Some Tennessee High Schoolers No Longer Eligible For Tennessee Promise

Tn PromiseOne out of three students who applied for free community college through Tennessee Promise are no longer eligible because of a problem with their applications.
According to WPLN, a third of students did not complete the mandatory steps to get the scholarship.
Another 11 percent of students did not apply for federal aid, which is mandatory to get any scholarship.
The state had posted reminders online, in schools and on social media to remind students to complete the necessary steps.
Tennessee Promise allows every Tennessee high school graduate to receive two years of free community college.