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Many people flock to the state of Tennessee for the chance to see Graceland, catch a glimpse of the birthplace of rock and roll at Sun Records, be in awe of the Great Smoky Mountains, or take a hike on the Appalachian Trail. For students, Tennessee also offers some great college options, including: the University Tennessee (UT), Vanderbilt University (VU), University of Memphis, and Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU). So, whether it’s the music, the views, or the schools that brings you to Tennessee, don’t miss your opportunity to earn free money for college with these Tennessee scholarships available for residents and students planning to attend one of the state’s colleges or grad schools. Begin your search here with our list of Tennessee scholarships, and apply online for a chance to win. For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Transfer Out-of-State Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. undergraduate students who are planning to transfer to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The student must not be a resident of Louisiana and must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $13728 Awards:  15
Deadline:  January 31
2020

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Incoming Freshmen Out-of-State Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. students who have been admitted to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette as incoming freshmen (12 or fewer college credits) and are not residents of Louisiana. The student must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and an ACT composite of 23 or higher or an SAT composite score of 1050 or higher.

Total: $13728 Awards:  15
Deadline:  January 31
2020

James M. & Erma T. Freemont Foundation Scholarship Program - Undergraduate Students

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are enrolled at an HBCU (Historically Black College/University) pursuing an undergraduate degree in the sciences with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1875 Awards:  3
Deadline:  January 31
2020

James M. & Erma T. Freemont Foundation Scholarship Program - High School Seniors

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who plan to attend an HBCU (Historically Black College/University) and have a career in the sciences. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and an ACT score of 21 or higher or an SAT score of 1150 or higher.

Total: $1875 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

I Have a Dream Scholarship

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2026) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Linda Moore Endowment Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are reside in an eligible Southern state. Applicants must major in nursing and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $600 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

SERC Endowment Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of an eligible Southern state. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Chapter 105 - Memphis Les Sager Memorial Scholarship

U.S. and international students currently enrolled in an associate or bachelor's degree program in manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering, manufacturing technology, or a closely related field of study are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and preference will be given to Tennessee residents, then students who attend the University of Memphis, and finally students who plan to study in Tennessee.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 1
2020

Steven G. King Play Environments Scholarship

This scholarship is open to international and U.S. students who are in their final two years of undergraduate study or are in graduate programs at a LAAB-accredited institution. Students must be studying landscape architecture with a demonstrated interest and aptitude in the design of play environments.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 1
2020

Bellarmine University Out-of-State Grant

U.S. incoming freshmen who are not residents of Kentucky and demonstrate financial need are eligible for this award. Students must attend Bellarmine University in Kentucky.

Total: $2000 Awards:  332
Deadline:  February 1
2020

Tennessee Student Assistance Award Program

This award is available for Tennessee resident undergraduate students who are attending a public or an eligible non-public postsecondary educational institution in Tennessee. Students must enroll on a half-time basis or greater and must demonstrate financial need of having and EFC of $2,100 or less.

Total: $4000 Awards:  25000
Deadline:  February 1
2020

Deep South Region Scholarship

This award is available for college sophomores, juniors, seniors, and non-doctoral graduate students who are residents of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, or Tennessee. Students must be enrolled full time at a college or university in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, or Tennessee, must be majoring in an environmental-related field, must and have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher.

Total: $3000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 1
2020