Opportunity Scholars must:

  • Apply and be admitted to the UofM
  • Have lived in TN for at least one year
  • Have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and have been involved in a leadership initiative
  • Be ineligible to receive federal or state financial aid
  • Have DACA or TPS status
  • Have taken the SAT or ACT
  • Demonstrate significant unmet financial need
  • Pay income taxes
  • Have a defined career goal