Tennessee Scholarships

The state of Tennessee offers scholarship programs, including Tennessee HOPE Scholarships, through the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship Program:

  • Tennessee HOPE Scholarships
  • General Assembly Merit Scholarships
  • Aspire Awards
  • Tennessee HOPE Scholarships for Non-Traditional Students

Tennessee Promise is a last dollar scholarship and mentoring program designed to provide an opportunity for Tennessee high school graduates to receive up to $3,000 annually for community college tuition. Registration for this program opens in the summer. To qualify, students must attend two mandatory meetings, fill out the FAFSA application and perform eight hours of community service each semester.   

Learn about other scholarships available from the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) at College Pays.

Scholarship Opportunities by College

Tennessee's Community Colleges also offer individual scholarships that vary from school to school.