The Community Foundation of Sarasota County believes an investment in education is an investment in our community's future. And 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.
Students are only required to complete one traditional application to be eligible for any of the scholarships for which they qualify for. A traditional scholarship fund which requires a different application at this time is the Father Connie Dougherty Scholarship.
Special Note: This application will only be available to students who 1.) are graduating high school seniors or current college students from either Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, or Desoto County 2.) will not be receive a renewable scholarship from the foundation for the upcoming school year 3.) will be under the age of 24 as of December 31
No Essay You Deserve it Scholarship
The Requirements for YDI Scholarships are:
A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories
B) You must be 16 years of age or older
C) You must either be...
To be eligible for the Nitro Scholarship you must be:
A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States;
B) A parent who...
Be Bold Scholarship
The $25,000 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply.
To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most...
$1,000 Ultra Scholarship
To be Eligible for the Ultra Scholarship:
1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....