ESCOM is a unique concept in continuing education designed to serve the needs of men and women who are in, or preparing for, retirement. It is dedicated to the principle of lifelong learning, seeking continued personal growth through the creative use of leisure time in a stimulating intellectual and socially congenial environment.
Age: Grant recipients must be at least 55 years of age.
Eligible courses: Only Community Education classes are eligible.
Financial Need: You must be able to demonstrate financial limitation. Please complete the attached Tuition Grant Application. All information shared on the form will be kept confidential. The COM Foundation reserves the right to review any financial records.
One class per student per quarter: No more than four grants per year will be awarded any individual, including one for fall 1 or 2 and one each for winter, spring, and summer quarters. Grants are quarter specific and are not transferable between quarters.
Available funds: There are limited funds for partial grants which will be uniformly allocated among all eligible applicants.
Only course fees are covered: Materials fees are NOT covered by grant funds and must be paid for by the student at the time of registration.
Click here to download tuition grant application form.
Community Education web page