Tennessee Student Assistance Award

Scholarship Description

The Tennessee Student Assistance Award Program (TSAA) was established to provide non-repayable financial assistance to financially-needy undergraduate students who are residents of Tennessee. Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment, at least half time, at a public or an eligible non-public postsecondary institution in Tennessee.  The TSAA is a state-funded grant program and includes funds from the Tennessee Education Lottery.

To be eligible, the applicant must:

complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and
have a valid Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of 2100 or less, and
be a Tennessee resident, if a dependent student, parents must also be a Tennessee resident, and
be enrolled at least half time at an eligible Tennessee postsecondary institution, and
maintain institutional satisfactory academic progress according to the standards and practices of the institution, and
not be in default on a loan or owe a refund on any grant previously received at any institution, and
who have not received a baccalaureate degree.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: Varies

Min Award: 1,000

Max Award: 4,000

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
404 James Robertson Parkway Parkway Towers, Suite 1510
Nashville, TN 37243-0820

Contact Person: Program Administrator

Phone: 615-741-1346

Fax: 615-741-6101