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Scholarship Program

The SAME Panama City Post scholarship provides financial assistance to local high school and college students who are pursuing a degree or certificate in the fields of study related to engineering, architecture, project management, cybersecurity, science, and math. The number of scholarships granted and total dollar amount is dependent on the quality and quantity of applications received. Typical awards are between $1000 and $1700. Students who win a scholarship in one year may apply for another scholarship in following years. Students eligible for our scholarship program include:

  • Seniors at high schools in Bay County, Calhoun County, and Gulf County
  • Students at Gulf Coast State College (GCSC), Florida State University-Panama City (FSU-PC), and Haney Technical Center (HTC)
  • Students at other institutes of higher learning but whose family lives in the local area
  • Previous Panama City Post scholarship recipients from Bay County, Calhoun County, or Gulf County for the duration of their undergraduate program, regardless of the family's location
  • All eligible students must attend or plan to attend a 2-year or 4-year accredited college/university to study engineering, architecture, project management, cybersecurity, applied physical science, and applied math

Selection criteria include:  Academic achievements, Leadership, School and community involvement, Personal motivation, and Commitment to a career in that supports the Architect Engineering and Construction fields. Schedule:

  • Panama City Post solicits applications from schools and former scholarship applicants in February
  • Post receives completed applications by April 1, 2023. Scholarship Committee reviews applications and makes selections in Mid-April
  • Winners and parents are invited to a scholarship recognition ceremony at the Panama City Post Industry Day April 20, 2023.

We will accept applications in Spring 2024.

Congratulations to our 2023 Scholarship Winners!

Richard Woodworth Scholar

Tarver Loyed, Arnold High School Jack Currie, Arnold High School Sierra Czubaj, Rutherford High Benjamin Dunyak, North Bay Haven Charter Academy Rebekah Leebrick, Rutherford High School

Caleb McCurdy, Mosely High School
Sydney Parsons, Arnold High School

Colin Campbell, North Dakota State
Lena Dykes, Mercer University
Jaehyun Lee, Florida State University Panama City
Colin McEliece,  University of Florida
Grayson Smith,  Florida State University Panama City
Trevor Yelton, Florida State University Panama City
Ashley Zierden,  University of Florida

SAME Summer Camps for High School Students

SAME has been conducting STEM Engineering Construction Camps for over 30 years.  Our STEM camps are world-class and feature a very impressive record of producing thousands of engineers and STEM graduates. Our camps are for high school students and generally feature hands-on activities, conducted in a competitive environment, promoting teamwork, leadership, project management, and problem solving.  Each of our camps have a unique curriculum with the common thread being a challenging environment and hands-on activities.  Visist SAME camps paage for more information.