All College Scholarship Applications are due Friday, March 8th, 2019.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Islands of Cocoplum Scholarship – Due April 1, 2019
Established by Island of Cocoplum Board of Directors in 2018, scholarships and internships are awarded annually to students who have demonstrated overall academic achievement and dedication to service within the school and in his/her community. Islands of Cocoplum Board consider applicants’ financial need and personal experiences. The scholarship will be granted prior to the recipient’s freshman year of college and the internship will be provided by a local Miami-based business during the summer leading into their sophomore year.
James Captain Scholarship – for Summer Camp Tuition –Due May 3, 2019
The James Captain Memorial Scholarship provides summer camp tuition scholarships to in-need children from Coral Gables and Coconut Grove. Founded by Coral Gables resident Tim Anagnost in loving memory of his brother and role model, James Captain, this scholarship fund was established at the Coral Gables Community Foundation in 2018. Applicants should be honored for consideration of this award. Mr. Anagnost feels that all children can benefit from a camp experience, especially those who may otherwise be unable to attend due to financial constraints or family situations.
The Garcia Perseverance Scholarship Fund will not be accepting applications for the 2018-2019 scholarship cycle.
This four-year scholarship is given annually to a student who has overcome a hardship or series of hardships and difficulties in his or her life and has had to persevere in order to attend an institution of higher learning. The Scholarship was established in 2015 by Carlos F. Garcia and Debbie Garcia La Rocca. Recognizing the importance of higher education, the Garcia family established the Garcia Perseverance Scholarship Fund to help our community’s best and brightest achieve their dreams of higher education.