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Student Scholarships

Wayne V Black Scholarship

Description: In 2006, the Board of Directors of the Energy Telecommunications & Electrical Association (ENTELEC; established the Wayne V. Black Scholarship Award. It was with great sadness that in the fall of 2011, ENTELEC mourned the loss of Mr. Black. The scholarship has been renamed the “Wayne V. Black Memorial Scholarship Award”. In recognition of his many years of service on behalf of ENTELEC, the Board of Directors determined to establish a lasting tribute to Mr. Black with the creation of the annual scholarship in his name.

Award: $5,000 each

Deadline: January 20, 2017


Home Builders Association – David Stauffer Scholarship

Description: The Home Builders Association of TN is accepting applications for the David Stauffer Scholarship. Every year the HBAT awards scholarships to students going into an industry related field. We need your help with getting this scholarship application out to your students. We want to make sure that we do our part in assisting those students that need some financial assistance with obtaining an education. Students meeting the minimal requirements may qualify for the matching funds of $500.

Deadline: February 10, 2017

Application Form: HBAT Scholarhsip Application for 2017

TTU Army ROTC Scholarship

Description: Attention Seniors! TTU Army ROTC  offers a $2500 per semester scholarship. There is no Military Commitment and there is an incentive to try it to see if you like it. Come to the counseling center to receive more information on the requirements and how to apply. Deadline to apply is Feb. 15, 2017.

Award: $2,500 each semester

Deadline: February 15, 2017

Discover® Student Loans

Discover® Student Loans is giving away $100,000 in scholarships. Students can get tips and resources on paying for college and enter for a chance to win a $2,500 scholarship award. No purchase or student loan necessary. Enter now at this location.

Now through February 28, 2017, eligible students can enter to win one of the $2,500 scholarships by signing up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college at Students can earn up to three additional entries into the Discover Student Loans scholarship sweepstakes when they share the sweepstakes via Facebook, Twitter and/or email and their friend enters via the link in their share.

No purchase or student loan is necessary for students to enter or win. For the official rules, visit

Geneseo Migrant Center Scholarships

Description: The Geneseo Migrant Center has provided financial assistance to students across the country with a recent or ongoing history of movement to obtain work in agriculture since the inception of its first scholarship fund in 1974. Over the years, the number and size of the Center’s scholarship offerings have grown thanks to the generosity of many individuals. The Geneseo Migrant Center is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization; therefore, donations to its scholarship funds are tax deductible. Visit the website below for more scholarship information.


 Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation

Description: The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) is a not-for-profit, private, industry-directed organization that dispenses undergraduate college scholarships and graduate fellowship assistance to talented men and women interested in graphic communication careers. The mission of the PGSF is “To strengthen the print and graphic communication industry by providing scholarship assistance.”

Award: ranges from $1,000 to $5,000

Deadline: March 1, 2017


Young American Creative Patriotic Art Scholarship

Description: Each year, more than 3,500 high school students from across the country participate in the VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. The contest began in 1979 to recognize up-and-coming artists and encourage patriotism in youth.

Deadline: March 31, 2017


 Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Program

Description: The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. In 2016, SWE disbursed approximately 230 new and renewed scholarships valued at more than $750,000.

Award: ranges from $1,000 to $15,000 each


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Stop Texting & Driving Scholarship

Description: The law firm of Raybin & Weissman offer an annual scholarship contest to Stop Texting and Driving. Students will create videos that help in the fight against distracted driving and needless car accident injuries. A total of three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded: one to the best video entry from Davidson County (TN), one to the best entry from the state of TN, and one to the best entry from the entire US. Deadline for entry is April 3, 2017.

Award: $1,000 each

Deadline: April 3, 2017


Contact: David Weissman, Injury Attorney

Contact Phone: 615-256-6666

Diabetes Scholars Foundation Scholarships

Description: The Diabetes Scholars Foundation’s college scholarship program is available to incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes and who are US citizens or permanent residents seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school. This scholarship recognizes students who have high academic performance, are actively involved in the diabetes community, participate in community and/or extra-curricular activities and who have demonstrated that they are successfully managing the challenges of living with diabetes. Diabetes Scholars Foundation scholarships are not based on financial need.

Deadline: April 15, 2017


DAR Scholarship Opportunities

Click here for more information on these scholarship opportunities and some information on what DAR is.

The American Legion Oratorical Contest

This is a competition that people who place in the top percent of get scholarship money. Some of the winners have even gotten up to $25,000 in scholarship money. To learn more about what this is then preview the document here.

B. Davis Scholarship

The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2017. Please visit our website here to read about us and to apply for our scholarship. While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships. Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success. The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.

Deadline: May 22, 2017
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at

Aging Matters Scholarship is dedicated to helping seniors and their families in their quest for a better life. Aging impacts everyone and as the aging population explodes over the next 30 years, wants to bring more awareness to the key issues we face. We will be awarding an annual college scholarship to an individual that best demonstrates to us why “Aging Matters” to them.

We are excited to announce the Aging Matters Scholarship. A $1500 scholarship will be given annually to a selected college student that currently cares for an aging loved one, works within the senior community, or intends to pursue a career that will have an impact on the elder population. Any existing student (or incoming freshman), in good academic standing, at a 2 or 4 year accredited college can apply for this scholarship. And the recipient will demonstrate a unique and admirable understanding and desire to show us that “Aging Matters” to them.

The Aging Matters Scholarship awards $1500 to be applied towards tuition, books, board and other expenses.

Deadline: May 15,2017

Amount of Schlarship: $1,500


Jackson County Scholarships:

Jackson County Jaycees Scholarship Application

The Foundation for Rural Service/Twin Lakes Scholarship Application is available in the guidance office.  More information and an application can be found at  However, Mrs. Dodson has the application that is signed by Jonathan West in her office.

2017 Application FRS_Schship_App_2017_Fillable

UCAR Scholarship Application.  You must print and return the application to Mrs. Dodson.

Additional Resources:

Application for Tennessee Scholars

Volunteer Service Sheet

Scholarship List

Money for College

FASFA Information:FASFA Part 1FASFA Part 2

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