Scholarships

2020 TELS (Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship) Summary form
2020 TSAC brochure
2019 Tennessee Concrete Association Essay Contest
 
Deadline - Friday, January 24,2020
$250 - 1st place
East Tennessee Foundation Scholarships for Greene County
 

East Tennessee Foundation (ETF) is happy to announce that ETF 2020 Scholarship Applications are NOW AVAILABLE on our website, http://www.etf.org/scholarships.   

 

Most ETF scholarship applications must be completed and submitted online. The application deadline for 2020 scholarships is February 15, 2020.

NEW SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY For CHUCKEY-DOAK STUDENTS!

 

East Tennessee Foundation is happy to announce the establishment of a new scholarship for 2020, the Thomas Duane Evans Memorial Animal Science Scholarship!

 

The Thomas Duane Evans Memorial Animal Science Scholarship has been established to benefit graduating high school seniors from Chuckey-Doak High School who intend to pursue a career related to animal science.

 

Scholarship information, including detailed descriptions and application instructions, as well as 2020 applications, are now available on our website, http://www.etf.org/scholarships. The scholarship application must be completed and submitted online. The application deadline is February 15, 2020.

 

Below is a detailed description of the criteria for the Thomas Duane Evans Memorial Animal Science Scholarship.

 

Thomas Duane Evans Memorial Animal Science Scholarship

  • Purpose and HistoryEstablished to benefit graduating high school seniors from Chuckey-Doak High School who intend to pursue a career related to animal science.
  • Scholarship Amount: TBD
  • Eligibility Requirements:
    • Education Requirement: Graduating senior from Chuckey-Doak High School
    • Field of StudyAnimal Science, pre-veterinary, veterinary, veterinary technician
    • GPA Minimum: 2.5
    • College/Enrollment Requirement: Full-time enrollment at an accredited not-for-profit public or private college/university OR vocational, technical, or trade school or program accredited by the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges or the American Veterinary Medical Association
KYLE WILLIAM KIIHNL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
 
Kyle Kiihnl was a 17-year-old junior at Houston High School in Germantown, TN when he lost his life to a driver that fell asleep at the wheel.  Since that time his family has made it their mission to educate drivers on the dangers of driving sleep impaired.  
 
In 2020, they are offering a $1000 College Scholarship.
 
Please see the attachment for eligibility and submission requirements.  The deadline to apply is February 22, 2020.
 

THE BARNES LAW FIRM SCHOLARSHIP

 

We are excited to be offering a great scholarship opportunity for high school seniors in the state of Tennessee. Below are the details:

  • The scholarship must be submitted by June 1, 2020. Late applications will not be accepted.
  • Applications can be submitted by any high school senior in the state of Tennessee.
  • This scholarship is a one-time scholarship worth $1,000. It will be awarded July 1, 2020.
  • We are asking students who apply to write a 500 word essay explaining how they are involved in helping out their community.
All applicants must be submitted electronically at https://www.johnbarneslaw.com/tennessee-scholarship/
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WESTBROOK SCHOLARSHIP

CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE AT CHATTANOOGA

 

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga announces the Westbrook Scholarship Program for 2020.  Awards of $14,000 will be presented to as many as seven entering freshmen majoring in Chemistry or Physics.  The awards are renewable over a four-year period and can be added to other University scholarships and the Tennessee Lottery scholarship.  The Howard L. Westbrook Scholarship fund was established in 1993 by alumnus Howard L. Westbrook of Fairhope, AL., Class of 1958, and is open to all applicants regardless of race, color, creed, or sex with the following qualifications:

 

Complete a course in high school chemistry or physics with an A or B
Attain a high school grade point average of 3.5 or above
Earn a composite score of 26 or above on the ACT exam
Declare chemistry or physics as the major at UTC

 

While the Westbrook is a merit scholarship, financial need will also be considered during the selection process.  Eligible majors include all BS Chemistry degrees (including chemistry, biochemistry, and STEM education concentrations) and BS Physics degrees (including physics, biophysics, and STEM education concentrations).  An Undergraduate degree in chemistry or physics is ideal for anyone with an interest in research, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, forensics, industry, teaching, patent law, environmental issues, materials, or other science and technology related areas.

 

A separate “Application for Admission” to the university must be submitted directly to the Office of Admissions at UTC by February 1, 2020.  The completed Westbrook application (submitted online) and two letters of recommendation (emailed) are due February 14, 2020.  Announcement of the awards will be made in middle to late April.  For further information, contact:

 

Dr. Rebecca Stimson

UTC Chemistry, #2252

615 McCallie Ave.

Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403

(423) 425-4482 or (423) 425-4278

Rebecca-Stimson@utc.edu

 

For more information about the Chemistry and Physics Program, visit the UTC Chemistry and Physics Website.  To complete an online application, follow the Scholarships link.

 

https://www.utc.edu/chemistry-physics/

UPPER EAST TENNESSEE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION

$500.00

JEFF WOODS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

Purpose of Scholarship:

This scholarship is offered to provide students with assistance to postsecondary education and careers in the skilled trades such as construction, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical contracting, as well as architecture and engineering degrees.

 

Requirements for Scholarship:

The applicant must be a graduating high school senior or presently enrolled in an accredited University, College, or Trade School.

 

The applicant will be considered on the following points:

  • Financial need based on family’s gross income
  • How the scholarship will benefit the applicant (Short Essay)
  • Recommendations by teachers, staff of school of applicant

 

Application deadline will be March 25th of each yearScholarships will be awarded prior to April 30th of each year.

BROOKS BEQUEST SCHOLARSHIP

 

The Buel and Mildred Brooks Bequest

Buel D. Brooks established a Trust under his Will for the benefit of the children and youth of Greene County. A portion of the Trust is managed by Trinity United Methodist Church. Each year, Trinity’s Brooks Bequest Committee awards grants for special projects that benefit Greene County’s children and youth, and awards approximately twelve college scholarships in the amount of $3,000.00 each.  Any ministry or organization that does work to benefit children and youth of Greene County is invited to apply for a grant and any Greene County student attending college is invited to apply for a scholarship.

Information about applying for the 2019-2020 Brooks Scholarship

Instructions: This is important. Read the instructions first! If you fail to comply with all instructions, you may end up having your application disallowed. You can view and download the Instructions by going to https://s3.amazonaws.com/mychurchwebsite/c3619/brooks_instructions_2019-20.pdf

Application: We strongly recommend that after you read the Instructions, that you download the Application and save it to your computer. The Application is a pdf document in which you can type (and save) your answers. But some browsers (Opera for example) will not allow you to type anything when the document is open in the browser. If that happens, be sure to save the Application to your computer and then begin filling out the Application. You can view the 2019-2020 Application by going to https://s3.amazonaws.com/mychurchwebsite/c3619/2019-2020_brooks_application.pdf

Be sure you are using the most up-to-date version of Adobe Reader or a similar program.

As explained in the Instructions and on the Application, after you type in all required information, you must print out the Application, add all required signatures, check all required boxes, and then mail or hand deliver a hard copy of the Application to Trinity's Church Office by the deadline set forth in the Instructions. You do not submit your Application online.

When you are working on your Application, you may not finish it in one sitting.  This is another reason to start the process by saving the Application to your computer. Be sure to save it to your Desktop or some other location where you can easily find the Application when you are ready to work on it again.

The deadline for submitting the scholarship application is FEBRUARY 27, 2020 at 4:00p.m.

GREENEVILLE OPTIMIST CLUB DONALDEAN RENNER SCHOLARSHIP

 

The Greeneville Optimist Club is going to award 2 lucky seniors in either a Greeneville or Greene County High School the Donaldean Renner Scholarship.  Please return the completed application to the Scholarship Chairman at:

 

     Roger K. Carter

     270 Williams Spring Road

     Afton, TN  37616

 

The application must be postmarked by April 1, 2020. 

CARRIE McGAUGHEY CLEMENS DAR SCHOLARSHIP

NOLACHUCKEY CHAPTER

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION


The Carrie McGaughey Clemens DAR Scholarship is a scholarship that is open to all Greeneville and Greene County students who will be continuing their education at Tusculum University.  Preference is given to relatives of members of Nolachuckey Chapter.  The scholarship amount is $250.00.  The deadline for application is March 15, 2020.

 

Please see the attachment for an application, or you may pick one up in the counseling office.

THE MARY HURLEY WELLS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

NOLACHUCKEY CHAPTER

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

 

The Mary Hurley Wells Memorial Scholarship is a $500.00 scholarship that is open to all Greeneville students, Greene County students, and relatives of DAR members who will be continuing their education at a college, university, or technical school.  The deadline for this application is MARCH 15, 2020.

 

Please see the attachment for an application, or you may pick one up in the counseling office.

INDIVISIBLE GREENE COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP

 

Indivisible Greene County is offering a $500.00 continuing education scholarship for a senior heading for college or a technical school in 2020.  They are looking for an open-minded, inquisitive, respectful, and compassionate individual who aligns with their mission and vision statements.  You may request an application at igctn2017@gmail.com

THE 2020 YOUTH BUILDERS OF GREENE COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

 

Youth Builders of Greeneville, Inc. is pleased to provide a $1,500 scholarship award to two (2) high school seniors from a Greene County educational institution or organization.  Any high school class of 2020 senior is invited to compete for this one-time scholarship.  The award may be used to help defray the costs at any accredited, post-secondary educational institution during the 2020-2021 academic years.

Please see the attachment for a scholarship application, or you may pick one up in the counseling office.  Only complete applications with the appropriate materials attached will be reviewed.  The application deadline is Tuesday, March 31, 2020.

THE MARJORIE WATSON MATHEMATICS SCHOLARSHIP AT UTC

The Marjorie Watson Mathematics Scholarship is intended for an incoming freshman attending the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga who majors in mathematics.  This is a $5000 scholarship, with $2000 awarded in the freshman year, and $1000 awarded for each of the sophomore, junior and senior years.

This scholarship is funded from an endowment established by the estate of Marjorie Watson, who was a 1930’s alumna of the University of Chattanooga (now UTC).  She was a mathematics major, and her career spanned both industry and education.  She was a military statistician, an analyst during World War II, a member of the team that developed the Univac computer, and a mathematics instructor at her alma mater in 1936.  Marjorie Watson also served as the head of the mathematics department at Huntington College in Montgomery, Alabama.

For more information and to apply, please visit https://utcmathscholarshipapplication.questionpro.com.    The deadline to apply is February 15, 2020.

THE DOROTHY DEAN SHELTON MATHEMATICS SCHOLARSHIP AT UTC

 

The Dorothy Dean Shelton Mathematics Scholarship is intended for an incoming freshman attending the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga who majors in Mathematics.  This scholarship will insure that all tuition, fees, books, and room and board for an in-state student are fully paid. 

This scholarship is funded by Dorothy Dean Shelton to encourage and assist deserving students, especially women, to major in mathematics at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.  After graduating from the University of Chattanooga (now UTC), Ms. Shelton was hired as a mathematician at the Tennessee Valley Authority.  While at TVA, she enjoyed the challenge and reward of being a part of the Transmission Planning and Engineering group for forecasting transmission related needs twenty years into the future.  She retired from TVA in 1984 after 38 years of service.  In addition, she has served the American Association of the University Women on committees in Washington, as Chattanooga Branch President, and as Tennessee Division President.  In appreciation for the help she has received, and to give other students encouragement, she has established this scholarship.

 

For more information and to apply, please visit https://utcmathscholarshipapplication.questionpro.com.  The application deadline is February 15, 2020.

 

KIDS’ CHANCE OF TENNESSEE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship opportunity is for post-secondary education including colleges, universities, trade or vocational schools, and some public high school courses.  Kids’ Chance of Tennessee provides scholarship awards to qualified applicants who have had a parent severely injured on the job pursuant to the Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Act.

Criteria for the scholarship awards include the following:

  • The applicant must have a parent who has suffered a catastrophic, permanently disabling, or fatal injury for which the parent or the parent’s family was entitled to receive benefits under the Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Act;
  • The applicant must not be less than sixteen (16) years of age and no more than twenty-two (22) years of age at the time of applying for the scholarship;
  • The injury or death of the parent must have resulted in a decrease in family earnings, which has impeded the continuation of the applicant’s education;
  • The applicant must show academic achievement and aptitude; and
  • The applicant must demonstrate substantial financial need.

Award amounts are determined at the time the scholarship is awarded and the award may be renewed each semester if the recipient maintains satisfactory academic progress according to the institution they are attending.

You can visit our website www.kidschanceoftn.org for additional information and scholarship application or email questions to info@kidschanceoftn.org

EAST TENNESSEE REGION AACA

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP

 

The East Tennessee Region, Antique Automobile Club of America is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student interested in pursuing a career in automotive technology.

Applications may be downloaded from the East Tennessee Region website: www.etr.aaca.com or students may pick-up a paper application in the counseling office.  The application deadline is March 31, 2020.

Please see the attached document for complete criteria and eligibility.

GREENEVILLE LODGE NO. 692

LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE

 

Greeneville Moose Lodge No. 692 will be awarding five $1000.00 scholarships (one each) to each high school in Greene County.  All scholarships will be awarded based upon financial need, ACT score, GPA, civic and extra-curricular activities.  You need to complete one application ONLY to be considered in all applicable categories.  The application deadline is April 15, 2020.  Please see the attachment for an application, or students may pick a paper application up in the counseling office.

Haskell Wells and Kiwanis Memorial Scholarships

 

The Greeneville Kiwanis Club Scholarship Program is open to any graduating high school senior residing and attending high school in Greene County.  The student must be pursuing a program of higher education within six months of high school graduation.

 

Applications must be received by Friday, March 6, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.  Scholarship candidates will then be chosen and contacted for an interview.  Scholarship candidates will be notified by telephone on or before March 27th to schedule an interview.

 

All applicants should complete the attached form and submit it along with a copy of their high school transcript, a resume, and two letters of reference.  Points will be deducted for incomplete applications.

 

Applications may be hand delivered to Delora Bibb at Morning Pointe of Greeneville, 324 Mt. Bethel Road, or mailed to:  Kathy Hoard, Kiwanis Scholarships, 146 York Drive, Greeneville, TN 37745.  If delivered, please bring to Morning Pointe during business hours (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.).  All submitted information will be held in the strictest of confidence.

 

Scholarship awards are determined using the point system outlined below.  The number of points listed in each category is the maximum number of points attainable.

 

  1. ACT/SAT Score             15 points       
  2. GPA             15 points       
  3. Kiwanis Family Member             10 points       
  4. Extra Curricular/Church Activities 10 points
  5. Interview             20 points
  6. Financial Need             30 points

 

Questions may be directed to Kathy Hoard at 423-620-4655.

 

The scholarship winners will be recognized at their high school’s awards program and at a scheduled awards luncheon meeting of the Greeneville Kiwanis Club early in June.

THE CARMEN COX SCHOLARSHIP TRUST

 

Background

The Greeneville City Board of Education serves as trustees for the Carmen Cox Scholarship Fund.  The trust was established in 1996 through a bequest from the estate of T. Elmer Cox in memory of his wife, Carmen Cox.  The trust exists to provide scholarship assistance for post-secondary education to outstanding business students in each of the high schools located in Greene County.  The number of awards and their amounts are determined annually by the trustees.

 

Eligibility Guidelines

Students applying for a Carmen Cox Scholarship must be matriculating seniors in the spring of the application date.  Awards will be made to students who are planning a program of study, which leads to a degree or certificate in business or a business- related field.  The Carmen Cox Scholarship is awarded solely on merit and is not based on financial need.

 

The scholarship award is good for the academic year immediately following the award.  Students who do not enroll during the academic year following their graduation will forfeit their claim to the scholarship.  Scholarship funds may be used for educational related expenses, including tuition, books, room, board, fees, or any other charges allowable under Federal/state student assistance guidelines.  Funds not expended during the first academic year may be applied to future academic years utilizing the same guidelines in this document as long as the student remains in good academic standing at the institution.

 

Selection Process

The Award Selection Committee appointed by the Trustees screens and rates all applications.  After completion of the evaluation of the applications, the Award Selection Committee brings its recommendations to the Trustees for consideration.  At that time, the Trustees will make the final determination regarding the scholarship awards.

 

Application Deadline

The scholarship applications must be postmarked by April 8th during the application year.  Late applications will not be considered.  Applications should be mailed to:

 

Greeneville City Board of Education

P.O. Box 1420

Greeneville, Tennessee 37744-1420

ATTN:  Carmen Cox Scholarship Application