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Scholarships and Financial Aid

Scholarships and Financial Aid
Don’t delay in applying for scholarships and financial aid.

APSU’s “freshman academic” scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Awards are made beginning in November and continue until funds are exhausted. Your application for admission IS your academic scholarship application, so don’t wait to apply!

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Several Tennessee HOPE Lottery Scholarships are available for Tennessee residents. You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and apply for the lottery scholarship(s) as soon after Jan. 1 as possible. Application and eligibility information is posted at and

Visit for a complete listing of APSU scholarships.

Go to for information on loans and grants.



“Studying with APSU’s extremely dedicated and talented professors opened doors to other fields of research,”
Lori Schultz
says Lori Schultz, who studies tornadoes within land-falling hurricanes as a graduate student and research assistant at the University of Alabama at Huntsville. 

“My mathematics and physics background allows me to understand atmospheric science – and I can do the math-heavy homework without fear.” 

-Alumna Lori Schultz – who majored in physics and minored in mathematics – with her son, Austin