SB 1433 grants any veteran not dishonorably discharged from the armed forces of the United States and within 2 years of being discharged be classified as an in-state student at a public university, state college or community college within the state of Tennessee. The student veteran must demonstrate by objective evidence intent to be a resident of this state within one-year of enrollment.
Tennessee National Guard Scholarship Program: Tennessee National Guard Association offers six (6) $1,500.00 scholarships in the following categories: one (1) each Army National Guard member; two (2) each current members or their dependents; two (2) each retired members or dependent of deceased members; one (1) each current members who participated in Operation Desert Shield or members of the family of a former member of an Operation Desert Shield unit.
Eligibility: National Guard service member.
Tennessee Air National Guard Tuition Assistance:
State tuition assistance available for Air National Guard members.
Eligibility: Air National Guard member.
Tennesse Higher Education Commission
Parkway Towers, Suite 1900
404 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243-0830
Sources: Student Veterans of America, American Legion