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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Sunburst Foundation Community Scholarship Fund

Open to: 
  • Graduating high school minority senior from Palm Beach or Martin County
  • Students graduating from Atlantic, Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Lake Work, Olympic Heights, Spanish River, and West Boca High School are not eligible to apply for this scholarship through the Community Foundation, but may apply through the Sunburst Foundation. 
  • Must declare a major in engineering, computer science, chemistry, physics, biology, botany, mathematics, oceanography, geology, pre-dental, pre-medical, pre-veterinary, nursing, astronomy, ecological sciences, pharmacy or zoological sciences.
  • Must maintain a 3.0 GPA while in college.  Demonstrate financial need.