Financial Aid - Scholarships

faIt's FAFSA Frenzy Time!
Seniors and parents, if you need help with the FAFSA for the 2022-2023 College school year, sign up now for the December 8th FAFSA event.  
This event will be held on the D-B STEM ground floor.  Appointments will be available from 12 pm to 7:30 pm for one-on-one help with filing the FAFSA.  Sign up here: 
Eastman Black History Oratorical Contest
Award: $250 to $1,000
Eligibility: High School students in Northeast Tennessee or Southwest Virginia.  Submit original essay discussing an acknowledged African American STEAM contributor or American Civil Rights leader. 
For more information and to submit essay, visit
Deadline: January 4th
Northeast State General Scholarship 
Award: Varies.  This award can be applied to additional college expenses that the TNPromise does not cover.
Eligibility: Seniors attending Northeast State in 2022-2023 year.  See website for more details.
Deadline: March 1st
2022 Governor’s School Applications Available
If you are interested in applying, please go to the link below and click on the school in which you are interested to download an application.
Please remember D-B due dates are not the same as the State deadlines.
Students wishing to apply must meet D-B deadlines. All applications are to be turned in to the counseling office by D-B Deadlines.
All other Governor's School Applications are due by December 10th.
The Appalachian Highlands Twenty Under 20 Awards
Through this award, the outstanding accomplishments of twenty individuals who are younger than 20 years of age will be celebrated. These superlatives have demonstrated exemplary achievements in community service, entrepreneurialism, leadership, academics, and STEM activities.  Interested students can complete the application posted by December 31st.   For more information, visit 
UT Knoxville Scholarships
UT Knoxville has several scholarship offerings for first time in-state freshmen and competitive scholarships. The deadline for in-state freshmen is December 15th.  To learn more about these scholarships, visit
BigSun Scholarship
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.
Deadline - June 19, 2021
Amount of Award - $500.00
The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community..
Please visit our website at to learn how to apply.
The Tennessee Concrete Association Essay Contest
Award: $50 - $250
Rules: 16 - 18 years old, essay must be typed and not exceed 600 words, must demonstrate awareness of concrete's role as a building material.  For more information and to enter, visit
Deadline: January 7th.
Boston University Trustee Scholarship
Award: Full tuition, orientation and mandatory student fees
Eligibility: High academic achievement, exceptional leadership in school and community.    Learn more and apply at
Deadline: December 1st
Dr. Philip Sobash Scholarship 2021-2022
For Future Medical Doctors
Award: $1,000
Criteria: current undergrad in college or high school student that will attend college in the U.S. on the path to a medical degree.One winner will be chosen based on an essay competition. A winner will be selected based on an essay of 1000 words or under giving an answer to the following:“Describe a problem in the world that needs drastic improvement and how you would use your medical degree to help solve this problem”Please also provide the following information along with your essay:Full Name, Phone Number, Bio, Address, Email Address, Projected Graduation Date, The School That You Currently Attend, Cumulative GPA
Deadline to send the Word document is December 16th
Email the Word Doc format to
Milligan University Goah Diversity Scholarship
Award: see website for details
Eligibility: first-year undergraduate student at Milligan, US citizen, living on campus with meal plan, Hope scholarship eligible.   Deadline: Changed to January 3
For more information and application, visit
The Eugene McDermott Scholars Program for the University of Texas at Dallas
Award: full-ride scholarship includes tuition, stipends and enrichment resources, such as study abroad funding. 
Deadlines:   December 1, 2021: UT Dallas Application (with supplementary materials)
                     January 28, 2022:   McDermott Application
FIRE Free Speech Essay Contest
Award: $10,000
For more details, visit
Deadline: December 31st
The Agnes Assurance Scholarship
Award: $22,000 renewable merit based scholarship for Fall 2022 new students at Agnes Scott
Qualifications: This scholarship is open to students who are U.S. citizens/permanent residents, DACA recipients and undocumented students, international students, homeschool applicants and transfer students. You may only qualify if you are entering Agnes Scott as a student in Fall 2022.
Deadline: January 15
John F. Kennedy "Profile in Courage" Essay Contest
Award: $100 - $10,000
Essay Topic: Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917, the year of JFK's birth.
Deadline: January 14th.
APIA Scholarship 
Award: $2,500 - $20,000
Eligibility: Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity, Citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the U.S., Be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2022., Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) or have earned a GED, Must apply for federal financial aid for the 2022-2023 academic year using the FASFA by early April 2022, Submit one letter of recommendation online
Deadline: January 26th
University of Virginia - Wise
U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship
Award: housing, meal plans, and tuition assistance, as well as a monthly stipend of $420 after contracting and book money each semester. 
Student will be required to serve in either the National Guard, US Army Reserves, or US Active army for at least four years after their college graduation. Below are the deadlines for the scholarship.
Visit:  for more information.
Burger King Scholarship
Award: $1,000 to $50,000 scholarships
Eligibility: High school seniors, BURGER KING® employees, their dependent children, spouses, or domestic partners in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam can apply. 
Eligible students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
Deadline: December 15th
ETSU Bluegrass, Old-Time and Roots Music Scholarship
A new scholarship named in honor of the founder of East Tennessee State University’s Bluegrass, Old-Time and Roots Music Studies program was recently endowed in the ETSU Foundation.    
The Jack Tottle Scholarship Endowment will provide scholarship assistance to recruit promising students who will be enrolled in Bluegrass, Old-Time and Roots Music in ETSU’s Department of Appalachian Studies.
Eligible students must be new incoming or transfer students who display strong musical and academic potential and who are declared undergraduate majors or minors in Bluegrass, Old-Time and Roots Music Studies.
Prospective students who wish to learn more about Bluegrass, Old-Time and Roots Music Studies at ETSU may visit
2022 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
High school seniors nationwide who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2022 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships - up to $40,000 total per recipient - and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond.
Deadline: January 6th
Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship
Award: Varies
Thinking about an automotive aftermarket career? Good choice! Servicing or supplying parts for vehicle maintenance and repair can be a rewarding career. An automotive scholarship can help pave the way.
Learn more and apply at
Deadline: March 31st
Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Essay Contest
Award: $75 - $250 
Eligibility:  All Tennessee middle school and high school students, public and private, (grades 6– 12) are eligible. 
Essay Topic: During the coronavirus pandemic, life changed for everyone, especially teenagers. Write an essay that expresses your opinion to the following question:What is a challenge or barrier teens face because of the pandemic and how can they overcome it?
Deadline to submit to Mrs. Daffron in Counseling: February 20th
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
Award: up to $40,000
Eligibility: seniors who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship
Deadline: January 6th
Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship
Award: 100 seniors will receive $40,000 scholarship and paid internship with Amazon
Eligibility: for seniors seeking to continue their computer science education at a four year college.
Deadline:  January 25th
Fielding and Joyce Rolston Post-Secondary Scholarship
Award: $5,000
Eligibility: Reside in Sullivan or Washington counties, graduating senior, 3.0 GPA, financial need is not required but considered in selection, full time enrollment in a 2 year college, 4 year college or technical program.
For more information and application:
Deadline: February 15th
Fielding and Joyce Rolston Golf Scholarship
Eligibility: For graduating seniors from Dobyns-Bennett High School who are members of the school’s boy’s golf team pursuing post-secondary education.  
Award: $1,000 per four years
Deadline: February 15th
UT Chattanooga - Westbrook Scholarship Program
Award: $14,000 
Eligibility: Entering freshmen majoring in Chemistry or Physics.  Completed high school chemistry or physics with a B or above. High school GPA 3.5 or above. ACT composite of 26 or above. Declare chemistry or physics as the major at UTC.
Apply to UTC by February 1st and complete the Westbrook application process by February 14th.  
Apply at and follow the Scholarships link.
B. Davis Scholarship
Award: $1,000
Eligibility: This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors 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 topic below: 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 21, 2022
Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships
The DAR has several scholarships available for students based on GPA, area of study, and DAR family membership.
Award Amounts: Varies
DAR Information:
Deadline: January 31st
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Marjorie Watson Mathematics Scholarship
Award: $5,000
Eligibility: Freshman at UT Chattanooga majoring in mathematics
Deadline: March 15th

ETF 2022 Scholarship Applications 
Scholarship Information & Applications are available online at
February 15th
NROTC National Scholarship
Award: Full tuition at one of the listed colleges or universities. All mandatory fees imposed by the School on all full-time undergraduate students. Stipend for text books. Provide uniforms and Naval Science textbooks. Three summer cruises. Subsistence allowance each academic month.
For more information contact Petty Officer Pulman at

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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