Scholarships

Foundation Managed Scholarships

The Foundation manages several scholarships for Leon High School.  The LHS Foundation/Tallahassee Community College Scholarship is the only scholarship funded by the Leon High School Foundation.

Scholarship information may be found on the Leon High School’s website. Click on Departments — then click Guidance. Should you have questions or for more information, please contact Ms. Chandra Hayes at hayesc@leonschools.net.  


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Hanna Abstein Scholarship

The Hanna-Abstein Scholarship is funded by Tye Hanna and Stephanie Abstein, both Leon High alumni who wanted to give back to their school. The scholarship is for $3,000 per year for up to four years for one Leon High School graduating senior. Total scholarship is $12,000. As long as the student maintains the required 2.0 college GPA, the award is granted each semester of attendance at $1500 per semester. Awardees must not be a recipient of Bright Futures, Florida Academic, Florida Gold Seal, or TCC Ambassador Scholarships. Awardees attending an out-of-state college and not receiving the above scholarships are eligible for Hanna-Abstein. This scholarship is partially based on financial need.

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Leon Foundation / TCC Scholarship

Leon Foundation / Tallahassee Community College Scholarship is funded by the Leon High School Foundation and Tallahassee Community College for a maximum of two years for two Leon High School graduating seniors. The award is $2,000/year. As long as the student maintains the required 2.0 college GPA, the award is granted each semester of full-time attendance at TCC, with a maximum of 4 semesters or two years of school. The awardees must not be a recipient of Bright Futures, Florida Academic, Florida Gold Seal, or TCC Ambassador Scholarships. This scholarship is partially based on financial need.

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Lir Sullivan Academic Scholarship

Lir Sullivan was captain of the Leon High School football team in 1995 and was voted the team’s most outstanding lineman his senior year. Lir was killed in a car accident at the end of his first year at UF. His family would like to remember Lir in a positive way by helping other Leon High graduates fulfill their dreams with a college education. One scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $250 per year for a total of $1000 over four years of undergraduate studies to a Leon High School senior who displays the values of motivation and perseverance in his or her teenage life. As long as the student maintains the required 2.8 college GPA, the award is granted each semester of attendance at $125 per semester.

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