Polk State College Open House events at Winter Haven Campus and Lakeland Campus. This is a great opportunity for your students to learn about the different degrees and programs offered at Polk State College. We will also have student clubs represented and the college resources will be showcased. Students and their parents can participate in hands on activities, tour the campus, and visit the bookstore. A three-credit-hour scholarship will be raffled off during each event.
Southern Scholarship Foundation provides scholarship opportunities for students attending or planning to attend:
Flagler College – Tallahassee
Florida A & M University (FAMU)
Santa Fe College (SFC)
University of Florida (UF)
Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU)
Florida State University (FSU)
Tallahassee Community College (TCC)
SSF provides rent-free scholarship housing for qualified incoming or current undergraduate and graduate students demonstrating academic achievement (a minimum 3.0 cumulative state GPA), financial need (as identified on the FAFSA), and good character. With our scholarship, students save an average of $13,000 per year. We accept applicants who are in any year of their undergraduate or graduate degree programs, but to make the most of this opportunity we recommend that students who will be enrolling in or transferring to one of our above mentioned institutions should apply for our housing scholarship the semester before they arrive.
The Bailey Family Foundation awards a $20,000 scholarship to one senior at each high school in Hillsborough, Polk & Pinellas County. Kimberly Czabaj has already mailed flyers to each school and will do so again in February, but I attached a flyer to this email. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is February 28, 2018. The winner will receive a $20,000 scholarship ($5,000/year for 4 years) to attend any regionally accredited institution in the country. The scholarship application can be found on their website: www.bailey-family.org
. Please encourage your students to apply today.
PRECO’s charitable foundation, Operation Round Up, just released their annual College Scholarship Application.
The application is attached:
- The applicant must reside in a home that receives electric service from Peace River Electric
- The deadline is February 28, 2018
- Scholarships are not limited to graduating high school seniors. All ages may apply, including those already attending college and those who wish to obtain a degree or pursue a new career path.
Florida Southwestern State College offers bachelor and associate degrees and college credit certificates in 45 academic programs. Graduates of the Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene program have had 100% pass rates on the national examination for the past 17 years; graduates of the Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology program have had 100% pass rates on the certification examination for the past eight years.
Fort Myers, LaBelle, Naples, Punta Gorda
Founded in 1958 to provide advanced education for professionals working in the space program, Florida Institute of Technology‘s main campus in Melbourne is located close to the Indian River, the Atlantic Ocean and less than an hour from Kennedy Space Center. Seventy percent of students come from the U.S., representing 47 states; 30% of students come from 101 other countries. Fields of study include science, engineering, aeronautics, business, humanities, mathematics, cybersecurity, psychology, communication and education.
Optimist International Essay Contest
Deadline: January – February 2018
$2,500 for 9th -12th grade students. Write an essay on “Can Society Function Without Respect?” and submit it to your local Optimist Club.
Deadline: Contact your local Zonta club for application details.
$1,000 or $4,000 for young women ages 16-19 who demonstrate superior leadership skills and a commitment to public service and civic causes.
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