Financial Aid for GED

Many students ask if there is financial aid for GED testing. There are a few possibilities.

#1. Some states offer free or subsidized GED® testing

  • New York 
  • Connecticut 
  • Maine 
  • West Virginia
  • Arkansas 
  • Maryland 
  • Washington DC 

#2. Free testing to first-time test-takers

  • Kentucky 
  • Ohio 
  • Texas 

You can check how it works in your state here.

#3. Help From Healthcare Insurance Providers

Some Healthcare Insurance Providers such as WellCare, Aetna Medicaid Health, and AmeriHealth Caritas include Free GED Testing for their members. 

#4. Dial 2-1-1

Available in all 50 states, 2-1-1 provides free and confidential information and referral to appropriate agencies and community organizations.   

Keep in mind that Onsego offers GED prep online classes; the actual GED® test is provided by the GED Testing Service through

Also, we have no contact with the organizations that offer financial aid; we just want to help you by providing publicly available information.

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