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State Scholarships

The State of Tennessee administers several scholarship programs, including:

Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarships

Website: Visit Tennessee Lottery Scholarshipfor information.

Tennessee Promise

Website: Visit Tennessee Promise for information.

Tennessee Reconnect

Website: Visit Tennessee Reconnect 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

Altrusa International of Oak Ridge

Description: This is a $1000 scholarship for women who are return to college after an interruption in education or continuing their education, post high school, at a university, community college or technical school.

Application: Click Here

Deadline: April 1, 2019

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. 2019 East Tennessee Foundation Scholarship opportunities include scholarships for which adult students are eligible. Scholarship information, including detailed descriptions and application instructions, as well as 2019 applications, will be available on the ETF website,, beginning November 1, 2018. 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 2019 scholarships is February 15, 2019.
Criteria: Varies per scholarship
Application:, select "Scholarships" under the "Grants" drop-down menu.
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 flyer for more information.
Application: After reviewing the criteria listed on the flier linked above, complete the pre-application and email it to: Pre-Application Form
Deadline: Fall 2018 - March 10, 2018


Scarlett Family Foundation College Scholarship

Description:  Scarlett Foundation scholarship is for students who have graduated or will graduate from high school in mid-TN counties and is pursuing a business or STEM major full-time in the fall of 2018. They must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and must have financial need.


Deadline: December 15, 2019


Morgan County Cattleman's Association

Description: The Morgan County Cattleman's Association (MCCA) will award up to 4 scholarships of $1000 each to outstanding students who are pursuing or continuing careers in the agriculture/beef industry, a STEM ( science, technology, engineering, math) area of study, or teaching grades K-12.

Application: Click Here

Deadline: February 28, 2019


ALLEX Foundation

Description: Scholarships Available to Study Intensive Chinese or Japanese at Washington University in St. Louis this Summer with the ALLEX Foundation.

Application: Click Here

Deadline: March 15, 2019



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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