Truck Driving Grant to Benefit Veterans

8/28/2013

Thanks to a grant from the Department of Transportation, Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College will provide scholarships for 60 Veterans, Reservists, Guard Members and spouses for Truck Driver Training.  Scholarships cover a portion of tuition, registration fees, fuel and maintenance fee, license exam fee, physical and drug screening fee, textbooks and manuals.  The remaining tuition costs are covered by the SC Lottery Tuition Assistance Program.  In order to receive full tuition fees, students must complete a Lottery Waiver Form and be able to verify eligibility for the scholarship. 8 week daytime sessions begin September 3, September 30 and October 28 and run Monday through Thursday 8am-5pm. One evening session is available beginning September 3 and ending December 12 Monday through Thursday from 5:30pm-10pm.  For more information and to check on availability, please contact Amanda Eisman at 803-535-1386 or eismanan@octech.edu.

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