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Savannah Tech College awarded $250,000 grant

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Savannah Technical College was awarded $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Education Title III funds for Predominantly Black Institutions.

The grant is a part of a five-year formula funding cycle in which Savannah Tech is slated to receive a total of $1.25 million, according to a college news release.

Title III PBI formula funds are awarded to institutions that have at least 40 percent minority enrolled and at least 50 percent low-income or first-generation college students enrolled. This is the first time Savannah Technical College has received Title III formula funding.

The grant will be used to establish a learning community among students enrolled in Electrical Systems Technology, Historic Preservation and Restoration, Construction Technology, Drafting, Air Conditioning Technology and Electrical Utility Technology. 

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