Welcome to The Community Foundation scholarship program.

Scholarship Applications are now open!

The deadline to apply is March 15, 2021 at 11:59pm CST

Thanks to the generosity of our donors dedicated to investing in students’ futures, we administer more than 100 scholarship funds through an open application process. Some scholarships help students from a particular school or area; others provide financial assistance to those pursuing a specific field of study; still others assist students most in need.

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The Steps To Get Started With Our Scholarship Application:

  • Review the scholarship timeline for important dates.
February 1Scholarship applications are available to the general public.
February-Mid MarchComplete and submit online scholarship application, along with all support materials to The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.
March 15, 2020Last day applications are accepted.
Late AprilScholarship Committee meets and selects recipients.
Mid MayApplicants notified, by mail, about Committee’s decisions.
Late May - Mid JulyFinal materials received from all recipients.
Late JulyChecks are sent to the institutions.
  • Before you access the application, click “Find Scholarships” to review all scholarship eligibility criteria for our more than 100 different scholarships, to find one for which you are eligible:
  • Next, read the “How to Apply or Renew” instructions completely before accessing the application.
  • Finally, start your application by clicking the “Apply Now” buttons in the “How to Apply or Renew” sections of our website.

Apply or Renew

Apply or Renew Scholarship Instructions Access the Application – Click the APPLY NOW button. Create a Student Account In the SIGNUP box, enter your email address...

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Find Scholarships

Our scholarship search is designed to make it easier to help you find scholarships for which you might be eligible. Some scholarships may have criteria...

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Scholarship Recipients

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization working to improve the quality of life in 40 Middle Tennessee and three Kentucky counties, announces...

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Scholarship Toolkit

Our scholarship toolkit is a resource to help applicants navigate through the process with ease.

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Special Requirement Scholarships

Scholarships for Father Ryan High School, St. Cecilia Academy and employees of Healthstream, Genesco, Dollar General, Metro Police

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Tapping Individual Potential

The Community Foundation’s TIP program works with rising fifth through eighth grade Metro Nashville public school students who have extraordinary talent, but who may not...

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Scholarship Resources

Financial Aid Information Websites www.finaid.org is one-stop shopping for all types of financial aid information. It provides links to many other sites. www.fafsa.ed.gov is the...

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Scholarship FAQs

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Create a Scholarship

Our scholarship funds provide an opportunity for donors to honor their loved ones, support the hard work of local students and help the next generation...

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Contact Information

Pat Cole

Pat Cole

Senior Coordinator, Scholarships

  • pcole@cfmt.org
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