External Scholarship Resource Guide

Below you will find resources for scholarships and money management. Review the following information before registering with any outside organizations or submitting private information to websites.

  • Please exercise caution when applying for third-party scholarships. Do not pay or provide sensitive personal information to any online financial aid service.
  • Speak with your employer and parents’ employers about any scholarships that their businesses might provide (ex. Walmart, Amazon, BlueCross BlueShield)
  • Check with your church, civic organization, or high school guidance office for more information about local scholarships.
  • When writing your application essays, include your current circumstances, your future educational and career goals, and mention how a scholarship can help you achieve those goals. Follow minimum/maximum word guidelines and proofread the essay before submitting it.

Financial Resource Guide

General Scholarship Advice & Tips


TN Hope & Lottery Resources


Local college resources and scholarships for Chattanooga students:


Large scholarship resource databases:


Scholarship resources for minorities and special populations:


Corporate Scholarships:


Transfer Scholarships: