General Guidelines

Please read  and type name below indicating  that you understand and agree to comply with General Guidelines

  • Scholarship money is available for students that demonstrate a financial need.  Scholarships will be provided based on family need demonstrated through both household size and income and in some cases by school principal and/or counselor recommendations.
  • Only ONE scholarship form is required per household.
  • Scholarships are awarded on a first come, first served basis.
  • The Ernest L. McKinney Scholarship has three semesters: Fall, Spring, and Summer.
  • Each child that is awarded a scholarship will have access to one course/workshop per semester.
  • Returning scholarship applicants must fill out new forms before each Fall semester.
  • Applicants should submit a completed application along with the required documentation on or before the registration deadline.
  • Only completed applications submitted before the stated deadline will be considered. Incomplete applications will not be eligible for consideration.
  • Once a decision has been made, the applicant will receive written notice as to whether or not scholarship money is available.
  • Scholarships will not be retroactive.
  • Partial scholarships may be awarded. If the student is awarded a partial scholarship, you will be asked to submit payment of the remaining balance by the last day of registration.
  • There are no refunds after the last day of registration.

Documentation Requirements

Proof of income includes a copy of current pay stub for all members of your household who get paid for working. Additional proof of income include:  IRS 1099 Form,  W-2 Form,  letter from employer,  Social Security statement,  bank statement, court ordered awards letter, free/reduced school breakfast and food approval letter or letter from DSC or other foster care organization.  


List all other adults living in your household (not including yourself).  Write NA for adults not employed. If employeed, list their employer and pay rate.





List any additional income sources for yourself or any other adult in your household such as Alimony, Social Security Benefits, Food Stamps, SSI etc. Write NA if  there are no additional income sources.  





List any additional financial assistance for yourself or anyone else in your household, such as housing assistance (HUD) or utility/energy assistance. (Write NA if none)


I understand that my employers may be called to verify monthly income. I understand if I have made any misrepresentation on this application I will be asked to return any scholarship money received.  Scholarship applications are reviewed on a semester basis, and ARE NOT retroactive.   I verify that all information on this form is an accurate representation of my family's annual income.


Student Preferences & Additional Conditions

By providing names here you agree to complete 10 hours of volunteer work during the scholarship semester.


By typing name  you agree to ensure that the student will be at every class meeting and understand that missing class may result in loosing future scholarship opportunities.

By typing name  you (the student) agrees to  be at every class meeting and understand that missing class may result in loosing future scholarship opportunities.



By typing name  below and submitting the application  electronically, I certify that to the best of my knowledge and belief that all of the  information contained is correct and complete.  I understand  if I have made any misrepresentation on this application I will be asked to return any scholarship  money received.


If you have any questions you may email the Director at theresah@jonesboroughtn.org

The McKinney Center is located at 103 Franklin Avenue, Jonesborough, Tennessee 37659

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