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Tuition assistance of up to $11,600 ($5,800 per year) at the schools, institutions, and entities governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents and the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees, as well as state certified apprenticeship programs. Tuition assistance benefits are available for a two-year period beginning when an employee is separated due to a reduction in force. GED classes are also available through the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development's Career Centers, and testing fees will be covered under the tuition assistance benefit. This program is NOT offered to the general public, but only as one of the benefits provided to State employees who are impacted by the Reduction in Force.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Tennessee
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Tennessee

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Contact Mr. Tim Phelps
Associate Executive Director, Grants and Scholarships
Tel: 615-253-7441
Fax: 615-741-6101 Address Parkway Towers, 404 James Robertson Parkway, Suite 1510
Nashville, TN 37243-0820