Financial Funding From Organizations
American Indian Center Employment & Training Program: The center provides career training, job search and placement services to American Indian in Tennessee. For more information call Turia Enloe at 1-800-640-2056.
Bureau of Indian Affairs- Students who are members of an Indian tribe may be eligible for assistance from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). BIA benefits may vary depending upon the tribe. You should contact your tribal headquarters to determine your eligibility for BIA benefits.
Tennessee Opportunity Programs, Inc. (TOPS) - The mission of Tennessee Opportunity Programs is to empower migrant and seasonal farm workers and other disadvantaged Tennesseans to achieve economic self-sufficiency by providing services that address their individual needs. For information about these programs call 931-864-8515.
Veterans Administration- If you are an eligible veteran or the dependent of an eligible veteran, contact the regional Veterans Administration office that has records for you or your eligible parent. Educational benefits are usually paid directly to the recipient on a monthly basis. For more information on VA benefits call 1-888-GI-BILL-1 (1-888-442-4551) to speak with a Veterans Benefits Counselor or visit the web site at www.gibill.va.gov.
Vocational Rehabilitation- If you have a disability you may be able to receive funds to cover all or a portion of your educational expenses. Contact your local Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor at 865-594-6060.
Workforce Investment Act- Funds may be available to cover all or a portion of your educational expenses for qualified students. Contact your local Career Center for more information. Scott (423)-569-9352 / Morgan
(423) 346-3060/ Fentress UCHRA Office (931) 879-8040