Senior Important Dates

Senior.ImportantDates.2019Fall.pdf

‚ÄčSENIOR 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) 

Nov. 16, 2019 – MTSU Preview Day 

Sep. 7, Oct. 5 – Jacksonville State University Preview Day 

Sept. 28 – UT Knoxville Preview Day 

Sep. 28, Oct. 5, Nov. 16 – Samford University 

Oct. 19, Nov. 2 – Preview Days @ Cumberland University 

Oct. 5 – TN Tech Preview Day 

Oct. 5, Nov. 9 – Tusculum Preview Day 

Sep. 14, Oct. 19, Nov. 9, Feb. 22 – Belmont Preview Day 

Oct. 17-18 – Bethel Preview Days 

November 9 – UTC Preview Day 

Oct. 15-16 – Union Preview Days 

Oct. 19 – Nov. 16 – UT Martin Preview Days 

Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Nov. 25 – 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 

Nov. 2, Nov. 23 – UAH Preview Day 

November 2 – UNA Preview Day 

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 -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’searlydecision 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 11-1-19) betaclub.org/scholarship. Deadline: 1-24-20 

February 1st – Western Kentucky University Freshmen Scholarship deadline 

February 1st – Grow 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 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 at www.fafsa.ed.gov (Opens October 1st) 
TNPromise Mandatory Fall Meeting – 
October 18th @ 11:30, HUS Hawk’s Nest 


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 – March 3rd @ 9:30, HUS Cafeteria