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March 10, 2017

Junior League of Murfreesboro

Each year the JLM awards this scholarship to a high school senior woman who is a resident of Rutherford County, accepted to and attending a four year college/university, and exhibits strong leadership through exemplary volunteerism in her school, church, and/or community. The young woman should be entering college in the fall of 2017 and have a 3.25 or higher grade average. The award of $1,500.00 is granted for one semester and is renewable for an additional seven semesters, or a potential total of $12,000. Renewal of this scholarship will be assessed at the end of each semester between the scholarship recipient and the Scholarship Committee. Maintenance of a 3.25 GPA is necessary to continue with the scholarship.  Recipients are required to submit grades at the end of each semester. 
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS CHECKLIST:
 Applicant must be female.
 Applicant must reside in Rutherford County.
 Applications must be received by April 14, 2017.
 Scholarship proceeds will be transmitted directly to the student’s college or university. 
 Junior League of Murfreesboro members and their immediate families are not eligible
 
Apply online here. Submit letter of recommendation online here.
 

Innovation J-Camp (MTSU)

This summer camp is a five day workshop held at the Center for Innovation in Media in partnership with the College of Media and Entertainment at Middle Tennessee State University. This camp is for high school students interested in telling stories for mobile, social, digital, and video audiences. The cost is $150. The camp runs from 9 – 4:30pm July 10-14, 2017. Only 25 spots are available. Register at: innovationjcamp.org.
 

Middle Tennessee Network Association MTSU Alumni Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to three deserving MTSU bound high school seniors. Academic achievements, financial need, good work ethics, community outreach and the understanding of the value of education will be taken into consideration in awarding these scholarships. Award winners will be required to be in attendance at the Scholarship Banquet which is usually scheduled the Saturday before start for the fall semester. This scholarship application must be postmarked by May 8, 2017. Applications are available in guidance.
 

Mississippi State University (Summer Program School of Architecture)

The School of Architecture is offering an eight day summer workshop that is intended to answer many of the questions regarding design and architecture as fields of study and as professions. The workshop is June 9-16, 2017. The total cost of the workshop is $595.00 All applications must be received by June 1, 2017. There are limited scholarships available to students who are minority high schools students are who have showed an interest in majoring in architecture. Go to www.caad.mssate.edu/designdiscovery to download the application.
 

University of Tennessee at Martin

The university will be awarding three $1000 scholarships to incoming freshman for the fall who declare Communications as their major. The deadline for UTM receiving this scholarship is 5pm Monday March 27th. Applications will be in guidance. If students run low on time they are encourages to fax the application to meet the deadline.

 

March 3, 2017

Taco Bell Scholarship

 
This Scholarship is available for legal residents of the US who are between 16 -24 yrs old and planning to enroll in post secondary schools (tech, 2 yr, 4 yr) Go to Taco Bell Foundation’s Live Mas Scholarship website for more details. The deadline is May 12, 2017. This scholarship is not based on grades or test scores. Students will submit a short video about their life’s passion on the application website.
 

Nissan Summer Engineering Program

This is a hands on learning experience for sophomores and juniors in area high schools. Program participants will meet for four Saturdays - May 27-June 17 from 9-12:30 at Nissan in Smyrna. An applicaton and supporting documents are due by Monday, April 24, 2017. The application and documents are available at https://tinyurl.com/NissanSep-2017. Email Smyrna MBST@Nissan-usa.com.
 

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Academy

 
This is a summer program for students in grades 7-12. Go to spcs.stanford.edu/find-yourself.

 

February 24, 2017

Redstone Federal Credit Union 

This scholarship is open to members of this credit union who are planning on entering one of the following colleges as a freshman : Alabama A&M, JFDrake Community College, the University of Alabama at Huntsville, Middle Tennessee State University, Oakwood University, Calhoun Community College, or Athens State University. The amount of this scholarship is $4650. Go to www.redfcu.org/about/scholarship to apply.
 

Regions Shepherd Scholarship

This scholarship is available to the top 10% of the senior class. The deadline for submitting an application is May 1, 2017. Go to www.graninterface.com/regionsscholarship/common/logon.aspx.

 

Rachel Carson Healthy Planet Award

This will be awarded to one deserving student from each high school who is nominated across the US. This is a full scholarship to Chatham University. Go to chatham.edu/scholarships for more information.

 

February 16, 2017

Tennessee Technological University

The TN Tech Army ROTC is offering a scholarship opportunity to interested students. Students must have a core GPA of 2.75 or better. There is no military commitment however, students must be willing to enroll and take basic ROTC curriculum courses each semester to maintain eligibility. This is a $1000 academic Scholarship and a $1500 housing scholarship renewable for four semesters. For more information call Ron Bordan at 931-372-3574 or email rborden@tntech.edu.
 

The Salon Professional Academy

This is a sneak peek event Tuesday February 28, 2017 from 6-8PM. This will include a tour of the school, refreshments, and information. Text 615-828-1866 with your name and the words “SNEAK PEEK” to let them know you are coming. Space is limited.
 
University of Tennessee at Knoxville
 
UTK will be sponsoring a summer engineering program for rising 9-12 grade students during the summer of 2017. Each program is a one week residential program. All 9 th graders must have taken a standardized test such as the ACT, PSAT, or SAT. All 10th & 11th graders must have a minimum math score of 25 on the ACT to be considered. For more information, dates, and program deadlines go to : https://www.engr.utk.edu/diversity/pre-college.
 

Middle Tennessee State University

The Murfreesboro Credit Bureau has established a scholarship available to residents of Rutherford County who are entering freshman at MTSU. To be considered for the scholarship students must: pursue a major in the College of Business, satisfy admission requirements for MTSU, be a resident of Rutherford County for at least a year, possess a proven academic record, and demonstrate good moral character. The student will be required to reapply for this scholarship each year and renewal will be based on academic performance in the College of Business. The deadline for this scholarship is March 24, 2017. Please come to guidance to pick up applications.
 

Alpha Kappa Alpha

This scholarship is sponsored by the PI NU chapter of the AKA sorority. Applicants must be an African American student (male or female), be enrolled as a senior in a Rutherford County high school, have a GPA of at least a 3.0, score at least a 21 on the ACT, plan to attend a 4 year college, and sumit a recent headshot photo with their application. The applicant must submit a typed application, an official high school transcript with ACT scores, two typed letters of recommendation (sealed), a typed essay addressing one of the 2017 topics, and a school counselor evaluation form. All applications must be postmarked by March 31, 2017. Please come to guidance to pick up applications.
 

Regions Hampton Scholarship

This scholarship is available to students who are a high school senior, residents of Tennessee, have financial need, and plan to attend a tech/2yr/4yr school on a full time basis. Siegel can nominate one student for this scholarship. Please see your counselor if you wish to be nominated. You must see a counselor before March 31, 2017.

 

February 3, 2017

Better Business Bureau (Student of Integrity)

This award is open to qualified JUNIOR students. This program recognizes high school students who personify the principles of ethical business such as: trust, fairness, leadership, community service, academic integrity, humility, courage, compassion, and respect. One student can be nominated from Siegel High. Please see a business teacher if you are interested and they will go through the applicants. Scholarships will be awarded to recipients at the high school in the Fall of the Senior Year. The deadline is March 17, 2017.
 

DAR Scholarships

The National Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution have many scholarships listed on their website in areas such as History/Government/Economics, Math, Science, English, & Medical/Nursing. The application and a full list of scholarships can be found at www.dar.org. The deadline is February 10, 2017.
 

Scope (Student Congress on Policies in Education)

This program will be held March 7. This program is a conference for 9-12th grade students from across the state to discuss current topics in education. Participants will explore education issues through mock school board meetings, group discussions, and debates with their peers. Two delegates can be sent by Siegel High. Please let your counselor know as soon as possible that you wish to be nominated to attend. The deadline is February 21, 2017. The registration fee is $60.
 

MTSU Honors Open House 2017

MTSU will be holding an open house for their honors college on February 20, 2017. Go to www.mtsu.edu/rsvp to register. The program will run from 10:30 until 12:15 with optional program from 12:30-4. Burger King Scholarship - This scholarship is sponsored by Burger King and is called The Carrols LLC Community Scholarship Fund. Applications must be completed and returned by April 3, 2017. Scholarship applications are available in guidance. Call 1-800-447-1525 ext 10 with any questions (Lisa Canfield).

 

Sigma Gamma Rho Scholarship (Nashville, Tn)

This scholarship is available to graduating senior students who have obtained high scholastic achievement as well as accomplishments in community, high school, and church activities. The deadline is March 15, 2017.
 
 

Sigma Gamma Rho (National) Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded based on the following: Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority National Education Fund, Inc., was established to provide scholarship aid to student, both male and female of all races for the pursuit of high education. Students must attend a university, college, accredited business college or graduate school. The recipient must be an individual with a scholastic record of C or better, and with a demonstrated financial need each individual may reapply each year that he/she meets general requirements for consideration. Each applicant must submit along with the application, the following items: 1. Most recent transcript of work completed in high school or institution of higher learning. 2. Brief statement of ambition and financial need. 3. A copy of the current or previous years W-2 Form and IRS Tax Return. (Parent/Guardian)(IRS Tax Return if High School Student) 4. Outline of high school or college activities. (see page 3 of application form) 5. Scholastic Aptitude Scores. (High School Only) 6. Letter of acceptance by an institution of higher learning 7. Listing of involvement in church and community activities. (Optional for Graduates/Post Graduates) 8. Picture of applicant (wallet size – for publishing in our publications) 9. Two (2) letters of reference. (excluding family members) 10. A $20.00 money order or cashier’s check for processing. (no personal checks) Make payable to: Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority National Education Fund, Inc. DEADLINE: APRIL 30 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED: VARIES
 
 

JANUARY 30, 2017

 

Redstone Federal Credit Union

This scholarship is open to Redstone Federal Credit Union members graduating in the spring of 2017. Applications are due by February 28, 2017. More information can be found at https://www.redfcu.org/about/scholarship or email rfcuscholarships@redfcu.org.

 

2017 Student View Scholarship Program

Student Insights is sponsoring a scholarship contest for high school seniors. This program consist of one $4000, two $1000, and ten $500 scholarships. There is no minimum ACT or GPA, no essay required, no lengthy application form, and no application fee. Students simply need to go to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in this area. The scholarship deadline is April 22, 2017.

 

National Youth Leadership Forum: Medicine

This is a summer program for students interested in the medical field. Go to envisionexperience.com for more information. The deadline to be nominated by your counselor for this program is February 3, 2017. Please see your counselor for more details.
 

Dorothy L. Stevens Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by the Rutherford County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta. The criteria for consideration for this scholarship include: a completed application packet, Minimum 3.0 GPA or higher, a composite score of 22 or higher on the ACT, two letters of recommendation from people in the community that you know well, a recommendation letter by a teacher or former teacher, applicant must be a female senior of African American Descent, and have an official transcript sent by your counselor postmarked by March 31, 2017. The application deadline is March 31, 2017. Applications are available in guidance.
 

Furman Scholars

Students who are interested in Furman University and who are current juniors who meet the following requirements: a genuine interest in the liberal arts and/or sciences, a high school weighted GPA of 3.5 or higher, a 29 or above on the ACT, a significant involvement in extracurricular activities and community service, and a demonstrated leadership potential are eligible. Students selected for this program are eligible to receive up to $20,000/yr in scholarships. Go to admission.furman.edu/register/FurmanScholar for more information. Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Program - This scholarship is available to students who meet the following: To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals. Go to http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm for more details and to apply for this scholarship. The deadline is June 12, 2017
 

Tommy Burks Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available to students who have a genuine interest in cattle production and agriculture. The scholarship winner will receive a total of $2000. Each candidate must have a proven interest in pure bred cattle production, must exhibit satisfactory academic performance in current scholastic pursuits, and be a US citizen. The Upper Cumberland Angus Association Scholarship Committee will select the scholarship winners based on 25% Scholastic Achievement and Academic Potential, 25% Livestock Activities, 25% Community Involvement through Leadership Positions/memberships, and 25 % three letters of reference. All applications must be postmarked by March 15, 2017. Applications are available in guidance.