Senior Important Dates

 

SENIOR IMPORTANT DATES 

Parents and students should be applying for their FSA ID at https://fsaid.ed.gov/  for FAFSA to fill out eligibility for TN Hope, Pell Grant and other financial aid.  

Listed below, some scholarship and application deadlines, as well as college preview dates. 

If you plan on attending a College Preview Day, go to the schools' website and register.  

Aug. 1 – Oct. 25 - Horatio Alger (scholars.horatioalger.org) 
Aug. 1 – Jan. 1 – American Legion Oratorical (tennesseelegion.org) 

Aug. 15 – Nov. 15- Elks MVS scholarship https://aim.applyTSTS.net/ElksMVS 

Sep. 1 – Oct. 31 – Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship 

Oct. 1 – Dec. 1 – Dell Scholars Scholarship 

Sep. 12 - May 12 - Suntrust Off to College Scholarship(suntrusteducation.com/scholarship) 

Sep. 22, Oct. 6, Nov. 3 – MTSU Preview Days 

Sept. 29 – UT Knoxville Preview Day 

Oct. 6, 20, Nov. 10, Feb. 16 – Preview Days @ Cumberland University 

Sep. 15, Oct. 6 – TN Tech Preview Day 

Sep. 15, Oct. 20, Nov. 10, Mar. 2 – Belmont Preview Day 

Oct. 6, 18-19 – Bethel Preview Days 

November 1 – UTC Preview Day 

Oct. 8, Oct. 22, Nov. 5 – Auburn Preview Days 

Sep. 28, Nov. 9, Feb. 18 – Union Preview Days 

Oct. 6 – Nov. 10 – UT Martin Preview Days 

Sep. 17, Oct. 8 & 29, Nov. 12 – University of Alabama Preview Days 

Sep. 29, Oct. 27 – Mississippi State Preview Days 

October 31 – Voice of Democracy Contest (Grades 9-12) www.vfw.org  

November 1 – UT Knoxville Priority deadline for Admissions and Scholarships (www.utk.edu)  

November 1 – Tennessee Promise Scholarship Application (www.tnpromise.gov) 

November 1 – Vanderbilt’s Early decision 1 deadline.  

November 7 – Prudential Spirit of Community Award (Grades 9-12) spirit.prudential.com 

Oct. 27, Nov. 3, Nov. 17 – UAH Preview Days 

November 10 – UNA Preview Day  

December 1 – Auburn University (www.auburn.edu) 

December 1 – Vanderbilt University early admissions and Ingram Scholarship deadline 

December 1 – UT Chattanooga (www.utc.edu) All forms must be in by this date.    

December 1 – University of Memphis (www.memphis.edu) 

December 1 – MTSU Priority Scholarship (www.mtsu.edu) 

December 1 – Mississippi State University (www.msstate.edu) 

December 1 – UT Knoxville Regular Registration Deadline (www.utk.edu) 

December 2 – TN. Concrete Association Essay Contest (See Mrs. Wilson early spring 

December 15- Burger King Scholarship (Oct. 15 – Dec. 15)  
https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/programs/burger-king-scholars-program/ 

December 15 – UAH Scholarship/Admissions (www.uah.edu) 

December 15 – Scarlett Family Foundation (scarlettfoundation.org) (Opens Sept. 15th) 

December 15 – University of Alabama (www.ua.edu) 

December 15- University of North Alabama (www.una.edu 

December 15- Tennessee Technology University – Scholarship deadline (You must be accepted to apply for this scholarship)  

January 1 - Vanderbilt’s early decision 2 and Regular admissions deadline 

January 1 – Vanderbilt –Ingram’s scholarship, Chancellor’s Scholarship; Cornelius   
                     Vanderbilt Scholarship   (Separate Application Due for each)  

January 5 – University of Mississippi (www.olemiss.edu) 

January 26 – Beta Scholarship (Opens 11-1-18) betaclub.org/scholarship. Deadline: 1-24-19 

February 1stGrow AgLeaders FFA.org/scholarships 

 

August 

Register for the October ACT at www.actstudnt.org. See Mrs. Wilson for a fee waiver if you receive free/reduced lunch 

Sign up for Remind to get updates and reminders throughout the year 

Set up a free email account for all of your scholarships and senior correspondence 

September 

Start applying for colleges. As soon as you apply, request your transcript be sent by filling out the form on the counseling office door 

Keep check outside the counseling office for scholarships 

Meet with Mrs. Wilson to apply for the TNPromise. The website is www.TNPromise.gov 

October 

Continue to research and apply to colleges 

Schedule campus tours 

Complete the FAFSA 

TNPromise Mandatory Fall Meeting 

November 

Continue applying to and visiting colleges 

8 hours community service performed & logged for the TN Promise 

Meet with Mrs. Wilson to ensure all paperwork is complete for FAFSA before November 15th 

December – May 

Regularly check for new scholarships in the counseling office area 

TN Promise Mandatory Spring Meeting