Tennessee HOPE Scholarship for Nontraditional Students

🏆 Available:
💰 $4,500
⏳ 09/01

Scholarship Description

Nontraditional students must be age 25 or older and be an entering freshman in an eligible post-secondary institution or have not been enrolled for at least two (2) years after last attending any post-secondary institution and is now enrolled at an eligible post-secondary institution. Student’s and spouse’s adjusted gross income must be $36,000 or less on IRS tax form. Students at four-year institutions and two-year institutions with on-campus housing: up to $1750 per full-time semester as a freshmen and sophomore; then up to $2,250 per full-time enrollment semester as a junior and senior. Students at two-year Institutions: up to $1,500 per full-time enrollment semester as a freshman and sophomore.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 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
  • Financial need analysis required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)

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.