High school seniors graduating this spring can submit an Educate and Grow Scholarship application now to Northeast State.
High school seniors – including home-schooled students – residing in Carter, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington counties are eligible to apply for Educate and Grow. A student can download an application at www.educateandgrow.com. The deadline to submit an application is March 31.
An eligible applicant must be a high school senior graduating this spring and have a custodial parent or court-appointed legal guardian who has resided within their county of residence for 12 months prior to the applicant’s high school graduation date. An applicant must enroll at Northeast State as a degree-seeking student for the 2012 fall semester.
Educate and Grow Scholarship Program criteria require completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) annually as part of the application process. Students may access FAFSA (www.fafsa.gov) on the “Financial Aid” link at www.NortheastState.edu. Contact the College’s office of Financial Aid at 423.323.0252 with questions about FAFSA.
Applications can also be picked up at Northeast State sites in Blountville, Kingsport, and Elizabethton.
Scholarship award amounts depend on the number of students in the program and the availability of funds. Completed applications must be submitted in person at the office of Scholarship Programs, F100 of the Faculty Building at the main campus, 2425 Highway 75, adjacent to Tri-Cities Regional Airport.
For more information, contact the office for Scholarship Programs at 423.354.2507 or e-mail ecblevins@NortheastState.edu.