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
$20,000.00 Academic Work
The Academic Work Scholarship is a tuition and fees scholarship. Applicants must be a State of Tennessee high school graduate with a 2.9 High...
The Academic Work Scholarship is a tuition and fees scholarship....
  • Deadline: 01/21/2021
  • Award: $20,000.00
Deadline01/21/2021
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: 01/21/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/21/2021
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: 01/21/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/21/2021
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
$6,000.00 Neel-Schaffer Engineering Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a full time student enrolled in Civil Engineering Program who demonstrate a quest for academic excllence. The...
This scholarship is awarded to a full time student enrolled in Civil...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $6,000.00
Ended
$859.00 School of Business Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to full time students in the College of Business who has a minimum GPA of 2.5. Student recipient will be recommended...
This scholarship is awarded to full time students in the College of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $859.00
Ended
$1,000.00 John Doe Scholarship
Must be from Memphis TN, 2.5 GPA, Melrose HS
Must be from Memphis TN, 2.5 GPA, Melrose HS
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,500.00 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: $1,500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Central Area of the Links Inc Scholarship
Full time undergraduate student must demonstrate a financial need; have a 3.0 or higher GPA.
Full time undergraduate student must demonstrate a financial need; have...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,189.00 McDonnel Douglass Scholarship
Full time students majoring in Electrical, aerospace, mechanical or industrial engineering or computer; completed at least the sophomore year, in...
Full time students majoring in Electrical, aerospace, mechanical or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,189.00
Ended
$1,500.00 Miami Chapter Scholarship
The Miami Chapter Scholarship is award to full time undergraduate students from the state of Florida who are in good academic standing and have a...
The Miami Chapter Scholarship is award to full time undergraduate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Rudolph 'Rudy' L. Harlan Memorial Scholarship
Full time sophomore or junior majoring in Biology with a 3.0 or higher GPA.
Full time sophomore or junior majoring in Biology with a 3.0 or higher GPA.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,500.00 Absolutely AX Endowed Scholarship
The Absolutely AX Scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student with a minimum GPA of 2.8 and a demonstrated financial need.
The Absolutely AX Scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
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
$3,000.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $3,000.00
Ended
$1,500.00 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: $1,500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Alpha Beta Chapter Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student with a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate a financial need. The recipient must submit a...
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student with a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Alpha Phi Alpha Tau Lambda Chapter Endowed Scholarship
The Tau Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Endowed Scholarship is awarded to full time undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of...
The Tau Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Endowed...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$2,000.00 Alpha Theta Network Continuing Student Legacy Scholarship
The Continuing Student Legacy Scholarship is awarded to a student who is a child or grandchild of an ATN Legacy member (father/grandfather must be...
The Continuing Student Legacy Scholarship is awarded to a student who is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended