The SouthEast Bank Scholars Program recognizes and rewards outstanding students seeking higher education in Tennessee. This program underwrites tuition expenses for qualified incoming freshmen or current UTC freshmen and provides $2,500 per student.
Students who have received this award are a prestigious group of scholars from Tennessee who are selected based on their exceptional character and academic achievement. In addition, students must demonstrate financial need and a high level of community involvement. This scholarship is generously funded by SouthEast Bank, which operates banking offices throughout the regions of East and Middle Tennessee.
Selected recipients will receive an award of $2,500 for the academic year.
The SouthEast Bank Scholarship is open to incoming freshmen who enter UTC in Fall 2022, and/or current UTC freshmen, who meet the following criteria:
- Applicants must demonstrate a successful academic performance. Preference will be given to incoming freshmen who demonstrate a 3.25 GPA from high school or a 21 on the ACT.
- Applicants must be pre-business
- Applicants must demonstrate a financial need per FAFSA
- Must be a Tennessee resident from one of the following counties with an annual household income equal to or less than: