Summer Programs 

TN Promise has three different programs held in the summer. All three of which will help prepare students for college, both academically and socially. All programs are free for the student and detailed information 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. For more information, please click here.


The application for the CNA program has now closed.

tnAchieves and TN Promise are partnering with TCAT Knoxville to implement a free Summer CNA Program in an effort to better prepare incoming students, set expectations for being a successful TCAT student and grow TCAT exposure and enrollment. In addition, this program gives students the opportunity to earn their CNA certificate and better understand a career in healthcare. For more information, please click here.


The application to apply has now closed.

In partnership with Southwest Tennessee Community College (SWTCC), tnAchieves is offering Class of 2017 seniors the opportunity to participate in the Jenny and Randy Boyd Summer Scholars Institute at the Whitehaven Campus. The Institute is a 10-week program where scholars will receive up to 13 hours of college credit for free. For more information, please click here.