Forget about the financial pressure and enjoy tremendous benefits as Tennessee Higher Education and Students Assistance Corporation is accepting applications for the Tennessee Reconnect Grant. If you are a Tennessee resident for one year, then feel lucky. Students who are enrolled in a federal Title IV eligible curriculum of courses leading to a certificate or associate degree and previously not earned an associate degree or baccalaureate degree are eligible to apply. Applicants should be enrolled part-time in an eligible institution and program of study.
This program is initiated to contribute to the growth of Tennessee. The corporation knows; to enhance the growth of Tennessee, young residents should be provided all the necessary financial assistance. This program provides all the support to the students to grow in their academic years; it reduces the financial burden on the deserving applicants and helps them to grow rapidly in their fields of study. All the deserving students who are keen on their career goals are provided help with different programs.
TSAC was created by the Tennessee General assembly in 1974 as a non-profit corporation with the merging of the Tennessee Educational Loan Corporation and the Tennessee Tuition Grant Program. The TN Higher Education Commission and Student Assistance Corporation are keen on supporting the locals in the state. The corporation is keeping its words by initiating various programs like TN Hope Scholarship, TN promise, and more; these programs help the students to complete the desired education with the necessary support. The corporation’s top priority is to enhance the growth of the state as well as the residents.
|Organization||TN Student Assistance Corporation|
|Educational Level||University students|
|Number of Awards||Undefined|
|Nationality||Domestic and International|
Who May Be Eligible?
Here are the eligibility requirements set by the corporation for this program:
- Candidate should be a Tennessee resident for one year prior to the date of application.
- Applicant should be enrolled in a federal Title IV eligible curriculum of courses leading to a certificate or associate degree.
- Students should not have previously earned an associate degree or baccalaureate degree.
- The fellow should enroll in and attend at least six hours at an eligible institution.
How to Apply
To apply for this program, students should fill first the FAFSA before the deadline. Students should fill the application form before the deadline. Applicants should first register, and if they already have an account, they should sign in using their credentials. All the necessary information should be provided through this application form. Students should make sure the information they provided is valid.
- Program application form
- Materials to certify their eligibility
Award amount varies based on the amount of remaining tuition and mandatory fees after all other gift aid has first been applied. This program provides financial assistance to the student to help them complete their education without any worries.
The last date to complete FAFSA is September 1 and Feb 1.