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The Education Foundation of Sarasota County is looking for high school juniors (Class of 2021) who are currently attending either North Port High School, Riverview High School or Sarasota High School and are participating in Career Technical Education (CTE) courses that include early childhood education, nursing, engineering, information technology or business-related tracks who also aspire to obtain a college degree or certificate in Florida with an entrepreneurship focus.
As participants in the In-Demand Careers Scholars program, students will have the opportunity to work with a supportive advocate, receive weekly college and career preparation programming through our Student Success Centers, and earn a Florida Prepaid 2-year state college scholarship. This scholarship covers tuition for two years at a Florida state public college.
This program is made possible with matching funds provided by Florida Prepaid College Foundation. Students with good grades, attendance and behavior who also aspire to obtain a college degree or certificate in Florida with an entrepreneurship focus are encouraged to apply.
Students brought into the In-Demand Careers Scholars program commit to: