Scholarships + Grants

To date, the Tennessee Education Lottery has raised over $3.5 billion for education programs in Tennessee. These dollars have been used to fund a variety of educational opportunities, including: pre-K, afterschool programs, multiple scholarships and grants for college and the Energy Efficient Schools Initiative. Last year, the Tennessee Education Lottery’s total transfer to education programs was over $347.7 million, which benefits more than 102,000 students.

The Tennessee Education Lottery currently funds 12 different scholarships and grants for Tennessee students seeking higher education. These scholarships and grants can be used for more than 89 different academic institutions throughout the state, including public, private and technical schools.

Click on the images below to learn more about the programs, scholarships and grants made possible by funding raised by the Tennessee Education Lottery since its inception.

Tennessee Hope Foster Child Tuition Grant Tennessee Voluntary Pre-K Program AfterSchool Programs (LEAPS) Energy Efficient Schools Initiative (EESI) General Assembly Merit Scholarship Tennessee Hope Scholarship Tennessee Hope Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students Aspire Award Tennessee Hope Access Grant Dual Enrollment Grant Tennessee Math & Science Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program Wilder-Naifeh Technical Skills Grant Helping Heroes Grant Tennessee Promise Scholarship Step Up

Sources: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation and Tennessee Department of Education. Numbers are approximate.