Our Opportunities

Tennessee State University’s incoming academic freshman scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year is currently open.
New incoming freshman can apply

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$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: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,500.00 Greater St. Louis Metropolitan Scholarship
The Greater St. Louis Metropolitan Scholarships is awarded to currently enrolled full time undergraduate students from the city of St. Louis (St....
The Greater St. Louis Metropolitan Scholarships is awarded to currently...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,000.00 Hampton Roads/Richmond Chapter Scholarship
The Hampton Roads/Richmond Chapter Scholarship is awarded to current Tennessee State University students in good academic standing, and who are...
The Hampton Roads/Richmond Chapter Scholarship is awarded to current...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$2,000.00 Hannah T. Thomas Scholarship
The Hannah T. Thomas Scholarship is awarded to students from the Chattanooga/Hamilton County areas.
The Hannah T. Thomas Scholarship is awarded to students from the...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$500.00 Hardeman County Scholarship
The Hardeman County Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students who are residents of Hardeman County and have a financial need. The...
The Hardeman County Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,000.00 Hazael Edward Welton Scholarship
Hazael Edward Welton Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students who have proven financial need and are in good standing with the...
Hazael Edward Welton Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$3,000.00 Helen E Cox-Carline Endowed Scholarship
The Helen E Cox-Carline Scholarship is awarded to a full time undergraduate student majoring in Library Science with a minimum gpa of 2.5.
The Helen E Cox-Carline Scholarship is awarded to a full time...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,000.00 Hershey and Shirley M. Winrow Scholarship
Must be a full time undergraduate student with a minimum grade point average of 2.7 or higher and a proven financial need.
Must be a full time undergraduate student with a minimum grade point...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$2,000.00 Homer Wheaton Scholarship
The Homer Wheaton Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students with financial needs and academic merits.
The Homer Wheaton Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$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: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $14,500.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,000.00 I Am A Star Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a full time undergraduate student who is an out-of-state resident with a minimum GPA of 2.3
This scholarship is awarded to a full time undergraduate student who is...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$500.00 Individuals Providing a Positive Presence Scholarship
First time incoming freshman with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
First time incoming freshman with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,000.00 Iota Phi Theta, Delta Beta Chapter Scholarship
Full-time undergraduate student with a minimum GPA of 2.0 from the previous semester and must maintain the 3.0 for the next academic year. ...
Full-time undergraduate student with a minimum GPA of 2.0 from the...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$2,000.00 Isibor Ebony and Ivory Award for Excellence
The Isibor Ebony and Ivory Award for Excellence Scholarship is awarded to outstanding high school graduates from the Nashville areas pursuing an...
The Isibor Ebony and Ivory Award for Excellence Scholarship is awarded...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,000.00 James Edward Seay Jr. Scholarship Fund
This Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a financial need. The student must attach a 2-page...
This Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate student with a...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,000.00 James Shaw Jr. Scholarship
The James Shaw Jr. Scholarship is awarded to full time undergraduate students who are seniors with a 2.5 GPA or higher. Preference for Business...
The James Shaw Jr. Scholarship is awarded to full time undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$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: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,000.00 Jesse Palmer Walker Jr. Scholarship
The Jesse Palmer Walker Jr. Scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student who is a member of the TSU marching band, has a proven...
The Jesse Palmer Walker Jr. Scholarship is awarded to a full-time...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,000.00 JFann Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student who qualifies for financial aid, who is a first generation college student, and...
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student who...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,500.00 Joan Elliott Memorial Scholarship
Joan Elliott Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student majoring in the arts or humanities field. New entering freshman...
Joan Elliott Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a full-time...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$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: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $700.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$700.00 John and Adline Starks Memorial Scholarship
The John and Adline Starks Memorial Scholarship is awarded to full time students who are new incoming freshmen from the states of Georgia, Indiana...
The John and Adline Starks Memorial Scholarship is awarded to full time...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $700.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,000.00 John and Betty Tanner Endowed Scholarship
The John and Betty Tanner Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a student who is a political science major preferably from Jackson TN or the West TN...
The John and Betty Tanner Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a student...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$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: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,600.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$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: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$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: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$2,500.00 Kevin and Arlene Williams Scholarship
The Kevin and Arlene Williams Scholarships are awarded to full time undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and that have a financial need.
The Kevin and Arlene Williams Scholarships are awarded to full time...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,000.00 Kevin Williams/Automotive Alliance Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Public Health or Social Work or Early Childhood Education. Student...
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,500.00 Lawanda P Gordon Nursing Endowed Scholarship
The Lawanda P Gordon Nursing Endowed Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students with a minimum 3.0 GPA and an established financial...
The Lawanda P Gordon Nursing Endowed Scholarship is awarded to full-time...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,000.00 Leatrice Conley Gradford School of Engineering Scholarship
This Leatrice Conley Gradford School of Engineering Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 3.0, who are...
This Leatrice Conley Gradford School of Engineering Scholarship is...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$2,000.00 Lenzora and Lucille Collier Endowed Scholarship
The Lenzora and Lucille Collier Scholarship is awarded to a new, full-time, out of state freshman student based on academic merit and financial need.
The Lenzora and Lucille Collier Scholarship is awarded to a new,...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,000.00 Lewis Ross Holland and LaVerne Hill Holland Memorial Scholarship
The Lewis R. Holland Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding junior business major entering the senior year. Minimum GPA 3.0.
The Lewis R. Holland Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$2,000.00 Lucinda C Rucker Endowed Scholarship
The Lucinda Rucker Scholarship is awarded to a new incoming freshman who graduated from Pearl Cohn, Stratford or White’s Creek High School in...
The Lucinda Rucker Scholarship is awarded to a new incoming freshman who...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,000.00 Lucy Dye Scholarship
The Lucy Dye Scholarship is awarded to a student who is a junior or a senior who plans to graduate with a major in Family and Consumer Sciences...
The Lucy Dye Scholarship is awarded to a student who is a junior or a...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,000.00 Luel Earle Dansby Scholarship
The Luel Earle Dansby Scholarships are awarded to full-time undergraduate students based on academic merit and financial need. Students must be...
The Luel Earle Dansby Scholarships are awarded to full-time...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$2,000.00 Luther and Naomi Chrisp Scholarship
The Luther and Naomi Chisp Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students seeking a degree at TSU. The students must be of good...
The Luther and Naomi Chisp Scholarship is awarded to full-time...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$500.00 Luther Wright Sr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Luther Wright Sr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Student must be from Davidson...
The Luther Wright Sr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship will be awarded to a...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,000.00 Madelyn Montgomery Grant and Reginald O. Grant Scholarship
Student must be a full time undergraduate from Georgia or Alabama with a minimum 2.75 grade point average and pursuing a degree in a STEM...
Student must be a full time undergraduate from Georgia or Alabama with a...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$2,000.00 Maleka S. Jackson Scholarship
The Maleka S. Jackson Scholarship is awarded to a full time undergraduate student from Chattanooga TN or Atlanta GA with a minimum 3.0 GPA or...
The Maleka S. Jackson Scholarship is awarded to a full time...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$2,500.00 Malick Badjie International Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students who are members of the TSU Honors Program with a minimum GPA of 3.5 and a financial...
This scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students who are...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$3,000.00 Mary E. Vann Trust Scholarship
Full-time undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and from the State of TN.
Full-time undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and from the...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,000.00 Mary H. Greer Scholarship
The Mary H. Greer Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student in the Department of Family and Consumer Science or Early...
The Mary H. Greer Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$500.00 Mary Lynn Scott Thompson Book Scholarship
The Mary Lynn Scott Thompson Book Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students in a liberal arts curriculum based on academic merit...
The Mary Lynn Scott Thompson Book Scholarship is awarded to full-time...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$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: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$500.00 Memphis/Shelby County Scholarship
The Memphis/Shelby county Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduates who are graduates of Memphis City School. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
The Memphis/Shelby county Scholarship is awarded to full-time...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,000.00 Merritt Family Endowed Scholarship
Full time undergraduate students in good standing with the University. Preference given to first generation students from under represented...
Full time undergraduate students in good standing with the University. ...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,500.00 Metro Nashville Airport Authority/Cecil Ryan Endowed Scholarship
The Metro Nashville Airport Authority Scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in the Department of Aeronautical and Industrial Technology...
The Metro Nashville Airport Authority Scholarships are awarded to...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$1,000.00 Nashville Chapter TSU Alumni Scholarship (Rest)
Nashville Chapter TSU Alumni Scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate students who has cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, graduated from...
Nashville Chapter TSU Alumni Scholarship is awarded to a full-time...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$500.00 Nashville Pacesetters Memorial Scholarship
Full time undergraduate students, minimum 2.5 or higher GPA, preferably TN resident and must be a sophomore or higher classification level.
Full time undergraduate students, minimum 2.5 or higher GPA, preferably...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline04/05/2021
$500.00 Northeast Region TSUNAA Scholarship
The Northeast Region Scholarship is awarded to a full time undergraduate student who is a resident of one of the following states in the Northeast...
The Northeast Region Scholarship is awarded to a full time...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline04/05/2021