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CDL Financial Assistance Aid Grant

The CDL program financial assistance grant is available to Ohio residents enrolling in the CDL program.

The Washington County Career Center has joined with The Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) for a student aid program for any Ohio resident enrolling in the CDL Class A or CDL Class A +Hazmat training program.  This is a grant/forgivable loan program to assist Ohioan's who want to become commercial truck drivers and work for an Ohio-based company or be self-employed in the state of Ohio.

This grant-supported training is a 50% grant (the CDL program graduate does not have to pay back) and a 50% forgivable loan (if requirements are met in a predetermined time frame).

Student Eligibility Guidelines:

  • Must be an Ohio resident

  • Pass a DOT physical examination and drug test​​

  • Have no more than three moving violations in two consecutive years

  • ​Has not pleaded guilty or been convicted of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drug in the past 12 months.

  • Must attend a counseling session with financial aid upon entrance and exit from the CDL program

  • Does not have a current federal student loan in default

To Apply or Have Questions:

  • Please contact Wendy Ketelsen, Financial Aid/Student Services Coordinator, at 740-373-2766 ext. 2014 or email.