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Deadline 08/19/17 AKA Sorority - The Academic and Enrichment Program Information and Enrollment Session- 10am- 12pm. 

August 30, 2017 CTCL College Fair - 7pm Music City Center in Nashville.  No registration required. The list of colleges in attendance are on the website. 

Deadline 09/19/2017 Siemens Competition - Math, Science, and Technology Competition.  Please visit the website for more eligibility information. 

Deadline 09/27/17 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 09/30/17 Don't Text and Drive Scholarship -$1000 How to apply: Complete the application including a 140-character message about texting while driving.

Deadline 10/01/17 - Tennessee Society Daughters of the American Revolution  (TSDAR).  $2500.  Essay.  Please click here for the scholarship application. 

Deadline 10/02/17 - Wendy's Heisman for Class of 2018 - Applying for the Wendy’s High School Heisman is your chance to gain local, state, and even national recognition for all that you’ve put into your high school career. If you’ve maintained at least a B average, participate in at least one school-sponsored sport, are a leader in your community and role model at your school, then you’ve got what it takes to be a Wendy’s High School Heisman.

Deadline 10/5/17 Washington University in St. Louis - Danforth Scholars Program. Please fill out the attached nomination form and return to Mrs. Henry in the counseling center. Nomination Form

Deadline 10/6/17 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 10/13/17National Young Arts Foundation Make sure you read the website to ensure you are eligible before you apply. Up to $10000.  Fees may be involved. 

Deadline 10/15/17 - 12/15/17Burger King Scholars Program - Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service.

Deadline 10/16/17Jack 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 10/17/17 - College JumpStart Scholarship - To apply for the College JumpStart Scholarship you must meet the following requirements: 1) High school 10th-12th grader, college student or non-traditional student; 2) U.S. citizen or legal resident; 3) Attend or plan to attend an accredited 2-year, 4-year or vocational / trade school in the U.S. 4) Be committed to using education to better your life and that of your family and/or community.

Deadline 10/18/17 - Dr. Pepper Tuition ONLINE ENTRY: Go to the Website. Connect with your Facebook account and authorize the Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway application. Ensure your full profile is completed by updating your profile with your most current city, major and university on your personal Facebook page. Create your goal (“Goal”) by answering “Tell us how you’ll change the world in 350 characters or less.” Participants can change or modify his/her goal up until the point he/she receive 50 votes, after which point the goal is locked.'

Deadline 10/18/17 - WKU Army ROTC Scholarship - Please make sure you look at the minimum qualifications and create an account and apply. 

Deadline 10/20/17 - University of Dayton - Leadership in Service Scholarship - If you are interested in going to the University of Dayton, please see Mrs. Henry so you can be nomiated for this scholarship. 

Deadline 10/23/17 - 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 10/25/17 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 2018 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 10/27/17-  Applications are now being accepted from junior and senior high school students to participate in the United States Senate Youth Program. Two Tennessee delegates, selected through a rigorous application and interview process, will participate in an annual March Washington Week which includes a variety of events that promote a unique understanding of the structure of our national government. The Hearst Foundation also offers selected state finalists a $10,000 undergraduate scholarship.

Deadline 10/30/17TN Governor's Schools 2018 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 should return the application(s) to Mrs. Henry in the guidance office. 

Deadline 10/30/17 - 05/14/18SunTrust Scholarships Sweepstakes - Students can enter to win 30 separate drawings for a $500 scholarship for education expenses.  Two winners will be randomly chosen every two weeks throughout the sweepstakes period.

Deadline 10/31/17 Coca-Cola Scholarship - Applicants must be: Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools) U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees.  Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application.  Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution. Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school.

Deadline 10/31/17 - VFW Voice of Democracy - Open to grades 9-12.  Students must write and record a 3-5 minute essay on the 2017-2018 theme "American History: Our Hope for the Future" and submit with the entry form. All entries must be submitted to VFW Post 9851. Potential scholarship money involved.

Deadline 11/1/17 or  1/9/18 - 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 11/1/17 -10 Words or Less Scholarship - Scholarship Eligibility: A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2018. B) This scholarship is provided by In order to apply for our scholarship follow these instructions: 1. Go to On the left hand side of the page you will find an area entitled "10 Words or Less Scholarship". In the comment section underneath the "10 Words or Less Scholarship" answer the following: In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve the $500 scholarship. 2. Before or After writing your Answer you will also need to "Like" our Facebook page. Note we will only read the answers provided from people that have "Liked" our page.

Deadline 11/3/17 - Bethel University Hendrix Scholarship Competition - The winner of the competition will earn full tuition, room and board. A runner-up will earn full tuition. All others who compete will be considered for Bethel’s other institutional grants. You must apply to Bethel by November 3rd for the competition. In order to be considered for the Hendrix Competition, you must be a high school senior with at least a 3.25 GPA and a 23/*1050 or above ACT/SAT score. The winner and runner up must maintain a 3.6 GPA to renew the scholarship each year. Click here for the flyer. 

Deadline 11/6/17Allegra 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 11/6/17 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 11/7/17 The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards - The program's goals are to applaud young people who already are making a positive difference in their towns and neighborhoods, and to inspire others to think about how they might contribute to their communities.  $1,000.  After you apply online, make sure you also submit your application to Mrs. Henry and send in the assigned signature page.

Deadline 11/10/17 - TN Secretary of State Essay Contest - Our goal is to encourage students to be actively engaged citizens by recognizing their important roles as citizens of the great state of Tennessee. The theme of this year’s essay contest is citizenship. Student winners will receive a TNStars 529 Program College Savings scholarship of $100, $250, or $500 in addition to a trip to the State Capitol. See website for more details. 

Deadline 11/10/17 Hendersonville Lion's Club Essay Contest - Open to 9th and 10th graders.  Please pay attention to the essay guidelines attached on the link. 

Deadline 11/14/17Jack Kent Cook College Scholarship Program - At a minimum, applicants must: Plan to graduate from a US high school in spring 2017. Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2017. 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 11/20/17 - TN Governor's Schools 2018     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 should obtain the application(s) from Mrs. Henry in the guidance office. The Arts application is due to Mrs. Henry by October 30, 2017

Deadline 11/20/17 - Jefferson Scholars - University of Virginia - The Jefferson Scholars Foundation attracts the most promising leaders, scholars, and citizens in the world and provides them with sufficient financial support so that they are free to develop their talents—using them for the good of the University community and beyond.  If you are interested in being nominated for this award, please fill out the nomination application form by clicking here

Deadline 11/27/17Elks 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 11/30/17Sixt Scholars - The Sixt Scholars Program is available to high school seniors graduating in the academic year of 2016/2017. The scholarship will also take into consideration other factors such as financial need and extracurricular activities.  Award winners must show valid proof of a full-time enrollment in an accredited undergraduate college or university for the academic year of 2017/2018. Please complete the entire application in order to be considered for the scholarship. To find out more information and to apply for the Sixt rent a car scholarship program click the 'Apply Now' button! $5000

Deadline 11/30/17 - Sertoma Club of Nashville - 300 word essay on the following topic: "Should the First Amendment be changed to address speech in the Internet Age? If so, how should it be changed and why? If not, please explain."  Please see the website for more information or look here for more information. 

Deadline 11/30/17Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest The Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest requires students to raise awareness about the dangers of texting and driving. Applicants must create a public service advertisement video (PSA) which raises addresses the severity of the problem. $500

Deadline 12/1/17Barbara Lotze Scholarship - Applicants must declare their intent to prepare for, and engage in, a career in physics teaching at the high school level and must, at the time the scholarship funds are received by the student, be: an undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited two-year college, four-year college or a university; or a high school senior accepted for such enrollment. Pursuing, or planning to pursue, a course of study leading toward a career in physics teaching in the high schools. Showing promise of success in their studies, and a citizen of the United States of America. Applications will be accepted at any time and will be considered for recommendation to the Executive Board at each AAPT Winter Meeting. All applications in which all materials, including letters of recommendation, are received by December 1 will be considered for recommendation at the winter meeting of the AAPT Executive Board.

Deadline 12/1/17 Innovation Scholarship - 600 word essay

Deadline 12/1/17American Quarter Horse Association Scholarship - The Foundation provides financial assistance to members of the American Quarter Horse Association and American Quarter Horse Youth Association through general, career path and state or regional scholarships. Eligibility of applicants is based on the individual criteria and requirements provided for each scholarship offered. Students must submit a current application for evaluation. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement, financial need and Quarter Horse involvement, as well as an applicant’s outstanding leadership and communication skills. Recipients are chosen by a selection subcommittee or taskforce as determined by the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. All recipient recommendations made by the taskforce are ultimately approved by the Board of Trustees. And all scholarship disbursements are subject to the Foundation’s Scholarship Program Policies & Procedures. For more information about the Foundation’s grant and scholarship programs, please contact us at (806) 378-5040.

Deadline 12/1/17Aperture Education Essay Scholarship Contest - Please see website for more information. 

Deadline 12/1/17 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 2018-2019 academic year.

Deadline 12/1/17 - Mississippi State University College of Education - METP Scholarship - Apply for admission to Mississippi State University at as an elementary education major with a middle school concentration; a secondary English, mathematics, or science major; or a special education major.Upon admission to the university, eligible applicants will be prompted to apply for the METP. Competitive applicants are expected to have a minimum ACT score of 28 or SAT score of 1310, and a minimum high school GPA of 3.5.

Deadline 12/5/17Tennessee Concrete Association Scholarship - Essay contest - $250 first place.  Please go to the website or click here to print the application. 

Opens 09/15/17 - Deadline 12/15/17 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 2018. $2,500+

Deadline 12/14/17 - Middle Tennessee Art Region - Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Submission fees may apply.  Take note of the image requirements. 

Deadline 12/15/17HomeAdvisor will award a $5,000 scholarship to three students who can devise a creative solution to America’s skilled labor crisis — further detailed in HomeAdvisor’s 2016 Skilled Labor Shortage Report — by answering two questions.  

Deadline 12/15/17 - Hexter and Baines -  $1250 - essay

Deadline 12/15/17 - AXA Achievement Scholarship - The AXA Achievement Scholarship offers college scholarships of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000 to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace. Scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities: ambition and drive; determination to set and reach goals; respect for self, family and community; ability to succeed in college.

Deadline 12/15/17 - Pretty Presets Scholarships - $500 - Carefully research and compose an essay style Adobe Lightroom tutorial of 800 to 1,000 words, with screenshots and photos included to illustrate your points on one of the following topics. You must either own copyright to the images, or have written permission to use the images included in your essay. Use proper grammar and punctuation. Make sure you check the guidelines on the website. 

Deadline 12/29/17National WWII Museum Essay Contest - Your essay must be 1,000 words or less. Only one essay per student may be submitted. All essays should: be double spaced, have 1 inch margins, include page numbers, include an essay title, be typed in 12 point font, be in Microsoft Word-compatible format only. 

Deadline 12/31/17 - Sons of the American Revolution - Knight Essay Contest - 9th through 12th grade students are eligible to apply. 800-1200 word essay. Please click here for more details. 

Deadline 12/31/17 - ACT College and Career Readiness Champion Scholarhip - Applicants should be high school seniors who have overcome challenges and can articulate their education and career actions; Students must have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater grade point average on a 4.0 scale; Preference will be given to underrepresented or first-generation college students. Apply online!

Deadline 12/31/17CrossLites - Write a reflective essay (400-600 words) based on one of Dr. Parker’s quotes. Up to $4000.

Deadline 12/31/17 - Commaful Scholarship - Commaful is a short story site encouraging teens and young adults to read more and have been amazed by the talented students on the site so wanted to support them further.  $1000.  This will be judged on creativity. Write one 1000 word essay about something you are passionate about or send in 3 short stories (no length restrictions or minimums) that show why you are a unique storyteller!

Deadline 1/4/18 - GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship - High school seniors who demonstrate exceptional leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2018 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient – and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond. Apply online.

Deadline 01/09/18 - The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program - "A Constitutional Speech Contest". The main purpose of the National High School Oratorical Contest is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States on the part of high school students. Other objectives of the contest include the development of leadership qualities, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, and the preparation for acceptance of the duties and responsibilities, the rights and privileges of American citizenship.

Deadline 1/11/18Nashville Athena Scholarship Program - Must have a 3.0 GPA, senior, female.  

Deadline 01/16/18 - Sumner County Retired Teachers Association (SCRTA) - $1500 to a senior who plans to major in education.  Please pick up an application in the guidance office or download the application here.  Applications are due to Mrs. Henry in the guidance office. 

Deadline 1/30/18Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship - How to apply: Complete the online application including a 140-character message about technology addiction. (9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th may apply). $1,000 

Deadline 1/31/18ABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial - $1,000 Scholarship Essay Competition

Deadline 1/31/18Semper Fidelis All-American ProgramJuniors - The Semper Fidelis All-American Program is a new honorary high school program that recognizes high school juniors from across the country who excel academically, athletically and within their communities. Selected students will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. to attend the Battles Won Academy with a mentor of their choice, in July 2018.  Apply online!

Deadline 2/1/18 - Hendrix College Hays Scholarship - be a senior in high school; achieve at least a 3.6 GPA in high school college preparatory classes; and score a minimum ACT "super score" composite of 32 or a minimum SAT Critical Reading and Math combined "super score" of 1410.

Deadline 2/1/18 - First Scholars Program - University of Memphis - The First Scholars® Program supports first-generation college students and enhances their ability to successfully graduate. The 4-year program is open to incoming first-time, full-time freshmen whose parents did not attend college. Selected students receive personalized support, an annual award of $5,000, which is renewable for a total award of $20,000 over 4 years. Program Flyer is located here.  

Deadline 2/2/18 - Bank of America Student Leaders As a Student Leader, you will participate in an eight-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization where you will learn first-hand about the needs of your community and the critical role nonprofits play. In addition, you will learn valuable civic, social and business leadership skills. Each Student Leader will attend the Student Leaders Summit held in Washington, D.C. where you will learn how government, business and the nonprofit sector work together to address critical community needs.  Juniors and seniors may apply.  Please check the eligibility requirements on the website above. 

Deadline 02/15/18  WACE - Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale. Apply for the 2018-2019 academic year at one of the WACE Partner Institutions listed. Please note that to be eligible for the scholarship you must apply to one of the ten WACE Partner Institutions.  

Deadline 2/19/18 - 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 download it here.

Deadline 03/09/2018 - Tennessee Housing Association Scholarship - Stan and Thelma Plumlee Scholarship - $8000 - Please click here to print the application.  Applicants must be associated with the manufactured or modular housing industry.

Deadline 3/15/18 - 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 - varies - Please see the following website if you are wanted to do Skills/Trades after high school.  Various scholarship opportunities.  Visit Nexstarscholars website for more information. 

Deadline 04/01/18 - BeArt Presets Academic Scholarship Program - $5000, 1500 word essay

Deadline 04/01/18American Fire Sprinkler Scholarship Contest - up to $2000!

Deadline 05/1/18 - 1800 Wheelchair Scholarship - $500, 3.0 GPA, senior

Monthly Varsity Tutors Scholarship - Monthly Chance to win a scholarship - $200

Deadline - varies - P.E.O STAR Scholarship - A woman is eligible to be recommended for the P.E.O. STAR Scholarship provided she: Exhibits excellence in leadership, academics, extracurricular activities, community service and potential for future success; Is in the final academic year (senior year) of her secondary education and  is 20 years of age or under at the end of the calendar year; Has a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; Is a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States or Canada; Plans to attend an accredited postsecondary educational institution in the United States or Canada, full-time or part-time, in the fall of the academic year following high school graduation; Is recommended by and receives the vote of a local P.E.O. chapter.






2016-2017 Scholarships and Student Opportunities

Student Opportunities

Deadline 03/22/17 - QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program - for academically outstanding, low-income high school juniors. (Will open mid-February)

Deadline 04/01/17Karma for Cara Foundation - Service Project Grant We are encouraging kids 18 and under to apply for funds between $250 and $1,000 to complete service projects in their communities. Whether it is turning a vacant lot into a community garden, rebuilding a school playground or helping senior citizens get their homes ready for winter, we want to hear what project you’re passionate about.

Deadline 04/13/17 -Reagan Foundation Student Leadership Program - Please let your counselor know if you are interested in this program. 

SPECIFIC COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS (These are just a few college scholarships - please look on the actual college website for more).

ETSU - Honors College Scholarship Program - 3.9 GPA, 30+ on ACT. Prospective students will apply for admission to ETSU, and then write an essay detailing their philosophy of service and its meaning to them, and provide contact information for two references who can speak to the student’s potential as a service scholar.

ETSU - Adobe Scholars Program - $3000 - First-time freshman with 2.9 high school GPA and 19 ACT; Maintain a 2.5 GPA while at ETSU; Commit to 75 hours per semester of Adobe Scholars Program engagement


Deadline 2/10/17Nashville Panhellenic Alumnae Association - Must be female. $1000. 

Deadline 02/13/17 - Nashville Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. - $1500.  Must be an African American Student, 3.0 GPA, transcript, ACT Scores, 300 word essay, 2 letters of recommendation, and evidence of participation in extracurricular activities.  Please come to the guidance office for an application. 

Deadline 02/17/17 - Nashville Sounds Foundation Scholarship - $2500 Scholarship - Please see Mrs. Henry in HHS Guidance for an Application. 

Deadline 02/28/17 Hendersonville Masonic Lodge #359 - $1000 scholarship. Please apply online at

Deadline 02/28/17 Regions - Riding Forward Scholarships - $5000-  High School Seniors - Write a 500 word or less essay about an African-American who has inspired and motivated you.  Please visit their website and/or pick up a flyer in guidance. 

Deadline 03/01/17 - Cornerstone Financial Scholarship - Apply online. 

Deadline 03/01/17 GFWC of Tennessee Scholarship - $1000 - Male or female planning to attend a Tennessee college or university.  Pick up an application in guidance. 

Deadline 03/15/17Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee - Many different scholarships - take a look!

Deadline 03/18/17 East Nashville High Alumni Association William Henry Oliver Scholarship Program - Applicant must be a direct descendant or his/her legal guardian must have graduated from East Nashville High School and be a dues paying member in good standing of the East Nashville High Alumni Association or applicant must be a graduating senior of East Nashville Magnet School. The student shall have exemplified good citizenship in the community and school life experience during the student's high school tenure. The student shall indicate evidence of financial need to the committee.  

Deadline 03/20/17 D.Y.M.O.N Scholarships - "Shine Bright Like A Diamond" - $1500 Minority male or female, 2.8 GPA, community service, college acceptance letter.  OR "The Brittany Bowers Beauty & Brains Scholarship" - $1500. Minority female, community service, college acceptance letter.  

Deadline 03/24/17Association of Government Accountants  - William R. Snodgrass Scholarship: Two (2) $1,000 scholarships awarded to a Middle or West Tennessee, Southern Kentucky, or Northern Alabama high school senior or college student with a business-related major such as accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management, or marketing. Fawn W. Ellis Scholarship: Two (2) $1,000 scholarships awarded to an AGA Nashville area chapter member, member’s spouse, or member’s child or grandchild (any college or university and any major may apply.)  Please see Mrs. Henry for an application.

Deadline 03/28/17 - Rotary Club of Hendersonville -  Please pick up an application in the guidance office or go to the link.  Watch the deadlines. 

Deadline 03/29/17 - AKA Alpha Delta Omega Chapter Scholarship - Senior minority who is planning to attend a four year college of university; 2.5 GPA. Please see Mrs. Henry for an application. 

Deadline 03/31/17-  First Baptist Church - FBWCDC - Must reside in Sumner County, 2.0 GPA, $500 per semester. Pick up an application in guidance. 

Deadline 04/01/17 Union High School Class of 1966 Alumni Scholarship - $1000. 2.5 GPA, active involvement in school or community, exemplify exceptional character.  Please pick up an application in the guidance office. 

Deadline 04/03/17 - Ronald Reagan Student Leader Award - Do you want to be recognized for your leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship?  Please see Mrs. Henry in HHS Guidance if you think you stand out among the rest.  

Deadline 04/04/17The Honorable C.L. "Buck" Rogers Memorial Scholarship - $1000; Plans to major in nursing, secondary education, or political science/pre-law.  Please pick up an application in the guidance office.

Deadline 04/09/17 - Sumner County School Nutrition Association - SCSNA Scholarship - Please pick up an application from the guidance office. $500, 2.5 GPA. 

Deadline 04/13/2017 GFWC Woman's Club of Hendersonville Scholarship - Senior girls based on need, scholarship, community service.  Must have a Hendersonville address or attend HHS.  Pick up an application in guidance. 

Deadline 04/13/17 GFWC Woman's Club Scholarship - Male and female seniors focusing on the Arts as their field of study. Pick up an application in guidance. 

Deadline 04/15/17 - Vol State Foundation Scholarships - Requirements - 2.0 GPA, accepted to Vol State, completed FAFSA. The General Application applies you for over one hundred Foundation scholarships.  A select few scholarships may require additional questions.  You may apply for all additional scholarships for which you meet criteria requirements. Keep in mind that scholarship funds are limited and the awarding process is competitive.  Meeting the eligibility requirements does not guarantee a student will receive a scholarship. 

*Deadline 04/28/17 - Vietnam Veterans of Sumner County Chapter 240 Scholarship. Please pick up an application in the counseling office.


Deadline 01/26/17 Beta Club 12th grade Senior Beta members, duly registered with the national headquarters as of June 30, 2016, are eligible to apply for a National Beta Scholarship. Selection of National Beta Scholarship winners is based on a number of factors, with an emphasis on academic excellence, demonstrated leadership, commendable character, school and community service, as well as participation in National Beta Club activities.

Deadline 02/03/17Elks National Foundation Scholarship - Legacy Awards - $4000. For the 2017 contest, any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2014, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2014, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2017. Great-grandchildren are not eligible.

Deadline 02/10/17  DAR - Daughters of the American Revolution - Many different scholarships listed on this website. Read directions carefully.

Deadline 02/15/17 Young Leaders of AFA - 1. Complete and submitted online application. 2. A 1,200 to 1,500 word essay that answers the following questions: How has Alzheimer’s disease changed or impacted your life? What have you learned about yourself, your family and/or your community in the face of coping with Alzheimer’s disease? 3. Current high school transcript (reflecting high school senior status). 4. Brief 200 word autobiography (CV’s and resumes will not be accepted).

Deadline 02/20/17 Gordon A. Rich Memorial Scholarship -  1. Applicants must be dependent children of full-time employees in the financial services industry (commercial banks, investment banks, securities brokerage firms, insurance companies, fund and asset management companies, credit card and finance companies and similar businesses as determined by the Foundation). Employees must be presently employed with five years of experience OR no longer employed in this field but had ten years of experience which ended no longer than five years prior to the GAR Scholarship application closing date (which is located  on the top of the application). 2. Students must be graduating high school seniors who are enrolling as full time first year students in pursuit of a four-year bachelor's degree at an accredited college/university in the United States. 3. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) and rank in the top 20% of their class. 4. Students must demonstrate financial need. 5. Students must be a US citizen or legal resident. up to $12,500

Deadline 02/23/17 Team Drive 365 Video Challenge - All grade levels. Create a 30-60 second video for your fellow teen drivers that highlights the importance of safe teen driving and you could win $15,000, or one of 14 other cash prizes.

Deadline 02/28/17 Black Note Scholarship - $2000. Black Note is looking to award a $2,000 scholarship to each student that shares innovative, ingenious or just plain good ideas on ways to help smokers put down cigarettes and join the world’s smoke-free movement.

Deadline 03/01/17 Engebretson Foundation - Plan to attend a four year college. Be in need of financial assistance in order to attend a four year college. Have achieved a score of 28 composite or higher on the ACT exam (or at least 1240 on the SAT). Have achieved at least a 3.75 GPA or above and/or top 5% of graduating class. Have applied for federal financial aid and have already received back the Student Aid Report that contains your Expected Family Contribution (EFC); see Filing for FAFSA. $5,000 

Deadline 03/01/17 Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) is a company-sponsored employee network dedicated to supporting the continued growth and development of black employees at Microsoft Corporation. This year, BAM will award two US$5,000 scholarships to outstanding high-school seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in technology. 

Deadline 03/01/17 Frame My Future Scholarship You must fill out the online entry form located online and upload an original entry piece that is your own work. Be thoughtful in your accompanying description, but don’t exceed 500 characters. Your entry piece MUST be in a JPG/JPEG format or PNG file format. Any other format will not be accepted. Keep your file sizes small; the maximum file size allowed is 2MB.

Deadline 03/01/17Ascend Federal Credit Union Scholarship - $1000 - To be eligible to apply, you must be a member of Ascend Federal Credit Union, you must be at least a graduating high school senior and you must plan to enroll or prove enrollment as a full-time student at an accredited college, university, technical or trade school in the next academic year.

Deadline 03/01/17 - Richard Zimmerman Journalism Scholarship - $5000, 3.0 GPA, pursue journalism as a career. 

Deadline 3/10/17 Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest - Open to students in the classes of 2017 and 2018.Each year, the Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest engages high school students in church-state issues by directing them to express a point of view on a religious liberty topic. Essays are judged on the depth of their content, the mastery of the topic, and the skill with which they are written. Students should develop a point of view on the issue and demonstrate critical thinking, using appropriate examples, reasons and other evidence to support their position. The annual contest is sponsored by the Religious Liberty Council of the Baptist Joint Committee. The grand prize is $2,000 and a trip for two to Washington, D.C. Second prize is $1,000, and third prize is $500.

Deadline 03/17/17 NIADA - The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship sponsored by Manheim to the college or university of their choice. The awards are presented each June of every year at the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention.

Deadline 03/30/17The Sleeklens Academic Scholarship - $2000 - 1. Write an essay following the instructions provided below and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and 2. Fill out the application form below and submit it by March 30, 2017.

Deadline 03/31/17 - Light House Guild Scholarships - Up to $10000. The Lighthouse Guild offers an annual scholarship program for college-bound high school students who are legally blind. Apply online. 

Deadline 04/03/17 - The Carrols LLC Community Scholarship Fund - Please see Mrs. Henry in HHS guidance for an application.

Deadline 04/07/17 AFSA Scholarship - Enter the contest for a chance for win $2000 for your education.

Deadline 04/17/17 Sports Unlimited Scholarship - Once every year, we offer a $1,000 college scholarship to the athlete who inspires us most through his or her essay. Make sure you read the essay requirements. 

Deadline 04/30/17 E-Waste Scholarship - How to apply: Complete the application including a 140-character message about e-waste. $1,000 

Deadline 05/01/17 ACF Visionary Scholarship - $1000-$5000 - A completed American College Foundation Visionary Scholarship Application, a copy of the student's most recent unofficial high school transcript, and a 500-word, typed, double-spaced essay on "Why College is Important to Me".

Deadline 05/30/2017 Montesi Scholarship - Submit an original 500 word or LESS essay on how Driving and Texting has affected your life or an experience of how it has impacted someone you know. $2500 

Deadline 05/31/2017CollegeWeekLive makes it easy to find information on the college of your choice, with online events and live chats happening nearly every day. To enter the monthly scholarship, simply create a free account, login to CollegeWeekLive and visit 5 college pages of your choice on any day this month. It's that easy – no essay required.

Deadline 05/31/17 - Mig Vapor Scholarship $3000 - MigVapor awards $3,000 in scholarships every year to the students who are committed to playing their part in preventing the deaths caused by smoking tobacco. Our vision is to create a tobacco-free world and stop more than 480,000 yearly deaths caused by smoking.

*Deadline 05/31/17Ron Brown Scholar Program - Apply online.  Be a current high school sophomore or junior.  Have a strong academic record, be African American, and have demonstrated leadership and involvement at school and/or the community.

Deadline 06/01/17Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship - $1000. Please visit the website for eligibility requirements. 

First Drawing 06/08/17 2017 $2,500 Discover® Student Loans Scholarship Award 

Deadline 06/12/17 Abbott and Fenner - The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution. $1,000 

Deadline 06/15/17 Horatio Alger Career and Technical Scholarship Program - Maximum award - $2500. Pell-eligible, enrollment by fall 2017 with a commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical certificate/degree, US Citizen.

Deadline 06/30/17 Digital Privacy Scholarship - How to apply: Complete the application including a 140-character message about digital privacy. $1,000 

Deadline 07/05/2017 - Exstreamist - - $1000 - 3.0 GPA

Deadline 07/31/17Redfin Scholarship - $2500 - 800 word essay - 3.0 GPA

Deadline 07/31/17 Sport Fact's $1000 Scholarship - 3.0 GP, $1000, Follow the guidelines on the website. 

Deadline 07/31/17Aperture Education Scholarship - $1000 - Write an essay found on their website. 



































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