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TCAT Reconnect Scholarship

Application is the FAFSA

 The TCAT Reconnect scholarship is available to students with a FAFSA status of independent.  Students must enroll in a full-time program at a TN College of Applied Technology in order to be eligible.

  • Award amount varies based on amount of remaining tuition and mandatory fees after all other gift aid has first been applied
  • Scholarship is terminated after student earns a certificate OR diploma
  • Tennessee resident and U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Have a FAFSA dependency status of “independent”
  • Enroll in a certificate or diploma program at a Tennessee College of Applied Technology and maintain satisfactory academic progress and continuous enrollment
  • Available to students enrolled at a Tennessee College of Applied Technology who are TN residents for one (1) year prior to enrollment

Apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), available at Applications must be received by July 1 for the Summer trimester, November 1 for the Fall trimester, and March 1 for the Winter/Spring trimester. Early application is recommended 

For additional information, visit the Tennessee Reconnect website.