The priority deadline date for campus based aid is April 1st of each year. If you change your enrollment status within the first 14 days of classes, your financial aid will be adjusted accordingly and you may possibly be billed.
State grant funds are available to students who meet their State's eligibility criteria and any published application deadline dates.
The Tennessee Student Assistance Award Program (TSAA) was established to provide non-repayable financial assistance to financially-needy undergraduate students who are residents of Tennessee. Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment, at least half time, at a public or an eligible non-public postsecondary institution in Tennessee. Funds are awarded on a first come, first-served basis. The TSAA is a state-funded grant program and includes funds from the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation and the federal LEAP/SLEAP program.
The Helping Heroes Grant is awarded on a first-come, first served basis. In order to be eligible, the student must be an honorably discharged veteran who had formally served in the armed forces in the United States, or a former or current member of a reserve or Tennessee National Guard unit who was called into active military service of the United States. If you are eligible to apply, do not wait! A limited number of participants will receive $1000 per semester (full-time) or $500 per semester (part-time) for up to eight semesters.
Award amount - $2,750 for 4-year institutions (and 2-year schools offering on-campus housing); $1,750 for 2-year institutions
A foster child is defined as one who was in the custody of the Tennessee Department of Children's Services:
The receipt of a Tennessee HOPE Foster Child Tuition Grant is contingent upon the following:
The Dual Enrollment Grant program is defined as a grant for study at an eligible postsecondary institution that is funded from net proceeds of the state lottery and awarded to students who are attending high school and who are also enrolled in college courses at eligible postsecondary institutions for which they will receive college credit.
The Dual Enrollment Grant program is funded by the Tennessee Lottery and administered by the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation. This program provides opportunities for students to begin working toward a college degree, while still pursuing a high school diploma, and encourages post-secondary education and the acceleration of post-secondary attainment.