Financial Aid / Scholarships

Mitsui USA Scholarships
Award: One $5,000 freshman scholarship for East Tennessee 
Eligibility: High School senior, US residence, TN resident for 5 years, 3.0 GPA or better, interest in multi-cultural and International Affairs, and/or an aptitude for foreign language study Four $5,000 freshman-year scholarships are funded and awarded to successful applicants who enroll in four-year public colleges or universities within the State of Tennessee\\\'s Board of Regents or University of Tennessee systems. 
Application: - Look under Programs/Events then Educational or download from Naviance.
Deadline: May 31st
Northeast State Educational Access and Diversity Scholarship Application 
Eligibility: US Veteran, or Hispanic/Latino/Spanish origin, Black or African American, Asian, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian, or other Pacific islands origin, or registered with the Center for Students with Disabilities at Northeast State
Award: Varies
Please note: it is possible for Tennessee Promise Scholarship recipients who apply for Northeast State Scholarships to receive additional funding to help cover book and attendance costs.  See Northeast State Scholarships and the Educational Access and Diversity Scholarship for program guidelines.
Deadline: June 1st
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
Award: $1,000
Eligibility: Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site:
Full details are available on the site.
Deadline: June 14th
Sigma Phi Epsilon Scholarship, The Balanced Man - University of Tennessee
Award: $6,500 in scholarships
Eligibility: Incoming UT Knoxville males, strive for success in academics, well-being and leadership.
For information and application, visit
Deadline: June 14th
Kenneth P. and Maxine Fox Scholarship
The Fox Scholarship is awarded each year to an eligible foster child and/or an eligible birth/adopted child of a TFACA member.
ELIGIBLITY: child in the custody of Tennessee DCS living in a Resource Home, group Home, Independent Living Placement or other approved placement or the birth/adopted child of a TFACA member.  Provide proof of acceptance into a college, university, or trade/vocational school.  Submit the application and three letters of recommendation.
Deadline: July 15th 
Army ROTC Scholarship - University of Tennessee Knoxville and University of Tennessee 
Award: Tuition or room/board, $1,200 book annual book allowance, $420 per month stipend 
This is for highly-qualified high school senior who gains admission to  UTK or UTC.   
Eligibility: U.S. citizen, between ages of 17-26, GPA of at least 2.5, High school diploma, minimum of 19 on ACT, meet physical standards, agree to accept commission to serve in the Army as Active Duty, National Guard, or Reserve Officer. 
Visit for more information.
Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship
Award: Range from $500 to $1,000
Eligibility: Incoming freshman man attending either Austin Peay, University of Tennessee Knoxville, University of Memphis, University of Tennessee Martin, East Tennessee State University, or Tennessee Tech University.  Applicants have no obligation to join or affiliate with SigEp to be eligible. This resource is intended to assist with college affordability, while introducing students to campus life opportunities. 
Early Application Deadline: June 1st
Horatio Alger National Career and Technical Scholarship Program
Award: $2,500
Eligibility: completed high school by summer 2018, enrolled in a 2 year or less career or technical degree/certificate program for Fall 2018, demonstrate financial need, under the age of 30, US citizen
Deadline: June 15th
Summer Youth Program at James H. Quillen VA Medical Center
Eligibility: Students ages 14 - 19, interested in experience working in the medical field and serving our Nations's Veterans.
Dates: Orientation - June 10th, volunteer from June till August
For more information and to sign up, contact the VA Voluntary Service Office at 423-979-2891.
The Tennessee Association of Broadcasters has a Summer Internship Opportunity for a Mass Communications or Broadcast student (or recent graduate) in the TAB offices located in Nashville, TN. The total award from the Jill Green Memorial Scholarship Fund for this part time, paid internship is $1,500.00 to be paid hourly. It will begin July 1st and run through our Annual Conference on August 6 – 7, 2019. Please send a resume to: or call: 615-365-1840.


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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