WIOA or The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is a federal grant that covers training expenses for individuals who have been laid off or whose household income is at or below the federal poverty level.

Qualified and eligible students may receive up to 100% tuition assistance to pursue WIOA-approved programs.

Auburn University is approved for WIOA funding for eligible Alabama residents. 

These grants are designed to empower individuals with skills and resources to thrive in the evolving job market. With a focus on innovation and opportunity, Auburn University collaborates with local industries to provide comprehensive training, education, and career development. Through this grant, individuals can access valuable programs that enhance their employability, equipping them with the tools to succeed and contribute effectively to their chosen fields.

Initial Eligibility Check:

  • Must be a resident of Alabama
  • Must be unemployed or underemployed
  • Or must be in a low-income household