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Helping Heroes Grant


The Helping Heroes Grant is awarded to US veterans who were honorably discharged or who are a former or current member of a reserve or TN National Guard unit. To be eligible, the student must be awarded the following: Iraq Campaign Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal; or Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, on or after Sept. 11, 2001; and Other qualifying medals as authorized by Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation. The application processing deadlines are: September 1 (or the following business day) for fall enrollment, February 1 (or the following business day) for spring, or May 1 (or the following business day) for summer enrollment. Please mail your DD-214 or fax it to the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation. Please visit the scholarshipÔÇÖs website for more information about the eligibility requirements and the eligible institutions.

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  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Tennessee
  • Checkmark Must be in or a veteran of any U.S. Armed Service Checkmark Must be a dependent of the service(s) specified above

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