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  • Our Mission

    We are dedicated to expanding the availability and enhancing the quality of post secondary education.

    Success Stories

    • Annie

      2014 Recipient

      "I cannot thank the Bailey Family Foundation enough."

    • Dalton

      2015 Recipient

      "Thank you Bailey Family Foundation for the support and the generous scholarship that you have given me."

    • Sarah

      2014 Recipient

      "I’m going to a college I have dreamed of attending."

    • Christine

      2014 Recipient

      "This award brings me closer to achieving my goals."

    • Madeline

      2014 Recipient

      "I would not be able to attend the college of my choice without you."

    Our Journey

    $20M

    Distributed to Date

    The Foundation distributes over $2,000,000 annually to fund more than 500 scholarships primarily in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Polk counties in west central Florida.

    Our Scholarships

    High School Students

    $5,000 Renewable Scholarship

    (Up to 4 years)

    This program provides educational scholarships to high school seniors who have a financial need and have demonstrated scholastic achievement, and a dedication to community service.

    Our Scholarships

    College Students

    $5,000 Non-Renewable Scholarship

    (Previous winners may re-apply)

    This program provides educational scholarships to college students who have a financial need and have demonstrated scholastic achievement, and a dedication to community service.

    Other Programs

    Heritage

    This program provides educational scholarships to lineal descendants of George patton Bailey who demonstrate scholastic achievement.

    Download the application

    Hope for Tomorrow

    This research program is designed to determine how limited scholarship funds are the most efficiently utilized. From this program the Foundation hopes to learn how scholarships can be awarded most effectively.

    How to Apply

    Criteria

    • Minumum 2.5 Cumulative GPA

    • Demonstrate Financial Need

    • Graduating HS senior or Current College Student

    • Attending or Planning to Attend Eligible HS/College

    • Legal U.S. Resident

    • Pursuing Undergraduate Degree or Diploma

    • Minumum 2.5 Cumulative GPA

    • Demonstrate Financial Need

    • Graduating HS senior or Current College Student

    • Attending or Planning to Attend Eligible HS/College

    • Legal U.S. Resident

    • Pursuing Undergraduate Degree or Diploma


    The Application

    Must be submitted between Jan 1st - March 15th

    1. 1

      Fill out your student application

    2. 2

      Write your 300-word essay

    3. 3

      Wait for a status update (by April 15th)

    * If selected, application information WILL be verified.
    * Scholarship is for tuition and tuition related fees only
    * For essay guidelines, please click here