State Scholarships - Tennessee

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Aspire Award


Sponsored by: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
Amount: Up to $2,250
Apply by: Varies
Description: Applicants must be entering freshmen with a minimum ACT score of 21, minimum SAT score of 980 or minimum 3.0 GPA. Home-schooled applicants must have a minimum ACT score of 21 or SAT score of 980. GED applicants must have a minimum GED score of 525 and minimum ACT score of 21 or SAT score of 980. Independent students or the parents of dependent students must have an adjusted gross income under $36,000.
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Cheryl Dant Hennesy FFA Scholarship


Sponsored by: National FFA Organization
Amount: $1,250 per year for four years
Apply by: February 1
Description: Applicants must have financial need and demonstrate personal motivation. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Christa McAuliffe Scholarship


Sponsored by: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
Amount: $500
Apply by: April 1
Description: Applicants must be in the second semester of their junior year in a teaching program at a Tennessee college, and they must be enrolled full-time. Students must have at least a 3.5 GPA and an SAT or ACT score that is at least as high as the national average. They must not have any defaulted state or federal student loans. Recipients must agree to teach in a Tennessee elementary or secondary school for a period of time upon graduation.
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