FAFSA & TN PROMISE
TN Promise Information for 2020 GraduatesTennessee Promise offers two years of tuition-free communityor technical college to Tennessee high school graduates.Apply here!Fall TN Promise meeting: tnAchieves will record a brief, virtual informational session that students and parents can view at any time via computer, tablet or mobile device. The informational session will include an overview of TN Promise, eligibility requirements, FAFSA completion and student expectations for the upcoming year. The informational session link will be emailed to students and parents in the initial email, as well as available on our website, tnachieves.org. We strongly encourage students to view the virtual informational session to ensure they are aware of program requirements.Spring TN Promise meeting: tnAchieves will be facilitating the Class of 2021 spring TN Promise meeting virtually. Students who file the 2021-2022 FAFSA will receive a link to the virtual webinar in early March and will be required to view the webinar to its entirety by May 31, 2021. The webinar will be available to students to view at any time during this timeframe. Similar to the Class of 2020, students will be required to log in to our website using their personal information in order to access the webinar. The webinar will be accessible via phone, tablet or computer. It is mandatory that the student completes the webinar requirement for TN Promise eligibility. The webinar will focus on financial aid processes post-FAFSA completion, college enrollment, community service and other TN Promise eligibility requirements. tnAchieves will provide a link to the webinar via email and text to eligible students in March. The webinar will also be available on our website.
FAFSA Deadline EXTENDED!!!
Now due March 1, 2021
Need help with FAFSA?
Monday – Thursday: 8am – 7pm (CT)
Friday: 8am – 4pm (CT)
Saturday: 10am – 3pm (CT)
Monday, January 11: 6pm (CT)
Monday, January 25: 6pm (CT)
Wednesday, January 20:
4pm – 7pm (CT)Other Helpful Videos!Free Application for Federal Student AidUse this link to access the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) website. The FAFSA MUST be submitted in order to qualify for state lottery funds, as well as Pell grants and other federal student aid and loans. The FAFSA opens October 1, 2020. If applying for Tennessee Promise, the deadline for FAFSA completion is March 1, 2021.Gibbs High School will host a FAFSA Completion Workshops on TBD in the media center. Please bring the following items with you to the workshop:
Additional Information here!
- Student and Parent/Guardian(s) Social Security Number
- Student’s Driver’s License/Permit/State Issued ID Number
- Previous year's Tax Information for Student and Parent/Guardian(s)
- Records of Untaxed Income for Student and Parent/Guardian(s)
- Checking and Savings Account Balances, Investment Information, Business and Farm Assets for Student and Parent/Guardian(s)
- Student and Parent/Guardian(s)’ FSA ID Username/Password (creating your FSA ID prior to the event will help you save time at the workshop)