Scholarships and grants come from numerous sources, including Federal & State programs, colleges, and private organizations. Below is an outline to various scholarship resources.
Please note that the below listings are not hosted/sponsored by CHS and are subject to change without notice.
College Scholarships - Generally, individual colleges offer their own merit-based or financial-need scholarships. Contact the financial aid office or research the financial aid page of the college's website to obtain scholarship information. Some college-sponsored scholarships require an early FAFSA completion date. Be familiar with scholarship application methods and deadlines.
Federal and State Programs-Pell Grant, Hope/Lottery Scholarship, and TN Promise Scholarship. Some grants/scholarships require an early FAFSA completion date. See below links for additional information.
Private Organizations- Many clubs, civic organizations, companies, and non-profit organizations offer scholarships. To access information on these types of scholarships, check with your school counseling department and utilize various scholarship search engines, as outlined below under the TOP 10 link. To avoid scholarship scams, never pay to use a scholarship search engine, and only use search engines that are reputable.
The CHS Counseling Dept uses the the Remind App, as well as the below Senior Newsletter, to communication various scholarship openings. Sign up for Remind to get text alerts of upcoming events/scholarships for the Class of 2019. Text @ga39b2 to 81010.
Senior Newsletter- See below newsletter link, outlining the latest scholarship opportunities!
Miscellaneous Scholarships - open to multiple grade-levels (please note this is not an exhaustive list and is subject to change at any time):
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards- apply at spirit.prudential.com. Deadline 11/05/2019 or see Counseling Dept for info
American Legion Oratorical Contest - www.tennesseelegion.org or see Counseling Dept for more information. Deadline to apply 12/16/19
Tennessee Concrete Association Essay contest - www.tnconcrete.org. Deadline 1/24/2020 or see Counseling Dept for info