Jacobs Presidential Scholars Program

The Jacobs Presidential Scholars Program is a program at Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) for unemployed or underemployed non-traditional adult learners who are in need of learning or upgrading their job skills in order to gain employment. The purpose of this program is to increase college and work readiness of the participants and lay a foundation for future success.

Jacobs Presidential Scholars Program Group Photo

Jacobs Presidential Scholars Program recipients celebrate their accomplishments at the Spring 2017 scholarship reception.

Jacobs Presidential Scholars Program students must be willing to complete a TMCC Skills Certificate or Certificate of Achievement within two years of the start of the program in one of these areas:

  • Bookkeeping Essentials (WDCE)
  • Business
  • Clinical Medical Assistant (WDCE)
  • Culinary Arts
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Computer Information Technologies
  • Construction and Design
  • Dental Assisting
  • EKG Technician (WDCE)
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Graphic Communications
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC/R)
  • Manufacturing Technologies
  • Pharmacy Technician (WDCE)
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Transportation Technologies