Financial Aid

Fixed Tuition Guarantee

Nossi College’s Fixed Tuition Guarantee helps you plan your entire college budget, beginning your first day of class. Fixed Tuition is a financial policy enacted so you can maintain and control your budget without fear of a tuition hike. Once you enroll in a program at Nossi, tuition will NEVER increase for as long as you remain an active student.

Financial Assistance

Most students need some assistance when it comes to affording a quality college education. At Nossi, Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. Financial Aid programs include Federal Pell Grants, Direct Loan Programs, Social Security and United States Department of Veterans Affairs programs, Tennessee Student Assistant Awards and Federal Direct (Parent) PLUS loans. The college’s financial aid office is happy to assist you in applying for federal aid. Complete details can be obtained through this office during campus tours and appointments. Schedule your tour today!

If you are in the military and are interested in discovering what benefits the government provides for college, visit our Military Page to find Veteran Benefits, Federal Aid and Loans.

If you want to begin Financial Aid process on your own, please visit http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/. When prompted, enter Nossi College’s code: 017347.

This notifies our team and allows us to prepare for your future campus visit. We will also be able to better inform you of funds available for your education. If you get stuck in the process or have any questions, please click the Ask a Question button below or call us toll free at 888-986-2787 (ARTS).

Helpful resources: Student Aid, FAFSA Twitter, Federal Student Aid on Facebook, Federal Student Aid on YouTube, Storify – FAFSA, Federal Student Aid Office and Federal Student Cohort Default Rate.

Nossi College of Art Scholarships

We believe that no creative person should, for financial reasons, be left behind in the pursuit of a college degree. Therefore we offer in-state and out-of-state scholarship options for high school, transfer, adult, and Nossi alumni students.

Additional Scholarships Outside Nossi College of Art

High School:

Nossi Hope Scholarship – Did you earn a cumulative 3.0 GPA in high school? Did you score at least a 21 on your ACT? Did you qualify to receive the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship? Then you can apply for Nossi's HOPE Scholarship. Nossi HOPE rewards you for your hard work and academic honors! Download the Nossi Hope Scholarship rules & regulations.

KEES to Nossi Scholarship – Did you qualify for the Kentucky KEES due to your high academic honors? If so, then you can apply for the KEES to Nossi Scholarship. You earned a reward for good grades in Kentucky – keep your reward even if you want to come to college in Tennessee with the KEES to Nossi! Download the Kees to Nossi Scholarship rules & regulations.

The Nossi Promise – This scholarship is open to all Tennessee residents who are a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen, graduating from an eligible high school, and enrolling in college no later than the subsequent Fall semester following graduation (prior to your 19 birthday). The Nossi Promise scholarship cannot be combined with the Nossi Hope scholarship. Download The Nossi Promise Scholarship rules and regulations.

Strive For Success – Established for graduating High School seniors enrolling in Nossi College of Art who have special financial needs, this scholarship is designed to help. Want to pursue a college degree and wish to further your education at Nossi College of Art? Consider this needs-based scholarship. Download the rules & regulations.

Mahtaban Scholarship for High School Seniors – Established in memory of Ms. Nossi Vatandoost’s mother, Ms. Mahtaban, this scholarship is awarded to students enrolling in Nossi's Graphic Design Media or Commercial Illustration programs. Students must demonstrate an exceptional ability in artistic expression, creativity, and a promising future as a professional, commercial artist/designer. Download the Mahtaban Scholarship rules & regulations. Portfolios will be required to earn this scholarship.

The Presidential Scholarship for High School Seniors – This scholarship is for students enrolling in the bachelor's degree for Commercial Photography or Video & Film programs. Students must demonstrate an exceptional ability in photography or video & film and a promising future as a commercial digital photographer/videographer. Download the rules & regulations for the Presidential Scholarships. Portfolios will be required to earn this scholarship.

The Josephine Mandriota Culinary Scholarship - Established in the memory of Chef Anthony Madriota's grandmother, this scholarship is a tribute to her legacy that inspired Chef Anthony to pursue his passion for culinary arts. Designed for seniors enrolling in our Culinary Arts program who demonstrate exceptional ability in culinary skill, creativity, and a promising future in culinary arts. Download The Josephine Mandriota Culinary Scholarship.

Pro-Start Culinary Scholarship - The Nossi ProStart Scholarship is awarded to high school students who have completed the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) requirements within the ProStart curriculum. Download the Pro-Start Scholarship rules & regulations. 

The Governor’s Scholarship - Awarded to Alumni of the Governor’s School for the Arts. The scholarship recipient must be a first-time freshman, enroll within one (1) year after graduation, and have a 3.0+ GPA or 21+ ACT on their high school transcript. GSA students must provide documentation of completion at the time of application. Download the Governor's Scholarship rules & regulations. This award may not be combined with any other Nossi College of Art talent-based scholarships.

Nossi Scholastic Scholarship - Awarded to a high school senior who has shown exceptional creativity in the visual arts by being selected for a Silver Key, Gold Key, or America Vision Medalist by the Scholastic Art Awards. The student must provide documentation of the award at the time of application. Download the Nossi Scholastic Scholarship rules & regulations.

Alumni:

Alumni Scholarship – Nossi College of Art offers an Alumni Scholarship for Associate and Bachelor and degrees to any qualified Nossi graduate or their immediate family members including a spouse, children, parents, grandparents or siblings. The scholarship is awarded to students who are talented and meet or exceed the admissions requirements. Download the Alumni Scholarship rules and regulations.

Transfer and Adult:

Continuing Education Scholarship – If you’re an adult who started college after high school but never got around to finishing, this program is for you. We have flexible options for financing your education on your terms. Let us help you earn your creative degree at Nossi. Download the Continuing Education Scholarship rules and regulations.

Adult Education Scholarship – Our Adult Education Scholarship is for those adults who have never attended college but want to consider an exciting, creative new career path. We offer both need-based scholarships, as well as grants and aid to help with finances not otherwise covered. Download the Adult Education Scholarship rules and regulation.

Mahtaban for Transfer or Adult Students –Established in memory of Ms. Nossi Vatandoost’s mother, Ms. Mahtaban, this scholarship is for students enrolling in Nossi College’s Graphic Design Media, Commercial Illustration or Web & Interactive Design programs. Students must demonstrate an exceptional ability in artistic expression, creativity and a promising future as a professional, commercial artist or designer. Download the Mahtaban Scholarship rules and regulations. Portfolios will be required to earn this scholarship.

The Presidential Scholarship for Transfer or Adult Students This scholarship is for students enrolling in Nossi College’s bachelor’s degree in Commercial Photography or Video & Film programs. Students must demonstrate an exceptional ability in photography or video and film and a promising future as a commercial digital photographer or videographer. Download the rules and regulations for the Presidential Scholarship. Portfolios will be required to earn this scholarship. 


The Josephine Mandriota Culinary Scholarship
This scholarship was established in the memory of Chef Anthony Madriota's grandmother and is a tribute to her legacy that inspired Chef Anthony to pursue his passion in the culinary arts. Specifically for transfer or adult students demonstrating exceptional ability in culinary skill, creativity, and a promising future as a professional culinarian. This scholarship may be available for adult students within the United States or Internationally. Download The Josephine Mandriota Culinary Scholarship.

Culinary Arts Advisory Board Scholarship - Nossi College is proud to partner with distinguished organizations throughout Middle Tennessee. We want to offer the Culinary Arts Advisory Board Scholarship to their current employees wishing to pursue a culinary degree with Nossi College of Art. View Nossi's Culinary Arts Advisory Board to see if you qualify. Download this Culinary Arts Scholarship. 

Pro-Start Culinary Scholarship - The Nossi ProStart Scholarship is awarded to high school students who have completed the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) requirements within the ProStart curriculum. Download the Pro-Start Scholarship rules & regulations. 

Outside Scholarships

Outside scholarships can include but are certainly not limited to your high school, local businesses, national companies, a church group, charitable foundations/service organizations in your community, your current employer, and your parent's employer.

Find scholarships by searching on the Internet for organizations from your city and/or county:

  • Rotary Club
  • Elks Club
  • Lions Club
  • Kiwanis Club
  • Civitan Club

Also, search "Community Foundation of __ (your city and/or county)" and "college scholarships in __ (your city and/or county)."

Collegeboard and Fastweb are free sites for Outside Scholarships. Create an account and then narrow down your search criteria to discover scholarships geared towards your interests and/or demographics.

The U.S. Department of Labor also has a scholarship search site.

It is vital you know when a scholarship opens the application process and the deadline to apply. The main outside scholarship season could begin as early as November.

ALSO, Be cautious about who you give your info to when applying for scholarships!

See outside scholarships on Nossi's blog. 

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