Walters State Promise

What is the WS Promise?


Walters State Promise

At Walters State, we value the academic accomplishments of students from our area. Through the Walters State Promise Scholarship Program, we are guaranteeing scholarships to students who meet certain academic requirements. Like the Tennessee Promise, the purpose of the Walters State Promise is to help students achieve their educational goals. It funds costs, such as textbooks and travel expenses, not covered by the Tennessee Promise or other financial aid.

Senators Scholars

$1000 per semester

  • Application: No application required. Guaranteed upon admission to the college.
  • Minimum 3.7 unweighted high school GPA and 24 national or state ACT score must be achieved prior to fall semester starting date
  • Beginning with the class of 2015, awarded to graduating seniors who meet above academic requirements
  • Must maintain full-time enrollment at least 12 credit hours
  • Awardable for maximum of first four continuously enrolled semesters excluding summer
  • Must maintain an overall institutional 2.75 college GPA
  • 75 hour per semester institutional work requirement

 

Senators Scholars Dual Enrollment Award

$500 per semester

  • Application:No application required. Guaranteed upon admission to the college.
  • Supplemental award to former dual enrollment students who meet Senators Scholars requirements and have at least 12 institutional earned hours of college credit with a 3.0 college GPA
  • Awardable for four continuous semesters as long as Senators Scholars eligibility is maintained

 

Senators Dual Enrollment Achievement Award

$1000 per semester

  • Application: No application required. Guaranteed upon admission to the college.
  • Awarded to graduating seniors who have earned at least 12 institutional hours of college credit with 3.0 college GPA as a Walters State dual enrollment student beginning fall 2015
  • Must be enrolled full-time at least 12 credit hours
  • Awardable for maximum of four continuous semesters excluding summer
  • Must maintain an overall institutional 2.75 college GPA
  • 75 hour per semester institutional work requirement

 

If you don't meet the above criteria for a Walters State Promise Scholarship, you may qualify for other scholarships at Walters State. Make sure you complete a Walters State Scholarship Application.

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