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Scholarships

 

Any new scholarships may be posted below, on our daily GHS News, via the REMIND texting app, and on our Twitter account @GHS _Scholarship. Students that are on campus also have access to the digital screens throughout the building and afternoon announcements (made at 2:31 PM). 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 Scholarships

 

Scholarships on this page are listed in the order they have been received in the Counseling Office with the newest entries listed first. These are primarily local scholarships, and you can find additional opportunities at the links below:

 

Scholarships.com, Scholarship FinderFastweb

 



 
 

 

The John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest invites high school students from grades 9-12 to write an original essay of political courage demonstrated by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1956.

The first-place winner receives $10,000. Second-place receives $3,000. Five finalists receive $1,000 each. Eight semifinalists receive $100 each. Ten students receive honorable mention.

Essays must be submitted either online no later than January 18, 2019. 

 

The Federal Bar Association sponsors a civics essay contest which is open to middle and high school students nationwide and provides cash awards. The Knoxville and Greeneville divisions of the federal court and local chapters of FBA want to encourage local students to participate in the contest. The topic for the national and local essay contests is "Cyberbullying and the First Amendment". The first place high school division prize is $1,500. The submissions need to be turned in by 11:59 p.m. on January 22, 2019Information on how to apply for this essay contest can be found in the guidance office. 

 

The First Tennessee Development District are seeking high school juniors and seniors who can design a creative, innovative and professional logo that will promote the mission of FTDD across Northeast Tennessee. 2019 Logo Challenge entries may be submitted by individuals or teams of no more than two students. Entries must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. on January 25, 2019. The winner/winning team will receive $500. Packets for this challenge can be picked up in the guidance office. 

 

Virginia Military Institute recognizes and rewards outstanding academic achievement with the Institute Scholarship Program. Recipients of these awards can receive from $5,000 per academic year up to and including the full cost of tuition and fees. To be considered you must exceed a 31 ACT (1380 SAT) and a 3.7 GPA. The completed application, resume and essays must be received by February 1, 2019.

 

The Howard L. Westbrook Scholarship is offered by the Department of Chemistry and Physics at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.This award of $12,000 ($3,000 per year for four years) will be presented to as many as ten entering freshmen majoring in Chemistry or Physics. In order to be eligible for this scholarship, the student must meet all of the following requirements:
  • Student must be accepted for admission to or currently enrolled at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga.
  • Minimum academic requirements are high school GPA of 3.0 and an ACT of 23.
  • Financial need will be considered.
  • First preference shall be for students majoring in chemistry or physics. Second preference is for students majoring in other fields of science. 
  • Scholarship recipients must use the funds to pay for educational expenses such as tuition and student fees.
  • Current scholarship recipients shall be given preference in subsequent years to continue to receive the stipend.
A separate "Application for Admission" to the university must be submitted directly to the Office of Admissions at UTC by February 1, 2019. The completed Westbrook application (submitted online) and two letters of recommendation for the Grote Chemistry Scholarship (emailed) are due February 15, 2019
 
The Grote Chemistry Scholarship is offered by the Department of Chemistry and Physics at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.This award of $12,000 ($3,000 per year for four years) will be presented to as many as three entering freshmen majoring in Chemistry. In order to be eligible for this scholarship, the student must meet all of the following requirements:
  • Complete a course in high school chemistry with an A or B
  • Attain a high school GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Earn a composite score of 26 or above on the ACT (1170 on SAT)
  • Declare chemistry as the major at UTC
A separate "Application for Admission" to the university must be submitted directly to the Office of Admissions at UTC by February 1, 2019. The completed Grote application (submitted online) and two letters of recommendation for the Grote Chemistry Scholarship (emailed) are due February 15, 2019
 
Each year, the Brooks Bequest Committee of Trinity United Methodist Church awards twelve one-year college scholarships in the amount of $3,000 to residents of Greene County. The deadline for submitting the scholarships application is February 28, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. These scholarships are available as a result of a scholarship fund established by the late Buel and Mildred Brooks. Information on how to apply for this scholarship can be found in the guidance office. 
 
The third annual Operation Prevention Video Challenge encourages students to send a message to their peer about prescription opioid misuse by creating a 30-60 second original Public Service Announcement. Approach your video submission as your chance to find a message that would resonate with you and your peers. The 1st through 3rd place prizes range from $1,000 to $10,000. The deadline for this challenge is March 6, 2018 at 8:00 PM ET. Information on this video challenge can be found in the guidance office. 
 
The Mary Hurley Wells Memorial Scholarship is a $500.00 scholarship sponsored by the Nolachuckey Chapter of the DAR that is open to all Greeneville students, Greene County students, and relatives of DAR members who will be continuing their education at a college, university, or technical school. The deadline for this application is March 15, 2019. Applications can be found in the guidance office. 
 
The Carrie McGaughey Clemens DAR Scholarship is a scholarship that is open to all Greeneville and Greene County students who will be continuing their education at Tusculum University. Preference is given to relatives of members of Nolachuckey Chapter. The scholarship amount is $250.00. The deadline for applications is March 15, 2019. Applications can be found in the guidance office. 
 
The Tennessee Concrete Association is once again sponsoring the annual High School Essay Contest. This is open to high school students ages 16-18. Cash prizes are awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place essays. This essay must be typed, double spaced and not exceed 600 words. Entries must be submitted by March 15, 2019. Contest rules and entry forms can be picked up in the guidance office.
 
The Marjorie Watson Mathematics Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship ($2,000 in freshman year and $1,000 each for the sophomore, junior, and senior year). This prestigious scholarship is intended for an incoming freshman attending the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga who majors in Mathematics. 
 
Tennessee School of Beauty is offering the C. B. Brown Scholarship opportunity to high school seniors not presently or previously enrolled in a Cosmetology course, but wishing to pursue a career in the field of Cosmetology. Four $14,995 tuition scholarships are awarded for the 1,500 hour General Cosmetology course. Scholarship applications must be submitted to TSB by March 31, 2019. The application must be mailed and is available in the Guidance Office. 
 
The Andrew Johnson Historical Association is offering a high school essay scholarship to social science and humanities students in good standing enrolled in Greeneville High School, Greene County High Schools, and home school students. The first place award is $1,000. The deadline on this scholarship is April 1, 2019. For essay rules and details, please stop by the guidance office. 
 
The 2019 Youth Builders of Greeneville Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship awarded to one high school senior from Greeneville High School. Any high school class of 2019 senior is invited to compete for this one-time scholarship. The award may be used to help defray the costs at any accredited, post-secondary educational institution during the 2019-2020 academic years. The deadline for this scholarship is April 15, 2019. Applications can be found in the Guidance Office.
 

ScholarWeb is TN Tech's scholarship database & scholarship application system. The scholarship application is required to be considered for Tech Scholarships. Students may apply for Tennessee Tech University Scholarships after being admitted. To do so, students MUST login to their Eagle Online account and then click on the "Student" tab and locate the scholarship option.

 

The Academic Performance Scholarship Program is ETSU's largest merit based scholarship program for new freshmen students from Tennessee and border counties eligible for in-state tuition.

 

We're gearing up for the 2019-2020 UTC Online Scholarship Application!  The application opens September 1, 2018, so be an early bird and review our Dates & Deadlines.

As always, keep in mind that UTC university scholarships are very competitive and funds are limited, so please apply early.