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Dream Big and Go Get It Scholarship

Application Status: CLOSED

The application period for the 2025 Dream Big and Go Get It Scholarship will open Fall 2024.

The Dream Big and Go Get It Scholarship was established in 2018. It is an academic scholarship designated for a graduating senior in the Southeast Nashville area. Eligible seniors include students who attend a public school in Southeast Nashville or lives in Southeast Nashville and attends a public school elsewhere in Davidson County.

2018 Recipient: Chloe Dowell,

Cane Ridge High School

2019 Recipient: Jashna Timsina,

Cane Ridge High School

2021 Recipient: Aryan Gleason,

McGavock High School

2022 Recipient: Lyric Smith,

Early College High School

2023 Recipient: Kadidja Garba,

Hume- Fogg High School

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eMpowerment Inc. CEO Janelle Douglas, 2018 Scholarship Recipient Chloe Dowell, and Scholarship Sponsor & Board Members Jeremy Rutherford

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Scholarship Sponsor &  eMpowerment Inc. Board Member Jeremy Rutherford, 2019 Scholarship Recipient Jashna Timsina and Council woman and Board Chair Delishia Porterfield

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2022 Scholarship Recipient Lyric Smith and eMpowerment Inc. CEO Janelle Douglas

Eligible applicants should:

  • be a minority, graduating senior attending a Metro Nashville public school (traditional or charter) in the southeast  quadrant OR

  • be a minority, graduating senior living in the southeast Nashville quadrant AND attending a Metro Nashville public school (traditional or charter)

  • plan to attend a 4 year institution

Scholarship Criteria

The application period is now closed. 

Eligible applicants should:

  • be a minority, graduating senior from a Metro Nashville public school (traditional or charter) located in the southeast quadrant OR

  • be a minority, graduating senior attending any Metro Nashville public school (traditional or charter) AND living in the southeast quadrant

  • plan to attend a 4 year institution

The Dream Big and Go Get It Scholarship was established in 2018 by Janelle Douglas and Jeremy Rutherford.

 

Donors of the Dream Big and Go Get It Scholarship are recognized by the donation levels below:

Supporter: $0-$99

Affiliate: $100-$249

Ambassador: $250-$499

Champion: $500-$999

Legacy Builder: $1000 or more

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