Types of Aid
Scholarships and Grants
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:
|Major Code||Major Description||Award Level|
|CT61||Commercial Truck Driving (1 term only)||Certificate|
|ECC2||Early Childhood Care and Education||Diploma|
|IS64||Internet Specialist - Web Site Design||Diploma|
|CS91||Central Sterile Supply Processing Technician - Advanced||Certificate|
|CT91||Computed Tomography Specialist||Certificate|
|HPC1||Hemodialysis Patient Care Specialist||Certificate|
|MF21||Medical Front Office Assistant||Certificate|
|MLS1||Medical Language Specialist||Certificate|
|MRI1||Magnetic Resonance Imaging Specialist||Certificate|
|PR21||PC Repair and Network Technician||Certificate|
|FS31||Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welder||Certificate|
|GTA1||Gas Tunsten Arc Welder||Certificate|
|OSM1||Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welder||Certificate|
|GM31||Gas Metal Arc 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|
- Eligibility for the SIWDG Award for the Commercial Truck Driving program is for one term only.
- The HOPE GED Grant, HOPE Grant, and SIWDG Award can be awarded in the same term, if all other eligibility requirements are met up to cost of attendance.
- High school students in dual or joint enrollment programs are not eligible for the SIWDG Award.
- Students who are actively pursuing a GED are eligible for SIWDG.
- All eligibility requirements for the HOPE Grant apply to SIWDG.