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ASPIRE Scholarship

 

ASPIRE focuses on high achieving, low-income students who want to major in an Arts & Sciences STEM major. They also must come from a more rural area and/or be a first generation college student. 

 

ASPIRE provides $9,375 per year for a full four years of undergraduate studies. Each student receives ongoing mentorship and a space in the Discovery Living Learning Community. They also gain research experience starting in their second semester. 

East Tennessee Foundation Scholarship Opportunities
 
2019 Scholarships are available for Greene County Students.
 
Scholarship Information & Applications available online November 1st, 2018 at http://www.etf.org/scholarships
 
Applications deadline - February 15th, 2019
David E Gordon Scholarship

The Memphis-based Law Office of David E. Gordon is proud to announce that we will award two scholarships worth a combined $1,500 to current and prospective U.S. college students who write winning essays or submit winning videos in our Scholarship Essay & Video Contest.

 
First Place: $1,000.00
Second Place: $500.00

Deadline: Dec. 7, 2018


davidgordonlaw.com/scholarship-program/

2019 Design a Better Future Scholarship

Honors Graduation is a graduation supply company based in American Fork, Utah, and we are currently running our 2019 Design A Better Future scholarship program in conjunction with our sister site, Honors Grad U.  This year we are offering scholarships of $10,000 each to five graduating high school seniors.

 

These are the main points about our scholarship:

  • High school students can participate in a design-thinking community building project:
    • Design & work on a community improvement project, using our checklist as a guide.
    • Optional: Share work for some checkpoint feedback before the final deadline by March 23, 2019.
    • Submit final design thinking project application by April 28, 2019.
  • There will be up to 5 awardees, each receiving a $10,000 scholarship to the college, university, or trade school of their choice. We will also fund the top project up to $5,000.

http://www.honorsgradu.com/graduation-scholarship.htm

Stan & Thelma Plumlee Scholarship
 
If you live in a Manufactured or Modular Home, or if you or a close relative (as defined on the scholarship application) works in the Manufactured or Modular Housing Industry, you may be eligible. Please visit https://tnmha.org/education/scholarship/ for an application and scholarship rules.
 
Reward - $8,000
Deadline to receive completed applications is March 8, 2019.
Student Scholarships
 
Below you will find a list of 15 Scholarship Programs available to Tennessee students.
Northeast State General Scholarship Application
Brooks Bequest Scholarship of Trinity United Methodist Church
MILLIGAN COLLEGE OPPORTUNITIES
CARRIE McGAUGHEY CLEMENS DAR SCHOLARSHIP
 
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 applications is March 15, 2019.  
 
A transcript of course work including the first semester of this year, two (2) letters of recommendation from high school (or college) teacher, and one (1) recommendation from a person in the community must aqccompany the application.  When all of the above have been collected, they should be mailed to:
 
Carolyn S. Gregg
460 Plainview Hgts. Cir.
Greeneville, TN  37745
 
Applications will be screened, and the selection will be made by the Scholarship Committee.
 
Paper applications are available in the scholarship bin in the counseling office conference room.  
THE 2019 YOUTH BUILDERS OF GREENEVILLE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
 
Youth builders of Greeneville, Inc. is pleased to provide a $1,000 scholarship award to two (2) high school seniors from Greene County Schools.  Any high school class of 2019 senior in 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 2019-2020 academic years.
 
 All application materials must be postmarked by Monday, April 15, 2019, and mailed to:
 
Youth Builders of Greeneville, Inc.
School Assistance Committee
P.O. Box 422
Greeneville, TN  37744
 
Paper applications are also available in the scholarship bin in the counseling office conference room.
THE MARY HURLEY WELLS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
 
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 to submit an application is March 15, 2019.
 
A transcript of course work including the first semester of this year, two (2) letters of recommendation from high school (or college/technical school) teachers and one (1) recommendation from a person in the community must accompany the application.  When all of the above have been collected, they should be mailed to:
 
Carolyn S. Gregg
460 Plainview Hgts. Cir.
Greeneville, TN  37745
 
When applications have been screened, applicants may be notified if they are needed for interviews.  The applicants chosen must attend the May 2019 DAR meeting to be able to receive the scholarship.
 
Paper applications are also available in the scholarship bin in the counseling office conference room.
LEORA BULLEN SCHOLARSHIP AWARD 
 
Greene County Democratic Women
$500.00
Deadline:  March 27, 2019
Mail applications to:
 
GCDW
% Betsy Reed
840 Blackberry Lane
Afton, TN  37616
 
Paper applications are also available in the scholarship bin in the counseling office conference room.
ETSU ARMY ROTC SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
 
Please visit http://rotc.etsu.edu for more information about these opportunities.
THE MARJORIE WATSON MATHEMATICS SCHOLARSHIP
 
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 $5000.00 scholarship, with $2000.00 awarded in the freshman year, and $1000.00 awarded for each of the sophomore, junior, and senior years.  The deadline to submit an application is March 15, 2019.  For more information, please visit the attached link.
DONALDEAN RENNER SCHOLARSHIP SPONSORED BY THE GREENEVILLE OPTIMIST CLUB
 
The Greeneville Optimist Club will be awarding 2 seniors in either a Greeneville or Greene County High School the Donaldean Renner Scholarship.  Please fill out the attached scholarship application and return to the following address:
 
Roger Carter
270 Williams Spring Road
Afton, TN  37616
 
The application must be postmarked by May 21, 2019.  
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. We have a total of $12,000 for our scholarships this year so we expect to choose seven students for a $1500 scholarship and three for a $500 scholarship.

 

Applications must be received by Friday, March 8, 2019 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 April 5th to schedule an interview.

GREENEVILLE MOOSE LODGE SCHOLARSHIP
 
Greeneville Moose Lodge No. 692 will be awarding five $1000 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.  
 
Either mail completed application to the address listed on the application or return to the lodge home on Kiser Boulevard by Sunday, April 15, 2019.  Interested students, please see attached application or come by the counseling office for a paper copy.
WOMEN OF THE MOOSE SCHOLARSHIP
 
Greeneville Chapter No. 1598 will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a high school student in Greene County.  All scholarships will be awarded based on financial need, ACT score, GPA, civic and extra-curricular activities.  Please see the attached scholarship application.  Paper copies are also available in the scholarship bin in the counseling office.  The deadline to submit an application is April 15, 2019.  
BALANCED MAN SCHOLARSHIP
 
Please see the attached flyer if you are a male interested in attending the University of Tennessee.
GREENEVILLE/GREENE COUNTY RETIRED TEACHERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
 
The Greeneville/Greene County Retired Teachers Association will award three $1000 scholarships to high school graduating seniors who wish to become a teacher.  An invitation will be extended to the winners and their parents to attend the Monday, June 3, 2019 meeting of the Greeneville/Greene County Retired Teachers Association.  The meeting will be held in the Fellowship Hall of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 2:00 p.m.  All applications must be submitted by April 5, 2019.  Please see the attached application if you are interested in applying.  Paper copies are also available in the scholarship bin in the counseling office.
THE BLACK KNIGHT CODE OF SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP
 
The Family Involvement Committee is please to announce The Black Knight Code of Service Scholarship.  This is a one-time $500 scholarship designed to reward those who serve others and give back to their community.  All seniors of CDHS are encouraged to apply.  The deadline to submit applications is April 3, 2019.  Please see the attached application.  Paper copies are also available in the scholarship bin in the counseling office.
THE CARMEN COX SCHOLARSHIP 
 

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.

 

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.

 

The scholarship applications must be postmarked by April 15th 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

GREENE COUNTY SCHOOLS CHARTWELL'S AGRICULTURE SCHOLARSHIP
 
Students eligible to apply for the Chartwell scholarships are those planning on majoring in Horticulture and/or Plant Sciences.  Please see the attached application for more information.  Paper copies are also available in the scholarship bin in the counseling office.

GREENEVILLE EXCHANGE CLUB

HUGH FELTS MEMORIAL

COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

INFORMATION AND APPLICATION PACKET

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

 

  1. A four year scholarship program providing five hundred dollars ($500.00) per semester, not to exceed a total of four thousand dollars ($4,000.00), to two (2) graduating seniors from either a Greeneville or Greene County public school, a local private school, or a home school.

 

  1. This program is a merit scholarship program intended primarily to recognize outstanding community service by students. It is separate from the Youth of the Year/Month program. Youth of the Year/Month winners are more than welcome to apply.

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR APPLICATION:

 

  1. Applicant must be a graduating senior from either a Greeneville or Greene County public school, a local private school, or a home school.

 

  1. Applicant must have demonstrated academic performance in high school that would indicate a reasonable ability to succeed at the college level and provide evidence that he or she has been accepted at a recognized institution of higher learning.

 

  1. Applicant must indicate a willingness to enter into the attached Scholarship Agreement with the Greeneville Exchange Club, if selected.

 

            Completed applications must be mailed so as to arrive no later than April 19, 2019 to the following: (or email to exchangeclubgville@hotmail.com or fax to 423-638-3899)

 

            Exchange Club

            Attn: Bill Onkst

            P.O. Box 781

            Greeneville, TN  37744-0781

 

Or deliver to Azimuth Engineering, Inc., 115 Monroe Street, Greeneville, TN 37743

 

 
GFWC - GREENEVILLE WOMEN'S CLUB ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST
 
Open to all high school seniors in Greeneville or Greene County, TN.
 
This year, the Women's Club will be giving away three $500 scholarships.  These scholarships will be judged and awarded by the Education Committee of the Women's Club.  All entries must include:
 
  1. Name, address, phone number, email, high school
  2. Plans for college, including name of school and anticipated area of study
  3. Brief description of high school activities including GPA and extracurricular activities
  4. An essay (around 500 words, but no more than 1,000 and no less than 250) about one of these topics:
          a.  A volunteer project you have worked on, describing its importance and your contribution.
          b.  Write about a woman in your life who has demonstrated leadership and why.
 
Judging will be based on the content of the essay and how well it is written.
 
All entries must be submitted to kendrahopson@gmail.com by Monday, April 29, 2018.  Winners will be notified by May 7, 2018.

The Mitsui USA Scholarship

We are pleased to announce that the Mitsui USA Scholarships in Tennessee Program, now in its 16th year, will continue in support of the aspirations of globally-minded high school seniors across the state. Four $5000 freshman-year scholarships will be funded and awarded to successful applicants who plan to enroll in a four-year Tennessee public college or university - Austin

Peay State University, East Tennessee State University, Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee State University, Tennessee Technological University, The University of Memphis or within the University of Tennessee system.

Eligibility guidelines, application materials and selection criteria are available for downloading and printing through our Society's website at www.jastn.org - Programs/Events - Educational. Applications must be postmarked no later than May 31, 2019 to be considered by the Scholarship Review Committee. All applicants will be notified by the second week of July of final award decisions.

The Mitsui USA Scholarships in Tennessee Program was established by Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc., through its office in Nashville and The Mitsui USA Foundation in New York to provide educational opportunities to college-bound high school seniors and promote cross-cultural understanding between Japan and Tennessee.

The Program is administered by the Japan-America Society of Tennessee, Inc., a non-profit, 501 (c)3 corporation, headquartered in Nashville and funded by individual and corporate membership fees.

Should downloading of application materials prove difficult or should questions arise about the scholarships and application forms, please contact me at gbyrn@jastn.org.

 

The Jaymen Price Scholarship

To honor the precious life of Jaymen Price, a scholarship has been created for CDHS Seniors who are
interested in pursuing a creative career related to art/music and/or a student that has participated in
band/choir in high school or in college.

  • Requirements:
  •      2.5 GPA or higher
  •      Intent to pursue a creative career in Art or Music or
  •      Current/Future participation in Band or Choir
  •      A written essay describing who inspired you or why you are drawn to pursue a
    creative career or participate in music
    .
  •       Deadline for Submission: April 1st, 2019
  •       Scholarship Amount: $500

The scholarship will be rewarded at the Senior Awards Ceremony at CDHS.

Please fill out the application and attach your essay.