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Tennessee Reconnect and Promise. Graduating high school seniors can attend tuition-free. Free tuition for adults.Tennessee Reconnect and Promise. Graduating high school seniors can attend tuition-free. Free tuition for adults.
Online degrees available. Choose from six completely online programs.Online degrees available. Choose from six completely online programs.


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

AAUW Oak Ridge Branch

Description: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Oak Ridge Branch promotes equity for women, lifelong education, philantrophy, and positive societal change. The number of scholarships each covering the tuition of one 3-hour course will be determined by the amount available for the scholarship and the quality of the applications received.

Application: Click Here

Deadline: November 8, 2021


Altrusa International of Oak Ridge

Description: This is a scholarship for up to $1000 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: March 27, 2020


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. 2020 East Tennessee Foundation Scholarship opportunities include scholarships for which adult students are eligible. Scholarship information, including detailed descriptions and application instructions, as well as 2020 applications, will be available on the ETF website, 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 2020 scholarships is February 15, 2020.
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 within 24 months consectutive months. 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 Deadline is March 18, 2021 and Spring Deadline is September 1st, 2021


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


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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