Scholarships for Tennessee Residents

Are you a resident of Tennessee who hopes to go to college, but are a little daunted by the rising costs of a college education, or a current student who is struggling to pay tuition? Maybe you’re discouraged because you don’t have a perfect academic record or special talent that qualifies you for competitive scholarships. But did you know that just by being a resident or student in the state of Tennessee you are eligible for scholarships? Local and state governments have scholarships reserved for in-state students. Tennessee based companies and non-profits also like to support local students’ education by awarding scholarships. Check out the list scholarships below for a sample of opportunities that are available to students in Tennessee. You might find the perfect one for you.

Showing 1-20 of 51 scholarships
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  • 1,200
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Blount, TN|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|accredited Trade School|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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The Reuben Louise Cates Mount & Junior Service League of Maryville Scholarship is established in 1998 by Dr. Sam Mount to the remembrance of his wife, Louise Mount.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,800
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Tennessee|
  • School (College): |Accredited Public College|Accredited Private College|Accredited University|
  • Career: Pursue a career in |Coaching|
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The Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Jeff Byrd Memorial Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate junior and seniors student. Applicants must pursue a sports-related field of study.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Johnson, TN|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|accredited Trade School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The Johnson County Education Growth Scholarship is established in 2002 through a gift from the Levi Strauss Foundation. Applicants must be Johnson County residents.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Johnson, TN|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Two-year|Four-year|College|Trade School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |GED Certificate Holder|Graduating High School Senior|
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Established in memory of Susan Mast Long, this scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors or returning adult students or GED recipient who resides in Johnson County for a minimum of 12 months. Applicants must enroll full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university or non-traditional higher education program or trade school, accredited by the appropriate accrediting body for the particular course of study.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details The Gary Wagner, K3OMI, Scholarship American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation, Inc.
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Virginia|West Virginia|Tennessee|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Maryland|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|College| in |North Carolina|
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This scholarship is open to U.S. citizen students that reside in North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and the State of Tennessee who will pursue a bachelor degree in any field of engineering and will enroll at an accredited four-year college or university. Applicants must have a license of active Novice Class Amateur Radio License or higher.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Campbell, TN|Claiborne, TN|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|Not-for-profit|
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Established by Brian King in honor of his parents, Dorsey and Betty King, this scholarship is available to graduating seniors of Campbell or Claiborne County. Applicants must study business or pursue being a registered nurse and plan to enroll full-time in an accredited public or private, not-for-profit college, university or nursing program.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar-Intern Program Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc.
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  • 1,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Residence: Live in |New York|Ohio|Minnesota|Wisconsin|New Mexico|Arizona|California|Texas|Georgia|Pennsylvania|Tennessee|Colorado| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Kansas|Maryland|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited University|Florida|New Jersey|Connecticut|Massachusetts|Accredited Community College|
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The CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar-Intern Program is awarded to students pursuing health-related careers. Applicants must be full-time enrolled at an accredited community college or four-year university
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Tennessee|Monroe, TN|
  • School (College): |Accredited Non-Proprietary College or University|Accredited Public or Private|Southern Association of Colleges and Schools|Hiwassee College, Madisonville, TN|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College|High school graduate|
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The John D. Grubb and Louise G. Sumner Fund for Monroe County Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior or graduates of Monroe County High School. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and with minimum 2.5 GPA
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Tennessee HOPE Scholarship Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
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  • 1,500 - 2,250
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Tennessee|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • School (College): |Public College|Private College|Public University|
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The Tennessee HOPE Scholarship is awarded to graduate student from Tennessee high school. Applicants must be resident Tennessee and with minimum of 2.75 GPA
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details MGMA Southern Section Scholarship Sponsored by MGMA Southern Section American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE)
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  • 1,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Oklahoma|Arkansas|Texas|Georgia|Mississippi|Alabama|Tennessee|South Carolina|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Kansas|Louisiana|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Florida|Missouri|Kentucky|
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This scholarship is open to students residing in one of the MGMA Southern Section states (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas) who is enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program relevant to medical practice management.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 2,500 - 15,000
  • 1 award
  • Dec-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Cumberland, TN|Fentress, TN|Pickett, TN|Bedford, TN|Cannon, TN|Cheatham, TN|Clay, TN|Coffee, TN|Davidson, TN|Dekalb, TN|Dickson, TN|Franklin, TN|Giles, TN|Hickman, TN|Houston, TN|Humphreys, TN|Jackson, TN|Lawrence, TN|Lewis, TN|Lincoln, TN|Macon, TN|Marshall, TN|Maury, TN|Montgomery, TN|Moore, TN|Overton, TN|Perry, TN|Putnam, TN|Robertson, TN|Rutherford, TN|Smith, TN|Stewart, TN|Sumner, TN|Trousdale, TN|Van Buren, TN|Warren, TN|Wayne, TN|White, TN|Williamson, TN|Wilson, TN|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|Non-profit|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Technology|Mathematics|Science|Business|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational support to high school graduates of Middle Tennessee who are planning to pursue a degree in business or STEM-related field at a four-year non-profit college or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details College Scholarship Essay Contest The Bird Dog Foundation, Inc.
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  • 1,000 - 1,500
  • 2 awards
  • Apr-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Arkansas|Mississippi|Tennessee|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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The scholarship is available to high school senior who resides in one of these states: Tennessee, Mississippi or Arkansas and U.S. citizen that plans to attend college or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Johnson County Scholarship East Tennessee Foundation
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  • 8,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Johnson, TN|
  • School (K-12): |Public|Private|Johnson County High School, Mountain City, TN|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|Not-for-profit|
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The scholarship is available to graduating seniors of Johnson County High School who plans to enroll full-time at an accredited public or private not-for-profit university/college.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Deep South Region Scholarship Florida Federation of Garden Clubs
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Georgia|Mississippi|Alabama|Tennessee|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Louisiana|
  • School (College): Attend a |College| in |Florida|
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This scholarship is available to a Florida student (graduating high school senior entering college), sophomore, junior, or senior attending a college in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi or Tennessee.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details The Jackson County ARA Scholarship American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation, Inc.
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Arkansas|Mississippi|Tennessee|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Louisiana|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The Jackson County ARA Scholarship is given to a student who resides in Mississippi. If none identified, an awardee from ARRL Delta Division will be chosen. The scholarship provides a $500 fund yearly.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 10,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Tennessee|Carter, TN|
  • School (K-12): |Public|Private|Elizabethton High School, Elizabethton, TN|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|Not-for-profit|
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This scholarship is open to graduating seniors from a Carter County public high school, Elizabethton High School, homeschooled who intend to pursue mathematics, science, engineering, or medical fields of study at an accredited not-for-profit, public, or private college/university in Tennessee.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Anderson, TN|Blount, TN|Campbell, TN|Claiborne, TN|Cocke, TN|Grainger, TN|Hamblen, TN|Jefferson, TN|Loudon, TN|Monroe, TN|Morgan, TN|Roane, TN|Scott, TN|Sevier, TN|Union, TN|
  • School (College): Attend an |Accredited Not-for-profit Program|
  • Career: Pursue a career in |Public Health Professional|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to adult students who are pursuing a nursing career at accredited, not-for-profit nursing program.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Greeneville, TN|
  • School (K-12): |Greeneville High School, Greeneville, TN|Greene, TN|Chuckey-Doak High School, Afton, TN|North Greene High School, Greeneville, TN|South Greene High School, Greeneville, TN|West Greene High School, Mosheim, TN|
  • School (College): |Community College|Accredited Public or Private not-for-profit University|
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The Fund for Greene County Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior from the following schools Chuckey-Doak High School, Greeneville High School, North Greene High School, South Greene High School, West Greene High School. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and with minimum 2.5 GPA
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details American Electric Power Scholarship American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Auxiliary, Inc.
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  • 4,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ohio|Michigan|Virginia|Oklahoma|Arkansas|West Virginia|Texas|Tennessee|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Louisiana|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Indiana|Kentucky|
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The scholarship was established by American Electric Power to award 1 student who demonstrates an interest in power engineering.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,600 - 3,200
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Tennessee|Grainger, TN|Hancock, TN|
  • School (K-12): |Public|Private|Washburn School, Washburn, TN|Hancock County High School, Sneedville, TN|
  • School (College): Attend a |Not-for-profit|For-profit|
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The scholarship is open to graduating senior from Washburn School, Grainger County High School or Hancock County High School who resides in Grainger or Hancock Counties. Applicants must pursue a study in Bachelor in Nursing at an accredited public or private not-for-profit or for-profit nursing program in the state of Tennessee.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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