About the Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded by the East Tennessee Foundation, a public charity and community foundation where many donors join together to make the region a better place to live in. The main aim of the ETF is to build and develop a constant source of funding for the East Tennessee locality.

This scholarship program was established to honor Micky Forrester, they provide assistance for the female graduates of Sullivan East High School, in Bluff City, Tennessee by guiding them financially to achieve academic goals without any financial burden. 


How to apply for the scholarship?

  • The applicant should complete the application form which can be found on the official website of East Tennessee.

  • The applicant should have a copy of their academic transcripts that need to be submitted along with the application form.

  • The applicant should be enrolled full-time at an accredited non-profit university, technical or community college.


Scholarship and Deadline

The award amounts to $1,500 and is a one-time award that cannot be renewed.

The deadline date is set for February 15 for a student to submit all the official documents to the institution.


Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant should be graduating seniors of Sullivan East High School.

  • Applicant should be full-time at any accredited public or private not-for-profit institution, technical or community colleges.

  • A female athlete who has participated in at least one Sullivan East High School athletic team for at least four years.