• SCHOLARSHIPS:

     

    Beta Theta Boule Foundation Scholarship: 

    This scholarship is offered to underrepresented Knoxville Area racial minority graduating seniors to attend college/university for the Fall semester of the 2020-2021 academic year. 

    Applications are available in the counseling office. 

    Deadline to apply is Friday, April 17, 2020. 

     

    Class of 2020 Golden Eagle Scholarship: 

    Eligibility Requirements: 

    • Be a 2019-2020 high school senior of Latino descent who will be graduating from the following TN counties: Anderson, Blount, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox Louden, Roane, Sevier or Union. 
    • Have an unweighted GPA of 2.75 or better on a 4.0 scale
    • Submit an unofficial trnascript to LatinoCRF@gmail.com
    • Submit one letter of recommendation to LatinoCRF@gmail.com
    • Submit the application online at https://bit.ly/2PCYEvA
    • Submit all application materials by March 31, 2020

     

    Mascot Lodge #738 Scholarship: 

    Deadline to apply  April 6, 2020
    Pick up applications in the counseling office. 

     

    National Bird Dog Museum Scholarship

    National Bird Dog Museum’s Annual Scholarship Essay Contest for 2020 is approaching. The deadline each year is April 15th. This contest is open to any and all students who reside or attend school in the states of Arkansas, Mississippi, and/or Tennessee who are seniors in high school. If a student does not reside or attend school within one of these three states, he/she must have some form of affiliation with either Ames Plantation or the National Bird Dog Museum.

    Requirements of this contest include but are not limited to:

    1.       All essays must be 900-1,000 words in length,

    2.       Be written on a topic of the student’s choosing within the provided categories of conservation and wildlife or sporting dogs and field trials,

    3.       Must be submitted or postmarked no later than the contest deadline of April 15th, 2020.

    The National Bird Dog Museum withholds the right to disqualify any and all essays that do not adhere to these requirements.

    There will be three one-time scholarships awarded. First place will receive $2,000, second place $1,500, and third place $1,000, each payable to an accredited college, university, or other bona fide institution of his or her choice, upon receipt of proof of registration/enrollment at said institution.

    Attached below is a PDF of the rules and guidelines. If you have any questions, please email me at birddoglibrary@gmail.com or call us at 731-764-6168. We look forward to your/your students’ entries.

     

     

    Jared Jeffery Davis Scholarship

    The Jared J Davis Scholarship has been created to help one student defray the high cost of university tuition.

    Jared believes that everyone who seeks high education should be able to do so. The Jared Davis Scholarship is the result of his commitment.

    So, we want to invite your College/University students for this scholarship program.

    Scholarship Details :

    URL: http://jaredjeffreydavisscholarship.com/
    Email address: jareddavisscholarship@gmail.com
    Award Amount: $1000
    Submission Deadline:  August 1, 2020

    More information about the scholarship is available on the above link. 

     

     

     

    Partners in Education (Barney Thompson Scholarship)

    The Partners in Education Scholarship (formally the Barney Thompson Scholarship) application is now available in the counseling office. This scholarship is now $1000 up from $500 and will given to one student from each of our 16 high schools. Deadline to apply is March 27, 2020!!!

     

     

     

    Andy Wilson

    This scholarship is open to graduating seniors from Carter High School that participate in athletics and has a minimum GPA of 3.0. Deadline to apply is Wednesday, April 1, 2020. 

    Scholarship applications are avialable in the couneling office. 

     

     

    NorthSide Kiwanis/ Andy Hutson Service Award: 

    Applications available in the counseling office. 

    Deadline to Apply: March 31, 2020

     

     

    Optimist Club of Knoxville: 

    Applications available in the counseling office. 

    Deadline to apply:  April 15, 2020 

     

     

    East Tennessee Region Antique Automobile Club of America: 

    $1,000 Automotive Technology Scholarship for students interested in pursuing a career in automotive technology. Applications are availabe in the counseling office or here

     

     

    Arconic Foundation Sons and Daughters Scholarship Program

    The criteria for this program and application can be found here.

     

     

    Rotary Club of Knoxville: 

    Applications are now available in the counseling office or online here. 

     

     

    2019 - 2020 JUNIOR LEAGUE OF KNOXVILLE SCHOLARSHIP applications are available in the counseling office. 

    Junior League of Knoxville scholarships are available to any female high school senior seeking to pursue an undergraduate degree at an institution of higher learning and is intended to provide financial assistance for college. Scholarships are awarded up to $2,000. Applications are due by March 7, 2020. 

     

     

    East Tennessee Foundation Scholarships including the Brandy Maples

    East Tennessee Foundation (ETF) is happy to announce that ETF 2020 Scholarship Applications are NOW AVAILABLE on our website, http://www.etf.org/scholarships.

     

     

    Calvin Coolidge Scholars: 

    The "Coolidge" is among America's most generous: a full-ride scholarship that covers a student's tutition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study. Unlike other top scholarships, the Coolidge can be used by recipients at any accredited U.S. college or university. More information, including the application, is available at coolidgescholars.org

     

     

    Knox Co PTA Scholarships 

    Applications are available in the counseling office. 
     
    Deadline to apply is January 20, 2020 (Please allow 5 business days for mailed delivery)
     
     
     

    Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program

    The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes high school seniors for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills. Comcast NBCUniversal believes that success starts with opportunity, and that a commitment to young people today will help build strong leaders and achievers for our communities in the future. The Leaders and Achievers Scholarships gives deserving young people the opportunity to continue their education so that they can better compete in the workplace of the future.

    Apply here by December 7, 2019. 
     

     

    Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program

    For the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program, they will award $20,000 college scholarships to 20 (yes, 20!) outstanding student athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills in sports, school, and within their communities. Foot Locker is looking for a diverse group of students who display sportsmanship, have excellent moral character, are leaders in their communities, and exude confidence in all they do. Do you have what it takes to be a Foot Locker Scholar Athlete?

    Apply here by January 3, 2020.
     

     

    Hooked To Books Scholarship

    Hookedtobooks.com was established in 2012 by those who love books. It is a site giving reviews on our favorite books. Besides, it also shares reviews about the gadgets which will make your reading easier and more enjoyable.

    In order to apply, you must submit an essay, written in English and totaling 800 – 2000 words in length, answering one of the following questions:

    • How did a book change your life?
    • What book mirrors your life?
    • What book got you hooked to books?

    Apply here by December 20, 2019.

     


    Horatio Alger Scholarship

    • Purpose and History: The scholarship program provides financial assistance to student throughout the nation who have significant financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.  The scholarships are given to deserving students each year and range in award value from $6,000 to $25,000. 
    • Eligibility Requirements:
      • high school graduation in spring/summer
      • demonstrated critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income)
      • United States citizenship.
    • Deadline:  Students can apply online August 1 - October 25 at horatioalger.org
     
     

     

    East Tennessee Foundation Scholarships: 

    Scholarship information and applications available online at www.etf.org/scholarships

    APPLICATION DEADLINE IS Feb 22, 2020

    Brandy Maples Memorial Scholarship: 

    For graduating seniors of Carter High School. 

    Scholarship amount: $1,000 per year award for up to two years.

    B & W Y-12 Scholarship:

    For graduating seniors from 10 counties, including Knox, studying science; for example, bio-medical engineering, environmental science, physics, chemistry, or pre-engineering at Roane State Community College, Pellissippis State Community College, Walters State Community College, Maryville, College, Tennessee Technological University, or the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. NOTE: this scholarship is not intended for those seeking to be health care professionals. 

    Scholarship amount: $1,400 one-time award for one year

    Butterfly Fund Memorial Scholarship

    To assist graduating high school seniors and current college students pursuing a career in a broad variety of fields within pediatric oncology. 

    Scholarship amount: $1,000-$2,000 one-time award for one year. 

    Harold W. Canfield Memorial Scholarship

    For graduating seniors from 10 counties, including Knox, pursuing an undergraduate degree from an accredited not-for-profit college or university. Participation in the Youth Athletic Program of the Knoxville Track Club required. 

    Scholarship amount: $1,000 one-time award for one year. 

    Gordon W. and Agnes P. Cobb Scholarship:

    For graduating seniors of high schools located in Blount, Loudon, or Knox County, pursuing a 4-year undergraduate degree in health care and/or a medical-related field.

    Scholarship amount: $10,000 per year award for up to four years.

    James K. Goldston INFOSEC Scholarship:

    Graduating high school seniors, college/university students and adult students from ETF 25 county service area pursuing undergaduate programs of study in computer science, computer engineering, cyber science, information security, or a National Security Agency-approved Information Security curriculum. Open to former recipients.

    Scholarship Amount: $1,200 one-time award for one year. 

    Knoxville Business Association Scholarship

    For graduating seniors from public or private high schools located in Knox County planning to pursue a business-related degree from the University of Tennessee. NOTE: Major does NOT have to be within the school of business. 

    Scholarship Amount: $1,000 first year; $1,500 second year; $2,000 third year; $2,500 fourth year

    Lawrence Strader Boy Scouts of America Scholarship:

    For graduating seniors who are currenlty registered members of Boy Scours of America, Great Smoky Mountain Council, with a minimum of three years participation as a Boy Scout. 

    Scholarship amount: $3,000 per year for up to 4 years. 

    Gregory Weber Computer Science Scholarship:

    To benefit graduating high school seniors from a Knox County public high school pursuing a bachelor's degree in computer science. 

    Scholarship amount: $2,000 one-time award for one year.

      

     

    General Scholarship & Financial Aid Information

    One of the best sources of scholarship and financial aid information is the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office at the college to which you are applying.  Be sure to visit each college’s website and follow that individual school’s instructions regarding any required forms and/or deadlines.

    Other helpful information on scholarships and financial aid can be found at ….

    http://www.finaid.org  - excellent site answering questions about financial aid

    http://www.fafsa.ed.gov - FAFSA online, basis for all federal financial aid

    http://www.fsaid.ed.gov- get your FSA ID (student and parent) to fill out the FAFSA online

    www.studentaid.ed.gov - information about US Government funds for college

    http://www.tn.gov/collegepays - TN Lottery Scholarship Programs, TN Promise, and TN Student Assistance Corporation

    http://studentaid.ed.gov/types/grants-scholasrships/finding-scholasrhips search engine from the Federal Government.

    http://www.fastweb.com scholarship search engine

    https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org  must register

    https://www.goodcall.com/scholarships/ scholarship search engine

     

    While searching for scholarships, be mindful of scholarship scams. These companies are sometimes difficult to spot and charge fees for their services!

     

     

    State Monies

    The Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship Program

    These scholarships require the submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA should be filed as soon as possible after October 1 of a student’s senior year. Students will need their social security number, driver’s license, income tax return, bank statements and investment records before filling out the form. To file please go to https://fafsa.gov

     

    HOPE Scholarship Award - amount up to $1,750 per semester freshman and sophomore year, then @ $2,250 per semester for junior and senior year at a 4 year institutions.  Up to $1,500 per semester for 2 – year institutions.

    General Assembly Merit Scholarship – $500 per semester supplement to the HOPE scholarship. Students must have a 3.75 AND 29 ACT to be eligible.

    Ned McWherter Scholars Program-  is intended to encourage academically superior Tennessee High school graduates to attend college in Tennessee. Tennessee high school seniors starting their last semester in high school may apply. To be eligible, the applicant must:  

    • Be a resident of Tennessee, a US citizen or permanent resident, and attend an eligible Tennessee college or university full time, and have at least a 3.5 unweighted cumulative grade point average, and ; have a minimum composite score of 29 on the ACT.
    • The award is $6,000 per academic year

    Dependent Children Scholarship Program

    • Residents who are dependent children of a Tennessee Law enforcement officer, fireman, or an emergency medical service technician who has been killed or totally and permanently disabled whole performing duties within the scope of such employment. The parent must be a Tennessee resident and have been on duty when the incident occurred.

     

     

     

     

  • Scholarships