Scholarships

2019 Richard O. Jacobson Postsecondary Scholarship Program

In 2019, Clearwater For Youth (CFY) is proud to be awarding both $10,000 and $5,000 college, university, trade or vocation school scholarships to be presented as part of our annual Celebrity Banquet this February. A $5,000 scholarship is currently given over a two year period ($2,500 per year) and a $10,000 scholarship is allocated over a 4 year period ($2,500 per year). In 2018, CFY granted twelve $5,000 and two $10,000 scholarships totaling $80,000 in aid.

Please follow the links below to access this year’s forms:

2019 Scholarship Letter and Guidelines

2019 Application

2019 Need-based Form

Completed documents must be emailed to info@clearwaterforyouth.org by January 18, 2019 to be considered and recipients will be notified shortly thereafter.

Please contact CFY Executive Director, Kasey Smith at kasey@clearwaterforyouth.org or 727.793.2696 with any questions. We look forward to receiving your submission!

2018 College Scholarship Recipients

Jonathan Godinez-Rodriguez, Countryside High School – Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office $10,000 Scholarship presented by Clearwater Chief of Police, Daniel Slaughter

Kade Burley, Calvary Christian High School – Angelo Dundee Memorial $5,000 Scholarship presented by Jim Dundee

Alyson Chlopek, Countryside High School – Clara Borum Memorial Scholarship presented by Dawn Daugherty

Caleb Elliott, Clearwater High School – Simpson Air – Operation Graduate $5,000 Scholarship presented by Garry Simpson

Lucas Gelep, Palm Harbor University High School – Drs. Kiran & Pallavi Patel Family Foundation $5,000 Scholarship

Hannah Jenkins, Clearwater High School – Clearwater Solid Waste/Recycling $5,000 Scholarship presented by Earl Gloster

Ashlee Klinefelter, Clearwater High School – Michele Smith Gold Medal $5,000 Scholarship presented by Michele Smith and accepted by her father and sister on her behalf

Alex Kurleman, Calvery Christian High School – Don Zimmer Memorial $5,000 Scholarship presented by Soot Zimmer

November Morton, Countryside High School – Baystar Restaurant Group $5,000 Scholarship presented by Frank Chivas

Annie Muller, Clearwater High School – Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office $5,000 Scholarship presented by Clearwater Chief of Police, Daniel Slaughter

Devin Ortega, Clearwater High School – Clearwater Gas System $5,000 Scholarship presented by Chuck Warrington

Garrett Toenjes, Palm Harbor University High School – Dealers Auto Xchange $5,000 Scholarship presented by Gary Connors and Alan Willard.

Katherine Williamson, Calvary Christian High School – Art Capogna Memorial $5,000 Scholarship presented by Al Capogna, Stefani DeMaio, and Mike Capogna.

Clearwater For Youth, through your support continues to insure “ no child is turned away” due to financial concerns.