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SURVIVAL FUND RECIPIENTS

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CERT PARTNERS

Ten Reasons why you need a

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION

1) Increase your Earning Potential

1) Increase your Earning Potential

In 2015, full-time workers with a certification or license earned, on average, 34% more than those without such credentials.1

2) Enjoy greater peace of mind

2) Enjoy greater peace of mind

In 2015, workers with a certification or license had a lower unemployment rate (2.7%) than those without (6.7%).1

3) Get promoted

3) Get promoted

Your certification could lead to promotions and other growth opportunities at your current workplace.2

4) Stand out from the crowd

4) Stand out from the crowd

Professional certifications may make you a more attractive candidate to employers. Plus, they look spiffy on your résumé.

5) Boost your productivity

5) Boost your productivity

According to premier staffing agency Robert Half®, employees with a professional certification are more productive.3

6) Become a subject matter expert

6) Become a subject matter expert

Earning your credentials could make you the “go-to” person at your workplace, making you even more valuable to your employer.

7) Earn greater trust and respect

7) Earn greater trust and respect

Certification prepares you for greater on-the-job responsibilities. It’s a clear sign to your employer that you can handle extra duties.

8) Get more satisfaction

8) Get more satisfaction

Your certification may be the key to greater overall satisfaction, both on and off the clock.

9) Grow your professional network

9) Grow your professional network

Earning your certification could help you meet like-minded professionals and gain access to exclusive networking events.

10) Greater self-esteem

10) Greater self-esteem

Look at it this way: Earning your certification means you’ve accomplished something difficult, something you can feel good about.

 What We Do

What We Do

ADVANCING CAREERS ONE CERTIFICATION AT A TIME!

Scholarships to YOU is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that assists students with the financial burden of professional certification costs.
We believe that providing exam voucher grants for industry recognized certifications to well deserving students makes a huge difference in their long-term employment opportunities and income potential.
According to the 2012 Census, workers who earned a professional certification, license earned on average $1057 more per month than those without one.*
*Source: https://www.census.gov/prod/2014pubs/p70-138.pdf (see Table 5).

A HAND UP, NOT A HAND OUT

In order to be eligible for the grant, a student must earn scores of 85% or higher on two simulated practice exams within a one week. Scholarship to YOU believes that students who meet this criteria have demonstrated commitment to the material and truly earned the right to apply for an exam voucher grant.

Partner with us…. Advance more careers

We invite you to partner with us in our mission of advancing careers through certifications. For a reoccurring donation of any amount or a onetime donation of $400 or more you become a member of the Cert Partner Club. Come join the club!

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