Fund a Scholarship
Help level the playing field for all entrepreneurs by funding scholarships to provide the critical resources that startups need to succeed. 100% of proceeds go directly towards program fees for promising founders.
Learn more about Tampa Bay Wave, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, and our mission to provide startups with the resources they need to succeed in Tampa Bay and communities everywhere.
Scholarships can:
  • Cover the cost of startup's program fees for a specific length of time
  • Be designated for founders meeting specific criteria (women, veterans, or other founder demographic) or for startups within an industry vertical
  • Offer naming opportunities for the donor
  • Be a great way for a successful startup to "pay it forward" and help other founders
Named Scholarships
Thanks to scholarship sponsors for helping founders get the support they need to thrive!
Truist Foundation Startup Fuel Scholarship
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