NuPaths & the Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC) Have Teamed Up To Train You For An Exciting tech Career!
Eligible Students Can Receive full tuition funding
& can choose from two career pathways
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How The Program Works

“Project RECONNECT” Program Offers Significant Financial Assistance to Students Re-Engaging in Post-Secondary Education

Re-enrolling in post-secondary education can be challenging for students, especially after having withdrawn from school due to hardship. Project RECONNECT is a one-of-a-kind program designed to remove most, if not all, financial barriers and provide a pathway to successful completion of the student's desired field of study.

Use the interest form below to receive more information, and find out if you qualify. Awardees will receive a comprehensive support services assessment and work one-on-one with helpful experts to address pressing personal/educational needs. This new program was created by the Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC), and in conjunction with the Chester, Montgomery and Berks County Workforce Development Boards.

Space is limited to a select number of applicants.

Students, education providers or businesses may submit interest forms below. 


  • Some post-secondary education but no certificate/degree
  • Withdrawn from school in the last 2 years
  • A GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Less than one year of classes remaining
  • Priority given to students pursuing health care occupations (Other programs evaluated based on state priorities)
  • Resident of Pennsylvania (with specific focus in Chester, Berks and Montgomery Counties)

Support Services Include:

  • Comprehensive needs assessment with CCEDC staff
  • Outstanding tuition balance remediation
  • Child care costs while in school
  • Transportation needs to and from school
  • Tuition costs for remaining classes
  • Books/Lab Fees
  • Career advisement upon program completion

Eligible Programs

Students can choose from a variety of IT career programs including: digital marketing assistant, technical support specialist and project analyst. Students will be eligible to receive multiple industry certifications and college credits in their IT Pathway.
Digital Marketing Assistant
Picture yourself as part of a team building a website for the next blockbuster movie or working with the design and development team building a mobile web app that will change the way people interact with the world around them. Well-designed websites are a key for the success of any business today and you can be part of building the next amazing online experience.
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Project Analyst
Be the person who manages the project manager. Support the project manager and the entire project team as a project analyst. Track tasks and resources, report on key performance indicators and maintain clear lines of communication to help deliver a project exceeding the client's expectations.
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  • I am interested in applying.  What do I do now?  Complete the student interest form below.
  • May I live out of the state of PA and receive grant funding?  This grant is specific to PA and only PA residents attending PA post-secondary institutions may receive this funding.
  • Do I have to complete a degree program to be eligible?  This grant covers any post-secondary program from a certificate up to and including a bachelor’s degree.
  • Do I have to be in a particular field of study to qualify?  All applicants must be seeking higher education that qualifies the students for a position in a PA High Priority Occupation or In Demand Occupation.
  • Will all eligible applicants receive the funding they request?  Available funds will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis.

Program Funding

This program is an initiative of the Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC) and is funded in part by the Chester County Work Force Development Board and Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry.

For program funding details in compliance with the Stevens Amendment, please visit

Request More Info

Continuing your education is a big step—and we’re here to make it as smooth as possible. To get more information simply complete the short contact form.

Then a student success coordinator will contact you to help you with the next steps.

Apply for the program by clicking the button below.
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