Scholarship Applications Are Now Open!​

Scholarship Fund

Available for Rutherford County Public High Schools & College Students

2023 Scholarship Winners

Dimond Harding

I’m a graduate from Stewarts Creek High School. I will attend Cumberland University in the fall of 2023 as a first-year student. I will be majoring in Criminal Justice. 

“You do not have to be a product of your environment.” You can overcome anything with a little faith and perseverance.”

Armani Harris

I’m a graduate from Riverdale High School. I plan on attending a four-year university full-time and after that getting my Master of Science in nursing along with my doctorate following. Finishing my college education will help me pursue my career as a traveling nurse.

“Finishing my college education will help me pursue my career as a traveling nurse. Another goal that I have for myself is making sure I travel all over the world and try new things.” 


The mission of The Nicholas Foundation is to empower inspired youth with education and training to “Break Chains for Change.” Scholarships are funded by the generous donors of The Nicholas Foundation.


We encourage students to apply for help with tuition, books, laptops, organization fees.


We appreciate your partnership with us to change the lives of inspired youth in Murfreesboro. You donation will make a difference.


We would be honored to have you as a monthly sponsor of The Nicholas Foundation programs. Let's continue to support our youth for a brighter future.

Nicholas was the younger brother to my wife Nancy. Nicholas often regretted some of his life choices and came to a point in his life, where he was ready to make a change for the better.

Before he had a chance to make those changes, his life was cut short. Nicholas had lung cancer, but he didn’t know it until he went to the hospital complaining about chest pain and difficulty breathing. The night before he went on life support, we had a conversation about he and I meeting, talking and helping him with making those better choices. Not knowing that this would be my last time talking to him, we both agreed this would be a good thing.
About a week later Nicholas passed away quietly in the hospital with friends and family around him. 

wife and I made the decision to honor him by creating this organization in his name to do just that. In his name to help young educate and assist our youth that we can.

The Nicholas Foundation will stand in the gap as a ministry that will fill these voids while sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ.  Our scholarships are designed to assist students with tuition, books, laptops, organization fees, and more.

We want to “Break Chains for Change” and help give our youth a different perspective on life by assisting them in education that will give them a different view of what success can be.

Michael Davis

Meet Our Founder

Michael created the Nicholas Foundation to bring excitement to young people in the areas of education and training.He's worked with the urban youth of Murfreesboro for over 20 years. During this time, he implemented several community programs such as the Lunch Buddy Program, Moving Forward Program (Single mother mentoring), Community Homework Help, summer basketball and flag football camps, summer educational camps, a youth community choir and a community center called "The Den".

Impacting Lives

Our passion is to help Murfreesboro Youth succeed in education and life.

We want to give a big thank you to Mike Castillo and Washtopia for their support to our scholarships fund.

Donating Partner

Past Scholarship Recipients