Robert A. Kleckner Scholarship Fund

Southwest Florida Community Foundation

Robert A. Kleckner Scholarship is given to a high school, undergraduate, or graduate student who plans to pursue a post-high school education program in the field of finance or accounting. The program provides a $1,950 to a graduate from a high school in Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee counties who is financially incapable of pursuing education.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    The scholarship is open to high school senior, undergraduate or graduate students.
  • Financial Need:
  • School:
    The applicant must be a graduate from a high school in Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee counties.
  • Major/Career:
    The awardee must pursue a degree in finance or accounting.

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Essay:
    essay explains to the reviewer who you are. The essay is a very important part of your application, and you should use the full space available, equivalent to two typed pages. Be sure to read the scholarship description and address items in the scholarship description.Include the following in your essay: Goals and plans for your future. College/University you plan to attend. Goals and plans for your future. Planned field of study and why you chose this field. Work experience. Volunteer experience. Extracurricular activities. Describe your character and skills that demonstrate your abilities. Financial situation if a need-based scholarship.
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Obtain Letters of Recommendation on official letterhead with signatures.
  • Other Materials:
    The applicants must submit their SAR report from the completion of your FAFSA and ACT and/or SAT Score report.

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