GED by 23 is an initiative through the SC Department of Education Adult Education Office designed to increase the number of GED completions by the year 2023. 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.
not cover the cost of inclusive access textbook or physical textbooks
Eligible students must meet the following criteria:
you earned your GED or high school diploma before July 1, 2022, complete the
steps for the no-cost funding initiative at www.yorktech.edu/no-cost.
Eligible expenditures include:
Associated fees that are included are:
*There is no
maximum award amount for eligible students. Award amounts should not exceed the
total costs of tuition and fees.
Choose your category below to see a full listing of eligible credit and no credit programs.
Contact one of our local Adult Education Centers to find out how to qualify:
Chester Adult Education (803) 581-9324Lancaster Adult Education (803) 285-7660Rock Hill Adult Education (803) 981-1375Tri-District
Adult Education-Clover, York, Fort Mill (803) 810-8440
If you qualify, the Adult Education program will send a referral form to York Technical College on your behalf.
For additional questions email:
Academic Credit ProgramsAfter it is determined by your Adult
Education program that you qualify, your next steps?
After it is determined by your Adult Education program that you
qualify, your next steps?
Questions? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
for Summer and Fall 2022 classes is open NOW:
Timeline to use Funds
Programs must be completed in a year or less as funds to support GED by 23 are only available through September 30, 2024.Programs
must be completed in one year or less.
Do I need to complete the FAFSA to
No, you do not. However, we strongly encourage you to complete the FAFSA for academic credit programs to determine if you will be eligible for additional funds.
is no maximum award amount for eligible students. Award
amounts will not exceed the total costs of tuition and fees.
How do I
keep receiving my funding?
Yes, if completion of both programs is within 1 year and if both programs are directly related