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ScholarshipLocal AwardDeadlineDescription/RequirementsDACA and/or FAFSA Ineligible Students Can Apply?Website or App Materials
To Be Heard ScholarshipNOSept. 8, 2017$1,000 scholarship for student who submits an original poem with the poetry slam tag “To Be Heard”.http://www.powerpoetry.org/poetry-slams/slam-behind-curtain-scholarship
QUESTBRIDGENOSept. 27th every yearNational College match program which assists high-achieving low-income students in gaining admission and full four-year scholarships to leading colleges. You will be partnered with many of the nation’s top-ranked universities and liberal arts colleges such as: Amherst, MIT, Pomona College, Princeton University, etc. College Match scholarship recipients are granted admission to one of QuestBridge's partner colleges with a full scholarship (tuition, room & board). Application is available on the following websiteYes - both can applywww.questbridge.org.
Odenza Marketing Group ScholarshipSept. 30, 20172.5 GPA or higher, U.S. citizen, respond to essay questionsNohttp://www.odenzascholarships.com/awards/8/eligibility_odenza_marketing_group_scholarship.php
MTV TRL ScholarshipsNOOct. 2, 2017Will award 5 $20,000 scholarships the week of October 9th based on Instagram post telling MTV about yourself, your family, and why you deserve the scholarship, in addition to answering one of the essay prompts about your life in 250 words or less.www.getschooled.com
WENDY’S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN SCHOLARSHIPNOOct 2, 2017Any senior who has at least a “B’ grade average and participates in at least one school-sponsored sport. A school representative must review the application and submit on-line no later than october 4th.www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com
AES ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPNOOct. 6, 2017You do NOT need to be taking engineering courses to apply. $500 essay scholarship based on the prompt: “When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
YoungArts PROGRAM AND SCHOLARSHIPNOOct. 14, 2017This program is sponsored by the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, which is dedicated to recognizing excellence in the visual, literary and performing arts. The program provides assistance to young artists, including access to the U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts, more than $100 million in college scholarships, master classes with renowned artists and teachers, $500,000 in annual awards, opportunities on YoungArts’ Masterclass on HBO, and a chance to be discovered.www.youngarts.org/apply
COLLEGE JUMPSTART SCHOLARSHIPNOOct 17, 2016$1500 merit based scholarship for high school students. Must be a US citizen or legal resident. The fall/winter 2016 scholarship application is open. The deadline is midnight October 17, 2016. Please don't wait until the last day to submit your application. You can apply online. Good luck!Nohttp://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net/
Golden Door Scholarship for DACA/TPS studentsNOOct. 25, 2017Up to full tuition, room & board for DACA/TPS students with strong academic records. Applicants from states where DACA students must pay out-of-state tuition at public universities and community colleges will be given strong preference (TN is included in this!!)yeswww.goldendoorscholars.org
HORATIO ALGER ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMNOOct 25, 2017A need-based scholarship of up to $20,000. Applicants must have at least a 2.0 GPA, be a U.S. citizen, plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree, be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, and display critical financial need ($50,000 or less adjusted gross income per family is preferred). A recommendation is required and a form must be completed by Ms. Gung so do not delay in applying.nohttps://scholars.horatioalger.org/
Courage to Grow ScholarshipNOOct. 31, 2017$500 scholarship for junior or senior in high school with 2.5 GPA or higher; essay on courage and how you've overcome obstacles in life; sometimes offer scholarship monthlyNowww.couragetogrowscholarship.com
COCA-COLA SCHOLARS PROGRAMNOOct. 31, 201750 students will receive awards of $20,000 and 200 students will receive awards of $10,000. Applicants must be: high school senior, carry a minimum of a 3.00 GPA and be pursuing a four-year college degree. Any eligible student can register and begin the applicationwww.coca-colascholars.org.
DELTA SIGMA THETA SCHOLARSHIPYESOctober 2017African American female with 3.0 or higher GPA, minimum of 21 ACTSee your counselor for the application
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity annual high school essay contestYESOctober 2017The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Omega Lambda Lambda Chapter, is holding the Annual High School Essay Contest. The contest will take place this fall during Achievement Week, Nov. 13 – 20. 1st Scholarship: $200; 2nd Scholarship: $150; 3rd Scholarship: $100. The top three winners, along with two guests, will be invited to the Annual Omega Lambda Lambda Achievement Week Banquet held on Nov. 19. Awardees will read their essay
yesSee your counselor for the application
RON BROWN SCHOLAR PROGRAMNONov. 1, 2017Merit-based scholarship for African American high school seniors. Up to $10,000 per year for use at any four-year college or university in the U.S. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need.www.ronbrown.org/Home.aspx
HARVARD COLLEGENONov. 1, 2017Free tuition to families earning less than $60,000. To find out more about this opportunity go to Harvard’s financial aid website at: or call at 617-495-1581. Early Action candidates apply by November 1 and receive notification by mid December. Regular Decision candidates apply by January 1 and receive notification by late March. Early Action applicants: Deadline for all application materials. (November st )http://www.fao.fas.harvard.edu
Anne Ford & Allegra Ford Thomas ScholarshipNONov. 6, 2017Scholarships for high performing high school seniors with documented learning disabilities and/or ADHDhttp://www.ncld.org/scholarships-and-awards
PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARDNONov. 8, 2017$1,000 scholarship to honor students for outstanding community service. Students must have participated in a volunteer activity in the past year. Student must be nominated by counselor/principal.www.nassp.org/spirit.
DAR Good Citizen AwardYESNov. 10, 2017Two national winners of $5,000 scholarships - must be nominated at local level and then move on to State level. Eligibility is based on dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism (service to community). Must be nominated by school. Essay is requiredYesSee Ms. Gung
JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPNONov. 14, 2017.Up to $35,000 scholarship for high school seniors with at least a 3.5 GPA, ACT composite of 26 or above, and demonstrated financial need (family income up to $95,000 but prioritizes students eligible for Pell Grant). Competitive. Must retake ACT by September if you’re aiming for higher scoreshttp://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/
EMORY UNIVERSITY: EMORY SCHOLARS PROGRAMNONov. 15, 2017Merit-based, two-thirds and full tuition scholarship programs. Scholars Program nomination form and student’s complete admissions application must be postmarked. Applicants to the Emory University Scholar Programs will learn whether they are selected as a finalist for a Scholar program by February 15.http://www.emory.edu/admission/counselors/financial_aid_scholarships/merit_aid.html
Elks National Foundation Scholarship Program: Most Valuable Student ScholarshipNONov. 27, 2017500 4-year scholarships to high school seniors. Applicants will be judged based on academic achievement, leadership, community involvement and financial need.Nohttp://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
Unigo Education Matters ScholarshipNONov. 30, 2017$5,000 scholarship based on following prompt: "What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn't matter or that college is a waste of time and money?"Nohttps://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/education-matters-scholarship
Nashville Sertoma Club Annual Freedom Essay ContestYESNov. 30, 2017Up to $3,500 scholarship for high school senior, three runner ups receive $2,000. Only for high school seniors in Middle TN. Contestants must write a one page, 300 word essay on a prompt about the First Amendment and issues related to freedom of speech and cyberbullying on the internet. Prompt is on the website.Nohttp://nashvillesertomaclub.org/essaycontest/
WKU CHERRY PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIPNODec. 1, 2017Scholarship covers in-state tuition, $4,090 for campus housing, a $2, 274 meal allowance, and a $1,000 book allowance. Applicants with a 3.8 unweighted GPA and 31 on the ACT may be considered. Participation in the Honors College is required.https://www.wku.edu/scholarship-new/cherrypresidentialscholarship.php
COMCAST LEADERS and ACHIEVERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMNODec. 1, 2017$1,000 scholarships for high school seniors with a GPA of 2.8 or higher, that has demonstrated leadership thorugh school or work activities, and that shows a stsrong commitment to and involvement in community service. Competitive.http://programs.applyists.com/comcast/
Center for Alcohol Policy National Essay ContestNODec. 1, 2017Up to $2,500 essay contest/scholarship. Topic is: “The 21st Amendment repealed Prohibition and put control over alcohol rgulation directly in the hands of the states. Though each state's alcohol control policies are unique, they all include distinct regulations for different types of alcohol. Why are various types of alcohol regulated in different ways? Should they be?” Applicants must be 18 or older.http://www.centerforalcoholpolicy.org/essay-contest
TN Concrete Association ScholarshipYESDec. 5, 2017Up to $250 essay contest based on short creative essay no longer than 600 words that incorporates concrete in some way - be creative!www.tnconcrete.org
Science Ambassador ScholarshipNODec. 11, 2017Full tuition scholarship for a woman seeking an undergraduate degree in science, engineering, or mathYeshttp://www.scienceambassadorscholarship.org/
THE SCARLETT FAMILY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP (local Middle TN scholarship)YESDec. 15, 2017This scholarship is available to Middle Tennessee students interested in pursuing business & STEM majors. Awards are available starting at $2,500 per year and renew each year. A minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher is preferred.http://scarlettfoundation.org
AXA Achievement ScholarshipNODec. 15, 2017One-time, $10,000 scholarship for high school senior. One scholarship will be awarded to a winner in each state. Out of the state winners, 10 will be selected to win up to $25,000 scholarship. Only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted so you cannot delay in applying - competition will close before the deadline if enough applications are received.Nohttps://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html
MoolahSPOT ScholashipNODec. 31, 2017$1,000 scholarship competition based on short essay. Family income, grades, and test scores are not considered.Yeshttp://www.moolahspot.com/scholarship/index.cfm
Gen & Kelly Tanabe ScholarshipNODec. 31, 2017$1,000 scholarship essay contest. 250 words or less on one of the following prompts: 1. Why do you deserve to win this scholarship? 2. Describe your academic or career goals. 3. Any topic of your choice.http://www.genkellyscholarship.com/
Unigo $10,000 ScholarshipNODec. 31, 2017Scholarship based on written response to the following question: "Weighing the expected investment and return, is college worth it to you? Why?"Nohttps://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/unigo-10k-scholarship
Unigo Top Ten List ScholarshipNODec. 31, 2017$1500 scholarship based on written response to the following prompt: "Create a Top Ten List of the top ten reasons you should get this scholarship"Nohttps://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/top-ten-list-scholarship
United States Hispanic Leadership Institute ScholarshipNODec. 31, 2017$1,000 scholarship for Hispanic students accepted as a full-time student in a 2-year or 4-year college;must demonstrate financial needYeshttp://www.ushli.org/
FIRE FREEDOM IN ACADEMIA ESSAY CONTESTYESDec. 31, 2017$1,000-5,000 scholarships. Applicants must write in-depth essay about the importance of free speech and first amendment rights in higher education.http://www.thefire.org/contests
Young Patriots Essay ContestNOJan. 3, 2018Up to $5,000 scholarship essay contest. Prompts are on the website.Nohttp://debate-central.ncpa.org/yp-17/
Athena ScholarshipYESJan. 11, 2018$30,000 in scholarships to give to women in Middle TN. High school female seniors. Must have 3.0 GPA or higher. Scholarship opens Oct. 26, 2016.https://nashvillecable.org/advocacy/athena/athena-scholarships/
Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship FundNOJan. 11, 2018Open to Asian American and Pacific Islander high school students that have at least a 2.7 GPA. Special focus on those who are low-income, are the first in their families to attend college, and have placed strong emphasis on community service, leadership, and academic achievementNohttp://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS: DANFORTH SCHOLARSHIPNOJan 15, 2018 (5:00pm pacific time.)Merit-based scholarship program covering full or partial tuition that considers financial need as well. Students must be nominated by guidance counselor in order to receive application materials so see Ms. Gung ASAP if you are interested.http://admissions.wustl.edu/scholarships/programs/Pages/Danforth.aspx
1800wheelchair.com ScholarshipNOJan. 15, 2018Must have 3.0 GPA or higher and be a high school senior or enrolled in college, and submit a visual poem and personal statement about an obstacle you've faced. You do not need to have a disability.Yeshttp://www.1800wheelchair.com/scholarship/#urscholarship/-1
UPSILON PSI OMEGA CHAPTER OF ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SCHOLARSHIPNOJan. 15, 20184 $500 scholarships available to African American students who plan to attend a 4-year university and have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8.
Ronald McDonald House ScholarshipsNOJan. 18, 2018Four types of scholarships for high school seniors that are legal residents or citizens and have at least a 2.7 GPA. Scholarships are a minimum of $1,000. RHMC Scholars is for all students, RMHC/Asia is for students with an Asian-Pacific background, RMHC/African-American Future Achievers is for African-American students, and RMHC/HACER is for Hispanic/Latino students. Applications will be evaluated based on financial need, community involvement, essay contest, and academic achievements/recordshttp://www.rmhc.org/rmhc-us-scholarships
GAMMA PHI CHAPTER OF OMEGA PSI PHI SCHOLARSHIPNOJan. 19, 20184 $2000 scholarships available to applicants who complete the application, supply copy of ACT score, and a copy of an official high school transcript.
Point Foundation: National LGBTQ Scholarship FundNOJan. 30, 2018Must plan to enroll in a US accredited college full time, be "out" as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community, have a track record of leadership and community involvement, strong academic achievement, financial needYeshttps://www.pointfoundation.org/
National Honor Society (NHS) Scholarship ProgramNOJan. 30, 2018Student must be enrolled in a school with an active NHS chapter and be a current member in good standinghttps://www.nhs.us/students/the-nhs-scholarship?SSO=true
Unigo I Have a Dream ScholarshipNOJan. 31, 2018$1500 scholarship based on written response to the following prompt: "We want to know…what do you dram about? Whether it's some bizarre dream you had last week or your hopes for the future, share your dreams with us for a chance to win."Nohttps://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/i-have-a-dream-scholarship
USDA 1890 National Scholarship Program through TSUYESJan. 31, 2017Full tuition, employment, fees, books, and room/board for up to 4 years for students accepted to TSU that have at least a 3.0, demonstrate leadership and that plan to study one of the following agriculture-related fields: agriculture, agricultural business management, agiricultural economics, animal sciences, botany, food services/technology, forestry and related science, home economics/nutrition, horticulture, natural resources management, soil conservation/soil science, and other related disciplines (biological sciences, pre-veterinary medicine, computer science)http://www.outreach.usda.gov/education/1890/index.htm
Live Mas Scholarship by Taco Bell FoundationNOJan. 31, 2018 (tentative)$2500-$25,000 scholarship for the next generation of creators, dreamers and innovators. Video entries are judged based on originality, creativity, uniqueness, passion, and how well the story is told in an emotionall inspiring and authentic way. Academics are not considered. Application should open in Nov. 2016Nowww.livemasscholarship.com
Zeta Phi Beta ScholarshipsNOFeb. 1, 2018Several different scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000 with different criteria but must have a minimum of 2.5 GPA to apply to any of them.Nohttp://www.zpbnef1975.org/scholarships-and-descriptions/
UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS FIRST SCHOLARS PROGRAMNOFeb. 1, 2018$5,000/year scholarship and mentoring program for first generation college students. Applicants must be accepted to the University of Memphis, demonstrate financial need, be in the mid-range of the university admissions standards, live on campus, and neither parent should have more than 2 years of college.nowww.memphis.edu/firstscholars
BANK OF AMERICA STUDENT LEADERS INTERNSHIPNOFeb. 2, 20188-week PAID, hands-on, experiential summer internship with a local non-profit that includes a week-long, all-expense-paid trip to Washington, DC for a student leadership summit.  www.bankofamerica.com/studentleaders
Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship YESFeb. 7, 2018Scholarship is open to all Tennessee high school students with GPAs above 3.0, as long as they won’t be competing in college sports.http://www.jimmyranefoundation.org/scholarship
JACK DILLER EDUCATION AWARDYESFeb. 9, 20184 $2500 scholarships available to students that live around the Middle Tennessee/Nashville area. Submissions must include completed application, essay, two letters of recommendation, and a copy of high school transcript. Applicants must have GPA of 3.0 or higher.https://www.nhl.com/predators/community/foundation/jack-diller
Nashville Area Panhellenic Alumnae Association ScholarshipYESFeb. 10, 2018Four $1,000 scholarships for female high school senior living in Nashville area that plans to attend a college or university that has a National Panhellenic Council member sorority (not requirement to join the sorority). Applicants will be reviewed based on scholarship, school activities, community involvement, personal statement, and recommendations.https://nashvillepanhellenic.org/scholarships
DAR National ScholarshipsNOFeb. 10, 2018Variety of scholarships in different amounts: 1) Elizabeth Dean Scholarship is $5,000 per year for those with 3.25 GPA and higher; 2)Dr. Aura Lee American History Scholarship is $2,000 per year for students with 3.25 GPA that are interested in taking at least 24 credit hours (8 classes) in Amertican History and Government in college; 3)Lucinda Beneventi Findley Scholarship is $2,000 for those interested in studying history and have a 3.25 GPA; 4) Caroline Holt Scholarship is $2,500 for students with financial need that are pursuing nursing; 5)Mildred Nutting Scholarship is $2,000 one-time scholarship who have been accepted to nursing program; 6) Occupational Physical Therapy Scholarship - $2,000; 7) Leo Utz Scholarship is $4,000 per year for those with 3.25 GPA and excellence in Math, Science or English; 8)www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships
DAR TN ScholarshipsYESFeb. 10, 20182 scholarships: 1) TSCAR Scholarship - $2500 to graduating high school senior going to a 4-year college; essay, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation required; 2) Ellen Davies Scholarship - $750 scholarship for high school seniors going to 4-year college; essay, resume, transcripts, and letters of recommendation requiredSee your counselor for materials
Jack Diller Education Award by Predators FoundationYESFeb. 10, 2018$2,500 scholarships to Middle TN high school seniors. 2 boys and 2 girls can be nominated from each high school. Minimum of 3.0 GPA, leadership qualities in classroom and/or inspirational qualities on the athletic field, demonstrate value of education and good work ethic.www.nashvillepredators.com/dilleraward
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) ScholarshipsNOFeb. 10, 2018Several different scholarships with different criteria. - Richard and Elizabeth Dean Scholarship: $5,000 per year scholarship based on academic merit. Must have at least a 3.75 GPA.
- Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship or Occupational/Physical Therapy Scholarship: $1,000 nursing school scholarships for students enrolling in schools of nursing or schools of occupational/physical therapy (including art/music/physical therapy)
- Lucinda Beneventi Findley History Scholarship: $2,000 scholarship for high school senior that has demonstrated advanced interest in history and plans to study history in college. Must have a 3.25 GPA
- Dr. Aura-Lee & James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship: $2,000 scholarship for student who plans to pursue American History/Government in college. Need 3.25 GPA.
MACK C. JOLLEY - ALPHA PHI ALPHA SCHOLARSHIPNOFeb. 15, 2018One time $1000 award to an African American, male student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicant must be at least 17 years of age during the time of application and be an active leader in both the community and in extracurricular activities.(Applicant must have financial need.) REQ: Completed application, transcript, two letters of rec., permission of liabiltiy waiver, and required essay.
ALPHA PHI ALPHA - TAU LAMBDA EDUCATION ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIPNOFeb. 15, 20184 year renewable award of $1000 (total of $4000) to an African American, male student with a GPA of 3.0 of higher. Applicant must be at least 17 years of age during the time of application and must be beginning a FULL-TIME study at an accredited post-secondary institution.
Jackie Robinson Foundation ScholarshipNOFeb. 15, 2018Up to $28,000/4-year scholarships to minority high school seniors showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need that plan to attend a 4-year college. Must have at least a 21 ACT or 1,000 SATNohttp://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/applicants/
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority - Kappa Lambda Omega Chapter scholarshipYESFeb. 15, 2018Three scholarships of up to $1,200 each for African American high school senior female planning to attend a 4-year college. Must have a C+ GPA (2.75) and be a TN resident.NoSee your counselor for the application materials.
Ned McWhorter Scholarship ProgramYESFeb. 15, 2018$6,000 per year scholarship for high-performing TN students that will attend college in TN. Must have a 3.5 GP and a minimum of a 29 on the ACT or 1280 on the SAT.Nohttps://www.tn.gov/collegepays/article/ned-mcwherter-scholars-program
Simon Youth Foundation Community ScholarshipNOFeb. 15, 2018Be a high school senior attending school and living in a Simon® communityhttps://syf.org/scholarships/
Professional Athletes Foundation Scholarship YESFeb. 15, 2018Applicant must have a senior status at current school, be accepted at a 2-year or 4-year college, and graduate with a GPA of at least a 2.0. Additionally, the applicant must secure nomination from high school coach and have played at least one year of varsity sports.See your counselor for the application materials.
University of Mississippi - Chancellor's Leadership Class AwardNOFeb. 15, 2018Applicant must obtain nomination from school counselor, based on prior admittance into the University of Mississippi for the Fall of 2018 and demonstrated leadership ability. Award recipients will receive a $1000 scholarship during their freshman year.http://bit.ly/2FKD3Lm
UPSILON SIGMA CHAPTER OF SIGMA GAMMA RHO SCHOLARSHIPYESFeb. 19, 2018Sigma Gamma Rho is dedicated to providing monetary support to graduating high school seniors around the Nasvhille area. Applicants are required to fill out the required paperwork, supply a copy of his/her transcript, as well as a short essay describing his/her personal accomplishments.
Central High School Alumni AssociationYESFeb. 22, 2018Scholarship for high school senior who is a biological or adopted descendent (child, grandchild, or great grandchild) of a Nashville Central graduate or someone who attended Nashville Central for at least two years but did not transfer to or graduate from another high schoolNoSee your counselor for the application
Albert Lee Wright Jr. Memorial Migrant ScholarshipNOFeb. 24, 2018$3,000 scholarship or more for graduating senior that is a migrant (your family moves for qualifying agricultural, timber or fishing employment). Applicant must be a dedicated student, and demonstrates financial need. Students interested in science, technology, engineering, or math fields are strongly encouraged to apply.http://d31hzlhk6di2h5.cloudfront.net/20170110/e3/64/92/89/d027adba7a0ff30da2a4b1e3/2017_Albert_Lee_Wrigh_Memorial_Migrant_Scholarship.pdf
East Nashville High School Alumni Association - William Henry Oliver AwardYESFeb. 28, 2018Applicant must be a descendant of due paying East Nashville Alumni Association or graduating senior of East Nashville Magnet School. Additionally, the applicant must indicate evidence of good citizenship in the community and school, as well as demonstrate financial need.Yeswww.eastnashvillehigh.com
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority - Upsilon Psi Omega Chapter ScholarshipYESFeb. 28, 2018$500 scholarship to high school, African-American senior planning to attend a 4-year college. Must have a 2.8 GPA and be active in the school, church and/or community. Preference given to applicants planning to attend a HBCU.See your counselor for the application
Regions Riding Forward Essay Contest ScholarshipNOFeb. 28, 2018
Applicants must be at least 13 years of age and enrolled at a public or private school in the state of Tennessee. Applicants must have a minimum cummulative GPA of 2.0 or higher and plan to attend an accredited institution in the 2018-2019 school year.
$1000 to high school senior who relocated (more than 50 miles) to MNPS during grades 9-12. 3.0 GPA or higher. Must complete application, provide transcript, and supply essay centered on the relocation experience
TheDream.US National Scholarship NOMarch 1, 2018Award of up to $29,000 to cover tuition and fees. Applicants must be eligible for DACA or TPS, or meet the immigration eligibility criteria set forth by TheDream.US. Additionally, applicants must be planning to register as a "full-time student" and have a GPA of a 3.0 or higher.http://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/
Cornerstone Financial Credit Union ScholarshipNOMarch 1, 2018One $5,000 scholarship and 18 $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors in Middle TN that has a 3.0 GPA and plans to attend a 4-year college or university. Selection committee will evaluate applicants based on financial need, academic achievements and records, participation in community/school activities, and essay. Website link in next column will open MIcrosoft Word document with more details and application website.https://t.e2ma.net/click/vd064h/f1rzqr/ryl6h9b
SEMA ScholarshipNOMarch 1, 2018Award of up to $5000. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA and show a passion regarding automotive.https://www.sema.org/scholarships/
Bootstraps Foundation ScholarshipYESMarch 2, 2018$12,000 scholarship (approx.) for high school senior in Nashville area that has overcome obstacles in life. Must be nominated by school counselor or principal - one nominee per school.www.bootstraps.org
GBHEM United Methodist Church Scholarship ProgramNOMarch 7, 2018Must be an incoming college freshman or a current college freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student, an active, full member of a United Methodist Church for at least one year prior to application (some programs require 3 years membership) as of August 1, 2018, and maintain at least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. https://www.gbhem.org/loans-and-scholarships
The University of TN at Knoxville College of Veterinary MedicineNOMarch 11, 2018, 11:59 PM ESTaccepting applications for their Veterinary Summer Experience Program that will take place June-July 2015. Students will work in a veterinary practice in their hometown for six weeks and then spend one week in Knoxville as guests of the veterinary college experiencing a variety of veterinary programming. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA, be available for full-time employment for the dates above, and not have done the program in prior years.www.vet.utk.edu/summerexperience
MIND, BODY & SOUL SCHOLARSHIPYESMarch 13, 2018$1000 scholarships for a minority female or male high school senior in Davidson or Rutherford county. Must have a 2.8 GPA, been accepted into a 4-year college/university, and participate in the Mind, Body & Soul 5K on April 8, 2017.www.dymonintherough.com or www.minbodyandsoul5k.com for more info; application materials in the PAW
COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPSYESMarch 15, 2018Over 50 different scholarships for Davidson County students. A few to note: Rachel Allison Cate Scholarship (MNPS seniors with 21 ACT, 3.0 GPA and plan to major in education). Choose Your Future Scholarship (MNPS seniors with 2.5 GPA, ACT of 21 and first in their families to attend college). Buddy Piere & Maggie Spreigh Scholarship for the ARts (low income students planning to study music or arts in college). Laurie Poole Scholarship for Visual Arts (high school students planning to pursue visual arts in college). Davidson County Democratic Women/Shanon Wood Scholarship (female high school seniors that write essay and have financial need). Jubilee Scholarship Fund (TN public school senior with a 3.0 GPA, in the top 20% of graduating class and family income not above $60,000). Cate Summers Scholarship Fund (seniors with a 3.0 or 21 ACT who have battled cancer). More on websitewww.cfmt.org
MATHEMATICS SCHOLARSHIPS, UTChattanoogaNOMarch 15, 2018For incoming freshman at UTC majoring in math. $5,000 scholarship, with $2,000 awarded in freshman year and $1.000 awarded the sophomorehttp://www.utc.edu/mathematics/students/awards.php
TSU's College of Agriculture, Human and Natural SciencesYESMarch 15, 2018is offering a 4 week PAID apprentice program in the month of June to current high school juniors and seniors. The sixteen winning applicants will receive a $1000 stipend for participating in the programhttp://www.tnstate.edu/agriculture/documents/Summer%20Apprenticeship%20Program%20Application%20Package.pdf
Ullman Cancer Fund for Young Adults ScholarshipNOMarch 15, 2018Various scholarships for students who are survivors of cancer OR have had a parent or sibling be treated for or die from cancer when the applicant was 15 years or olderNohttp://ulmanfund.org/scholarships/
D.M.Y.O.N SCHOLARSHIP:YESMarch 20, 2018$1500 scholarship for a minority male or female senior from Middle TN. Must have a 2.8 GPA, have been involved in community service this school year, and be accepted into a college.www.dymonintherough.com for more info; application materials in the PAW
Brittany Bowers Beauty & Brains ScholarshipYESMarch 20, 2018$1500 scholarship for minority fefmale senior from Middle TN. Must have 2.8 GPA, have been involved in community service this school year, and be accepted into college by the time you apply.www.dymonintherough.com for more info; application materials in the PAW
TSU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP YESMarch 20, 2018$1500 annual awards to students exhibiting financial need. Applicant must be planning on attending TSU with at least a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicant must supply three letters of recommendation, current photo, brief autobiographical essay, and complete an interview with the Scholarship Committee.
URBAN AGRICULTURE and YOUTH VOLUNTEER CORPS INTERNSHIPSNOMarch 21, 2018There are several different opportunities are for high school students interested in gaining work and leadership experience. Some of the internships are for Spring Break, summer, and/or all of next year. Some are paid and others are not. Applications are available nowhttp://www.hon.org/youthleaders
TSU Alumni Association - Nashville Chapter ScholarshipYESMarch 26, 2018$1000 scholarship for students who plan to attend TSU full-time and have a 2.5 GPA.http://tsunashvillealumni.org/scholarship/
ESA Foundation Computer and Video Gaming ScholarshipNOMarch 26, 2018 Applicant must be a woman or minority, be pursuing a degree leading to a career in computer and video game arts, be pursuing a degree leading to a career in computer and video game artshttp://www.esafoundationscholars.org/
Alpha Kappa Alpha - Alpha Delta Omega Chapter Scholarship YESMarch 29, 2018Applicant must have GPA of 2.5 or higher and identify as a minority. Additionally, applicant must include requested essay, letters of recommendation, etc. YesSee counselor for application materials.
JANICE M. SCOTT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPNOMarch 31, 2018 $2,500 scholarship for 3-5 high school seniors. Financial need, academics, community service, and writing skills of each applicant will be evaluated. Applicants must have 3.0 GPA or higher and adjusted gross income of parents in the household from income taxes cannot exceed $50,000. (Adjusted gross income is different from their annual salary so ask your parents).Nohttps://jmscottmemorialfund.org/apply/
YOUNG AMERICAN CREATIVE PATRIOTIC ART AWARDNOMarch 31, 2018  Up to $10,000 scholarship for winning art submission demonstrating patriotism in art. Water color, pencil, pastel, charcoal, tempera, crayon, acrylic, pen-and-ink, or oil may be used.Nohttps://vfwauxiliary.org/scholarships/young-american-creative-patriotic-art-contest/
Gwendolyn Smith GNABSE Scholarship (Greater Nashville Alliance of Black School Educators)YESMarch 31, 2018 $1,000 scholarship to Black stduents with high academic achievement that plan to pursue a career in educationhttp://www.gnabse.org/scholarship.html
Be About Change Scholarship Writing ContestYESMarch 31, 2018 $1,000 scholarship for Nashville area senior that submits essay about a change she or he is making in their own life for self-improvement, a proposed solution for a social/community issue, a person who has had a positive impact on you, or an organization that has had a positive impact. Must have 2.9 GPA and ACT of 20 or higher. Must demonstrate financial needhttps://beaboutchange.org/rules-scholarship-2017/
Louie Foundation ScholarshipNOMarch 2018 Up to $100,000 in scholarships awarded to students with a minimum of 3.2 unweighted GPA, ACT score of 26, and that demonstrate financial need. Special consideration will be given to applicants whose parents did not attend college, who are first-generation immigrants to the US, who are US veterans, who have a documented disability, or who have overcome significant adversity. Must provide 2 letters of recommendation and personal essayhttp://www.louiefamilyfoundation.org/scholarship-application
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