Financial Aid - Scholarships

2024 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
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 at
Deadline: January 12, 2024
Prestige Photography Scholarship
Tell Prestige Photography what your senior photos mean to you for a chance to receive one of three $1,000 scholarships* toward your academic or career goals. Simply submit your application and a one-page essay by January 31, 2024 to qualify.
Apply to the ETSU Honors College
The application system is now open for the following programs: Changemaker Scholars and Global Citizen Scholars. Students should visit the Honors College website at to review program eligibility requirements and to apply.
The Global Citizens Scholars Program and the Changemaker Scholars Program have a February 1 application deadline.
The Clemson Call Me Doctor© - ESTEEMED (CMD Enhancing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Educational Diversity) Scholars Program
Deadline: February 1st
Ned McWherter Scholars Program
The 2024-2025 Ned McWherter Scholars Program application opens January 1, 2024! Currently, Ned McWherter applicants must have achieved a minimum 32 composite score on the ACT or minimum 1430 on the SAT and 3.75 unweighted GPA to qualify. (An ACT Superscore cannot be used for qualification.)
Deadline: February 15th
for members of the Dobyns-Bennett High School Boy’s Golf Team!
East Tennessee Foundation is happy to announce that the Fielding and Joyce Rolston Golf Scholarship is once again available for the 2024-2025 academic year.         The Fielding and Joyce Rolston Golf Scholarship has been established to benefit graduating seniors from Dobyns-Bennett High School who are members of the school’s boy’s golf team.    Scholarship information, including detailed descriptions and application instructions, as well as 2024 applications, will be available on our website,  December 15, 2023.       The scholarship application must be completed and submitted online. Attached is a copy of the online applicant tutorial. The application deadline is February 15, 2024.
East Tennessee Foundation Scholarships
Award: Varies
Eligibility: See website for specific scholarships
Deadline: February 15th
Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Essay Contest
Award: $150 - $350 (Four essays selected by D-B will be entered for the scholarship)
Eligibility:  All Tennessee middle school and high school students, public and private, (grades 6– 12) are eligible. 
Essay Topic: Artificial intelligence [A.I.] is beginning to have a tremendous impact on our world. In what ways will A.I. positively and negatively affect your daily life, now and in the future?
Deadline to submit essay and cover sheet downloads to Mrs. Daffron ([email protected])  in Counseling: February 20th
Application information is available on the D-B website under Counseling and Financial Aid/Scholarships
University of North Georgia Army ROTC Scholarships
For: high school seniors and college freshmen who want to serve our nation as second lieutenants (officers) in the U.S. Army
Award: room and board (up to $12,000 per year) or tuition and fees.  It also pays a $420/month stipend and a $1,200/year book allowance.




Northeast State General Scholarship  


The Northeast State General Scholarship Application serves as the one application for the scholarships available at Northeast State.


Tennessee Promise and Tennessee Reconnect Scholarship recipients who apply for Northeast State Scholarships may be eligible to receive additional funding through the general scholarship program to help cover book and attendance costs.


Visit to learn more and apply.


Deadline: March 1, 2024



Foundation 649 Scholarship Essay
Award: $4,000
Eligibility: degree-seeking, full-time student enrolling in a U.S. accredited university in Fall 2024 as a Freshman or transferring from a community college, Identify as Asian American / Pacific Islander, Have a track record of involvement and interest in AAPI communities, issues, or causes, Have demonstrated financial need for the scholarship, Be a US citizen, resident or foreign national
Application and details:
Deadline: March 1st
Don't Drive Drowsy Foundation Scholarship
Award: $1,000
Eligibility: High school senior, Cover letter including your contact information,
why this scholarship interests you, and what your future plans include, 400 word minimum essay (Times New Roman, font size 12) on one of the chosen topics (• Our society puts little value on sleep. Why  do you think drowsy driving is such a major  problem for teens? What can be done to change this?  • Describe a drowsy driving crash experienced by you, a friend, or family member. What led up to this crash and how  could it have been prevented? • If schools changed their start time to 8:30 or later, would this be beneficial or harmful to  you? Why?), copy of college acceptance, letter of recommendation, list of high school activities.
Deadline: All documents are due March 6th to the following address:
Don't Drive Drowsy
1705 Fiddlers Elbow Drive
Germantown, TN 38138
Appalachian Fair Youth Scholarship
Award: $1,000
Eligibility: High school Senior or currently enrolled student in college or technical school. Must have participated in the Appalachian Fair within the last two years.
Application and rules can be found at or on Naviance.
Deadline: April 10th, 2024
Appalachian Fair's Fairest of the Fair Pageant
Award: $2,500 
Application and rules are available at or by contacting the Fair Office at 423-477-3211
Deadline: August 9th, 2024
NROTC National Scholarship

Navy ROTC Program



The purpose of the Navy ROTC Program is to educate and train qualified young men and women for service as commissioned officers in the Navy's unrestricted line, the Navy Nurse Corps and the Marine Corps. As the largest single source of Navy and Marine Corps officers, the Navy ROTC Scholarship Program plays an important role in preparing mature young men and women for leadership and management positions in an increasingly technical Navy and Marine Corps.  Full information concerning the Navy ROTC Scholarship Program is available from any of the colleges and universities with Navy ROTC units or from Navy and Marine Corps recruiters. A list of colleges and universities is available at



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

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