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Ned McWherter Scholars

The Ned McWherter Scholars is a Scholarship sponsored by Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $6000
Application Deadline: 15-Feb
Requirements: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, attend a participating college or university in Tennessee, be a Tennessee resident, have graduated from a Tennessee high school with a minimum 3.5 GPA, and rank in the top 5% nationally on the ACT or SAT I. High school grades, standardized test scores, leadership roles in high school, and difficulty of high school program are all considered; recipient is selected competitively.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
Parkway Towers, Suite 1950, 404 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243-0820
Phone Number: 615 741 1346
Fax Number: 615 741 6101

You can find out more by contacting:

Naomi Derryberry
Grant Program Administrator

You should always carefully examine the background of the scholarship. Your best chance of success is a result of finding out the requirements from the start and making sure you meet them. A good first step is to be aware of the potential motivations of the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation and their goals for the Ned McWherter Scholars. After making sure you satisfy the prerequisites, verify that you have a reasonable chance to receive the scholarship. After figuring out that you have the possibility of going on to be awarded the Ned McWherter Scholars, then you should use your time.

A vital aspect in the process of trying for the scholarship is properly completing the forms. Applications can sometimes be lengthy and boring, but it is absolutely critical that your work was done properly and completely. Pay careful attention so that you won't be bumped because of carelessness.

Once the application is sent off, it's important to know when the Ned McWherter Scholars confers the award and distributes the money in order to know whether or not it is possible to rely on the scholarship to help meet your financial needs and its personal usefulness, as there may be restrictions on what bills you can pay with the Ned McWherter Scholars. Recently it has become more burdensome to handle all of your financial needs, and being awarded the Ned McWherter Scholars can make things much easier. If you don't end up getting the Ned McWherter Scholars, try not to be upset, you can find different scholarships for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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