All students must complete a FAFSA to apply for the Wilder-Naifeh Technical Skills Grant, Pell Grant. No High School Diploma or GED required for most programs; however, a regular HS/GED/HiSet Diploma is required for Federal Financial Aid. No minimum GPA. View the general Financial Aid FAQs section for further details.
|Wilder-Naifeh Technical Skills Grant||Yes||$667.00 (per term)|
|Federal Pell Grant||Yes||Determined by Income|
|Federal Student Loan||Yes||Determined by Income|
|Chattanooga State Foundation Scholarship||Yes||Awarded by Committee|
Steps to Apply for Financial Aid (TCAT)
Chattanooga State Code: 003998
Acquire a Federal Student Aid ID (FSA ID)
You can create an FSA ID at FSAID.ED.GOV
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at StudentAid.GOV
Apply to ChSCC and Declare a Major in a Technical Degree or Certificate Program.
Verify Information on Your Student Aid Report (SAR)
The results of your FAFSA are reported to you in the form of a Student Aid Report (SAR) approximately 1-4 weeks after submitting your FAFSA.
Check Your Application Status
Check the status of your financial aid application using your student self-service account