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Tennessee State Assistance Corporation (TSAC)

Tennessee Student Assistance Scholarships

Amount: Varies;
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Based on financial need;
Deadline: May 1.
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: HS Seniors, All Undergrads
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Tennessee
Other Comments: Funds are available to residents of Tennessee who are pursuing a post-secondary education at an accredited degree-granting institution. Students must be enrolled at least half time.
Contact: To apply fill out the Federal FAFSA form. You may obtain a copy of the application from your HS guidance counselor’s office, local library or via the online FAFSA website.
Website:
http://www.collegepaystn.com/mon_college/tsa_award.htm


Christa McAuliffe Scholarship Program

Amount: $1,000;
Awards per Year: Varies.
Deadline: April 1
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: College Seniors
Majors/Fields of Study: Education
Citizenship: United States
Residency: Tennessee
Other Comments:The scholarship is intended to assist and support Tennessee students who have demonstrated a commitment to a career in educating the youth of Tennessee.
Contact: Applications are available from TSAC.
Website:
http://www.collegepaystn.com/mon_college/mcauliffe_scholar.htm

Tennessee Dependent Children Scholarship

Amount: Tuition;
Awards per Year: Varies;
Deadline: July 15.
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: All High School Students, All Undergrads
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Tennessee
Parent Employment: Law Enforcement, Firefighters, Emergency Service Personnel
Other Comments: Scholarships are offered to Tennessee residents who are children of deceased or permanently and totally disabled police officers, firefighters, or emergency medical service technicians from Tennessee.
Contact: To apply fill out the Federal FAFSA form. You may obtain a copy of the application from your HS guidance counselor’s office, local library or via the online FAFSA website.
Website:
http://www.collegepaystn.com/mon_college/depend_child_scholar.htm

Tennessee Minority Teaching Fellowships

Amount: $5,000;
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Renewable;
Deadline: April 15.
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: HS Seniors, College Freshmen
Majors/Fields of Study: Education
GPA: 2.75
Ethnicity/Heritage: All Minorities
Residency: Tennessee
Student Attends School In: Tennessee
Other Comments: Those who receive the award incur an obligation to teach at some K-12 level in a Tennessee public school one year for each year the award is received.
Contact: Applications are available at high school guidance offices, financial aid offices, and TSAC. To be considered, TSAC must receive the completed application by the April 15 deadline.
Website:
http://www.collegepaystn.com/mon_college/minority_teach.htm


Tennessee Teaching Scholars Program

Amount: Up to $3,000;
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Renewable;
Deadline: April 15.
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: College Juniors and Seniors, College Graduate Students
Majors/Fields of Study: Education
GPA: 2.75
Residency: Tennessee
Other Comments: Applicants must be admitted to a state approved teaching program and pledge to teach at a Tennessee public school one year for every year that the loan was received. Awards are very competitive
Application Requirements: Application Form, Transcript, References/Recommendations
Contact: Applications are available at financial aid offices and TSAC.
Website:
http://www.collegepaystn.com/mon_college/tn_teach_sch.htm

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