Local Scholarships

Marshall Education Foundation administers several scholarships.  The Foundation works with families and business donors to facilitate their desire to help seniors in all Marshall County Schools. The donors set the requirements and the Foundation distributes application forms, evaluates the applications and selects students to receive the scholarship.


Tommy Hawkins Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is a memorial to Tommy Hawkins who was well known throughout Tennessee as a family man who loved his family, friends, and Lewisburg.  Tommy owned Lewisburg Printing and was the publisher of the Lewisburg Tribune and the Marshall County Gazette until 2005.  Tommy would be extremely proud to assist a young Marshall County High School graduate with the beginning of their college education.  Applicant for this scholarship must be a graduating senior from MCHS and be attending any college, university, or technical school.  The winner will receive a $1000 scholarship ($500 each semester) for their freshman year.


Eddie M. Wright Family Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship is given by the family of Eddie M. Wright who was an alumni of Cornersville High School and a pharmacist. This is a $500 scholarship being offered to a graduate of Cornersville High School.  The scholarship will be awarded to a student based on extracurricular activities, financial need and academic achievement.  This scholarship can be used for any college, university or vocational technical school. This scholarship will be given for the fall semester of their freshman year.


Rex’s Foodland Scholarships

Rex’s Foodland is a grocery in Chapel Hill. There will be five (5) $1000 scholarships awarded to residents living in the Forrest School area or who live in the customer service area of Rex’s Foodland.  Qualified applicants must be high school graduates, holders of General Education Diplomas, or home schoolers who have successfully completed an accepted course of study.  Students presently enrolled in post-secondary education are also eligible.  Candidates applying for this scholarship must have at least a 2.0 GPA, demonstrate a need for financial assistance, and must not have received a full scholarship or major source of income that will already cover most expenses. The student will receive $500 per semester for the year of awarded scholarship.