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TN Promise

Seniors may apply for the Tennessee Promise scholarship, which will provide two years of tuition-free attendance at a community or technical college in Tennessee.

  • Offers 2 years of tuition free community or technical college to high school graduates beginning with the Class of 2015.
  • No GPA, ACT or income requirements
  • Complete 8 hours of community service
  • Students must apply online at by November 1.
  • Attend mandatory meetings at local high school
  • Complete FAFSA by March 1 (verify the date at for deadlines each year)
  • Apply for community college or Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) by spring.
  • Once in the program, students must maintain a 2.0, complete 8 hours of community service before the start of each term enrolled and file the FAFSA by February 1 each year.