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Campuses will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26-Sunday, Nov. 29 for Thanksgiving.
Campuses will reopen Monday, Nov. 30.

Financial Aid



State Scholarships

The State of Tennessee administers several scholarship programs, including:

Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarships

Website: Visit Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation for information.

Tennessee's Promise

Website: Visit Tennessee Promise for information.

Roane State Foundation Scholarships

There are a variety of scholarships available through the Roane State Foundation. Not all scholarships are based on financial need. There are scholarships available for certain majors, non-traditional students, students with a disability, academic achievement, etc. There may be a scholarship just waiting for you, but you can't be awarded one if you don't apply.

Community Scholarships

AAUW Oak Ridge Branch 2016 Spring Scholarship

Description: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Oak Ridge Branch promotes equity for women, lifelong education, philanthropy, and positive societal change. AAUW-Oak Ridge will sponsor scholarships for women during the 2016 RSCC Spring Term.  The number of scholarships each covering the tuition of one 3-hour course will be determined by the quality of the applications received.  Up to six (6) scholarships can be offered this term.

Criteria: Awarded to female students age 25 or older. GPA minimum 3.0
Application:  Click Here
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015

East Tennessee Foundation Scholarship Program

Description: This East Tennessee Foundation Scholarship Program is made up of different scholarship funds established by individuals, firms, or organizations wanting to assist individuals pursuing a college education. 2016 East Tennessee Foundation Scholarship opportunities include scholarships for which adult students are eligible. Click for a listing of ETF scholarships for which adults may apply. Scholarship information, including detailed descriptions and application instructions, as well as 2016 applications, will be available on the ETF website,, beginning December 1, 2015.  All ETF scholarship applications must be completed and submitted online. Attached please find a copy of the online applicant tutorial. The application deadline for ETF 2016 scholarships is March 14, 2016.
Criteria: Varies per scholarship
Application:, select "Scholarships" under the "Grants" drop-down menu. ETF Online Scholarship Application Guide
Deadline: Varies

NASA STEM Scholarship

Description: This scholarship is funded by the STEM grant program for students with majors in the STEM discipline.
Application: Apply through the Roane State Foundation Scholarship Application
Deadline: Varies

Program for Continuing Education (PCE) Grant from the Philanthropic Education Organization (P.E.O.)

Description: The P.E.O. offers a one time award of up to $3000.00 to women pursuing a degree or certificate that leads to a job in the field of study.  Please see this flier for more information.
Application: After reviewing the criteria listed on the flier linked above, applications may be requested by emailing
Deadline:  March 1 (Fall)/August 1 (Spring)


Website: Visit tnAchieves for information.

University Transfer Scholarships

To better serve the students at Roane State that are planning on transferring to another university, we have compiled a list of some of the local universities and their deadlines for applying for scholarships.

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Students are also encouraged to pursue scholarship opportunities outside of Roane State. Sources for information include public libraries, civic groups, and the internet.

For additional scholarship opportunities, the Financial Aid Office at Roane State Community College encourages students to visit FastWeb, an online scholarship database.

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Harriman, TN 37748-5011

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