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Veterans' and Military Resource Center

Horry-Georgetown Technical College

Veterans' and Military Resources

Military and Veterans' Educational Benefits

Horry-Georgetown Technical College is approved by the Veterans Administration as a training facility to administer the various types of veterans' benefits. HGTC can assist prospective and current student veterans and active military by providing counseling and direction on all education benefits including:

  • Connect you with local VA resources and community organizations to help you be successful outside the classroom
  • Assist with applying for the appropriate VA educational benefits
  • Provide information and assistance about completing the HGTC admissions process, including requesting transcripts
  • Provide information and assistance with applying for financial aid
  • Provide a review of military transcripts
  • Provide special services relating to students with disabilities and counseling

For more information on benefits please review the Military and Veterans' Benefits Checklist.

Application steps:

  1. Apply to HGTC
  2. Apply for VA Educational Benefits
  3. Request Military Transcript - All Branches | Air Force Branch
  4. Apply for financial aid
  5. Enroll in classes that are applicable to major. To reach you advisor email advisor@hgtc.edu
  6. Submit a Request for VA Certification of Enrollment form to Financial Aid
  7. Review the Information for Students Receiving VA Educational Benefits sheet

Types of Benefits Offered:

Tuition Assistance Return of Funds Policy

All DoD U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Tuition Assistance (TA) Funds are earned in a prorated manner on a daily basis up to the 60% point for the course. DoD Tuition Assistance Regulation states that a student must attend through the 60% point of the course in order to earn 100% of their TA funds for the period for which the funds were approved. All unearned TA funds will be returned based on the last date of attendance prior to the 60% point for the course. 

Note: Students will need to check with their Branch of Service to see specific Terms and Conditions pertaining to Tuition Assistance.