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What is FAFSA?
What is FAFSA? Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  FAFSA 4caster-Begin exploring financial aid options and get a jump on the process.  Visit this federal site now. This is the form the federal government uses to determine your eligibility for aid.
Types of aid:· Grants· Scholarships· Work-study· Loans
Completing the FAFSA on the web- Tips for completing FAFSA on the web:
1. Get your PIN number.  Your pin number becomes your electronic signature- 
2. Use the pre-application worksheet to insure you have all the necessary documents on hand. 
3. Know the school codes for colleges or technical school you are applying for. 
THE FAFSA IS THE APPLICATION FOR THE TENNESSEE EDUCATIONAL LOTTERY SCHOLARSHIP. Check out this powerpoint from Federal Publications website with tips and tools you can use to search for financial aid.  GO

Direct links to local college Financial Aid Sites: Carson-Newman College
East Tennessee State University

Lincoln Memorial University

Middle Tennessee State University

Tusculum College

University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Tennessee Technological University

College and University Financial Aid Websites
Carson-Newman College

East Tennessee State University

Walters State Community College

Lincoln Memorial University

Tennessee Technological University

University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Tusculum College

Tennessee Technology Center

Milligan College

Roan State Community College

King College

Nashville Auto-Diesel College

South College

Johnson University

Tennessee School of Beauty

Close Range Schools
Carson-Newman College

Hiwassee College

Johnson Bible College

Knoxville College

Maryville College

South College

Tusculum College

Berea College

Covenant College

Cumberland College

Union College

Appalachian State University

Lees-McRae College

Mars Hill College

McDowell Technical Community College

Montreat College

Warren Wilson College

Bryan College

Cleveland State Community College

King College

Lee University

Lincoln Memorial University

Milligan College

Roane State Community College

Southern Adventist University

Tennessee Temple University

Tennessee Wesleyan College

Emory and Henry College

Virginia Intermont College

TN.Gov Education Resources
Career Resources, Diploma Requirements, Financial Aid Info, etc

Selective Service
Selective Service
If you are a man between the ages of 18-25 and living in the U.S you must register with Selective Service. It is the law. According to law, a man must register within 30 days after the 18th birthday.

Suggested Scholarship Searches
See 360-dregree views of hundreds of different schools all in one eye-popping website. Sign up for Edadvisor Email Reminder service to recieve helpful financial information about financial aid deadlines. Includes a free national scholarship search and chance to win a $1,000 scholarship

Financial Aid Homepage
Guides you through the financial aid process. You can also do free scholarship searches and find information on career planning.

Mapping Your Future

Guides you through the financial aid process plus assists students with choosing a school and planning a career.

Molis-Minority Online Information System
Excellent resource to research minority scholarships and schools.

EdSouth Financial
Learn the basics of financial aid and loans, utilize our repayment calculator, do a free online scholarship search, explore careers and visit college websites.

Register online for scholarships to find you. A vast array of searches are available.

Scholarship Search Engine
Register online for scholarships to find you. A vast array of searches are available.

College Board

Wired Scholar


Student Aid

Financial Aid Tips

Tn Scholar Dollars

Scholarship Experts

Next Step Magazine

Scholarship Workshop

Making A Difference

Adventures in Education

Campus Life College Guide

College Money Unlimited

NCAA Links

NCAA Eligibility Center
A resource for regulations and requirements for athletic scholarships and participation

NCAA Clearinghouse

Career Information and Selection
Tennessee Career Information Delivery System (TCIDS)
State-supported website for both college and career searches.

Kiersey Test
A personality test that will help you determine what kind of careers would be the best for you.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Detailed career descriptions are available on this site. An excellent tool for anyone trying to decide on a career path.

America's Career Info Net
America's Career InfoNet is a resource for making informed career decisions to support a demand-driven workforce investment system.

University of Manitoba
Information on a variety of occupations plus a "What can I do with a major in...?" section.

Kuder Career Assessment
Use the results of your interests, skills, and work values assessments to plan for your education or occupation. These assessments provide immediate online reports and offer proven reliability and validity.

College and Career resource. Supported by the State. You can find financial aid and college planning resources. The resource is FREE!


Offers valuable information about the ACT test as well as online registration. Sample questions are given to help you prepare for the ACT.

tnAchieves Scholarship Program *NEW THIS YEAR*
tnachieves provides an opportunity for Tennessee public high school graduates from the Class of 2012 to receive up to $3,000 annually for community college tuition.

Niswonger i3 grant offers FREE Online Learning Opportunity
Niswonger Learning Center
This resource is free and available to Hamblen County. We hope to promote rigorous courses and help students maximize their learning capabilities by offering classes that may not be available to them at their home school.

WIA Youth Development Program
Director/Case Manager: Kelly Reed

Kelly Reed is the new director/case manager for Hamblen County.

Her contact information is:


Phone: 423-318-6933

Fax: 423-587-4509