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Scholarships & Grants

ScholarWeb is the name of Tennessee Tech's scholarship database and scholarship application system. The ScholarWeb scholarship application is required to be considered for Tech scholarships. Students must already be admitted to apply for Tennessee Tech University scholarships and grants. To do so, students login to their Eagle Online account and then click on the "Student" tab and locate the "Apply for scholarships/Accept scholarships" link.

The 2021-2022 scholarship application will be available beginning Aug. 1, 2020. For incoming freshmen, this application must be submitted by the deadline date of December 15, 2020. For incoming transfer students beginning in the Spring of 2021, this application must be submitted by December 15th. For incoming transfer students beginning in the Fall of 2021, this application must be submitted by May 1st

Please take a moment to review the different scholarship and grant categories listed below. All Tennessee Tech institutional scholarships and grants are competitive and funds are limited. Although we make every effort to recognize outstanding students, no scholarships/grants are guaranteed.

Scholarship Categories

Admissions Scholarships and Grants

University-funded scholarships and grants for incoming freshman and transfer students. These scholarships are awarded based on various criteria including, but not limited to, academic merit, financial need, extracurricular activities, and demonstrated leadership abilities.

Admissions scholarships and grants are renewable for a specified number of semesters as long as the student maintains the renewal eligibility requirements.

All scholarships and grants are competitive and based on funding. Students who qualify may only receive one Admissions Scholarship or Grant.

Departmental & Donor-Funded Scholarships

Departments and offices on campus award scholarships to new, transfer, and currently enrolled students. Departmental and donor-funded scholarships are for varying amounts and are based on varying criteria. Review the criteria of any Tennessee Tech scholarship with the Search Scholarships feature in ScholarWeb portal. You may also wish to contact the department of your major to inquire about specific scholarships and eligibility requirements.

Athletic Scholarships

Unlike other Tennessee Tech Scholarships, athletic scholarships are not handled by the Scholarship Office. 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

Honors Program Scholarships

The Tennessee Tech 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 Tennessee Tech 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.

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

Music Scholarships

The Music Department awards band scholarships to both majors and non-majors that require an audition. Visit the Music Department website for further details and to submit an Audition Application. To contact the Music department directly, email

ROTC (Military Science) Scholarships

For information on ROTC (Military Science) program, visit the Tennessee Tech Army ROTC website or contact the Military Science Department at (931) 372-3283.

For information about their scholarships, visit Army ROTC Scholarships.

Outside (Non-Tennessee Tech University) Scholarships

"Outside" or "external" scholarships are terms 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. If you are interested in applying for outside scholarships, please review our tips and advice for applying for external scholarships.

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 webpage.

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