How We Do It

We Listen

We design industry-and job-specific courses based on IT employers' needs.

We Train

We teach tailored curricula to motivated students from overlooked talent pools free of charge.

We Connect

We match talented graduates to employers, providing career support all the while.
Payment Increases


Increase in post-training income

Typical Per Scholas grads have a pre-training income of $7,000 and post-training income of $30,000 or often much more.

Sep 24, 2015

Symantec Makes Substantial Investment in Cybersecurity Job Training for Veterans with National Non-profit Per Scholas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESILVER SPRING, MD - Sept. 24, 2015 - Cybersecurity giant Symantec invests $375,000 in it’s newest Cyber Career Connection (SC3) partner, national IT workforce development organization Per Scholas in the National Capital Region... READ MORE
Apr 17, 2016

Melissa Stallings Named New Managing Director Of Per Scholas National Capital Region

Melissa Stallings joins Per Scholas as the new Managing Director in the National Capital Region (NCR) in Silver Spring, MD, succeeding former Managing Director Bridgette Gray who was appointed to Executive Director of National Sites... READ MORE
Mar 23, 2016

Impact Nationwide: Download the Per Scholas Annual Report

Our 2016 Annual Report is now available for viewing. See our achievements across multiple sites. Download. READ MORE
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