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Tennessee HOPE Scholarship

Offered by Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Sep 6, 2023
Multiple awards worth up to

$2,850

Grade level

High School Seniors & College Students

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

February 2025

Scholarship Overview

Discover the Tennessee HOPE Scholarship, an incredible opportunity for recent high school graduates in Tennessee. This scholarship is exclusively for Tennessee residents who enroll in an eligible Tennessee postsecondary institution within 16 months of graduation. Tennessee residents who enrolled in an out-of-state institution after high school are also eligible if they transfer to an eligible Tennessee postsecondary institution. The HOPE Scholarship program awards courses leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree program. Don’t miss out on this chance to receive financial assistance for your education. Submit your application by September 1st for the fall semester or February 1st for the spring and summer semesters. Keep reading for more information!

About Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation

The Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) was created by the Tennessee General Assembly in 1974 as a non-profit corporation with the merging of the Tennessee Educational Loan Corporation and the Tennessee Tuition Grant Program. TSAC administers over 20 different state student financial aid programs, including the HOPE scholarship, Tennessee Promise, Tennessee Reconnect, Tennessee Student Assistance Award, and the Dual Enrollment grant. To increase awareness and participation in the financial aid programs, the agency conducts financial aid outreach and training to students and staff at every high school and postsecondary institution in the state.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

High School Seniors & College Students

Minimum GPA

3.0

Other Category

Low Income

State

Tennessee

Application information

Applicants need to submit a completed FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form.

No essay

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

This scholarship is designated for full-time enrollment status only.

Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

Yes, this scholarship is restricted for use at two-year and four-year colleges.

When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

The Tennessee HOPE Scholarship winner will be announced: Biannual.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes, the Tennessee HOPE Scholarship is renewable.

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