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TN Lottery & TN Achieves

Students must meet the following requirements:
  • Entering freshmen must have a minimum of a 21 ACT (980 SAT),
    exclusive of the essay and optional subject area battery test
    OR Overall weighted* minimum 3.0 grade point average (GPA)
  • If a student ceases to be eligible for HOPE, except for GAMS and
    HOPE Access Grant, the student may regain HOPE, one-time only
  • ACT/SAT exams must be taken prior to the first day of college enrollment
  • Enroll within 16 months following high school graduation
  • Enrollment at an ineligible postsecondary institution during this time will make the student permanently ineligible

Tennessee PROMISE
To be eligible to receive a Tennessee Promise Scholarship, a student must:
  • Be a Tennessee resident
  • Graduate from an eligible Tennessee high school, complete a Tennessee home school program, or, prior to reaching 19 years of age, obtain a GED or HiSET diploma
  • Enroll in an eligible college or program and attend full-time the fall after graduation (students attending a TCAT may enroll the summer following their high school graduation
  • Meet all deadlines and requirements before enrolling