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Financial Aid Terms and Conditions

This information is provided as a guide and is subject to change without notice to comply with federal, state, and institutional policies. [Read more ... ]

What kinds of federal grants are available?

The U.S. Department of Education offers a variety of federal grants to students. [Read more ... ]

Apply for Federal Financial Aid

Read all of the information carefully to avoid delays in processing your financial aid. [Read more ... ]


If selected for verification, the student must complete a Verification Worksheet, submit copies of the parent(s)/student/spouse Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Federal Tax Transcript and copies of all W-2s from employers, and any other untaxed income documentation to Southwest. [Read more ... ]

Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy

Southwest Tennessee Community College students receiving federal financial aid are required to meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards according to federal and state laws and regulations. [Read more (PDF) ... ] (Size: 26 MB) requires Adobe Reader

Financial Aid Priority Deadlines

Students must submit all documents by the priority deadline date in order to guarantee that their files will be processed and awarded for the following semester. [Read more ... ]


Financial Aid plays a central and essential role in supporting postsecondary education by providing money for college to eligible students and families. [View videos ... ]

Director of Financial Aid

LeChelle Davenport

Hello, welcome to the Financial Aid Office. We are here to assist students with the process of applying for financial aid. No appointments are necessary. Students are assisted in the office on a walk-in basis or may call 901-333-5960 to speak with a financial aid representative.
Email Me: LeChelle Davenport