James Allison was a history professor and one of the original faculty members at Thomas Nelson. During much of the 1970s, Mr. Allison served as the Chair for Business Sciences division. In the late 1970s, Mr. Allison returned to teaching history until he retired in 1988. The James Allison Memorial Scholarship was established in his memory in 1996.
- Must have completed at least 15 semester hours at TNCC
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0