Our Opportunities

Tennessee State University’s Institutional scholarship application process for the 2018-2019 academic year will open on Monday, October 16, 2017
Applications will be accepted through Monday, January 15, 2018
All applicants must be admitted incoming freshman.

Tennessee State University Foundation Scholarship Application period for the 2018-2019 academic year will begin on Monday, February 19, 2018
through Saturday, March 31, 2018. 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
$1,000.00 Hollace Brooks Social Work Majors Scholarship
The Hollace Brooks Scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate social work major based on academic merit and need. Minimum GPA is 2.5.
The Hollace Brooks Scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 02/23/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/23/2018
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: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018
$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: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $10,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$2,000.00 Aladdin Endowed Scholarship
The Aladdin Scholarship is awarded to full time undergraduate students with a concentration in management in the College of Business. The...
The Aladdin Scholarship is awarded to full time undergraduate students...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$2,000 Alfred and Rosa Coleman Endowed Scholarship
The Alfred and Rosa Coleman Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in education and a native of Davidson County TN. Students must...
The Alfred and Rosa Coleman Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a student...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline03/31/2018
$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: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$1,000 Alger Boswell Scholarship
The Alger Boswell Scholarship is awarded to students majoring in physics, mathematics or computer science who have completed 32 semester hours....
The Alger Boswell Scholarship is awarded to students majoring in...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/31/2018
$500.00 Alpha Psi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Scholarship
The Alpha Psi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student with a minimum cumulative...
The Alpha Psi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$2,000.00 Alpha Theta Network Endowed Scholarship
The Alpha Theta Network Scholarship is awarded to students who are active members of the Alpha Theta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.,...
The Alpha Theta Network Scholarship is awarded to students who are...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$1,000 Alphonso Sherman Scholarship
The Alphonso Sherman Scholarships is awarded to a full-time, undergraduate student of Theatre. Applicants will be judged on academic performance,...
The Alphonso Sherman Scholarships is awarded to a full-time,...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/31/2018
$500.00 Alumni Majorette Sophisticated Legacies Scholarship
The Alumni Majorette Sophisticated Ladies Scholarship is awarded to a majorette who has marched at least one year, has a minimum GPA of 2.85,...
The Alumni Majorette Sophisticated Ladies Scholarship is awarded to a...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$2,000.00 Alumni Million $ Challenge Scholarship (In-State)
The Alumni Million $ Challenge Scholarship for In-State students is awarded to Tennessee students based on academic merit and financial need....
The Alumni Million $ Challenge Scholarship for In-State students is...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$3,000 Alumni Million $ Challenge Scholarship (Out-State)
The Alumni Million $ Challenge Scholarship for Out-of-State students is awarded to out-of-state students based on academic merit and financial...
The Alumni Million $ Challenge Scholarship for Out-of-State students is...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline03/31/2018
$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: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$1,000.00 Annual The Vine Legacy Scholarship
Annual The Vine Legacy Scholarship is awarded to a full time undergraduate student with a minimum GPA of 2.5. The student must provide proof of an...
Annual The Vine Legacy Scholarship is awarded to a full time...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$3,000 Antoinette McTurner Humphries Scholarship
The Antoinette McTurner Humphries Scholarship applicant must be enrolled full-time each semester pursuing a degree in Biological Sciences with a...
The Antoinette McTurner Humphries Scholarship applicant must be enrolled...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline03/31/2018
$1,000.00 Arthur and Era Kinnard Scholarship
The Arthur and Era Kinnard Scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a 4-year degree program in one of the following colleges of Liberal Arts,...
The Arthur and Era Kinnard Scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$5,000.00 Audrey B. Jones and Ronald Boswell Bradshaw Scholarship
The Audrey B. Jones and Ronald Boswell Bradshaw Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students with a cumulative grade point average of...
The Audrey B. Jones and Ronald Boswell Bradshaw Scholarship is awarded...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$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: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$1,200.00 Ben Glo Foundation Inc. Scholarship
The Ben Glo Foundation Inc. Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher majoring in mathematics,...
The Ben Glo Foundation Inc. Scholarship is awarded to full-time...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1,200.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$0.00 Beta Omicron Alvin W. Marley/Damon Lee Jr. Scholarship
The Beta Omicron Alvin W. Marley/Damon Lee Jr. Scholarships are awarded to full-time undergraduate male students; preference to students who are...
The Beta Omicron Alvin W. Marley/Damon Lee Jr. Scholarships are awarded...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$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: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1,250.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$1,000.00 Biology Department Scholarship
The Biology Department Scholarship is awarded to a biology major who is a full time student and in good standing with the University. The student...
The Biology Department Scholarship is awarded to a biology major who is...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$3,000.00 Black Women in Sisterhood for Action, Inc (BISA) Endowed Scholarship
The BISA Scholarships (Instate) are awarded to incoming freshman who are first generation students with a minimum gpa of 2.5. The student must be...
The BISA Scholarships (Instate) are awarded to incoming freshman who are...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$5,000.00 Black Women in Sisterhood for Action, Inc. (BISA) Endowed Scholarship, Out-of-State
The BISA Scholarship (Out-of-state) is awarded to an incoming freshman who is a first generation student with a minimum gpa of 2.5. The student...
The BISA Scholarship (Out-of-state) is awarded to an incoming freshman...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$500.00 Booker T. Banks Memorial Scholarship
The Booker T. Banks Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student with a sophomore or junior standing; with a cumulative grade point average of...
The Booker T. Banks Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student with a...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$0.00 Buckley-Reed Memorial Scholarship
The Buckley-Reed Memorial Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students majoring in mechanical engineering. Student must reside...
The Buckley-Reed Memorial Scholarship is awarded to full-time...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$2,000.00 Bud/K.S. Adams Jr Endowed Scholarship
The Bud/K.S. Adams Jr Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students who have completed at least one course in the TSU Music Department and have a...
The Bud/K.S. Adams Jr Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students who...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$1,000.00 Carl and Mary Inez Crutchfield Scholarship
The Carl and Inez Crutchfield Scholarship is awarded to full time undergraduate students based on academic merit and financial need. Minimum GPA 2.5
The Carl and Inez Crutchfield Scholarship is awarded to full time...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$300.00 Carrie Dunn Denney and Lillian D. Thomas Endowed Scholarship
The Carrie Dunn Denney and Lillian D. Thomas Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate seniors majoring in elementary education with a...
The Carrie Dunn Denney and Lillian D. Thomas Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $300.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$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: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$3,000.00 Charles F Hamilton Tennessee/Chicago Chapter Scholarship
The Charles F Hamilton Tennessee/Chicago Scholarship is awarded to students from the Chicago IL or Tennessee with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
The Charles F Hamilton Tennessee/Chicago Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$1,000.00 Chicago Alumni Chapter/Alvin Marley Scholarship
The Chicago Alumni Chapter/Alvin Marley Scholarships are awarded to students who have demonstrated good academic progress and a need for financial...
The Chicago Alumni Chapter/Alvin Marley Scholarships are awarded to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$1,000.00 Chicago Ten Scholarship
The Chicago Ten Scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student based on academic merit and financial need. The student must be from...
The Chicago Ten Scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$1,500.00 Class of 1950 Scholarship
Class of 1950 Scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student who is a descendant of the class of 1950 who meet academic requirements...
Class of 1950 Scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$2,000.00 Class of 1966 Scholarship
The Class of 1966 Scholarship is awarded to students who have completed 31 or more credit hours, and a minimum gpa of 2.5. The students must be...
The Class of 1966 Scholarship is awarded to students who have completed...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$500.00 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: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$500.00 Clyde and Gladys Bond Scholarship
The Clyde and Gladys Bond Scholarship is awarded to a full time undergraduate student from Madison, Humphrey or Davidson Counties in Tennessee. ...
The Clyde and Gladys Bond Scholarship is awarded to a full time...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$0.00 College of Business Alumni and Friends
The College of Business Alumni and Friends Scholarship is awarded to full time undergraduate students based on academic merit and financial need. ...
The College of Business Alumni and Friends Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$1,000.00 Collier/Foley Brother's Keeper Scholarship
The scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student that is a graduating high school senior or a currently enrolled student who has...
The scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student that is...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$500.00 Cooperative Education Book Scholarship
The Cooperative Education Book Scholarship is awarded to US citizens who are full time undergraduate rising juniors and seniors and graduate...
The Cooperative Education Book Scholarship is awarded to US citizens who...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$1,000.00 Cynthia Howe Endowed Scholarship
The Cynthia Howe Scholarship is restricted to full time, undergraduate students pursuing a Nursing degree, who have a proven financial need (based...
The Cynthia Howe Scholarship is restricted to full time, undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$4,000.00 Damon and Rachel Lee Scholarship Endowment Fund
The Damon and Rachel Lee Scholarships are awarded to a full-time students admitted to the College of Business who are citizens, residents of the...
The Damon and Rachel Lee Scholarships are awarded to a full-time...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $4,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$0.00 Delores Ashley Harris Scholarship Fund
The Delores Ashley Harris Scholarship is awarded to students majoring in the areas of Design in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences....
The Delores Ashley Harris Scholarship is awarded to students majoring in...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$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: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$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: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $250.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$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: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$1,000.00 Devaraj Vennapusa Merit Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Preference should be given to students coming from a single income household,...
Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student with a minimum 2.5 GPA. ...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
$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: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline03/31/2018
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: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2018