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 starting October 1st.

The following are some important dates for scholarship and application deadlines, along with some college preview dates!

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

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

Sep. 23, Nov. 4 – MTSU Preview Days

October 2 – UT Knoxville Preview Day

October 6, 20, & Nov. 11 – Preview Days @ Cumberland University

October 7, December 2 – Ole Miss Preview Days

October 7 – TN Tech Preview Day

October 7, 21 – Belmont Preview Day

October 7, 19-20 – Bethel Preview Days

Oct. 16, 30, & Nov. 27 – Mississippi State Scholars Recognition Day (29+ ACT)

October 21 – UTC Preview Day

October 23, November 6 – Auburn Preview Days

October 26-27, November 10 – Union Preview Days

October 28, November 11 – UT Martin Preview Days

October 9, 30, & Nov. 10 – University of Alabama Preview Days

October 12, 26, & Nov. 9 – 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

November 10, 18 – UAH Preview Days

November 11 – UNA preview Day Register by 11-7-17 (una.edu/previewday)

Sept. 1 – Nov. 27- Elks MVS scholarship https://aim.applyTSTS.net/ElksMVS

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 9 – American Legion Oratorical Contest (Other scholarships: www.legion.org/scholarships)

January 26 – Beta Scholarship (Opens 11-1-17) betaclub.org/scholarship. Deadline: 1-25-18

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 (Opens October 1st - during Fall Break)

TNPromise Mandatory Fall Meeting

November

Continue applying to and visiting colleges

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