Are you a science minded SENIOR?

Applications are now being accepted online for graduating high school seniors to attend The National Youth Science Camp at no expense to the students. Two delegates from each state will be selected to attend the camp from June 27, 2018 to July 21, 2018 in West Virginia. During the camp, leading scientists from across the country will present lectures and hands-on science seminars. Delegates will also have opportunities to present seminars covering their own areas of interest and research. The online application is located at or contact for additional information. All applications must be uploaded before February 28, 2018.

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Central High School Scholarship

This is for any student who is 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.

Applications are available in the counseling center.


DEADLINE:  February 24, 2018

2018 Stan & Thelma Plumlee Scholarship

Mr. Plumlee was a pioneer of our industry.  He was a man of upstanding character, tremendous compassion and dedication, a friend to all, and was an avid proponent of higher education.  We honor his legacy to our industry, by continuing to further his desire to ensure deserving individuals have the opportunity of an education. This is a four-year scholarship with a total value of $8,000, provided the student remains in school.

To qualify a recipient must be associated with the manufactured housing industry in some way; either by living in a manufactured home, working in the industry, or by having a close relative who works in the manufactured housing industry.  The student must attend a Tennessee college, university or trade/technical school.  Additionally, a stated level of GPA must be maintained.  The enclosed will provide specifics.

The deadline is March 8, 2018

More information below:

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Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program

Online Application Now Available!


We are pleased to inform you that the online application for the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is now available at The JRF application is the vehicle through which more than 4,000 talented young minority high school students apply to become JRF Scholars and carry on the civic-minded legacy of the Foundation’s namesake, Jackie Robinson.

The deadline to submit the application for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is February 1, 2018 by 5:00 pm ET.

About the Jackie Robinson Foundation


Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) is a public, not-for-profit national organization founded by Rachel Robinson in 1973 as a vehicle to perpetuate the memory of Jackie Robinson and his incredible achievements. Serving as an advocate for young people with the greatest need, the Foundation assists increasing numbers of minority youths through the granting of four-year college scholarships and comprehensive practical support. The Jackie Robinson Foundation is distinctive for providing much more than financial support. While each Jackie Robinson Scholar receives up to $28,000 over four years in direct support, they also become an active member in the Foundation’s unique Mentoring and Leadership Development Program, which is an extensive mentoring program that includes practical skills-building and exposure through attendance at conference workshops, the assignment of peer and professional mentors, assistance with internship and employment placement, and a myriad of other networking opportunities.



To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a graduating, minority high school senior
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
  • Show leadership potential
  • Demonstrate a dedication to community service
  • Present evidence of financial need
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
  • Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4-year college when applying for the scholarship

Drive Smart Digital Short Contest – $10,000 Scholarship

DEADLINE:  October 16, 2017

Click on website below for more details.



B. Davis Scholarship

“B. Davis Scholarship”


The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2018.


Please visit our website at to read about us and to apply for our scholarship.  While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.


Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships.  We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success.  The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.


The deadline for applications is May 22, 2018


Amount of Scholarship:  $1,000


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at


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Jason Rumeacher



Sertoma Club of Nashville Freedom Essay Contest

DEADLINE:  December 14, 2017

58th Annual Freedom Essay Contest



To promote critical thinking in our youth about the various legal, moral, and philosophical issues that affect the freedoms that are enjoyed in the United States of America.


TOPIC FOR 2017-2018

“The First Amendment to the Constitution provides that Congress shall make no law that abridges the freedom of speech.  NFL player Colin Kaepernick has exercised his right of free speech by kneeling during the National Anthem to protest perceived racial injustices in the United States.  The United States also espouses a free market economy, which includes freedom of contract.  Should NFL owners and other employers be permitted to place restrictions in employment contracts that limit an employees’ rights to exercise freedom of speech?”




The Sertoma Club of Nashville will award the top winners of the contest with the following:

  • Winner (1)             Scholarship in the amount of $3,500
  • Runner’s up (3) Scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each


The scholarships will be forwarded to the accredited institution of higher learning of the student’s choice when they are accepted and registered, and upon verification by that institution.


A $100 cash award will be presented to each school represented by the winners.



All 12th grade high school students (or home school equivalent) in Davidson, Cheatham, Wilson, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, and Williamson Counties, who intend to attend an accredited institution of higher learning beginning in 2018, are eligible for this contest.   The sons and daughters of Sertoma Club members are not eligible.




  1. The essays shall be limited to one (1) page and three hundred (300) words or less. Papers exceeding these limitations will be declared ineligible.
  2. The essay must be typewritten and double-spaced. Please use only one side of 8 ½” by 11” paper with due regard for appearance, grammar and length.
  3. Do not use cover pages. The contestant’s name must be printed in the extreme upper left hand corner and high school name (or home school designation) in extreme upper right corner.
  4. The paper must be original and composed by the student.
  5. All direct quotations must be referenced appropriately as a footnote.



  1. Essays will be judged primarily on the basis of content.
  2. Essays submitted by each high school will be judged by a committee comprised of industry professionals.



  1. For students, all essays shall be turned in to their respective high school scholarship representative (Principal, Guidance Counselor, etc.) by November 30, 2017
  2. The high school scholarship representative shall select three essays that are the most outstanding and forward them by first class mail to the Sertoma Club of Nashville, postmarked no later than December 14, 2017.

Sertoma Club of Nashville

P.O. Box 282486

Nashville, TN  37228

The name of the school must appear on the envelope.

  1. Scholarship winners will be notified in the last two weeks of January 2018
  2. Scholarship winners will read their essays and be presented with their awards at the Sertoma Club awards banquet on February 27, 2018. The families of the award winners and representatives of the winning high school are invited to attend.



Kyle William Kiihnl Memorial Scholarship

DEADLINE:  February 23, 2018

Kyle William Kiihnl Memorial Scholarship
Kyle Kiihnl was a 17-year-old junior at Houston High
School in Germantown, TN when he lost his life to a driver
that fell asleep at the wheel.
Since that time his family has made it their mission to
educate drivers on the dangers of driving sleep impaired.
His family and friends do not want his untimely death to be
his legacy.
Rather, his fun sense of humor, love for his family,
enjoyment of being with his friends, and his uncanny ability
to bring a smile to every face in the room is his legacy.
While he was naturally gifted academically, he also enjoyed
restoring his 1974 Firebird, playing the guitar, and anything
having to do with computers.
Since 2009, a HHS wrestler has been the recipient of the
Kyle W Kiihnl “Exceeding Expectations” College
In 2018 we are offering a $1000 College Scholarship.
The scholarship recipient will be selected by the Kyle
Kiihnl Scholarship Committee.
• Applicant must be a graduating high school senior
in in the Class of 2018
• Finalist(s) must be available to be interviewed by
the Scholarship Committee
• Scholarship recipient can use the KWKMS at the
college/trade school of his/her choice within 2
years of being named a recipient.
1. Cover letter
2. 400 word minimum essay (Times New Roman,
font size 12) on one of the following topics:
• Explain why Maggie’s Law is a major step
forward in getting us to realize the seriousness of
driving sleepy.
• Describe a drowsy driving incident experienced by
you, a friend or family member. What led up to this
incident and how could it have been prevented?
• Should drowsy driving be prosecuted like drunk
driving or texting and driving?
3. Copy of Acceptance Letter from college/trade
school of choice
The essay will be the primary factor in
determining scholarship recipient(s).
• Scholarship packet (1 envelope) must be
postmarked by February 23, 2018.
• Late or incomplete submissions will not be
Mail all of the above documents no later than
February 23, 2018 to:
Kyle Kiihnl Memorial Scholarship
1886 Penshurst Drive
Collierville TN 38017
March 2, 2018: Scholarship Committee members will receive and review essays.
March 23, 2018: The scholarship recipient will be formally announced.
Funds will be distributed to the college of the recipient’s choice when proof of enrollment is received.
Take the pledge to not drive drowsy at
Don’t Drive Drowsy ~ Just Pull Over