Motlow Students
Motlow Students
Motlow Students

Middle College

Middle College at Motlow State Community College offers students the opportunity to receive an Associate degree before graduating high school. Through Middle College, selected juniors from participating high schools can qualify for additional Middle College scholarships.


  • Junior at a participating high school
  • ACT of:
    • 19+ Math AND
    • 19+ Reading AND
    • 18+ ENGLISH
  • U.S. citizen
  • Be a Tennessee resident for one (1) year prior to the date of application
  • Obtain a minimum 3.0 high school GPA at the end of the Sophomore year

Some high schools may have additional eligibility criteria.

To remain eligible, a student shall

  • Reapply each year by submitting the online Middle College Scholarship application by the deadline dates
  • Maintain a minimum 3.0 semester college GPA
  • Maintain full-time enrollment for each semester at Motlow State

Award Amount Per Semester

$600 per semester ($1,200 per year)

Important Notes

  • Students who complete the Middle College and earn an Associate degree must enroll at an eligible 4-year institution to receive the HOPE Scholarship
  • Students who do not complete Middle College and did not receive an Associate degree shall have their attempted hours count towards the 120 limit, each full-time semester shall count towards the eight (8) full-time equivalent semester hours and the number of years of enrollment at the Middle College shall count towards the five (5) year limit for the HOPE Scholarship program
  • Students who do not receive the Middle College Scholarship in the Fall semester of the junior year are not eligible for the scholarship thereafter
  • Students cannot receive the Middle College Scholarship and the Dual Enrollment Grant at the same time
  • Students cannot regain the Middle College Scholarship once the award discontinues for any reason


Sally Pack
Administrator of High School Initiatives
931-668-7010 ext. 2133
[email protected]