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Scholarships shared with LHS are posted below. Please know there are many more scholarships available that aren't listed. We highly recommend using a scholarship search site or visiting your college scholarship site to find even more!
Current Scholarships
Society of Manufacturing Engineers Scholarship
  • Must be a permanent resident or citizen of the United States or Canada.
  • Must have minimum of 2.0/4.0 GPA or higher (see scholarship details for specific requirements).
  • Must be on a path toward an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in manufacturing engineering, technology, or closely related field at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada.
Varies February 1, 2022
Morton Gould Young Composer Awards
  • Be a young composer
  • Be a US citizen, permanent resident or student that is at least 13 years of age
$5,000 February 1, 2022
McDonald's HACER National Scholarship

Check out the requirements below to find out if the McDonald’s® HACER® National Scholarship is right for you:

Up to $5,000/ Up to 30 recipients February 3, 2022
  1. For the 2022 contest, any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2019, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2019, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2022. Great-grandchildren are not eligible.


  2. The applicant must be a high school senior.


  3. The applicant must apply online only. The 2022 Legacy Awards application deadline is February 7, 2022.


  4. If the applicant's parent and grandparent are both Elk members, the applicant must apply through the parent's Elks Lodge.


  5. We have waived the standardized test requirement for the 2022 Legacy contest. You do not need to submit ACT and/or SAT scores.


  6. Students may apply for more than one ENF scholarship; however, they may win only one. In cases where the student wins more than one, we will award the scholarship with the greater value. Students can accept local and state scholarships, which are separate from the awards at the national level.


  7. Legacy Awards may only be applied to accredited US American schools, colleges or universities. (Note: Applicants from Guam, Panama, Puerto Rico and the Philippines may apply Legacy Awards toward schools, colleges or universities in their respective homes.)


  8. If you are selected as a 2022 Legacy Awards recipient, you will be required to perform service once a year with an Elks Lodge during the four years you are receiving the scholarship. Click here for more information about serving with the Elks.


February 7, 2022
The Richard Siegel Foundation 2022 Scholarship
* See your counselor for an application

Scholarships shall be granted to high school graduates entering a full-time program of college study within one year from the scholarship application deadline (applications limited to incoming freshmen only). Scholarships are limited to graduates of public high schools in the City of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County, Tennessee, as provided in the Charter of The 
Richard Siegel Foundation. The scholarships will be available to all individuals regardless of sex, race, religion, or national origin. Some students may be required to appear before the selection committee. The scholarships will be awarded on an equal opportunity basis. 
To qualify for scholarship funds, students shall be required to possess the following:
1. At least a 2.8 (on a 4.0 scale) cumulative high school G.P.A., or its equivalent, OR a 20 composite A.C.T. score, or its equivalent; and
2. Need for financial assistance.

Up to $2,500 February 14, 2022
The Dream   U. S. National Scholarship

You are eligible to apply if you:

  1. Have DACA; TPS; or came to the country before November 1, 2016, and otherwise meet the DACA criteria;
  2. Came to the United States before the age of 16 (if you were born in the U.S. – you are not eligible for our scholarship);
  3. Have significant unmet financial need;
  4. Have graduated or will graduate from a United States high school (or have earned or will earn a high school equivalency diploma) by the end of the 2021-22 academic year;
  5. Graduated or will graduate with a GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale;
  6. Have not earned more than 21 credits in a community college or a 4-year college or university before the Fall of 2022 (not counting credits earned in a pre-college or dual enrollment program in high school);
  7. Intend to enroll full-time in an associate or bachelor’s degree program at a Partner College no later than the Spring term of 2022-23 academic year;
  8. Are eligible for in-state tuition at the Partner College you want to attend (not applicable if it is a private Partner College).
Up to $16,500 for an AA degree and $33,000 for a bachelor’s degree.  February 28, 2022
Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Fund of Rutherford County, Inc.
* See your counselor for an application packet
  • Resident of Rutherford County Tennessee
  • Attend a Rutherford County High School
  • African American (U.S. Citizen)
  • High school graduate entering college in the Fall of 2022
  • GPA of 3.5 or above
  • ACT score of 22 or higher
  • Completed application with one page type written response to essay
  • Letter of recommendation from high school teacher or counselor
  • Accepted for enrollment in an accredited four-year college or university
  • The student must attend both the mandatory Honors Award Informational Meeting and the Honors Award Banquet
Varies March 5, 2022
Horatio Alger State Scholarship
  • Be enrolled full time as a high school junior in the United States
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
  • Be a United States citizen
$10,000 Opens in December - Due:  March 15, 2022
American Association of Blacks in Energy Scholarship
  • Unweighted academic average of B or better (3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
  • Graduating high school senior who intends to enroll next semester in an accredited college or university
  • Pursuing a major in business, one of the physical sciences, technology, engineering or mathematics field
  • Underrepresented minority (African Americans, Hispanic or Native Americans)
  • Transcripts must show unweighted academic average
$3,000 March 21, 2022
  • High School Senior
  • At least 3.0 GPA
  • US Citizen
  • 500 word essay based on prompt provided (review website)
Selected four times a year:     
  • Mar 31
  • Jun 30
  • Sept 30
  • Dec 31
PB&J Scholarship
  • Current High School Senior
  • Plans to attend a 2 or 4 year college
$1,000 May 31, 2022


Big Sun Athletics Scholarship

All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute.

Please remember to include your name and the name of the school that you are attending.

$500 June 19, 2022
  • High School Senior
  • At least 3.0 GPA
  • US Citizen
  • 500 word essay based on prompt provided (review website)
Selected four times a year:     
  • Jun 30
  • Sept 30
  • Dec 31
  • Mar 31
Passed Due Scholarships
It's too late to apply for these scholarships, but underclassmen can use this information to plan ahead.
Scholarship Name Criteria Amount Due Date

All applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be considered eligible for the 2022 Live Más Scholarship Program:

  • Applicant is a legal resident of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (“D.C.”) who is at least 16 years of age and no older than 26 years of age as of the last day of the Program Period located in the United States or D.C.
    • If an applicant is a minor in his/her/their state of residence, they must receive parental consent from his/her/their parent/legal guardian to apply.
  • Applicant must be on-track to apply for or enrolled in an accredited post-high school/post-secondary educational program (including accredited two-and four-year colleges, universities, vocational-technical and trade schools).
  • Applicant must be willing to work with the Taco Bell Foundation’s Scholarship Management Company throughout the application and award process.
  • Employees of Taco Bell Foundation, Inc., Taco Bell of America, LLC, Taco Bell Corp. and its parent, subsidiaries of its parent, franchisees, licensees, and the advertising and promotion agencies involved with this Program are not eligible to apply or receive a scholarship through this version of the program.
  • Has not previously received a Live Más Scholarship.

See website for terms and conditions for complete eligibility requirements

Varies January 11, 2022
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship
  • demonstrate at school, the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, integrity, drive, 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, or any of the U.S. territories and commonwealths, and graduating in winter 2021 or spring 2022. Applicants living on a U.S. Armed Forces base and attending high school outside the U.S. are eligible; and
  • plan to enroll in a full‑time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four‑year college or university in the United States for the entire 2022-2023 academic year.
$10,000 January 6, 2022
Equitable Excellence Scholarship


  • Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 U.S. states, District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.
  • Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States** by Fall 2022.
    **Enrollment at an accredited postsecondary institution outside of the United States may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Be willing to provide a release to publicize their identities and information about their achievements along with photographs for use in program promotion and information.
Varies December 17, 2021
BBB 2021 Student of Integrity Scholarship
  • Must be a high school senior graduating in 2022
  • Must attend school within the BBB Middle TN & Southern KY service area
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Desire to continue their education at an accredited college, university, or trade school

Family of the BBB staff and Board Members are not eligible to apply. All submitted entries become the property of BBB of Middle TN & Southern KY and cannot be returned. Please retain a copy of your completed entry.

$1,000 December 10, 2021
Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship
    • Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
    • Applicants do not need to be related to a member of the Elks.
    • High school graduates are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are submitted; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
500 scholarships awarded ranging from $1,000 to $12,500 per year for 4 years November 15, 2021
Middle TN State University Chemistry Scholarship Tournament
  • High School Juniors & Seniors
  • 90 min examination at MTSU on November 6, 2021
  • Tour of Science Building
  • Lunch at MTSU
  • 8:30 AM - after award ceremony that begins at 1:00 PM
Scholarship and Cash Prize for 1st - 3rd place Register by: November 1, 2021
Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship
  • Must be 14 years of age or older at time of application
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident
  • Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia
  • 250 words or less response to given prompt
$2,000 October 31, 2021
Voice of Democracy Audio-Essay Youth Scholarship The Voice of Democracy Program is open to students in grades 9-12
enrolled by the Oct. 31 deadline in public, private, parochial school, or
home study program in the U.S., its territories or its possessions.
Dependents of U.S. military or civilian personnel in overseas schools are
also eligible to participate.
$1,000 - $30,000 October 31, 2021
Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship
  • Current high school (or home-schooled) student attending a school in the U.S. (or select DoD schools) who will graduate during the 2021-2022 academic school year
  • U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees - based on the guidelines utilized by U.S. Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid eligibility
  • Expecting to receive high school diploma during current academic year
  • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
  • Able to verify a minimum overall B/3.0 GPA in high school coursework

$20,000 October 31, 2021
  • Graduating high school senior at an accredited U.S. high school.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • This scholarship program is intended to encourage talented young people to pursue careers in aerospace fields.
October 15, 2021
AmericanMuscle Automotive Scholarship
  • High school senior planning on attending a college or post-secondary institution in an auto themed major
  • 700-1500 word essay on given topic
$2,500 October 15, 2021
  • Students who have immigrated to the US on or after Jan. 1, 2021
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident
$500 September 21, 2021

  • A high school senior
  • From at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
  • Pell-eligible
  • A US citizen, national, or permanent resident
  • In good academic standing with a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
  • Additionally, a student must plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university.

*For American Indian/Alaska Native, proof of tribal enrollment will be required. 

Full cost of attendance, not covered by other scholarships or grants September 15, 2021
WiseGeek Disability Scholarship
-Student  with mental or physical disability 
-U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident
$500 August 2, 2021
Empire Beauty
-Planning to attend Empire Beauty School 
$1,000 August 1, 2021
Kids Chance of TN
  • Must be a legal resident of the State of Tennessee
  • A dependent of a parent or guardian who has suffered a serious or catastrophic injury and/or permanent disability, or was fatally injured as a result of a work-related accident
  • Must be between the ages of 16 – 25 years old
  • Must be able to demonstrate substantial financial need
June 1, 2021
& The Murray Thomas Miles Scholarship
-Planning to earn a degree in the agricultural field
$2,000 - $2,500 June 5, 2021
Abbott & Fenner Scholarship
-500-1,000 Word essay 
-Must be a junior or senior high school student
$1,000 June 12, 2021
UTK Balanced Man Scholarship

-Any male planning to attend UT Knoxville starting fall 2021. 
Up to $6,500 June 18, 2021
Arthur K and Sylvia S Lee Scholarship Foundation
-Community College scholarship
-HS Graduate
$1,000 June 30, 2021
WiseGeek Entrepreneurship Matters Scholarship

Students who show an entrepreneurial spirit & plan to start their own business

-U.S. Citizen

$500 May 1, 2021
Smokin Buttz BBQ Scholarship
  • Student of color
  • Graduating Rutherford County high school senior
  • At least 3.0 GPA
  • At least 10 hours of community service
  • Acceptance into a college or university
$1,000 May 1, 2021
UT Success Academy
  • All first-year students admitted to UT are invited to participate in this program
  • Complete program application
  • Committed to academic and leadership excellence and the pillars of the UT Success Academy
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in supporting Black and Latinx men and prepared to use knowledge to contribute to the education of their peers
See website See Website
The DYMON Scholarship

--Minority high school senior in one of these counties: Chetham, Davidson, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Wilson or Williamson

--Accepted into a 4-year college or university

--2.8 GPA or higher

--Participated in community service within the 2019-2021 school years

--College acceptance letter and high school transcript will be required

$1,500 April 9, 2021
Brittany Bowers Beauty & Brains Scholarship

--Female minority high school senior in one of these counties: Chetham, Davidson, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Wilson or Williamson

--Accepted into a 4-year college or university

--2.8 GPA or higher

--Participated in community service within the 2019-2021 school years

--College acceptance letter and high school transcript will be required

$1,500 April 9, 2021
Rutherford Co. SRO Scholarship
  • Must graduate from a Rutherford County High School
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA
  • ACT score of 17 or better
  • 500 word essay, " Ways I Would Improve School Safety"
  • Completed application
  • 2 letters of recommendation
$500 April 6, 2021
Middle TN Realtors Scholarship
  • Planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college
  • Complete and submit application
$1,000 April 5, 2021
Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship
  • Students planning to study engineering or computer science at a 4 year college or university
  • This is a renewable scholarship
$10,000 (200 chosen) April 1, 2021

HealthCare as it should be Scholarship

(See your counselor for application)

  • Complete 700 word essay & application
  • High School Senior
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
$1,000 April 1, 2021
  • Current high school senior
  • Nominated by principal, teacher, mentor or resource officer
  • Complete student essay
$3,000 March 31, 2021
B. Davis Scholarship
--Junior or Senior registered to attend a post secondary institution
--Write an essay of 1000 words or less. Topic:  Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most.  Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.
$1,000 May 22, 2020
PB & J Scholarship 
--Attending 4 yr school in fall 2020
$500-1,000 May 31, 2020
Mitsui USA Scholarships in TN
--HS senior
--Legal TN resident for 5 years
--3.0 GPA
-- Personal and/or career interest in multi-cultural and International Affairs or foreign language
--Community service 
--Enrolling in four-year TN public college or university - APSU, ETSU, MTSU, TSU, TTU, Mempis, UT 
--Essay required
$5,000 May 31, 2020