Summer Programs 

TN Promise has two different programs held in the summer. Both programs will help prepare students for college, both academically and socially. Both programs are free for the student! Detailed information as well as the application can be found by clicking on an option below. 


The Summer Bridge Program is a free three-week program offered at all 13 community colleges designed to help incoming students start on a more college-ready level. Each day, students receive reading, writing and math instruction and attend a college success Lunch & Learn, where lunch will be provided. On the last day of the program, students have a chance to test out of learning support courses at the college they plan to attend. The application to apply for the Summer Bridge Program has now closed.


In partnership with Southwest Tennessee Community College (SWTCC), tnAchieves is offering Class of 2018 seniors the opportunity to participate in the Summer Institute at the Whitehaven Campus. The Institute is a 10-week program where scholars will receive up to 9 hours of college credit for free. For more information, please click here. The application to apply for the Summer Institute has now closed.