The Monte Irvin Scholarship is a one-time $2,500 gift designed to recognize and support the higher education of one outstanding male and one outstanding female high school student in Pinellas County. Scholarship winners are shining examples of academic excellence, strong character and commitment to the community. Monte Irvin Scholarship recipients are selected from the Facilitating the Leadership of Youth Society, a teen-led organization designed to allow youth leaders to be change agents in the community. F.L.Y. is a partnership between the Rays Baseball Foundation and Community Tampa Bay.