About the Scholarship

The Tennessee HOPE Access Grant is assisting the residents of the Tennesse and awarded many entering freshmen who are enrolled at a two-year or four-year eligible postsecondary institution within 16 months after graduating from an accredited Tennesse highschool. The award is based on the financial need and academic excellence of an applicant. An applicant must maintain the minimum GPA as specified by the financial aid of the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation.

How to Apply for Scholarship?

  • A student must fill the FAFSA application form in order to receive this opportunity. Where FAFSA demonstrates the financial position of an applicant's family. The FAFSA application must be submitted before September 1st for the fall semester and February 1st for spring and summer semesters.

  • After the completion of the FAFSA form, a Student Aid Report will be generated by financial aid. By this SAR the financial aid assists the students.

  • Students must demonstrate their academic merit by submitting official transcripts of ACT/SAT grade cards.

Award Amount and Deadline:

The award amount varies for two-year and four-year post-secondary institution students, the two-year students will get $875 and four-year students will get $1250.

The award is given to any number of applicants who meet eligibility.

The Organization has set the deadline date on 1st September 2020. The applicants must apply for this fund before the fixed deadline. 


Eligibility Criteria

  • Students should be Tennessee residents.

  • A student should graduate from a TN eligible high school.

  • A student should enroll in one of the Tennessee public colleges, universities, or private colleges.

  • A student must have a final high school GPA between 2.75 - 2.99 AND between an 18 - 20 ACT or between 960 – 1050 SAT, exclusive of the essay and optional subject area battery tests.