Financial Aid - Scholarships



2023 TN Promise Student Checklist

2023 TN Promise Application is now open ( 
2023-24 FAFSA Opens Oct 1, 2022 (  
2023 TN Promise Application deadline Nov 1, 2022.  (
2023-24 FAFSA Filing Deadline is March 1, 2023
AES Engineers Scholarship
Application Process: Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of the following website:
Full details are available on the website.
Deadline: October 8, 2022
UNC Charlotte - The Levine Scholars Program
Benefits: full tuition, room, board, and mandatory fees, summer experiences, special lectures, opportunity to enroll in honors courses and complete a senior honors thesis, ability to graduate with honors distinction and more.
Students interested can be nominated by their high school counselor or the senior can self nominate.
Requirements: applicant for freshman enrollment at UNC Charlotte for the fall term, US citizen, demonstrate commitment to community service, have a passion for knowledge, and possess a capacity for ethical leadership. While there are no minimum SAT, ACT or grade point averages to apply for the Levine Scholarship, students must excel academically and show evidence of experience, motivation and commitment toward the ideals of the program.  
For more information:
Deadline: For a nomination from D-B counselor, October 8th.
The Heisman High School Scholarship
Up to $10,000 College Scholarship Now Available to High School Seniors Athletes!
The Heisman program will recognize a winner from each high school that has student participation. The top male and female applicants from each state will be awarded $1,000. State winners will move on for the chance to become a national finalist and win at least $2,000. Of the national finalists, a male and a female will be selected as the winner of the $10,000 National Heisman High School Scholarship.
Learn more and apply:
Deadline: October 18th
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship
Award: $20,000 scholarship
Eligibility: Senior with 3.0 unweighted GPA and meet eligibility requirements listed at
Deadline: October 31st

NC State Park Scholarship

Award: Four-year scholarship valued at $213,000 for out-of-state students, including tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, travel, and personal expenses. Grants to fund enrichment experiences

Eligibility: U.S. citizen, permanent residents of the U.S., or graduating from a high school located in the U.S. (regardless of citizenship status). Applying for fall, first-year admission into a baccalaureate program at NC State

For more information, visit:

To apply, visit:

Deadline: November 1st


Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship
The Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities.
Benefits include: Up to $55,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school, Ability to pursue any area of study, Personal advising about selecting a college and navigating financial aid, Multifaceted advising about how to transition to college and maximize the student experience.
Deadline: November 17th
Jefferson Scholars Nominations Open for the University of Virginia
Award: full tuition, room, board, for 4 years
Qualifications: Nomination, Academic achievement, Leadership, and Citizenship.
Students wishing to be considered for nomination will need to submit a resume and a brief essay about leadership experience. Required items must be returned to the counseling office or emailed to [email protected] by the deadline.
Deadline for nomination consideration: November 17th
Davidson College - John 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.
Two nominees will be selected from the pool of D-B applicants for consideration of the scholarship.
To be considered for nomination, turn in a resume and write a brief essay about your commitment to your local and global communities.
Return above needed items to the Counseling office by November 18th for consideration.
Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship
Award: $1,000
Eligibility: current or soon-to-be undergraduate student in the United States who has had his or her life altered due to an injury from a car or truck accident, be it their own injury, that of a loved one, or an influential individual
Deadline: December 15, 2022
2023 Tennessee Concrete Association High School Essay Contest
Award: 1st - $750, 2nd - $500, 3rd - $250
Eligibility: Open to all high school students, 
essay must be typed, double spaced and not 
exceed 600 words, essay should demonstrate a student's awareness of concrete's role as a building material or follow the prompt.
Essay Prompt: How have you or your community been shaped by concrete? 
Complete online form to submit essay at
Deadline: January 6th
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest
Open to all high school students
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.
Register and submit essay:
Deadline: January 13th

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: 

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 [email protected]