Paying for College

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There are numerous ways to receive funding that can help you pay for college. Whether it is federal, state, institutional, or outside funding, we are here to help you navigate the process!  The first step is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  FAFSA workshops are offered throughout the year to assist you. Please check the academic calendar for the dates of these workshops or you can visit any DSCC One Stop for FAFSA assistance anytime. The Financial Aid Office is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. You can contact the Financial Aid Office at 731-286-3350 or


CARES Act Student Emergency Aid Funding FAQ's

Financial Aid Tips

DSCC School Code: 006835

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Be sure to turn all required documents in!

Financial Aid Forms
Request a Tax Transcript
Other Funding Options

Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) offers several needs-based ways of paying for college.

Veteran's Education Benefits (VA) provides educational opportunities for veterans and eligible persons. is a credible source for outside scholarships that could be used at DSCC.

Have your circumstances changed?

If your household or income has changed due to the COVID-19, you can complete a Special Circumstance Form where your financial aid eligibility would be reviewed.

How Much Does College Cost?

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Estimated Costs based on 2017-2018 Charges

TN Promise Covered Fees

TN Reconnect Covered Fees

Am I Eligible for Financial Aid?

Frequently Asked Questions

Available Financial Aid

Download the myStudentAid app from the Google Play or Apple App Store to any smart device. From the app, you can complete the FAFSA, store your FSA user ID and password, and track your student loans!

Am I Eligible for State Scholarships?

TN Promise is a state-funded scholarship that offers 2-years tuition free for student right out of high school.

TN Reconnect is a state-funded scholarship that offers 5-years tuition free for adult students.

Hope Scholarship (Lottery) is one of the state's lottery-funded scholarships. The Hope Scholarship is based solely on GPA/ACT scores.