Tennessee Scholarship

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

Hagan Scholarships
Sponsor: Hagan Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Up to $6,000 each semester
Closing Date: November 15, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.5 GPA and from a rural area (a county with less than 50,000 people). Applicant must live in an eligible state (see website for details – Middle America) and demonstrate financial need.

Stegall Charitable Educational Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Stegall Charitable Educational Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who are Tennessee residents. Applicant must have financial need. Preference will be given to individuals who demonstrate a willingness to serve the general public through past civic responsibilities, and secondly, to students who have expressed an intention to become an attorney.

Scarlett Family Foundation College Scholarships
Sponsor: Scarlett Family Foundation
Amount: Up to $15,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who will or have graduated from a public, independent or homeschool association high school in 40 Middle Tennessee counties. Applicant must be pursuing a business or STEM approved degree at a four-year, non-profit college or university in the fall of 2020.

MaryEllen Locher Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: MaryEllen Locher Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 17, 2020
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.

Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Association of Princeton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
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.

JC Runyon Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: JC Runyon Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who have completed at least one inpatient stay in an accredited psychiatric facility, substance abuse center, or similar behavioral health treatment center. In addition to the nationwide scholarship, there is a scholarship open to females who are Tennessee or Midsouth (North Mississippi, East Arkansas) residents who have been treated for suicidal ideation/attempt.

Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Baseball
Amount: $1,250
Closing Date: April 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to outstanding high school seniors who at one time participated in a franchised Dixie Boys Baseball (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia), Inc. program and plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university.

Bird Dog Foundation College Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: The Bird Dog Foundation, inc.
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are preparing to enter freshman year of college or university. Applicant must reside in Tennessee, Mississippi, or Arkansas and applicant must be a U.S. Citizen.

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