KNOXVILLE, Tenn — A little time can make a difference in a young person’s life.
The mission of tnAchieves is to increase higher education opportunities for Tennessee high school students by providing last-dollar scholarships with mentor guidance.
It partners with Tennessee Promise Scholarship program.
A mentor for tnAchieves serve as a trusted resource and source of encouragement for a group of five to 10 high school seniors as they transition to college.
They remind students of deadlines, ensure they are completing the steps for college enrollment and encourage them to reach their full potential.
The program will be online for 2021.
Mentoring takes about an hour a month but can be life changing for the students.
The deadline to apply is December 4.
After applying, you will complete a one-hour mentor training before February 2021. After training, you will receive your student assignment in February 2021.