From staff reports
The Technical College of the Lowcountry’s paid tuition program will continue through the summer of 2022, offering S.C. residents the opportunity to further their education – for free.
Launched in November, the program was made possible through a combination of federal, state and private funding sources and covered Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters. It now covers tuition and fees for those who are eligible through the summer semester.
Registration and enrollment for summer and fall classes begins March 28.
Who is eligible?
TCL’s paid tuition program is available to South Carolina residents with a desire to begin or continue their education, including:
Adults with some college
Adults with no college
Recent high school graduates
All college-eligible students who enroll in a TCL academic program for six credit hours or more per semester are eligible for TCL’s paid tuition program for summer 2022 semester.
The program includes required fees but does not include books or required supplies, and does not apply to Dual Enrollment and/or Transient Students.
How to qualify
To qualify for TCL’s paid tuition program, students must complete a 2021-2022 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), or FAFSA waiver (if applicable).
The Technical College of the Lowcountry is the region’s primary provider of higher education and workforce training. The public, two-year, multi-campus community college serves approximately 5,000 students annually. TCL has campuses in Beaufort, Bluffton and Hampton and serves Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper Counties. For more information visit www.tcl.edu.