Scholarships

New scholarships for 2018 Lake County High School Graduates

Applications can be accessed by opening the links below:

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.

Application Deadline: March 30, 2018

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.

 Application Deadline: March 30, 2018

SCOTT STRONG MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

$2000 will be awarded to a 2017 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.

 Application Deadline: March 30, 2018

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.

 Application Deadline: April 11, 2018

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.

Application Deadline: March 30, 2018

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.

Application Deadline: March 28, 2018

LINDA KOHLMEYER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

$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.

Application Deadline: March 30, 2018

LAKE SOIL & 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.

Application Deadline: April 11, 2018