Georgia Low-Interest Loan

The State of Georgia offers a low-interest loan program to assist students.  The Student Access Loan (SAL) is offered to technical college students in amounts up to $3,000 per academic year (if selected by the Georgia Student Finance Commission).

Criteria for the SAL include:

  • low-interest loan for students enrolled in a certificate, diploma or degree program
  • Must be a GA resident and/or military personnel or dependent
  • Monthly "Keep in Touch" payments required while in school and grace period
  • FAFSA required
  • Half-time enrollment is required (at least 6 credit hours)
  • Selected by the Georgia Student Finance Commission