Alvin O. Jackson Scholarship

Southwest scholarships are dependent upon availability of funds and may not be awarded every year.

A completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application is required for all types of financial aid awarded at Southwest including scholarships. You must complete a FAFSA application even if you do not believe that you are eligible for grant programs.

Alvin O. Jackson Scholarship

One scholarship is available for tuition/fees and a $300 book allowance for two consecutive years (four semesters).


  1. Full-time student, new or returning
  2. Any degree program
  3. Minimum 2.8 GPA
  4. Applied for and found to be ineligible for financial aid
  5. Must not be the recipient of any other scholarship
  6. Applicant must have received a high school diploma or a GED to be eligible.


Submit a letter of recommendation from each of the following:

  1. Church
  2. High school
  3. Longtime associate


Submit application (opens new window) to the Southwest Tennessee Community College Financial Aid Office by March 15.

Selection Process

Alvin O. Jackson Scholarship Committee

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