Funding Options

We are a Veteran Friendly School

Great Lakes Truck Driving School prides itself in offering affordable training programs and has many potential funding options for those who qualify. Students should discuss their eligibility for GI Bill® Benefits and/or Training Grants with their Admissions Representative. 

Beginning February 1, 2022, any student making payments with a debit or credit card will be charged a 3% card processing fee.

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund – CARES Act

Great Lakes Truck Driving School  applied was awarded a Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Grant by the Department of Education. We have signed and returned the Certification and Agreement to the Department of Education which assures that the institution has used or intends to use, no less than 50% of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

The total amount awarded to Great Lakes Truck Driving School for students is $71,220. To qualify for a grant under this program, students must be enrolled in a regular program and qualify for Federal Financial Aid. For more information click here.

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting under CARES Act Sections 18004(a)(a) Institutional Portion, 18004(a)(2), and 18004(a)(3), if applicable can be found by clicking on the following link:

HEERF Final Report

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting under CARES Act Sections 18004(a)(1) Student Portion can be found below. Total Amount awarded was $71,200 to a total of 79 students.

Quarter 1 – January 1, 2020 through March 31, 2020
Total # of Students Awarded0
Total Amount Awarded$0
Quarter 2 – April 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020
Total # of Students Awarded37
Total Amount Awarded$35,600
Quarter 3 – July 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020
Total # of Students Awarded42
Total Amount Awarded$35,620

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What to Bring to Your Appointment

  • Driver's License

    Driver’s License

    Must be a valid Driver’s License

  • Certificate of Eligibility (COE)

    Certificate of Eligibility (COE)

    If you are a veteran please bring your COE with you as well.

  • Social Security Card

    Social Security Card

    If your card is missing, you may request another one from a social security administration office, find your nearest office here.