Berea College Scholarship

Berea College’s prestigious Carter G. Woodson Legacy Scholar Award honors your outstanding high school juniors who embody Dr. Woodson’s spirit in the areas of academic excellence, civic engagement, and community service.
Please feel free to forward this email to others who may wish to nominate or print and distribute our call for nominations.

Who Qualifies to be a Legacy Scholar?

• High School Juniors
• Identifies as African-American
• Demonstrates Financial Need (household income less than $40,000; would be Pell Grant eligible)
• Exhibits Academic Promise (GPA range 3.25-4.00, ACT range 20-30 or SAT 1050-1410
• Has outstanding qualities like persistence and leadership

If selected as a Legacy Scholar, your students receive:

• A special day for the student and family on Berea’s campus
• A personalized award and recognition in their local newspaper
• The opportunity to apply for admission early as a senior and, if accepted, receive Berea’s Tuition Promise Scholarship, which guarantees your student will never pay tuition
You can complete the form online at You may nominate multiple students for the award. The deadline for nominations is March 1, 2018.

If interested, please see you counselor.

Westhaven Scholarship Information

Each year the Westhaven Foundation grants two $2,000 scholarships to students demonstrating strong volunteerism and community involvement. The Fountain Scholarship is issued to a Westhaven resident while all students who reside in Williamson County are eligible to apply for the Lift Scholarship. Applications are now available and can be downloaded from the Foundation’s website at Submission deadline is March 15. The scholarships’ recipients will be announced on April 3, 2018.

Biology Scholarship Opportunity for MTSU Incoming Freshmen

The Biology Department at Middle Tennessee State University has three $1,500 scholarships available to first-semester freshman. The recipients of the awards must be graduating high school seniors, must declare Biology as their major and be entering MTSU for the Fall 2018 semester. Successful applicants will also need to demonstrate an interest in the life sciences and have career aspirations in a biological field. The scholarships will be awarded based on the students’ ACT scores, high-school GPA, and their responses on the attached application form. In order to apply, a student must have an ACT score of 25 or better and a high-school GPA of 3.5 or above. The deadline for application is March 31, 2018.

If interested click below:
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