ETSU is grateful to those who have honorably served our country 
and is pleased to offer assistance with the cost of education.

BUC HERO SCHOLARSHIP:

The BucHero Scholarship is intended to assist out-of-state veterans who do not qualify for the Yellow Ribbon Scholarship with the cost of out-of-state tuition.

Veterans who qualify:

To be eligible the applicant must have served (or be currently serving) as a member of the Guard, Reserves, or Active Duty, and released from the military under "Honorable" conditions. Applicants must provide a copy of form DD-214 (Discharge from Active Duty). Applicants who have more than one DD214 must provide the most recent copy.

Freshmen:

  • Minimum high school GPA of 3.0 and
  • Minimum ACT composite of 22 or SAT score of 1020 (Math and Critical Reading scores only)
  • Applicants who do not meet these academic criteria may be considered based on length of service, MOS classification, or military credit earned

Transfers:

  • Minimum transfer GPA of 3.2 and
  • Minimum of 24 transferrable hours
  • Applicants who do not meet these academic criteria may be considered based on length of service, MOS classification, or military credit earned

Graduate Students:

  • Graduate students will automatically be considered for the scholarship upon admission to a graduate degree program or graduate certificate program.

Renewal criteria:

The scholarship is renewable for three additional years for undergraduates by maintaining an overall GPA of at least 2.5 and passing a minimum of 12 credits per semester. The scholarship is renewable for up to two years for master's degree students by maintaining an overall GPA of at least 3.0 and passing a minimum of 9 credits per semester. The scholarship is renewable for up to five years for educational specialists and doctoral students by maintaining an overall GPA of at least 3.0 and passing a minimum of 9 credits per semester.