Lindsey Gilbert

Supporting higher education

Scholarships

MaryEllen Locher Scholarship Fund scholarships are given to the children of breast cancer patients--either survivors, those currently in treatment, or deceased. Please note that scholarships are limited to students residing within a 50-mile radius of Chattanooga.

According to the terms of this scholarship, students will be selected on the basis of eligibility and essays. Community service, grades, and financial need will also be considered in the review of applicants. However, grades will not play a dominant role in the selection process. Our reviewers recognize that dealing with cancer in a family member may impact a student’s academic performance.

The MaryEllen Locher Scholarship Fund shows no bias toward students of any particular race, religion, or gender. None of these will be considered in awarding scholarships.

Scholarship are awarded for one academic year only. Each recipient must reapply every year and complete a new application form. There is no guarantee that previous recipients will be seclected again for another year. 

For more information, contact Cindy Pare at foundation@memorial.org or call (423) 495-4438.

Scholarship applications are closed for the 2021-22 academic year. Application forms for 2022-23 will be available Sept. 1, 2021.

Luke Qualey

Luke Qualey, MaryEllen Locher Scholarship Fund recipient

2020-21 Scholarship recipients

 

Marion Andrews, Signal Mountain High School graduate, attending the University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Connor Beach, Ooltewah High School graduate, attending the University of Mississippi

Saylor Brown, Notre Dame High School graduate, attending UTK

Lindsay Gilbert, Chattanooga Christian School graduate, attending East Tennessee State University

Weston Gilbert, Chattanooga Christian School graduate, attending ETSU, Lisa Shields Scholarship

Logan Griffith, Walker Valley High School graduate, attending Middle Tennessee State University, Volley for a Cure Scholarship

Karis Kelly, Gilmer High School graduate, attending the University of Georgia

Andrew Marshall, Silverdale Baptist Academy graduate, attending Chattanooga State Community College

Samuel McArthur, Gilmer High School graduate, attending the University of North Georgia, Jan Moses Scholarship

Samuel McDonald, Walker Valley High School graduate, attending Sewanee: The University of the South

Matthew Merritt, McCallie School graduate, attending Yale University, Guardian Angel Scholarship

Tori Mitchell, Rhea County High School graduate, attending Tusculum University

Emalee Nix, Girls Preparatory School graduate, attending UTK

Luke Qualey, Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences graduate, attending the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Gorski Family Scholarship

Emily Rye, Baylor School graduate, attending UTC

Zoe Rye, Baylor School graduate, attending UTC

Allie Sanders, Soddy-Daisy High School graduate, attending UTC, Wanda Weller Scholarship

Lana Shea, Center for Creative Arts graduate, attending UTK

Madison Sims, Baylor School graduate, attending Alabama A&M University

Nikki VanDusen, Walker Valley High School graduate, attending ETSU, Tom and Kaky Bible Scholarship

Vincent Vaughan, Bradley Central High School graduate, attending Lee University

Jaheim Williams, Central High School graduate, attending UTC