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GAP Program Info

Gap Tuition Assistance Program

The Gap Tuition Assistance Program was established to provide funding for need-based tuition assistance to applicants. This assistance enables applicants to complete one of our following approved continuing education certificate training programs for in-demand occupations.

  • Activity Coordinator
  • Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT)
  • Basic Computing
  • Basic Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Bookkeeper Certificate
  • Certified Nursing Aid (CNA)
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  • Medication Aide
  • Welding (AWS Certification)

GAP applicants need to complete and submit:

  1. Application
  2. Proof of Income for the last 6 months
  3. National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)
  4. CNA Applicants need to complete the Permission Slip

Please call any of the following Iowa Lakes Community College Success Centers to schedule a time to complete the NCRC. Bring items 1-3 above to your appointment and the Success Center Staff will scan and email to

  • Algona – 515-295-8521
  • Emmetsburg – 712-852-5275
  • Estherville – 712-362-7935 or 8362
  • Spencer –  712-580-8622
  • Spirit Lake –  712-336-6564
For additional information, please contact:  Melissa Lutat at, 712-362-7926 (work), 712-380-0271 (cell, text, msg)
What is the National Career Readiness CertificateTM (NCRC) and why is it important.

   Gap Tuition Assistance Application

   CNA Applicants Background Check Application





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Course # 68106
Dates: 10/10,12, 2016
Time: 6-9 pm
Location: Emmetsburg

Course # 68108
Dates: 10/24,26, 2016
Time: 6-9 pm
Location: Spencer


Questions or comments? Please email us at or call 712-362-2604 or 800-521-5054.
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