Thank you for your interest in Equal Chance for Education. If you are a student in Tennessee -  You may qualify for an ECE Scholarship up to $25,000 if you have the following:

***Our application will open November 1st, 2019***


ECE scholars must have:

 - B average or higher

 - DACA or DACA eligible. 

 - Willing to live at home / commute to campus

 - Financial need reviewed on your parent's tax return

 - Graduated from a Tennessee high school 

 - Accepted to one of the following partner universities: Lipscomb, Trevecca Nazarene University, Cumberland University, MTSU, University of Memphis, Milligan College, Carson Newman, or Maryville College. 


For students applying to Trevecca, Lipscomb, Cumberland, MTSU, Carson Newman, Maryville, Milligan:


Please send an inquiry email with the following information to to receive application instructions.  

Full Name

Mailing Address

Email Address

Phone Number

High School

Graduation Date



Career Goal

DACA yes or no

Which partner college you plan to attend: Trevecca, Cumberland, MTSU, Carson Newman, Maryville, Milligan


For students applying to University of Memphis: 


Please visit this link and submit the application directly to the scholarship office - all instructions are located at this link. This link can be found on the U of M Opportunity Scholarship page. 


Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have questions about your application - email all questions to and please be mindful of the March 1st deadline. 


713 208 7595

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