Summer

Kids' Chance of Tennessee

The Kids’ Chance of Tennessee Scholarship Program awards scholarships to dependent children of a parent/guardian who has been seriously, catastrophically or fatally injured as a result of a work-related accident meeting the criteria of the Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Act and that has resulted in substantial financial need. Applicants must also meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a legal resident of the State of Tennessee

  • A dependent of a parent or guardian who has suffered a serious or catastrophic injury and/or permanent disability, or was fatally injured as a result of a work-related accident

  • Must be between the ages of 16 – 25 years old

  • Must be able to demonstrate substantial financial need

  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student at a post-secondary school (university, technical college, etc.)

  • Must demonstrate superior academic achievement and aptitude

Details/Application: http://www.kidschanceoftn.org/scholarships/

DEADLINE: June 1, 2021

UT Knoxville Sigma Phi Epsilon Scholarships

Male students attending the University of Knoxville fall 2021 with outstanding academic achievement can apply to receive one of several scholarships awarding $6,500. Joining a fraternity is not required. See website for details and application.

Details/Application: tennesee.sigep.org/bms

DEADLINE: June 18, 2021

Balanced Man Scholarship UT Martin

The Balanced Man Scholarship is open to first time students attending UT Martin . Scholarship recipients are in no way obligated to join or affiliate with Sigma Phi Epsilon or any other Greek organization. SigEp at UT Martin awards $1,000 and $500 scholarships to first-year students to help with the cost of attending college. The scholarship is open to all and applicants are his or her commitment to a Sound Mind and Sound Body -- as the ancient Greeks believed that a healthy body was vital as the vessel of the mind.

Details/Application: Balanced Man Scholarship (sigep.org)

DEADLINE: July 1, 2021

Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship

Five thousand dollars in scholarship money will be awarded. Spotlights and supports young leaders who carry the torch of activists like Pedro and mitigate the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in its current form — in ways inspired by their own passions, insights, originality and conviction. Application entails a completed packet, personal statement, essay, letter of rec and transcript.

Details/Application: Pedro Zamora YL Scholarship

DEADLINE: July 15, 2021

Mary Bowman Arts in Activism Award

Five thousand dollars in scholarship money will be awarded. The award honors the life of Mary Bowman, the poet, advocate, author, singer and young person living with AIDS, who passed away in early 2019 at the age of 30. This $5,000 award is intended to support one young artivist (27 years of age or younger) each year who exemplifies Mary’s passion for the arts as the vehicle for their own HIV/AIDS community activism and expression. Application entails examples of art work, essays, two letters of recommendation, etc.

Details/Application: Mary Bowman Arts in Activism Award

DEADLINE: July 15, 2021

DEADLINE LINE HAS PASSED

Walmart/Sam's Associate Scholarship

Deadline varies based on when you became an employee of Walmart or Sam’s Club.

Amount of the award varies based on the college you attend. See the website for specific information. https://www.act.org/walmart/associate/.

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