WILDER-NAIFEH TECHNICAL SKILLS GRANT (FAFSA Application)

Award amount - $2,000 (no more than cost of attendance)

Wilder-Naifeh Technical Skills Grant Recipients Must:

  • Apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), available at www.fafsa.gov. Applications must be received by July 1 for the Summer trimester, November 1 for the Fall trimester, and May 1 for the Winter/Spring trimester.  Early application is recommended
  • Enroll in a certificate or diploma program at a Tennessee College of Applied Technology and maintain satisfactory academic progress and continuous enrollment
  • As of Fall 2015, prior Tennessee HOPE Scholarship recipients may qualify
  • Cannot be a prior recipient of the Wilder-Naifeh Technical Skills Grant
  • Available to all students enrolled at a Tennessee College of Applied Technology who are TN residents for one (1) year prior to enrollment

Termination Criteria:  Grant terminates after earning certificate or diploma

Under certain circumstances, Wilder-Naifeh Technical Skills Grant recipients who complete their diploma from a Tennessee College of Applied Technology consisting of at least nine hundred (900) clock hours may be eligible to receive a HOPE Scholarship by enrolling at an eligible two-year or four-year postsecondary institution within three years of completing a diploma.