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We know that getting ready for life after high school can be stressful!  That is why we have included some GREAT information for you to check out.


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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority :

African-American student, U.S. citizen enrolled as a full-time high school senior in a Rutherford County High School, Plan to attend an accredited four-year college or university Fall 2019 (excludes proprietary and on-line programs): Application in guidance office


ATHENA Scholarships -Click Here


Bank of America Student Leader Scholarship: Click Here

Burger King Scholarship:  click here


Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee ScholarshipsClick Here


Dorothy L. Stevens Scholarship:

awarded annually to a qualified graduating senior female of African-American descent, Resident of Rutherford County,  3.0 GPA, and ACT composite score of at least 22 - Application in guidance office


Ellen Davies Rodgers/Zachariah Davies Scholarship

Criteria: Full time senior entering freshman year at an accredited 4 year U.S. college/university. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and Tennessee resident. For more information click here

Award: $750.00

Deadline: October 16, 2018


Holloway High School Alumni Association: May Deadline: Application in guidance office.


JPJ Scholarship FundClick Here


James M. & Erma T Freemont Foundation: Click Here


Junior League Murfreesboro Horizon Scholarship: Click Here


Martin Luther King Scholarship: March Deadline: Application in guidance office


Middle Tennessee Association of REALTORS Scholarship: Click Here


Middle Tennessee Network Association MTSU Alumni Scholarship: May Deadline: Application in guidance.


Mitsui USA Scholarships in Tennessee Program (Japan-American Society of TN): May Deadline:Click Here


Mitchell Maxwell Memorial Scholarship: Application in guidance


Nashville Central High School Alumni Association: February Deadline: Application in guidance office.


Polk Foundation: The Tennessee Star Constitution Bee: April Deadline: Click Here


Redstone Federal Credit UnionClick Here


Richard Siegel Foundation ScholarshipClick Here


R.J. Hill Consulting Scholarship (Engineering) Click Here


Rucker-Bell Foundation STEM Scholarship: May Deadline: Application in guidance office.


Rutherford County School Resource Officers Scholarship: April Deadline: Application in guidance office.


Rutherford Education Association Scholarship: April Deadline: Application in guidance office.


SAME Nashville Post Scholarship: April Deadline: Click Here

Son/daughter or grandson/granddaughter of an active or deceased member of the SAME Nashville Post; Be a student member of the SAME Nashville Post; be a son/daughter or grandson/granddaughter of an employee or retired employee of a current SAME Nashville Post sustaining member firm or the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District, or be employed by a current SAME Nashville Post sustaining member firm or the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District. You must be an undergraduate or graduate student studying in the field of engineering, architecture, mathematics, computer science or related field in an accredited program. Your grade point average must be a B or greater.



Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarship

Students who will or have graduated from any high school or home school in the 40 counties.

Demonstrate financial need.
Pursuing a Business or STEM degree at as 4-year not-for-profit college or university.
Applicants must enroll full time in the fall of 2019 for more information : Click Here

Sertoma Club of Nashville: Freedom Essay ContestClick Here


Shannon L. Martin Scholarship: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.: April Deadline: Application in guidance.


Sheltia S. Murray ScholarshipClick Here


Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority: Upsilon Sigma Chapter Scholarship. March Deadline: Application in guidance.


TSDAR Scholarship

Criteria: graduating senior who will be attending an accredited 4 year U.S. college or university granting a degree. For additional information, click here

Award: $2500.00

Deadline:October 16, 2018



TSU Alumni Association, Nashville Chapter: January Deadline: Application in guidance.


UT Extension 4-H Development grades 9-12 contests: Click Here


UT Extension 4-H Development Scholarships: Click Here


Veterans of Foreign Wars: Click Here


William D. Neely III, VFW Voice of Democracy ScholarshipClick Here


William H. Butler Humanitarian ScholarshipClick Here


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