Scholarships

Tennessee Tech Scholarships

ScholarWeb is Tech's scholarship database & scholarship application system. The scholarship application is required to be considered for Tech Scholarships. Students may apply for Tennessee Tech University Scholarships after being admitted. To do so, students MUST login to their Eagle Online account and then click on the "Student" tab and locate the scholarship option.

The 2018-2019 scholarship application will be available beginning Aug. 1, 2017 and should be submitted by the deadline date of December 1, 2017.

Please take a moment to review the different scholarship categories provided below.

Scholarship Categories


Apply for admission & scholarships (in ScholarWeb) by December 1, 2017 to be reviewed for the following Admissions Scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year. Recommendation letters must be submitted no later than December 15, 2017.

The scores and transcripts on file at the time awarding begins will be used to determine scholarship eligibility. All scholarships are competitive and based on funding.  Students who qualify may only receive one of the following Admissions Scholarships.

For help converting your SAT score to an ACT score see our ACT/SAT Conversion Table.

Amount Per Year             ACT and High School GPA            Hope***          Hope Merit***          Year Total
$5,000 33-36 ACT and 3.75-4.00 GPA $3,500     $1,000   $9,500
$4,000 31-32 ACT and 3.75-4.00 GPA $3,500     $1,000   $8,500
$3,000 29-30 ACT and 3.75-4.00 GPA $3,500     $1,000   $7,500

A four-year scholarship for incoming freshman Tennessee residents who have just graduated from high school. It is renewable as long as students maintain 12 credit hours and a 3.25 overall GPA and completes 75 service hours each semester. A limited number of these scholarships will be awarded.
***HOPE & HOPE Merit are awards from the TN Education Lottery Program & the TN General Assembly.

Amount Per Year           ACT and High School GPA           Hope***           Year Total
$2,000 21-28 and 3.75-4.0 $3,500 $5,500  
$1,500 21-36 and 3.51-3.74 $3,500 $5,000  
$1,000 21-36 and 3.0-3.5 $3,500 $4,500

A four-year scholarship for incoming freshman Tennessee residents who have just graduated from high school. It is renewable as long as students maintain 12 credit hours and a 3.00 overall GPA. A limited number of these scholarships will be awarded.
***HOPE is an award from the TN Education Lottery Program.

$8,000 per year
26-36 ACT (1260-1600 SAT) and 3.50-4.00 GPA

A four-year scholarship for incoming out-of-state freshman who have just graduated from high school. It is renewable as long as students maintain 12 credit hours and a 3.00 overall GPA. This scholarship cannot be stacked with the Honors Academic Scholarship (HAS), but can be stacked with the TTU Alumni Legacy Scholarship for Out-of-State students. A limited number of these scholarships will be awarded. For more information, contact the Scholarship Office at scholarships@tntech.edu.

$2,500 per year

A four-year, $2,500 per year, scholarship for incoming freshman Tennessee residents who have just graduated from high school, aimed at increasing academic quality & diversity. The intent of this scholarship is to enrich the educational experience and promote quality education campus-wide. Students must meet at least one of the following criteria: (1) underrepresented ethnic population, (2) first generation college student, (3) resident of one of the 24 Upper Cumberland educationally underrepresented counties, (4) underrepresented gender population specific to a major. It is renewable as long as students maintain 12 credit hours and a 2.50 overall GPA. A limited number of these scholarships will be awarded.

Please Note:

*Students may only receive one of these awards from the Office of Scholarships.
**Tennessee Technological University reserves the right to limit scholarship awards if necessary funding is not available.

Students transferring from Tennessee community colleges should complete the scholarship application to be considered. The scholarship application deadline is December 1, 2017. ALL material including college transcript must be submitted to Tech prior to December 15, 2017 for consideration.

Additionally, current and incoming students should apply in ScholarWeb each year between August 15 and December 1 to be considered for more than 600 departmental scholarships awarded at Tennessee Tech.


TECH Transfer Pride Scholarship 2018-2019

$500 per year
3.25 community college GPA

A scholarship awarded to students who have recently completed a significant amount of coursework at a Tennessee Board of Regents community college with at least a 3.25 transferable cumulative college GPA. It is renewable if the student maintains 12 credit hours each semester with a 3.00 overall GPA.

**Tennessee Technological University reserves the right to limit scholarship awards if necessary funding is not available.

All students who apply for scholarships in ScholarWeb by December 1, 2017 will be reviewed for the scholarships awarded by the department of their major for the 2018-19 academic year. Departments award scholarships to new, transfer, and currently enrolled students. Departmental scholarships are for various amounts and are based on different criteria. Review the criteria of any Tennessee Tech scholarship with the "Search Scholarships" feature in ScholarWeb portal.

For more information on scholarships in Athletics, contact the Tennessee Tech Athletic Department at 1-800-825-3948 and speak to a coach in the sports program you are interested in joining. Further details are provided in the Recruits section at www.ttusports.com.

The TTU Honors Program requires out-of-state students who wish to apply for the Honors Academic Scholarship (HAS) to complete the Honors Academic Scholarship Application in addition to the TTU Scholarship Application (in ScholarWeb). For more information on the HAS and to access the application, visit the Honors Academic Scholarship Website. Please note the HAS is for out-of-state students only.

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For more information on the Honors Program and Honors Academic Scholarship, visit the Honors Program Website.

The Music Department awards scholarships to majors and non-majors which require an audition. Visit the Music Department's website for further details and to submit an Audition Application. To contact the Music department directly, email music@tntech.edu.

For information on ROTC (Military Science) program, visit tntech.edu/armyrotc/ or contact the Military Science Department at (931)372-3283.

For information about their scholarships, visit Army ROTC Scholarships.

"Outside Scholarships" is a term used for any scholarship(s) awarded to a student by an outside agency such as a church, civic organization, high school, business, private donor, foundation, or any number of external (non-Tennessee Tech) agencies. Typically, these are scholarships that are not administered by Tennessee Tech.

These outside scholarships must be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid. For more information about the process for "Outside Scholarships", visit Financial Aid's - Outside/External Scholarships website.

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