Loans: For those who do not qualify for Title IV funding or have needs in excess than the funds awarded by the school may be eligible for a loan through their local bank.
Trade Adjustment Act (TAA), Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and the North America Federal Trade Act (NAFTA): These are federal programs for dislocated workers. Check with your local Unemployment Office for more information on these programs. The Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act (WIOA) has a specific program for youth up to the age of 22.
GI Bill® funding: LWT’s 120 hour classes and higher are approved by the VA to accept funding through the GI Bill® (including Chapter 31 VA Vocational Rehabilitation). Veterans may, in some situations, transfer their GI Bill® benefits to their Children or Spouse. For more information, go to www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/benefits.
Department of Defense Tuition Assistance Program (TA): If you are an active member in the military, you may be eligible for TA Program through the DoD. Prior to enrollment soldiers should talk with their Education Counselors. Army students can create an account to check eligibility status on www.goarmyed.com.
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation: operates under contract with most states. Check with your local Vocational Rehabilitation office for more information.
Motivational Educational Training, Inc. (MET, Inc.): MET offers employment and training assistance in a service area that includes 5 States-Texas, Louisiana, Minnesota, North Dakota and Wyoming. Eligible individuals must have been previously employed in agriculture. www.metinc.org.