Helping first-generation college students succeed.

The Betancourt Scholarship Fund (BSF) is an award for graduating Colonial High School Seniors that will be enrolling into a traditional four year college program in 2019. As of 01/02/2019, the BSF is a Florida registered non-profit with 501(c)(3) tax exempt status. All donations made to this public charity are tax deductible and you will be issued a donation receipt via PayPal.

The scholarship is directed towards students who are the first in their family to attend college, have a 3.0 GPA, and is graduating from Colonial High School - Orlando, FL in May 2019.

Melanie & Jefferson Betancourt have donated $250.00 through Bank of America's matching (dollar for dollar) donation program bringing our total donation to $500! If you are a Bank of America employee, please do not donate here and donate through the internal employee matching donation program!

Your donation towards the scholarship will assist the student in their first semester in college.  Upon disbursement of the funds, your name will be featured on the scholarship's website. 

The Betancourt Scholarship Fund thanks you in advance for any contribution made towards the tuition scholarship award.

Please visit for more information.

For more information and statistics on Colonial High School. Please visit the following website.

Donations ()

  • Raymond Brown 
    • $30 
    • 5 mos
  • Nitika Kanwar  
    • $25 
    • 5 mos
  • Franco Aquino  
    • $50 
    • 8 mos
  • Alejandro & Mariela Duque 
    • $30 
    • 8 mos
  • Namsok Saengphaxay  
    • $50 
    • 9 mos
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Melanie Tarabay 
Orlando, FL
Betancourt Scholarship Fund, Inc. 
Registered nonprofit
Donations are 100% tax deductible.
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