This scholarship is for high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who will graduate or have graduated from a high school in one of the following counties in Middle Tennessee: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, Dekalb, Dickson, Fentress, Franklin, Giles, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Moore, Perry, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Warren, Wayne, White, Williamson, Wilson, or Van Buren. Also eligible are individuals who will have obtained a GED in Middle Tennessee prior to June 1, 2012. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must plan to pursue a business degree and have demonstrated entrepreneurial interests or leadership as evidenced by any of the following: starting their own business; participation in one or more business-related organizations such DECA, FBLA, Junior Achievement, and The National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship; or through other business-related initiatives and any endeavors or work experience they have offered as community service. Applicants must plan to enroll full-time in the fall of 2013 and to complete a four-year degree. A minimum GPA is not required, though the foundation prefers applicants with a 2.5 GPA or higher. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need, academic records, community service, extracurricular activities, essay content, and involvement in entrepreneurial activities as described in the eligibility requirements.
How easy is it to apply?
Not too bad
This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.
How much competition is there?
This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
|Award Range:||$2,500 - $15,000|
|Renewable:||This scholarship is renewable|