Learn more about becoming a Roan Scholar
and how you can begin your journey.
The window for eligible high schools to nominate students for the Roan Class of 2022 via our online portal will open in early August 2017, with a mid-October deadline. More details will be available once the window opens.
Students should contact their guidance counselor to express interest in being nominated to compete for the Roan.
Counselors and other school officials: please contact the Roan office with any questions.
Graduating seniors attending high school in select counties in northeast TN, southwest VA, and western NC, are eligible to be nominated.
Who Can Be a Roan Scholar?
A leader of outstanding character. Someone who will leave big shoes to fill after graduation. Someone respected and admired by those around them; who’s made a significant positive impact on their school and the community.”
What’s the Process?
Future Roan Scholars are nominated by their high school during the fall of their senior year, and selected after a file review and highly competitive series of interviews.
What’s the Timeline?
The nomination window opens each year in early August, with a deadline in October. Nominees participate in regional interviews during November; select students are invited to campus for Finalist Day in January.
Information for Nominating Schools
Details for Counselors and Administrators