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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
 
PETTABLE PET LOVERS 
Criteria: This scholarship is open to students who have a meaningful relationship with their pet. Go to https://pettable.com/scholarship#pet-lover-details to apply.
Award: $1000.
Deadline: December 15, 2020
 
REDUCE TN CRUSHES SCHOLARSHIP AWARD 
Criteria: This scholarship is open to students who meet these requirements:
• Be a current high school senior who will attend a college or university in Tennessee.
• Submit a nomination from a principal, teacher, mentor, or school resource officer.
• Complete the student essay.
*** Family members of the Tennessee Highway Safety Office or AAA – The Auto Club Group are excluded from applying. ***
Award: $3000
Deadline:  March 31, 2021
 
WISEGEEK WOMEN IN STEM SCHOLARSHIP 
Criteria: This scholarship is open to female high school students who are interested in a career in science, technology, engineering, and math. Go to https://www.wisegeek.com/wisegee-women-in-stem-no-essay-scholarship.htm to apply
Award:  $500
Deadline: December 31, 2020. 
 
BLOOD ASSURANCE
Criteria: The Crystal Green scholarship fund is open to high schools students seeking to better themselves and aspiring to give back to their community.
Award: 12 $1500 scholarships are available
Deadline: Go to bloodassurance.org for more details.
 
Fifth Third Bank Scholarship
Award: Fifth Third Bank is offering a $2,500 scholarship for 2 9th-12th grade students in TN. Go to https://financeacademy.53.com/scholarship/  for more information
Deadline: June 5th. 
 
Kids' Chance, Inc of Tennessee Scholarship
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 
 
Pretty Photoshop Actions Bi-Annual Scholarship
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. For more information: https://www.photoshopactions.com/pages/pretty-photoshop-actions-scholarship-program
Award: $500
Deadline: April 15, 2021
 
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.
 
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
Criteria: Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States and must have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred during the 12 months prior to the date of the application. For additional information and application, click here: https://spirit.prudential.com
Award: multiple $1000.00 and 5,000.00 awards available
Deadline: November 10, 2020
 
Molded Dimensions LLC Scholarship
Criteria: Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen who has been accepted into a U. S. college or university to pursue a college degree in STEM. An essay of less than 500 words is required. For more information and on-line registration click here: https://moldeddimensions.com/scholarship.php
Award: $500.00
Deadline: November 30, 2020
 
 
Innovation Scholarship
CriteriaApplicant must be a high school junior or senior and have participated in a project within the community. Applicant must demonstrate how that participation has contributed to their growth as an individual or changed their plans for the future. Be Creative! Submission can be a video, poem, infographic, essay, piece of art or song. For additional information and application, click here: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/17218/innovation%20scholarship%20scholarship.php
Award: $2500.00 ( 6 awards )
Deadline: December 1, 2020
 
Opportunity for Black Women Scholarship
Award- $1,000 - 1 Award
Deadline: November 11, 2020
To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
A) Be a high school senior or currently in college.
B) Be a black woman in any field of study.
Applications can be found by going to:
 
Elks Most Valuable Student Competition
Award: $50,000 - 500 Awards
Deadline: November 15, 2020
To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
A) Be any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.
B) Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
Applications can be found by going to:
 
You Deserve It Scholarship
Award- $1,000 - 1 Award
Deadline: November 29, 2020
Criteria: To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
A) Be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories.
B) Be 16 years of age or older and be enrolled in college or registered in a high school.
Applications can be found by going to:
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15589/you_deserve_it_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship
Award: $160,000 - 40 Awards
Deadline: October 30, 2020
To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
A) Be a high-achieving high school senior with financial need who plans to attend a four-year college.
B) Be have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Applications can be found by going to:
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/11973/jack_kent_cooke_foundation_college_scholarship_program_scholarship.php
 
SP High School Scholarship 
Award: $10,000 - 10 Awards
Deadline: October 31, 2020
To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
A) Be a high school student planning to attend college in September 2021.
B) Answer the Essay question on the sponsors website.
Applications can be found by going to:
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14870/sp_high_school_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
Voice of Democracy Scholarship 
Award: $30,000 - 50 Awards
Deadline: October 31, 2020
To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
A) Currently be in high school between the grades 9-12.
B) Be enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States.
Applications can be found by going to:
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9228/voice_of_democracy_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
Horatio Alger Scholarship
Award: $25,000 - 106 Awards
Deadline: October 25, 2020
To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
A) Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2021 with plans to enter a college in the United States.
B) Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States.
Applications can be found by going to:
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9417/horatio_alger_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
 
Real World Design Challenge Scholarships 
Award: $50,000 – 7 Awards
Deadline: November 30, 2020
Criteria: To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
A) Be currently enrolled in grade nine, ten, eleven or twelve. Students enrolled in school environments with alternative grade or level designations must be engaged in a program of study equivalent to the corresponding high school grade level.
Applications can be found by going to:
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10303/real_world_design_challenge_scholarships_scholarship.php
 
10 Words or Less Scholarship 
Award: $500 
Deadline: November 30, 2020
Criteria: To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
A) Be between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2021.
Applications can be found by going to:
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10258/10_words_or_less_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
Innovation Scholarship 
Award: $2,500 - 6 Awards
Deadline: December 1, 2020
To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
A) Be a high school junior or senior.
B) Have participated in a project within the community and demonstrate how that has contributed to your growth as an individual.
Applications can be found by going to:
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/17218/innovation_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
Coca-Cola Scholars Program 
Award:  $20,000 – 150 Awards 
Deadline: October 31, 2020
Criteria: To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Current high school (or home-schooled) student attending a school in the U.S. (or select DoD schools) who will graduate during the 2020-2021 academic school year B) U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees - based on the guidelines utilized by U.S. Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid eligibility Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/8843/coca_cola_scholars_program_scholarship.php
 
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.
 
Hagan Scholarship
Criteria: Attend a rural public school
Award: up to $48,000 over four years to attend college  Visit  Haganscholarships.org for more information
Deadline: November 15, 2020
 
Thiel Fellowship
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. State winners will receive $1,000 - $3,000 while National winners will receive $20,000 - $25,000. If you are interested, visit www.tennesseelegion.org and click on the American Legion Oratorical tab.
Award: $1,000 - $25,000
Deadline: January 10, 2021
 
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 ScholarshipsThe 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

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship
Criteria: Applicant must be a full time high school senior with plans to attend college in the fall of 2021 with plans to complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit or private U.S. college ( 2 year school is okay if then transferring to a 4 year school). Applicant must be a citizen of the United States who demonstrates a critical financial need ( $55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required ) Applicant must maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.0, be involved in co-curricular and community service activities and display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. For application, click here:https://application.horatioalger.org/:
Award: National Scholarship: $25,000 (several available) State Scholarship: $10,000 (several available)
Deadline: October 25, 2020
 
Tennessee Concrete Association Essay Contest
Criteria : open to all students ages 16-18
Come see to the Counseling office for more information.
Award: $50-$250
Deadline: January 22, 2021

Central High School Alumni Association, Inc. Nashville
Criteria: Applicant must be a natural or adopted descendant of a Nashville Central High School graduate or someone who attended Nashville Central for at least 2 years and did not transfer to or graduate from another school.
Deadline: February 19, 2021