2019 Scholarships

The Marble Falls Education Foundation proudly supports Marble Falls ISD students who are moving forward with their education at a college, university, vocation program or institute of higher education. All scholarships offered through MFEF are available to Marble Falls ISD graduating seniors. MFEF accepts funds from alumni, businesses, and community donors to support the dreams of MFISD students by providing funding for higher education.

See below for more information and lists of scholarships available.


Contributions to our scholarship program help our students make their dreams come true!  In order to offer a scholarship through the Marble Falls Education Foundation for 2019, click below to download the Scholarship Award Options Packet which must be returned to the MFEF office.


The Marble Falls Education Foundation works with many donors throughout the community to offer scholarships to Marble Falls ISD students.  By applying through MFEF, students can access many scholarship opportunities in one location.  For the Class of 2019, over $118,000 was awarded to seniors who applied through MFEF at Scholarship Awards Night on May 16, 2019. Thank you to all donors supporting these students!

Applications for Class of 2020 will be accepted beginning in the late fall. Information will be given to students at their campuses before the application is open.

2019 Scholarship list

Scholarship Criteria
     Bob Lewis Memorial Scholarship Applicant must be a top football athlete who demonstrates character and dedication to athletics.
     Burnet County Farm Bureau Scholarship Applicant must be a senior going into the agricultural field.
     Burnet County Republican Women’s Scholarship Applicant must: complete your school’s scholarship application form; be a citizen of the United States; must be a graduating senior of Marble Falls, Burnet, or Faith Academy school; and submit an essay with a minimum of 500 words addressing the question – What can the republican party do to more clearly represent the views of the majority of the people without compromising its basic platform?
     Casey Rice Memorial Scholarship Applicant must: be attending or have attended MFHS; participate in extracurricular activities; and maintain a B average or better.
     Chris Goodman Memorial Scholarship Applicant must exhibit character, work ethic, sports passion, and must describe your future plans.
     Cooper Ray DeSpain Memorial Scholarship Applicant must: be in the top 25% of the graduating class; have a minimum GPA of 3.0; submit a written essay with a minimum of 500 words about where the applicant finds their strength and their relationship with God; and submit two letters of recommendation. Financial need is NOT a criteria.
     Dale Bergman Memorial Scholarship Applicant must be pursuing a career in agriculture, engineering, surveying, mathematics, or vocational/technical studies. Community involvement will also be considered.
     Daybreak Rotary Club Applicant must be on professional, vocational or technical career track; family income below 100k per FAFSA and SAR guidelines; involvement in extracurricular activities; provide detailed understanding of how Rotary’s 4 Way Test applies to the applicants life and aspirations.
     Denise Button Memorial Scholarship Applicant must be a MFHS Drill Team participant.
     Double Horn STEM Scholarship Applicant must: be a MFISD graduate; have a minimum GPA of 3.0; pursuing a degree in or closely related to science, technology, engineering, or mathematics disciplines; beginning full time the Fall term following his/her high school graduation at a public or private university; and demonstrates financial need according to the FAFSA and SAR.
     Ernest K. Cochran Memorial Scholarship Applicants are chosen based on financial need. Must be aspiring toward college, vocational, or technical support.
     Highland Lakes Health Fund Scholarship This scholarship is for a student that plans to enter the health care or medical field. Preference is given to a student who has received acceptance from at least one college program and has a plan to meet the financial obligations of their course of study through savings, loans, or financial aid. Funds are awarded at $1,000 n the Fall of 2019 and $1,000 in the Fall of 2020.
     Hill Country Higher Education Foundation
     Kathy Rose Memorial Scholarship of Hope Applicant must be a MFHS graduate who will attend Texas Tech University and who has chosen hope and perseverance when faced with adversity. Applicant must exhibit character of resilience and love for life. Submit an additional essay on the following: Describe how you respond when faced with a challenge, either personal or at school.
     Kiwanis of Marble Falls Applicant must have a B+ average. Criteria that will be considered: financial need, involvement in extracurricular activities, and involvement in community service.
      Knights of Columbus Council #15365 St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church Scholarship Applicant must be a Catholic student graduating from Marble Falls ISD.  The applicant must complete all information and submit an additional essay with a maximum of 300 words on the role of the Catholic faith in their life.
     Lan Nguyen Memorial Scholarship Applicant must be an excellent and motivated candidate with a plan for future health profession career.
     Lemmah A. Perry Scholarship Applicant must be a graduating senior from Marble Falls ISD; family income and need should be established through the FAFSA.  Abilities and need of the student should be evident in the application.
     Marble Falls / Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Applicants may be a part-time or full-time student. Selection will be based on financial need and community involvement.
     Marble Falls Area EMS First Responder Scholarship Applicant must be pursuing a career in the emergency services or healthcare field. Submit an additional essay of 500 words or less on the following: Why are you interested in a career in the emergency services or healthcare field?
     Marble Falls Area Volunteer Fire Department Scholarship This scholarship is for students interested in studying for a career in fire fighting or emergency medical response, such as ECA, EMT, or Paramedic.
     Marble Falls Ex-Students Association Scholarship Applicant must have a parent or grandparent that is a MFHS graduate. Applicant must provide the name of the parent or grandparent (maiden name if female) along with the graduation year.
     Marble Falls Rodeo Association Recipients will be selected based on community involvement and financial need.
     Marian Collins Repert Memorial Scholarship
° Intended for graduates of MFHS with a desire to obtain a 2-year associates degree in vocational field.
° Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or have previously received this scholarship and have good progress and performance during their first year of associates degree work. The latter may reapply for continuing aid during their second year of work.
° Applicants must complete a 100 to 200 word essay explaining your interest in the vocational field you choose. You should also explain why completion of the associates degree will lead to meaningful employment and why you feel you have the motivation and skills necessary to progress in the vocational area you have chosen.
     Max Copeland Community Service Scholarship Recipients will be selected based on leadership and character qualities which embody the spirit of Max Copeland, as well as student and athletic involvement.
       Order of the Eastern Star, Marble Falls #435 Applicants must have a GPA of 3.7 or higher and have demonstrated need.