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Scholarship News

Welcome to the SAME Nashville Post Scholarship News Page. Thank you for your interest in the SAME Nashville Post Scholarship.  The SAME Nashville Post Scholarship application period for academic year 2019/20 closed on April 19, 2019. Students who applied will be notified of the application status in late July 2019.

Respectfully, The SAME Nashville Post Scholarship Committee 

Robin Hagerty, P.E. - SAME Nashville Post Scholarship President
Lannae Long and Monica Sartain - Committee Co-Chair
William James, Brad Long, Brad Cressman and Mike Cochrane - Committee Members

Schedule for 2019-20

The application period for academic year 2019/20 is open.  The SAME Nashville Post Scholarship schedule for academic year 2019/20 is as follows:

February 12 - April 19 2019 - open application period

Late July 2019 - notification of scholarship for academic year 2019/20

Late July - Early August 2019 - disseminate scholarships to colleges / universities

Points of Interest about the SAME Nashville Post Scholarship:

The SAME Nashville Post awarded its first scholarship in 1990, and has been awarding scholarships ever since. To date, the SAME Nashville Post has awarded over $360,000 to over 300 individual scholarships. The scholarship is funded by interest from the endowment, and greatly funded by generous contributions from individual members and sustaining member companies, as well as the Annual SAME Nashville Post Golf Scramble fund raiser which is usually held each May. The SAME Nashville Post Scholarship Committee is grateful to all those individuals, sustaining member firms, and golfers who give generously to make the scholarship possible every year.

The SAME Nashville Post Scholarship supports the SAME Mission and Values. The SAME Mission is, "To promote and facilitate engineering support for national security by developing and enhancing relationships and competencies among uniformed services, public and private sector engineers, and related professionals." The SAME values are integrity, patriotism, public service, national security, technical competence, excellence and environmental stewardship.

To be eligible for an SAME Nashville Post scholarship, you must be a son/daughter or grandson/granddaughter of an active or deceased member of the SAME Nashville Post; where active member is defined as being a current member (at the time of the application) who has held current membership for one continuous year or more; be a student member of the SAME Nashville Post; be a son/daughter or grandson/granddaughter of an employee or retired employee of a current SAME Nashville Post sustaining member firm or the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District, or be employed by a current SAME Nashville Post sustaining member firm or the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District. You must be an undergraduate or graduate student studying in the field of engineering, architecture, mathematics, computer science or related field in an accredited program. Your grade point average must be a 3.0/4.0 or greater.

It is free to be a student member of the SAME Nashville Post as long as you are in high school or college. All you have to do is join as a student member and declare Nashville as your home post.

Questions may be directed to Scholarship Co-Chairpersons,

Monica Sartain at Monica.Sartain@pca-llc.biz phone (615)645-9355, or
Lannae Long at Lannae.J.Long@usace.army.mil, phone (615)736-2049.