Ned McWherter Scholars Program

🏆 Available:
💰 $6,000
⏳ 02/15

Last year this scholarship received 1,761 applicant(s). $1,450,155 was awarded to 511 applicant(s).

Scholarship Description

Award for Tennessee high school seniors with high academic ability. Must have minimum high school GPA of 3.5 and a score of 29 on the ACT or SAT equivalent. Must attend a college or university in Tennessee. Must be a Tennessee resident and U.S. citizen or permanent resident. For more information, visit web site

Eligibility Requirements

  • 3.5 Minimum GPA
  • For residents of the following states: Tennessee
  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Test scores required

How To Apply

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Donor: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation

Created by the Tennessee General Assembly in 1974 as a non-profit corporation with the merging of the Tennessee Educational Loan Corporation and the Tennessee Tuition Grant Program, the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) administers over 20 different state student financial aid programs, including the HOPE scholarship, Tennessee Promise, Tennessee Reconnect, Tennessee Student Assistance Award, and the Dual Enrollment grant.