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General Information

The Trustees of the J. Hugh & Earle W. Fellows Foundation made arrangements with the Office of the President of Pensacola State College to serve as the Educational Consultant for the Fund. The Executive Director will process scholarship applications, serve as liaison with the colleges and schools to which a recipient attends, and assist with the all other aspects of the Fund. Scholarship funds are disbursed and administered by Fiscal Agent, Saltmarsh, Cleaveland, & Gund.

Point of Contact

Ms. Virginia Santoni
Executive Director, Fellows Foundation
Telephone (850) 471-4546
vsantoni@fellowsfund.org

Dr. and Mrs. Fellows created this fund to assist deserving and qualified individuals in pursuit of their education in the fields of medicine, nursing, medical technology, and the ministry. Scholarships to ministerial students are limited to those of the Episcopal faith and others whose religion beliefs are not in substantial conflict with the faith and doctrines of the Episcopal Church.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  2. Must be a bona fide resident of Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, or Walton County, Florida.
  3. Must be of good moral character and qualified scholastically and intellectually for the education desired.
  4. Must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA in academic coursework.
  5. Must have been accepted by, or be successfully pursuing training at, an accredited school in the appropriate field of study.

Scholarship Details

Number of Awards:



Length of Award:


2023-2024 Award Amount:

The number of scholarships awarded will vary each academic year depending on the award amount authorized by the Fellows Foundation Trustees.

The scholarship is authorized for one academic year (Fall, Spring, and/or Summer).

$10,000 per year, Medical Physician Assistant

$1,000-$2,000 per year, Nursing

$1,000-$2,000 per year, Medical Technology/Health Sciences

To be determined, Theology

Enrollment Requirement:

Full-time enrollment:   12 credits or more per term.
Part-time enrollment:   minimum of 3 credits to 11 credits per term.

Selection Made by:

Ranked recommendations from the Consultant and Executive Director will be sent by June 15 to the Fellows Foundation Trustees for their review and final selection. Final selection by the Trustees will be made by July 31.


Application Deadline:


April 30:   Medical/Physician Assistant   (Application 1)
March 31: Nursing, all other health programs & Theology   (Application 2)

Applications will be accepted beginning in January and up to the appropriate deadline.

Application Procedures, Deadlines and Required Documents

Complete the appropriate Fellows Foundation Scholarship Application and submit it along with the additional required documents by the following dates:

Application 1: Medical/Physician Assistant

Applicants are accepted between January 1 to April 30.     Deadline: April 30

Additional documents required (documents must be submitted by the deadline)

  1. Acceptance Letter: A copy of acceptance letter from college or program which you will attend for the purposes of this scholarship.

  2. Transcript: Official copy of college transcript from college currently attending OR from the college most recently attended.

  3. Recommendation Letters: Two (2) confidential letters on official business letterhead addressed to the Board of Trustees of the J. Hugh & Earle W. Fellows Foundation and signed by your academic counselor, faculty advisor, coach, administrator, employer, or minister to include information about your academics, achievements, potentialities, personality characteristics and current enrollment status.

  4. Cost of Attendance: Copy of the Cost of Attendance (COA) provided by the college and/or program of study.

  5. Statement of Need: A statement, not exceeding 500 words, outlining your reasons for choosing medical program as a vocation.

  6. Optional:
    • Test Scores
    • Wallet-sized photo of applicant.

Application 2: Healthcare Scholarship: Nursing, all other health programs, and Theology

Applicants are accepted between January 1 to March 31.     Deadline: March 31

Additional documents required (documents must be submitted by the deadline)

  1. Acceptance Letter: A copy of acceptance letter from college or program which you will attend for the purposes of this scholarship.

  2. Transcript: Official copy of college transcript from college currently attending OR from the college most recently attended.

  3. Recommendation Letters: One (1) confidential letters on official business letterhead addressed to the Board of Trustees of the J. Hugh & Earle W. Fellows Foundation and signed by your academic counselor, faculty advisor, coach, administrator, employer, or minister to include information about your academics, achievements, potentialities, personality characteristics and current enrollment status.

  4. Cost of Attendance: Copy of the Cost of Attendance (COA) provided by the college and/or program of study.

  5. Optional:
    • Test Scores
    • Statement of Need: A statement, not exceeding 500 words, outlining your reasons for choosing medical program as a vocation.
    • Wallet-sized photo of applicant.

How to Apply

  1. Download and fill out the appropriate application form:


    Download Medical School and Physician Assistant Application Form



    Download Healthcare Program Scholarship Application Form



  2. Gather the required documentation including:

    • Application

    • Acceptance Letter

    • Official Transcript

    • Letters of Recommendation

    • Cost of Attendance

    • Any other required documentation for your specific application

  3. Submit your completed application form and supporting documents via the form below: