Apply online now through June 1 for the Northeast State Educational Access and Diversity Scholarship which provides financial assistance to Tennessee residents.
Applicants must meet one of the following criteria for underrepresented populations to qualify for Educational Access and Diversity Scholarship consideration:
- Hispanic/Latino/Spanish origin, Black or African-American, Asian, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander origin as documented by the Northeast State Office of Admissions and Records
- Classified as a United States Military Veteran. Proof of veteran status must be submitted to the Office of Scholarship Programs by June 1 in order to qualify under military veteran criterion.
- Be registered with the Center for Students with Disabilities at Northeast State.
Scholarship awards are based on the current cost of 12 credit hours of tuition. Students meeting the criteria will be evaluated based on academic performance, enrollment status, and unmet need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Applicants must complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA application and any subsequent financial aid documents by June 1, 2018. Applicants cannot have earned an associate degree or higher by the start of the 2018 fall semester.
The program receives funding on an annual basis. Awards are renewed on a semester-by-semester basis pending performance reviews. Limited funding is available and no awards are guaranteed. Educational Access and Diversity Scholarship recipients must enroll in and complete at least twelve (12) credit hours each semester. Recipients must also maintain a minimum overall combined 2.75 grade point average including Learning Support coursework.
For more information contact the Office of Scholarship Programs and Student Needs at jajohnson@NortheastState.edu or 423.354.5235.