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Scholarship Searches:
Links for Career Help:
Launch my Career - Link for College Majors/Career Statistics in Tennessee.

Always check the CMS Guidance Financial Aid Page!
Taco Bell Foundation’s Live Mas Scholarship
Ascend Credit Union Scholarship
DAR Scholarships
Scarlet Family Foundation Scholarship - minimum $2500 Click here to see the majors acceptable for this scholarship.
VFW Scholarships: The Veterans of Foreign Wars’ (VFW’s) offers a premier scholarship program titled the Voice of Democracy. This program allows students to compete for more than $2 million in scholarships and incentives. The grand prize for this contest is a $30,000 scholarship. The theme for the 2017-2018 school year is American History: Our Hope for the Future.  All students in grades 9-12 are eligible to enter and they must do so by the October 31, 2017 deadline. In order to enter, students must record an original 3-5 minute (+ or – 5 seconds max.) essay on an audio CD or a flash drive. You will submit the recording, typed essay and a completed entry form that you can pick up from Mr. Nichols.  All entries begin at the VFW Post level. Visit the website https://www.vfw.org/find-a-post to “Find A VFW Post” so you can submit your entry.  The judging criteria can be found here: https://www.vfw.org/community/youth-and-education/youth-scholarships
(High School) Voice of Democracy , (Middle School) Patriots Pen, or Scout of the Year
Regions Essay Scholarship
Richard Siegel Scholarship 
Scout of the Year - Boy Scout or Girl Scout with Eagle/Gold Award
Ronald McDonald House Scholarships - Several Options Click to check them out
Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
NSHSS- National Society of High School Scholars
Skechers scholarships (check in March 2018)

Graphic Arts & Design or Applied Arts Scholarship - $500
Music creation and Copyright - $5000 due by May "Why is Copyright important?"

Business Scholarships:
Click here for essay scholarship if you are interested in opening your own business
Scarlet Family Foundation Scholarship - minimum $2500

Computer Science:
Central and East Tennessee Award for Aspirations in Computing 
​Google Computer Science 

Nashville Sounds Foundation Scholarship
Coca-Cola Scholars
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship
Greg Goff Leadership

Nursing/Medical Scholarships:
Click here for a list of nursing scholarships- Use the filter for TN & High School
Scarlet Family Foundation Scholarship 
Healthcare Leaders Scholarship 
Aging Matters Scholarship- 

Scholarships for Students with Health Concerns:
Rise Scholarship for those that learn differently
Lighthouse Guild - vision impairment
Organization for Autism Research
Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship
Avonte Oquendo Scholarship- Autism or Family Member with autism
Scholarship for Siblings of Autism
How has Alzheimers impacted your life?

Social Sciences
Rubicam Genealogy Award

Sports Related:
Foot Locker - $20,000

MTSU Engineering Scholarships
Siemens Competition in Math,Science, & Technology 
Scarlet Family Foundation Scholarship 
Bluetooth Breakthrough - How is Life Better with Bluetooth?
Engineering Girl Essay - Using an endangered species on their site, how would engineering protect it?
Association for Women in Mathematics - Open to all.  Grades 6-8 & 9-12.
SMART Scholarship

Children of Warriors National Presidential Scholarship

Athena Scholarship

Essay Prompt Scholarship 
Story of the Year Scholarship Contest 
Engineering Girl Essay - Using an endangered species on their site, how would engineering protect it? 
Profile in Courage Essay 
American Foreign Service Association Essay
Ag Day Essay Contest
My Year in Poetry 
​Create a Greeting Card 
Annual Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest
Trust Compass Scholarship

Other Scholarships:
How does Sleep Recharge You? Video Contest
Digital Citizenship - Four different scholarship tied to being digitally responsible
Hollister & Co Anti Bullying Scholarship
Project Yellow light - Make a billboard or video discouraging people from distracted driving
Courageous Persuaders - Make a video about the dangers of texting and driving/drinking and driving
Make Me Laugh Scholarship 
Dr.  Pepper Scholarship
Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship 
Hooked to Books Scholarship 
Vegetarian/Vegan Scholarship 
Make It With Wool Contest 
Thank your Skin
Fix Your Skin 
Fashion/Apparel Design Competition
​Doodle for Google