Notice of Important Changes to the Tennessee Lottery Scholarship Effective Fall 2011

If you first received the Tennessee Lottery Scholarship during or after fall 2009:

Terminating Events:
  • You will lose your lottery scholarship eligibility when you reach 120 attempted hours. Attempted hours include all classes completed after high school graduation, classes in which you received a grade of 'W' or 'I', Learning Support classes, and repeated classes.
  • Classes completed during the 2011 summer term will NOT count towards the 120 attempted hour cap.
Summer School Eligibility:
  • You may be eligible for your lottery scholarship for summer terms, beginning with summer 2012. You must still be academically eligible at the end of the previous spring term.
  • Summer awards will be the same amount as awards for fall and spring terms.

If you first received the Tennessee Lottery Scholarship BEFORE fall 2009:
  • You will NOT lose your lottery scholarship eligibility when you reach 120 attempted hours.  Your eligibility will continue until you graduate with a baccalaureate degree or five years have passed since your initial enrollment at a postsecondary institution.
  • You will NOT be eligible for a lottery scholarship in the summer term.

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