Applicant Eligibility Requirements:
  • Female Rutherford County resident who wants to continue or return to undergraduate school for an associate’s or bachelor’s degree.
  • Has been out of high school five years or longer.
  • Is a graduate of any high school or has earned a GED.
  • Is a student in or an applicant for admission to any associate’s or bachelor’s degree program.
  • Submits a letter verifying enrollment or completed admission process by Feb. 15, 2019.
The Scholarship recipient will be notified on March 11, 2019. Recipient will be invited as a special guest to the Rutherford CABLE breakfast on April 9, 2019. During the Rutherford ATHENA Award Program on April 12, 2019, the recipient will be recognized and presented with the scholarship.

Application Process:
The application and copies of all of the documents listed below must be submitted electronically by February 15, 2019 before the application will be considered complete.
To complete the application, four (4) documents must be submitted to Suzanne Jene, Patron Society & Scholarship Chair at suzanne.jene@va.gov

  1. Two letters of reference on official stationery focusing on academic potential, leadership abilities, need, and worthiness of student written by a) a former teacher or supervisor or b) a person who is familiar with the student’s potential to be successful in a higher education program of study. Have these letters sent directly to Suzanne Jene, Patron Society & Scholarship Chair at suzanne.jene@va.gov
  2. A copy of your high school transcript. If you have attended college previously, a copy of your college transcript, as well, and a copy of your high school diploma or GED certificate.
  3. A copy of a letter from the college or school verifying your completion of application materials and/or admission no later than February 15, 2019.
ABSOLUTE DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATION and
all SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS: February 15, 2019

MAKE SURE YOUR APPLICATION IS COMPLETE BEFORE HITTING "DONE." 
ONCE YOU PRESS THE "DONE" BUTTON, YOU CANNOT MAKE ANY CHANGES TO YOUR APPLICATION

Applications received after February 15, 2019 will not eligible for consideration.

All questions should be addressed to Suzanne Jene, Patron Society & Scholarship Chair at suzanne.jene@va.gov , or (615) 979-9257

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* 1. Applicant Personal Information

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* 2. ACADEMIC HISTORY

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* 3. List academic or service club memberships, honors, activities and positions held

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* 4. List community involvement, service and religious activities, positions held, and honors received

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