Tennessee Promise

Tennessee Promise

Remember, the community service requirement for Tennessee Promise students must be completed by December 1, 2015 for all students wanting to enroll for Spring 2016. Please review the community service information page (opens in a new window) for the more information.

Tenessee Promise Overview

The Tennessee Promise provides Tennessee high school graduates the opportunity to attend Southwest free of tuition and fees. Tennessee Promise is both a scholarship and mentoring program. 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 TSAA funds.

Student Requirements

Tennessee Promise


In order to participate in the program, students must meet several requirements and deadlines listed at http://tnpromise.gov/students.shtml.

For additional information, read the Tennessee Promise Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) [requires Adobe Reader] or watch Gov. Bill Haslam's "The Tennessee Promise" message posted on YouTube.

Fulfill Your Tennessee Promise at Southwest. For more information, contact Recruitment at 901-333-4399.