Scholarships

UPDATED: 9/15/2020

CLASS OF 2021 SCHOLARSHIPS

One of the best sources of scholarship and financial aid information is the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office at the college to which you are applying. Be sure to visit each college’s website and follow that individual school’s instructions regarding any required forms and/or deadlines.


HAGAN SCHOLARSHIP

The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship designed to help high-achieving students from small towns and rural areas graduate college debt-free. Recipients must: a) graduate from a public high school located in a county having fewer than 50,000 residents, or b) graduate from a remote rural school located in a county having more than 50,000 residents. Hagan Scholars from 43 states are currently enrolled at 358 colleges and universities. Five hundred more scholarships will be awarded in April 2021.


COLLEGEFORTN.ORG


Fastweb Scholarship Search Engine

Once you complete your profile you’ll have access to our database of more than 1.5 million scholarships. That’s $3.4 billion dollars in funding – all available to students like you!


College Board – Opportunity Scholarships


SCHOLARSHIPS.COM


Chegg Scholarships


 

 

CLASS OF 2020 SCHOLARSHIPS

One of the best sources of scholarship and financial aid information is the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office at the college to which you are applying. Be sure to visit each college’s website and follow that individual school’s instructions regarding any required forms and/or deadlines.


Middlesboro Little Theatre Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2020


Bird Dog Foundation Scholarship Essay Contest

Deadline: April 15, 2020


First Century Bank Scholarship

Deadline: April 7, 2020 – Must be returned to Mrs. Fox


2020 LEADERSHIP CLAIBORNE Scholarship Application

You do not have to be a member of Leadership Claiborne to apply for this scholarship.

Deadline: April 30, 2020-Must be returned to the Chamber Office.  Mrs. Fox can email it to them or you can take it to their office.


Claiborne Medical Center Scholarship 2020

Deadline: April 3, 2020 – Must return to Mrs. Fox


CLAIBORNE COUNTY FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIP

You may choose to print an application from the links below or paper copies are available in the counseling office!

Farm Bureau Scholarship Page 1

Farm Bureau Scholarship Page 2

Farm Bureau Scholarship Page 3

Farm Bureau Scholarship Page 4

Deadline: March 31, 2020 New Deadline is April 15, 2020-Please return to your nearest Farm Bureau office!


JUDY BARTON MEMORIAL TOURISM SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: May 1, 2020


COMMERCIAL BANK – LIFE.MADE.BETTER SCHOLARSHIP

Student Letter – Life.Made.Better Scholarship

Deadline: March 30, 2020  New Deadline is April 30, 2020


THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline: March 15, 2020


East Tennessee Region, Antique Automobile Club of America Scholarship

Deadline: March 31. 2020


SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES (3)

SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES (2)

SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES (1)


COLLEGEFORTN.ORG


Fastweb Scholarship Search Engine

Once you complete your profile you’ll have access to our database of more than 1.5 million scholarships. That’s $3.4 billion dollars in funding – all available to students like you!


College Board – Opportunity Scholarships


SCHOLARSHIPS.COM


Chegg Scholarships


ECAMPUSTOURS.COM

This is a great resource for virtual campus tours, plus it has a scholarship search engine!


Roan Scholars-East Tennessee State University

If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, you must see Mrs. Fox.


ETSU Scholarships


Bonner Scholars-Carson Newman University


University of Tennessee

VOLUNTEER SCHOLARSHIP
We’ve made some adjustments to our scholarship tier structure. The in-state Volunteer Scholarship program recognizes students with an exemplary academic record based on a combination of GPA and test scores. It is available to incoming freshmen with a 3.8 UT Weighted Core GPA and a 28 ACT/1300 SAT superscore or higher–an adjustment made to support a greater amount of students on their path to Rocky Top. Visit onestop.utk.edu/scholarships/volunteer/ for more information.

TRI-STAR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
UT is committed to providing Tennesseans with a high-quality, affordable education. We are proud to introduce this program which helps Tennessee residents access the Volunteer experience through three scholarships (details below). This program is designed to support students and families with demonstrated financial need on their path to a UT degree. Visit tiny.utk.edu/tri-star for more information.

UT PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP
The new UT Promise scholarship guarantees free tuition and mandatory fees for qualifying Tennessee residents (annual family income of $50,000 or less and receive and maintain the HOPE scholarship). Eligible students are required to complete 8 volunteer service hours and must participate in mentoring each semester.

TENNESSEE PLEDGE SCHOLARSHIP
The Tennessee Pledge scholarship covers tuition, mandatory fees, AND room and board for qualified students. It’s our commitment to meet the direct cost of attendance for in-state students with an annual family income of $40,000 or less (including untaxed income and assets). UT will automatically offer this scholarship to those who qualify.

FLAGSHIP SCHOLARSHIP
The Flagship Scholarship, when combined with the HOPE Scholarship, offers assistance toward tuition and mandatory fees for in-state freshmen who graduate from one of 32 designated “Flagship” high schools.


State Monies:

Tennessee Hope Scholarship

Aspire Award

General Assembly Merit Scholarship

Tennessee Hope Access Grant

Tennessee Student Assistance Award

Tennessee Promise Scholarship

Dependent Children Scholarship Program 

Ned McWherter Scholars Program

Tennessee Hope Foster Child Tuition Grant

Wilder-Naifeh Technical Skills Grant


FOOT LOCKER SCHOLAR ATHLETES

Deadline: January 3, 2020


HAGAN SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: November 15, 2019


HEISMAN HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: October 31, 2019


COCA-COLA SCHOLARS FOUNDATION

Deadline: October 31, 2019


GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship


2019-20 Pine Mountain NWTF Scholarship

Deadline: March 2, 2020


VMDAEC Education Scholarship Foundation Scholarship Program for Graduating High School Seniors

Powell Valley Electric Cooperative customers are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Deadline: February 28, 2020


2020 MISSION OF HOPE SCHOLARSHIP

If you would like to apply for this scholarship, you must give your application to Mrs. Fox.  They will not accept this application directly from the student.

Deadline to give completed application to Mrs. Fox: February 28, 2020


EAST TENNESSEE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

2020 Guide to Completing Your East TN Foundation Application

There are two scholarships listed below that are specifically awarded to Claiborne County students!!  Please make sure you apply!

Dorsey and Betty King Memorial Scholarship

Logan Chittum Heck Scholarship

Deadline: February 15, 2020  DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO: February 22, 2020


Lincoln Memorial University Endowed Scholarships

Top Right Corner: MY LMU

Log in using LMU Email and Password (if you don’t know it, call 423-869-6280)

Then under Quicklinks: Annual and Endowed Scholarships Portal

The application should take 10-20 minutes to finalize.

Deadline: January 31, 2020


Walters State Community College Scholarship

Walters State Scholarship application will close on Saturday, February 1st at 11:59pm.  Students must be admitted to the college and be able to log into their MyWS account to access the scholarship application.  Once logged into the MyWS account, the student will click “WS Scholarship” under the financial aid section. This will redirect the student to the scholarship application.

Deadline: February 1, 2020


Claiborne County Soil Conservation Scholarship See attached Scholarship Opportunity for your Agriculture or Environmental Studies seniors, there will be 2 scholarships awarded at $500 each.

Deadline of March 1.


2020 Dorothy Dean Shelton Mathematics Scholarship-University of Tennessee Chattanooga 

The Mathematics Department awards these scholarships to incoming freshmen attending UTC who major in Mathematics.

  • The Dorothy Dean Mathematics Scholarship will insure that all tuition, fees, books, room and board for an in-state student are fully paid. The scholarship is renewable for the sophomore, junior, and senior years.
  • The Marjorie Watson Mathematics Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship and provides $2,000 in the freshman year and $1,000 in each of the sophomore, junior, and senior years.

Deadline: February 15, 2020