Counseling

Attention Seniors
On April 30th, we will have a college signing day celebration for the senior class. Seniors will be recognized for committing to post-secondary achievement, and there will be food, fun, and picture opportunities. In order to participate, you must complete the form below. All post-secondary institutions are acceptable, including college/university/TCAT/military and approved careers by Mrs. Pendley.
Please complete this form ASAP: 
    https://forms.gle/CEqtvgtWhGmEh4f16. Representatives from local colleges plan to attend. We want all students to be recognized for their commitments. Don't miss your opportunity!

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

Women Building Better Communities - Junior League

Who: Female Senior

Where: Any 2 or 4 year college or university

Amount: $750

Deadline: April 30th, 2019

Additional Information: Ladies interested in applying should complete the application located at www.jlbristol.org by the deadline above or pick up an application from Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office

YDI Scholarship

Who: Seniors

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: April 29, 2019 

Additional Details: Students interested in applying for this scholarship may do so online at http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_ydi_scholarship_9015.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201904&utm_content=6d7ab4abdb9fbe37f262d66f9dfb9fdc

 

Empire Scholarship

Who: Seniors

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: April 30, 2019

Additional Details: Students interested in applying for this scholarship may do so online at  https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_empire_scholarship_9454.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201904&utm_content=6d7ab4abdb9fbe37f262d66f9dfb9fdc

Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship

Who: Seniors
Amount: 3 awards in the amount of $5,000

Deadline: April 30, 2019

Additional Details: Students interested in applying for this scholarship may do so online at https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_behavioral_health_academic_scholarship_9453.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201904&utm_content=6d7ab4abdb9fbe37f262d66f9dfb9fdc

SP Scholarship

Who: Seniors

Amount: 10 awards in the amount of $10,000

Deadline: April 30, 2019 

Additional Details: Students interested in applying for this scholarship may do so online at http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_sp_scholarships_8953.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201904&utm_content=6d7ab4abdb9fbe37f262d66f9dfb9fdc

VIP Scholarship

Who: Seniors

Amount: $5,000

Deadline: April 30, 2019

Additional Details: Students interested in applying for this scholarship may do so online at http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_vip_scholarship_9000.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201904&utm_content=6d7ab4abdb9fbe37f262d66f9dfb9fdc

 

Greg Goff Leadership Awards

Who: Seniors

Amount: 5 awards in the amount of $2,000

Deadline: May 1, 2019

Additional Details: Students interested in applying for this scholarship may do so online at https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_greg_goff_leadership_awards_9456.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201904&utm_content=6d7ab4abdb9fbe37f262d66f9dfb9fdc

 

Fraser Institute Student Scholarship
Who: Seniors
Amount: 3 awards in the amount of $1,500
Deadline: June 1st, 2019

Additional Details: Students interested in applying for this scholarship may do so at https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_fraser_institute_student_scholarship_9455.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201904&utm_content=6d7ab4abdb9fbe37f262d66f9dfb9fdc

Gloria Clark Memorial Scholarship

Who: Seniors who are planning to pursue study in professions of legal support (legal assistance, court reporting, law enforcement etc.)

Where: Any 2 or 4 year college or university

Amount: $250

Deadline: May 15th, 2019

Additional Information: Applications can be obtained from Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office. Complete applications, including a transcript and one letter of recommendation must be scanned and emailed to alethea.nicole@gmail.com on or before the above deadline.

 

Mitsui USA Scholarships in Tennessee

Who: Seniors who meet the criteria outlined at www.jastn.org

Where: Austin Peay State University, East Tennessee State University, Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee State University, Tennessee Technological University, the University of Memphis or other within the University of Tennessee institutions

Amount: 4 scholarships of $5,000

Deadline: May 31st, 2019

Additional Details: Applications are online and can be obtained at www.jastn.org

East Tennessee Engineering Association Council

Who: Seniors interested in pursuing a career in Engineering

Where: Any 2 or 4 year college or university

Amount: $1,000 - $2,000 one time

Deadline: April 19th, 2019

Additional Details: Applications may be obtained from Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office. Applications must be emailed to eteacscholarship@gmail.com by the deadline above.



Santa Train Scholarship

Who: Seniors

Where: Any 2 or 4 year college or university

Amount: $1,250 a year for 4 years

Deadline: April 19th, 2019

Additional Details: Applications can be obtained from Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office. Complete applications must be emailed to BriAnna Taylor at btaylor@funfest.net on or before the above deadline. If you have any questions regarding the scholarship please call Brianna at (423) 392-8806.

 

East Tennessee Engineering Association Scholarship

Who: Seniors who intend to pursue a career in engineering

Where: Most engineering schools across the US

Amount: $1,000-$,2000

Deadline: April 19th, 2019

Additional Details: Applications can be obtained from Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office. Complete applications must be emailed to et

eacscholarship@gmail.com by 11:59pm on the day of the deadline. If you need help scanning your application you can download a free app on your Apple or Android Device called Genius Scan.

Catherine B. Faucette Memorial Scholarship

Who: Any senior who is interested in pursuing a career in education/teaching

Where: Any 2 or 4 year college or university

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: April 22nd, 2019

Additional Details: Applications can be obtained from Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office.

Shelter Insurance - Brad Arnold

Who: Seniors
Where: Any 2 or 4 year college or university

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: April 26th, 2019

Additional Details: Applications can be obtained from Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office.

 

Shelter Insurance - Justin Horn

Who: Seniors
Where: Any 2 or 4 year college or university

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: April 26th, 2019

Additional Details: Applications can be obtained from Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office.


Civitan Club Scholarship

Who: Seniors

Where: Any 2 or 4 year college or university

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: April 16th, 2019

Additional Information: More information can be obtained from Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office.  Students interested in applying for this scholarship must write a typed, 500-word essay, double spaced on the subject: "Is the Border Wall Necessary If the Human Face is Placed on Global Migration?" Please include your name and indicate that you are a student at THS on the cover sheet. Complete essays should be mailed to the following address and post marked by the deadline:

Twin City Civitan Club

c/o Harvey Anderson

120 Charlton Court

Bluff City, Tennessee 37618

 

Scheuer Outstanding Attitude Award

Who: Seniors

Where: Any 2 or 4 year college or university

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: April 22nd, 2019

Additional Information: Students must be nominated for this award by a teacher, coach, administrator, counselor, employer or other community member. Students are nominated by having one letter of recommendation submitted to Mrs. Slagle by the deadline above. Letter of recommendation can come via email to slagleb@btcs.org or in a sealed envelope.



Sullivan County Soil Conservation

Who: Seniors

Where: Any 2 or 4 year college or university

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: May 1st, 2019

Additional Information: Applications can be obtained from Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office. Students are responsible for mailing their complete application to the address below on or before the deadline.

Sullivan County Soil Conservation District

2942 Hwy 394 Suite 1

Blountville, Tennessee 37617

 

John F. Slater Alumni Scholarship

Who: Seniors who have descendants or relatives of Slater School graduates. Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA

Where: Any 2 or 4 year college or university

Amount: $800 per year

Deadline: April 8th, 2019

Additional Information: Applications can be obtained from Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office. This application requires a copy of your transcript, this can be obtained from Mrs. Williams in the Counseling Office. Students are responsible for mailing or delivering their complete application to the address below on or before the deadline.

Mrs. drucilla Hogans

215 Haley Walk

Bristol, Tennessee 37620

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Dr. Richard M. Penny Memorial Scholarship - Bristol Anesthesia Services

Who: Seniors interested in pursuing a career in the allied health professions 

Where: Any 2 or 4 year college or university

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: April 5th, 2019

Additional Information: Applications can be obtained from Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office

 

John F. Slater Alumni Scholarship

Who: Seniors who have a descendant or relatives of Slater School

Where: Any 2 or 4 year college or university

Amount: $800 for four years

Deadline: April 12th, 2019

Additional Details: Applications can be obtained from Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office

 

Balanced Man Scholarship
Who: Male Seniors

Where: The University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Amount: Varies

Deadline: June 14th, 2019

Additional Information: Applications can be submitted at www.tnalpha.com

Appalachian Fair Scholarship

Who: Seniors

Amount: 2 $1,000 awards

Where: Any 2 or 4 year college or university

Deadline: April 10th, 2019

Additional Information: Applications can be obtained from Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office or online at www.appalachainfair.com  Complete applications must be mailed by the student to the following address by the deadline above:

Appalachian Fair Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box 8218

Gray, TN 37615

Applications can also be emailed to appfair@embarqmail.com or faxed to (423) 477-3853

 

 2019 Student-Views Scholarship Program

Who: Senior
Where: Any 2 or 4 year college or university

Amount: $500 - $4,000 (amount varies)

Deadline: April 22nd, 2019

Additional Details: Students interested in applying for these scholarships should log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minutes application survey about colleges in your area. Winners will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications. Winners will be announced in May 2019.


Jeff Byrd "Exceeding Expectations" Scholarship

Who: Seniors with at least a 2.5 GPA
Where: ETSU, Emory & Henry, King University, Milligan College, National College, Northeast State or Virginia Highlands
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 5th, 2019

Additional Information: Applications can be picked up from Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office. Complete applications and all supporting documents (outlined on application) should be mailed to the address below by the deadline. 

Bristol Chamber of Commerce
20 Volunteer Parkway
Bristol, TN 37620

ANNOUNCEMENTS


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October 1, 2018
2019-2020 FAFSA opens for completion at www.fafsa.gov

November 1, 2018- Class of 2019 TN Promise Application Deadline
November 2, 2018- Class of 2019 applicants can begin volunteering the required 8 community service hours.
February 1, 2019- TN Promise FAFSA completion deadline. Students can begin completing the 2019-2020 FAFSA October 1, 2018 at 
www.fafsa.gov. The 2019-2020 FAFSA will be based on 2017 tax information.

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The Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) is one of the most important pieces to your college selection process. 

You NEED to fill out your FAFSA in order to receive Federal Aid and/or Scholarships. You can start filling out the FAFSA for the 2019-2020 school year on OCTOBER 1st, 2018.

Click on the link to head over to the 
FAFSA Website.


For more information, please read The Parent's Guide to Filling Out the FAFSA Form

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Also, check out the TennessEe High School Counseling Office Facebook page for updates and information:

https://www.facebook.com/Tennessee-High-School-Counseling-Office-365137486947011/

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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

College App Week: September 17th through 21st
Homecoming Week: September 24th-28th
FAFSA Opens for Seniors: Monday October 1st
Fall Break: October 8th-12th
ACT Senior Re-Take: Tuesday October 16th 
TN Promise Meeting-ALL Seniors: Tuesday October 16th at 2:00 PM in Auditorium
ASVAB: Wednesday October 17th
TN Promise Sign-Ups: during Homeroom October 18th and October 19th
TN Promise Deadline: Thursday November 1st
FAFSA Frenzy Night: Thursday November 1st at 5:30 PM

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If you are a man ages 18 through 25 and living in the U.S., then you must register with the Selective Service. It's the law. According to the law, a man must register with Selective Service within 30 days of his 18th birthday. Please visit www.sss.gov for more information.

 




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