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Jeffrey Coller, Knoxville Criminal Defense Attorney

Rising Stars Scholarship

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1000 USD
11 Mar 2024
Application deadline


At Jeffrey Coller, Knoxville Criminal Defense Attorney, they understand the difficulties that many students face as they pursue a college education. As young people leave their parents’ homes, adjust to new situations, become involved in activities on college campuses, earn income through part-time employment, and attend classes, they may struggle to keep their grades up.


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award




Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • other


The efforts of those who have encountered and overcome these types of challenges should be recognized. Through their Rising Stars Scholarship, they seek to do just that.

Their scholarship program provides financial assistance to students who have been able to significantly improve their grade point averages since beginning their college education.

Applicable programmes


Each semester, they award a $1,000 scholarship to a student who can demonstrate that their GPA has increased by at least one point from semester to semester or year to year. 


  • Have been attending an undergraduate program for at least one year.
  • Have improved their GPA by at least one point at any time while attending college.
  • Are a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States.
  • Are at least 17 years old.

Scholarship requirements







Study experience required



Over 17


Application deadline

11 Mar 2024

To apply for the Rising Stars Scholarship, you must submit an essay of less than 1,000 words on the following topic:

What steps did you take to increase your grade point average? Describe the challenges you faced and the efforts you made to improve your academic performance. What lessions did you learn during this time, and how do you expet to use the skills you have gained in your future career?

Your application must also include a copy of your academic transcript demonstrating that your GPA has increased.


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