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Scholarships & Financial Aid

FAFSA Information:

The FAFSA application opens October 1st!  This is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and determines your eligibility for student financial aid.  All seniors must fill out the FAFSA at https://fafsa.ed.gov

 
HOPE Scholarship
Tennessee Hope Scholarships 2020-2021 | Apply Now
In order to receive the HOPE scholarship, students must have a 3.0 GPA or 21 on the ACT.  Hope awards $3,500 per year to 4-yr colleges and $3,000 per year to 2-yr colleges in Tennessee.  
There is also the General Assembly Merit Scholarship for students who have a 3.75 GPA and at least a 29 ACT composite.  To apply for the HOPE scholarship, students must fill out the FAFSA.
TN PROMISE Scholarship

For more TN Promise Information:

https://www.tn.gov/tnpromise

To Register for TN Promise:

https://www.tn.gov/content/tn/collegepays/tsac-student-portal.html

 
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Specific Scholarships
Don't Text and Drive
Award: $1,000
Deadline:  September 30, 2021
 
Coca-Cola Scholars 
Award: $20,000 to 150 seniors
Deadline:  October 31, 2021 5pm EST.
Students must have a 3.0 GPA demonstrate excellence in academics and leadership
For more information and application:  CokeURL.com/Apply2021
 
One Step at a Time Scholarship
Award:  $1,000
Deadline:  September 30, 2021
 
White Collar Defense Diversity Scholarship
Award:  $500
Deadline:  September 30, 2021
 
Tennessee Concrete Association Essay Contest
Award:  up to $250
Deadline:  January 7, 2022
Please see attachment for more info. 
 
Nashville Central High School Alumni Association Scholarship
Award:  Varies
Deadline:  February 19, 2022
Any student scheduled to graduate from high school this year can be sponsored as a scholarship applicant if he/she is a natural or adopted descendent (child, grandchild, great-grandchild) of a Nashville Central graduate or of someone who attended Nashville Central for at least two years but did not transfer to or graduate from another school. From the initial field of applicants, a group of finalists is selected based on academic achievement and financial need.  Please see attachment for application.
 
Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship
Award:  Varies
Deadline:  Applicants must be high school seniors or recent graduates; must have a minimum 22 ACT, 1000 SAT, or 74 ASVAB; must have sports team involvement; leadership experience is preferred; and must pass the Marin Corps Physical Fitness Test.
Contact for information:  Captain John Martin mertin@marines.usmc.mil 615-975-8419
 
TSDAR American History Scholarship Application   
The TSDAR American History Scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who will be attending an accredited U.S. college/university granting a degree, and who will have a concentrated study in American history and/or American government. Applicants are required to submit the following documentation: a cover sheet, 200 to 350-word essay, photocopy of U.S. citizenship, transcripts, resume, and two letters of recommendation from 1) an educator and 2) an employer, minister, or youth activity leader. 
Award:  This is a onetime award of $3000 payable to your chosen university. Deadline: October 15, 2021 - application is in the Counseling office
 
Tennessee Concrete Association Scholarship
This scholarship is open to high school students aged 16-18. An interesting essay must be completed on the topic of concrete. An example is included in the scholarship packet. Go to www.tnconcrete.org for more information to complete the online form and submit your essay. 
Deadline: is January 7, 2022.
 
Providing public high school, technical, vocational, and college scholarship awards to qualified applicants who have had a parent suffering a catastrophic, permanently disabling, or fatal injury pursuant to the Tennessee Workers' Compensation Act. e-mail questions to info@kidschanceoftn.org 
 
The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women
Must be a female, graduating high school senior. For more information: https://www.skincareox.com/scholarship/
Award: $1,000
Deadline: Quarterly deadlines:  January 1st, March 31st, June 30th & September 30th each year.
 
Carefully research and compose an essay style Adobe Photoshop tutorial of 800 to 1,000 words, with screenshots and photos included to illustrate your points.
Award: $500 
Deadline: April 15th & October 15th
 
Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?
Award: $500.00
Deadline: October 8, 2021
 
Scholarships valued at $6,000-$10,000 available in every state to high school seniors planning to pursue a bachelor's degree
 
2.5+ GPA, and also be committed to community service and financial need.
 
Criteria: High school seniors, college students, graduate students; cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0; U.S. citizen or resident. To Apply: Students submit a short response to the question "What makes you an achiever?"
Award: $2,500 
Deadline: March 31st, June 30th, September 30th, and December 31st 
 
American Legion Oratorical Contest
Award: State winners will receive $1,000 - $3,000 while National winners will receive $20,000 - $25,000.
Criteria: Write and present an original speech focusing on the US Constitution, the competitors can "earn" needed education money and develop a deep appreciation and knowledge of our country's guiding document. If you are interested, visit www.tennesseelegion.org and click on the American Legion Oratorical tab.
 
Military ROTC Scholarship
Please refer to the following links for information:
 
United States Military Academies
Please refer to the following links for information:
U.S Military Academy - ARMY - West Point, NY www.usma.edu/admissions
U.S.Naval Academy - NAVY - Annapolis, MD www.usna.edu/admission
U.S. Air Force Academy - AIR FORCE - Colorado Springs, CO www.academyadmissions.com
Education valued at over $400,000.00
Service obligation: 8 years: 5 Active/3 Reserve
 
Thiel Fellowship
Criteria: Applicant must be under the age of 22 and be interested in designing and building things. Student must be willing to forego college to accept this fellowship.
Award: $100,000.00 ( 30 awards )
Deadline: None. They accept rolling applications and review them as they come in.
 
Do Something
Sign up for a volunteer, social change or civic action campaign to make a real-world impact on a cause you care about. Enter to win a scholarship by uploading a photo of yourself doing the campaign. No application, no essays required. For information click here: www.dosomething.org/us/about/easy-scholarships
Criteria: 25 years old or younger and live in the U.S or Canada
Award: unspecified (multiple awards given, random drawing)

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee Scholarships
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee's Scholarship Program is made up of 38 different scholarship funds established by individuals, firms or organizations wanting to assist individuals in furthering their educations. Students apply to the program and, if eligible, can be awarded grants from one or more of these different funds. For information on these scholarships, click here: https://www.cfmt.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships/search-scholarships/
Award: maximum $2500
Deadline: varies
 
American Legion Scholarships
Criteria: Children or legally adopted children or a child of a spouse by a prior marriage or dependent child as defined by the United States Armed Services for active duty personnel of the United States military and National Guard, and military reservists who were federalized and die on active duty on or after September 11, 2001 are eligible. The amount and number of awards depends upon the income derived from the trust. Several scholarships are offered. For more information click here: https://www.legion.org/scholarships
Award: Varies
Deadline: varies