BMYD Scholarship Fund
Bright Minds Youth Development, Inc. (BMYD), is a nonprofit youth service organization founded by David Bright in Jacksonville and incorporated in 2011 in the State of Florida. We received IRS 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status in early 2012.
Our vision is to cultivate young minds for excellence and success by providing opportunities, skills, experience, exposure and positive challenges for children, teens and young adults ages 5-21 in Florida to improve their quality of life.
Our mission is to provide youth and young adults opportunities to explore and develop their talents, while gaining critical skills for leadership, education, health, work and beyond.
The BMYD Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to college-bound high school seniors based on demonstrated academic achievement, community service, and express interest in pursuing and furthering their education.
The students eligible for assistance must be attending high school in Clay County. Students must continue their education at a two/four-year college, university, trade or vocational school. Consideration of the BMYD scholarship will be given to those students who display academic achievement, community service record (minimum of 75 hours w/ BMYD), and a 500-700-word essay.
Students should submit a scholarship application on the form provided by the Bright Minds Youth Development, Inc. Scholarships will be awarded on an annual basis. Students must attend classes and maintain no lower than a 2.7 grade-point average (verified transcript).
Scholarships awarded will be a minimum of $1,000 to be paid the student’s school of choice.
Applications will be accepted starting January 1, 2020, until March 31, 2020.
Please submit an application online using the form below, or CLICK HERE to download the application as a PDF and bring it to the BMYD office located at 1857 Wells Rd. Suite #222B, Orange Park, FL 32073. This scholarship is not renewable. Only high school seniors who will be attending a two/four-year college, university, trade or vocational school are eligible to apply.
Previous scholarship recipients cannot re-apply.