Tennessee Scholarship

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

TGEF Scholarship
Sponsor: Tennessee Grocers Education Foundation (TGEF)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
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.

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Regions Financial Corporation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
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.

Crystal Green Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Blood Assurance
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who attend a ” 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.

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.

Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southern Bowling Congress
Amount: $750
Closing Date: March 15, 2020
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.

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.

Christa McAullife Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to rising college juniors enrolled full-time in a teacher education program in an accredited Tennessee post-secondary institution who have at least a 3.5 GPA.

Community Foundation of Greater Memphis Scholarships
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to adult learners from the Memphis area. There are multiple scholarships – see website for specific details.

SETC Scholarships
Sponsor: Southeastern Theatre Conference, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students attending school in the 10 state region of SETC (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia). Applicant must be studying or planning to study theater or a closely related field.

Stop Texting & Driving Scholarship
Sponsor: Raybin & Weissman, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors, and full-time college students. Applicant must submit a 30 to 60 second video that convinces the scholarship provider that the applicant will not text and drive. There are three scholarships available: one scholarship will be awarded to a student who lives anywhere in the United States, one scholarship to a currently enrolled student in Davidson County, Tennessee, and one scholarships for a current student in the State of Tennessee.

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.

Sheltia S. Murray Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheltia S. Murray Scholarship Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 24, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in Rutherford County, Tennessee who have at least a 3.0 GPA and at least a 22 on the ACT.

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