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:
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Stop Texting & Driving Scholarship
Description: The law firm of Raybin & Weissman offer an annual scholarship contest to Stop Texting and Driving. Students will create videos that help in the fight against distracted driving and needless car accident injuries. A total of three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded: one to the best video entry from Davidson County (TN), one to the best entry from the state of TN, and one to the best entry from the entire U-S.
Award: $1,000 each
Deadline: April 3, 2017
SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes
Awarding: Thirty (30) $500 scholarships to be awarded for education expenses at a college or university
Eligible: current high school seniors and undergraduate college students, eligibility not based on GPA or financial need
Enter online or by mail once every two weeks, up to 15 times during the sweepstakes period.
2 winners are randomly chosen every two weeks till May 12th.
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
Application Process: Students submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of the web site: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
Deadline: June 12.
For young athletes to succeed in their academic pursuits. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official. Applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.
Deadline: June 19, 2017
Information and application: http://www.bigsunathletics.com
Nursing Schools Almanac Aspiring Nurse Scholarship
Eligibility: 1) Academic excellence, especially in math and science, 2) Passion for Nursing and healthcare, 3) high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs
Deadline: June 30th
Visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com for information and application
The Josey Baker Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: graduate of Northeast Tennessee or Southwest Virginia High School, preference to applicant pursuing degree in agriculture or construction related major, open to current high school seniors to college juniors, leadership activities, minimum 3.0 GPA, community involvement, financial need.
Application is available in the D-B scholarship box and at www.cleekfarms.com
Deadline: April 15th
Design Scholarship for 2017 Institute for CTE Educators program cover
High school students have the chance to earn a $1,000 scholarship to the Tennessee public postsecondary school of their choice for designing the program cover for the 2016 Institute for CTE Educators.
Criteria is available in the Scholarship box in the Counseling office. The online application can be found at https://docs.google.com/a/k12k.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdoncKj7gCJecduWuUYbg2USVYp9zxHN0WyqSPkF0qf74AMhQ/viewform?mc_cid=d2cff132c3&mc_eid=66274e6fb6
Completed applications should be submitted to Andrea.Thorsbakken@tn.gov by April 1.
For: Seniors intending to pursue engineering in college
Eligibility: High school Senior, pursuing engineering, school activities, leadership, experiences, academic achievement, essay
Award: One time scholarship of $1,000 to $2,000
Application and information are available in the D-B Scholarship box
Deadline: March 24th
Joe K. Thomas III and Lynnis Riggs Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: Sullivan County high school senior, attending postsecondary institution/college following high school
Application is available in the D-B Counseling office Scholarship box
Deadline: May 1st
Northeast State Educational Access and Diversity Scholarship Application
Available in March.
Applicants must meet one of the following criteria for consideration:
This scholarship can help with books and extra fees that the TNPromise does not cover.
The deadline to apply is Thursday, June 1, 2017
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