Chattanooga State Reminds High School Seniors to Apply for TN Promise

October 27, 2020 | Betty A. Proctor | Internal Press Release

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Tennessee Promise enables recent high school graduates with the opportunity to complete an associate degree, a technical diploma or certificate, or the first two years of a bachelor’s degree without tuition costs. Since its implementation, more than 88,000 students have benefited from Tennessee Promise.

Tennessee Promise provides two years tuition-free at a community or technical college in Tennessee, making its major objective to remove the financial cost of tuition while also providing a volunteer mentor. Class of 2021 high school seniors must apply for the Tennessee Promise Scholarship by the Monday, November 2, 2020 deadline at the online portal tn.gov/tnpromise.

Student enrollment personnel at Chattanooga State’s main campus and the instructional sites located in Dayton and Kimball, are ready to help if you need assistance.

To be eligible for Tennessee Promise, students must be a Tennessee resident for a year prior to enrollment and graduate from an eligible Tennessee high school or home school program or have a GED or HiSET diploma obtained prior to age 19.

As a last-dollar scholarship, Tennessee Promise covers mandatory tuition, maintenance, technology access and general access/program service fees that are not covered by the Pell Grant, HOPE scholarship, TSSAA, SEOG.

For more information about Tennessee Promise at Chattanooga State, visit chattanoogastate.edu/scholarships/tn-promise-scholarship or call the Financial Aid office at (423) 697-4402.