Local Scholarships

Local scholarships are specific to Shelby County High School and are only available for SCHS Seniors. Each scholarship has its own criteria and students can apply for any and all they are eligible for. All applications are due to the SCHS Counseling Office NO LATER THAN April 27th.

Bryant Bank and Billy Jones Scholarship Application

David Phillips Scholarship Application

Edwin Rush Memorial Scholarship Application

George Bentley Scholarship Application

Stewart Scholarship Application

Registered Apprenticeship Program Opportunity

Several Shelby County companies are partnering with Lawson State to offer a registered apprenticeship program for CNC Machinist.  Students that are accepted will finish the program debt-free with a progressive salary.  The program is a paid apprenticeship while in school.

Click on the link below for more info about registered apprenticeships.


Students interested will tour businesses on April 20th to see first-hand what they will be committing to.  Parents are also welcome to attend the tour.   After the tour, businesses will conduct interviews to select students they are interested in.

No prior CNC knowledge is required.

Interested students should complete the application below and return to the guidance office as soon as possible.

CNC Machinist App


Middle Tennessee State University Scholarship

The Biology Department at Middle Tennessee State University has three $1,500 scholarships available to first-semester freshmen.  The recipients of the awards must be graduating high school seniors, must declare Biology as their major and be entering MTSU for the Fall 2018 semester.  Successful applicants will also need to demonstrate an interest in the life sciences and have career aspirations in a biological field.  The scholarships will be awarded based on the students’ ACT scores, high-school GPA, and their responses on the attached application form.  In order to apply, a student must have an ACT score of 25 or better and a high-school GPA of 3.5 or above.

The deadline for the application has been extended to April 16th.

Bio_Freshman_Scholarship_App 2018

If you have questions, please contact Tammy Howell at                                    615-898-2847 or tammy.howell@mtsu.edu with “freshman scholarship” in the subject line.