East Tennessee Foundation
$1,200 annually, renewable for up to four years if the recipient maintains a grade point average of 2.8 or higher, full-time enrollment status, and continues to pursue a degree in business.
One award offered annually. An alternate will also be selected. If the winner should fail to meet the enrollment requirements, the award will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate.
The scholarship is named to honor Mr. and Mrs. Hollingsworth who placed a high value on encouraging and being supportive of family and friends in the community to pursue and achieve their dreams and goals. This four-year scholarship benefits high school graduates of Clinton High School who are seeking to continue their educations as business majors at accredited, not-for-profit, four-year colleges or universities. The recipient should show a significant degree of financial need. Preference will be given to applicants planning to attend school in Tennessee and work in the East Tennessee area following graduation. Factors to be considered by the selection committee will be: financial need; general aptitude for advanced educational work; evidence of participation in and service to the community; and the maturity and professionalism of the student, in that order of importance. The selection committee reserves the right to conduct brief interviews with finalists.
The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please che ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.