11 Apr Attend College with the Endeavor Scholarship
If you think college is just for new high school graduates getting a bachelor’s degree, think again. Not only can folks of all ages attend college, classes can likewise be taken with a wide variety of personal development and career objectives in mind. Whether you want to take one class to boost your career, learn something new, give yourself a refresher on a subject of interest or pursue an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in a tantalizing field, you can use the Endeavor Scholarship to help fund your education.
Onin created the Endeavor Scholarship because we wanted to stand out in the staffing industry by investing in our teammates in a way that made a positive, long-lasting impact.
Attending college courses is just one of the many educational opportunities teammates and their immediate family members can pursue using the Endeavor Scholarship.
We’ve listed a few different ways you can invest in your career by attending college.
Take an individual course
Attending one college class, whether online or at a local community college, may not be a traditional way to earn credit, but it can be helpful for a number of reasons. For instance, you can:
- Earn credit that can be transferred into a degree program
- Take a class to decide whether you want to pursue an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in the subject at a future time
- Fulfill prerequisites for professional certification
- Understand a topic of interest more thoroughly
Here are some classes of interest that might be helpful to take individually because they offer practical help in a variety of fields and are often prerequisites for various degrees:
- Principles of Accounting
- Public Speaking
- General Economics
- Writing Fundamentals
An associate degree is an undergraduate, academic degree achieved after studying at a college or university and is typically completed in two years. Associate degrees are valuable, as they are required for many jobs and typically take less time to attain than a bachelor’s degree. Below are two examples of in-demand associate degrees:
- Dental Hygiene
- Median Pay: $72,330 per year
- Job Outlook: projected to grow 19%
- Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
- Median Pay: $50,550 per year
- Job Outlook: projected to grow 16%
A bachelor’s degree is earned for completing an undergraduate course of study at a college or university and typically takes three to seven years to complete depending on the field of study. A bachelor’s degree is required in many professional fields.
Here are a few popular fields that often require a bachelor’s degree:
To apply for the Endeavor Scholarship, complete Onin’s online application by April 30, 2017.