Robert Earl Tate Endowed Memorial 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.

Robert Earl Tate Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship or Scholarships is/are available for full tuition/fees.  Students enrolled full or part-time are eligible to apply.  Scholarship(s) is/are renewable for the second academic year, provided scholarship criteria are maintained.


  1. Must be a Business or Business and Commerce Major
  2. Must be a full or part-time degree seeking student
  3. Scholarship is renewable, provided 3.0 GPA is maintained
  4. Financial Aid recipients are acceptable
  5. Preference is given to veterans
  6. Preference given to Fayette county residents
  7. Student may be a returning student or entering freshman


Submit application to the Southwest Tennessee Community College Financial Aid by March 15.

Selection Process

Southwest Tennessee Community College Scholarship Committee narrows the field of applicants to three candidates whose supporting documents and applications are forwarded to the sponsor’s committee for final selection of the recipient.

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