NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Applications are now open for a new scholarship at the University of Tennessee that guarantees certain students free tuition.
A university news release says the UT Promise scholarship isoffered to qualifying Tennessee residents attending UT’s campuses in Knoxville,Chattanooga, Martin and Memphis. It requires that students complete eightvolunteer service hours a semester and participate in a mentoring program.
To be eligible, current, full-time UT students must have a familyhousehold income under $50,000 annually and qualify for the Tennessee HOPEScholarship.
Scholarship students will be paired with a mentor in fall 2020. To apply for the scholarship, current students must complete the scholarship application and the 2020-21 Free Application for Federal Student Aid by Feb. 1. They also must complete eight hours of community service by July 1.