The TN Promise deadline for the 2016-17 is passed. It was 11:59 pm on November 1, 2016.
TN Promise students must have until January 17, 2017 to submit the FAFSA.
The FAFSA website is: https://fafsa.ed.gov.
The Tennessee Promise Program provides two years tuition-free education at a community college or technical school in Tennessee. Tennessee Promise is a last-dollar scholarship, meaning it will cover costs of tuition and mandatory fees not met from Pell, HOPE, or TSAA. As part of the program, students will be paired with a partnering organization and provided with a mentor who will support them during the college application process.
Where can you use Tennessee Promise?
Students can use Tennessee Promise at any of Tennessee's colleges of applied technology (TCATs), community colleges or any in-state independent or four-year public university offering an associate's degree.
To see a list of the 13 community colleges where you can use the TN Promise, click here.
To see a list of the 27 colleges of applied technology (TCATs) and their programs, click here.
What are some of the technology programs offered at the Clarksville and Dickson Technology Centers?
Admin Office Technology, Automotive Technology, Computer Information Technology, Cosmetology, Dental Assistant, Diesel Powered Equipment Technology, HVAC, Industrial Maintenance/Electricity, Machine Tool Technology, Mechatronics, Practical Nursing, Solar Photovoltaic Technician, Technology Foundations, and Welding/Pipefitting Technology. For details about these programs, click here.
What in-state, four-year universities offer associate degrees?
Austin Peay State University and Tennessee State University
What in-state, independent universities offer associate degrees?
Aquinas College, Bethel University, Bryan College, Carson-Newman University, Cumberland University, Johnson University, Lincoln Memorial, Martin Methodist, Southern Adventist University, Trevecca Nazarene University, Welch College, and Union University.
How can I make sure my credits transfer from a 2-year college to a 4-year college?
Any student that plans to transfer from a public Tennessee community college to a four-year Tennessee college or university needs to make sure he/she follows a Tennessee Transfer Pathway. Click here for more information on Tennessee Transfer Pathways.
For additional information about the Tennessee Promise Program and to apply, click here.