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Other Scholarships

  1. All scholarship awards are contingent upon available funding
  2. All scholarships require that students obtain a written recommendation from a faculty advisor, teacher, or recognized professional person such as an employer
  3. Students must be a Tennessee resident

Administrative Council
Amount of scholarship: $1,500 ($750 fall/$750 spring) 
Requirements:

  • Must have completed 30 credit hours (college credit and/or developmental) at Pellissippi State
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need

Jean Allington Memorial
Amount of Scholarship: $500
Requirements:

  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need, but not required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines

Alumni
Amount of scholarship: $500
Requirements:

  • Preference will be given to a full-time student who is a child or spouse of a graduate from Pellissippi State.
  • Maintain an overall 3.0 GPA

American Association of University Women of Knoxville
Amount of scholarship: Varies
Requirements:

  • Be a non-traditional (25 or older) female
  • Maintain full- or part-time student status
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA

American Society of Certified Engineering Technicians (ASCET)
Amount of scholarship: Varies 
Requirements:

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be enrolled in an Engineering Technology program

American Society for Quality Control
Amount of scholarship: $500 
Requirements:

  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Be enrolled in a course of study leading to a career in a technical field which encompasses quality principles
  • Have completed his/her college freshman year
  • Be enrolled as a full- or part-time student

Karen Anderson
Amount of Scholarship: Varies
Requirements:

  • Adult Student over 25 who is participating in the TnCIS Galapagos Program
  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not be required to comply with state or federal guidelines
  • Must maintain an overall GPA of 2.0

Art 
Amount of scholarship: Varies 
Requirements:

  • Be a student beginning his/her second year of college (must have completed two semesters)
  • Be enrolled as an art major carrying a minimum of nine (9) hours per semester (12 preferred)
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.0 GPA

Associated Construction Women/Carol Meade 
Amount of scholarship: $1,500 ($750 fall and $750 spring) 
Requirements:

  • Be a female student enrolled in a Construction Industry Program and/or Interior Design
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.75 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not be required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines
  • Recipient of award must attend one meeting of Associated Construction Women, Knoxville, TN

BarberMcMurry architects
Amount of scholarship: $500 
Requirements:

  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA.
  • Preference given to a student in an architecture-related major such as Computer Integrated Drafting and Design or Civil Engineering Technology.

Mary Anne Beall/KARM 
Amount of scholarship: $850 ($425 fall and $425 spring) 
Requirements:

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Preference given to a client or former client of Knox Area Rescue Ministries (KARM) program

David and Marty Black
Amount of scholarship: $500
Requirements:

  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Live in Blount County or take the majority of courses at the Blount County Campus
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need, but not required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines

Blount Memorial Hospital Nursing
Amount of scholarship: $1,000 ($500 fall/$500 spring) 
Requirements:

  • Enrolled in the nursing program of study
  • Be a resident of Blount County, TN
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Maintain full-time student status

Jennifer Bohlken
Amount of scholarship: $500
Requirements:

  • Be a single parent over 25 years of age
  • Be enrolled in six (6)hours or more
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need, but not required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines

Cecilia Annette Bridges Memorial 
Amount of scholarship: $500
Requirements:

  • Preference to a full-time student (If no full time part time)
  • Major in Video Production Technology
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.0 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need, but not required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines

Earl and Bette Bunney
Amount of scholarship: $500 
Requirements:

  • Preference given to a full-time student in an Engineering Technology program (If none available, scholarship may be awarded to any worthy student, full-time or part-time)
  • Demonstrate financial need, but not required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines

Sue Carter Memorial
Amount of Scholarship: Varies
Requirements:

  • Major in English
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA

Jane and Michael Casey
Amount of scholarship: $500
Requirements:

  • Preference given to a full-time student majoring in math or a math-related major (physics, engineering, computer science) (If none available, scholarship may be awarded to any worthy student, full-time or part-time)
  • Demonstrate financial need, but not required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines

Child of Support Staff Employee
Amount of scholarship: Varies 
Requirements:

  • Full/Part time student status
  • Be a dependent child of a support staff employee at Pellissippi State

Construction Financial Management Association
Amount of scholarship: $1,500 ($750 fall and $750 spring) 
Requirements:

  • Be enrolled as an accounting major
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Attend at least one meeting of the Construction Financial Management Association

DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee
Amount of scholarship: $500 
Requirements:

  • Preference given to a full-time student
  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not be required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Be a graduate of a public Blount County High School

Division Street
Amount of scholarship: Varies
Requirements:

  • Be a student taking classes at the Division Street Campus
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA

Lana Doncaster Scholarship
Amount of scholarship: $500 
Requirements:

  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Major in an Education program
  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not be required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA

East Tennessee Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists
Amount of scholarship: $500 
Requirements:

  • Major in print or electronic journalism

Allen and Polly Edwards
Amount of scholarship: $500 
Requirements:

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA

Emmanuel
Amount of scholarship: $1500 
Requirements:

  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not be required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines
  • Full Time, freshman student majoring in a degree program
  • 3.25 GPA in High School
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA in college
  • Be an economically challenged member of an underrepresented population
  • Complete a 1-page, double spaced essay discussing your personal goals, professional goals, aspirations and interests

Executive Women International
Amount of scholarship: $500 
Requirements:

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be enrolled full- or part-time in a degree seeking program
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Age 25 or older
  • Have completed at least one semester (12 hours) of college-level courses
  • Preference given to female students, displaced homemakers, and head of household with small child(ren)

Faculty Senate
Amount of scholarship: Varies 
Requirements:

  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Have completed two full-time college-level semesters (current semester enrollment may count as the second full-time semester)
  • Two scholarships for students in the College Transfer program
  • One scholarship for student in a Business Technology program
  • One scholarship for student in the Engineering Technologies program.

Farragut Lions Club/John C. Morgan and John Cross
Amount of scholarship: $500 
Requirements:

  • Be a Farragut High School graduate
  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA

First Tennessee Foundation
Amount of scholarship: $500 
Requirements:

  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not be required to comply with state or federal aid guidelines
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Preference given to a child of an employee or an employee of the First Horizon National Corporation, formerly First Tennessee Bank (If none are available, the scholarship may be awarded to another worthy student)

Gene and Jackie Fout
Amount of Scholarship: Varies
Requirements:

  • Maintain full-time status
  • Preference given to single parent, students 25 and older, military veteran or child of military veteran
  • Demonstrate financial need, but not required to comply with state or federal guidelines/li>

GNOSIS
Amount of Scholarship: Varies
Requirements:

  • Maintain full-time status
  • Maintain overall cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Does not qualify for other financial aid but has need due to personal obligation

Future Teachers
Amount of scholarship: $250
Requirements:

  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Major in Teacher Education
  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not be required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines

Joshua Adrian Garland Memorial
Amount of scholarship: $1000 ($500 fall and $500 spring) 
Requirements:

  • Be a full-time or part-time student
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Major in Education or English
  • Preference given to a student who is attending the Blount County Campus
  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not be required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines

Valorie Hall Memorial Biology
Amount of scholarship: $350 
Requirements:

  • Major in a biology or health professions program
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.4 GPA
  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Have completed 24 hours of college-level coursework, including eight semester hours of science coursework

IAAP Maryville
Amount of scholarship: $500
Requirements:

  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Be a Blount County Resident
  • Major in Office Systems Technology
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not be required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines

Insurance Professionals of Greater Knoxville
Amount of scholarship: $500 ($250 fall and $250 spring) 
Requirements:

  • Major in a Management or one of the Business Technology programs
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need

George R. Jasny Memorial
Amount of scholarship: $500
Requirements:

  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA

George R. Jasny/PAI Corporation
Amount of scholarship: $500 ($250 fall and $250 spring) 
Requirements:

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be enrolled full-time (12 hours or more) or part-time (minimum of six (6) hours)
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5GPA

Jefferson Federal Bank
Amount of scholarship: Varies
Requirements:

  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Major in Business or Finance program
  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not be required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines

Roberto Jimenez
Amount of Scholarship: Varies
Requirements:

  • Major in Spanish
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5

Judy and Joe Johnson in Honor of Mary Costa
Amount of Scholarship: $500 fall / $500 spring
Requirements:

  • Students must be registered for at least 12 semester hours at Pellissippi State each semester they receive the scholarship.
  • Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75.
  • Major in Music or Voice
  • Students must follow all requirements listed on the syllabus of the respective ensemble to the satisfaction of the ensemble director.

William K. Jones Memorial
Amount of scholarship: $500
Requirements:

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA

KIWANIS of Maryville
Amount of scholarship: $500
Requirements:

  • Preference given to a Blount County Resident
  • May be full- or part-time
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not be required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines

Knoxville Association of Legal Administrators
Amount of scholarship:Varies
Requirements:

  • Be a full- or part-time student
  • Major in Paralegal Studies
  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not be required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines

KD Lawson Memorial
Amount of Scholarship: $500
Requirements:

  • Preference to a Sophomore full-time student majoring in photography
  • Maintain an overall GPA of 2.0 with a GPA of 3.0 in photography

Esther Carlson Lowe
Amount of scholarship: $500
Requirements:

  • Preference given to a single parent from Blount County
  • May be full- or part-time
  • Preference given to person attending Blount County Campus
  • Major in Nursing
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not be required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines

Mathematics
Amount of scholarship: $1,000 ($500 fall and $500 spring) 
Requirements:

  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.5 math GPA and 3.0 overall GPA
  • Have completed pre/co-requisite second semester calculus
  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not require compliance with state or federal financial aid guidelines

David and Sandy Martin
Amount of Scholarship: $350
Requirements:

  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not be required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines

William Keith McCord
Amount of Scholarship: $500
Requirements:

  • Be a resident of Blount County Tennessee
  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not be required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines

Stephanie Morris Scholars
Amount of Scholarship: $500
Requirements:

  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Major in chemistry or a pre-professional science, medical or engineering program such as pre-medical, pre-veterinary, pre-pharmacy, pre-dental, pre-nursing or pre-engineering
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.25 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not be required to comply with state and federal financial aid guidelines
  • Preference given to a student who has completed General Chemistry I and II or a student planning to take Organic Chemistry I and II

Mount Rest Home Foundation (through the East Tennessee Foundation)
Amount of scholarship: $500 ($250 fall and $250 spring) 
Requirements:

  • Preference given to a single female
  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not be required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines
  • Be enrolled full-time (12 hours or more) or part-time (minimum of six (6) hours)
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.0 GPA

National Association of Women in Construction/Jane Ellen Chance
Amount of scholarship: $1,000 ($500 fall and $500 spring) 
Requirements:

  • Major in a construction-related program
  • Preference given to a female student
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Be an East Tennessee resident
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Attend an association meeting as determined by the donor

Glen Nicely
Amount of scholarship: $500
Requirements:

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA

C. Norton 
Amount of scholarship: $500
Requirements:

  • Be a resident of Blount County
  • Be a single parent or working adult 25 years of age or older
  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not be required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines

Phi Theta Kappa Work 
Amount of Scholarship: $1000 
Requirements:

  • Be a member of Phi Theta Kappa
  • Maintain an overall GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Must work with a Phi Theta Kappa Advisor to develop and carry out an agreed upon project that pursues an area of academic interest that is connected with PTK International’s current “Honors in Action” theme.
  • Award money will be provided to a student for tuition for the semester following the designated and appropriately completed required work. (ex: fall 2012 work will result in funds for spring 2013 enrollment)

James H and Ruth Rosemergy
Amount of Scholarship: $2500 per semester
Requirements:

  • Preference to a full time student from Knox County
  • Preference to a student majoring in education, engineering or nursing
  • Must maintain an overall GPA of 3.0

Rotary Club of Farragut – The Kemp Fain Memorial 
Amount of Scholarship: $500
Requirements:

  • Preference given to a full time student who is either a first generation college attendee and/or a single mother
  • Must maintain an overall GPA of 3.25

Rotary Club of Knoxville Book 
Amount of Scholarship: Varies
Requirements:

  • Be a graduate of the Dr. Paul L. Kelly Volunteer Academy
  • Maintain an overall GPA of 2.5

Shannondale
Amount of scholarship: $2,500 ($1,250 fall/$1,250 spring)
Requirements:

  • Major in Nursing Program
  • May be enrolled full- or part-time
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Be from Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Knox, Loudon, Roane, Sevier, or Union County
  • Preference given to an employee of the donor’s company If none available, may be awarded to another worthy student)
  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not be required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines

SouthEast Bank
Amount of Scholarship: $3,000 ($1,500 fall/$1,500 spring)
Requirements:

  • Enrolled in full-time degree program
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.25 GPA or 23 on ACT
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Prefer Major in Business – Accounting or finance
  • Students who have received this scholarship (for up to 2 years) at Pellissippi State can continue to receive it if they transfer to a state university (for up to 2 years) and continue to meet the eligibility requirements

Staffing Solutions
Amount of scholarship: $350 
Requirements:

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA

Nancy Stricklin Memorial
Amount of scholarship: Varies
Requirements:

  • Major in English

Lucile Suit Memorial Culinary Arts
Amount of Scholarship: Varies
Requirements:

  • Majoring in Culinary Arts
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need but not required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines
  • Money must be spent on tuition, textbooks and /or culinary supplies

SunCoke Energy General
Amount of scholarship: $500
Requirements:

  • Enrolled for at least six (6) hours
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.0 GPA

Swing Big for Students
Amount of Scholarship: $500 fall and $500 spring
Requirements:

  • Major in Exercise Science, Sports Management, or sport-related major
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA

Theatre Scholarships - Gold
Amount of Scholarship: $500 semester
Requirements:

  • Be a declared Theatre Major
  • Be enrolled in at least one additional THEA class or have completed all THEA Courses
  • Maintain full time student status
  • Maintain cumulative 2.5 GPA

Theatre Scholarships - Blue
Amount of Scholarship: $250 semester
Requirements:

  • Be a declared Theatre Major
  • Be enrolled in either THEA 1311 or THEA 2311
  • Be enrolled in at least one additional THEA class or have completed all THEA Courses
  • Maintain full time student status
  • Maintain cumulative 2.5 GPA

Lucille S. Thompson Family Foundation (I)
Amount of scholarship: $350
Requirements:

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA

Lucille S. Thompson Family Foundation (II)
Amount of scholarship: $500 fall 
Requirements:

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA

UT Federal Credit Union
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000 ($500 fall/$500 spring)
Requirements:

  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not be required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines

Scott Webb Memorial
Amount of Scholarship: $500 (annually)

  • Preference to a Full time student majoring in a course of study that encompasses the application of quality principles. If none available, scholarship may be awarded to any worthy student, full-time or part-time.
  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not be required to comply with state or federal financial aid guidelines

West Chevrolet Endowment
Amount of scholarship: $500 ($250 fall and $250 spring) 
Requirements:

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be enrolled full-time (12 hours) or part-time (minimum of six (6) hours)
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.0 GPA
  • Be a resident of Blount County, TN

Jack Wilson International
Amount of scholarship: Varies
Requirements:

  • Be a student whose native country is not the United States
  • Demonstrate financial need by letter from the student with supporting documentation and approval by the International Admissions Coordinator
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Have completed at least one semester
  • Be enrolled as a full time student

Peggy and Joe Wilson
Amount of scholarship: Varies
Requirements:

  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Major in a college transfer program
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA

Martin Winfrey Memorial
Amount of scholarship: $1,000 ($500 fall and $500 spring) 
Requirements:

  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Major in an engineering-related program
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA

Fred Young
Amount of scholarship: $500 ($250 fall and $250 spring) 
Requirements:

  • Demonstrate financial need, but will not require compliance with state or federal financial aid guidelines
  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA