Tennessee College of Applied Technology Financial Aid

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.

Financial Aid Available
Program Name Eligible Amount
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

Check mark Acquire a Federal Student Aid ID (FSA ID)

You can create an FSA ID at FSAID.ED.GOV

Check markComplete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at StudentAid.GOV

Check mark Apply to ChSCC and Declare a Major in a Technical Degree or Certificate Program.

Check mark 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 mark Check Your Application Status

Check the status of your financial aid application using your student self-service account


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