The 2017 Scholarship Selection Committee ceased accepting applications on March 6, 2017.
2016 Press Release
Alissa Jackson won the 2016 Stan & Thelma Plumlee Scholarship! Who will be chosen in 2017?
Stan & Thelma Plumlee Scholarship
2017 Selection Process Is Now Underway……
General Scholarship Information & Requirements
Scholarship applicants MUST be associated with the manufactured or modular housing industry, to be considered. For example, living in a manufactured or modular home; or working in the manufactured or modular industry; or by having a close relative who works in the manufactured or modular industry [such as mother/father, brother/sister, aunt/uncle or grandparents].
In order for a student to receive the entire Stan & Thelma Plumlee Scholarship Award of $8,000, the following criteria must be followed:
- Must have graduated from a Tennessee High School (public, private, parochial) or equivalent (GED).
- Must be accepted by a Tennessee institute of higher learning.
- The institute of higher learning must be a Tennessee public or private university or college, a junior college, or an accredited trade school.
- Scholarship is for a maximum of four years, up to the maximum of $8000. Tuition is paid in increments of $1,000 per semester, as long as the following criteria are met:
- Must be a full time student.
- Student must notify their institute of higher learning, that an official transcript for the prior semester shall be submitted, along with an invoice for payment and a stated verification the student is enrolled in the upcoming semester. This shall be completed in order for the scholarship to be renewed on the per semester scheduled disbursement.
- Following the below stated schedule, the transcript must be accompanied with an invoice, printed on university letterhead, along with a statement which verifies the student is enrolled in the upcoming semester, for each semester payment request which is submitted and received by the Tennessee Housing Association (THA) Board of Directors.
- For the fall academic session, documentation must be submitted by the institution in July, preceding attendance to the fall semester.
- For the spring academic session, documentation must be submitted by the institution in December, preceding attendance to the spring semester.
- If we do not receive the invoice, transcript and enrollment verification by the above listed dates, a forfeiture of funds will occur for that semester.
- It is the student’s responsibility to remind the institution of this requirement, and to follow up with the institution’s assigned coordinator, to ensure compliance has been completed.
Criteria for Revocation of Scholarship:
- Falls below good standing.
Not making appropriate progress.
Placed on social probation.