Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) Scholarships!

 

There are TWO new scholarship opportunities available!

The Minority Teaching Fellows Program The Tennessee Teaching Scholars Program

(Click on each of these links to be taken to their respective part of the page)

 

 

***The Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) would like to make students aware of a scholarship opportunity available to minority students who are preparing to enter or are currently enrolled in a college or university. The Minority Teaching Fellows Program offers a $5,000 per year scholarship designed for students desiring to enter the teaching field following graduation. The program requires students to teach in a Tennessee Pre K-12 public school for the number of years they received the award. In order to be eligible for the program, students must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a minority student
  2. Be a Tennessee resident and a US citizen
  3. Be a TN High School Senior achieving a 2.75 GPA 4. Obtain a minimum composite score of 18 on the ACT or 860 on the SAT  -OR- 5. Be a continuing college student without a prior degree achieving at least a 2.5 GPA 6. Enrolled and accepted for enrollment full-time at an eligible Tennessee institution

Students interested in applying for the scholarship should complete an online application, which can be accessed at the following link:

https://clipslink.guarantorsolutions.com/StudentSignon/Default.aspx 

Along with the application, students will be required to submit to TSAC the following items to be considered for the scholarship:

  1. 250 word essay on “Why I Chose Teaching as a Profession”
  2. Letter of Recommendation from an Educator
  3. Letter of Recommendation from a Community  Member
  4. Official High School or College Transcript
  5. Documentation to Verify Standardized Test Scores
  6. List of Extracurricular Activities

Application and materials will need to be submitted to TSAC by April 15th in order for students to be considered for the scholarship. Please encourage any students you think might qualify to pursue this scholarship opportunity.

 

 

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***The Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) would like to make students aware of a scholarship opportunity available to students who will be or are enrolled in a teacher education program at an eligible Tennessee college or university. The Tennessee Teaching Scholars Program offers a $5,000 per year scholarship designed for students desiring to enter the teaching field following graduation. The program requires students to teach in a Tennessee Pre-K-12 public school for the number of years they receive the award. In order to be eligible for the program, students must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a Tennessee resident and a US citizen
  2. Earned at least a 2.75 GPA
  3. Be enrolled full-time (undergraduate) or half-time (graduate)
  4. Be enrolled in an eligible Tennessee institution
  5. Be formally admitted to a state-approved teacher education program
  6. Not be a licensed teacher
  7. Not be employed or previously employed in a teaching position

Students interested in applying for the scholarship should complete an online application, which can be accessed at the following link:

https://clipslink.guarantorsolutions.com/StudentSignon/Default.aspx

Along with the application, students will be required to submit to TSAC the following items to be considered for the scholarship:

  1. Letter of Recommendation from an official of a state-approved teacher education program
  2. Official College Transcript
  3. Documentation to Verify Standardized Test Scores

Application and materials will need to be submitted to TSAC by April 15th in order for students to be considered for this scholarship. Please encourage any students you think might qualify to pursue this scholarship opportunity.