Scholarships

2017 – 2018

  • Keith Carlton Cross Country Scholarship – (2) $500
  • Jill C. Edwards Nursing Scholarship – $2000
  • Arcadia Moose Lodge Scholarship – $1000
  • Walt Banull Scholarship – varies
  • L & E Scholarship – $200
  • 5 in ’85 Scholarship – $3500
  • Ag-Fest Scholarship – (2) $500
  • 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 Association – $1000
  • PhosChem Supply Company Scholarship – $1000/varies
  • SME – The Florida Section of SME (Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration) – $1000
  • Suncoast Credit Union Scholars – (2) $2000Suncoast Credit Union Logo full color 2017
  • Twentieth Century Literary Club Scholarship – $300
  • Victoris Blandin Memorial Scholarship – varies
  • James Westberry Scholarship – $1000
  • Robert L. Womack Memorial Scholarship – $4000

Graduating High School Seniors:

Start working on your applications!

APPLICATION Packet HERE!  ~~COMING SOON~~

TURN IN your application to one of the following:

  • Sharon Goodman, DHS Graduation Coach at the DeSoto High School
    • 863-494-3434
  • Sara Walker, Executive Director of the Desoto County Education Foundation
    • swalkerdcef@gmail.com
    • 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 2017!

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