2020 Tennessee State University Scholarships

Tennessee State University net price is at $10,493.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of Tennessee State University. Tennessee State University awards an average of $28,000.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, Tennessee State University students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of Nashville, then those costs could be even higher.

88% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $8,597.00. Furthermore, 74% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $5,142.00.

The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to Tennessee State University students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by Tennessee State University while others are open to Tennessee State University students, though not exclusive to Tennessee State University.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Tennessee State University students?

There are 6 scholarships totaling $51,444.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 6 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for Tennessee State University students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Tennessee State University scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include Tennessee State University study abroad scholarships, Tennessee State University transfer scholarships, and Tennessee State University merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for Tennessee State University study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward Tennessee State University study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.

What scholarships are available to Tennessee State University transfer students?

The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to Tennessee State University transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. Tennessee State University transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for Tennessee State University transfer scholarships.

Are these Tennessee State University scholarships limited by major?

You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.


Chapter 105 - Memphis - Les Segar Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Education Foundation

Applicant must be seeking an associate's degree or bachelor's degree in manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering, manufacturing technology, or a closely related field of study. First preference will be given to residents of Tennessee. Second preference will be given to applicants who are seeking their education from the University of Memphis. Third...

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- February 1 Apply Now

Tennessee HOPE Scholarship

Sponsor by Milligan College Location P.O. Box 500, Milligan College, TN

Applicant must be intending to enroll in a Tennessee postsecondary institution.

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$3,800.00 September 1 Apply Now

Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarship

Sponsor by Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology

Applicant must be a black U.S. citizen or permanent resident and plan to stay in the U.S. after graduation. Selection is based upon academic achievement, essay, recommendations, and financial need.

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$3,000.00 June 15 Apply Now

Dr. Richard Forrest & Ella Dudney Kelsey Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by East Tennessee Foundation Location 625 Market Street, Suite 1400, Knoxville, TN

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Collierville High school who plans to be enrolled full-time at an accredited Tennessee public, not-for-profit university or community college pursuing a career as an educator or health care professional. Financial need is required.

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Thurgood Marshall College Fund Scholarships

Sponsor by Thurgood Marshall College Fund Location 4801 Woodway Drive, Suite 300 E, Houston, TX

Applicant must be attending or planning to attend a TMCF member school and be able to demonstrate financial need and leadership ability. Minimum 3.0 GPA and recommendation by a school faculty or staff member are required.

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$40,000.00 May 1 Apply Now

Tennessee Student Assistance Award

Sponsor by Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation Location Suite 1510 Parkway Towers, Nashville, TN

Applicant must be a Tennessee resident and United States citizen who is an undergraduate student pursuing their first degree and who is enrolled at least half-time at an eligible Tennessee post-secondary institution. Financial need is determined by FAFSA.

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$4,644.00 March 1 Apply Now