Tennessee Career Center

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Another program to help pay for training is TNReconnect.gov. 

Tennessee Reconnect provides a last-dollar scholarship for adults to earn an associate degree or technical certificate without having to pay tuition or mandatory fees.

To apply, Tennessee residents should complete the application at TNReconnect.gov, apply to a local community college or eligible institution, file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid, and enroll in a degree or certificate program at least part-time. 

To be eligible, people must have lived in Tennessee at least one year, not already hold an associate or bachelor's degree, and be determined as an independent student on the FAFSA.

The American Job Center offers scholarships to qualifying applicants to help cover what Reconnect does not (including travel)!

For more information about your options for further education or training, contact a Career Advisor at an American Job Center location near you.