Pima JTED Foundation grants Workplace Awards up to $1,500 to eligible graduating seniors who will be entering the workforce upon graduation and can demonstrate a financial need for tools, equipment, licensure or fees required to work in the field. Award recipients are expected to commit to work in the field for a minimum of one year.


Criteria to Apply:

  1. Student must be a graduating senior
    • Students who have completed a CTE/JTED Program prior to their senior year may submit an application during their senior year
  2. Student must be a concentrator in a Pima JTED (Central or Satellite Campus) Program
    • A concentrator is defined as a student who has earned at least two credits in the same program area
  3. Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in their CTE Program of Concentration
  4. Student must provide proof of employment in the field of their CTE Program of Concentration
  5. Student must provide proof of financial need for tools, equipment, licensure or fees required to work in the field
  6. Student must submit a Teacher Recommendation Letter
  7. Student must have participated in the CTE Program CTSO or in a Community Organization
  8. Student must submit an essay that addresses the following:
    • Describe how your CTE Program guided your career path
      • Must address these key areas:
        • Any participation in CTSO or in a Community Organization
        • Your leadership roles in CTSO or Community Organization
        • Awards or recognitions earned
        • Industry Credential or Certification earned
    • Describe how this award will assist you in being successful in the start of your career path
    • Describe your growth as a student and person as a result of your participation in your CTE Program


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