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MRTDL Eligibility

Thank you for your interest in the MRTDL program. Enrollment in this program is now closed.

Please check the STLCC Workforce Solutions site for training updates and opportunities. St. Louis Community College is continuously adding accelerated training programs for individuals.


High School Diploma or equivalent is required for all MRTDL programs. Other eligibility requirements, such as a background check and minimum assessment scores, may apply to the programs of study within the MRTDL grant. The Adult Learning Academy is available for those needing to upgrade their literacy and math skills to improve assessment scores and become college ready. An eligibility review will be conducted after you apply for the program and attend the required MRTDL information session.

MRTDL Service Priority

The following applicants will receive priority in the selection of participants for grant-funded training:


The Jobs for Veterans Act (Pub. L. 107-288) requires priority of service to veterans and spouses of certain veterans for the receipt of employment, training, and placement services in any job training program directly funded, in whole or in part, by the DOL. To obtain priority of service a veteran or spouse must meet the program’s eligibility requirements.


Veteran - A person who served in the active military, naval, or air service, and who was discharged or released therefrom under conditions other than dishonorable, as specified in 38 U.S.C. 101(2). Active service includes full-time duty in the National Guard or a Reserve component, other than full-time duty for training purposes.

Eligible Spouse - A person who is the spouse of: (a) any veteran who died of a service-connected disability, (b) any member of the Armed Forces serving on active duty who, at the time of application for the priority, is listed in one or more of the following categories and has been so listed for a total of more than 90 days: (i) missing in action; (ii) captured in line of duty by a hostile force; or (iii) forcibly detained or interned in line of duty by a foreign government or power;

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) FOR WORKERs

An individual who has lost their job as a result of foreign trade may be eligible for Trade Adjustment Assistance. To qualify for Trade Adjustment Assistance, the business you worked for must be on a list of Trade Act-eligible companies. Missouri state merit staff administer this program and determine individual TAA for Workers eligibility. Your local Missouri Career Center can help determine if you qualify for Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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