No Ordinary JOE Scholarship

In 2020, The St. Joe Community Foundation "Foundation" Board of Trustees established a major annual scholarship opportunity for high school students residing and attending school in Bay County and Walton County, FL which will commence with the Class of 2022. As Education is one of the Foundation's pillars, the Foundation Board would like to recognize the community's "Extraordinary" students who exhibit leadership with a strong sense of community and service. The Foundation will award multiple levels of scholarships for high school nominated students recognized as "Extraordinary" concluding with a single named winner of the major "No Ordinary JOE" scholarship for each County. By participating in community projects benefitting others, one can build a multitude of skills, learn problem solving abilities, boost self-confidence and self-esteem, and an overall better psychological, social and cognitive thinking.

Important Dates:

• Nomination Committee Meeting - December 2021

• Nominations Due from each High School - January 15, 2022

• Applications Due from each Nominee - February 14, 2022

• Finalists Announced - March 15, 2022

• Finalist Interviews Scheduled - March 23 - April 5 (estimated)

• NO Ordinary JOE Scholarship Winners Announced - April 2022

• Scholarship Funds Provided - Coinciding with Spring and/or Fall Semester 

Criteria & Process

The No Ordinary JOE scholarship is an annual scholarship for high school seniors attending a public or charter school residing in Bay County and Walton County. It will recognize extraordinary students with a strong sense of leadership and service to the community. The St. Joe Community Foundation will award multiple levels of scholarship awards with a single named recipient of the highest "No Ordinary JOE" Scholarship award for each county. 

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Applications only accepted from high school senior nominations.

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