The Class of 2018 TN Promise application is open for completion. Application and information available at www.tnpromise.gov. Students will have until November 1, 2017 at 11:59 PM to complete the scholarship application in order to become eligible.
Eastman Black History Oratorical Contest
Award: top 15 essays will be invited to the Annual Eastman Black History Luncheon on January 26th. 1st place award - $1,000, 2nd place $500, 3rd place $300, and 4th and 5th place $250.
Submission: original essay discussing an acknowledged African American STEAM contributor. Additional information available in the D-B Scholarship box.
Due: January 23rd
Submission and questions to Eastman Black History Oratorical Contest at email@example.com
The Sleep Judge State of Sleep Scholarship
Eligibility: Current high school 2017 graduate, U.S. or Canadian citizen, minimum 3.0 GPA, create short video as referenced on website.
Deadline: October 30th
For more information, rules, and application visit www.thesleepjudge.com/scholarship/
Horatio Alger Scholarship
Award: from $6,000 to $25,000
Eligibility: high school graduation in spring/summer, critical financial aid ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income), United States citizenship, involved in community service, minimum GPA of 2.0.
Apply at https://scholars.horatioalger.org/
Deadline: October 25th
National Youth Science Camp (NYSC)
The National Youth Science Camp (NYSC) is a residential science education program that honors and challenges two graduating high school science students from each state. Scientists from across the nation present lectures and hands-on science seminars and linger to interact informally with student delegates. A visit to Washington D.C. permits delegates to visit some of the nation’s premier scientific, governmental, and cultural facilities. The NYSC experience includes overnight excursions into the Monongahela National Forest featuring backpacking, rock-climbing, caving, mountain biking, and kayaking opportunities.
Eligible Applicants must:
Application and additional info is available at http://www.nysc.org/
Registration is available until January 31st.
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Seminar
Participants will hear outstanding speakers, participate in team activities, practice leadership skills and grow personally by sharing ideas and experiences with peers.
Eligibility: high school junior or senior, academic accomplishment, leadership qualities and wish to improve leadership skills
Date of seminar: December 1st – December 3rd
Two students from D-B will be selected and sponsored by the Rotary Club of Kingsport.
Applications: available in the Counseling office Scholarship box.
Application deadline: October 15th (must be turned into the D-B Counseling office.
Johnson City Elks Lodge #825 Scholarship
Most Valuable Student Scholarship
Award: Varies ($4,000 to $50,000 scholarships)
Eligibility: high school senior, US citizen, academics, leadership and financial need.
Applications are available at www.enf.elks.org/mvs.
Deadline: November 27th
The Danforth Scholars Program at Washington University in St. Louis
Scholarship honors students whose life choices are guided by integrity, selflessness, a commitment to community and dedication to leadership and academic excellence.
Award: may receive full or partial tuition scholarships which are renewable each year.
If you are looking to attend Washington University in St. Louis next fall and would like to be nominated for this award, you can bring a resume to the D-B Counseling office by November 1st and turn your intent in to your counselor.
Information available at http://www.wustl.edu
Anne Ford Scholarship
Eligibility: graduating senior with a documented learning disability and/or ADHD who will be enrolling full-time in a four-year college in the fall. Student is committed to completing a bachelor’s degree, participates in school/community activities, academic achievement, demonstrates financial need and more. GPA 3.0 or higher
Application is available at http://apply.ncld.org/
Deadline: November 6th
Tennessee Tech offers more than 550 scholarships. To be considered you must apply through “Scholarship Web”; TTU’s online scholarship database and application system. Please refer to their website:
GoodCall Scholarship Search
70% of students graduate college with debt. Find a better way to pay for school. 6,948 active scholarships. $15,146,110 in available scholarship funds. Save scholarships, set goals, track your progress and more. Visit https://www.goodcall.com/scholarships/search/ to search and apply.
ACADEMIC COMMON MARKET
Is a degree program you’d like to pursue not available in your state? Is out-of state tuition a barrier to a major offered at a college in another state? Looking for options with lower tuition?
Study in a specialized field at an out-of-state college.
Pay in-state tuition rates.
To qualify, you must:
AES Engineering Scholarship
Criteria: Scholarship is awarded on the basis of character as determined by an evaluation of the essays submitted.
How to Apply: Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question: 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?
Amount of award: $500.00
Entry Deadline: October 6
Application instructions are available at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.php
University of Virginia - Jefferson Scholars
Award: full tuition, room, board, for 4 years
Qualifications: Nomination, Academic achievement, Leadership, and Citizenship.
Nomination applications are available in the Counseling office
Information can be found at www.jeffersonscholars.org
Deadline for nomination: November 17.
Xi State Essay Contest
Award: 1st place - $300, 2nd – 200, 3rd - $100
Eligibility: All Tennessee high school students grades 9-12, Essay topic available on information sheet
Application and information are available on the Counseling page and in the D-B Scholarship Box outside of the Counseling Office.
Deadline to submit to school official: prior to December 8th
Tennessee Concrete Association High School Essay Contest
Award: $50, $100, or $250
Rules: Open to high school students ages 16-18 at the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year, follow essay specifications.
Deadline: December 5th
Information and application available in the Scholarship box in the Counseling Office.
Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship
Award: $2,500 scholarship
Eligibility: Graduating senior with a documented learning disability and/or ADHD who will be enrolled in a community college, technical school or a specialized program for student with LD and/or ADHD in the fall. Student currently is committed to academic study, participates in school/community activities, and demonstrates a financial need.
Apply online at http://apply.ncld.org/
Deadline: November 6th