Scholarships

 
 
The Education Foundation awards over 200 scholarships each year to Osceola County graduating high school seniors.  Our scholarship applications open in November of each year.    We have scholarships that are specifically for Valencia College, as well as scholarships that allow you to attend the college of your choice.  This web page will also be your one-stop-shop for scholarship applications from Community Organizations as well.  All applications will be available November, 2017.  

How To Pay For Your Education

Our "How To Pay For Your Education" Workshops help educate parents and students with appropriate counseling to assist the student with college or technical school selections.  Our advisors will work with you to show you how to find scholarships and other funding for your college. Receive information on:

  • Post high school education selections
  • College and University Application Hints
  • SAT and ACT Testing
  • What you should do now to prepare
  • How to fill out the FAFSA form
  • Applying for Financial Aid
  • Applying for Scholarships
All high school students, grades 9 - 12 , along with a parent or guardian, can make an appointment to meet with one of our scholarship counselors. We have three locations for you to choose from - St. Cloud, Kissimmee, and Poinciana.  We will begin taking appointments in August, 2017.  You can make your own appointment right here, on this website, at that time.  Stay tuned!
 
 
 

Disbursement Forms for Scholarship Recipients

Did you receive a scholarship from the Education Foundation for the 2017-2018 year?  Then you must fill out a Disbursement Form so we can send your scholarship funds to your college or university.  Click below to read the instructions, and then click the link to download your Disbursement Form.
 
 
 
 
 

Information for Parents

If your son or daughter needs help planning for college, our scholarship counseling can help you with the following:

  • Grants and Scholarships
  • Scholarship Scams
  • Financial Aid
  • Federal Work Study Programs
Savings Plans
  • 529 Plan is an investment plan operated by the state and designed to help families pay for future college costs.
  • UPromise.com – Get college savings every day. When you shop at thousands of participating companies using the credit or debit card you’ve registered with Upromise, you get up to 10% of your spending back for college automatically.
  • Florida Prepaid College Program is a savings program designed to lock in the cost of college at today’s prices