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Aspire Award
Sponsor: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
404 James Robertson Parkway
Suite 1510, Parkway Towers
Nashville, TN 37243
Eligibility: Applicants must be entering freshmen with a minimum ACT score of 21, minimum SAT score of 980 or minimum 3.0 GPA. Home-schooled applicants must have a minimum ACT score of 21 or SAT score of 980. GED applicants must have a minimum GED score of 525 and minimum ACT score of 21 or SAT score of 980. Independent students or the parents of dependent students must have an adjusted gross income under $36,000.

Amount: Up to $2,250
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available through completion of the FAFSA.
Website: http://www.tn.gov/CollegePays/

Cheryl Dant Hennesy FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be female residents of Georgia, Kentucky or Tennessee pursuing a two- or four-year degree in any area of study. Students must have financial need and demonstrate personal motivation. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,250 per year for four years
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. Applicants must fill out the financial analysis section of the application.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Christa McAuliffe Scholarship
Sponsor: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
404 James Robertson Parkway
Suite 1510, Parkway Towers
Nashville, TN 37243
Eligibility: Applicants must be in the second semester of their junior year in a teaching program at a Tennessee college, and they must be enrolled full-time. Students must have at least a 3.5 GPA and an SAT or ACT score that is at least as high as the national average. They must not have any defaulted state or federal student loans. Recipients must agree to teach in a Tennessee elementary or secondary school for a period of time upon graduation.

Amount: $500
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.tn.gov/CollegePays/

Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southern Bowling Congress
9817 Miller Road
Sherwood, AR 72120
Eligibility: Students must be high school seniors and currently bowling in a USBC Certified Youth League. Students must reside in a Southern Bowling Congress member state which includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. Applicants must have bowled in a USBC Certified Youth League three of four years in high school and have bowled 75 percent of the league schedule. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and achieved an ACT composite score of 20 or SAT composite score of 1410.

Amount: $750
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official high school grade and credits transcript with a minimum of six semesters of information that includes ACT and/or SAT scores and a personal letter of recommendation from high school principal or counselor are required.
Website: http://www.southernbowlingcongress.org/

Cynthia and Alan Baran Fine Arts and Music Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
3833 Cleghorn Avenue
Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37215-2519
Eligibility: Applicants must be current students at an accredited college or university, take at least six credit hours and be enrolled in a bachelor's of fine art, bachelor's of studio art, master's of fine art or bachelor's or master's in music program. Art students must major in painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, photography or printmaking. Preference for music scholarships is given to those studying acoustic mandolin or acoustic guitar. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, essay, Student Aid Report and two appraisal forms are required.
Website: http://www.cfmt.org

Dependent Children Scholarship
Sponsor: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
404 James Robertson Parkway
Suite 1510, Parkway Towers
Nashville, TN 37243
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or accepted at a Tennessee college for full-time undergraduate study. Students must provide evidence that a parent or caregiver was killed or completely and permanently disabled while performing job duties.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: July 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.tn.gov/CollegePays/

Dixie Boys Baseball Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Boys Baseball
P.O. Box 8263
Dothan, AL 36304
Eligibility: Applicants must plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university. An application, financial statement, two recommendation letters, proof of baseball participation, transcript and essay are required. Selection is based on class rankings, strong school and community leadership and financial need. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Amount: $1,250
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://baseball.dixie.org

Dixie Youth Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Youth Baseball, Inc.
Johnny Berthelot, Chairman Scholarship Committee
110 South Bolivar Street
Suite 207
Marshall, TX 75670
Eligibility: Applicants must have been registered on a Dixie Youth Baseball team participating in a franchised Dixie Youth Baseball Inc. league prior to reaching age thirteen. Selection is based on financial need, scholastic record and citizenship. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Contact your local league officials or a district, state or national director for an application, and applications are also available online.
Website: http://youth.dixie.org/

Family District 1 Scholarships
Sponsor: American Hellenic Education Progressive Association
1909 Q Street NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20009
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors, high school graduates or current undergraduate or graduate students who plan to attend a college or university full-time during the calendar year of application. They must be residents of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee or Florida.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. The current application must be used and must be sent by certified mail and return receipt requested.
Website: http://www.ahepa.org

Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants may be from Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana or Texas and working toward two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working toward four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: An application form is required.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Gary Wagner, K3OMI Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: Applicants must have an amateur radio license of Novice Class or higher. Students may be pursuing a bachelor's degree in any field of engineering. They must be residents of one of the following states: North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland or Tennessee. Preference will be given to students with financial need.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/the-arrl-foundation

General Assembly Merit Scholarship
Sponsor: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
404 James Robertson Parkway
Suite 1510, Parkway Towers
Nashville, TN 37243
Eligibility: Students graduating from public schools or category 1, 2 and 3 private schools must have at least a 3.75 GPA and either a 29 on the ACT or a 1280 on the SAT. Home-schooled or non-category 1, 2 or 3 private school students must complete at least 12 college credit hours while in high school, and they must have at least a 3.0 GPA in those courses. Recipients of the Aspire Award are not eligible.

Amount: Up to $1,500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available through completion of the FAFSA.
Website: http://www.tn.gov/CollegePays/

James M. and Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Inc.
50 Hurt Plaza
Suite 449
Atlanta, GA 30303
Eligibility: Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA, and they must have community service experience. Applicants must plan to obtain a degree in the arts and sciences, music, ministry or human services. Preference will be given to students from the following states: Missouri, Mississippi, Georgia, Illinois, Oklahoma, Texas and Tennessee. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Adult students may also apply.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cfgreateratlanta.org

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation
P.O. Box 40
Abbeville, AL 36310
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for high school seniors or 2.75 for college students. Selection is based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors and financial need.

Amount: $500-$5,000
Deadline: February 7
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jimmyranefoundation.org

Linda Cowden Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Hearing Bridges (formerly League for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and EAR Foundation)
935 Edgehill Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203
Eligibility: Applicants must live in one of the following Tennessee counties: Cheatham, Davidson, Dekalb, Dickson, Houston, Macon, Maruy, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson or Wilson. They must be a deaf or hard of hearing person who has been accepted into a post-secondary education program or a hearing person accepted into a program leading to a profession that serves the deaf or hard of hearing.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 6
How to apply: Applications are available from the League for the Deaf. An application form is required.
Website: http://www.hearingbridges.org

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

NACA South Student Leadership Scholarships
Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212
Eligibility: Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia or Puerto Rico.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.naca.org

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation
15835 Park Ten Place
Houston, TX 77084-5145
Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: January 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.
Website: http://nace-foundation.org/

Ned McWherter Scholars Program
Sponsor: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
404 James Robertson Parkway
Suite 1510, Parkway Towers
Nashville, TN 37243
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents and Tennessee residents who are graduating high school seniors. They must have plans to attend an eligible Tennessee undergraduate institution full-time and have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Applicants must have a combined math and reading SAT score of at least 1280 or an ACT composite score of 29 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $6,000
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcripts and standardized test scores are required.
Website: http://www.tn.gov/CollegePays/

Promise of Nursing Regional Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Student Nurses' Association
45 Main Street
Suite 606
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or resident aliens. They must be enrolled in a nursing degree program at a school located in Georgia (graduate students only), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey (graduate students only), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington, certain areas in California, certain areas in Texas or certain areas in Florida. Selection is based on academic merit, involvement in community health and financial need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: January 14
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and other supporting materials are required. $10 processing fee.
Website: http://www.nsna.org

Shipley Rose Buckner Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Funeral Service Foundation
13625 Bishop's Drive
Brookfield, WI 53005-6607
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled as a funeral service student full- or part-time in an American Board of Funeral Service Education accredited program. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, academic transcript and video submissions are required.
Website: http://www.funeralservicefoundation.org

Tennessee Funeral Directors Association Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Tennessee Funeral Directors Association
Scholarship Committee
1616 Church Street
Suite A
Nashville, TN 37203
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and legal residents of Tennessee. They must be enrolled full time in a funeral service or mortuary science program at a school that has been accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE). They must have completed one term of their program and must have at least one term remaining in their program. They must have plans to practice in Tennessee after graduating. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, copies of federal income tax forms, one recommendation letter and a personal essay are required.
Website: http://www.tnfda.org

Tennessee HOPE Access Grant
Sponsor: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
404 James Robertson Parkway
Suite 1510, Parkway Towers
Nashville, TN 37243
Eligibility: Applicants must be entering freshmen who have a minimum GPA of 2.75. They must also have either an ACT score between 18 and 20 or an SAT score between 860 and 970. Independent students or the parents of dependent students must have an adjusted gross income under $36,000.

Amount: Up to $1,375 per semester
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available through completion of the FAFSA.
Website: http://www.tn.gov/CollegePays/

Tennessee HOPE Lottery Scholarship
Sponsor: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
404 James Robertson Parkway
Suite 1510, Parkway Towers
Nashville, TN 37243
Eligibility: Applicants must be entering freshmen and either have at least a 3.0 GPA, a score of 21 on the ACT or a score of 980 on the SAT. GED students must also score at least a 525 on the GED test. Home-schooled students and some private school students must meet additional requirements. Applicants must be Tennessee residents for at least one year prior to the application deadline.

Amount: Up to $6,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available through completion of the FAFSA.
Website: http://www.tn.gov/CollegePays/

Tennessee Hope Scholarships
Sponsor: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
404 James Robertson Parkway
Suite 1510, Parkway Towers
Nashville, TN 37243
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and an ACT score of 21 or higher or an ACT score of 980 or higher. GED applicants must score a 525 or better.

Amount: Up to $6,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online. A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required.
Website: http://www.tn.gov/CollegePays/

Tennessee Need-Based Supplemental Aspire Awards
Sponsor: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
404 James Robertson Parkway
Suite 1510, Parkway Towers
Nashville, TN 37243
Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum ACT score of 21 or SAT score of 980. Entering freshmen may substitute a GPA of 3.0 or higher. GED students must also have a GED test score of 525 or higher. Family adjusted gross income may not be more than $36,000.

Amount: Up to 2,250
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online. A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required.
Website: http://www.tn.gov/CollegePays/

Tennessee Student Assistance Awards
Sponsor: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
404 James Robertson Parkway
Suite 1510, Parkway Towers
Nashville, TN 37243
Eligibility: Applicants must be Tennessee residents who have applied for federal aid and have an Expected Family Contribution of $2,100 or less. They must be enrolled at least half time at an eligible Tennessee institution of higher learning and maintain satisfactory academic progress. They may not be in default on a loan or owe a refund on any grant previously received for education.

Amount: Up to $4,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online. A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required.
Website: http://www.tn.gov/CollegePays/

Volunteer Scholarship
Sponsor: Hanover College Office of Admission and Financial Assistance
P.O. Box 108
Hanover, IN 47243
Eligibility: Applicants must attend or plan to attend Hanover College. A GPA of 2.0 or higher is required. The award is renewable each year a 2.0 or higher GPA is maintained.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from Hanover College. An application form is required.
Website: http://www.hanover.edu/admission

Wilder-Naifeh Technical Skills Grant
Sponsor: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
404 James Robertson Parkway
Suite 1510, Parkway Towers
Nashville, TN 37243
Eligibility: Applicants cannot be prior recipients of the Wilder-Naifeh Grant or the Tennessee HOPE Scholarship. Students must be Tennessee residents for at least one year prior to the beginning of the school term. A list of Tennessee Technology Centers is available online.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available through completion of the FAFSA.
Website: http://www.tn.gov/CollegePays/