The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Foundation, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist female high school seniors participating in a form of football (touch, flag, tackle, etc.) who plan to continue their education in college.
This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Foundation Girls in Football Scholarship must:
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Up to four (4) awards will be granted. Awards are one-time only. Past recipients may not reapply.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Award recipients will be sent a Quick Start Guide email to register for the WhichWay app with access to the following modules for a one year cycle:
Selection of Finalists and Recipients
Scholarship American will select finalists on the basis of academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of career and educational goals and objectives, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation.
Financial need will be considered. Recipients must demonstrate need.
From the list of finalists, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Foundation, Inc. will select recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
Applicants will be notified in July. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Foundation, Inc. Payment is made in one installment in early August.
As part of your application, you must upload the following document:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than April 23, 2021 3:00 pm ET.
Your application is not considered complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.