New Student

To start the process of applying for the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship (TELS) also known as the HOPE Scholarship, all new students to Southwest must:

  1. Complete an online admissions application for admission to Southwest.
  2. Request an official high school transcript with ACT® scores be sent from your high school to Southwest at the following address:
Southwest Tennessee Community College
Admissions and Records
P.O. Box 780
Memphis, TN 38101-0780
  1. Complete the Federal Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA).
  2. Enroll in at least six (6) credit hours

For more information email the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship (TELS) office or call 901-333-4262.

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