Tennessee Dependent Children Scholarship Program

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

July 15, 2020

Awarded By

Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation

Award Amount

Award amounts are determined based on financial need. Students should contact his/her school's financial aid office for additional details. Awards are made in equal installments each term throughout the academic year and are renewable for up to a total of four years or until the completion of the program of study. Recipients must continue to meet all the eligibility requirements and maintain satisfactory academic progress standards, as determined by the institution.


Approximately 40 awards disbursed each year.

Additional Information

The Dependent Children Scholarship Program provides aid for Tennessee residents who are dependent children of a Tennessee law enforcement officer, fireman, or an emergency medical service technician who has been killed or totally and permanently disabled while performing duties within the scope of such employment. The parent must be a Tennessee resident and have been on duty when the incident occurred. The scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students attending eligible Tennessee institutions.

Deadline Info

Applications are available online from the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) College Pays website. In addition to a completed application, applicants must also provide documentation deta ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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