The goal of Equal Chance for Education is to provide an equal opportunity to achieve the American Dream through the completion of a college education.

Our scholars can chose any area of study that they wish. ECE requires that the scholars:

1) have a real-world career goal

2) understand the requirements needed to graduate 

3) understand any secondary degrees, certifications, or skills needed for the chosen career



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98.7% Retention Rate
3.43 Average GPA

Our scholars with their diplomas


If you are a student in Tennessee, you may qualify for an ECE Scholarship up to $25,000 if you have the following:​

  • B average (3.0 gpa) or higher

  • DACA / TPS

  • Definite Financial Need

  • Defined Career Goal

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 ECE  has supported 386 scholars at 15 TN colleges and universities. Next fall, ECE will enroll more students at the following universities: Trevecca, Lipscomb, Cumberland, University of Memphis, Middle Tennessee State University, Milligan, Maryville, East Tennessee State University, and Carson Newman.