WEST ORANGE, N.J., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ : LINC ), a national leader in specialized technical training and a driving force in helping students turn their passion into professional success, has announced it will offer scholarships up to $1,000 to single parents in 2014. Lincoln's Single Parent Scholarship aims to assist those who wish to start new careers, and to provide brighter futures for their families, with training that can reshape their professional paths and fill critical positions across the country.
"Single parents have unique circumstances and face challenges that can stand in the way of career success," says Lincoln's President Scott Shaw. "These individuals work so hard and sacrifice so much for their families—we hope this opportunity from Lincoln will help them take a step that can benefit themselves and pave the way to a better future for their family at the same time."
The Single Parent Scholarship will be available to students who begin career training between January 1 – March 31, 2014.
"Lincoln schools have a long history of helping graduates start new careers in Automotive Technology, Health Sciences, Business and Information Technology, Skilled Trades, and Hospitality Services," Shaw says. "The benefit of career training is clear, but sometimes cost can be an obstacle to getting started. Single parents deserve every opportunity to start a path to greater earning and growth potential and we want to do everything we can to help them get there."
Lincoln has awarded more than $10 million in scholarships this year to deserving students who are ready to take the next step along their chosen career paths. For more details about all of Lincoln's scholarship opportunities including the Single Parent Scholarship, visit lincolnedu.com/scholarships.
About Lincoln Educational Services Corporation
Lincoln Educational Services Corporation is a leading provider of diversified career-oriented post-secondary education. Lincoln offers recent high school graduates and working adults career-oriented programs in five principal areas of study: automotive technology, health sciences, skilled trades, business and information technology and hospitality services. Lincoln has provided the workforce with skilled technicians since its inception in 1946.
Lincoln currently operates 33 campuses and five training sites in 15 states under five brands: Lincoln Technical Institute, Lincoln College of Technology, Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts and Sciences, Lincoln College of New England, and Florida Medical Training Institute. Lincoln also operates Lincoln Culinary Institute as a division of Lincoln College of Technology and/or Lincoln Technical Institutes in some locations.
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