Give a gift that will last a lifetime!

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Few things are as empowering to a child as an education. You can give a gift that will last a lifetime to a special child with the TNStars College Savings 529 Program. Accounts can be opened online at with as little as $25 to start.

Once you have opened an account, you can invite family and friends to make gift contributions with Ugift, a free-to-use service that makes it easy to get help from family and friends. Every TNStars account has a unique Ugift code that can be shared directly or even on social media. Once someone has a Ugift code for a child, they can go to to make gift contributions whenever they want.

Many grandparents make year-end gifts into accounts because contributions qualify for the IRS annual gift tax exclusion and are treated as a completed gift to the child even though the adult account owner maintains control of the account.

Money saved and earned in a TNStars account can be used for the costs of future higher education, including tuition, room and board, equipment, supplies, computers, and computer software – any qualified expenses required for their attendance or enrollment at a post-secondary institution.

To make the holidays even brighter, TNStars is giving away $10,000 in scholarships! We will award ten $500 weekly prizes, drawing two winners each week, and one $5,000 Grand Prize. Tennesseans 21 years or older can enter to win on behalf of a child 10 or younger now through Dec. 31. Winners will be randomly selected, and one entry makes you eligible to win a weekly prize and the $5,000 Grand Prize. All prizes will be deposited into a TNStars scholarship account to be used for the child’s future higher education expenses.

To learn more about giving the gift of education and to enter the $10,000 Holiday Scholarship Giveaway, go to

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