Federal Student Aid info

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FAFSA Information:

What is FAFSA?

FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The government uses this form to determine your eligibility for financial aid, which includes: scholarships, grants, work study, and loans. Many colleges use FAFSA to apply for the HOPE Scholarship. Don’t assume you make too much to get federal financial aid. You may qualify even if you don’t think you do. You won’t know unless you apply.

www.fafsa.ed.gov

FAFSA is FREE. You should not be charged any money to complete the form. 
Items You Need:

☐ Social Security numbers and driver’s license (you and your parents)


☐ Current bank statements


☐ Current mortgage and investment records


☐ Current W-2 forms (you and your parents)


☐ Current federal tax returns (you and your parents)


HOPE SCHOLARSHIP Information:

Georgia's HOPE Scholarship is available to Georgia residents who have demonstrated academic achievement at the high school and/or college level. The scholarship provides funds to address many of the costs associated with tuition, fees, and books for students who are pursuing an associate or bachelor's degree in Georgia's public and private colleges and universities.

Visit https://secure.gacollege411.org/ for more information.

Tennessee’s HOPE Scholarship is available to Tennessee residents who have demonstrated academic achievement at the high school and/or college level. The scholarship provides funds to address many of the costs associated with tuition, fees, and books for students who are pursuing an associate or bachelor's degree in Tennessee’s public and private colleges and universities. 

Visit http://www.tn.gov/collegepays/ for more information.

TN Promise Scholarship: 

Tennessee Promise is both a scholarship and mentoring program focused on increasing the number of students that attend college in our state. It provides students a last-dollar scholarship, meaning the scholarship will cover tuition and fees not covered by the Pell grant, the HOPE scholarship, or state student assistance funds. Students may use the scholarship at any of the state’s 13 community colleges, 27 colleges of applied technology, or other eligible institution offering an associate’s degree program.

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