High School Scholarships

To qualify for consideration, an applicant must submit the following to the High School Guidance Counselor.  

  • A completed application form.  
  • Proof of residency in Flagler County. Applicants must be female and resident of Flagler County for at least one year.  Proof may be on transcript.
  • Students must plan to attend an accredited college or university with plans to work towards a degree.  To verify this:
    • Have an official transcript or transcripts of credits received indicating a minimum of a B or 3.0 GPA sent to the Scholarship Committee from each high school and colleges or universities attended.
    • Provide proof of acceptance by college of choice unless currently enrolled at the college.
  • Offer two letters of reference: one personal (not a relative); one professional (teachers, employer, church or community leaders, etc.) mailed directly to the AAUW Scholarship Committee.

Resume that includes post-secondary academic history, employment history, volunteer experience, and awards and honors.

The Scholarship Committee may require an interview if you are a finalist.

If you have any questions, please contact the Scholarship Committee by email at AAUWFlagler1984@gmail.com

Recent Scholarship Recipients


Caitlin Bryant will graduate from FPC this year and will continue her education at Daytona State College to complete her baccalaureate degree in business.  She hopes to become a real estate investor.  She was dual-enrolled while at FPC and will graduate with both her high school diploma and her AA degree from Daytona State.


Alexus Ear


Alexus Ear will graduate from FPC this year and has been accepted at the University of Florida to study computer science.   She has participated in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and is an AP scholar with Distinction.


2021                                                                                                                                                          Sarah Flannery, a Matanzas High School senior, is the recipient of the first Mary Rose Hoffman AAUW Scholarship. Sarah seeks to trade her Pirate mascot for that of the Georgia Institute of Technology, Yellowjacket, while pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

Rebecca Tamara Martinez, a Flagler/Palm Coast High School senior plans to attend the University of Florida. This future Gator began her sophomore year at FPCHS by starting a Habitat for Humanity Club. She presided as club president for the next two years, while pursuing an International Baccalaureate diploma,

Mikaella Donatta Penagos, also a student at FPCHS, has consistently excelled since her
sophomore year. From academic awards and honors to extra-curricular activities, she
will most certainly blaze a trail as she travels to the University of Central Florida to begin work on her Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. In her junior year, she joined Youth Leadership Flagler, a program developed by the Flagler Chamber of Commerce with a focus on learning about the different careers available in Flagler County.

Read about our recipients here in the Palm Coast Observer.


(Top photo) Alyssa Rose Santore (Bottom photos left to right) Sofja Paukova and Katherine O'Mahoney (Photo credit: Flagler County Education Foundation)

(Top photo) Alyssa Rose Santore (Bottom photos left to right) Sofja Paukova and Katherine O’Mahoney (Photo credit: Flagler County Education Foundation)

Alyssa Rose Santore began her years at Flagler/Palm Coast High School serving as Public Relations Director, Historian, Junior Class President, Student Body Vice-President, and Senior Class President. She joined the FPC Starlet Dance and Flag team, helping the group achieve Straight Superior Ratings at all conferences. She was honored with State Parliamentary Procedure and School Spirit Project Awards. Her volunteer list is extensive. Currently, she is
the Assistant Manager at Raw Juice Café and anticipates receiving her International Baccalaureate diploma this July.

Sofja Paukova, a Matanzas High School / Daytona State College dual enrolled student, volunteers for events from “Chowder Debate” to “Breakfast with Santa”. She washes cars, distributes food, and crafts hurricane relief posters while seeking to complete four
semesters at Daytona State College to receive her Associate of Arts degree.

Katherine O’Mahoney, also a Matanzas High School / Daytona State College dual enrolled student, is presently pursuing a degree in finance. In addition to her work as Student Manager Intern with Vystar Credit Union in Palm Coast, she is recognized for extracurricular activities including, Interact Club President, Mu Alpha Theta Treasurer, Leo Club Secretary, and member of the National Honor Society.

2019 – 2 scholarships of $2000 each were awarded to graduating high school seniors – Julia Hok and Hannah Frassrand, both from Flagler Palm Coast High School.

High School Scholarship winners Hannah Frassrand and Julia Hok with Scholarship Chair Ellie Bozzone