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2007-2008 VSCC Catalog 
    
2007-2008 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Scholarship Information


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Volunteer 'State College' Foundation

The Volunteer State College Foundation was chartered in 1989 as a 501 (c)(3) charitable corporation separate from the college but organized to provide support for its needs. The mission of the Foundation is: To raise and administer funds to support the educational objectives of ''Volunteer State Community College' and to solicit the active involvement of all communities within our service area.

Our vision is: To turn the hopes and dreams of our students and the communities we serve into realities by developing long term relationships with our donors.

The Foundation's Board of 'Trustees' is a volunteer group of community leaders from throughout the region served by the college. They provide oversight for all of its activities. Their pledge is to augment the financial resources of ''Volunteer State Community College' by increasing the number and size of contributions to the Volunteer State College Foundation, and to provide sound stewardship of our donors' investments.

Management of the Foundation is provided by the Vice President for Resource Development, who serves as Executive Director and Secretary/Treasurer, and three staff, all of whom are employees of the College, which underwrites all salaries and benefits.

Foundation activities include the annual and capital campaigns, special events, alumni relations, semi-annual meetings of the Board and monthly meetings of the 'Executive Committee'. The Foundation manages more than 225 funds, mostly scholarships, which support the varied departments and activities of the college.

Alumni Relations

The College is proud of its alumni and wishes to maintain contact through newsletters, personal visits, alumni updates, and a long list of benefits they may take advantage of. The Resource Development Office works through the Alumni Association to involve alumni in on-going activities of the College. Please check our web page for more information.

Organizational and Foundation Scholarships

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The scholarship program at ''Volunteer State Community College' is funded by individuals, business and industries and civic groups through donations to the Volunteer State College Foundation. Scholarships can be established in memory or tribute to a loved one. Gifts and contributions are tax deductible. Individuals or groups interested in establishing a scholarship fund are encouraged to contact the Foundation Office.

You may apply for these scholarships on line at www.volstate.edu/financial aid/- click on the Scholarship Link - or contact the VSCC Financial Aid Office and request that a scholarship application be mailed to you.

(You should submit only one scholarship application) Your name will be included in the selection process for all scholarships based on this application.

The ABC Group: Awarded to a graduating senior who has maintained a 2. 5 high school GPA and is a child or grandchild of an employee who plans to attend ''Vol State' full-time. Given by ABC Technologies and Salga Plastics.

Allied Health Scholarship: Awarded, but not limited to, a Minority student attending VSCC on a full or part-time basis, with academic achievement in the Allied Health Program.  One semester award.  Funded through the ''Vol State' College Foundation.

American Legion Post 17: Granted to a veteran, his spouse, children, or stepchildren, grandchildren, or other relative in this order of preference; prefer resident of Gallatin first, then Sumner County; on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement and economic need. Funded by an endowment by the John T. Alexander American Legion Post 1.

American Bank & Trust Scholarship: Awarded to a graduating senior from Livingston Academy with at least a 3.0 GPA. If no eligible applicants exist, then award to a student under the age of 21 from Overton County, and then to a student from Overton County with no age restriction.

American Security Bank & Trust (Disabled Student) Scholarship: Award to a full-time, need-based (academia also considered) Sumner County HS graduate attending VSCC. Student must be registered with the VSCC Office of Disability Services. Funded by American Bank & Trust.

AmSouth Bank Scholarship: Award to a graduating senior of Gallatin High School given on the basis of need and satisfactory academic achievement who plans to attend Vol State as a full-time student; recipient is selected by the high school committee. Given by AmSouth Bank.

Bank of America Scholarship: Award to a full-time, need-based student who plans to attend Vol State, must maintain a 2.5 or better GPA. Funded by Bank of America.

Matt Barbee Memorial Scholarship: Award to a need-based, full-time Vol State student athlete who goal is to teach and/or coach. Given in tribute to their nephew, Matt Barbee, by Frank and Carol Smith.

Berkline: Awarded to children or stepchildren of Berkline employees based on ACT scores, grade point average, and extra curricular activities; given by Berkline, Inc. of Livingston.

Floyd W. Bock Nursing: Granted to a second year VSCC/TSU nursing student over the age of 25 in Spring to cover miscellaneous cost of the program, preference given to a veteran or child of a veteran with minimal or no absences who has experience as a certified nursing technician; application deadline is 10/31 each year with award made by 12/30 by the nursing faculty. Given in memory of Floyd Bock by his daughter and son-in-law, Diana and John Butorac.

Steve Botts & Associates: Awarded to a student who plans to attend Vol State at least 6 hours per semester and is able to maintain a 3.0 GPA. Funded by Steve Botts & Associates.

Judge Barry R. Brown, 'Sumner County Juvenile Court Scholarship:  Awarded to a second-year student majoring in a Criminal Justice or Social Welfare program that could transfer into a similar major at a four-year school.  Need based, but academic ability considered.  Given in honor of Judge Barry R. Brown by the Tennessee Juvenile Court Service Association and funded by an endowment.

Byron's, Inc.: Awarded to Byron's, Inc. associate or dependent (natural birth/legal adoption) of a Byron's associate; minimum 2. 0 high school GPA and ACT composite score of 18. If there are no qualified applicants, scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior of Gallatin High School - then to any graduating senior of Sumner County who meets all criteria. Given by Byron's, Inc.

CEU Scholarship: Awarded on the basis of need and knowledge and/or skills to be acquired from the course.

CFA - KI Scholarship: Awarded to a full-time, need-based Business or Engineering Major. If none, then consider Sales/ Marketing major. Funded by CFA and KI.

Citizen Police Acad. Alumni Assoc. Scholarship: Award to a full-time, need-based, Hendersonville resident, majoring in Criminal Justice. Funded by the Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association.

Bill and Ardean Keisling Coleman Memorial Scholarship:  Awarded to a ''Livingston Academy' graduating senior attending classes at the 'Livingston' campus who is a nursing major.  Given by J. Kelly Coleman.

Buster Collins Memorial Scholarship: Awarded to a Metal Quest employee or family member of an employee who plans to attend VSCC as a full-time student. If unused, then to next available need-based student. Funded by Metal Quest, Inc.

Larry and Wanda Collins Scholarship:  Preference given to Sumner or ''Robertson County' resident.  Consider both financial need and academic ability.  Given by Larry and Wanda Collins.

Cornerstone Financial Credit Union Scholarship: Award to a part-time Education major with financial need. Funded by Cornerstone Financial Credit Union.

Cresent Enterprises, Inc.: Awarded to a dependent child 21 years of age or under of a Cresent employee who graduated from high school or received their GED with plans to attend Vol State as a full-time student. Funded by Cresent Enterprises, Inc.

Custom Packaging, Inc.: Awarded to a dependent of a Custom Packaging employee who is a graduating senior and plans to attend VSCC full-time. Funded by Custom Packing, Inc.

Dr. Margaret P. Dahlhauser Nursing: Awarded to a VSCC/TSU Nursing student who has completed the first three semesters; given by the VSCC/TSU Nursing Class.

Johnny W. Dake Memorial: Awarded to a single female parent (divorced or widowed) residing in Sumner County who plans to attend Vol State as a full or part-time student and has satisfactory academic achievement and economic need; given in memory of Johnny W. Dake by his wife, Kitty Dake Armstrong. Funded by an endowment.

Billie C. Dodson Memorial: Awarded to a need-based, Sumner County resident and/or returning student, majoring in Education or Natural Resource Management. Funded by the Dodson Family Foundation Endowment.

Clay F. Dodson Memorial Scholarship: Award to an academic & need-based student attending VSCC Livingston campus on a full-time basis. Funded by the Dodson Family Foundation Endowment.

Wilda H. Dodson Returning Women: Granted to a returning woman 25 years of age or over based on economic need and satisfactory academic achievement; recipient must be a fulltime student. Given by Wilda Dodson.

William and Beth Draper: Awarded to a Sumner County resident attending VSCC on a full-time basis. Based on economic need and satisfactory academic achievement; recipient may be a graduating senior or a returning student. Given by William and Beth Draper.

Dr. and Mrs. Paul Enoch Scholarship: Awarded to a student attending Vol State on a full-time basis who has demonstrated high moral character and leadership qualities. Recipient can be an out-of-state student. Given by Dr. and Mrs. Paul Enoch.

Farmers Bank: Granted to a Sumner or Robertson County resident majoring in business with economic need and satisfactory academic achievement. Given by Farmers Bank in honor of a retiring bank director.

First Independent Bank: Awarded to a graduating senior of Gallatin High School who plans to attend Vol State as a full-time student who has outstanding academic excellence; recipient selected by the high school committee; given by First Independent Bank.

First National Bank of Tennessee: Awarded to a graduating senior from Overton County who plans to attend Volunteer State College. If no eligible applicant exists, award to a resident of Overton County who is attending Vol State.

Follett Bookstore Scholarship: book award given through the campus bookstore. Full or part-time (need based) student.

Mark Franklin Memorial: Award as a book scholarship. Account will be set-up through the campus bookstore (need based). Given by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Franklin in memory of their son, Mark.

Friends of Hendersonville Medical Center Scholarship: Given in memory of Jim Moore. Awarded to a full-time student who is a Hendersonville student or a Hendersonville hospital employee who is majoring in the Allied Health field. Must maintain a 3. 0 GPA.

Gallatin Business & Professional Women's Club: Granted to a young or returning woman who is pursuing a career in a business or professional area and has satisfactory academic achievement and economic need. Given by the Gallatin B & P W Club.

Gallatin Morning Rotary Club: Award to a Sumner County, full-time, need-based student attending VSCC. Given by the Gallatin Morning Rotary Club.

Gallatin Rotary Club Scholarship: Granted to a Gallatin resident based on satisfactory academic achievement and economic need. Given by the Gallatin Rotary Club.

Gallatin Rotary Returning Student: Granted to a Gallatin resident who has previously received the Gallatin Rotary Club Scholarship with satisfactory academic achievement and economic need. Given by the Gallatin Rotary Club.

Gap, Inc. Scholarship: Awarded to a full-time student attending VSCC with economic need. Given by Gap, Inc.

Gap, Inc. Logistics Scholarship: Awarded to a fulltime student attending VSCC with emphasis in the Logistics field with economic need. Given by Gap, Inc.

Gap, Inc. Minority Scholarship: Awarded to a minority student attending VSCC full-time with economic need. Given by Gap, Inc.

Howard George Memorial: Awarded to a currently enrolled student over 25 years of age who is or has been a student in the remedial/developmental program of the College. Preference is given to single parents. Funded by the children of Howard George.

GFWC Woman's Club of Hendersonville: Granted to a single, divorced or widowed female student over 30 years of age who resides in Sumner County and is returning to school in order to re-enter or upgrade skills for the job market; based on satisfactory academic achievement and economic need. Given in memory of Bob Williams and in honor of Bobby and Phyllis Williams by the GFWC Woman's Club of Hendersonville.

Melissa Gibson Memorial: Awarded to a student with the desire to complete a minimum of a bachelors program either in music education or performance and a love of sharing their musical talents. Given by James Gibson in memory of his daughter, Melissa Gibson.

Lyndi Crowder Goodall Memorial: Granted to a graduating senior of Macon County High School; if no qualified candidates; a resident of Macon County. Recipient must be a fulltime student. Given in memory of Lyndi Crowder Goodall by her parents, Bobby & Kay Crowder.

Goodall Homes and Communities Scholarship: Awarded to a subcontractor agent or employee or child of an employee, subcontractor agent of Goodall, Inc. Builders/Realtors. If no qualified applicant exists, then a resident of White House or Gallatin may receive the award. Given by Bob Goodall, Jr.

Goodlettsville Evening Lions Club: Granted to a visually impaired or hearing impaired student preferably from the Goodlettsville area who has satisfactory academic ability and economic need; given by Goodlettsville Evening Lions Club.

Michael and Jan Hallmark: Awarded to a returning student (male or female) who is a single parent and has financial need. Given by Michael and Jan Hallmark.

Hendersonville 100 Plus Club: a. Available to all current Sumner County personnel engaged in emergency services of any kind including, but not limited to law enforcement, fire, ambulance, dispatchers, patrol mothers whether full or part-time, volunteer, and disabled or deceased in the line of duty performing emergency service. b. Available to spouse, child, stepchild, or grandchild of above group. c. Student must be attending Vol State on a full or part-time basis and awarded on basis of need. Funded by an endowment.

Hendersonville Area Chamber of Commerce Deceased Past Presidents Memorial: Granted to a member of the Hendersonville Chamber of Commerce, child, or spouse of a member, employee of a member or child or spouse of employee; economic need and academic achievement considered. Funded by the Hendersonville Area Chamber of Commerce.

Hendersonville Evening Sertoma Club: Granted to a student with economic need and satisfactory academic achievement. Funded by the Hendersonville Evening Sertoma.

Hendersonville Kiwanis Club: Granted to a graduating senior of Hendersonville who plans to attend Vol State on a full-time basis and is pursuing a business degree; funded by the Hendersonville Kiwanis Club.

Hendersonville Noon Sertoma: Awarded to a need based student who plans to attend Vol State full-time and has ability to maintain a 2.5 GPA. Funded by the Hendersonville Noon Sertoma.

'Hendersonville Rotary Club' Jim C. Moore Memorial: Awarded to a graduating senior from any Hendersonville Area High School who plans to attend Vol State as a full-time student. Given in memory of Jim Moore by the Club.

Hendersonville Rotary Renewal: Awarded to a need-based, full-time student who has previously received a 'Hendersonville Rotary Club' Scholarship.

Hendersonville Rotary Returning Student: Awarded to a need-based, returning student over the age of 23 who is a resident of Hendersonville and plans to attend Vol State on a full-time Preference is given to a single parent.

Chris Hillard Memorial: Awarded to a student who is majoring in education and has demonstrated academic excellence; recipient can be either a part-time or full-time student; given in memory of Chris Hillard (former elementary school teacher). Funded by an endowment.

V.P. James B. Hodges Scholarship: Awarded to a full or part-time student that is not eligible for Pell Grants but still has a financial need.  Target is the working middle class that needs assistance.  Funded by Danny Gibbs and a Business and Finance Office fundraiser.

William Guthrie Hodges Memorial Scholarship:  Granted to a returning woman, with economic need and satisfactory academic achievement, recipient must be a full-time student.  Given in memory of William Guthrie Hodges by his family.

Stella Holiday Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must have a current GPA of 3. 0 or higher, desire to obtain a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and be dedicated to continuing their education as demonstrated by performance; honesty, acceptable conduct and respect for self and others. Need based and field of study must be in university parallel curriculum. Given in memory of Stella Holiday for her undying dedication to education.

Dr. Halden W. Hooper, Sr. Scholarship Endowment: Criteria to be established.

Robert and Lucy White Hudgins Memorial: Granted to a female student 25 years of age or older with economic need and satisfactory academic achievement enrolled on a part-time basis. Field of study should be Allied Health or Nursing. Given in memory of Robert and Lucy White Hudgins by their son, William Hudgins.

Abner and Anne T. Hughes Memorial Scholarship: Award to a full-time or part-time student who is degree seeking and is a resident of the Gallatin or South Carthage Housing Authority. May be renewable if criteria are met. Multiple awards available annually and preference is given to renewing students. Given in memory of Abner E. and Anne T. Hughes by their son, Jim Hughes.

Hunters Lane GED: Awarded to a graduate of the Hunters Lane Community Education GED Program for one course (1 to 5 credit hours) to be taken through Vol State. Funded through the Vol State Foundation.

ITW Dynatec: Award to a full-time or part-time minority student with preference to African Americans, majoring in Engineering. Would like the recipient to consider part-time or summer employment with ITW Dynatec. Given by ITW Dynatec.

Guy and Lucile Jones Memorial: Award first to a Jones Brothers employee, spouse or dependent. Second to a graduate of Friendship Christian, Mt. Juliet Christian, Mt. Juliet High School, or third to a graduate of a Wilson County School. (Graduating senior is not required). Award based on financial need, character, and academics in that order. Funded by Jones Bros. , Inc.

Junior Service League of Gallatin Scholarship: Award to a female residing in Gallatin who is enrolled full-time or part-time. Needs to maintain a 3.0 average. Funded by the Junior Service League of Gallatin.

Tonya Kelly Memorial: Awarded to a need based, full or part-time student with a disability attending the VSCC Livingston Campus. Recipient must be a Cookeville resident & registered with the VSCC Office of Disability Services. Preference given to a Cookeville HS graduate. Given by Echo Valley Market Family & Friends.

Jerry Kirkman Scholarship: Awarded to a need-based student. Student must be in a religious organization (currently Baptist Student Union is the only one on campus) Given by Jerry Kirkman.

Law Enforcement Memorial: Granted to children of officers killed in the line of duty; funded as an endowment by the Sumner County Law Enforcement Officers.

Frank J. & Elsie M. Maddox Memorial: Awarded to a Computer Information Systems (CIS) major. Funded by an endowment.

Ferdinand Malone, Jr.: Granted to an African-American student who is active in the African-American Student Union; based on satisfactory academic achievement and economic need; granted for one semester for educational purposes; given in memory of Ferdinand Malone, Jr., first president of the VSCC African-American Student Union.

Hugh and Margie Marsh Scholarship: Awarded to a full-time student with financial need who plans to attend VSCC. Funded by an endowment.

Charles Christian Martin Memorial: Book award given to a full or part-time student. Given by Chester Martin.

McGavock GED: Awarded to a graduate of the McGavock Community Education GED Program for one course (1 to 5 credit hours) to be taken through Vol State; McGavock Community Education will select recipient; funded through the Vol State College Foundation.

McKellar-Harding Education: Granted to an education major who plans to teach in public schools, grades K-12; given on the basis of economic need and academic achievement. Given by Carl and Pam McKellar.

''Metropolitan 'Nashville Airport' Authority: Granted to a full-time student with need who enrolls in aviation management or emergency medical studies ('EMS') OR a degree that leads to aviation management or emergency medical studies. Funded by the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority and funded by an endowment.

MGM Coop Scholarship: Academic based; Math, Science, or Engineering major; full-time student; working as a paid intern at MGM Industries during the summer months. Funded by MGM Industries.

MGM Industries Scholarship: Awarded to an employee or dependent attending VSCC full-time whose major is Engineering. If none, then awarded to a high school graduate. Funded by MGM Industries.

Jim Moore Memorial Endowment: Awarded to a full-time student who has achieved academic excellence without consideration of economic need. Preference should be given to a forensics or communication major. Given in memory of Jim Moore, charter faculty member and developer of the Foundation, by his family and friends. Funded by an endowment.

"Mama Nadean" Napier Textbook Assistance:  Awarded to a need student that is 30 years old and older attending VSCC on a full-time basis.  Funded by VSCC Student Government Association (SGA)

Lynn F. Nystrom Recycling Scholarship: Awarded to a full-time, degree seeking student who has an interest in recycling and a 2. 75 GPA; open to current as well as incoming students; based on satisfactory academic achievement and need; given by the VSCC 'Recycling Committee'.

R.C. Owen Company: Granted to a relative of current or former employee of R. C. Owen Company; if none available, then any recent Gallatin High School graduate. Funded by R. C. Owen Company.

Ted Payne: Awarded to a student who will attend Vol State full-time. Funded by an endowment by Ted Payne.

James and Rebecca Pope: Granted to a Sumner County resident attending Vol State full-time and has satisfactory academic achievement and economic need. Funded by James and Rebecca Pope. Portland Kiwanis Club Scholarship: Awarded to a need based graduating senior of Portland High School at Vol State for a minimum of 6 credit hours. Is no candidate exists from the current graduating class, a resident of Portland under the age of 25 will be given consideration. Funded by the Portland Kiwanis.

'Portland'' Kiwanis Club: Awarded to a need-based graduating senior of ''Portland High School' at ''Vol State' for a minimum of 6 credit hours.  If no candidate exists from the current graduating class, then a resident of

Patty Powell Reflection of Light: Award to a full-time, need-based student who has completed 12 credit hours and is taking or has taken a Leadership course at VSCC. Funded by VSCC Student Government Association (SGA)

President's Ambassador Program Scholarship: Student Ambassadors will assist with orientation, registration, recruitment, high school visits, phone-a-thons, campus tours, special events, community service and speaking engagements. Ambassador is a representative of the College student body and a marketing representative of the entire campus. He/she is a student who has a desire to work with faculty, staff, students, and members of the community to promote VSCC and its programs and services. Given through the Office of Admissions.

Dixie C. and Claude O. Ramer Memorial: Award to a need based student who plans to attend Vol State full-time and is able to maintain a 2.0 GPA. Given by Hal R. Ramer in memory of his parents; funded by an endowment.

Hal R. Ramer: (1) First award given as a part-time general scholarship. (2) Remaining awarded to participants in the VSCC Honors Program. Funded by an endowment in honor of Dr. Hal R. Ramer, Founding President of Volunteer State Community College.

Shirley Reeves Returning Women: Book award with amount to be determined by each individual's circumstance and economic need. Student must attend VSCC. Given in honor of Shirley Reeves by the Vol State Returning Women's Organization.

Regions Bank: Granted to a full-time Vol State student on the basis of need, plus satisfactory academic achievement. Funded by Regions Bank.

Jeff Riadon Memorial: Given to a VSCC full or part-time student with need.  Funded by John and Beverly Riadon in memory of their son.

Dr. Monique Robinson-Wright Brighter Future Scholarship:  Awarded to a student with need attending VSCC on a full-time basis.  Funded by VSCC Student Government Association (SGA)

Matthew B. Scott Scholarship:  Award to a student with a learning disability who is attending VSCC on a full or part-time basis.  Need based.  Given in honor of his son by William G. Scott.

SGA Doris 'Staff'ord Text Book Assistance: Book award given to a need-based evening student attending VSCC. Funded by VSCC Student Government Association (SGA)

Shalom Zone/Clearview Community Adkins Bender Memorial Scholarship: Awarded to a need based graduating high school senior resident of Clearview Heights Community in Gallatin with a GPA of 2.0 or above. Must Attend Vol State Full-Time.

Harold Shankle Scholarship: Awarded to a resident of the State of Tennessee based on financial need. Given by Bobbie Shankle in memory of her husband.

Skyline Auxiliary Scholarship:  Award to an Allied Health or Nursing student with need over the age of 23, attending VSCC on a full-time basis.  Funded by Skyline Auxiliary.

Tommy and Uva Stamps Tribute Scholarship Endowment: Criteria to be established.

William T. Sugg Tribute: Awarded to a dependent child of an employee of Sumner Regional Health Systems who plans to attend Vol State on a full-time basis. Funded by friends on the Sumner Regional Board of 'Trustees'.

Sumner County Adult Education Advisory Council: Granted to GED graduates enrolled in the Sumner County Adult Education Program with a minimum of 50 as the average standard score and demonstrates a sincere desire to further their education as exemplified by performance, honesty, acceptable conduct and Respect For Self And Others. Funded By Sumner County Adult Education Advisory Council.

Sumner County Bar Association: Awarded to a student who is enrolled in the paralegal studies with law related professional accomplishments and involved in Student Paralegal Association activities; funded by Sumner County Bar Association.

Sumner County Historical Society: Award to a full-time, History major who has achieved academic excellence and completed at least 24 college credit hours. Financial need considered along with character and leadership qualities. Funded by the Sumner County Historical Society.

Sumner County Medical Society: Award to a Nursing student who has graduated from a Sumner County High School who is attending VSCC full-time. Funded by the Sumner County Medical Society.

Cheryl Swinney Tribute Scholarship: Award to a full or part-time disabled student registered with the Office of Disability Services.  Consider both financial need and academic ability.  Given in honor of Cheryl Swinney by friends for her achievements, leadership, and many community activities.

Tennessee Hotel and Lodging Association: Awarded to any employee of the member companies of the THMA who plans to attend ''Vol State' full/part-time with a minimum of 3 credit hours. Funded through the Tennessee Hotel and Motel Association.

'Grace Tomkins' Healthcare: Granted to a female Sumner County resident who graduated in the top one-half of her high school class; recipient must be majoring in an Allied Health Program or Nursing; given by 'Grace Tomkins'.

'Mary' Lee Tomkins Bequest: Awarded to a full-time student with economic need. Student must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Funded by the estate of 'Mary' Lee Tomkins.

Toshiba America Consumer Products: Awarded to graduating seniors who are dependents (natural birth or legal adoption) of Toshiba employees with a minimum 2.0 high school GPA and an ACT composite score of 18; full-time Vol State student majoring in science, math, or business. Funded by Toshiba America Consumer Products.

Tri Star Health System Scholarship: For Centennial Medical Center, Hendersonville Medical Center, and Skyline Medical Center. Granted to three (3) students who have been successfully screened into an Allied Health Program and have satisfactory academic achievement and economic need. Funded by Tri Star Health System.

Tri Star Respiratory Therapy Scholarship: Awarded to a full-time student with academic excellence in the field of Respiratory Therapy. Funded by Tri-Star Health Systems.

Trousdale/Wilson County: Awarded to a graduating senior of Trousdale County High School; one to a full-time Vol State student and one to a part-time student. If no qualified candidate applies, applicants from Wilson County will be considered.

Michael Tuck Memorial: Award to a student athlete who graduated from Gallatin High School, who plans to attend Vol State on a full-time basis. VSCC Athletic Committee will select. Funded by an annual golf tournament.

Volunteer State Bank: Granted on the basis of economic need and satisfactory academic achievement; given by Volunteer State Bank in honor of an individual selected each year from the community.

VSCC Art Scholarship: Awarded to an art student on the basis of academic excellence without consideration of financial need; recipient selected by special campus art committee.

VSCC Baseball Scholarship: Recipient selected by the Baseball Scholarship Committee of the VSCC Athletic Department.

VSCC Bowling Club Scholarship: Book award to a member of the VSCC Bowling Club. Recipient selected by the Bowling Scholarship Committee.

VSCC Challenges Scholarship: Recipient must be a VSCC student registered with the Office of Disability Services with a qualifying disability.

VSCC Excellence in Theater : Awarded to a student with excellence in Theater Studies (acting, design, or tech.) Funded through the College Foundation.

VSCC General Full-Time and Part-Time Scholarships: Awarded to currently enrolled students and incoming freshmen on the basis of economic need; recipient must be full-time or part-time. Funded through the Vol State College Foundation.

VSCC General Livingston Full-Time AND Part-Time Scholarships: Awarded on the basis of economic need; recipient must be full or part-time, and attending the Livingston campus. Funded through the Vol State College Foundation.

VSCC Honors: Awarded to incoming freshmen with an ACT score of 26 or above; applications received by April 1st will get first consideration and after April 1st, it will be first come, first serve basis. Scholarship may be renewable based upon funding. Funded through the Vol State College Foundation.

VSCC Music Scholarship: Awarded to a need-based Music Performance major enrolled in the Vol State Singers, Show/Choir or Commercial Music Ensemble. Selected by the Choir Director. Given through the College Foundation.

Anne Wagner: Granted to a part-time student who is enrolled off-campus with preference given to McGavock students, second preference to an education major; recipients must have completed a minimum of 6 semester hours, be degree-seeking with a declared major, show satisfactory academic achievement, and receiving no other form of aid from Vol State; given in honor of a McGavock Center graduate, Anne Wagner. Funded by an endowment.

John B. Wallace (Allied Health) Scholars: Awarded to a need-based full-time student accepted in the Allied Health degree program at Vol State who maintains a 3.0 or above grade point average. May be renewed for a second year if criteria has been met. Recipients selected by the Wallace Scholarship Committee. Funded by an endowment.

John B. Wallace Medical Scholars: Awarded to graduating high school senior who plans to attend Vol State fulltime majoring in pre-medical professional or pre B. S. Nursing classes. Student must have a minimum ACT of 26 and be able to maintain a 3.5 or above grade point average. Preference is given to a student who plans to attend Vanderbilt University, University of TN, or Meharry Medical College after leaving Vol State. May be renewed for a second year if criteria have been met. Recipients selected by the Wallace Scholarship Committee. Funded by an endowment.

Jim Ward Memorial Scholarship: Award given to a second-year Life Science student with academic accomplishment, aptitude and need.  Funded through the ''Vol State' College Foundation.

Joseph C. Watlington Math and Science: Awarded to a declared degree-seeking student in science, mathematics, or engineering with the intention of going on for a baccalaureate degree in one of these fields. Given in memory of Joseph C. Watlington, the late long-time professor of chemistry, physics and physical science by his family, friends, and the faculty of the Math and Science Division. Joe Watlington exemplified the best of human nature, and it is for this that he is remembered both through the scholarship program as well as a campus building, the Joseph C. Watlington Science Field Station. Funded by an endowment.

W. H. Wemyss Memorial: Awarded on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement and economic need to a full -time student at ''Vol State'; given in memory of William H. Wemyss by his wife, Ellen Stokes Wemyss. Funded by an endowment.

Robert L. Wendling Memorial: Granted to a fulltime student at Vol State on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement and economic need; given in memory of Robert L. Wendling by his wife, Rita A. Wendling. Funded by an endowment.

Robert J. Parks White House Rotary Club: Granted to a graduating senior of White House High School with a 3. 0 GPA and plans to attend Vol State as a full-time student; given by White House Rotary Club.

E. B. Wilson High School Scholarship: Awarded to an E. B. Wilson graduate attending VSCC on a full-time or part-time basis. Funded through the College Foundation.

Randy and Lois Wood Communication: Awarded to a full or part-time student attending VSCC majoring in Communication.  Academic and need based.  Funded by an endowment.

Bryce Yarbrough SKAL Club of 'Nashville'': Awarded to a student enrolled in the Hospitality Management program at ''Vol State' who maintains a 3.0 grade point average. Funded by the SKAL Club of Nashville.

 

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