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Financial Aid / Scholarships

Dobyns-Bennett HS Awards Day will be on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the Nancy Pridemore Little Theater.  Below, you will find the
All scholarship applications are due to the Counseling Office March 9, 2018.


BigSun Scholarship


Award: $500


Eligibility: High school Senior or student currently attending a post-secondary institute and currently involved in sports at that institution or in the community.


Apply at


Deadline: June 19th









Believing in Home Ownership Scholarship

Awarded by Bristol TN/VA Association of REALTORS


Award: $500


Eligibility: High school seniors, a 500 word essay on What Home Ownership Means to Me


Applications are available in the Counseling Office Scholarship box and at


Deadline: March 27th 







Josey Baker Memorial Scholarship 

Eligibility: current high school senior through college junior.   3.0 Minimum GPA, financial need, community involvement, leadership experience. 

Preference given to students seeking postsecondary education in Tennessee or Virginia, Preference given to students pursuing degree in Agricultural or construction.

Award: One scholarship will be awarded.  $1,000.  

Access the scholarship at  

Deadline: April 2, 2018.  

If mailing, please send the completed and preferably typed application to Cleek Farms,

Attn:  Josey Baker Memorial Scholarship, 1101 New Beason Well Road, Kingsport, TN 37660.




ETSU Department of Media and Communication - The George W. Kelly Scholarship
Eligibility: incoming freshmen with a 3.5 GPA or better or transferring students with a 3.0 GPA or better at another college or university. Demonstrated work and interest in journalism and potential for a career in journalism. Special consideration is given to outstanding minority applicants. Other financial aid received by the applicant, as documented by the ETSU Financial Aid Office, may be considered, but will not be the main determining factor for the award.
Submit applications to Dr. Andrew Dunn at
Deadline is March 26.
Appalachian Fair Scholarship
Award: Two $1,000 scholarships awarded
Eligibility: High school Senior or currently enrolled student in college or technical school. Must have participated in the Appalachian Fair within the last two years. Minimum 2.5 GPA.
Application and rules can be found at or the D-B Scholarship box outside of Counseling.
Deadline: April 10th



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 to search and apply. 





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: 



B, Davis Scholarship

Award: $1,000 

Eligibility: high school junior or senior as well as all students currently registered in any post-secondary institution. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the following topic: Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most.  Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual. 

Deadline: May 22nd

 Information and online application are available at

University of Tennessee Chattanooga Summer Business Experience
From June 18th to June 22nd, experience college life and interact with business leaders and faculty during this residential program for rising high school seniors who are interested in a career in business.
Qualifications: rising senior, minimum 3.25 GPA, interested in business
Cost is $200 and includes housing, meals, snacks, and activities
Apply now 
Deadline is May 1st.