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:
- Complete the items on the New Student Checklist for admission to Southwest.
- Complete the Federal Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA).
- Enroll in at least six (6) credit hours
For more information email the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship (TELS) office or call 901-333-4262.