There are many scholarships for Knoxville students. If you are searching for scholarships for a particular high school located in Knoxville, please select the appropriate school from the list below. The scholarship database contains scholarships for Knoxville students in the following categories:

Knoxville High School Scholarships
Knoxville College Scholarships
Knoxville University Scholarships


"No Essay" Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 30, 2023
To be eligible for the "No Essay" Nitro Scholarship you must be:A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States;B) A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited college or university located within the United States;C) A parent who currently has a...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Jul 01, 2023
The "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply.To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being:A) EarnestB) DeterminedC) MovingThe scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most bold, according to these characteristics.Furthermore, the...

ScholarshipOwl No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 29, 2023
ScholarshipOwl is your source of relief from the dreaded application process. We put students on the fast-track to success by providing direct access to the scholarships they need the most. Take the hassle out of financial aid and maximize your chance at a free ride in college. No matter how much funding you need for school, we have the opportunities...

Niche 2K No Essay College Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 30, 2023
Niche is the market leader in connecting colleges and schools with students and families. With in-depth profiles on every school and college in America, over 140 million reviews and ratings, and powerful search and data tools, Niche helps millions of students and families find and enroll in the right school for them. Who Can ApplyAll high school and college students, as...

SP Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 30, 2023
The SP College Scholarship program was created to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays.To be eligible for the Scholarship you must be:A) At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.B) A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.Thus...

10 Words or Less Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 15, 2023
Scholarship Eligibility:A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2024.B) This scholarship is provided by In order to apply for our scholarship follow these instructions:1. Go to and place a comment on any post you see answering the question:In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve...

For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:
Austin East High
Bearden High School
Bearden Middle School
Cedar Bluff Middle School
Central High School
DR Paul L Kelley Volunteer Academy
Farragut High School
Farragut Middle School
Fulton High School
Gresham Middle School
Halls High School
Halls Middle School
Hardin Valley Academy
Holston Middle School
Karns High School
Karns Middle School
Knoxville Adult Evening High School
LN STEM Academy
Northwest Middle School
South Doyle High School
South Doyle Middle School
The Center School
Vine Middle / Magnet
West High School
West Valley Middle School
Whittle Springs Middle School

The city of Knoxville, Tennessee is considered the 3rd biggest city within the state, behind only Memphis and Nashville. The city was originally founded in 1768 and now forms the county seat for Knox County. The city had a population of around 173,900 based on the United States Census taken during the year 2000. The population grew to an estimated 183,546 in July the year 2007. Knoxville was named for Henry Knox, the first Secretary of War.

The city of Knoxville is the second biggest city within the Appalachia region and the biggest city in East Tennessee. It is also the principal city of the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area. This consists of a 655,400 metro population and forms the central part of the Knoxville-Sevierville-La Follette Combined Statistical Area which has about 1,029,155 residents.

In Tennessee, the city of Knoxville is one of the 4 main cities and is the 2nd oldest to Nashville. Only seven years before Knoxville's founding, Nashville was established. Tennessee State was admitted into the Union the same year the city of Knoxville was founded during 1786. Knoxville became Tennessee's first capital. In capacity it served until 1819. The capital was transferred to the city of Murfeesboro before Nashville was given the honor.

During the beginning of the 20th century, there were numerous quarries which were active in Knoxville. These quarries provided Tennessee pink marble, that is truly Ordovician limestone from the Holston Formation and hence the nickname "The Marble City" was born. Plenty of structures all over the US are made out of Knoxville marble like the National Gallery of Art in Washington. The gallery's fountains were made by the Candoro Marble Company, who once ran the the country's biggest marble lathes.

One more exciting truth regarding the city is that Knoxville was once regarded as the "Underwear Capital of the World." During the 1930s, there were at least 20 textile and clothing mills operating in the city of Knoxville, making this particular industry the biggest employer. The mills started to decline and close during the 1950s. During 1960, the city experienced a 10% population loss.

The city is situated within the center of the Tennessee Valley Corridor, which is an area famous high-tech industry. The overall economy of Knoxville is fairly diversified. For instance, the nearby United States Department of Energy facility, the Tennessee Valley Authority headquarters and the University of Tennessee at the city of Knoxville have various economic roles in the area. These institutions each take part in a technology transfer program that has enabled the start of several companies. There are many incubator facilities within the region as well.

There are numerous manufacturing firms within Knoxville together with distribution and warehousing companies. The city is likewise home to many telemarketing divisions of huge businesses. Knoxville has a thriving tourist industry as the city of Knoxville is situated near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and various popular spots. Other specific economic factors are livestock, zinc mining, coal mining, food crops, and dairy products.

The fastest growing sectors within Knoxville are the professional, scientific services sector, the technical services sector and the food services industry. Major employment for Knoxville City is provided by companies that manufacture items like motor vehicle supplies, aluminum products, processed foods, pleasure boats, manufactured housing, plastics and clothing.