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TN Promise Class of 2019 Fall Meeting
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
9:00 a.m.
D-B Cafeteria

Wendy’s Heisman Award 

Class of 2019 Seniors who have at least a “B” grade point average and participate in at least one school-sponsored Wendy’s High School Heisman recognized sport can apply online in just a few easy steps. Visit for details on how to apply. 

Award: 90 State winner - $500, 8 National finalists - $1,000, 2 National winners $5,000 

Deadline: October 17th 






Eastman Black History Oratorical Contest 
Eligibility: 9-12 grade students in Northeast Tennessee or Southwest Virginia, submit 3-5 page essay discussing an acknowledged African-American STEAM contributor. 
Award: 1st place - $1,000, 2nd place - $500, 3rd place - $300, 4th and 5th place - $250 
Deadline: Friday, November 16 
Submission form is available at and in the Counseling office Scholarship box.

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






University of Virginia - Jefferson Scholars

Award: full tuition, room, board, for 4 years 

Qualifications:   Nomination, Academic achievement, Leadership, and Citizenship.  

Nomination applications are available in the Counseling office 

Information can be found at 

Deadline for nomination: November 16th.




Prudential Spirit of Community
Have you made a difference lately?
Apply now to the 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards to celebrate you volunteering spirit.
Local Honorees are eligible for a $1,000 award, medallion, and paid trip to D.C. for the National Honoree presentation.
For more information and to apply, visit or
Deadline: November 6th
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
The Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship
Award: varies $4,000 to $50,000
Eligibility and Judging Criteria: High school Senior, US Citizen, Academic ability, Leadership, & Financial need.
Application available at
Deadline: November 15th
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

MTSU True Blue Tour
Tuesday, October 23rd
6:00 pm
Millennium Center, Johnson City 
Find out about financial aid, academic programs, housing, the Honors College and more. Prizes will be awarded through the evening.
Register at
Don't Fear the FAFSA - Financial Aid Workshop
October 30th, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Kingsport Public Library Auditorium
Bring your taxes and your goblins for the most fun FAFSA event ever.
Ghouls will assist you with FAFSA completion and to answer your Financial Aid questions while you enjoy Halloween treats and refreshments.
Presentation by Erika Adams of TN Student Assistance Corporation.


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:








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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