John D. Grubb and Louise G. Sumner Fund for Monroe County Scholarship

Purpose and History

Originally established in 1999 by John Grubb and Louise Sumner to provide scholarships to Hiwassee students and Hiwassee graduates going on to a 4-year college or university. The scholarship has been expanded to include any Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) accredited public or private, non-profit college or university in Tennessee.

Scholarship Amount

$2,000 per year award for four years

Eligibility Requirements

  • Residency Requirement: Monroe County
  • Education Requirement: Graduates of a Monroe County High School, graduating seniors, or current college students
  • Field of Study: Not Applicable
  • GPA Minimum: 2.5
  • College/Enrollment Requirement: Full-time enrollment at Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) accredited public or private, non-profit college or university in Tennessee or Hiwassee College
  • Must demonstrate financial need

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