College Resources

The more scholarships you apply for, the more likely you are to receive money for your education. We encourage you to apply for all of the scholarships you qualify for to help you on your way to earning a degree with less financial stress.

Financial Planning for College When students learn financial literacy at an early age, it helps them to make astute decisions about their personal finances, as smart financial behavior leads to financially secure lives. College is a huge first step in learning how to manage finances. This site covers things like:

  • Filling out a FAFSA request
  • Merit-Based Scholarships
  • How Student Loans Work
  • Planning for life after college and much more! 

Scholarship Search Websites This easy-to-navigate site makes quick work of finding relevant scholarships. There’s even an option to filter for colleges that don’t require an essay in their application. Click on “Pay for College” on the home page for resources like a scholarship directory and a scholarship search tool you can filter according to your needs. One selling point for this site is it will automatically re-apply for any of your scholarships that don’t ask for additional information every time, which is a potential time-saver.

Other scholarship websites:

Current Available Scholarships

Woman’s Club of Zephyrhills Scholarship

Each year the Woman’s Club of Zephyrhills offers scholarships to individuals pursuing continuing education in all fields at either community colleges, universities or trade schools. 

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WREC Educational Foundation, Inc.

Since 1997 the WREC Educational Foundation has awarded 2,084 scholarships with a potential pay out of more than $14.5 million to high school seniors who live within our service area, and plan to attend an in-state, accredited college, university, or technical school.

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DeBartolo Family Foundation Scholarship 

The DeBartolo Family Foundation scholarship program was created to recognize Tampa Bay area high school graduating seniors who have achieved academic excellence despite obstacles and are dedicated to continuing their education. A one-time scholarship award is given to students prior to the start of their freshman year of college and can be used for any college-related expenses.

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Sean Bartell Memorial Scholarship 

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Sydney Has A Sister Scholarship

Sydey Has A Sister is a non-profit organization designed to assist high school students who have a sibling with autism. The cost of a higher education is expensive and can be a burden to many families. Sydney Has a Sister recognizes the sacrifices students have to make for the benefit of their sibling with autism. This is our way to ‘support siblings impacted by autism and give back to those who are blessed to love someone with autism.