Scholarships

Blankenship/Justice Scholarship Fund -- Recipients must be a child or dependand 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 and more information may be found in the Guidance Office.  Dedline is May 15.
 
Building Safety Month Scholarship Essay Contest -- The essay prompt is:  How do the building codes impact your individual safety, and how do those codes impact the safety of your community collectively? More information is in the Guidance Office.
 
Liston Family Scholars (King University) -- This covers full cost of tuition and fees for four years.  Applicants must live within 150 miles radius of King, be in the top 5% of the class and selected at Valadictorian or Salutatorian. Application is in the Guidance Office.
 
Leo Ferrell Memorial Rotary Scholarship -- Applicants must have a GPA or 2.5 or higher, must enroll in a two or four-year college, and must be a member of the high school golf team.  Application is in the Guidance Office and is due April 20, 2018.
 
ETEAC Engineering Scholarship -- Selection criteria includes school activities, honors and employment, GPA, standardized test scores, technical and advanced courses, short essay.  Deadline in April 13, 2018.  Application is in the Guidance Office.
 
Washington County 4-H Scholarship -- One 4-year scholarship of $1000 and one 2-year or accredited trade school scholarship of $250. Criteria include accomplishments, GPA and SAT/ACT score.  Deadline is April 20, 2018. Get an application from Mr. Smith or in the Guidance Office.
 
Southwest Virginia EMS Council scholarship (www.southwest.vaems.org) - Deadline is May 30 for a senior who is a member of a licensed Emergency Medical Services agency.  All information is online.
 
Washington County Farm Bureau Scholarship -- The recipient must be accepted to a college, and must have been a member of FFA or 4H for at least one year. Applications are in the Guidance Office and are due April 20, 2018.
 
Johnston Memorial Hospital Health Career Scholarship is offered to "a graduating senior who plans to pursue a health care career after graduation."  Applications are due April 13, 2018 and may be picked up in the Guidance Office.
 
Johnston Memorial Ed Hill Scholar Athlete award is available to a college-bound senior who has excelled in both academics and athletics during the high school career. Applications are in the Guidance Office and are due April 14, 2018.
 
Greever Crouse Memorial Scholarship is given each year to a male and female senior who will pursue a post-secondary degree. The recipients "must possess the qualities of leadership, citizenship, sportsmanship, and scholarship."  Deadline is April 21, 2018.  Applications are in the Guidance Office.
 
United Southwest Federal Credit Union offers a scholarship to a student who is a USFCU member, shows financial need, has a 2.5 GPA or better, and has given service to the community, school, or church.  Deadline is March 30, 2018.  Applications are in the Guidance Office.
 
Justin Foundation Scholarship is offered to a senior who demonstrates financial need, has documented community service, has a 2.25 minimum GPA and completes the application.  Deadline is April 13, 2018. Applications are in the Guidance Office and may be found at www.justinfoundation.com.
 
Bristol TN/VA Association of Realtors (BVTAR) -- Write a 500-word essay on "What Home Ownership Means to Me."  It could be worth $500 if you are chosen.  More information is in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is March 27, 2018.
 
Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing, Inc. (SVAM) Manufacturing Related Scholarship -- (www.swvam.org/svam-scholarship) Student must be seeking education in a manufacturing-related filed with a desire to pursue a career in manufacturing, preferably in southwest Virginia.  Applicants are considered on the basis of two letters of recommendation, GPA, Financial need, career path, applicant's desire to stay in the region, interview, employment, technical trainng experience.  Please get the application in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is April 2, 2018.
 
Blue Ridge Job Corps -- If you are planning to attend Wytheville or Virginia Highlands Community College to study a health career, the Job Corps can help with finances.  Contact Jordan Loupe (Loupe.Jordan@jobcorps.org).  He is willing to come to HHS.
 
 
Armenian Education Center/Scholarship -- This is an essay question contest which addresses the Holocaust and other examples of genocide.  Deadline is April 9.  (www.armenian-educationcenter.org)
 
Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund --Requirements:  "3.0 minimum GPA, will attend 4-year college, demonstrate leadership abilities through participating in community services or other extra curricular activities, parents' adjusted income cannot exceed $50,000." Application instructions are in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is March 31, 2018.
 
Virginia Tech Pamplin Leadership Award - This goes to 40 qualified students in Virginia.  The school nominee must have at least a 3.8 GPA, "demonstrate superior intellectual promise and academic performance, dedication to their communities, interest and success in physical fitness and health, and unimpeachable integrity."
 
Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship --This is a $1000 scholarship for one student who can tell the best story describing the impact he or she made in the life of a rescue animal oranimal welfare cause in general. More information may be found at www.petplay.com/scholarship.
 
Cyberbullying Prevention contest/scholarship -- Go to  http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship
 
JOHN R. LEONARD AVIATION SCHOLARSHIP, KENNETH R. SCOTT AVIATION SCHOLARSHIP, WILLARD G. PLENTL AVIATION SCHOLARSHIP, and VIRGINIA AVIATION BUSINESS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP -- (www.doav.virginia.gov) More information on the scholarships may be found in the Guidance Office.  If you are interested in a career in aviation, these scholarships are for you.
 
FAFSA.GOV -- go to this website to apply for financial aid of all types.  You will need information about your family's 2016 income based on earned income reported on the 2016 Income Tax statement.  Make sure you go to .gov and not .com (a scam).
 
 

AMERICAN LEGION HIGH SCHOOL ORATORICAL CONTEST: Visit www.legion.org/oratorical for contest rules and requirements.

 

ROAN SCHOLARS LEADERSHIP PROGRAM:  This is a school nominated student who "demonstrate character, intellectual curiosity, physical vigor, and leadership.  Financial need is not a consideration. Please see Mrs. Addison in the Guidance Office or go to roanscholars@etsu.edu for more information.

 

 

Every college has local scholarships.  Visit the school's web page and look under Financial Aid.

 

Websites to search for scholarships:

Fastweb.com

Studentscholarships.org

Scholarships.com

Unigo.com