The Nashville Area Panhellenic Alumnae Association is proud to offer college scholarships for local high school women, planning to continue their education. 

Scholarships are offered in conjunction with the practices and principals of the 

National Panhellenic Conference Foundation

For the 2020 - 2021 academic year, we are awarding six $1,000 scholarships to exceptional, graduating seniors from Middle Tennessee. 



Congratulations & best of luck to the 2021 recipients: 

The application for the Class of 2021 is now closed. Check back in the fall for the application for the Class of 2022.

Completed applications include the following: 

  - Personal Statement

  - Completed application

 -  Letters of recommendation (2)

 -  High School transcript (must include Fall 2020 semester)

Click HERE to complete the scholarship application. 

Letters of recommendation must be submitted directly by individual completing the recommendation via email to

Please include the name of the student applicant in the Subject Line. 

For questions, please contact Scholarship Chair Lexi Anderson

Kit Bohn

Franklin High School

Katherine (Kit) Bohn lives in Franklin, TN and attends Franklin High School. She is

President of Health Occupations Students of America and an American Red Cross Blood Program Leader. Kit has earned awards such as AP Scholar with Distinction for all 4’s and 5’s on AP exams, Certificate of Outstanding Service and Honorary Badge from American Red Cross CEO for being a Blood Program Leader during the COVID-19 pandemic, Awarded 1st Place Prize for Healthcare Synthesis and Collaboration project at Lipscomb University Healthcare Academy, awarded FHS “Top French II Honors Student” , as well as awarded FHS “Top Health Sciences I Student”. Her high school activities include being an ensemble member of “Grease” and “Bring It On,” participant in her school’s talent show, and open mic night. Kit is a member of Williamson County Medical Explorers Post #365, 1 of 17 students (school size 1,800) selected by school administration for the Chick-fil-a

Leadership Academy, and selected by school administration to be a Student

Ambassador. She will be attending Saint Louis University where she will be pre-med.

Kaiya Jones

Martin Luther King Jr. Academic Magnet High School

Kaiya Jones lives in Hermitage, TN and attends Martin Luther King Jr. Academic Magnet High School. Her leadership roles include, TSU Burleigh festival 1st  soprano, Royal Introductions student leader, and MLK representative for incoming students. She is a National Honor Society member, Spanish Honor Society member, Student of the Quarter, Royal Introductions Student Leader, on the principal’s list and the honor roll. Kaiya is involved in the Spanish Honor Society, MLK tennis team, Chorus, National Honor Society, Black Achievers, and Rock the Street Wall Street. She volunteers in her community as a Cancer Research Mentor, ACT In Full Motion program peer leader, Policy Seminar leader, Spanish Fundraising committee, and Clothing and Coat Drive. Outside of school Kaiya has been participating in the cancer research program coordinated by a Vanderbilt-Meharry-TSU partnership. She will continue her passion for science at the university of her choosing this Fall.

Kate Matthews

Siegel High School

Kate Matthews lives in Murfreesboro, TN and attends Siegel High School. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa, Siegel Cheer, Cheer Captain, Delta Beta Sigma Member, participates in DECA, DECA State Competitor for Events Planning, and Student Council. Kate stays involved in her community through youth groups, mission trips, and as a religious education instructor. She will graduate with distinction as well as her Associates degree through dual enrollment from Motlow State Community College. In the Fall Kate will attend Middle Tennessee State University where she will pursue a marketing major with a concentration in professional selling.

Anna Rippy

Franklin High School

Anna Rippy lives in Franklin, TN where she attends Franklin High School. She is Senior class President, student council representative, Discovery youth camp leader, and is a FHS corn hole club recruiter. Anna is involved in activities such as Habitat for Humanity, Model United Nations, and track and field to name a few. Outside of school she is a participant in her community through Make-A-Wish, Love the Dress, and the Pencil Box. Anna is the recipient of the Outstanding Student Award and Outstanding Proficiency in Geometry. Anna will continue her education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville this Fall.

Ellis Thompson

Brentwood Academy

Ellis Thompson lives in Nashville, TN and attends Brentwood Academy. She is the Cheer Captain, Brentwood Academy Recycling Captain, Brentwood Academy Student Leadership Team, Brentwood Academy Admissions Day Ambassador, Organized Brentwood Academy's Annual Food Drive, and School's Blood Drive Committee. Ellis participates in Brentwood Academy Mental Health Awareness Club, Youth in Government, Flight Magazine Contributor, Prom Committee, and Brentwood Academy Art Show. She stays very involved in her community with SAP Sorority, Youth Group, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Fundraiser, 10:24 Bible Study, After School Tutor at New Hope Academy, makeup artist for Brentwood Academy Plays, Panther, West Virginia Mission Trip, Luoyang, China Mission Trip, Joe Campbell Service Day, Christ Presbyterian Church Special Saturdays, and taught tumbling lessons. In the fall she will pursue a career in fashion merchandising at Auburn University.

Raeganne Travis

Nashville Christian School

Raeganne Travis lives in Fairview, TN and attends Nashville Christian School. She is the cheerleading and varsity soccer team captain. Raeganne not only participates in cheer and soccer, she also is part of the dance club, theatre, and track and field. She has earned awards such as scholar Athlete Award, Iron Man Award (three sport athlete), Perfect Attendance, Principles List All Year, National Honor Society, All American Cheerleader, 8th Place in district long jump, 1st place in district soccer, Most Valuable Flyer in Cheerleading, Coaches Award (soccer), Most Valuable Offensive Player (soccer), Highest Average in AP US History, Highest Average in Dual Enrollment English, and Highest Average in Algebra I. In the Fall Raeganne will be attending Western Kentucky University where she will further her education towards becoming a Nurse Practitioner.


- What do you consider "Middle Tennessee?" Where must I attend school to be eligible? 

For consideration, applicants must be permanent residents of the Metro Nashville, Davidson,  Williamson, Rutherford, Sumner, Wilson, Robertson, or Cheatham county areas.

- Do I have to plan on joining a sorority to apply?

No commitment to Panhellenic Greek Life is required of scholarship recipients. However, scholarship recipients can only apply for funding towards tuition at universities that are in good standing with the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) , or National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc. (NPHC) sororities. 

- How can I use the funds?

Scholarships must be applied directly to tuition, school fees, or textbooks.