The Skate To School Scholarship Fund was envisioned to reward top skaters of skateboard competitions with college education scholarships.

The contests are held for students in grades 9 through 12 only and will be an "Open Division" format, no age groups or other divisions. Skaters can earn scholarships based on how well they place in the contests. Skaters can participate in Skate To School as long as they are in high school and may only be allowed to compete for 4 years.

SKATE TO SCHOOL Scholarships are managed by The Community Foundation for Brevard. They are an independent 501(c)(3) organization that specializes in managing many different types of scholarships, including SKATE TO SCHOOL. Our staff will handle all competition operations and they will be managing all scholarship awards and will be overseeing all scholarship fund donations. Their contact info can be found here:   cfbrevard.org/contact-us

The Scholarships will be awarded to one or more students based on the skateboard contest guidelines and on satisfying the legal requirements of a competitive scholarship award process as established by the Community Foundation. The amount of each scholarship will be dependent upon the funds available.  In other words, we will not promise a scholarship purse for an event without already having the scholarship dollars in the Skate To School fund. Eligible applicants will come from a broad pool of candidates (skaters) and donors may not control the selection process. Each skateboard contest will be judged by at least 3 independent and qualified judges. Skaters placing high enough in contests may earn a scholarship opportunity, which can be claimed and awarded upon graduation of high school or home school equivalent with a 2.5 GPA or higher.  Students may accumulate multiple scholarship award opportunities from placing in multiple contests. The Foundation will also review and validate student claims for scholarship award distribution prior to final award. The scholarship will be paid directly to the educational institution.

Students who graduate and do not enroll in post-secondary education or vocational training within one year after high school graduation will forfeit the opportunity to claim scholarship awards earned in the skateboard competition(s).  Unclaimed scholarship awards will be retained by the Foundation and used for subsequent contest awards. Scholarship awards may only be used for tuition, books, tools, uniforms and other training related expenses and on-campus room and board.

If at any time the scholarship skateboard competitions are discontinued and uncommitted dollars remain in the fund, the balance shall be distributed in the form of grants to support art and music programs of Cocoa Beach Jr/Sr High School and Roosevelt Elementary School in Cocoa Beach.