Other Aid


Various civic, professional, social, and other organizations provide scholarships for deserving students. In most cases, financial aid is awarded based upon academic performance, financial need, and availability of funds. Click here to view a list of available scholarships. The Ogeechee Technical College Foundation Office can be reached at 912.688.6098. There are also a multitude of other scholarships available from third-party organizations.

HOPE Career Grant

The HOPE Career Grant, formerly known as the Strategic Industries Workforce Development Grant, is available to Zell/Hope Grant recipients enrolled in designated programs. For additional information please click here or contact the Financial Aid Office at 912.681.5500.

Student Access Loan (SAL)

The Student Access Loan (SAL) Program is a low interest loan program administered by Georgia Student Finance Commission (GSFC). The SAL is designed to assist undergraduate and technical college students who have a gap in meeting their educational costs. To apply for a Student Access Loan, a student must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid at www.fafsa.gov and then wait approximately three days to allow the FAFSA to process. Once the FAFSA has been processed, you will need to visit the Student Access Loan Program page at www.gafutures.org to apply for the SAL.

Private Loans

Private loans are available to students. In order to apply for a private loan, a student must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (www.fafsa.gov) and complete the application process with the lender.  OTC will work with the following lenders.

Veteran Administration (VA Benefits)

Veteran's benefits are available to qualified veterans and dependents.  Application information can be found here, Veteran's Benefits (GI Bill).
For specific questions regarding individual eligibility call the VA Atlanta Regional office at 1-888-GIBILL (1-888-442-4551) or visit them at: http://www.gibill.va.gov.

Vocational Rehabilitation

The Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) provides financial assistance to students who have physical or mental disabilities and who qualify for DRS services. Students should contact their local office of the Department of Human Resources for details.

Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)

WIOA provides federal funding to assist with educational costs related to high-demand job training. Funding is available for training expenses and approved support services including books, uniforms, transportation, and childcare expenses. Eligibility is based on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the following:

Individual Eligibility:
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Registered for Selective Service ( Males Born after December 31,1959)
  • Earned a High School Diploma or GED
  • Applied for HOPE Grant/Scholarship and Pell Grant through FAFSA for educational programs
  • Maintain a full-time class schedule and a GPA of at least 2.5

For more information, contact your County’s Workforce Representative:

Bryan & Chatham
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7216 Skidaway Rd - Suite C, Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 354-6174
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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515 Denmark Street - Suite 1200, Statesboro, GA 30458
(912) 681-4134
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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1712 Osbourne Street - Suite G, St. Mary's GA 31558
(912) 439-3720
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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39 South Rountree Street, Metter, GA 30439
(912) 985-7976
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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768 Highway 119 South, Springfield GA 31329
(912) 754-8179
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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107 N Duval Street, Claxton, GA 30417
(912) 739-7158
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Glynn & McIntosh
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1600 Union Street, Brunswick, GA 31521
(912) 554-7947

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Liberty & Long
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1113 E Oglethorpe Hwy, Hinesville, GA 31313
(912) 876-2173

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

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111 N Main St, Sylvania, GA 30467
(912) 451-8250
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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102 Cloverdale Rd, Glennville, GA 30427
(912) 654-3994
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.