Appeals and Forms


TN HOPE Scholarship Reinstatement Request Form

If you think you may be eligible to regain the HOPE Scholarship, please complete and submit the following form. Remember, to regain the award, you could have just done better academically or you can request a repeated class grade be excluded. If you have recently received a grade change (NOT by repeating a class) and wish to have your HOPE Scholarship eligibility re-evaluated, please notify our office by


TN HOPE Scholarship Appeal*

 A HOPE Scholarship Appeal is appropriately submitted for the following:

    • You have totally withdrawn from classes for the term
    • You have dropped below full-time (or below 1/2 time enrollment) after the 14th day of classes (last day to drop before a W is received)
    • You have taken a Fall or Spring semester off
    • You failed to enroll in college within 16 months of high school graduation


UTC Scholarship Appeal*

 An appeal for the loss of your UTC Scholarship is appropriately submitted for the following:

    • You did not maintain the required cumulative GPA
    • You did not pass the required number of credit hours (or service/work hours)
    • You have taken a Fall or Spring semester off


*Appeals are considered when extenuating or extreme circumstances exist. Please review the forms carefully.

Presently, the TN HOPE Scholarship Rules do not allow appeals for poor performance in class (GPA) OR for students who enroll in an ineligible TN institution (or non-regionally accredited out-of-state institution) any time after high school graduation.