Fred P. Von Hofe Memorial Scholarship

As scholarships are dependent upon availability of funds, not all scholarships can be awarded every year.

A completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (opens new window) application is the basis for all types of financial aid awarded at Southwest, even scholarships, so go online to apply even if you do not believe that you are eligible for grant programs.

Fred P. Von Hofe Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship or Scholarships is/are available for tuition/fees and books for the academic year. 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 Natural Science, Allied Health Science or Nursing Major and must have completed at least one semester of college level work.
  2. Applicants must be a resident of Tennessee. Fayette and Shelby county residents will be given preference.
  3. Full or part-time degree seeking student.
  4. Applicants must have a 2.5 college GPA. Scholarship is renewable, provided a 2.8 GPA is maintained.
  5. Financial aid recipients are acceptable.


Submit a scholarship application to the Southwest Tennessee Community College Financial Aid by March 15 or submit supplemental scholarship application to the Foundation Scholarship Office.

Selection Process

The Southwest Tennessee Community College Selection committee will select applicants.

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