Tampa Bay Times Barnes Scholarship
The Barnes Scholarships were established in 1999 to help college-bound teens who are high academic achievers, who have overcome significant obstacles in their lives and who have financial need. Each of the four winners is eligible to receive up to $15,000 per year for four years to attend any nationally accredited college or university. The scholarship may be used to pay for expenses related to the cost of college attendance. The students must be enrolled full-time and remain in good academic standing to continue to receive the scholarship. High school seniors from these Florida counties are eligible to apply: Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough.
Eligibility:-You must be a current high school senior-You must live in Tampa Bay (Hernando, Pasco, Pinellas, Citrus or Hillsborough counties) -You must have overcome significant obstacles in life-You must be a student with a GPA of 3.0 or better -You must aspire to attend college outside of FloridaFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Award Amount: $60,000
Essay required: Yes