Tennessee HOPE Foster Child Tuition Grant

Application Information

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Amount Awarded

$2763
awarded

Application Deadline

February 01
Thursday

Awarded By

Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation

Award Amount

The award covers the cost of attendance at an eligible public postsecondary institution. For students attending an eligible four-year or two-year independent postsecondary institution the award amount may not exceed the statewide average tuition and mandatory fees for a public four-year or two-year postsecondary institution. Awards are renewable for up to six additional years provided the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.

Recipients

Varies, all eligible students will be considered.

Additional Information

The Tennessee HOPE Foster Child Tuition Grant is a state program, administered through the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation, established to provide need-based aid to Tennessee residents who were custody of the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services who are planning to attend an eligible public college, university, or private college in Tennessee. The award is based on the financial need and merit. Student must meet the high school requirements for the Tennessee HOPE scholarship or the Tennessee HOPE Access grant to be eligible for this award. Students should contact the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) for additional information about the HOPE scholarship and the HOPE Access program. For purposes of this award, an eligible foster child is defined as one who was in the custody of the Tennessee Department of Children's Services for: at least one year after reaching 14 years of age; at least one year after reaching 14 years of age and placed for adoption by the Department of Children's Services or one of its adoption contract agencies and the adoption was finalized; or at least one year and placed in permanent guardianship by the Department of Children's Services after reaching 14 years of age.

Deadline Info

Additional information about this award is available from the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) College Pays website. To apply, students must complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Fed ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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