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https://secure.collegefortn.org/- College for TN (Academic/Financial/Career Planning)
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http://www.collegeboard.org/ - College Board (College Readiness)

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http://www.fastweb.com/- scholarship search
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 https://myscholly.com/: Scholarship search 

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