Financial Aid / Scholarships

Engineering Volunteers for 10th graders - eVOL10
This is a summer engineering program for for rising 10th grade students.  You will get to explore UT's campus, tour engineering labs and facilities, compete in engineering challenges, meet new people and jump start your academic career. 
Deadline to Apply: March 1st 
Details and application at

 High School Introduction to Engineering Systems for 12th Graders - HITES12

This is a summer engineering program for for rising 12th grade students.  You will get to explore UT's campus, tour engineering labs and facilities, compete in engineering challenges, meet new people and jump start your academic career.
Deadline to Apply: April 12th
Details and application at




The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program “A Constitutional Speech Contest”

Award: State level - $1,000 to $3,000, National level - $14,000 to $18,000

Eligible: students grades 9 – 12

Application and information are available at

Deadline: Received by American Legion Nashville office by January 8th 



Warren Wilson College Milepost One Scholarship
Award: Full Tuition
Eligibility: admitted to Warren Wilson as a freshman, 3.0 high school GPA, family income $125,000 or less.
Deadline: February 1st
Elks Trade Scholarship
Award: Varies
Eligibility: Graduating seniors as well as non-traditional students (those changing career fields or those needing additional education to progress in their current career) who will be pursuing a trade or certificate program.  Applicants are judged on academic achievement, interests and need.
Application and information are available here, on Naviance, and
Deadline: February 2nd  
Elks Nursing Scholarship
Award: varies
Eligibility: a U. S. citizen, a high school senior or graduate of an accredited high school, GED is accepted, pursuing degree in nursing
Deadline: January 15th
John's Crazy Sock's Autism Can Do Scholarship
Award: $3,000 
Eligibility: awarded to a person on the Autism Spectrum who is or will be attending an accredited college or university or a trade school, winners must agree to participate in promoting the scholarship and the sock he or she designs. Promotions will include participating in social media posts and allowing his or her name and image to be used in those promotions 
 Details and application are available at 
Deadline: December 15th
Grote Chemistry Scholarship - UT Chattanooga
Award: $12,000 ($3,000 per year/renewable for 4 years)
- complete a course in high school chemistry with an A or B
- attain a high school GPA of 3.5 or above
- earn a composite score of 26 or above on the ACT
- declare chemistry as the major at UTC
Apply:  Follow the scholarship link for the online application.
Deadline: February 15th
Westbrook Scholarship Chemistry and Physics - UT Chattanooga
Award: $12,000 ($3,000 per year)
- student must be accepted for admission to or currently enrolled at UTC
- minimum GPA 3.0 and ACT of 23
- financial need will be considered
- first preference to award will be for students majoring in chemistry or physics. Second preference is for students majoring in other fields of science
Apply:  Follow the scholarship link for the online application.
Deadline: February 15th
Tennessee Concrete Association Essay Contest
Award: 1st place - $250, 2nd - $100, 3rd - $50
Eligibility: open to all high school students ages 16-18 at the beginning of the school year, essay of student's awareness of concrete's role as a building material in homes, commercial buildings, streets and highways.
Submit essay and entry form to
Deadline: March 15th.
High Flyers Scholarships at Tennessee Tech University
Award: $2,000 - $5,000 per year
Eligibility: To be considered students must:
1. Be admitted to the university by December 1st 
2. Complete the FAFSA by December 15th 
3. Submit the scholarship application by December 15th 
4. Submit all required materials by January 15th 
Amount awarded is based on test scores and GPA.
Stan and Thelma Plumlee Scholarship
Award: $8,000
Eligibility: If you live in a manufactured or Modular home, or if you or a close relative works in the Manufactured or Modular Housing Industry, you are eligible.  This award will help students who plan to attend a 4 year college/university or trade school.  
Visit: for an application and rules.
National Sojourners Essay Contest (for grades 9-12)
Award: $500 - $2,000
Essay contest is open to students currently in the 9th to 12th grades.  Submit essay to the local National Sojourners Chaper using the "Authorized Cover Sheet" in the shared document listed below.  More information is available in Naviance under Colleges, then Scholarship List.
Xi State High School Essay Contest
Award: $100 - $300
Eligibility: All high school students are eligible.  Essay Topic: "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world" - Nelson Mandela
Information and cover sheet are below!
Deadline to Counselor: December 6th
ETSU Academic Performance Scholarships
APS scholarships are automatically awarded to qualifying in-state/border county freshmen who submit a complete application for admission to ETSU (including transcript and test scores) by December 15th.  Both the GPA and transcript are required.
Award levels start at $2,000 to $5,000 based on ACT/SAT scores and GPA.  For Award levels visit:
Deadline: December 15th
The Marjorie Watson Mathematics Scholarship at UT Chattanooga
Award: $5000
Eligibility: for an incoming freshman attending the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga who majors in mathematics,
Application materials should include: 1. Letter of application affirming an interest in a mathematics degree. 2. Two letters of recommendation affirming the applicant’s mathematics ability, at least one of which must be from a recent mathematics teacher. 3. Supporting materials, which should include ACT/SAT scores and high school transcripts.

Application Deadline: March 15th

Application materials should be sent to:
Watson Mathematics Scholarship Committee Mathematics Department 6956 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 615 McCallie Avenue Chattanooga, TN 37403 Tel: 423-425-4545 Fax: 423-425-4586


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:











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Milligan College - Goah Scholarship
Award: The scholarship covers full tuition (this excludes books, room, board, and fees)
Eligibility: U.S. citizens or permanent residents that are traditional undergraduate students. Applicants must be first time students at Milligan College. Candidates should enhance the cultural education of all students by broadening the diversity of our student body across various dynamics. Minimum 21 on ACT or minimum 3.0 GPA.
Deadline: December 1st
Army ROTC Scholarship - University of Tennessee Knoxville and University of Tennessee 
Award: Tuition or room/board, $1,200 book annual book allowance, $420 per month stipend
This is for highly-qualified high school senior who gains admission to  UTK or UTC.  
Eligibility: U.S. citizen, between ages of 17-26, GPA of at least 2.5, High school diploma, minimum of 19 on ACT, meet physical standards, agree to accept commission to serve in the Army as Active Duty, National Guard, or Reserve Officer.
Visit for more information.
Northeast State Scholarships
Award: Varies. All students applying to Northeast State should apply for these scholarships.  It can help cover what the TNPromise doesn't cover (ex. books).
Applicants are matched to scholarship selection pools based upon the information on file in the student information system and supplied on the Northeast State Online General Scholarship Application.
Northeast State application process, FAFSA, and General Scholarship application must all be completed by March 1st to be considered.