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Ruth E. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
John Avril Memorial Scholarship
Indian River Blood Bank Scholarship in Memory of Marian L. Block
James "Stewart" Carlton Memorial Scholarship
Thomas W. Chornoby Memorial Scholarship
Lois H. Cruze Memorial Scholarship
Frances McIntosh Davies Memorial Scholarship
Robert C. Rathbone and August Dykstra Memorial Scholarship
Darrell Fennell Memorial Scholarship
Dr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Finby Memorial Scholarship
Morris A. "Darby" Gibbons Memorial Scholarship
Emily Gibbons Memorial Scholarship
J. Blaine Howard Memorial Scholarship
Will and Doris Jorgensen Memorial Scholarship
Will and Doris Jorgensen Memorial for Students of the Arts
William F. Ludwig Memorial Scholarship
William L. Marine Memorial Scholarship
Tyrone McGriff Memorial Scholarship
Kenneth H. McKnight Memorial Scholarship
Margaret McReynolds Memorial Scholarship
Richard C. Moore Memorial Scholarship
James Perry Memorial Scholarship
Danforth Kidd and Marjorie Hopwood Richardson Memorial Scholarship
Frank Richardson Memorial Scholarship
Hanna P. Salsburg Memorial Scholarship
Jay Sibson Memorial Scholarship
Mary Hope Smathers Memorial Scholarship
Barbara L. Stevens Memorial Scholarship
Marjorie Arnold Soash Memorial Scholarship
Andrzej Humberto Steyer Memorial
Dr. (Hon.) Stanley Steyer and Diana Mary Steyer Award
Mary Ellen Strawser Memorial Scholarship
Karen VanDeVoorde Memorial Scholarship
Lewis Stanley Whitaker and Myrna Newell Whitaker Scholarship
Archie S. Wingfield, Jr. Scholarship
Charles and Virginia Wollenzin Memorial Scholarship
William S. Youngman Scholarship


Honorary Awards

Indian River Blood Bank Scholarship in Honor of Samuel A. Block


Scholarship Foundation Community-Sponsored Awards

Dr. and Mrs. Charles Fischman Family Scholarship
Garden Club of Indian River County Scholarship
Golden Grads Community Award
Grand Harbor Community Outreach Scholarship
Gullquist Mullin Family Foundation Golf Sponsor Scholarship
Indian River Symphonic Association Award
Frances and Ronald Jaffe Education Foundation Scholarships
Johns Island Community Service League Employee Scholarship
Herget Foundation Scholarship
Honeywell Cobb Family Scholarship
Indian River Symphonic Association Scholarship
Jay and Linda Knoll Scholarship
Nancy and John Luther Scholarship
John R. and Ann H. MacLean Family Nursing Scholarship
Northern Trust Scholarship
Roger Larson Oak Harbor Employees' Scholarship
Orchid Island Employees Scholarship
Orchid Island Opportunity Scholarship
Orchid Island Outreach Scholarship
Jake Owen Foundation Scholarship Award
Quail Valley Charities Scholarship
Realtors Association of Indian River County Scholarship
Richardson Scholar Award
Rotary Clubs of Indian River County Founders' Scholarship
Scholarship Foundation Community-Sponsored Awards
Sengupta Family Scholarship
David M. Schuble Family Scholarship
James and Jane Schwiering Family Scholarship
Helen Sarah Steyer Award
Thomas M. Steyer and Helen S. Steyer Award
Thomas and Simonetta Steyer Award
VanDeVoorde Family Scholarship
Vero Beach High School Class of 1963 Scholarship
Wabasso Women's Club Scholarship
Wells Fargo Opportunity Scholarship
Ellery, Jacqueline, and Frank Winters Scholarship


Scholarships Awarded in Past

The American Business Woman Association, Citrus Charter Chapter Scholarship
The Marjorie Shepard Adams Memorial Nursing Scholarship
The Merrill and Helen Barber Memorial Scholarship
The Joseph Burkes Memorial Scholarship
The Lindsay Miller Cobb Memorial Scholarship
The Faith Stewardship Scholarship
The Rosemary Hinton Memorial Scholarship
The Indian River County Professional Firefighters Scholarship
The John's Island Community Service League Award
The Carlos Latoni Memorial Scholarship
The Ralph Leonard Family Memorial Scholarship
The Darryl A. Lovett Sr. Honorary Award
The Lions' Club of Vero Beach Scholarship
The Jenny Allison MacFarlane Memorial Scholarship
The Linda Schneberger Martin Memorial Scholarship
The Dr. Richard Moore Family Scholarship
The Fran and David Novak Family Scholarship
The Lindsey Notter Memorial Scholarship
The Nightingale Nursing Scholarship
The Quirin Foundation Scholarship
The James J. and Anne K. Ritchie Scholarship
The Arlene Rourke Scholarship
The Regency Park Employee Education Fund Scholarship
The Sebastian River Medical Center Scholarship
The Sembler Agriculture and Family Scholarships
The Jessica Smith Scholarship Award
Rev. Jack Diehl Sunshine Physical Therapy Clinic Scholarship
Trinkets for Treasure
UBS Financial Services/Paine Webber Foundation Scholarship
The Ashley Janae Williams Memorial

2010 Orchid Awards
2015 Robert C. Rathbone and August Dykstra Memorial Scholarship recipient Anna Ahrens (left) with Scholarship Sponsor Juliet Dykstra (center) and members of Juliet's family

2008 Quail Awards
2015 William L. Marine Memorial Scholarship recipient Christopher Dixon with Marine family members, from left, Doug, Lucy and Bill.

SFIRC Board Member Karen, her daughter Cynthia, and her husband Rene present the 2014 VanDeVoorde Family Scholarship to IRCHS senior Devon Rymer (holding award).

Rene VanDeVoorde presents the 2015 VanDeVoorde Family Scholarship to Anna Ahrens and the Karen VanDeVoorde Memorial Scholarship to Benjamin Coleman. Long-time SFIRC Board Member Karen VanDeVoorde died in 2014. The memorial award is funded by contributions from the community and the SFIRC Board of Directors in recognition of Karen's devotion and contributions to Indian River county students and families over her long career as a educator and volunteer.

Board Member Carol Fischman with Peggy McReynolds, one of the original founders of Scholarshp Foundation and namesake of the Margaret McReynolds Honorary Award. This picture was taken at the 2007 Awards Ceremony. Peggy died in 2011 in Tuscon, AZ at the age of 80. A memorial scholarshp in her name is now awarded annually.

The sons of former Board Member Peggy McReynolds, Sam (left) and Herbert (right), along with daughter-in-law Sonia and granddaughter Megan present the 2015 Margaret McReynolds Memorial Scholarship to SRHS's Christina Vivona (holding certificate).

Rita Avril and her son Howard (right) present the John Avril Memorial Scholarship to Kaleb Post. John Avril was one of the original founders of Scholarship Foundation who, together with Peggy McReynolds, ran the organization for many years.


Scholarship Foundation of Indian River County
Address: PO Box 1820, Vero Beach, FL 32961-1820 ·   Phone:772-569-9869  ·  Fax: 772-770-6181
Email: info@SFIndianRiver.org