graduated and cannot be applied for after January 1st of the following year after their graduation date.

Scholarships for:
Pinnacle Career Institute Online Education

Career Training Foundation's (CTF) Imagine America Adult Skills Education Scholarship Program
The Imagine America Adult Skills Education Program (ASEP) is a national aid program established in 2008 by the Imagine America Foundation. This $1,000 award was established to assist adult, non-traditional learners in their quest for higher education. ASEP is a one-time grant, provided through the Imagine America Foundation, to qualified adult students planning to attend a participating career college. An application may be submitted by speaking with your financial aid counselor or submitting an application online through www.imagine-america.org.

Scholarships may vary by location and Online Education.

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