Tennessee Scholarship

Scholarships for students Tennessee. Some scholarships specifically open to Tennessee students, and others give preference to students in Tennessee.

MaryEllen Locher Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: MaryEllen Locher Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 16, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who live within a 50-mile radius of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Applicant must have lost a parent to breast cancer or complications relating from the disease or have a parent who has survived breast cancer.

SunTrust Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SunTrust
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 19, 2017
Description: Sweepstakes is open to high school seniors and college undergraduates with permanent residence in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia. Students can enter online or by mail once during each two week drawing period.

Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Association of Princeton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2018
Description: Award is for students currently enrolled in ninth through twelfth grades in a participating region (Alabama, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Connecticut, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Nashville, New Jersey, NYC, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Rochester, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St Louis, or Washington, DC) who have been actively involved in a volunteer activity that has had a significant, positive impact on race relations in their school or community.

Women in Ag Scholarships
Sponsor: Mahindra
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to female students pursuing a two- or four-year degree in the field of agriculture. Applicant must be a resident of a state where Mahindra does business (see website for details).

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 8, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college freshmen and sophomores who are no older than 20 years of age as of August 1, 2018. Applicant must reside in one of the following states or the District of Columbia: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia. Students will be selected based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors, and financial need.

Church’s Community Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Church’s Chicken
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who live in Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, New Mexico, Nevada, Tennessee, or Texas. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal U.S. resident and have at least a 2.7 GPA.

Ned McWherter Scholars Program
Sponsor: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
Amount: $6,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholars program is open to Tennessee graduating high school seniors who have at least a 3.5 GPA and have a minimum composite score of 29 on the ACT (or concordant equivalent score on the SAT). Applicant must be planning to attend college in Tennessee.

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Regions Financial Corporation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
Description: Scholarship contest is open to high school seniors and college students who live and attend school in a state where Regions does business (see website for specific states). Applicant must submit an essay on an African-American individual who inspires them because of their significant achievements in society.

TGEF Scholarship
Sponsor: Tennessee Grocers Education Foundation (TGEF)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, and current college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are seeking a bachelor’s degree or a student seeking a professional degree. Applicant must be a student employee who has been employed for at least six months by a TGCSA member company or a dependent child or spouse of a full-time, permanent employee of a TGCSA member company.

Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southern Bowling Congress
Amount: $750
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, or Texas. Applicant must currently be bowling in a USBC-sanctioned league and have bowled for three out of four years in high school.

Crystal Green Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Blood Assurance
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who attend a “Project Lifeline” high school in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee or Virginia. Students do not need to be blood donors, but donors will be given special consideration. Applicant must write a detailed marketing plan for a new blood drive promotion.

Christa McAullife Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to rising college juniors enrolled full-time in a teacher education program in an accredited Tennessee postsecondary institution who have at least a 3.5 GPA.

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