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The ACE Program at Delgadoimage

Even without a high school diploma or GED, you can begin classes at Delgado and start earning credit towards a degree and career in one of the following divisions: Healthcare, Information Technology (IT) and Technical Pathway. moreIf you are interested in pursuing a career in any of these fields, the ACE Program might be a great way for you to start pursuing a degree.The benefits of participating in the program include the ability to enroll in college prior to finishing the GED program (an early start to your college career), and the opportunity to receive partially waived tuition and book fees for your first 12 credits in ACE. less

Xavier University of Louisianaimage

University of New Orleansimage

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicineimage

Tulane University School of Medicineimage

Tulane University Law Schoolimage

Tulane Universityimage

SUNOimage

Our Lady of Holy Cross Collegeimage

LSU Health Sciences Centerimage

Loyola Universityimage

Dillard Universityimage

Delgado Community Collegeimage

ITT Technical Insituteimage

ITT Technical Institute offers career-focused degree programs

United Way IDA Program: Matching Savings Account for a Home or Vehicle Purchase, Business Assistance, Education Assistanceimage

IDAs (Individual Development Accounts) are savings accounts that give low income individuals and families the opportunity save and build assets. moreQualified individuals who open an IDA will receive matching funds towards a specified goal.Contact United Way for info.
  • Savings Goal: Purchasing a home or vehicle or opening a childcare center.
  • Match: $4 for every dollar saved, up to $2000 for a home or childcare center (up to $8000 match), up to $1000 for a vehicle (up to $4000 match).
  • Eligibility: You must be employed, earn below 200% of the poverty line, and not own more than $10,000 in assets not including one primary home and one vehicle.
  • Other Requirements: Applicants are required to take 12 hours of financial education and training.
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Jefferson Dollars for Scholarsimage

Jefferson Dollars for Scholars helps provide educational opportunities for Jefferson Parish Public School students through scholarships and academic support. moreFind out more about college scholarships, academic enrichment scholarships, and ACT prep programs by calling (504) 831-1565  less