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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Kelleher Connect Career Opportunity Fund

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Looking for short term training opportunities with long term benefits to jump start your career?

Delaware County Community College can help! And now, thanks to the Kelleher Connect Career Opportunity Fund, your education may never be more affordable.

As a result of this game changing opportunity, students in designated technical education programs may receive tuition assistance ranging from $500-$5,000 towards their tuition, fees and books each semester.

Applying for these funds is easy:

Step 1: Complete an Admissions Application for an eligible certificate program.
Current students who want to be considered should submit a Change of Major Form if they are not already in an eligible certificate program

Step 2: Submit a Kelleher Connect Application

Step 3: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Not ready to apply? Complete our Request for Information Form to learn more about these exciting certificate programs.

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“As a returning student, it’s a financial strain. Any time there is financial aid, it takes a lot of the burden off.”
-Don Miller '20, Kelleher Connect Recipient
Questions? Email [email protected]


Eligible Certificate Programs


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About the Kelleher Family Foundation

Andrew and Sharon Kelleher launched the Kelleher Connect Career Opportunity Fund through their family foundation. By creating opportunities for an education that leads to a strong career path, the Kelleher Family Foundation encourages recipients to bring their new knowledge and career skills back into their communities.