NASHVILLE — The Scarlett Family Foundation will be accepting scholarship applications through December 15, 2010 for students from 39 Middle Tennessee counties.
The scholarships are open to high school seniors planning to study business, and current college freshman, sophomores and juniors already pursuing a business degree at any not for profit, four-year college or university in the United States.
Scholarship amounts currently range from $2,500 - $15,000 a year, based on financial need and merit, and are renewable awards for up to four years or until the recipient completes their undergraduate degree, whichever comes first.
Scholarships are open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores and juniors who will graduate or have graduated from high schools in 39 Middle Tennessee counties. The counties are: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, DeKalb, Dickson, Fentress, Franklin, Giles, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Moore, Perry, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Van Buren, Warren, Wayne, White, Williamson and Wilson.
Scholarship information and applications are available at www.scarlettfoundation.org.
“Our goal is to help students study business in college, earn their degrees and become future business leaders,” said Tom Parrish, Executive Director of the Scarlett Family Foundation. “We especially want to encourage people to apply if they plan to study business, are studying business already, or have demonstrated entrepreneurial interest or leadership.
“Tuition costs continue to rise and we are delighted that we can help deserving students go on to finish their business degrees.”
The Scarlett Family Foundation was established in 2005 and is a member of the Southeastern Council of Foundations. To date, the Foundation has awarded more than $1,200,000 in scholarships to business students from 39 counties in Middle Tennessee.