Links to the websites for more information are in bold.
Students - please join your grade level Google Classroom codes for HHS Guidance. Codes are located outside the guidance office on the bulletin boards in the hallway.
Helpful Scholarship Websites:
On TNFAFSAFrenzy.gov, students, families, and college access professionals can access resources about completing the FAFSA. This includes webinars reviewing the entire FAFSA form, and an overview of the new FAFSA app. For more information about FAFSA in Tennessee, please visit www.tnfafsafrenzy.gov.
FAFSA opens on October 1, 2020 and deadline to complete FAFSA for TN Promise is February 1, 2021. Please also use your TN Promise handbook as a resource.
2020-2021 SCHOLARSHIPS AND STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES
Deadline 09/29/20 Quest Bridge - National College Match - Quest Bridge National College Match is a college and scholarship application process that helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation's most selective colleges.
Deadline 09/15/2020; 12/04/2020 - Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award - 1. After reading this page and our Scholarship FAQs, visit the link at the bottom of the page to proceed to the online application. 2. Applicants will be asked to upload at least two unedited, un-enhanced video or audio samples of their music. 3. We require two recommendations – one from an academic teacher and one from a music teacher. You will be asked to provide contact information for them, and they will receive recommendation forms via the online application. 4. After completing your online application, you must mail us a copy of your most recent tax forms, academic transcript, and standardized test scores (if applicable). Directions will be provided at the end of the online application. 5. The Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award is given in conjunction with a performance on NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley. In order to apply for the Young Artist Award, indicate that you are applying for either “NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley” or “Both” the radio show and Center for the Development of Arts Leaders. On the following page, you will select your application type as one of the following: soloist, composer, or small ensemble. You will then be asked if you are applying for the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award. Select “yes.”
Deadline 09/30/20 Don't Text and Drive Scholarship -$1000 How to apply: Complete the application including a 140-character message about texting while driving.
Deadline 9/30/2020 - AED Foundation - The AED Foundation (AEDF) Caterpillar Scholarship Program is building the pipeline of career and technical education candidates to address the heavy diesel industry's workforce gap. We are pleased to invite high school students who are pursuing a career in heavy diesel technology to apply for a $2,000 scholarship award.
Deadline 10/5 (annually) - Responsify.com - Please write a 1,000 to 1,500 word essay - Prompts are on the website. Please provide acceptance letter to your college/university.
Deadline 10/10/20 - Tennessee Society Daughters of the American Revolution (TSDAR). $2500. Essay. Please click here for the scholarship application.
Deadline 10/16/20 - National Young Arts Foundation Make sure you read the website to ensure you are eligible (i.e. 15-18 years old and 10-12 grade) before you apply. Up to $10000. Fees may be involved.
Deadline 10/16/20 - Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, Nashville Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter. GPA - 3.0, ACT 21, must be Sumner county resident. African American students who will be attending a four-year college are encouraged to see Mrs. Henry in the guidance office to be nominated.
Deadline 10/18/20 - Dr. Pepper Tuition Create a profile, briefly describe your goal, upload a video. (Must be 18 by 11/3/20).
Deadline 10/22/20 - DAR - Ellen Davies Rodgers/Zachariah Davies Scholarship - $750. Please see application for all requirements for this scholarship.
Deadline 10/25 (ANNUALLY) Horatio Alger Scholarship/ State and National Scholarships - Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2021 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation. Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution). Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required). Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities. Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and be a United States citizen.
Deadline 10/26/20 - University of Dayton - Leadership in Service Scholarship - $10,000 ($2500/year). If you are interested in going to the University of Dayton, please see Mrs. Henry so you can be nomiated for this scholarship.
Deadline 10/28/20 - Davidson College - John M. Belk Scholarship - The Belk Scholarship recognized and rewards students of demonstrated intellectual and personal achievement and significant leadership ability. If you are interested in attending Davidson College and would like to be nomiate for this scholarship, please fill out a nomination form and return it to Mrs. Henry in HHS Guidance.
Deadline 10/30/20 - Jack Kent Cook College Scholarship Program - At a minimum, applicants must: Plan to graduate from a US high school in spring 2020. Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2020. Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above. SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 (based on the old SAT scores) or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above. Demonstrate significant unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. However, we anticipate that a majority of scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive a Pell grant. This highly competitive scholarship includes: Up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school. Ability to pursue any area of study. Personal advising about selecting a college and navigating financial aid. Multifaceted advising about how to transition to college and maximize the college student experience.
Deadline 10/31/20 - VFW Voice of Democracy - Open to grades 9-12. Students must write and record a 3-5 minute essay on the 2020-2021 theme "Is This the Country the Founders Envisioned" using an audio CD or flash drive and submit with the entry form. All entries must be submitted to VFW Post 9851. Potential scholarship money involved.
Deadline 10/31/20 Coca-Cola Scholarship - Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.
Deadline 10/31/20 - IvyPanda Annual Video Contest - Each year IvyPanda awards creative and talented in movie making students with scholarships $1500 total.
Deadline 11/1 (annually) - Electric: Mobile Device IT Innovation Scholarship - $1000
Deadline 11/10/2020 - Prudential Spirit of Community Award - $1000. 9th - 12th grades. The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States’ largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service. Created in 1995 by Prudential and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), the program honors middle level and high school students for outstanding service to others at the local, state and national level.
Deadline 11/15/20 - Elks Most Valuable Scholarship - Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply. Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks. College students are not eligible to apply. Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify. Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.
Deadline 11/15 (annually) - Roberston Scholars Program - High School Seniors interested in DukeU and UNC, the application for the Robertson Scholars Leadership Program is now open! The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program seeks students who have demonstrated the outstanding potential to become great leaders in college and beyond. Our hope is that all Robertson Scholars will play significant and impactful roles in their communities and society, today and in the future.
Deadline 11/16/20 - TN Governor's Schools for the Arts The Tennessee Governor's Schools provide eleven challenging and high-intensity programs for rising 11th and 12th grade students nominated by high school faculty. Students interested in participating in a Governor's Schools program may obtain the application(s) from the Governor's School website. Governor's Schools for the Arts also needs an online data form completed. Follow all instructions accurately. Applications are due to Mrs. Henry in the HHS guidance office by 11/16/20.
Deadline 11/20/20 - BARON & BUDD ATTORNEYS MESOTHELIOMA CANCER VICTIMS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS - $2500. Must be accepted to a US-based four-year university or college for any field of study (scholarship funds will be dispersed directly to your school). Must provide two letters of recommendation specific to this scholarship. You may submit either a written essay or video. Written essay must be between 800-1,250 words. Video essay must be a 2-3 minute YouTube video. YouTube videos must link back to undefined . Cannot be an employee or family member of an employee of Baron & Budd.
Deadline 11/30/20 - Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest The Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest requires students to raise awareness about different legal issues. Applicants must create a public service advertisement video (PSA) about how to drive courteously.
Deadline 12/1 (annually) - MTSU Guaranteed Scholarships for Fall - Trustee: ACT 30 - 36 (1390 - 1600), GPA 3.5, Award Amount $5000; Presidential: ACT 25 - 29 (1200-1380), GPA 3.5, Award Amount - $4500. MTSU Honors College Scholarship GPA 3.5, ACT 29, Full Tuition. Must apply by the priority deadline = December 1st!
Deadline 12/1 (annually) Innovation Scholarship - Essay. Up to $2500.
Deadline 12/1/2020 - Young Scholars - Juniors and Seniors - The Young Scholars program is an initiative of ACC’s Academic Cardiology Member Section and local State Chapters that aims to provide promising young students with an introduction to the field of cardiology and strengthen the pipeline of talent for the future.
Opens December Junior year through February Senior year - College Board Opportunity Scholarships - These scholarships are available for both two- and four-year colleges, and half of the scholarships are designated for students whose families earn less than $60,000 per year. Please look at the attachments for detailed dates and deadlines. 6 Steps
Deadline 12/02/2020 National Space Club Scholarship - The applicant must be a U.S. citizen. The scholarship is open to seniors in high school through graduate students. The applicant must have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields and plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university to follow a course of study to pursue a career in the STEM field, with a preference for those with space related interests. The applicant can only use the $10,000.00 scholarship towards tuition for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Opens 9/15 deadline 12/15 (annually) Scarlett Family Foundation - Qualified applicants must meet all the following criteria: 1. Graduated high school (or GED) from one of the eligible counties. 2. Demonstrate financial need via 1040 tax return. 3. GPA of 2.5 or higher. 4. Pursuing a business or STEM approved degree at a 4 year, non-profit college or university. 5. Planning to enroll full-time in the fall of 2021. $2,500+.
October 15 - December 15 (Yearly) - Burger King McLamore Foundation Scholarship - Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent. Plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2021-22 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico
Deadline 12/15/20 - Hexter and Baines - $1250 - Juniors and seniors. essay
Deadline 12/31 (annually) - Bad Credit.com Wealth Wise Scholarship - $1000, Essay, GPA 3.5
Deadline 12/31; 3/31; 06/30 (annually) - OppU Achievers Scholarship - $2500 - GPA 3.0 - To apply for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, submit a short essay responding to the prompted question. Scholarship decisions are based solely on an applicant’s essay response.
Deadline 01/05/2021 - GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship - Minimum 3.0. Up to $40,000 for 4 years. High school seniors who demonstrate exceptional leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2020 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program.
Deadline 1/7/21 - TN Governor's Schools The Tennessee Governor's Schools provide eleven challenging and high-intensity programs for rising 11th and 12th grade students nominated by high school faculty. Students interested in participating in a Governor's Schools program may obtain the application(s) from the Governor's School website. Follow all instructions accurately. Applications are due to Mrs. Henry in the HHS guidance office by 01/07/21.
Deadline 1/9/21 - Ron Brown Scholar Program - The Ron Brown Scholarship honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans. RBSP competitively awards Ron Brown Scholars four-year $40,000 scholarships ($10,000 each year) to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship – the four pillars of the late Ronald H. Brown’s mission to uplift people of all races, cultures and ethnicities – especially our disadvantaged youth.
Deadline 01/15/21 - JFK Profile of Courage Essay Contest - 9th - 12th grade students - Up to $10,000. Essays can be no more than 1,000 words but must be a minimum of 700 words. Citations and bibliography are not included in the word count. Essays must be the original work of the student.
John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Edward M. Kennedy are not eligible subjects for essays.Essays must describe an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. The official may have addressed an issue at the local, state, or national level. See Contest Topic and Information and Helpful Tips for Writing Your Essay for more information. Essays about past recipients of the Profile in Courage Award will be disqualified unless they describe an act of political courage other than the act for which the award was given. Essays about the senators in Profiles in Courage will be disqualified.Essays must have a minimum of five sources.
Deadline 1/29/2021 - Bank of America Student Leaders Program - Juniors and Seniors - awarded paid summer internships with local nonprofits such as Boys and Girls Clubs of America and Habitat for Humanity and participate in a national leadership summit in Washington, D.C. The Student Leaders Summit focuses on skill building and creating a more civically engaged society.
Deadline 01/31/21 - USDA 1890 National Scholars Program 2020 - The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program will provide full tuition, employment, employee benefits, fees, books and room and board each year for up to 4 years to selected students pursuing a bachelor's degree at the following universities - (click link above for universities).The goal of the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is to increase the number of minorities studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, and the related disciplines.
Deadline 02/01/2021 - The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides four-year scholarships of $30,000 and extensive support services, including career guidance and internship placement, to highly motivated African American students who have maintained a 98% college graduation rate. The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides a multi-faceted experience designed to not only address the financial needs of minority students who aspire to attend college but also to guide them through the process of higher education.
Deadline 02/01/2021 - "Perspective" Scholarship - $1000 - This scholarship is for anyone who has had one moment in their life shift their perspective and perception on what it means to live. While not required, applicants who are first-generation Americans or first-generation college students will be preferred, but ultimately the winner will be chosen based on the quality of their essay.
Deadline 2/12/2021 - National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Incorporated (a teacher sorority) - This $6,000 scholarship award will go to a deserving high school graduate who is entering the field of Education. They must be a graduating senior from the class of 2021, and have at least a 2.5 GPA. Online application
Deadline 02/14/2021 - AOPA Flight Training Scholarship - Current member of AOPA at both the time of application and when the scholarship is awarded. Not a member? AOPA offers a free AV8RS membership to high school students, a free 6-month student pilot membership, as well as other membership options. 2. Current high school student, 15- to 18-years old 3. U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident 4. Parent or guardian approval (if under 18 years of age) 5. Not have completed a sport, recreational, glider, or private pilot certificate at the time of application 6. Minimum GPA of 2.75 7. Agree to complete solo flight or achieve pilot certificate within one year of receiving the scholarship * Employees of AOPA and their immediate family members and household members are not eligible to participate in the AOPA High School Flight Training Scholarship program.
Deadline 2/15/21 - UTC - Watson Mathematics Scholarship - The Marjorie Watson Mathematics Scholarship is intended for an incoming freshman attending the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga who majors in mathematics. This is a $5000 scholarship, with $2000 awarded in the freshman year, and $1000 awarded for each of the sophomore, junior and senior years.
Deadline 2/17/21 - Nashville Panhellenic Scholarships - $1000 for senior females. All applicants will be reviewed based on scholarship, school activities, community involvement, personal statement, and recommendations.The Nashville Area Panhellenic Alumnae Association will offer 6 $1000 scholarships to high school senior girls in the Nashville area. These scholarships will be awarded at NAPAA's annual Scholarship Luncheon at Richland Country Club on April 10, 2021.
Deadline 2/19/2021 - Nashville Central High Alumni Association - Any student scheduled to graduate from high school this year can be sponsored as a scholarship applicant if he/she is a natural or adopted descendant (child,grandchild, great-grandchild) of a Nashville Central High School graduate or of someone who attended Nashville Central for at least two years but did not transfer to or graduate from another school. Please see Mrs. Henry in the counseling office for an application, or click here for the application.
Deadline 02/19/21 - University of Mississippi Chancellor's Leadership Class (CLC) - summer seminar - must be admitted to the University of Mississippi and completed the Freshman Scholarships and Special Programs applications. To be nominated, please see Mrs. Henry in the guidance office by 2/16/21.
Deadline 02/24/2021 - Coolidge Scholarship - JUNIORS -Class of 2022 - The Coolidge Scholarship is an annually awarded, full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study. The Coolidge may be used by recipients at any accredited college or university in the United States. Selection Criteria
Deadline 02/26/2021 - Extended until March 5th - CEMC Scholarship for JUNIORS - Writing Contest 900 words- $1000. Please apply as a junior for the potention of earning more scholarship.
Deadline 2/26/21- Tennessee State Organization of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International
2020-2021 Essay Contest - High School Students - Top prize $250
Deadline 2/28/2021 - Hendersonville Masonic Lodge Scholarship - $1000. Please fill out google form to apply. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfuQ-SDi475r9BaCU_xE81QcHqzjJRIV4oCK8C1jXFUtlc0xQ/viewform
Deadline 2/28/21 - National Youth Science Camp - Graduating seniors. Two delegates from each state will be selected to attend the camp between June 28 and July 21 at no expense. Leading scientists from across the country will present lectures and hands-on science seminars, and student delegates will have opportunities to present seminars focused on their own areas of interest and research.
Deadline 3/1/21 - Tennessee Relocation Council Scholarship - $1000 - To qualify for the scholarship, the student must have relocated more than 50 miles sometime between grades 9 (after completion of 8th grade) and 12 and changed schools due to their family’s relocation. Residence eligibility is defined as a senior attending a public school within the Middle Tennessee Public Schools system. The applicant must also have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0. Scholarship application. Student instructions.
Deadline 03/02/2021 - Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation - Up to $40,000 over 4 years. APPLICANTS MUST BE THE CHILD OF ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: Active duty, reserve, or veteran U.S. Marine*; A Marine killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps; Active duty, reserve, or veteran U.S. Navy Corpsman who is/was attached to a U.S. Marine Corps unit or who was killed while serving with a U.S. Marine Corps unit*; A U.S. Navy Chaplain or Religious Programs Specialist who is/was attached to a U.S. Marine Corps unit or who was killed while serving with a U.S. Marine Corps unit*.
Deadline 03/05/2021 - Rotary Club of Hendersonville - Please click here for a copy of the application. Up to $3000. Scholarships will be based on academic achievement and financial need. Return to Mrs. Henry by March 5th, no exceptions. You will also need to turn in an acceptance letter from ANY college/university with your application.
Deadline 3/7/2021 - UT Vet Summer Program - The program seeks to provide worthwhile opportunities for students interested in veterinary medicine while simultaneously generating a pool of potential veterinary students. To this end, the program has been designed to provide valuable educational experiences and acquaint students with all facets of our exciting profession. Students will shadow in local veterinary practices for five weeks and then spend one week in Knoxville as guests of the veterinary college. Be a current high school junior or senior at the time of application submission.
• Be at least sixteen years of age by June 1, 2021.
• Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
• Be available for full participation (40 hours/week) between June 7 - July 16, 2021
• Have not previously participated in the Veterinary Summer Experience Program
Deadline 03/15/2021 - The Community Foundation Scholarship Program of Middle Tennessee - There are more than 100 scholarship funds through an open application process. Some scholarships help students from a particular school or area; others provide financial assistance to those pursuing a specific field of study; still others assist students most in need.
Deadline 3/24/21 - 2020 QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program - for Juniors. This program is for academically outstanding, low-income students who can receive special awasrds, recognition, and opportunities that will give and early advantage in applying to college.
Deadline 03/31/2021 - Reduce TN Crashes -The Tennessee Highway Safety Office joins AAA – The Auto Club Group for the second year to offer the Reduce TN Crashes Scholarship Award. Through this program, one exemplary high school senior in Tennessee will receive a $3,000 scholarship for working with Reduce TN Crashes to improve teen driver safety within their local community.
Deadline 03/31/21 - Upsolve Access to Justice Scholarship - $2500 Scholarship - High School Seniors in good standing and 500-1000 word essay.
Deadline 03/31/2021 - Nashville Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. - $1500. Must be an African American Female Student, 3.0 GPA, transcript, ACT Scores, 500 words or less info about yourself, 2 letters of recommendation, and evidence of participation in extracurricular activities. Please complete the online application here.
Deadline 03/31/21 - EEqual Scholarship Program - This program is designed to cover the tuition cost for higher education for high school seniors and young adults experiencing extreme poverty or homelessness. Scholarship awards range from $500-$2,000. To apply, students must meet the following criteria: 2.0 GPA; Have succeeded in spite of poverty or homelessness;Have participated in activities that are helpful to others;Demonstrated financial need.
Deadline 03/31/21 - UPCDC Scholarship - $500/semester, 2.0 GPA. Please click here to download a copy of the application.
Deadline 03/31/21 - Black Suburban Moms of Sumner County (BSMSC) $1000 Criteria and eligibility (BSMSC Scholarship Fund applicants) 1. Applicant must attend a Sumner County High School and/or reside in Sumner County. 2. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior in the year of the award. 3. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 weighted grade point average on a 4.0 grading scale (or a “C”
average).4. Applicant must demonstrate community involvement, improvement in academics, and desires to attend college, technical school, or a post-secondary certification program. 5. Applicant must show proof of voter’s registration if he/she is of legal age to vote (18 years old) Please download the application here.
Deadline 04/01/21 - Union High School Class of 1966 Alumni Scholarship - $1000; 2.5 GPA; Demonstrate active involvement in school and/or community; exemplify exceptional character; have acceptable ACT score. Print out the application from the link above or see Mrs. Henry in guidance.
Deadline 04/05/2021 - Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship - Be a graduating high school senior who will be attending a two-year community college, a vocational/technical training program, or specialized program for students with LD and/or ADHD in the fall. Submit current financial information. Provide most current documentation of an identified learning disability and/or ADHD (e.g., psycho-educational report, neuropsychological evaluation, IEP or 504 plan) and has utilized services, supports and/or accommodations. Please note: LD and ADHD can co-occur with other issues such as speech/language, hearing and vision, and autism spectrum disorders; to be eligible candidates must provide documentation of a specific LD and/or ADHD. Be a United States citizen. $2,500
Deadline 04/05/2021 - Anne Ford Scholarship - Be a graduating high school senior who will be attending a four-year bachelor’s degree program in the fall. Have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4-point scale (or equivalent). Submit current financial information. Provide most current documentation of an identified learning disability and/or ADHD (e.g., psycho-educational report, neuropsychological evaluation, IEP or 504 plan) and has utilized services, supports, and/or accommodations. Please note: LD and ADHD can co-occur with other issues such as speech/language, hearing and vision, and autism spectrum disorders; to be eligible candidates must provide documentation of a specific LD and/or ADHD. Be a United States citizen. $10,000 ($2,500/year 4 years)
Deadline 04/09/21 - D.Y.M.O.N Scholarships - "Shine Bright Like A Diamond" - $1500 Minority male or female, 2.8 GPA, community service, college acceptance letter. The Brittany Bowers Beauty and Brains Scholarship - $1500 minority female only, 2.8 GPA
Deadline 04/15/2021 - The Watkins/Saunders Family Future Special Educator Scholarship - $1000 - A Scholarship with a $1000.00 value will be awarded to a graduating senior who plans to enroll in the freshman class of an institution of higher learning in any state and plans to major in Special Education or a related field (Speech Pathology, Occupation Therapy, Physical Therapy). First considerations will be given to Special Education Majors
Deadline April 15th (annually) - Vol State Scholarships - Take a look at their website today!
Deadline April 15th (annually) - Bird Dog Foundation Scholarship - $1500. See detailed document in the link for important information. All essays must be 900-1,000 words in length, be written on a topic of the student’s choosing within the categories of conservation and wildlife or sporting dogs and field trials.
Deadline 04/15/2021 - Sumner County Bar Association - At least 3.0 GPA, 95% Attendance in high school, extracurricular involvement each year in high school.
Deadline 04/15/2021 - We the Students Scholarship - Up to $7500. 9-12th grade. 500-800 essay to submit online.
Deadline 04/22/2021 - Student-View Scholarship - Up to $5000 - Complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.
Deadline 4/23/21 - Skyline Auxiliary Student Scholarship Program - $2000 for a Senior graduation who will be pursuing college and majoring in the medical field. Please see Mrs. Henry for the application.
Deadline 04/30/2021 - Paul Mitchell Scholarship - Only first-time Paul Mitchell School students are eligible. Applicants must meet all Paul Mitchell School enrollment requirements.
Deadline 05/01/2021 - The Shepherd Scholarship Foundation - Please apply if you are in the upper 10% of your graduating class. The committee will look at academic achievements, extra-curricular activities and financial need. Please click here for more details on how to apply. Ensure you place your school counselor's email address in the application as they have a portion to complete.
Deadline 5/1/21 (Opens March 1, 2021) - Life Lessons Scholarship program - Nashville-based Zander Insurance partners with the Life Lessons Scholarship Program to provide funds to students who have suffered the loss of a parent/guardian who had little or no life insurance.
Deadline 05/03/2021 - Trey Webster Community Service Memorial Scholarship - $2000 - 3.0 GPA, Financial Need, 2 reference letters, essay.
Deadline 05/05/21 - Faith Hope and Love Jesus, Inc - $500 - Childhood cancer and blood disorder survivors - 500 word essay
Deadline 05/07/2021 - Amaze Yourself Scholarship - The Amaze Yourself Scholarship is determined to support an amazing, new generation of healthcare professionals dedicated to making a positive social impact by way of healing. Up to $2500.
Deadline 05/08/21 - STOP THE BLEED National Scholarships - Any high school student - $500-$3000.
Deadline 05/08/21 - STOP THE BLEED Frontline Families Scholarships - any high school student that had a parent or guardian on the front lines within the past year. - $1000
Deadline 05/15/2021 - Virginia Clark Memorial STEM Scholarship - Females only. $500. 3.0 GPA. Must provide proof of acceptance by an ABET accredited college or university studying engineering, or accredited college or university studying other STEM fields of study.
Deadline 05/29/21 - Spread the Love Scholarship - $1000. 250-500 word essay
Deadline 05/29/21 - Pearl Cohn Heritage Scholarships - 2.5 GPA - Descendants of Pearl High School Alumni. J.A. Galloway Scholarship or For descendants or non-descendants of Pearl High School alumni majoring in computer science or enginnering Edward Boyd Scholarship for Engineering or Computer Science Major
Deadline 05/31/21 - Annual Essay Writing Contest - $1500
Deadline May 31st (annually) - Mitsui USA Scholarships in Tennessee Program - $5000. Must plan to enroll in a 4 year public college/university; APSU, ETSU, MTSU, TSU, TTU, U of Memphis, or U of TN system school. Click here for the application.
Deadline June 1st (annually) - Kids Chance of Tennessee - The Kids’ Chance of Tennessee Scholarship Program awards scholarships to dependent children of a parent or guardian who has been seriously, catastrophically or fatally injured as a result of a work-related accident that meets the criteria of the Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Act and that has resulted in a substantial financial need. The scholarship application can be located here. Please apply after you complete your FAFSA. You will need proof of enrollment and good academic standing.
Deadline 06/10/2021 - Athena Scholarship - 3.0 GPA, Female. The Nashville ATHENA Awards Program will bestow scholarships to honor the achievements of young women in the greater Nashville Metropolitan area.
Deadline 06/18/21 - Tennessee Alpha chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship - $6500 - Male Student - Must be attending UTK in the fall.
Deadline 07/15/2021 - Cyber Security Scholarship - This contest is open only to those legal residents of the 50 United States and DC who are 18 years of age or older at the time of application. And, who are currently enrolled, or will be enrolled no later than the fall of 2021. Students must be going to an accredited school such as a college, university, or trade school. Students must also have declared a major in a cyber security program.
Deadline 07/15/2021 - Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship - $5000 - seniors only who demonstrate an active commitment to mitigating the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and taking on roles of public service and leadership.
Deadline 07/15/2021 - Mary Bowman Arts in Activism Award - $5000 - Seniors - Demonstrates passion for the arts as the vehicle for their own HIV/AIDS community activism and expression
Deadline 07/23/2021 - 2021 Sigma Phi Epsilon at East Tennessee - Balanced Man Scholarship - The scholarships, however, are not limited to male students. The Balanced Man Scholarship rewards students who exemplify the qualities of a Sound Mind and a Sound Body, as we believe they are two ideals essential to leading a balanced life. Must have applied to ETSU and enroll fulltime Fall 2021.
Deadline 08/20/2021 - Future Leaders in Tech - $20000. Interested in/studying technology, computer science, or engineering. GPA: 3.0