"I just got my Doorways Scholarship and I'm really happy
about it because now I can go to college!"
Mayor's Mentors and More
- Receive free or reduced lunch
- Attend a St. Petersburg public school.
- Maintain at least a "C" or better in all classes
- Attend school regularly
- Complete homework and study for tests
- Remain crime and drug free
- Have a mentor
The Doorways Scholars program has generated millions of dollars for scholarships and currently has over 3,000 students in their program. The program, using exclusively private donations, has funded 100-125 scholarships each year.
A mentor, friend or parent can nominate a student online by visiting the Doorways Home Page on the Pinellas Education Foundation (PEF) website.
In order to purchase a pre-paid four-year college scholarship for a 6th grade student, in today's currency it will cost approximately $15,800.
|Needed Funds||$ 3,950|
|Matched by Pinellas Education Foundation||
|Matched by State of Florida||$ 7,900|
$15,800 pre paid dollars for a 4-year scholarship
Please mail your tax-deductible, charitable contribution in check form, payable to:
anything I want to."