Eligibility Requirements

  • Students need to be of Portuguese descent and living in the state of Florida.
  • Applicant or his/her parent(s) must be an active member of the Portuguese American Cultural Center or other Portuguese Cultural Organizations in the state of Florida.
  • Attendance at any accredited undergraduate college or university.
  • Scholarships will be granted to any accredited educational institution up to a maximum of four years per recipient.


Scholarships will be awarded for one academic year of undergraduate education.  Recipients can re-apply for subsequent years, up to a maximum of four years.

Selection Criteria

Awards will be made on the basis of:  Portuguese and other community involvement, scholastic activities, academic record, personal character, and activities that excel in leadership. If you are selected for an award, you must available to attend a brief award ceremony in Palm Coast, FL on March 24, 2024.

Unfortunately, due to the number of applicants, we cannot guarantee awards to all applicants.

Application Requirements

Follow the Application Instructions and Checklist here:

Foundation Scholarship Application

Application Deadline

Deliver the completed application, on or before Thursday, March 7, 2024 to:

Fundação Antonio Amaral
Attn.: Scholarship Dept.
13 Utility Drive
Palm Coast, FL 32137

Applications received after the deadline and any e-mail submissions will NOT be accepted.