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Scholarships

Coolidge Scholar

Outstanding Juniors (seniors may NOT apply) that are interested in Public Policy and Public Service should consider applying to become a Coolidge Scholar.  Coolidge scholars receive a full tuition scholarship that includes all expenses to any 4 year college.  More information and the application can be found at:  www.coolidgescholars.org and applications must be completed by January 16,2020.

Discover Scholarship

Discover Credit cards is giving away a $5000 scholarship every month through January of 2020. Visit collegecovered.com for more info and to enter.

Dorothy Dean Mathematics Scholarship at UT-Chattanooga

The Dorothy Dean Mathematics Scholarship will insure that all tuition, fees, books, room and board for an in-state student are fully paid. The scholarship is renewable for the sophomore, junior, and senior years.

For more information on how to apply, please see the attached scholarship announcements or visit https://www.utc.edu/mathematics/ (Links to an external site.) and scroll down to Freshman Scholarships (or visit the direct link https://www.utc.edu/mathematics/students/awards.php (Links to an external site.)). Complete applications, including teacher recommendations, must be received by February 15, 2020. If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact the UTC Mathematics Department at (423) 425-4545.

East Tennessee Foundation

Seniors: There are a variety of scholarships available for Washington County and Johnson City students available at www.easttennesseefoundation.org (including the $1500 Pride of the Hill Scholarship application). Deadline for Pride of the Hill and all other East TN Foundation Scholarships is February 15, 2020. Please go to the SHHS Counselors’ Canvas Page for more info or an application.

Junior League of Johnson City Female Scholarship

The Junior League of Johnson City is pleased to offer a $2000 scholarship to a female senior who plans to attend a local four year college or university in the 2020-2021 academic year. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a passion for community service in addition to maintaining a 3.0 GPA. We strongly encourage students who would be 1st generation college students to apply. The deadline for completed applications to be turned in to Mr Jarnigan is March 1st. Applications can be obtained on the SHHS Counselors’ Canvas page under “Scholarship Listings”.

Kids’ Chance of TN

Kids’ Chance of TN is offering scholarships of varying amounts to a student that has had a parent/guardian suffer a catastrophic, permanently disabling or fatal injury pursuant to the TN Worker’s Compensation Act. For more information and to apply, please visit: www.kidschanceoftn.org or email questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Marjorie Watson Mathematics Scholarship at UT-Chattanooga

The Marjorie Watson Mathematics Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship and provides $2,000 in the freshman year and $1,000 in each of the sophomore, junior, and senior years.

For more information on how to apply, please see the attached scholarship announcements or visit https://www.utc.edu/mathematics/ (Links to an external site.) and scroll down to Freshman Scholarships (or visit the direct link https://www.utc.edu/mathematics/students/awards.php (Links to an external site.)). Complete applications, including teacher recommendations, must be received by February 15, 2020. If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact the UTC Mathematics Department at (423) 425-4545.

Milligan Tennis Program

The Milligan Tennis Program is in search of a tennis manager for Fall of 2020 (provides $4,000/year scholarship). Students with a minimum 3.0 GPA and a 21 ACT are encouraged to apply. Duties will include: setting up before tennis matches, providing water for athletes, and cleaning off the courts after the match, etc. Time commitment of around 1 hour during each home tennis match with approximately 8-10 home matches per year. Interested students should email Coach Ryan Reynolds at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 423-914-3206.

Ned McWherter Scholars Program

Seniors with at least a 29 ACT, 3.5 GPA, and that are attending a college in TN should consider applying for the Ned McWherter Scholars Program (worth up to $6000). Visit www.tn.gov/collegepays and then search for Ned McWherter Scholars Program for application and more info. Deadline is: February 15, 2020.

Park Scholarship

Seniors with outstanding scholarship, leadership, service and character who are interested in scholarship competition at North Carolina State University need to see their counselor to submit a resume and gather additional information regarding the Park Scholarship. The deadline to submit your resume for this prestigious scholarship (valued at $186,000) is October 1st.

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Any student 9-12 who has outstanding community service should consider applying for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. Go to http://spirit.prudential.com to access the online application. November 5th is the deadline to apply. Past state winners for Science Hill have included Girl Scout Eagle Award recipients and Eagle Scouts, but anyone with outstanding community service should apply.

Quest Bridge College Prep Scholarship for Juniors

Juniors: High achieving, low-income juniors interested in applying to top colleges should investigate the Quest Bridge College Prep Scholarship for Juniors. This program is designed to help students prepare for the college admissions process and make stronger selective college applicants. Typical recipients usually: rank in top 10% of their class, score 27+ on ACT, are often first generation college student, and qualify for free/reduced lunch. Visit www.questbridge.org (Links to an external site.) for information and to submit an application. The deadline is March 24, 2020.

Rollins Scholars Program

UT-Chattanooga is proud to offer the Rollins Scholars Program to incoming high achieving freshman interested in pursuing a Business major. For more info or to apply, visit: www.utc.edu/rollins-scholars as soon as possible. Benefits include: a residential experience, $4,000 per year in scholarship support, an enhanced educational experience both in and out of the classroom and four years of support from the College of Business faculty, staff and other Rollins Scholars. Contact Jaclyn-Wooten-York at 423-425-2788 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more info.

Scholarships to Study Overseas

Scholarships for year long study abroad. Deadline not official yet. http://www.yes-abroad.org
Scholarships to study in Germany. Deadlines vary by state http://www.usagermanyscholarship.org
Scholarships and financial aid to study in over 60 countries. Deadlines vary on exact scholarships: https://www.afsusa.org/study-abroad/scholarships

SHHS PTSA Scholarship

Have you made a difference in your community? Do you enjoy volunteering? Have you had a positive impact on your school? If so, then the SHHS PTSA scholarship might be for you! The recipient of this scholarship will receive a $1000.00 scholarship to be used for educational expenses at an accredited, not-for-profit college, university, vocational, or trade school of his or her choice. More information and applications can be found on the Counseling Canvas page. Completed applications are due by March 20, 2020.

Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship

The Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship (2000 dollars, 1000 dollars, and 500 dollars) is available for seniors attending UT-Knoxville. Go to www.tnalpha.com to apply and for more info regarding the scholarship as well as deadlines. You may also email Alden Cardwell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions or for additional assistance.

Tennessee Concrete Association Scholarship

The Tennessee Concrete Association is offering a scholarship (up to $250) and entries must be submitted by January 24th, 2020. Those of you interested in construction management or any future employment involving concrete and are currently between the ages of 16 and 18 should pick up information from Mr Jarnigan in Counselor Row or go to: www.tnconcrete.org for more info.

Westbrook Scholarship

Seniors that are planning on attending UT-Chattanooga and majoring in Chemistry or Physics should apply for the Westbrook Scholarship. This scholarship is for $14,000 over a 4 year period. Students must have earned an A or B in high school chemistry or physics, be accepted into UTC for the Fall 2020 semester, a 3.5 GPA, a 26 or higher ACT (1170 SAT), and declare as a Chemistry or Physics major. Admissions deadline is Feb 1st for UTC and scholarship deadline is Feb 14th, 2020. For an application, visit: http://www.utc.edu/chemistry-physics/ or call Dr. Rebecca Stimson at 423-425-4482 or 423-425-4278 or email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.