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




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
TSDAR Scholarship
Award: $2,500
Eligibility: US citizen, reside in Tennessee, entering freshman year at 4 year college/university in 2019, essay entitled "My Chosen Profession: My Preparation, My Immediate Need, My Hope"
Deadline: October 22nd
Application available here and in the Scholarship box.
Ellen Davies Rodgers/Zachariah Davis Scholarship
Award: $750
Eligibility: US Citizen, resident of Tennessee, entering freshman year of 2019 in a 4-year college/university, applicant is required to write an essay of 300 to 500 words entitled "My Future and How I Hope to Achieve My Goal".
Deadline: October 22nd
Application is available here and in the Scholarship box.
Applications are open for the ACT Student Champion Award! The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place. 

ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, and state-level recognition. 

Please encourage students in the graduating class of 2019 who have taken the ACT who fit the following criteria to apply: 
  • High school seniors who have overcome challenges and can articulate their education and/or career actions 
  • At a minimum students must have a composite ACT score of 22 on a single test date OR a Gold ACT® WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate® 
Applications can be found Applications are due October 31, 2018, and champions will be notified on or before January 31, 2019. 

All questions may be directed to
Davidson College John M. Belk Scholarship 
Award: eight chosen scholars will receive renewable scholarship equivalent to the college's fees, two special study stipends for enrichment
Eligibility: Academic excellence, engagement in the classroom and active with student or civic organizations, athletics, or in the arts. 1.Include a current resume 2.Write about your commitment to your local and global communities. 3.Include transcript with current test scores. Two nominees will be selected from the pool of D-B applicants for consideration of the scholarship.
Nomination information and application is available in the scholarship box outside of the Counseling office, here and on Naviance Student.
Deadline: October 26th
Attention freshman and sophomore students:  The ETSU Upward Bound Program is now taking applications for our newest class of students.  Upward Bound is a program designed to help students succeed in high school and achieve their goal of going on to college.  This includes monthly sessions on ETSU’s campus and a 5-week summer residential program on ETSU’s campus. If you are interested in applying or would like more information about the Upward Bound program, please stop by to see the Upward Bound representative outside of the cafeteria during lunch on Tuesday, October 23rd.  Applications will be available that day and will be due October 30th by lunch time in the Counseling office.  

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:








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Study in a specialized field at an out-of-state college.
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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