Believe in a
     brighter future

Over 5,000 Chattanooga students have attended college thanks to the deep generosity of our donors. Assisting as many students as possible to achieve their dream of earning a college degree is fundamental to our vision for a better city and a better world.

How to apply

The Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga’s Scholarship Season opens Tuesday, January 17, 2023 for the 2023 season. We have created a new common application to simplify the application process.

IMPORTANT: If you have already created an account, you do NOT need to create a new one. If you are unsure whether or not you’ve created one, once you are on our login page, click “forgot password” to see if your email address is already in our system.

NOTE: The Ronald McDonald House Scholarship (Chattanooga and surrounding areas) is now open. Deadline is Friday, January 27th, 2023. If you are a graduating high school senior or current college student, your 2023 - 2024 FAFSA must be submitted to the Department of Education before completing the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
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CFGC Scholarship Application and Account Portal

For eligible graduating high school seniors, college students seeking college scholarships, and current scholars.

View the Application and Account Portal
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CFGC Scholarships Guidebook

Find scholarship summaries, eligibility requirements, and help navigating the portal here.

View the Guidebook
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Support a scholar

The Together We Can Scholarship Fund was established for students who typically are overlooked by traditional scholarships. As an endowed fund, Together We Can generates continuous growth, helping student after student attend college and build a brighter future.

Your future is bright

We’re here to help with any questions.

Professional Advisor | Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga

Dr. Stephanie Young

Director of Scholarships