Scholarships

Columbia Central High School 2018 - 2019 Scholarship Information

 

 

Scholarship Resources

www.ecampustours.com

www.fastweb.com

www.scholarships.com

www.finaid.org

www.chegg.com

www.careerinfonet.org/scholarshipsearch

www.dosomething.org

www.suntrust.com/offtocollege

https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/

https://myscholly.com/

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search

www.scholarshipexperts.com

www.nextstudent.com

www.studentscholarships.org

www.supercollege.com

www.cappex.com

www.collegeexpress.com

www.campusexplorer.com

 

Unusual Scholarships

http://www.finaid.org/scholarships/unusual.phtml

www.weirdscholarships.net

 

 

Skilled Trades Industries

https://nexstarscholars.communityforce.com/Funds/Search.aspx

Refrigeration School: https://www.refrigerationschool.com/financial-aid/scholarships/

Residential Construction: http://www.nationalhousingendowment.org/page.aspx/generic/sectionID=2845

American Society of Heating, refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers:

https://www.ashrae.org/membership--conferences/student-zone/scholarships-and-grants/undergraduate-engineering-scholarships

 

 

 

 

 

Homeless/Foster Students

https://nche.ed.gov/ibt/scholarships.php

http://www.schoolhouseconnection.org/scholarship-program/

https://scholars.horatioalger.org

http://www.fc2success.org/programs/scholarships-and-grants/

 

DACA or Undocumented Students

http://www.maldef.org/leadership/scholarships/index.htm

http://tnedequity.org/undocumented-friendly-schools-in-tennessee/

http://www.latinocollegedollars.org

www.Getreadyforcollege.org

 

 

WACE National CO-OP Scholarship Program

~Up to 160 merit co-op scholarships awarded to one of the nine partner institutions

~For information/application visit: www.waceinc.org

~Deadline: February 15, 2019

 

SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes

~Begins 09/12/2018 and ends 05/14/2019

~Two winners will be chosen every 2 weeks from October to May

~No GPA or financial need requirement

~For complete details, entry requirements, rules and conditions, go to:

    www.suntrust.com/offtocollege

 

Elks National Foundation “Most Valuable Student Scholarship”

~Any high school senior who is a U.S. citizen may apply

~Applications will be judged on: scholarship, leadership, financial need

~There are 500 four-year awards ranging from $4,000 to $50,000

~For additional information and to apply, go to: www.enf.elks.org/mvs

~Deadline: November 15, 2018

 

Ned McWherter Scholars Program

~Entering freshmen enrolled full-time at an eligible Tennessee postsecondary institution

~Minimum 29 ACT (Composite)/1280 SAT (Math + Critical Reading ONLY) AND

   a 3.5 GPA

~Extra credit for Honors or Advanced Placement courses and leadership in extracurricular

   Activities

~Highly competitive – Up to $6,000/year

~Application available at www.TN.gov/collegepays/student_portal.html

~Deadline: February 15, 2019

 

 

 

 

Horatio Alger Scholarships

~Eligibility includes: graduation in spring, demonstrated critical financial need ($55,000

  or lower adjusted gross family income), US citizen

~Additional information and application at: www.scholars.horatioalger.org

~Students may apply online August 1st through October 25th.

 

Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarships

~Open to middle Tennessee high school students

~Must be planning to enroll in a 4-year college on fall of 2018

~Minimum award $2500

~Scholarships are renewable up to 4 years

~For more information and to apply, visit www.scarlettfoundation.org

~Deadline: December 15, 2018

 

FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education)

Free Speech Essay Contest

~High school juniors and seniors are eligible

~To enter, must submit an 800 to 1000 word essay on provided topic

~Award amounts between $500 and $10,000

~To enter, visit www.thefire.org/contest

~Deadline: December 31st, 2018

 

Tennessee Concrete Association High School Essay Contest

~Open to all high school students who are 16 to 18 at the beginning of school

~Essay must be typed, double-spaced and not exceed 600 words

~Submit essay and entry form at: www.tnconcrete.org

~Award amounts are from $50 to $250

~Deadline: December 5, 2018

 

Maury County Cattleman’s Association Scholarship

~Applicant must be an agriculture or ag/business major

~Must be full time student with a minimum 2.75 GPA

~Essay required              

~Applications available in the counseling office

~Deadline: Return Application and essay to Mrs. Lawson no later than 10/31/18

 

National Beta Scholarship Program

~Available to 12th grade Beta members

~Scholarships range from $1,000 to $15,000

~Application opens November 1st

~For additional information visit: www.betaclub.org/scholarship

 

 

 

 

Stan and Thelma Plumlee Scholarship

~Recipient must be associated with the manufactured housing industry

~Must attend a Tennessee college, university, or trade/technical school

~Information/applications are available in the counseling office or at:

  https://tnmha.org/education/scholarship/

~Deadline: March 8, 2019

 

 

ACT Student Champion Award

~Applicants must have taken the ACT and fit the following:

     A student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions

     Has a composite ACT of 22 on a single test or a 3.0 GPA

     Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first generation college students

~Students receive a $500 scholarship, certificate, plaque, and state level recognition

~All questions may be directed to ccrc@act.org

~Deadline: December 31, 2018

 

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

~Eligibility: minority high school senior, will attend a four-year institution, demonstrate

  leadership and community service, financial need, minimum ACT of 21

~Additional information and application available at: www.jackierobinson.org

~Deadline: February 1, 2019

 

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

~Each year, the program selects roughly 20 college bound students who excel in leadership,

   Drive, integrity, and citizenship

~Award amount is $10,000 (renewable up to $40,000)

~Information/application available at: www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships

~Deadline: January 4, 2019

 

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

~scholarships and support services for exceptional Hispanic American students

~application opens January 1, 2019 and closes March 31, 2019

~for complete information, visit: www.hsf.net

 

LCpl Andrew P. Carpenter Memorial Honor Scholarship

~Maury County public school senior

~Consideration given to academic achievement, financial need, and essay

~Two scholarships available: one for $500 and one for $1000

~Applications available in the Counseling office

~Deadline: April 15, 2019

 

 

 

 

Margaret “Marge” Lasky Langford Memorial Honor Nursing Scholarship

~Maury County public school senior

~Consideration given to academic achievement, financial need, and essay

~Award amount: $1000

~Applications available in the Counseling office

~Deadline: April 15, 2019

 

UT Chattanooga Grote Chemistry Scholarship

~To apply: Complete high school Chemistry with an A or B

                   Earn a GPA of 3.5 or above

                   ACT composite of 26 or above

                   Declare chemistry as the major at UTC

~Completed application and 2 letters of recommendation due February 15, 2019

~For additional information contact: Dr. Rebecca Stimson

                                                               423-425-4482 or 423-425-4278

                                                               Rebecca-Stimson@utc.edu

 

Southern Middle Tennessee Association of Realtors Scholarship

~These scholarships will be awarded to seniors in Giles, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Marshall, Maury, Perry, and Wayne counties of southern middle Tennessee.

~Award amount: $500

~Applications available in the counseling office.

~Deadline to Mrs. Lawson: April 11, 2019

 

Martin Methodist College Future Educators Scholarship Competition

~To be considered: high school senior, minimum 3.0 GPA, minimum ACT 24

~To apply: submit application to Martin Methodist, reference from high school teacher

   addressing student’s promise as a future educator

~Competition details: check in 12 noon on February 17th at Martin Methodist

~Additional information available at: www.martinmethodist.edu

            (Not yet updated for the 18-19 school year)

 

Regions Bank Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest

~Students must write an essay about an African-American who has inspired and

   motivated them. 

~To enter and for additional information visit: www.regions.com/ridingforward

~Entry timeframe: January 15 through February 28, 2019

~Fifteen $5,000 scholarships available

 

Maury County Farm Bureau Scholarship

~Requirements: Applicant must be a US citizen, Maury county resident, senior in a

   Maury county high school

~Applicant must be an Agriculture/Business major

~Application/information sheets are available in the counseling office.

~Application and all required materials due by March 1, 2019.

William & Frances Turner Scholarship

~For attendance to Columbia State Community College or UT Knoxville

~Must be awarded to a student graduating from a public high school in Maury Co.

~Academic ability, financial need, and possible sources of funds will be considered.

~Applications available in the counseling office

~Completed applications are due to Mrs. Lawson March 8th or to the Central

  office March 15, 2019

                       

 

Joshua L. Bailey Education Foundation Scholarship

~Graduating senior of a high school in Maury County

~Two letters of recommendation (one must be from a teacher). Recommenders should

  give their letter directly to Mrs. Lawson by April 12th, 2019.

~High school transcript

~Applications are available in the guidance office.

~Completed application with essay and all supporting materials must be turned in to

Mrs. Lawson by April 12, 2019.                             

 

Columbia Noon Rotary Club “Jack Carlton” Scholarships

~Applications and essays will only be accepted from high school seniors graduating

  spring 2019

~Criteria include: leadership, community service, transcript, essay, & 2 letters of   recommendation.

~Seniors should submit their completed application to Mrs. Lawson by Wednesday, 2/20/19.

                  

 

Columbia Noon Rotary Club “Interact” Scholarship

~Applications and essays will only be accepted from high school Interact seniors graduating

  Spring 2019

~Criteria include: leadership, community service, transcript, essay, & 2 letters of

   recommendation.

~Seniors should submit their completed application to Mrs. Lawson by Wednesday, 2/20/19.

                  

 

Brenda and Bob Haney Scholarship

~Must be awarded to a graduate of Columbia Central or Culleoka Unit School

~Student must be accepted in and attend an accredited college in Tennessee

~Minimum Grade Point Average of 2.5

~Two $2,000.00 scholarships will be awarded

~Application are available in the counseling office

~Completed applications must be returned to Mrs. Lawson by March 25th.

                            

 

 

 

Maury County Chamber & Economic Alliance

AGRI-BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP

~Applicant must be a high school senior who will graduate from a Maury Co. high school

~Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher

~Must have a college or vo-tech major which the educational institution considers to be

   agriculture related

~Must be considered a “full time” student by the educational institution

~Must be available for a follow-up interview if needed

~All additional information and the application are available in the counseling office.

~Completed applications and all materials due to Mrs. Lawson by April 12, 2019.

                            

 

Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship

~Academic excellence, leadership & service, community impact, pursuing sound mind and body

Information and application available at: tnalpha.com/balanced-man-scholarship

~Deadline to apply: June 9, 2019

 

Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship

~Complete high school by spring 2019

~Enroll in a 2 year or less career/technical degree/certificate program in Fall 2019

~Attend a not-for-profit post-secondary institution

~Be a US Citizen

~To apply visit: application.horatioalger.org

~Deadline: June 15, 2019

 

Middle Tennessee Network Association MTSU Alumni Scholarship

~Awarded to 3 MTSU bound high school seniors

~Academic achievement, financial need, work ethic, community outreach

~Information and application available in counseling office

~Completed application, photo, transcript, and essay must be postmarked by:

  May 10, 2019

 

MTSU Department of Biology Freshman Scholarship

~Open to incoming freshmen majoring in Biology

~Selection based on application, minimum ACT of 25, GPA of 3.5 or higher

~Applications available in the counseling office

~Deadline has been extended to: April 16, 2019

 

Bud Mitchum Ag Scholarship

~Available to Marshall and Maury county students

~Must be pursuing a degree in an agricultural related field

~Annual award up to $5,000

~Information and application available at: budmitchscholar@gmail.com

~Deadline: May 30, 2019

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Scholarship

~Contest is open to college bound seniors who submit the essay

~Essay title: How has social media impacted today’s youth and what influence does it

   have on their future?

~Information sheet/ rules are available in the counseling office.

~Award amounts from $1000 to $5000

~Deadline to submit the essay: October 19, 2018

 

National Co-OP Scholarship Program

~Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better

~Apply for the 2019-2020 school year at institution(s) on the scholarship application

~Meet other criteria established by selected institution

~For additional information and to apply go to: www.waceinc.org

~Deadline: February 15, 2019

 

Kids Chance of Tennessee Scholarship

~The applicant must have a parent who has suffered a catastrophic, permanently

  disabling, or fatal injury for which the parent or parent’s was entitled to receive

  benefits under the Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Act

~Must be a legal resident of Tennessee, show academic achievement, have financial need

~To complete an application go to: www.kidschanceoftn.org

 

2019 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

~demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship

~current high school senior in a US high school

~minimum 3.0 GPA

~plan to enroll full time for the entire upcoming academic year

~plan to work toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited 4-year university

~award amount $10,000 renewable up to $40,000

~applications are accepted until January 4, 2019

~additional info/application: reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship

 

Ascend Credit Union Scholarship

~Six traditional and six non-traditional scholarships will be awarded

~Apply by February 15 for a chance to win an iPhone

~May apply up to March 1st for scholarship

~For information and to apply go to: AscendFCU.org

 

TriStar Bank Black History Celebration Scholarship

~Must be a senior from a Dickson, Maury, or Williamson County high school

~One $500 scholarship to each public high school in Maury County

~Application available in guidance

~Questions: contact Hunter DeBerry at hunter.deberry@tristar.bank

~Deadline: March 31, 2019

 

Dr. James L. Craig Scholarship

~Must be a senior graduating from Columbia Central

~Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded

~Application available in guidance.

~Completed application, transcript, and recommendation due in guidance March 31, 2019

 

Fight Like Dylan Scholarship

~Student must be a current senior at Columbia Central

~After watching Dylan’s Gift (ESPN video) the senior will write a 200 – 500 word essay

~Essay will be attached to the application (available in guidance)

~Applications are due in guidance no later than Wednesday, March 27, 2019 @ 3 PM

 

Middle Tennessee Network Association MTSU Alumni Scholarship

~Award contingent upon MTSU admission or a class schedule

~Award amount $500

~Completed application, essay, transcript, and photo due no later than May 17, 2019

~Applications available in guidance.

 

Maury County Horsemen’s Scholarship

~Two seniors will be awarded $1,000 scholarships

~A short essay on your achievements, contributions to community, and why you should

  receive the scholarship

~Email the application and essay to: maurycohorsemansassociation@gmail.com

~Applications available in the guidance office.