Who Should Apply to Florida District of Key Club Scholarships?

A Florida District of Key Club member who…
  • Is in their last year of High School
  • Has been involved with Key Club since at least 11th grade
  • Has payed Dues and appears on Key Club International’s Member Report
  • Is College, University, Technical, or Vocational school bound 
  • Has a grade point average of at least a “B” or the equivalent of a 3.0 on a 4.0 school. If you have below a 3.0, consider applying for the Perseverance Scholarship
  • Has an official high school transcript
  • Has a document that explains the community service hours they have done through Key Club
The Florida District of Key Club International scholarship recipients will be notified when their names are announced at the 2020 Florida District of Key Club Leadership and Education Conference. All scholarships will be provided as cash awards in the form of a check sent directly to the student in August.

Flordia Kiwanis Foundation Scholarships

$1000 scholarship/ may be awarded to a recipient for up to 4 consecutive years

This is a multi-year scholarship given to an immediate family member of a current Kiwanis Member who exemplifies Kiwanis’ value of service. Recipient may be a high school senior or already in college. Not limited to Florida colleges and universities.

The J. Walker Field Scholarship (Florida Kiwanis Foundation)

$1000 scholarship/ 14 awarded

This Scholarship offered by the Florida Kiwanis Foundation will be awarded to graduating Key Club seniors who exempify the spirit of Kiwanis through their service and prove to strengthen their community. This scholarship will only be awarded to seniors attending a college in the Florida District.

Key Club Scholarships

The Florida Key Club Endowment Fund Scholarship

$2000 scholarship/ 8 scholarships awarded

This scholarship from the Florida Key Club Endowment Fund will be awarded to college-bound seniors who demonstrate the strongest qualifications per the general application essays and recommendations, as well having discovered the heart to serve, answered the call to lead, and accepted the courage to engage which defines Key Club service leadership.

Governor’s Project Scholarship

$1000 scholarship/ 1 awarded

The Governor’s Project Scholarship is awarded to a Key Club senior who has shown the utmost dedication to this year’s Governor’s Project.

Perseverance Scholarship

$2000 scholarship/ 1 awarded

This scholarship is for a student who has persevered in their pursuit of service leadership despite facing challenging life events or circumstances. Examples of these challenges could include but are not limited to personal or family illness, increased personal responsibility for your family/sibling(s), close personal death, etc. This scholarship does not have a minimum grade-point average to apply.

Ellie Gander Scholarship

$1000 scholarship/ 1 awarded

This scholarship will be awarded to a member of a Key Club in Division’s 1A or 1B of the Florida District of Key Club International. The scholarship will be awarded to college-bound seniors who demonstrate the strongest qualifications per the general application essays and recommendations, as well having discovered the heart to serve, answered the call to lead, and accepted the courage to engage which defines Key Club service leadership.

The “Mr. Jack” Gander Scholarship

$2000 scholarship/ 1 awarded

This scholarship will be awarded to a member of Key Club in Division 1A of the Florida District of Key Club International. This scholarship will be awarded to college-bound seniors who demonstrate the strongest qualifications per the general application essays and recommendations, as well having discovered the heart to serve, answered the call to lead, and accepted the courage to engage which defines Key Club service leadership.

The Rosen Scholarship

$1000 scholarship/ 1 awarded

The Rosen Scholarship was made possible by Harris Rosen’s passion for providing hope through educational opportunities.  He is the president and COO of Rosen Hotels & Resort, and education and wellness have long been at the forefront of Rosen’s philanthropic endeavors. He believes in giving back to the community and working hard to achieve any goal. These are characteristics our Key Clubbers can surely identify and attain.

Awards and Contests Scholarships

G. Harold Martin Outstanding Club President

$1000 scholarship/ 1 awarded

This scholarship will be awarded to the one club president judged the most outstanding among all who meet the G. Harold Martin outstanding club president criteria. It is based solely on merit. Funding is provided by the Kiwanis Club of Brooksville. All applications must go through the Awards and Contests Program. 

Key Clubber of the Year

$1000 scholarship/ 1 awarded

Key Clubber of the Year is presented to the member who goes above and beyond what a Key Clubber’s call to service is. This member works with their club, their divisions, and their Kiwanis Family, and the member truly demonstrates a passion for service. Only one Key Clubber, regardless of club level position (member to president) may receive this award. A student member of the Florida District Key Club Board must endorse the nominee. The nomination for this award may be disclosed to the nominee prior to announcing the winner at District Education and Leadership Conference. All applications must go through the Awards and Contests Program. 

Malcolm Lewis Scholarship

$1000 scholarship/ 1 awarded

The Malcolm Lewis Scholarship for Leadership and Service is awarded to one person who embodies the ideals of Malcolm Lewis, the 1st Key Club International President. All applications must go through the Awards and Contests Program.