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Is anyone considering UVA?  If yes, then let me know ASAP in case you might be a candidate for the Jefferson Scholar Program.  See info at http://www.jeffersonscholars.org/.


 

I recommend that you create an account on Fastweb or at least follow them on Twitter.  You will get tons of announcements about scholarships.  I liked this particular one because it features scholarships with short applications!

Ms. Shaw

 

http://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/articles/4304-scholarships-for-students-short-on-time-money?utm_source=SocialMedia&utm_content=81214_simscholarship


 

***Questions or additional information:  contact Pat Pierce atTECscholarship@comcast.net or call615-390-7794.

SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT!!

The Tennessee Economic Council on Women's Foundation announces scholarship awards of $1,000 will be presented to a high school senior and non-traditional student (must be out of high school for 5 years and not completed higher education degree) in each grand division of the state!

Scholarship selection will be based on the following criteria:

--Record of academic achievement both in high school and college entrance exams,

--Participation and leadership demonstrated in school activities,

--Participation in community activities and/or girl scout activities,

--Demonstration of need, and

--Quality of letters of recommendations.

Applications must be completed online by deadline which is September 1, 2014.  The application and instructions are on the Foundation website, www.womenseconomicfoundation.org.  The successful applicant must be able to attend the presentation ceremony in Nashville at the  Annual Economic Summit for Women on October 20, 2014.  First Lady Crissy Haslam has been invited to present the scholarships at the Summit.

Questions or additional information:  contact Pat Pierce at TECscholarship@comcast.net or call 615-390-7794.

 

Earn local, regional and even national recognition for being a student who never settles—not in the classroom, on the field or in your community.  Apply to win the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award by October 3, 2014.  Applications are online at wendyshighschoolheisman.com .


 

Tennessee Tech Balanced Man Scholarship

 My name is Peyton Roll and I am the Recruitment Chairman of Sigma Phi Epsilon here at Tennessee Tech. Every year we offer scholarships to a couple of incoming male students; the scholarships range from $150-$300. The value of the scholarship fluctuates depending on the number of scholarships given. Sigma Phi Epsilon embodies the belief that a man should be a scholar, a gentleman, and an athlete. Our selection of the finalists will be based on the application that is enclosed, interviews (either at home or when the student registers at Tech), and through recruitment events offered by the fraternity. I would appreciate it if you would please give a copy of this application to any male student that you believe would qualify for this scholarship. If you or any students have any questions feel free to email me at or call at (901)-371-6339

Please mail all applications to:

Sigma Phi Epsilon
642 N. Peachtree Ave.
Cookeville, TN 38501

Thanks,
Peyton Roll
VP of Recruitment
Sigma Phi Epsilon- TN Epsilon


 

 

 

MTSU Scholarships available

The Department of Political Science has three very good scholarships to offer for incoming freshmen interested in studying law or international affairs/foreign policy.  The deadline for applications is typically April 1st, but we have extended the deadline to April 25th.  Please encourage students who meet the criteria to apply.  If you know someone who will be submitting their application, if you would email me to let me know, I will be sure to keep my eye out for it.  If you need additional time to get in the materials for a VERY GOOD candidate, we will consider this – just let us know!  I have attached the applications, which also describes the requirements. 

 

The Norman L. Parks Prelaw Scholarship:  http://www.mtsu.edu/politicalscience/documents/2010_Norman_Parks_Scholarship.pdf

The Charles R. Ray Prelaw Scholarship:  http://www.mtsu.edu/politicalscience/documents/2010_Charles_Ray_Scholarship.pdf

The Harry J. Horne International Relations Scholarship:  http://www.mtsu.edu/politicalscience/documents/2010_Harry_Horne_Scholarship.pdf

*the Harry Horne can be for an incoming freshmen (preference) or a current student studying IR**

 

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. 

 

Pamela Davis, M.Ed.

Department of Political Science

Middle Tennessee State University

1301 E. Main Street

Murfreesboro, TN  37132

Ph. 615.898.2708

 


 

Scholarships at ETSU

  • $620,000      grant from NSF to ETSU
  • 30      scholarships, 10 each starting in 2014, 2015, 2016
  • 3      years, $5500 each year, total: $16,500
  • Can      be used on top of Hope, Honors and other scholarships -- but some      financial need must be evident.
  • Must      have had Calculus 1 with good scores, e.g. through the AB exam
  • Must      major in math under the Statistics or Computational/Applied concentrations      OR
  • May      major in a STEM field with a tailor made minor in Math
  • Must      be willing to commit to a career or graduate work in "Big Data"
  • Must      work for 5 hours a week as Calculus tutors
  • Must      attend an evening seminar twice a month

Information can be obtained from Dr. Ariel Cintron-Arias,

 


 

 

The Bristol Association of REALTORS® annual “Believing in Home Ownership” Scholarship application deadline for submitting their application is March 1st 2014.

 


 

 

MTSU Biology Scholarship Opportunity

The Biology Department at Middle Tennessee State University will offer four scholarships for 2014-2015.  Two scholarships will be for $1500, one for $1000, and one for $500.  Selection will be based on a competitive examination given to high school seniors over biological principles and concepts.  Each scholarship is restricted to incoming freshman Biology Majors entering MTSU Fall 2014.

        The examination will be given at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, April 3, 2014, in room 137 of the Davis Science Building, on the MTSU Campus. To register students may contact the Biology Department at 615-898-2847 weekdays between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. There is no registration fee.  Please pass this information on to your Biology teachers and ask them to inform graduating seniors of this opportunity. 

Virginia McKnight
Biology Department Secretary
Davis Science Building 128
Phone: 615-898-2847 Fax:  615-898-5093

 


 

Subject: Northeast State Scholarship Information

The deadline to submit the 2014-2015 Northeast State Online General Scholarship Application is Saturday, March 1, 2014.  The Northeast State Online General Scholarship Application serves as the one application for the following programs:

 

The Fall 2014 Educate and Grow Scholarship Application for 2014 high school graduates from Carter, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington Counties and the City of Kingsport is available online at www.educateandgrow.comThe priority deadline to apply for the 2014 Educate and Grow Program is Monday, March 31, 2014 .  Educate and Grow applications must be printed from the site, completed, signed by the student and parent/guardian, and hand-delivered to the Scholarship Programs Office (room C2107, General Studies Building) by March 31. 

 

The 2014-2015 Educational Access and Diversity Scholarship Application is now available online. The deadline to apply is Sunday, June 1, 2014.  Students must meet one of the following criteria for underrepresented populations to qualify for Educational Access and Diversity Scholarship consideration:

  • Classified as a United States Military Veteran.  Proof of veteran status must be submitted to the Office of Scholarship Programs in order to qualify under military veteran criterion.
  • Hispanic/Latino/Spanish origin, Black or African American, Asian, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander origin as documented by the Northeast State Office of Admissions and Records.
  • Registered with the Center for Students with Disabilities at Northeast State.

 

For more information, visit Northeast State Scholarships.  Contact the Office of Scholarship Programs (room C2107, General Studies Building) at 423.279.7637 or if we can answer any questions or be of assistance.

 

Sincerely,

 

Erin Blevins

Director of Scholarship Programs

 

                       

 

Office of Scholarship Programs

Northeast State Community College

PO Box 246

Blountville, TN 37617

Phone: 423.354.2507

Fax: 423.323.0240

 


 

Dear Arts Teachers,
I hope the start of classes after the holiday break finds you well. I’m writing to you once again to remind you that the deadline for the Fine & Performing Arts Scholars program is March 15th. For those of you who don’t know, the Fine & Performing Arts Scholars program is a competitive scholarship program supporting all of the arts (visual art, theatre, music, digital media, and creative writing) at East Tennessee State University, offering up to ten tuition scholarships to successful in-state candidates. Information about the program, including application procedures, can be found at: http://www.etsu.edu/honors/arts/. Additionally, we’re are sending packages that contain posters and brochures with information about the program to your high school, so please distribute this to interested students when you receive them.

Should you have any questions about the program please do not hesitate to contact me through email or phone, and please encourage interested student to do the same.

Sincerely,
Scott Contreras-Koterbay, Ph.D.
Director, Fine & Performing Arts Scholars Honors College East Tennessee State University
Email: : 423-502-3734

 


 

 

School Specific Scholarships:

Milligan

Milligan’s most prestigious merit-based scholarships are the Jeanes, Hopwood, and Beamer Scholarships. To be eligible for these scholarships, applicants must be admitted to Milligan by Dec. 1. Requirements: 31 ACT or 1360 SAT. Award amounts range from $15,000 to $23,000 annually.

 

Of course, there are other institutional scholarships available that are offered on a rolling basis. Some of those opportunities are listed below.

  • Academic      Scholarships     
    • Awards are based on the applicant’s ACT/SAT and high       school GPA (or previous college GPA for transfer applicants). Annual       awards range from $3,750 to $15,000 and are given at either the       Presidential, Academic Dean, or Alumni & Friends level. (Students are       eligible for one level only and not a combination.) Your Milligan       admission application also serves as the application for Milligan       academic scholarships.
  • Fine      Arts & Music Scholarships
    • Awards are based on the applicant’s ability in       theatre, music, photography or art and the discretion of the respective       faculty representative. Award amounts vary. For more information about       requirements and how to audition, visit the Fine Arts       & Music       pages.
  • Athletic      Scholarships     
    • Minimum requirements: Accepted for admission and       selected by coach. Scholarships are available in the following sports:       baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross-country, cycling, dance, golf,       soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.       Award amounts vary.
  • Institute      for Servant Leadership Scholarships
    • The ISL Scholarship program helps students discern       their own individual calling through faith, service, and leadership.       Requirements include 15 hours of community service per semester, support       of ISL programming, completion of the Introduction to Leadership class,       and a written reflection each semester. Please see your Admissions       Counselor to be considered for the ISL scholarship. Awards vary annually.
  • Goah      Scholars Program     
    • This program recognizes full-time undergraduate       students who enhance the educational experience of all students by       sharing diverse cultural experiences through participation in the Goah       Scholars Program. The program includes regular meetings, campus and community       events, service projects, personal development opportunities, and campus       events. Learn       more.

Many of the following scholarships are awarded to only one student at a time through the duration of their studies and therefore may not be available to new students each year.

  • W.      Edward and Billye Joyce Fine Education Endowment.
    • Education major from Carter, Washington, Johnson,       Sullivan, or Unicoi Counties in Tennessee.
  • The      Hagan Awards: Dimple Hart Christian Drama Award and John Willis Drama      Award.     
    • Theatre arts minor and/or active in campus dramatic       productions.
  • Ronald      T. and Sylvia M. Roberts Endowed Scholarship Fund.   
    • Student from a Christian Church or Church of Christ,       preparing for a specific leadership ministry as recognized by churches.       Students eligible, either incoming or continuing, shall be those in good       standing with school and church, having a current GPA of at least 2.5 and       must maintain at least a 2.5 average in subsequent semesters. 
  • Howard      E. and Mary L. Shaffer German Scholarship.
    • Outstanding German minor or Humanities/German major       with 3.0 cumulative GPA and 3.0 average in all German classes. 
  • Glen      M. and Jane S. Williams Scholarship Fund.
    • Students from (in order of preference) Lee County,       Virginia, who are members of the Christian Church in good academic and       social standing; students from Lee County, VA, of any denomination;       students from Scott, or Wise Counties, VA, who are members of the Christian       Church; or students from Scott or Wise Counties, VA of any       denomination. 
  • Associated      Ladies of Milligan (ALM) Scholarship.
    • Incoming female student from Washington or Carter       County, Tennessee, who will serve as a public speaker and volunteer time       for Associated Ladies for Milligan and Taylor-Phillips House events.
  • Ruth      Buchanan Scholarship.
    • Bible major with 3.0 or       above.

 

Subject: Institute of Servant Leadership Scholarship @ Milligan

 Institute of Servant Leadership Scholarship Program

  PURPOSE

To prepare a new generation of leaders for the church and society. The program helps students discern their own individual calling through faith, service, and leadership.

AMOUNT

$2,000 annual scholarship

ELIGIBILITY

  • Be a traditional undergraduate student
  • First-time enrollment at Milligan: Fall 2014
  • Complete one or more of the following:
    • Youth Leadership program conducted by Chamber of Commerce
    • Who's Who Among American High School Students
    • Boy Scouts - Eagle Award; Girl Scouts - Gold Award
    • Student government, school, extracurricular, or church leadership position
    • Completion of Youth in Ministry's Student Leadership Conference

APPLY

  • Complete Milligan application process and be admitted
  • Complete ISL Scholarship application. Priority deadline: March 1.
  • Visit our website to download application, email or call 800.262.8337.

PROGRAM

  • 15 hours of community service each semester
  • Participation in 2 ISL events per semester (lectures, service days, leadership conferences, house courses, special events)
  • Participation in Junior and Senior ISL events
  • Completion of designated leadership course
  • Development of a personalized Individual Plan for Leadership
  • Brief reflection paper (2 pages) at end of each semester
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA and be in good college standing

PREMIER CHRISTIAN LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGE

Milligan is a premier Christian liberal arts college in Northeast Tennessee offering nationally recognized academics, great campus life, and a commitment to the individual student. The college is consistently named one of "America's Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report.

 www.milligan.edu

 

 

Univ. of Tenn. Knoxville-

To be considered a priority applicant for all University of Tennessee scholarships, including the Chancellor's 4-year scholarships, all entering freshman must submit both the Entering Freshman Scholarship Application and the UT Admissions Application with all supporting documentation, postmarked by no later than November 1 of the senior year of high school.

All applications received by no later than December 1 will be reviewed for all university scholarships (general, college & departmental), excluding the Chancellor's and the McClanahan Scholarship.

Chancellor’s Scholarships:

ü  Named for Frederick T. Bonham, Class of 1909, The University of Tennessee Law School. This scholarship is a four-year award based on academic merit. It provides six (6) new recipients with $5,000 per year. The UT General Scholarship Committee selects in the spring.

ü  Average GPA of recipients of the Bonham Scholarship is 4.0, with an average ACT/SAT of 31/1360.

  • Holt Scholars

ü  Named for Dr. Andrew D. ("Andy") Holt, former President of the University of Tennessee, this is a four-year academic merit and leadership-based scholarship. It provides four selected students with $5,000 per year.

  • Manning Scholars

ü  The Manning Scholarship honors Peyton Manning, a 1998 alumnus, who distinguished himself through academic achievement, community involvement, and athletic accomplishments.

ü  Scholarship assistance is $7,000 per year for four years. Minimum eligibility for the Manning Scholarship is a 3.7 High School GPA and 29 ACT (1280 SAT CR+M).

  • Neyland Scholars

ü  The Neyland Scholarship is a four-year award based on academic merit and leadership, and is awarded to six (6) new recipients each year.

ü  Assistance is $7,000 per year for four years. Selections are made in the spring by the UT General Scholarship Committee. Average GPA of recipients is 4.0, with an average ACT/SAT of 31/1360.

  • Oldham Scholars

ü  Oldham Scholars may select any academic major. Scholarship assistance is $8,000 a year for four years, plus $1,500 stipend for travel support during the summer following the sophomore year. Oldham Scholars must be Tennessee residents.

ü  Each year, Oldham Scholars participate in an excursion to a major metropolitan area to attend cultural events. Oldham Scholars are encouraged to further develop their leadership abilities through involvement in campus and community activities. Logistical benefits include preregistration, library, computing, and housing priorities, peer mentoring, and honors dinners.

  • Roddy Scholars

ü  The Roddy Scholarship is a four year award, based on academic merit and leadership, that provides $5,000 per year. Four (4) new recipients are selected each year in the spring by the UT General Scholarship Committee. Average GPA for recipients is a 4.0, with ACT/SAT scores of 33/1450.

  • Tennessee Scholars

ü  Twenty-five entering students, including graduating high school students and transfer students, are chosen each year to become Tennessee Scholars. Selection is based upon academic merit, extracurricular and community activity, and creativity.

ü  Scholarship support is $5,000 per year for four years, or for five years in standard five-year degree programs. Minimum eligibility for this award is a 3.7 High School GPA and 29 ACT (1280 SAT).

Institutional Scholarships:

  • Volunteer Scholarship

ü  Awards are four-year scholarships in the amount of $2,500 per year, which may be added to other scholarships awarded by UT. Available to Tennessee residents. Students must apply for admission by the December 1regular admission application deadline. Additionally, recipients who show financial need, based on the FAFSA submitted by March 1 , may receive an additional need based supplement for a maximum total of $3,000.

ü  Eligible students from the previous year represented the top 16% of the in-state, incoming freshman class and were selected from a top group of applicants with a Core GPA range of 3.65 to 4.0 and an ACT range of 32-36.

*The Volunteer Scholarship cannot be combined with the University Scholarship

  • University Scholarship

ü  Awards are four-year scholarships in the amount of $1,000 per year, which may be added to other scholarships awarded by UT. Available to Tennessee residents. Students must apply for admission by the December 1 regular admission application deadline. Additionally, recipients who show financial need, based on the FAFSA submitted by March 1, may receive an additional need based supplement for a maximum total of $3,000.

ü  Eligible students from the previous year represented 23% of the in-state, incoming freshman class and were selected from a top group of applicants with a Core GPA range of 3.5 to 4.0 and an ACT range of 27-31.

*The University Scholarship cannot be combined with the Volunteer Scholarship.

  • Tennessee Pledge Scholarship

ü  To achieve this accessibility for qualified students from low-income families, the University of Tennessee offers need-based scholarships to members of the fall entering freshman class who are Tennessee residents.

ü  These need-based scholarships are offered to admitted students with a family adjusted gross income of up to $36,000, which equates to approximately 200% of the federal poverty level.

ü  The scholarship, when combined with other federal, state, and institutional aid, will cover a student’s mandatory costs—tuition, fees, room and board, and a book allowance as determined by UT—without the use of student loans.

  • Achieve the Dream Grant

ü  Awards are based on academic achievement and financial need in the form of four-year grants with a maximum amount of $3,000 per year, when combined with the UT Volunteer or University Scholarships.  Available to Tennessee residents. 

ü  Students must apply for admission by the December 1 regular admission application deadline and also submit the FAFSA by March 1 , prior to enrolling, in order to qualify.

  • Presidential Scholarship

ü  Awarded to National Merit Finalists and National Achievement Finalists; four-year scholarship valued at $2,000 per year, which may be added to other scholarships awarded by UT.

ü  Available to both Tennessee residents and non-residents. Finalists must name UT Knoxville as their first college choice with National Merit Corporation and must have applied for admission to UT Knoxville by the December 1 regular admission application deadline.

 

 

 

 

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

http://www.utc.edu/Administration/FinancialAid/FreshmenScholarships.php

ü  Students applying for these scholarships MUST submit their UTC admission application, $30 application fee, official high school transcript, and ACT or SAT scores by the February 1 deadline. Students who do this will be considered for the award listed below: 3.75 GPA and 30 ACT composite (1340 SAT) will receive $9,500 which includes Tennessee HOPE lottery funds. Out of state students will receive an award of $6,000.

ü  Students applying for these scholarships MUST submit their UTC admission application, $30 application fee, official high school transcript, and ACT or SAT scores by the February 1 deadline. Students who do this will be considered for the award listed below: 3.5 GPA and 26 ACT composite (1190 SAT) will receive $8,000 which includes Tennessee HOPE lottery funds. Out of state students will receive an award of $4,500.

  • Chattanooga YES! Scholarship

ü  First-time freshmen who complete their Admissions application and Financial Aid file (including the FAFSA) by April 1 of their senior year will be considered for the $3000 per year award.

ü  Each year the University Honors (UHON) Program awards exclusive 4-year renewable scholarships to freshmen selected for the UHON Program. These scholarships are renewable for up to eight semesters, as long as the student remains in good standing with the UHON Program.

ü  The student must maintain at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA and make at least 24 hours progress toward graduation each year.

ü  To be considered for a UHON Scholarship, a student must submit both the University Honors Program Application and the UTC Application for Undergraduate Admissions no later than December 15 of the senior year in high school. (Students are encouraged to submit both applications by the Undergraduate Admissions Office "Early Bird" deadline of Nov. 15 .) Selection for UHON Scholarships is based on the quality of the complete UHON application file, which includes high school academic record, ACT or SAT scores, teacher recommendations, extracurricular activities, essays and interviews.

ü  UHON Scholarships can be combined with Chancellor's Scholarships and Provost's Scholarships, and with TN Lottery Scholarships, as long as the total award does not exceed the cost of attendance as determined by the Financial Aid Office. Most UHON students receive a "full ride"--a scholarship package that covers the cost of on-campus housing, the required meal plan, books and all maintenance and enrollment fees (what most people call "tuition").

  • Chemistry Scholarships

ü  Awards of $14,000 ($3,500 per year for four years) will be presented to as many as three entering freshmen majoring in Chemistry. The awards are renewable over a four-year period and can be added to other University scholarships and the Tennessee Lottery scholarship.

ü  In order to be eligible for a Grote Chemistry Scholarship, a student must: complete a course in high school chemistry with an A or B, attain a high school grade point average of 3.5 or above, have a composite score of 26 or above on the ACT exam (or SAT equivalent), and declare chemistry as the major at UTC.

ü  Application Deadline: Check website in October for 2013 application.

ü  http://www.utc.edu/Academic/Chemistry/Students/scholarship/Grote/GroteInfo.php

ü  The University of Tennessee Alumni Association is proud to announce several newly established scholarships:

®    The Student Alumni Scholarship – Available at all UT undergraduate campuses

®    “Student Leaders become Alumni Leaders” UT Alumni Scholarship – UT Chattanooga

®    UT Alumni Excellence Scholarship –UT Knoxville

®    UT Alumni Association Valedictorian Recognition Award –UT Martin

®    University of Tennessee Alumni Association Transfer Scholarship –UT Martin

ü  A special scholarship application is not required for UT Alumni Association Scholarships. The student’s admissions application serves as the UTAA scholarship application. Campus selection committees evaluate and select recipients based on the admissions applications.

·         Academic Service Scholarship Program

ü  Students on this scholarship program receive a $2100 per semester scholarship ($4200 per year); in return they must provide 100 hours of service to the university per semester.

ü  Your service position is chosen through the same group of approved positions as Federal Work-Study, but you receive your funds up-front and only work 100 hours per semester.

ü  Your GPA coming into UTC must be a minimum 3.0 and you must have a record of service to your school and/or your community.

ü  Your application is a letter of interest to the Director of Financial Aid along with your resume or vita outlining your previous service commitments and three letters of reference. All applications are due by May 1 of each year. Recipients are chosen in June before school starts in August, and are notified by the Director of Financial Aid.

ü  Music Scholarships

®    Students need to reserve a date and time to be eligible to audition. A student need not be majoring in music to qualify for a music scholarship. To schedule, please call (423)425-4601 or email .

ü  Mathematics Department Scholarships

Deadline: March 1

®    BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Mathematics Scholarship
$4000 given to an incoming freshman who majors in mathematics with annual renewals of $4000. See website for more details.

®    Dorothy Dean Shelton Mathematics Scholarship
In-state tuition, room and board for 4 years given to an incoming freshman who majors in mathematics. See website for more details.

®    Marjorie Watson Mathematics Scholarship
$2000 given to an incoming freshman who majors in mathematics with annual renewals of $1000. Please contact the Mathematics Department at (423) 425-4545 for application information or see website for more details.

 

ü  NSF Engineering Scholarship

®    Deadline: December 1

®    Students must complete the FAFSA and be enrolled full-time as an Engineering major. Please review additional criteria and download the application from the website: http://www.utc.edu/college-engineering-computer-science/students/listofscholarships.php

ü  One-time Housing Stipend

®    Additional $1000 Housing stipend for all entering freshmen who live on-campus and receive the Chancellor’s or Provost’s Scholarship.

®    Students must reside in campus housing to receive the award.

®    The award is a one year, one time allotment.

®    It can be used at any UTC residence hall including UTC Place.

 

 

 

Middle Tennessee State University-

ü  The following four scholarships do not require a separate application and is awarded to first-time freshmen who meet academic requirements.

ü  Students who are interested must have an admission application, official ACT and/or SAT test scores, and an official sixth-semester transcript on file in the Admissions Office.

ü  Priority consideration will be given to students who apply for admission and submit test scores and transcripts by December 1 . However, students who apply for admission by February 15 , may be considered if funding is available.

ü  Scholarship recipients are required to complete 75 hours of service to MTSU each semester (except as noted). It rounds out to about five service hours per week.

ü  ACT and SAT scores (without writing sub-scores) through the December test date will be considered for scholarship purposes.

ü  Chancellor Scholarship

®    The Chancellor Scholarship is awarded to first-time freshmen applicants who have an ACT composite score of 32 or higher (or a 1410 or higher SAT score) and at least a 3.75 cumulative grade point average (GPA) through the end of his or her junior year of high school. The award is $5,000 per academic year.

ü  Presidential Scholarship

®    The Presidential Scholarship is awarded to first-time freshmen applicants who have an ACT composite score of 29 or higher (or a 1280 or higher SAT score) and at least a 3.75 cumulative grade point average (GPA) through the end of his or her junior year of high school. The award is $4,000 per academic year.

ü  Academic Service Scholarship

®    To be considered for this scholarship, a student must have an ACT composite score of 27 or higher (or a 1210 or higher SAT score) and a high school GPA of at least 3.75 through the end of his or her junior year of high school. The award is $3,000 per academic year.

ü  Valedictorian-Salutatorian Scholarship

®    Academic Service Scholarships in the amount of $3,000 per year will be awarded to Tennessee high school valedictorians and salutatorians who have an ACT composite of 23 or higher (or a 1060 or higher SAT score). Please ensure that the Admissions Office is notified prior to February 15 of rank in class.

ü  Awarded to first-time freshmen who meet academic and diversity requirements.

ü  Recipients will be selected for the scholarship based on Tennessee residency, academic requirements, financial need, and contribution to the diversity of the university.

ü  Recipient must be a graduate of a Tennessee high school, have a 21 ACT (or a 980 SAT) or 3.0 GPA, meet all other Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship requirements, have an EFC of 12,000 or less, and demonstrate commitment to promoting diversity at MTSU.

ü  Recipients of the DREAM Scholarship will receive funding equal to full tuition plus $500 per semester, through a combination of federal, state, and University funds

ü  In addition to requirements indicated above, applicants must submit a FAFSA and a DREAM Scholarship Application by February 15 to be considered. Visit http://www.mtsu.edu/scholarships for more information and a link to apply.

ü  No weekly service obligation is required.

ü  The Buchanan Fellowship represents the highest award given to an entering student in the University Honors College.

ü  Twenty applicants are chosen as Buchanan Fellows and they receive: 1) full payment of tuition and fees even if tuition rises in the future; coverage of out-of-state fees where applicable; (2) a $1000 per year book allowance; (3) consideration for study abroad scholarships; (4) access to the resources of the Undergraduate Fellowships Office; (5) access to Honors College special lectures and events; and (6) support for admissions preparation to graduate and professional schools.

ü  To compete for a Buchanan Fellowship, an applicant must:

  • apply for undergraduate admission to Middle Tennessee;
  • complete and return the Buchanan application form to the Honors College by December 1 of the year prior to fall enrollment;
  • have a high school GPA greater than or equal to 3.5;
  • have a composite ACT greater than or equal to 25 (SAT greater than or equal to 1160);
  • provide an official transcript of all high school work completed; and
  • provide a personal statement.

ü  For more information, please contact the University Honors College at 615-898-2152 or visit their website.

ü  No weekly service obligation is required.

ü  Awarded by various MTSU departments. All incoming freshmen are encouraged to apply for Foundation Scholarships offered by the Financial aid Office and the Admissions Office, in addition to other scholarships of interest.

ü  Most foundation and departmental scholarships have an application deadline of February 15 .

ü  Awarded to ROTC program participants by the Military Science department.

ü  Awarded by the School of Music to students who study music or participate in music ensembles. For more information about auditions and available scholarships, please visit the above web site or call (615) 898-2469.

  • Biology Department Scholarships:

ü  Four scholarships given to incoming freshman Biology majors – Two for $1500 each, one for $1000, and one for $500

®      Selection based on a competitive examination given to high school seniors over biological principles and concepts. Each scholarship is restricted to incoming Biology Majors.

®      Must take a examination at MTSU in April and depending on score will determine scholarship eligibility

®      To Register: Call MTSU Biology Dept. @ 615-898-2847 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. any weekday – no registration fee.

 

Tennessee Technological University Scholarships:

  • Deadline: December 15 for all scholarships . Supporting materials (letters of recommendation, departmental pages, etc.) must be submitted by December 15, 2012.
  • Award: See below for individual amounts
  • Requirement: Apply online using ScholarWeb. Note: You must apply for admission before applying for scholarships. Once you have applied for admission, you will receive a letter in the mail from the Office of Admissions containing your Tennessee Tech ID Number (T Number). You will use this T Number to apply for scholarships online. If you do not yet have a T Number or if you prefer to fill out the paper scholarship application, this can be found on the forms page.
    • University Academic Service Scholarship
      $5,000 per year             31-36 ACT            AND       3.90-4.00 GPA
      $4,000 per year             31-36 ACT            AND       3.75-3.89 GPA
      $4,000 per year             28-30 ACT            AND       3.90-4.00 GPA
      $3,000 per year             28-30 ACT            AND       3.75-3.89 GPA
      $2,500 per year             28-36 ACT            AND       3.50-3.74 GPA

 

ü  This scholarship is for graduates of a Tennessee high school and is renewable for three additional years if the student maintains 12 credit hours each semester with a 3.0 cumulative GPA and completes 75 hours of university service.

  • Vice Presidents’ Scholarship (Residential Scholarship)
    $2,000 per year             26-27 ACT            AND       4.00 GPA

ü  This scholarship is for graduates of a Tennessee high school and is renewable for three additional years as long as the student maintains 12 credit hours each semester with a 3.0 cumulative GPA and completes 75 hours of university service.  This scholarship is applied to a student’s residence hall fees and is only renewable if the student continues to live in a residence hall.

  • Admissions Academic Service Scholarship
    $1,000 per year             26-27 ACT            AND       3.50-3.99 GPA

ü  This scholarship is for graduates of a Tennessee high school and is renewable for three additional years if the student maintains 12 credit hours each semester with a 3.0 cumulative GPA and completes 25 hours of university service.

  • Alumni Legacy Service Scholarship (In-State Alumni Parent)
    $1,000 per year             24-25 ACT            AND       3.50-4.00 GPA

ü  This scholarship is awarded to a student whose parent, grand-parent, or step-parent graduated from TTU.  It is renewable for three additional years if the student maintains 12 credit hours each semester with a 3.0 cumulative GPA and completes 25 hours of service. 

  • Golden Eagle Excellence Scholarship
    $2,500 per year

ü  These competitive scholarships are awarded to Tennessee high school graduates to increase academic quality and diversity which enriches the educational experience and promotes quality education for our campus.  These awards are made to underrepresented groups as defined in our Scholarship Recruitment Plan.  For additional information on these scholarships, contact the Scholarship Office at .

  • Leadership Scholarship
    $1,000 one year only

ü  This scholarship will be awarded to a limited number of entering freshmen who have demonstrated outstanding leadership potential.

 

East Tennessee State University

          http://www.etsu.edu/scholarships/

  • Academic Performance Scholarship for Freshmen

ü  Guaranteed APS

®    Entering freshmen with an ACT score of 28 or SAT score of 1240 or higher and a GPA of 3.5 or higher will be offered a Guaranteed APS.

®    To be eligible students must complete the admissions application process, including submission of the application for admission, application fee, high school transcript and ACT/SAT scores by December 15.

®    Students who miss the December 15 deadline may be eligible for a competitive APS award, but must submit a scholarship application by February 15.

ü  Competitive APS

®    To be considered, applicants generally rank 1 or 2 in their graduating class or score a minimum ACT Composite of 26 (or 1170 SAT) while earning a minimum high school grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

®    To be considered for this scholarship, students must submit a scholarship application online by the deadline.

®    The application deadline is February 15 . Late applications will not be considered.

  • Departmental Scholarships

ü  Contact each individual department as these scholarships have separate applications and deadlines

ü  http://www.etsu.edu/scholarships/department.asp

  • University Honors Scholars Program

ü  For this program, only 22 incoming freshmen are selected as University Honors Scholars each year

and only those students who have a minimum ACT score of 29 or SAT score 1280, high school GPA

of at least a 3.5 and demonstrate evidence of community and leadership activities will receive an

application to the Honors program.

ü  This special application is due on January 31 for admission the following fall. http://www.etsu.edu/honors/university/scholars/

ü  This program provides a limited number of in-state and out-of-state scholarships. You will also

need to submit a portfolio or other evidence of your artistic abilities.

ü  The areas of artistry are: Music, Fine Arts, Theatre, Broadcasting & Film, and

Digial Media and Animation.

ü  After you complete the application for admission to ETSU, review the minimum requirements for admission to the Arts Scholars Program to make sure you are eligible, then complete the Arts Scholars Program Application located at: http://www.etsu.edu/honors/arts/howtoapply.asp

ü  This program for transfer students requires a minimum GPA (cumulative) of 3.5 from your current institution; AND an associate degree OR at least 30 earned credit hours.

ü  First, complete your application to ETSU and then complete the Midway Honors

Scholars Application located at: http://www.etsu.edu/honors/university/midway/apply.asp

  • Honors-in-Discipline (HID) programs

ü  These are departmental or college honors programs that are administered by coordinators

of specific disciplines (not through the Scholarship Office.)

ü  Currently, fifteen HID programs are available at ETSU. Contact the specific department or

college HID coordinator for details about your area of interest. For more information on how

to apply or contact your program visit: http://www.etsu.edu/honors/university/discipline/

 

University of Virgina at Wise

Jefferson Scholars Foundation

Deadline: November 1, 2011

  • Students are nominated by school administration
  • In 2011-12, Jefferson Scholars from the Commonwealth of Virginia will receive $24,104 (renewable each year) and out-of-state Jefferson Scholars will receive a stipend, also annually renewable, of $49,098.
  • Intended to cover the entire cost of attendance for four years at the University of Virginia, this stipend includes tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, board, and personal expenses
  • The scholarship also includes an extensive enrichment program which supports and nurtures these students throughout their four years at U.Va., as well as access to a community of other Scholars, Graduate Fellows, staff, and alumni

Berea College

Pinnacle Scholar Awards of Excellence

Deadline: October 7, 2011

  • http://www.berea.edu/admissions/pinnacle/default.asp
  • Recognizing excellence in the areas of science, music, and service, the Berea College Pinnacle Scholar Awards of Excellence is the only program of its kind celebrating the academic and extracurricular accomplishments of high school seniors

 

Mars Hill College

Deadline: Teams must enter by December 1, 2012

  • http://www.worldaffairscouncils.org/2011/main/home.cfm?Database=programs&Category=AcademicWorldQuest&Section=Main
  • Guidelines
    • The competition is played between 4-person teams who answer rounds of questions projected by PowerPoint onto a screen. The questions test their knowledge of current affairs, world leaders, geography, recent history, flags, international organizations, countries, regions, the world economy, culture, religion, and more. A full competition is 100 questions, 10 rounds of 10 questions per round. The winning team is the team with the highest number of right answers.

 

Boston University

 

  • Trustee Scholarship Competition

ü  BostonUniversity’s most prestigious merit-based award recognizes students who show outstanding academic and leadership abilities. Students from the United States and around the world are nominated by high school principals and headmasters. Those considered for the Trustee Scholarship typically rank in the top 5–10% of their class and demonstrate exceptional records of service and activity in their schools and communities.

ü  Submit the Common Application for admission to one of the undergraduate degree programs at Boston University, along with the BU Common Application Supplement, the Trustee Scholarship essay form and the nomination form from your headmaster or principal no later than December 1, 2012

ü  http://www.bu.edu/admissions/apply/costs-aid-scholarships/scholarships/trustee/apply/      

 

Lipscomb University

  • http://admissions.lipscomb.edu/financialaid/scholarships/
    • National Merit finalists receive a full-ride scholarship including tuition, room, board, and fees. Semi-finalists receive a full tuition scholarship plus $2,000. Confirmation from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation is required. If you receive one of these scholarships, you need to maintain a GPA of 3.25 or above.
    • Lipscomb awards $1,500 a year to students who show potential for academic success but didn’t qualify for one of our academic scholarships. For this award, you must maintain a GPA of 3.00 or above.
    • Trustee Scholarship
      • Student who have scored a 30 or higher on the ACT or 1320 on the SAT and have GPA of 3.25 or above are eligible to apply for Trustee Scholarship.
      • In addition Lipscomb offers scholarships to students who have performed well on the ACT and SAT according to the following scale:

§  National Merit Finalist and Semi-Finalist

§  Bison Achievement Award

ACT

SAT

Award (presented over 8 semesters)

GPA required to maintain scholarship

32+

1410-1600

$44,000 Presidential scholarship

3.00

30-31

1320-1400

$40,000 Presidential scholarship

3.00

28-29

1240-1310

$28,000 Provost scholarship

3.00

26-27

1170-1230

$24,000 Provost scholarship

3.00

24-25

1090-1160

$20,000 Provost scholarship

3.00

22-23

1020-1080

$16,000 Provost scholarship

3.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Milligan College

  • Betty Goah Scholarship for the Advancement of Diversity
    • Full-tuition Scholarship program for full-time undergraduate students who enhance the educational experience of all students by sharing diverse cultural experiences through our Goah Scholars Program.
    • To be considered:
      • U.S. Citizen or have permanent residence
      • min. GPA of 3.0 or 21 ACT
      • Selection criteria include academic performance, character, commitment to service and leadership, and an ability to enrich and enhance the diversity of the MilliganCollege community and educational experience
      • http://www.milligan.edu/diversity/scholarship.html

 

Furman College

 

Carson-Newman College

  • www.cn.edu/administration/financial-assistance
  • Presidential Scholarship - $12,000 per academic year , recognizes and rewards students who rank among the strongest in the nation. Recipients are those students who are marked not only by significant accomplishment in their academic and personal lives, but who show extraordinary potential for success as leaders of the future. The academic profile of a student eligible for this scholarship is, on average, a 30 ACT and a 3.96 high school GPA.
  • Dean’s Scholarship - $10,000 per academic year , recognizes students who have demonstrated exemplary academic achievement and leadership, and are capable of high achievements, contributing scholarly perspectives to the classroom and campus life. Students eligible for this scholarship will have an average ACT of 26 and average high school GPA of 3.85.
  • Faculty Scholarship - $8,000 per academic year , recognizes students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and are able to contribute leadership in the classroom and campus life. Students qualifying for this scholarship will have an average ACT of 23 and average high school GPA of 3.64.
  • Achievement Award - $6,000 per academic year , recognizes students who have demonstrated academic success, and are capable of continued academic success at Carson-Newman. Students receiving this scholarship will have an average ACT of 21 and Average GPA of 3.29.
  • Opportunity Award - $4,000 per academic year , recognizes students who also have the potential for continued academic success. Students receiving this scholarship will have an average ACT of 20 and Average GPA of 2.69.

 

Hendrix College

  • Hays Memorial Scholarship

            www.hendrix.edu/HaysNomination

            Nomination Deadline: November 1, 2012

  • Requirements
    • High School Senior
    • at least 3.6 GPA
    • minimum of 32 on ACT or 1410 on SAT

 

University of Miami

George W. Jenkins Scholarship- Nomination

Nomination Deadline: December 1, 2012

  • Four-year scholarship is awarded to students based on academic merit, financial need and an essay that demonstrates a personal history of overcoming adversity.
  • Award includes tuition and fees, on-campus room and board, books and supplies and supplies and a $1,500 stipend per semester. Totals more than $50,000 annually.

 

General Scholarships:

Google Doodle Scholarship

Students K-12 are welcome to enter an art contest to create a Google Doodle around the theme “If I Could Time Travel, I’d Visit...”

Award: $10,000 scholarship and your Google Art displayed online for a day.

Deadline: No dates for 2013, see website.

For more information: www.google.com/doodle4google/index.html

 

Burger King Scholars Award

www.haveityourwayfoundation.org/bksp_scholarship_eligibility.html

Deadline: Applications and accompanying materials must be postmarked no later than January 10, 2012 (application process will start in Nov until Jan)

Award: $1000

Requirements: For high School Seniors who have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 higher, work part-time for a minimum of 10 hrs per week OR 40 weeks per year, who are actively involved in community service activities, demonstrates financial Aid (1040 form required) and have plans to enroll in a two or four year college, university, technical school by fall of the application year.

Apply online at: www.haveityourwayfoundation.org/bksp_application.html

Access Key: BKS

 

KFC’s Colonel’s Scholars Award

Deadline: Online application available from December 1 through February 8.

Award: up to $5,000 per year for tuition, fees, books, and room and board.

Requirements: Must be a graduating senior, minimum GPA of 2.75 or higher, is planning to enroll in a public, in-state college and pursue a bachelor’s degree no later than 09/30/12 and is a U.S Citizen or permanent resident, and demonstrate financial need.

Apply online at: www.kfcscholars.org

 

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Deadline: November 1, 2011 (no date for 2012/13)

Award: $1000

Students in school who have taken part in community service activities over the past year to fill out an online application form at spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit. Once the form has been completed, it must be submitted to you by November 1, 2011 (no date for 2012/13) . Then, your school can select your most deserving applicants and recognize them as role models for all of the students in your school.

Finally, counselors and teachers can nominate your school's top youth volunteer for state-level honors by certifying his/her application by November 8, 2012 ( no date for 2012/13). This student will receive the President's Volunteer Service Award (if he or she has contributed the minimum number of volunteer hours to qualify), and will become eligible to win an unrestricted award of $1,000 or more, a beautifully engraved medallion, and a fabulous trip with a parent to Washington, D.C., next spring.

Best Buy Scholarship

Deadline: Check website in January for more information about this years program

Award: 1,500 $1,500 scholarships and 51 $10,000 scholarships

Requirements: minimum 2.5 GPA, commitment, and involvement in volunteer community service or work experience. Open to 9-12 grades. Apply online at bestbuy.com/scholarships

 

2012 Miss Tennessee and Miss Tennessee Teen USA Pageant (2013 is not posted yet)

Award: $1,000 cash award and impressive scholarships to various universities, as well as appearances throughout the state.

Pageant Date: October 4-6, 2012

  • Miss Tennessee USA Contestants
    • Must be at least 18 and under 27 years of age as of February 1, 2012.
    • Must never have participated in a previous national MISS USA Pageant.
    • May only compete in one MISS USA State Pageant (including the District of Columbia) per pageant year.
  • Miss Tennessee Teen USA Contestants
    • Must be at least 14 and under 19 years of age as of February 1, 2012.
    • Must never have participated in a previous national MISS TEEN USA Pageant.
    • May only compete in one MISS TEEN USA State Pageant (including the District of Columbia) per pageant year.
  • All Contestant Requirements
    • Must not be married, never have been married, and never have had a marriage annulled. Must never have given birth to a child, can not be pregnant or be a parent.
    • Must be of good health and moral character.
    • Must be a naturally born female, a citizen of the United States, and at least one of the following must be true:
      • Must now reside in their state as their permanent and primary residence for a period of at least six (6) months immediately prior to the beginning of their state pageant (although they may have attended college or University elsewhere); or
      • Must have resided in their state as a full-time student at a college or university for one entire semester immediately prior to the beginning of their state pageant, and they are continuing to reside in their state as a full-time student (although they may have spent or be spending the summer in another state).
    • Must agree, that if selected to represent their state in the MISS USA or MISS TEEN USA Pageant, they will participate in that pageant, and will abide by all the rules and regulations governing that pageant. If they win the MISS USA Pageant, they must agree to participate in the MISS UNIVERSE PAGEANT, and to abide by the rules and regulations governing that pageant.
    • No contestant or any member of their immediate family can be employed by Miss Universe L.P. LLLP, any State Director in the MISS USA and/or MISS TEEN USA Pageant system, NBC Inc., or any of its subsidiaries, Ernst & Young, or any of its subsidiaries, Donald J. Trump, Trump Pageants Inc., The Trump Organization, NBC Universal Inc., or any of their subsidiaries or affiliated or related companies. (If contestant or any member of their immediate family is employed by any of the foregoing or any firm or corporation controlled or  affiliated with any of them, then they must notify the state director immediately, in writing, so that their eligibility may be determined. 
    • Must agree that if they win or succeed to the state level title or the national title of MISS USA or MISS TEEN USA, they will not participate in any other pageants during the time they hold any of these titles, unless authorized in writing by Miss Universe L.P. LLLP.
    • Must be willing to release, unconditionally and forever, any claim against Miss Universe L.P. LLLP, Its parent and affiliated or related companies and their respective officers, directors, partners, employees, agents and assigns, which they may have by virtue of their participation in their state pageant, or by any use of their name, likeness, voice, and/or biography in connection with their state pageant, including use in promotional and advertising material.
    • Must understand and agree that all issues as to eligibility shall be determined by Miss Universe, L.P. LLLP, and they must agree to abide by that determination both as to themselves and other applicants

Cargill Scholarships

Deadline : Visit website for more information. http://www.cargill.com/corporate-responsibility/community-engagement/charitable-giving/others-ways-we-give/scholarships/index.jsp

Award: Varies.

Requirements: Varies.

 

Harold Conner Scholarship

Award: Approximately 30 awards, between $500 and $3,000.

Requirements: Applicant must have a minimum 21 ACT, 3.25 GPA, and graduate from a Tennessee high school. Special consideration will be given to applicants with financial need, from underrepresented groups, and first generation college students. http://www.mnps.org/AssetFactory.aspx?did=18592

 

Rotary International Youth Exchange

Students interested in becoming Rotary Youth Exchange students should begin by contacting a local Rotary club to learn more about exchange opportunities and requirements in their area. Students ages 15-25 are eligible.

  • http://www.rotary.org/programs/youth_ex/students/apply.html

 

www.meritaid.com

A site where you can find out what merit based scholarships are offered at colleges you are interested in as well as other merit based scholarships based on the student’s accomplishments and interests.

www.christianconnector.com

Provides free ChristianCollege information as well as a $2,500 Christian college scholarship drawing (done at random) from June 1st through May 31st of each year. The drawing winner of each scholarship is selected at random

NIFIB Young Entrepreneur Award

Apply at www.NFIB.com/YEA

The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards program was established to raise awareness among the nation's youth of the critical role that private enterprise and entrepreneurship play in the building of America. Since 2003, the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation has awarded 2,226 scholarships to graduating high school seniors totaling $2,561,500

 

Gates Millennium Scholars Program (GMS)

www.gmsp.org

This Scholarship is a renewable, need-based scholarship that provides support throughout the Gates Scholar’s undergraduate career and into graduate school for those whom choose to study in one of the seven graduate disciplines: computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health, or science. Students are considered eligible for the scholarship if they:

- Are African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander, or Hispanic American

-Are considered a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States

-Cumulative GPA of 3.3

-Will enroll for the first time at a U.S. located accredited college or university in fall as a full-time, degree-  

seeking, first year student.

-leadership through community service

- Meet Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria

-Have submitted the appropriate paperwork: Nominee Form, Personal Information Form, and Nominator Form

Deadline: must be submitted online by January 16, 2013 11:59 pm EST .

 

 

AXA Achievement Community Scholarship

Download application at www.axa-achievement.com

$2000 college scholarship Deadline is December 1

Winners on the State and National levels

State Winners:

Fifty-two winners – one from each state, the District of Colombia and Puerto Rico – are selected by our nonprofit partner, Scholarship America, to receive one-time scholarship awards of $10,000 each.

National Winners:

From the pool of 52 state winners, ten are selected as national winners and earn an additional one-time scholarship of $15,000. This brings the top AXA Achievers total scholarship awards to $25,000 each. These top ten also receive the offer of an internship with AXA.

Our scholarships winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities:

  • Ambition and drive
  • Determination to set and reach goals
  • Respect for self, family and community
  • Ability to succeed in college

Some of the remarkable accomplishments of our AXA Achievers include: setting up a food bank in their community; designing a curriculum to get kids interested in science; founding a nonprofit organization for young people that encourages community service and civic involvement.

Deadline is December 1

 

FastWeb Scholarships

  • www.fastweb.com
  • Build scholarship profile on FastWeb. Your profile provides you with access and knowledge to thousands of general, institutional, and talent-based scholarships.

 

Student Scholarships

 

Next Step U

  • www.nextstepu.com
  • Scholarship Search
  • Learn about
    • scholarships
    • majors and careers
    • military opportunities
    • specific college information

 

Youth For Understanding USA Scholarships

 

http://yfuusa.org/american-students/scholarships.php

 

YFU awards more than 300 different scholarships to students each year. Use this page to help determine which scholarships may be right for your exchange program. For additional details, call your Admissions Counselor at 1.800.TEENAGE for assistance in choosing the right program for you.  Alternatively, you may join the next Virtual Information to ask your questions live.

 

Youth For Understanding USA National Scholarships

Scholarship Name

Code

Country

Limited to

Deadline

Finland-US Senate Youth Exchange Program

105

Finland

 

3-Jan-2012

Founder's Scholarship

352

Choice

 

3-Jan-2012

Japan-America Friendship Scholars (JAFS)

254

Japan

 

3-Jan-2012

Japan-US Senate Youth Exchange (JUSSE)

97

Japan

 

3-Jan-2012

Key Club/Key Leader Scholarship

348

Choice

Key Club or Key Leaders Alumni

3-Jan-2012

Kikkoman National Scholarship

304

Japan

 

3-Jan-2012

Kikkoman/FCCLA Scholarship

44

Japan

FCCLA Members

3-Jan-2012

Leader Scholarship

354

Choice

 

3-Jan-2012

Mazda/Nationwide Community

117

Japan

 

3-Jan-2012

Okinawa Peace Scholarship Program

257

Japan

 

3-Jan-2012

Presidential Scholarship

353

Choice

 

3-Jan-2012

Skylink Travel House

306

Choice

 

3-Jan-2012

The YFU Americas Scholarship

314

Choice

 

3-Jan-2012

YFU Stiftung

273

Germany

Minority / Nationwide

3-Jan-2012

YFU Stipendium Program to Germany

305

Germany

 

3-Jan-2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regional Scholarships

Scholarship Name

Code

Country

Limited to

Deadline

Japan Business Society of Detroit (JBSD)

266

Japan

MI

3-Jan-2011

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange

115

Germany

IA, IL, IN, MI, MN, MO, NE, WI

18-Dec-2011

Kikkoman/ Folsom, CA

262

Japan

CA

3-Jan-2012

Kikkoman/Walworth County

33

Japan

WI

3-Jan-2012

Mitsui USA Foundation

156

Japan

CA, DC, IL, MI, NY, OH, TN, TX, WA

3-Jan-2012

Olive Tree Foundation

268

Choice

MI

3-Jan-2012

Temple-Krick

290

Choice

MI

3-Jan-2012

World Affairs Council of Northern California

289

Choice

CA

3-Jan-2012

Children of Employee Scholarships

Scholarship Name

Code

Country

Limited to

Deadline

Toshiba America Scholarship

67

Japan

 

13-Dec-2011

C. R. Bard

185

Choice

 

3-Jan-2012

Chelsea Community Hospital

5

Choice

 

3-Jan-2012

Chevron Corporation Scholarship

64

Choice

 

3-Jan-2012

Deutsche Post Youth Exchange Program (YEP!)

324

Germany

 

3-Jan-2012

Epson America International Scholarship

7

Choice

 

3-Jan-2012

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies

42

Choice

 

3-Jan-2012

Mazda/Employee

116

Japan

 

3-Jan-2012

Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA

146

Japan

 

3-Jan-2012

Panasonic Manufacturing, Sales and Research

57

Japan

 

3-Jan-2012

Sony USA Foundation Scholarship

251

Japan

 

3-Jan-2012

National Guard Association of Tennessee

  • One (1) $1,500.00 Scholarship is earmarked exclusively for an active member of the Tennessee Army or Air National Guard.
  • Two (2) $1,500.00 Scholarships are earmarked for active annual or active life members of the NGATN. If an active annual or active life member of the NGATN does not qualify           for the stipend, these scholarships may be awarded to a qualified son or daughter of an annual or life member of the NGATN to include the qualified son or daughter of life members who have retired or deceased.
  • Two (2) $1,500.00 Scholarships are earmarked for active members of the Tennessee National Guard. If an active member of the Tennessee Army or Air National Guard does not qualify for the stipend , these scholarships may be awarded to any qualified son or daughter of an active member of the Tennessee National Guard.
  • One (1) $1,500.00 Scholarship, earmarked for a current member of the Tennessee National Guard, or their qualified son or daughter, who were mobilized for "Operation Desert Storm", "Noble Eagle”, “Enduring Freedom”, and “Iraqi Freedom”. If a current member of the Tennessee National Guard does not qualify for this stipend , then it may be awarded to any qualified son or daughter of a former member of these units. "If no qualified applications are submitted, this scholarship may be converted, at the discretion of the committee, to a scholarship earmarked exclusively for an Active Member of the Tennessee Army or Air National Guard". This is a special Scholarship and will be dedicated to all the men and women of the Tennessee National Guard who mobilized for these operations and for those Tennessee Guard members who did not return.
  • Deadline: June 1, 2012
  • Website: http://www.ngatn.org/site/index.php/association-mainmenu-27/scholarship-program
  • Online Application: http://www.ngatn.org/site/index.php/association-mainmenu-27/scholarship-program/

 

Bridgestone Safety Scholars Contest

Scholarship Value: $5,000

Awards Available: 3

Deadline: June 22, 2012 (2013 has not posted)

 

Help Johnny Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $5,000

Awards Available: 1

Deadline: Varies

  • The Help Johnny Scholarship is provided by StudentScholarships.org, which provides Free Online Scholarship and Career Matching Services. Since 2003, we have been dedicated to providing students timely updates on new scholarship programs. The scholarship is available to any student that is 19 years or under, as of October 25, 2010 and is renewable
  • http://www.studentscholarships.org/helpjohnny.php

 

National Foundation for Women Legislators

Scholarship Value: $3,000

Awards Available: 7

Deadline: July 31, 2012 (2013 not posted)

 

Teen Travel Writing Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $1,000 (first place)

Awards Available: 3

Deadline: August 1, 2012 (2013 not posted)

Create a Travel blog, documented your vacations and traveling expeditions!

  • Guidelines:
    • All applicants must sign up for the MyFamilyTravels.com community prior to submitting an essay.
    • Applications will be accepted between May 1, 2012 and August 1, 2012
    • Applicants must be ages 13-18 and attending grades 8-12 as of June 27, 2012. Graduating seniors are only eligible if you submit your completed travel blog on or before June 27, 2012.
    • The travel experience you write about must have occurred between the ages of 12-18, and within the last five years.
    • Applicants must be attending junior high or high school in the United States or Canada, or an American international school abroad, or be enrolled in a U.S. home school program.
  • http://www.myfamilytravels.com/Teen_travel_writing

 

 

United Institute of Peace

Scholarship Value: $10,000 (first place national award)

Deadline: February 1, 2013

  • For more information, visit http://www.usip.org/programs/initiatives/national-peace-essay-contest
  • Students will answer the question, "How can new media best be leveraged to help build peace and prevent conflict?"

 

Balanced Man Scholarship

Sigma Phi Epsilon

Scholarship Values (3 awarded): $1000, $500, and $250.

Deadline: July 31, 2011 (2012 and 2013 not posted)

  • Fill out the application located on the SigEp website: http://www.sigeptnbeta.com/balanced-man-scholarship

 

National Achievement Scholarship Program

Deadline: October

  • Honor scholastically promising Black American high school students and increase their educational opportunities; and
  • Provide National Achievement Scholarships for college undergraduate study to a substantial number of the most outstanding participants in each annual completion
  • Requirements
    • take the PSAT/NMSQT® in the specified year of the high school program and no later than the third year in grades 9 through 12, regardless of grade classification or educational pattern;
    • request entry to the National Achievement Program by marking Section 14 on the PSAT/NMSQT answer sheet, thereby identifying himself or herself as a Black American who wishes to be considered in this competition as well as in the National Merit® Scholarship Program;
    • be enrolled as a high school student, progressing normally toward graduation or completion of high school, and planning to enroll full time in college no later than the fall following completion of high school; and
    • be a citizen of the United States; or be a U.S. lawful permanent resident (or have applied for permanent residence, the application for which has not been denied) and intend to become a U.S. citizen at the earliest opportunity allowed by law.
  • http://www.nationalmerit.org/nasp.php#entryreq
  • Steps for the 2013 graduate- http://www.nationalmerit.org/steps_nasp.pdf

 

John Montgomery Belk Scholarship

Scholarship Value: Tuition, Room and Board ($52,155 in 2012-2013)

Deadline: nominations by November 10, 2012 and admission application by December 1, 2012

  • Guidance counselors, heads of school, or principals may nominate one candidate from each school.
  • A candidate's record and recommendations must demonstrate purposeful engagement in the classroom, with student and civic organizations, on the athletic field or in the arts. While academic achievement is paramount, Belk Scholars also exhibit intellectual curiosity and a commitment to both their local and global communities
  • http://www3.davidson.edu/cms/x18780.xml

 

Davidson College Bryan Scholarships

Scholarship Value: $30,000

Deadline: nominations by September 23, 2012 and admission application by October15, 2012

 

National Merit Scholarship Program

Scholarship Value: $500-$5,000

To participate in the National Merit® Scholarship Program, a student must:

  • take the PSAT/NMSQT® in the specified year of the high school program and no later than the third year in grades 9 through 12, regardless of grade classification or educational pattern;
  • be enrolled as a high school student, progressing normally toward graduation or completion of high school, and planning to enroll full time in college no later than the fall following completion of high school; and
  • be a citizen of the United States; or be a U.S. lawful permanent resident (or have applied for permanent residence, the application for which has not been denied) and intend to become a U.S. citizen at the earliest opportunity allowed by law.
  • Steps for the 2013 graduate: http://www.nationalmerit.org/steps_nmsp.pdf

 

The Alliance of Young Artists & Writers

Scholarship Value: $1,000

6 Winners will be selected for this scholarship

  • Creative expression can be a powerful way to manage the grieving process. Teens in grades 7 through 12 are encouraged to submit their works of arts and writing that deal with loss and bereavement to the 2012 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for the opportunity to earn recognition.
  • Registration opens September 17, 2012
  • For more information www.artandwriting.org

 

 

The Prudential of Community Awards

Nominations by Principal or School Counselor

Deadline: November 1

 

Co-op Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: No longer accepting applications this year ***

  • Qualifications
    • GPA of 3.5 or better on 4.0 scale
    • Complete all the required admissions applications material and be accepted for the 2012-2013 academic year at one of the WACE Partner Institutions listed
  • Complete the application located ay www.co-op.edu and include a typed one-page essay (500-words) describing why you have chosen to pursue a college cooperative education program

 

Johnson City High School Students Scholarship List

Below you will find a list of scholarships that Johnson City High School students are eligible for from the website http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php:

 

DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship

- $500
The DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship recognizes undergraduate students who draw upon their...
Deadline: Jul 31 2012

 

Digital Innovation Scholarship

- $1,000
Inkfarm.com is committed to the spirit of entrepreneurship and we would love to encourage a deserving student...
Deadline: Aug 12 2012

 

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

- $10,000
Eligibility: 12th Graders, College Undergraduates, and Graduate Students Entry Deadline: September 17, 2012...
Deadline: Sep 17 2012

 

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

- $500
To be considered eligible for the Odenza Marketing Group Fall Scholarship you must: A) Be between the ages...
Deadline: Sep 30 2012

 

 

 

Coca-Cola Scholars Program

- $20,000
1. Seniors in high schools throughout the United States who meet the eligibility requirements may apply each...
Deadline: Oct 31 2012

 

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

- $25,000
Scholarship Applicants must: 1. Be high school seniors or be current undergraduate students 2. Plan to...
Deadline: Feb 28 2013

 

Added List for the 2012-2013 School Year

DegreedUp.Org Cash Scholarship (Deadline July 27, 2012)

Degreeup.org awards up to four $1,250 awards. Any accepted or current student may apply online.

No application fee *

Application Deadline- July 27, 2012 (postmarked)

 

http://www.degreedup.com/scholarship-awards.html

 

College Catalogs & Applications

New college catalogs, applications, and information are received each day.  Come by the counseling office to browse the catalog shelf or the college files.  Materials may be checked out for use.

 

College/Scholarship Websites

www.fastweb.com                                     www.wiredscholar.com

www.ecampustours.com                             www.supercollege.com

www.finaid.org                                         www.essayedge.com

www.ncaa.org

www.collegexpress.com

www.edsouth.org

www.fafsa.ed.gov

www.state.tn.us/tsac

www.cocacolascholars.org

http://counselor.xap.com/

www.nationalservice.org/scholarships

www.edamerica.net

www.scholarships.com

www.scholarships.com/collegesearch

www.scholarships.com/resources

www.scholarships.com/educators


Check www.ChristianConnector.com for information about scholarships to Christian colleges