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Helping Heroes Grant

Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation

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Scholarship Overview

This grant is for students who have successfully completed twelve or more semester hours with no failing grade as the final grade for the course. To qualify, applicants must be honorably discharged veterans who had formally served the armed forces of the United States, or former or current members of a reserve or Tennessee National Guard unit who were called into active military service of the United States. Applicants must be Tennessee residents for one year preceding the date of application for this grant; be awarded an Iraq Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, or Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal on or after September 11, 2001; enroll at an eligible two- or four-year postsecondary institution; have not earned a bachelor's degree; not be in default on a federal Title IV educational loan or Tennessee educational loan; not owe a refund on a federal Title IV student financial aid program or a Tennessee student financial aid program; be in compliance with federal drug-free rules and laws for receiving financial assistance; not be incarcerated; meet each qualification relating to this grant and applicable to the student; and not be required to meet any academic standard at the time of enrollment.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Not much

This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.

Contact Information



Deadline: Feb 1
Award Range: $500 - $1,000
Renewable: This scholarship is renewable


GPA: Is this you?
  • 2.75
Class Year: Is this you?
  • College freshman
Home State: Is this you?
  • Tennessee
Other Qualifications: Is this you?
  • Veteran
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