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Admission Scholarships & Grants

Please see the Transfer Scholarship Application Timeline for more information regarding application deadlines for each term.

All scholarships and grants are competitive and based on funding. Students who qualify may only receive one of the following Admissions Scholarships.

All students must complete the scholarship application to be considered. The following scholarships are available to students transferring from Tennessee community colleges.

The scholarship application deadline for students transferring in Spring 2021 is December 15, 2020. All materials including college transcript and letters of recommendation must be submitted to Tech prior to January 15, 2020 for consideration.

Tech Transfer Pride Scholarship*

A three-year scholarship for incoming transfer students who meet the following criteria:

  • Must be transferring from a Tennessee community college with at least 12 transferable credit hours;
  • Must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative transfer GPA.

Awards are competitive and are not guaranteed. Award amounts will range from $1000 to $3,000 per academic year. It is renewable for up to three years (six semesters) as long as the student maintains full-time undergraduate enrollment and has a 3.00 overall cumulative (Tech) GPA by the end of their second semester at Tech.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship*

A three-year scholarship for incoming transfer students who meet the following criteria:

  • Must be transferring from a Tennessee community college with an A.A., A.S. or A.A.S. degree or at least 60 transferable credit hours;
  • Must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative transfer GPA;
  • Must be a member in good standing of Phi Theta Kappa;
  • Must submit a letter of recommendation (through ScholarWeb) from the Phi Theta Kappa advisor at student's present college/university.

Awards are competitive and are not guaranteed. Award amounts will be $3,000 per year. This scholarship is renewable for up to three years (six semesters) as long as the student maintains full-time continuous undergraduate enrollment and has a 3.00 overall combined (Tech) GPA by the end of their second semester at Tech. A limited number of these scholarships will be awarded. 

All-Tennessee Academic Team Scholarship*

A three-year scholarship for incoming transfer students who meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a Phi Theta Kappa member chosen by your Tennessee Board of Regents Community College to be their designated selection for the All-Tennessee Academic Team.

Awards are competitive and are not guaranteed. Award amounts will be $4,000 per year. The scholarship is renewable for three years (six semesters) as long as the student maintains continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment and has a 3.00 overall combined (Tech) GPA by the end of their second semester at Tech.

The scholarship application deadline for students transferring in Fall 2021 is May 1, 2021. All materials including college transcript and letters of recommendation must be submitted to Tech prior to June 1, 2021 for consideration.

The priority deadline to be considered for more than 600 departmental scholarships awarded at Tennessee Tech is December 15th, 2020. Transfer students who apply after this date but before June 1 will primarily receive consideration for the Transfer Admissions scholarships listed below.

Tech Transfer Pride Scholarship*

A three-year scholarship for incoming transfer students who meet the following criteria:

  • Must be transferring from a Tennessee community college with at least 12 transferable credit hours;
  • Must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative transfer GPA.

Awards are competitive and are not guaranteed. Award amounts will range from $1000 to $3,000 per academic year. It is renewable for up to three years (six semesters) as long as the student maintains full-time undergraduate enrollment and has a 3.00 overall cumulative (Tech) GPA by the end of their second semester at Tech.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship*

A three-year scholarship for incoming transfer students who meet the following criteria:

  • Must be transferring from a Tennessee community college with an A.A., A.S. or A.A.S. degree or at least 60 transferable credit hours;
  • Must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative transfer GPA;
  • Must be a member in good standing of Phi Theta Kappa;
  • Must submit a letter of recommendation (through ScholarWeb) from the Phi Theta Kappa advisor at student's present college/university.

Awards are competitive and are not guaranteed. Award amounts will be $3,000 per year. This scholarship is renewable for up to three years (six semesters) as long as the student maintains full-time continuous undergraduate enrollment and has a 3.00 overall combined (Tech) GPA by the end of their second semester at Tech. A limited number of these scholarships will be awarded. 

All-Tennessee Academic Team Scholarship*

A three-year scholarship for incoming transfer students who meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a Phi Theta Kappa member chosen by your Tennessee Board of Regents Community College to be their designated selection for the All-Tennessee Academic Team.

Awards are competitive and are not guaranteed. Award amounts will be $4,000 per year. The scholarship is renewable for three years (six semesters) as long as the student maintains continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment and has a 3.00 overall combined (Tech) GPA by the end of their second semester at Tech.

Please Note

*Students may only receive one of these awards. If a student is eligible for more than one award, they will be offered the greater of the two.

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

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