Community Foundation of Greater Memphis – High School Scholarships 2014

Available Scholarships

The Community Foundation invites you to explore scholarship opportunities to help you achieve through education.

In 2014-15, the Community Foundation is offering 17 scholarships, most for graduating high school seniors who intend to enroll in a two- or four-year program at an accredited institution. Scholarships that are open to other students are noted (*). Most available scholarships fall in the $1,000-$2,000 range, and often several are awarded in each category.

Most applications are due April 1, 2014 with the exception of the Don Poier Memorial Scholarship, which is dueMarch 3, 2014. All applications should be submitted by mail to the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis.

We suggest you read the Frequently Asked Questions before completing an application.

Please email Grants and Initiatives Associate Vanessa Langston or call her at (901) 722-0032 for more information.

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Community Trust will offer three $5,000 diversity scholarships in 2014 to minority undergraduate students who wish to pursue careers in the field of health care. Applications are due by February 28, 2014. Learn more.

For students attending specific high schools

Donors have created scholarship opportunities for students who attend the following high schools: Bolton, Booker T. Washington, Central, East, Fayette County public schools, Frayser, Kirby, Melrose, Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering, Overton, Raleigh-Egypt, and Whitehaven. Please read each description carefully to determine your eligibility.

For students pursuing specific areas of study

We offer opportunities for students majoring in certain academic areas including music performance, broadcasting, journalism, math, science, engineering, and family or consumer science.

Other opportunities

There are several other scholarships open to students who fit certain criteria. These include opportunities for service-minded students, NAACP ACT-SO participants, students whose parents have disabilities, LeMoyne-Owen College students, young mothers, and parishioners at certain churches. Please explore each option to determine if you are eligible.