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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: 

    • In the past year, how have you stepped outside of your comfort zone to pursue your passion in the performing arts?

Additional Details:

  • Music education does not qualify as a performing arts major

  • Application must include one reference, but can include up to three

  • 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 submitted in form below or mailed to:

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

Download forms above to fill out application below

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Personal Essay

If you wish to include up to two additional references, they must fill out the form provided above and email it directly to, or they can mail it in a signed, sealed envelope to our PO Box before the application deadline. 

Official transcripts must be sent directly to, or mailed to our PO Box before application deadline.

Please contact us with any questions.

Thanks for submitting!

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