The financial aid program at Roane State Community College is designed to aid students who would find it difficult or impossible to attend college without financial assistance. Roane State offers a comprehensive program of financial aid in the form of scholarships, work study, grants and loans. Major emphasis is placed upon financial need, academic achievement, character, and promise of future success. For assistance with your Financial Aid needs you may call toll free 1-866-GO2-RSCC ext. 4545 or 1-865-354-3000 ext. 4545.
The basis for determining financial need is the result of an analysis of the parents’ and/or student’s resources as provided by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students can access the form online at https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa. All campuses can assist families in filling out the application.
Eligibility for financial aid is based on financial need, availability of funds and ability to maintain satisfactory progress. To qualify for federal aid, a student must:
Roane State encourages students to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as early as possible. The FAFSA will be available on October 1 for the following aid year. Roane State has set the following priority dates for file completion:
Students applying after the priority dates listed above will be required to pay for the tuition and fees, and possibly be reimbursed if they qualify for financial aid assistance at a later date.
Class engagement will be monitored. If reported by instructor as not engaging in a course, a student may be billed. Class engagement will be verified before aid is disbursed.
Roane State Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity or national origin, sex, disability, age, status as protected veteran or any other class protected by Federal or State laws and regulation and by Tennessee board of Regents policies with respect to employment, programs, and activities. View full non-discrimination policy.