Hendersonville High School

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:  

Class of 2024 To-Do List                                                               www.tnpromise.gov 

www.fastweb.com                www.scholarships.com                        https://www.raise.me/

www.cappex.com                Financial Aid Night 2023 Powerpoint

Tennessee Scholars             CollegeForTN                       

Please check college websites for specific scholarships for their school.                                     

TN Promise Handbook  


College Scholarships for Minority Students



Financial Aid: FAFSA                                                    FSA ID

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 in December 2023 and deadline to complete FAFSA for TN Promise is April 15, 2024.   Please also use your TN Promise handbook as a resource. 


Deadline 09/15/2023- The Gates Scholarship- Last dollar scholarship for outstanding, minority, high school seniors from low income households. 3.3 GPA. An ideal candidate will have 1.An outstanding academic record in high school (in the top 10% of his/her graduating class) 2. Demonstrated leadership ability (e.g., as shown through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities) 3. Exceptional personal success skills (e.g., emotional maturity, motivation, perseverance, etc.)

Deadline 09/17/2023- Annual Video Contest Scholarship- $1,500. Create an original video on one of the topics below...1. How AI can enhance online education and learning outcomes 2.The ethical challenges and opportunities of using ChatGPT 3. The personal and professional development opportunities that AI offers for career growth and lifelong learning.

Deadline 09/26/2023 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 09/30/2023- The Cirkled Scholarship- No income, GPA requirements or essay. $2,500 scholarship award.

Deadline 09/30/2023-  Don't Text and Drive Scholarship -$1000 How to apply: Complete the application including a 140-character message about texting while driving.

Deadline 09/30/23 - Big Future Scholarships - $40,000, 24 awards. To be eligible, students must be a senior in high school and be attending college or university no later than Fall 2024. Applications can be found here.

Deadline 09/30/23 - SP Scholarship - $2,500. To be eligible, student must be a high school student planning to attend college in Spetember 2024 and be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. Applications can be found here.

Deadline 10/1/2023- Golden Door Scholars- Applicants must have one of the following documentation or immigration statuses: Undocumented, foreign-born people who do not possess a valid visa or other recognized immigration documentation in the United States, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U-1 visa, Pending Asylum case open with USCIS, Pending Refugee status, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Applicants must have high financial need.Applicants can be high school seniors, recent high school graduates, current college/community college students, or obtained a GED (General Education Development) certificate from a United States Program. Applicants must live in the United States for at least four (4) years before applying for the Golden Door Scholarship.For high school seniors, applicants must have an unweighted high school GPA of 3.2. Please note that US citizens and permanent residents are NOT eligible for the Golden Door Scholarship.

Deadline 10/2/2023 Coca-Cola Scholarship - $20,000, 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. Applicants must pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post secondary institution and have a 3.0 GPA.

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 10/8/2023- AES Engineers Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful?  What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?  Submit essay to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. $500

Deadline 10/17/2023 Heisman High School Scholarship- Are you eligible? Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or higher, participate or participated in grades 9,10, or 11 in at least one of the sports recognized by the International Olympic Commitee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, the Paralympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Association (click scholarship to find list of sports), and be a leader in school and the community and serve as a role model for underclassman.

Deadline 10/25/23 - 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 nomiated for this scholarship, please let Ms. Lamberto know. The admission application for Davidson College must be completed by 12/15/2023. 

Deadline 10/27/23 - University of Dayton - Leadership in Service Scholarship - $10,000 ($2500/year).  If you are interested in going to the University of Dayton, please see Ms. Lamberto so you can be nomiated for this scholarship.

Deadline 10/27/2023- Preservation Foundation of Sumner County- Essay Contest, $1,000, Our goal is to encourage students to become aware of what makes a community special. The theme of this year's essay contest is Through the Lens.

Deadline 10/27/2023 -  Nashville Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. - $1500. Must be an African American Student, 3.0 GPA, 21 ACT score, and reside in Nashville Area (Davidson, Maury, Robertson, Sumner, Wilson and/or Williamson Counties). If you would like to be nominated for this scholarship, please come see Ms. Lamberto by Friday, October 27th!

Deadline 10/31/2023 - VFW Voice of Democracy - Open to grades 9-12.  Students must write and record a 3-5 minute essay on the 2023-2024 theme "What are the greatest attributes of our Deomocracy?" using a flash drive or other electronic device and submit with the entry form. All entries must be submitted to VFW Post 9851. Grand Prize: $35,000 Scholarship. Please contact 615-440-8183 with any questions you have.

Deadline 10/31/23 - CollegeXpress Scholarship - $10,000. To be eligible, student must 13 years of age or older and a legal resident of the United States and be currently attending high school, college, vocational, or any other accredited institution. Applications can be found here.

Deadline 10/31/23 - 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 11/1/2023 - 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 https://www.baronandbudd.com/mesothelioma-lawyers/scholarships/ . Cannot be an employee or family member of an employee of Baron & Budd.

Deadline 11/2/2023 - Prudential Emerging Visionaries - $15,000. 9th - 12th grades. Accepting applications for Prudential Emerging Visionaries from people ages 14 to 18 who are taking on today’s toughest financial and societal challenges. Emerging Visionaries builds on a tradition of community service, with new attention to financial and societal challenges. If selected, you may qualify to receive up to $15,000 and an all expense paid trip to Prudential headquarters.

Deadline 11/8/23 - Regeneron Science Talent Search - $250,000 (300 awards). To be eligible, student must be in their final year of high school and submit original research in a critically important scientific field of study. Application can be found here. 

Deadline 11/13/2023 - 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 11/15/2023 - 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 11/15/23 - 10 Words or Less Scholarship - $1,000. To be eligible, the student must be between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2024. Application can be found here

Deadline 11/15/23 - Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship - $500. To be eligible, the student must be between the ages of 16 and 25 and have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. Application can be found here

Deadline 11/16/23 - Jack Kent Cook College Scholarship Program - At a minimum, applicants must: Plan to graduate from a US high school in Spring 2023, intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in Fall 2023, earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above and demonstrate unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family annual income up to $95,000. This highly competitive scholarship includes: Up to $55,000 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 and multifaceted advising about how to transition to college and maximize the college student experience.

Deadline 11/30/2023 - Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest- $500. Requires students to raise awareness about different legal issues. Applicants must create a public service advertisement video (PSA) about 'What should motorists do while driving if they see a law enforcement vehicle that is stopped on the side of the road?"

Deadline 12/1/2023- Southeast Missouri State's President Scholarship- The award starts at $10,000 for the first year and grows as you renew it for an award total of $43,000 over four years. Students with a 3.9 high school GPA with no ACT or SAT score or a 3.75 high school GPA with a 31 ACT/1390 SAT are eligible to apply. The process is pretty easy: Step 1: Apply for admission to Southeast Missouri State University. Step 2: Complete the President's Scholarship Application

Deadline 12/1 (annually) - MTSU Guaranteed Scholarships for Fall Trustee: ACT 30 SAT 1360, GPA 3.5, Award Amount $5,000; Presidential: ACT 25 SAT 1200, GPA 3.5, Award Amount - $4,500; True Blue: ACT 23 SAT 1130, GPA 3.5, Award Amount $2,000.  Must apply by the priority deadline = December 1st!

Deadline 12/1 (annually)  Innovation Scholarship - Essay. Up to $2500.

Deadline 12/01/23 - 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 12/1/23 - Dell Scholars Program - $20,000 (300 awards). To be eligible, the student must participate in a program-approved college readiness progrm in grades 11 and 12 and demonstrate financial need. The student must also be on track to graduate from an accredited high school in thge current academic year. Application can be found here

Deadline 12/1/23 - Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers - $3,000 (6 awards). To be eligible, the student must be a high school senior accepted for enrollment in 2024 who plans to pursue a course of study leading toward a career in teaching physics in high school. Application can be found here. 

Deadline 12/1/23 - Chuck Hall Star of Tomorrow Scholarship - $6,000. To be eligible, the student must be a current USBC Youth member in their senior year of high school or enrolled in college and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Application can be found here.

Deadline 12/01/2022 - 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 12/1/23- 2024 NSCDA Essay Contest- Win a trip to Washington DC! Essay topic is ' Why did the nation's founders choose a government with separated powers rather than a parliamentary system?'.

Deadline 12/1/23 - American Rocketry Challenge - $20,000 (10 awards). To be eligible, the student must be a part of a team of three to ten students in Grade 6-12. Additionally, the student must build a model rocket that carries one large hen egg to an altitude of 850 feet, stays airborne for between 42 and 45 seconds, and returns the rocket to the ground safely. Application can be found here

Deadline 12/04/2023 - 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 $15,000.00 scholarship towards tuition for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Deadline 12/13/2023- Better Business Bureau Scholarship- $1,000. This scholarship recognizes seniors who personify ethical behavior and decision making in their leadership roles at school and the community. Must be a senior graduating in 2024, 3.0 GPA and plan to continue their education at an accredited college, university or trade school.

Deadline 12/15 (annually)- TN Tech Presidential Scholars Program- Offers guaranteed scholarships to high school students with good to great grades and test scores. Just submit your application by December 15 and meet the qualifications. Starting Fall 2024, new freshmen who meet these requirements are guaranteed this scholarship if they apply for admission by December 15th. Click here to see the requirements.

Deadline 12/15/23 - Mindscape Big Picture Scholarship - $10,000. To be eligible, the student must have a deep curiosity in studying the universe for its own sake, whether that be pursuing studies in philosophy, biology, math, literature, or any other field that seeks a better understanding of our existence. Application can be found here

Deadline 12/15/23 - Overachievers Student Grant - $15,000. To be eligible, the student must be in middle or high school and be a person who is making a difference in others/ lives outside of the classroom. Application can be found here

Deadline 12/15/2023- 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 and minimum of 21 on ACT 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 2024.

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 2024-25 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico

Deadline 12/22/2023 - Tennessee Concrete Association - Up to $250. High school ages 16-18. Essay not to exceed 600 words.  Please click here for the application.

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 12/31/23 - Arthur M. & Berdena King Eagle Scout Scholarship - $10,000 (15 awards). To be eligible, the student must be an Eagle Scout between the ages of 13-18 and complete at the local Chapter level prior to competing at the National level. Application can be found here.

Deadline 12/31/2022- IncFile: Young Entreprenur Scholarship- $2,500. 3.0 GPA or higher and must have interest in starting a business.

Deadline 01/04/2024 - 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 2024 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program.

Deadline 01/10/2024 - The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides four-year scholarships of $35,000 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 01/12/2024 - 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 1/16/2024- Penguin Random House Creative Writing Award- $10,000. Encouraging the next generation of readers and authors and promoting diverse voices and stories. Must be a current senior, enroll at an accredited college, university, or approved vocational technical school. Students must submit original literary composition in English in one of the following genres of poetry, spoken word, fiction/drama, personal essay/memoir or book bans prompts.

Deadline 1/17/2024 - 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 01/18/2024 - Coolidge Scholarship - JUNIORS -Class of 2025 - 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

Deadlike 1/30/2024- Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship- $1,000. Young people spend an average of 7.5 hours a day consuming media and this doesn't include computer use for schoolwork. The purpose of this scholarship is to help you understand the negative effects of too much screen time. Essay Topic: ' Instead of spending time with technology, I'd rather...'

Deadline 01/31/2024- NROTC Scholarship: Marine Option- Guaranteed path to commission as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. Please click here to review eligibility!

Deadline 02/01/2024 - The Community Foundation Scholarship Program of Middle Tennessee - *Application will open December 1st* 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 02/01/2024 - 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.

Deadline 02/05/2024- Skin Grip Diabetes Scholarship: $1,000. High school seniors who have diabetes can apply. Will award individuals who live fearlessly and fight to make the world a better place despite their diagnosis. To apply, please upload a short video (can be filmed via cell phone, Zoom, etc.) two minutes max, answering this question: How do you live fearlessly with diabetes?

Deadline 02/05/2024 - 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 2024, and have at least a 2.5 GPA. Eligibility Requirements.

Deadline 02/08/2024- Mary McAuley Memorial Scholarship- $250. This scholarship is intended for “siblings of those with special needs” (example: Grant and Griffin) because Mary’s parents, Tommy and Rachel McAuley, believe that siblings who assist in caregiving for their special needs brother or sister deserve recognition for their serving hearts, compassion, and dedication. The Mary McAuley Scholarship was established after the passing of Mary Elizabeth McAuley on September 3, 2015 due to complications from cerebral palsy. She was 14 years old. She resided in Hendersonville, TN. Mary is the youngest sibling to brothers, Thomas Grant and Charles Griffin McAuley.

Deadline 02/09/2024 - 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 02/09/2024- 62nd Annual Freedom Essay Contest: Sertoma Club of Nashville- $3,500. All 12th grade high school students are eligible to apply. Click here for application with essay topic.

Deadline 2/15/2023- Robert Mack Scholarship- $2,000. Any person pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, or vocational courses of study in the field of healthcare engineering. Examples of these fields of study are facility engineering, bio-medical engineering, architecture, mechanical or electrical engineering and construction management in the healthcare field.

Deadline 2/15/2024Ned McWhirter Scholarship- Applicants must have achieved a minimum 29 composite score on the ACT or minimum 1340 on the SAT and 3.5 unweighted GPA to qualify. (An ACT Superscore cannot be used for qualification.) The application is available through the TSAC Student Portal. Students must submit the application, their highest ACT or SAT score, and an official copy of their 7th semester high school transcript

Deadline 02/16/2024- UTC- Westbrook Scholarship- $14,000 (over 4 years) for students majoring in Chemistry or Physics at UTC. Students must complete a course in high school chemistry or physics with an A or B, attain a high school GPA of 3.5 or above, earn a composite score of 26 or above on the ACT (recommended but not required) and declare chemistry or physics as the major at UTC. MUST APPLY TO UTC BY FEB. 1ST, 2024

Deadline 02/16/2024- Nashville Sounds Foundation Scholarship- $2,500. Eligibility requirements are to be a 4 year college bound senior and currently attend a Middle TN area high school.

Deadline 02/17/2024 - 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 click here to find out how to obtain an application.

Deadline 02/26/2024- Nashville Predators Foundation: Jack Diller Education Award- $2,500. Academic achievement, athletic success, and community involvment is taken into consideration. 3.0 GPA

Deadline 02/26/2024- Nashville Predators Foundation: Terry Crisp Scholarship- $5,000. The scholarship will be awarded to the student that best possesses the traits that Terry embodied himself through his playing, coaching and broadcasting careers and all through his life: leadership, hard work, passion, perseverance and outstanding character. 

Deadline 02/28/2024 - National Youth Science Camp - Graduating seniors. Two delegates from each state will be selected to attend the camp between June 19 and July 12 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 2/28/2023- The Whataburger Feeding Student Success Scholarship- $5,000. Open to all senior students!

Deadline 02/29/2024- 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 02/29/2024- Cumberland Electric Senior Scholarship- $1,000; 1. Must be graduating senior whose parents or guardian is a member of and receives electric service from CEMC at their primary place of residence 2. Planning to enroll as full time student at an accredited TN college/university (Murray State and WKU included) or trade school. 3. Two letters of recommendation (teacher and community leader) 4. Write an essay (prompt is including in application) 5. Must have a 3.0 GPA 6. Children of CEMC are not eligible.

Deadline 2/29/2024 - 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, 2024.
• Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
• Be available for full participation (40 hours/week) between June 17 - July 19, 2024
• Have not previously participated in the Veterinary Summer Experience Program

Deadline 02/29/2024 - Common App Scholarship - $2,000 (3 awards). To be eligible the student must be in Grade 11 or Grade 12 and have a chieved a GPA of 2.5 or higher during their last academic year. Application can be found here.

Deadline 02/29/2024 - Hendersonville Masonic Lodge Scholarship - $1000. Given each year to a deserving student from one of our Hendersonville area public schools. Complete the application by filling in ALL information. Incomplete applications will be rejected. All information contained in this application will be held in strict confidence. Please fill out google form to apply.

Deadline 2/29/2024- William Henry Oliver Scholarship Program- $2,000. The student must be a direct descendant of a graduate of East Nashville High. Please click here for the application.

Deadline 02/29/2024- Joanne Pransky Celebration of Women in Robotics- $3,000. This scholarship aims to honor the impact of Joanne Pransky by supporting women in robotics throughout their education.

Deadline 03/01/2024- Ducks Unlimited Scholarship- Ducks Unlimited Member (member ID # is required), enrolling in 2 or 4 year school (college/university or trade/vocational) and 2.8 GPA.

Deadline 03/01/2024- 2024 Foundation 649 College Scholarship$4,000. Foundation 649 discovers and empowers young, talented Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who actively elevate and serve their communities across the country. Applicants must identify as Asian American or Pacific Islander, track record of involvement and interest in AAPI communities, issues or causes, and demonstrate financial need.

Deadline 03/01/24 - USDA 1890 National Scholars Program 202- 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 03/01/2024 - 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 03/01/2024  - 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. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA. Scholarship application. TRC Scholarship Process for Students

Deadline 03/01/2024 - 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 03/01/2024GFWC of Tennessee ScholarshipThe General Federation of Women's Clubs is an international organization dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service. GFWC of Tennessee awards scholarships of $1,000 to deserving students in Tennessee. Candidates must be planning to attend or are currently enrolled in a Tennessee college or university. Click here for application.

Deadline 03/01/2024- GFWC Woman's Club of Hendersonville Main ScholarshipOne scholarship awarded to a high school senior girl(s) based on: need, scholarship, and community service. Please turn in completed applications to: guidance counselor at high school of attendance or email to Carole Tidwell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Click here for application. 

Deadline 03/01/2024- GFWC Woman's Club of Hendersonville: Art, Performing Arts & Music Scholarship- Students who are planning to focus on arts or music as their field of study. Please turn in completed applications to: guidance counselor at high school of
attendance or email to Carole Tidwell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Click here for application.

Deadline 03/07/2024 - Rotary Club of Hendersonville - Please click here for a copy of the application.  Up to $3,000. Scholarships will be based on academic achievement and financial need. Return to Ms. Lamberto by March 7th, no exceptions.

Deadline 03/10/2024- National Panhellenic Conference Centennial Scholarships- Aims to help high school women who are planning to attend college defray the cost of a higher education. Scholarship dollars may be used for tuition, books and fees. $2,000

Deadline 03/13/2024- Microsoft Disability Scholarship- This scholarship will be awarded to promising high school seniors with disabilities who plan to attend a vocational or academic college and target a career in the technology industry. The scholarships are renewable – each winner who continues to meet the criteria is eligible to receive an annual award of $5,000 for up to four (4) consecutive years for a potential total $20,000 scholarship.

Deadline 03/15/2024 (FOR JUNIORS) Horatio Alger Scholarship/ State and National Scholarships - Be enrolled full time as a high school student in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation 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 ($65,000 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 03/15/2024- The Marjorie Watson Mathematics Scholarship- $10,000 scholarship with $4,000 awarded in the freshman year and $2,000 awarded for each of the sophomore, junior and senior years. Incoming freshman attending UTC who majors in mathematics.

Deadline 03/15/2024Dorothy Dean Shelton Mathematics Scholarship- The Dorothy Dean Mathematics Scholarship will ensure that all tuition, fees, books, room and board for an in-state student are fully paid. The scholarship is renewable for the sophomore, junior and senior years.

Deadline 3/20/2024 - 2024 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 03/31/2023IncFile: Young Entreprenur Scholarship- $2,500. 3.0 GPA or higher and must have interest in starting a business.

Deadline 3/31 (annually) - VFW Patriotic Arts Contest - Due March 31st to the local VFW. Grades 9. 10, 11, 12.  Detailed application can be found here

Deadline 03/31/2024- The 'No Sweat' Scholarship- $2,500 Easy to apply! No essay-- Just set up an account! Please click here for the application.

Deadline 04/01/2023- Union High School Class of 1966 Alumni Scholarship$1,000. 2.5 GPA, demonstrate active involvement in school and/or community and exemplify exceptional character. Click here for more information.

Deadline 04/01/2024- Men's College Scholarship- The scholarship is designed to identify and reward outstanding high school seniors who have demonstrated an ability to excel in the fields of academics, extra-curricular school activities, and community involvement. The scholarship is available to any male, senior graduating high school who is enrolling in a four-year undergraduate college program that commences in the fall. The scholarship is awarded through the Foundation for Fraternal Excellence, a registered 501(c)3 organization. Current or future membership in a fraternity is not required.

Deadline 04/03/2023 - 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 click

Deadline 04/05/2024- Sumner County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship- $1,500. Any student intending to pursue a degree in education is eligible to apply. Please click here for the application.

Deadline 04/06/2024- Shackle Island Community Scholarship- Eligibility is limited to 2 current high school senior per high school in Sumner County. The award will be given for higher education or vocational career/trade school on the basis of academic excellence, school extra curricular activities, community activities, volunteer service, recommendations, and interview. Financial need may be considered. Please click here for application.

Deadline 04/13/2024 -  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 04/13/2024 - 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 04/15/2023- Women's International Network of Utility Professionals (WiNup)- $1,000 scholarship for a female going into a STEM field at a university this fall.

Deadline 04/15/2024- Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Upsilon Sigma Chapter Scholarship Application- The Upsilon Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated has been serving the Nashville community for over 83 years. It is the mission of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. to enhance the quality of life for women and their families in the United States and globally through community service, civil, and social action. Our goal is to achieve greater progress in the areas of education, healthcare, and leadership development. As a non-profit organization, we recognize the importance of being an advocate for the education of our youth and encourage you to support our efforts. Click here for application.

Deadline 04/15/2024- Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Scholarship- 1. Applicant must meet at least one of the following membership requirements: a. A current member of the SAME Nashville Post (SAME-NP), or b. Son/daughter, grandson/granddaughter, or under legal guardianship of an active or deceased member of the SAME-NP (where active member is defined as being a current member who has held membership for one continuous year or longer at the time of the application), or d. Son/daughter, grandson/granddaughter, or under legal guardianship of an employee (or retired employee) of a current SAME-NP sustaining member firm or the Nashville U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, or e. Employee of a current SAME-NP sustaining member firm or Nashville U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2. Must be a college student (undergraduate or graduate) or enrolled to start college classes. 3. Must have a minimum grade point average of a B. 4. Must be accepted by or attending an ABET accredited college or university studying engineering, or accredited college or university studying architecture, mathematics, computer science or related fields of study. 

Deadline 04/15/2024- La Matriz Sagrada Scholarship- $1,000. BIPOC high school seniors, trade school students, community college students and undergraduates are eligible to apply if they are pregnant and/or teen parents or children of teen parents.

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 04/15/2024- Be The Good Neighbor Scholarship- Demonstrate attributes of leadership, integrity, the drive to Be The Good Neighbor in their local community, 3.0 GPA, and plan to enroll in full time under graduate course of study at a 2 or 4 year school.

Deadline 4/15/2024- Sumner County Bar Association- Applicants must be seeking higher education at an accredited college/university. GPA 3.0

Deadline 04/23/2024 - Student-View Scholarship - Up to $10,000 - Complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.

Deadline 04/24/2024- Katherine R. Skaggs Scholarship- $500. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA, plans to major in Human Ecology, Nutrition, Food Services, elementary education, or any field relating to food service. Scholarship may be used at any community college, college, vocational tech school or university in the State of Tennessee. Pleas return applications to Ms. Lamberto.

Deadline 04/28/2023 - Trey Webster Community Service Memorial Scholarship - 3.0 GPA, Financial Need, 2 reference letters, essay.

Deadline 05/01/2023 - 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 05/01/2024 - 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 05/01/2024- Southern Benefit Administrators, Incorporated- $1,750. 3.0 GPA. Applications should be postmarked by May 1st, 2024 in order to be considered.

Deadline 05/12/2023 - Edward Boyd ScholarshipThe 2023 Edward Boyd Scholarship for African American students majoring in Engineering and/or Computer Science from the Pearl High School Heritage Classes Foundation Board. Students must be graduating seniors from the class of 2023 and have at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant must be committed to major in Engineering or Computer Science.

Deadline 05/12/2023- J.A. Galloway Scholarship- Applicant must be a descendant of a Pearl High Alumnus and be a 2023 graduating senior. 2.5 GPA

Deadline 05/17/2022Chris A. Taylor Memorial Scholarship- $1,000. Graduating senior who plans to enroll in the freshmen class of an institution of higher learning in any state and plans to major in math, science, secondary education or ministry.

Deadline 05/19/2024- MyImpact Challenge: The Bill of Rights Institute's National Civics Contest- This contest is for students who are making an impact with citizenship projects in their communities. $10,000 grand prize.

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 05/31/2023- 2023 Lillian Wynn Allen Scholarship Program-  To be considered for the scholarship, the following criteria must be met: Completion of an application, Personal statement, Two letters of recommendation, PowerPoint presentation (with voiceover) on career choice, Minimum GPA of 2.75 - unofficial transcript accepted The deadline to submit an application is May 31, 2023.  Awards will be announced on July 10, 2023 followed by an awards ceremony confirmed at a later date. 

Deadline 06/20/2022 - Tennessee Alpha chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship - $500 for 1st place and $250 for 2nd and 3rd place. Awarded to incoming freshmen who exhibit academic excellence, demonstrate leadership skills, and commit to being a balanced man or woman. Must be planning to attend Tennessee Tech in the Fall.

Deadline 06/30/2023 - Annual Essay Writing Contest - $1500

Deadline 06/30/2024- Our Destiny Our Future- $1,000. As a way to honor her memory, this scholarship will support people who embody compassion, selflessness, and community service. The Our Destiny Our Future Scholarship will give students the chance to continue their education and further their dedication to giving back to others.

Deadline 07/20/2024- Cat Zingano Overcoming Loss Scholarship- Any students who is fighting through their own loss of a close family member, legal guardian or loved one, and is in need of financial support for their education as they move forward may apply to this scholarship. Amount: $10,000

Deadline 08/16/2024  - 2024 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 2024.

 Deadline 08/19/2022 - Future Leaders in Tech - $20000. Interested in/studying technology, computer science, or engineering. GPA: 3.0 *Opens May 18th*








































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