Last Updated: 1/28/2019 7:24 PM

Scholarships listed on this webpage are updated as we receive them. Please check for new scholarships and approaching deadlines. Also visit the Counseling Office at EHS for applications. The daily bulletin at EHS also has scholarships listed that are currently available.

General federal scholarships are available at the links to the right.

Application Deadline: January 31

Rise Foundation Scholarship

Open to seniors with a documented Learning Disability who plan to attend an accredited college or university; must be a US Citizen; must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher; must provide a letter of reference from a teacher, counselor, or principal. Applications are available online at and must be submitted between January 1 and January 31. Awards of $2,500 will be given to five students with Learning Disabilities and five students with Autism. Additionally, 10 honorable mentions students will receive $500.


Application Deadline: February 15

AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship

Open to Seniors planning to enter a four-year accredited college or university. Students complete an autobiography and write a 1,200-1,500 word essay that answers the following questions:

  • How has Alzheimer's disease changed or impacted your life?

  • What have you learned about yourself, your family and/or your community in the face of coping with Alzheimer's disease?

AFA will award a $5,000 scholarship to the grand prize winner, a $500 award to first runner-up, and $250 to second runner-up. For information and an application visit


Application Deadline: February 15

DAR General Scholarship

Open to seniors with a GPA of 4.0; Student will be awarded $5,000 renewable for four years. Go to for information and to apply. DAR has several other scholarships available for students pursuing degrees in nursing, political science, economics, history, occupational/physical therapy, and others, so please check their site for application information.


Application Deadline: February 28

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest

Open to Seniors; students write a 500-word essay about an African-American whose contributions inspire and motivate them. Regions will award sixteen $5,000 scholarships. For more information and an entry form, visit,


Application Deadline: February 28

Shell Associates Degree Scholarships

Open to seniors who will be enrolled full-time or part-time in a two-year program in:

  • Process/Production Technology

  • Petroleum Technology

  • Compressor/Compression Technology

  • Electrical/Electronics Technology

  • Industrial Maintenance Technology

  • Instrumentation/Analyzer Technology

  • Machinist/Mechanical Technology

Students should have a 2.5 GPA or higher; award amount is $2,200; apply at and click on the student/student scholarships tab.


Application Deadline: March 1

American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year Scholarship

Open to Boy Scouts who have received the distinction of Eagle Scout; is an active member of his religious institution and received the Boy Scout religious emblem; have demonstrated practical citizenship in church, school, scouting and community; be at least 15 years old. One $10,000 scholarship will be awarded in Tennessee. Every eligible applicant will receive a $25 check. Applications are available at


Application Deadline: March 1

American Welding Society District Scholarship

Scholarship covers cost of tuition, books, supplies, and related institutional costs and is open to high school graduates enrolled in a welding-related program. Applicants are not required to be a member of the American Welding Society. Applications available at


Application Deadline: March 1

Sahli-Woodall Teaching Scholarships

Open to Seniors who are planning on majoring in education; there are four different scholarship opportunities available on this website, one for sons or daughters of TEA members, one for minority students interested in education, one for FTA members, and one as a general scholarship for students interested in education. All awards are $1,000. Apply at


Application Deadline: March 1

TN Electronic Security Association Scholarship

Scholarship is presented to children of Law Enforcement or Fire personnel. A parent must be a full-time active duty employee of a police or sheriff's dept. or a full-time paid or volunteer member of a fire dept. A $1,000 award is presented at the state level and a $7,500 award at the national level. Apply at


ETSU Online General Scholarship Application


Application Deadline: March 2

State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship Program

Open to seniors who plan to enroll in a two or four year school: GPA between 2.5 and 3.20; be a US Citizen; demonstrated financial need. 50 awards of $2,500 will be given and are renewable for one additional year. Apply online only at www.scholarshipamerica.og/statefarmgoodneighborscholarship/.


Application Deadline: Received by March 8

Stan & Thelma Plumlee Scholarship Fund

4-Year College Scholarship valued at $8000.00 for seniors who live in a manufactured or modular home, work in the manufactured or Modular Housing Industry, or has a relative who works in the manufactured or modular home industry. Applications available at


Application Deadline: March 14

Barbara G. Kirkpatrick Scholarship

Open to students who are single parents and pursuing a four-year degree at East Tennessee State University; Must have a 2.5 GPA or higher and be enrolled full-time; Award is a one time $2,000 scholarship. Apply at 


Application Deadline: March 14

James K. Goldston Infosec Scholarship

Open to Seniors in the East TN Foundation 25-county service area pursuing undergraduate programs of study with a National Security Agency-approved Information Security (INFOSEC) curriculum or computer engineering, computer science, cyber science, information security; one time $1,000 award. For information and applications visit


Tennessee Concrete Association Essay Contest

Grammie Jan Art Scholarship

  • Amount $750

  • Open to students entering college in the art field.

  • (request application here)

  • More information here

Applicaton Deadline: March 17 

Spirit of Anne Frank Award

Open to Seniors who are community leaders and have been accepted to a four-year college. The winning applicant receives a $10,000 scholarship. The award recognizes students who exemplify the commitment, ideals and courage that Anne Frank represents today. For more information or to apply visit


Application Deadline: March 21

Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund

Offers a scholarship program for civilian employees of the federal government and postal workers; scholarships are from $1,000 to $5,000; students must have a 3.0 GPA; applications are available from January to March each year.



 Application Deadline:  March 25th, 2019.

Business and Professional Women Scholarship |

Return completed application along with transcripts and essay postmarked by March 25th, 2019.


  • Recipient must be a 2019 graduate from a Carter County high school; to include Cloudland High School, Elizabethton High School, Hampton High School, Happy Valley High School, and Unaka High School.
  • Recipient may not have received the scholarship during a previous year.
  • Must be enrolling as a full time student in the Fall of 2019 at a 2-year College, Technical School, or a 4-year school in Tennessee.
  • Must have a GPA of 2.7 (B- average).


  • A selection committee appointed by the Elizabethton Business and Professional Women’s Organization will review all applicants and award one scholarship of $500. In addition, the local BPW chapter will waive one year membership dues scholarship recipients.

Required for Application

  • Completed Application Form (pick up in the Counseling Office)
  • Submit a 1-2 page essay (approximately 500-1000 words) on the following:  Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” How does this quote relate to the struggle for equal rights? How can you use it to inspire your own actions?
  • Unofficial Transcripts

Please Submit Materials To:

Amber Farley, Scholarship Chair

1414 Highway 133

Shady Valley, TN 37688

Please note we will not accept applications and essays via e-mail, materials must be mailed to the address above. Questions regarding the scholarship may be directed to the account.



Application Deadline: March 31

CHS Scholars Program

Open to seniors pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field or students pursuing a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) field of study with an interest in agriculture or energy related careers will be considered; Awards of $1,000 will be given to 100 recipients; apply online at


Application Deadline: April 1

AFSA Scholarship

Open to Seniors who are U.S. Citizens or legal residents; Winners are not based on financial need; Relatives of AFSA staff or board may not enter. Students read the required "Fire Sprinkler Essay" and complete a ten-question, multiple-choice test on that essay. Students receive one entry per correct answer on the test for a drawing for a $2,000 scholarship (up to 10 entries). Students may only take the test one time. For application and information visit


Application Deadline: April 1 

MG James Ursano Scholarship Fund

Award of a varying amount given to seniors who are dependent children of soldiers on active duty, retired, or deceased while in active or retired status; Minimum GPA of 2.0; apply at


Application Deadline: April 22

Student-View Scholarship Program

Open to seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school. Students complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in the area. The scholarship is awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications. The scholarship winners announced in May. Awards are as follows: one $4,000, two $1,000 and eight $500 scholarships. Go to to complete the survey.


Application Deadline: April 30

AMVETS Scholarship Program

AMVETS offers two different scholarship programs open to seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, must have be a child or grandchild of a veteran, demonstrate academic promise & financial need. Winners must agree to allow AMVETS to publicize winning information. $1,000 renewable award will be given for each scholarship.

  • AMVETS National Scholarship Program-above criteria

  • AMVETS JROTC National Scholarship Program-above criteria plus active JROTC cadet

Applications available online at


Application Deadline: May 6

SACAC Extend the Dream Scholarship

Open to seniors; must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher; have financial need; demonstrated commitment to community service, social justice issues and/or leadership qualities; Must submit an ACT or SAT score; Complete an essay on a specific topic. Awards are a one time $1,000 scholarship. Application opens on January 15. Go to to apply.


Application Deadline: June 14

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship

Open to juniors & seniors; must complete essay on assigned topic; apply at


Application Deadline: June 1

ATHNET Sports Recruiting Scholarship

Open to seniors who are current or former high athletes or who will be playing college sports; must complete a 400-500 word essay describing how the lessons you learned through sports have positively impacted you as you pursue your college education; one $1,000 scholarship will be awarded; email all applications materials to by 12:00 pm PST on June 1. 

What to Include

  • Your Full Name
  • Email Address
  • Post Address
  • University
  • Intended Major
  • Year to Graduate College
  • Phone Number
  • Brief Personal Bio
  • Your Essay


Application Deadline: June 15

Horatio Alger CTE Scholarship

Open to seniors enrolling in a 2 year or less career or technical degree/certificate program, demonstrated financial need who are Pell Grant eligible, US citizens; Award is up to $2500; apply online at


Application Deadline: June 19

Big Sun Scholarships

Open to seniors involved in school or community sports; must complete essay on assigned topic.  Award is $500. Apply at


Application Deadline: June 30

Distinguished Young Women Scholarship

Open to female students in grades 11 or 12 who have participated in a state level competition. 50 awards are given for various amounts. Apply online at


Application Deadline: June 30

Review It Scholarship

Open to seniors; GPA of 2.5 or higher; planning to attend a US college or university; any major is acceptable; must submit your movie review no later than 11:59 PM EST on the day of the deadline. Apply online at


Application Deadline: June 15 

Southern Automotive Women’s Forum Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements

Female high school senior or graduate; Applicants may submit applications before graduating from high school or receiving a GED.

· Enrolled or enrolling in a college or university in any of the following Southern states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

· Enrolled or enrolling in an accredited higher education institution

· Minimum GPA requirements: cumulative: 2.5 and major: 3.0 (must be maintained)

· Full time or part time (at least 6 hours per semester) enrollment in at least 2 consecutive academic terms.

· Degree being pursued in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) or Automotive Field. Interest in considering or already pursuing a career in an automotive related field.· Applications must be sent by mail, postmarked prior to the deadline. Go to to apply.