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Dual Enrollment Grant
               The Dual Enrollment Grant program is defined as a grant for study at an eligible postsecondary institution that is funded from net
               proceeds of the state lottery and awarded to students who are attending an eligible high school and who are also enrolled in
               college courses at eligible postsecondary institutions for which they will receive college credit.
               The Dual Enrollment Grant program is funded by the Tennessee Lottery and administered by the Tennessee Student Assistance
               Corporation. This program provides opportunities for students to begin working toward a college degree, while still pursuing a high
               school diploma.
               The award amounts at eligible two-year institutions and four-year institutions will be as follows:
            •   Up to $500 – Course #1

            •   Up to $500 – Course #2
            •   Up to $200 – Course #3
            •   No award – Course #4
            •   Up to $100 per credit hour – Course #5

            •   Up to $100 per credit hour – Course #6
            •   Up to $100 per credit hour – Course #7
            •   Up to $100 per credit hour – Course #8

              1.  DEG award amounts for courses 5-8 shall not exceed $600 per semester ($1,200 per year).
              2.  A student may receive funding for one (1) course per semester. To receive funding for one additional course per semester, the
                  student must meet the minimum HOPE Scholarship academic requirements at the time of dual enrollment.  For more details,
                  please see the Tennessee HOPE Scholarship eligibility requirements.
              3.  Students who receive the Dual Enrollment Grant amount for more than four (4) dual enrollment courses over

                  the junior and senior years will have the amount reduced from their Tennessee HOPE Scholarship on a dollar
                  for dollar basis during the Fall semester of their Freshman year.
              4.  College courses attempted and the number of years enrolled as dual enrolled students shall not count against the 120 semester

                  hours and five (5) years limitation for the Tennessee HOPE Scholarship program.
              5.  The Dual Enrollment Grant shall be used for lower division (courses numbered 100-200 or 1000-2000) postsecondary degree-
                  seeking courses.

                                              Northeast State Dual Enrollment
               Students in this program will complete all Northeast State admission requirements and program entrance requirements
               (with the exception of the high school diploma) prior to enrolling in college classes.

               Program Entrance Requirements
               1. Students must be enrolled in high school.
               2. Students must submit a Northeast State application for admission and provide a high school
               transcript and ACT or SAT scores.
               3. Students enrolling in general education courses (English composition, history, psychology, etc.) or in courses requiring
               English or reading as prerequisites must have an ACT sub-score of 18 in English and 19 reading.
               4. Students enrolling in selected math course(s) or courses requiring math as a prerequisite must have a minimum ACT
               sub-score of 19.
               5. Students completing the SAT must have a composite score of 920 with minimum scores of 460 math and 460 verbal.
               6.  Students who have not taken the ACT, SAT, or whose scores do not meet the required minimum schedule an
               ACCUPLACER exam here. Please choose the Northeast State UPDE location.
               7. Courses must be chosen by the student in consultation with the high school counselor or principal and the University
               Parallel Dual Enrollment administrators.
               8. Students may not enroll in more than 12-credit hours per semester without approval of
               Assistant Vice President of Multi-Campus Programs.
               9. Exceptions to the above criteria must be approved by the high school principal and the vice president for Academic
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