The following scholarships (with basic major and academic performance criteria listed) are those most often supported by donations from Northeast State students, student organizations, faculty, staff, and community members. Additional eligibility requirements including but not limited to demonstrated financial need, residency, minimum GPA or ACT scores, college-level placement, major, enrollment status, hours earned, or priority selection apply to each scholarship award. Scholarships are competitive, and students must apply for consideration by submitting the Northeast State Online General Scholarship Application. Renewal criteria vary by award.


 A. E. (Bill) and Betty Johnson Memorial Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Academic Excellence Endowed Scholarship 

For a recent high school graduate with an ACT score of 25 or higher and a GPA of 3.0 or higher 

Accounting Department Annual Scholarship 

For an Accounting major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Aerojet Endowed Scholarship 

For a Computer and Information Sciences, Industrial Drafting Design, Machine Tool, or Manufacturing major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher

AGC Flat Glass North America, Inc. Endowed Scholarship 

For a Business, Computer Science, Electrical, Engineering, or Mechanical major with a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Allen and Ruth Harris Memorial Scholarship in Business 

For a Business major with a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Allen B. Lindamood and Pauline M. Lindamood Memorial Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.0 or higher

Altrusa International, Inc. of Kingsport Annual Scholarship 

For a non-traditional student with a GPA of 2.75 or higher

Annual Scholarship for A.A.S. Nursing Majors 

For a Nursing major accepted to the A.A.S. Nursing Program with a GPA of 2.0 or higher

Annual Scholarship for RODP Students 

For a Regents Online Degree Program student designating Northeast State as the home institution with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Appalachian Scholar Annual Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Argumentation and Debate Society Annual Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.0 or higher

Armen Mustaklem Combs Memorial Annual Scholarship 

For a non-traditional student with a GPA of 3.2 or higher

Art Department Annual Scholarship 

For a Visual Art and Design (Art History or Studio) major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Art Department Endowed Scholarship 

For a Visual Art and Design (Art History or Studio) major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher  

BAE Systems Ordnance Systems, Inc. Endowed Scholarship 

For a Chemical Process Operations, Electrical, Electromechanical, Machine Tool, or Welding/Metal Fabrication major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Bank of Tennessee Endowed Scholarship 

For a Business major with a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Basler Incentive Endowed Scholarship 

For a recent high school graduate and first-time college student with a GPA of 2.0 or higher

Betty W. DeVinney Endowed Scholarship 

For a non-traditional student with a GPA of 2.75 or higher 

Blackburn, Childers, and Steagall, PLC Annual Scholarship 

For an Accounting major with a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Bonnie Brooks Annual Scholarship 

For an Office Administration Technology major with a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Boyd S. Ray Scholarship 

For a recent Johnson County High School graduate with a GPA of 2.0 or higher

Bristol Tennessee Essential Services Endowed Scholarship 

For an Electrical major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher

Brock Services, Ltd. Annual Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher

Building Bridges Emergency Fund Scholarship 

For a single parent classified as a displaced worker or displaced homemaker with a documented financial emergency that negatively impacts the ability to attend and be successful in the college environment and with a GPA of 2.0 or higher

Calvin and Dorothy Garland Endowed Scholarship 

For a Pre-Teacher Education major with a GPA of 3.0 or higher 

Cardiovascular Technology Program National Registry Examination Scholarship 

For a Cardiovascular Technology Program student who meets the requirements to take the National Registry Examination

Carol Ferguson Annual Scholarship 

For a non-traditional student with a GPA of 2.0 or higher

Charles K. and Lily D. Marsh Endowed Scholarship 

For a Technical Education major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher

Charlie and Rayma Gibbs Endowed Scholarship 

For a non-traditional student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher

Christopher Matthew Barnett Memorial Book Scholarship 

For a non-traditional student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher 

Christopher Matthew Barnett Memorial Endowed Scholarship 

For a non-traditional student and Advertising/Public Relations, Broadcasting, or Speech Communication major with a GPA of 2.75 or higher 

Citi Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a 2.75 GPA or higher

Citizens Bank Tri-Cities Endowed Scholarship 

For a Carter County, Tennessee, student with a 2.5 GPA or higher 

College Access Book Scholarship 

For a recent high school graduate and participant of the College Access Programs

Cynthia R. Robinson Memorial Book Scholarship 

For a student with a 2.0 GPA or higher 

David A. Hite Annual Scholarship 

For a Business or Pre-Teacher Education major with a GPA of 2.75 or higher

Debbie Bingham Kinkead Memorial Endowed Scholarship 

For a non-traditional student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Dennis and Mary Powell Endowed Scholarship 

For an Auto Body Service Technology major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher

Dental Assisting Annual Scholarship 

For a Dental Assisting major accepted to the A.A.S. Dental Assisting Program with a GPA of 2.0 or higher

Diane McCrary Annual Scholarship 

For a Business major with a GPA of 2.75 or higher

Division of Nursing Examination Scholarship 

For a Nursing major accepted to the A.A.S. Nursing Program with a GPA of 2.75 or higher

Domtar Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.75 or higher

Duke and Nancy Okes Endowed Scholarship 

For a Chemistry, Electrical, Electromechanical, Management, Mathematics, Mechanical, or Small Business Management major with a GPA of 2.75 or higher 

Dustin J. Gardner Memorial Endowed Scholarship 

For a University Parallel major with a GPA of 2.75 or higher 

Eastman Chemical Company Annual Scholarship 

For a Chemical Process Operations, Electrical, Electromechanical, Machine Tool, or Welding/Metal Fabrication major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Eastman Chemical Company Workforce Development Annual Scholarship 

For a Chemical Process Operations, Electrical, Electromechanical, Machine Tool, or Welding/Metal Fabrication major with a GPA of 2.0 or higher 

Eastman Chemical Company Workforce Development Endowed Scholarship 

For a Chemical Process Operations, Electrical, Electromechanical, Machine Tool, or Welding/Metal Fabrication major with a GPA of 2.0 or higher 

Eastman Credit Union/Neil Danehy Memorial Annual Scholarship 

For a student enrolled at the Kingsport Academic Village 

Eddie E. Williams, Jr. Memorial Scholarship 

For a recent high school graduate and first generation college student from the Southern Appalachian Highlands region with a GPA of 3.2 or higher 

Edwin L. Hoots Book Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Edwin L. Hoots Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Edwin O. Norris Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Electrical Technology Department Annual Scholarship 

For an Electrical or Electromechanical major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher

Elizabeth Ann Kalegeros Webb Memorial Endowed Scholarship 

For a Legal Office or University Parallel major in preparation for Pre-Law transfer with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Elizabeth G. Byrd Memorial Endowed Scholarship 

For a non-traditional student with a GPA of 2.7 or higher 

Elizabeth Joanne Shupe Endowed Scholarship 

For a Nursing major accepted to the A.A.S. Nursing Program with a GPA of 2.0 or higher 

Eula Archer Firminhac Endowed Scholarship 

For a Washington County, Tennessee, student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

First Tennessee Bank Endowed Scholarship 

For a Business major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Florence J. Locke Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.0 or higher 

Franklin Annual Scholarship 

For a first-time college student and Business major with a GPA of 2.0 or higher 

Fred Jones Memorial Endowed Scholarship 

For a Machine Tool major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

G. Bruce Kidd Learning Support Endowed Scholarship 

For a Learning Support student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Gene and Elizabeth Delaney Annual Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.0 or higher 

General Shale Brick Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Gibbs Family Annual Scholarship 

For a non-traditional student with a GPA of 2.75 or higher 

Grainger Industrial Supply Annual Scholarship 

For an Electrical Technology or Industrial Technology major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Gump Family Endowed Scholarship 

For a non-traditional student with a GPA of 2.25 or higher 

Harr Family Annual Scholarship 

For a student with a documented financial emergency that negatively impacts the ability to pay college-related fees 

Holston Ruritan Memorial Annual Scholarship 

For a recent Sullivan Central High School graduate living in the Holston Elementary School District with a GPA of 2.0 or higher 

Holston Section ASME Endowed Scholarship 

For a Pre-Engineering major with a GPA of 3.0 or higher 

Honeycutt Memorial Workplace Readiness Annual Scholarship 

For an Office Administration Technology major with a GPA of 3.0 or higher 

Honors Program Annual Scholarship 

For an Honors Program student with a GPA of 3.25 or higher and enrolled in a minimum of nine hours of Honors Program courses each term

Honors Program Endowed Scholarship 

For an Honors Program student with a GPA of 3.25 or higher 

Hugh and Georgia Hagan Memorial Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Industrial Electronics Services, Inc. Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.75 or higher 

Industrial Technology Department Endowed Scholarship 

For an Industrial Technology major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Insurance Professionals of Kingsport/Irene Harville Annual Scholarship 

For a non-traditional student with a GPA of 2.2 or higher 

J. Brian Ferguson Pre-Engineering Endowed Scholarship 

For a Pre-Engineering major with a GPA of 2.75 or higher 

J. Donald Cunningham Memorial Scholarship 

For a Business Management Technology major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

J. Louie Greene Annual Scholarship 

For a recent Happy Valley High School graduate with a GPA of 2.0 or higher 

J. Louie Greene Endowed Scholarship 

For a recent Happy Valley High School graduate with a GPA of 2.0 or higher 

James A. (Pete) Chandler Memorial Endowed Scholarship 

For a Pre-Engineering major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

James J. Powell Endowed Scholarship 

For a recent high school graduate and Industrial Drafting Design, Machine Tool, Manufacturing, Mechanical, or Welding/Metal Fabrication major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Jane Shivell King Endowed Scholarship 

For an English, General, History, Philosophy/Religious Studies, or Theatre major with a GPA of 2.75 or higher

Jeremiah S. Johnson Memorial Annual Scholarship 

For a non-traditional student and Industrial Technology major with a GPA of 2.75 or higher  

Jeremy L. Hewlett Memorial Pre-Engineering Endowed Scholarship 

For a Pre-Engineering major with a GPA of 3.0 or higher 

Joe W. Wimberly Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher 

John H. Thomason Memorial Scholarship 

For a Computer and Information Sciences major with a GPA of 3.2 or higher 

Johnson City Kiwanis Club/Lee B. Harr Endowed Scholarship 

For a recent Science Hill High School or University School graduate with a GPA of 2.5 or higher and an ACT score of 22 or higher 

Johnson City Lions Club Endowed Scholarship 

For a Washington County, Tennessee student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher 

Johnson City Press Annual Scholarship 

For a Mass Communications major with a GPA of 2.0 or higher 

Jonathan Wayne Taylor Memorial Scholarship 

For a recent high school graduate and Industrial Drafting Design major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Jump Start Annual Scholarship 

For a dual enrollment student in the Jump Start Program with a documented financial emergency that negatively impacts the ability to attend and be successful in Jump Start classes and who has a GPA of 3.0 or higher 

Junior Godsey Memorial Endowed Scholarship 

For an EMT-Paramedic major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

K. Howard Collins Memorial Annual Scholarship 

For a student in an Information Technology-related major with a GPA of 2.0 or higher 

K. Newton Raff Endowed Scholarship 

For a non-traditional student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Katherine C. Hall Book Scholarship for Nursing 

For a Nursing major accepted to the A.A.S. Nursing Program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Kathy Jo Yates Endowed Scholarship 

For a non-traditional student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Kelly Family Annual Scholarship 

For a recent Happy Valley High School graduate with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

King Family Annual Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.75 or higher 

Kingsport Business and Professional Women's Club Endowed Scholarship 

For a non-traditional college student and first-time freshman with a GPA of 2.75 or higher 

Kingsport Times-News Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Lanny R. Bowers Annual Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.0 or higher 

Learning Support Annual Scholarship 

For a Learning Support student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Learning Support Endowed Scholarship 

For a Learning Support student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Martha Thompson Hoots Justice Endowed Scholarship 

For a student earning GED® or HiSET™ scores indicating academic merit and maintaining a college-level GPA of 2.75 or higher

Mary Beth Powers Endowed Scholarship 

For a first generation and non-traditional college student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher

Mechanical Department Annual Scholarship 

For a Mechanical major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher

Medical Laboratory Technology Annual Scholarship 

For a Medical Laboratory Technology major with a GPA of 2.0 or higher 

Meredith Wood Seeley Scholarship for the Arts 

For a Theatre major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Mitch and Barbara Cox Annual Scholarship 

For an Accounting, Business, or Industrial Drafting Design major with a GPA of 2.75 or higher 

Nancy Hart Endowed Scholarship 

For a Pre-Teacher Education major with a GPA of 2.75 or higher 

Neebo Book Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.0 or higher 

Neebo Tuition Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.0 or higher

Next Step to Community College Endowed Scholarship 

For a non-traditional student with a GPA of 2.0 or higher

Norma and Ophelia Bowers Book Scholarship 

For a non-traditional student with a GPA of 2.0 or higher 

North American Corporation Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.75 or higher 

Northeast State Faculty and Staff Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.75 or higher

Northeast State at Kingsport Annual Scholarship 

For a student enrolled at Northeast State at Kingsport with a GPA of 2.0 or higher  

Northeast State National Alumni Association Book Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.75 or higher 

Northeast State National Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.75 or higher 

Northridge Properties Endowed Scholarship 

For a non-traditional student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher

Olivene Bowery Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.0 or higher

Ollie Charlton Memorial Book Scholarship 

For a non-traditional student with a GPA of 2.0 or higher 

Paul Montgomery Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Performing Arts Annual Scholarship for Music 

For a student in a Music-related transfer major with a GPA of 2.0 or higher 

Performing Arts Annual Scholarship for Theatre 

For a Theatre major with a GPA of 2.75 or higher

Phi Theta Kappa Book Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 3.25 or higher 

Phi Theta Kappa Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 3.25 or higher 

PPG Industries Annual Scholarship 

For an Automotive Body and Collision Repair, Automotive Service, or Motor Sports major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher

Psychological Society Annual Scholarship 

For a Psychology major with a GPA of 2.75 or higher 

R. Wade Powers Academic Book Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher 

R. Wade Powers Endowed Scholarship 

For a first generation college student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher

Regions Bank Endowed Scholarship 

For a first-time college student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher 

Robert C. Hart Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.75 or higher 

Rotary Club of Elizabethton Annual Scholarship 

For a Carter County, Tennessee, student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Rotary Club of Johnson City Scholarship 

For a recent Johnson City, Tennessee, or Washington County, Tennessee, high school graduate with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Rotary Club of Kingsport Annual Scholarship 

For a non-traditional student enrolled at the Kingsport Academic Village with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Shannon P. Carter Memorial Book Scholarship for Business Management Technology 

For a Business Management Technology major with a GPA of 3.0 or higher 

Siemens Endowed Scholarship 

For a recent high school graduate with an ACT score of 23 or higher 

Sprint/United Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher 

Steve Buttolph Criminal Justice Endowed Scholarship 

For a Crime Mapping and Analysis, Forensic Science, Public Safety and Police Science, or Criminal Justice major with a GPA of 2.75 or higher 

Steven A. Compton Memorial Book Scholarship for Chemistry 

For a Chemistry student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher 

Stuart E. Wood Family Endowed Scholarship 

For a recent high school graduate with a GPA of 3.0 or an ACT score of 22 or higher 

Student Emergency Fund Scholarship 

For a student with a documented financial emergency that negatively impacts the ability to attend and be successful in the college environment and with a GPA of 2.0 or higher 

Study Abroad Annual Scholarship 

For a Northeast State student participating in the TnCIS Study Abroad Program with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Sullivan County Foster Care Association/Harvey L. Young Memorial Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

SunTrust Foundation Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.75 or higher 

Surgical Technology Program National Certification Examination Scholarship 

For a Surgical Technology Program student who meets the requirements to take the National Certification Examination 

Tait Obadiah White Memorial Book Scholarship 

For a Foreign Language, Political Science, or Psychology major with a GPA of 2.75 or higher

Tech Track Dual Enrollment Annual Scholarship 

For a dual enrollment student in the Tech Track Program with a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 or higher  

The United Company Annual Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Triad Packaging Company Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.75 or higher 

Tri-Cities Rotary Club at Bristol Motor Speedway Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

TRiO Student Support Services Annual Scholarship 

For a TRiO Student Support Services participant with a GPA of 2.0 or higher 

Veterans Affairs Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.75 or higher 

Wade H. Patrick III Memorial Endowed Scholarship 

For a Machine Tool, Manufacturing, Mechanical, or Welding/Metal Fabrication major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Walt Tittle Family Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Walter and Elizabeth Marshall Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.0 or higher 

Walters Family Annual Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.75 or higher 

William H. Bloomer Annual Scholarship 

For a Pre-Nursing major with a GPA of 3.5 or higher 

William W. Locke Endowed Scholarship 

For a student with a GPA of 2.0 or higher 

Wilson-Calvert Annual Scholarship 

For a Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, or Pre-Engineering major with a GPA of 2.75 or higher 

Woman's Civic Club of Elizabethton Annual Scholarship for Carter County Students 

For a recent Carter County high school graduate with a GPA of 2.6 or higher 

Woman's Civic Club of Elizabethton Annual Scholarship for Elizabethton High School Students 

For a recent Elizabethton High School graduate with a GPA of 2.6 or higher 

Woman's Civic Club of Elizabethton Annual Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students 

For a non-traditional Carter County, Tennessee, student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

For more information on specific scholarships and their complete eligibility criteria, contact the Office of Scholarship Programs at 423.279.7637. 

For more information on how to donate to specific scholarship funds, contact the Northeast State Foundation at 423.279.7630.
 

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