Scholarships for Lee County (FL) Residents

The beautiful, sun-soaked location of Lee County, Florida has a lot to offer, and if you’re one of its residents, a college scholarship might be one of them. The Southwest Florida Community Foundation offers a wide variety of scholarships, including both need-based and merit-based awards. Other scholarships are provided by the many colleges within Lee County, such as Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida SouthWestern State College, Fort Myers Technical College, Hodges University and Cape Coral Technical College. In general, applying students may need to meet a minimum grade point average, demonstrate a certain level of financial need, write an essay or obtain letters of recommendation. If you’d like to learn more about scholarships for Lee County residents, continue reading below.

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View Details Love of Bonita Empowerment Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 1,050
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Bonita Springs, FL|
  • School (College): Attend a |Vocational-technical / Career College|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school graduate|GED Certificate Holder|
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Love of Bonita Empowerment Scholarship is a $1050 fund given to a student who is a resident of Bonita Springs. The funds can be used for books, tuition, and course fees. The applicants of this program must be an out of school student for at least 2 years.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Robert B. and Dorothy Pence Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 1,900
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private|
  • School (College): Attend a |Vocational-technical / Career College|
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Robert B. and Dorothy Pence Scholarship is given to students who has financial difficulties in continuing their college education. The fund provides a $1,900 grant to Lee County students.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details David G. Robinson Arts Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 2,350
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|
  • Major: Study |Art|
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David G. Robinson Arts Scholarship is a $2,350 fund given to Lee County high school seniors. The applicants must pursue arts in an accredited school. The scholarship is provided to a student who is having a financial difficulty.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Lewis B. Barber Memorial Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 5,300
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|private high school| in |Charlotte, FL|Collier, FL|Glades, FL|Hendry, FL|
  • School (College): |Seminary School|Pre-seminary School|
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This scholarship was established in memory of Lewis B. Barber to fund books and tuition for high school seniors pursuing certification to teach the deaf and blind or seminary or pre-seminary school to study church, Christian music or Christian education. Applicants must graduate from public or private high school in Charlotte,Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee counties.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (College): |State University System of Florida|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|25 Years or Older|
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This scholarship was established to benefit female undergraduate or graduate students who are or will be enrolled in the State of Florida College/University System. Applicants must be a resident of Lee County, a resident of Lee County and demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Judge Isaac Anderson, Jr. Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 1,400
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|private high school|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Regionally Accredited College or University|
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The Judge Isaac Anderson, Jr. Scholarship Fund was established to benefit a Lee County high school senior planning to attend a two-year or four-year regionally accredited college or university. Applicants must be a minority student and demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Paul B. & Aline Flynn Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 2,950
  • 2 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (K-12): |Public|Private|Charlotte, FL|Collier, FL|Glades, FL|Hendry, FL|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Four-year|
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Paul B. & Aline Flynn Scholarship Fund is provided to students who are graduates of a public or private high school in Charlotte, Collier, Lee, Hendry or Glades counties. The scholarship provides a $2950 fund to two students who wants to pursue a degree in communications or journalism.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Chip Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 4,100
  • 3 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Charlotte, FL|Collier, FL|Glades, FL|Hendry, FL|
  • School (College): |Regionally Accredited College or University|Florida SouthWestern State College (FL)|Florida Gulf Coast University (FL)|Nova Southeastern University (FL)|Barry University (FL)|Hodges University (FL)|
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Chip Johnson Memorial Scholarship is given to students who completed 60 semester hours of college and plan to continue study toward a 4-year degree. The scholarship gives a $4,100 fund to 3 awardees who demonstrate leadership, community service and service to their school.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Mary Ann Elder Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 1,300
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Charlotte, FL|Collier, FL|Glades, FL|Hendry, FL|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
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Mary Ann Elder Scholarship Fund is given to students who aim to pursue a master degree in social work. The scholarship provides a $1,300 fund to students of the five-county area of Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Ellen Sheppard Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 3,175
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
  • Major: Study |Art|Nursing|
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Ellen Sheppard Scholarship provides a $3,175 fund to Lee County high school senior or a graduate. The scholarship aims to help students pursue a degree in art or nursing.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Bruce T. Gora Photography Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 1,200
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private| in |Charlotte, FL|Collier, FL|Glades, FL|Hendry, FL|
  • School (College): Attend a |Vocational-technical / Career College| in |Florida|
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Bruce T. Gora Photography Scholarship Fund is provided to a high school senior or a college student who is pursuing fine arts. The scholarship gives a $1,200 fund to graduate from a public or private school in Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details John I. & Madeleine R. Taeni Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 5,150
  • 2 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Charlotte, FL|Collier, FL|Glades, FL|Hendry, FL|
  • Major: Study |Education|Nursing|Paramedic|
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John I. & Madeleine R. Taeni Scholarship is a $5,150 fund given to students residing in Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County. The scholarship awards two students who are pursuing degrees in teaching, nursing, paramedic training, or emergency medical technician training.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Dorothy Curtis Brown Early Childhood Scholarship Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 850
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Charlotte, FL|Collier, FL|Glades, FL|Hendry, FL|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
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Dorothy Curtis Brown Early Childhood Scholarship is an $850 scholarship fund provided to students or early childhood program director or assistant director. The scholarship aims to support an awardee who plans to pursue an advanced certification from an accredited college or university.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Ruth Messmer Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 1,200
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private| in |Charlotte, FL|Collier, FL|Hendry, FL|
  • Major: Study |Business|
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Ruth Messmer Scholarship is provided to women who are pursuing a degree in business. The scholarship provides a $1,200 fund for graduates of public or private high school in Lee Charlotte, Glades, Hendry or Collier counties.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Doris W. Frey Memorial Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 2,800
  • 3 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private| in |Charlotte, FL|Collier, FL|Glades, FL|Hendry, FL|
  • Major: Study |Education|Nursing|Medicine|Christian Ministry|Christian Counseling|
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Doris W. Frey Memorial Scholarship is a $2,800 fund given to students who are studying Christian ministry or youth ministry, teaching, Christian counseling, nursing, or medicine. The scholarship is offered to graduates from a public or private high school in Charlotte, Collier, Hendry, Glades or Lee counties who demonstrate a commitment to action in ministering to others.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Francis Harris Gresham Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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Francis Harris Gresham Scholarship provides a $1,500 fund to use for the tuition in the college of a student who graduated from a public or private high school in Lee County. The amount aims to support the awardee's needs in achieving a college education.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Robert C. & Margaret A. Schikora Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 1,300
  • 1 award
  • December 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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Robert C. & Margaret A. Schikora Scholarship is a $1,300 funds provided to students who graduated from high schools in Lee County. The scholarship supports individuals who plan to pursue post-secondary educational opportunities but has financial difficulties.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Julie Willard Mikell Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 1,750
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
background
Julie Willard Mikell Fund is provided to a student who is experiencing financial difficulties in pursuing a college education. The fund gives a $1,750 grant to a graduate from a public or private high school in Lee County.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Isabel Mayer Kirkpatrick Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 5,600
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private|
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Well Rounded|
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Isabel Mayer Kirkpatrick Scholarship is a $5600 fund provided to a graduate from public or private high school in Lee County. The scholarship awards the amount to an eligible student who is well rounded in terms of education, community service, sports and leadership activities.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Anne M. Fassett Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 4,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • Disability: |Physical Disability|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private| in |Charlotte, FL|Collier, FL|Glades, FL|Hendry, FL|
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Anne M. Fassett Scholarship Fund is a need-based scholarship given to a student who has a physical disability and has been using a wheelchair. The scholarship provides a $4,000 fund that to support a graduate from public or private high school to pursue a post-secondary education.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 5.0
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