Scholarships and Financial Aid

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LA Tutors Monthly Scholarship HS student, 3.0 GPA, citizen or hold valid visa, must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others, short essay describing goal of special project. the essay, idea or creation must be applicants original work $500 20th of every month
Scholarship Guidance Website This link contains information about numerous scholarships ranging in amount. Varies Varies
Student Scholarships.Org This search engine allows you to build a profile and have scholarship opportunities emailed directly to you. Varies Varies
Art Institute Scholarships The Art Institute offers a variety of scholarships to graduating HS seniors depending upon what their major/focus is. Please visit website for more specific information. Up to $20,000 Varies
Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Are you interested in joining the NAVY and attening college? Visit the website for more information Varies Varies
Varsity Tutors Monthly Scholarship This site offers participants a monthly opportunity to be awarded scholarship money. Essay topics change each month and the application period is open during a short window. Participants must also be willing to promote their participation via social media. $1,000 Varies
Scholarship Opportunities for Asian American and Pacific Islander students This site offers a list of scholarships that are specifically for Asian American and Pacific Islander students. Varies Varies
High School Oratorical Scholarship Program Must be a high school student and US citizen, and prepare a 8-10 minute oration on assigned topic related directly to the Constitution of the U.S. Up to $18,000 Varies depending upon location Contact nearby American Legion Post for more information.
ONE STOP SHOP for TENNESSEE Colleges This is a great resource for students interested in attending college in the state of TN. Has a list of every college in the state with contact info. It also has a link for scholarship search engines. Just click on "Scholarship Info" on the top and then click "Free Scholarship Searches". Varies Varies
UPS Earn and Learn Scholarship UPS offers an earn and learn scholarship for students who are employed by the company. The Murfreesboro, Franklin and Nashville brances have employment opportunites available. Not only are you employed receive benefits and tution assistance. Up to $25,000 Varies
MTSU Mechatronics Engineering Scholarship Graduating Senior, U.S. Citicent, 3.0 GPA and Math ACT subscore of at least 24, demonstrate financial need $30,000 No deadline But must have applied to MTSU Click Here: More Info
Airforce Academy Interested in joining the Airforce? There are lots of scholarship opportunities available beginning your junior year. Varies Varies
P.E.O Scholarships The Philanthropic Education Organization also offers several other scholarships to support college bound female students. Check out their website to see what they are offering Varies Varies
College Factual Scholarship Must plan on attending a four year university, register on the college factual website Varies Monthly Drawing
Accounting Scholarships Are you interested in majoring in accounting and want help paying for college. Visit the website to check out a multitude of opportunities. Varies Varies
Nashville Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Are you interested in learning to install, maintain and repair many types of electrical equipment? Then this program may be for you. Varies Ongoing
Swing of Things Essay Scholarship HS Senior, 500-1000 word essay. Click on link for more info and application $500 March 31st
Paul Mitchell The School Scholarship Opportunity Are you a senior and plan on majoring in cosmetology? Paul Mitchell is offering 10 scholarships for interested students. $1,000 Varies Please email your school counselor if you would like to be recommended for this scholarship.
Wesleyan University Hamilton Prize for Creativity Full tuition scholarship for graduating seniors worth more than $200,000. Students must apply to Weslyan and submit an orginal work of creative expression. Accepatable submissions include short fiction, poetry, slam poetry, song lyrics, excerpts from longer works of fiction, creative nonfiction, screen plays or any other form of creative written expression. $200,000 Jan. 1st
RJ Hill Scholarship HS seniors. This scholarship is intended for award to a student who intends on pursuing a career in (1) mechanical engineering or (2) any engineering discipline. HS transcript, ACT or SAT Scores, brief letter of introduction, short essay. $500 March 31st Application: Click Here
American Legion Oratorical Contest Open to HS students in grades 9-12. Students must prepare a speech on an assigned topic dealing with the U.S. Constitution Up to $3000 Jan. 9th Click Here: More Info
Suntrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes HS Seniors or college undergraduates (no GPA or financial need requirement). Two scholarship winners will be randomly chosen during each drawing period. $500 May 12th
WACE Scholarships Are you interested in applying to any of the following colleges:Clarkson University, Johnson & Wales, Merrimack College, Rochester Institure of Technology, Oswego State University, The University of Toledo, University of Massachusetts Lowell, or Wentworth Institute of Technology and want a scholarship? You must have a 3.5 GPA or higher. Varies Feb. 15th Application: Click Here
B. Davis Scholarship Open to HS juniors and seniors. Students must write a 1000 word essay on the following topic: Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual. At the top of your essay make sure to include your name, grade level, where you plan on attending college and your intended major. $1,000 May 22nd Email essay to: [email protected]
Elks Lodge Trade Scholarship HS Senior, 3.0 GPA, 20 ACT, Student is interested in pursuing a trade or certificate program after high school. Short essay and letters of recommendation are needed. $1,500 TBD Application: Click Here
Elks Lodge Nursing Scholarship HS Senior, plans on majoring in Nursing. Letters of recommendation are required Varies Jan. 15th Application: Click Here
Nashville Central High SChool Alumni Association graduating a senior who's parent or guardian attended Nashville Central High School for at least 2 years. If selected as a finalist, you will have to interview in person on April 8th. Must complete application, provide parent's 2015 tax return information and provide an official transcript Varies Feb. 15th Application: Click Here
Minuteman scholarship If you are interested in receiving an Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) scholarship and commissioning into the Army Reserve, the Minuteman Scholarship provides you an excellent opportunity. Varies Varies
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program HS Senior, 3.0 GPA, high moral character and plans on studying at a 4 year university $10,000 Jan. 5th
Nitro Scholarship HS Seniors who plan on attending an accredited college or university upon graduation. Students must complete online application and answer 3 short essays. $5,000 May 31st
Rocket Lawyer Scholarship HS Senior who plans on obtaining an undergraduate degree upon completion of high school. Students must submit a business plan. $1,000 May 31st
Jack Diller Education Award HS Senior, 3.0 GPA, must plan on attending college in the fall. Students must complete online application form, write a short essay and have 2 letters of recommendation. $2,500 Feb. 10th
Nashville Area Panhellenic Alumnae Association Scholarship Open to Senior girls who plan on attending a college that has NPHC sororities on its campus, 2 letters of recommendation and personal statement. $1,000 Feb. 17th Application: Click Here
Bezos Scholarship Program @ the Aspen Institute. Open to HS juniors who are interested in leadership development. Scholar candidates are ambitious young people who bring academic achievement, energy, excellence and a desire to create positive change in their community. Varies Feb. 10th
Richard Siegel Scholarship Open to graduating seniors who have EITHER a 2.8 GPA or 20 on ACT and demonstrate financial need. This scholarship is RENEWABLE every year as long as you meet the criteria. If you plan on attending a 2 year college and utilizing TN Promise, then your money will be available during your 3rd and 4th year once you transfer to a 4 year university. Official transcript, personal statement, 2 letters of recommendation and a copy of SAR report from FAFSA will be required. $2500 per year March 10th Application: Click Here
Athena Scholarship HS Senior girl, You must reside in Davidson, Wilson, Williamson, Robertson, Sumner, Cheatham, Dickson, or Rutherford county, 3.0 GPA $30,000 Jan. 11th Application: Click Here
MLK Scholarship of Rutherford County Open to African American HS Seniors. All scholarships must be submitted with all completed information i.e. official copy of high school transcripts with minimum cumulative score of 3.0, copy of minimum ACT score of 22 or higher, student essay, and high school counselor's and/or teachers's letter of recommendations. Varies March 3rd Application: Click Here
Scholarships specific for Hispanic students   Varies Varies
Redstone Federal Credit Union Scholarships Open to HS Seniors. Short essay and application required. Varies Feb. 28th
Lighthouse Guild Vision and Helath Scholarships Open to HS Seniors, must be considered legally blind, three letters of recommendation and proof of US citizenship. Up to $10,000 Mar. 31st