Establishing a Scholarship
Are you interested in supporting the financial needs of deserving students seeking to obtain a higher education or are you seeking a lasting way to honor or memorialize a loved one? If so, then we encourage you to consider establishing a scholarship through the Daytona State Foundation. Scholarships afford students in need the opportunity to continue or enhance their education by providing financial support for tuition, fees, books, and other related expenses. With college costs continually on the rise, the challenge remains to provide the means for all students to succeed in reaching their academic goals, regardless of financial circumstances. This is why scholarships are so important.
By establishing a scholarship through the Daytona State Foundation, you help impact the lives of our students and our community by giving one of the most valuable gifts of all—the gift of education.The Daytona State Foundation will work with you to create a scholarship which benefits targeted students based on your interests and intended funding.They may be as specific or as general as you would like, and may be established as one-time or annual awards based on your wishes. For a comprehensive, printable list of items to consider when establishing a scholarship, please click here.
In addition, your donation in support of scholarships may be made even greater through a dollar for dollar match from the State of Florida.
We welcome any questions you may have, and encourage you to contact us to learn more about setting up a scholarship fund with the Daytona State Foundation.Please contact Judy Haydt, Director of Scholarships and Annual Fund, at (386) 506-3110 for information or to set up a meeting.
Please note: Due to IRS guidelines, scholarship accounts may not be established to make tuition payments and/or provide for inappropriate personal financial gain for a related party or a family member of the donor.
Want to Donate to an Existing Scholarship?
Please visit our How to Make a Gift page for information on ways to make a donation (please indicate the name of the scholarship with your gift).