Scholarship Information

Scholarship Information
This is a list of some scholarships that you want to keep on your radar!


  • The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship: Value: $20,000 - Achievement-based scholarship awarded to seniors. Criteria: capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools/ communities. For more info and to apply, go to Due 5 p.m. October 31
  • Danforth Scholars Program at Washington University in St.Louis

    Students must be nominated by the school by November 1. This is a very competitive scholarship. They are looking for students who have exhibited a capacity for service and leadership, as well as academic excellence, and who will embrace the challenges of a rigorous academic curriculum. Scholars may receive full or partial tuition scholarships renewable for each year. See Mrs. Abshire for nomination information.


  • Appalachian State University - Apply for Scholarships, The Honors College, and The Watauga Residential College. November 15 - Deadline to submit a completed application for admission. More info at


  • East Tennessee State University: There are many scholarships for out-of-state students. Dec 15: Application deadline for Academic Performance Scholarships for Freshmen and University Honors Scholarships. Go to for a complete list of scholarships and due dates.
  • WCU Scholarship Application -To considered for scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year, students must submit the general scholarship application by Feb. 1.


Financial aid administrators will be available on FAFSA Day, Saturday, October 28 from 9-12 to walk you through the FAFSA process. This event will occur at a variety of campuses throughout the state.



Good websites for scholarship information:,, university/colleges

To complete your FAFSA, go to 


2017-18 Financial Aid Workshop with FAFSA Slides.ppt

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Financial Aid Handouts from 
 This is a good link for paying for college.  It includes financial aid, scholarship and planning information: 
WhatWillTheyLearn? (info on programs, majors, etc.)
How Do I Pay for College?  (Powerpoint Presentation)