General Scholarships

Earl B. Bolling Memorial Scholarship

  • Incoming freshmen
  • Must be graduate of a high school located in Elizabethton or Carter County, Tennessee
  • Minimum GPA - 3.5
  • Minimum ACT score - 25
  • Documented financial need
  • Include letter of recommendation from high school principal
  • Application deadline - March 1st


James E. Broach Scholarship

  • Tennessee residents enrolled full-time in a bachelors degree program
  • Must apply for federal financial aid, have unmet need, qualify for student loans and not receive any federal or state grants
  • Incoming freshmen minimum GPA - 3.5
  • Incoming freshmen minimum ACT score - 26
  • Enrolled student minimum cumulative GPA - 3.2
  • Application deadline - March 1st


Brock Services Ltd. - Tom and Doris Little Memorial Scholarship

  • Dependents of Brock Services Ltd. employees
  • Application deadline - March 1st

 

Dr. S. Martin Bronson Memorial Carter County Scholarship

  • Undergraduate students
  • Graduates of public high schools situated in Carter County, TN (or GED equivalent)
  • Dependents of teachers in public schools situated in Carter County, TN
  • Have unmet financial need as determined by the FAFSA
  • Have the ability and commitment to complete the coursework required for graduation from ETSU with an undergraduate degree
  • Application deadline - March 1st


The George S. Brown Memorial Scholarship

  • High school graduate of Carter County, Tennessee
  • Minimum GPA - 2.5
  • Documented financial need
  • Application deadline - March 1st


Roy T. Campbell Family Scholarship

  • Undergraduate of from Cocke County, Tennessee
  • Minimum GPA - 2.5
  • Financial need may be considered
  • Application deadline - March 1st


Challenge 2000 Scholarship

  • Undergraduate
  • Minimum ACT score - 29 or minimum SAT score -1280
  • Demonstrated scholastic success and achievement in extracurricular experiences
  • Application deadline - March 1st


Jack and Sally Church Scholarship

  • Undergraduates
  • Academic good standing
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Applicants should be of good moral character
  • Preference to students from Carter and Johnson counties in Tennessee
  • Application deadline - March 1st



Christina Clarke Scholarship

  • Full-time undergraduate
  • Must be resident of Unicoi County, Tennessee
  • Minimum GPA - 2.8
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment toward completing and graduating with and undergraduate degree
  • Application deadline - March 1st

 

Ralph and Cornelia Clarke Memorial Non-Traditional Student Scholarship

  • Non-traditional student who is late in beginning college, or who is returning to or enrolling at ETSU to complete a degree
  • Documented financial need required
  • Minimum GPA - 2.8
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to complete and undergraduate degree
  • Application deadline - March 1st


Coca-Cola Scholarship

  • Undergraduate
  • Minimum GPA - 3.0
  • Demonstrated record of outstanding community service, leadership, and academic achievements
  • Application deadline - March 1st



Tommy Deakins Scholarship

  • Undergraduate
  • Applicants will be considered in the following order:
    • Graduates of Sullivan North High School
    • Residents of Holston Methodist Home at the time of high school graduation
    • All others
  • Minimum high school or cumulative GPA - 2.5
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Application deadline - March 1st


John Richard Diehl, Jr. Scholarship

  • Undergraduate from Holston Home for Children, David Crockett High School or any other Washington County, Tennessee high school
  • Minimum GPA - 2.0
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Must have strong desire to complete their education
  • Application deadline - March 1st


Diversity Scholarship

  • Entering freshmen and transfers
  • Tennessee residents
  • Awards are competitive.  Most freshmen recipients have earned at least a 3.0 gpa and an ACT of 20.  Most transfer recipients have earned at least a cumulative gpa of 3.0
  • Must be a member of an underrepresented population
  • Financial need may be considered
  • Priority application deadline - March 1st


Dr. Burgin E. and Nell Jennings Dossett Scholarship

  • Undergraduate
  • Minimum GPA - 3.0
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Preference given to Tennessee residents
  • Application deadline - March 1st

Elizabethton Rotary Club Scholarship

  • Undergraduate
  • Carter County residents
  • Attended Elizabethton or a Carter County High School for at least two years
  • Freshmen, transfer, or currently enrolled
  • Minimum GPA - 2.5
  • Financial need considered
  • Application deadline - March 1st


Wiley and Clara Arnold Estep Memorial Scholarship

  • First semester junior undergraduate
  • High school graduate of Johnson County or Carter County, Tennessee
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Application deadline - March 1st


ETSU Family Scholarship

  • Undergraduate
  • Dependents of full-time, permanent ETSU employees
  • Financial need considered
  • Application deadline - March 1st


ETSU Reentry Student Scholarship

  • Undergraduate
  • Primary caretaker of his or her household
  • Desire to reenter the job market through academic preparation
  • Applicant must be primary caretaker of his or her household
  • Applications available in the Adult, Commuter, and Transfer Office
  • Application deadline - March 1st


ETSU Retirees Association Scholarship

  • Freshmen or transfer students
  • Freshmen minimum GPA - 3.2
  • Freshmen minimum ACT composite score - 26
  • Transfer student minimum GPA - 3.0
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and potential for future success
  • Financial need considered
  • Application deadline - March 1st


ETSU Students of Distinction Scholarship

  • Currently enrolled ETSU students
  • Rising juniors or seniors
  • Designated for outstanding students who are not receiving another ETSU scholarship
  • Primary consideration will be cumulative college GPA
  • Secondary consideration will be financial need
  • Application deadline - March 1st


Harry O. Fine Scholarship

  • Entering freshmen
  • Elizabethton High School graduate
  • Minimum three years in interscholastic athletics or cheerleadering for two years
  • Minimum GPA - 2.5
  • Financial need considered
  • Application deadline - March 1st


First Horizon National Bank Scholarship

  • Currently enrolled undergraduate
  • High school graduate dependents of employees of First Horizon National (First Tennessee) Bank
  • Minimum GPA - 3.0
  • Minimum ACT score - 21 or SAT score - 970
  • Apply at any First Horizon or First Tennessee Bank (do not use standard ETSU scholarship application form)
  • Application deadline - March 1st


Margaret Campbell Flanary Scholarship

  • Undergraduate
  • Sullivan County or Washington County, Tennessee resident
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Application deadline - March 1st


George H. Garrett Memorial Scholarship

  • Freshmen
  • Tri-Cities area, East Tennessee resident
  • Demonstrated ability, character and scholastic performance
  • Confirmed financial need
  • Application deadline - March 1st


Buford J. and Mary Jane Goldstein Scholarship

  • Full-time students pursuing a bachelors degree
  • Minimum high school or cumulative GPA - 2.5
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Application deadline - March 1st


Jonnie Melissa Graybeal Memorial Scholarship

  • Full-time junior or senior in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Application deadline - March 1st


Greene County/Greeneville Scholarship

  • Rising juniors or seniors
  • Residents of Greene County
  • Minimum GPA - 2.5
  • Preference given to previously enrolled or current students at the ETSU Greeneville Center
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Application deadline - March 1st


Ben and Jeanne Greene Family Scholarship

  • Undergraduate and graduate
  • Residents of Blount County, Tennessee
  • Minimum GPA - 2.8
  • Financial need considered
  • Application deadline - March 1st


Edna Harrison Family Scholarship

  • Freshmen, undergraduate and graduate student
  • Minimum GPA - 3.0
  • Demonstrated good character and promise for future career and professional achievement
  • Application deadline March 1st


Heritage Federal Scholarship

  • Undergraduate and graduate
  • Applicants will be considered in the following order:
    • Dependents or employees of Heritage Federal
    • College of Business and Technology students with primary residence in the primary marketing area of Heritage Federal
  • Minimum GPA - 2.5
  • Application deadline March 1st


Holston Ruritan Club Scholarship

  • Entering freshmen
  • First priority to dependents (or grandchildren) of members in good standing of the Holston Ruritan Club
  • Second priority to students who attended Holston Middle School
  • Third priority to graduates of Sullivan Central High School
  • Applicants should be a person of good character, achievement and integrity
  • Application deadline - March 1st


Jardin Zinc Products Scholarship

  • Preference to a Greene County High School graduate/ Greene County resident
  • Employee or dependent of employee of Jardin Zinc Products (at least one year of service required)
  • Minimum GPA - 3.2
  • Must be a full-time student
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Application deadline March 1st


Aubrey Hunter Jobe Memorial Scholarship

  • Entering freshmen
  • First preference to graduates of Northside High School in Roanoke County, VA; otherwise graduates of a high school located in Roanoke, Salem or Vinton, VA
  • Applicants must possess the same characteristics as the late Aubrey Hunter Jobe:  demonstrated leadership and a positive attitue for life
  • Minimum gpa of 3.0
  • Application deadline March 1st


Johnson City Lions Club Memorial Scholarship

  • Disabled students primarily those with a vision or hearing disability
  • Junior, senior, or a graduate student planning a career in working with the disabled
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Application deadline March 1st

 

Johnson City Medical Center (JCMC) Medical Staff Scholarship

  • Undergraduate students
  • Minimum GPA - 3.2
  • Must be a full-time student
  • Be a dependent of 1) a physician who currently holds privileges to practice medicine at JCMC 2) an allied health professional (including, but not limited to, physician's assitants or nurses or 3) any other staff or employees who are employed by Mountain State Heal Alliance at JCMC
  • "Dependents" include spouse, child or step-child


J.C. Kensinger Memorial Scholarship

  • Incoming freshmen, undergraduate or graduate
  • Resident of Hawkins County, Tennessee
  • Hawkins, County high school graduate
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Application deadline March 1st


Bill and Lynne Stamm Kovach Scholarship

  • Undergraduate
  • Freshmen minimum GPA 2.5
  • Freshmen minimum ACT score 24
  • Currently enrolled minimum GPA 3.0
  • Demonstrate potential academic success
  • Documented financial need
  • Application deadline March 1st

Theresa K. and Anthony B. Lee Scholarship

  • Preference to students from East Tennessee or Southern West Virginia
  • Undergraduates pursuing a major/minor in Political Science or History
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Application deadline March 1st


Lyle Family Re-Entry Scholarship

  • Undergraduate students with at least 24 credit hours
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Must be a resident of Carter, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi or Washington Counties in Tennessee
  • Documented financial need
  • Must have had, or continue to have, significant family care-taking responsibilities or work-related responsibilities to support his or her family
  • Must be re-entering the higher education process in order to complete an undergraduate degree
  • Application deadline:  March 1

Dr. Richard A. and Lois A. Manahan Family Tennessee Scholars

  • Incoming freshmen
  • Graduates of Science Hill High School, Johnson City, TN
  • Tennessee Scholars
  • Application deadline March 1st

 

Math and Science Scholars Award

  • Currently enrolled, undergraduate
  • TN resident or border county resident eligible for in-state tuition
  • Sophomore standing or higher
  • Minimum GPA 2.9
  • Following majors:  Biology, Chemistry, Computer & Information Science, Environmental Health, Health Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, or Public Health
  • Completion of MATH 1530 and two semesters of science with a grade of "B" or higher
  • Interest in or potential for a career in math or science education
  • Interested students should contact the Scholarship Office for specific instructions regarding application process

 

Dr. Sam W. and Carolee P. McKinstry Law Scholarship

  • Rising senior planning to attend and graduate from an ABA-accredited law school upon completion of undergraduate degree at ETSU
  • Minimum GPA 3.6
  • Demonstration of successful, significant participation in leadership activities, or service as undergraduate student at ETSU
  • Application deadline March 1

Minifibers, Inc. Scholarship

  • Undergraduate
  • Resident of southwest Virginia or northeast Tennessee
  • High school or college minimum GPA 2.5
  • Application deadline March 1st


The Charles and Martha Montgomery Scholarship

  • Full-time undergraduate or graduate
  • Preference given to students from northeast Tennessee, southwest Virginia, western North Carolina or eastern Kentucky
  • Minimum GPA 2.7
  • Financial need considered
  • Application deadline March 1st


Giles W. Morrill Memorial Scholarship

  • Undergraduate
  • Preference given to:
    • Residents of Unicoi County, Tennessee; specifically to residents of Flag Pond, Rocky Ford, Shallow Ford, and the south end of Sandy Bottom up to Sams Gap
    • Students with demonstrated financial need
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Application deadline March 1st


Mountain City Rotary Club Scholarship

  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate of Johnson County High School (minimum two years attendance)
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Demonstrated potential for successfully completing college and having a successful career
  • Application deadline March 1st


Nebraska Book Scholarship

  • Full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate
  • Documented financial need
  • Application deadline March 1st


Non-traditional Student Scholarship

  • Students other than typical freshmen entering college directly from high school
  • Students upgrading career skills on a part-time or full-time basis
  • Minimum of 21 years of age
  • Documented financial need
  • Application deadline March 1st


North American Rayon Corp. Scholarship

  • Undergraduate
  • Applicants will be considered in the following order:
    • Established or immediate descendant of the company
    • Resident of Carter County, Tennessee
    • A historical research project on the Corporation must be completed with no more than 10 hours of research
  • Minimum GPA 2.8
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Application deadline March 1st


James H. Quillen Scholarship

  • Undergraduate or graduate
  • Must be a resident of one of the following counties in Tennessee: Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Sevier, Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington.
  • Freshmen minimum GPA 2.5 and minimum ACT score of 19 (or comparable SAT score)
  • Enrolled, transfer and graduate minimum GPA 3.0
  • Documented financial need required
  • Demonstrated achievement in scholastic endeavors, school and community leadership, volunteer services and activities, other extracurricular activities and/or work experience.
  • Application deadline March 1st


Olive Jane Raber Scholarship

  • Undergraduate
  • Preference given to graduates of Sullivan South High School and then to residents of Sullivan County, Tennessee
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Documented financial need may be considered
  • Application deadline March 1st


Boyd S. Ray Memorial Scholarship

  • Undergraduate and graduate
  • Graduates of Johnson County High School
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Application deadline March 1st


Rotary Club of Johnson City Scholarship

  • Incoming freshmen
  • Johnson City and/or Washington County high school graduate
  • Preference given to Interact Club members
  • Minimum GPA 3.5
  • Minimum ACT score 28
  • Scholarship is non-renewable
  • Application deadline March 1st


Martin and Louise Smith Endowment for Physically Challenged Students

  • Undergraduates
  • Documented financial need
  • Students with physical challenges documented through the ETSU Office of Disability Services
  • Application deadline March 1st


Maude Stewart Smyre Memorial Scholarship

  • Undergraduate
  • ETSU at Kingsport Center student and resident of Scott County, Virginia; Eastern Hawkins County, Tennessee; or Western Sullivan County, Tennessee
  • Application deadline March 1st


Scotty L. Snyder Scholarship

  • Undergraduate
  • Spouses or dependent children of full-time permanent, retired or deceased employees of East Tennessee State University
  • Financial need considered
  • Application deadline March 1st

 

SouthEast Bank Scholarship

  • First-time freshmen
  • TN residents
  • Minimum high school GPA - 3.25
  • Minimum ACT score - 25 (or minimum SAT score of 1130)
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Evidence of community service and leadership


Street Family Scholarships

  • Entering freshmen and transfers
  • Resident of the southwest Virginia counties of Buchanan, Dickenson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Washington and Wise.
  • Financial need and academic ability considered
  • Application deadline March 1st


Scott A. Sullivan Endowment for Disability Services

  • Undergraduate
  • Full-time or part-time students
  • Documented financial need
  • Disability documented through the ETSU Office of Disability Services
  • Application deadline March 1st

Tetrick - Oakley Scholarship

  • Undergraduate
  • Preference given to dependents of employees of Tetrick-Oakley Funeral Homes and residents of their service areas
  • Established by Heritage Family Funeral Homes
  • Minimum GPA 2.8
  • Financial need considered
  • Application deadline March 1st


Esther Elizabeth Whitaker-Carder Memorial Scholarship

  • Undergraduate
  • Residents of Sullivan, Carter, Greene, Hamblen, Hawkins, Johnson, Unicoi or Washington Counties in Tennessee or Lee, Scott or Washington Counties in Virginia
  • Minimum GPA - 3.0
  • Application dedline March 1st


Eddie Williams, Jr. Memorial Rural Health Scholarship

  • Rising junior or senior with an interest in rural health issues
  • Resident of Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia or Western North Carolina
  • A 500-word essay describing applicants interest in rural health issues is required
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Recipients will be required to make at least one public presentation about their work/interest in rural health while receiving this scholarship
  • Application deadline March 1st


Nancy Vaughn Williams Scholarship

  • Incoming freshmen or currently enrolled undergraduate
  • Minimum GPA 2.8
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Application deadline March 1st


Robert L. Wyatt Memorial Scholarship

  • Undergraduate
  • Specialization in Geographical Information Systems or Urban Studies
  • Application deadline - March 1st