• Tracy and Marlene Kerdyk with scholarship recipient Bryan Medina.

  • Tracy Kerdyk with scholarship recipient Daniela Rodriguez-Firmani

 

Scholarships

Grant and Bridget Daugherty Nursing Scholarship Fund

Applicants must be a Coral Gables High School graduating senior who will major in Nursing. The applicant must also have a minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) and demonstrate financial need. This $1,000.00 scholarship is for one year.

Kerdyk Family Trust Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is given annually to a graduating senior who has shown an interest in music during his/her high school years.  Overall academic success, a love for music and an intention to study music are factors in the evaluation process. Named after long serving Commissioner William H. Kerdyk, Sr. and continued by his family today, this scholarship fund was established at the Coral Gables Community Foundation and applicants should be honored for consideration of this award.  Bill Kerdyk, Sr. had a love of music he shared with his own children and established this scholarship fund to help students who also have a love of music.

Lady Suzanna P. Tweed Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is given annually to an outstanding Coral Gables High School Senior to help with the cost of college. The fund was created by Lady Tweed before her passing in 1994. It reflected her love for children and her desire to help deserving students continue their education.

Ralph V. Moore Scholarship for Cavalier Excellence

This scholarship is given annually to the graduating senior who has shown the most dedication to Coral Gables Senior High during his/her years of attendance. Academic achievement and financial need may be additional factors in the evaluation process. Named after the late Ralph V. Moore, upon his retirement as Principal of Coral Gables Senior High School, through a fund established in his name at the Coral Gables Community Foundation for his years of service to the school and his community, applicants should be honored for consideration of this award.  

Coral Gables Community Foundation Four-Year Scholarship

Established by the Coral Gables Community Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2015, this 4-year scholarship is given annually to 4 students who have demonstrated overall academic achievement and dedication to service within the school and in his/her community. The Foundation also considers applicants’ financial need and personal experiences.

Culinary Arts Program Scholarship

This two-year scholarship is given to graduating seniors from Coral Gables High School who have shown an interest in the culinary arts during his/her high school years and plan to enroll in a culinary arts and/or hospitality program in college. Overall academic success, a love for the culinary arts/hospitality fields and an intention to study culinary arts/hospitality in college are factors in the evaluation process.  Financial need may be an additional factor in the evaluation process.