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Gordon W. and Agnes P. Cobb Scholarship

Offered by East Tennessee Foundation

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jan 26, 2024
Multiple awards worth

$10,000

Grade level

High School Seniors & College Students

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

February 2025

Scholarship Overview

The Gordon W. and Agnes P. Cobb Scholarship, established in 1996 through a bequest left by Agnes P. Cobb Yoakum, supports students from Blount, Loudon, or Knox County (Tennessee) who are pursuing a medical-related degree. Each year, multiple recipients will be chosen to receive the $10,000/year scholarship, which can be renewed for up to four years of their undergraduate career. While it is not a requirement to be eligible, applicants from single-parent families will be given special consideration.

If you’re a current or incoming college student who graduated/will graduate from a high school in Blount, Loudon, or Knox County (Tennessee), and are or will be pursuing a medical-related degree in college, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

About East Tennessee Foundation

The East Tennessee Foundation (ETF) is a public charity and community foundation created by and for the people of East Tennessee, where many donors join together to make the region they love a better place, today and for future generations.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

High School Seniors & College Students

Minimum GPA

3.0

Academic Interest

Medicine, Healthcare, Nursing

Other Category

Low Income

State

Tennessee

County

Blount County, Loudon County, Knox County

Miscellaneous

Applicants must be currently or planning to enroll full-time at a college or university in Tennessee.

Application information

In addition to the below application materials, interested students may be required to submit their FAFSA Student Aid Report.

Letter of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

This scholarship is designated for full-time enrollment status only.

Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

Yes, this scholarship is restricted for use at two-year and four-year colleges.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact East Tennessee Foundation at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes, the Gordon W. and Agnes P. Cobb Scholarship is renewable.

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