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Five Scholarships Being Awarded

I am pleased to announce the first news of 2018  is LeapFox will be awarding five scholarships to our upcoming IT Administrator training program,  which starts on February 19, 2018.  For details on the program check out the video below or visit the dedicated web page for the IT Administrator program.    The program is broken up into three phases–each of which lasts two months.  Each scholarship will include full funding for tuition to one of the three phases (regular cost is $7000).  Students will need to purchase their own books/labs which will cost $300.  No additional purchase (to other phases) is required.  

How to Apply

To apply send an email to scholarship@leapfox.net answering the following questions:

  • Why are you interested in a career in IT?
  • Do you have any prior experience?
  • Who stands to benefit by you receiving a scholarship for IT training at LeapFox?
  • Give us an example of how you recently finished something you started.

The deadline for applications is January 24 at 5:00 pm.

About the Training

Program Length: 6 Months:
Start Date: Feb 19, 2018
Days of week: Mon-Thurs
Time: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Why are we giving away scholarships?

The value of each scholarship is $7000.  In total we will be giving out $35,000 in scholarship dollars.  We are giving the scholarships away because this is our opportunity to give back to the community.  I started LeapFox 10 years ago in the back room of my computer repair business.  From those humble beginnings LeapFox has grown to be one of the largest privately-owned technical vocational training school in the Northwest.  In return for helping take care of my family, I am now helping take care of other families in the community.  And the way I am doing it is by helping others become self sustainable.  As a conservative business man I believe this is the best way to help others.  Give a man a fish and feed him for a day.  Teach a man (or woman) to fish and feed him/her and their family for an entire lifetime. 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q.  Do I need to be a computer technician to apply?
A. No.  For phase 1 there are no prerequisites.  Although candidates should be interested in technology.  

Q. How will you decide who to award a scholarship to?
A. Scholarship decisions will be made by myself and Barb Lewis, my operations manger.  We will make decisions based on who we believe is most likely to succeed in the program an make positive impact in the community with the skills we are giving them.

Q. Why is there a $300 fee?
A. We want you to succeed and one of the ways to help ensure you are serious about the program is to make you put a little skin in the game.  This also helps offset the hard cost of books and labs.  

Q. Do I need to be a veteran to apply for the scholarship?
A. No.  Our program is designed with Veterans in mind.  And many of our students are veterans.  But scholarship recipients do not need to be veterans.  

 

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