Foundation Receives $60,000 for Part-Time Student Scholarships

Categories: EMPOWERMENT AND SUCCESS: Scholarships & Mentoring, SCHOLARSHIPS: Students 24 Years of Age or Older, SCHOLARSHIPS: Students Under 24 Years of Age,

A $60,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has been awarded to the South Florida State College (SFSC) Foundation, Inc. to benefit part-time students who are attending SFSC in summer 2021, fall term 2021, and spring term 2022.

The grant comes from the Edward K. Roberts Community College Fund, which was established by Roberts as a legacy to support Florida’s community colleges and other charitable organizations. Managed by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, the fund continues Roberts’ vision of making higher education a priority, particularly for those motivated to seek a better life for themselves.

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