William G. and Marie Selby Foundation

Selby Scholar Program

Deadline: 3/23/21 4:59 PM


Award: Varies up to $7,000

Number of Awards: 40

Renewable: Yes

Type: Need-based

Minimum GPA: 3.0

Scholarship Location: Local


Each year, the Selby Foundation selects 40 local students to receive a renewable scholarship, as well as professional development/networking opportunities. Awards vary depending on need. The average award is $3,500/year, but may be as high as $7,000/year. “Selby Scholars” are undergraduate students with exceptional potential who embrace the Selby’s values of leadership and service.


  • Graduating high school senior and/or an AA/AS degree student from a school in Charlotte, DeSoto, Manatee, or Sarasota County.
  • Have an “Estimated Family Contribution” of $12,000 or less, as determined by FAFSA.
  • At least a 3.0 unweighted, cumulative GPA.
  • Plan to attend an accredited college or university, with the intention of completing a bachelor’s (4-year) degree. Students attending state colleges are eligible.
  • Selected students must maintain a 3.0 GPA to renew award in subsequent years.
  • Students who are selected as semi-finalists will be invited to interview in late April.

**Visit www.selbyfdn.org to learn more and access the online application, which will be available by Jan 1, 2021.**

For questions please contact Molly Swift (941-957-0442; mswift@selbyfdn.org)

Selby Scholar Flyer (2020-21)

College Type: 4 year undergraduate degree

Phone: (941) 957-0442