Central Florida Foundation

In 1996, the first scholarship fund was established at the Central Florida Foundation. Today, we have awarded nearly $1 million in scholarships through nine unique scholarship funds. These scholarship funds were established by generous donors who wanted to create a lasting impact in the community by providing deserving students support toward achieving their educational and professional goals.


College Fund of Pinellas County, Inc.

The College Fund of Pinellas County, Inc. began helping Pinellas County residents attend college 50 years ago in 1965.

From the beginning, our objectives have been to: 

  • Raise and distribute funds for the assistance of scholastically-qualified Pinellas County residents who are pursuing a college-level education and who demonstrate a need for substantial financial aid; and


  • Maintain contact with student recipients to support them in their educational pursuits.

Community Foundation for Brevard

The Community Foundation administers a scholarship program that each year helps local students pursue their dreams and goals at colleges and universities. Scholarships allow our donors to invest in the future by helping deserving students pursue higher education. Student’s benefit from the financial assistance as well as the academic recognition of being a scholarship recipient.


Community Foundation of Broward County

The Community Foundation of Broward is offering more than $100,000 in scholarships to give deserving students the help they need to lead boldly.


Community Foundation of Collier County

The Community Foundation of Collier County can set up and offer a variety of scholarships for a variety of interests. Scholarships for college and universities are the most popular.

You are eligible to apply for a scholarship if you are a permanent, legal resident of Collier County. Read through the criteria of each scholarship to determine which ones to apply to.


Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties

The Community Foundation is one of the largest providers of scholarships in the two county region. We have nearly 100 scholarship funds, established by donors who are committed to education, and often named in the memory of a loved one.  Together, we have awarded $7.5 million in scholarship grants since 1983, and helped 1,700 students fulfill their college dreams.


Community Foundation of Sarasota County

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County believes an investment in education is an investment in our community's future. We believe that all who wish to further their education and increase future potential for success should have an equal chance to take advantage of the opportunities available to them.

This is why we have a scholarship program that each year helps hundreds of students - high school seniors, current college students, and adult learners - go to college, trade school, or technical college.  Along, with the support and passion of our donors, we are able to award over $1.6 million in scholarships each year to students from Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, and DeSoto Counties.  Applicants 24 years of age or older (by December 31, 2016) are considered adult learners and are encouraged to explore the foundation's adult learner scholarship program.


Southwest Florida Community Foundation

Thanks to our generous donors contributing to over 70 Scholarship Funds at the Foundation we are able to provide students in Southwest Florida the opportunity to apply for College Scholarships.  We awarded 98 individual College Scholarships in 2015 to both high school graduates and undergraduate college students resulting in over $500,000 in financial support to individuals.

Scholarships are available for high school seniors wanting to continue their education at the vocational/technical school level, university or community college, as well as for undergraduate and graduate students continuing their post-secondary education.


The Miami Foundation

In order to submit an application for any scholarship listed as 'Online Application', you must register on the Foundation's application portal.  

Click the link above to access the Portal link.

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Quick facts:

  • The scholarship application takes each student an average of 20 minutes to complete
  • The average scholarship award is $10,000
  • We award an average of 100 students each year
  • We offer both need, and merit-based scholarships

 

Eligibility:

  • 2.5+ GPA
  • Graduating high school senior or current undergraduate student from Palm Beach or Martin County
  • Demonstrate financial need and/or academic achievement
  • Incoming or enrolled full-time student at a college, university, or vocational/trade school

 

To apply:

  • Unofficial Academic Transcript
  • Completion of 3 short essay prompts
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Parent or Guardian's Tax Return
  • FAFSA Student Aid Report

 

Click here to learn more and access the scholarship application! The application is due on January 31, 2022.