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Scholarships

The application is open for the high school senior class of 2021 until October 25, 2020. The website for applying is: https://application.horatioalger.org/

Award Amounts:
  • National Scholarship >= $25,000 (usually have at least 2 recipients from TN each year)
  • State Scholarship >= $10,000 (a few more of these are awarded in TN each year, so even if they don't win the main National scholarship, they might get this one) TN had 7 last year.

 Eligibility Requirements:

To be considered eligible for Horatio Alger National and State Scholarship Programs, applicants must:

¨       Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the United States, progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2021 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation

¨       Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)

¨       Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)

¨       Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities

¨       Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity

¨       Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0

¨       Be a United States citizen

 

 

 

 

 

 

WiTT Diversity Scholarship  

WiTT awards two $2,500 tuition scholarships to two female students from a traditionally underrepresented minority within Middle Tennessee IT who intends to pursue a career in a technology-related field. Applicants may be current college students or current high school seniors intending to enroll in a 4-year college or university. Applications are due April 15 and winners are announced by August 1. Applicants do not need to be a member of WiTT to apply.   

Click here to apply [surveymonkey.com]  

  WiTT Member Scholarship, $3,500  

Deadline 

The WiTT Member Scholarship Program is designed to support WiTT members in their pursuit of a technology degree (graduate or undergraduate) that will allow them to either advance their existing IT career or transition into the field. The $3,500 scholarship can be used at any accredited college or university headquartered in the United States. Recipients must be residents of middle Tennessee who are at least 2+ years out from high school, home school, or receiving their GED and a member of WiTT. The scholarship is awarded in January and June of each year.   

Click here to apply [surveymonkey.com]  

*Not a member? Become a WiTT Student Member ($50) and apply! You’ll also benefit from educational, outreach, and networking programs offered through WiTT to our members. Find out more here [wittn.org].    

  For more information on WiTT and all of our scholarship opportunities, please visit https://www.wittn.org/scholarships/ [wittn.org]  

 

 

 

 

 

Scholarship: The Reduce TN Crashes Scholarship Award
Sponsor: TN Highway Safety Office & AAA
Amount: $3,000
Deadline: March 31, 2021
Requirements: 
  • Nomination from a principal, teacher, mentor or school resource officer
  • Be a current high school senior
  • Complete the student essay
 
 
 
 
 
For our high school seniors and their parents, the following five How to Complete the FAFSA videos recorded by the TSAC Outreach team along with the How to Create an FSA ID video produced by Federal Student Aid have been uploaded to YouTube…

 How to Create an FSA ID: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yj1Pn-shze8

How to Complete the FAFSA, Part 1 – Student Demographics: https://youtu.be/ww4m-mncwuM

How to Complete the FAFSA, Part 2 – School Selection & Dependency Status: https://youtu.be/uJRl3f6ScGw

How to Complete the FAFSA, Part 3 – Parent Demographics: https://youtu.be/Tk5FCfe3LTc

How to Complete the FAFSA, Part 4 – Parent Financials: https://youtu.be/2FNedAlJ-YA

How to Complete the FAFSA, Part 5 – Student Financials & Signature Status: https://youtu.be/E7Sx5txr1FY

 Moreover, TASFAA in partnership with THEC/TSAC and college campuses across the state invite high school senior families to a Drive-in to Your Future FAFSA event (see attached flyer) on Thursday, October 29 (and a few alternate dates as specified by the campus within the registration).  Families seeking assistance with the 2021-22 FAFSA should register for the location nearest them via the following link (https://stateoftennessee.formstack.com/forms/fafsaevent).  Once registered, students and parents will receive more detailed information about the workshop from the college campus selected.  

 Eric I. Farmer | Outreach Specialist

312 Rosa Parks Ave. 9th Floor

Nashville, TN 37243

Virtual Office: https://tngov.webex.com/meet/EFarmer

Virtual Office Hours: M – TH 11-1 (Central Time)

eric.farmer@tn.gov

c. 423.326.7198

www.tn.gov/collegepays