Students applying for scholarships from the MaryEllen Locher Foundation must meet the following criteria:Student must have lost a parent to breast cancer or complications relating from the disease or have a parent who has survived breast cancer. Student must live within a 50-mile radius of Chattanooga, Tennessee.Student must be a current high school senior who will will graduate the year of application, a current college student, or have earned a GED.Student must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.Student must be a legal resident of the United States.Student must be accepted as a full-time enrollee in an undergraduate program at either a two or four-year accredited college or university. At this time, the MaryEllen Locher Foundation is not authorized to provide scholarships for graduate programs.
Due to the high volume of applicants, we cannot notify each individual student of our decisions. Winners will be notified by mid-May of each year. Checks are paid directly to the college or university, not to the winners themselves.