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


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.

Note: Northeast State Community College does not endorse or promote any of the websites listed below. Students are encouraged to always exercise caution and be aware of scams that target students seeking scholarships.

External Scholarship Link Directory

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

General Information and Scholarship Searches
College planning information and resources
Scholly matches students to scholarships for which they personally qualify
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia – financial aid
The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid – includes information about scholarships, loans, and other types of aid
How to finance and succeed in college – financial aid, college survival, applying for college, etc.
Register to search for scholarships
Tests, planning, funding, applying and paying for college – includes a scholarship search
Register to search for scholarships and loans, colleges, majors, and information
Information on how to find and apply for scholarships
Register to search for scholarships by career category
From SallieMae – information on preparing, selecting, applying and paying for college
Student aid on the web from the Department of Education – includes information on applying for college and financial aid – search for scholarships by keyword
Founded in 1958 as Dollars for Scholars, Scholarship America provides scholarships and other educational support for college students
Education planning and financing
Find scholarships, grants, and loans. Also offers resources such as selecting essay topics, paying for books, tax credits, and more.
National Data Base Scholarships – search for scholarships, grants, loans, financial aid and more


Specific Types of Scholarships
Aid for people living with epilepsy, their family members, or caregivers
Various programs administered by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
Gates Millennium Scholars
Eligible for education award after term(s) of service
Open to any Miss America contestant at local, state, and national levels
Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship open to high school seniors
For students pursuing careers in healthcare, life sciences, or related fields
Scholarships and academic support for high school through graduate school for low to moderate income families – based on financial need
Scholarships available for many fields of study – do not have to be taking engineering courses
For current and former cancer patients
For students who have lost a parent or guardian to breast cancer or for their own breast cancer diagnosis at age 25 or younger
Information on educational benefits for veterans and military spouses
For legally blind students pursuing postsecondary studies
For high school juniors and seniors as well as postsecondary students
For students pursuing degree programs in welding
Various programs administered by the East Tennessee Foundation
Monthly need-based awards for students age 16 and older
For students living in the Mountain Electric Cooperative service area, including portions of Carter and Johnson counties


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Northeast State Community College, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. For questions or concerns, please contact the Affirmative Action Officer.