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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 2022 - 2023 academic year, we will be awarding six $1,000 scholarships to exceptional, graduating seniors from Middle Tennessee. 

Click here for the Class of 2023 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

Please include the name of the student applicant in the subject line. 

Application Deadline is March 26. 

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 2022 Scholarship Recipients: 

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Hannah Bhattacharya

Ravenwood High School

Hannah Bhattacharya lives in Brentwood, TN, and attends Ravenwood High School. She is the captain for the Speech and Debate Team, qualified for the National Speech and Debate Tournament, was named a State and Districts Storytelling Champion, and received multiple accolades from the National Speech and Debate Association. She is also a student mentor & board member for Youth Leadership Brentwood and the president of Interact Club, the high achool affiliate of Rotary International. Hannah enjoys artistic endeavors is a violinist in her school’s Chamber Orchestra and was twice selected to attend the Tennessee Youth Symphony. She has also performed Classical Indian dance for the past twelve years. As a two-time AP Scholar with Distinction, AP Capstone Diploma recipient, and National Merit Commended Student, Hannah strives to maintain high academic standards. In addition to serving as secretary of the Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honors Society, she is an avid member of National Honors Society, Mu Alpha Theta Math Honors Society, Science National Honors Society, Tri-M Music Honors Society, National English Honors Society, and Spanish Honors Society. She also serves as the Recruitment Officer for her school’s chapter of Health Occupations Students of America and is an avid member of Biology Olympiad and Science Bowl. Additionally, Hannah is heavily involved in community service through organizations like the Adventure Science Center and United Way. Most notably, she raised 40,000 pounds of food for One Generation Away in 2021 alone. Outside of school, she holds a research internship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Hannah will continue her passion for science at Vanderbilt University this fall. 

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Makenna Choate

Springfield High School

Makenna Choate lives in Springfield, TN, and attends Springfield High School. She currently serves as Student Council Senior Class President, president of Health Occupations Students of America, vice president of Key Club, vice president of Recycling Club, vice president of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, vice president of National Honor Society of Dance Arts, secretary of Concert Choir, and the choreographer of the Springfield High School Show Choir. She is also an active member of National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, BETA Club, Junior Civitan, Math Club, Future Business Leaders of America, Pep Club, and is part of the Innovation Academy Magnet Program. Makenna has been a dancer at Dance South Performing Arts for 15 years and a member of the Dance South Youth Company for 8 years. She currently teaches at Dance South and has served as an assistant teacher for several years prior. She is also an active member of Middle Tennessee Youth Ballet. She has been involved in my church by serving as her youth group’s worship leader and going on various mission trips. Makenna has received several awards, including a few President’s Awards for Educational Excellence, an award for Excellence in Advanced Biology, a Best Statistician Award, and a Yellow Jacket Pride Award. She has also completed two internships at her local hospital, Northcrest Medical Center. Makenna plans to attain my CNA license and begin working in a healthcare facility this summer. In the fall, she will be attending Western Kentucky University to major in Nursing and minor in Dance.

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Gracie Duke

Providence Christian Academy

Gracie Duke lives in Murfreesboro, TN and attends Providence Christian Academy. Her leadership roles include being one of the officers of Beta club, a member of National Honors Society, the President of the Spiritual committee for student council, a leader for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, a member of Youth Leadership Rutherford, and the President of the Augustine house. She has over 185 service hours and was honored to serve at multiple places in Tennessee as well as outside of the state. She stays very involved at her school with prayer every Monday morning, tutoring after school on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and FCA on Thursday mornings. Gracie has received awards such as the Honors Biology award, Honors ancient History award, and all A’s award. She was honored to receive Miss PCA her senior year as well. Her athletic career in high school consisted of participating in both basketball and soccer, winning the state championship for basketball her freshman year, and going to state with her soccer team her senior year. Furthermore, she enjoys tutoring several students at her school. She attends People of Hope Church and loves spending time with her youth group every Wednesday and Sunday. She maintained a 4.0 and will be one of the valedictorians when she graduates in May. Gracie plans on pursuing physical therapy at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga in the Fall.

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Ella Gardner

Brentwood Academy

Ella Gardner lives in Brentwood, TN, and attends Brentwood Academy. She is the Varsity Tennis Team Captain, is the Senior Co-Editor of BA’s Flight Magazine, a Brentwood Academy Student Ambassador, Brentwood Academy Admissions Day Ambassador, and a Big Sister for younger students. Ella participates in Model United Nations and Youth in Government, serving as an officer at both conferences during senior year. She participated in American Legion Auxiliary Volunteer Girls State and Youth Leadership Brentwood during high school. She is involved in her community through Sisters and Philanthropy, New Hope Academy’s after-school enrichment program, Brentwood Hills Youth Group, Joe Campbell Service Day, Christ Presbyterian Church Special Saturdays, and is a National Honor Society Writing Tutor for BA underclassmen. Ella achieved many academic honors during high school, including National Merit Finalist and AP Scholar with Honor, as well as the highest average in several of her classes at Brentwood Academy. In the fall, she will pursue a career in business at the university of her choosing.

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Amy Hopkins

Central Magnet School

Amy Hopkins lives in Murfreesboro, TN and attends Central Magnet School. She is involved in Central Magnet Dance Team, Sr. Beta Club as a Service Officer, National English Honor Society, National Honor Society, Central Magnet Musical Theater, Central Magnet Madrigals Choir, First United Methodist Church Youth Choir, and dances at The Dancer's School. She earned honors such as Central Magnet Golden C Award, The Dancer's School Outstanding Dancer in Modern, Mid State and All State Honor Choirs, Sr. Beta Club Nationals Premier Performer, Tennessee Governor's School for the Arts - Voice - First Soprano, AP Scholar with Honors, and Richard Siegel Foundation and Tennessee Philharmonic Orchestra Music Excellence Award. She stays involved in her community through service opportunities with Sr. Beta Club and First United Methodist Church. In the fall, she will be attending University of Alabama and majoring in Elementary Education.

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Olivia Marlow

Rockvale High School

Olivia Marlow lives in Murfreesboro, TN and attends Rockvale High School. She is captain of the varsity soccer team, is officer to the Rockvale chapter of Health Occupations Students of America, is a member of National Honor Society, is a member of National Art Honor Society, and is a member of the cross-country team. Olivia has earned All-State, All-Area, and All-District honors in soccer, as well as All-Area honors in cross country. She has led her soccer team to four regular-season titles, three region championships, a district championship, and three state tournament appearances. She has also made a state championship appearance in cross country. Olivia has earned her Certified Nursing Assistant license under the Tennessee Nurse Aide Registry and is on track to earn her Emergency Medical Responder license under the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians by the end of her senior year. She has completed community service for TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center, the VA Medical Center, and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She will graduate with 18+ hours of college credit through Middle Tennessee State University, honors, distinction, and as valedictorian of her class. In the fall, Olivia will be attending the University of Alabama in Huntsville to study Biochemistry with a Pre-Medical concentration and play soccer.



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