Financial Aid and Tuition Options

Financial Aid and Tuition Options

TPTI students have several options for financing their career development training. For individuals interested in acquiring a loan, our guidance counselors can provide information about our low interest financing options we have available that suits your needs.

TPTI is fully committed to helping individuals in their pursuit of career success. Let us help you to find solutions that work best for you.

Unemployment BenefitsUnemployment Benefits
Government funding is available to qualified individuals under the stimulus package. If you are unemployed, underemployed, a dislocated worker or you have been laid off, you may be eligible.

Assistance and Benefits for Dislocated WorkersAssistance and Benefits for Dislocated Workers
If you are in the process of re-entering the workforce or you have recently lost your job, you may be eligible for federal or state government-subsidized training grant programs.

Military and Veteran BenefitsMilitary and Veteran Benefits
You can acquire new skills and credentials if you are entitled to receive educational benefits for military personnel. Two major funding programs can help you to qualify for Vocational Rehabilitation and the Post 9/11 GI Bill.

Personal FinancingPersonal Financing
TPTI has career consultants available to help you determine the most cost-effective and realistic approach to achieving your career training goals.

Tuition Assistance for Dislocated WorkersMilitary & VA Tuition
Tuition Assistance

Find out if you’re eligible for free training or financial assistance.

There are numerous programs to assist workers who have been laid off or who are experiencing wage and/or work hour cuts —TPTI offers helpful training programs to see that you meet state regulatory rules.

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA)

The federally-funded Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program provides assistance to workers experiencing adverse effects of foreign trade. TAA offers a variety of benefits and reemployment services to help you prepare if and obtain suitable employment. If you are eligible, you could could receive:

• Free technical training
• Job search and relocation allowances
• Trade readjustment allowances
• Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC)
• Other re-employment benefits

Do I Qualify for TAA Benefits?

If you have been laid off or your hours have been cut and/or wages reduced due to increased imports, then you may qualify for TAA services.

What Must I Do Next?

Contact your local Department of Labor office, or have one of our career consultants contact you.

Workforce Investment Act (WIA)

The government-sponsored Workforce Investment Act, or WIA, assists individuals who have been laid off or terminated, or who are scheduled to be laid off and need transition assistance to find or qualify for a new job.

Do I Qualify for WIA Benefits?

To qualify, you must be unemployed or about to become unemployed and one of the following must apply:
• Your unemployment is due to general declining economic conditions;
• Current economic conditions make it unlikely for you to return to your occupation or industry; or
• You lost your job because your employer is shifting production to or importing goods you previously manufactured from Canada or Mexico.

What are my Next Steps?

Have one of our career consultants contact you. He or she can provide you with accurate information and direct you to your local WIA office to determine your eligibility.

Military Benefits

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment

If you are a veteran with VA or Vocational Rehabilitation benefits, you may be able to use those for career development training.

The Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Program, authorized by Congress, helps veterans with service-connected disabilities and prepares your for suitable jobs. To qualify for the VR&E program, you must undergo a comprehensive evaluation by a VA Counselor, after which they will work with you to develop a rehabilitation plan.

Post 9/11 GI Bill

Veterans Affairs (VA) administers the Chapter 30 GI Bill for qualified veterans. You may contact the VA by calling 1-888-GI-BILL-1 (1-888-442-4551) or visit for more information.