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LCCC receives grant to provide CDL training veteran scholarships

Lehigh Carbon Community College has received a grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration to provide training scholarships for veterans, spouses and children of veterans, including those in the National Guard and Reservists.

The funding will cover full tuition for CDL Class A licensing, which is a 172-hour course.

Weekday or weekend programs are available at LCCC’s main campus in Schnecksville.

Requirements include:

•Current driver’s license;

•Minimum 21 years of age;

•Must pass a DOT physical and drug test administered by an LCCC approved physician (tuition covers this visit);

•Must show proof of an acceptable motor vehicle record and provide criminal history records that will be reviewed at time of interview/CDL tour;

•Military persons must show proof of military service including DD-214 or 215, DD-256 or NGB Form 22; and

•Family members must show proof of relationship to military service member, such as birth certificate or marriage license.

There are a limited number of full tuition scholarships available, and training must be completed by Sept. 30, 2021.

For more information about LCCC’s CDL program, visit www.lccc.edu/cdl.

For additional information about this veteran scholarship, contact CDL Admissions Representative Jack Bruer at 610-799-1704 or jbruer@lccc.edu or LCCC Workforce Coordinator Julie Trumbauer at 610-799-1942 or jtrumbauer@lccc.edu.