Financial Aid Forms

 

 General Forms


Budget Increase Form - This form can be used by students who have met the cost of attendance and have substantial financial reasons for requesting an increase to their cost of attendance.  NOTE: requesting a budget increase DOES NOT mean that there are additional funds available.  This form is only applicable to students who HAVE NOT been able to utilize all of their available aid due to reaching cost of attendance.

Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal (SAP) Form - (Fall 2021, Spring 2022) If your satisfactory academic progress was not meeting institutional requirements at the last measurement, you must complete this form and return with supporting documentation by the published deadline.


Loan Forms


Parent PLUS Loan Update Form (Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Summer 2021) - Direct Lending Parent PLUS Loan Request Update Form (Must be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid).

Special Graduate Form - please notice the change in this form and the requirements that must be met in order to receive financial aid as a special graduate.  Students who are classified as special graduates because they are pending test scores or other documentation to be fully admitted to a graduate program ARE NOT eligible for financial aid.  Courses listed on this form MUST be either for teacher certification on the graduate level or courses that are required for ENTRY into the program - not courses actually required for the program. 


Verification Forms


Verification and Missing Requirements

You may satisfy your outstanding verification requirements by logging into your "myTSU" account. You will need your "myTSU" username/password to complete and submit the online forms.   You may click the Help button below for the Online Form Tutorial.

Help  Verification Instructions:

1. Review your "myTSU" email for any communications from the Office of Financial Aid.

2. Log into your "myTSU" account, click on 'Banner Services' click the Financial Aid' tab, click 'Financial Aid Status', Select applicable Aid Year, Click "Unsatisfied Requirements." You must select each link for each requirement.

3. Students selected for Verification will have the required information listed as "Unsatisfied Requirements" on "myTSU."  You must complete each outstanding requirement.

Need an IRS Tax Transcript:

IRS Tax Transcript You can fax documentation to  (615) 963-7540 or email to finaid@tnstate.edu. Please include First name, Last name and TNumber on every page.



2021-2022 Verification Forms
Fall 2021, Spring 2022 and Summer 2022

Special Consideration Form - This form is to be completed only if a significant change in your family circumstances occurs. For example, loss of parent/student/spouse's income, separation or divorce of student/parents, death of parent/spouse. (Supporting documentation is required.)

Unusual Enrollment History Form  - This form will be completed by students who have been selected by the U.S. Department of Education as having an unusual enrollment pattern while receiving federal student aid.

Identity & Statement of Educational Purpose Form - If you have been selected for verification of Identity and Statement of Educational Purpose and are unable to appear in person, you must have this form completed by a notary.

Verification Relief (COVID) Form - If you have been selected for verification and you are experiencing difficulty in obtaining requested documentation due to COVID, please complete and submit form.


2020-2021 Verification Forms
Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021

Special Consideration Form - This form is to be completed only if a significant change in your family circumstances occurs. For example, loss of parent/student/spouse's income, separation or divorce of student/parents, death of parent/spouse. (Supporting documentation is required.)

Unusual Enrollment History Form  - This form will be completed by students who have been selected by the U.S. Department of Education as having an unusual enrollment pattern while receiving federal student aid.

Verification of Identity Form - If you have been selected for verification of identity and statement of educational purpose and are unable to appear in person, you must have this form completed by a notary.

Verification Relief (COVID) Form  - If you have been selected for verification and you are experiencing difficulty in obtaining requested documentation due to COVID, please complete and submit form.


Lottery Scholarship Forms

The HOPE Scholarship is established and funded from the net proceeds of the state lottery and awarded to entering freshmen who are enrolled at an eligible postsecondary institution within sixteen (16) months after graduating from a TN eligible high school.  Students must complete the FAFSA application, be a TN resident and meet the minimum high school GPA requirements and/or ACT/SAT requirements. Students must maintain continuing eligibility requirements after enrollment.

Statement of Understanding Form (Lottery Scholarship) - To help our students understand the basic rules of the Tennessee Educational Lottery Scholarship, we have developed a list of several important items that you will need to know. Please complete this form and return it the Office of Financial Aid.

TELS Consortium Form (Lottery Scholarship) - This form applies to TELS scholarship students who decides to enroll simultaneously at two eligible postsecondary institutions or during the summer semester at another eligible postsecondary institution.

TELS Repeat Course Form (Lottery Scholarship) - This form applies to TELS scholarship students who wish to utilize the one-time option to repeat one course for purposes of determining continued eligibility.