Tennessee Scholarships

The rising costs of a college education aren’t slowing down and students across the country are looking for scholarships to ease their monetary concerns. Fortunately, plenty of them are available. Even students without straight-A report cards can find college funding. Just residing or attending college in Tennessee can make students eligible for scholarships and grants. By using a student’s location as a search criterion, Scholarships.com can help students find awards reserved for those living in a particular state. Check out the Tennessee scholarships below for a sample of opportunities that may be found at our site. For additional information about state scholarships and awards that may be found using different search criteria, you may conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

Aileen Lee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 06, Annually
Aileen Lee Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen at the University of Oregon each academic year in recognition of students who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence throughout their high school career in leadership, service and academic excellence.

Applicants must be out-of-state students beginning their first year at the UO. Three men and three women will be selected and funds [...] More

AQHF Swayze Woodruff Memorial Mid-South Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Foundation provides financial assistance to members of the American Quarter Horse Association and or the American Quarter Horse Youth Association through general, racing, career path and state or regional scholarships.

Ideal candidates have been a member of AQHA or AQHYA for at least one year who is from Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi or Tennessee, and who competes in [...] More

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
Green to Gold Scholarship Option winners receive:
-Tuition or room and board support
-Additional money for textbooks, supplies, and equipment
-A monthly stipend for up to 10 months each school year that increases each year based on your Military Science Class
-Pay for attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) between the junior and senior years of college
-If qualified, [...] More

Army ROTC Scholarships
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Start Strong in life – enroll in Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), the college elective for undergraduate and graduate students that provides unrivalled leadership training for success in any career field. If you have a passion for it, you can find a place to fit in the Army as an officer and get the training you need to turn that passion into a career.The Four-Year High School [...] More

ASTA Southeast Chapter Professional Development Scholarship
Application Deadlines: November 03, Annually
Tourism Cares will award ASTA Southeast Chapter Professional Development Scholarships to be applied to the cost of an ASTA or The Travel Institute Educational Program, or the registration fee only for the ASTA International Destination Expo. To be eligible, applicants must be permanent U.S. residents, with a minimum of two years of experience in the travel industry, who have successfully [...] More

Bird Dog Foundation Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Bird Dog Foundation, Inc. sponsors an annual college scholarship essay contest for all high school seniors from public, private, cdc and home schools. Students must reside in either Tennessee, Mississippi or Arkansas to be eligible to enter. There are no charges or fees required to enter this annual contest.

The Bird Dog Foundation, Inc. has established a scholarship fund to promote [...] More

Church's Chicken Community Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The Church's Partners Foundation, Inc. established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors residing in 16 eligible states who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for part-time or full-time study at an accredited U.S. institution of the student's choice.

Eligibility:
-Be living in one of the following [...] More

Dixie Boys Baseball Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Outstanding high school seniors who have participated in a franchised Dixie Boys Baseball, Incorporated program and plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university may apply for the Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program. Dixie Boys Baseball, Incorporated programs include Dixie Boys Baseball for boys 13 and 14 years old; Dixie Pre-Majors Baseball for boys 15 and 16 years old; and [...] More

Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
From the very beginning, the leaders of Dixie Youth Baseball knew they wanted to develop a college scholarship program that would help former players obtain a college education. There wasn't much money in the beginning. The first eligible players graduated in 1961, one $500 scholarship and one $250 scholarship were awarded. And from its modest beginning, the scholarship program has grown to an [...] More

Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
The Henkal Corporation's Duck Brand Duct Tape "Stuck at Prom" Contest is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada, including the District of Columbia, but excluding Puerto Rico and the Province of Quebec. This contest rewards individuals for creating prom attire made completely out of duct tape.

Each couple/single entry must include:
-One color photograph (professional or [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program
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The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential.

Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award.

For more [...] More

ESA Youth Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 25, Annually
In 1996, the Electronic Security Association launched the Youth Scholarship Program. The program was created to promote goodwill among the electronic life safety and security industry and police and fire officers by providing college scholarship awards to their deserving sons or daughters.

Eligibility:
-Applicants must be at least 15 years of age and not older than 20
-He or she must be a [...] More

Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Grant
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In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, applicants must be either first time freshmen or transfer students who are not Ohio state residents. This grant is renewable for four years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Herb Society of Nashville - Horticulture Student Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Herb Society of Nashville Scholarship Fund – Applicant Requirements and Particulars

- Applicant must be a permanent resident of Tennessee
- Applicant must be a current college (as of April) freshman, sophomore or junior; scholarship will be applied to sophomore, junior or senior year of school or to a second-year student in a two-year program
- Applicant must be enrolled in a program [...] More

Jack Diller Education Award
Application Deadlines: February 12, Annually
Jack Diller Education Award will be awarded to four successful students residing within Nashville and Middle Tennessee area. Each recipient will receive a scholarship and be honored in an in-arena presentation at a Predators home game at the Bridgestone Arena in March or April.

Eligibility:
-College-bound senior currently attending a Nashville or Middle Tennessee area high school (must be [...] More

James A. Hyter Vocal Music Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
James A. Hyter gave his music, his heart and his life to serving the Memphis community. Through the scholarship fund, Mr. Hyter's legacy will live as long as the Mississippi flows in the voices of future Hyter scholars.

Applicants for the James A. Hyter Vocal Scholarship Fund must:
- have a current grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
- live in the Memphis metropolitan area
- be [...] More

MaryEllen Locher Foundation
Application Deadlines: September 01, Annually
MaryEllen Locher Foundation scholarships are given to the children of breast cancer patients, either survivors or deceased. Please note that scholarships are limited to students residing within a 50-mile radius of Chattanooga, Tennessee.

According to the terms of this scholarship, students will be selected on the basis of eligibility and essays. Community service, grades, and financial need [...] More

NAJA Graduate Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, Inc. (NAJA) was established in 1941 with the purpose of uniting members "to render charitable services which are beneficial to the general public, with particular emphasis on children, and to cooperate with other organizations performing similar services." Today, the growing Association continues the focus of meeting the needs of children and youth [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 18, Annually
The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The awards are presented each June of every year at the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention. The following regions are:

-Region I: [...] More

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The Student Opportunity Scholarship program serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students by providing need-based aid for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are full-time, first-degree students attending accredited institutions in the United States. Student Opportunity Scholarship applicants will explore who God created them to be in a series of essay questions intended for students to [...] More

Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 15, Annually
Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarships are open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who will graduate or have graduated from high school in one of the following Middle Tennessee counties: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, Dekalb, Dickson, Fentress, Franklin, Giles, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, [...] More

Southern Automotive Womens Forum Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The SAWF Scholarship Program, introduced in 2011, provides financial assistance to women enrolled or enrolling in a STEM field at an accredited two-year technical program, four-year undergraduate program, or graduate program hopefully to be used for a career in the automotive industry. The amount of each scholarship is dependent upon the number of applicants and generally ranges from $500 to [...] More

Stegall Charitable Educational Foundation Scholarship
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Scholarships in the amount $500 per semester shall be granted to high school students, high school graduates or existing college students entering a full-time program of college study within one year from the scholarship application deadline. The scholarship application deadline for the Spring Semester is December 1 and the deadline for the Fall Semester is July 1.

Scholarship funds shall be [...] More

Tennessee Christa McAuliffe Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Tennessee General Assembly created this scholarship program to honor the memory of Christa McAuliffe, a high school teacher who lost her life in the space shuttle Challenger accident. The scholarship program was established to encourage promising Tennesseans who have a commitment to teaching and inspiring young minds to explore and achieve their highest potential. The scholarship is intended [...] More

Tennessee Grocers Education Foundation Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 13, Annually
TGEF was founded in 1985 to support and promote education of students in the food industry in Tennessee. It helps deserving students, assists parents with college expenses and colleges benefit by receiving scholarship funds.

TGEF scholarships are available to students who are high school seniors, college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors, and students who have a bachelors degree looking to [...] More

Tennessee Minority Teaching Fellows Program
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The Minority Teaching Fellows Program is intended to encourage talented minority Tennesseans to enter the teaching field in Tennessee. The award is for students who are pursing a teacher certification at an eligible Tennessee college or university.

To be eligible, the applicant must:
-Be a minority Tennessee resident and a U.S. citizen
-Be a high school senior or a continuing college [...] More

Tennessee Ned McWherter Scholars Program
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The State of Tennessee has created an Academic Scholars Program to be administered by the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) for qualified applicants to attend post-secondary institutions in Tennessee in pursuit of an associate or baccalaureate degree. The scholarship will be awarded to assist in the cost of required tuition, fees, equipment, textbooks, supplies, and if applicable, [...] More

Tennessee Teaching Scholars Program
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Tennessee Teaching Scholars Program is intended to encourage exemplary students to enter the teaching field in Tennessee. Participation is limited to college juniors, seniors, and post baccalaureate candidates admitted to a teacher education program in a Tennessee college or university.

To be eligible, the applicant must:
Be a Tennessee resident and a U.S. citizen
-Minimum 2.75 GPA if [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program
Application Deadlines: June 23, Annually
U.S Army Loan Repayment Program helps servicemen repay qualified student loans. Out of all the service branches, the Army’s CLRP benefits package is typically regarded as the best, since it provides up to $65,000 in lifetime student loan forgiveness. The benefit is doled out on an annual basis, beginning as soon as a Soldier completes his first year of qualifying service, and provided at a rate [...] More

Last Edited: December 2015

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