Luis C. Prieto Jr., M.D. Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Southwest scholarships are dependent upon availability of funds and may not be awarded every year.

A completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application is required for all types of financial aid awarded at Southwest including scholarships. You must complete a FAFSA application even if you do not believe that you are eligible for grant programs.

Luis C. Prieto Jr., M.D. Endowed Memorial Scholarship

One full-time scholarship available for the academic year. This scholarship is awarded annually to student(s) who meet the following criteria:


  1. Students applying for the scholarship must have completed their first year of the nursing program
  2. Recipients must be enrolled on a full-time basis and have a GPA of 3.0 or better
  3. Financial need will not be considered as a criterion
  4. Student must be a Tennessee resident
  5. It is assumed that the student who receives the scholarship will graduate at the end of the second year of enrollment, thereby making the scholarship available to another student who is entering the second year
  6. Applicant must have received a high school diploma or a GED to be eligible.


Submit application (opens new window) to the Southwest Tennessee Community College Financial Aid Office by March 15.

Selection Process

Southwest Tennessee Community College Scholarship Committee

Contact Us


Related Links