Who are we?
The Becky Walker Scholarship for Outstanding Achievement provides students selected with $10,000 in scholarship funding over a four year period. The scholarship is awarded to two Spoto High School seniors who demonstrate exceptional academic and extra-curricular achievement, community service, and the financial need for tuition assistance.
Current Qualifications for Consideration
Four Year 2.9 aggregate GPA on a 4.0 scale and successful graduation from Spoto High School (in Riverview, FL)
Demonstration of a passion for community service and extracurricular activities
Demonstration of a need for tuition assistance
Application (available upon request)
One letter showing passion for extra-curricular activities and community service
Student applicants will write a brief essay. Pick an experience from your own life and explain how it has influenced your personal growth, your community involvement and what you hope to do in the future.
High School Transcript
Proof of acceptance to accredited university
We have to date distributed 7 scholarships to Spoto seniors amounting to $70,000 in scholarship funds ($40,000 already having been disbursed).
We plan and hope to continue fundraising efforts to begin offering our applications outside of Spoto, to more Title 1 high schools around the Tampa bay area