Scholarships 2017-09-14T18:20:57+00:00

   Local Financial Aid Resources for Graduating Seniors

Prepare for a bright future.

College is expensive. Luckily, there are some local scholarships available to Hardin County High School seniors who are pursuing secondary education after graduating.

Students wishing to apply: click on the buttons below to print your applications. Fill them out in their entirety and return to the guidance office before their respective deadlines.

If you are awarded a scholarship, don’t forget to send a thank you letter to the person or organization that awarded it to you!

ACT Senior Re-Take Opportunity

On Tuesday, October 3, 2017, all Seniors at Hardin County High School Will be given the opportunity to re-take the ACT at no cost to them.  It will be administered at school as part of the school day on October 3.  It is very important that all Seniors be present on that day in order to try and improve their ACT score before they start applying to post-secondary institutions during the fall of their Senior year.

It is also important for Senior students to be present on Tuesday, September 26, to be able to fill out the answer document information for the ACT test on October 3.

Download a Practice Test

Seniors can prepare for their ACT test by downloading this print-friendly .pdf booklet for free. This booklet includes a full-length practice test. We highly encourage students to make use of this free resource.

What’s Inside

  • Full-length Practice Tests, including a Writing Test
  • Information about the Optional Writing Test
  • Strategies to Prepare for the Tests
  • What to Expect on Test Day

Delta Kappa Gamma Omega Scholarship

Applicants must be residents of Hardin County and pursuing a career in Education. Applicants will be judged on the basis of their interest, financial need, aptitude, and academic merit.

Deadline: February 17, 2017

Hardin County Education Association Future Teachers Scholarship

Must be pursuing a career in Education. Fill out application and return to Mrs. Harville in Guidance.

Deadline: February 15, 2017

Savannah Youth Leadership Award

Created by the City of Savannah, this scholarship is presented to one male and one female every year to assist with college expenses. This $750 award recognizes students who have shown leadership while in high school and who have the potential to become future leaders in the community.

Deadline: March 17, 2017

Lois Nell Campbell Scholarship

Answer the essay question “What has the working experience taught you and how will this money help you in college?”

$1000 award. Due to Mrs. Franks in Guidance by February 17.

Deadline: February 17, 2017

Rachel Malone United Methodist Scholarship

Must be a Hardin County resident with financial need who has demonstrated ability, dedication, personality and skill to offer significant future leadership in church and community. This scholarship is not limited to members of Pickwick United Methodist Church. This scholarship must be mailed and submitted by March 8, 2017.

Deadline: March 8, 2017

Will R. Manier, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Rotary Club Scholarship. Due March 3 to Mrs. Franks in Guidance.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

Shackleford Family Scholarship

Essay-based scholarship to residents of Hardin County. Answer the essay question “What does good character mean to you and how do you apply it in your life?”

Deadline: February 27, 2017

Tennessee Association of Conservation Districts

Six $600 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors who plan to major in Agriculture and pursue a career in this field. The applicants must be accepted to a Tennessee public university.

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Pat Kerr Scholarship

Applicant must be pursuing a career in the area if artistic design. This includes clothing, interior, art, etc. Class rank and # in class will be filled in by the counselor. A resume may be attached. Applications are due to Mrs. Franks by February 21, 2017.

Deadline: February 21, 2017