Non-traditional Student

To start the process of applying for the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship (TELS) also known as the HOPE Scholarship, all non-traditional students to Southwest must check the HOPE Scholarship Guide for Non-traditional Students to determine if you are eligible.

If you believe you meet the criteria after reading the information all non-traditional students to Southwest must:

  1. Complete an online admissions application for admission to Southwest.
  2. Request an official high school transcript or GED be sent from your high school to Southwest at the following address:
Southwest Tennessee Community College
Admissions and Records
P.O. Box 780
Memphis, TN 38101-0780
  1. Complete the Federal Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA).
  2. Contact the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship (TELS) office at 901-333-4262.

For more information email the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship (TELS) office or call 901-333-4262.

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