Pioneer Finish

Pioneer Finish

Tusculum now has an exciting opportunity available for our online undergraduate students!

Tennessee residents: Do you qualify for full Pell Grant and did you complete your FAFSA early? If so, you may qualify for receive up to 12 credit hours during the fall and spring semester tuition free.


Structured for the busy working adult, Pioneer Finish allows online students the chance to pursue their degree for little to no cost. Tusculum is pleased to present this unique financial opportunity to our hard-working and dedicated adult learners and help them achieve their academic goals.


Pioneer Finish is ideal for students at any stage of life and education. It is never too late to complete your degree, and Tusculum University is here to help you make it happen.
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TN Reconnect LogoTennessee Reconnect – The goal of Tennessee Reconnect is to help adult students achieve their associate degree at an affordable cost.
Pioneer Finish – The goal of Pioneer Finish is to help students who qualify for need-based grants utilize them to earn an associate or bachelor’s degree.

The first step to finding out if you qualify for Pioneer Finish is to complete your FAFSA! Then complete Tusculum’s free application!

For financial aid-related inquiries, please email or call 423-636-7377.

For more information, contact our Admission Office at or 423-636-7312.

Marla Nickles

Associate Director of Financial Aid