Two-Year Transfer Scholarships and Others

F. Rodney and Dell R. Lawler Scholarship

This is for a Pellissippi State Technical Community College transfer student. The scholarship recognizes academic and leadership achievement for a greater Knoxville area graduate who also demonstrates financial need. The one-year award assists with the annual maintenance fee. A recipient maintaining a 2.5 GPA at UT may be reconsidered for renewal of the award, along with other applicants. One award is offered per year.

Phi Theta Kappa Member Scholarship

Twenty-five scholarships have been designated for Phi Theta Kappa members who will graduate with an A. A. or an A. S. degree or have completed 60 semester hours of earned transferable credit. The scholarships are open to qualified students from any institution. A GPA of 3.5 at the two-year institution is required, along with a letter of recommendation from the Phi Theta Kappa campus advisor. The stipend is $1,000 for in-state students, $2,000 for out-of-state students. The award is for one year and is renewable. You must be admitted to UT by April 1 to be eligible for this scholarship. The application deadline is April 1.

Tennessee Pledge Scholarship (in-state students)

The Tennessee Pledge Scholarship is a two-year (four semesters) award for Tennessee residents graduating from a Tennessee community college with an AA or AS degree who meet the Tennessee Pledge financial need requirements. You must have graduated from a Tennessee High School, enrolled in the in-state community college immediately afterward, and then transferred directly to UT Knoxville with the qualifying credentials.

When combined with other federal, state, and institutional aid, this scholarship will assist with your direct costs without the use of student loans.

Transfer students must submit the FAFSA by February 15 to be considered.

UT Promise Scholarship (in-state students)

The UT Promise Scholarship is a two-year (four semesters) award that combines with the HOPE and other university scholarships to provide funds to assist with tuition and fees on the Knoxville campus.

You must have graduated from a UT designated Promise High School, enrolled in the in-state community college immediately afterward and earned an AA or AS degree, and then transferred directly to UT Knoxville with the qualifying credentials.

Transfer students must submit the FAFSA by February 15 to be considered.

Tennessee Transfer Associates Scholarship

This is a $1,500-per-year transfer scholarship. It will be awarded for up to two years for any Tennessee resident graduating from a Tennessee community college with an A.S. or A.A. degree and a minimum 3.0 transferable college GPA. No scholarship application is required for this award. Recipients must have graduated from a Tennessee high school, enrolled in the in-state community college immediately afterward, and then transferred directly to UT, Knoxville with the qualifying credentials.