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Joan McCaw, Grants & Scholarships Manager

Joan McCaw, Grants & Scholarships Manager

Joan McCaw, MCF Grants & Scholarships Manager, can answer all of your scholarship questions. You can reach her at (941) 556-5448 or at Joan@ManateeCF.org. We appreciate parents and their interest in scholarships, but we particularly love to work directly with students.

Application Deadline: April 15 | Award Notification Date: May
Funds are distributed directly to your college or university

 

 

 

Olive Boyles Golden Scholarship Fund
For qualified females from Manatee County who are pursuing a degree in Business with an emphasis in Finance, Accounting or Economics. Selection is based on academic achievement — scholarship applicants must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average. In addition, an applicant’s financial need, community involvement, educational activities and career objectives will be taken into consideration. Renewable for up to four years based on fund availability and providing the applicant maintains a 3.0 grade point average. [2017 Scholarship Application [Scholastic Info page ].

Education Scholarship Fund
For residents of Manatee County pursuing a college degree in the field of Education. The individual must be accepted to an accredited 2 or 4 year State of Florida public university. Selection is based on academic achievement, financial need, community involvement, educational activities and career objectives. Renewable for up to four years based on fund availability and providing the applicant maintains a 2.5 grade point average. [2017 Scholarship Application] [Scholastic Info page ].

Bradenton AAUW Education Scholarship Fund
For residents of Manatee County for the past two years who are pursuing a college degree in the field of Education. The individual must be accepted to an accredited 2 or 4 year educational institution, excluding State College of Florida — Manatee/Sarasota and the University of South Florida. Selection is based on financial need, academic achievement, community involvement, educational activities and career objectives. Renewable for up to four years based on fund availability and providing the applicant maintains a 2.5 grade point average. [2017 Scholarship Application] [Scholastic Info page ].

Manatee County Medical Education Foundation Scholarship Fund
For U.S. citizens legally residing in Manatee County for the past two years who are pursuing careers in Nursing or specific health-related fields (that provide direct medical care to individuals and excluding pre-med, chiropractic, optometry, pharmacy, dental or general sciences). The individual must be accepted to an accredited 2 or 4 year educational institution and must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average. The individual must demonstrate a clear financial need. This scholarship is renewable based on fund availability. [2017 MCMEF Application ].

Johanna P. Hagedoorn Scholarship Fund
For U.S. citizens legally residing in Manatee County for the past three years who have been accepted to an accredited medical school located in the US. The individual must demonstrate a clear financial need. This scholarship is renewable based on fund availability. [2017 Hagedoorn Application].

Lloyd Williams Scholarship Fund
Created by members of the Home Builders Association of Manatee to honor Lloyd Williams to provide scholarships for residents of Manatee County to pursue education or technical/vocational training in the area of building construction and the building trades. [2017 Scholarship Application] [Scholastic Info page ].

A.C.M.E. — (Academic Crossroads Memorial Endowment) Scholarship Fund
For U.S. citizens legally residing in Manatee County whose educational prospects may be at risk due to tragic circumstances so they may pursue their academic degree and/or technical/vocational training. [2017 Scholarship Application] [Scholastic Info page ].

Lewis K. Cooksey Educational Fund
General Education Fund
For students to attend college, graduate school or technical/vocational/industrial school. Selection is based on basis of character, financial need, and evident scholarship. This scholarship is renewable based on fund availability and providing the applicant maintains a 2.5 grade point average. [2017 Scholarship Application] [Scholastic Info page ].

Massaro Kozak Art Scholarship Fund
For residents of Manatee County and/or Sarasota County attending Out of Door Academy and/or Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School (at least two years) who are pursuing a degree in Arts and/or Communications. The individual must be accepted to an accredited four year educational institution. Selection is based on academic achievement – scholarship applicants must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.  In addition, an applicants community involvement, educational activities, career objectives and financial need will be taken into consideration. [2017 Scholarship Application] [Scholastic Info page ].

Janiya Thomas Scholarship Fund
Created in  honor and memory of Janiya Thomas to provide scholarships to former Manatee Elementary School students.  The individual must be a U.S. citizen, a Manatee County resident and a graduating senior.  Students must have been accepted into an accredited technical/vocational program, a community college or a 4 year educational institution.  Criteria for determining which students receive the scholarship will include academic achievement, financial need, community involvement, educational activities and career objectives. [2017 Scholarship Application] [Scholastic Info page ].

 

View additional scholarship opportunities on the Manatee Education Foundation’s website.