Scholarships

AER William and Dorothy Ferrell Scholarship – More information coming soon.
American Legion High School Oratorical Contest – Applicants must be enrolled in high school during the time of participation. This opportunity involves preparing and reciting a formal speech on some aspect of the Constitution, with emphasis on citizen’s duties and obligations to our government.
Armenian Education Center/Scholarship – This is an essay question contest which addresses the Holocaust and other examples of genocide. It is open to students in 9-12 grades and the winner is provided with a $1,000 scholarship. The deadline to apply is April 17th.
Blue Ridge Job Corps – For any student who plans to attend Wytheville or Virginia Highlands Community College to study a health career. Contact Jordan Loupe (Loupe.Jordan@jobcorps.org). He is willing to come to HHS and go over scholarship opportunities.
 
Blakenship/Justice Scholarship Fund – Recipients must be a child or dependent of a coal miner or a person seeking a degree in a field reasonably related to the promotion of coal mine safety and health. Applications are accepted each year until April 30th.
Bristol TN/VA Association of Realtors Scholarship – More information coming soon.
Building Safety Month Scholarship Essay Contest – More information coming soon.
Captain Earle Worley Scholarship Fund – Available to graduates of a public or private high school in Virginia that will be attending an accredited 2-4 year community college, college or university, or vocational school in the U.S. and plan to study aeronautics, aerospace, aviation, or related engineering. Link to enter will be available early 2020 and applications will be due early March of 2020.
Chad Weaver Aviation Scholarship Program – –The program will reimburse the cost of a private pilot ground school/or private pilot flight training up to $450.00 at a Virginia flight school. The deadline is April 24, 2020.
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation - The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation supports more than 1,400 exceptional college students each year, with annual scholarships of $3.55 million awarded through 3 nationally recognized programs.  See scholarship opportunities at https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/.
 
College Board Opportunity Scholarships - The College Board Opportunity Scholarships is a different kind of scholarship program.  Students don't have to write an essay, fill out an application, or have a specific GPA or test score.  The program rewards students for simply completing the actions they need to take in order to apply to college.  For more information visit https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/home.
Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship – More information coming soon.
Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship – An Essay contest cover the question, why is it important to work to delete cyberbullying, or, how has cyberbullying personally affected you? The recipient will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship.
 
Dial My Calls Essay Scholarship - Current high school seniors with a GPA of 2.0 or above have the opportunity to win a scholarship in the amounts of 1 st - $1,000,
2nd - $500, 3 rd - $250. The essay topic is “What career are you pursuing and why?” and has a minimum of 750 words. The deadline to apply is January 8, 2020.
 
East Tennessee Foundation Scholarships - This is a common application system used to determine eligibility for 61 different scholarship opportunities by filling out one application. Based on your answers to eligibility questions you will be provided with a list of East Tennessee Foundation scholarships you qualify for. Deadline to apply if February 15, 2020. To learn more about this opportunity and more stand alone scholarships please visit the following link http://www.easttennesseefoundation.org/scholarships-grants/scholarships/how-to-apply.
 
Farm Credit Scholarships - Visit https://farmcreditknowledgecenter.com/Youth-in-Ag/Scholarships.aspx to learn more about the scholarship opportunities available through Farm Credit.  Check the website often as new deadlines have not yet been posted for some of the scholarships.
 
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarships - Eligible students must be a high school senior, demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, be a citizen of the U.S., plan to enroll in a full time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four year college.  This opportunity rewards qualifying applicants with a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years or $40,000 total. The deadline to apply is January 3, 2020, please visit this link for more information https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/.
 
Granville P. Meade Scholarship - More information coming soon.
 
Imagine America FoundationScholarship opportunities for students interested in career or technical colleges. Follow this link for more information https://www.imagine-america.org/applyforscholarships/.
Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund – Applicants must be a graduating senior who will enroll full time at a fully accredited four-year college or university, have a 3.0 GPA or higher, demonstrated leadership abilities in community service hours or extra-curricular activities, parents/guardians combined income must not exceed $50,000 a year. Deadline to apply is March 31, 2020.
Johnston Memorial Hospital Health Center Scholarship – Offered to graduating seniors who plan to pursue a health care career. Recipients must reside in Johnston County or an adjacent county, have a 3.0 or higher GPA, and express financial need. Applications will be accepted beginning January of 2020.
Johnston Memorial Ed Hill Scholar Athlete – More information coming soon.
Justin Foundation Scholarship – Offered to a senior who demonstrates financial need, has documented community service hours, and has a minimum GPA of 2.5. The application deadline is April 19, 2020.
 
National Honor Society Scholarship - If you are a member of the National Honor Society you can log into your account and apply for the 2019-2020 NHS scholarship.  Deadline is December 6, 2019.
 
National Merit Scholarship Program – High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT (PSAT/NMSQT) no later than their third year of high school. The student’s responses to items on the PSAT/NMSQT answer sheet instructions determine whether the individual meets requirements to participate. Score reports indicate whether the student has met program entry requirements.
Liston Family Scholars (King University) – More information coming soon.
 
Moose "Heart of the Community" Scholarship ProgramThis application must be submitted in your Junior year of high school. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, have a parent, step-parent, grandparent, or legal guardian who is a current member of the Moose, and demonstrate volunteer activities on behalf of the Loyal Order of the Moose.  The deadline to apply is June 30, 2020.  For more information please visit the following link https://www.mooseintl.org/moose-scholarship-program/.
Prudential Spirit of Community Award – For students grades 9-12 who have volunteer hours over the past year. Qualifying candidates will receive the President’s Volunteer Service Award and will be eligible to earn a $1,000 scholarship plus much more! The application deadline is November 15, 2019.
Scholars Helping Collars Essay Scholarship – Open to any full time high school senior. Awards include 1st place of $1,500, 2nd place of $300, and 3rd place of $200. Second and third place winners also get the opportunity choose animal shelters to receive donated items. Deadline to apply is February 28, 2020.
 
Scooter Inside Scholarship Essay - This opportunity is open to all students and the selected applicant will be awarded $1,200.  Your essay must be 700 or more words on the topic of “How to improve your scooting experience or your best scooter adventure.” On top of that applicants must submit a 1500 word (maximum) essay answering the following questions: “How important is social media marketing for small businesses?  How SEO (search engine optimization) can help local businesses to get more clients?” The deadline to apply is March 15, 2020 and applicants should send their essays to scholarship@scooterinside.com with the subject “Scooterinside Digital Marketing Scholarship.” 
Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing Scholarship – More information coming soon.
 
Tennessee Grocers Education Foundation - Founded in 1985 for the purpose of providing scholarships and promoting education throughout the food industry in Tennessee and Virginia.  See all scholarship opportunities at http://www.tgefonline.org/availablefunds/.
 
United Southwest Federal Credit Union – More information coming soon.
United States Senate Youth Program Scholarship – Two students per state will be selected for an opportunity to attend a week long trip in Washington, DC in which they experience their national government in action. This scholarship is recommended for students interested in pursuing a career in public service. Selected applicants will also receive a scholarship for $10,000. The deadline to apply is September 27, 2019.
 
Virginia Council on Women 9th Annual STEM Essay and Scholarship ContestThe Virginia Department of Education will be awarding five scholarships (one in each geographic region) to qualifying high school seniors who will be pursuing a STEM education at an institution, trade, or technical school. Eligible students must be female or identify as female, have a GPA of at least a 3.0 for the merit-based awards, and a GPA of at least a 2.5 for the need-based awards. The deadline to submit your essay is January 10, 2020. For more information about this opportunity please visit the following website: https://www.commonwealth.virginia.gov/advisory-boards/council-on-women/stem-essay-contest/.
 
Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program - Essay contest open to students in grades 9-12 and offered through the Veterans of Foreign Wars.  This scholarship requires you to record a 3-5 minute essay on an audio CD or flash drive and submit the recorded version as well a typed version.  Local prizes are awarded in the amounts of 1st - $100, 2nd - $75, 3rd - $50.  Deadline is October 31, 2019.  See Mrs. Campbell in Guidance for an applicaiton.
 
Wace National Co-Op Scholarship Program - Essay contest for high school seniors with a GPA of 3.5 or higher who applied for admission for the 2020-2021 academic year at a college or university (the college or university must be on the list found in the application).  Deadline to apply is February 15, 2020 https://www.waceince.org/scholarship/
Washington County 4-H Scholarship – More information coming soon.
Washington County Farm Bureau Scholarship – Closed for 2019. 2020 information will be posted at a later date.
 
Women in Science Environmental Scholarship - Available to female high school or college students who are pursuing a science degree.  Applicants must demonstrate financial need and submit a one page essay that demonstrates an idea you have for helping to improve the environment, either global or locally using Drone Technology.  The selected applicant will be awarded $500. The deadline to apply is December 1, 2019.  For more information please visit the following link https://www.dronethusiast.com/drone-scholarship/.
*Every college has local scholarships. Visit the school’s web page and look under Financial Aid to find more opportunities.