Our Opportunities

Scholarships that do not show “Ended” are still available for the 2020 – 2021 academic year.
Tennessee State University Foundation Scholarship Application period for the 2020-2021 academic year is February 19 – March 31, 2020.
All new and currently enrolled students can apply. New students who applied during the freshman application period must complete the revised general application in order to be considered for Foundation opportunities. All scholarship offers will be sent to students’ MyTSU email addresses..

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,000.00 Dr. James H. Brown Dr. Birdie Faulkner-Brown and Renee C Brown Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Elementary Education
Must be a graduating senior, minimum GPA of 3.0, plans to teach in the field of Elementary Education in TN; could also be a graduate student...
Must be a graduating senior, minimum GPA of 3.0, plans to teach in the...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline08/31/2020
$500.00 Dr. Richard J Enochs and Elmer and Annie Enochs Endowed Scholarship
The Enoch family scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in the College of Health Sciences with preference to Heath Care Administration...
The Enoch family scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in the...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline08/31/2020
$2,000.00 Evelyn Robinson Hardin Delta Sigma Theta Endowed Scholarship
The Evelyn Robinson Hardin Delta Sigma Theta Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a full time undergraduate student who is a member of the Alpha Chi...
The Evelyn Robinson Hardin Delta Sigma Theta Endowed Scholarship is...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline08/31/2020
$500.00 Greater Gallatin Alumni Chapter Book Scholarship
Greater Gallatin Alumni Chapter Book Scholarship is awarded to a student that reside in Sumner County. Must be a first time college student...
Greater Gallatin Alumni Chapter Book Scholarship is awarded to a student...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline08/31/2020
$1,000.00 Jean Boleyjack Whitaker Scholarship
Student must be accepted into the Nursing Program and have a 3.0 or higher grade point average. Must have a financial need as determined by...
Student must be accepted into the Nursing Program and have a 3.0 or...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline08/31/2020
$700.00 Joe Gilliam Football Camp book Scholarships
Joe Gilliam Football Camp Book Scholarships are awarded to full-time students (offspring or spouse of a former lettering football player) with no...
Joe Gilliam Football Camp Book Scholarships are awarded to full-time...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2020
  • Award: $700.00
Deadline08/31/2020
$1,600.00 John W. Joyner Scholarship
The John W. Joyner Scholarship is awarded to a student who attended Cairo High School in Alexander County of Cairo, IL for 4 years. The student...
The John W. Joyner Scholarship is awarded to a student who attended...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2020
  • Award: $1,600.00
Deadline08/31/2020
$2,000.00 Judge Monte D Watkins Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduates students who are graduates of Manassas High School, Memphis TN, and based on financial need...
This scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduates students who are...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline08/31/2020
$1,500.00 Julia, Dwayne and Carmen Tucker
Full-time undergraduate students based on academic merit and financial need. Student must be a graduate of LEAD Southwest or LEAD Academy in...
Full-time undergraduate students based on academic merit and financial...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline08/31/2020
$1,000.00 Mary Yancey Love Math Scholarship
Must be a resident of Tennessee, preferably Nashville. Student must be a STEM major with a preference for math majors. Students must have...
Must be a resident of Tennessee, preferably Nashville. Student must be a...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline08/31/2020
$250.00 Reginald "Coolmill" Shareef Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to Mr. Tennessee State University, Student Government President, Miss Tennessee State University, TSU Engineering...
This scholarship is awarded to Mr. Tennessee State University, Student...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2020
  • Award: $250.00
Deadline08/31/2020
$1,500.00 Roosevelt Reese and CMI Charitable Fund Scholarship
The fund will be used to provide scholarships and emergency assistance to current TSU students with intellectual or developmental disabilities. If...
The fund will be used to provide scholarships and emergency assistance...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline08/31/2020
$3,000.00 Samuel E Jones and Evelyn Bills Jones Scholarship
The Samuel and Evelyn Bills Jones Scholarship is awarded to full-time students admitted to the College of Education who are residents of Hardeman...
The Samuel and Evelyn Bills Jones Scholarship is awarded to full-time...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2020
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline08/31/2020
$6,250.00 SunTrust John W. Boyd Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students pursuing degrees that lead to careers in farming and agribusiness programs. Must be a member of the...
This scholarship is awarded to students pursuing degrees that lead to...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2020
  • Award: $6,250.00
Deadline08/31/2020
$1,000.00 TamDee Wortham and Pitt Scholarship
The TamDee Wortham and Pitt Scholarship is awarded to a first-year undergraduate student majoring in elementary education who graduated from...
The TamDee Wortham and Pitt Scholarship is awarded to a first-year...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline08/31/2020
$2,000.00 The 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: 08/31/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline08/31/2020
$1,000.00 Walter Denney Scholarship
The Walter Denney Scholarship is awarded to full-time students with a demonstrated financial need. The students must be from Lebanon Tn, Wilson...
The Walter Denney Scholarship is awarded to full-time students with a...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline08/31/2020
$1,000.00 Walter S. and Ivanetta H. Davis Memorial Scholarship
The Walter S. and Ivanetta H. Davis Memorial Scholarship is awarded to TSU graduating seniors with a 3.8 or higher GPA who have been accepted into...
The Walter S. and Ivanetta H. Davis Memorial Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline08/31/2020
$2,000.00 Washington DC Alumni Chapter Scholarship
The Washington DC Alumni Chapter Scholarship is awarded to full-time new freshmen or currently enrolled students who have a minimum 3.0 GPA, proven...
The Washington DC Alumni Chapter Scholarship is awarded to full-time new...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline08/31/2020
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
$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
$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
$2,000.00 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
$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
1500. HCA Scholarship
The Scholarship is awarded to New Freshman with HS GPA of 3.0 or above; ACT of 21 or higher or SAT of 980 or above; demonstrated study in Health...
The Scholarship is awarded to New Freshman with HS GPA of 3.0 or above;...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1500.
Ended
$450.00 Jocelyn Gardiner Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to accounting major students as recommended by the Accounting Department.
This scholarship is awarded to accounting major students as recommended...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $450.00
Ended
$2,500.00 Joe and Esther Crowell Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 2.9 from high school or while attending TSU. The must be a...
This scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students with a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
Ended
$503.31 Landson and Leslie Drummond Scholarship
The Landson and Leslie Drummond Scholarship is awarded to a student who has been admitted to graduate school; who has a minimum cumulative 2.75...
The Landson and Leslie Drummond Scholarship is awarded to a student who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $503.31
Ended
$4,108.25 Miller and Martin PLLC/Alfred E Abbey Esq. Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students seeking a career in law with a minimum GPA of 3.0. The recipient must provide an...
The scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students seeking a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $4,108.25
Ended