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Weekly Scholarship Alert - This website allows you to register to receive weekly email alerts of available scholarships. 

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Scholarships are available from many sources.  Actively look for sources of funding and apply. 

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- All colleges and universities to which  you are considering on applying

- For information about types and amounts of scholarships offered and instructions for applying. 

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 Parent's employers
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 Your employer
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 Clubs
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 Civic groups
     
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 National Vocabulary Championship
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 Burger King Scholar Program
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 Tennessee PTA Teacher Training Scholarship
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 ELKS National Foundation - Most Valuable Student - Deadline:  Jan.
- Application in Guidance - See Ms. Faires
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 ELKS Nursing Scholarship - Deadline:  Jan.
- Application in Guidance - See Ms. Faires
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 National  CO-OP Scholarship Program - Deadline:  Feb.
- Application:  www.co-op.edu
 
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 Scholarships for Veteran's Dependents - "NEED A LIFT?"
- Available:   www.needalift.org
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 Gates Millennium Scholars --See Ms. Faires
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 NFIB – YEF  - Young Entrepreneur Award
  www.goonline.cc
with  ACCESS KEY = NFIB
  Deadline; Feb.

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 CEMC - Deadline: February  -  Application in Guidance
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 Best Buy - www.bestbuy.com/scholarship  See Ms. Faires 
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 Savannah College of Art  www.scad.edu/scholarship  
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 CIC Foundation  See Ms. Faires 
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 Community Foundation - www.cfmt.org 
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 Tennessee Fire Service & Codes - www.state.tn.us/commerce/sfm/tfaca
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 Hampton Scholarship Foundation - See Ms. Faires 
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 Nucor Foundation - See Ms. Faires 
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 Biology Major Scholarship- MTSU -See Ms. Faires 
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 Hendersonville (Morning) Rotary Club - Application in Guidance - Deadline Feb.
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 SCEA Teaching Scholarship - Application in  Guidance - Deadline Feb.

Some Available Scholarships

Scholarships Awards Deadline Eligibility
Young Playwrights Festival None

National Playwriting Competition.  No $$$ BUT lots of potential for

exposure to further a playwright's career.  You must be 18 years

of age or younger (as of  deadline). 

http://youngplaywrights.org/nationalcontest.htm

AXA Achievement Scholarships

$10,000 to 1 student in Tennessee

$25,000 additional to national recipients

Jan

 

Apply Online.

To qualify, students should be well rounded, determined to

succeed and have demonstrated achievement at a job, sport, or

extra-curricular activity.  www.axa-achievement.com 

(212)314-4480.

The College Steps Program $1,000 to 100 students

Open to any U.S. resident who is a high school senior. 

www.wellsfargo.com/collegesteps

SAE 2006 Engineering

Scholarship

$1,000 to $10,000

Plan to attend an SAE university and enroll in an engineering or

related science program, meet a minimum GPA, and ACT/SAT

score. 

http://students.sea.org/awdscholars/scholarships/engscholar

 

U. S. Marine Corps NROTC

Scholarship

Tuition & other financial benefits

Open to seniors.  You do not have to enlist in the Marine Corp to

apply.  You must have an ACT combined English/math score of 45

or SAT combined English/math score of 100 and be physically fit

and morally sound.    https://nrotc.navy.mil  email: 

chamberscy@marines.usmc.mil or call Captain Charles Y. Chambers at (615)627-1526 ext. 223

The Straight Forward

Media Scholarships

$500 Various

Requires an essay.  $500 scholarships available for many different

majors.   www.StraightForwardMedia.com

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

$1,000 to $2,500

Qualifications:  graduating high school senior of Hispanic heritage

that is a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident with a 3.0 GPA &

must enroll in college as a full-time student.  

www.hsf.net/scholarship/programs/hs.php

2007 Sam Walton Community

Scholarship

 $1,000  
non-renewable

Student must be a graduating high school senior.  The student

does not have to be an employee at Wal-Mart or Sam's Club. 

Application is available on-line beginning Nov. 1, 2006.  Visit

www.walmartfoundation.org.  The access code is SWCS.

Ned McWherter $6,000 Tennessee College
GPA - 3.5 & ACT 29
Robert C. Byrd Tennessee College  
GPA - 3.5   &   ACT - 29

Prudential Spirit of Community

Award

International Administrative

Scholarship

Coca-Cola Scholarship

Apply on-line only
Wendy's Heisman

Apply On-line

Emory Scholars Program 

IAAP  International Association of

Administrative Professionals

 

Eligibility:  Enrolled in an office administration/business degree,

Certificate or diploma through a community college or an

accredited institution

See Ms. Faires for further details and application

Toyota Community Scholars

Information about nomination for scholarship in Guidance

Nashville Panhellenic   

Application in Guidance

DECA’s 2008  Scholarship Guide

Applications/ Guidelines in Guidance  or Marketing Teacher

National Wild Turkey Federation

Dec. Application / Guidelines in Guidance

Edscholar

Collegiate scholarship program

Optimist International Essay

Contest

Application in Guidance

CEMC

Feb. Application in Guidance

GFWC of Tennessee   

(Women’s Club)

Application in Guidance

American Indian Scholarship

Application in Guidance

 

College and University Scholarships
Scholarships Awards Deadline Eligibility

Belmont Priority

Consideration

 
Dec.1, 2008

UT Knoxville


Volunteer

GPA 3.75 

ACT 29 or higher / SAT 1280 or higher

East Tennessee State

University Honors

Program

Full tuition, fees,

housing, meal plans, books

Must have at least a 29 ACT or 1280 SAT & 3.5 GPA.  www.etsu.edu/honors/university/discipline 

(423)439-6456  email: heatonk@etsu.edu

UT Martin 


University Scholars 

 $5,000 per year (limited number)

28 ACT & 3.5 GPA   www.utm.edu

UT Martin 


Chancellor's Award

$3,000 per year (limited number) 28 ACT & 3.5 GPA  www.utm.edu

UT Martin 


Dean's Scholarship

$1,500 per year (limited number) 25 ACT & 3.5 GPA  www.utm.edu

UT Martin

Salutatorian Award

$1,000 freshman year award Must be the salutatorian of your senior class.  www.utm.edu

UT Martin Harold

Conner Scholarship

$3,000 base award

Available to Tennessee high school graduates with a minimum 21 ACT & 3.25 GPA. 

The student's leadership record will also be considered.  www.utm.edu

UT Martin

Leaders-In-Residence

$1,000 for freshman year

Available to student council, Beta Club, and Honor Society presidents, and state officers in any student

organizations and JROTC Battalion Commanders.  Must have a minimum 20 ACT & 3.0 GPA. 

www.utm.edu

UT Martin McWhorter

Scholarship/Workshop

$500 to $1,000 for freshman year 20 ACT & 3.0 GPA  www.utm.edu

UT Chattanooga


Chancellors

$7,800 includes Hope GPA 3.75  & ACT 30 / SAT 1320

UT Chattanooga


Provost

$5,800 includes Hope GPA 3.5 & ACT 26 / SAT 1170

UT Chattanooga


Deans

$5,300 includes Hope GPA 3.0 & ACT 19 / SAT 890

Bethel College

Hendrix Scholarship

Full tuition,

room and board

24 ACT or 1090 SAT and 3.25 GPA.   email: admissions@bethel-college.edu

University of Memphis

Cecil C. Humphreys

Presidential Scholarship

$7,500 per year

Minimum 30 ACT/1320 SAT and a 3.5 GPA .  This scholarship is awarded to students who are named

National Merit/National Achievement Semifinalists by the National Merit Corporation.

MTSU


Chancellor

$5,000 GPA 3.75 & ACT-32 / SAT 1410

MTSU


Presidential

$4,000 GPA 3.75 & ACT-29 / SAT 1280

MTSU


Academic Service

$3,000 GPA 3.75 & ACT-27 / SAT 1210

MTSU


Provost

$1,500 GPA 3.75 & ACT-26 / SAT 1170

ASPU


Presidential

$5000-$6000 GPA 3.5 & ACT-30 / SAT 1320

ASPU


Academic Honors

Austin Peay University is changing the way it does scholarships!  Students no longer have to fill out

the scholarship application for academic scholarships, but should fill it out for all others.  Effective

immediately, academic scholarships will be awarded at the time of admission.

 GPA 3.25 & ACT-24 / SAT 1090

ASPU


Howell C. Smith / Competitive

GPA 3 & ACT-21 / SAT 980

ASPU


Demonstrate Leadership


Presidential Emerging Leader

GPA 3.5 & ACT-24

Show participation in high school and in community.

The University of

Memphis Provost's

Scholarship

$5,500 per year

Minimum 28 ACT/1240 SAT and a 3.25 GPA.  Awarded to a limited number of students per year.

The University of

Memphis Valedictorian Scholarship

$4,500 per year Must rank # 1 in a Tennessee high school graduating class.

Tennessee Tech.

Scholarship Update

 

 December 15, 2008

Scholarship form may be accessed at          

www.tntech.edu/scholarships/forms.html

www.tntech.edu/scholarships


Students can refer to departmental checklists at

http://www.tntech.edu/scholarships/checklists/index.html

Tennessee Tech Math

Dept. Scholarship

Stonecipher Mathematics

Application :   www.math.tntech.edu/StonecipherScholarship.pdf

The University of

Memphis Dean's Scholarship

$3,000 per year Minimum 25 ACT/1130 SAT and a 3.0 GPA.  Awarded to a limited number of students.

Volunteer State

Community College

March 1, 2009 Priority date to apply for scholarships for the 08-09 academic year.

08-09 Online Scholarship Application is available at www. volstate.edu

Vol State Extended Office Hours to assist students and parents

Tuesday, February 19       4:30 – 7:00 
Saturday, February 23     10:00 – 2:00
Thursday, March 6            4:30 – 7:00
Saturday, March 22        10:00 – 2:00

Western Kentucky

University

December 15, 2008 Admissions and Scholarship