Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Urban Studies Scholarship at TSU

TSU Public Service Scholarship

The Public Service Scholarship offers community college students tuition reduction if they enter Tennessee State University as an Urban Studies major. This scholarship provides financial assistance for 60 credit hours over five semesters to local community college students. In order to qualify for the program, students must meet the eligibility requirements. Full-time students selected for the program will enroll in 15 hours per semester.

Students participating in the Public Service Scholarship Program must be full-time undergraduate students. Students selected for this program will pay the same tuition rate as they were charged at the community college attended. The scholarship will be awarded only to in-state students who enroll in College of Public Service and Urban Affairs approved courses as declared Urban Studies majors.

These individuals will also meet the following criteria:

(a) Admitted as a regular student at Tennessee State University;

(b) Have filed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA);

(c) Have an Associate Degree from one of following community colleges; Volunteer State,

Columbia State, Nashville State and/or Motlow State.

(d) Have at least a 2.50 cumulative G.P.A. on a 4.00 scale;

(e) Maintain at least a 2.00 GPA each semester during the program (Mandatory);

(e) Not currently enrolled at Tennessee State University

Community Partners

Nashville State Community College (NSCC), Columbia State Community College (CSCC) – Franklin campus, Volunteer State Community College (VSCC) and Motlow State Community College (MSCC) – Smyrna campus.

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