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.
Elk Nation MVS Scholarship- each year the Elks National Foundation awards 500 "Most Valuable Student Scholarships" ranging from $4,000-$12,500 a year. Applications will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Apply online here.
Deadline: November 14, 2022
The Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship- is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. College Scholars receive up to $55,000 per year, college planning support, ongoing advising, and the opportunity to network with the larger Cooke Scholar community. Learn more here.
Deadline: November 17, 2022
The Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders- applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate students, in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the US or US territories, and demonstrate need for financial support. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply (DACA or Undocumented). Visit the website here for more information.
Deadline: November 30, 2022
Medical Scrubs Collection Scholarship- is available for high school seniors who are pursuing a degree in the medical field such as therapy, nursing, medicine, nutrition, laboratory science, dentistry, etc., must have a 3.0 GPA, and be a US Citizen or in possession of an Alien Registration Card. Apply online here.
Deadline: December 15, 2022
Burger King Foundation Scholarship- high school seniors can apply to receive up to $50,000 in scholarships. You must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and plan to enroll full-time at an accredited two- or four- year college. Apply online here.
Deadline: December 15, 2022
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship- $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years. Student must demonstrate strong academic record, leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship. Apply online here.
Deadline: January 5, 2023
The Tennessee Concrete Association (TCA) Essay Contest- all entries for the High School Essay Contests will be judged by a panel of industry personnel and TCA will award cash prizes to the first place ($750), second-place ($500) and third-place ($250) essays. The TCA contest winners will have their essays published in the spring edition of Tennessee Concrete magazine in addition to the cash prizes. Visit www.tnconcrete.org to view contest rules. Access the application here.
Deadline: January 6, 2023
The John F. Kenney Profile in Courage Essay contest- students in grades 9-12 are eligible to participate. All students must register online here. The website has a complete list of guidelines and information about the essay. First place winner: $10,000, Second place winner: $3,000, Five finalists: $1,000, and Eight semi-finalists: $100.
Deadline: January 13, 2023
The American Legion 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 (in April) to compete in the National contest and a part of the national scholarship pool. Visit the website for more information. Access the application here.
Deadline: January 17, 2023
Don't Drive Drowsy Scholarship- The mission of the Don't Drive Drowsy Foundation is to educate teens on the dangers of driving sleep impaired and the benefits of a good night's sleep every night. Graduating seniors are eligible to apply for this $1,000 scholarship. Access the application details here.
Deadline: March 6, 2023
Arthur K. and Slyvia S. Lee Scholarship Foundation- available for graduating seniors planning to enroll full-time at a local community college are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Apply online here.
Deadline: June 30, 2023
The following websites are free scholarship search engines:
Scholarships and Resources for Hispanic and LatinX Students: