Teaching Scholarships in Tennessee

  • Tennessee Teaching Scholars Program

    College junior, senior, or post-baccalaureate candidate; Tennessee resident; must be admitted to teacher education program in a Tennessee college or university; 2.75 GPA; full-time undergrad or at least half-time graduate student; must not be a licensed teacher or have been previously employed as a teacher; commit to teach in Tennessee one year for every year the award was received.

  • Minority Teaching Fellows Program

    Minority Tennessee resident; U.S. citizen; high school senior or college student; 2.75 high school GPA or 2.5 college GPA; must commit to teach in a Tennessee public school one year for each year the award was received.

  • Christa McAuliffe Scholarship Program

    Tennessee resident; rising college junior; enrolled full-time in teacher education program in Tennessee; completed first semester of junior year; 3.5 GPA.

  • Austin Peay State University College of Education Scholarships

    Must be an Austin Peay State University student; enrolled in College of Education; requirements vary by scholarship.

  • Don Sahli-Kathy Woodall Scholarship Program

    Majoring in or planning to major in education; requirements vary by specific scholarship.

  • Metropolitan Nashville Education Foundation

    High school graduate from Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools; plan to become public school teacher.

  • Dr. Henry Frandsen Scholarship for Teachers

    Committed to teaching mathematics in Tennessee at either the secondary or elementary level; declare major in Math, Math Education, Elementary Education, or other appropriate subject.

  • TMT Teacher/Scholar Scholarship

    Must be a Tennessee Mathematics Teachers Association member; currently teaching in Tennessee; pursuing advanced degree to improve math teaching.

  • Tennessee Math and Science Teacher Loan Forgiveness

    Must be a Tennessee public school teacher; seeking advanced degree in a math or science, or a certification to teach a math or science; must work two years in a Tennessee public school system for each year of loan funding received to be eligible for loan forgiveness.

  • NAJA Graduate Scholarship Program

    Working or planning to work directly with children; pursuing graduate level studies for one year in fields that address special needs of children and youth, including special education, exceptional children, remedial skills development, and gifted and talented; not applicable to graduate work in administration or general education.

Aquinas College

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4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 297-7545

Type of School:

  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Masters
  • Post-Masters

Austin Peay State University

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601 College St
Clarksville, TN 37044
(931) 221-7011

Type of School:

  • Public
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Masters
  • Post-Bachelors
  • Post-Masters

Belmont University

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1900 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37212-3757
(615) 460-6000

Type of School:

  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelors
  • Doctoral
  • Masters

Bethel University

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325 Cherry Ave
McKenzie, TN 38201
(731) 352-4000

Type of School:

  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Masters

Bryan College-Dayton

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721 Bryan Drive
Dayton, TN 37321
(423) 775-2041

Type of School:

  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Masters

Accrediting Agency:

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Carson-Newman University

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1646 S Russell Ave
Jefferson City, TN 37760
(865) 471-2000

Type of School:

  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Doctoral
  • Masters

Christian Brothers University

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650 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 321-3000

Type of School:

  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Masters

Cumberland University

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1 Cumberland Square
Lebanon, TN 37087
(615) 444-2562

Type of School:

  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Masters

East Tennessee State University

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1276 Gilbreath Drive
Johnson City, TN 37614
(423) 439-1000

Type of School:

  • Public
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelors
  • Certificate
  • Doctoral
  • Masters
  • Post-Bachelors
  • Post-Masters

Fisk University

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1000 17th Ave North
Nashville, TN 37208-4501
(615) 329-8500

Type of School:

  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelors
  • Masters
  • Post-Bachelors

Johnson University

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7900 Johnson Dr
Knoxville, TN 37998
(865) 573-4517

Type of School:

  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Certificate
  • Doctoral
  • Masters
  • Post-Masters

Accrediting Agency:

  • Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation

King University

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1350 King College Rd
Bristol, TN 37620-2699
(423) 968-1187

Type of School:

  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Doctoral
  • Masters
  • Post-Masters

Lane College

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545 Lane Ave
Jackson, TN 38301-4598
(731) 426-7500

Type of School:

  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelors

Accrediting Agency:

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Le Moyne-Owen College

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807 Walker Ave
Memphis, TN 38126-6595
(901) 435-1000

Type of School:

  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelors

Accrediting Agency:

  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Lee University

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1120 N Ocoee St
Cleveland, TN 37311
(423) 614-8000

Type of School:

  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelors
  • Masters
  • Post-Masters

Lipscomb University

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One University Park Drive
Nashville, TN 37204-3951
(615) 966-1000

Type of School:

  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Doctoral
  • Masters
  • Post-Bachelors

Martin Methodist College

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433 West Madison Street
Pulaski, TN 38478-2799
(931) 363-9800

Type of School:

  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Associates
  • Bachelors

Maryville College

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502 E Lamar Alexander Pky
Maryville, TN 37804-5907
(865) 981-8000

Type of School:

  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelors

Memphis College of Art

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1930 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38104-2764
(901) 272-5100

Type of School:

  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelors
  • Masters

Middle Tennessee State University

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1301 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
(615) 898-2300

Type of School:

  • Public
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelors
  • Doctoral
  • Masters
  • Post-Bachelors
  • Post-Masters
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