The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee Seeks Scholarship Applicants by Feb. 1


The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization connecting generosity with need in 40 Middle Tennessee and beyond, invites students to apply for its annual scholarship by Feb. 1, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. Central Time, at

CFMT administers about 160 scholarship funds, established by individuals, companies and civic groups. Students may be eligible for multiple scholarships and need only to submit one application.

Whether a student is studying law or horticulture, planning a career in criminal justice or teaching, or studying at a technical school or four-year university, The Community Foundation’s scholarship program supports individuals from various backgrounds and communities seeking funding for educational opportunities.

Scholarships also are available for students in Middle Tennessee who are legally blind or are survivors of cancer.

“There are many wonderful ways to give back, but seeing members of our community give to ensure students across Middle Tennessee can access education is, in my opinion, one of the best,” said Kelly Pietkiewicz, CFMT’s Scholarship Coordinator. “Education is the true key to so many successes in life, and our donors are making it possible for students from all walks of life.”

In 2022, a total of $830,373 was awarded to 323 individual students from 97 of The Community Foundation’s scholarship funds. The students are attending 162 unique colleges and universities from 33 states.

For a complete list of scholarships and the online application, visit The Community Foundation’s website at Applications must be submitted by Feb. 1, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. Central Time. Applicants will be notified of results in mid-April.

About The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

The Community Foundation exists to promote and facilitate giving in the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee and beyond. It does this by accepting gifts of any size from anyone at any time and by empowering individuals, families, companies, nonprofits, and communities to respond to needs and opportunities that matter. The Community Foundation works with people who have great hearts, whether or not they have great wealth, to craft solutions that reflect the intentions and goals of their charitable endeavors. For more information, call 615-321-4939 or visit

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