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:

Teresa Shelby was awarded the Ann Hammer Trinkle 2021 Scholarship

Nicole Watts
SFBH Foundation 2021 Scholarship

Tzana Collas
SFBH Foundation 2021 Scholarship

Sonya Vickers
SFBH Foundation 2021 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 via the Intranet - Team BayCare search scholarships.

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.