East Tennessee Foundation Announces New Scholarship Opportunity for Residents of Blount, Knox, or Washington Counties, Tennessee

December 07, 2021

A new scholarship, the Lew and Janice Weems Scholarship, has been established to benefit residents of Blount, Knox, and Washington counties in Tennessee with financial need pursuing a post-secondary education. Graduating high school seniors, current post-secondary students, GED recipients, and adult students are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to first generation students and applicants who are single parents or working parents.

Scholarship information, including detailed descriptions and application instructions, as well as 2022 applications, are now available on our website, http://www.etf.org/scholarships. The scholarship application must be completed and submitted online. The application deadline is February 15, 2022.

East Tennessee Foundation currently administers 75 active scholarship programs assisting 225 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 post-secondary education.

For more information, please contact Beth Heller, Vice President for Scholarship Programs, at (865) 524-1223, toll-free at (877) 524-1223, or by email at bheller@etf.org. For additional information about the scholarships available through ETF, please visit http://www.etf.org/scholarships.