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Depending on your individual situation, there are different funding options available for New Horizons Wilkes-Barre/Scranton students. Your Career Consultant can help you identify the best options for you.


We partner with Ascent to provide affordable financing options. Ascent offers several monthly repayment plans, including the option to make no payments until three months after you finish your course. To see if you pre-qualify for a Ascent loan, you can submit an application. In the pre-qualification process, Ascent conducts a soft credit check with no impact to your credit score. In addition to learning more about your eligibility, this also allows you to see the rates and terms you pre-qualify for.

With Ascent you get a monthly repayment plan with low payments, fixed rates, no prepayment penalties, and a friendly support team to help you every step of the way. To learn more, please view our student brochure.

You may also apply for funding options by visiting our Ascent partnership page.

MyCAA Program Funding

The Department of Defense (DoD) Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program provides up to $4,000 of Financial Assistance for military spouses pursuing degree programs, licenses or credentials leading to employment in Portable Career Fields. Contact a New Horizons Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Career Consultant at 570-270-2700 for more information.

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Funding

The TAA program was designed to help workers who lost their previous job due to foreign outsourcing. The TAA program includes job training benefits that may be used at New Horizons Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. You must be approved by the local workforce development agency to receive this type of funding. For more information please visit

Veteran Funding Options

The GI Bill® provides a number of education benefits for service members and veterans. New Horizons Wilkes-Barre/Scranton provides a variety of training programs that qualify for these benefits. This means you can get started on a new career path with little to no out of pocket expenses. For more information about GI Bill® funding, please contact a New Horizons Career Consultant at 570-270-2700.

Workforce Investment & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Funding

The Workforce Investment & Opportunity Act (WIOA) provides job training benefits for adults, dislocated workers and youth to help gain ascent necessary to obtain and maintain employment. To qualify, you must be approved by your local workforce development agency. For more information about WI)A funding please visit

Incumbent Worker Training

The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) gave states the ability to arrange for training dollars for incumbent workers. To learn more about the programs in your area, visit your local One-Stop Career Center, talk to the local workforce investment board, or visit your state workforce agency.

Student Loans

If the above options are not available to you, then you may consider investing in a student loan. New Horizons Wilkes-Barre/Scranton recommends consulting with your banking institution or financial advisor to help figure out the best student loan option for you.