Types of Aid

Scholarships and Grants

Georgia's Strategic Industries Workforce Development Grant Award (SIWDG)

Printable SIWDG Program List (pdf)

Students who are receiving the HOPE Grant may also be eligible for additional financial assistance from Georgia's Strategic Industries Workforce Development Grant (SIWDG) Award for the following TCSG programs:

Certified Engineer Assistant

Major Code Major Description Award Level
EBT1 Engineering Technology Basics Certificate

Commercial Transportation

Major Code Major Description Award Level
CSQ1 Commercial Bus and Passenger Driving Certificate
CT61 Commercial Truck Driving (1 term only)** Certificate
 

Computer Technology

Major Code Major Description Award Level
CP24 Computer Programming Diploma
FF41 Foundations of Computer Programming Certificate
ITP4 Information Technology Professional Diploma
IS64 Web Site Design Diploma
IS41 Web Site Designer Certificate
ISE1 Web Site Developer Certificate
IB71 Web Application Developer Certificate
JP11 Java Programmer Certificate
LA31 Linux/UNIX System Administrator Certificate
MG21 Motion Graphics Assistant Certificate
MS11 Microsoft Network Administrator Certificate
NS14 Networking Specialist Diploma
PR21 PC Repair and Network Technician Certificate
 

Early Childhood Care and Education

Major Code Major Description Award Level
ECC2 Early Childhood Care and Education Diploma
EC31 Early Childhood Care and Education Basics Certificate
ECP1 Early Childhood Program Administration Certificate
IC31 Infant/Toddler Child Care Specialist Certificate
 

Health Science

Major Code Major Description Award Level
BLA1 Biotechnology Laboratory Assistant Certificate
CSB1 Central Sterile Supply Processing Technician Certificate
CS91 Central Sterile Supply Processing Technician - Advanced Certificate
CT91 Computed Tomography Specialist Certificate
ET81 Electrocardiography Technology Certificate
HPC1 Hemodialysis Patient Care Specialist Certificate
MRI1 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Specialist Certificate
MC41 Medical Coding Certificate
MF21 Medical Front Office Assistant Certificate
MLS1 Medical Language Specialist Certificate
CN21 Nurse Aide Certificate
PB71 Pharmacy Assistant Certificate
PT22 Pharmacy Technology Diploma
PT21 Phlebotomy Technician Certificate
PT42 Polysomnography Technology Diploma
ST12 Surgical Technology Diploma
 

Industrial Maintenance

Major Code Major Description Award Level
AP31 Advanced PLC and HMI Technology Certificate
BE41 Basic Electronic Assembler Certificate
BMO1 Basic Machining Operator Certificate
CT41 Calibration Technician Certificate
EC22 Electrical Control Systems Diploma
EF12 Electronics Fundamentals Diploma
EM81 Electrical Maintenance Technician Certificate
EM91 Electronic Metrology Technician Certificate
ET14 Electronics Technology Diploma
ET71 Electro-Mechanical Technician Certificate
IA31 Instrumentation and Controls Technician I Certificate
IA41 Instrumentation and Controls Technician II Certificate
IE41 Industrial Electrician Certificate
IF11 Industrial Fluid Power Technician Certificate
IM41 Industrial Motor Control Technician Certificate
IMS2 Industrial Mechanical Systems Diploma
IST4 Industrial Systems Technology Diploma
ME24 Metrology Diploma
MM31 Mechanical Maintenance Technician Certificate
MP11 Mill Operator Certificate
PC81 Programmable Control Technician I Certificate
PM31 Physical Metrology Technician Certificate
 

Movie Production/Set Design

Major Code Major Description Award Level
DAM1 Design and Media Production Technology Certificate
DEM2 Design and Media Production Technology Diploma
 

Practical Nursing

Major Code Major Description Award Level
PN12 Practical Nursing Diploma
 

Precision Manufacturing

Major Code Major Description Award Level
BM01 Basic Machine Operator Certificate
BM31 Basic Machinist Certificate
CS51 CNC Specialist Certificate
LP11 Lathe Operator Certificate
MP11 Mill Operator Certificate
MTT2 Machine Tool Technology Diploma
 

Welding and Joining Technology

Major Code Major Description Award Level
OSM1 Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welder Certificate
FS31 Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welder Certificate
GM31 Gas Metal Arc Welder Certificate
GTA1 Gas Tunsten Arc Welder Certificate
PW11 Pipe Welder Certificate
VSM1 Vertical Shielded Metal Arc Welder Fabricator Certificate
WAJ2 Welding and Joining Technology Diploma


To qualify, a TCSG student must be fully admitted to the college, enrolled in one of the above programs and receiving the HOPE Grant for the same term. The amount of the SIWDG Award is a fixed amount for each term of enrollment:

Program of Study Enrolled Hours Award Amount
** Commercial Truck Driving 9 or more $1000.00
     
All other programs in chart shown above: 9 or more $500.00
  3 to 8 hours $250.00
  1 to 2 hours $125.00