UT Promise is an undergraduate scholarship program guaranteeing free tuition and mandatory fees for qualifying Tennessee residents attending UT’s campuses in Knoxville, Chattanooga, Pulaski, Martin and Memphis.

This innovative scholarship will cover a student’s last-dollar amount of tuition and mandatory fees after other financial aid is applied (such as Pell grants, HOPE Scholarship or other institutional scholarships) to students who qualify for HOPE and whose adjusted gross income is under $75,000 a year. UT Promise also guarantees a minimum $500 award per semester for qualifying students.

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To remain eligible for the UT Promise scholarship, all students attending a UT campus in fall 2024 must complete the FAFSA. The FAFSA completion deadline for UT Promise has been extended to August 1, 2024. Find resources on how to complete the FAFSA here. File your FAFSA at fafsa.gov.

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