Individual's Application Process & Submission Options

Bachman Foundation welcomes applications from students and individuals in East Tennessee.
Information for application process, forms and documents needed, and submission options are outlined below.

Submit a detailed essay.
Essay should be 1 page and neatly typed. It should include why the applicant is applying for a scholarship or grant and how a scholarship or grant will help the applicant achieve their goals.

Option 1: Print essay and mail to Bachman Foundation.
Option 2: Email essay to

Submit an application.
Application PDF form available for download below.  

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


Editable PDF Forms:
Application Form
Recommendation Form

Apply Online

Fill out an individual 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.