Jul 16, 2024  
2020-2021 CATALOG 

Wilder-Naifeh Technical Skills Grant

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The Wilder-Naifeh Technical Skills Grant

It’s $2,000 per year to earn valuable job skills at
Chattanooga State’s Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT)

Adults of any age and recent high school grads can qualify!

  • Study any of the many technical career programs offered at Chattanooga State’s Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT)
  • Enroll full- or part-time (Some evening programs available.)
  • No high school diploma or GED required for most programs
  • No minimum GPA or GED score required
  • Be a TN resident for one year

These excellent programs will have you career-ready in as little as one year!

Air Conditioning/Refrigeration

Automotive Technology
Collision Repair
Commercial Truck Driving *** †
Computer Operations Technology
Cosmetology * (high school diploma or GED required)
Cosmetology Instructor * (not eligible for financial aid)
Diesel Equipment Mechanics

Industrial Electricity
Industrial Electronics
Industrial Maintenance Technician
Landscape & Turf Management
Machine Tool Technology
Massage Therapy (HS Diploma or GED Required)

Medical Assistant (HS Diploma or GED required)
Motorcycle & Marine Service Technology
Practical Nursing (HS Diploma or GED required)
Surgical Technology (HS Diploma or GED required)
Welding ***


All of the Wilder-Naifeh Grant programs are available at Chattanooga State’s Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) at the Amnicola Campus. In addition select programs are offered at these locations:

*Kimball Campus, ***Dayton Campus, +Hixson

Telephone today to learn about the simple application process.

(423) 697-4781 or (423) 697-3283

Fees to attend the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Division are among the lowest charged by any college in the state, and out-of-state students do not pay additional fees.