Imagine America Foundation

Imagine America Foundation The Imagine America Foundation (IAF), is a non-for-profit organization dedicated to providing scholarships for education, research and training support for the career college sector.

Since its inception, IAF has provided over $180 million in scholarship. The Foundation has scholarships and award support for graduating high school seniors, adult learners and U.S. military personnel attending career colleges nationwide through its award-winning Imagine America programs. The Foundation also publishes vital research publications for the higher education sector, honors achievement

Since its inception, IAF has provided over $180 million in scholarship. The Foundation has scholarships and award support for graduating high school seniors, adult learners and U.S. military personnel attending career colleges nationwide through its award-winning Imagine America programs. The Foundation also publishes vital research publications for the higher education sector, honors achievement

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06/09/2021

🎧 NEW EPISODE: Dental Assistant Careers 🎧

A career college's ability to create relationships with employers is one of their strengths as an institution. If the college knows what employers are looking for, it allows them to train students on what employers need.

Listen to this episode on Dental Assisting Careers with Midwest Technical Institute - Springfield, Illinoisand Delta Technical College - Horn Lake, Mississippi - here: https://www.imagine-america.org/dental-assisting-careers-midwest-technical-institute-delta-technical-college/

05/27/2021
Truck Driving Careers with Midwest Technical Institute and Delta Technical College

πŸ‘€ Imagine America Radio interviews one of the nation's leading providers of career and technical education @Midwest Technical Institute - Springfield, Illinois and Delta Technical College - Horn Lake, Mississippi about truck driving careers.

🚚 What does a truck driver do?

🚚 What is the career outlook for truck drivers?

🚚 How long is a typical truck driving program?

All this and more, on this episode of Imagine America Radio, here: https://www.imagine-america.org/truck-driving-careers-midwest-technical-institute-delta-technical-college/

05/21/2021

🩸 "What would you say to someone who says, a phlebotomist is just someone who draws blood?"

On this episode with Midwest Technical Institute - Springfield, Illinois and Delta Technical College - Horn Lake, Mississippi we discuss phlebotomy careers!

What does a phlebotomist do? What is the career outlook look like for phlebotomy?

All this and more, here: https://www.imagine-america.org/phlebotomy-careers-midwest-technical-institute-delta-technical-college/

Learn more about Midwest Tech: https://www.midwesttech.edu/
Learn more about Delta Tech: https://www.deltatechnicalcollege.com/

05/13/2021

πŸ’‰ New Episode of Imagine America Radio - Medical Assisting Careers With Midwest Technical Institute - Springfield, Illinois and Delta Technical College - Horn Lake, Mississippi.

Our guest, Allysen Classen, discusses the future of medical assisting careers from her perspective as the medical assistant program director at Midwest Tech and Delta Tech.

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πŸ‘πŸ‘ In honor of National Welding Month, we would like to recognize Sahibjot Mahal. Sahibjot was awarded our scholarship l...
04/30/2021
Apply for Scholarships- Easy to Apply - Scholarships for Trade Schools

πŸ‘πŸ‘ In honor of National Welding Month, we would like to recognize Sahibjot Mahal. Sahibjot was awarded our scholarship last year to attend Universal Technical Institute. Sahibjot graduated from Bridgeland High School and chose to attend Universal Technical Institute to study welding.

🎀🎀 Here is what Sahibjot had to say about why he chose Universal Technical Institute and how the Imagine America scholarship has helped him.

β€œI chose Universal Technical Institute because UTI will explore my academic excellence and character development. UTI will explore my skills and experience that make me stand out from the crowd. The Imagine America scholarship will help me with college tuition while I focus more on my studies. It will also help me decrease my loan amount. It will boost my morale and confidence in my ability to work towards a better future.”

πŸ‘πŸ‘ Congratulations Sahibjot! And a HUGE thank you to Universal Technical Institute and Bridgeland High School for helping Sahibjot receive our scholarship!

If you would like more information on how you can apply for our scholarship - please be sure to check out our website: https://www.imagine-america.org/applyforscholarships/

Apply for Scholarships! Imagine America offers scholarships to hundreds of trade schools across the country! Apply for this totally free, easy scholarships opportunity today! The sooner you send your application, the better!

πŸ‘πŸ‘ In honor of National Welding Month, we would like to recognize Harrison Colvin. Harrison was awarded our scholarship ...
04/29/2021

πŸ‘πŸ‘ In honor of National Welding Month, we would like to recognize Harrison Colvin. Harrison was awarded our scholarship last year to attend Lincoln Tech. Harrison graduated from Southampton High School and chose to attend Lincoln Tech to study welding.

🎀🎀 Here is what Harrison had to say about why he chose Lincoln Tech and how the Imagine America scholarship has helped him.
β€œI chose to attend Lincoln Tech because I feel they are equipped to prepare me with the essential skills and hands on training so that I can be ready for the work field when I graduate. This school is a better fit for me and my academic needs. Imagine America Foundation scholarship would help with providing some financial relief with the cost of moving to another state and tuition.”

πŸ‘πŸ‘ Congratulations Harrison! And a HUGE thank you to Lincoln Tech and Southampton High School for helping Harrison receive our scholarship!

If you would like more information on how you can apply for our scholarship - please be sure to check out our website: https://www.imagine-america.org/applyforscholarships/

πŸ‘πŸ‘ In honor of National Welding Month, we would like to recognize Harrison Colvin. Harrison was awarded our scholarship last year to attend Lincoln Tech. Harrison graduated from Southampton High School and chose to attend Lincoln Tech to study welding.

🎀🎀 Here is what Harrison had to say about why he chose Lincoln Tech and how the Imagine America scholarship has helped him.
β€œI chose to attend Lincoln Tech because I feel they are equipped to prepare me with the essential skills and hands on training so that I can be ready for the work field when I graduate. This school is a better fit for me and my academic needs. Imagine America Foundation scholarship would help with providing some financial relief with the cost of moving to another state and tuition.”

πŸ‘πŸ‘ Congratulations Harrison! And a HUGE thank you to Lincoln Tech and Southampton High School for helping Harrison receive our scholarship!

If you would like more information on how you can apply for our scholarship - please be sure to check out our website: https://www.imagine-america.org/applyforscholarships/

πŸ‘πŸ‘ In honor of National Welding Month, we would like to recognize Yobani Cano. Yobani was awarded our scholarship last y...
04/28/2021

πŸ‘πŸ‘ In honor of National Welding Month, we would like to recognize Yobani Cano. Yobani was awarded our scholarship last year to attend Tulsa Welding School - Tulsa Campus. Yobani graduated from Ho**er Junior High and chose to attend Tulsa Welding School to study welding.

🎀🎀 Here is what Yobani had to say about why he chose Tulsa Welding School and how the Imagine America scholarship has helped him.

β€œI chose to attend Tulsa Welding School because a lot of my friends are graduates from Tulsa welding, now they are very successful and hopefully one day I will be as successful them. The Imagine America scholarship will help me with my financial worries. I have picked up a full time job and am trying my best to do what I want to do.”

πŸ‘πŸ‘ Congratulations Yobani! And a HUGE thank you to Tulsa Welding School - Tulsa Campus and Ho**er Junior High for helping Yobani receive our scholarship!

If you would like more information on how you can apply for our scholarship - please be sure to check out our website: https://www.imagine-america.org/applyforscholarships/

πŸ‘πŸ‘ In honor of National Welding Month, we would like to recognize Yobani Cano. Yobani was awarded our scholarship last year to attend Tulsa Welding School - Tulsa Campus. Yobani graduated from Ho**er Junior High and chose to attend Tulsa Welding School to study welding.

🎀🎀 Here is what Yobani had to say about why he chose Tulsa Welding School and how the Imagine America scholarship has helped him.

β€œI chose to attend Tulsa Welding School because a lot of my friends are graduates from Tulsa welding, now they are very successful and hopefully one day I will be as successful them. The Imagine America scholarship will help me with my financial worries. I have picked up a full time job and am trying my best to do what I want to do.”

πŸ‘πŸ‘ Congratulations Yobani! And a HUGE thank you to Tulsa Welding School - Tulsa Campus and Ho**er Junior High for helping Yobani receive our scholarship!

If you would like more information on how you can apply for our scholarship - please be sure to check out our website: https://www.imagine-america.org/applyforscholarships/

πŸ‘πŸ‘ In honor of national welding month, Imagine America would like to recognize Ty Wilson! Ty was awarded our high school...
04/27/2021

πŸ‘πŸ‘ In honor of national welding month, Imagine America would like to recognize Ty Wilson! Ty was awarded our high school scholarship last year to attend Arclabs Welding School . Thanks to Arclabs Welding and his high school, Magnolia High School (Texas) - Ty was awarded $1,000 in tuition assistance to study welding.

🎀🎀 Here is what Ty had to say about why he chose to attend Arclabs Welding School: β€œI plan for welding to be just the start of my technical career. I will work hard to get my certificate and then get several years of welding experience under my belt. I aspire to move into inspection/ quality control and eventually obtain a CWI. The Imagine America scholarship is helping me with part of my tuition.”

πŸ‘πŸ‘ Congratulations Ty! And a big thank you to Arclabs Welding School and Magnolia High School for helping Ty receive this award!

To apply for a scholarship to attend career colleges through the Imagine America Foundation, please visit our website: https://www.imagine-america.org/applyforscholarships/

πŸ‘πŸ‘ In honor of national welding month, Imagine America would like to recognize Ty Wilson! Ty was awarded our high school scholarship last year to attend Arclabs Welding School . Thanks to Arclabs Welding and his high school, Magnolia High School (Texas) - Ty was awarded $1,000 in tuition assistance to study welding.

🎀🎀 Here is what Ty had to say about why he chose to attend Arclabs Welding School: β€œI plan for welding to be just the start of my technical career. I will work hard to get my certificate and then get several years of welding experience under my belt. I aspire to move into inspection/ quality control and eventually obtain a CWI. The Imagine America scholarship is helping me with part of my tuition.”

πŸ‘πŸ‘ Congratulations Ty! And a big thank you to Arclabs Welding School and Magnolia High School for helping Ty receive this award!

To apply for a scholarship to attend career colleges through the Imagine America Foundation, please visit our website: https://www.imagine-america.org/applyforscholarships/

Check out this podcast with our partner, Midwest Technical Institute - Springfield, Illinois ! Celebrating their 25th an...
04/06/2021
Midwest Technical Institute and Delta Technical College Introduction | Imagine America Foundation

Check out this podcast with our partner, Midwest Technical Institute - Springfield, Illinois ! Celebrating their 25th anniversary

Midwest Technical Institute and Delta Technical College Introduction: Season 2, Episode 19 MORE FROM OUR EPISODE With Midwest Technical Institute and Delta Technical College Where Are Their Campuses Located? MIDWEST TECHNICAL INSTITUTE – EAST PEORIA Visit Their Website Location 280 High Point Lane...

πŸ˜”I’ve Lost My Job. Now What?πŸ˜”The job market has changed dramatically over the past year.People have lost their jobs, opp...
02/25/2021
I’ve Lost My Job. Now What? | Imagine America Foundation

πŸ˜”I’ve Lost My Job. Now What?πŸ˜”

The job market has changed dramatically over the past year.

People have lost their jobs, opportunities have evaporated, the gig economy has surgedβ€”and only time will tell how long many industries will continue to feel the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

But few of us can afford to wait and see how things shake out. If you’re facing joblessness right now, whether due to a layoff or other reasons, what are your options?

Learn more here: https://www.imagine-america.org/ive-lost-job-now/

I’ve Lost My Job. Now What? by Imagine America January 15, 2021 Career Development, Continuing Education, Education 0 I’ve Lost My Job. Now What? The job market has changed dramatically over the past year.People have lost their jobs, opportunities have evaporated, the gig economy has surgedβ€”an...

πŸ“£Four Things to Know About the FAFSAπŸ“£For students of all ages, one of the most important steps in pursuing postsecondary...
02/23/2021
Four Things to Know About the FAFSA | Imagine America Foundation

πŸ“£Four Things to Know About the FAFSAπŸ“£

For students of all ages, one of the most important steps in pursuing postsecondary education is determining how they will pay for it. And a critical part of that process is the FAFSA: the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. But while the FAFSA has been on the web for more than twenty years, plenty of students still have lots of questions about how it works and what they need to do in order to successfully submit their own application.

Here are four things to know that can help you successfully navigate the process on your way to becoming a student : https://www.imagine-america.org/four-things-know-fafsa/

Four Things To Know About The FAFSA. Imagine America Breaks Down The FAFSA. What Is The FAFSA? How To Fill Out Your FAFSA. How Hard Is The FAFSA? Learn More About The FAFSA Here!

πŸ§“Not your grampa's mechanic πŸ§“What is the difference between an automotive mechanic and an automotive technician?Practica...
02/19/2021
Difference Between An Automotive Technician And An Auto Mechanic

πŸ§“Not your grampa's mechanic πŸ§“

What is the difference between an automotive mechanic and an automotive technician?

Practically, the two are often used interchangeably to refer to anyone who works on cars. But in some cases, there can be a real difference between the type of work they do.

Learn more here: https://www.imagine-america.org/difference-automotive-technician-auto-mechanic/

Difference Between An Automotive Technician And An Auto Mechanic . Imagine America Breaks Down the Difference Between An Automotive Technician And An Auto Mechanic. What Is The Difference? Can I Get A Scholarship For Automotive School? Learn More!

08/19/2020
New Episode - Listen Here

πŸ“£ Safety is this school's priority - but so is giving their students what they signed up for. Which is hands on training.

Listen to the latest episode of Imagine America Radio as we interview the chief operating officer of Midwest Technical Institute - Springfield, Illinois, Midwest Technical Institute - Springfield, Missouri Midwest Technical Institute - Quad Cities Midwest Technical Institute-East Peoria Delta Technical College - Horn Lake, Mississippi, and Delta Technical College - Ridgeland, Mississippi on their COVID-19 reopening strategy.

With their focus on safety, they're now allowing small groups of students back onto campus to complete hands on portion of their curriculum. This training is necessary for their students to prove competency in their chosen field and help them enter the workforce as an essential employee!

We commend Midwest Technical Institute and Delta Technical College on all they've done for their student population during this pandemic. To listen to the full episode, go to: https://www.imagine-america.org/midwest-technical-institute-delta-technical-colleges-response-covid-19/

08/12/2020
Nothing Happens Until Construction Happens

🎧"Nothing happens, until construction happens."🎧

Something we've been thinking about since our podcast with Midwest Technical Institute - Springfield, Illinois, Midwest Technical Institute - Quad Cities, Midwest Technical Institute - East Peoria, Illinois, Midwest Technical Institute - Springfield, Missouri, Delta Technical College - Horn Lake, Mississippi and Delta Technical College - Ridgeland, Mississippi.

Our guests on this episode of Imagine America Radio are Brian Huff and Mike Casper - the co founders of Midwest Technical Institute and Delta Technical College.

Starting off as hard working welders with a passion to teach others, now find themselves running schools in IL, MO and MS.

Brian and Mike talk to us about their schools, how they got started and the importance of career and technical education. It doesn't take long into this episode to hear their passion for what they do!

Listen to this episode of Imagine America Radio here:https://www.imagine-america.org/midwest-technical-institute-delta-technical-college-introduction/

#skilledtrades #careereducation #careertraining #skillsgap #welding #highereducation #careercollege

Does the extra time you have at home make you wonder if you've got what it takes to pursue a career in business manageme...
05/04/2020

Does the extra time you have at home make you wonder if you've got what it takes to pursue a career in business management? πŸ€·β€β™‚οΈπŸ§πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ The Imagine America Foundation has done the research to see what it takes to make it through a degree program. Check out our article here: https://www.imagine-america.org/business-management-degrees-online/

The #COVID19pandemic is a great time to get started on a path towards a new, exciting career. Make sure you take advantage of #ImagineAmericaFoundations resources while you're practicing #socialdistancing!

#IAF, #businessmanagement, #tradeschoolscholarships, #careercollege, #bachelorsdegree, #associatedegree

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β€’ Imagine America High School Program
β€’ Imagine America Military Award Program (MAP)
β€’ Imagine America Adult Skills Education Program (ASEP)

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