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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.

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

This scholarship sweepstakes is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Students must plan to attend or be attending an accredited, non-profit, four-year college or university located in the 50 United States, District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

Total: $2500 Awards:  11
Deadline:  March 31
2019

AIST Ohio Valley Member Chapter

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students in the Ohio Valley Region (Southern Indiana, Kentucky, Western Tennessee and Southern Ohio) who are planning to major in engineering and pursue a career in iron and steel technology. Applicants must be AIST members or dependents of AIST members.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 31
2019

Unigo Superpower Scholarship 2019

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 2025) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $2,500 scholarship.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 31
2019

Becca's Closet Spirit of Generosity Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors who have been involved in community service, including, but not limited to Becca's Closet, are eligible to apply for this award. Students must enroll full time and have an unweighted grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Rebecca Kirtman Memorial Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors who have been involved with Becca's Closet are eligible to apply for this award. Students must enroll full time and have an unweighted grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 1
2019

The Bird Dog Foundation, Inc. Annual High School Senior Essay Contest

This award is for U.S. high school seniors who reside in Tennessee, Arkansas or Mississippi who plan to attend an accredited institution of higher education. Students must submit an essay of 900 to 1,000 words to qualify.

Total: $1500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 15
2019

Annual Signet Classic Student Scholarship Essay Contest

This writing contest is open to high school juniors and seniors and home-schooled students who are 16 to 18 years of age. To enter, students must write a two- to three-page essay on one of the topics listed on the Penguin Group (USA) Inc. website regarding the current contest's book.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  April 15
2019

Antonio Cirino Memorial Fellowship

This fellowship program is open to Rhode Island residents who need financial assistance to acquire education toward a master's or doctorate in order to pursue a teaching career in the arts. Applicants may not be a Rhode Island School of Design graduate or seeking a graduate degree from RISD.

Total: $12000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 26
2019

AIST Southeast Member Chapter Gene Suave Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students in the AIST Southeastern Chapter (Southern Virginia, Eastern Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida) who are planning to major in engineering and pursue a career in iron and steel technology. Applicants must be AIST members or dependents of AIST members.

Total: $3500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 30
2019

Unigo All About Education Scholarship 2019

This scholarship is open to any applicant who is 13 years of age or older and is a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Applicants must submit creative, original responses to the scholarship question, using the online application form.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 30
2019

Rover College Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. Students must submit an essay on the current year's topic.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 1
2019

LTU Bulldog Out-of-State Fee Waiver for Incoming Transfer Students

This award is for U.S. and International students who are planning to attend Louisiana Tech University as an out-of-state transfer student. Students must have complete at least 12 semester hours of college credit and have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $7366 Awards:  45
Deadline:  May 1
2019