Hidden “Figgers” Scholarship

Ten, $1,000 scholarships will be presented to outstanding graduating high school seniors who are currently attending a Tallahassee-area school. The students must be interested in following the impressive footsteps of Figgers, who at 27, is one of the nation’s youngest owners of a cell phone company, owns eight patents, and was recently recognized on the Tom Joyner Morning Show.


Application Submission

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    Please upload your current transcript, college acceptance letter and a 500 word essay describing what technology you'd like to invent.

Scholarship Requirements

  • Attend a high school in one of the following northern Florida counties: Gadsden, Leon, Liberty, Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson, Madison, and Taylor.


  • Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 confirmed by unofficial transcript.


  • A letter of recommendation from a teacher addressing student’s work.


  • A 500-word essay describing what technology you would like to invent.


  • Must provide a college or university acceptance letter.