Planning Your Future
The Fairview High School counseling center is here to assist you with your college and career planning needs. Williamson County Schools focuses intently on the process of preparing for testing, college applications, getting to know your strengths and creative passions, while encouraging you to expand your academic and extracurricular interests to strengthen your college resume.
Updated college scholarship information.
The Common App website offers one application for over 400 colleges and universities across the country, including UT Knoxville, Vanderbilt, Belmont, Lipscomb, Ivy Leagues schools, and more.
The Common Black College Application website offers one central application for all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
The Universal College Application website offers one central application for 45 colleges, including several that are not listed through The Common App website.
NAIA Eligibility Center is for students interested in playing sports at an NAIA school. Students must meet the eligibility requirements, and can register with the NAIA to learn more.
NCAA Eligibility Information is a one-page tips and hints document for students who are preparing for collegiate athletics. This form also includes a link to the NCAA Freshmen eligibility requirements.
NCAA Eligibility Center– Students interested in playing sports at the collegiate level need to register with the NCAA and qualify academically. The NCAA Eligibility Center has all the necessary information.
- College for TN gives access to information on public and private 2-year and 4-year institutions, as well as the Tennessee College of Applied Technology centers. The website also offers career exploration activities and links to help guide you through the process.
- Tennessee HOPE Scholarship is Tennessee’s educational scholarship program. Graduating seniors must have either a 3.0 GPA on the state Uniform Grading Policy scale (indicated as HOPE Scholarship GPA on WCS transcripts), or a 21 or higher ACT composite. FAFSA completion is required and is also considered the scholarship application as well.
- High School graduates can become eligible for two years of free college at one of the state’s community colleges through the Tennessee Promise. Students must fulfill the requirements of the program, including community service hours.
- The Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) provides over 20 different state student financial aid programs, including the HOPE scholarship, Tennessee Promise, Tennessee Reconnect, Tennessee Student Assistance Award, and the Dual Enrollment grant.
- Students following one of the Tennessee Transfer Pathway options will earn their Associate’s Degree at a Tennessee community college, while having guaranteed admission to one of Tennessee’s 4-year colleges or universities to complete their four-year degree.
- Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) has 27 locations throughout the state. They are the state’s premier providers of state-of-the-art technical training for workers to obtain the technical skills and professional training necessary for advancement in today’s competitive job market. Tuition for most programs can be paid for through the TN Promise scholarship and/or the Wilder-Naifeh Technical Skills Grant.
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A link is provided below to an extensive list of summer opportunities organized by program type for your convenience. The programs listed are for parent/student independent use and not connected to the Fairview High School Counseling Center.
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