Education Foundation of Sarasota County

In-Demand Careers Scholars Program for Juniors

Deadline: 12/11/20

Award: Florida Prepaid 2-year state college scholarship covering tuition

Number of Awards: 3

Renewable: Yes

Type: Need-Based, Merit-based

Minimum GPA: 3.0

Scholarship Location: Local


1. A Junior currently attending North Port High School, Riverview High School, or Sarasota High School
2. On-track to graduate in spring 2022
3. 3.0 unweighted GPA calculated through Sophomore year
4. Exhibit good behavior and attendance
5. Participate in Career Technical Education (CTE) courses that include education, health science, engineering, information technology or business-related track
6. U.S. Citizen or Permanent Alien Resident with Social Security number
7. Be first-generation college student OR meet a combination of other factors (see application for more details)
8. Meet Income Eligibility requirement (see application for more details)
9. Aspire to obtain a college degree or certificate in Florida with an entrepreneurship focus

As participants in the In-Demand Careers Scholar program, students will have the opportunity to work with a supportive advocate, receive weekly college and career preparation through the Education Foundation’s Student Success Centers and Mentoring Program, and earn a Florida Prepaid 2-year state college scholarship. This scholarship covers tuition for two years at a Florida state public college.

Interested students should apply online. First-time user will need to create a user ID using their student N#.  Students should also pay close attention to supporting documentation requirements.

In Demand Careers Scholars Program 2020-21 Information

Address: Education Foundation of Sarasota County 1960 Landings Blvd. #120

City, State: Sarasota, FL

Zipcode: 34231

Phone: 941-927-0965