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  • Current Scholarships

    *Listed in deadline date order.*

    **Download the Scholarship Resource Sheet**

    2019-2020 Sevier County Schools Scholarship Opportunity Guide

    Click on the RAISE ME link to create your portfolio account and earn scholarship dollars.

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    Click on the GOING MERRY link to create your account and earn scholarship dollars.

      

     

    DAR Scholarships (multiple)

    Please see the attached DAR Scholarship documents for qualifications and how to apply for each scholarship.

    Deadlines vary from October 1, 2019 - January 15, 2020

     The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship

    The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes students for their community service, academic performance, and leadership skills.  This year, scholarships of $2,500 will be awarded to over 800 students nationwide. Applicants must:  have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity, and leadership  Be enrolled as a high school senior; reside in a community served by Comcast and/or participating NBCUniversal or Telemundo markets. Eligibility will be determined by zip code in the online application Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2020-2021 academic year; have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent); demonstrate financial need. Visit Comcast Leaders and Achievers for details and to apply.

    Deadline December 6, 2019.

    Foot Locker Scholar Athlete

    Twenty-Foot Locker Scholar Athletes will each receive $20,000 in college scholarship money for their excellence in school, on their sports teams, and in their communities.  In order to be eligible for the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program, the applicant must be entering college in the Fall of 2020 as a Freshman at an accredited four-year institution for an undergraduate degree; be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community-based sports; have a minimum GPA of 3.0; be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident (you will be asked to prove citizenship and age if you win);  and not be an employee, officer or director of Foot Locker, Inc., or any of its subsidiaries, or a member of the immediate family of such an employee, officer or director.  Visit Foot Locker Scholar Athlete to learn more and apply.

    Deadline December 13, 2019

    Cirkled In - No Sweat Essay Scholarship $2,500

    This scholarship is open to 8th-12th-grade students and it's free to apply. It's a simple and easy process.  There's no minimum GPA and no long essay to write. Students can use for any educational need, from tuition to books and supplies, even transportation if needed.  The website and all the information to apply visit Cirkled In.

    Deadline December 31, 2019

    GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship

    To be eligible for this award, applicants must: demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship; demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent); be citizens of the United States of America; be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.  Semifinalists will be required to provide a recommendation from a community leader, such as a high school principal, elected official or executive director of a nonprofit organization, and must provide documentation to certify academic performance and financial need. Finalists will be interviewed via Skype or telephone by a member of the selection committee. Visit GE-Reagan Foundation for more information and to apply.

    Deadline January 3, 2020

     

    JFK Library Essay Contest $500-$10,000

    The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation invites U.S. high school students to describe and analyze an act of political courag

    by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. Visit JFK Library Essay Contest

    for more information and to apply.

    Deadline January 17, 2020

     

    Tennessee Concrete Association Essay Contest

    The essay contest is open to anyone age 16-18.  Winners earn up to $250.  For more information

    and to apply visit the Tennessee Concrete Association High School Essay Contest.

    Deadline January 24, 2020

     

    Discover College Cover Sweepstakes Scholarship (open to anyone 16 years and older)

    Sign up for emails to get helpful college tips and resources, and enter for the chance to

    win a scholarship! Throughout the year, 12 eligible students or parents will be randomly selected

    to win a $5,000 Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award to help cover college expenses.

    Visit Discover Cover College Sweepstakes Scholarship.

    Deadline January 31, 2020

    UTC Westbrook Scholarship (Chemistry and Physics)

    Students planning to attend UTC and pursue a Chemistry or Physics-related degree should visit UTC Westbrook Scholarship for more details and to apply.

    Deadline February 1, 2020

    TN Connect Scholarship

    Seniors witha savings account, checking account, and a debit card with his/her name as the Primary Member at TNConnect by December 27, 2019 are eligible to apply. Visit TN Connect Scholarship to apply.

    Deadline February 7, 2020

    Kyle William Kiihnl Memorial Scholarship - Don't Drive Drowsy

    Seniors must first sign the pledge to avoid driving drowsy at Don't Drive Drowsy this visit The KWK Memorial Scholarship for more information and to apply.

    Deadline February 22, 2020

    Reduce TN Crashes Scholarship

    The Reduce TN Crashes Scholarship Program is a partnership between the Tennessee Highway Safety Office and AAA – The Auto Club Group.

    This partnership provides one high school senior in Tennessee the opportunity to earn a $3,000 scholarship by working with Reduce TN Crashes to improve

    driver safety within their local community.  Visit Reduce TN Crashes Scholarship to apply.

    Deadline March 31, 2020

     

    UTK ROTC Scholarships

    Students interested in applying for Army ROTC Scholarships with the University of 

    Tennessee visit UTK ROTC for more information and to apply.

    Deadlines vary

     

    UNG ROTC Scholarships

    Visit ROTC Scholarships and Grants for details, qualifications, and deadlines.

    Deadlines vary

     

    Bethel University Scholarships

    Bethel offers several $10,000 scholarships. Scholarships vary from no ACT minimum to 23

    ACT minimum. Students interested in learning more should visit Bethel New Scholarship List

    or Bethel University to learn more.

    Deadlines vary

     

    Youth MicroGrant Program

    Students 18 and under to apply for funds between $250 and $1,000 to complete 

    service projects in their communities. Visit  Karma MicroGrant for information and 

    MicroGrant Application to apply.

    Deadline Varies

     

    StudentScholarships.org (Updated 12/02/2019)

    Various scholarships can be found by visiting StudentScholarships.org.

    Deadlines vary

     

    Tennessee Student Scholarships

    Visit Unigo Tennessee and College Niche for Tennessee for scholarships specific 

    to Tennessee students.

    Deadlines vary

     

     

     
  • GPHS can receive and submit transcript requests via SENDedu (if your college uses this service it will prompt you to enter a counselor email KristiCantrell@sevier.org or AudreaPotter@sevier.org) and Parchment/Docufide  (create an account with the link provided).  Both services offer secure document transfers to post-secondary institutions.  Students can also submit transcript requests in the counseling office. 

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    Scholarship Search Sites

    Fastweb 2019 Scholarships

    Various scholarships can be found at Fastweb.

     

    Chegg Scholarships

    Please register and apply for scholarships you are eligible for.

    Deadlines vary

     

    Sallie Mae Paying for College Resource

     

    GPHS can receive and submit transcript requests via SENDedu (if your college uses this service it will prompt you to enter a counselor email KristiCantrell@sevier.org or AudreaPotter@sevier.org) and Parchment/Docufide  (create an account with the link provided).  Both services offer secure document transfers to post-secondary institutions.  Students can also submit transcript requests in the counseling office.