City of Albany Poverty Reduction Initiative

CAPRI Scholarship

Update: April 17th, 2019

The Scholarship program is now accepting applications again.
Please read and follow the instructions below.

The CAPRI Scholarship Program awards funding to eligible applicants towards training in technical certifications or specialized job skills.

Qualifying programsView awards already given

Eligibility Requirements and Application Process

To be eligible, the applicant must be a City of Albany resident.
To apply, applicant must register at Career Central, 175 Central Avenue.

Career Central will assist with the completion and submission of the application, including a letter of recommendation.

Examples of qualifying programs include:

Advanced Manufacturing Technology (Machinist);
Electrician;
Welding;
Natural Gas Technician;
Emergency Medical Technician;
Massage Therapy;
Aesthetics/Cosmetology/Barbering;

Heating/Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Technical Services (HVAC);
Mortuary Science;
Nursing;
Health Sciences;
Commercial Driver License (CDL)

Please contact Anna at CAPRI (aturner@caresny.org) to see if your preferred program qualifies.