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Fisk University

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Fisk University is a historically black university founded in 1866 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. The 40-acre (160,000 m2) campus is a historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

In 1930, Fisk was the first African-American institution to gain accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Accreditations for specialized programs quickly followed. In 1952, Fisk was the first predominantly black college to earn a Phi Beta Kappa charter. Organized as the Delta of Tennessee Chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society that December, the chapter inducted its first student members on April 4, 1953.

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  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students

1000 17th Ave North
Nashville, TN 37208-4501
(615) 329-8500

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Scholarships for Students in Tennessee

Name Amount Deadline
Erastus Milo Cravath Presidential Scholarship 100% of tuition Varies
Ella Shepherd Moore Scholarship 100% of tuition Varies
Clinton B. Fisk Academic Scholarship Up to $10,000 Varies
Fisk Performance Award $5,000 Varies
Fisk Performance Award $5,000 Varies
Homecoming Scholars Award $25,000 Varies