Application for Tennessee Scholars The benefits of graduating as a Tennessee Scholar are scholarships, job preferential hiring, a better preparation for success in college, and/or the workforce, rewards and recognition from business, gives you a global competitive edge, and the chance to a better career. If you are interested in the rewards and benefits of graduating as a Tennessee Scholar, please complete this application return it as soon as possible to your school counselor. All rewards, scholarships, and benefits associated with being a Tennessee Scholar are non- competitive. First Name______________ Middle___________ Last_________________ Address______________________________________________________________ City____________________________ State __________Zip __________________ County _____________________School___________________________________ Email ________________________________________________________________ Requirements English Math Science Social Studies Personal Finance Additional Classes Or Dual Credit Foreign language Fine Arts Physical Education and health Attendance Discipline Volunteer Service Average Tennessee Scholars 2014 graduates and beyond 4 credits in standard or above 4 credits (Alg.I,II, Geometry, & 1 higher math required) “Bridge math does not count for TN Scholars” Sails math will count only if they complete the dual credit portion of the course. but will not count for entrance to NCWA colleges for athletics 3 credits in lab science Biology and Chemistry required plus 1 other lab science (Physics Preferred) 3credits Must meet state requirements .5 credit Must two from the following: Career Technical Dual or online Advance Placement International Baccalaureate Fine Arts Service Learning 2 credits in same language(CANNOT OPT OUT) 1 credit (CANNOT OPT OUT) Must satisfy the requirements for state 95% Required(9days per year or no more than 36 total days in 4 years) No “out of school suspensions” 80 hours Maintain “C” average in all Tennessee Scholars NO D’s or F’s I understand the criteria to graduate as a Tennessee Scholar. I agree to complete these requirements in four years of high school. Please return this application to your school counselor. Go to the website and download a check list for your records. _________________________ __________________ ________ Student Signature Parent Signature Date Parents please read and sign the Agreement of Support !!!!!