2020 Blount County Scholarships
Blount County residents suffer from the same absurd tuition prices that limit the educational attainment of Americans across the country. Despite high costs, 60% of Blount County residents in Tennessee over the age of 25 have graduated with a professional degree - 29% have completed high school. Although these numbers match those of many other counties, there is clearly room for improvement.
It’s clear that Blount County residents in Tennessee will continue to need help paying for college. 3,390 men and 2,875 women are enrolled in grades 9-12 while 2,077 men 3,028 women are currently undergraduates in college. College access and attainment should be a top priority, and cost should not prohibit any of these people from pursuing or completing their college education. The below scholarships are available to Blount County residents and can help pay for school in a variety of ways. Blount County scholarships, whether they are exclusively available to Blount County residents or whether they are more broadly applicable, can greatly help reduce the financial burden of college. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Blount County residents.
How much total award money and scholarships are available for Blount County residents?
There are 221 scholarships totaling $646,783.00 available to Blount County residents. You can easily browse through all 221 scholarships below.
How many scholarships are available for college students in Blount County?
221 scholarships worth $646,783.00 are available for college students in Blount County. In addition, we encourage current college students in Blount County to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Blount for more options.
How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Blount County?
221 scholarships totaling $646,783.00 are available for high school seniors in Blount County. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.
Do I need to be a resident of Blount County to apply to these scholarships?
Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for Blount County residents, or they do not require specific county residency at all and are therefore available to Blount County students and residents, as well as others across the state or country.
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$10,000 Be Bold Scholarship
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$1,000 Easy Money Scholarship
We love this scholarship because the name doesn't lie - it's easy money. Many scholarship applications make you jump through hoops and require tons of essays and questionnaires. This scholarship application could not be more simple and straightforward.
Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship
Applicant must obtain application from the medical school authorities, complete it and return it to them for forwarding to the Foundation. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic record and standing, demonstrated interest in arts and letters or other cultural pursuits outside the field of medicine, intention to specialize in neurology,...Learn More
Ned McWherter Scholars
Applicant must be a United States citizen who is a Tennessee resident entering as a freshman student at an eligible Tennessee post-secondary institution as a full-time student. Applicant must have a minimum composite ACT score of 29 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1280) on a national test date with a minimum...Learn More
Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship
Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.Learn More
Applicant must be a resident of one of the following counties: Desoto, Marshall, Tate, or Tunica, MS, or Crittenden, AR. Applicant must be the valedictorian of their secondary school class and meet the admission requirements of the school.Learn More
Applicant must be an entering college freshman who is a Tennessee resident with the following: minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1050 (composite ACT score of 23), minimum 3.0 GPA, and have a family adjusted gross incoming of $80,000 or less as indicated on the FAFSA. At least one of the...Learn More
Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents
Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.Learn More
Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).Learn More
Herbert S. Walters Scholarship
Applicant must be a graduate of an East Tennessee high school, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, minimum composite ACT score of 24 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 940), demonstrate financial need, and show a desire to support education through employment.Learn More