A minimum of fifteen $1,000 scholarships are available for Fall entry transfer students who are awarded an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree. Preference is given to students who demonstrate outstanding performance and academic potential through completion of a transfer articulation program at a cooperating community college in Tennessee. Other A. A. and A. S. degree recipients can be considered even if an articulation program isn’t in place at the degree-granting institution. You must be admitted to UT by April 1 to be eligible for this scholarship. The application deadline is April 1.
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 covers 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.
Phi Theta Kappa Member Scholarships
Ten 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 and Tennessee Promise
Tennessee Pledge and Tennessee Promise Scholarships 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 who meets the Tennessee Pledge financial need requirements or attended a Tennessee Promise high school in 2007 or later, respectively. No scholarship application is required for these two awards.
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.