Jack F. and Edith Updyke Harmon Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$20,000

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. Must attend Tennessee High School in Bristol, TN; Virginia High School or John S. Battle High School, both in Bristol, VA; Sullivan Central High School in Blountville, TN; or Bland High School in Bland, VA.
  2. Must plan to major in music, art, agriculture, math, or science.
  3. Must enroll at Emory & Henry College, King College, East Tennessee State University or the University of Tennessee College of Agriculture in Knoxville.
  4. Must plan to enroll full time.
  5. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.
  6. This award is for U.S. students.
  7. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

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

Description: This scholarship is available for high school seniors at Tennessee High School in Bristol, TN; Virginia High School and John S. Battle High School, both in Bristol, VA; Sullivan Central High School in Blountville, TN; or Bland High School in Bland, VA. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and must plan to major in music, art, agriculture, math, or science at one of the following institutions: Emory & Henry College, King College, East Tennessee State University or the University of Tennessee College of Agriculture in Knoxville.

Application requirements for the Jack F. and Edith Updyke Harmon Scholarship are:

  • Application form
Additional Information: This scholarship fund was established in 2007 by Edith Updyke Harmon in memory of her husband, Jack. Awards will be provided annually to graduating high school seniors residing in the Bristol, Bland, and Blountville areas along the Eastern Tennessee border with Virginia. 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.

Award Amount: $5,000 annually, renewable for up to four total years of study.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $20,000.

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 to apply for this award, and how those materials should be prepared. 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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