Scholarships are listed in order of receipt in the Counseling Office. The list of scholarships below is not an exhaustive list. The scholarships listed are primarily those sent to the office from local families and businesses who support our students in their desire to attend college and by Tennessee colleges and universities. Please review general scholarship search websites such as those listed below to review further offerings. You can obtain further scholarship information from the college you plan to attend.
The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program- “A Constitutional Speech Contest” aims to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States on the part of high school students. The state winner will receive a $3,000 scholarship, plus an all expenses paid trip to Indianapolis, Indiana to compete in the National contest (April 22-24, 2022) as a part of the national scholarship pool. The winner will get $25,000. Contest available for 9th-12th grade students.
County level prize money: $150 for 1st place, $100 for 2nd place, and $50 for 3rd place
See the Counseling Office Google Classroom for more information or visit www.tennesseelegion.org
Deadline: October 29, 2021
Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship- is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. 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. Apply online: https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/ccsf
Deadline: October 31, 2021
VFW Voice of Democracy- has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ premier scholarship Program since 1947. Awards are offered on the local, state and national levels. Students compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an annual patriotic theme. This year’s theme is: “America: Where Do We Go From Here?”. The scholarship program is open to grades 9-12. Applications are available in the Counseling Office or use this fillable form. Application must be returned to contact: VFW Post 5266 and phone 423-586-3463.
Deadline: October 31, 2021
National BETA Scholarship- Senior Beta Club members who are registered with national headquarters by November 1st who also present leadership potential, academic excellence, and commitment to community service. Visit the website for more information http://www.betaclub.org/scholarship/scholarship-info
Deadline: January 20, 2022
Elk National Foundation MVS Scholarship- Each year the Elks National Foundation awards 500 “Most Valuable Student Scholarships” ranging from $4,000 a year to $50,000 a year. Any high school senior who is a U.S. citizen may apply for an MVS scholarship. Applications will be judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need. Visit the website to for more information and to apply. https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
Deadline: November 15, 2021
Jack Kent Cooke foundation - Cooke Scholarship
The Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. Apply online at https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/college-scholarship-program/
Deadline: November 18, 2021
Tennessee Concrete Association- all high school students ages 16-18 at the beginning of the school term can apply. Must write an essay to demonstrate student’s awareness of concrete’s role as a building material in homes, commercial buildings, streets & highways. Visit the website for more details. First place- $250, Second place- $100, Third place - $50. Submit essay and entry form (essay form in google classroom) at https://www.tnconcrete.org/
Deadline: January 7, 2022
Jackie Robinson Foundation- Any graduating, minority high school senior who shows leadership potential, demonstrates a dedication to community service, demonstrates a record of academic excellence, and presents a financial need is eligible to apply online at http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/ visit the website for additional requirements.
Deadline: January 12, 2022
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest- Students in grades 9-12 are eligible to apply. 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. Visit the website for a full list of requirements and details to submit your essay. https://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/profile-in-courage-essay-contest/eligibility-and-requirements
Deadline: January 22, 2022
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