ASPIRE AWARD (Application)

Students must meet the following requirements:

  • Meet Tennessee HOPE Scholarship requirements AND
  • Must have parents’ or independent student’s and spouse’s adjusted gross income of $36,000 or less on IRS tax form

For students who first received the HOPE Scholarship prior to fall 2009

Award amount – Up to $1,500 supplement to Tennessee HOPE Scholarship.  The award is divided between fall and spring semester.  Awards to part-time students are prorated.

For students who first received the HOPE Scholarship in fall 2009 and thereafter

Award amount – Up to $2,250 supplement to the HOPE Scholarship.  The award is divided equally between fall, spring and summer semesters.  Awards to part-time students are prorated.