Students

Student Checklist

In order for you to participate in the program, you must meet several requirements and deadlines:

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NOV 1, 2016

Apply to the Tennessee Promise program. A local partnering organization will contact you to help you complete your requirements.

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JAN 17, 2017

File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on www.fafsa.gov.

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FALL /
SPRING

Attend first mandatory meeting coordinated by partnering organization. Find your meeting date by high school.

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SPRING

Attend second mandatory meeting coordinated by partnering organization.  Find your meeting date by high school.

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SPRING

Apply to a community or technical college.

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JUL 1, 2017

Complete and report your first 8 hours of community service.

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AUG 1, 2017

Complete FAFSA verification, if required by your institution.

Tennessee Promise offers two years of tuition-free community or technical college to Tennessee high school graduates beginning with the Class of 2015.

Students are paired with a partnering organization serving their home county and are provided with a mentor who will support them during the college application process.

High school seniors can find more info here to complete their Tennessee Promise.

Share Your TN Promise

If you are a high school senior or a volunteer mentor, print out this sign and take and post your “selfie” with #TNPromise and we’ll share on social media!

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