How are scholarships awarded?

Scholarships are awarded as part of a student’s financial aid package and applied as credits on the student’s Pellissippi State account for the semester of the award. In compliance with federal guidelines, financial aid and scholarships cannot disburse on the student’s billing account prior to a maximum of 10 days before each semester begins. If…

What is the deadline for submitting a scholarship application?

Specific scholarship deadlines will be indicated in the opportunity description (if applicable). Most scholarships do not have a deadline, but are awarded until all funds are dispensed each year, unless a deadline is specified. Students are encouraged to review all scholarship dates and deadlines to ensure maximum scholarship consideration. Note: If a scholarship does have…

How do students receive scholarship consideration?

Enrolled students can complete the General Application in the Pellissippi State Scholarship System, as well as any supplemental applications for scholarship consideration. Students will need to complete the application each academic year, and will be notified via their pstcc.edu email account when the new application is open. By completing the General Application, students will automatically…

What is Blackbaud Award Management (aka AcademicWorks)?

Pellissippi State has contracted with a third-party scholarship management system, to enhance and streamline the scholarship search and application process for all Pellissippi State students. Students who complete the General Application through the new scholarship system will be automatically considered for several scholarships across campus based on qualifications such as academic merit and financial need.