Tennessee Ned McWherter Scholars Program

  • Website Address
  • https://www.tn.gov/collegepays/article/ned-mcwhert...
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Address
  • 404 James Robertson Pkwy
  • Suite 1510
  • Nashville, TN 37243-0820
  • Application Deadline
  • February 15, 2018
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $24,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The State of Tennessee has created an Academic Scholars Program to be administered by the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) for qualified applicants to attend post-secondary institutions in Tennessee in pursuit of an associate or baccalaureate degree. The scholarship will be awarded to assist in the cost of required tuition, fees, equipment, textbooks, supplies, and if applicable, room and board at the institution.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be a resident of Tennessee
    -Must be a U.S. citizen
    -Be a full-time student at an eligible Tennessee college/university
    -Minimum 3.5 GPA
    -Minimum 29 ACT composite or concordant equivalent score on the SAT
    -Provide transcripts
    -Scholarship is renewable up to three years, students must be full-time and maintain at least a 3.2 remain eligible

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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