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Gap assistance program provides tuition for worker training

By Chris Dunker, Lincoln Journal Star

Nebraska’s gap assistance program, which will start with $1.5 million of lottery funds in 2016, pays tuition, fees, equipment costs and some administrative costs for resident students with a family income no more than two and a half times the federal poverty limit . . . They must also be seeking employment in career fields deemed “in-demand” by lawmakers, including financial, computer, engineering or health services, transportation and logistics, manufacturing, biosciences, business management, renewable energy, hospitality and tourism.

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