While specifically offered to graduating seniors of Cocoa Beach High School, the Grind to Fly $500 Scholarship is highly competitive and often requires demonstration of consistent athletic and academic success.


Student: The application window for the 2020-2021 scholarship has closed. Please check this page later this year or contact us for information regarding the 2021-2022 scholarship.

CBHS Faculty & Staff: Please share this scholarship opportunity with your student-athletes. 

The Grind to Fly System

A competitive scholarship application is often rooted in our principles, "Commit. Grind. Fly." Reading The Grind to Fly System is a great way to understand what our committee looks for in its applicants. 100% of the profits generated from The Grind to Fly System benefit the scholarship. 

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2021 Winner: Kai Widick

Kai was a six-year Letterman and Team Captain of the tennis team, President of the National Honor Society, AP/IB Scholar of Distinction, JROTC Command Sergeant Major and named class Valedictorian. Kai's integrity, academic prowess, and ability to lead was reflected in his involvement in multiple extracurricular activities while maintaining a 4.0 GPA. In the Summer, Kai will report to the United States Naval Academy for Plebe Summer. Congratulations on your outstanding High School achievements and keep grinding!


2020 Winner: Chase Bennett

Chase was a four-year Letterman on the tennis team and named class Valedictorian. His initiative and motivation to put the team first was demonstrated through his involvement and impact in multiple extracurricular activities. Chase served as Lead Researcher for the Satellite Beach City Manager, founded the Political Activist Club, and was Vice President of the National Honor Society.  In the Fall, Chase will attend the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Congratulations and keep grinding, Chase!