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
For the 2022-2023 academic year, we awarded six $1,000 scholarships to exceptional, graduating seniors from Middle Tennessee.
Applications for this years scholarship are now closed. Check back in the fall for the 2023-2024 application.
Completed applications include the following:
- Personal Statement
- Completed application
- Letters of recommendation (2)
- High School transcript (must include Fall semester)
Letters of recommendation must be submitted directly by individual completing the recommendation via email to email@example.com
Please include the name of the student applicant in the subject line.
For questions, please contact the Scholarship Chair
- 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.
- When will I receive the funds?
Recipients will receive the $1000 scholarship following the successful completion first semester at a college or university with NPC or NPHC sororities. The check will be mailed to the appropriate college department, which will be credited to your account.
Congratulations & Best of Luck to the 2023 Scholarship Recipients:
The Harpeth Hall School
Clara Ambrose lives in Nashville, TN, and attends The Harpeth Hall School. Since moving to Nashville from Murfreesboro her sophomore year, she has focused on building community at her church and school, while also maintaining her friendships from her former hometown. Building off her own personal letter-writing, she founded Connections through Correspondence, an initiative that has connected middle and high school students with over 250 alumnae and local cancer patients. Clara co-founded and led Harpeth Hall's National High School Ethics Bowl team. Through her school's Global Scholars Program, she completed a capstone project on the COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-out in Kenya, and conducted in-person interviews with members of Kenyan non-profit Lwala Community Alliance. This past year, she researched at a biomedical laboratory at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, receiving the Tennessee Academy of Science Award for her work. Additionally, Clara interned at Sarah Cannon Research Institute, Tennessee Oncology, and Traceside Dermatology & Allergy. She is an AP Scholar with Distinction and a member of Harpeth Hall's Cum Laude Society. She enjoys attending and helping lead youth group at St. George's Episcopal Church. In the fall, she will be attending Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC., and plans to study biology and art history while pursuing a pre-med track.
Hendersonville High School
Emery Hubbard lives in Hendersonville, TN and attends Hendersonville High School. She is the Varsity Volleyball Captain, editor of the HHS Annual Staff, a peer leader with Students Taking a Right Stand (STARS), and is involved in many different clubs on campus, including HOSA, DECA, FBLA, FCCLA, National Honor Society, and Beta Club, of which she is the Treasurer. She has gained over 300 service hours helping her community in NHS and Beta combined, through programs such as Christmas4Kids and Songwriters Nights at Rock Castle. Emery is very involved in her Youth Group at Hendersonville First United Methodist Church, having served on numerous mission trips across the country and as a volunteer in events such as Room In the Inn, HFUMC Pumpkin Patch, and Consignment Sale. She has earned academic achievements such as the Honors Geometry award, STARS award, and Senior Academic Athlete award while continuing to maintain a 4.0 GPA and participating in 5 AP classes. Emery is attending Auburn University in the fall to study Organismal Biology with intention of pursuing a Physical Therapy Doctoral Degree.
Beech High School
Ella Paligo, a student at Beech High School in Goodlettsville, TN, holds various leadership positions including president of Beta, DECA, and Key Club. She is also the regional president of FBLA and serves as vice president of student government and HOSA. Ella is actively involved in academic organizations like the National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, and Yearbook Staff. She has interned with the ACLU and the DA's Office, achieving success in DECA and receiving the Lasting Legacy Award. With over 400 service hours, she was honored with the HOSA Barbara James Service Award. Ella's civic engagement includes being appointed as Model United Nations General Assembly President and elected as Floor Leader at Youth in Government. Ella is active in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, having served as Youth Group Class President and graduated from the Seminary program. She has participated in Leadership Sumner Youth and American Legion Auxiliary Volunteer Girls State, earning nomination for Girls Nation and acceptance into Tennessee Governor's School. As an ambassador for the Tennessee Department of Health and Tobacco Free Kids and vice chair of the Tennessee Department of Education Student Engagement Subcommittee, Ella is passionate about public health and breaking barriers. Her initiatives "Be A Hero, Drop Vaping To Zero" and "Operation Second Chance" led to a universal vaping prevention policy, the declaration of April as "Anti-Vaping Month" in Tennessee, and the development of a curriculum connecting incarcerated individuals to second-chance employers. Ella has received notable honors including 2022 Youth Advocate of the Year, Distinguished Young Women of Music City, Coca-Cola Scholar, Princeton Prize in Race Relations Certificate Winner, and United States Senate Youth Program Delegate. She will graduate with high honors from Beech and pursue Political Science and Public Health with a Legal Studies Emphasis at Brigham Young University Honors College.