TN Promise Scholarship Applications Down 20 Percent, High School Seniors Urged to Apply by Nov. 2

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Nashville–As of October 13, TN Promise applications are down 20 percent across Tennessee. At this rate, more than 10,000 Tennessee high school seniors will not take advantage of this opportunity compared to seniors from the Class of 2020. With the November 2, 2020 deadline quickly approaching for the Class of 2021, tnAchieves urges students to apply today at High school seniors who fail to apply for TN Promise by the November 2 deadline will become permanently ineligible for the scholarship. As a last-dollar scholarship, TN Promise offers students the opportunity to access a post-secondary credential tuition and mandatory fee-free. TN Promise applicants will also have access to critical non-financial supports as part of the program, including a volunteer mentor from their local community. tnAchieves recognizes the challenges presented during this academic year and is here to provide support to students and their families as they navigate the college-going process. Students in need of application support can reach out to tnAchieves by emailing We encourage members of the community to assist students in applying for TN Promise. Although TN Promise is not every student’s first choice, it is a valuable option for all. “Now more than ever, communities must...