Educate and Grow Scholarship Program

If you are a 2014 high school graduate and live in Carter, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, or Washington County or the City of Kingsport, you may be eligible for an Educate and Grow Scholarship.

The Educate and Grow Scholarship Program began in the fall of 2001 as an economic development initiative sponsored by Sullivan County and the City of Kingsport. Northeast State has recently added Carter, Johnson, Unicoi, and Washington Counties to the Educate and Grow Program.

The priority deadline to submit applications for 2014-2015 Educate and Grow funds is March 31, 2014. For more information, visit or contact the Office of Scholarship Programs at 423.354.5235 or

Important: Educate and Grow Scholarship Program criteria require completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) annually as part of the application process. You may access the FAFSA on the “Financial Aid” link. Contact the Financial Aid Office at 423.323.0252 if you have questions regarding the FAFSA. Individuals are also encouraged to apply for other Northeast State Scholarships and the Educational Access and Diversity Scholarship Program.