Cindy Monroe Values & Vision Scholarship

Scholarship Description

To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Thirty-One Gifts, the company’s philanthropic fund – Thirty-One Gives – established the Cindy Monroe Values & Vision Endowed Scholarship with a $31,000 investment. This fund will support the development of girls in the Chattanooga, TN, community where Founder & CEO Cindy Monroe was born and raised, and also where the business was founded. Each year, the Cindy Monroe Values & Vision Endowed Scholarship will honor a girl in the Chattanooga area who embodies Cindy Monroe’s core values of building relationships, leadership and community involvement. The Cindy Monroe Values & Vision Endowed Scholarship will be awarded annually to a girl in the greater Chattanooga area who shares Cindy’s passion for dreaming big and helping others.

Eligible candidates must be a high-school junior or senior girl attending a public or private school in Hamilton County, Tennessee. Eligible candidates must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or better (based on a 4.0 scale) while in high school. Eligible candidates must plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year U.S. college or university as a full-time student beginning in the summer of fall immediately following high school graduation.

The total scholarship available is up to $12,400, in $3,100 increments over four years. Scholarship recipient will receive the renewable $3,100 grant for up to three additional years by providing a copy of the current college transcript each year and a copy of the academic schedule to ensure they maintain a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester, upon request by the Scholarship administrator.

Applications will be reviewed and scholarship will be awarded based on the following selection criteria:
Relationships (33.3%) – displays the ability to build strong and purposeful relationships with others
Leadership (33.3%) – leads by example both in and out of school
Community Service (33.3%) – is actively involved in addressing community issues through service

Before beginning your application:
1. Be prepared to upload a current copy of your high school transcript during the online application process.
2. Review the short response questions online at, and prepare your responses in advance to prevent losing any work during the online application process.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,


Num Awards: 1

Min Award: 3,100

Max Award: 12,400

Deadline: 2018-01-31


Sponsoring Organization Thirty-One Gifts
3425 Morse Crossing
Columbus, OH 43219

Contact Person: Karla Hoelter

Phone: 6144144875