Financial Aid

Great Lakes Truck Driving School prides itself in offering affordable training programs and has many potential funding options for those who qualify. Please see the chart below which outlines the types of aid offered for each program. Students must qualify for the funding listed in order to receive an award. Students should discuss their eligibility for GI Bill® Benefits and/or Training Grants with their Admissions Representative. All other funding options should be discussed with the Financial Aid Office.

If you are interested in obtaining Federal Financial Aid for an eligible program, please visit www.fafsa.ed.gov and apply!

The list of Financial Aid options available is constantly growing! If you are interested in obtaining additional information please contact the Financial Aid Office.

Financial Aid Office Personnel

Doris Young
President/Owner

Phone: 866-932-3436
Fax: 440-236-3507

dyoung@greatlakestds.com

Holly Barta
Financial Aid Officer

Phone: 440-236-4368 or 866-932-3436 x261
Fax: 440-236-3507

hbarta@greatlakestds.com

Tracy Strickland
Financial Aid Assistant

Phone: 866-932-3436 x228
Fax: 440-236-3507

tstrickland@greatlakestds.com

Name of Program Clock Hours Types of Funding Tuition Maximum Award* (0 EFC)
Premier Driver Development Program – Option 1 600 Approved for GI Bill® Benefits for Eligible Veterans $9,995 Full Tuition
Training Grants (TAA, WIOA, BVR, BWC) Full Tuition
Revolving Loan Full Tuition
Premier Driver Development Program – Option 2 600 Approved for GI Bill® Benefits for Eligible Veterans $21,000 Full Tuition
Training Grants (TAA, WIOA, BVR, BWC) Full Tuition
Pell Grant $5,815
Subsidized Direct Loans $3,500
Unsubsidized Direct Loans $6,000
CDL Skills / Heavy Equipment for the Drilling Industry 400 Approved for GI Bill® Benefits for Eligible Veterans $11,490 Full Tuition
Training Grants (TAA, WIOA, BVR, BWC) Full Tuition
CDL Skills / Heavy Equipment Training Program 360 Approved for GI Bill® Benefits for Eligible Veterans $9,995 Full Tuition
Training Grants (TAA, WIOA, BVR, BWC) Full Tuition
Revolving Loan Full Tuition
Subsidized Direct Loans $3,500
Unsubsidized Direct Loans $6,000
CDL Skills for the Drilling Industry 240 Approved for GI Bill® Benefits for Eligible Veterans $7,140 Full Tuition
Training Grants (TAA, WIOA, BVR, BWC) Full Tuition
CDL Skills Training Program 200 Approved for GI Bill® Benefits for Eligible Veterans $5,645 Full Tuition
Training Grants (TAA, WIOA, BVR, BWC) Full Tuition

*The Maximum Award listed for the Pell Grant, Subsidized Direct Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct Loan reflects the maximum award for a full academic year. Since our programs are shorter than a full academic year, the amounts will be prorated to reflect the program length. For further information, please contact the Financial Aid Office.

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