The City of Newman is offering scholarships to residents interested in pursuing jobs in industrial maintenance mechanics. 

Working with Opportunity Stanislaus, the City is offering four scholarships of $5,000 each to attend the VOLT Institute’s Industrial Maintenance Mechanics program. The scholarships cover the entire cost of the tuition. This is an area of coursework created as a response to high employer demand in Stanislaus County. 

The program includes 360 hours of various training and students attend classes 12 hours a week at the downtown Modesto campus. Classes are available days and nights. 

Classes begin Oct. 5.

Eligibility criteria:

• 18 years of age.

• Resident of Newman, Ca. 

• Have a valid high school diploma or GED. 

• Must complete the WorkKeys Assessment with a minimum score of 4 in Graphic Literacy, Workplace Documents, and Applied Math.

Apply at or call (209) 556-9102.