New Scholarship Opportunity for Single Parents


East Tennessee Foundation Announces New Scholarship Opportunity for Single Parents     


The Barbara G. Kirkpatrick Scholarship provides scholarship assistance to East Tennessee single parents attending East Tennessee State University.  Scholarship applications, detailed descriptions, and eligibility criteria for 2018 scholarships will be available at on November 1, 2017.  The scholarship application deadline is February 15, 2018.


The Barbara G. Kirkpatrick Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, GED recipients, current college students, and returning adult students who reside in one of the following counties: Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union, and Washington.


Scholarship recipients may enroll part-time or full-time at East Tennessee State University.


East Tennessee Foundation currently administers 62 active scholarship programs assisting 189 students

within its 25-county service area and beyond. Scholarships established through East Tennessee Foundation by individuals, groups, families, and friends help fulfill the dreams of those wishing to pursue secondary education.


For more information, please contact Beth Heller, Director of Scholarship Programs at (865) 524-1223

or via e-mail at


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