Current Available ETSU Scholarships

If you would like to see all the scholarships currently available through the ETSU Scholarship Office please feel free to browse this list below.

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J.C. Kensinger Memorial ScholarshipFor residents of Hawkins County, TN, who graduated from a high school in Hawkins County. For entering freshmen, currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students. A GPA of 3.0 is required. The deadline is March 1.
Aubrey Hunter Jobe Memorial ScholarshipIn memory of Aubrey Hunter Jobe, established by his family and friends. For entering Freshmen who are graduates of Northside High School, Roanoke County, VA. Selection is based on leadership, participation in school activities, and academics. The deadline is March 1.
Ben and Jeanne Greene Family ScholarshipIn memory of the Greene's son, Benny. For undergraduate and graduate students from Blount County, TN. A 2.8 GPA is required. Financial need is considered. The deadline is March 1.
Boyd S. Ray Memorial ScholarshipScholarship for both undergraduate and graduate students who graduated from Johnson County (TN) High School. Minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.
Buford and Mary Jane Goldstein EndowmentFor undergraduate students with a minimum high school or college GPA of 2.5. Demonstrated financial need is required.
Christina Clarke Memorial ScholarshipFor undergraduate students who are residents of Unicoi County, TN and who are graduates of Unicoi County High School. Minimum GPA of 2.8 is required. Applicants must demonstrate their ability and commitment toward completing and graduating with an undergraduate degree.
Dr. Burgin E. and Nell Jennings Dossett ScholarshipFor undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicants should demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to TN residents.
Earl Bolling EndowmentFor first-time freshmen who graduated from a high school in Elizabethton, TN or Carter County, TN. Recipients will be required to provide a letter of recommendation from their high school principal. Applicants must have at least a 3.5 high school GPA and a 25 ACT/1200 SAT.
Edna Harrison ScholarshipFor both undergraduate and graduate students with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicants should demonstrate good character and promise for future career and professional achievement.
Elizabethton Rotary Club ScholarshipFor undergraduate students who are Carter County, TN residents and who attended an Elizabethton or Carter County high school for at least two years. Applicants should have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Financial need will be a consideration.
ETSU Family EndowmentFor undergraduate students who are dependents of full-time, permanent ETSU employees. Financial need will be considered.
George H. Garrett Memorial ScholarshipFor first-time freshmen from the Tri-Cities area. Documented financial need is required. Applicants should demonstrate ability, character and scholastic performance.
George S. Brown Memorial ScholarshipFor undergraduate students who graduated from a high school located in Carter County. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Documented financial need is also required.
Giles W. Morrill Memorial ScholarshipFor undergraduate students who are residents of Unicoi County. Preference will be given to residents of Flag Pond, Rocky Ford, Shallow Ford and the south end of Sandy Bottom up to Sam's Gap. Applicants must demonstrated financial need. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.
Faculty ScholarshipThis scholarship is available to TN and border county residents who are first time freshmen, have an ACT score of 25 (or an SAT score of 1200 on the Math and Critical Reading sections only), and a high school GPA of at least 3.5. Eligibility for the scholarship is based on 6th semester high school GPA and ACT/SAT scores earned.
Bill and Lynne Stamm Kovach EndowmentFor deserving and needy undergraduate students. Must demonstrate potential for academic success and have documented financial need. Incoming freshmen must have minimum 2.5 GPA and 24 ACT or 1160 SAT; currently enrolled students must have 3.0 GPA. The deadline is March 1.
Challenge 2000 Manahan ScholarshipAwarded to entering freshmen. Minimum GPA of 3.5 and minimum ACT of 25 (or SAT score of 1200 on math and critical reading sections only). Evidence of leadership, participation in extra-curricular activities or community service will also be considered.
Charles and Martha Montgomery EndowmentThe Charles and Martha Montgomery Scholarship Endowment is awarded to full-time undergraduate or graduate students with a 2.7 minimum GPA. Preference is given to students from Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, Western North Carolina, and Eastern Kentucky. Financial need is considered. The deadline is March 1.
Deans Academic Performance ScholarshipThe Dean's Scholarship is available to residents from TN and border county residents who are first time freshmen and have a minimum ACT of 26 (or minimum SAT score of 1170 on the Math and Critical Reading sections only) and at least a 3.5 high school GPA. YOU MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETE APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION BY March 1 INCLUDING YOUR APPLICATION, APPLICATION FEE, HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT, AND ACT/SAT SCORES. Eligibility for the scholarship is based on 6th semester high school GPA and ACT/SAT scores earned as of the March 1 deadline. Recipients are required to perform 75 service hours each semester in return for the scholarship.
Diversity ScholarshipFor entering undergraduate students who are members of an underrepresented population. Consideration will be given to academic standing or potential for academic success, along with ACT/SAT and GPA. The deadline is March 1.
Dr. Eduarado Zayas-Bazan EndowmentFor students majoring or minoring in Spanish who are participating in a summer or semester study program in a Spanish speaking country. Applications should be submitted to the ETSU Scholarship Office.
Dr. Richard A. & Lois A. Manahan Family ScholarshipThe purpose of this award is to provide scholarship assistance to Science Hill High School graduates. The endowment is established to honor Science Hill High School graduates, Jennifer Manahan Crigger (Class of 1984) and Eric Richard Manahan (Class of 1987).
Dr. S. Martin Bronson Memorial Carter County ScholarshipThe Dr. S. Martin Bronson Memorial Carter County Scholarship provides assistance to undergraduate students who are graduates of public high schools situated in Carter County, TN and who are also dependents of teachers in the public schools located in Carter County, TN. Documented financial need will also be considered.
Dr. Sam W. and Carolee P. McKinstry EndowmentThis scholarship was established to provide assistance to deserving students who are preparing as undergraduate students at ETSU to attend and graduate from an ABA-accredited law school after completion of the undergraduate degree at ETSU.
Eddie Williams, Jr. Memorial Rural Health EndowmentRising juniors and seniors with an interest in rural health issues may apply for this scholarship. A 500-word essay describing the applicant's interest in rural health issues will be required and should be submitted to the scholarship office in addition to the online application. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA, demonstrate financial need, and be a resident of Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, or Western North Carolina. Recipients will be required to make at least one public presentation about their work/interest in rural health while receiving this scholarship. The deadline is March 1.
Esther Elizabeth Whitaker Carder ScholarshipFor undergraduate students with a minimum gpa of 3.0. Applicants must be a resident of one of the following counties: Sullivan, Carter, Greene, Hamblen, Hawkins, Johnson, Unicoi, Washington in TN; Lee, Scott, Washington in VA. Application deadline is March 1.
ETSU Blue and GoldETSU Blue and Gold is a competitive award of $1000 for the freshmen year. It is renewable as long as the recipient remains eligible for a Lottery (Hope) Scholarship. Recipients are not eligible for any other ETSU Scholarship. The Grant is available to students who exhibit some, but not great, financial need.
ETSU Retirees Association ScholarshipFor entering freshmen or transfer students. Freshmen applicants must have a minimum 3.2 GPA and a composite score of at least 26 on the ACT (or 1240 SAT). Transfer applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must demonstrate leadership skills and potential for future success. Financial need is considered. The deadline is March 1.
First Tennessee Bank ScholarshipFor employee's dependents of First Tennessee (Horizon) Bank. High school students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and 21 ACT or 1060 SAT. The deadline is March 1.
Greene County/Greeneville EndowmentAwarded to rising juniors or seniors with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicants must be residents of Greene County and preference will be given to students who are enrolled in, or have completed previous coursework at the ETSU Greeneville Center. Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need. The deadline is March 1.
Harry O. Fine EndowmentFor entering freshmen who are Elizabethton High School graduates. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and have participated in interscholastic athletics for at least three years or been a cheerleader for two years. Financial need is considered. The deadline is March 1.
Heritage Federal EndowmentAwarded to undergraduate and graduate students. A 2.5 GPA is required. The priorities in awarding the scholarship will be to students who reside in the Tri-Cities area who are enrolled in the College of Business and Technology.
Holston Ruritan Club ScholarshipThis scholarship is for entering freshmen who are of good moral character, achievement and integrity. First priority will be given to dependents or grandchildren of members in good standing with the Holston Ruritan Club. Second priority will be given to students who attended Holston Middle School. Third priority will be given to graduates of Sullivan Central High School. The deadline is March 1.
Jack and Sally Church ScholarshipThis scholarship is for undergraduate students in good academic standing and of good moral character. Demonstrated financial need is required. Preference will be given to students from Carter and Johnson counties. The deadline is March 1.
James E. Broach ScholarshipAwarded to Tennessee residents enrolled full time in a bachelor's degree program. Applicants must apply for federal financial aid programs, have unmet need, qualify for student loans, and not receive any federal or state grant. A minimum 3.5 high school GPA and a minimum 26 ACT (or 1240 SAT) is required for entering freshman applicants. Enrolled students must have a minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA. Applicants for renewal must have a minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA. The deadline is March 1.
Artazn ScholarshipPreference will be given to Greene County High School graduates and Greene county residents who are employees of, or dependents of an employee of Artazn Products with at least one year of service. Candidates must have at least a 3.2 GPA and demonstrated financial need. Recipients must be enrolled full-time. The deadline is March 1.
John Richard Diehl, Jr. EndowmentAwarded to students with demonstrated financial need from Holston Home for Children, David Crockett High School, and any other Washington County high school. Applicants must have a 2.0 GPA and a strong desire to complete their education. The deadline is March 1.
Johnson City Lions Club MemorialFor disabled students, primarily those with a vision or hearing disability, or a junior, senior, or a graduate student preparing for a career working with the disabled. Recipient must have documented financial need. The deadline is March 1.
Johnson City Medical Center ScholarshipFor undergraduate students who have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicants must be a dependent of a physician who currently holds privileges to practice medicine at JCMC, an allied health professional including but not limited to physician's assitants, nurses, etc., or any other staff or employees employed by MSHA at JCMC.
Jonnie Melissa Graybeal Memorial ScholarshipFor juniors or seniors in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program. Students must be full-time and have earned a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The award will be made to the student with the highest demonstrated financial need. The deadline is March 1.
Lyle Family Re-Entry ScholarshipApplicants must be undergraduate students with at least 24 credit hours and at least a 2.5 GPA. Demonstrated financial need is required. Must be a resident of Carter, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi or Washington Counties in Tennessee. Applicants should have significant family care-taking responsibilities or work-related responsibilities to support his or her family and be re-entering the higher education process in order to complete an undergraduate degree.
Margaret Campbell Flanary EndowmentEstablished in 1974 by an endowment from the estate of Mrs. Flanary. For deserving students from Sullivan and Washington Counties, TN. Demonstrated financial need is required. The deadline is March 1.
Provost Academic Performance ScholarshipThe Provost Scholarship is available to TN residents and border county residents who are first time freshmen and have a minimum ACT of 27 (or minimum SAT score of 1280 on the Math and Critical Reading sections only) and at least a 3.5 high school GPA. YOU MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETE APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION BY March 1 INCLUDING YOUR APPLICATION, APPLICATION FEE, HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT, ACT/SAT SCORES. Eligibility for the scholarship is based on 6th semester high school GPA and ACT/SAT scores earned as of the March 1 deadline. Recipients are required to perform 75 service hours each semester in return for the scholarship.
Presidential Academic Performance ScholarshipThe Presidential Scholarship is available to TN residents and border county residents who are first time freshmen and have a minimum ACT of 30 (or minimum SAT score of 1390 on the Math and Critical Reading sections only) and at least a 3.9 high school GPA. YOU MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETE APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION BY MARCH 1 INCLUDING YOUR APPLICATION, APPLICATION FEE, HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT, ACT/SAT SCORES. Eligibility for the scholarship is based on 6th semester high school GPA and ACT/SAT scores earned as of the March 1 deadline. Recipients are required to perform 75 service hours each semester in return for the scholarship.
Faculty Academic Performance ScholarshipThis scholarship is available to TN and border county residents who are first time freshmen, have an ACT score of 22 - 24 (or an SAT score of 1100-1190) on the Math and Critical Reading sections only), and a high school GPA of 4.0.
Wiley and Clara Arnold Estep Memorial ScholarshipFor first semester juniors who are graduates of a Johnson County, TN or a Carter County, TN, public high school. Selection is based primarily on financial need.
Transfer Academic Performance ScholarshipFor entering transfer students for the fall semester of each year. (Students who enter ETSU during spring or summer terms will be considered as new transfer students for APS purposes for the following fall term.) Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. Minimum qualifications for consideration include a transfer GPA of at least 3.5 GPA (4.0 scale) and 24 transferable hours. May 15 deadline.
Tommy Deakins ScholarshipAwarded to undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need and a minimum 2.5 high school or college GPA. First priority is given to graduates of Sullivan North High School. Residents of Holston Methodist Home at the time of high school graduation have second priority.
Theresa K. and Anthony Lee ScholarshipFor undergraduates from East Tennessee or Southern West Virginia who are pursuing a major or minor in Political Science or History. Must demonstrate financial need.
Tetrick-Oakley ScholarshipEstablished by Heritage Family Funeral Homes with priority to dependents of employees of Tetrick-Oakley Funeral Homes and residents of their service areas. A minimum GPA of 2.8 is required and financial need is considered. The deadline is March 1.
Street Family ScholarshipFor entering freshmen and transfer students from the Southwest Virginia counties of Buchanan, Dickenson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Washington, and Wise. Based on financial need and academic ability. The deadline is March 1.
Scotty SnyderFor spouses or dependent children of full-time permanent, retired, or deceased employees of East Tennessee State University. Financial need is considered. The deadline is March 1.
Scott Sullivan Disabilities Services ScholarshipThe Scott Sullivan Scholarship for Disability Services is intended to provide scholarship assistance to deserving, disabled students enrolled at ETSU. Applicants must be undergraduate students who have a disability documented through the Office of Disability Services at ETSU. Documented financial need is also required.
Roy T. Campbell Family ScholarshipFor undergraduate students from Cocke County, TN, with a minimum 2.5 overall GPA. Applicants must be a graduate of a high school located in Cocke County. Financial need is considered. The deadline is March 1.
North American Rayon CorporationPriority will be given to students living in Carter County, TN. Students must have a 2.8 GPA and have demonstrated financial need. The deadline is March 1.
Non-traditional Student ScholarshipThis scholarship is for students other than typical freshmen entering college directly from high school and who are a minimum of age 21. Students should be upgrading career skills on a part-time or full-time basis. Demonstrated financial need is required. The deadline is March 1.
Ralph and Cornelia Clarke Memorial Non-TraditionalThis scholarship is for a non-traditional student who is late in beginning college or who is returning to or enrolling at ETSU to complete a degree. The student must show demonstrated financial need as will as demonstrated ability and commitment to complete an undergraduate degree. The deadline is March 1.
Nancy Vaughn Williams ScholarshipThis scholarship is available for incoming freshmen or currently enrolled undergraduate students with a 2.8 GPA minimum and demonstrated financial need. The deadline is March 1.
Mountain City Rotary Club ScholarshipFor graduates of Johnson County High School (with at least two years of attendance at the school) with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applicants must demonstrate potential for successfully completing college and having a successful career. The deadline is March 1.
Minifibers, Inc. ScholarshipApplicants must be residents of Southwest Virginia or Northeast Tennessee with a minimum high school or college GPA of 2.5 and plans and potential for graduating from ETSU. The deadline is March 1.
Math and Science Scholars AwardThis scholarship is designed to recognize good students and to encourage commitment to the fields of math and science education. In return for the scholarship, recipients must commit to 75 hours of service each semester. Recipients will serve as tutors for math and science classes in the Center for Academic Achievement. If interested, contact the Scholarship Office directly. Additional information is needed for your application. 439-7095
Martin and Louise Smith ScholarshipThis endowment was established to support students working to achieve their degree while coping with physical challenges. Students must be undergraduate students (full-time or part-time) and have documented financial need. They must have a physical challenge documented through the Office of Disability Services at ETSU.
Kathleen Ikenberry Memorial ScholarshipFor undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to students who are active in the ETSU ROTC program or who participate as student athletes in intercollegiate sports with a priority to ETSU cheerleaders.
Eddie J. Miller and William "Bill" J. Olwell ScholarshipFor graduates of Hampton High School with demonstrated financial need. Minimum GPA of 2.5 for incoming freshmen and minimum GPA of 3.0 for currently enrolled undergraduate students.
James H. Quillen Scholarship for FreshmenA scholarship established by the late Congressman James H. ("Jimmy") Quillen to provide financial assistance to deserving undergraduate and graduate students. Incoming freshman applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and a minimum ACT score of 19 (or 980 SAT). Preference will be given to applicants from the following counties in Tennessee: Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Sevier, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington. Students must have documented financial need. Applicants must demonstrate achievement in one or more of these areas: scholastic endeavors, school and community leadership, volunteer services and activities, other extracurricular activities or work experience.
James H. Quillen Scholarship for Undergraduate StudentsA scholarship established by the late Congressman James H. ("Jimmy") Quillen to provide financial assistance to deserving undergraduate students. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Preference will be given to applicants from the following counties in Tennessee: Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Sevier, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington. Students must have documented financial need. Applicants must demonstrate achievement in one or more of these areas: scholastic endeavors, school and community leadership, volunteer services and activities, other extracurricular activities or work experience.
James H. Quillen Scholarship for Graduate StudentsA scholarship established by the late Congressman James H. ("Jimmy") Quillen to provide financial assistance to deserving graduate students. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Preference will be given to applicants from the following counties in Tennessee: Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Sevier, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington. Students must have documented financial need. Applicants must demonstrate achievement in one or more of these areas: scholastic endeavors, school and community leadership, volunteer services and activities, other extracurricular activities or work experience.
Volunteer State Student Assistance ScholarhipAwarded to first-time freshmen, Tennnessee residents with documented financial need. Applicants must have minimum high school GPA of 3.25 and minimum ACT score of 25 (1200 SAT on Math and Critical Reading sections only). Other considerations are applicant's involvement in community service and leadership activities.
George L. Carter Scholarship for Graduate StudentsThe George L. Carter Scholarship is a competitive scholarship for out-of-state students from approved counties within 250 miles of ETSU. The scholarship award is $14,000 per year for students enrolled in 12 hours of credit. The amount is prorated for students enrolled in 11 hours or less. Eligible students are automatically considered for the scholarship upon admission. No application is necessary. Students who are participating in another program that covers out-of-state tuition (including but not limited to: Academic Common Market, Buc Hero, Creative Arts Scholarships, Sidney L. Gilbreath Scholarship, Midway Honors, or Honors-In-Discipline Program) are not eligible.
Sidney G. Gilbreath Scholarship for Graduate StudentsFor first-time, out-of-state graduate students who live outside the 250 mile radius of ETSU. Full-time and part-time students are eligible. The scholarship award is $11,000 per year for students enrolled in 12 hours of credit. The amount is prorated for students enrolled in 11 hours or less. Priority will be given to students who have been admitted by May 1 for fall term; September 1 for the spring term; and March 1 for the summer term. Students must complete a separate scholarship application available on the Graduate Studies web page. Students who are participating in another program which assists with out-of-state tuition (including, but not limited to: Academic Common Market, Creative Arts Scholarships, George L. Carter Scholarship, Buc Hero Scholarship or the E-rate) are not eligible.
Duncan Street ScholarshipIn memory of Duncan I. Street, former Market President of Carter County Bank. To provide scholarship assistance to deserving undergraduate students who are graduates of Cloudland High School, Roan Mountain, TN. The deadline is March 1.
InspireScholarship for new freshmen who are Tennessee residents and who qualify for the Aspire portion of the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship Program. The scholarship award is the cost of a room in the Inspire Living and Learning Community in Clement Hall.
Public Service Corps ScholarshipScholarship is for in-coming out-of-state freshmen who demonstrate a commitment to public service. Recipients will contribute 40 hours of community service (primarily in the Governor's Birth to Books Foundation) each semester in return for the scholarship. Scholarship award is in the amount of out-of-state tuition, leaving recipients to pay only in-state tuition/fees. Students participating in another program that covers out-of-state tuition (including but not limited to: Academic Common Market, Border-County status, Buc Hero, Creative Arts Scholarships, George L. Carter Scholarship, University Honors, Fine and Performing Arts or Honors-In-Discipline Program) are not eligible.
John C. Davis & Patricia Robertson Scholarship for Diversity EducatorsETSU students who serve as Diversity Educators will be considered. Qualified applicants will be required to submit an essay addressing why they find diversity education on the ETSU campus to be important and how they will apply their experiences as diversity educators throughout their lives as social justice advocates
Edde Family ScholarshipTo provide scholarship assistance to deserving students from Grainger County, TN
Paynter-Knechtel Memorial ScholarshipFor deserving students who graduate from ETSU University School.
Minnie Morgan Bryson ScholarshipTo provide scholarship assistance to deserving students who graduated from a public high school in Bradley or Polk County, TN. Entering freshmen, transfer students, currently enrolled students and non-traditional students are eligible to be considered. Preference given to first generation college students.
Stanley R. Bunn Memorial ScholarshipEstablished in memory of Stanley Bunn to provide financial assistance to students with financial need that would otherwise prevent them from attending ETSU. Applicants should demonstrate achievement in school or community leadership.
John R. CunninghamThis scholarship was established in memory of John R. Cunningham to assist graduates from a Johnson County, TN high school with a first preference to incoming freshmen with a declared major in Criminal Justice, second preference to a student with a major in the College of Arts and Sciences. The award is not renewable.
Re-Entry ScholarshipRe-Entry Scholarship
Sheela V Sakhare ScholarshipFor Freshman, Transfer Students, and Current Undergraduates with Financial Need.
Unicoi County Alumni Scholarship1st Time Freshmen that attended a Unicoi County High School. Must present a financial need.
Lathan Allen Leonard & Phillip Earl Wilson ScholarshipScholarship for both current students and incoming freshmen with minimum 3.0 GPA and documented financial need. Priority given to 1st generation college student and those who have participated in an Upward Bound program.
Jennifer BarberTo honor the memory of Jennifer Barber. 1st generation current and new students with documented financial need.
Lawrence & Chouree Counts ScholarshipEntering freshmen with documented financial need.
Scott C. Dulebohn, MD ScholarshipCurrent undergraduates, graduates, 1st time freshmen, transfers, and second degree students. Students must be in one of the Academic Health Sciences college.