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.
-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.