Apply for the Graduating Senior Juror Scholarship

All Blount County Youth Court Scholarship Application Forms and supporting documentation must be postmarked by April 8, 2022. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Awardees will be notified in May by phone and by e-mail. Payment will be made to the student’s financial aid office at the beginning of the fall semester.

Mail complete scholarship application package to:

Lynn C. Peterson
Blount County Youth Court
P.O. Box 5505
Maryville, TN 37802-5505

The Blount County Youth Court will offer a Two Thousand Dollar ($2,000) scholarship to a high school senior based on the following criteria.

Criteria for selection:

  • The student must be a graduating high school senior.
  • The student must be a current participant in the Blount County Youth Court program.
  • The student must be accepted to a regionally or nationally accredited institution of higher learning, including a vocational or technical school or college.
  • The student must complete the Blount County Youth Court’s Scholarship Application Form and provide supporting documentation.

Application package must include the following:

  • Blount County Youth Court Scholarship Application Form.
  • Official school transcript.
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation, mailed separately, or submitted with the application in a sealed envelope signed by the letter writer across the seal, from individuals unrelated to you, preferably who can attest to your involvement with the Blount County Youth Court.

Youth Court of Blount County
PO Box 5505
335 Court Street
Maryville, TN 37804
865-207-2820
blountcountyyouthcourt@gmail.com

  • List of awards, extracurricular and community activities, plus work experience, and years of service on the Blount County Youth Court.
  • Copy of school’s acceptance letter, and
  • An essay that includes the answers to two (2) questions, not to exceed two (2) pages, doubled spaced.

Essay questions:

  1. What impact has your participation in the Blount County Youth Court had on your life?
  2. How do you think your involvement in the Blount County Youth Court will affect you in the future?

Notes:

The decisions of the Scholarship Selection Committee are final. Children of members of the Scholarship Selection Committee and the Blount County Youth Court Board of Directors are not eligible. Application packages will be shredded once the awardee and financial aid office has been notified.


Complete the online scholarship application or download the .pdf copy.

PDF Application

Mail Payment To:
Blount County Youth Court
P.O. Box 5505
Maryville, TN 37802

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