Program Application

How It Works

At NPower, we believe that our work is not just about securing a job for our graduates, but to foster a lifetime of learning and earning. Here’s what to expect when you apply today.

Complete online application*

After a short pre-screening questionnaire, complete the full application and someone from our team will call or email you directly.

*Texas and Harlem Spring 2021 applications will include a voluntary consent form for an upcoming research study (or randomized control trial – RCT). Learn more here.

Application

Our tuition-FREE program offers all the skills and coaching you need to jumpstart your career in technology.

 NPower Program Application

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Interest Form

Attention applicants!
If you need help or have any questions, please contact [email protected]

Please capitalize the first letter in your first and last name. EX : John Smith









Please note: You will be asked to provide proof of birth date and age eligibility upon interview.





Note: The Federal Immigration and Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires that a DHS Employment Eligibility Verification "Form I-9" be completed for every new hire and that within 3 business days of beginning work every new hire must present to the employer documentation establishing his/her identity and authorization to work. This federal requirement must be satisfied as a condition of employment. Please note: You will be asked to provide proof of eligibility upon interview.


You are qualified to complete the next phase of the application process. Please fill out the information below. Once this information is submitted, an NPower representative will follow-up with next steps.


PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING AN ERROR WHEN SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE DOUBLE CHECK THAT YOU HAVE FILLED OUT ALL REQUIRED FIELDS. IF YOU ARE SURE YOU'VE SUBMITTED EVERYTHING, PLEASE SEND A SCREENSHOT OF THE ERROR TO [email protected] ALONG WITH THE EMAIL ADDRESS THAT YOU'RE USING FOR THE APPLICATION.

Great news – your application may be included in an exciting breakthrough study! NPower is conducting a randomized research study to understand how our programs impact the lives of our students. The application for the Spring 2021 Tech Fundamentals Program in Harlem and Texas will include a voluntary and confidential consent form, which will be shared with researchers. To consent to the study, applicants must be 18 years of age or older and must accept the terms and conditions of the consent form.

 

 For more information, visit: npower.org/apply/student-faq/         
Availability
To be considered for NPower's Cloud program, you must be able to commit to 14-20 hours of independent study per week in addition to attending 3 instructor led virtual classes a week.
Availability
To be considered for NPower's Cybersecurity program, you must be available 9 am - 5 pm Monday through Friday for the duration of the program. 
Class Availability Information







Estimate if you do not know the exact date.
General Information
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Education




For ex: Bachelor's in Computer Science

Estimate if you do not know the exact date.

Estimate if you do not know the exact date.


For ex: Monday 9am-10am


for example: Henry Street Settlement-Jet Program-Resume Writing Workshop
Technology Experience






Please select ALL technology programs you have proficiency in:







Program Interest



Employment





Estimate if you do not know the exact date.

Estimate if you do not know the exact date.

Full-Time means AT LEAST 30 hours per week!

Example: 40. You cannot enter 0. If currently unemployed, please enter how many hours you used to work per week.


Example: 7.25, 27.95, 100.00, etc.
The lowest wage you can enter is 7.25.
If your actual wage is less than 7.25, please enter 7.25.





Ex: Monday, 9am-3pm





Military Status

Please do not select "No" if you are applying for a veterans program. 
Please do not select "No" if applying for a veteran's program.
Military Information



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If in active duty, enter anticipated separation date.





DD Form 214, Member 4 / NGB22 / Statement of Service Letter
Please note that spouses of veterans must provide their partner's forms.
  • Please attach a copy of your and/or your spouse DD form 214, member 4 or NGB22 below; OR if currently serving in the National Guards or Reserves, please attached a copy of the Statement of Service Letter. 
Applications without a DD form 214, member 4 / NGB22 or Statement of Service Letter will NOT be accepted.


Household


You are considered head of the household if you are responsible for at least half of the cost of keeping up a household.

How many people live in your household, including yourself?

Please enter only numbers. Example: 5000 or 50000.
 DO NOT enter number ranges!

How much do you personally contribute
to your household in a year?



Essay Questions
Please attach your responses to the following essay questions. Your responses must be at most one-page long and should be saved as either a Word or PDF document.

Essay Question #1:
What is your motivation for wanting to pursue a career in Cyber Security?

Essay Question #2: This twenty-six week program will prepare you to obtain industry-recognized certifications (Cyber Security Analyst+, Linux+,CompTIA Security+ and Network+ certifications) and permanent employment, to ultimately help fill the IT security field talent gap.  How will you utilize these certifications to positively contribute to the I.T. security field?


Recommendation Letters
As part of the application process, you must submit ONE professional letter of recommendation and an optional  personal letter of recommendation. The letters of recommendation may be attached in this application or can be sent via e-mail.




Letters Sent Separately
Letter(s) of Recommendation may be sent via email to: [email protected] & [email protected]
Letters Sent Separately
Letter(s) of Recommendation may be sent via email to: [email protected].
Letters Sent Separately
Letter(s) of Recommendation may be sent via email to: [email protected].
Open Ended Responses
Please respond to ALL of the questions below. (Each response requires a minimum of 150 words per question.)



Essay Questions
Please answer and attach the following essay questions. Your response to each question must be at least one-page long and should be saved as either a Word or PDF document.



Resume
Attach a copy of your resume as either a Word or PDF document. If resume not readily available, contact Admissions for your region; contact information located on www.NPower.org. 

Texas Applicants ONLY: Resume
Texas applicants: You will be asked for copies or scans of your driver's license, DD214 (if applying for a veteran's program), resume, and copy of your marriage certificate (if applying as the spouse of a veteran). We can no longer accept these items through email due to security reasons!
Attach a copy of your resume as either a Word or PDF document. If resume not readily available, contact Admissions for your region; contact information located on www.NPower.org.

Driver's License
Attach a photo of your Driver's License

Optional
The following questions are voluntary and will be used only for NPower data purposes. Your responses will not be used to determine program eligibility. While we appreciate your responses, they are not required as part of the application process.






Consent