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Scholarship / Financial Aid Resources

Nursing Schools Almanac Aspiring Nurse Scholarship
Award: $1,000

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


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: 




GoodCall Scholarship Search Site

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 to search and apply








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.

Enter at





Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

Award: $1,000

Application Process: Students submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of the web site:

Deadline: June 12.






BigSun Scholarship
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. 

Award:  $500.00 

Deadline:  June 19, 2017 

Information and application: 






Nursing Schools Almanac Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

Award: $1,000

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 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. 

Award: $1,000

Application is available in the D-B scholarship box and at 

Deadline: April 15th









Design Scholarship for 2017 Institute for CTE Educators program cover

Award: $1,000


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

Completed applications should be submitted to by April 1. 








ETEAC Scholarship 

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 

Award: $1,000 

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:

  • Classified as a United States Military Veteran.  Proof of veteran status must be submitted
  • to the Office of Scholarship Programs in order to qualify under military veteran criterion.
  • Hispanic/Latino/Spanish origin, Black or African American, Asian, American Indian, Alaskan Native,
  • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander origin as documented by the Northeast State Office of
  • Admissions and Records.
  • Registered with the Center for Students with Disabilities at Northeast State.

This scholarship can help with books and extra fees that the TNPromise does not cover.

Apply at

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