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.
GIVE A SCHOLARSHIP
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 2019-2020, click below to download the Scholarship Award Options Packet which must be returned to the MFEF office by January 24, 2020.
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MFISD SENIORS
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 December 2019- March 1, 2020. Click the button below for more information.
2020 Scholarship List
|Bob Lewis Memorial Scholarship||Applicant must be a top football athlete who demonstrates character and dedication to athletics.|
|Burnet County Republican Women’s Scholarship||Complete MFEF Scholarship Application|
Be a citizen of the United States
Submit essay (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?
|Burnet County Farm Bureau Scholarship||Applicant must be a senior pursuing a career in the agricultural field.|
|Chris Goodman Memorial Scholarship||Applicant must exhibit character, work ethic, sports passion, and must describe your future plans.|
|Clyde & Nance Griffin Memorial Scholarship||Applicant must be majoring in the College of Business (to include Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management, Insurance) or Education (Primary, Secondary, ESL, Coaching, Counseling) and be ranked in the top 50% of class. |
Applicant must submit additional 250-500 word essay that tells why they choose their major (in the Business or Education field) and their career goals.
|Cooper Ray DeSpain Memorial Scholarship||Applicant must be in the top 30% of graduating class and submit 2 letters of recommendation|
|Dale Bergman Memorial Scholarship||Applicant must be pursuing a career in agriculture, engineering, surveying, or vocational/technical studies. Community involvement will also be considered.|
|Denise Button Memorial Scholarship||Applicant must be a MFHS Drill Team participant.|
|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. Select applicants will be asked to interview with selection committee before final selections are made.|
|John Woodward Memorial Scholarship||Applicant must be a graduating senior from MFISD and planning to attend 2 year or 4 year college.|
|Kathy Rose Memorial Scholarship of Hope||Applicant must be a MFHS graduate who will attend Texas Tech University. Applicant must exhibit character of resiliency and love for life.Submit an additional essay on the following: Describe how you respond when faced with a challenge, either personally or at school.|
|Kiwanis Leadership Scholarship||Applicants in the top 20% of class.Criteria that will be considered: financial need, involvement in extra-curricular activities, and involvement in community service. Select applicants will be interviewed before final award selection.|
|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 250 words concerning how his/her religion impacts his/her life.|
|Lake Buchanan Conservation Corporation Scholarship||Applicant must submit essay of 500 words or less which addresses the following question: What would you like to see done to improve the public’s understanding of the importance of water conservation?|
|Lan Nguyen Memorial Scholarship||Applicant must be an excellent and motivated candidate who desire to pursue a career in healthcare: physicians, nurses, physical therapists, etc.|
|Lemmah A. Perry Scholarship||Applicant must be a graduating senior from MFISD|
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||Students interested in studying for a career in fire fighting or emergency medical response, such as ECA, EMT or Paramedic.|
|MFHS Athletic Booster Club Scholarship||Applicant’s parents must hold current 2019-2020 MFABC membership. Membership must be current by March 1, 2020.|
Applicant must be a senior eligible for graduation in 2020.
Applicants must have participated on at least one sports team for all 4 years of high school. Participation does not have to be the same sport all 4 years. If an applicant transferred into MFHS participation on sports teams at prior school does count toward the 4 year participation requirement. Validation is based on stated participation by the applicant as listed on application.
|MFHS Band Boosters Scholarship||Participated in MFHS Band program both semesters of graduating year.|
|Marble Falls Daybreak Rotary Scholarship||Applicant must submit additional essay of 1,000 words or less using the 3 websites below to guide the foundation of your essay.Visit the website, FourWayTest.MarblefallsDaybreak.org (it will navigate you to Rotary District 6630’s YouTube channel) and watch several of these award-winning speeches. The speakers base their presentation on the “Rotary 4 Way Test”. After watching several of the speeches, please describe how you have lived your life and plan to live your life according to the “Rotary 4 Way Test”. The ” Rotary 4 Way Test” states: “Of the things we think, say or do: 1. Is it the TRUTH?, 2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?, 3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?, 4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?”Visit the website, www.Rotary.org/en/Our-Causes and learn about the Causes that Rotary International supports. In your essay, please describe how you feel Rotary has worked to make our world a much better place.Visit the website, www.MarblefallsDaybreak.org and read several of the articles about how the Daybreak Rotary Club is impacting our local community. In your essay, please describe some of the local charities in your community that you feel would benefit from the generosity of our community’s money and individual time. Applicants may be asked to interview with the selection committee after applications are received.|
|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 Police Officer Andrew Howe Memorial Scholarship||Applicant must be/provide: Criminal Justice major|
Minimum 2.5 GPA
2 Letters of Recommendation
Submit document answering the following questions:
State your reasons for pursuing a degree in Criminal Justice.
Share your career plans and goals upon completing your Criminal Justice degree.
Do you have a relative, close friend, or mentor employed in the Criminal Justice field and if so, how has that affected your decision to pursue a Criminal Justice degree?
What do you foresee as the evolution and challenges to the Criminal Justice field within the next 10 years and how do you plan to be a part of the progression?
|Marble Falls Rodeo Association||Applicants must be involved in agriculture related activities, club, classes or equine activities/interests.|
|MFHS Starlettes Scholarship||Senior will graduate in good standing from Starlettes.|
Senior will be paid in full of all money owed to the Starlettes.
All school owned costumes/uniforms must be turned in.
Submit an essay that includes how participating in Starlettes will help you achieve your personal goals for the future.
|Marian Collins Repert Memorial Scholarship||Intended for graduates of Marble Falls ISD with a desire to obtain a 2-year associate’s degree in a vocational field.Applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of United States.|
Applicants must complete a 100 to 200 word essay explaining why they are interested in the vocational field and how a technical certification or Associate’s degree will assist them in attaining meaningful employment.
Applicants may be asked to interview with the selection committee after applications are received.
|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 Scholarship||Applicants must have a GPA of 3.7 or higher and have a demonstrated need.|
|St. John’s Knights of Columbus Council #13255 Scholarship||Member of St. John’s Catholic Church|
Submit additional essay answering the question:What are your 5 year, 10year, and 15 year goals?