Tennessee Scholarships

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the National Future Farmers of American Organization for females wishing to pursue an academic career in agriculture. In a field where there are statistically less women than men, the FFA organization wishes to help women to succeed in this field.

MetLife Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree.

Norfolk Southern Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree in agricultural and forestry production, communication and education, management and finance, marketing, merchandising, sales, agricultural science or engineering.

Ellyn Lancaster Scholarship

The scholarship is available to returning adult women in the Washington, Greene, or Sullivan counties of Tennessee pursuing a BSW or MSW at East Tennessee State University.

Ruby A. Brown Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship is available to adult students residing in one of the East Tennessee counties (including, but not limited to Anderson, Cocke, Loudon, Roane, and Union County) who are pursuing a degree in nursing, preferably in public health.

Ned McWherter Scholars Program

The Scholars Program encourages academically superior Tennessee high school seniors and graduates to pursue their degrees at a Tennessee college or university.

Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarship

The Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who will graduate/have graduated high school in Middle Tennessee who are pursuing a degree in business or STEM.

Jack Diller Education Award

The Jack Diller Education Award is available on a nomination basis to students in their senior year residing in the Nashville and Middle Tennessee area. Each scholarship recipient will be honored at a Predators home game in March or April, as well.

Monty’s Plant Food Company Scholarship

This scholarship was sponsored by Monty’s Plant Food Company through the National FFA Foundation to provide financial assistance to students who wish to attend college and pursue a degree in agronomy, crop science, sustainable agriculture, soil conservation or soil science.

Gary Wagner, K3OMI, Scholarship

The ARRL Foundation's Gary Wagner, K3OMI, Scholarship provides financial assistance to radio amateurs residing in Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, or West Virginia who study toward a Bachelor of Science degree in any field of engineering.

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE), an international foundation which committed to resolving the corrosion epidemic by investing in scholarships, training, and workforce development.

Hertz Fellowship

This scholarship is provided by the Hertz Foundation for recipients that want to understand and solve human concern through knowledge of physical and engineering sciences.

AGC Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

The AGC Education and Research Foundation offers students enrolled in ABET (link is external) or ACCE (link is external)-accredited construction management or construction related engineering programs undergraduate and graduate level scholarships.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.

 

Unique To Tennessee

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Team assemblers General and operations managers Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer
Salary: $25160 $73670 $32752
# of Open Positions: 45880 44630 44410
Competition*: 2.5 1.5 1.8

 


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Internists, general Chief executives Airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers
Salary: $152356 $116335 $105710
# of Open Positions: 850 10510 1010
Competition*: 1.6 1.9 2.1
Job Title: General and operations managers Physics teachers, postsecondary Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes
Salary: $73670 $66480 $64830
# of Open Positions: 44630 190 240
Competition*: 1.5 1.7 3.2

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

Tennessee Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons Cashiers Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand
Salary: $22130 $15516 $22455
# of Open Positions: 74960 59400 54740
Competition*: 1 1 1.4

 

Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Chief executives Lawyers Pharmacists
Salary: $116335 $92328 $92131
# of Open Positions: 10510 5990 4680
Competition*: 1.9 0.6 1.2
Job Title: General and operations managers Computer and information systems managers Sales managers
Salary: $73670 $69855 $69801
# of Open Positions: 44630 4550 7430
Competition*: 1.5 0.9 1.3

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To Tennessee table above, which shows where jobs in Tennessee are unusually common compared to other states, the Tennessee Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.