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Tennessee Promise offers two years of tuition-free community or technical college to recent graduates of Tennessee high schools.

Three Simple Steps to get the
Tennessee Promise Scholarship


 1. Apply

By November 1, 2016:
1st -- Create a TSAC Student Portal account
2nd -- Log into your TSAC Student portal account to complete your TN Promise application
What students will need in hand: 
   1.  Their Social Security Number
   2.  Their date of birth
   3.  Student email address 

 2. Complete

 In Fall/Spring/Summer of 12th grade:
  • 2017-18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.ed.gov by January 17, 2017
  • Two mandatory partnering organization meetings
  • Application to community or technical college
  • Eight hours of community service completed and reported by July 1, 2017
  • If selected for FAFSA verification, provide documentation to your institution by August 1, 2017

 3. Enroll

 By Fall after 12th grade:
  • Enroll in a community or technical college 

NEW this year -- FAFSA opens October 1
Get Ready to File!

Click the TN-FAFSA FRENZY logo below to learn what you need to complete the 2017-18 FAFSA. 
 A step-by-step guide to FAFSA filing can be found by CLICKING HERE.