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Scholarships/Financial Aid


to be eligible for any scholarships or financial aid, parents and students must complete the FAFSA Application  FAFSA RESOURCES

Videos:  Fafsa Walkthrough Videos

Application Deadline November 1
Application Information- TN Promise Senior Assignment Handout.pdf

Application and resources:
MANDATORY Webinar- View online through your TSAC account
FAFSA- Complete by February 1, 2022 at FAFSA.GOV
Apply to Community College or TCAT- Spring 2022
Complete and submit proof of 8 hours of Community Service- by July 1, 2022

UT Promise is an undergraduate scholarshp program that covers tuition and mandatory fees for qualifying TN residents attending UTK, UTC, UTMartin, UTMemphis, & UT Southern.

Application:  Click Here & at the UT school by Dec. 15
Must meet early application deadlines at participating schools.

Tennessee HOPE Scholarship awards about $4,000 each year of college to a Tennessee public university.
-Must graduate with 3.0+ GPA or a 21+ ACT.
-Must complete FAFSA to apply. 

Scholarship Search Resources:

Merit-Based College Scholarships  Begin your scholarship search with the colleges you want to attend by visiting their scholarships and financial aid web pages.  Many schools offer merit-based scholarships based on GPA/ACT combinations.

Institution Department Scholarships:  Once you apply to a certain college, many have department-based scholarships and otherscholarships unique to the college or univerisity.  Be sure to reach out to your admissions counselor about how to apply for these scholarships. 

Scholarship Search Engines-  There are many.  Be careful not to apply to Survey and No Essay or Quick type scholarships as the majority of these are collecting your information and not legitimate.  These can be found on just about every search engine for scholarships.  College Board and College 4TN are two of the more reliable websites.

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
Scholarships from local businesses and foundations.

Raiders Scholarship Page
Local scholarship postings are uploaded here as they become available