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.


The Gates Scholarship- a highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for minority, high school seniors from low-income households. To apply, students must be: a high school senior, from at least one of the following ethnicities: African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American, Pell-eligible, a US citizen, national, or permanent resident, and be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3. Access the application here.

Deadline: September 15, 2022



QuestBridge- QuestBridge is a national nonprofit that connects the nation’s most exceptional, low-income youth with leading colleges and opportunities. We are looking for high school seniors who have shown outstanding academic ability despite financial challenges. Any high school senior, regardless of citizenship, currently attending high school in the U.S. is eligible for the National College Match. Visit the website to view all eligibility requirements and to apply!  Access the application here.

Deadline: September 27, 2022



The Coca Cola Scholarship- The Coca-Cola Scholars Program- 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. Visit the website to view eligibility requirements or to apply. Access the application here.

Deadline: October 31, 2022



The VFW Voice of Democracy- The 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 them is: Why Is The Veteran Important? The scholarship program is open to grades 9-12. Applications are available online or a link is available in the google classroom.  Access the application here.

Deadline: October 31, 2022


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 to view contest rules. Access the application here.

Deadline: January 6, 2023