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     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.

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.

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.
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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

2021-2022 Scholarships

Minimum GPA Required

Brainerd High School WAAY Scholarship

This scholarship will provide financial assistance to graduating Brainerd High School’s Evening School seniors.

How to Apply

To apply, please follow these steps.

Min GPA
2.00

Moreland Family Scholarship

The Moreland Family Scholarship was created to provide postsecondary scholarships for traditional and nontraditional graduates from a Hamilton County Public School.

How to Apply
Min GPA
2.00

Sgt. Tim Chapin Memorial Scholarship

One year scholarship in the amount of $2,000 at a four year school or a two year scholarship at a community/technical college

How to Apply
Min GPA
2.50

Sgt. Tim Chapin Memorial Scholarship

One year scholarship in the amount of $2,000 at a four year school or a two year scholarship at a community/technical college

Min GPA
2.50

Julie Jacks Memorial Scholarship

One year scholarship in the amount of $1,500

Min GPA
2.50

Together We Can Scholarship

Renewable scholarship for up to eight semesters with awards ranging $1,000-$3,000 per academic year

Min GPA
2.50

Jerry Marshall, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

One-time scholarship in the amount of $500

Min GPA
2.50

Coca-Cola Centennial Scholarship

Renewable scholarship for up to eight semesters. Awards range from $500-$1,000 per academic year

Min GPA
2.75

Brainerd High School Scholarship

One-time scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to be used in the fall following high school graduation

Min GPA
2.75

Joe Jackson, II Memorial Scholarship

Renewable scholarship for up to eight semesters in the amount of $1,000 per academic year

Min GPA
2.75

John P. Franklin, Sr. Achievement Scholarship

One-time scholarship in the amount $1,000 to be used the fall following graduation

Min GPA
2.75

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Gamma Theta Sigma Chapter Scholarship

One-time scholarship in the amount $500 to be used the fall following graduation

Min GPA
2.80

Roy Keith Sr. Memorial Scholarship

One-time scholarship in the amount $500 to be used the fall following graduation

Min GPA
3.00

Judy Minge Copeland Memorial Scholarship for the Arts

One-time scholarship in the amount $500 to be used the fall following graduation

Min GPA
3.00

The Kaiser Family Scholarship

One-year scholarship in the amount of $2,500

Min GPA
3.00

The Chattanooga Engineers Club Scholarship

Renewable scholarship in the amount of $1,000

Min GPA
3.00

MedRock Scholarship

Renewable scholarship for up to eight semesters or graduation whichever comes first in the amount of $1,000 per academic year

Min GPA
3.00

SEED Scholarship (Signal Energy Constructors)

Three (3) scholarships annually; two of the scholarships will be one-year awards in the amount of $3,000 ($1,500 Fall/$1,500 Spring) and the third scholarship is the SEED Elite Scholarship Award which is a renewable scholarship for up to eight (8) semesters or graduation from undergraduate, whichever date comes first

Min GPA
3.00

Dr. Arlyn V. Horn Scholarship

Renewable scholarship for up to eight semesters in the amount of $1,000 per academic year

Min GPA
3.00
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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