SCHOLARSHIPS & FINANCIAL AID

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FAFSA

https://fafsa.ed.gov/  Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Opens each year on October 1st.  Students/parents interested in the TN Hope Lottery Scholarship or any type of institutional financial aid should complete the FAFSA by early February of their student’s senior year.


TN EDUCATION LOTTERY PROGRAMS


Please visit the following websites for details.


Tennessee Hope Scholarship: http://tn.gov/collegepays/article/tennessee-hope-scholarship


General Assembly Merit Scholarship: http://tn.gov/collegepays/article/general-assembly-merit-scholarship


Aspire Award: http://tn.gov/collegepays/article/aspire-award


Tennessee Hope Access Grant: http://tn.gov/collegepays/article/tennessee-hope-access-grant1


Tennessee Student Assistance: http://tn.gov/collegepays/article/tennessee-student-assistance-award

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. The TSAA is a state-funded grant program and includes funds from the Tennessee Education Lottery.


Tennessee Promise Scholarship: http://tn.gov/collegepays/article/tennessee-promise-scholarship

Tennessee resident/U.S. citizen/eligible non-citizen/students who graduate from an eligible high School, homeschool, or earn a GED/HISET (prior to 19th birthday) can receive an award at an eligible postsecondary institution toward tuition and mandatory fees after all other gift aid has been first applied.  Students must attend mandatory meetings and participate in a mentoring program.  College students must attend full-time, continue to participate in the mentoring program, and perform community service prior to each term the award is received.  This scholarship program began in the 2015-16 academic year.


Additional scholarship and financial aid tools and websites are available on your Naviance account.