Collegiate Scholarships Available from the Community Foundation

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BYON M. MORRIS SCHOLARSHIP
The Byon M. Morris Scholarship will provide $5,000 ($1250 per year/4 years) to support tuition, books, fees, room and board, and degree-related expenses for two graduating seniors who have attained Scouting’s highest ranks. One Eagle Scout (Boy Scouts) and one Gold Award winner (Girl Scouts), each of whom must demonstrate an aptitude and desire to succeed, will receive the scholarship. All applicants must have at least a cumulative 3.0 grade point average (weighted) and plan to attend an accredited post-secondary institution on a full- time basis.
 
DOROTHEA B. SHAW SCHOLARSHIP
The Dorothea B. Shaw Scholarship will provide $6,000 ($1500 per year/4 years) to support tuition, books, fees, room and board, and degree-related expenses for a student graduating from a Duval county public or private school and attending an accredited post-secondary institution in the Northeastern United States. Northeastern states are identified as: CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, and VT. In selecting the successful candidate, the review committee will consider academic achievements, leadership experience, desire for personal growth and financial need. All applicants must have at least a cumulative 3.0 grade point average (weighted) and plan to attend on a full-time basis.
 
SAM AND LYDIA PAYNE SCHOLARSHIP
The Sam and Lydia Payne Scholarship will provide financial assistance to a student(s) who demonstrates an aptitude and desire to succeed. The scholarship will support tuition, books, fees, room and board, and educational degree-related expenses up to $18,000 and disbursed until graduation or a period up to 5 years, provided the recipient continues to meet the eligibility requirements. All applicants must have a cumulative 2.5-3.5 (weighted) grade point average and plan to take a full-time course load in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree. In selecting the successful candidate, the review committee will consider a desire for personal growth and financial need.
 
The application and supporting documentation requirements are available at: http://bit.ly/tcfscholarship2018 and due by May 7, 2018.
 
Supplemental materials may be mailed to:
Carol Nieves
The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida
245 Riverside Avenue, Suite 310
Jacksonville, FL 32202
904-224-7204
cnieves@jaxcf.org
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