Promoting Scholastic Achievement

Each year, COTBHC rewards students for their scholastic achievements. Students are motivated to dream, achieve, and grow while utilizing scholarship funds to obtain a degree from the university of their choice.

Inspiring Future Generations

Annual Scholarship Opportunities

We encourage award recipients to maintain good grades and to be involved in collegiate and community leadership. Applications for the 2024 season are now available for download.

Bobby Bowden

Scholarship Application
$3,000 Annual, non-renewable
  • 2.5 or higher GPA (unweighted)
  • African American high school senior
  • Attending Florida A&M University
  • Community leadership, 100 comunity service hours
  • Application Essay

Presidential

Scholarship Application
$2,500 Annual, non-renewable
  • 2.5 or higher GPA (unweighted)
  • African American high school senior
  • Community leadership, 100 community service hours
  • Application Essay

Harold Scott

Scholarship Application
$1,000 Annual, non-renewable
  • 2.5 or higher GPA (unweighted)
  • African American high school senior
  • Community leadership, 100 community service hours
  • Member of Greater Bethel M.B. Church
  • Application Essay

Janett S. Martin

Scholarship Application
$1,000 Annual, non-renewable
  • 2.5 or higher GPA (unweighted)
  • African American high school senior
  • Community leadership, 100 community service hours
  • Application Essay

Vocational-Technical

Scholarship Application
$1,000 Annual, non-renewable
  • 2.5 or higher GPA (unweighted)
  • African American high school senior
  • Student currently enrolled in Vocational/Technical program
  • Application Essay

Annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony

The City of Tampa Black History Committee, Inc. presented the 2023 Scholarship Awards to celebrate the scholastic achievements of our students. The ceremony grants parents, city officials, and supporters like you the opportunity to celebrate what is best about our youth, while awarding scholarships to outstanding high school graduates.