Always look ahead to the next month's Scholarships! Some deadlines are early in the month and you don't want to miss out!

The Community Foundation Scholarship Program

The Community Foundation Scholarship Program administers more than 100 scholarship funds through an open application process. Some scholarships help students from a particular school or area; others provide financial assistance to those pursuing a specific field of study; still others assist students most in need.

To apply: https://www.cfmt.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships/

DEADLINE: February 1, 2023

Rho Mu Zeta

The Scholarship Committee of Rho Mu Zeta is accepting applications for the Annual Michelle Merritt Scholarship Program. It is available to qualifying high school female seniors enrolled at CMCSS. This scholarship is $500 and is payable to the university or college in the student's name upon verification of enrollment. Applications can be printed at the below website or picked up in the guidance office.

The following documents are needed to submit an application to Rho Mu Zeta:

Completed Application Form

An Official Transcript (must have a 3.0 or higher)

Send completed application to:

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc

Rho Mu Zeta Chapter Attn: Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box 30013

Clarksville, TN 37040

More information can be found at www.zpbnef1975.org

DEADLINE: February 1st

The Westbrook Scholarship (UT Chattanooga)

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga announces the Westbrook Scholarship Program for 2023. Awards of $14,000 over four years will be presented to as many as 7 entering freshmen majoring in Chemistry or Physics. The awards are renewable over a four-year period and can be added to other University scholarships and the Tennessee Lottery scholarship. Student must be accepted for admission to UTC, complete high school chem or physics with a grade of A or B, have a GPA of at least 3.5, earn a 26 or higher on ACT, and declare chem or physics as major at UTC. For more info:


DEADLINE: Must have applied to the college and scholarship application and letters of rec by Feb 1, 2023

Society of Manufacturing Engineers Scholarship

The SME Education Foundation awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors pursuing manufacturing and engineering related courses at two- or four-year technical schools, community colleges and universities within the United States or Canada.

Info/Apply: https://www.smeef.org/sme-education-foundation-scholarships/scholarship-opportunities/graduating-hs-seniors/

DEADLINE: February 1, 2023

Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians / Gold Award Scholarship

An award will be given to a Girl Scout Gold Award recipient whose troops, at the time of the award, was under the jurisdiction of GSMIDTN. Graduating Girl Scout Ambassadors who have received their Gold Award. Girls may only apply the year they graduate high school, no matter when they completed their Gold Award. If a girl is graduating in 2021, she must complete her Gold Award and have her exit interview prior to the February 1st deadline.


DEADLINE: February 1, 2023 4:30 pm

Murray State University

Murray State University uses one general scholarship application for all competitive scholarship selections. Students must be admitted to Murray State University and have submitted the scholarship application to be considered for all possible scholarships. The General Scholarship Application can be located on the Financial Aid section of the student’s myGate account. If you or your students have any questions regarding the scholarship application, please contact the Murray State University Student Financial Services-Scholarship Office at msu.scholarships@murraystate.edu or 270.809.3225.

Details: https://www.murraystate.edu/admissions/scholarships/index.aspx

DEADLINE: February 6, 2023 at 4:30 pm

Farm Bill Scholarships at the College of Agriculture, TSU

Tennessee State University's College of Agriculture has funding to provide partial and full-ride scholarships for the 2023-24 Academic Year to graduating seniors in high school and college transfer students. The Farm Bill Scholarships seek to encourage outstanding students to pursue and complete baccalaureate degrees in the food and agricultural sciences and related fields that will lead to a highly-skilled food and agricultural systems workforce.

The scholarship is open to high school seniors and community college/other college transfer students who demonstrate academic excellence, extraordinary leadership traits, and community service commitment. The scholarship is highly competitive and provides partial or full-ride scholarships to selected students accepted or already enrolled in the College of Agriculture at Tennessee State University.

Application Details: https://www.tnstate.edu/agriculture/1890_farm_bill_scholarship.aspx

DEADLINE: February 15, 2023

Ned McWherter Scholars Program

The Ned McWherter Scholars Program is intended to encourage academically superior Tennessee high school seniors to attend college in Tennessee. Only 50 scholarships are awarded each year. Award amounts are up to $6,000 per academic year (i.e. $3,000 from TSAC and up to $3,000 from the college). Students must have a minimum 29 ACT Composite/1280 SAT and a minimum 3.5 GPA. An official transcript must be requested in guidance by February 12. For more information and to apply, go to https://www.tn.gov/collegepays/money-for-college/state-of-tennessee-programs/ned-mcwherter-scholars-program.html


The Marjorie Watson Mathematics Scholarship

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) invites students to apply for the 2021 Marjorie Watson Mathematics Scholarship. This prestigious scholarship is intended for an incoming freshman attending UTC who majors in Mathematics. The Marjorie Watson Mathematics Scholarship is a $5,000.00 scholarship and provides $2,000.00 in the freshman year and $1,000.00 in each of the sophomore, junior, and senior years.

Details/application: https://www.utc.edu/mathematics

DEADLINE: February 15, 2023 at 5:00 pm

The Nashville Sounds Foundation Scholarship

The Nashville Sounds Foundation is happy to offer the Nashville Sounds Foundation Scholarship for Class of 2023 graduating seniors. This year, the Nashville Sounds Foundation Scholarships will be awarded to 4 Middle Tennessee graduating high school seniors who will be attending a 4-year college or university in the fall of 2023. Each scholarship will be in the amount of $2,500.00.

Applications must be post marked no later than February 17, 2023, and should include the following: • Two Letters of Recommendation from a teacher or coach • Completed Application • Official high school transcript • 500-word essay: Mental health and bodily nutrition are at the forefront of our society right now. Many organizations are giving their workers mental health days, mindfulness seminars, mental health workshops, and even have counselors ready to help. In 500 words or less, describe the type of positive mental health related programs, activities, or resources you would make available if you were the CEO of an organization. Also, note how you would promote and increase involvement in these resources.

Deadline: February 17th

2023 Nashville Sounds Scholarship Application .pdf

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship

The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. One award of $10,000 and two awards of $5,000 will be given.

Application/Details: https://www.vrg.org/student/scholar.htm

DEADLINE: February 20, 2023

Nashville Predators Scholarship

Jack Diller Education Award: The Jack Diller Education Award gives four college-bound students in the Nashville/Middle Tennessee area a $2,500 scholarship each. The scholarship takes academic achievement, athletic success and community involvement into consideration. The online application includes: application, 2-3 page essay, letters of recommendation and an official transcript. For more info, visit this site (https://www.nhl.com/predators/community/foundation/jack-diller)

Terry Crisp Scholarship: New in 2023, the Terry Crisp Scholarship is a $5,000 annual grant to a Middle Tennessee high school senior that will enroll at a public college or university in the state of Tennessee. The scholarship will be awarded to the student that best possesses the traits that Terry embodied himself through his playing, coaching and broadcasting careers and all through his life: leadership, hard work, passion, perseverance and outstanding character. The student does not need to play a sport for this scholarship. Online application includes: application, 2-3 page essay, letters of recommendation and an official transcript. For more info, visit this site (https://www.nhl.com/predators/community/terry-crisp-scholarship)

Deadline for both scholarships: February 27, 2023

Women's Cyber Security Scholarship

Up to ten scholarships will be awarded. Each scholarship award will be between $1,000 – $6,000.

Scholarships to inspire women to join the ever-growing field of Information Security

Must be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance.

GPA must be at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale. Application includes transcript, resume, letter of rec, essays, etc.

Details/Application: https://www.iamcybersafe.org/s/womens-scholarships

DEADLINE: February 28, 2023

Army Engineer Spouses' Club

The Army Engineer Spouses’ Club announces the Army Engineer Memorial Awards (AEMA). Applicants may be any graduating high school senior whose sponsor, parent, or legal guardian is a U.S. Army Engineer (active duty, retired or deceased), National Guard U.S. Army Engineer, Reserve U. S. Army Engineer, or current Dept of the Army employee of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), as well as a current member of the Army Engineer Spouses Club. The merit based awards are open to students in all fields of study and are based on academic and extracurricular achievement during high school. All monies awarded must be applied toward tuition or scholastic expenses at a college, university, technical or vocational school.

Details: https://www.armyengineerspouses.org/army-engineer-memorial-awards-aema.html

DEADLINE: February 28, 2023

CEMC Senior Scholarship Program

Twelve graduating high school seniors (from CEMC five county service area) will be awarded $1000 academic scholarships. Each scholarship is to be used toward tuition, text books, and/or required class materials after the winner has enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited Tennessee college, university, or trade school of his/her choice. Scholarship awards are payable directly to the institution upon proof of enrollment.

Participation Requirements:

1. Student must be a graduating high school senior whose parents or guardian is a member of and receives electric service from CEMC at their primary place of residence.

2. Applicants shall be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full time student at an accredited Tennessee college, university (Murray State & Western KY included) or trade school of their choice by Fall 2023.

3. Eligible students must submit two favorably written references, one from a teacher or school official and another from a community leader. Letters of reference must be signed and either verified by counselor or mailed directly to CEMC.

4. An essay with a minimum of 300 words must be submitted with application on a separate piece of paper. The essay should be typed and double spaced and will be judged on subject content, composition, grammar, and neatness. Please see number 5 on application for writing prompt.

5. Student must have attained a minimum 3.0 CUMULATIVE GPA for scholarship eligibility. Attach photocopy of official transcript and ACT scores.

6. Children of CEMC employees, directors, attorneys, or of TECA and TVA employees are not eligible.

More Details: https://www.cemc.org/programs/community-programs/senior-scholarship-program/

Applications can be turned in to guidance.

DEADLINE: February 28, 2023

2023 Altra Foundation Scholarship

Altra Federal Credit Union believes being a good community member means giving something back. That’s why we’ve established the Altra Foundation, which offers scholarships to reward young members with a demonstrated history of community involvement. Applicants must be Altra Federal Credit Union members that are graduating high school with a cumulative GPA of 2.80 or higher and will be attending a 2-year or 4-year college in Fall 2022.

Application deadline: February 28, 2023

Application Link: https://www.altra.org/about-us/altra-foundation/scholarships