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financial aid
SLTC students are funded through various means. Although the majority use a student loan or personally fund their education, we have included information below about ways to secure funding.
Sallie Mae – Smart Option Loan
Southeast Lineman Training Center offers student loans through Sallie Mae’s Smart Option Loan.
Department of Labor – TAA/WIOA (for those who qualify)
The Federal Government has a program known as the Workforce Investment Opportunities Act. This program allows individuals who are unemployed or underemployed to receive funds for retraining. To see if you qualify, you need to visit your local unemployment of ce also known as a One-Stop Center or Career Center. Some states will pay for all the costs associated with retraining while others only pay a portion.
Individuals who  nd themselves unemployed as a result of a plant closing are typically eligible for TAA or Trade Act Funds. This program covers up to 100% of the cost of retraining.
Local Bank or Personal Loan
Contact your local bank or credit union to see if you qualify to obtain a personal loan to cover your tuition and fees for the ELP.
SLTC is approved to certify veterans for Post - 9/11 G.I. Bill bene ts which pays up to 100% of program costs. ( See next page for more info.)

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