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Career in a Year
Explore the available program areas below to discover the many opportunities for starting your Career in a Year.
Most Tennessee Students Go
to Our Colleges Tuition-Free
Tennessee Promise is a "last dollar" scholarship and mentoring program that covers the cost of tuition and mandatory fees.
Tennessee Reconnect is a "last dollar" scholarship designed to help busy adults achieve dreams of attaining a college degree or certificate.
The Tennessee HOPE Scholarship Program provides scholarship and grant assistance to recent high school graduates to our community colleges.
Wilder-Naifeh Technical Skills Grants provides most Tennesseans up to $2,000 a year for full-time enrollment to one of our technical colleges.
PELL, Military, and FEDERAL
Many scholarships and grants are available from the federal government, including need-based grants such as PELL and military-specific programs such as the GI Bill, the Fry Scholarship, the Spouse and Dependents Education Assistance (DEA), and the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) program.
Many of our colleges award local scholarships based upon need, academic performance, community service, and other criteria.