Up to $1,600 for freshmen & sophomores at 2-year institutions; Up to $2,250 for freshmen & sophomores at institutions with campus housing; Up to $2,850 for juniors & seniors at institutions with campus housing.
Funded from the net proceeds of the state lottery, Tennessee’s HOPE Scholarship is awarded to entering freshmen who are enrolled at an eligible postsecondary institution within 16 months after graduating from a Tennessee eligible high school. Applicants must be Tennessee residents, graduate from a TN eligible high school (with some exceptions), enroll in one of the Tennessee public colleges, universities, or private colleges, and meet other requirements.
Eligible Grade Levels:
High School Freshman, High School Graduate
September 1 (annually for fall semester), February 1 (annually for spring and summer semesters)
Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.