The Aspire Award is established and funded from the net proceeds of the state lottery and awarded to entering freshmen as a supplement to the HOPE Scholarship.
For entering freshmen beginning with fall 2015 and thereafter
- Four-Year Institutions: Up to $750 per semester as a supplement to the HOPE Scholarship; including summer
- Two-Year Institutions: Up to $250 per semester as a supplement to the HOPE Scholarship; including summer
- Meet Tennessee HOPE Scholarship requirements AND
- Must have parents’ or independent student’s and spouse’s adjusted gross income of $36,000 or less on IRS tax form