The Tennessee General Assembly created this scholarship program to honor the memory of Christa McAuliffe, a high school teacher who lost her life in the space shuttle Challenger accident. The scholarship program was established to encourage promising rising college juniors from Tennessee who have a commitment to teaching and inspiring young minds to explore and achieve their highest potential. The scholarship is intended to assist and support a Tennessee resident who has demonstrated a commitment to a career in educating the youth of Tennessee. A minimum 3.5 GPA is required. Must have completed the first semester of junior year to qualify. For more information or to apply, please click the link below.