Scholarships are an excellent way to fund your education. Many scholarships are one-time only, so plan on continuing your research each year. You must be admitted to APSU in order to apply.
2024-2025 Application is closed.
2025-2026 Application will open October 1st.
Any high school senior graduating with a 3.0 grade-point average (GPA) will be automatically admitted and receive the Governor's Excellence scholarship.(Not combined with Presidential, Dean's, Academic Achievement, or Governor's Merit)
Although students may apply for scholarships through our Online Application, many are also available through other methods. See below to begin browsing categories of all scholarship opportunities.
|Freshmen, Transfer, and Out-of-State Students
|Alumni Legacy Scholarship
First-time freshman or transfer students who are a child, grandchild, or sibling of an Austin Peay State University alum - including a
step-, biological or adoptive parent
Athletics, Departmental, General, Non-Traditional, and Performance
|Tennessee Lottery Programs
|Hope, Merit, Aspire, and Non-Traditional
|Associate degree students directly out of high school
Scholarships are considered a financial resource in determining your need for other aid and must be reported to the APSU Financial Aid Office through the Additional Financial Aid Resources form.
Beware of any scholarship search service that charges a fee. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) offers excellent guidance on how to identify, avoid and report scholarship scams at no cost.