Education grants are government grants for students or teachers who are looking to complete or expand their level of education. The department of education in Tennessee has a budget of $8,494,429,687.00 a year in just elementary and secondary education. Students enrolled in Tennessee schools can look into education grants in addition to scholarships. In fact, students can look at education grants as scholarships government from their local government.

Of all the people in Tennessee, over 83.10% have high school diplomas, over 23.00% have post secondary degrees, and over 7.90 have at least 1 graduate school degree. Education expense in Tennessee is not cheap. Although there are student loans available, students should look into education grants first. Unlike loans, students do not have to pay back the amount they receive in grants.

Teachers in Tennessee need to constantly stay on top of new materials. Most teachers need to study part-time while teaching full-time at their regular day jobs in schools. The cost to study part-time can be expensive in Tennessee. For example, for elementary school teachers, with an average salary of $45,549.00, it can be hard for them to come up with the tuition fees to study part-time. Vice versa with Tennessee's secondary school teachers, who have an average salary of $45,549.00.

Applying for Education Grants

Whether if you are a college or graduate student, or a teacher or professor who is looking to pursue higher education, you can apply for Tennessee Education Grants by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Office of FAFSA in Tennessee ensures all eligible residents in Tennessee can benefit from federally funded financial aid for education.

To apply for education grants in Tennessee, contact Tennessee financial aid agencies, or

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in Tennessee are browsing from the following cities: Allardt, Sneedville, Vonore, Newport, Dickson, Stewart, Pleasant Shade, Pegram, Andersonville, Readyville

Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Opportunity
Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Tennessee NRCS General Conservation Agreements (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS TN GEN 22 NOFO0001174
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $100,000
Bat Diet Characterization at Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee (apply)

Funding Number: W9126G 22 2 SOI 1683
Agency: Department of Defense, Fort Worth District
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $223,000
Tennessee NRCS Urban Conservation Project (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS TN CTA 21 NOFO0001086
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $10,000
Conservation Agreements Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Announcement for Program Funding – TENNESSEE (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS TN MULTI 21 NOFO0001085
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $100,000
Head Start/Early Head Start Grantee -- Communities in the state of Tennessee (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2021 ACF OHS CH R04 1891
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $15,794,287
Conservation Agreements Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Announcement for Program Funding – TENNESSEE (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS TN MULTI 20 NOFO0001019
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $100,000
Tennessee NRCS Urban Conservation Project (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS TN CTA 20 NOFO0001020
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $9,000
Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants - Rutherford, Williamson, Cheatham, Robertson, Sumner, Trousdale, Wilson and Cannon Counties, Tennessee (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS HP R04 1797
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $1,096,511
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The City of Nashville, Tennessee (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R04 1667
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $13,952,753
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Rutherford, Williamson, Cheatham, Robertson, Sumner, Trousdale, Wilson and Cannon Counties, Tennessee (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R04 1682
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $9,508,515

 

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