Computer and IT Training Tuition Scholarships for Federal and State Employees
The non-profit National Education Foundation (NEF) CyberLearning, a leader in bridging
the "Digital Divide," offers the first 5,000 Federal and State employee applicants full
tuition scholarships, thus enabling them to take any or all of the 650+
Internet-based online Personal Computing and Computer Professional courses
from anywhere at any time.
The high-quality, user-friendly courses are either self-study or instructor-led.
They cover all levels and almost all topics: The 300+ Personal Computing courses include
Computer Basics, Internet Basics, E-mail, E-commerce, Net Meeting, Windows, Web Design,
Outlook, FrontPage, Lotus, ACT, Graphics, Project, Palm, Networking Basics, Programming Basics,
WordPerfect and Microsoft Office (all levels).
The 350+ Computer Professional courses include A+, Network+, MCSE, CNE, MCSD,
Operating Systems, Windows, Windows 2000, Linux, Unix, Networking,
WAN, LAN, Programming, Java, C++, Visual Basics, Internet, Intranet, Web Design,
Web Applications, Web Master, E-commerce, Databases, Oracle and Cisco.
To sign up, just visit www.cyberlearning.org, click on "IT Scholarships (650+ Courses),"
complete the "Federal and Other Government Employees" application and
pay a registration fee of $195 with a government/personal credit card.
This $195 is the only cost, since the tuition is free for government employees.
Many Federal and State agencies reimburse the $195.
A registrant receives immediate access to all 650+ online courses, an online library
of the latest 1,000+ computer/information technology books,
evaluations, instructor assistance, course-specific chat areas and
round-the-clock technical support through June 30, 2001.
Alternatively, an applicant can choose to register to access any and all 300+ Personal
Computing courses through June 30, 2001 for a registration fee of $75 by clicking on
"PC Scholarships (300+ Courses)."
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About NEF: The non-profit National Education Foundation CyberLearning has
provided tuition-free IT training to thousands of students, teachers,
government and non-profit employees and disadvantaged individuals.
By training 100,000 teachers as well as government and non-profit employees,
NEF plans to reach a million disadvantaged students.
NEF also offers affordable ($3 per month) IT training to all disadvantaged
students nationally through its "No Excuse" IT Program.
NEF has earned many distinctions including "The Ivy League of IT Training,"
"1995 Fairfax Human Rights Award," and " A Leader in Bridging the Digital Divide."
"You are helping to empower America. I salute you for your ongoing
commitment to creating a better America," --- President Clinton
"Congratulations on a wonderful program," --- Congressman Tom Davis (R-VA)
"This is an awesome opportunity. You are making a difference."-- Washingtonjobs.com
"Microsoft is pleased to play a part ... NEF can make a positive
difference in the lives of a great number of individuals." --- Microsoft
" I just want to say thank you on behalf of the many people that benefit
from your incredible benevolence."
Lilia Nunez, a registrant and a Digital Divide program beneficiary
"I have found the CyberLearning online courses to be extremely easy and useful.
I liked pre-course self-assessment and IT books online and available 24/7. The
course screens were interactive and made me feel as if I was in the application
itself. The site looks and feels very professional. The list of courses is huge.
It includes something for almost everyone. I find this to be a very worthy cause."
--- Ken Horowitz, IT Training Coordinator