New Traditions

New Traditions

New Traditions is a statewide network of resource centers and resources to help members of special populations enroll, enter, and complete career and technical education programs. New Traditions is designed to assist people who are facing economic changes and need skills training. The major purpose is to assist in planning careers that offer more job security, higher pay, and employment success.

Use the link below to access the New Traditions scholarship application:



Are you eligible for the New Tradition Scholarship?

NONTRADITIONALS are individuals who are seeking employment in an occupation traditionally dominated by the opposite gender.

SINGLE PARENTS are individuals who are unmarried or legally separated from their spouse and are pregnant or have a minor child(ren) for which the parent has either sole or joint custody.

DISPLACED HOMEMAKERS are individuals who are divorced, widowed, separated, or have a disabled spouse, and must prepare for paid employment.


GIRLS AND WOMEN 14-25 are female students seeking vocational skills to enable them to support themselves and their families.

INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES and individuals with other barriers to educational achievement, including limited English proficiency.

Assistance and Available Services

  • Help in identifying your interest and skills
  • Support services for finding solutions to your special concerns
  • Paid tuition for vocational training for qualified applicants
  • Career Counseling
  • Vocational Testing
  • Adult Basic Education
  • Financial Aid Information
  • Educational or Training Referrals
  • Job Placement and Follow-up
  • Nontraditional Workshops
  • Professional Development for Educators

Get in touch!

For more information, please contact:
Sarah Hardison
New Traditions
Moberly Area Community College
101 College Avenue
Moberly, MO 65270
(660) 263-4100 extension 11232