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HOPE Career Grant, formerly known as the Strategic Industries Workforce Development Grant

Students interested in entering a field in which there are plenty of jobs openings can choose to enroll in one of 30 Diplomas and Certificates at Lanier Technical College for which FREE TUITION* is available!

The HOPE Career Grant, formerly known as the Strategic Industries Workforce Development Grant, is available to HOPE Grant-qualified students can be the boost a student needs to get started on rewarding career in a well-paying job, and without accumulating a lot of student debt. It also helps Georgia employers by creating a pipeline of skilled workers they can hire well into the future.

To be eligible for the HOPE Career Grant, students must first qualify for and be currently receiving the HOPE Grant. The two grants together will cover all tuition* in these programs of study. Students will still be responsible for student fees, books, and any equipment necessary.

Important details to know about the HOPE Career Grant:
  • HOPE awards are based on the student’s program of study and the number of hours of enrollment.
  • The grant is available only for eligible students who are pursuing certificates and diplomas and are already receiving the HOPE Grant.
  • High school students participating in Move On When Ready are not eligible for the HOPE Career award until after they graduate from high school.
*Students receiving both the HOPE Career Grant and HOPE Grants will receive 100% free tuition; however students will still be responsible for any fees, books, or required equipment for their program.

Lanier Technical College Diplomas and Certificates covered by the HOPE Career Grant, formerly know as the Strategic Industries Workforce Development Grant:
Computer Science
  • Networking Specialist Diploma
  • Web Site Design/Development Diploma
  • Animation and Game Design Specialist TCC
  • Linux/Unix System Administrator TCC
  • PC Repair and Network Technician TCC
  • Web Site Developer TCC
Commercial Truck Driving
  • Commercial Truck Driving TCC (Beginning Summer 2017)
Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Early Childhood Care and Education Diploma
  • Child Development Specialist TCC
  • Early Childhood Care and Education Basics TCC
  • Early Childhood Program Administrator TCC
  • Infant/Toddler Child Care Specialist TCC
Health Science
  • Pharmacy Technology Diploma
  • Surgical Technology Diploma
  • Medical Coding Specialist TCC
  • Medical Front Office Assistant TCC
  • Nurse Aide TCC
  • Pharmacy Assistant TCC
  • Phlebotomy Technician TCC
Practical Nursing
  • Practical Nursing Diploma
Industrial Maintenance
  • Industrial Systems Technology Diploma
  • Electrical Control Systems TCC
  • Industrial Mechanical Systems TCC
  • Industrial Motor Control Technician TCC
  • Mechatronics Technician TCC
  • Programmable Control Technician I TCC
  • Robotic Technician TCC
Movie Production Set Design
  • Design and Media Production Technology Diploma
  • Design and Media Production Specialist TCC
Precision Manufacturing
  • Machine Tool Technology Diploma
  • CNC and Machine Tool Technology TCC
Welding and Joining Technology
  • Welding and Joining Technology Diploma
  • Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welder TCC
  • Gas Metal Arc Welder TCC
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welder TCC
Lanier Technical College offers over 45 programs of study in some of the nation's fastest-growing career fields including healthcare, energy, business and industry, and public or private service. More information about Lanier Technical College may be obtained by calling 770.533.7000
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