The The Bailey Family Foundation awards scholarships to high school seniors and college students primarily in Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Polk counties, Florida.


  • Possess a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or current college student
  • Currently attending or plan to attend eligible schools listed in our application
  • Applicants must be legal US residents
  • Applicants must be pursuing their undergraduate degree or diploma
  • Scholarship is for tuition and tuition related fees only
  • If selected, application information WILL be verified
  • Application must be submitted between Jan 1st - Mar 15th

High School Scholarship Program

  • Scholarship amount of $5000 per winner

  • Scholarship is renewable up to 4 awards in successive years for a maximum amount of $20,000

College Scholarship Program

  • Scholarship amount of $5000 per winner

  • College scholarship is not renewable. However, previous winner may re-apply through normal application process.

  • For essay guidelines, please click here.
  • For scholarship Q & A, please read our FAQ.
  • For eligible schools, please click here.

DEADLINE for application acceptance:
  • Our next scholarship period is from January 1st, 2023 to March 15th, 2023.