Scholarships

UPDATED: 4/22/2021

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.

 


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


Claiborne Medical Center Scholarship 2021

Deadline: April 28, 2021, Please return this application to Mrs. Fox.


Judy Barton Memorial Tourism Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2021


First Century Bank Scholarship

Deadline: May 3, 2021. Please return this application to Mrs. Fox.


LEADERSHIP CLAIBORNE Scholarship Application 2021

Deadline: April 30, 2021. Please return this application to Mrs. Fox.


Roane State Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: May 31, 2021


2021 The Mitsui U.S.A. Foundation Scholarships

Four $5,000 freshman-year scholarships are funded and awarded to successful applicants who plan to enroll in four-year Tennessee public colleges or universities – 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 systems.

Deadline: May 31, 2021


East Tennessee State University

March 1 is the deadline to apply for:

May 1 is the new deadline to be considered for ETSU Academic Performance Scholarships.


Scholarship Newsletter January 2021


$2500 “Life. Made Better” Scholarship – Commercial Bank

Dear Graduating Senior,
Thank you for your interest in applying for the Commercial Bank “Life. Made Better.” Scholarship. This scholarship in the amount of $2,500 will be awarded to only one student from the thirteen counties Commercial Bank serves. Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, March 31, 2021 and the Scholarship Selection Committee will announce the winner by Friday, April 16th. With this scholarship, Commercial Bank would like to recognize a graduating senior who embodies our motto: “Life. Made Better.” The student should exhibit qualities and behaviors that make life better in his/her community, whether it be in their home, school, work, or neighborhood. We are looking for a young man or
woman who is energetic, positive, and uplifting; a student who seeks to make a difference in the lives around him/her while exhibiting character, kindness, and courage.

Requirements: Students wishing to apply must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and be involved in at least two extra-curricular activities (including sports, school clubs, volunteer work, or employment). Students must obtain a recommendation letter from a teacher or guidance counselor and write an essay of at least 1000 words. The essay should describe the facets of what he/she believes can make life better for individuals in the community and how he/she commits to that goal. Please visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2021LifeMadeBetterApplication to complete the online
application and upload your recommendation letter and essay (pdf, doc, or docx). This information and the application link can also be found at www.cbtn.com/scholarship.
If you have any questions, please contact me at spyle@cbtn.com or (865)769-2245 ext. 1902.

Sincerely, Stephanie Pyle, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist


CLAIBORNE COUNTY FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIP

You may choose to print an application from the links below! 

Farm Bureau Scholarship Page 1

Farm Bureau Scholarship Page 2

Farm Bureau Scholarship Page 3

Farm Bureau Scholarship Page 4

Deadline: March 31, 2021 

VMDAEC EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

Deadline: March 19, 2021

THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline: March 15, 2021


Ned McWherter Scholars Program

To be eligible, the applicant must: be a resident of Tennessee, a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and attend an eligible Tennessee college or university full time, and have at least a 3.5 unweighted cumulative grade point average, and have a minimum composite score of 29 on the ACT (or concordant equivalent score on the SAT). https://www.tn.gov/collegepays/money-for-college/state-of-tennessee-programs/ned-mcwherter-scholars-program.html

Deadline: February 15, 2021


EEQUAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS PROGRAM

This program is designed to cover the tuition cost for higher education for high school seniors and young adults experiencing extreme poverty or homelessness. Scholarship awards range from $500-$2,000. To apply, students must meet ALL the following criteria:

  1. A minimum unweighted GPA of 2.0
  2. Have succeeded in spite of poverty or homelessness
  3. Have participated in activities that are helpful to others
  4. Demonstrated financial need

Deadline: March 31, 2021


East Tennessee Foundation Scholarships for Claiborne County Students!

The application deadline for 2021 scholarships is February 15, 2021.

See the attachments below for more information!

2021 Guide to Completing Your Common Scholarship Application

Claiborne County Scholarship List 2021


Claiborne County Soil Scholarship

The deadline is February 3, 2021

This scholarship has been set up for Agricultural and/or Environmental Studies degree-seeking students, if we do not receive any applications in these preferred fields others will be considered.


Walters State Community College Scholarship

The Walters State Scholarship application period ends February 1st Students who have applied, been admitted, and activated their MYWS accounts can apply; students log into the application with their MYWS credentials.


Lincoln Memorial University

Academic Merit Scholarships

  1. Awarded automatically to accepted students based on ACT/ SAT and Unweighted GPA

LMU Endowed Scholarships

  1. Accepted students only
  2. The application opens online, December 1, and closes on January 31, 2021.

Link to all scholarship information: https://www.lmunet.edu/financial-aid/undergraduate/scholarships-grants/index.php


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.

Application Deadline: December 1, 2020