GEAR UP TN Claiborne County

“Working to promote a college going culture in our community.” 


Mark your calendar: our next FAFSA Frenzy date is November 21, 2017 at CHS.  If you’d like to make an appointment to get assistance in completing your FAFSA, please email  We’ll be making appointments the week of November 6 for those who are interested.  Thank you!



VMDAEC Education Scholarship Application form and guidelines for high school or home school seniors graduating in 2018  can be found at or   The student’s parents or legal guardian must be a member of Powell Valley Electric Cooperative.  Application deadline is February 9, 2018.



Future Tennessee Volunteers:  please visit this website and make note of the deadlines.  If you want to be considered for competitive scholarships, you should apply by November 1, 2017.


The Class of 2018 is required to complete the FAFSA application by January 16, 2018 to remain eligible for TN Promise.   The FAFSA application is available here    If the student, and/or parent(s) file taxes, a copy of the 2106 tax return will be needed to complete the FAFSA application.


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Project Director:   Dorothy Shuford

Site Coordinator:  Danna Smith