Tennessee Christa McAuliffe Scholarship

Award Amount
$500
Awards Available
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Deadline
April 1, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Tennessee General Assembly created this scholarship program to honor the memory of Christa McAuliffe, a high school teacher who lost her life in the space shuttle Challenger accident. The scholarship program was established to encourage promising Tennesseans who have a commitment to teaching and inspiring young minds to explore and achieve their highest potential. The scholarship is intended to assist and support a Tennessee resident who has demonstrated a commitment to a career in educating the youth of Tennessee.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be a rising college junior enrolled full-time in a teacher education program in an accredited Tennessee postsecondary institution
    -Have completed at least their first semester of their junior year
    -Have at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA
    -Have an ACT or SAT score that meets or exceeds the national norm
    -An application, in order to be considered complete, must be accompanied by an official college transcript and
    an official ACT/SAT score

    For more details and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 404 James Robertson Parkway
  • Suite 1510
  • Nashville, TN 37243-0820

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