Many Scholarship Opportunities Available Now For Seniors

BY DAWSON HUNT STAFFWRITER

Students (left to right) Abigail Wilkerson, Marrisa Hyleman, Kaiden Amo, browsing schools that offer scholarships.
Students (left to right) Abigail Wilkerson, Marrisa Hyleman, Kaiden Amo, browsing schools that offer scholarships.

Morristown West has a lot of scholarships that are open for students to apply for. Seniors, make sure that you begin applying for these scholarships now before you graduate! For More information on upcoming scholarships go to the school website, https://mhhsw.hcboe.net/scholarships


General Federation of Women's Clubs Tennessee Scholarship- is dedicated to community involvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service. The Tennessee Federation awards scholarships of $1,000 to deserving students in Tennessee. Candidates must be planning to attend a Tennessee college or university. Application is linked below: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jg7VikS23da0P0p8xNclxiFgS83LX8fS/view?usp=sharing

Deadline: March 1, 2022

Horatio Alger National and State Scholarship- open for high school juniors. Must demonstrate financial need, be involved in co-curricular and community service, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, minimum 2.0 GPA, and be a US Citizen. Apply online at https://scholars.horatioalger.org/

Deadline: March 15, 2022

Shane Hodge Shelter Insurance Foundation Agents’ Scholarship- this is a $1,500 scholarship for graduating seniors. The scholarship will send the money directly to the accredited college, university, or trade school in which the scholarship recipient has enrolled. Applicants’ scholastic achievement, participation and leadership in school and community activities, citizenship, moral character, educational goals, and financial need will be taken into consideration. The application is linked below: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1narL5KvF9T_PjbX0a94PVVpHYvp7EuIn/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=113207862602095807742&rtpof=true&sd=true

The application can be mailed to the following address by the deadline:

3763 West Andrew Johnson Hwy Ste. A Morristown, TN 37814

Deadline: March 31, 2022

“Life. Made Better.” Scholarship- students who wish to apply should have at least a 3.0 GPA and be involved in two extracurricular activities (including sports, school clubs, volunteer work, or employment). Recommendation letter from a teacher or counselor required. Essay of at least 1,000 words describing facets of what he/she believes can make life better for individuals in the community and how he/she commits to that goal. Complete application online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2022LifeMadeBetterApplication

All information is to be uploaded online. More information can be found at www.cbtn.com/scholarship.

Deadline: March 31, 2022

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship- To enter, graduating seniors must submit a 500-word (or less) Written Essay or a 3-minute (or less) Video Essay that addresses how a Black American individual has been an inspiration in your life, and that discusses the contributions of that Black American individual. Must have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Apply online using the link below:

https://www.regions.com/about-regions/diversity-and-inclusion/supporting-our-communities/black-history-month/essay-contest-scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2022

Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest- Any student in grades 9-12 who is enrolled in a public, private, or parochial high school or home study program. Students must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national. Requirements for art entry can be found on the pamphlet linked below:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wF_-11dbb4qD07mue4K1a8CC0trQ3sxy/view?usp=sharing

Deadline: March 31, 2022

For More information on upcoming scholarships go to the school website, https://mhhsw.hcboe.net/scholarships


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