Roan Scholars Leadership Program at East Tennessee State University
Nomination applications are now available for the Roan Scholars Program at ETSU. The Roan is one of ETSU’s most distinguished merit scholarships, covering full tuition and fees and providing allowances for both room and board and textbooks. Just as significantly, throughout their time at ETSU, Roan Scholars have access to special workshops and seminars, internships and travel.
Scholars are selected based on leadership ability, intellectual curiosity, strong character, and evidence of a physically-active lifestyle.
Deadline to submit application to the Counseling Office: Wednesday, September 13, 2017.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
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
UNC Charlotte – The Levine Scholars Program
Benefits: full tuition, room, board, and mandatory fees, summer experiences, special lectures, opportunity to enroll in honors courses and complete a senior honors thesis, ability to graduate with honors distinction…and more.
Students interested can be nominated by their high school counselor.
Requirements: applicant for freshman enrollment at UNC Charlotte for the fall term, US citizen, demonstrate commitment to community service, have a passion for knowledge, and possess a capacity for ethical leadership. Successful candidates will have a GPA or 3.8-4.0 (unweighted) and a 29-36 on the ACT.
Deadline: Contact your D-B Counselor prior to September 25th for a nomination.
For more information see www.levinescholars.uncc.edu
WENDY’S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN
Award: National finalist attends Heisman Weekend in New York, up to $500 in Wendy gift cards
Qualifications: Male and female senior athletes, B average, excel in academics, athletics and leadership
Nomination: See Coach or counselor for a nomination https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com
Deadline: October 2
Senior College and Financial Aid Night
August 29th at 6:00 p.m.
D-B Little Theatre
Information about preparing for college admission, scholarships, and financial aid.
Tri-Cities Financial Aid Night
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
ETSU D.P. Culp Center
TN Promise Scholarship
The Class of 2018 TN Promise application will open for completion on August 1, 2017.
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.
The first mandatory meeting will take place on Thursday, October 5 at 9:00 in the cafeteria.
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
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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