The current application cycle is now closed. 

Please check back on August 1, 2024 for the 2025 Scholarship Application.

The Andrea C. Cameron Foundation scholarship is a program designed to support students in achieving their educational goals, focusing on mentorship and professional development. Here are the top 20 questions frequently asked about this scholarship:

Applicants must be high school seniors from Palm Beach County, FL, with a minimum GPA of 3.0, planning to attend an accredited technical school, college, or university in Florida. They also need to have a record of community service, at least lived in Florida for one-year, can show financial need and provide one recommendation letter. Students that plan to attend a private institution are not eligible to apply.
This scholarship is a comprehensive award covering four years of undergraduate tuition, totaling $26,200.
Required documents include official high school transcripts, proof of enrollment or acceptance letter from an accredited institution, community service records, one recommendation letter, SAT/ACT scores, a 500-word essay, and a Senior photo in high resolution JPEG (Please speak with your Yearbook Coordinator for access to this photo). Students and families must also submit their 1040 tax form to the foundation.
The application cycle typically closes January 15 each year. For the 2025 application, the process opens on July 30, 2024.
The selection process includes submitting all required documents and, if chosen as a finalist, attending an in-person interview. Interviews will take place on March 31, 2025.
Yes, applicants need to write a 500-word essay. Past prompts have included discussing how they embody the foundation’s core values.
No, the scholarship is for a four-year tuition scholarship. If a student ends his or her studies at their institution, they must notify the foundation within 90 days. If a student changes schools, they must notify the foundation within 45 days.
The foundation offers extensive mentorship opportunities, networking platforms, resume development assistance, internship placements, and job placement support for its scholars.
The foundation was established by Andrea Cameron’s sons—Tyler, Austin, and Ryan—to honor their mother’s legacy and continue her dedication to education and community service.
Applications can be submitted online through the foundation’s website ( Interested students need to create an account on the application portal, complete the application, and upload the required documents.
Applications will open July 30 and close on January 15th. Applicants will need to spend at least a few weeks on the creation and answering their applications and uploading the correct information. Remember this is a prestigious scholarship and should be taken seriously. After you submit the Foundation will announce the Top 30 Scholarship Finalist for interviews on February 1, 2025. Interviews will take place on Monday, March 31st from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The top winners will then be announced on April 25th.
Yes, the foundation will host a scholarship luncheon on Saturday, May 31, 2025. Location will be provided to the winners of the Class of 2025.
Students applying to attend trade school must have a 2.5 GPA and follow the additional requirements with the application process. Students must complete all detailed information to be selected for the Trade School Scholarship.
If you attend any public, private or charter school in Palm Beach County, Florida you are eligible to apply. Reminder: You must be a legal resident of Florida to apply for this scholarship.
We strongly recommend visiting [this link]( to learn how to access your plan once you arrive at college.
Applicants will be asked to submit proof of Florida residency, to learn more visit:
Each year, the panel of evaluators selects interview questions. To prepare, research the foundation’s mission and vision, learn about Andrea C. Cameron, and be ready to discuss your experiences. Additionally, practice interviewing with teachers, parents, and friends to ensure you are polished and confident when facing the selection committee.
The interview requires Business Professional attire. Applicants should dress to impress to make a strong impression. For guidance, review our partners’ “Dressing for Interviews” online workshop.
The 500-word scholarship essay is “Discuss a significant personal challenge you faced and how you overcame it.” Evaluators will be looking to see how you highlight your resilience, problem-solving skills, and personal growth. Be sure to describe the situation, your actions, and the lessons learned, emphasizing how these experiences have shaped your goals and prepared you for future challenges. This topic not only provides insight into your character but also demonstrates your ability to handle adversity, a quality highly valued by our scholarship committee.

Why Should You Apply

This is a scholarship built on creating a network. Through this scholarship, if you are chosen, you will become a part of the family. The foundation will do everything in its power to make sure you are set up for success. You will be mentored, but you will also become a mentor for the next recipients following behind you.

It is our goal to build a massive networking platform that you will be able to use whilst a student and as a working professional. Our scholarship platform will help you develop your resume, apply for/gain internships, and find job placement after your time in college. So, when you become that professional you’ve always dreamed of, you can reach back to the foundation and help those following in your footsteps.

Scholarships can range up to $4000 each year ($2000 fall/spring for each recipient) and are open to high school graduates who have a minimum GPA of 3.0 who will attend a Florida university, college, or trade school program.


  • Be a Senior pursuing technical school or college education.
  • Attend a public, private, or charter school in Palm Beach County, FL.
  • Meet the academic and community requirements set by the foundation.

Students must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Proof of enrollment from an accredited technical school or college in the US (attach an acceptance letter or letter of offer).
  • Latest official high school transcripts.
  • A record of community service.
  • A high school diploma with a minimum GPA of 3.0, but you must maintain the same performance in college for continued financial aid.
  • Two recommendation letters (from coaches, teachers, or employers).
  • SAT/ACT scores and all other achievements/honors.
  • A 500-word maximum essay.
  • Submit all documents listed above with your online application.
  • Attend an interview if selected as a finalist.

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

–Nelson Mandela