Scholarships
Scholarship Information

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.

 

 

Current Scholarships Available

 

Elk Nation 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. Apply online at https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm 

Deadline: November 15, 2020 

 

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program- Students must demonstrate leadership, integrity, drive, and citizenship.  For a full list of requirements  or to apply, visit https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/ge-reagan/

Deadline: January 5, 2021

 

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest-  All students in grades 9-12 are eligible to participate.  A complete list of guidelines can be found on the website below.  All students must register online at www.JFKLibrary.org/essaycontest  

Deadline: January 15, 2021


Tennessee Concrete Association Essay Contest- All entries for the High School Essay Contest will be judged by a panel of industry personnel and TCA will award cash prizes to the first place ($250), second-place ($100) and third-place ($50) 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 submit the online application and view contest rules. 

Deadline: January 22, 2021

 

DAR Scholarships- this website offers multiple scholarships in diverse areas of study.  For a complete list of eligibility requirements,  scholarships,  and to apply, visit https://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships

Deadline: January 31, 2021

 

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship- Any graduating senior who shows leadership potential, demonstrates a dedication to community service, presents a financial need, and has a composite ACT score of 21 or higher is eligible to apply online at http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/  

Deadline: February 1, 2021

 

Ned McWherter Scholarship- Student must attend a Tennessee college, have a minimum 3.5 GPA, and a minimum composite score of 29 on the ACT.  The application is found within your TSAC Student portal at https://clipslink.tsac.tn.gov/studentsignon/.  The Counseling Office must send your transcript if you apply.

Deadline: February 15, 2021

 

The East Tennessee Foundation Scholarships- this website offers multiple scholarships targeted towards specific schools or counties in East Tennessee.  Apply online or view a complete list of scholarships online at  http://www.easttennesseefoundation.org/scholarships-grants/scholarships 

Deadline: February 15, 2021

 

Hispanic Scholarship Fund- students must be of Hispanic heritage, minimum 3.0 GPA, and complete the FAFSA to apply.  To apply online visit https://www.hsf.net/scholarship

Deadline: February 15, 2021

 

Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest- Any student in grades 9-12 who is enrolled in a public, private, or parochial high school or home study program. Student must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national. Requirements for art entry can be found at https://vfwauxiliary.org/scholarships/young-american-creative-patriotic-art-contest/

Deadline: March 31, 2021 to local VFW Auxiliary

 

Arthur K. and Sylvia Lee Scholarship Foundation- graduating seniors planning to enroll full-time at a local community college are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Applications are available online at http://akleefoundation.org/en/home

Deadline: June 30, 2021

 

 

 

 




 

The following websites are free scholarship search engines: 

https://www.mometrix.com/collegescholarships/ 

https://www.petersons.com/scholarship-search.aspx

https://www.careeronestop.org/toolkit/training/find-scholarships.aspx