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Scholarships

ROTC Scholarships

For information on ROTC scholarships, visit Army ROTC.

Honors Program Scholarships

The 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. 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.

  • The HAS Application for Fall 2015-Spring 2016 will be available September 1, 2014, and the deadline to submit the application is August 1, 2015.
  • The HAS Application for Spring 2015 will be available September 1, 2014, and the deadline to submit the application is November 30, 2014.

For more information on the Honors Program and Honors Academic Scholarship, visit the Honors Program Website or contact Michael Clark at mclark@tntech.edu.

Music Scholarships

The Music Department requires students to complete the Music Scholarship application process in addition to submitting the TTU Scholarship Application via ScholarWeb. All forms required by the Music Department should be submitted directly to the Music Department, PO Box 5045, Cookeville, TN, 38505. For more information on applying for Music Scholarships, visit the Music Department's website.

ATHLETIC Scholarships

Contact Athletics at 1-800-825-3948 and ask to speak to the coach of the sport you are interested in joining.

New Student Admissions Scholarships

All students who apply for admission and scholarships by December 15, 2014 will be considered for the following Admissions Scholarships for 2015-2016. Students may receive only one Admissions Scholarship.

University Academic Service Scholarship

$6,000 per year 31-36 ACT (1360-1600 SAT) and 3.90-4.00 GPA
$5,000 per year 31-36 ACT (1360-1600 SAT) and 3.75-3.89 GPA
$5,000 per year 28-30 ACT (1250-1350 SAT) and 3.90-4.00 GPA
$4,000 per year 28-30 ACT (1250-1350 SAT) and 3.75-3.89 GPA
$3,500 per year 28-36 ACT (1250-1600 SAT) and 3.50-3.74 GPA

This scholarship is for incoming freshman Tennessee residents who just graduated from high school and is renewable for three additional years if the student maintains 12 credit hours each semester with a 3.00 overall GPA and completes 75 hours of university service.

Vice Presidents' Scholarship (Residential Scholarship)

$3,000 per year 26-27 ACT (1170-1240 SAT) and 3.50-4.00 GPA

This scholarship is for incoming freshman Tennessee residents who just graduated from high school and is renewable for three additional years as long as the student maintains 12 credit hours each semester with a 3.00 overall GPA and completes 75 hours of university service each semester. This scholarship is applied to a student's housing fees and is only renewable if the student continues to live on campus. A limited number of these scholarships will be awarded.

Admissions Academic Scholarship

$1,500 per year 26-27 ACT (1170-1240 SAT) and 3.50-4.00 GPA
$1,000 per year 24-25 ACT (1090-1160 SAT) and 3.80-4.00 GPA

This scholarship is for incoming freshman Tennessee residents who just graduated from high school and is renewable for three additional years as long as the student maintains 12 credit hours each semester with a 3.00 overall GPA. This scholarship cannot be stacked with the Alumni Legacy Scholarship. A limited number of these scholarships will be awarded.

Alumni Legacy Scholarship (In State)

$1,000 per year 24-25 ACT (1090-1160 SAT) and 3.50-4.00 GPA

This scholarship is for incoming freshmen whose parent, grandparent, or step-parent graduated from TTU. It is renewable for three additional years if the student maintains 12 credit hours each semester with a 3.00 overall GPA. This scholarship cannot be stacked with the Admissions Academic Scholarship. A limited number of these scholarships will be awarded.

Alumni Legacy Scholarship (Out of State)

$6,000 per year 23-36 ACT (1050-1600 SAT) and 3.20-4.00 GPA

This scholarship is for incoming freshmen whose parent, grandparent, or step-parent graduated from TTU. It is renewable for three additional years if the student maintains 12 credit hours each semester with a 3.00 overall GPA. This scholarship cannot be stacked with the Honors Academic Scholarship. A limited number of these scholarships will be awarded.

Soaring Eagle Scholarship

$8,000 per year 26-36 ACT (1170-1600 SAT) and 3.50-4.00 GPA

This scholarship is for incoming freshmen from out of state and is renewable as long as students maintains 12 credit hours each semester with a 3.00 overall GPA. This scholarship cannot be stacked with the Honors Academic Scholarship. A limited number of these scholarships will be awarded.

Golden Eagle Excellence Scholarship

$2,500 per year

These competitive scholarships are awarded to incoming freshman Tennessee residents to increase academic quality and diversity which enriches the educational experience and promotes quality education for our campus. These awards are made to underrepresented groups as defined in our Scholarship Recruitment Plan. They are renewable for three additional years if the student maintains 12 credit hours each semester with a 2.50 overall GPA. For additional information on these scholarships, contact the Scholarship Office at scholarships@tntech.edu.

Leadership Scholarship

$1,000 one year only

This scholarship will be awarded to a limited number of entering freshmen who have demonstrated outstanding leadership potential.

Transfer Student Admissions Scholarships

All students who apply for admission and scholarships by December 15, 2014 will be considered for the following Admissions Scholarships for 2015-2016. Students may receive only one Admissions Scholarship.

Community College Transfer Scholarship

$3,000 per year 3.50 community college GPA

This scholarship is awarded to students who have completed a significant amount of coursework at a Tennessee community college with at least a 3.50 transferrable cumulative college GPA. It is renewable if the student maintains 12 credit hours each semester with a 3.00 overall GPA and completes 75 hours of service. A limited number of these scholarships will be awarded.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

$3,000 per year 3.50 community college GPA

Tennessee Tech offers scholarships to students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa. A letter of recommendation from a Phi Theta Kappa advisor is required for scholarship consideration. Students must have a minimum 3.50 transferrable cumulative college GPA. The scholarship is renewable if the student maintains 12 credit hours with a 3.00 overall GPA each semester and completes 75 hours of service. A limited number of these scholarships will be awarded.

All Tennessee Academic Team Scholarship

$4,000 per year 3.00 community college GPA after sophomore year or 60+ hours

The 2 Phi Theta Kappa winners chosen by their Tennessee Board of Regents Community College to be their designated selection for the All Tennessee Academic team will receive a scholarship from Tennessee Tech University. The scholarship is renewable if the student maintains 12 credit hours with a 3.00 overall GPA each semester and completes 75 hours of service.

Leadership Scholarship

$1,000 one year only

This scholarship will be awarded to a limited number of transfer students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership potential.

DEPARTMENTAL Scholarships

All students who apply for scholarships by December 15, 2014 will be considered for scholarships through the department of their major. Departments award scholarships to new, transfer, and currently enrolled students who have demonstrated leadership in the classroom and in their major. These awards are for various amounts and are based on different criteria. For more information on departmental scholarships, view the scholarship criteria via ScholarWeb or contact the department of your major.