Nashville Area Panhellenic Alumnae Association Scholarship

Deadline:  February 10, 21017


NAPAA will once again be offering five $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors from around the Nashville area. Attached is the application form which must be completed and postmarked by Friday, February 10, 2017.

– Open to senior girls

– Must be planning to attend a college with a Panhellenic or NPHC sororities


Recipients will be highly encouraged to attend the NAPAA Spring Luncheon on Saturday, April 1st 2017 at Richland Country Club where they will be recognized.


Elks Scholarship

Most Valuable Student Scholarship
Since 1931, the Elks National Foundation has helped thousands of students who need financial assistance fulfill their dreams of attending college. Most Valuable Student scholars are outstanding students who are at or near the top of their classes, active in their schools and communities and recognized as leaders by their peers.

The ENF awards $2.44 million annually in MVS scholarships to 500 high school seniors nationwide. The first and second place awards are among the largest scholarships provided by any major fraternal or service organization.

ELIGIBILITY: Any high school senior who is a U.S. citizen may apply for an MVS scholarship. Applications will be judged on:


APPLICATIONS: Available OnLine September 1, 2016.
For details, visit, contact your local Elks Lodge by visiting, or ask your high school guidance counselor.

DEADLINE: Applications must be submitted OnLine on or before November 30, 2016. Applications will be assigned to the Elks Lodge nearest to the student’s permanent U.S. residence, regardless of distance. The selection begins at the local Lodge level and continues through State and National judging.

Nashville Predators Foundation – Jack Diller Education Award

Please SEE your counselor to be nominated.

Deadline:  February 10, 2017

Every year, the Nashville Predators Foundation gives out the Jack Diller Education Award to four student residing within the Nashville and Middle Tennessee area.  All high schools within this vicinity are encouraged to nominate two male and two female students for this prestigious college award.  Each recipient will receive a scholarship in the amount of $2,500.

All the information and requirements for this scholarship can be found on our website:

Each student must submit the following information to complete this application – DEADLINE is FEBRUARY 10, 2017:

  • Completed online application
  • Jack Diller Education Awardapplication and eligibility requirements form (found on the website) — please make sure to return the Signed Eligibility Requirements & Promotional Efforts form
  • Taking into consideration academic achievement, athletic success and community involvement, please write a 2-3 page essay explaining why you believe you are a deserving candidate (essays longer than 3 pages will not be considered).
  • Two letters of recommendation from non-relatives. At least one must be from a teacher or coach; peer recommendation letters not considered.
  • Official transcripts from each high school attended


Grote Chemistry Scholarship – University of TN Chattanooga

DEADLINE:  February 1, 2017

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga announces the Grote Chemistry Scholarship Program for 2017.  Awards of $12,000 ($3,000 per year for four years) will be presented to as many as three entering freshmen majoring in Chemistry.  The awards are renewable over a four-year period and can be added to other University scholarships and the Tennessee Lottery scholarship.  Grote Chemistry Scholarships are named in honor of Dr. Irvine W. Grote, who served as head of the department from 1941 to 1964.  Previous Grote Scholars have graduated with distinction and gone on to success in chemistry graduate schools, medical schools, law schools, pharmacy schools, and the chemical industry.

In order to be eligible for a Grote Chemistry Scholarship, a student must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Complete a course in high school chemistry with an A or B
  • Attain a high school grade point average of 3.5 or above
  • Earn a composite score of 26 or above on the ACT exam (1170 on SAT)
  • Declare chemistry as the major at UTC

Eligible majors include all BS Chemistry degrees (including chemistry, biochemistry, and STEM education concentrations).  Non-chemistry majors (e.g. chemical engineering, biology, nursing, physical therapy) are ineligible for the Grote Scholarship.  A chemistry major is ideal for anyone with an interest in medicine or medically related research, dentistry, pharmacy, forensics, the chemical industry, teaching chemistry, patent law, environmental issues, materials, or other science and technology related areas.

A separate “Application for Admission” to the university must be submitted directly to the Office of Admissions at UTC by February 1, 2017.  The completed Grote Application (submitted online) and two letters of recommendation for the Grote Chemistry Scholarship (emailed) are due February 15, 2017.

Selection of the Grote Chemistry Scholarship recipients is based on academic performance, interest in chemistry, and potential for continued outstanding achievement.  Announcement of the awards will be made in middle to late April

For further information contact:  Dr. Rebecca Stimson at

To complete online application, follow the Scholarships link.

Central High School Alumni Scholarship

If you are a natural or adopted descendent (child, grandchild, or great-grandchild) of a Nashville Central High School graduate or of someone who attended Nashville Central for at least 2 years but did not transfer to or graduate from another school, you are eligible for this scholarship.

Applications are in the Page High counseling center.

Deadline:  February 22, 2017