Our Opportunities

Tennessee State University’s First Year Institutional scholarship application process for the 2019-2020 academic year will open on Friday,October 16, 2018
Applications will be accepted through Friday, December 14 , 2018
All applicants must be admitted incoming freshman.

Tennessee State University Foundation Scholarship Application period for the 2019-2020 academic year will begin in February.
All new and currently enrolled students can apply. New students who applied during the freshman application period should review and update their applications as necessary to be considered for Foundation opportunities.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Tennessee State University Academic Higher Achiever Scholarship
The TSU Academic Higher Achiever Scholarship is awarded to recognize the academic achievements of incoming freshman residing in the State of...
The TSU Academic Higher Achiever Scholarship is awarded to recognize the...
  • Deadline: 12/14/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/14/2018
$0.00 Tennessee State University Academic Work
The TSU Academic Work Scholarship recognizes incoming freshman whose academic accomplishments and involvements indicate promise for becoming...
The TSU Academic Work Scholarship recognizes incoming freshman whose...
  • Deadline: 12/14/2018
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/14/2018
Varies Tennessee State University Building Bridges Grant
The TSU Building Bridges Grant recognizes incoming freshman whose academic accomplishments and involvements indicate promise for becoming...
The TSU Building Bridges Grant recognizes incoming freshman whose...
  • Deadline: 12/14/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/14/2018
$14,500.00 Hospital Corporation of America Scholars Scholarship
The Hospital Corporation of America Scholars Scholarship is awarded to five (5) Tennessee State University first-time freshman students planning to...
The Hospital Corporation of America Scholars Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: $14,500.00
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies Tennessee State University Academic Work Scholarship
The TSU Academic Work Scholarship is awarded to recognize the academic achievements of incoming freshman residing in the State of Tennessee. To be...
The TSU Academic Work Scholarship is awarded to recognize the academic...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,200.00 Dr. James H. Brown, Dr. Birdie Faulkner-Brown and Renee C. Brown Endowed Scholarship
The Brown Family Scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior or a graduate level student who has a minimum 3.0 gpa and plans to teach in the...
The Brown Family Scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior or a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,200.00
Ended
$500.00 Dr. Marcy D. Johnson Scholarship
The Dr. Marcy D. Johnson Scholarship is awarded to a full-time, female, non-traditional student (age 22 or older) with a minimum GPA of 2.75 and a...
The Dr. Marcy D. Johnson Scholarship is awarded to a full-time, female,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 General Motors College of Business
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Tiereney M Edwards Memorial Scholarship
The Tiereney M Edwards Memorial Scholarship is award to full time undergraduate students who are graduates of a Memphis City School.
The Tiereney M Edwards Memorial Scholarship is award to full time...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,750.00 Beta Omicron Hershel J Honeywood King/Kirby Pugh Scholarship
The Beta Omicron King/Pugh Scholarship is awarded to a full time undergraduate student who is a member in good standing withh the Beta Omicron...
The Beta Omicron King/Pugh Scholarship is awarded to a full time...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,750.00
Ended
$500.00 Devin W. Johnson Scholarship
The Devin W. Scholarship is awarded to full time juniors or seniors enrolled in Health Information Management Program and who has a proven...
The Devin W. Scholarship is awarded to full time juniors or seniors...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$4,000.00 Endowment for Educational Excellence Scholarship (In-State)
General Academic Merit Scholarship awarded to full-time, currently enrolled undergraduate students from the state of Tennessee, 3.0 GPA based on...
General Academic Merit Scholarship awarded to full-time, currently...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $4,000.00
Ended
$948.00 HCA Engineering Scholarship
HCA Engineering Scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate in-state student with an engineering major within the College of Engineering....
HCA Engineering Scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $948.00
Ended
$194.16 HCA School of Nursing Scholarship
HCA School of Nursing Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate student majoring in Nursing.
HCA School of Nursing Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $194.16
Ended
$950.00 Hendersonville Links Scholarship
Hendersonville Links Scholarship is awarded to a new or current full-time undergraduate student. New students must have a 3.5 GPA or an ACT score...
Hendersonville Links Scholarship is awarded to a new or current...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $950.00
Ended
$3,070.58 James A. Hefner Scholarship
The James A. Hefner Scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student with a minimum GPA of a 2.5. The student must be a junior or a...
The James A. Hefner Scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,070.58
Ended
$620.00 Nursing Scholarship-Central Area Links
The Nursing Scholarships are awarded to a junior or senior female student who currently has at least a 3.25 GPA. Student must be pursuing a health...
The Nursing Scholarships are awarded to a junior or senior female...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $620.00
Ended
$1,738.25 Raleigh Wilson Scholarship
The Raleigh Wilson Scholarship is awarded to a full time undergraduate student based on academic merit and fiinancial need. Must have a minimum...
The Raleigh Wilson Scholarship is awarded to a full time undergraduate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,738.25
Ended
$500 Tennessee State University Greater Gallatin Alumni Chapter Book Scholarship
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,000.00 The Tara J Roy-Morlu Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Tara J Roy-Morlu Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student who is an active member of the TSU AFROTC Program. Preference is given to...
The Tara J Roy-Morlu Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student who is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$430.08 TSU Alumni Need Based Scholarships Fund
The TSU Alumni Need Based Scholarships are awarded to full-time undergraduate students who have a proven financial need and are in good standing...
The TSU Alumni Need Based Scholarships are awarded to full-time...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $430.08
Ended
$2,000.00 TSU Foundation General Scholarship
The TSU Foundation General Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and have declared a major area of...
The TSU Foundation General Scholarship is awarded to full-time...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended
$3,871.99 TSU Foundation Scholars
The Tennessee State University Foundation Scholarships are awarded to students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement. Minimum GPA...
The Tennessee State University Foundation Scholarships are awarded to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,871.99
Ended
$20,000.00 Academic Work
State of Tennessee high school graduate with a 2.9 High School GPA un-weighted and 19 ACT or 900 SAT (Verbal and Math); and no prior college...
State of Tennessee high school graduate with a 2.9 High School GPA...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $20,000.00
Ended
$0.00 Tennessee State University Academic Higher Achiever Scholarship
The Academic Higher Achiever Scholarship recognizes incoming freshman whose academic accomplishments and involvements indicate promise for becoming...
The Academic Higher Achiever Scholarship recognizes incoming freshman...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
Varies Access and Diversity Grant
The Access and Diversity Grant is awarded to students who meet one of the following requirements: FAFSA expected contribution of $4000 or less; or...
The Access and Diversity Grant is awarded to students who meet one of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$10,000.00 ACS-Hach Land Grant Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student with a declared major in chemistry and a commitment to become a high school...
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student with a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $10,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Alfred H Gordon Engineering Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship to be awarded to full time undergraduate students majoring in Engineering or Supply Chain and students must have a minimum 3.0 gpa.
Scholarship to be awarded to full time undergraduate students majoring...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Alonzo Moody Memorial Book Scholarship
The Alonzo Moody Memorial Book Scholarship is awarded to full-time sophomores, juniors, or seniors majoring in English with a minimum GPA of 2.5....
The Alonzo Moody Memorial Book Scholarship is awarded to full-time...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$5,000.00 Amos-Leon' and Brenda Wills Otis Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in business, science, technology, engineering or mathematics fields. Prefer that the recipient...
This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in business, science,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Avon Williams Pre-Legal Scholarship
The Avon Williams Pre-Legal Scholarship is awarded to students seeking careers in law and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must submit a 200 word essay on...
The Avon Williams Pre-Legal Scholarship is awarded to students seeking...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Avon-Sylvia C. Coleman Scholarship
The Avon-Sylvia C. Coleman Scholarship is awarded to graduate level students majoring in Business or Sales who has demonstrated academic excellence...
The Avon-Sylvia C. Coleman Scholarship is awarded to graduate level...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$2,500.00 Barbara J. Bozeman Scholarship
The Barbara J. Bozeman Scholarship is awarded to a full-time, undergraduate student based on academic merit and financial need. Minimum GPA 2.5
The Barbara J. Bozeman Scholarship is awarded to a full-time,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
Ended
$1,250.00 Beta Omicron Hershel J. Honeywood King/Kirby Pugh Scholarship Fund
The Beta Omicron Hershel J. Honeywood King/Kirby Pugh Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate male students; preferably active members in good...
The Beta Omicron Hershel J. Honeywood King/Kirby Pugh Scholarship is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,250.00
Ended
$2,500.00 Cecila E Crump/Clementine Hamilton and the Links Inc. Music City Chapter Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a full time undergraduate student pursuing a four year degree with a demonstrated financial need; a minimum...
This scholarship is awarded to a full time undergraduate student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
Ended
$2,000.00 Clinton Woods Endowed Scholarship
The recipient must be a graduate of Melrose High School of Memphis, TN. Student must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5.
The recipient must be a graduate of Melrose High School of Memphis, TN....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Dental Hygiene Academic Scholarship
Full-time undergraduate student who has been accepted in the Dental Hygiene Program and has completed the first semester of Dental Hygiene courses....
Full-time undergraduate student who has been accepted in the Dental...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$250.00 Detroit Alumni Chapter Book Scholarship
The Detroit Alumni Chapter Book Scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who is resident of Michigan. Student must be active with the...
The Detroit Alumni Chapter Book Scholarship is awarded to a full-time...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250.00
Ended
$3,000.00 Detroit TSUAA Foundation Scholarship
To qualify for this scholarship award, students must be full-time undergraduate with a minimum 3.3 GPA and a state of Michigan resident. New...
To qualify for this scholarship award, students must be full-time...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000.00
Ended
$1,500.00 Dr. Ada Jean Jackson Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student, College of Education major, with a minimum GPA of 2.0. The student must have a financial need...
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student, College of Education...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
Varies Dr. Clifford L. Hendrix Jr.
Full time students, preferably from Chattanooga TN, must be in good standing with the University; enrolled or admitted in the College of Education;...
Full time students, preferably from Chattanooga TN, must be in good...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,000.00 Dr. Levi Watkins Jr Scholarship
Full-time undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
Full-time undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended
$1,135.88 Dr. Portia Holmes Shields Scholarship
Dr. Portia Holmes Shields Scholarships is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and who is on target to graduate...
Dr. Portia Holmes Shields Scholarships is awarded to a full-time...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,135.88
Ended
$2,000.00 Dr. Ulysses V. Spiva Memorial Scholarship
The Dr. Ulysses V. Spiva Memorial Scholarship is awarded to full time undergraduate students with a financial aid need, intending to major or...
The Dr. Ulysses V. Spiva Memorial Scholarship is awarded to full time...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Dwight H. Lewis Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students with a minimum overall GPA of 2.7. Preference is to be given to Journalism majors in the Department of...
This scholarship is awarded to students with a minimum overall GPA of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 Emerson and Annie Able Endowed Scholarship
The Emerson and Annie Able Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a student who is a graduate of a Tennessee public high school, alternating among...
The Emerson and Annie Able Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$3,000.00 Engineering General Scholarship
Engineering General Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduates with a major within the College of Engineering with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Engineering General Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduates...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000.00
Ended
$2,000.00 Franklin and Doris Henderson Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student who is a US citizen and a member of the national under-represented minority...
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student who is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended
$2,500.00 GCA Services Group Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Must be at least a sophomore (30 semester hours).
This scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students with a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
Ended
$1,100.00 Granville Jr. and Anna Lyons Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student with a minimum GPA of 2.5. He or she be a past or present low economic housing...
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student with a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,100.00
Ended