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At Austin Peay State University, we offer the kinds of big opportunities that usually come with a big price tag. But, for community college students, access to stellar opportunities at APSU are more affordable than ever, thanks to the Austin Peay Promise Scholarship. In fact, you could be awarded a scholarship up to $4,000!

Scholarships are available to all Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) community college and Hopkinsville State Community College attendees, transferring a minimum of 30 credit hours, who achieve a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. While scholarships are offered year-round, it is important that you apply early to take advantage of other scholarships opportunities that may be available. This award is intended for first-time transfer students.

Apply for admission here and have your community college(s) send your transcripts directly to us.

Note:  There is no application for this scholarship.  If you are eligible for this award, you will automatically be offered it once your FINAL transcript arrives. 


Cumulative GPA          Scholarship Award
3.75 - 4.00   $4,000
3.50 - 3.74   $3,000
3.25 - 3.49   $2,000
3.00 - 3.24   $1,500


Scholarship amounts are based on full-time enrollment.  If you enroll for less than full-time, your scholarship will be pro-rated based on the number of enrolled hours.  All recipients must enroll for a minimum of 6 hours per semester.  This scholarship is awarded only in Fall and Spring semesters for a maximum of 4 semesters and is intended for first-time transfer students only.

For more information, please contact our Transfer Center:

Phone:     (931) 221-7661
Toll Free: (800)844-APSU 
Email: transfercenter@apsu.edu