The Vine Legacy chapter of the Tennessee State University National Alumni Association is pleased to recognize the recipients of the Annual The Vine Legacy Scholarship. This $1000 scholarship was established in 2014 and is intended to provide financial support to deserving students who demonstrate their commitment to Think, Work, Serve through scholastic achievement, leadership, and active participation in a campus organization.

Meet the Annual The Vine Legacy Scholars

2015-2016 Recipient: Tyra Prude

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Tyra is a senior mass communications major with a concentration in media leadership and performance from Kankakee, IL.  She is preparing for a future career as a news anchor by actively participating in student run radio and TV stations.  She serves as a University Ambassador and is member of Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.



2016-2017 Recipient: Candace Harris

Candace is a senior Honors program nursing major from Huntsville, AL by way of St. Louis, MO.  She is an aspiring pediatric nurse practitioner who serves as a University Ambassador and sits on the Student Union Board of Governors of the SGA.  She is a member of the Pre-Alumni Council, Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity, and Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority Inc.




Congratulations to the scholarship recipients and best wishes as you pursue your degree from Tennessee State University!

We also thank the many donors who have generously contributed to our scholarship fund. Donations are submitted through a secure site via the Tennessee State University Foundation.*  The online submission form accepts all major credit cards or electronic checks.  Click on the button below to be directed to the Annual The Vine Legacy Scholarship Fund page.

*The Tennessee State University Foundation is a 501(c) (3) non-profit tax exempt organization established for the purpose of receiving private gifts on behalf of Tennessee State University. All gifts to the Tennessee State University Foundation are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.