Below is a listing of all scholarship applications for students 24 years of age or older:
Completing our Adult Scholarship application will allow our scholarship committee to consider you for more than 40 different scholarship opportunities. Applicants must be a resident of Sarasota, Manatee, DeSoto, or Charlotte counties. Students must be pursuing or planning to pursue further education at an accredited university, community college, technical school, or certification program.
For questions regarding our Adult Scholarship Application, please contact:
Phone: 855.670.ISTS (4787)
This year, eligible renewal students will receive an email from firstname.lastname@example.org inviting them to complete the Renewal Application. If you are an eligible renewal student but have not received an email invitation by May 7, 2021, please contact email@example.com for more information.
Special Note: Please read your notification letter carefully as it will detail whether or not your scholarship is renewable. Students who were not awarded a renewable scholarship during a prior year, will not be considered through this application. Please apply through our Adult Scholarship application to be considered for a new scholarship award.
General Education Diploma (GED) Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide students with financial assistance to pursue their General Education Diploma (GED). Applicants must be residents of Sarasota, Manatee, DeSoto, or Charlotte counties.
If you are interested in this scholarship opportunity, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sarasota County Bar Association Richard R. Garland Diversity Scholarship
This scholarship is intended to provide an opportunity for incoming second year law students of under-represented minority backgrounds (e.g. race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, physical disability, or socioeconomic background), who have an interest in practicing law in Sarasota County. Scholarship awardees will complete a summer internship with a law firm in the local area after their second year and receive a scholarship for their third year of law school.
Available July 2022.
Suncoast Nursing Action Coalition BSN Scholarship
This scholarship provides financial support for current BSN candidates in the Suncoast Nursing Action Coalition (SNAC) region (Sarasota, Charlotte, Manatee, & Desoto counties). The goal is to increase the number of bachelor’s prepared nurses who are working within the SNAC region.
Available February 2022.
Suncoast Nursing Action Coalition Doctorate in Nursing Scholarship
Available February 2022.
2Gen Parent Scholarship
The 2Gen Scholarship connects low-income parents with children attending Alta Vista, Emma E. Booker, Gocio, and Tuttle Elementary Schools with educational pathways to build their skills and
lead to family-sustaining wages. Applicants must be referred by the Parent Education Navigator, be 18 years of age or older as of December 31st of the year in which they apply and be
residents of Sarasota or Manatee counties for a minimum of 1 year.
Deadline: Rolling Application.