What is GED by 23?
Through a partnership with the SC Technical College System, individuals who complete a GED or high school diploma through a SC Adult Education office are eligible to receive funds to cover the tuition and fees costs to attend a SC technical college.
Eligible students must meet the following criteria:
- Complete a high school diploma or GED through one of the 52 South Carolina State supported Adult Education programs between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2024.
- Complete two sections of the GED and are part of an integrated education and training career pathway at the Adult Education programs between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2024.
Eligible expenditures include tuition and associated fees for credit and non-credit training programs. There is no maximum award amount for eligible students. Award amounts should not exceed the total costs of tuition and fees.
Eligible programs must lead directly to employment and is a program that can be completed in one year or less.