FAQ for Nossi Four-Year Promise and Nossi Hope Scholarships

Nossi College of Art offers two scholarships based on State Scholarships given to Tennessee Residents. If you qualify for the Tennessee Promise or the Hope Scholarship, you already qualify for Nossi Four-Year Promise and the Nossi Hope Scholarships. Please contact Nossi College of Art if you have questions about either scholarship. You can also call us at 615.514.2787. 

What is a Nossi Four-Year Promise Scholarship?
Nossi offers a four-year Promise Scholarship for Bachelor degree-seeking students. This is similar to the Tennessee Promise’s two-year Associate degree program for students. Nossi wants to ensure talented students, who want to pursue an arts education, are not held back by community college curriculum. This scholarship is automatically given to students who qualify for the Tennessee Promise.

How much is the Nossi Four-Year Promise Scholarship?
The Nossi Four-Year Promise is a scholarship offering eligible students $6,000 over 11 semesters at $545 per semester. This dollar amount falls near the average tuition at local community colleges over 2 years.

Who is eligible for the Nossi Four-Year Promise Scholarship?
All Tennessee residents who are a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen, graduating from an eligible high school, homeschool or pass the GED/HISET exams (prior to your 19th birthday). Students must attend at least one of the four College Preview Days offered. College Preview days will be offered in the spring so students can learn about the rigors and requirements of college. Future Nossi students will automatically qualify for the Nossi Four-Year Scholarship if they qualify for the Tennessee Promise.

What is the Nossi Hope Scholarship?
The Nossi Hope Scholarship is similar to the Hope Scholarship and is designed to reward you for your hard work and high academics! When a student earns a 3.0 GPA and/or a 21 on their ACT exam, the student will automatically be eligible for the Nossi Hope Scholarship. If you are not a TN Resident, visit our Scholarship page for other scholarship options. 

*A Nossi Hope Scholarship Recipient must be a Tennessee high school graduate to qualify

How much is the Nossi Hope Scholarship?
Nossi Hope Scholarship offers up to $6,963 over 11 semesters at $633 per semester.

Can you receive the Nossi Four-Year Promise Scholarship and the Nossi Hope scholarship?
No, students can’t qualify for both the Nossi Four-Year Promise and the Nossi Hope Scholarship. If a student is eligible for the Nossi Hope Scholarship it will take precedence since it is a larger amount.

Can you receive the Nossi Four-Year Promise or the Hope Scholarship in addition to other outside scholarships?
Yes! You can combine any outside scholarships with the Nossi Four-Year Promise or the Nossi Hope Scholarship but not both.

Can you receive the Nossi Four-Year Promise or the Nossi Hope Scholarship in addition to other internal Nossi Scholarships?
Yes and No. Students can combine the Nossi Four-Year Promise or the Nossi Hope Scholarship with the Presidential or Mahtabahn Scholarship.
Possible Scholarship Options:
Nossi Four-Year and Presidential OR Nossi Four-Year and the Mahtabahn
Nossi Hope and Presidential OR Nossi Hope and Mahtabahn

There are other state-based, academic-based and talent-based scholarships on the Nossi.edu website. Click here to discover all scholarship available to future Nossi College of Art Students. 

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