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Midlands Tech Beltline Admissions Essay

Industry experts agree that 77% of jobs projected through 2018 will require specific or occupational training, not a four-year degree.

QuickJobs are career training programs that have been developed for fields where job growth is expected over the next five years. Many QuickJobs programs can be completed in less than three months, and some QuickJobs careers have annual earning potentials over $60,000. Learn More About QuickJobs. Click here to see what QuickJobs programs are currently available.

QuickJobs Scholarships

To apply for a scholarship, you must attend a QuickJobs scholarship information session. You'll learn about the application process, eligibility and QuickJobs programs. 

Attend an information session

See eligible programs

Check out the QuickJobs Scholarships Information Session PDF for more details about dates, times and eligible programs. 

Eligibility for QuickJobs Scholarships

To be eligible, you must:

  • Attend an information session.  Information sessions last approximately two hours and are free to attend. Register for an information session
  • Pass the required Workkeys Assessment in Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.
  • Submit an online application including general information, last year’s federal income tax return, your educational background, and a 300-500 word essay about your academic and career goals.
  • You will need to enter your student ID on the application.
  • Finalists will have to attend a mandatory orientation and advisement session.
  • Some programs require clean SLED background checks and clean drug/alcohol tests.

An applicant’s financial status is also part of the selection criteria.  Applicants whose incomes are below 80% of median family income will be given priority.  Those who are at the median income level will be considered if there are extenuating circumstances.

Number of Family MembersMedian80% of Median
1$52,406$41,924
2$62,106$49,685
3$64,858$51,887
4$65,070$52,056
5$67,512$54,010
6$71,574$57,259
7$79,569$63,655

Fast Fact

MTC's Training program is one of the largest of its kind among two-year colleges in the state, serving 15,000 residents each year.

Apply to MTC

Do I need to apply?

All new academic students should apply to MTC.

Apply online

Use of our online application is preferred, as it ensures information is complete and expedites processing. However, paper applications are also accepted. To obtain a paper application, please visit the Admissions Office at either the Beltline or Airport campus or call 803.822.6714.

(Hint: if you are trying to earn college credit, you're an academic student. Training represents MTC’s corporate and continuing education and personal enrichment programs. In most cases, training students do not need to apply to the college.)

After You Submit Your Application

Within 24 hours of submitting your application, you'll receive an email containing information about your new MyMTC account. MyMTC is the student intranet, and it is the best way to view your admissions status and update your application. If you do not receive an email from MTC a day after submitting your application, please check your spam folder, then call MTC Admissions at 803.738.7839.

After you are accepted to MTC, you'll receive more instructions on how to meet with your advisor and enroll in classes. You can use the advanced course search to view available academic classes.

Need More Information?

To find out how you can become an MTC student, and receive more information about your field of interest, please complete this inquiry form to be put in touch with MTC.

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