Tennesseans given chance to win $1,000 scholarship for kids

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A 10 year anniversary is being marked with a giveaway.


The TNStars College Savings 529 Program is giving away 10 $1,000 scholarships to go into a child’s TNStars account.

You can can enter a on behalf of a child that is 10 or younger here, so long as you are a Tennessee resident that is over 21. The deadline to do so is Aug. 31.

“As Treasurer, I wanted to be sure Tennessee had a low-cost way to save for college,” said Tennessee Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr., first elected in 2009. “We are proud of the exceptional growth TNStars has seen in the past decade and pleased to provide Tennesseans an easy way to save and invest for higher education.”

This program was started back in 2012. The $1,000 can be used to cover expenses that come from seeking a post-secondary education, which includes tuition, books, computers and more.

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