Bachman Foundation welcomes applications from students in or around Bradley County, TN. Applicants must have been diagnosed with a learning difference which is specified in an IEP (Individual Education Plan), Psychological, or an ISP (Individual Support Plan). Student applicants that are under the age of 18 must have a legal guardian that will complete the application on their behalf. Adult students must submit their own application.

Application Process

Step 1: Submit an application.

Option 1- Submit application online.
Option 2- Print application and mail to Bachman Foundation.
Option 3- Email application to

Step 2: Submit 3 Recommendation Forms

Forms must be filled out by a Guidance Counselor, Teacher, School Administrator, Therapist, or other Equally Qualified Individual.
Forms can be emailed to or mailed to Bachman Foundation.

Step 3: Submit Essay

Essay should be 1 page and neatly typed. It should include why the applicant is applying for a scholarship and how a scholarship will help the applicant achieve their goals.
Forms can be emailed to or mailed to Bachman Foundation.


(Editable PDF's)

Application Form
Recommendation Form

Apply Online

Fill out an online application to begin the process.

Bachman Foundation does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of any applicable protected classification including, but not limited to, race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities and operations include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, advertising for available scholarships, selection of scholarship recipients, and the provision of related services. Bachman Foundation is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of its staff, volunteers, vendors, applicants, and scholarship recipients.