The Pipeline for the Advancement of the Health Care Workforce Program (PATH) project is funded through ICCB to support and expand the opportunities of individuals in the nursing pathway and select healthcare pathways to obtain credentials and degrees that allow them to enter and/or advance their careers in the healthcare industry. Additionally, this grant aims to address the shortage of workers in the healthcare industry that have been exasperated by the COVID 19 pandemic.


What Does PATH Provide?

Possible opportunities for funding include:

  • Tuition and Fees
  • Books and Materials
  • Gas Cards
  • Laptops
  • Tutoring
  • Childcare
  • Exam Fees

Students must meet qualification requirements before being awarded. Students are able to apply for additional grants and scholarships that are offered at Rend Lake College. Please contact us for more information.

Eligible Allied Health Programs

Are You Eligible?

Rend Lake College goes through each Path Grant application to determine eligibility on an individual basis. Students who meet eligibility will need to meet one of the following qualifications:

  • Low-Income, first-generation, and minority students
  • First generation students (Neither parents attended a 2 year institution)
  • Veterans
  • Incumbent workers who are already in the workforce and are looking to continue their education to advance their career into healthcare in Illinois.

Have Questions?

If you would like more information or have questions about the PATH grant, please contact CTE Mentor and Success Coach Emily DeForest.

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