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Traditional High School Senior Scholarships

Student Scholarships:

  • We provide more than 100 different college scholarships to more than 250 high school seniors throughout Pinellas County.
  • The scholarships are as varied as the sponsors who fund them. They range in focus from music and drama to science and math, and even sports. Some are designed for specific areas of study such as nursing or dentistry while others reward academic performance and community service, and many are based on financial need.
  • Scholarships may be either one-time awards or renewable scholarships for students who continue to meet the scholarship qualifications throughout college.

Applications for scholarships may be made online. Please use a valid email address - all notifications will be sent electronically.

The deadline for submission for the 2016-17 Scholarship Application is
January 17, 2017 at 11:59 pm

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Additional Scholarships:    

For information on UNCF scholarships please visit, http://www.uncf.org/

Available to students in any state, the ChairScholars National program provides deserving disabled high school seniors and college freshmen up to $20,000 for tuition at any college or university of their choice. Visit www.chairscholars.org for more information.

Applications for the 2017 Barnes Scholarships, sponsored by the Tampa Bay Funds, Inc are available on line at www.tampabay.com/scholarships.


  • Achieva Credit Union Scholarship Opportunities:

    •  They will award 10 Achieva Credit Union Scholarships.
        1. Active members of Achieva Credit
        Union, with accounts in good standing.
        2. A graduating high school senior; or
        currently enrolled in a college or trade
        school (any age).
    • Two $2,500 Hugh "Max" Kriever Memorial Scholarships
        1. Active members of Achieva Credit
        Union, with accounts in good standing.
        2. A graduating high school senior
        student-athlete committed to majoring
        in education.
        Note: One male and one female student will be selected.
  •         Applications will be accepted February 1 - April 15. Please check back for application link.

    2016 Suncoast Credit Union Scholarship - Pinellas County

    The Suncoast Credit Union is awarding two (2) $2,000 Suncoast Credit Union Scholars scholarships
    to high school seniors in Pinellas County through the Pinellas Education Foundation. To be eligible to apply, candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:
    • Be high school seniors attending public or private school or be home-schooled have demonstrated financial need

    • Be enrolled in accredited 4-year college/university, 2-year college or technical school in Florida begin post-secondary school in 2016-17 academic year

    • Use scholarship funds for tuition, required educational institution fees, and/or other direct course-related expenses required of all students enrolled in the course of instruction

    • NOT be Directors, employees, or family members of Directors or employees of Suncoast Credit Union, Members Title Company, Members Insurance Services, Members Trust Company or Suncoast Realty Solutions LLC.

    For details on how to apply for a scholarship in Pinellas County, contact:
    Lisa Fasting, lisa.fasting@pinellaseducation.org

    Applications will be accepted January 11, 2016, through March 30, 2016

    Other Helpful Links:

    Please visit FACTS.org, Florida's one-stop statewide student advising system, for additional information on financial assistance.

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