The Education Foundation scholarship applications are now open!


Applying for Education Foundation Scholarships

Deadline:  January 31, 2020


  • Student must be an Osceola County resident

Before you Begin

You will need the following:

  • Family’s annual income range
  • GPA – weighted and unweighted
  • Highest SAT score and highest composite ACT score
  • Please know if you are in the top 25% of your graduating class
  • SAT/ACT appropriate photo to be uploaded
  • Request a pdf of your transcript from Guidance to upload
  • Name and email address of a teacher, coach, or school administrator to request  a letter of recommendation
  • Number of volunteer hours – location where served, the amount of hours served at each location, duties and responsibilities, name and contact information of the person who can verify your volunteer hours.  For example:  Salvation Army, 25 hours, responsible for stocking shelves, Mrs. Smith, 407-123-4567 or
  • List of all activities you participated in at least 20 hours during High School.  You will need the name of the activity, the years participated, and any leadership titles held.  For example:  Soccer, three years, Team Captain.
  • You will be required to write a 250-word statement answering the question, “What are your educational/career goals and plans to achieve them?”.


Starting the Application


  • CLICK HERE to get started. Then follow the instructions below. 
  • Select “Register” to create an account.


  • Complete the application.  Each section must be “completed” before you can submit the application. 


  • After submitting the application, you will be taken to your dashboard.  This will list the additional scholarships that you qualify for.  Click on these additional scholarships and complete the items required.




Got College?
The Education Foundation has partnered with Valencia College and the School District of Osceola County on the Got College? initiative to increase the college-going rate for Osceola County graduating high school seniors.  This partnership has increased that rate in Osceola County by more than 36% since 2010!
This initiative approached the hurdles with an actionable plan: dispatching college student ambassadors to local public schools; bringing all Osceola School District students to Valencia’s Osceola Campus for tours sponsored by the Celebration Foundation; and requesting that the University of Central Florida offer more majors at its regional campus at Valencia Osceola.
CLICK HERE for the School District of Osceola County's Got College? website

Disbursement Forms for Scholarship Recipients

Did you receive a scholarship from the Education Foundation in 2018?  Please click the link below to download the disbursement form and instructions. 


Did you receive a scholarship from the Education Foundation in 2019 or are applying for a renewable scholarship?  Please click the link below to download the disbursement form and instructions.

For more information, contact:
Leigh Anne Albertini,Scholarship Manager
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