New scholarships for 2018 Lake County High School Graduates

Applications can be accessed by opening the links below:

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE TURNED IN BY MARCH 15th AT 4pm TO BE CONSIDERED

CHARLES ROBERT (BOB) FURNAS SCHOLARSHIP

$500 will be awarded to a Tavares High School student who is graduating in 2017 and plans to pursue higher education in a State College or University in the fields of finance/accounting or business.    Student must also have a demonstrated financial need. Scholarship can be used for tuition/books or fees.

EDMOND AMATEIS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Edmond Amateis Foundation has scholarship funds, in the amount of $1,500, available for local students with financial need, as determined by income eligibility guidelines as established by USDA for reduced lunch.

SCOTT STRONG MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

$2000 will be awarded to a 2018 graduate from Lake County School that plans to pursue higher education in a community college, university or trade school.  Student must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and must be actively involved in the community. Scholarship can be used for tuition/books or fees.

MCLIN BURNSED ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

$1,000 will be awarded to a 2017 graduate from Leesburg High School who is performing academically at an extremely high level of achievement. In addition to exceeding a GPA of 3.6 or higher, the applicant is expected to have exhibited high ethical standards and have a history of public service and community involvement. The preferred recipient must have expressed an interest in attending law school upon completion of undergraduate studies. The student must be a legal citizen of the U.S. and attend an accredited college or university in the State of Florida. Scholarship can be used to cover tuition, fees and books.

MIKE STONE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A $1000.00 scholarship will be awarded to a senior from Leesburg High School attending a community college or university.  Applicant must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and submit documentation supporting community involvement.  An essay must be included with application describing applicant’s volunteer activities and why he/she feels it is important to volunteer.  The scholarship may be used for tuition, books, or fees.

UNITED SOUTHERN BANK SCHOLARSHIP

$1,000 will be awarded to a 2017 graduate from Umatilla High School that plans to pursue higher education at a community college or university.  Scholarship can be used for tuition/books or fees.

LINDA KOHLMEYER SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

$1000 will be awarded to a 2017 graduate from Leesburg or Tavares High School that plans to pursue higher education in a community college, university or trade school.  Student must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and must be actively involved in the community. Scholarship can be used for tuition/books or fees.

LAKE SOIL 7 WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT

$500 will be awarded to applicants who are students OR who are seeking to start a business in the agriculture or environmental-related field. Applicants must submit an application and a detailed narrative detailing your educational or career plans in the field.