Governor's Recognition Scholarship Essay Contest Underway

Published: Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 02:53 PM.




TALLAHASSEE — The words written by a 7th or 8th grade student in Holmes County could have a significant impact on his or her future. The Florida Prepaid College Foundation’s Governor’s Recognition Scholarship Program is now accepting essays and applications with the winner earning a 4-Year Florida College Plan scholarship. The scholarship covers tuition, registration fees and local fees for 60 lower division semester credit hours as well as 60 upper division semester credit hours at one of Florida’s 28 Colleges. The entry deadline is Friday, October 12, 2012.


The Foundation is the direct-support organization of the Florida Prepaid College Board, which manages the Florida Prepaid College Plan and Florida Investment Plan. To date, the Foundation has awarded more than 32,300 scholarships, including Stanley Tate Project STARS scholarships supported by the State Legislature.


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