Types of Aid

Scholarships and Grants

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

Beginning with the Fall Semester 2013, TCSG 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:

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
Early Childhood Care/Education 9 or more $500.00
Practical Nursing 9 or more $500.00
Early Childhood Care/Education 8 or less $250.00
Practical Nursing 8 or less $250.00