Community Foundation Scholarships 

The Community Foundation is one of the largest providers of scholarships in the two county region. We have nearly 100 scholarship funds, established by donors who are committed to education, and often named in the memory of a loved one.  Together, we have awarded $9.3 million in scholarship grants since 1983, and helped 1,923 students fufill their college dreams.

Listed below are our scholarship funds and their eligibility requirements. All scholarships are based on financial need, unless otherwise noted. Click on the fund name to learn more about our amazing donors.

*Note: Some scholarships may not be offered every year.

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Inez Peppers Lovett and Charlie Lovett Ellington Scholarship 

Open to: 
• Graduating African-American high school senior graduating from any Palm Beach County high school
• Must be pursuing a career in elementary education
• Must have maintained a 3.0 or better GPA  
• Demonstrate financial need
 

Paul L. MacAnaney Memorial Scholarship 

Open to:  
• Graduating high school senior from any Palm Beach County high school
• Open to students pursuing a non-traditional technical education. Preference to students studying auto mechanics  
• Demonstrate financial need
 

Eva W. Mack, First Black Mayor of West Palm Beach Scholarship

Open to: 
• Graduating high school senior who is an active member of the West Palm Beach Tabernacle Baptist Church
•  Not based on financial need
 

Mickey Mandelblatt Memorial Scholarship

Open to:

• Graduating high school senior of the following Boca Raton schools (Spanish River, Boca Raton, St. Andrews, Pope John Paul II, Olympic Heights, and West Boca Raton High)

• Have a minimum GPA of  3.0

• Student must demonstrate that they have faced significant challenges in their life
• Demonstrate financial need
• Must be a U.S. citizen
 

Esther Sheehy McShurley Scholarship

                       Open to:  

• Graduating high school seniors from Martin County high schools
• Preference to students attending vocational or technical school
 

Nicholas Megrath Scholarship

Open to:  
• Graduating high school senior enrolled in Environmental Academy at Forest Hill High for four years
• Outstanding academic performance and extracurricular activities, including the Science Fair and Envirothon
• Completion of 6 to 8 credits in the sciences
• Demonstrate financial need
 

Adele Wells Meyer Memorial Scholarship 

Open to: 
• Graduating high school senior from Palm Beach County high school
• Demonstrate financial need
 

Sydelle F. and Arthur I. Meyer Scholarship

Open to:
• Graduating high school senior from Dreyfoos School of the Arts
• Must pursue a degree in music or visual arts
• Extracurricular activities to support the major
• Demonstrate financial need
 

Courtlandt and Gina Miller Scholarship 

Open to: 
• Graduating high school senior from any Palm Beach or Martin County high school
• Preference given to minority students or those with extraordinary circumstances
• Demonstrate financ
 

Matthew "Bump" Mitchell/Sun-Sentinel Scholarship

Open to: 
• Graduating minority high school student from south Palm Beach County (Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, or Boca Raton) or unincorporated areas west of those communities
• Excels scholastically, demonstrates community service and has financial need
 

Helen Powers Monahan Scholarship

Open to: 
• Graduating high school senior from any Palm Beach
• Scholarship is intended to provide assistance for middle income families earning between $60,000 and 100,000.

 

Jon M. Napierkowski Memorial Scholarship 

Open to: 
• Graduating high school senior from Cardinal Newman High School 
• Must have attended Cardinal Newman for all four years
• Palm Beach County resident 
• Demonstrate financial need
 

Mabry M. Noxon Scholarship 

Open to: 
• Graduating female high school senior from any Palm Beach or Martin County high school 
• Must pursue a degree in business
• Demonstrate financial need
 

Phillip D. O'Connell, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

Open to: 
• Graduating high school senior from any Palm Beach County high school
• Based on athletic excellence, academics and financial need
• Palm Beach County resident
• Award to be restricted to first year of college education only
 

Oristano Scholar Fund 

Open to: 
• Graduating high school seniors from a Palm Beach or Martin County high school 
• From disadvantaged backgrounds who have not carried a high school GPA above 3.0
• Demonstrate financial need
 

Denise Lynne Padgett Scholarship 

Open to: 
• Graduating female high school senior from any Palm Beach or Martin County high school
• Minimum of 2 years participation on high school softball team  
• Demonstrate financial need
 

Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce Business Scholarship

Open to: 
• Graduating high school senior from any Palm Beach County high school
• Pursue a degree in business administration
• Academic achievement
• Resident of Palm Beach County
• Demonstrate financial need
 

Palm Beach County Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Scholarship

Open to: 
• Graduating high school senior from any Palm Beach County high school
• Pursuing a career in medicine  
• Demonstrate financial need
 

Palm Beach Kennel Club Scholarship

Open to: 
• Awarded to part-time employees as well as to children and/or grandchildren of employees of the Palm Beach Kennel Club. Must have at least one (1) year of continuous corporate service before the scholarship application deadline.
• Must be a graduating high school senior who is a Florida resident as well as a U.S. citizen or legal alien. 
• Not based on financial need.
 

Palm Beach Newspapers Scholarship

Open to: 
• Graduating high school senior from any Palm Beach County high school
• For use at a two or four year college or university
• Demonstrate financial need
 

Stephen Madry Peck, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Open to: 
• Graduating African-American high school senior from any Palm Beach County public high school
• High achiever in French or Spanish as a second language with goal of pursuing a major or minor in French or Spanish language or culture
 

Colonel Karl V. Price Lake Worth Community High School Air Force JROTC Scholarship

Open to: 
• Graduating high school senior cadet from Lake Worth High School Air Force Junior ROTC cadet program
• Based on academics, citizenship, and leadership.  
• Not based on financial need 
• Nominated by Lake Worth Community High School JROTC Scholarship Committee
 

The Reuter Scholarship Fund

Open to: 
• Graduating high school senior with preference given to a graduating senior attending a public high school in western Palm Beach County (west of 20 mile bend)
• Interested in pursuing a career in engineering, science or technology 
• Based on good moral character and student's overall performance as to academic ability and standing, extracurricular activities, success in dealing with life's challenges in individual circumstances and financial need 
• Not open to Martin County students
• Demonstrate financial need
 

Lawrence A. Sanders Scholarship Fund for Creative Writing

Open to: 
• Graduating high school senior from any Palm Beach or Martin County high school
• Interested in pursuing a career in creative writing  
• Demonstrate financial need
 

Kim Love Sartory Scholarship

Open to: 
• Graduating female high school senior from any Palm Beach or Martin County high school
• Must pursue a degree in banking and/or finance
• Must demonstrate financial need
• Demonstrate strong community service and community involvement
 

Theodore Satter Memorial Scholarship

Open to: 
• Graduating high school senior from any Palm Beach or Martin County high school
• Must major in business, banking, or finance
• Not based on financial need
 

Leah G. Schad Memorial Scholarship Fund

Open to: 
• Graduating high school senior enrolled in the Academy of Environmental Science and Technology at Forest Hill Community High School for a minimum of three years