Craighead Limestone Scholarship Fund

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Amount
Awarded

$11,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 15

Saturday
Awarded By:

East Tennessee Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must enroll full time at an accredited, not-for-profit, public college or university.
  3. Must be a resident of Tennessee.
  4. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  5. Must graduate from Sequoyah High School in Madisonville, TN.
  6. Must be a high school senior at time of application.
  7. Must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is available to U.S. high school seniors who have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and attend Sequoyah High School in Madisonville, Tennessee.

Application requirements for the Craighead Limestone Scholarship Fund are:

  • Personal statement
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: The Craighead Limestone Scholarship Fund was established by the C.S. Sands Family in order to provide graduates of Sequoyah High School the opportunity to continue their education at the colleges/universities of their choice. In creating this scholarship program, the Sands family expressed particular interest in assisting those who, without significant financial assistance, would not be able to attend college. The scholarship will be made in the form of a grant to the accredited, not-for-profit institution of the recipient's choice. The award will be made in two distributions: one will be made at the beginning of the fall semester and the second at the beginning of the spring semester.

Award Amount: $2,750 annually, renewable for up to eight consecutive semesters (four years) or twelve consecutive quarters (not necessarily including summers) if the recipient maintains a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, and remains a full-time student.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $11,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, February 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, February 15

Applications are available on the East Tennessee Foundation website. Prior to starting the application, students must obtain a copy of the East Tennessee Foundation scholarship guide and application instructions. The guide can be obtained online from the East Tennessee Foundation website. Students must review this guide in order to determine if additional supplementary materials may be required in order to complete the application. Applications must be completed online no later than the deadline date.
Contact: Beth Heller
Address: 520 W. Summit Hill Drive Suite 1101 Knoxville, Tennessee 37902

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