External Scholarships

See the links below for information on the Tennessee Lottery Scholarship and the Tennessee Promise program.

Tennessee Lottery Scholarship Tennessee Promise 

Remember: Scholarships usually have specific criteria, require documentation and have strict deadlines! Check to ensure the application is complete, all required documentation is attached, and deadlines have been considered.

External Scholarship Link Directory

We have listed list several external scholarships below. External scholarships are not affiliated with Northeast State Community College.

www.collegefortn.org
College planning information and resources

www.tn.gov/collegepays/
Financial information for education in Tennessee

www.schev.edu/index/tuition-aid/financialaid 
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia – financial aid

www.finaid.org
The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid – includes information about scholarships, loans, and other types of aid

www.gocollege.com
How to finance and succeed in college – financial aid, college survival, applying for college, etc.

www.collegefish.org
Resources for community college students and graduates

www.fastweb.com
Register to search for scholarships

www.collegeboard.com
Tests, planning, funding, applying and paying for college – includes a scholarship search

www.careersandcolleges.com
Register to search for scholarships and loans, colleges, majors, and information

www.collegenet.com/mach25
Find scholarships by keyword, name of scholarship, etc.  Also find colleges to match interests and profile

www.scholarshipexperts.com
Register to search for over 2.4 million scholarships based on academic background, interests and hobbies

www.studentawardsearch.com
Information on how to find and apply for scholarships

www.salliemae.com
Apply for loans, get information on planning for college, register to search for scholarships

www.studentscholarships.org
Register to search for scholarships by career category

www.collegeanswer.com
From SallieMae – information on preparing, selecting, applying and paying for college

www.studentaid.ed.gov
Student aid on the web from the Department of Education – includes information on applying for college and financial aid – search for scholarships by keyword

www.nelnet.com
Education planning and financing

www.fastaid.com
Register to search for scholarships (private, graduate, undergraduate, and international), fellowships and grants

www.collegescholarships.org
Find scholarships, grants, and loans. Also offers resources such as selecting essay topics, paying for books, tax credits, and more.

www.free-4u.com
National Data Base Scholarships – search for scholarships, grants, loans, financial aid and more

www.thesalliemaefund.org
Search for specific scholarships from SallieMae; offers free resources and information


www.ucbepilepsyscholarship.com
Aid for people living with epilepsy, their family members, or caregivers

www.blackstudents.blacknews.com
For Black college students – scholarships, internships, and grants

www.hsf.net
Hispanic Scholarship Fund

www.cfmt.org
Various programs administered by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

www.gmsp.org
Gates Millennium Scholars – for high school minority students

www.americorps.gov
Eligible for education award after term(s) of service

www.missamerica.org
Open to any Miss America contestant at local, state, and national levels

www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org
Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship open to high school seniors

www.tylenol.com/scholarship
For students pursuing careers in healthcare, life sciences, or related fields

www.jackkentcookefoundation.org
Scholarships and academic support for high school through graduate school for low to moderate income families – based on financial need

www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
$500 scholarships available for many fields of study – do not have to be taking engineering courses 

http://cancerforcollege.org
For current and former cancer patients

ww5.komen.org
For students who have lost a parent or guardian to breast cancer or for their own breast cancer diagnosis at age 25 or younger

www.uncf.org
For African-American students

www.apiasf.org
Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund

www.suntrusteducation.com/sweeps
SunTrust Off to College Scholarship for high school seniors

www.collegefund.org
American Indian College Fund – for Native American students

www.military.com/education
Information on educational benefits for veterans and military spouses

www.acectn.com/engineering-excellence-awards/scholarships/  
For engineering or land surveying students in Tennessee

www.nfb.org/scholarships
For legally blind students pursuing postsecondary studies

www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
For high school juniors and seniors as well as postsecondary students

www.aws.org/foundation/page/scholarships
For students pursuing degree programs in welding

www.easttennesseefoundation.org
Various programs administered by the East Tennessee Foundation

www.sreducationgroup.org
Monthly need-based awards for students age 16 and older

www.tnmha.org/TMHA2/html.pages/Scholarship/Scholarship_information.htm
For students living in manufactured or modular homes

https://buickachievers.scholarshipamerica.org/
For students in Engineering/Technology or select Design and Business related programs

www.computerscience.org/scholarships
For students in Computing related fields

www.mountainelectric.com/operation-pocket-change
For students living in the Mountain Electric Cooperative service area, including portions of Carter and Johnson counties