Scholarships in Tennessee

Blazer Gold Scholarship

Award: $5,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a non-resident student. Selection is based upon academic achievement.

Blazer Achievement Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a non-resident student. Selection is based upon academic achievement.

Blazer Pride Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a non-resident student. Selection is based upon academic achievement.

The Bird Dog Foundation's College Scholarship Essay Contest/The Michael Tuxon Scholarship Award

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is a high school senior residing in Tennessee, Mississippi, or Arkansas. Essay required.

Out of State Grant

Award: $2,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a full-time student and one of the following: a United States citizen who is a non-Florida resident living in the United States or a United States territory or an eligible non-citizen (permanent resident).

NACA Southeast Student Leadership Scholarships

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, full-time undergraduate student enrolled in a college or university within the former NACA Southeast region (AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA and PR) and have made significant contributions to the community or campus.

APIASF/Sara Lee Foundation

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 13

Applicant must be a female U.S. citizen, national or legal permanent resident of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity (as defined by the U.S. Census) who is from Alabama, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, or Wisconsin, and will be enrolling in an accredited college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student in the upcoming academic year. Minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA required (or GED).

B&W Y-12 Scholarship

Award: $1,300, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from one of the following counties in Tennessee: Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Kno, Loudon, Morgan, Roane, or Sevier. Applicant must be planning to pursue a degree in science (ie. bio-medical engineering, environmental science, physics, chemistry, pre-engineering) at one of the following schools: Roane State Community College, Pellissippi State Community College, Walters State Community College, or Maryville College.

Ruby A. Brown Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or adult student who will be or currently is enrolled at an accredited, not-for-profit nursing program. Applicant must be from one of the following counties in Tennessee: Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier, or Union. Financial need is required.

Vera and Lawrence Carson Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Scott County and a graduate of Oneida High School who is a full-time student at an accredited not-for-profit college or university. Financial need and leadership must be demonstrated.

Karolyn King Carter Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior at Greeneville High School who will be pursuing a degree in fine arts, commercial arts, or media arts as a full-time student at an accredited not-for-profit college or university. Minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need are required.

Gordon W. and Agnes P. Cobb Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior of high school located in Blount, Loudon, or Knox (TN) County or a current college/university student who graduated from a high school located in any of those counties. Financial need is required.

Steven L. Coffey Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,600, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Anderson County, TN, who is enrolled full-time at Roane State Community College or Pellissippi State Community College for at least one year. Financial aid is required.

Craighead Limestone Scholarship

Award: $2,750, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Sequoyah High School with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Financial need is required.

R.G. and Ruth Crossno Scholarship

Award: $1,400, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Anderson County High School with a minimum 2.0 GPA who will be enrolling as a full-time student at an accredited public or private college/university or community college. Financial need and history of volunteer or paid work are required to be demonstrated.

Michael D. Curtin Renaissance Student Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Anderson County High School who will be enrolling as a full-time student at an accredited public or private college/university or community college. Financial need is required.

Greene County Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Chuckey-Doak High School, Greeneville High School, North Greene High School, South Greene High School, West Greene High School, or a resident of Greene County with a GED. Applicant must be planning to enroll as a full-time enrollment at an accredited public or private college/university or community college. Special consideration will be given to applicants demonstrating commitment to Greene County and non-traditional students. Financial need is required.

Jack F. and Edith Updyke Harmon Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Tennessee High School in Bristol, TN; Virginia High School, and John S. Battle High School, both in Bristol, VA; Sullivan Central High School in Blountville, TN; or Bland High School in Bland, VA. Applicant must be pursuing full-time enrollment at one of the following institutions: Emory & Henry College, King College, East Tennessee State University, or the University of Tennessee College of Agriculture in Knoxville. Financial aid and minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Johnson County Education Growth Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Johnson County for a minimum of 12 months who is a graduating senior, returning adult student, or GED recipient with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Applicant must be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Financial need is required.

Johnson County Scholarship

Award: $7,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Johnson County who is a graduating senior of Johnson County High School with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applicant must be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Financial need is required.

Dr. Richard Forrest & Ella Dudney Kelsey Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Collierville High school who plans to be enrolled full-time at an accredited Tennessee public, not-for-profit university or community college pursuing a career as an educator or health care professional. Financial need is required.

Dorsey and Betty King Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Campbell or Claiborne Counties who is a graduating senior from Claiborne or Campbell County High Schools. Applicant must be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited public or private, not-for-profit college, university, or nursing program.

Knox Central High Class of '50 Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Central High School who plans to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited not-for-profit college, university, or community college. Financial need and interview are required.

Brandy Maples Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Carter High School who plans to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited not-for-profit college or university. Financial need and minimum 3.0 GPA required. Special consideration given to spirited female athlete.

McMinn County High School Alumni Fund Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from McMinn County High School who is or used to be a full-time student at the school for a minimum of two years. Applicant must be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited, not-for-profit college, university, vocational, or trade school. Financial aid is required.

Abell Family String Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,100, Deadline: April 2

Applicant must be a student enrolled in or currently pursuing college coursework consistent with a degree in string music performance. Sampler performance on CD required.

Kylen C. Bares Memorial Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 2

Applicant must be a student from the Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering or a student of a Memphis City high school.

Community Scholarship Fund

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 2

Applicant must be a college student living in the Memphis metropolitan area who is involved in the community through volunteer activities with a nonprofit or community group.

Mildred Galloway Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 2

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who plans to pursue studies in the area of family and consumer sciences.

Ruby Holmes Hefley Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,200, Deadline: April 2

Applicant must be the child of a parent(s) with a disability(ies) who is receiving Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income.