Financial aid is money that is given, earned, or borrowed to help students pay for their education. It makes it possible for students to attend colleges that would otherwise be too expensive.
4 Categories of Financial aid:
- Work Study.
Grants and scholarships are considered free money. Click Here
COMPLETION OF THE FAFSA IS THE SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF THE FINANCIAL AID PROCESS
- All students AND their parents will need to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) as soon as possible after
October 1st at www.fafsa.ed.gov
- By completing and submitting the FAFSA, students will be considered for financial aid at the colleges they are accepted to as well as the federal and state government
- Both Student and parents need to create a FSA ID. Click Here for more information
Paying for College Webinar for Seniors
THEC/TSAC outreach will be hosting virtual presentations for high school senior families regarding financial aid and scholarship opportunities. The “Paying for College” webinar will cover HOPE Scholarship, TN Promise, basic FAFSA information, and more. Families must register for the webinar via the following link (https://www.tn.gov/thec/covid-19-campus-information/outreach-virtual-presentations.1.html) which will be offered four times a day, Monday – Thursday, from August 10 through September 3.
- TN Promise Checklist
F:\TN Promise Checklist.pdf
- TELS (HOPE Scholarship) Summary
F:\TELS Summary 2021.pdf
- Webinar registration instructions