Scholarships for 2018 Lake County High School Graduates

2019 applications will open January 2nd. 

CHARLES ROBERT (BOB) FURNAS SCHOLARSHIP

$500 will be awarded to a Tavares High School student who is graduating in 2018 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 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 APPLICATION

$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 2018 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 SCHOLARSHIP 

A $1000.00 scholarship will be awarded to a 2018 graduate 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.

LINDA KOHLMEYER SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

$1000 will be awarded to a 2018 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 Part 1  + Part 2

$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.

LEHNER SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Up to $5,000 will be awarded to a Tavares High School 2018 Graduate who has a 2.5 GPA or higher and has a financial need set by the USDA free or reduced lunch program. Application should include an 250-word essay and a photograph.

NAM KNIGHTS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION 

$1,000.00 will be awarded to a 2018 graduate from a Lake County High School who has maintained a GPA of 2.5 or higher, the applicant is expected to have exhibited high ethical standards and have a history of public service and community involvement.

American Business Women’s Association Scholarship PART 1  & PART 2

A one time scholarship will be given to a Lake County student who has a 2.0 GPA or higher, and has been a resident of Florida for at least 6 months.