Students & Families

MEF Students and Families

Opportunities for Our Students and Families

It is the priority of the Manatee Education Foundation to improve the quality of education for each student in Manatee County. We strive to fund grants and programs that offer innovative learning to our students. Below is a list of events and opportunities including links for additional information:

Suncoast Credit Union Scholars


Suncoast Credit Union
Scholars Scholarships

Applications due:  March 31, 2023

The Suncoast Credit Union awards Suncoast Credit Union Scholars scholarships to high school seniors in Manatee County through the Manatee Education Foundation. Applications for 2023 scholarships are due by March 31, 2023. Click the link below to apply online through the application portal.

Rays Barry Jones Scholarship

Barry Jones Scholarship

Applications due:  April 15, 2023

Made possible by the Rays Baseball Foundation

Presented by Manatee Education Foundation

The $2,500 Barry Jones Memorial Scholarship is open to graduating seniors from a Manatee County public high school. 2023 applications are available. More information, including instructions and qualifications, will be included in the application documentation. Completed applications and required materials must be returned to Manatee Education Foundation.