If you have been a resident of Tennessee for one year by May 1 of the year you are entering college, graduated from a Tennessee High School program and filed a FAFSA, you may be eligible for the Tennessee Lottery Scholarship, a Tennessee State Grant or other state issued Scholarship.

TN HOPE Lottery Scholarship

The Tennessee HOPE Education Lottery program awards scholarships to all Tennessee high school students who meet certain academic requirements upon graduation and plan on attending an eligible Tennessee university or college.

Tennessee Student Assistance Award

In addition to the HOPE Scholarship, the State of Tennessee grants Student Assistance Awards to students with exceptionally high financial need according to their FAFSA information.

Funding for the Tennessee Student Assistance Awards is limited and is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Maryville College recommends that you file your FAFSA no later than January 17th for consideration of this award.

Other TN State Programs

The State of Tennessee offers a additional aid to Tennessee high school graduates.  You can find out more about these programs, their requirements and how to apply at the Tennessee State Assistance Corp website.