Scholarships

New Scholarships for 2017:

  • Keith Carlton Cross Country Scholarship – (2) $500
  • Jill C. Edwards Nursing Scholarship – $2000
  • Arcadia Moose Lodge Scholarship – $1000
  • Walt Banull Scholarship –
  • L & E Scholarship – $200

Other Scholarships – managed by the foundation:

  • 5 in ’85 Scholarship – $2500
  • Ag-Fest Scholarship – (2) $500
  • Blandin – Victoris Blandin Memorial Scholarship – varies
  • Bodacious Memorial Scholarship – $500
  • Brewer – Susie Brewer Memorial Scholarship – $500
  • Change for a Change Community Scholarship – varies
  • Joshua Citrus Ag Scholarship – $500
  • Mann – Cay Mann Memorial Scholarship – $500
  • McKettrick – Carl McKettrick Memorial Scholarship – (2) – $1000
  • McQuay – Carol McQuay Memorial Scholarship – $500
  • Peace River Valley Citrus Growers Assocation – $1000
  • PhosChem Supply Company Scholarship – $1000/varies
  • SME – The Florida Section of SME (Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration) – $1000
  • Suncoast Credit Union Scholar – (2) $2000
  • Twentieth Century Literary Club Scholarship – $300
  • Westberry – James Westberry Scholarship – $1000
  • Womack – Robert L. Womack Memorial Scholarship – $4000

Graduating High School Seniors:

Applications are due March 10th, so act NOW!!

DOWNLOAD the Scholarship Application Packet HERE!

TURN IN your application to one of the following:

  • email Cynthia Mizell, the guidance counselor at DeSoto High School or call 863-494-3434,
  • email Arah Show at the district county office or call 863-494-4222, or
  • email Sara Walker, the Executive Director of the Desoto County Education Foundation or call 941-628-9780.

Attention Community Members:

The DeSoto County Education Foundation is pleased to be able to offer this service to donors for no fee. If you have an interest in establishing a scholarship, the foundation will be more than happy to help you with the process. The scholarship could be from:

  • your business,
  • local, social organization, or
  • in honor of a family member or friend.

 

DCEF is committed to making the process simple and transparent. There is no cost associated with this service. We believe that you will find our process to be very simple. Learn more about creating a scholarship.

Click here to read about the scholarships that were awarded in 2016!