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MTC Scholarship Application is Due March 15

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Great Basin College offers fast-paced 36-week programs in Diesel Technology, Electrical Systems, Industrial Millwright, Instrumentation and Welding Technology.

These accelerated programs offer courses in the morning (7 AM-12 PM), afternoon (12 PM-5 PM), and evening (5 PM -10 PM).

Applications for the technical programs are due March 15 for admission into the fall 2018 semester. In addition, student interested in these programs should apply for the Maintenance Training Cooperative (MTC) scholarship.

The MTC scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship and some scholarships include a paid internship with local mining and contracting companies.

To apply for admission into the CTE programs and the MTC Scholarship, students must apply to GBC, submit the GBC CTE application available at The application also requires a resume, letter of intent, high school or college transcripts, and completion of a placement exam (ACT or SAT scores are acceptable).

For more information on the GBC CTE Programs or MTC Scholarship, call Jonica Gonzalez at 775-753-2303 or e-mail

For More Information Contact

Kayla McCarson
Director, Marketing & Communications
Phone: (775) 753-2105

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Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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