“It is a big boost to your confidence to have someone else believe in you enough to grant you a scholarship” Steven, Scholarship Recipient
“I met with my financial advisor and realized that I could name the Foundation as a beneficiary on a life insurance policy. I felt this would be a great way for me to give upon my death. I could basically give after my time is done.” Dr. Melissa Lavender, Foundation Donor
“The scholarship’s financial benefit will be seen as a blessing as well. It can help me purchase some needed materials to ensure my success…” Heather, Scholarship Recipient
“Have you been to the Military Park at Gulf Coast State College? If you haven’t’ stopped to see it, please do. It is beautiful, serene and humbling.” Gloria Skinner, Military Park Patron
“Ms. Irene Toske was a long-time resident of Bay County and married for 42 years to Mr. Willard Toske. Ms. Toske’s generous gift has established an endowed scholarship that will uphold Ms. Toske’s belief and will enable students to receive an education to contribute to improving the human condition in perpetuity.” The Irene Toske Charitable Estate
“School is re-energizing my entire life, and I embrace the opportunity to be a great role model for my children. This scholarship will be nothing short of a blessing, in lieu of my financial status at this time.” Alton, Scholarship Recipient
Become a Foundation member today. Memberships enhance and support the Gulf Coast State College Foundation’s mission to provide scholarship opportunities and program support for students attending or planning to attend Gulf Coast State College.
Become a Foundation donor today. All donations made to the Foundation directly impact the lives of students attending Gulf Coast State College. The Foundation offers plans in areas such as scholarship endowments, temporary scholarship funds, program support, program endowments and planned giving.
For more information on how you can help Gulf Coast State College, please contact the Foundation today at (850) 872-3815 or (850) 872-3810.