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December 15th deadline for the ETSU Academic Performance Scholarships and the University Honors Scholars program. 

Academic Performance Scholarships are worth between $2,000 and $5,000 per year, and are renewable for up to four years. Awards are based on ACT/SAT score and GPA. For consideration, students must submit a complete application for admission to ETSU by December 15! http://www.etsu.edu/scholarships/aps/aps_freshmen.php


The University Honors Scholars program offers comprehensive scholarship funding to 22 outstanding students. Students who meet eligibility criteria (29 ACT and a 3.5 GPA) and wish to apply should start the application immediately.  Completion of the online application, including essay, will send an electronic request for reference letters. Students should allow plenty of time for their recommenders to submit reference letters! http://www.etsu.edu/honors/university_scholars/

 


First Scholars Scholarship program at the University of Memphis: The First Scholars program is for incoming freshmen who will be First Generation college students. The program provides peer mentor support from students who are involved in various facets on campus, as well as networking opportunities with prominent faculty and staff. Attached is a flyer with detailed information in regards to our program. The application is available at //Memphis.edu/firstscholars. Applicants must have a completed FAFSA and application by February 1st, 2018 to be considered.


 

McDermott Scholars - Upcoming deadline  


 

Now Accepting 2018 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Applications


 

Agnes Scott- New $25,000 College Scholarship Now Available

 


Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)empowers Latino families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete higher education, while providing scholarships and support services to as many exceptional Hispanic American students as possible.


 

Scholarships for Students with Medical Conditions/Learning Disabilities

https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-type/essay-scholarships/heart-disease-awareness-scholarship/

https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-type/essay-scholarships/beating-heart-disease-scholarship/

http://www.studentswithheart.org/scholarships.html

http://www.needymeds.org/scholarships.taf?_function=list_s

http://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/disabled-students/

http://www.top10onlinecolleges.org/scholarships-for/mental-illness/

http://www.theprospect.net/6-scholarships-for-students-with-disabilities-chronic-illness-or-a-mental-health-diagnosis-37527

http://www.collegegrant.net/disabilities/

http://www.collegescholarships.org/grants/101-grants.htm

http://www.needymeds.org/scholarships.taf?_function=list_s

https://www.bergerandgreen.com/heart-disease-scholarship/

https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/physical-disabilities/heart-disease


 

QuestBridge National College Match


 

Scholarships for Asian and Pacific Islander Students

 


 

Hi Seniors-

Representatives from Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn, and Stanford will be in Tennessee to conduct student/parent information sessions during the first week of October. Each year these five prestigious universities team up to improve recruitment from our state. This will be your best chance to meet with a representative one-to-one unless you have a campus visit planned.

For details visit www.exploringcollegeoptions.org.  Reservations are required and can be made on the website.

Ms. Shaw


Please see Ms. Shaw for more information about the following:

Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Gilmore Trust Scholarship for Dartmouth

Washington Co. Soil Conservation District

Horatio Alger Association

Danforth Scholars at Washington University in St. Louis

Bird Dog Foundation, Inc.

The American Legion

Jefferson Scholars at UVA

 


Follow this link to get full details on the American Legion Oratorical Contest/Scholarship completion for this year.

 


The Wendy's Heisman Scholarship is Back! Refer a Student Today

 Once again, Wendy's® High School Heisman® is awarding a total of $150,000 in scholarships to the nation’s most accomplished scholar-athletes....


Hi Seniors-

The email below went out to all Faculty and Staff at University School last week. Our Roan Scholar and Niswonger Scholar nominees are chosen by the faculty. However, you have the option to request that ANY faculty or staff member in the building nominate you to get your name on the list before the final vote. Before the final faculty/staff vote I will narrow the list based on nominations and how closely students meet the criteria for the award. We can only nominate one Roan Scholar and either one or two Niswonger Scholars each year. If you are interested and qualified, please request a nomination. Teachers may nominate more than one person.

Ms. Shaw

To ALL Faculty and Staff-

Many years ago we decided that the entire faculty and staff would nominate and vote on some of the high value scholars programs for which our students may be eligible. I will be taking nominations via email for both the Niswonger Scholar and Roan Scholar Program until August 20. If necessary, we will vote after that date. I have briefly outlined the requirements for the scholarship programs below. Students may request that you nominate them, but please ensure that they meet the minimal requirements as listed below. You may nominate more than one person.

Thanks!

Aleeta

Niswonger Scholarship Program

Nominees should:

-display leadership ability including character, drive, energy, initiative and work ethic

-display academic ability demonstrated through grades and standardized test scores

-display financial need not just equated with low income. Some middle class families are unable to afford the tuition at elite colleges and universities.

-be willing to commit to return to Northeast Tennessee for work and service in their chosen profession

Roan Scholars Program

Nominees should:

-be committed to attending East Tennessee State University

-selection is based on character, leadership, scholarship, and physical activity (does not have to be school sport)

-successful candidates need not be the students with the highest grade point average in the school, since nominations are based solely on ability and reflect well-rounded students with the most potential

 


 

Please check out the Levine Scholars Program at UNC-Charlotte.   I can nominate at least one student, but I would like to know if anyone is interested to narrow my selection. Please respond to me by September 1.

Thank you!

Ms. Shaw

 


 

SeniorAdvisor.com Fourth Annual Scholarship Opportunity

Hello University School,

SeniorAdvisor.com is pleased to announce our 4th annual scholarship opportunity for graduating seniors. This general scholarship is open to students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university. With your assistance spreading the news, we hope to make our scholarship available to as many eligible students as possible.

Below is the information to share with the relevant departments and students, and to post on the scholarship page of your website:

SeniorAdvisor.com: Future of Assisted Living Scholarship. Three $2,000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university. Each eligible student must submit a 500-750 word essay response to the question: How can your major of study improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in your town? Deadline is December 31, 2017. Scholarship award recipients will be announced January 31, 2018.

Essay topic and scholarship details can be found on the SeniorAdvisor.comAssisted Living page.  This is an annual scholarship and will be offered every year.

View previous scholarship winners here:

2016 Future of Assisted Living Scholarship Winners

2015 Future of Assisted Living Scholarship Winners

2014 Home Care Scholarship Winners

We ask that you help continue the success of our scholarship by sharing our 2017 Future of Assisted Living Scholarship with your students.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. Thank you for your help spreading the word!

Warm regards,

Aaron

Aaron Seaver | Business Development Specialist

SeniorAdvisor.com |

 

 


 

 

$3k per year scholarship at ETSU (Adobe Scholars Program)

We are inviting students to secure a spot in our first-ever Adobe Scholars Program. I have attached information I hope you will share with your students. The scholarship provides $3,000 per year of tuition funding for TN residents.

This scholarship program is for any communication or media students interested in creative or marketing-related careers. The goal of this program is job placement prior to graduation.

Our Adobe Scholars program bridges academics to industry. The communication/media/marketing industry needs professionals who have real experience on the world’s industry-leading media platforms. Industry partners such as Adobe and others are helping guide the outcomes of our program leading to great jobs upon graduation.

Adobe Scholars give back by contributing to the campus and community through media-related service learning projects as well as through industry-related events.  Adobe Scholars collaborate on campus and non-profit organization assignments providing a platform for learning while benefiting the community.

This program is unique to the Department of Media and Communication at East Tennessee State University. This one-of-a-kind program admits a limited number of students each year. 

This recently approved program will be ongoing so please inform your current juniors of this opportunity as well.

 


 

We have extended the deadline for this new scholarship (till April 30), and we invite your students to apply. 

East Tennessee State University’s Theatre and Dance program is proud to announce the implementation of 8 new full tuition scholarships now available to incoming freshman and transfer students. 

The Daryl and Harold “Bud” Frank Scholarship in Theatre focuses on nurturing the artistic and intellectual growth of exceptional theatre students through challenging curricula and hands-on experience.

Criteria for incoming freshman: 
High School GPA 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
Scholastic exam scores, ACT 22 (composite total without writing) or comparable SAT score.

Criteria for transfer students:
Transfer students must bring a College GPA of 2.5 overall with a 3.0 average in Theatre.

For more information on The Daryl and Harold “Bud” Frank Scholarship in Theatre, please visit our website, www.etsu.edu/theatre:

Theatre and Dance - ETSU

www.etsu.edu

Welcome. The ETSU Division of Theatre & Dance offers professional training in a liberal arts setting. We prepare undergraduate students for ...

Information on the scholarship can also be found in the attachment. This scholarship can be combined with the TN Hope.

http://www.etsu.edu/cas/theatre/resources/scholarships.php

Scholarships - ETSU Homepage

www.etsu.edu

Purpose. The purpose of the ETSU Creative Arts Scholarship is to generate scholarships for deserving students who are first-time out ...


 

Balanced Man Scholarship

ETSU scholarship available for both men & women. 

Questions concerning the Balanced Man Scholarship should be directed to the Balanced Man Scholarship Chairman, Erik Cannon, at 931-299-0691 or cannonej@etsu.edu; or Cameron Crain at 423-957-9828 or cameroncrain20@gmail.com.

Students applying for the Balanced Man Scholarship are in no way obligated to join Sigma Phi Epsilon to be eligible for the scholarships. 


 

Northeast State

Reminder - The deadline to submit the 2017-2018 Northeast State Online General Scholarship Application is Wednesday, March 1, 2017.  The Northeast State Online General Scholarship Application serves as the one application for the following programs:

  • Academic Work Scholarships 
  • Northeast State Foundation Scholarships 
  • Special Scholarship Programs

The deadline to submit the 2017-2018 Educational Access and Diversity Scholarship Application is Thursday, June 1, 2017.  Applicants 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.

Please note: it is possible for Tennessee Promise Scholarship recipients who apply for Northeast State Scholarships to receive additional funding to help cover book and attendance costs.  See Northeast State Scholarships and the Educational Access and Diversity Scholarship for program guidelines.

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

 


 

ETSU Art Dept Scholarships

(This applies to the Joy Fox Scholarship especially)

The ETSU Department Scholarship Deadline of March 15th is quickly approaching.  Please pass along this information to students, and make sure they are aware of these funding opportunities.  Students must apply, or reapply each year in order receive awards.  I've attached the application form and an eligibility chart to make things easier to understand.  These will also be posted in Ball Hall outside the Art Office 121, Visual Resources 207, and on the website in the coming week.

Mindy Herrin
Professor
Scholarship Coordinator
Department of Art & Design   


 

Ned McWherter Scholarship application deadline. Details are below:

As a reminder, next Wednesday, February 15 is the deadline for high school seniors to apply for TSAC’s prestigious Ned McWherter Scholars Program.  Seniors with a minimum 29 ACT (or concordant equivalent score on the SAT) and 3.5 unweighted cumulative GPA (through the fall semester) are encouraged to complete the Ned McWherter scholarship online application via the TSAC Student Portal (www.tn.gov/TSACStudentPortal).  To complete the entire application process and satisfy the February 15 deadline, applicants will also need their school counselor to either email a PDF of the 7th semester transcript and ACT/SAT test scores to or mail the transcript and test scores to…

Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
Attn: Ned McWherter Scholars Program
404 James Robertson Parkway, Suite 1510
Nashville, TN 37243


 

State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship - 2017 Application Information

Do you know high school seniors planning to attend college, technical, or vocational school?

The State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship doesn’t require a high GPA, but rather focuses on students who are leaders and volunteers in their communities and demonstrate financial need.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

· Be a 2017 graduating high school senior.

· High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA between a 2.5 and 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.

· Plan to enroll full-time for the 2017-18 academic year at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university or vocational-technical school.

· Must be a U.S. citizen

Link to Scholarship Information

The deadline is March 1, 2017 or the first 700 submitted applications.

Tell your students to apply today for the State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship program!

 


 

Karma for Cara Foundation Invites Applications for Youth Microgrants
POSTED: December 31, 2016
DEADLINE: April 1, 2017

Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to kids age 18 and under for service projects in their communities..

Don't forget to have your graduating Tennessee Scholars to take the survey.  It can be found on the Tennessee Scholars website.


 

2017 “Believing in Home Ownership” Scholarship Application": Seniors have the opportunity to win a $500 College Scholarship by writing a 500 word essay titled WHAT HOME OWNERSHIP MEANS TO ME.

Application available at www.btvar.com


 

 

The deadline to submit the 2017-2018 Northeast State Online General Scholarship Application is Wednesday, March 1, 2017.  The Northeast State Online General Scholarship Application serves as the one application for the following programs:

        Academic Work Scholarships 

        Northeast State Foundation Scholarships 

        Special Scholarship Programs

 

The 2017-2018 Educational Access and Diversity Scholarship Application will be available in March. The deadline to apply is Thursday, June 1, 2017.  Applicants 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.

 

Please note: it is possible for Tennessee Promise Scholarship recipients who apply for Northeast State Scholarships to receive additional funding to help cover book and attendance costs.  See Northeast State Scholarships and the Educational Access and Diversity Scholarship for program guidelines.

 

For more information, visit Scholarship Programs and Student Needs.  Contact the Office of Scholarship Programs and Student Needs (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 and Student Needs

 

Office of Scholarship Programs and Student Needs

Northeast State Community College

PO Box 246

Blountville, TN 37617

Phone: 423.354.2507

Fax: 423.323.0240


 

Junior League of Johnson City  (see Ms. Shaw for applications)

 

Scholarship to Dartmouth available to local students

 

 Burger King Scholarship - Application Now Available


 

Milligan Honors Program information

 


 Johnson City Elks Scholarship -

Check out the application at enf.elks.org/mvs

 


 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards - Deadline November 8

 


 

AXA Achievement Scholarships - Apply Now!

 


 

Hi Seniors-

The applications for Roan Scholar and Niswonger Scholar have been released.  At University School you must be nominated by a faculty or staff member to compete for the opportunity to apply.  I am currently taking nominations from faculty and staff, and you are welcome to ask a faculty or staff member for a nomination.  We will continue to narrow down the candidates until we have 1 Roan Scholar applicant and 2 Niswonger Scholar applicants. Be sure to check the minimum requirements below before requesting a nomination.  Additionally, be sure that you would be willing to accept the scholarship.  Last year, one of our applicants withdrew their application after it was too late for an alternate to apply.  Below is the email that went out to faculty and staff:

Dear Faculty and Staff-

Niswonger Scholarship Program

Nominees should:

-display leadership ability including character, drive, energy, initiative and work ethic

-display academic ability demonstrated through grades and standardized test scores

-display financial need not just equated with low income. Some middle class families are unable to afford the tuition at elite colleges and universities.

-be willing to commit to return to Northeast Tennessee for work and service in their chosen profession

Roan Scholars Program

Nominees should:

-be committed to attending East Tennessee State University

-selection is based on character, leadership, scholarship, and physical activity (does not have to be school sport)

-successful candidates need not be the students with the highest grade point average in the school, since nominations are based solely on ability and reflect well-rounded students with the most potential

Thanks!

Ms. Shaw


Name of Scholarship: Stop Texting & Driving Scholarship


Description: The law firm of Raybin & Weissman offer an annual scholarship contest to Stop Texting and Driving. Students will create videos that help in the fight against distracted driving and needless car accident injuries. A total of three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded: one to the best video entry from Davidson County (TN), one to the best entry from the state of TN, and one to the best entry from the entire US. Deadline for entry is April 3, 2017.
Award: $1,000 each
Deadline: April 3, 2017
Website: https://www.nashvilletnlaw.com/scholarship/
Contact: David Weissman, Injury Attorney
Contact Phone: 615-256-6666


 

2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Apply for a 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award and you could win $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C. next May!  Go to Prudential Website to access the online application.

 


 

 

Wendy's High School Heisman

10,000 Wendy's Heisman Scholarship


 

>BloomTimes Media Group is offering an annual scholarship to all Engineering and Science Students.

>This scholarship is merit based, requires an essay submission, and the winning applicant will receive $1,500 dollars towards their costs of education. All of the application details are available on our website at http://www.bloomtimes.com/scholarship-1500/.

>Please let me know if you have any questions about the scholarship. We look forward to reading submissions from your students.

If you have any Scholarship Page on your website, Kindly add the details.

Kindest Regards, 
Joe Winkler


 

The deadline for the ETSU Balanced Man Scholarship has been extended. Please see Ms. Shaw for application and information.  Should you have any questions about the Balanced Man Scholarship, please contact Sam Arnold at 423-494-5507 or or Neil Peterson at 828-550-6070 or


 

ETSU's George W. Kelly Scholarship for Journalism Majors

Hello,

I am writing to you today to let you and your institution know about the George W. Kelly Scholarship we have here at ETSUs Department of Mass Communication. This $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to incoming freshmen with a 3.5 GPA or better on high school work or transferring students with a 3.0 GPA or better at another college or university.

 

Students must carry and complete 12 hours or more each semester to be eligible. The committee will consider the applicants demonstrated work and interest in journalism and potential for a career in journalism. This award is competitive, with special consideration given to outstanding minority applicants. Other financial aid received by the applicant, as documented by the ETSU Financial Aid Office, may be considered, but will not be the main determining factor for the award.

 

I have attached the application for this award and a poster for you to use to promote it. If you are a high school counselor, we would love for you to share this opportunity with your yearbook coordinators and yearbook student staff.

 

Applications are due by March 10 and should be sent to me at . Thank you so much for your time and consideration.

 

Go Bucs!

Dr. Andrew Dunn

Assistant Professor/Journalism Head

Department of Mass Communication

East Tennessee State University

 


 

MTSU Biology Freshman Scholarship

The Biology Department at Middle Tennessee State University has three $1,500 scholarships available to first-semester freshman. The recipients of the awards must be graduating high school seniors, must declare Biology as their major and be entering MTSU for the Fall 2016 semester. Successful applicants will also need to demonstrate an interest in the life sciences and have career aspirations in a biological field. The scholarships will be awarded based on the students ACT scores, high-school GPA, and their responses on the attached application form. In order to apply, a student must have an ACT score of 25 or better and a high-school GPA of 3.5 or above. The deadline for application is March 31, 2016. Please note that this is an extension of the original fall 2015 deadline for applications.

 

If you have questions, please contact Virginia McKnight at 615-898-2291 or virginia.mcknight@mtsu.edu with freshman scholarship in the subject line.

 


 

ETEAC Scholarship Application Open

Dear Guidance Counselor, Math Teacher, or Science Teacher:

 

Greetings from the East Tennessee Engineering Associations Council (ETEAC). Our organization would like to offer a scholarship opportunity to your outstanding seniors who have decided to pursue a degree in engineering. I invite you to take a few moments to read over the enclosed information regarding the ETEAC scholarship.

 

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

 

Attached are the following items:

  1. A general announcement, suitable for posting.
  2. A list of instructions to scholarship applicants.
  3. A copy of the ETEAC Education Foundation Scholarship Application.

 

PLEASE NOTE: The application form can be copied.

The application deadline is March 29, 2016.

 

If you have interested students, please review the enclosed application with them. Please note specific requirements such as a certified transcript and the need to apply to an engineering school prior to applying for a scholarship. You may wish to contact several students individually.

 

Please contact me at (423) 224-0449 or julieboyles@eastman.com to confirm receipt of these materials. I will be glad to answer any questions or supply any further information or materials. Thank you for your time.

 


 

Scholarship Info from JC Press

Click Link for Information

 


 

Good Afternoon

Attached is our 2016 "Believing in Home Ownership" Scholarship Application. Your seniors will have the opportunity to win a $500 College Scholarship by writing a 500 word essay titled WHAT HOME OWNERSHIP MEANS TO ME.

We ask that you please make this application available to your seniors or direct them to our website www.btvar.com to obtain a copy.

If you are not the correct contact, please forward this message to the person in your organization responsible for handling scholarship opportunities.

Please contact us directly with any questions or concerns.

Sincerely,

Hagan Horn

Association Executive

Bristol Tennessee-Virginia Association of REALTORS

900 Anderson Street, Second Floor

Bristol, TN 37620

(423) 968-1192 Office

(423) 968-2840 Fax

info@btvar.com

www.btvar.com

 


 

Do you know high school seniors planning to attend college, technical, or vocational school?

The State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship doesn't require a high GPA, but rather focuses on students who are leaders and volunteers in their communities and demonstrate financial need.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Be a 2016 graduating high school senior.  High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA between a 2.5 and 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.  Plan to enroll full-time for the 2016-17 academic year at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university or vocational-technical school. Must be a U.S. citizen

https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/statefarmgoodneighborscholarship/

The deadline is March 2, 2016.

Tell your students to apply today for the State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship program!

Scholarship America One Scholarship Way Saint Peter, MN 56082

 


 

The BURGER KING SM Scholars program can help

High school seniors, BURGER KING employees, their dependent children, spouses or domestic partners in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico can apply to receive up to $50,000 in scholarship awards for the 2016-2017 school year!

High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale to be eligible.

Don't miss your chance to become a BURGER KING SM Scholar. Apply today!

www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram

The application period for the 2016-2017 school year opens Oct. 15, 2015 and closes Dec. 15, 2015.

 


 

The 2016-2017 Northeast State Online General Scholarship application is now available!

 

The deadline to submit the 2016-2017 Northeast State Online General Scholarship Application is Tuesday, March 1, 2016. The Northeast State Online General Scholarship Application serves as the one application for the following programs:

  • Academic Work Scholarships
  • Northeast State Foundation Scholarships
  • Special Scholarship Programs

 

For more information, visit Northeast State Scholarships. Please contact the Office of Scholarship Programs and Students Needs (room C2107 of the General Studies Building) at 423.279.7637 or scholarships@NortheastState.edu if we can answer any questions about the application process or be of assistance.

 

Sincerely,

 

Erin Blevins

Director of Scholarship Programs and Student Needs

Office of Scholarship Programs and Student Needs

Northeast State Community College

PO Box 246

Blountville, TN 37617

Phone: 423.354.2507

Fax: 423.323.0240

 


 

ETSU Visit to University School and December 15th Deadline

Hello,

My name is Emily Goepel and I am the Admissions Counselor from East Tennessee State University who serves the students of University School. I am looking forward to visiting your school tomorrow on Tuesday, November 24th from 12:00-1:00 in the library. I hope you will stop by to speak with me to make sure you have all the information you need about ETSU to help you make your college choice!

As a reminder, ETSU has an upcoming scholarship deadline on December 15th for our Academic Performance Scholarships (APS) and our University Honors Scholars opportunities. You can learn more about the requirements and benefits of these scholarship programs at the following links:

Academic Performance Scholarships: http://www.etsu.edu/scholarships/aps/aps_freshmen.php

University Honors Scholars: http://www.etsu.edu/honors/university_scholars/apply.php

Our General Scholarships deadline is March 1st and the application is available online at http://www.etsu.edu/scholarships/

Please stop by tomorrow or reach out to me by email or phone if I can offer you any information or guidance in your transition from high school to college. Its a great time to be a Buccaneer. Go Bucs!

Sincerely,

Emily Goepel

Admissions Counselor

East Tennessee State University
P.O. Box 70731

Johnson City, TN 37614

423-439-4213/ 423-439-7191 direct line

423-439-4630(fax)

 

 


 

BURGER KING Scholars program

High school seniors, BURGER KING employees, their dependent children, spouses or domestic partners in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico can apply to receive up to $50,000 in scholarship awards for the 2016-2017 school year!

High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale to be eligible.

Don't miss your chance to become a BURGER KING Scholar. Apply today!

http://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/burger-king-scholars-program/

The application period for the 2016-2017 school year opens Oct. 15, 2015 and closes Dec. 15, 2015.

 


 

Check out scholarships at ETSU!

ETSU Scholarship Deadlines are coming up in December! It is sooner than you think!

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

 


 

Centre College
600 W. Walnut St.
Danville, KY 40422

admission@centre.edu
800.423.6236

Major Scholarship Announcement

 


 

Two weeks left to apply for The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards!

Dear Colleague:

Just 2 weeks remain for students who volunteer to apply for local, state and national recognition through The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.
The awards are open to students in grades 5-12 who have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service in the past 12 months. Top honorees earn cash prizes, crystal trophies for their certifying organizations, and an all-expense-paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington, D.C. for the program's annual national recognition events.


Applications are open through November 3, 2015 athttp://www.nassp.org/spirit. By November 3, students must complete an application and submit it to you or to the head of a local Girl Scout council, county 4-H group, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA or HandsOn Network affiliate. Certifiers have until November 10 to select Local Honorees and certify their applications for state-level judging. State-level honorees are announced in February.

 


 

2016 GE-Reagan Foundation
Scholarship Applications

 

Exceptional student leaders are invited to apply for the 2016 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. In honor of the legacy and character of President Ronald Reagan, this program annually rewards up to 20 college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with $10,000 renewable scholarships (up to $40,000 per recipient).

 


 

Distracted Driving Video Challenge-Scholarship

 

Last year, Elijah W. from Chicago, IL kicked his distractions to the curb and won First Place and $15,000. So which talented teens will step up to win the Grand Prize in 2016? Encourage your students to submit a 30-60 second distracted driving PSA of their own, because entries for the TeenDrive365 Video Challenge are now being accepted!


We've added even more ways for your students to win. Check out the prizes:

  • First Place: $15,000 and the chance to work with a Discovery Film crew to re-shoot their video into a TV-ready PSA
  • Second Place: $10,000 and a behind-the-scenes trip to a Velocity show taping
  • Third Place: $7,500
  • Fourth Through Tenth Place: $2,500
  • People's Choice: $5,000 and a behind-the-scenes trip to a Velocity show taping
  • Four Regional Winners: $1,000

So, tell your teen filmmakers to charge their batteries, recruit their friends, and finalize their scripts. The deadline for entries is March 7, 2016!

To learn more, view rules and FAQs and enter the challenge, send your students here.

 


 

ETSU Honors College

The staff of The Honors College at East Tennessee State University is already hard at work on recruiting students for the 2016-2017 academic year. I am writing to ask for your help in identifying talented seniors from the University School who are good candidates for admission to one of the three honors programs that we offer to incoming freshmen. Your assistance will help us to put your students on our radar during the recruitment process.

Website address (www.etsu.edu/honors)

The University Honors Scholars Program is a four-year program of study designed specifically for exceptional high school students who seek a challenging and interdisciplinary approach to most of their General Education requirements (English Composition, Humanities, Mathematics, Social and Behavioral Sciences, U.S. History, etc.). Students also complete a capstone project before they graduate. To be considered for admission, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements: (1) an overall high school GPA of 3.5 or above, on a 4.0 unweighted scale; (2) an ACT score of 29 or above (or, SAT score of 1280 or above, based on math and reading scores); (3) demonstration of community and school service, and other leadership activities; and, (4) a commitment to pursue a four-year baccalaureate degree at ETSU. The program is open to all majors. Students selected for admission to the UHS Program receive a full scholarship for four years of study (covering tuition and most fees, room and board, and a textbook allowance each semester). University Honors Scholars Program applications are due by DECEMBER 15, 2015, for admission in Fall 2016.

 

The Fine & Performing Arts Scholars Program is a four-year program of study designed to bring together an interdisciplinary group of student artists (painters, musicians, actresses, digital media designers, etc.) who learn about art through their own artistic endeavors, interdisciplinary coursework, and as a troupe of Roving Artists. Students also complete a capstone project before they graduate. Fine & Performing Arts students are free to major in any field of study on campus; however, they must at least minor in an arts field. To be considered for admission, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements: (1) an overall high school GPA of 2.75 or above, on a 4.0 unweighted scale; and, (2) an ACT score of 22 or above (or SAT score of 1050 or above, based on math and reading scores). In-state students (and Border County students) who are admitted to the FPA Program are eligible to receive a scholarship covering full tuition and fees for four years of study. Out-of-state students are eligible to receive a scholarship covering out-of-state tuition. Fine and Performing Arts Scholars Program applications are due by MARCH 1, 2016, for admission in Fall 2016.

 

The Honors-in-Discipline Scholars Programs provide specially designed, in-depth, hands-on honors-level study in one of 22 different fields at ETSU (from Business and Chemistry to Nursing, Psychology, and Teacher Education, among others). Completing an HID Program is the equivalent of earning departmental honors in a students chosen field of study. Each of the 22 individual HID programs has established its own admissions criteria and required curriculum. Students also complete a capstone project before they graduate. At a minimum, incoming freshmen must have an overall high school GPA of 3.2 or above (on a 4.0 unweighted scale), and an ACT score of 25 or above. In-state students (and Border County students) who are admitted to an HID program may be eligible to receive a scholarship covering full in-state tuition and most fees. Out-of-state students may be eligible to receive a scholarship covering out-of-state tuition. Scholarships are awarded for a maximum of eight semesters of study. Honors-in-Discipline Scholars Program applications are due by MARCH 1, 2016, for admission in Fall 2016.

 

 


 

Get details on the Horatio Alger Scholarship Application at https://scholars.horatioalger.org/

 


 

After looking through these materials thoroughly (link below) to be sure that you meet requirements, please let me know if you are interested in being nominated as a Jefferson Scholar.

Ms. Shaw

 

http://nominate.jeffersonscholars.org/

 


 

BTVAR Scholarship Deadline Extended!

We have extended the Scholarship Deadline to March 22, 2015 due to the weather and frequent school closures.

Attached is an updated scholarship packet please be sure to share with your seniors!

Thank you and have a great weekend!

Hagan Horn
Association Executive
Bristol Tennessee-Virginia Association of REALTORS
900 Anderson Street, Second Floor
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 968-1192 Office
(423) 968-2840 Fax

info@btvar.com

www.btvar.com

 


 

Attached please find the scholarship application along with a cover letter to Tennessee High School Counselors for the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity at Tennessee Tech University.

Should you have any questions, please contact Ben Gernt at tnerecruitment@gmail.com

 


 

The Biology Department at Middle Tennessee State University has three $1,500 scholarships available to first-semester freshman. The recipients of the awards must be graduating high school seniors, must declare Biology as their major and be entering MTSU for the Fall 2015 semester. Successful applicants will also need to demonstrate an interest in the life sciences and have career aspirations in a biological field. The scholarships will be awarded based on the students ACT scores, high-school GPA, and their responses on the attached application form. In order to apply, a student must have an ACT score of 25 or better and a high-school GPA of 3.5 or above. The deadline for application is May 1, 2015. Please note that in the future, these scholarship applications will have a fall deadline.

 

If you have questions, please contact Virginia McKnight at 615-898-2847 or virginia.mcknight@mtsu.edu with freshman scholarship in the subject line.

 


 

ETEAC Scholarship Announcement (Engineering)

Greetings from the East Tennessee Engineering Associations Council (ETEAC). Our organization would like to offer a scholarship opportunity to your outstanding seniors who have decided to pursue a degree in engineering. I invite you to take a few moments to read over the enclosed information regarding the ETEAC scholarship.

Enclosed are the following items:

  1. A letter to you detailing more information about ETEAC and this scholarship opportunity.
  2. A general announcement, suitable for posting.
  3. A list of instructions to scholarship applicants.
  4. A copy of the ETEAC Education Foundation Scholarship Application.

 

PLEASE NOTE: The application form can be copied.

The application deadline is March 31, 2015.

If you have interested students, please review the enclosed materials with them. Please contact me at msalvato@eastman.com to confirm receipt of these materials. I will be glad to answer any questions or supply further information or materials as needed. Thank you!

Regards,

Megan Salvato

Vice President and Scholarship Chair
East Tennessee Engineering Associations Council
P.O. Box 3916
Kingsport, TN 37664
msalvato@eastman.com

 


 

Sigma Phi Epsilon's Balanced Man Scholarship for incoming male seniors

Hey,

My name is Hunter Sutton and I am the scholarship chair for the Sigma Phi Epsilon chapter at East Tennessee State University. Attached is the application for the scholarship and also the letter to the guidance counselors. If you would please inform all senior males that are going to ETSU about this opportunity for them. We prefer each applicant to email me their applications at , but they can also mail it to 719 West Maple Street, here in Johnson City. We are currently in the process of making a flyer for you to place around your schools to promote this scholarship. Once I attain that, I will send it on to you. If you have any further questions please contact me through email or call me at (423)721-5516.

Much Appreciated,

Hunter Sutton

BMS School Letter

BMS Scholarship Application

 


 

Possible scholarship from the blood donation center, Blood Assurance. The students can find it by googling: Crystal Green Memorial Scholarship. It is for $1500. The deadline is March 31st.

 


 

Scholarship Opportunity from Regions Bank

http://info.regions.com/regions/14/bhm/?ProspectID=28CA4E7076784B3AA847A3EBB5A5B352

 


 

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

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Visit buickachievers.com for program details and the online application.

Deadline: February 27, 2015
5:00 p.m. EST


We encourage the following to apply:
High school seniors and current undergraduates
U.S. military veterans and their dependents
Those who plan to enroll full time at a four-year college or university in 2015-2016
Those who plan to major in a field focused on engineering, technology, design or business, with an interest in the automotive industry.

This is the final call for BUICK ACHIEVERS Scholarship Program applicants!
Dedicated, community-minded students may qualify for scholarships up to $25,000 a year. Don't miss this opportunity; tell students you know to apply now. The deadline for applications is approaching quickly, so don't wait!

 


 

"Believing In Home Ownership" Scholarship

$500 Scholarship Opportunity from the Bristol TN/VA Association of Realtors

See www.btvar.com for an application.

 


 

State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship - 2015 Information

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Do you know high school seniors planning to attend college, technical, or vocational school?

The State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship does not require a high GPA, but rather focuses on students who are leaders and volunteers in their communities and demonstrate financial need.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a 2015 graduating high school senior.
  • High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA between a 2.5 and 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Plan to enroll full-time for the 2015-16 academic year at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university or vocational-technical school.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen

https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/statefarmgoodneighborscholarship/

The deadline is March 2, 2015.

Tell your students to apply today for the State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship program!


Scholarship America
One Scholarship Way
Saint Peter, MN 56082

 


 

AXA Achievement Community Scholarship - Apply Now!

AXA Achievements Community Scholarship
Up to 375 winners nationwide
Scholarships of $2,500
Apply by: February 1, 2015
Only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted. APPLY EARLY!

$1.4 million available! Let your students know!
Attention high school seniors:
Are you active in your community?
Have you led a project that benefits others?
Have you overcome personal challenges?

Visit www.axa-achievement.com to learn more and apply online.
AXA Achievements is funded by the AXA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AXA US.

 


 

2015 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Applications Due Jan. 8

Time is running out for exceptional student leaders to apply for the 2015 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. Created to honor the legacy and character of President Ronald Reagan, this program annually rewards up to 20 college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with $10,000 renewable scholarships (up to $40,000 per recipient).


Like President Reagan, candidates use the formative experiences of their youth to lead, serve, and pursue a life of progress, both individually and for their communities. Help put promising young leaders in the running for this prestigious award by sharing this news with scholars who exemplify these characteristics inside and outside the classroom and encourage them to apply.

Applications for the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program will be accepted online until January 8, 2015. Additional information, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application are available online. You may also follow us on Facebook.

We look forward to honoring your young leaders next spring.

Erin Korsvall
Program Officer, GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

Applicants who have questions about the application process may contact the program's administrator, Scholarship Management Services, at ge-reagan@scholarshipamerica.org.

 


 

Link to Grissom Scholars Program

http://www.centre.edu/admission-aid/cost-aid/scholarships/grissom-scholars-program/

 


 

Information about the American Legion Oratorical Scholarship Contest

 


 

Follow link for Elks Scholarship info:

http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/

 


 

NEW ETSU Scholarships for Fall 2015!!!!!

ETSU Scholarship 1

ETSU Scholarship 2

 

 


 

AXA Achievement Scholarships Available

$1.4 million available! Let your students know!
Attention high school seniors:
Are you active in your community?
Have you led a project that benefits others?
Have you overcome personal challenges?

AXA Achievements Scholarship in association with U.S. News & World Report
A winner in every state, Washington, DC & Puerto Rico
Scholarships of $10,000 and $25,000
Only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted. APPLY EARLY!

AXA Achievements Community Scholarship
Up to 375 winners nationwide
Scholarships of $2,500
Only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted. APPLY EARLY!

Visit www.axa-achievement.com
to learn more and apply online.

AXA Achievements is funded by the AXA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AXA US.

 


 

MTSU Freshman Scholarship Information

Good afternoon! I hope your fall semester is going well!

Please review the following scholarship information, which you can pass on to your current juniors and seniors. I have also attached a copy of our 2015-2016 scholarship brochure booklet. You are welcome to distribute the file to interested students or to post it on your school website; I would be happy to mail copies of the booklet to you on request!

Your students may want to visit the checklist section of our freshman scholarship webpage, which includes helpful information about the steps to take during high school to qualify for as many scholarships as possible.

This Months News: (Click on a heading to jump to the applicable section.)

Academic Scholarships

Buchanan Fellowships

DREAM Scholarship

Foundation Scholarships

International Baccalaureate Scholarships

National Merit, Achievement, and Hispanic Scholarships

Update on Award Amounts

GPA Reminder

Dual Enrollment Grant Reminder

Honors College Open House

College Goal Tennessee

 

The Fall 2015 Academic Scholarship Deadline is Approaching!

Academic Scholarships at MTSU

Were pleased to announce an exciting update to our freshman academic scholarship requirements starting in Fall 2015: In an effort to recruit more high-achieving students, we will offer academic scholarships to students who have ACTs of 25 or higher (and are otherwise eligible, as noted below), with our highest academic scholarship requiring a 30 (compared to former requirements of 26 and 32, respectively):

Scholarship

Amount

ACT (SAT)

GPA

Chancellor

$5000

30 (1320)

3.5

Presidential

$4000

28 (1240)

3.5

Academic Service

$3000

26 (1170)

3.5

Provost

$2000

25 (1130)

3.5

 

Students who plan to enroll this summer or fall must meet our December 1 deadline in order to receive priority consideration for Fall 2015 academic scholarships. They must apply for admission by December 1 and submit all required documents to be considered for guaranteed academic scholarships of $2000 to $5000 per year. Students with an ACT of at least 25 (or 1130 SAT, without writing scores) and 3.5 GPA (typically through the Spring 2014 term) will be considered. For fall scholarships, we are able to accept test scores through the December ACT and SAT dates. We may be able to award scholarships based on later test scores, depending on available funding. Information about MTSU's academic scholarshipsi s available in the Academic Merit Scholarships section of our website.

 

(Have students coming to MTSU this spring? If they qualify for an academic scholarship, they should receive a scholarship award packet in the mail in early November!)

 

Academic Service Scholarship for Valedictorians & Salutatorians

Students with a class rank of 1 or 2 and an ACT of at least 22 (or 1020 SAT, without writing scores) by the February 15 deadline will be considered for an Academic Service Scholarship of $3000 per year. We may be able to award scholarships based on info which arrives after the deadline, depending on available funding. If you know that you will not be able to submit information on an eligible students rank before February 15 due to school or district policies, please let me know so that we can discuss options. Information about this scholarship is available in the Academic Merit Scholarships section of our website.

 

Buchanan Fellowship Program

December 1 is also the application deadline for the Buchanan Fellowship, a prestigious full-tuition award for incoming freshmen. Recipients will receive full tuition (up to 16 hours) plus $500 per semester, as well as consideration for study abroad scholarship funds and access to special resources and events. Students with a GPA of at least 3.5 and ACT of at least 29 (or 1280 SAT) may apply for consideration. Please note: Unlike other MTSU scholarships, the Buchanan Fellowship typically considers only ACT and SAT scores through the October test date. The scholarship is highly competitive; most recipients will have higher GPA and ACT than the minimum. Information and an application are available via the MTSU Honors College website.

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Other MTSU Scholarship Opportunities

Dream and Foundation Scholarships

Students who plan to enroll this summer or fall can also apply for competitive scholarships such as the DREAM Scholarship (our freshman diversity scholarship) and Foundation Scholarships, including the Centennial Scholarship and SouthEast Bank Scholarship (formerly called the Edscholar Scholarship). For more information, visit the DREAM and Foundation sections of our website; an online Consolidated Scholarship Application must be submitted between mid-December and February 15 via ScholarX.

 

International Baccalaureate Scholarship

The International Baccalaureate Scholarship is available to first-time freshmen who are expected to graduate from high school with an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma. This scholarship is $1000 per year for four years and can be stacked with another academic scholarship (other than the Buchanan Fellowship). Students must apply for admission and submit an International Baccalaureate Diploma Verification Form by February 15 to be considered. For more information about this scholarship and a link to the verification form, please visit the International Baccalaureate section of our website.

 

National Merit, Achievement, and Hispanic Scholarships

Our National Merit, National Achievement, and National Hispanic Scholarship programs recognize students who are selected as semi-finalists in the above programs based on their PSAT scores. Qualifying students will receive $6000 per year for 4 years. Students who believe they may be eligible should fax a copy of their semi-finalist notification letter to 615-494-7770; you or another school representative can also send an email to let me know of a students status.

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Future Transfer Scholarships for Promise Participants

Students who participate in the new Tennessee Promise program can look forward to transfer scholarship opportunities at MTSU after completing their associates degree at a Tennessee community college. Information about MTSU's transfer academic scholarships is available on our transfer scholarship webpage; it also includes a checklist which provides helpful information about the steps to take during the first and second year of community college, in order to qualify for as many transfer scholarships as possible.

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Lottery Scholarship Program

Update on Award Amounts

The state legislature has made some changes to the lottery award amounts, beginning with the Fall 2015 semester.

  • At a 4-year school such as MTSU, a Hope Scholarship recipient will receive $1750 per semester during the freshman and sophomore years (versus $2000 under the current rules). When the student reaches the junior level, he or she will then receive $2250 per semester.
  • At a 2-year school such as a community college, a Hope Scholarship recipient will receive $1500 per semester (versus $1000 under the current rules).

All listed award amounts are based on full-time enrollment; students attending part-time will receive 50% or 75% of the full-time amount, depending on the number of hours enrolled.

 

GPA Reminder

As you know, the state regulations regarding the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship state that a student must have either a 21 ACT or a 980 SAT (without writing scores) or a 3.0 cumulative high school GPA. The state specifically calls for the Uniform Grading Policy (UGP) GPA to be used for lottery purposes. Please note the following information:

  • The Uniform Grading Policy GPA uses an internal weighting process, adding 3 or 5 extra percentage points to the students overall grade for advanced courses. This may result in a students grade being one letter higher than it would without the internal weighting.
  • Many schools employ an external weighting formula which adds .5 or 1.0 extra quality points for advanced classes, resulting in a possible GPA of 5.0. This GPA is typically called a "weighted" GPA, and listed as such on the high school transcript.
  • TSAC refers to the UGP GPA as weighted on their brochure and their website, though the UGP GPA is typically lower than the GPA listed as "weighted" on most high school transcripts.
  • Our understanding is that many high schools list the UGP GPA on their transcript as unweighted, or don't list it on the transcript at all.
  • Since the state refers to a weighted GPA, many students and parents incorrectly assume that the weighted GPA on the transcript will be used to determine lottery eligibility. (And since the true weighted GPA is typically higher than the UGP GPA, students who believe they are eligible may not qualify!)

 

I encourage you to talk with your students and parents about this rule and make sure they understand which GPA will be used for lottery scholarship determinations.

 

Dual Enrollment Grant Reminder

Did you know that high school juniors and seniors can receive funding through the lottery scholarship program to pay a portion of the cost of dual-enrollment courses? For more information:

 

Please note that the Dual Enrollment Grants awarding formula will be changing in upcoming semesters. We are waiting for clarification from the state, but early information suggests that students will receive a higher award amount for the first two DEG awards and a lower amount for the second two. Keep an eye on TSACs webpage for updated info.

 

 

Upcoming Events

Honors College Open House

Students and their families are invited to an Open House at the MTSU Honors College on Presidents Day (Monday, February 16, 2015). The University Honors College at MTSU provides The University Honors College at MTSU provides an Ivy League experience for high-ability scholars, with small classes, dedicated faculty, unique curricular and extracurricular experiences, award-winning arts and literary magazine, an Honors credit for Study Abroad, Governors school, Advanced Placement and IB credits. High school students must have a 25 ACT and 3.5 GPA to be qualified.

 

College Goal Tennessee & FAFSA Timing

College Goal Tennessee is an opportunity for your students to receive free assistance with filing their FAFSA! Attendees at events across the state of Tennessee in early spring will receive assistance in establishing PIN numbers, estimating their tax info, and completing and submitting a FAFSA. Students who plan to attend a College Goal Tennessee event are encouraged to register online beginning on December 1, 2014.

 

For students who expect to have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of 0 on the FAFSA, we recommend that they file their 2015-2016 FAFSAs as soon after January 1 as possible. (Students who believe they might have financial need may want to use FAFSA4Caster to get a rough idea of what EFC they might have.) Students and parents can use estimated tax information such as 2013 tax returns and final 2014 pay stubs to file the FAFSA before they complete their 2014 tax returns. While students who file the FAFSA based on estimated info are more likely to be selected to have their FAFSAs verified, we believe the added inconvenience of verification is well worth the potential for an extra grant of $2000! Students who expect to have an EFC above 0 should file their FAFSAs no later than March 1, to qualify for need-based scholarships and other aid at MTSU.

 

Please note that students who expect to have an EFC of 0 should file their FAFSAs as soon after January 1 as possible, as noted above. If a College Goal Tennessee event is after mid-January, we recommend that such a student go ahead and file their FAFSA before the event. They may still want to attend the event after filing the FAFSA, though; there may be a workshop or presentation on financial which is helpful to them, and they may be able to receive assistance with making any necessary corrections or updates to the FAFSA.

 

Please let me know if you have any questions about MTSU scholarships, or if I can be of further assistance!

 

-Bonnie

 

(You have received this email because you previously expressed interest in receiving periodic emails with information about MTSU scholarships. If you do not wish to receive future emails, please let me know. Please feel free to forward this email to students, colleagues, and other interested parties. Counselors who wish to be added to the mailing list may contact me at bonnie.mccarty@mtsu.edu.)

 

The MT One Stop is now open and located in Room 210 of the Student Services & Admissions Center (SSAC). If you have additional questions about financial aid, registration, tuition and billing and transcripts, please contact your MT One Stop Enrollment Counselor or come by the MT One Stop.

 

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Bonnie A. McCarty

Assistant Director of Scholarships

Middle Tennessee State University

Financial Aid & Scholarship Office

Phone: 615-898-2111; Fax: 615-494-7770

Email: MTOneStop@mtsu.edu

Website: www.mtsu.edu/scholarships

Twitter: www.twitter.com/MTFinancialAid

 


 

University of Tennessee Scholarship Update

Greetings from Rocky Top!

In an effort to better serve you and your students, I am pleased to announce that the University of Tennessee has increased its investment in your best and brightest with a new institutional scholarship model, effective for all Fall 2015 entering students. The increased awards will be based on GPA and test score and do not require an essay. Please note, an essay component is still required for other programs and competitive awards for which your students may be applying.

The newly defined awards will be called Volunteer Scholarships.

Please note carefully the criteria below and feel free to share with your students. Eligibility is based on both a minimum 3.8 weighted UT core GPA and super-scored ACT or SAT scores in these ranges.

Minimum 3.8 weighted UT core GPA and . . .

Score Range

In-State

34-36 / 1490-1600

$8,000

30-33 / 1330-1480

$6,000

28-29 / 1250-1320

$3,000

Scholarship offer letters for these awards will soon be sent to students already admitted and many more who will be admitted. In addition, we will be promoting these great opportunities with a mailed postcard and an email to our prospects and applicants who have at least a 25 ACT. These will inform many of their scholarship potential and provide time for students to retest this fall should they choose. Upcoming ACT test dates are October 25 (will be considered for the November 1 deadline for competitive scholarships) and December 13. Upcoming SAT test dates are November 8 and December 6.

These important changes were made in part based on feedback from you, as well as students and families, who want to know, up front, the kind of scholarship support they will have when financing their UT education. And we want to reward students for the very hard work they are doing to prepare themselves for the next step in their education.

Deadlines:

  • November 1: Priority Deadline for Admission and Scholarships (including competitive awards)
  • December 1: Regular Deadline for Admission and Institutional Scholarships (including the new Volunteer Scholarship program)
  • December 31: Updated Test Scores can be submitted through Dec. 31 to increase award amounts. We will allow for all Fall test dates.
  • June 15: Updated transcripts and GPAs can be submitted to qualify for award amounts.

On a related topic students invited to UTs Volunteer Bridge program will have access to Tennessee Promise benefits (http://tennesseepromise.gov), but must apply for Tennessee Promise by the November 1 state deadline. Please encourage students with whom you are working, who might be a good fit for Bridge, to complete the state application process by November 1. Our Volunteer Bridge program is designed for students who fall below the academic profile of our incoming class, but whom we believe have great potential to add to our campus community. Vol Bridge students get to enjoy the UT residential first-year experience, while taking classes at Pellissippi State Community College. It is a wonderful pathway to a UT experience and education for students needing extra academic support to start their college careers.

Go VOLS!

Kari Alldredge
Assistant Dean & Director
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
320 Student Services Building
Knoxville, TN 37996
P: (865) 974-2184
F: (865) 974-1182
E: kalldre1@utk.edu

Jeff Gerkin
Assistant Dean & Director
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships
116 Student Services Building
Knoxville, TN 37996

 


 

UT Dallas Eugene McDermott Scholars receive one of the nation's most generous four-year undergraduate merit awards.

McDermott Scholars have:

  • Interned at Google, the U.S. Supreme Court, the White House, National Public Radio and the National Institutes of Health.
  • Gone on to pursue graduate studies at Harvard, Princeton, Yale, MIT, Stanford, Johns Hopkins, Cambridge and the Sorbonne.
  • Won Fulbright, Goldwater, National Science Foundation, Udall and Gates-Cambridge scholarships and fellowships.
  • Worked at Microsoft, Raytheon, Texas Instruments, the White House, the United Nations, NASA, the Cleveland Clinic and the Federal Reserve.

Do you know students who would be great candidates for the next class of McDermott Scholars?

Your students can apply for the class of 2015. Qualifications are online.

For more, contact the McDermott Scholars Program at 972-883-4610 or mcdermott@utdallas.edu.

 


 

Great scholarship update - MTSU

Greetings from your MTSU Admissions Counselor!

I hope this email finds you well and having a great school year! I wanted to share some important items with you regarding MTSU.

The biggest change that has occurred at MTSU is our guaranteed academic scholarship requirements. We have adjusted the ACT requirements in order to benefit students. I wanted to make sure you are aware of this as our website has only recently been updated. Students meeting the requirements for these scholarships simply need to complete their admissions application by December 1st, 2014. Specific requirements are at this link: http://www.mtsu.edu/financial-aid/scholarships/incoming-freshmen.php

MTSU will be hosting our annual True Blue Tour this year again in Knoxville and Johnson City! I have included those details at the bottom of the email. Our Preview Days this fall will take place on Saturday September 27th and Saturday November 1st. We also will be hosting several True Blue Experience Days on Friday this fall. More information can be obtained at www.mtsu.edu/RSVP . Please feel free to advertise this information on your websites, in newsletters, morning announcements, etc.

Each year we receive many inquiries about application fee waivers. The form can be downloaded from our website. Just a reminder that a student must meet both the academic requirement and the financial need requirement listed on the form.

Last fall we added a new program that we are extremely excited about here at MTSU! This program is Mechatronics Engineering-Click for more information. I believe this program would be of great interest to your students and particularly those involved in robotic organizations. Below is the official description of the program:

MTSUs new Mechatronics Engineering degree program is on the cutting edge of a fast-growing industry. Jobs are waiting for engineers to design and enhance robotics and automated systems. The design process of mechatronics combines mechanical, computer, and electrical engineering along with systems integration and technical project management. A surgical robot is a perfect example of a mechatronic system, performing precision mechanical work under sophisticated electronic and sensory control. Unlike traditional programs, MTSUs mechatronics has a systems approach, breaking the whole down into subsystems and then components, so that graduates can design products with a system in mind, not just one component. Rutherford County auto industry giants Bridgestone, with a mechatronics facility at its LaVergne education center, and Nissan are among worldwide and local partners in the program.

 


 

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.netor 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.

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 . 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 Wendys High School Heisman Award. 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

 


 

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

 


 

Dear Arts Teachers,
I hope the start of classes after the holiday break finds you well. Im 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_scholars/. Additionally, were 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

Milligans 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 applicants 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 applicants 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.

https://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.

Chancellors Scholarships:

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.

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

  • Holt Scholars

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

The scholarship, when combined with other federal, state, and institutional aid, will cover a students 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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

Application Deadline: Check website in October for 2013 application.

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

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

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

Academic Service Scholarship Program

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.

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.

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.

Your application is a letter of interest to the Director of Financial Aidalong 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.

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 .

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.

 

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

One-time Housing Stipend

Additional $1000 Housing stipend for all entering freshmen who live on-campus and receive the Chancellors or Provosts 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-

  • Incoming Freshman Guaranteed Academic Scholarships

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

>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.

>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.

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.

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

>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.

>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.

>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.

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.

  • DREAM Scholarship (Diversity Scholarship)

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

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

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.

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

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

>No weekly service obligation is required.

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

>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.

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.

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

No weekly service obligation is required.

  • Foundation Scholarships

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.

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

  • Army ROTC Scholarships

Awarded to ROTC program participants by the Military Science department.

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:

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
  • More Information: http://www.tntech.edu/scholarships/

 

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

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 students 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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

  • University Honors Scholars Program

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.

This special application is due on January 31 for admission the following fall. /honors/university_scholars/

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.

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

Digital Media and Animation.

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

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.

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

  • Honors-in-Discipline (HID) programs

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

of specific disciplines (not through the Scholarship Office.)

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: /honors/hid_scholars/

 

University of Virgina at Wise

Jefferson Scholars Foundation

 

  • 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

 

  • 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

  • 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

Boston University'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 510% of their class and demonstrate exceptional records of service and activity in their schools and communities.

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

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

  • www.engagefurman.com/scholarship
  • Many merit-based and departmental scholarships are available
  • Deadline for all scholarships are January 15

 

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.
  • Deans 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

 

  • 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

 

  • 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, Id Visit...

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

Deadline: see website.

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

 

Burger King Scholars Award

www.haveityourwayfoundation.org/bksp_scholarship_eligibility.html

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

 

KFCs Colonels 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 bachelors 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

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

 

Miss Tennessee and Miss Tennessee Teen USA Pageant

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

See website for current deadlines

  • Miss Tennessee USA Contestants
    • Must be at least 18 and under 27 years of age
    • 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 .
    • 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 students accomplishments and interests.

www.christianconnector.com

Provides free Christian College 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 Scholars 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

 

 

 

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

Sky link 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 qualifyfor 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.
  • 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

  • Guidelines can be found at http://www.safetyscholarsvideo.com/?/site/guidelines
    • Submit a video of 25-55 seconds on automobile safety
    • Have a drivers license
    • Ages 16-21
    • Full-time student in high school, college level, or trade school

 

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,
  • http://www.studentscholarships.org/helpjohnny.php

 

National Foundation for Women Legislators

Scholarship Value: $3,000

Awards Available: 7

  • http://www.womenlegislators.org/events/scholarship-program.php

 

Teen Travel Writing Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $1,000 (first place)

Awards Available: 3

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)

  • 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.

  • 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

 

John Montgomery Belk Scholarship

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

  • 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

  • School may nominate up to 3 athletes that have outstanding academic records, strong leadership in both sports and classroom, and students that impact players at the NCAA Division I level.

 

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
  • 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 at PACE institution
  • 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...


 

Digital Innovation Scholarship

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


 

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

- $10,000
Eligibility: 12th Graders, College Undergraduates, and Graduate Students.


 

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

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


 

Coca-Cola Scholars Program

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


 

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

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


 

DegreedUp.Org Cash Scholarship

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

No application fee *

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.comwww.supercollege.com

www.finaid.org www.essayedge.com

www.ncaa.org

http://www.naia.org

www.collegexpress.com

www.edsouth.org

www.fafsa.ed.gov

www.state.tn.us/tsac

http://www.tnpromise.gov

www.scholarships.com



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

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