I just heard from my good friends over at City University of Seattle that they are in the process of launching a special new Laid-Off Worker Scholarship program that will provide over $2.7 million in tuition grants to help unemployed professionals participate in some of the school’s outstanding graduate/undergraduate degree programs.

I salute the university for this effort — and wanted to send out this quick post announcing the news, since I figured this program might be an excellent opportunity for those folks out there who are thinking of acquiring some further schooling, but may not have the financial resources available at the moment to pay “full freight” for a degree, themselves.  And as most of you know, additional education can be a terrific catalyst both for making a significant career change, as well as increasing your overall marketability for available positions!

If you’re interested in learning more about this innovative program, additional details can be found here