There are many types of aid that can help you pay for college tuition, fees, books, internet access, computers, and more. Most are not required to be paid back. Scholarships and grants are free money, although some are based on income.
State programs like TN Promise, TN Reconnect, and HOPE include eligibility requirements such as GPA and community service activities.
Federal programs like the Pell Grant are based on income and family financial circumstances.
Students applying for state and federal aid begin the process by: