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Tennessee Promise Scholarship


Tennessee resident/U.S. citizen/eligible non-citizen/students who graduate from an eligible high School, home-school, or earn a GED/HISET (prior to 19th birthday) can receive an award at an eligible post-secondary 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 8 hours of community service prior to each term the award is received.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Tennessee
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Tennessee

How to Apply

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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