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The Panama City SAME Post manages a variety of programs designed to develop and support future professionals of the architecture, engineering, and construction industry!  These programs are funded by proceeds from our annual STEM Scholarship Golf tournament and other Post programs.  We thank all of our sponsors and participants for allowing us to strengthen the future of our A/E/C industry! 

Scholarship Program

 The SAME Panama City Post scholarship provides financial assistance to local high school and college students who are pursuing a degree or certificate in the fields of study related to engineering, architecture, project management, and cyber security.  The number of scholarships granted and total dollar amount is dependent on the quality and quantity of applications received.  Typical awards are between $1250 and $1700.  Students who win a scholarship in one year may apply for another scholarship in following years.  Students eligible for our scholarship program include:


  • Seniors at high schools in Bay County, Calhoun County, and Gulf County
  • Students at Gulf Coast State College (GCSC), Florida State University-Panama City (FSU-PC) 
  • Students at other institutes of higher learning but whose family lives in the local area 
  • Previous Panama City Post scholarship recipients from Bay County, Calhoun County, or Gulf County for the duration of their undergraduate program, regardless of the family's location. 

All eligible students must attend or plan to attend a 2-year or 4-year accredited college/university to study engineering or architecture.  

Selection criteria include:  Academic achievements, Leadership, School and community involvement, Personal motivation, and Commitment to a career in engineering or architecture. 

Application Forms:

How to Apply: Email completed scholarship applications in one PDF document to apaquia@drmp.com no later than April 10, 2021.   Alternately, you may print and mail your application package to the address below.  The printed package must be postmarked no later than April 10, 2021.

attn:  Scholarship Committee Chair
SAME Panama City Post
Post Office Box 40066
Tyndall AFB FL 32403-0066

For More Information:  Email our Scholarship Committee Chair, Amabelle Paquia, at apaquia@drmp.com.

2020 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to last year's scholarship recipients!  In 2020, the Panama City Post awarded 11 scholarship grants totaling $15,625.00. Recipients were recognized during the 17 June 2020 Virtual Membership Meeting. Click Here for information on the meeting. 


High School Graduate Recipients:

Brayden Pitts - Richard C. Woodworth Honorary Scholarship

Handel Sim

David (Zeb) Kelley

Helen Works 

College Recipients:

Matthew Eggimann

Nathan McElwain

Jonathan Feitel

Benjamin Hicks

Joshua Owens

Courtney Payne

Noah Patterson

SAME Summer Camps for High School Students

SAME has been conducting STEM Engineering & Construction Camps for almost 20 years.  Our STEM camps are world-class and feature a very impressive record of producing thousands of engineers and STEM graduates.  Our camps are for high school students and generally feature hands-on activities, conducted in a competitive environment, promoting teamwork, leadership, project management, and problem solving.  Each of our camps have a unique curriculum with the common thread being a challenging environment and hands-on activities.  For more information, go to https://www.same.org/STEMCAMPS/Camps.