Chattanooga State Announces Available Scholarships

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - by Betty Proctor, Chattanooga State

Chattanooga State Community College offers various institutional scholarships to support newly admitted and continuing students. Although the typical application deadline is March 1, several scholarships remain available.  

Students, who are interested in applying, must first complete the 2020-2021 ChattState Scholarship Application and students may follow a tutorial guide at How to Complete a ChattState Scholarship Application.

Scholarships are still available for students within the following majors:

•  Business: Accounting, Hospitality Management, Media Technology concentration
•  Humanities and Fine Arts: Art Studio, Music, Professional Acting
•  Engineering and Information Technologies: Civil Engineering, Information Systems, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Nondestructive Testing Technology, Radiation Protection concentration
•  Nursing and Allied Health: Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Health Information Management, Pharmacy Technician, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiologic Technology
•  Tennessee College of Applied Technology: Landscaping & Turf Management, Practical Nursing, Commercial Truck Driving

Scholarships are generally based on strong academic work, unmet financial need, and a commitment to public service. Foundation scholarships require approval by a Scholarship Committee that reviews academic records, essays, and other application information. During the 2018-2019 academic year, more than $1.2M Institutional and Foundation scholarships were awarded to 865 students.

Incoming adult students for fall 2020 may also want to consider applying for the Tennessee Reconnect Scholarship, a last dollar scholarship designed to help students cover expenses not met by PELL, HOPE or TSAA. TN Reconnect only covers mandatory tuition and fees. 

For more information, contact the Financial Aid Office at FinAid@chattanoogastate.edu.


Barry Selected For Supervisor Of School Nutrition Role

Tyner High School Class Of 1976 45-Year Reunion Set For Sept. 25

Charter School Of Excellence Wants To Buy Old Franklin Middle School When Restriction Is Lifted


Dr. Russell Dyer, director of Cleveland City Schools, announces that Kathy Barry has been selected to fill the role of supervisor of school nutrition for the school district beginning July ... (click for more)

Tyner High School Class of 1976 is celebrating its 45th reunion this year. The event will be held at The Car Barn, 6721 Heritage Business Ct. (across from TN Baptist Children’s Home on Lee ... (click for more)

The Chattanooga Charter School of Excellence wants to purchase the former Franklin Middle School in Alton Park. Bud Helton bought the school from the county schools. The charter school ... (click for more)



Student Scene

Barry Selected For Supervisor Of School Nutrition Role

Dr. Russell Dyer, director of Cleveland City Schools, announces that Kathy Barry has been selected to fill the role of supervisor of school nutrition for the school district beginning July 1. Ms. Barry holds a master’s degree in human nutrition from the University of Alabama and a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and food science from Middle Tennessee State University. ... (click for more)

Tyner High School Class Of 1976 45-Year Reunion Set For Sept. 25

Tyner High School Class of 1976 is celebrating its 45th reunion this year. The event will be held at The Car Barn, 6721 Heritage Business Ct. (across from TN Baptist Children’s Home on Lee Highway), on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 6-11 p.m. (dinner at 7 p.m.). Cost is $60 per person; cash bar available; casual dress. Reservation and payment must be received by Monday, Aug. 16. ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Internet Has Been Installed At No Charge In More Than A Third Of County School Students Through EdConnect Program

Less than a year since its launch, HCS EdConnect, Powered by EPB, has installed Internet at no charge in the homes of more than a third of all Hamilton County Schools students, "marking an unprecedented leap in closing the digital divide," officials said. Before the program’s launch, officials estimated that up to one-third of Hamilton County Schools students did not have Internet ... (click for more)

34-Year-Old Man Killed In Shooting Early Saturday Morning Outside The Mapco On Brainerd Road

Billy Burson, 34, was shot and killed early Saturday morning outside the Mapco on Brainerd Road. Chattanooga Police were dispatched to a hold-up alarm at 4711 Brainerd Road at approximately 12:30 a.m. Officers located Burson suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and secured the scene. Hamilton County EMS responded and pronounced Burson deceased on the scene. Investigators ... (click for more)

Opinion

In The Twilight Zone At The School Board

I have a friend who used to say, “I have been to two World’s Fairs and a hog calling contest and I have never seen the beat.” That is exactly the feeling I had after last month’s four-hour marathon School Board meeting. I have been attending school board meetings for the last 20 years and I have never seen another one quite like it. This meeting had it all. For the first time ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: 'Survivor' Speaks Here

It’s one thing to tell a loudmouth in Texas he’s “all hat and no cattle.” And it’s altogether another to ask some fellow in an Abilene beer hall “where do you let you wife graze?” Throughout the history of the Lone Star State, there have been many gun fights, differences settled at the OK Corral or The Alamo, but the most heinous scoundrel of all is one who’ll kill another man’s ... (click for more)