Scholarship Information

Scholarship applications have been uploaded to Guidance Corner for your convenience.  Seniors need to be certain to meet all application deadlines to be eligible for scholarships.

Scholarship Checklist--Updated 09/09/08

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Top 10 College Application Mistakes

 

Priority Deadline Scholarships

 

American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Tennessee

Scholarship Application Form

 

The International Culinary Schools

at The Art Institutes

Essay Contest

$2,000 Scholarship

See Ms. Jayne for topics.

Deadline: March 31

 

Sammy 2009 Awards Program

$7500 scholarship

Deadline: March 6

 

2011 Stan & Thelma Plumlee Scholarship

To apply visit: www.tnmha.net

Deadline: March 11,2011

2010-2011 Scarlett Family Foundation

Scholarships for students pursuing a Business Degree.

To apply visit: www.applyists.net

Deadline: December 15,2010

 

2011 John F. Kennedy Profile Courage Essay Contest

To apply visit: www.jfklibrary.org

Deadline: January 8,2011

 

Burger King Scholarships

Awards $1000

DEADLINE:

Click here to apply.

 

 

US Bank

In order to be eligible for the U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship Program, a student must be:

Deadline:

Click here to apply.

 

Dairy Queen Employee Scholarship

Scholarships are available for Dairy Queen employees.

 

KFC Colonel's Scholar Program

Must have a GPA or 2.75 or higher

Must be enrolling in a public, in state college or university

Must be pursuing a bachelor's degree

Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident 

Deadline:

 

Commitment to Agriculture Scholarship Program

Deadline:

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Best Buy Scholarship

Click here for more information.

 

Twin Lakes Telephone Cooperative Corporation Scholarship

Deadline:

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Foundation for Rural Service

(be in Twin Lakes Telephone area, "C", GPA)

DEADLINE: March 1, 2010

Click here to download application.

 

Volunteer State Community College Scholarship

Click here for more information.

TN Bible College

Tennessee Bible College of Cookeville, Tennessee is offering a full tuition scholarship for students wishing to take courses in bible.  This scholarship could last until the student earns a college degree. Certain Tennessee Bible College courses are transferable to Tennessee Tech in Cookeville, Tennessee (up to 30 hours), as well as various other schools.

Click here to download application.

 

Tennessee Manufactured Housing Association

Stan and Thelma Plumlee Scholarship

Recipient must be associated with the manufactured housing industry in some way.

Must attend a Tennessee college, university, or trade school.

A stated level of GPA must be maintained.

Deadline: March 15, 2010

 

TN United Auto Workers Essay Contest

Senior, essay of up to 4 pages

Scholarships up to $2,000 for essay on variety of topics addressing role of labor

Deadline: March 31

Essay guidelines at www.uawregion8.net

The following scholarships are in the works:

Farm Bureau--Corporate Office

walmartfoundation.org

DEADLINE: January 31

(Will come from closest Wal-Mart to home: Algood or Tompkinsville)

 

Ned McWherter Scholars Program

(29 on the ACT or the SAT equivalent)

DEADLINE:

 

KFC Colonel's Scholars Program

  1. Graduating from high school this academic year (between 12/1/07 and 8/31/08)
  2. Enrolling in a public college or university within your state of legal residence
  3. Earning a minimum high school cumulative GPA of 2.75
  4. Pursuing a bachelor's degree
  5. A U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  6. Demonstrate financial need

DEADLINE:

Click here to apply now.

 

Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program

 (3.5 GPA or 3.0 GPA and 24 on ACT)

DEADLINE:

 

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Students must complete and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid. (FAFSA) to apply for federal student financial aid and to apply for state lottery money, as well as other college aid. In addition, certain ACT scores and grade point averages are required for certain grants. Click here to visit the FAFSA website.

Among the grants available include: (These are all based on the FAFSA).

   

Tennessee Hope Foster Child Tuition Grant

  • Award Amount: Should cover any cost of tuition and all associated fees remaining after applying all other students financial assistance from all sources.
  • A full list of requirements and more information about the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship Program can be found by calling Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) at 1-800-342-1663. Information about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid is available at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

    Certification from DCS of eligibility

HOPE Scholarship

  • Award Amount- $3,800 for Four- year institutions; $1,900 for two year institutions
  • Entering freshman must have minimum of 21 ACT or
  • Overall unweighted minimum 3.0 grade point average

Wilder-Naifeh Skills Grant

  • Award Amount: $1,500
  • Enroll in a certificate or diploma program at a Tennessee Technology Center.
Pell Grant,  SEOG Grants
Federal awards based on income that do not have to be repaid.

ASPIRE Award

  • Award amount: $1,500 supplement to Tennessee HOPE Scholarship

General Assembly Merit Scholarship

  • Award Amount: $1,000 supplement to Tennessee HOPE scholarship
  • Entering freshman must have a minimum 3.75 weighted GPA and 29 ACT

Tennessee HOPE Access Grant

  • Award Amount: $2,650 for four-year institutions; $1,700 for two-year institutions
  • Entering freshman must have a minimum unweighted 2.75 GPA and 18-20 ACT

Dual Enrollment Grant

(Spring 2009 Application in Adobe PDF), (Fall 2009 Application coming soon)

 

 

Scholarship Applications

The following scholarship applications are available to CCHS Seniors.

Save the applications onto your computer or a jump drive, complete and print.

Hit the underline button before typing your responses

to keep the correct format for applications.

Click the OVR button at the bottom right of the screen.

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Tau Kappa Epsilon

ISSUING TWO SEPARATE $500 SCHOLARSHIPS ONE FOR ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE AND THE OTHER FOR ATHLETIC/PERSONALITY EXCELLENCE.

Click here to download application.

CIC Foundation, Inc.

Eligibility:

Seniors pursuing degrees within the credit industry or closely related financial services industry.

DEADLINE:

Click here to download application.

 

Upper Cumberland Angus Association/Tommy Burks Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Requirements:

1)  Each candidate must have a proven interest in pure bred cattle production. Preferences will be given to an active member of the American Angus Association or other breed associations.

2)  Satisfactory academic performance in current scholastic pursuits with plans to either attend Tennessee Tech University in the School of Agriculture, or as a current college student seeking an Agriculture degree from Tennessee Tech University.

3)  Residency: U.S. Citizenship required. The Association would prefer a student from the Upper Cumberland Region, however, all applications meeting stated requirements will be considered.

Due by April 1

Click here to download application.

 

Tri-County Forestry Association

  1. SPECIAL CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICANTS WITH A FORESTRY BACKGROUND AND/OR PLANNING TO MAJOR IN A Natural Resources/Agriculture RELATED FIELD.

  2. SCHOLARSHIPS ARE BASED ON NEED AND ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AND REQUIRE A HIGH SCHOOL G.P.A. OF 2.5 or HIGHER!

DEADLINE: APRIL 16

Click here to download application.

 

Middle Tennessee Nursery Association

Eligibility:

  1. Students are those who are legal residents of Middle Tennessee as defined in the MTNA constitution as the geographic area of Tennessee located east of the Tennessee River, and west of the following boundary: Highway U.S. 127 from the Kentucky border, south to Dunlap; then Highway TN 28 South to Jasper; then Highway TN 27 to Richard City and the Alabama border.

  2. In addition students must enroll in, and major in, a recognized horticulture program at any college or university of choice.

Due by

Click here to download application.

 

Sgt. Wesley Tucker Memorial Scholarship

DEADLINE: April 15

Click here to download.

 

AIA/AAF MINORITY/DISADVANTAGED SCHOLARSHIP

ALL-INK.COM COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY SCHOLARS PROGRAM

American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Tennessee

AMERICAN FOREIGN SERVICE ASSOCIATION HIGH SCHOOL ESSAY CONTEST

AMERICAN HOTEL FOUNDATION - VARIOUS SCHOLARSHIPS

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERS

AYN RAND INSTITUTE - VARIOUS ESSAY CONTESTS

Best Buy Scholarship

Best Teen Chef

Burger King—Have It Your Way Foundation

CIC Foundation, Inc.

Coca-Cola Scholarship

CRYSTAL GREEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Foundation for Rural Service (Twin Lakes Area)—Turn in to Mrs. Jayne for signature sheet.

HELOISE WERTHAN KUHN SCHOLARSHIP

KFC Colonel’s Scholars

L. RON HUBBARD'S WRITERS AND ILLUSTRATORS OF THE FUTURE AWARD

Middle Tennessee Chapter of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Middle TN Nursery Association

Ned McWherter Scholars Program

Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program

RON BROWN SCHOLAR PROGRAM

Sammy 2010—Body By Milk

Scarlett Foundation

TACD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Tau Kappa Epsilon

Tennessee Technology Center Scholarship

The Art Institutes and Americans for the Arts Poster Design Scholarship Competition

The Art Institutes Storytellers Photography Scholarship Competition

The International Culinary Schools

TN Bible College

TN Manufactured Housing Association—Stan & Thelma Plumlee

TN United Auto Workers Essay Contest

Tri-County Forestry Association

Upper Cumberland Angus Association/Tommy Burks Memorial Scholarship

US Bank

Volunteer State Community College Scholarship

walmartfoundation.org

 

 

Discover Scholarship Program (Juniors Only)

  • Award Amount: up to 10 scholarships of $30,000 each
  • This scholarship is available to any high school junior who has at least a 2.75 cumulative grade point average scale for 9th and 10th grades.
  • To apply: go to www.scholarshipadministrators.net. The deadline for online applications is January31.

UT VETERINARY SUMMER EXPERIENCE PROGRAM APPLICATION

Deadline Prior to Today

2008 Wendy's High School Heisman application

DEADLINE: 

Coca-Cola Scholarships

between August and October 31 of his/her senior year

Deadline:

Horatio Alger Association Award

http://www.horatioalger.org/scholarships/

Deadline:

 

 

The Passion for Fashion Competition

Awards to scholarships to potential students enrolling

in the Fashion Design or Fashion Marketing & Merchandising

and Retail Management programs

DEADLINE:

 

The AXA Achievement Scholarship

Awarding $670,000 to AXA Achievers

DEADLINE: