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The mission of the Phoenix Foundation of Central Florida is to 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.


Classical Music Players

Phoenix Song

Many people believe that actors, singers, and musicians become successful because of luck or connections, but at the Phoenix Foundation we understand that it takes education and hard work in addition to talent.

Phoenix Song Criteria:

  • Performing Arts Major (Instrumental or vocal performance, acting, dance, stagecraft or musical theater)

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

  • Scholarship reference form completed by someone who can speak to your abilities in your field of study

  • Read and submit signed terms and conditions page 

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

  • 3.5 high school GPA or 3.0 college GPA

  • Minimum of 10 credit hours per semester

Essay Prompts:

  • First time applicant prompt:

    • How do you think your participation in the performing arts positively impacts the lives of others?

  • Returning applicant prompt: 

    • How have you worked to build your performing arts community and ensured its inclusivity?

Additional Details:

  • Music education does not qualify as a performing arts major

  • Application should not include more than 3 references

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

  • 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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