Deborah Jones Moore Scholarship Fund


About Deborah Jones Moore

Deborah Jones Moore was born March 16, 1952, in Jacksonville, FL. She attended the Duval County Public School system graduating from Wolfson Senior High School in 1970.

Moore accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age. She believed that “to whom much is given, much is required” (Luke 12:48) and lived her life accordingly. Moore had a big heart and treated everyone she encountered as a dear friend. She was selfless, respectful, thoughtful, and would give up her last to help others.

Moore attended the University of North Florida where she earned a Master’s degree in Psychology. She joined the Florida Blue family in 1984 holding a variety of positions, the last being a Sr. Provider Relations Consultant. In this role, Moore received extensive training on medical procedures and traveled throughout the state of Florida educating administrators, physicians and their office staff on guidelines associated with the Medicare program. After giving the company 29 years of dedicated service, Moore retired in 2013.

Moore enjoyed, traveling, fine dining and the company of family and friends. Moore was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, godmother and friend to many.

Moore accepted her heavenly wings and went home to be with the Lord on February 5, 2015.

Scholarship Eligibility:

  • Current 12th-grade student
  • Maintains a 3.0 GPA
  • Plans to major in Education or Psychology
  • Received college acceptance letter

Scholarship Selection

The organization will select 1 scholarship recipient in June of each year. The recipient will receive $500 paid directly to the student. Selection criteria will focus on academic ability and achievements, persistence and leadership abilities. A rigorous application review includes:

  • A 500 word, original essay; highlighting candidate’s reasons for wanting to pursue a career in education or psychology, demonstrated leadership skills and commitment to excellence.
  • 2 letters of recommendation (1 from student’s teaches and 1 from a guidance counselor or administrator)
    School transcripts

Application Timeline

The application, essay, letters of recommendation, transcript, and college acceptance letter are due by June 30.  Scholarship semi-finalists will be notified by August 31.

How to Apply:

Fill out the form below, including all required information and your essay.

Step 1: Click Here from your computer to view the essay prompt (link opens in new window); use this document to write your 500 word essay

Step 2: Click ‘Save As’ to save the essay prompt to your hard drive or USB.

Step 3: When you’re ready to submit your application, essay, and other required documents, come back to this page and fill out the form below. Click the “Choose File” button below to locate and upload your essay and other required documents as described.

Step 4: Click the “Submit” button to send your application, essay and other required documents.

Step 5: You will receive an on-screen notification advising that your application has been received.

2024 Scholarship Funds Application

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