What is GED by 23

GED by 23 is an initiative through the SC Department of Education Adult Education Office designed to increase the number of GED completions by the year 2023. Through a partnership with the SC Technical College System, individuals who complete a GED or high school diploma through a SC Adult Education office are eligible to receive funds to cover the tuition and fees costs to attend a SC technical college. 

  • Eligibility¬†
    • Students must meet the following criteria:¬†
      • Complete a high school diploma or GED through Adult Education between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2023.
      • Complete two sections of the GED and are part of an integrated education and training career pathway between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2023.
      • Expenditures include tuition and associated fees for credit and non-credit training programs