Credit Bearing Programs:

1. Apply for Admission to VU.

  • Make sure to indicate on the application that you are participating in the NextLevel Jobs initiative to have your application fee waived.

2. Fill out a FAFSA.

  • FAFSA = Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  File it annually to be eligible for federal financial aid and state grants.  Some scholarship donors also require filing the FAFSA.  Vincennes University's college code is 001843. All campuses of VU—Vincennes, Jasper, Aviation Technology Center, and American Sign Language Program—use this number.

Non-Credit Bearing Programs:

  • Contact Martha Thomson at mthomson@vinu.edu or 812-888-5284 for more information on how to pursue your desired program of study.

 

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Contact Us!

nextleveljobs@vinu.edu

Phone: 812-888-5305

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Eligible students can qualify for Workforce Ready Grant funds from the State of Indiana!

The grant covers full tuition costs for eligible Hoosiers who pursue certificates in one of the following high-growth sectors of Indiana’s economy: advanced manufacturing, building & construction, health & life sciences, information technology & business services, and transportation & logistics.  

To qualify for a Workforce Ready Grant, one must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Must be an Indiana Resident and a U.S. Citizen (or eligible resident)
  • Must possess a high school diploma (or equivalent) but less than a college degree
  • Maintain Satsifactory Academic Progress
  • Must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for your desired academic year [Only for Credit Bearing Programs]
  • Enroll as a full-time student for federal financial aid (typically four courses)

· If you are a Dependent Student for federal financial aid purposes.

  •  Enroll at least as half-time student for federal financial aid (typically two courses)

· If you are a Independent Student for federal financial aid purposes.

  •  Must enroll in one of the approved grant qualifying programs. (See Below)

The full grant eligibility requirements can be found here: http://www.nextleveljobs.org/workforce-ready-grant.html.  

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Credit Bearing Qualifying Programs

*Click each area of industry to see the credit bearing NLJ qualifying programs VU offers in that area.  Campuses where program is offered in parentheses.

Advanced Manufacturing

Building & Construction

Health & Life Sciences

I.T. & Business Services

Transportation & Logistics

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Non-Credit Bearing Qualifying Programs

  • Contact Martha Thomson at mthomson@vinu.edu or 812-888-5284 for more information on how to pursue your desired program of study.

*Click each area of industry to see the non-credit bearing NLJ qualifying programs VU offers in that area.

Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing Machine Technician (AMMT) NOW

AC Electronic Drives

Basic AC/DC Electrical Systems

CNC Mill/Lathe Operator

CNC Milling: Programming, Setup, & Operations Level I

CNC Turning: Programming, Setup, & Operations Level I

Electric Motor Control Training

Electro Fluid-Power Systems

Electronic Sensors

Hydraulics I

Mechanical Drives

PLC Training

Pneumatics I

Building & Construction

Blueprint Reading

I.T. & Business Services

COMP TIA A+ Certification