Atlanta Technical College to hold open house

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Atlanta Technical College (ATC) will showcase two open house events that are free and open to the public on the main campus located at 1560 Metropolitan Parkway, SW. on Thursday, June 16, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 18, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Tours will be available for students and their families. As a special bonus, the college application fee will be waived for all those applying to the college during the event. Applications received at the open houses can still be considered for fall admission.

ATC staff will be on hand with information about the many programs they offer including film production, culinary arts, computer-aided design, HVAC repair, dental hygiene, nursing, automotive repair, construction management, early childhood care and education, fire science, hospitality management, paralegal studies, criminal justice, phlebotomy, photography, forensics, welding, cosmetology, and more. ATC now offers day, evening, weekend, and online courses. Students can also explore the many opportunities to transfer credits earned at ATC to four-year colleges and universities.

Advisors will be on site to discuss financial aid programs including the PELL Grant, HOPE Scholarship, HOPE Grant, the GO Build Georgia High Demand Career Scholarship, and the Strategic Workforce Industry Development Grants (SIWDG).

The SIWDG is a new award available to Georgia residents who are pursuing a certificate or diploma in a designated program of study. Students must receive HOPE Grant or Zell Miller Grant to qualify for SIWDG funds. The grant provides assistance toward educational costs for eligible students enrolled in an approved program such as early childhood care and education, welding and joint technology, health information management coding, and many other programs. For additional information on the grant and a complete list of SIWDG eligible programs, visit Free College.

Another opportunity is the Go Build Georgia High Demand Career Scholarships a new scholarship that will be awarded to graduating high school seniors entering a Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) institution in a field of study leading to a high demand career in the skilled trades. Go Build Georgia High Demand Career Scholarships can be used to cover tuition, requisite fees, and materials. For additional details on the Go Build Scholarship, visit Go Build Scholarship.

For more information, call the Admissions Office at (404) 225-4461 or email [email protected]

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