Educational Scholarships

SFBH Foundation-sponsored scholarships allow hospital team members and area high school students to further their education in nursing and allied health careers. 
Hospital Team Members
The scholarships are given to South Florida Baptist Hospital team members who have enrolled in accredited programs approved by BayCare Health Systems, maintain a certain grade point average and enroll in a minimum number of hours each semester. Financial support is offered for tuition, books and other education-related expenses. Two different scholarships are offered:

Kelly O'Callaghan

2019 Ann Hammer Trinkle Scholarship 

Rachel Stueve

2019 SFBH Foundation Nursing Scholarship

Taskeen Ijaz

2019 SFBH Foundation Nursing Scholarship

  • A maximum of two $5,000 South Florida Baptist Hospital Foundation Nursing Scholarships for qualified team members.
  • The Ann Hammer Trinkle $5,000 Nursing Scholarship – awarded to a qualified team member.  

Applications and more information are available through Team BayCare, select East Region.

High School Students
Deserving local high school seniors from Plant City High School, Durant High School or Strawberry Crest High School may apply for scholarships if they meet a minimum GPA and plan to major in a health related field. 
  • Three $1,000 scholarships named in memory of James L. Redman are presented at the award ceremony of each high school.  The funds are mailed to the school of the student’s choice to pay towards tuition.  
Applications are available (February – April) at the Guidance Office in each respective High School.