Financial Aid / Scholarships

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Deadline to return to the D-B Counseling office is
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
SENIORS -- Applications are currently available online on the D-B website and in the counseling office for the Niswonger Scholarship Program.  The Niswonger Foundation is looking for well-rounded students who demonstrate strength of character as well as academic skills.  Dobyns-Bennett may nominate 2 seniors to continue on through the selection process with the Niswonger Foundation.  It is important to note the major criteria for this scholarship: 
1) Demonstrated leadership ability.
2) Good character.
3) Academic ability.
4) Financial need - not necessarily represented through low income, but relevant to number in family and cost of colleges to which student is applying.
5) Commitment to return to and serve Northeast Tennessee.  This scholarship may be used to attend any college or university in the United States. 
The deadline to return application forms to the Counseling Office is Tuesday, September 10th.  There are several attachments to be included with the application form, please make sure to include all attachments when returning your application.


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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