The State of Tennessee administers several scholarship programs, including:
Website: Visit Tennessee Promise for information.
There are a variety of scholarships available through the Roane State Foundation. Not all scholarships are based on financial need. There are scholarships available for certain majors, non-traditional students, students with a disability, academic achievement, etc. There may be a scholarship just waiting for you, but you can't be awarded one if you don't apply.
Description: This East Tennessee Foundation Scholarship Program is made up of different scholarship funds established by individuals, firms, or organizations wanting to assist individuals pursuing a college education.
Criteria: Varies per scholarship
Application: http://www.easttennesseefoundation.org, select "Scholarships" under the "Grants" drop-down menu
Chapel on the Hill Scholarship
Description: The United Church, Chapel on the Hill, Oak Ridge, plans to award three $1,000.00 educational scholarships each year. The scholarships can be used for books, tuition, fees, and any other school related expense. These scholarships are based on ability and need.
Application: http://www.thechapelonthehill.org , Information regarding the scholarships (including the application) can be found by clicking on "Comm. Service" in the left-hand side bar.
Deadline: May 6, 2015
Description: This scholarship is funded by the STEM grant program for students with majors in the STEM discipline.
Application: Apply through the Roane State Foundation Scholarship Application
Website: Visit tnAchieves for information.
To better serve the students at Roane State that are planning on transferring to another university, we have compiled a list of some of the local universities and their deadlines for applying for scholarships.
Students are also encouraged to pursue scholarship opportunities outside of Roane State. Sources for information include public libraries, civic groups, and the internet.
For additional scholarship opportunities, the Financial Aid Office at Roane State Community College encourages students to visit FastWeb, an online scholarship database.