Foundant SLM, the system MSCF uses, has an applicant tutorial, which can be accessed here: https://support.foundant.com/hc/en-us/articles/4520338873111-SLM-Applicant-Tutorial. This page details how to do everything from register, to printing the application to filling out the forms. Of course, do not hesitate to contact us should you have additional questions or concerns.
Using the Online Scholarship System*
*These FAQs are only relevant to the scholarships requiring completion of the online application.
All applicants must complete and submit the online application; please contact your local school, library or senior center to determine if you are eligible to use their computers.
When you submit your application you will receive a notification on your screen and you will receive an email confirming that your application has been received. Of course, never hesitate to contact us should you have any questions.
Only PDF documents will be accepted. If your document is saved in Word, click Save As and under "Save as type" choose PDF.
Wherever you see an Upload button section, click the button to browse. From there you need to find the completed and saved document on your computer. Click on that document and hit the Open button.
You can save your work by hitting the save icon at the bottom of the application page and come back to complete the application later. When you come back, you will find your saved application listed on your Applicant Dashboard. Select your application and hit the blue “Edit” button on the right-hand side.
If you have an account, but have lost or forgotten your password click on the Forgot Password button below the sign in screen. A link to reset your password will be emailed to you.
If you are a first-time applicant with Main Street Community Foundation:
- Go to the Online Scholarship Portal.
- Click "Create New Account".
- Enter the required information.
- Login using the email address and password you just created.
- Select the application/cycle you want to apply to.
- Begin your application.
Yes. You must create an account to save and submit an application. An account allows you to access your application, and all required documentation, and it allows us to send you notifications. Please consider using an email address that you will have for the entirety of your college career, so you can fill out the appropriate forms and apply for scholarships in future years.