The mission of the Phoenix Foundation of Central Florida is afford young people the opportunity to recreate themselves while pursuing their educational goals. As knowledge is the key to changing society, the Phoenix Foundation provides funds to enhance and supplement education.

 

Phoenix Flame

The loss of a parent at any age is difficult.  At the Phoenix Foundation, we want to help you continue to evolve and grow by providing the opportunity of education to help you reach your goals.

Phoenix Flame Criteria:

  • Have at least one deceased parent

  • Essay of no more than 500 words (See prompts below)

  • Scholarship reference form completed by a teacher, administrator, or someone in a similar leadership role

  • Read and submit signed terms and conditions page 

  • Pursuing a degree at a four-year college or university

  • 3.5 unweighted high school GPA or 3.0 college GPA

  • Minimum of 12 credit hours per semester

Essay Prompts:

  • First time applicant prompt:

    • How have you overcome the challenges resulting from the loss of a parent?

  • Returning applicant prompt: 

Additional Details:

  • You must submit your birth certificate and parent's death certificate

  • Application should not include more than 3 references

  • Spring disbursement is contingent on submission of completed fall course load and maintained GPA

  • Scholarships will be awarded between $1,000 and $33,000 at the discretion of the selection committee

  • Scholarship due dates posted on home page

  • Completed documents must be mailed to:

    • Phoenix Foundation of Central Florida P.O. Box 541868, Merritt Island, FL 32954

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