Eligibility for the Scholarships
Eligibility for Scholarships from the Tampa Bay Maritime Scholarship Foundation
Any student that completes the required course work of the Maritime Technology Programs at either Howard W. Blake High School or Thomas Jefferson High School Magnet Honors Maritime Academy, maintains a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0, and intends to pursue education/training leading to a maritime career, is eligible for an annual scholarship award through the Tampa Bay Maritime Scholarship Foundation for purposes of pursuing post High School education or training.
Eligibility for renewal of Scholarships awarded by the Tampa Bay Maritime Scholarship Foundation
A student who has received a scholarship from the Tampa Bay Maritime Scholarship Foundation will be eligible for subsequent annual renewal of the scholarship for each year of the applicable degree program or technical school program provided that:
- the student maintains a full course load of work (not a part time student)
- the student maintains a minimum grade point average of 3.0
- the student continues to pursue course work intended to lead toward a career in the maritime industry and the course work completed demonstrates work toward the maritime career selected by the student