SCHOLARSHIPS

Stubbs’ Educational Foundation scholarship applications are accepted for need-based and merit-based scholarships. TCC scholarship applications are accepted being accepted until March 10th. K-12 scholarship applications are accepted only during the month of May. Click on the tabs below to learn more about each.

STUBBS’ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

TCC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

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ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES and APPLICATION PROCEDURES

This scholarship program was established at Tallahassee Community College students. It is funded primarily through endowments provided by individuals and businesses in our community who recognize the need to further enhance children’s educational needs.

TO APPLY: Applications may be obtained from the Foundation by calling (850) 893-8782 or download from www.stubbsfoundation.org ONLY during the month of February.

AGE QUALIFICATIONS: Tallahassee Community College applicants must be between the age of 17 and 25.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: March 1st

NOTIFICATION OF AWARD: After the SEF Board makes a decision regarding scholarship recipients, award letters and acceptance forms will be mailed by April 1st. Failure to return the acceptance form by April 15th may result in forfeiture of the scholarship.

PAYMENT OF AWARD: Upon verification of enrollment at Tallahassee Community College the Tallahassee Community College Foundation will pay funds directly to TCC. The number of hours and the amount of fees paid for books will be announced after the April SEF Board meeting. The maximum is 15 hours per semester and all required books that relate to those 15 hours.

Please read and follow the instructions carefully and adhere to the deadline set by the Board of Directors of STUBBS’ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION (SEF). Application materials received after the deadline will not be considered.

  1. Submit the following materials:
    • – A handwritten essay regarding your desire for a scholarship and how it will assist you.
    • – Letter of recommendation: If you are currently enrolled in a music program, the letter should be written by your teacher who can discuss your potential for future success. If you are not currently enrolled, you may have an individual who has worked closely with you (e.g., a school teacher, pastor, coach, employer, etc.) comment on your personal achievement and your potential for success.
    • – Completed application form
    • – If applying for financial need, a copy of your parents’ or guardian’s completed and filed 1040 Tax Return (Joint or Individual).
  2. Scholarship recipients must have, and maintain, a 2.0 grade point average. At end of each semester, the recipient is required to send to the Executive Director of SEF a copy of the grades from the previous semester for the scholarship to be continued for the upcoming semester. The scholarship is only available for Fall and Spring Semesters.
  3. Applicants for financial need-based scholarships must provide appropriate tax materials for each academic year in which they desire the scholarship.
  4. ALL scholarship recipients must notify the Foundation of their intent to continue by April 15th for the second year.
  5. Alternative award recipients of a scholarship must meet all minimum eligibility requirements at the time of the award in order to receive a forfeited scholarship.
  6. The Board of Directors has specified that the Scholarship Application Review Committee will review the applications without knowing the name of the applicant or his/ her sponsor. This will provide as fair of a review process as possible.

STUBBS’ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM for K – 12 Students

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ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES and APPLICATION PROCEDURES

This music education program was established to provide music scholarships for K-12th grade students. It is funded primarily through endowments provided by individuals and businesses in our community who recognize the need to further enhance children’s educational needs.

TO APPLY: Applications may be obtained from the Foundation by calling (850) 893-8782, or downloading the form online ONLY during the month of MAY.

AGE QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be between the age of 5 and 17 for K – 12th grade scholarships.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: May 31

NOTIFICATION OF AWARD: After the SEF Board makes a decision regarding scholarship recipients, award letters and acceptance forms will be mailed by July 15t. Failure to return the acceptance form by August 1 may result in forfeiture of the scholarship.

PAYMENT OF AWARD: The Board will disburse funds each academic term to the Foundation’s approved providers, after verification of enrollment. Merit recipients will be awarded scholarships for 50% of the provider’s tuition. Guidelines are provided to each merit recipient, which allows the recipient the opportunity to increase the percentage received.

Please read and follow the instructions carefully and adhere to the deadline set by the Board of Directors of STUBBS’ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION ( SEF ). Application materials received after the deadline will not be considered.

  1. Submit the following materials:
    • A handwritten essay by the applicant.
    • Letter of recommendation. If you are currently enrolled in a music program, the letter should be written by your teacher who can discuss your potential for future success. If you are not currently enrolled, you may have an individual who has worked closely with you (e.g., a school teacher, pastor, coach, employer, etc.) comment on your personal achievement and your potential for success in music.
    • Completed Application (Application will be ready for download during the month of May.)
    • Copy of the completed 1040 Tax Return (Joint or Individual) if applying for financial need based scholarship.
  2. Contingent upon funding, scholarships, except the Mitchell Scholarship, are renewable for up to six years, provided the recipient is making satisfactory progress and meets minimum performance requirements. Students previously awarded scholarships will be given preference.
  3. Scholarship recipients must have, and maintain, a minimum level of evaluative performance each term. The instructor will recommend at the end of each term if the scholarship should be renewed for the next term.
  4. Applicants for financial need-based scholarships must provide appropriate tax materials for each academic year in which they desire the scholarship. See financial formula on next page. A minimum of 70% of scholarships go to financial need based students.
  5. ALL scholarship recipients must notify the Foundation of their intent to continue by August 1.
  6. Alternative award recipients of a scholarship must meet all minimum eligibility requirements at the time of the award in order to receive a forfeited scholarship.
  7. The Board of Directors has specified that the Scholarship Application Review Committee will review the applications without knowing the name of the applicant or his/her sponsor. This will provide as fair a review process as possible.