Since 1991, the Direct Scholarships program has provided more than $500,000 in college and vocational training scholarships to graduating high school seniors. The college scholarship is a cash award that provides recipients with $2,000 a year, renewable over four years, for a total of $8,000. The vocational award provides a $2,000 tuition scholarship and is renewable in the second year for up to $4,000. Students must meet specific criteria to earn and maintain funding.
Frequently Asked Questions
What requirements do students have to meet in order to be eligible for a TIF scholarship?
Applicants are selected based on their demonstrated need, formal essay responses, and interviews with the selection committee.
What is the application process for a TIF scholarship?
Seniors fill out application forms in the early spring. A selection committee reviews the applications and essay responses. Students may also be asked to participate in interviews with the committee.
Are there opportunities for supporters to endow scholarships?
Absolutely. If you’re interested in learning more about endowing a scholarship, please contact us at (239) 430-9122.
- TIF offers ten college scholarships.
- TIF distributes ten vocational scholarships.
- Scholarships range from financial assistance up to $1,000 a semester to full four-year tuition scholarships.