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College Scholarships

College Scholarships

Current high school and college students are encouraged to apply for $1,500 scholarships; two scholarships will be awarded

High school seniors and current college students who live in Williamson County are encouraged to apply for college scholarships that will be awarded by Leadership Franklin. The deadline to submit an application is March 11, 2013.

Leadership Franklin will award two (2) $1,500 scholarships to students who meet the scholarship criteria. Students must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average to be considered. A copy of the student’s transcript and a 500-word essay in answer to the questions:

  • How have you been a leader or displayed leadership? (250 words) and Who is a role model that displays leadership in your life? (250 words), must accompany the application for the college scholarship award. Scholarships are awarded based on a combination of scholarship application points, community involvement, and quality of essay.

Applications may be obtained online at applications with accompanying materials can be emailed to or mailed to Leadership Franklin, Attn: Paula Ehresman Harris, PO Box 682404, Franklin, TN 37068. Questions may be directed to Harris via email.

About Leadership Franklin:

Now in its 17th year, Leadership Franklin is a non-profit community leadership organization dedicated to
educating, informing and empowering leaders to improve the quality of life in Franklin and Williamson County.
Leadership Franklin is funded primarily by business, individual and alumni contributions. Approximately 20
participants are chosen each year based on commitment to the Williamson County community, previous participation
in community, civic, or professional organizations, and demonstrated leadership in current or previous positions.

Preference is given to children and grandchildren of Leadership Franklin participants; however, all eligible students are encouraged to apply for the scholarships.

For additional information contact:
Deborah Varallo 615.367.5200, ext. 14 (office); 615.482.6444 (cell); Email: