According to information from Cleveland State’s admissions office, an Adult Promise scholarship recipient must also have not been enrolled in college for the past three years or have earned an associate’s degree or higher.
It’s never too late to begin your college education, earn a certificate or finish your degree. Adult Learners . From your college: Your college’s financial aid office will be able to tell you if there are additional scholarships and grants available to you. Tennessee Promise was initiated to give all high school seniors access to two years free of community college and technical education. From the state: Qualifying Tennessee adults can receive aid to attend a TCAT, community college or university. Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announced during his State of the State address Monday that all adult residents will be able to attend the state's community colleges tuition- and fee-free. To be eligible to receive the UT Promise scholarship, students must have a family household income under $50,000 a year and qualify for the Tennessee HOPE scholarship (or Tennessee HOPE scholarship-nontraditional). Tennessee Promise Columbia State is proud to be a participating college for Tennessee Promise, a statewide program that allows graduating high school and home school seniors the opportunity to earn a degree or certificate from a community or technical college regardless of financial status. Tennessee is the first state in the nation to offer tuition-free community or technical college to adults. The Drive to 55 Alliance is helping lead the charge for Tennessee Reconnect through increased private-sector awareness, ownership and support for the long term … Last month we noted that Tennessee was looking to expand its efforts to offer tuition-free access to state community colleges to include adult students as well. (by Katie Lobosco, CNN Money) – Lawmakers approved legislation Wednesday that will expand the Tennessee Promise program that launched in 2014. Community Service.
High School seniors may apply for the Tennessee Promise scholarship, which will provide two (2) years of tuition-free starting in November of each year. Tennessee's efforts to make it easier to get a degree led former President Barack Obama to choose the state as the site for a speech about making community colleges tuition-free in early 2015.
It made tuition and fees free for recent high school graduates enrolled in a community college or technical school. Read the Paying for College: Financial Aid Information page for more details. UT Promise policy requires students to be receiving HOPE funds to receive UT Promise scholarship funds.