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    SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION  
     
     
     
    Maryville College
    Maryville College has numerous academic scholarships available for first-year students. Students are considered for these scholarships after applying for admission. Competitive scholarships have their own separate deadlines and/or applications, with the earliest due by November 10, 2018. Visit https://www.maryvillecollege.edu/admissions/finaid/types-of-aid/scholarships-awards/first-year/ for more information.
     
    The Ronald Reagan Great Communicator Debate Series
    Any student, in grades 9-12, who is a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident who resides in the United States and is enrolled in an accredited U.S. high school, home school, or home study program, is eligible to compete in the Ronald Reagan Great Communicator Debate Series. Competitors who qualify for the National Championship receive an all-expenses paid trip to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Southern California. The three day trip will include a private tour of the library, dinner under the wings of Air Force One, and a chance to meet an extraordinary group of young leaders. See https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/great-communicator-debate-series/ for more information. 
     
    The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes
    Winners must have organized and led an extraordinary service activity which has clearly benefited other people or the planet we share. Winners each receive $10,000 to be applied to their higher education or to their service project. Application requirements and additional information can be found at http://barronprize.org/apply/. Applications must be completed and submitted online by the deadline of 5:00 p.m. MST on April 15, 2019. Eligibility requirements:
    • between the ages of 8 and 18 (not yet age 19)
    • permanent residents of and currently residing in the U.S.A. or Canada
    • currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months
    • working as an individual to lead their service work. The Barron Prize does not accept applications from large groups of young people.
     
    Marcus Lopez-Sharp Scholarship
    This scholarship is for a senior who enrolls in a technical school, trade school, college, or university. The amount is $500. An application can be picked up in the Counseling Office. Deadline: April 18, 2019.
     
    Stefanie Tucker Porter Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to female graduating seniors at Gibbs High School. There will be one scholarship awarded for $1,000 in honor of Stefanie Tucker Porter. Must be a female athlete in softball, volleyball, or basketball, and have a minimum 3.5 GPA. An application can be picked up in the Counseling Office. Deadline: April 18, 2019.
     
    Student-View Scholarship Program
    The 2019 Student-View Scholarship Program is offering $11,000 in scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college, or career school. There is no minimum SAT/ACT score or GPA, and no essay is required. The scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications. Visit www.student-view.com to apply. Deadline: April 22, 2019.
     
    Tommy Everette Memorial Scholarship
    This $500 scholarship is open to graduating seniors at Gibbs High School. An application can be picked up in the Counseling Office. Deadline: April 26, 2019.
     
    Regions Bank - Shepherd Scholarship Foundation
    The Shepherd Scholarship Foundation is offering a scholarship to students in the top 10% of their graduating class. Click on this link that will take you to a logon page. Create an account and follow the instructions. The Access Code is: "shepherd15". The deadline to submit your application is May 1, 2019.
     
    SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes
    Starting September 10, 2018, high school seniors or college undergraduates (no GPA or financial need requirement) can enter online once during each entry period. Two $500 scholarship winners will be randomly chosen every two weeks beginning on or about October 29, 2018, until May 13, 2019. 30 total winners will be chosen at random during this time period.
    Sweepstakes Details:
    • Free to enter — eligibility is not based on GPA or financial need
    • Entrants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, 13 years of age or older, and have a permanent residence in one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia (D.C.)
    • Eligible colleges: U.S. Department of Education Title IV eligible, two- or four-year public or private college or university located in one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia (D.C.)
    • Scholarship check will be payable to the winner's college of attendance
    More information can be found on their website at https://offtocollegesweepstakes.suntrust.com/.
     
    Middle TN Network Association MTSU Alumni Scholarship
    The Middle TN Network Association Is offering a $500 one-time scholarship for future MTSU students. Students must submit a transcript and photo with the application packet. Applications are available in the Counseling Office. The deadline to apply is May 17, 2019.
     
    Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship
    The Balanced Man Scholarship is awarded to awarded to high school senior men who will be attending The University of Tennessee Knoxville in the fall and who exhibit academic excellence, demonstrate leadership skills, and commit to health and well‐being. Applicants are under no obligation to join Sigma Phi Epsilon or any other fraternity at UT. Application is located online at https://www.tnalpha.com/balanced-man-scholarship. The deadline to apply is midnight on June 14, 2019.
     
    The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship
    The Recovery Village is offering a $1,000 scholarship to students pursuing a medical-related course of study. Areas of study that will be considered include, but are not limited to, counseling, social work, emergency medicine, pre-med, nursing, psychology (with a focus on addiction counseling or a substance-abuse related field). To enter to win, simply submit a short essay (no more than 500 words) describing why you are passionate about substance use disorder and mental health treatment. Essays can be in the form of a personal narrative with a medical perspective or focus specifically on clinical experience. Visit https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/scholarships/ for more information. The deadline to apply is June 30, 2019.
     
    MG Law Office
    MG Law Office is offering a scholarship opportunity for students. The scholarship is available for high school seniors as well as any student pursuing a higher education with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Students must create a 45-60 second video advertisement on the dangers of drunk driving. The winning ad will be selected based on quality, usability, effectiveness, creativity, and helpfulness to warn people about the dangers of drunk driving. The scholarship is worth $1,000. See https://www.mg4law.com/nationwide-scholarship/ for more details. The scholarship must be submitted in full by July 1, 2019.
     
    Reedsy Creative Writing Scholarship
    Awarded twice a year, successful candidates will receive $1,000 towards educational expenses and be eligible for further sponsorship from Reedsy while they develop as a writer. To be eligible for the Reedsy Creative Writing Scholarship, applicants must be United States, Canada, or Australia Citizens or Permanent Residents, and accepted to, or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program within the United States, Canada, or Australia. Your application must include the first chapter (1,500 to 7,500 words) of an original novel you are currently writing, or have written, but not yet published. All applications must be submitted by email to scholarship@reedsy.com and include the following: your name, address and contact number; the name of the college or university you are attending or planning to attend; your sample chapter attached to the email in .doc or .docx format with a written introduction. Google Doc links and PDFs will not be accepted.
    Five finalists will be selected from each application pool. To be considered for the Spring semester scholarship, applications must be received by February 21, 2019. September 21, 2019 is the deadline for the Fall semester scholarship. Visit https://blog.reedsy.com/scholarship/ for more information.
     
    Pellissippi State Community College
    Pellissippi offers numerous scholarships for their students. Visit http://www.pstcc.edu/financial_aid/scholarships.php for more information.
     
    Roane State Community College
    Roane State offers numerous scholarships for their students. Visit https://www.roanestate.edu/?5363-Scholarships and https://www.roanestate.edu/?472-Foundation-Scholarships for more information.
     
    DoSomething.org Scholarships
    Are you between the ages of 13 and 25? Want to do good AND enter to win a college scholarship? Then apply for a DoSomething.org college scholarship. No essays, no GPA requirements, no recommendations, no applications. You can enter for multiple scholarships right now. The first deadline is August 31, 2018. (Psst...no need to wait until you're ready for college -- they'll hold on to your award until then!).
     
    Army ROTC Scholarships
    The Four-Year High School Scholarship is for high school students planning on attending a four-year college program.
    Requirements:
    • Be a U.S. citizen
    • Be between the ages of 17 and 26
    • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50
    • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
    • Score a minimum of 1000 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores)
    • Meet physical standards
    • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard
     Your Commitment:
    • An eight-year service commitment with the Army
    • Serve full time in the Army for four years and four years with the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR)
    • Selected Cadets may choose to serve part time in the Army Reserve or Army National Guard while pursuing a civilian career
     
     
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