Established in 2004

Edna Martin

Eligibility: Applicants are graduating high school seniors or individuals previously graduated from the Davidson County-Metropolitan Nashville Public School System who have a desire to pursue a career in teaching in elementary, middle or high school.

Edna Martin was a dedicated English teacher for 45 years in Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools and had a passion for English literature and poetry. Ms. Martin touched the lives of so many students during her years of teaching. She was an avid traveler and a member of the Nashville Woman’s Club, the Retired Teachers’ Association and many other education-related organizations. Through her estate, she wanted to make scholarships available to young people who plan to follow her career choice of teaching. This Fund benefits academically deserving and financially needy students of Davidson County.