Christa McAuliffe Scholarship Program

Application Information

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Amount
Awarded

$500

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 1

Wednesday
Awarded By:

Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered each year.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a resident of Tennessee.
  3. Must attend a public or private college or university in Tennessee.
  4. Must demonstrate a commitment to a career in educating the youth of Tennessee.
  5. Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  6. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  7. Must be enrolled on a full-time basis.
  8. Must have completed at least the first semester or second quarter of his/her college junior year at time of application.
  9. Must have an ACT score which exceeds the national norm.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available for U.S. college juniors who are residents of Tennessee and attend a public or private college or university in Tennessee. Students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher and demonstrate a commitment to a career in educating the youth of Tennessee.

Application requirements for the Christa McAuliffe Scholarship Program are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • SAT/ACT scores
  • Essay
Additional Information: The Christa McAuliffe Scholarship Program was established to encourage promising Tennesseans who have a commitment to teaching and inspiring young minds to explore and achieve their highest potentials. The scholarship is intended to assist and support Tennessee students who have demonstrated a commitment to a career in educating the youth of Tennessee. Awards are very competitive and subject to the availability of funding.

Award Amount: $500 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, April 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, April 1

Applications are available online from the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) College Pays website. In addition to a completed application, students must also submit an official copy of his/her college transcript, and official ACT and/or SAT scores. Completed application and required materials must be received by TSAC by the deadline.
Contact: Kathy Stripling
Address: 404 James Robertson Parkway Suite 1510, Parkway Towers Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0820

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