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.



Yamaoka Tuff-Torq Corporation- Each year, the Yamaoka Tuff-Torq Corporation recognizes a student for their achievement in the areas of math and science with a $2,000 scholarship. Application is located in the Counseling Office Google classroom.  Due to the Counseling Office by the deadline.  

Deadline: April 9, 2021


MHHS Volunteer Auxiliary Scholarship Application- Morristown Hamblen Healthcare will be awarding two scholarships to deserving high school students in the Hamblen and surrounding counties.  Each scholarship will be $750 and will be presented to a graduating senior who plans to attend college or a tech school and enter into a "health related" field.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office Google Classroom.

 Deadline: April 9, 2021


Appalachian Fair Scholarship- Must have participated in Appalachian Fair within past two years, minimum 2.5 GPA, three letters of recommendation, essay on why you should be selected. See the link below for full details.

Deadline: April 10, 2021


The Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Chi Sigma Zeta Chapter- Vicki Hammock High School Scholarship Award is awarded to one (1) young woman, graduating from high schools in the Morristown, TN Area, who are preparing to extend their education. Must have a 2.50 Cumulative GPA or higher and must exhibit characteristics of good citizenship. Application and additional requirements are in the Counseling Office Google Classroom.  

Deadline: April 17, 2021


Edith Leming Skinrood Scholarship- UMC students from East TN attending Emory & Henry or Tennessee Wesleyan University with a 3.0 or higher GPA are eligible to apply.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office. 

Deadline: April 20, 2021


East Tennessee Engineering Associations Council (ETEAC) Scholarship- ETEAC exists to promote the profession of engineering and to reward worthy high school students seeking to serve the profession after college. Each year, ETEAC raises money from local companies and engineering societies to offer scholarship assistance to qualified senior students who plan to pursue an engineering degree. The ETEAC scholarship competition is now underway for students from the East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia area. Typically, one to three one-time scholarships of $1,000 to $2,000 are awarded to qualified students.  Application is located in the Counseling Office Google classroom.

Deadline: April 23, 2021


McMahan Law Firm Scholarship- Seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA who have been accepted to a 2-year or 4-year university are eligible to apply for this $1,000 scholarship.  To apply, visit

  Deadline: April 30, 2021

The Pack Leader Scholarship- Applicants must be college students in Tennessee, with a GPA of at least 3.0, who have been accepted to or are currently enrolled in a 2-year college or 4- year university. Two students will be selected to receive $500 in scholarship funds based on their winning essay response.  Apply online at

Deadline: April 30, 2021


Trojan Army Scholarship- write an essay describing your contributions to West High during your four years of high school. Minimum of one page typed, but no more than two pages. Double space the essay. Include your activities, interest, goals and future plans. Applications available in the Counseling Office. Turn in completed applications to the Counseling Office.

  Deadline: to Mrs. Gillett by 3:00pm April 30, 2021


Shepherd Scholarship Foundation- applicants will be considered based on academic achievements, extra-curricular activities in high school, and financial need. Apply online at Additional instructions are located in the Counseling Office Google Classroom.

Deadline: May 1, 2021


The Mitsui U.S.A. Foundation Scholarships in Tennessee Program- Four $5,000 freshman-year scholarships will be funded and awarded to successful applicants who plan to enroll in a four-year Tennessee public college or university - Austin Peay State University, East Tennessee State University, Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee State University, Tennessee Technological University, The University of Memphis or within the University of Tennessee system.

Eligibility guidelines, application materials and selection criteria can be found on the website link below.  If you have issues with the application materials, contact Ginger Byrn at

Deadline: May 31, 2021


The Kids’ Chance of Tennessee Scholarship Program- awards scholarships to dependent children of a parent or guardian who has been seriously, catastrophically or fatally injured as a result of a work-related accident that meets the criteria of the Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Act and that has resulted in a substantial financial need. Scholarship recipients must also meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a legal resident of the State of Tennessee

  • A dependent of a parent or guardian who has suffered a serious or catastrophic injury and/or permanent disability, or was fatally injured as a result of a work-related accident

  • Must be between the ages of 16 – 25 years old

  • Must be able to demonstrate substantial financial need

  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student at a post-secondary school (university, technical college, etc.)

  • Must demonstrate superior academic achievement and aptitude

Apply online at

Deadline: June 1, 2021


Arthur K. and Sylvia Lee Scholarship- graduating seniors planning to enroll full-time at a local community college are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Applications are available in the Counseling Office, or can be found online at

Deadline: June 30, 2021


John R. Covin Scholarship- Seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA and must be enrolled in an accredited university starting Fall 2021 are eligible to apply for this $1,000 scholarship.  Tp apply, visit

Deadline: June 30, 2021


The following websites are free scholarship search engines: