TN LOTTERY SCHOLARSHIPS
HOPE: For students with a 21 ACT or a 3.0 final GPA. $2000 for a 2 yr school and $4000 for a 4 yr school.
GAMS: For students with a 3.75 weighted GPA and a 29+ ACT. An extra $1000 in addition to HOPE.
ASPIRE: For students who meet HOPE criteria and have a family adjusted income of $36,000 or less. An extra $1500.
TN HOPE ACCESS GRANT: One time $2750 award for freshmen with a 2.75 to 2.99 GPA and an 18-20 ACT, and parent adjusted gross income of $36,000 or less.
ALL REQUIRE FILLING OUT THE FAFSA FORM (beginning January 1). Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov for more information. It's best to fill out the FAFSA by February 1.
Several scholarships available. Go to www.climbhigher.com or www.fastweb.com for more information.
COMMON SCHOLARSHIPS NOW AVAILABLE! Click on the "Common Scholarship Application" immediately below this paragraph, fill out application online and save it. Double click on bold areas to add information. You must make a copy of every scholarships for which you apply. The applications must be submitted to Mrs. Berry, counseling secretary by the due date indicated. YOU MUST CAREFULLY READ THE CRITERIA FOR EACH AND EVERY SCHOLARSHIP!
Common Scholarship Application
TN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS
Roane State Community College Foundation scholarship. Deadline April 21. Two CHS students will receive $500 or a new IPad if they have a 2.5 GPA and apply by the deadline. Go to https://roanestate.academicworks.com and scroll to find the "James D. Christmas" scholarship. Click that link to apply. Requires a letter of recommendation from your counselor, and you must know your Roane State Raider net username or password.
Carson Newman (Jefferson City) Several scholarships based on ACT and GPA. Go to www.cn.edu
ETSU (Johnson City) Go to www.etsu.edu/scholarships. Application deadlines vary. Be sure to look at all categories (academic, general, regional,performing arts, honors-in-discipline) Full ride scholarships (including room and board) for 22 students admitted into the honor college (3.5 GPA, 29 ACT, leadership) www.etsu.edu/honors/university/application.asp
ETSU Dr. Thomas Jenrette Vocal Scholarship Competition: $15,000 for a first year voice major in music performance or education. Go to www.etsu.edu/music and go to Admissions and scholarships to set up audition.
ETSU Balanced Man Scholarship (Deadline May 23) $1000 and $500 for males attending ETSU. See Ms. Tuskan for application.
TN Tech Balanced Man Scholarship (Deadline May 23) $150 to $300 for male students planning to attend TN Tech who consider themselves to be a "scholar, a gentleman and an athlete." http://www.tnsigep.com/balanced-man-scholarship/
UTC (Chattanooga) Grote Chemistry scholarship: $12,000 for Chemistry or pre-med major with a 3.5 and 26 or higher ACT. Go to www.utc.edu/chemistry/students/scholarship/Grote/groteinfo.php.
UTK Beta Theta Pi Men of Principle scholarship (Deadline August 10) $1000 for male students attending UTK in the fall. https://sites.google.com/site/utkbetathetapi/rush-beta/men-of-principle-scholarship
UT Martin Balanced Man scholarship (Deadline: May 31) For top male students planning to attend UT Martin. Go to www.sigeptnkappa.org/balanced-man-scholarship
MTSU Foundation/Dept. scholarships: Go to http://www.mtsu.edu/scholarships/foundation_scholarships.php to see what is available.
NEW: Blacks in Government scholarship $500. (Deadline May 3) Open to all students. One scholarship is for academic excellence and the other for financial need. Applications in the counseling office.
NEW: United Church Scholarship (Deadline: May 1) One $1000 scholarship for an Anderson Co. student with family income less than $50,000. Requires essay, letter of recommendation, and photo. Go to www.TheChapelOnTheHill.org website. Click on Application at bottom of page. Save to desktop and fill out online and mail it to address on application before the deadline.
NEW: Anderson Co. Cattlemans Assoc. Scholarship (Deadline April 15) One $1000 scholarship for a student involved in Anderson Co. 4-H and/or FFA. Must major in an agricultural related area in college. Applications in the counseling office.
NEW: Altrusa Club of Oak Ridge. Pat Rush Scholarship. Deadline April 12. $1000 scholarship for Anderson Co. female students. Go to http://www.iiaweb.com/altrusascholarship for details and application.
NEW: Paul Mitchell "Give back to get back" scholarship. Deadline April 30. For students who have applied to Paul Mitchell school of hair design. Go to www.knoxville.paulmitchell.edu to apply or see Ms. Tuskan for a hard copy.
NEW: USGIF Scholarship (Deadline April 19) For students interested in geospatial sciences or related fields (geography, political science, physics, computer science, engineering, biology, anthropology or sociology). Go to http://usgif.org/education/scholarships
TN Fallen Heroes scholarship (Deadline May 1) For students who've lost loved ones in any recent war, preference shown for Marine families. www.tnmarinefamily.org
53 schools scholarship. Go to www.53schools.com and take a survey for a chance to win one of three $5000 scholarships.
Youth Volunteer Scholarship $500 (Deadline April 15) Completed minimum 50 hrs of comm. service, have a 3.5+ GPA. http://www.bbgcommunicationscorp.com
Healthy Choices Scholarship $500 (Deadline April 30). http://www.chiropractorkelowna.ca/chiropracticcentre.php
Scholarship by design $500 (Deadline May 1) http://www.studentscholarships.org/2013scholarships.php
Black and Lee Scholarship $500 (Deadline May 15) http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarshipsandgrants.php
Caretenders Scholarship Program $500 (Deadline May 31) http://www.armstrongretirementhomes.ca
LM Scholarship program $1000 (Deadline May 31) http://www.forkliftcertificationsurrey.com
Rogers Community Volunteer Scholarship $500 (Deadline June 1) Must have at least 10 hrs of community service and minimum 2.5 GPA. http://www.whiterockdentists.com
Sedary & Associates Scholarship $500 (Deadline June 15) http://www.divorcelawyerssurrey.ca
Lift Parts Express Scholarship $1000 (Deadline June 30) http://www.forkliftpartsnorthcarolina.com
College scholarship info also available at www.legion.org/needalift (American Legion) or www.highfivescholarships.com (they also have free ACT prep!)
B. Davis Scholarship (Deadline May 27) $1000. Go to www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to learn more.
Big Sun Scholarship (Deadline June 21) $500 for student athletes. Go to www.bigsunathletics.com for more information.
Suntrust Off to College Scholarship (Deadline: May 10) Enter for a chance to win $1000. This is not based on GPA or test scores. You get 15 chances to win. Go to www.offtocollege.info beginning Sept. 14th.
Abbott & Fenner scholarship (Deadline June 14) $1000 scholarship. Go to www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarship.htm for more information
RiSE Scholarship. A scholarship for students with learning disabilities who plan to attend college. Go to www.risescholarshipfoundation.org for more information.
Christian Connector. Go to www.ChristianConnector.com to request information about Christian colleges and be automatically entered for a $2,500 scholarship drawing.
Student View Scholarship (Deadline: April 21) Up to $4000 in scholarships. Log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. The winner will be awarded a scholarship via a random drawing.