The Florida Scholarship Program is available to 7th to 11th grade students attending public school in all Florida counties. These awards provide tuition for college or vocational school with Florida Prepaid Tuition Scholarships. To date, 535 scholarship have been awarded.
The Foundation partners with the Take Stock in Children Program in each county. Selected students are provided with a mentor until they graduate from high school. These students also sign a “contract” pledging to stay drug-free and crime-free in order to keep their scholarship. Scholarships are awarded at the Annual ChairScholars Festival held in Odessa, Florida.
To qualify for a scholarship, students must:
Have a serious physical disability
Be eligible for their school’s “Free or Reduced Lunch Program”
Have at least a “B” scholastic average
Be enrolled in a Florida public school.
Year of Need: College Freshman,
Num Awards: Multiple
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: Varies
ChairScholars Foundation, Inc.
16101 Carencia Lane
Odessa, FL 33556-3278
Phone: 813-926-0544 / 888-926-0544