Academic
Scholarships

Community Foundation Tampa Bay works with our fundholders, community groups, businesses and other foundations to provide scholarships. The awards support students with a variety of goals, backgrounds and characteristics. Scholarship recipients may be graduating high school seniors or students enrolled in a college, university or technical school.
Students Change the World

Helping Students
Change the World

We believe that access to education opportunities for everyone, regardless of their status in life, improves their economic standing. We believe education opens doors and changes lives. And we believe that expanding the number of individuals with quality education and training beyond high school uplifts the entire community.
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Community Scholarships Established By Our Donors

Over $1.5 Million
in Support Annually

We awarded over $1.5 million in scholarships during the 2021-22 academic year. The awards, made possible by the charitable support and passion of our fundholders, came from 74 scholarship funds. More than 375 students benefitted. Scholarships offered through Community Foundation Tampa Bay may be need- or merit-based. Eligible students may attend universities, colleges or technical schools.

Establish a
Scholarship Fund

We work with you, your community group, your business, or your foundation to develop and award scholarships to students pursuing post-secondary education at universities, colleges, technical/vocational schools, or professional certification programs. 

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Volunteer on our Scholarship Committee

The Community Foundation Tampa Bay welcomes volunteers to help assess applications for scholarships. As a committee member, you bring your life and professional experience, diverse perspectives and passion to make a difference in the lives of students throughout our community.

Contact Us

For questions regarding scholarships, please email scholarship@cftampabay.org.

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