James T. “Tom” Russell Memorial Scholarship Application

Amount awarded: $500 - $1,000 Number of awards: up to 3

Scholarship criteria

  • GPA 2.5 Minimum
  • Must be a senior at one of the 10 Volusia County public high schools.
  • Student must plan to enter the field of education to become a teacher.
  • Must provide an essay explaining why you want to become a teacher.
  • Funds will be delivered directly to the college/university you will be attending to benefit your student services account.

This award is administered by FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools.

Congratulations to our 2022 scholarship recipients: 

  • Emily Costello, Atlantic High
  • Briana Marie Germes, University High
  • Rylee Giles, New Smyrna Beach High
  • Charlee Robbins, Seabreeze High

For questions concerning the application, please contact FUTURES Foundation at 386.255.6475, ext. 50730, or FuturesFoundation@Volusia.k12.fl.us.


  • James T. “Tom” Russell Memorial Scholarship Application
  • James T. “Tom” Russell Memorial Scholarship Application
  • James T. “Tom” Russell Memorial Scholarship Application
  • James T. “Tom” Russell Memorial Scholarship Application
  • James T. “Tom” Russell Memorial Scholarship Application
  • James T. “Tom” Russell Memorial Scholarship Application