CSTB’s Young Talent of Tampa Bay Offers Scholarship Assistance

Young Talent of Tampa Bay offers Scholarship Assistance for Hillsborough County Youth

~$5,000 scholarships available to youth and recent high school graduates ~


TAMPA, FL – CareerSource Tampa Bay has more than $500,000 to assist recent high school graduates ages 16 to 24 years old, begin post-secondary training, paid-work experience, or entrepreneurial training.

In response to COVID-19, CareerSource Tampa Bay’s (CSTB) Young Talent of Tampa Bay program is holding virtual informational sessions bi-weekly to inform youth about services and training opportunities available. CSTB has $5000 in scholarships available to support eligible youth interested in starting a training program to kick start their careers.

Services available include:

• Career Exploration

• GED Assistance

• Employability Skills Training, Including Financial Literacy

• National Certifications for Workplace Training

• Career Coaching and Guidance

• Tuition Assistance for local schools

• Limited Supportive Services

• Placement assistance through On-the-Job Training or Paid Work Experience

Registration for the online informational sessions can be accessed on our website at

Upcoming session dates:

• August 5, 2020 at 10 a.m.

• August 19, 2020 at 10 a.m.

• September 9, 2020 at 10 a.m.

• September 23, 2020 at 10 a.m.

Some post-secondary training programs available include graphic design, pharmacy tech, HVAC, nail tech, welding, computer information technology, barbering, construction trades, surgical technology, dental assisting, or commercial vehicle driving, among many others. Several apprenticeships will also be available. Eligible young adults need to be out-of-school, between the ages of 16-24, and be Hillsborough County residents.

Any questions about the program can be directed to [email protected] or 813-930-7400.

About CareerSource Tampa Bay

CareerSource Tampa Bay programs and initiatives are fully supported by the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Agriculture as part of awards totaling $19,293,411.

CareerSource Tampa Bay works with businesses and candidates to leverage their training, retraining, and competitive opportunities in the workforce. CareerSource Tampa Bay provided 240,269 services to 36,960 active Wagner-Peyser individuals during program year 2018-2019. CareerSource Tampa Bay, with our five career centers is the single largest source of job candidates in the region from entry-level to executive-level candidates.

Businesses can access CareerSource’s wide range of services that include recruiting, training for new and existing employees, targeted hiring events, and retention support strategies. All resources and services are provided at no cost to both businesses and job candidates. Programs funded through CareerSource Tampa Bay are equal opportunity programs with auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Persons using TTY/TTD equipment use Florida Relay Service 711. A proud partner of the American Job Center network to learn more, visit

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