A guide to keeping your HOPE Lottery Scholarship
72, 96 semester hoursAnd any subsequent multiple of 24 attempted semester hours thereafter
If you have reached your new benchmark review and feel your repeated course grade
would result in you obtaining the minimum TELS GPA requirement, you may submit a Lottery Scholarship Course Repeat/Exclusion Request Form.
The Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship (TELS) GPA includes developmental and
repeated courses. These grades are not typically calculated into your university GPA.
If you earned college credit hours prior to high school graduation, these grades are
computed into your APSU GPA but not the TELS GPA or attempted credit hours.
You may review your TELS GPA via OneStop under student records.
All attempted hours after high school graduation, including remedial and developmental
studies courses are included in the total attempted semester hours.
A student may receive the HOPE Scholarship until the first of the following terminating
Note: The eight (8) full-time equivalent semesters began in fall 2015.
A student who is enrolled in a program of study that exceeds 120 semester hours in
length may receive the HOPE Scholarship until the first of the following terminating
Note: The eight (8) full-time equivalent semesters begin in fall 2015.
You may not appeal Lottery scholarship losses due to earning an inadequate GPA.
Information pertaining to appealing your loss through TSAC may be reviewed here.