Completion Grant 

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Completion Grant Requirements 

1.    Completion Grant recipients must be eligible for the Tennessee Promise Scholarship  Program and from Decatur, Henderson, Lawrence, Perry or Unicoi County.

 

2.    Program Participants may receive up to One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) each semester for up to five (5) semesters at community colleges or universities, or Six Hundred Twenty-Five Dollars ($625.00) each trimester for up to eight (8) trimesters at the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology (TCAT).

 

3.    Completion Grant requests must fall into one of five (5) categories of financial hardship:

 

o    Food- Program Participants may receive up to One Hundred Fifty Dollars ($150.00) per request via grocery card. Ayers will determine the merchant or provider for each grocery card.

 

o    Housing- Program Participants may receive up to the maximum amount each termAyers will pay housing providers directly.

 

o    Transportation- Program Participants may receive One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) per request via gas card. Ayers will determine the merchant or provider for each gas card.

 

o    Books/Supplies- Program Participants may receive up to the maximum amount each term.  Ayers will pay the bookstore, merchant, or provider directly.

 

o    Class-Specific Fees- Program Participants may receive up to the maximum amount each term.  Ayers will pay the higher education institution directly.

 

4.    Program Participants must submit a Completion Grant application with a brief description and documentation supporting the request. Ayers will work with each recipient before and after funds have been dispersed.

 

5.      All grants are approved by the Ayers Foundation Director of Postsecondary Success.

 






PLEASE NOTE: The email address provided here will replace the personal email address we currently have on file for the student listed above. Upon submission of this form, all communication from The Ayers Foundation for this student will be sent to the email address provided here. 

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Please provide us with information about your request.  You may submit more than one Completion Grant application but can not go over $1000 for the semester or $625 for the trimester. Payment will depend on availability of funds.