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SAVE [USA] College Fund of Pinellas County Grant

Scholarship Description

The College Fund provides funds to supplement the college scholarships of qualified students. Grants are $1,000 per school year ($500 per semester) until the student receives a maximum of $4,000 or graduates with a bachelor's degree, whichever comes first; however, retention in the program is dependent upon a review of student grades, course load, and financial need after each semester. Our sponsored students have attended colleges and universities throughout Florida and the nation.

Field of Study

  • Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications
  • Business Management and Administration
  • Education and Training
  • Finance
  • Government and Public Administration
  • Health Sciences
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Other
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
  • Trades
  • Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

Additional Information

  • Type Of Award: GRANT
  • Amount: Grants are $1,000 per school year ($500 per semester) until the student receives a maximum of $4,000 or graduates with a bachelor's degree, whichever comes first; however, retention in the program is dependent upon a review of student grades, course load, and financial need after each semester.
  • Application Deadline: Currently Closed
  • Level Of Study: UNDERGRADUATE
  • Automatic Consideration: NO
  • Renewable: YES. FINANCIAL SUPPORT IS PAID OUT $500.00 PER SEMESTER.
Minimum Requirement

To qualify for a grant from the College Fund, a student must meet four criteria:
1. Be a U.S. citizen with permanent home address in Pinellas County
2. (a.) Be a high school graduate with a grade point average of at least 3.00, or (b.) Be a current or former college student who has demonstrated the ability to complete at least 12 hours in a single term (semester, quarter, etc.) in courses credited toward graduation and with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.
3. Be a full time (i.e., taking or planning to take a minimum of 12 hours credited toward graduation* which cannot include remedial courses**) undergraduate student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in a regionally accredited (e.g., Southern Association of Colleges & Schools) college or university, and
4. Be a recipient of a Pell Grant.