how to apply

Scholarships are available for both current high school seniors and undergraduate students who are already in college. You must live within 50 miles of Chattanooga, Tennessee to qualify for our rewards. ALL AVAILABLE FUNDS HAVE BEEN AWARDED FOR THE 2018-19 ACADEMIC YEAR. Our applications for the 2019-20 school year are now available. Deadline for submitting applications is Monday, Jan. 14, 2019.


If you are a new applicant, please print the documents below:

2019 Information form Application_information_2019-20.docx

2019 ApplicationApplication_2019-20.docx

2019 ChecklistApplication_checklist_2019-20.docx


If you are re-applying for a scholarship for the next academic year, please print the documents below:

2019 Renewal informationRenewal_application_information_2019-20.docx

2019 Renewal applicationRenewal_application_2019-20.docx

2019 Renewal checklistRenewal_Application_Checklist_2019-20.docx


If you have questions, please email cindy@melfoundation.org.