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Glenn & Hazel Morrison Foundation Sophmore Scholarship (0545)

Applicant should be a returning freshman with academic excellence and achievement as a freshman (demonstrated by a 3.0+ GPA). Character and a dedication to learning and commitment to the community are a must (demonstrated through community service and/or extra-curricular activities).




A. B.Otokiti Scholarship (0617)

The A.B. Otokiti Scholarship (0617) is for residents of Orange, Osceola or Seminole County who are of African-American heritage. Qualified candidates will be enrolled in engineering, architecture or construction.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to Valencia Financial Aid Office. Screening by Financial Aid Office with selection by a committee chaired by Mr. Patrick Aliu with notification to the Financial Aid Office and the Valencia College Foundation of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award.




ABLE Trust Scholarship (0566)

The ABLE Trust Scholarship is for students enrolled in Center for High Tech Training for Individuals with Disabilities.

Inquiries can be made to the Foundation Scholarships Team. Selection is made the Center for High Tech Training for Individuals with Disabilities at Valencia with notification to the VCCF of recipient name, address, social security number, and curriculum within one month after award. The Able Trust is the granting division of the Florida Endowment Foundation for Vocational Rehabilitation which was established by the Florida Legislature in 1990 for the purpose of providing persons in Florida with disabilities a fair opportunity to become independent, productive and self-supporting members of society. The Able Trust is not a State agency, but rather an independent non-profit Foundation serving Florida's citizens with disabilities. The Able Trust grants over $1 million a year to individuals with disabilities as well as agencies serving persons with disabilities for employment related purposes.




ABWA - Orlando Action Chapter Scholarship (0672)

The ABWA - Orlando Action Chapter Scholarship is for students who maintain a 2.5 GPA or greater. Preference is given to female students.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to the ABWA- Orlando Action Chapter which screens and selects applicants with notification to the Valencia Financial Aid Office and the Valencia Foundation Office of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award. The Orlando Action Chapter is the pioneer chapter in Orlando, FL, having taken root from the American Business Women's Association, receiving its charter from the national ABWA headquarters (Kansas City, MO) in April of 1967. We proudly subscribe to the mission of the American Business Women's Association, which is to bring together business women of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and national recognition.




ABWA Futura Chapter Scholarship (0688)

The ABWA Futura Chapter Scholarship is for residents of Orange, Osceola, Seminole or Lake County. Qualified candidates must maintain a 2.5 or greater GPA, enroll part-time or full-time, and be U.S. Citizens.

The mission of the American Business Women's Association is to bring together business women of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking and support and national recognition. The Futura Chapter was chartered in May 1967. It has sponsored the formation of four other local chapters and has earned thirteen "Star Awards", the highest accomplishment bestowed on a Chapter. The Chapter has an ongoing fundraiser for its scholarship programs and conducts several civic projects in addition to its regular Chapter activities of monthly meetings and educational seminars.


ABWA Osceola Chapter Scholarship (0718)

The ABWA Osceola Chapter Scholarship is open to all students attending Valencia Community College who maintain a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

 The mission of the American Business Women's Association is to bring together business women of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking and support and national recognition.


Acousti Engineering / G. Verner, Jr. Scholarship (0493)

The Acousti Engineering / G. Verner, Jr. Scholarship is for students enrolled in building construction technology or other related associate in science degree programs. Priority will be given to members of the Verner family, extended family, and employees of The Acousti Engineering Company of Florida.

Acousti is an interior finish contractor, specializing in acoustical ceilings, walls and floors. Acousti became incorporated in Jacksonville, Florida in 1946. During the 1970's and 80's under the leadership of George Verner as President and later additionally as Chairman of the Board, Acousti went through its greatest period of growth. Offices in Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando and Tallahassee quickly expanded into a total of 12 offices in Florida and three out of state offices in Houston, Nashville, and Raleigh. During the 1990's the current leadership of the company recognized a diminishing labor force coming into the construction industry; therefore a scholarship plan is just one of the many steps to recruit young people to the rewards of a career in construction.


Adelina O. (Mrs. Chauncey) Parker Scholarship in Nursing (1140)

Students should be enrolled in a medical or allied health program, intend to pursue a degree in nursing, maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better at Valencia Community College, be enrolled full-time, and apply for financial aid. Financial need is a requirement.

Adelina O. Parker was born in Sardinia, Italy in 1920. While living in France, Mrs. Parker practiced massage/physical therapy which she loved and was very good at. Upon emigrating to the U.S. Mrs. Parker worked as a physical therapist while studying English and gaining her citizenship. This scholarship was established by her husband, Chauncey G. Parker to honor the life and person of Adelina O. Parker and to encourage others similarly inclined and talented to pursue her life's example.


African American Heritage Scholarship (0414)

Students must must be of of African American heritage, complete at least 16 semester/session credit hours within three (3) years, maintain a 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted and send a thank you to the donor through the Valencia Foundation.

The Black Advisory Committee supports this endowed scholarship in order to strengthen Valencia's efforts to serve more African American students who desire higher education. Minorities who do not have access to higher education are more likely to be unemployed, victims of crime, or involved in the burgeoning correctional system. Valencia is committed to addressing these societal inequities. The Black Advisory Committee has established the African American Heritage Scholarship Fund to provide additional assistance and support to allow African American students to attend college.


Ageres Systems (Cirent) Scholarship (0668)

This scholarship is for students enrolled in semiconductor manufacturing technology, computer science, engineering or microelectronics. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.5 or greater GPA. Preference given to females and students demonstrating community service.


Akerman, Senterfitt & Eidson Scholarship (0534)

This scholarship is for students enrolled nine or more credit hours at Valencia. Preference for African American students and students who have completed at least one term at Valencia.

Valencia Office of Equal Opportunity will screen applications and make recommendations to Akerman, Senterfitt & Eidson for interviews and selection.  Overall administration of the scholarship is through the Valencia Financial Aid Office/ Applications available from the Valencia Office of Equal Opportunity Programs


Alexander Adams Scholarship (0416)

The Alexander Adams scholarship is looking for qualifying students that have completed a FAFSA and have financial need.

The Alexander Adams Scholarship was established in 1992 through a generous bequest to the Valencia Foundation to establish a tuition scholarship endowment. Through his foresight in naming Valencia as a beneficiary of his estate, Mr. Adams will enable countless generations of students to receive a college education.




Alice R. Collier Scholarship (1201)

This scholarship is for a single, African American female under the age of 25 who is working at least 10-15 hours per week. Qualified candidates will maintain a 3.5 or higher GPA and demonstrate involvement in community service, school or church.


Allen Trovillion Scholarship (0572)

The Allen Trovillion scholarship is currently looking for students that have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Students must be enrolled full-time and demonstrate financial need.

Allen Trovillion is a native Floridian, born in Winter Park. Since graduating from the University of Florida with a degree in Building Construction, he has worked as a general contratcor. After serving in the Army Air Corps during WWII, Allen returned to the community he loves to serve as mayor of Winter park in 1962. Although working as a contractor and raising 8 children, he always found time to be active in his church and community. Mr. Trovillion served as President of the Winter Park Rotary Club, President of the Central Florida Builders Exchange, and President of the United Way of Winter Park among other organizations. His honors include Jaycees man of the Year, Citizen of the Year in 1991, and Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International.


Alliance of Black Lucent Employees, Orlando Chapter Scholarship (0729)

This scholarship is for students who maintain a 2.5 GPA or greater and who are pursuing a technical related field of study. Qualified candidates must participate in community service and preference will be given to African American students.


Alliance of Black Telecommunications Employee Scholarship (0491)

This scholarship is for students active in African American student organizations and community service. Qualified candidates will be enrolled in an engineering technology program, pre-engineering curriculum intending to transfer for an engineering technology program or enrolled in a communications-oriented career program. Pre-majoring in communications with the intention of earning a bachelor’s degree.

Since its inception, The Orlando Chapter of The Alliance of Black Telecommunications Employees, Inc. has been very active and innovative in pursuing the Alliance goals of professional, educational and cultural development. The Alliance has fostered mentoring with local schools, tutoring youth, presenting workshops and acting as role models for area youth. The Orlando Chapter has received numerous awards recognizing its outstanding programs in leadership training and professional development. Its many and varied activities to further its goals have underscored its motto of "Where ideas are born and ideals prosper". Valencia Foundation is proud to offer an endowed scholarship sponsored by the Orlando Chapter of The Alliance of Black Telecommunications Employees, Inc.




ALP Memorial (Apopka) Scholarship (0733)

This scholarship is for students who graduated in the top 50 of their class at Apopka High School. Qualified candidates must not have an alcohol or drug conviction. Selected student should have no other scholarship awards.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to Nancy Peed, OCPS Foundation, 445 Amelia Street, Orlando, FL 32802 which screens and selects recipient(s) with notification to the VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award.


Alpha Delta Kappa - Gamma Phi Scholarship (0690)

This scholarship is for students with a 2.5 or greater GPA and enrolled in at least 12 credit hours per semester.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to the Alpha Delta Kappa – Gamma Phi Chapter, c/o Linda O. Garcia,1617 Woodleay Ct., Kissimmee, FL 34744 which screens and selects recipients with notification to the Valencia Foundation Office. VCCF then notifies the Valencia Community College Financial Aid Office of recipient information within one month after award. Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of Alpha Delta Kappa Gamma Phi in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous contributions of donors, such as Alpha Delta Kappa Gamma Phi, enable Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have Alpha Delta Kappa Gamma Phi as a scholarship sponsor and appreciate this commitment to Valencia, the Central Florida community and its citizens.


Alpha Delta Kappa Beta Scholarship (0575)

This scholarship is for a current graduating St. Cloud High School student. Qualified candidates must maintain a 2.5 or greater GPA.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to the St. Cloud High School Guidance Office in February and deadline is just prior to spring break. Screening and selection by the Alpha Delta Kappa, Beta Eta Chapter Valencia with notification to Valencia’s Financial Aid Office and the VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award. Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of Alpha Delta Kappa Beta in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous contributions of donors, such as Alpha Delta Kappa Beta, enable Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have Alpha Delta Kappa Beta as a scholarship sponsor and appreciate this commitment to Valencia, the Central Florida community and its citizens.


Alpha Delta Kappa Delta Phi Scholarship (0640)

This scholarship is for a graduating Gateway High School (Kissimmee) student interested in a career in education. Eligible candidates will maintain a 2.5 or greater GPA.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to the Alpha Delta Kappa Delta Phi at Gateway High School, or c/o Karen Wheeler 1429 Dean B St., Kissimmee, FL 34744 which screens applicants and selects recipients with notification to the VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award. Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of Alpha Delta Kappa Delta Phi in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous contributions of donors, such as Alpha Delta Kappa Delta Phi, enable Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have Alpha Delta Kappa Delta Phi as a scholarship sponsor and appreciate this commitment to Valencia, the Central Florida community and its citizens.




Alumni - Alumni Association/Student Development Student Leadership Award (0432)

This scholarship is for a full or half-time East Campus student who holds a leadership position in a fully recognized club or organization on East Campus. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.5 or greater GPA and be a minority student or enrolled in one of the following degree programs: nursing and allied health sciences, building construction technology, hospitality management technology, business technology and administration, legal assisting, criminal justice.

Application to East Campus Student Development Center for Committee of InterClub members designated by the chair each session with notification of recipient name, address, social security number and curriculum to Foundation Office and Financial Aid Office within one month of selection.




Alumni - Dr. Homer Samuels Scholarship (0452)

Eligible student must be enrolled in Dental Hygiene program.

The Dr. Homer Samuels Scholarship for a dental hygiene student has been established to honor Dr. Samuels for his service and support to Valencia's Dental Hygiene Program. While working at the College, Dr. Samuels served as the Resident Dental Consultant for the dental hygiene clinic along with teaching Oral and General Pathology. In addition to his regular duties within the Dental Hygiene Program, Dr. Samuels initiated many continuing education programs that have educated countless dental health professionals throughout the Central Florida community and the state. It was evident to all who ever had the opportunity to see Dr. Samuels interact with students that he was a natural teacher. He would take every patient experience and tum it into an opportunity to teach. His commitment to dental hygiene education and excellence has helped the dental hygiene program to attain its exceptional reputation throughout Florida. This scholarship is a tribute to Dr. Samuels and all of his contributions to the dental hygiene program. Susan Meade, Dental Hygiene Program




Alumni - Florence E. & Andrea L. Jasica Scholarship (0762)

Eligible candidate must reside in Orange, Osceola or Seminole County. Student must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. Student must be at a minimum age of 25 years. Student must be employed while attending Valencia. Career choice must be one of the following: Law, Finance, Medicine, or Education.




Alumni - Lynn Capraun Respiratory Care Alumni Scholarship (1218)

Lynn Capraun Respiratory Care Alumni Scholarship (1218)




Alumni - Mary S. Collier Valencia College Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Award (0533)

Eligible candidate must be nominated by a member of the Valencia staff. Must graduate during the academic year for which the scholarship is awarded. Must submit nomination package




Alumni - Mayor Richard T. Crotty, Valencia and UCF Alumni Association, Two Plus Two Scholarship (0418)

For GRADUATING students with a degree in either Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, or an Associate in Applied Science and subsequently, a Bachelor's degree at the University of Central Florida. Student must have at least an overall 3.0 grade point average at Valencia. Must have participated in extracurricular activities at Valencia and performed community service. Must complete 24 semester hours each year for scholarship renewal.

This scholarship process is maintained by the Valencia Alumni Association.




Alumni - Ron Brandolini Memorial Honors Scholarship (0417)

This scholarship is awarded ONLY to graduating Valencia students.

Requirements:

Must graduate during the academic year in which the scholarship is awarded. This includes Summer '13, Fall '13 and Spring '14 terms.

Must be in the Honors program.

Must have an overall 3.5 or greater GPA.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to the Valencia Alumni Association which screens applicants. Selection is made by the Association with notification to the VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award.




Alumni - The Bill Castellano Civic Leadership Scholarship (1214)

Award will be made during the Democracy Day celebration at Valencia. Student must demonstrate leadership skills to become a civic leader.




American Association of University Women-Memorial Scholarship (AAUW) (1178)

This scholarship is for female students who are 21 or older. Preferred candidates will be studying business and will maintain a GPA of 3.0 or greater.

The American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC) was organized in 1973 as a council of the American Association for Community Colleges. The Valencia Chapter of AAWCC was founded in 1988, and was the first AAWCC chapter in the state of Florida. AAWCC is committed to equity and excellence in education and the employment for women in community, junior and technical colleges. The sponsorship of this scholarship exemplifies AAWCC's firm commitment to professional growth and development for women.




American Association of Women in Community Colleges Non-Endowed Scholarship (1145)

This scholarship is for a student who has completed 12 or more credits and who maintains a 2.5 pr greater GPA. Candidates must submit a 500 word essay discussing experiences that demonstrate vision, determination, leadership and commitment. Also, identify any challenges/obstacles you face in pursuing your educational goals. Applicant must have applied within the year for federal financial aid through the Valencia Financial Aid Office. Preference given to female students.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to Valencia Community College Financial Aid Office, P.O. Box 3028, Orlando, FL, 32802. The Valencia Chapter of AAWCC will screen and select recipient(s) with notification to the VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award.


American Association of Women in Community Colleges Scholarship (0758)

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to Valencia Community College Financial Aid Office, P.O. Box, 3028, Orlando, FL, 32802. The Valencia Chapter of AAWCC will screen and select recipient(s) with notification to the VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award.


American Cancer Society, Florida Division Scholarship (0702)

This scholarship is for Florida residents. Qualified candidates must maintain a 2.0 or greater GPA.

The American Cancer Society's College Scholarship Program is Florida's first college scholarship opportunity exclusively for students with a history of cancer. The program gives young survivors a chance to pursue an undergraduate degree. Established in 1992 through a generous gift made to the American Cancer Society, the scholarship program available at Valencia is one part of that initial program.


American Institute of Architects (AIA) Scholarship (1113)

This scholarship is for a Florida resident. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.5 or greater GPA. Preference given to Architecture and Building Construction students.


American Legion Auxiliary Unit 286 Scholarship (0749)

This scholarship is for students accepted and enrolled in the Nursing Program.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to Rita Blankenhorn, 5626 Birr Ct., Orlando, FL 32809, which screens and selects recipient(s) with notification to the VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award.


American Legion Auxiliary Unit 53 Scholarship (0687)

This scholarship is for students with a 2.5 or greater and enrolled at Valencia full-time.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 53, P O Box 53, Sanford, FL 32772-0053 which screens and selects recipients with notification to the Valencia Foundation Office. VCCF then notifies the Valencia Community College Financial Aid Office of recipient information within one month after award.


American Society of Highway Engineers Scholarship (0674)

Preference for this scholarship will be given to students enrolled with Office of Students with Disabilities. Preference will also be given to students enrolled in engineering program at Valencia.

The American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) was incorporated in 1958 when a small group of engineers from the Pennsylvania Department of Highways and the private consulting firms, material suppliers and contractors formed the first chartered ASHE Section. The organization's mission is to promote the quality planning, design, construction, maintenance, and operation of safe and efficient highways; to foster a general understanding of the economic importance of highways and seek support for their fiscal viability; to advance the highway aspects of intermodal transportation; to stimulate and publicize technology advances in the highway field; to encourage communication and cooperation among all segments of the highway industry; to stress the value of individuals; and facilitate the ethics, leadership, and career growth of its members. Application requests should be made to the Valencia Financial Aid Office: P.O. Box 3028, Orlando, FL 32802, which screens potential applicants with the final selection being made by the American Society of Highway Engineers – Central Florida Section, that establishes selection procedures with notification of recipient name, address, and curriculum to Foundation Office within one month of award.




American Society of Plumbing Engineers-Jim Black Scholarship (0485)

This scholarship is for students enrolled in a curriculum leading to a career in Engineering/Building Construction. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.5 GPA or greater and reside in Orange, Seminole, Volusia, Brevard, Marion, Lake, Osceola, Polk, and Sumter counties.

In 1994 the Central Florida ASPE Chapter dedicated funds to establish an endowment for Valencia to provide annual scholarship assistance to students pursuing a career in plumbing design. The mission of ASPE is the promotion of the interest of plumbing engineers and designers through the development and expansion of their professional and technical expertise to the betterment of the plumbing engineering profession as a whole, to serve as a forum for interchange with related professions, and for the resolution of problems affecting the professions and the practice of plumbing engineers. Jim Black was a tireless and dedicated promoter of the Central Florida ASPE Chapter and the Chapter's continuing support of the process of education. Attend Chapter Meeting for Check Presentation and become a student member at no cost.


AMIkids (formerly Space Coast Marine Institute) Scholarship (0705)

Eligible candidate must be participant of Space Coast Marine Institute. Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to Space Coast Marine Institute, 1000 Inspiration Lane, Melbourne, FL 32934.

The mission of AMIkids Space Coast is to protect the public safety and positively impact as many youth as possible by providing education, counseling, behavior modification and treatment to improve the lives of troubled-male teenagers. Inquiries should be made to the Foundation Scholarships Team.VCCF then notifies the Valencia Community College Financial Aid Office of recipient information within one month after award.


Andrew and Helen Serros Scholarship (1192)

This scholarship is for students who are Florida residents while they receive their undergraduate degrees.




Anita Wooten Artist Scholarship (0780)

This scholarship is for students enrolled in Art, Studio/Fine Art degree program. Qualified candidates must maintain a 2.5 or greater GPA.


Anna Fertic Foundation Scholarship (0745)

This scholarship is for students who have or have a family member who has resided in Central Florida for at least 35 years. Eligible candidates must maintain a 3.0 or greater GPA.

A lifelong resident of Osceola County from generations of Floridians, Anna Fertic wished to return to the community some of the goodwill her family enjoyed over the years. The greater portion of her wealth was used to establish the Anna Fertic Foundation. The income from this foundation is dedicated to providing scholarships to students whose families have been long term residents of the eastern Central Florida area to help them fund their education. Scholarships are made available to these students to assist them in pursuing post high school education. This aid is to be available to defray the cost of books and tuition at college, technical, or vocational schools.


Anne M. McKinnon Scholarship (1281)

Scholarship for female students who are a single parent and/or a non-traditional student seeking to further their education and change career.


Apopka High School Exceptional Education Scholarship (1095)

This scholarship is for students who participated in the Exceptional Education program at Apopka high School.

The guidance counselor at Apopka High School will select the candidate.


Asian American Achievers Scholarship (0662)



Several Asian-American organizations have united to honor and reward Asian American students for excellence in their studies and extra-curricular activities. Public and private school students in Osceola, Seminole, Orange and Lake Counties are elligible. Asian American Achievers Scholarship Committee establishes selection procedures with notification of recipient name, address, and curriculum to Foundation Office within one month of award. The participating organizations include 4A Lucent-Orlando, Asian American Chamber of Commerce, Asian Cultural Association, Asian American Heritage Council, Chinese American Association of Central Florida, Council for Filipino American Organizations, Kissimmee American Chinese Center, Korean Association, Orlando Chinese Professional Association, Philippine American Chamber of Commerce, Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce of Greater Orlando, Tzu Chi Foundation, U.S. Pan Asian Chamber of Commerce, Valencia Community College Foundation and the Vietnamese Association. Asian American achievers are recognized annually at a banquet.


ASPE Central Florida, Lloyd Brown/Kendall Kalapp Scholarship (0682)

This scholarship is for students enrolled in a curriculum leading to a career in Engineering/Building Construction. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.5 GPA or greater and reside in Orange, Seminole, Volusia, Brevard, Marion, Lake, Osceola, Polk, and Sumter counties.

In 1994 the Central Florida ASPE Chapter dedicated funds to establish an endowment for Valencia to provide annual scholarship assistance to students pursuing a career in plumbing design. The mission of ASPE is the promotion of the interest of plumbing engineers and designers through the development and expansion of their professional and technical expertise to the betterment of the plumbing engineering profession as a whole, to serve as a forum for interchange with related professions, and for the resolution of problems affecting the professions and the practice of plumbing engineers. Below are the scholarships supported by the Central Florida ASPE Chapter in honor of the legacy that each one of these members created.

Lloyd Brown Scholarship (0682) was established in 1998. This scholarship is for students enrolled in a curriculum leading to a career in Engineering/Building Construction. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.5 GPA or greater and reside in Orange, Seminole, Volusia, Brevard, Marion, Lake, Osceola, Polk, and Sumter counties. Lloyd Brown is a charter member of the Central Florida ASPE Chapter and served as Treasurer, Vice President Technical and President. In 1992 he was selected as Technician of the Year during National Engineers Week.

Kendall Kalapp Scholarship (0757) was established in 2000. This scholarship is for students enrolled in a curriculum leading to a career in Engineering/Building Construction. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.5 GPA or greater and reside in Orange, Seminole, Volusia, Brevard, Marion, Lake, Osceola, Polk, and Sumter counties. The Central Florida ASPE Chapter was established in 1983 and as a Chapter member, Ken Kalapp became the first Vice President Membership for the Chapter. He was a tireless and dedicated promoter for the Chapter and its continuing support of the educational process.

In April of 2011, The Central Florida ASPE Board approved to combine the Lloyd Brown and Kendall Kalapp Scholarships into one account in an effort to make this scholarship available sooner to the students.




AT&T Wireless Service Scholarship (0699)

This scholarship is for graduates of the AT&T Apprenticeship Program.

Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of AT&T Wireless Services in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous contributions of donors, such as AT&T Wireless Services, enable Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have AT&T Wireless Services as a scholarship sponsor and appreciate this commitment to Valencia, the Central Florida community, and its citizens. AT&T Apprenticeship Program graduate. Inquiries can be made to the Foundation Scholarships Team.


B. Joan Tiller Scholarship (0562)

 


Born in Tampa and graduating from St. Petersburg Junior College and the University of South Florida, Joan Tiller is both a native Floridian and an outstanding educator. Joan has won numerous awards for her excellence in education while serving in various capacities at Valencia. Among these, Joan Tiller has been recognized as Woman of the Year in Education for Orlando and she has also received the Outstanding Vocational Administrator Award. Valencia is grateful for Joan's excellent service to the college, and for her generosity in sponsoring this scholarship.

 




B.R. Chamberlain Foundation Scholarship (0721)

This scholarship is for a student who maintains a 3.0 GPA or greater. Eligible candidates must complete the FAFSA.

The B.R. Chamberlain Foundation Scholarship was founded in 1999. It is a key component of the foundation's overall general mission of enriching lives through charitable grants that help deserving individuals, who without such assistance, would be unable to attain the education for which they are intellectually capable, or be afforded the appropriate environment necessary for development of character and innate skills.


Baker & Hostetler Scholarship (0501)

This scholarship is for students who have a minimum status of sophomore and maintain a 2.5 GPA or greater. Upon graduation from Valencia the scholarship is renewable for baccalaureate attendance at any accredited Florida college or university, provided the student maintain a 2.5 GPA, send an annual thank you to the donor, and maintain full time status.

Baker & Hostetler is one of the oldest and largest national law firms in America. Founded in 1916 by Newton D. Baker, Joseph C. Hostetler and Thomas L. Sidlo, the firm now has more than 500 lawyers in eight cities. Baker & Hostetler practice in virtually every area of law, offering nationally recognized expertise. The Firm values long-standing relationships with its clients and possesses a dedication to the profession and a commitment to its citizens.




Banco Popular Scholarship (0606)

This scholarship is for students majoring in hospitality. Eligible students must be residents of Puerto Rico

Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of Banco Popular in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous contributions of donors, such as Banco Popular, enable Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have Banco Popular as a scholarship sponsor and appreciate this commitment to Valencia, the Central Florida community and its citizens. Inquiries the can be made to the Foundation Scholarships Team.




Bank of America / Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida Scholarship (0436)

This scholarship is for a "Youth of the Year" selected by the Pine Hills Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida, eligible students must be under 21 years of age.

Selection of the recipient of the Bank of America ( NationsBank) Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Florida scholarship is made by the Pine Hills Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida according to their screening and selection criteria. The Pine Hills Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida will send the recipient name, address, social security number, and curriculum to Foundation Office within one month after award.




Bank of America Charitable Foundation Scholarship (1203)

This scholarship is for students that come from low to moderate income families. Qualified candidates must be eligible for federal financial aid according to Pell standards.


Bank of America Scholarship (0747)

This scholarship is for students who maintain 2.5 or greater GPA and who demonstrate financial need.




Bank of America/Osceola Campus Scholarship (0576)

This scholarship is for an Osceola County resident. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.5 GPA or greater and be enrolled full-time.




Barnie's Coffee & Tea Scholarship (0529)

This scholarship is for an employee of Barnie's Coffee & Tea Company, Inc. who demonstrates scholastic ability.

Barnie's Coffee & Tea Company is one of the nation's oldest and largest purveyors of specialty gourmet coffees, teas and related accessories, appliances and gifts. With nearly 100 stores in 17 states, the corporate headquarters are in Orlando. The company was founded in 1980 by B. Philip Jones, who serves as President and CEO. Barnie's Coffee & Tea Company, Inc., establishes selection procedures with notification of recipient name, address, social security number, and curriculum to Foundation Office within one month after award.


Beck/KUA Scholarship (0710)

This scholarship is for children of KUA employees who have at least one year of employment. Eligible students must attend the Osceola campus, have a 2.0 or greater high school GPA and a 2.5 or greater GPA while at Valencia.

To express her gratitude to the community college system and to the Kissimme Utility Authority for making her high-level management career possible, Chris Beck established the Beck/KUA scholarship. The scholarship is available to the children of any KUA employee or their spouse who meet Valencia's financial aid guidelines.


BellSouth/Tech Prep Scholarship (0434)

This scholarship is for a tech prep high graduate who exemplifies scholastic ability. Eligible candidates must maintain 2.5 grade point average and be a qualified minority student enrolled in one of the following programs: nursing allied health (dental hygiene, emergency medical services technology, cardiovascular technology, diagnostic medical sonography, medical laboratory technology, nuclear medicine technology, radiography, and respiratory care), building construction technology (architectural and building construction technology and civil technology), hospitality management technology, business technologies (accounting, business management, financial services, office systems technology, and real estate management), computer technologies (computer integrated manufacturing technology and computer programming and applications), legal assisting, criminal justice technology, fine and performing arts (film production technology, graphics arts technology, theater and entertainment technology), engineering technologies (drafting and design technology, electronics engineering technology, graphics design technology, and laser electro-optic engineering technology), and land surveying.


Bernadette Henderson Brunson Scholarship (0676)

The Bernadette Henderson Burson scholarship is for African American students involved in community service. Students must be enrolled full-time and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.




Bernadine & Harold Mueller Scholarship (0759)

This scholarship is for a science or engineering major. Eligible candidates must maintain a 3.0 or greater GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Harold and Bernadine Mueller were born in the small town of New Bremen, Ohio. Harold received an engineering degree from Tri-State College in 1932 and Bernadine received a business degree from Miami University in 1938. Both of their daughters, Judith and Joan earned bachelor's degrees as have six of Bernadine and Harold's grandchildren. To honor the memory of Bernadine and Harold Mueller, this scholarship was created to help students who are pursuing degrees in engineering or science.


Bessie Galloway Henkel Endowed Scholarship (0920)

This scholarship is for a single parent enrolled in a business or health sciences program. Preference given to females.

Bessie G. Henkel was born in Maitland, Florida in 1890. She established her own successful fire and causality insurance firm that she operated as B.D. Galloway Agency because of society's lack of confidence in the abilities of women. Bessie Henkel disliked masking her identity as a successful woman and would have loved to associate her name with the academic activities that advance the role of women in business. This scholarship was established through her son, Thomas M. Henkel, Jr., Esq. who retired from Valencia in 1994 as Assistant to the President and College Attorney.


Betty House Palmer Scholarship (0449)

This scholarship is for students with a 2.0 or greater GPA who have taken at least one class. Candidates will need to submit a letter discussion their background and future goals.

Betty wanted to give something in return for her twenty years as a career employee at Valencia. The scholarship is established in gratitude to her parents, William T. and Elva Leonard House who moved from Oklahoma to Central Florida in 1918. Betty was the first in her family to graduate high school but never considered college until she began her work at Valencia. Betty and a colleague convinced Valencia to grant credits toward an associate degree to students who pass the Certified Professional Secretary examination. Betty then graduated in 1980 and was the first student to utilize that rating toward her A.A. and A.S. degrees. Betty strongly believes in the community college system providing education for a diverse population of students to get firmly situated in the college environment before moving to a university to pursue further education. Inquiries should be made to the Foundations Scholarships Team. Selection is made by the Association with notification to the VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award.




Bill & Helen Sheridan Scholarship (0631)

This scholarship is for a sophomore enrolled in Dental Hygiene. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.5 or greater GPA.

Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of Dr. John Sheridan in creating the Bill and Helen Sheridan Scholarship. The generous contributions of donors like Dr. John Sheridan enable Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have Dr. John Sheridan as the sponsor of the Bill and Helen Sheridan Scholarship and appreciate this commitment to Valencia and to the citizens of the Central Florida community. Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to Valencia Financial Aid Office. Screening by the Financial Aid Office and the Dental Hygiene faculty with selection in consultation with Dr. John Sheridan with notification to the Financial Aid Office and the Valencia College Foundation of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award.


Bithlo/Linda W. Chapin Scholarship (0650)

This scholarship is for a resident of the Bithlo Neighborhood. Eligible students must maintain a 2.5 or greater GPA.

In partnership with the Community Affairs Division of the Orange County Government, Bithlo has been involved in a Targeted Community Initiative. This initiative targets specific communities with defined boundaries to increase civic involvement; community partnerships among citizens, community groups, city and county government and local service providers; infrastructure improvements and community building and identification. This scholarship initiated by Linda W. Chapin, County Chairman, provides the community with annual financial aid grants to the residents of Bithlo to pursue a college education and represents an important part of this effort. Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to the Valencia Financial Aid Office. Selection is made by the Bithlo Neighborhood Association with notification to the Valencia Financial Aid Office and the Foundation Office of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award




Black Advisory Committee Incentive Awards Nomination

For more than thirty-six years the Black Advisory Committee has honored a number of students annually who have persisted and succeeded at the College despite great adversity. You are aware of the challenges that many of our students face; therefore, you are requested to assist the Black Advisory Committee to identify students who deserve recognition for their academic achievements in spite of adverse circumstances. Your recommendations will be evaluated by a committee of individuals who represent various areas of the College. Students are selected without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ethnicity, color, age, marital status, gender, genetic information or disability. Each nominee must have completed at least 12 hours of course work at Valencia with a GPA of 2.0 or better.


Black History Committee of Orange County Scholarship (1144)

This scholarship is available for African American students who are also an Orange county public high school graduate. For consideration, the student must also have a 3.0 GPA or greater. Recipients may apply for scholarship renewal if they maintain a minimum of 3.0 GPA in all course work.




Bloom 'N Grow Society (Non Endowed) Scholarship (1143)

This scholarship is for US Citizens enrolled in one of the following degree-seeking programs: Associate in Science degree in Landscape and Horticulture Technology, Associate in Science degree in Environmental Horticulture Technology, or Associate in Arts pre-major in Horticulture. Eligible students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. Preference will be given to graduates of Apopka High School, Dr. Phillips High School, Evans High School, Jones High School, Olympia High School, West Orange High School or Westside Tech Center.


Bob & Pat Whalen Tech Prep Scholarship (0463)

Must be a qualified minority student and be a Tech Prep high school graduate and exemplify scholastic ability.

Valencia Foundation is proud to offer the Bob and Pat Whalen/Tech Prep Scholarship. The Whalens have been strong supporters of Valencia over many years supporting academic excellence and faculty professional growth and development. Patricia H. Whalen has been a long-time member of the Valencia Foundation Board of Directors. In 1990 they established the Patricia H. Whalen Endowed Teaching Chair in Social Sciences. This scholarship will directly benefit generations of students from area high schools enrolling in Valencia's associate in science degree career curricula.


Bob and Diane Kupchak Endowed Scholarship (1159)

Student must demonstrate community leadership during high school. Student should have graduated from Celebration High School.

Celebration High School and Foundation for Osceola Education will be screening/selecting recipients for the Bob and Diane Kupchak scholarship. Selections will be sent from FOE directly to the Foundation for award and disbursement.


Bosley - Shephard Scholarship (1205)

Award amount varies.


Brasfield & Gorrie Construction Tech Scholarship (0476)

This scholarship is available for students who are enrolled in Architecture, Drafting, or Construction related program. Eligible students must also demonstrate financial need.

Brasfield & Gorrie is a commercial construction company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. Since 1968 Brasfield & Gorrie has constructed hundreds of high-rise and other specialty concrete structures. Now ranked consistently among the top 100 contractors in the U.S., branch offices were opened in 1985 in Atlanta and Orlando. Valencia Foundation is proud to offer a Brasfield & Gorrie Scholarship that will enable countless generations of worthy students to have access to higher education and become successful in a building construction career.


Breakfast Rotary Club of Orlando-Paul Halyard Scholarship (0536)

The Breakfast Club of Orlando-Paul Halyard scholarship is currently looking for students that have submitted a FAFSA and enrolled in classes full-time.




Callie Rae Force Scholarship (0750)

Eligible students must have a 3.0 GPA or greater and participate in community service. A preference will be given to a female student.

Born in Orlando in 1981, Callie Rae Force embodies her adopted motto, "Don't just live life - Love it!" At the inception of this scholarship in 2000, Callie Rae has given herself to the community through volunteering with various organizations. Her keen sense of adventure has found her in Boston, Seattle, the San Juan Islands, the Olympic Mountains, the Okefenokee Swamp, Washington D.C., Toronto, The French-Swiss-Indian Alps and Italy. Callie Rae continues to delight and maker her parents - Chere Force and Rory Trumbore, Earl and Belle Allen - burst with pride. It is their hope that Callie Rae's scholarship may enable others to continue their passion for learning as well as their passion for life.


Cambridge Homes Scholarship (0598)

This scholarship is available for students enrolled in Building construction technology or a related program. The student must have a 3.0 or greater GPA based on a 4.0 scale in previous college courses. Preference will be given to employees of Cambridge Homes.

Cambridge Homes was organized in 1991 for the purpose of developing, marketing and constructing affordable, single-family communities in the Central Florida market. Since that time, Cambridge Homes has expanded its product lines to include luxury production housing as well. The company maintains a strict "consumer" focus dedicated to exceptional architectural designs, quality construction and exceptional value.


Carl Andriano Fire Fighters Trust Scholarship (1254)

The purpose of this scholarship fund is to support educational opportunities for students enrolled in the Fire Fighters training program at Valencia College.


CenterState Bank of Florida Scholarship (1029)

This scholarship is for a returning business major freshman who qualifies for sophomore status (30 hours). Academic excellence and achievement as a freshman is required as demonstrated by a 3.0 or greater GPA .

CenterState Bank of Florida was founded in 1989 as First National Bank of Osceola. It is a locally owned and operated bank. As a community bank, CenterState Bank of Florida prides itself on flexibility, personalized service, quick response time and commitment to community and civic service. Valencia Foundation is proud to offer a CenterState Bank scholarship enabling students to attend Valencia.


Central Civic Council Women's Club Scholarship (0634)

Must be a resident of Osceola County. Eligible students must have a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale and demonstrate financial need.

Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of Central Civic Women's Club in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous contributions of donors, such as Central Civic Council Women's Club, enable the Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have Central Civic Council Women's Club as a scholarship sponsor and appreciate this commitment to Valencia, the Central Florida Community and its citizens. Inquiries should be made to the Foundation Scholarships Team. The Club does the screening and selection with notification to the Financial Aid Office and the Valencia College Foundation of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award.


Central Fl. Integrated Physicians Assoc. Scholarship (0527)

Must be a resident of Orange, Osceola, or Seminole Counties. Eligible Student must exemplify scholastic ability by having at least a 2.0 GPA based on a 4.0 system. Should exhibit responsible behavior as defined by the Affidavit of Good Moral Character. Have attended Great Oaks Village for a period of at least one school year (total hours) with current and former students given a priority; thereafter, others may apply. Must maintain 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal, and continue to meet the qualifications above and annually meet with the Scholarship Committee.

Central Florida Integrated Physicians Associates (CFIPA) is proud to offer the Central Florida Integrated Physicians Associates scholarship for the benefit of the children of Great Oaks Village. CFIPA is a non-profit, multidisciplinary medical group founded in 1994. CFIPA is dedicated to the promotion of high quality, cost-effective health care services to managed care organizations and the community at large. Scholarship Committee of CFIPA and Great Oaks Village representatives establishes selection procedures with notification of recipient name, address, and social security number to Foundation Office within one month after award. Maintain 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal, and continue to meet the qualifications above and annually meet with the Scholarship Committee




Central Florida Amateur Softball Association Scholarship (0623)

This scholarship is available to a resident of Orange, Osceola or Seminole County. The student must have a 2.5 GPA or greater and be enrolled full-time. The student must also be an active member of Valencia Community College Volunteers. Community Service is required with at least 50% dedicated with Metro Orlando ASA.

The Central Florida Amateur Softball Association (CFASA) Scholarship is proud to offer a scholarship to benefit Valencia students. CFASA is a non-profit organization that is innovative for amateur sports, endeavors to be recognized for excellence in competitive games, leadership in athletic development, and cooperation with the Central Florida Community. CFASA is an affiliate association of the Amateur Softball Association of America/USA Softball and has been granted authority over the Florida counties of Orange, Osceola and Seminole.


Central Florida Auto Dealers Association Scholarship (0498)

Eligible students must be an employee, spouse of an employees, dependent child, or dependent grandchild of a member of the CFADA. Students must also be enrolled full-time and demonstrate financial need.

The Central Florida Auto Dealers Association enables dealers to engage in cooperative efforts to accomplish aims that would not be possible for dealers acting alone, such as making charitable contributions to the community, maintaining a favorable business climate for the industry in the area, encouraging high standards of business conduct, improving relationships among dealers and monitoring legislation that would affect the automobile industry. The charitable contributions of the CFADA has been extensive. Many Central Florida organizations have benefited from the CFADA activities. Valencia Foundation is proud to be able to offer two endowed half-tuition scholarships sponsored by the CFADA. Central FL Auto Dealers Assoc. screens and selects students with notification of recipient name, address and social security number to the Financial Aid and Foundation Offices within one month after award.




Central Florida Black Nurses Association Scholarship (0741)

Must be a resident of Orange, Osceola or Seminole County for at least two years. Should be active in African American nurses association. Must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale along with the completion of one year of college courses. Submit an official college transcript and three letters of reference. Must complete Cent FL Black Nurses scholarship application and apply.

Inquiries should be made to the Foundation Scholarships Team. Central Florida Black Nurses Association which screens and selects recipient(s) with notification to the VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award.


Central Florida Builders Exchange (1248)

Student must be currently pursuing Building Construction Technology; Civil/Surveying Engineering Technology; Drafting and Design Technology; or other construction related degrees that may be included in the future at Valencia College.

High School tech prep student is preferred.


Central Florida Educators Federal Credit Union Scholarship (0560)

Eligible student must have at least a 3.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must be a member of CFEFCU. Employees and official family of CFEFCU not eligible to apply. For renewal for a second (sophomore) and final year award, student must maintain above qualifications.

Central Florida Educators' Federal Credit Union was organized in 1937 by a group of Orange County teachers to provide a reliable place to save and borrow. It is the mission of Central Florida Educators' to promote credit union membership and to enhance the financial well-being of its members by offering a full selection of quality services. The credit union has ten conveniently located branches in the Greater Orlando Area proudly serving over 1,500 Select Employee Groups. The Board of Directors and Management Team at Central Florida Educators' are committed to meeting or exceeding members' expectations in every encounter. Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to the Financial Aid Office at Valencia. Selection is made by lottery by the CFEFCU from applications that meet the above qualifications. CFEFCU notifies VCCF and Valencia’s Financial Aid Office of recipient name, address, social security number, and curriculum within one month after award.




Central Florida Fair Scholarship (0460)

Must be a minority student or enrolled in one of the following programs: liberal arts/education/business administration/college transfer, nursing, allied health (dental hygiene, emergency medical services technology, cardiovascular technology, diagnostic. For consideration for renewal the student must complete 16 semester/session credit hours. Preference will be given to students majoring in communications or marketing.

The Central Florida Fair has a history since 1912 of providing the area with the finest showcase of Agriculture, Youth and Education in Florida. Youth from 4-H, FFA, District Science and Engineering Fair, cities, counties and communities participate in the Fair annually. The Fair awards over $180,000 in premiums each year as prize money. These dollars go back into the area in support of those who take part in the many activities which occur during the eleven days of the Fair. In addition to premium money, the Fair also provides over $7,000 in college scholarships annually. The Central Florida Fair is very proud of its history and the part it has played in the wonderful growth of the area and look to the future as a showcase of Central Florida.


Central Florida Investments, J. Cordovano Scholarship (0655)

Eligible candidate should be an employee of Central Florida Investments, Inc. Eligible student must be enrolled in a hospitality program.

Joseph F. Cordovano was born in Manhattan, New York in 1927. After graduating aviation trade school and serving in the Army Air Corp, Joe became a meat cutter and manager of a meat market. After moving to Florida Joe became manager of the Angelbilt and Lakeland Terrace Hotels, as well as of the Mystery Fun House. During Joe and his wife Maria's time working for the food and beverage department of Westgate Resorts, the food service expanded from one closet, to an operation serving multiple departments and locations within the resort. Inquiries should be made to the Foundation Scholarships Team. Central Florida Investments, Inc.which screens and selects recipient(s) with notification to the VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award.


Central Florida Investments/Chad's Way Scholarship (0722)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Student also must be a current full-time employee, with a minumum of 90-day employment or a child of an employee to be eligible.

Chad Normington was born on July 2, 1977 in Manchester, Connecticut. He graduated from Dr. Phillips High School in 1995 and was a student at Valencia Community College. Golf played a very important part of his 20 years of life. Chad was on the golf teams at his high schools. At the time of his death on April 4, 1998, he was a pro Shop Assistant at Orange County National Golf Center. Working with young children teaching the game of golf was what he loved most. His wishes were to work and continue his training at Orange County National for many years. In his memory, the Club has renamed hole number seven on the Panther Lake Course, "Chad's Way". Inquiries should be made to the Foundation Scholarships Team. CFI Corporate Human Resources which screens and selects recipient(s) with notification to the VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award.


Central Florida Kidney Centers, Inc. Scholarship (0680)

Eligible candidate must be resident of Orange, Osceola, or Seminole County. Student must also have at least a 3.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must be a Nursing student. Students must be willing to volunteer at least 4 hours at the Central Florida Kidney Centers.

Central Florida Kidney Centers, Inc. (CFKC) is a not-for-profit corporation that offers outpatient dialysis services for children and adults with kidney failure. CFKC operates three outpatient centers in Central Florida and plans to develop a fourth center in the near future. Established in 1972, the CFKC provides care to patients primarily in the three county area surrounding Orlando. The Center believes in providing professional services and quality care. The CFKC's goal in providing scholarship support is to increase the number of nursing professionals available to care for this complicated patient population and to encourage employment at CFKC. Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to the Valencia Financial Aid Office, which screens applicants. Final selection is made by the Central FL Kidney Center with notification to the Valencia Foundation Office of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award.


Central Florida Region of the Sports Car Club of America (1097)

This scholarship will be awarded to a student with a disability. The Student is expected to write a letter expressing their appreciation for the award.


Charles M. Potter Scholarship (0403)

Preference given to students enrolled in or intending to pursue Accounting, Education or Nursing. Maintain 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. Complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal. Student is expected to write a letter addressed to scholarship provider in care of the Valencia Foundation office expressing appreciation for the award. The letter is to be sent within the first month after the semester/session begins. Failure to write ...

Charles M. Potter was a visionary - a founding father of Valencia Community College. As Chairman of the Orange County School Board, Charles M. Potter provided the leadership which was instrumental in the creation of Valencia. Charlie Potter actively served Valencia and Central Florida in many roles which included Chairman of the Orange County School Board, President of the Valencia Foundation Board of Directors, President of the Orlando Area Chamber of Commerce, and many more. To commemorate his contributions to Valencia, the Overstreet Foundation established the Charles M. Potter Scholarship fund.


Charlie and Ilona Edwards Memorial Scholarship (1109)

Student must demonstrate hard work, diligence, heart and spirit, while maintaining at least a 2.5 grade point average.

This scholarship has been established in honor of Charlie Edwards, former Orlando Police Officer and his wife Ilona. Charlie loved his law enforcement career so much that he worked for OPD even after his retirement, and taught law-enforcement officers at Valencia. Charlie had a presence about him that was very uplifting and made others comfortable with him instantly. Aside from law enforcement, Charlie's other passion was his family. He loved his wife and four daughters. This scholarship is an attempt to carry on the caring spirit of Charlie Edwards. Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to the Valencia Alumni Association which screens applicants. Selection is made by the Association with notification to the VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award.




Charlie Miller Endowed Scholarship (0782)

Preference is given to a student with a disability, especially, but not limited to multiple sclerosis. Eligible student must have and maintain at least a 2.0 GPA.


Chesley G. Magruder Foundation Scholarship (0420)

This scholarship is available for students in the Nursing program. The student must have and maintain a 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. Also, the student must complete16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal. Student is expected to write a letter expressing appreciation for the award. The letter is to be sent within the first month after the semester/session begins.

The Chelsey G. Magruder Foundation was established in 1979 to continue Mr. Magruder's philanthropic interests. The remainder of his estate was transferred to his foundation following the death of Ruth Magruder in 1987. Chelsey Magruder was a lifelong resident of Orlando who was a successful land manager and citrus developer who was instrumental to the development and growth of Orlando. Valencia Foundation is proud to be able to help carry on the tradition of Mr. Magruder through the Chelsey G. Magruder Foundation Scholarship benefiting nursing students at Valencia.


Children's Home Society Scholarship (0487)

Eligible candidate must be a resident of Osceola County. Must have participated in the TeenPal program or in one of the other Children's Home Society programs if an exception is made. To be considered for renewal, the student must reapply annually and may request consideration for renewal after graduating from Valencia if transferring to one of Florida's public universities.

The Children's Home Society of Central Florida was established in 1902 as a private, non-profit agency, originally focused on adoption. Children's Home Society now provides a host of counseling and support services whose aim is to strengthen family relationships. Children's Home Society of Florida. Applications must be completed and filed as early as possible before the following academic year to receive full consideration. Inquiries should be made to the Foundation Scholarships Team.




Chris Wimmer Amick Scholarship (0663)

The scholarship is available for students who possess a 3.0 GPA or greater. For consideration, the student must show evidence of being a motivated individual.

Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of Kathy Amick Cardwell in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous contributions of donors, such as Kathy, enable Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have Kathy Amick Cardwell as a scholarship sponsor and appreciate this commitment to Valencia, the Central Florida community and its citizens.


Christmas Women's Club (0556)

Must have been a resident of Christmas for at least a year. Eligible student must also have a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Attend or have taken classes at Valencia Community College East Campus.

The Christmas Women's Club was founded in 1956 for the promotion of civic improvements, general culture and entertainment of its members and for mutual helpfulness. Any woman who sympathizes with the objective of the Club and is willing to aid in promoting them may become a member. Inquiries should be made to the Foundation Scholarships Team. Selection is made by the Christmas Women’s Club with notification of recipient name, address, social security number, and curriculum to Foundation Office within one month after award. Renewable to a four-year regionally accredited college or university for a baccalaureate degree at Valencia’s tuition rate payable to the University’s Financial Aid Office for credit toward tuition, fees, required educational books and supplies and thereafter for related and relevant educational expenses provided the student maintains the qualifications above. The Club began with 14 members. Today there are approximately 45 members, but some are no longer able to participate. A variety of fund-raisers are held each year, the main one being the Christmas Bazaar conducted at Cracker Christmas.




Church Street Station Scholarship (0458)

This scholarship is available for students who are enrolled in Hospitality Management Program. For consideration, student must have and maintain a 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. Also, the student must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal,

Valencia Foundation, as Church Street Station's neighbor on Church Street is proud to offer the Church Street Station Scholarship supporting students interested in careers in the hospitality industry.


Citrus Bank of Osceola County Scholarship (0473)

This scholarship is available for Osceola County residents who have a 2.5 GPA or greater. The scholarship may be renewed if the student maintains that level of grade point average.

On May 1, 1995, an Orlando investor group completed the purchase of First Stirling Bank of Osceola County. At the same time, the name of the bank was changed to Citrus Bank and a second location was opened in Downtown Orlando. The primary goal of Citrus Bank is to provide personal banking services to a wide variety of customers. The majority of the bank's officers, directors, employees and shareholders are lifelong residents of the Orlando area and are committed to improving the quality of their personal communities as well as the banking community.




Clara A. Walsh Scholarship (0590)

Eligible candidate must be Osceola or Orange County Resident. Student must also have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must major in Culinary Management.

Clara Walsh was born to Italian immigrants in Brooklyn in 1916. Clara loved to cook and learned many tips and a strong work ethic in her mother's kitchen. To finance her youngest son Tony's college education, Clara took a position as a food prep cook in the cafeteria of the New York Telephone Company, where she was promoted to chief cook and eventually dietician. Tony Walsh has established this scholarship as a lasting tribute to his mother.




Clara Abott Foundation Scholarship (0700)

Eligible student must have at least 2.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale.

 




Clint Foundation Scholarship (0719)

This scholarship is available for students who are working part-time. It is renewable through an AA degree. To be considered, students must complete a one page essay on personal goals.

The Clint Foundation, a private, not-for-profit foundation, provides grants to students who are working while pursuing a college education. The essence of the Foundation is in the Lift and Continuum. Add lift to students who deserve assistance to match their own efforts. Perpetuate this support by simply asking the recipients to return the "lift" to future deserving students as their career success makes that possible.


Clyde & Judy Biddle Scholarship (0641)

This scholarship is available to students who have and maintain a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Preference will be given to single, female, displaced homemakers.


Coach Thomas A. Garcia Scholarship (0681)

Donor will refer students to apply for the scholarship.


Colonel Fred E. Hild Sophomore Scholarship (1006)

The scholarship was created to assist students who have completed 30 or more hours in the degree of accounting. Student must show excellence of future promise of success and have a minimum GPA of 3.5.




Colonial Bank Scholarship (1150)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Students must also be enrolled full-time and demonstrate financial need.


Colonial High School Scholarship (0763)

Eligible candidate must have attended Colonial High School.

Inquiries should be made to Foundation Scholarships Team. Colonial High School  which screens and selects recipient(s) with notification to the VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award.


Commercial Real Estate Women Orlando Scholarship (CREW Orlando) (0516)

Continuing Education, Certifications, and Credit Class students are eligible. Participation in Accounting, Architecture, Construction, Engineering, Law, Real Estate. Eligible student must have at least a 2.5 grade point average on 4.0 scale. Women in Transition are preferred but not required.

The CREW 2+2 scholarship is renewable each semester and may be taken with a student to UCF with approved application. Scholarship amounts will vary based on the student's demonstrated financial need. A student may reapply for the following semester.


Community Action/Mel Martinez/Headstart Scholarship (0742)

Eligible student must have been a participant of Orange County Head Start Program. Eligible student must also have at least a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Must be an Orange County High School student (or graduated / GED within 5 years). Eligible candidate must have 50 hours of community service documented for the year of application.


Connie Kay Gwizdala Memorial Nursing Scholarship (1136)

Eligible candidate must be a Nursing student.


Connie Parrish MARS Scholarship (0728)

Motivated and Reliable Students (MARS) is a group dedicated to community service.




Contemporary Mortgage Services (0471)

This scholarship is available for students who intend to pursue a career in financial services and start their studies at the East Campus.

Contemporary Mortgage Services, Inc. was founded in 1985 by Arlo Croxall and Corky Howland, veterans in residential lending. Having earned a reputation for prompt service and results, Contemporary Mortgage Services has closed over 1 billion dollars in residential mortgage loans since its inception. As a proud donor to the Valencia Foundation, Contemporary Mortgage Services is committed to the educational, cultural and economic development of the communities it serves. Scholarship may be renewed for attendance at UCF for pursuit of a baccalaureate degree provided the above qualifications continue to be met and the student maintains continuous matriculation.


Continuing Education Scholarships

There are various scholarships available.


CONVERGYS (0554)

This scholarship is available to Florida residents enrolled in computer science. The student must attend or have started classes at Valencia Community College East Campus. The scholarship may be renewable to a four-year regionally accredited U.S. college or university for a baccalaureate degree at Valencia's tuition rate payable to the university’s Financial Aid Office for credit toward tuition, fees, required educational books and supplies.

The CONVERGYS scholarship was formed in 1996 in an effort to contribute to the educational needs of Central Florida students pursuing a career in computer science. Renewable to a four-year regionally accredited U.S. college or university for a baccalaureate degree at Valencia's tuition rate payable to the university’s Financial Aid Office for credit toward tuition, fees, required educational books and supplies and thereafter for related and relevant educational expenses provided the student maintains the qualifications above along with a minimum 3.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale and sends an annual thank you to the donor as specified below.


Conway United Methodist Church Scholarship (0626)

 


Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of Conway United Methodist Church in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous contributions of donors, such as Conway United Methodist Church, enable Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have Conway United Methodist Church as a scholarship sponsor and appreciate this commitment to Valencia, the Central Florida community and its citizens.

 




Cornell Williams, Jr. Scholarship (0421)

This scholarship is available for Orange County Public School Graduates. The student must maintain 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. Also, the student must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal. Preference will be given to African-American students. Student is expected to write a letter expressing appreciation for the award. The letter is to be sent within the first month after the semester/session begins.

Cornell L. Williams was born January 14, 1929 in Orlando. He graduated Jones High School and studied at Albany State College on a football scholarship, and later at Florida Technological University, receiving his master's degree. Cornell also served in the U.S. Army before becoming an elementary school teacher and eventually principal. Cornell volunteered extensively with NAACP, Rotary Club of West Orlando and numerous other organizations. Cornell exemplified that "Dedicated unselfish service to the community improves the lives of everyone".


Criminal Justice Institute Scholarship (0726)

Eligible candidate must be Resident of Florida and a US citizen. Must be Criminal Justice Institute participant. Must complete CJI Scholarship Application.

Inquiries should be made to the Foundation Scholarships Team. Criminal Justice Institute at Valencia East which screens and selects recipient(s) with notification to the VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award.


Dade Marine Institute Scholarship (1130)

Elgible candidate must attend (or attended) Miami-Dade Christian Academy. Student must also have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale.


Darden Restaurants Fndn Student Assistance Scholarship (0426)

This scholarship provides for relevant, related, and necessary educational expenses, such as required textbooks, educational supplies, uniforms and transportation costs.

Darden Restaurants, Inc., the parent company of Red Lobster and Olive Garden, is headquartered in Orlando. Through its Darden Restaurants Foundation, it provides generous support for education, health and social action, and arts and culture. The Foundation's giving is focused on current needs of family, children, youth, and the disadvantaged. The Valencia Foundation is proud of the past generous support of the Darden Restaurants Foundation ad to be able to offer through its generosity, the Darden Restaurants Foundation Student Assistance Fund. The Darden Restaurants Foundation Student Assistance Fund provides grants to students who need assistance in paying for child care services in order to be able to attend classes at Valencia. To the extent that funds remain available after meeting all eligible and timely requests for child care assistance, awards may be made based on need to provide other relevant, related and necessary educational expenses, such as required textbooks, educational supplies, uniforms, and transportation costs.


Darden Restaurants Foundation Student Assistance Scholarship (1096)

This scholarship provides for relevant, related, and necessary educational expenses, such as required textbooks, educational supplies, uniforms and transportation costs.

Darden Restaurants, Inc., the parent company of Red Lobster and Olive Garden, is headquartered in Orlando. Through its Darden Restaurants Foundation, it provides generous support for education, health and social action, and arts and culture. The Foundation's giving is focused on current needs of family, children, youth, and the disadvantaged. The Valencia Foundation is proud of the past generous support of the Darden Restaurants Foundation ad to be able to offer through its generosity, the Darden Restaurants Foundation Student Assistance Fund. The Darden Restaurants Foundation Student Assistance Fund provides grants to students who need assistance in paying for child care services in order to be able to attend classes at Valencia. To the extent that funds remain available after meeting all eligible and timely requests for child care assistance, awards may be made based on need to provide other relevant, related and necessary educational expenses, such as required textbooks, educational supplies, uniforms, and transportation costs.


Darrell Colegrove Scholarship (0637)

This scholarship is available for Osceola County residents with a physical disability. The student must have and maintain a 2.5 or greater GPA.

Darrell Colegrove overcame the hardship and poverty of his early upbringing through hard work and determination. After his minor league baseball career ended, Darrell found work painting, doing construction, and even delivering newspaper. Darrell also took engineering apprenticeships and served in the Army before finding a long career with Disney that brought he and his family to Central Florida. With a deep understanding of the effort it takes to overcome obstacles, Darrell chose scholarships at Valencia to help students with physical disabilities.


David C. and Dorothy H. Crotty Good Government Scholarship (1114)

Student must be Orange County Resident. Eligible student must also have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Student must intend to pursue public service as a career.

Application request made to the Foundations Scholarships Team. Orange County Government establishes selection procedures with notification of recipient name, address, and curriculum to Foundation Office within one month of award.


David F. Collier Memorial Scholarship (0732)

Eligible candidate must participate in Community Service. Student must also have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale.

Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of David F. Collier in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous contributions of donors, such as David F. Collier, enable the Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have David F. Collier as a scholarship sponsor and appreciate this commitment to Valencia Community College, the Central Florida community and its citizens. The Valencia Community College Alumni Association selects recipient(s) with notification to the VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award.




David L. Wilson Scholarship (0633)

Eligible candidate must be United States citizen. Must Major in Chemistry, Physics or Physical Sciences. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Dr. David L. Wilson taught chemistry at Valencia Community College for 24 years. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Florida in 1964, without any financial assistance from scholarships, loans or his family. Upon receiving his first teaching job, Dr. Wilson saved for years to pursue an advanced degree and was also awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to study at Wayne State University. Dr. Wilson knew from personal experience the difficulty some students have in financing a higher education. It is for this reason that his wife, children and Wilson Family has established a permanent endowed scholarship through Valencia Foundation in his memory.




Delta Sigma Theta Sorority / Orange County Alumnae Chapter Scholarship (0457)

For consideration for renewal the student must complete 36 semester/session credit hours over a three (3) year period, maintain a 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted and send a thank you to the donor through the Valencia Foundation. Preference will be given to a female African-American.

The Orange County Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. aims to engage in cultural, educational and public service activities to establish, maintain and encourage high cultural, intellectual and moral standards among its members, to engage in public service programs, and to promote and encourage achievement in education. The outreach and service activities of the Orange County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. have been numerous, funding public health initiatives, education and music. The Valencia Foundation is proud to be able to offer an endowed scholarship through the generosity and civic commitment of the Orange County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.




Dental Foundation of Central Florida Scholarship (0486)

Eligible candidate must be enrolled in Dental Hygiene Program. Must complete a DFCF, Inc. scholarship application. Must submit a grade transcript with application. Preference for applicants who intend to practice dental hygiene locally.

The Dental Foundation of Central Florida (DFCF) is a separately incorporated 501(c)3 working for dental health and the dental profession in Central Florida. Formed by a group of concerned dental professionals, the Dental Foundation of Central Florida funds a variety of dental care and education programs to benefit the community, dental patients, the practice of dentistry and the profile of dentistry in the community. Continuing professional education represents the DFCF's priorities. Specific activities, in cooperation with the Dental Society of Greater Orlando and the Central District Dental Association, include programs featuring nationally prominent speakers on topics of concern to doctors, hygienists and dental assistants. The Foundation also provides a meeting facility for the Dental Society, as well as a professional library and offer a means for doctors to interface with professionals in related fields and allied organizations. Finally, the DFCF sponsors dental research, helping maintain a vocational school clinic and offering scholarships for students studying to be dental hygienists, and dental assistants. Scholarship Committee of the DFCF, Inc. Applications must be completed and filed to receive full consideration. Inquires and application requests should made to the Foundation Scholarships Team.


Dental Foundation of Central Florida Scholarship (1076)

Closing out the budget per Michelle. Dental Hygiene students ONLY.


DFC Brandon Lee Coates Memorial Scholarship (1227)

Created in memory of Deputy First Class Brandon Lee Coates, this memorial scholarship is for academy students at Valencia's Criminal Justice Institute.


Created by the Basic Law Enforcement Class 11-02, donations are still being accepted at www.VALENCIA.org. Click on >>Make A Donation and when asked to specify the designation please select DFC Brandon Lee Coates Memorial Scholarship.


Displaced Homemakers Scholarship (0442)

Eligible candidate must be Graduate of the Displaced Homemaker Program. Must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal. Eligible student must also maintain at least a 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. Must be a minority student or enrolled in one of the following programs: liberal arts/education/business administration/college transfer, nursing, allied health (dental hygiene, emergency medical services technology, cardiovascular technology, diagnostic.

The Displaced Homemaker Program at Valencia Community College began in 1976 as the first structured program of its kind in the United States. The Program offers multiple services that address the needs of people previously supported by a family member who and now must seek gainful employment Divorce, separation, death or disability of a spouse, supporting parent(s) or family member or friend whose financial resources are now no longer available requires these individuals to enter the job market. The Displaced Homemaker Program provides classes; follow-up assistance with job searches; individualized personal, educational and vocational counseling; monthly seminars for personal and professional growth; and individual intake appointments to establish specific needs. The Program serves Orange, Osceola, and Seminole Counties. Available at no charge to county residents, the Program offers confidence building, career direction and assessment; employability skills; job search assistance; referral to social services, training and education; information and advisement; and life management skills. The Program is funded by the Florida's Department of Health & Rehabilitative Services, Aging and Adult Services District VII. Displaced homemakers who qualify financially receive a weekly stipend from the Valencia Foundation to help them pay for their transportation and child care costs while they attend the all day two-week: "Building for Success" classroom sessions. The Displaced Homemaker Program is one of several services offered as part of Valencia's Women's Center at the Winter Park Center. Over 80% of the Program graduates have been successfully placed in jobs or educational programs for further skill development. Over 150 were served in the past year. Displaced Homemaker Staff Committee. Inquiries should be made to the Foundation Scholarships Team. Valencia Women's Center should send notification of recipient name, address, social security number and curriculum to Foundation Office within one month after award. Assistance for part-time attendance to sharpen existing skills or to acquire new skills to successfully enter the workplace with a meaningful and rewarding career to support themselves and their family.




Dr. Michael Hooks Student Assistance Scholarship Fund (1135)

Dr. Michael Hooks Student Assistance Scholarship Fund (1135)


Dr. P. Phillips Foundation Scholarship (0422)

This scholarship is available to students who maintain 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. Preference is given to second-year nursing students. The Student is expected to write a letter expressing their appreciation for the award. The letter is to be sent within the first month after the semester/session begins.


Dr. Paul C. Gianini, Jr./ Tech Prep Scholarship (0455)

Must be a qualified minority student or enrolled in one of the following programs: nursing, allied health (dental hygiene, emergency medical services technology, cardiovascular technology, diagnostic medical sonography, medical laboratory technology, nucl...) For consideration for renewal the student must complete 16 semester/session credit hours within three (3) years, maintain a 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted and send a thank you to the donor through the Valencia Foundation. The student must have attended a Tech Prep High School and shown scholastic ability.

Tech Prep seeks to bridge the gap between increasingly complex employer job expectations and the preparation for the workforce possessed by a high school graduate. The U. S. Department of Labor estimates that 80% of all jobs in America by the year 2000 will require some post-secondary education short of a baccalaureate degree. Students in high school need encouragement to not only stay in school and complete their secondary education, but they need positive and realistic guidance as to the educational opportunities available for successful career choices. Taking the right courses in high school is important not only for their proper preparation for the necessary continued education and training that will be required following high school graduation but to shorten the time needed between education and job entry.




Dr. Phillips Charities Scholarship for Career & Technical Education (0479)

Must be a Graduating senior at Dr. Phillips High School or West Orange High School


Dr. Sara Page Scholarship (0423)

For second-year full-time nursing student. Eligible candidate must have highest achievement in nursing academic subjects and clinical areas pursued by student during their first year in nursing program.

Dr. Sara Kerr Page, known as Sally to her family, friends and colleagues, was a career nurse who served as nursing instructor at Valencia for several years before her death in 1985 after a long a valiant battle with scleroderma. Besides teaching at Valencia, Dr. Page worked at Orlando Regional Medical Center as a lecturer and consultant in gerontology. Sally loved teaching and loved Working with those who wanted to be "care givers". She refused to let ill health keep her from working, traveling, learning or the company of her many friends. She inspired many to continue the tradition of compassionate nursing. The Dr. Sara K Page Scholarship was established in 1986 through the generosity of her many friends and relatives. The Foundation is proud to offer the Dr. Sara K Page Scholarship and hopes that the Dr. Sara K Page Scholars carry on her spirit in their nursing career and in life. Nursing faculty committee selected by Nursing Program Director with notification of recipient name, address, social security number, and curriculum to Foundation Office and Financial Aid Office within one month of selection.




Duke Energy Scholarship (F1228)

This scholarship is for female students with financial need that live in Orange and Osceola county. Students must be 19 years or older and plan to earn a degree in Engineering. Must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above to be considered.


Dyer, Riddle, Mills & Precourt, Inc. Scholarship (0504)

This scholarship is for students enrolled in pre-engineering, an engineering technology program or land surveying technology. The recipient must maintain 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal, and send an annual thank you to the donor.

As a multi discipline firm, DRMP provides comprehensive services to more than 200 clients in the public, private and industrial sectors. The firm's broad range of services and expertise include water systems, resources and quality; wastewater systems and solid waste management; hydro geologic, environmental, resource recovery services; highway, traffic and transportation engineering; and land use, land development and surveying services. DRMP is ranked as one of the largest consulting engineering firms headquartered in Central Florida. It is among the top 400 of the Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top 500 Design Finns in the United States and among the top seven Florida engineering, architectural and planning firms. In 1984, DRMP opened an office in Tampa. With a long track record of successful and cost-effective projects, and high quality work products which reflect innovative thinking and implementable design, DRMP takes great pride in its comprehensive abilities. The Valencia Foundation is proud to offer a DRMP Scholarship.




Early Learning Scholarship (1186)

Must have a specific Course of Study: CDA or AS in Early Childhood. Eligible candidate must also be employed in Orange County.

The Early Learning Coalition screens and selects scholarship applicants and forwards the student name, VID (or SS) and award amount to Valencia Foundation.


East Campus Peer Advisor Scholarship (0524)

Eligible candidate must have accumulated 12 credit hours at Valencia. Student must also be enrolled for at least 6 credits. Must maintain at least a 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. Must be Degree Seeking.

East Campus Peer Advisor Selection Committee establishes selection procedures. East Campus Peer Advisor Program to provide recipient name, address, and VID to Valencia Foundation within one month of award. The East Campus Peer Advisor Scholarship was founded to support deserving student leaders who have given so generously of their time to help others. The Peer Advisor Program began in 1987 and has served students who have needs in academics, personal, wel1ness and in friendship. The purpose of the program is for the peer advisors to help students acclimate to the college environment, work in the counseling office, present workshops on wellness issues, and lend their support to those in need.


East Orlando Chamber of Commerce Scholarship (1105)

This scholarship is available to students attending Valencia's East Campus.

Students must reside on the East side of Orlando (436 east to Brevard County and Seminole County south to Beeline).


Eby Construction Company./Martell E. Karr Scholarship (0724)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Female preferred. Community service preferred. Must be in program in Construction or related field of study.

Martin K. Eby Construction Company will make final selection and notify the Valencia Foundation of recipient name, address and VID (or SS) within one month after award. Martell Elizabeth Karr (1959-1999) touched many people's lives. She was a caring person who always took time to encourage and help others. She was strong-willed and loved to challenge herself. She worked in the construction industry for eight years in many different capacities, including a position as office engineer for Eby Construction's Southeast Division. Most of her time was spent helping Eby build Disney's Animal Kingdom. She was extremely active in the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC). This scholarship was provided with funding from Karr's family and friends along with Eby Construction. Eby Construction was founded in 1937 in Wichita, Kansas. They are a general contractor who has built many projects in the Southwest and Southeast including hotels, museums, hospitals, parking structures, theme parks, dams, bridges, highways, and infrastructure.




Eccleston Callahan Memorial Scholarship (0402)

The student receiving this scholarship must have been in the top 25% of high school graduating class as determined by high school counseling staff. Also,the scholarship will be given to students who are mentally or physically handicapped. Preference will be given to students under the age of 21.

In 1972 the Eccleston-Callahan Memorial Hospital for Crippled Children established a trust with The Commercial Bank at Winter Park. This trust is now administered by the Community Foundation for Central Florida. The trust was created to honor the memory of Dr. C. L Eccleston, an Orlando dentist, and Dr. 1. B. Callahan, an Orlando physician. The purpose of the trust is to benefit needy handicapped children. Valencia Community College is proud to be able through the generosity of the Eccleston-Callahan Memorial Trust to provide an endowed scholarship for deserving students with disabilities.


Ed and Judy Moore Textbook Scholarship (1217)

This scholarship is available to be used for assistance in the acquisition of textbooks for classes to be attended.


Eddie and Winni Triplett Scholarship (0437)

The recipient must be minority student or enrolled in one of the following programs: Nursing and allied health sciences, building construction technology, hospitality management technology, business technology and administration, legal assisting, criminal justice technology. The scholarship may be renewable if the student maintains a 2.5 GPA or greater in all course work attempted.

The Thomas "Eddie" Triplett Scholarship was established through the generosity of the James C. Robinson family to honor their longtime close mend, Eddie Triplett. Thomas E. Triplett, called "Eddie" by his many mends, was a classmate with Jim Robinson at the University of Florida. They shared many community interests and worked together in serving their church. Eddie Triplett, a CPA, was a treasurer of the Valencia Community College Foundation and worked to establish Valencia as a major educational resource for Central Florida with a national reputation for excellence. Eddie Triplett was a partner with the accounting firm, Ernst &. Young and served as a past president of the Florida Institute of CPA's. Both shared a love of their family, their church, their Alma Mater, and their community. Jim Robinson established this scholarship endowment to perpetuate the memory of one of Orlando's outstanding citizens and community leaders.


Edgewood Children's Ranch Scholarship (0447)

Eligible student must have Attended Edgewood Children’s Ranch for a period of at least one school year (total hours) and have been discharged from the program under favorable circumstances. Must appear in person before the Edgewood Children's Ranch Scholarship Committee and discuss how the Edgewood Children's Ranch contributed to his or her life. Eligible student must maintain at least a 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. Must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal. Must be a minority student or enrolled in one of the following programs: liberal arts/education/business administration/college transfer, nursing, allied health (dental hygiene, emergency medical services technology, cardiovascular technology, diagnostic).

Edgewood was founded in 1966 to accommodate 100 children in ten cottages. As a registered charity accepting tax-deductible contributions, Edgewood Children's Ranch welcomes community contributions of dollars, time, talent and food and clothing to keep the costs of the program far lower than publicly run facilities. No family is turned away based on inability to pay. And this is accomplished with no federal or state tax payer assistance so as not to compromise its commitment to Christian principles. The Edgewood Children's Ranch established a scholarship endowment in 1993 to help former students of the Edgewood Ranch seek higher education by attending Valencia. The scholarship qualifications and selection of the recipients are determined by the Edgewood Children's Ranch.


Eileen B. Stana Scholarship (1173)

Eligible student must be registered with the Office for Students with Disabilities.

Valencia Alumni Association will screen and select scholarship applicants.


Elaine Turner Memorial Scholarship (0712)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours. Must have participated in a leadership role of a club or organization at Valencia.

The Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of donors in memory of Elaine Turner in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous contributions of donors in memory of Elaine Turner enable the Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have the donors in memory of Elaine Turner as scholarship sponsors and appreciate this commitment to Valencia Community College, the Central Florida community and its citizens.




Eleanor J Matthews/Altrusa Club Winter Park Art Scholarship (0406)

Eligible student must be enrolled in visual, fine, or performing arts program. Must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal. Student must maintain at least a 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal.

Altrusa Club in Winter Park will screen and select the scholarship. Since 1981 the Altrusa Club of Winter Park has been providing scholarships for students at Valencia to study art. In 1992 this scholarship program was enhanced to create the Eleanor J. Mathews/Altrusa Club of Winter Park Art Scholarship endowment fund. This award has been made possible through the foresight of Miss Eleanor J. Mathews through a generous and thoughtful provision of her will. Miss Mathews was a long time Altrusa and Winter Park/Orlando artist.


Ella B. Sadler Scholarship (0405)

Students who have and maintain a 3.0 or greater average are eligible for this scholarship. The scholarship is renewable if that level of GPA is maintained. Orange County residents will be given preference.

The Sadler Scholarship was established in 1989. Sadler Scholars award amounts will vary. This award shall first be used to pay tuition and fees for the for one academic year (two sessions) and then to pay for text books and other related and required course materials from the Valencia College Bookstore. If after paying tuition and fees and bookstore costs, the student still has funds left in the account at the end of the academic year, the remainder is distributed to the student to defray personal expenses. Funds on account for a student who does not complete two full terms of course work revert to The Sadler Scholarship fund with the Valencia Community College Foundation. The Foundation is proud to offer The Sadler Scholarship.


Ellen H. Brede & Leonard Wilkins Scholarship (0610)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Preference is given to employees of Village on the Green.

Village on the Green will screen and select with notification to Valencia Financial Aid and Valencia Foundation of the recipient name, address and VID (or SS) within one month after award. Ellen H. Brede and her brother Leonard O. Wilkins, natives of Chicago, have lived in Florida for a number of years. They moved to Village on the Green in 1986. In September 1988, they established the Brede/Wilkins Scholarship Foundation. The main purposes of the Foundation are to provide funds for charity and to provide scholarships for higher education. In awarding scholarships the founders want to provide opportunities for those unable to afford education beyond high school. The Foundation is administered by a Board of Directors. The award amount may vary. The money may be used for tuition, fees, books, room and board, or other expenses related to attending an educational institution. To facilitate the administration of the funds, the scholarship proceeds are paid directly to the institution. All scholarship money is awarded for a full school year and is subject to renewal at the discretion of the Board. Successful candidates are selected from qualified applicants on an objective and non discriminative basis regardless of race, color, age, religion or sex. Although preference will be given to employees of Village on the Green, Longwood, FL, the program is open to all qualified applicants in Orange and Seminole Counties.


Ellucian IT Diversity Scholarship (1054)

Award amount varies.


Ethics in Business Scholarship (1090)

For a currently enrolled Valencia Community College student who is also a Florida resident. There must be financial need and the student must be willing to perform community service.


Eula Pearl Jenkins Scholarship (1212)

The Eula Pearl Jenkins scholarship is currently available for students that have demonstrated financial need.


Fanny Landwirth Foundation/House of Hope Scholarship (0500)

Award amount varies.




Farrell/Burnham DACA Scholarship (1188)

DACA student
Demonstrate financial need
2.5 GPA
One faculty recommendation
Tuition, books, fees
 


Femmes de Coeur Nursing Endowed Scholarship (1226)

The purpose of this scholarship fund is to support educational opportunities for Valencia students by assisting and encouraging outstanding students enrolled in nursing. The Femmes de Couer Scholarship will be administered by the Nursing department at Valencia College.


Ferrigno Family Scholarship (0612)

Available to students of Horticulture/Environmental/Landscaping related area of study, also Music Major or students taking one of these courses. Singing, Music, music theory or history of music. Two students should be selected each year. Half of the budget will be awarded to a student currently enrolled in Horitculture/Environmental/Landscaping major. The other half to a student enrolled in a music program or taking courses listed above. Must complete 500-1000 word essay describing your career aspirations. Preference is given to Winter Park residents. This scholarship is renewable through Bachelor degree as long as the student maintains the above qualifications.

William "Sarge" Ferrigno, a native of West Quincy Massachusetts and a forty-two year resident of Winter Park, loved helping others. As a career Marine he helped to train hundreds of young men. After retiring from the Marines, Sergeant Major Ferrigno, or "Sarge" as his friends and neighbors called him, created the park section of Ward Park, in Winter Park. Through his stewardship the park flourished. He planted trees, removed underbrush, and walking and exercise stations were added by other benefactors. Today Ward Park is visited by walkers, joggers, exercisers, and those who just want to enjoy scenic beauty. Mr. Ferrigno has created this scholarship to assist students interested in working with the environment to make the area a better place to live and work, especially those in horticulture and working with parks.




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Film & Entertainment Industry Training Scholarship (0518)

Eligible candidate must be Graduate of Summer Workshop in Filmmaking conducted by Enzian Theater. Preference for student majoring in film. Must be Qualified minority To be renewed, recipients must maintain a minimum of a 2.5 grade point average, complete at least 24 hours of course work each year and send a thank you to the donor in care of the Valencia Foundation.

Screening and selection of applications by the Summer Fimmaking Program Committee whose decision is final. Committee will notify Valencia Foundation of recipient name, contact information and VID (or SS) within one month of selection. A Summer Workshop Scholarship Program was presented by the Enzian Theater's Media Art Center and Preserving African-American Society, History & Tradition (PAST) in 1995. The Summer Workshop is founded on the philosophy that film is a democratic art, providing a unique opportunity for students to acquire critical thinking skills and to create their own powerful images. Enzian Theater in partnership with PAST provides students with an opportunity to analyze the images that influence their behavior and experience empowerment by creating their own images. The students served will be considered at-risk; that is, they may be culturally disadvantaged or have had a history of low grades, poor attendance or misbehavior. The students learn how to analyze existing images and acquire an appreciation of film as art. Additionally, they create a short 8mm iconographic film comprised of images they have collected, drawn or painted. By creating film, they have a greater appreciation of film as art and how images can be edited to influence the thoughts and emotions of the viewers.




First Generation in College Fund (1185)



Financial Aid screens and selects students who represent the first generation in college.


First Generation Matching Grant (FGMG) (1196)

Must be enrolled in a minimum of 6.0 credit hours per term. In order to be eligible to receive a grant, an applicant must have parents that did not complete a baccalaureate degree. If the student regularly resides with only one parent who provides support, that one parent must not have completed a baccalaureate degree.

Financial Aid screens and selects applications who represent first generation in college.


First United Methodist Church Clermont Scholarship (0638)

Eligible student must meet requirements of donor. Must be Osceola County Resident.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to the First United Methodist Church of Clermont which screens and selects applicants. First United Methodist Church will notify the Valencia Foundation of recipient name, address and VID (or SS) within one month after award.


Florida Association of Insurance Agents "Good Works" Scholarship (1223)

The Florida Association of Insurance Agents "Good Works" scholarship is currently looking for students majoring in an AAS/Tech Certificate in Business Administration with specialization in Property and Casualty Insurance Management. Returning students must be in good academic standing - maintaining at least a minimum GPA of 2.5.


Florida Blue Scholarship (1172)

This scholarship is available for students who are enrolled in nursing or allied health program at Valencia Community College. The student also must be a Florida resident.


Florida Citrus Sports Endowed Scholarship (0505)

Student must also maintain at least a 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal.

Florida Citrus Sports screens and selects scholarship recipient. The Florida Citrus Sports Foundation has funded an endowed scholarship to benefit outstanding participants of the Florida Citrus Sports Camp. Florida Citrus Sports Foundation is a not-for-profit organization benefiting Central Florida charities and children. Florida Citrus Sports Camp is a 4-A camp teaching athletics, academics, attitude and achievement. The Camp combines sports instruction with a variety of educational programs. The five-week summer camp utilizes the Florida Citrus Bowl Sports Complex and nearby facilities. There is no charge to camp participants. Campers must attend daily and are provided at least one meal a day. Participants experience a program designed to build self esteem through a variety of activities, ranging from athletics to academic assistance and enrichment seminars. Students range in age from 10 to 15 years old.


Florida Hospital East Volunteer Program (0696)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale.

Florida Hospital screens and selects scholarship recipient. The Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of the Florida Hospital East Orlando Auxiliary in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous contributions of donors, such as the Florida Hospital East Orlando Auxiliary, enable the Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have the Florida Hospital East Orlando Auxiliary as a scholarship sponsor and appreciate this commitment to Valencia Community College, the Central Florida community and its citizens.




Florida Hospital Kissimmee Auxiliary Scholarship (0629)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Student must be in program dealing with Nursing/Allied Health.

Valencia College Foundation Committees screens and selects scholarship recipients. Inquiries and requests for information can be made by emailing FoundationScholarships@ValenicaCollege.edu. The Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of Florida Hospital/ Kissimmee Auxiliary in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous contributions of donors, such as Florida Hospital/ Kissimmee Auxiliary, enable the Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have Florida Hospital! Kissimmee Auxiliary as a scholarship sponsor and appreciate this commitment to Valencia Community College, the Central Florida community and its citizens.




Florida Police/Deputy Sheriff Troy M. Babin Scholarship (0717)

Student should be a resident of Osceola County with a 2.5 GPA (based on a 4.0 scale). This scholarship is renewable through an AA degree with a new application submitted each year.

The Florida Police Foundation, a nonprofit corporation, was founded by E.E. Senn, a retired police chief, to offer scholarship assistance to the dependents and immediate family members of Florida law enforcement officers who are deceased or have been incapacitated as a result of injury, sickness or disease either on or off-duty. All benefit programs of the Foundation are funded by statewide fund-raising efforts of the Foundation. The Foundation made funds available to the Osceola Sheriff's Office to establish a scholarship honoring the memory of Deputy Sheriff Troy M. Babin and who died in the line of duty on Nov. 12, 1994, when the aircraft he was flying on routine patrol crashed. A 1986 graduate of Louisiana State University Law Enforcement Basic Training Academy, Deputy Babin joined the Osceola County Sheriff's Office in 1988 as a patrol deputy. He believed in setting goals and working to achieve them. After earning his commercial pilot's license and instrument rating, Deputy Babin was assigned to the Sheriff's Aviation Unit. He was a dedicated law enforcement officer who loved his work. This scholarship, which bears his name, is a legacy of opportunity for Osceola County law enforcement families.




FOE Endowed Scholarship Fund for Osceola- FG (1160)

Please release any additional funds to the student.
 


Foreman Family Scholarship (1137)

This award is designated as 2 + 2 scholarship, allowing the recipient to attend two years at Valencia and two years at a four-year college or university. Student must maintain a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale; consideration for renewal will require maintenance of a 2.5 GPA in all course work.

Student must be willing to attend a donor recognition event or media announcement at the request of the donor or the college foundation.


Foundation for Osceola Education Humanities Scholarship (0877)




Foundation for Osceola Education Scholarship - FG (1055)

Foundation for Osceola


Foundation for Osceola Education Scholarship (0514)

Eligible student must be an Osceola high school graduating senior. Student must maintain academic progress standards as defined by the donor.

Foundation for Osceola Education will screen and select the scholarship recipient.


Francisco Torregrossa Scholarship (1261)

Award amount varies.


Frank & Carlene D. Hines,Legacy Scholarship (0673)

Eligible student must be Orange County resident and have a 2.5+ GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Students should be a single parent (male or female) and have at least joint custody of the child.


Gail & Larry Slocum Hospitality Scholarship (0647)

Student should be accepted to a program in hospitality management and/or restaurant fields. Student is required to have a 2.5+ GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Preference is for a resident of Osceola County, single parents or married students (although not required).

Larry Slocum was raised in Allegany, located in Western New York. After serving in the Army, he married his wonderful wife Gail. They moved to the Adirondack Mountains so that Larry could attend Paul Smiths College, majoring in Hotel and Restaurant Management. After graduation, he continued his education at the University of Denver, graduating with a B.S. in Business Administration in 1969. He started his career with Disney at Disneyland, California. In 1971, he and his family moved to Florida. Throughout his career with Disney, he has been involved with the openings of the MAGIC KINGDOM, EPCOT, DISNEY/MGM STUDIOS and DISNEYLAND PARIS. His career included many Park and Resort Hotel positions. As Vice President of Parks Food he was received IMFA's Silver Plate Award in 1992 in the Chain Full Service category. Larry also was awarded Honorary Life Membership in the Honorable Order of the Golden Toque in J993. As a believer in volunteering, he has served on the board of the Kissimmee /Osceola Chamber of Commerce for 16 years and as Chairman in 1994. He has also served as chairman of the Board of Trustees for Humana Hospital Kissimmee (now Columbia Healthcare). He presently is a member of the Valencia Community College Foundation Board of Directors and chairman of the Advisory Council for the Bethune-Cookman College Hospitality Management Program. It has been Larry's belief that individuals should always be given the opportunity to continue to increase their level of education.




Gail & Larry Slocum Nursing Scholarship (0646)

Scholarship created for Nursing students with a 2.5+ GPA. Specifically for married students or those who are a single parent. Osceola County residents preferred but not required.

Gail W. Slocum was born and raised in Olean, New York. She graduated from the University of Buffalo with a degree in nursing. It was her lifelong dream, having worked in her local hospital during her high school days. After graduation she returned to that hospital working in the operating room as an R.N. Subsequently she married Larry Slocum and moved to Saranac Lake in the Adirondacks. There, while putting Larry through college, she was Charge Nurse responsible for a 150 bed facility. Later, moving to Denver for Larry's continuing education, she worked at National Jewish Hospital, a facility specializing in respiratory illnesses. She concentrated on the care of chronically ill, asthmatic children. Their first child, Brian, was born in Denver. After Larry's graduation, the family moved to Southern California. Now, having two full time careers, Gail worked in a local hospital as a R.N. as well as caring for their newborn son. After moving to Florida in 1971, she concentrated on her career as a full-time mother. After their second child, Lindsey, started school, she returned to work part-time at Kissimmee Memorial (now Florida Hospital Kissimmee) and later at Charter Hospital doing Utilization Review and Medical Records until retiring in 1996. During her nursing career, she most enjoyed the personal rewards of bedside care.


Gail Lathrop Scholarship Fund (0508)

Eligible candidate must have demonstrated interest in creative writing and show promise as a writer.

Gail Lathrop was an outstanding Valencia professor, poet and writer. Her teaching experience extended from junior high school to college and spanned three continents. At Valencia she taught classes in English, English for Non-Native Speakers, geography, humanities and, most recently, interdisciplinary studies for honors students. She studied both in North Carolina, where she received her master's degree in creative writing, and in Israel, where she participated in a two-summer archeological dig. She taught in a remote village, Zoenghen, in Liberia, West Africa, and at the Colegia de Intemacional de Carabobo in Valencia, Venezuela. Gail used her diverse experiences to broaden the horizon of her students by telling them about life in other countries and by sharing with them the literature and culture of Africa and South America. She used her creativity and talent to reach out to her students, offering them warmth and understanding, while demanding excellence and achievement. Two things kept Gail going in the two years she battled cancer: her love for her students and the joy she received from writing.


Gamma Phi Delta, Alpha Phi Chapter Scholarship (0602)

2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale Female, African American heritage preferred

The Alpha Phi Chapter of Gamma Phi Delta Sorority, Inc., objectives are to assist youth through broadening their education objectives by encouraging dissemination of information and financial assistance and to promote the beneficial use of acquired education and/or training to the best interests of the community; to sponsor civic projects in the community, to assist in the social and cultural development of the community; and to unite fraternally tor charitable and fraternal purposes.


Gary Shif Scholarship Fund (1148)

Eligible candidate must be a Prometheus Project student. Awarded to qualified student with highest GPA. Award must be used during semester in which student is enrolled in Prometheus course


Gayfer's Teen Board Scholarship (0587)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Student must have Theater technology as their chosen major.

Gayfers' Teen Board is made up of juniors and seniors from all of the area high schools. They are selected through an interview and audition process. The teens must have a minimum of a 2.5 academic GPA. An important facet of Gayfers' Teen Board membership is community service. The teens participate in many fund-raising activities for non-profit organizations in need of financial assistance. They hold bake sales, car washes, garage sales, raffles, as well as host food drives and fashion shows. Gayfers' Teen Board offers members confidence-building skills, practical employment opportunities, and ways to benefit their communities. The Gayfers' Teen Board Theater Scholarship is just one of their many worthy causes.




Gear Up Scholarship- Meadowbrook (1175)

Eligible student must have attended Meadowbrook Middle School.


Gear Up Scholarship- Parkway (1128)

Eligible student must have attended Parkway Middle School.


Gear Up Scholarship- Robinswood (1177)

Eligible student must have attended Robinswood Middle School.


Gear Up Scholarship- Westridge (1176)

Eligible student must have attended Westridge Middle School.


Geller, Ragans, James, Oppenheimer & Creel Scholarship (0507)

Scholastic excellence and an aptitude, interest and enthusiasm for the accounting profession Maintain 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal Enrolled in A.S. degree accounting or pursuing A.A. degree with intent to pursue a baccalaureate degree in accounting

Geller, Ragans, James, Oppenheimer & Creel, certified public accountants, was formally organized in 1978. The Partnership has approached accounting with a sincere dedication that has made it one of Central Florida's largest and most successful certified public accounting firms. As members of the Private companies Practice Section (PCPS) of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Geller, Ragans, James, Oppenheimer & Creel undergoes rigorous peer reviews every three years. The unqualified opinions received assure their clients of compliance with the highest standards of the profession. Geller, Ragans, James, Oppenheimer & Creel's commitment to excellence and the highest in professional standards ensures that it will continue to be Central Florida's leading full-service accounting firm. Geller, Ragans, James, Oppenheimer & Creel are proud to support this scholarship to benefit the education of future accountants.




Gera Lee Wilson Scholarship (0708)

Female is preferred. For VCC Graduates only going to Rollins College in Winter Park, FL.

The Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of donors in memory of Gera Lee Wilson in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous contributions of donors in memory of Gera Lee Wilson, enable the Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have donors in memory of Gera Lee Wilson as scholarship sponsors and appreciate this commitment to Valencia Community College, the Central Florida community and its citizens.


Gerry J. Macleod Great Oaks Village (0544)

Eligible candidate must be current resident of Orange, Osceola or Seminole Counties. Student must also exemplify scholastic ability by having graduated from high school with at least a 2.0 GPA based on a 4.0 system. Must have attended Great Oaks Village for a period of at least one school year (total hours) with current and former students given a priority; thereafter, others may apply.

Since 1924, Great Oaks Village has provided a continuum of quality services designed to identify and meet the growing and changing needs of children, youth and families who are experiencing difficulties which threaten their psychological and social well-being and development. Their spacious campus includes seven cottages with a capacity to serve 84 children. It provides emergency and long-term care for abused, abandoned and neglected children ranging in age from 6 to 18 years. A variety of recreational and support services are also available. A high priority is placed on the educational needs of each child. Children attend either local public schools or the Village School on campus. For those who desire college or vocational training, Great Oaks is committed to helping these children find the financial assistance they need in order to help them realize their full potential.




GFWC Orlando Junior Women's Club Scholarship (0751)

Scholarship for students with 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale who participates in community service. Female students are preferred. Recipients are requested to attend the May award meeting of GFWC Orlando Junior Women's Club. Preference will be given to the resident of the Lisa Merlin House, Inc. (please specify in essay).


GFWC Oviedo Women's Club Scholarship (0630)

Eligible candidate must be resident of Orange or Seminole County. Female is preferred.

The GFWC Oviedo Woman's Club was organized in 1906. We became a member of the Florida Federation of Woman's Clubs in 1916 and the General Federation of Woman's Clubs in 1923. We are members of the Greater Oviedo Chamber of Commerce. We volunteer our time and energy to encourage, enhance, and promote the improvement of the civic, cultural, and educational areas of our community. We are a nonsectarian club with over one hundred members. The main fund raiser for the club is, "Great Day In The Country", which is held the second Saturday of November.


Glenn Richard Hayden Scholarship (1153)

Eligible student must have English major. Student must also have at least a 3.0 GPA.


Grainger Tools for Tomorrow 0558

Since 2006, the Grainger Tools for Tomorrow Scholarship program has helped technical education students across the country realize their educational goals. This scholarship recognizes outstanding students with a $2,000 scholarship and customized Westward toolkit upon successful completion of the student’s technical education program.


Greater Orlando Assn. Of Realtors Scholarship (0453)

Scholarship is for a student pursuing a degree in business administration or real estate management. Student should have a 2.5+ GPA. For consideration for renewal the student must complete 16 semester credit hours within three years, maintain a 2.5 GPA in all course work attempted and send a thank you letter to the Greater Orlando Association of Realtors c/o Valencia Foundation.


Greenberg-Traurig/Devereux Fl Treatment Network Sch. (0607)

Eligible candidate for this scholarship must be a current or former client of Devereux in Florida and should be a Florida Resident. Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to Devereux Florida.




Gregory Lee Williams Scholarship (0415)

Orange or Osceola (preferably Osceola) For students enrolled in medicine or health-related curriculum, preferably leading toward practice involving pediatrics, child development or infant mortality prevention. Complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal Maintain 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal Student is expected to write a letter expressing appreciation for the award. The letter is to be sent within the first month after the semester/session begins.

The Gregory Lee Williams, Jr. Memorial Scholarship was established in 1978 through the generous support of Robert and Iris Larson and the family and friends of Gregory Lee Williams, Jr. Gregory Lee Williams, Jr. was the infant son of Gregory and Danette Larson Williams. The Valencia Foundation is proud to offer the Gregory Lee Williams, Jr. Memorial Scholarship.




GZ2 Scholarship (0404)

This scholarship is for students with a 2.5 or greater GPA.

Dr. Armando I. Gutierrez Valls was born in Sancti Spiritus, Cuba in 1913. During his academic career, Armando excelled as a student at the University of Havana, Cuba, and obtained a number of fellowships that allowed him to finish his schooling. Upon completion of his degree, he married another medical doctor, Odilia Zapatero, and they had two children. A successful surgeon in Cuba, Dr. Gutierrez passed the Foreign Board Exam in 1961 and became a Psychiatrist in Georgia for 18 years. Dr. Gutierrez's patients never went untreated due to lack of money. This scholarship is dedicated to preserve his memory and will be awarded to an Osceola County resident. Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to Dr. Silvia Zapico, Provost Osceola Campus, which screens and selects applicants with notification to the Valencia Foundation Office of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award.




Harcourt Brace Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida Scholarship (0480)

Scholarships must be started before the student turns 21 years of age. Student must maintain full-time status and at least a 2.5 GPA, scholarship renewable upon transfer to the University of Central Florida.

Harcourt, Inc. ranks among the world's largest and most prestigious publishing houses, providing quality products for the educational, scientific, technical, medical, professional and trade markets. Within the educational market, Harcourt is a leading publisher of textbooks and other instructional materials for elementary and secondary schools under the Harcourt and Holt, Rinehart and Winston imprints. The company has a foreign export division based in Orlando, Florida. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida is a youth-development organization that aims to help young people improve their lives by building self-esteem and developing values and skills during critical periods of growth. Highly trained professional leaders supplemented by trained part-time and volunteer staff provide a wide variety of activities and programs that are guidance oriented, emphasizing inherent values in the relationship between children and their peers and with adult leaders.




Haywood R. Thorton Memorial Scholarship (0478)

Eligible student must be graduate of Saint Cloud High School. Inquiries should be directed to the Guidance Department of St. Cloud High School who select the recipient based on their committee guidelines.


Health Central Auxiliary (0454)

Eligible candidate must be resident of West Orange Healthcare District. To apply, high school graduates must have a minimum 3.2 GPA (unweighted); students currently enrolled in college must have a 3.0 GPA (unweighted). Student must be pursuing a health-related career.

The Health Central Auxiliary annually awards thousands of dollars in scholarship support to sponsor students pursuing a college degree in the health care field. The Health Central Auxiliary members volunteer their time to assist patients, their families and staff. Through their volunteer work with the hospital gift shop and other fund raising activities, Auxiliary members raise money for the scholarships. Utilizing the state matching monies available through the Florida Academic Trust Fund from proceeds of the Florida Lottery, the Auxiliary was able to establish an endowed scholarship for Valencia students enrolled in nursing or one of the allied health programs.


Health Central Auxiliary Scholarship (1075)

The Health Central Auxiliary helps support students pursuing a college degree in the health care field. The auxiliary members volunteer their time to assist patients, their families and staff.




Health Central Auxiliary -FG (1080)

The Health Central Auxiliary helps support students pursuing a college degree in the health care field. The auxiliar members volunteer their time to assist patients, their families and staff.




Health Education Technologies Scholarship (0608)

Student must be majoring in health related fields and recipient will be selected by Valencia Health Related Programs. Eligible student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale.




Helen Von Dolteren-Fournier Program Support (1216)

Eligible student must maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average.

Donor will screen and select the scholarship / program support at Valencia.


Helios Education Foundation First Generation Scholars (1197)

Student must be the first generation to attend college (as defined by Financial Aid) and must enroll and complete a Student Success course.


Henry T. Simmons Scholarship (0424)

Graduate of Osceola County High School Maintain 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal Complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal Must be qualified minority student or enrolled in one of the following- programs: Nursing and allied health sciences, building construction technology, hospitality management technology, business technology and administration, legal assisting, criminal justice

The Henry T. Simmons Scholarship was established in 1989 through the generous outpouring of support from his family and friends for a living tribute to one of Osceola County's leading citizens and pioneers. He believed in sharing, giving and helping others. Known as Mr. Henry by everybody, he encouraged young people to get their education, do their best ~ always strive for excellence in life. He inspired others by his example. He had a love for people, was a friend to all, and felt everyone should live in harmony with one another. One of his dreams for our world today was "Peace on Earth." The Foundation is proud and honored to offer the Henry T. Simmons Scholarship as a permanent tribute to an Osceola County leader devoted to his family, friends and community.




Herb Society of Central Florida Scholarship (0625)

Students must be enrolled in a cullinary degree program and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. The Herb Society of Central Florida was founded in 1992 by a small group of Central Florida residents to exchange information and share their passion for herbs. In addition to expanding our personal knowledge of herbs, we are dedicated to educating the public concerning the many aspects of growing and enjoying herbs. The Society contributes to area scholarship funds as well as providing speakers for community groups and local events.




HISPA Scholarship (0567)

Resident of Orange, Osceola, Seminole, or Volusia County 3.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale Active in Hispanic student association and community service Essay and description of school and community activities

The Hispanic Association of AT&T Employees was founded in 1984 in New Jersey. Today, there are over 26 chapters throughout the United States, Mexico and Puerto Rico. The mission of the organization is to maintain a common interest global Hispanic organization committed to promoting the development, growth, advancement and general well-being of Hispanics and other Business Resource Groups in order to create a productive, diverse workforce, in preparation for corporate and community leadership. Besides being an interest group to promote professional growth among its members, HISPA, as the organization is called, also encourages its members to be active in the communities in which they live and work. This is best exemplified by the Orlando chapter of HlSPA. The major project every year is a gala dinner-dance held in January to secure funds for local scholarships.


Hispanic Scholarship Council of Central Florida (0552)

Eligible candidate must be a High school senior in Seminole, Osceola or Orange County. Must have high academic achievement. Must be dedicated to school and community involvement. Must be active in Hispanic student association and community service.

The mission of the Hispanic Scholarship Council of Central Florida is to provide opportunity, recognition and assistance to the Hispanic youth of our community through the mutual efforts and commitments of Central Florida companies. The goal is to provide scholarships to Hispanic students who demonstrate high academic achievement and dedicated community involvement. The Hispanic Scholarship was inaugurated in early 1994 by Cincinnati Bell Information Systems, Inc. after reviewing educational resources available to the growing number of Hispanic students in the tri-county area, and determining that such a scholarship program would be an important and much needed local adjunct to existing national programs. Some of Central Florida's leading corporations have now become annual sponsors of the Hispanic Scholarship Council of Central Florida increasing opportunities and access for outstanding Hispanic youth to receive a college education.




Hites Family Foundation/Foundation for Osceola Education Scholarship (0783)

Eligible candidate must be transfer student with Valencia degree. Screening criteria and selection will be provided by scholarship donor.


Hites Family Scholarship (0620)

Valencia graduate with a 3.0 minimum average Matriculated full-time as a junior/senior at a regionally accredited four-year college or university in the United States 2.75 minimum GPA (based on 4.0 scale) for the first term as a junior and minimum 3.0 thereafter including the first term in the overall average

The Hites Family Community College Scholarship Foundation assumed the status of a not-for-profit corporation during 1990. Its stated purpose is to award scholarships based on past performance and future promise to students who have completed studies at the community college level and are transferring to an accredited college or University to pursue an undergraduate degree. The scholarship gives emphasis to the transfer program of community colleges. The function of the Foundation is restricted to financing and administering scholarships. The Foundation's Board of Directors selects individual community colleges on a nationwide basis. The selected community colleges are given the responsibility to choose the outstanding student recipients. Valencia is very proud to have been selected as recipients of the Hites Family Community College Scholarship Foundation awards and to be able to establish a permanent Hites Family Scholarship for students transferring to universities for baccalaureate degrees.


Howard Fenner/Orange County Classroom Teacher Assn. (0669)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.8 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must also be a child of a member of the Orange County CTA or other former Orange County NEA affiliate.

The Orange County Classroom Teachers Association established the Howard Fenner Scholarship in 1981. The scholarship commemorates the lifetime dedication to public education of Howard Fenner, a former CTA Executive Director.


Howe Collazo's Starfish Swam (1183)

Eligible student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Student must have strong community involvement. Prefer member of Valencia volunteers, VNSA (Valencia nursing student association) or Welcome team.




HSU Family Scholarship (0448)

Student must complete 16 semester/session credit hours within three (3) years, maintain a 3.0 grade point average in all course work attempted and send a thank you to the Hsu Family c/o the Valencia Foundation.

The Hsu Scholarship is sponsored by the Hsu Family to provide opportunities for students pursuing higher education to attend Valencia College. Preference will be giving to employees of C.T. Hsu Group.




Hughes Scholarship (0551)

Enrolled in building construction technology or related program required. For renewal student must maintain above conditions with a 2.5 grade point average, complete at least 6 semester credit hours of course work each semester and send a thank you to the donor.

In 1928, Clarence Hughes and sons, Russell and Harry, founded Hughes Supply in order to provide an alternative to the only other electrical supply house in town. In 1996, when this scholarship was initiated, Hughes had just surpassed $1 billion in annual sales.


Hungerford Chapel Trust Scholarship (0605)

African-American heritage preferred.

The Robert Hungerford Industrial School was according to records, established in 1899 for the purpose of operating a charitable trust relying upon charitable contributions to operate the Robert Hungerford Industrial School of Eatonville, Florida. This school was an industrial school for the benefit ofAfro-American students. The school was renovated in the 1940's" and a chapel was built as a permanent part of the structure. During that time, the school could no longer financially operate and it was decided that the only remedy was to sell the school to the Orange County School System. On May 9, 1951 the Orange County School System paid $16,571.56 for the property. The revenue from that sale went into the establishment of the Robert Hungerford Chapel Trust. Since the original purpose of the Trust could no longer be achieved, the purpose of the Trust was amended to provide scholarships to Afro-American students based on need. In 1960 all of the then present Trustees resigned. The reason for this massive resignation is unknown. The Trust remained dormant until 1989 when a judge in Orange County, Florida appointed the following: Mr. Cecil Allen, Mr. Cecil Boston, Mr. Leroy Brown, Mr. James Collier, Mr. Richard Hall, Jr., and Mr. Frank Otey. The original document was lost but a replacement has been completed.


IAAP, Winter Park Chapter of, Scholarship (0727)

Student must be a Florida resident and have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Student must be Office Systems Technology program participant, or enrolled in Office Administration (A.S Degree); Office Management (Technical-Certificate); Office Specialist (T-Certificate); or Office Support (T-Certificate) program.


IFSEA\Wallace M. Peterson Scholarship (0659)

Eligible student will have participated in community service and have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Students should major in culinary arts, food service or hospitality related programs.

The Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of International Food Service Executives Association in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous contributions of donors, such as International Food Service Executives Association, enable the Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have International Food Service Executives Association as a scholarship sponsor and appreciate this commitment to Valencia Community College, the Central Florida community and its citizens.


IME Becas Scholarship (1241)

The IME Becas Scholarship was created to support first generation college students that identify themselves as Mexican-American or Mexican immigrants. The award amount will vary and can be used to cover tuition, fees and books.




Independent Insurance Agents Of Central Florida Sch. (0604)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must have a Business Major.

The Independent Insurance Agents of Central Florida is a professional insurance association organized locally in 1928 to support and promote the American independent Agency system. The Association was formed for educational purposes and for the exchange of constructive ideas among members; to help protect the public from unethical practices; to assure the public that a high standard of ethics and conduct will be maintained daily by each member of the Association. The Central Florida Association is affiliated with the Florida Association of Insurance Agents and the Independent Insurance Agents of America. The Central Florida Association is the largest in membership of any local board in the State of Florida. The Central Florida Association sponsors many community activities, including this scholarship program, educational seminars, consumer information on casualty and property business and homeowner issues, a speakers bureau, and several community charitable events.


Instrumental Music Scholarship (0761)

Eligible student must have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Must also be enrolled in a Music Program.

Eligible student will be selected by the Arts & Entertainment department.


J.D. & Alice W. Butler Scholarship (0691)

The J.D. and Alice Butler scholarship is looking for students that have at least a 2.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. The student must also be Deerfield Beach High School Graduate.

J.D. and Alice W. Butler, early pioneers of Deerfield Beach, established a $6.4 million trust to provide scholarships to graduates of Deerfield Beach High School. The National Association of Secondary Schools has confirmed that never before in the history of education has a public school been able to financially assist so many graduates to further their education. With funds available annually for scholarships, many students who never thought it possible will now be able to attend college.


Jack Jennings Scholarship (0573)

Eligible candidates must be Florida residents. Student must have at least a 2.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Student must be currently working or intend to work in construction technology or related career field.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to Valencia Community College Financial Aid Office, which screens applicants. Final selection is made by Toni Jennings (or a representative of Jack Jennings & Sons) with notification to the Valencia Foundation of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award. Jack Jennings was one of Valencia's founders. Serving as Chairman of the Orange County School Board, he presided over the Board's actions in forming the community college district comprising Orange and Osceola Counties which became Valencia Community College. On December 16, 1966, three days before his last school board meeting and his retirement from the board, Jack Jennings at a special meeting of the school board voted for the resolution authorizing Valencia Community College and subsequently signed the documents as his last official act. Valencia is proud to be able to offer this endowed scholarship in Jack Jennings' honor.


James M. Gallagher Scholarship (1181)

James M. Gallager Scholarship (1181)




Jane Dewey/ Monty Bilyue Emergency Healthcare Services (1204)

Eligible student must be a degree seeking student, currently enrolled in the Nursing, EMT, or Paramedic program.


Janet K. Baker Trustee Scholarship (0654)

Eligible candidates must be Osceola County residents. Must be a female that has completed community service and also have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Land Title & Survey, Inc. was founded in 1978 by Janet Baker. Mrs. Baker began her career in banking over thirty years ago, first as a teller and then in the commercial Loan Department. Over the years Mrs. Baker has enjoyed helping people begin and build their careers and improve their self esteem, especially women, through the founding of Land Title & Survey, Inc. Land Title & Survey would like to make a larger contribution in the way of a scholarship for women who are attempting to establish a career through higher education.




Janet Wallum Muldowney Scholarship (1110)

The Janet Wallum Muldowney scholarship is currently looking for a student that has at least a minimum gpa of 2.0. All students are welcome to apply.

The scholarship is funded and the recipient is selected by Mr. Kevin Muldowney who will notify the Valencia Foundation. The Foundation will then notify Financial Aid of the name and SSN of the recipient.


Jaqueline Hartt Endowed Music Scholarship (1232)

The purpose of this scholarship fund is to support education opportunities for Valencia music students.

Valencia's Music department will screen and select students. Classical singer is preferred.


Jeld-Wen Foundation Scholarship (0756)

The Jeld-Wen Foundation is currently looking for incoming freshman for their scholarship. Students must be full time and demonstrate financial need.


Jenny Semans Koortborjian Film Studies Scholarship (1279)

Film Production Major


John & Mary Ellen Upperco Scholarship (0667)

Eligible candidate must be Central Florida residents. Student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Preference for William R. Boone High School graduate.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to the Valencia Financial Aid Office which screens applications. Donor selects recipient(s) with notification to the Valencia Financial Aid Office and VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award. The John and Mary Ellen Upperco Scholarship has been established by their four sons; John Jr., Peter, Mark, and Daniel and their families. Growing up in a family that emphasized higher learning, John and Mary Ellen wanted their sons to each earn a college degree. Through much hard work, sacrificing, and perseverance, John and Mary Ellen were able to provide for their sons so each could achieve degrees. This scholarship was developed so deserving, qualified students can have an opportunity to help achieve their educational goals and the Upperco family can pass something on to future generations.




John Colombo Scholarship (0532)

The John Colombo scholarship is looking for student currently residing Osceola County, who have maintained a 2.5 grade point average in all course work and has completed at least 16 hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal.

John Colombo coached football, basketball, and baseball at Osceola High School before becoming a principal and later the Superintendent of Education for Osceola County. Mr. Colombo was also a Navy lieutenant during World War II. The John Colombo Scholarship will enable countless generations of Osceola students to get a college education thanks to John Colombo and the many friends he inspired throughout his long and distinguished career in public education.




John H. Land Scholarship (0706)

The John H. Land scholarship is currently looking for students that have attended Apopka High school.

John H. Land, Mayor of the City ofApopka was born in Plant City and moved to Apopka at an early age. He was educated in Apopka schools and the University of Florida. In June 1942 he entered the Army and saw action in two campaigns in the European Theater. Following World War II he went into business in wire-bound box manufacturing and bulk oil plant He was first elected as mayor of Apopka in 1949 and has since become the longest serving mayor in the history of Florida, acting as mayor of Apopka for 59 years.


John S. & Carolyn T. Lord Scholarship (0738)

The John and Carolyn T. Lord scholarship is currently looking for students enrolled in the nursing program and who have at least a 2.5 GPA.




Johnson Scholarship in Biomedical Sciences (1237) / 1238

The Johnson Foundation Scholarship is intended to provide scholarship funding to Valencia-Osceola DirectConnect students enrolled in (or already completed) entry level Biology and Chemistry courses and intend to continue on to earn their Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Central Florida as a Johnson Scholar. The 2+2 component of the Johnson Scholarship starts with 1-5 semesters. As a 2+2 scholarship, students qualify to receive Johnson Foundation scholarship funding at the University of Central Florida with the condition that the meet all of the original scholarship requirements.


Joseph & Doreen Fournier Scholarship (0665)

Joseph and Doreen Fournier are looking for eligible veterans or family members of veterans. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Screening and selection by Donor with notification to the Financial Aid Office and the VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award. Joseph Fournier was born in 1927 and after school enlisted in the U.S. Navy and later the U.S. Air Force, serving in WWII, the Vietnam and Korean wars. After his military career, Mr. Fournier worked with General Elevator of Orlando for 15 years, eventually becoming production superintendent. He and Doreen Fournier had three children, Susan, Richard, and Patricia.


Joseph Francesco Scholarship (0632)

The Joseph Francesco scholarship is currently looking for students that are Florida residents and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to Valencia Community College Financial Aid Office which screens applicants. Donor makes final selection of recipient with notification to the Foundation Office of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award. The Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of the Joseph Francesco Scholarship. The generous contributions of donors in creating this scholarship enable the Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have the Joseph Francesco Scholarship and appreciate this commitment to Valencia Community College, the Central Florida community and its citizens.


Josephine and William Chen Family Scholarship (0586)

The Josephine Chen Family scholarship is currently looking for an Osceola County resident. The students must have a minimum of 2.5. Preference will be given to female students age 25 or older and currently majoring in Education.

Josephine Chen was born in China and came to the United States when she was 14. After marrying and raising her family, Jo went back to college. She first studied at Valencia, graduating in 1980. She continued her studies at the University of Central Florida earning a BA at the age of 52 in 1983. From 1984-92, she was elected to serve two terms on the Osceola School Board and completed the final year of her second term as Board Chairman. She founded the first Chinese School in Osceola County and served as its first principal for three years. Other community activities included co-founding the Osceola American Chinese Center and serving on the Board of Goodwill Industries in Central Florida.




Judge G. Kendall Sharp -/Boy Scouts of America, Central Florida Council Scholarship-FG (0584)

The Kendall Sharp - Boy Scouts of America, Central Florida Council is currently looking for students that have started or taken classes on the East Campus. Have been a registered Scout in the Central Florida Council (Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Volusia and Flagler Counties and have attained the Star, Life or Eagle rank For renewal, student must maintain continuous matriculation as a full-time student.

In 1996, The Honorable G. Kendall Sharp, United States District Judge and a member of the Board of Directors of the Valencia Foundation, established an endowed scholarship honoring the Boy Scouts of America and allowing a Scout from the Central Florida Council to attend Valencia. The Valencia Foundation is proud to offer this scholarship through his generosity and as a tribute to the Boy Scouts of America. The Central Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America, is comprised of seven counties: Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Brevard, Volusia and Flagler. The Council serves over 30,000 youth members in three core programs: Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Explorers. The Council also has special programs targeted at crime prevention, reading, substance abuse prevention and more.


Judith L. Wieckowski Scholarship (0616)

The Judith L. Wieckowski scholarship is currently looking for single mothers that need financial assistance.

This scholarship is in honor of Judith Wieckowski, a remarkable wife and mother, who encouraged her husband and children in their academic endeavors. She, herself, set an example for academic excellence.




Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity/Orlando Alumni Chap. Sch. (0613)

The Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity is looking for residents of Orange, Osceola or Seminole County. Student must have at least a 2.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must be an African-American male. Must have evidence of community service.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to Valencia Financial Aid Office. Screening by Financial Aid Office with selection by Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. with notification to the Financial Aid Office and the Valencia College Foundation of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award. The Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. was founded at Indiana University and chartered and incorporated on April 15, 191 I. The objectives of the Orlando Alumni Chapter of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity are to assist youth through broadening their education objectives by encouraging dissemination of information and financial assistance and to promote the beneficial use of acquired education and/or training to the best interests of the community; to sponsor civic projects in the community, to assist in the social and cultural development of the community; and to unite fraternally for charitable and fraternal purposes.


Kenneth B. & Phyllis M. Woodbury Scholarship (0509)

Eligible candidates must be residents of Osceola County.

Kenneth and Phyllis Woodbury lived and worked in Maine throughout their lives; Ken was a broadcast engineer and Phyllis was a registered nurse. This scholarship is endowed in memory of the Woodburys who instilled a love for education and stressed achievement to their three children, including Dr. Kenneth B. Woodbury, Jr. the former Executive Director of Valencia Foundation.




Kimball Foundation Scholarship (0483)

Exemplify scholastic ability by graduating in the top 25% of the high school graduating class as determined by the high school counselors. Qualified miniority. Start their studies or are enrolled in courses on East Campus. For consideration for renewal, the student must maintain full-time status, a 2.5 GPA in all course work attempted and send a thank you letter to the donor through the Valencia Foundation.


Kimball Foundation Scholarship (1102)

The Kimball Foundation is looking for students actively involved in African American student association and/or community service. Also students must complete at least one course at the East Campus.

In 1995, the Kimball Foundation established an endowed scholarship to increase access for minorities seeking a college education. The half-tuition scholarship is first applied to pay tuition and fees prorated over the academic year. Funds still available after tuition and fees have been paid may then be used to cover the costs of course textbooks and then for other related and relevant educational expenses. The Valencia Foundation is proud to be able to offer the Kimball Foundation Scholarship.


Kissimmee High School Alumni Assoc. Scholarship (0689)

The Kissimmee high school alumni association is looking for residents of Osceola County. Student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale and must have a relative of a former student of Kissimmee High School.

The Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of the Kissimmee High School Alumni association in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous contributions of donors, such as the Kissimmee High School Alumni Association, enable the Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have the Kissimmee High School Alumni Association as a scholarship sponsor and appreciate this commitment to Valencia Community College, the Central Florida community and its citizens.




Kissimmee Moose Lodge 2056/Gallagher Memorial Sch. (0528)

Eligible students must be graduating senior from an Osceola County High School. Must exemplify scholastic ability necessary to complete selected college program. Must have good character and have demonstrated leadership skills.

Scholarship Committee of Kissimmee Moose Lodge 2056 establishes selection procedures with notification of recipient name, address, and social security number to Foundation Office within one month after award. Application deadline: May 1 with certified high school transcript, 3 letters of recommendation (teacher, fellow student & community person), statement outlining career and educational objectives and completed application form. Recipient announced at the respective School Awards Program. Kissimmee Moose Lodge #2056 has grown to more than 1800 members and their families, making it the largest fraternal organization in Osceola County. Kissimmee Moose Lodge is the only Lodge within the State of Florida to have received the coveted "Lodge Merit Award" eleven consecutive years, the highest award any Lodge can receive. In 1995 Kissimmee Moose Lodge began participation in the Valencia Foundation by funding one $500 scholarship endowment called the John Gallagher Memorial Scholarship for Valencia. John Gailagher for whom the scholarship program is named was a dedicated member of the Kissimmee Moose Lodge. Three of the most important loves of his life were his family, children and their educational well-being and golf. He had a divine belief that each child should have the opportunity to learn, that education should be given to everyone, rather than just for those who could afford it. It is in this nature that Kissimmee Moose Lodge is proud to remember one of its dedicated members through The John Gallagher Memorial Scholarship for Valencia and The John Gallagher Memorial Golf Tournament. APPLICATIONS. Applicants for the




Kissimmee Valley Livestock Show & Fair, Inc. Scholarship (0490)

Kissimmee Valley Livestock Show and Fair is looking for Osecola county residents. Must be a 4-H or Future Farmers of America member. Must be at least 14 years of age.

The Kissimmee Valley Livestock Show and Fair has established a Kissimmee Valley Livestock Show and Fair Scholarship to assist 4-H and FFA students with tuition only scholarships for their college education. The Kissimmee Valley Livestock Show and Fair, established in 1944, has been awarding scholarships since 1986. The Fair awards two five hundred dollar scholarships which may be used for any higher education after high school.


Kissimmee/St.Cloud Hospitality Industry Scholarship (0441)

Eligible candidate must be resident of Osceola County for the last 12 months. Must be Senior in an Osceola County public school with GPA of at least 2.5 and who have been Accepted into Valencia Hospitality Management Program. Must have demonstrated involvement in hospitality industry through work and/or industry activities.




Kiwanis Club of Clermont Scholarship (0697)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale.

Kiwanis International is a worldwide service organization of men and women dedicated to community improvement through group action. Kiwanis fellowship helps create mutual efforts to assist youth and the aging, conservation of natural resources, development of community facilities and the creation of international understanding and goodwill. Kiwanis also serves as a public forum for the presentation of public issues central to the interests of its members and the community they represent.




Kiwanis Club of East Orange County (0541)

The Kiwanis Club of East Orange county is currently looking for students that demonstrate commitment to community service as an active Key Club or Circle K member. For scholarship renewal, students must maintain above conditions with a 3.0 grade point average.

Kiwanis International is a worldwide service organization of men and women dedicated to community improvement through group action. Kiwanis fellowship helps create mutual efforts to assist youth and the aging, conservation of natural resources, development of community facilities, and the creation of international understanding and goodwill. The Kiwanis Club of East Orange County was chartered in March 1990 and meets weekly. This scholarship is offered in celebration of the objectives of Kiwanis International and to increase opportunities for University High School students to earn a college education.




Kiwanis Club of East Orlando Boys & Girls Club (0503)

Eligible candidate must be "Youth of the Year" selected by the Eastside Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida.

Selection of the recipient of the Kiwanis Club of East Orlando/Amby Fraser/Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida is made by the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Florida according to their screening and selection criteria. The Eastside Branch of the Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida will send the name, address, social security number, and curriculum to the Foundation Office no later than one month after the award. The Boys & Girls Club is a youth-development organization whose mission is to help young people improve their lives by building self-esteem and developing values and skills during critical periods of growth. The Clubs offer affordable supervision open to all youth from age 6 to 17. Highly trained professional leaders, supplemented by trained part time staff and volunteers provide activities and programs that are guidance oriented, emphasizing inherent values in the relationship between children and their peers. Kiwanis International is a worldwide service organization of men and women dedicated to community improvement through group action. Kiwanis fellowship helps create mutual efforts to assist youth and the aging, conservation of natural resources, development of community facilities and the creation of international understanding and goodwill. Kiwanis also serves as a public forum for the presentation of public issues central to the interests of its members and the community they represent.




Kiwanis Club of East Orlando/Orville R. Davis Scholarship (0653)

The Kiwanis Club of Orlando is currently looking for eligible students that are Florida residents and have graduated from Edgewater High school. Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to Guidance Off ice at Edgewater High School of the Orange County Public Schools which, with the Principal of Edgewater High School, screens and selects recipient(s) with notification to the VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award. Orville R. Davis was a true pioneer in the development of education in the State of Florida. After graduating with a master's degree from the University of Florida in 1924, he began teaching high school in Leesburg, FL. Later, as the principle of Edgewater High School, Mr. Davis introduced many new programs that are now integral parts of the high school curriculum. In 1966, Orville was named Superintendent of Orange County Public Schools, where he was instrumental in the creation and development of Valencia Community College. In 1996 Mr. Davis was made an Honorary Alumnus of Valencia in recognition of his hard work in helping to found the college.




Kiwanis Club of Kissimmee Scholarship (0459)

The Kiwanis Club of Kissimmee is currently looking for residents of Osceola County. Students must be a qualified minority student or enrolled in one of the following programs: liberal arts /education /business administration /college transfer, nursing, allied health (dental hygiene, emergency medical services technology, cardiovascular technology.

Kiwanis International is a worldwide service organization of men and women dedicated to community improvement through group action. Kiwanis fellowship helps create mutual efforts to assist youth and the aging, conservation of natural resources, development of community facilities and the creation of international understanding and goodwill. Kiwanis also serves as a public forum for the presentation of public issues central to the interests of its members and the community they represent.


Kiwanis Club of North Orlando Scholarship (0438)

Kiwanis Club of North Orlando is currently looking for minority students or students currently enrolled in one of the following programs: Nursing and allied health sciences, building construction technology, hospitality management technology, business technology and administration, legal assisting, criminal justice technology.

Kiwanis International is a worldwide service organization of men and women dedicated to community improvement through group action. Kiwanis fellowship helps create mutual efforts to assist youth and the aging, conservation of natural resources, development of community facilities and the creation of international understanding and goodwill. Kiwanis also serves as a public forum for the presentation of public issues central to the interests of its members and the community they represent.




Kiwanis Club of Orlando (0557)

The Kiwanis Club of Orlando is currently looking for eligible candidates that currently reside in Orange County and demonstrate a commitment to community service such as an active Key Club or Circle K member. Students must also maintain a 2.5 GPA.

Kiwanis International is a worldwide service organization of men and women dedicated to community improvement through group action. Kiwanis fellowship helps create mutual efforts to assist youth and the aging, conservation of natural resources, development of community facilities and the creation of international understanding and goodwill. Kiwanis also serves as a public forum for the presentation of public issues central to the interests of its members and the community they represent.


Kiwanis Club of Osceola County Scholarship (0540)

Kiwanis Club of Osceola County is currently looking for eligible students that currently reside in Osceola County.

Kiwanis International is a worldwide service organization of men and women dedicated to community improvement through group action. Kiwanis fellowship helps create mutual efforts to assist youth and the aging, conservation of natural resources, development of community facilities and the creation of international understanding and goodwill. Kiwanis also serves as a public forum for the presentation of public issues central to the interests of its members and the community they represent.


Lake Mary Heathrow Festival of the Arts Scholarship (0609)

Eligible students must be Seminole County high school graduates. And must be pursuing a career in fine arts.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to Lake Mary-Heathrow Festival of the Arts. Screening and selection by Lake Mary-Heathrow Festival of the Arts with notification to the Financial Aid Office and the VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award. Starting in 1987, the Lake Mary Heathrow Festival of the Arts held annually in the fall has become a major cultural event in Seminole County. Originally funded from "start up" monies from the Lake Mary Chamber of Commerce, the festival now provides major scholarship support to Seminole County graduating seniors, fosters pride and community involvement, stimulates and energizes the local economy and provides entertainment, fun, and a celebration of the arts. The Festival has grown to become a nationally-recognized outdoor arts event. This scholarship allows Seminole County students selecting Valencia to study art at the College's East Campus.


Larry Leckart Scholarship Hospitality & Tourism Scholarship (0754)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must be accepted into one of Valencia's Hospitality & Tourism Institute programs. Must have demonstrated involvement in hospitality industry through work and/or industry activities. Must maintain continuous matriculation. Larry Leckart was the creator of Orlando’s lost landmark: Ronnie’s. A keen business man, Mr. Leckart understood the need to develop talent within our community and he supported the hospitality and tourism program at Valencia while still in its infancy. In his memory, the family has created a legacy of learning by which Valencia students can receive assistance and become a contributing part of central Florida’s workforce.


Latin American Students Organization Scholarship (0553)

LASO is currently looking for eligible candidates that have accumulated six (6) credit hours or more at Valencia. Students must maintain at least a 2.5 grade point average based on a 4.0 scale. Must intend to enroll in a minimum of six (6) credit hours. Must be participating member of LASO.

Selection of recipients is made by the Latin American Student Organization Scholarship Committee. Up to fifteen (15) semester hours credit hours can be awarded for the academic year and may be awarded to one or more students. Student Development Office is to send notification of recipient name, address, social security number, and curriculum to Foundation Office within one month after award. The Latin American Student Organization (LASO) established a scholarship fund to benefit its active student members. LASO is an organization that helps Hispanic students become involved in academic and community activities. LASO is involved in educating students about Hispanic cultures and in helping improve the Hispanic community.


Legacy Soccer Foundation Inc. Scholarship (0474)

Eligible candidates must be residents of Brevard, Orange, Osceola, Seminole or Volusia Counties. Must have participated in an organized soccer program for a minimum of two years during the last (5) five years.

The Legacy Soccer Foundation, Inc. was formed to capitalize on the positive impact of the 1994 World Cup Games in the U.S. and Central Florida - not solely for advancement of soccer, but to build our community from the ground up. Legacy sponsors a variety of programs including educational programs, facilities and equipment programs, developmental programs and seed sponsorship of specific soccer events. With this endowment, Legacy honors Joanie Schirm who led the six year charge to host World Cup in Orlando. Orlando and eight other U.S. cities were proud to host the largest sporting event in the world - the 1994 World Cup.


Legal Eagles Pathway Scholarship (1158)

Preferred enrollment in Paralegal, Pre-law or Criminal Law programs. Student receives stipend if attending Barry School of Law.

The Legal Eagles Pathway Scholarship was established to ensure a source of funding for students in Central Florida that are pursuing a career in the field of law. Whether it is a non-traditional student wishing to expand their career through the paralegal program at Valencia or a traditional student studying pre-law at UCF. This scholarship can assist with financial needs beyond tuition.


Leona J. Young Scholarship (0601)

The Leona J. Young scholarship was created for students currently residing in Osceola County, who have a minimum GPA of 2.5. And who are currently majoring in Elementary education or family and consumer sciences-related

Leona J. Young was a primary education teacher who moved from Illinois after her retirement. While living in Osceola County, Leona was elected the first Treasurer of the county council and served for two years. In her will, Leona asked that the award amount will be given to students pursuing careers in elementary education or family and consumer sciences.




Life Care Foundation for Education & Research Sch. (0671)

Eligible candidate must be preparing for a career in therapy and planning to practice in a long term care facility. Must have commitment in pursuing a nursing career in a long term health care facility. Within one year of eligibility for licensure and completion of a program or degree in nursing.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to the Valencia Nursing /Allied Health Department which screens and selects applicants with notification to the Valencia Financial Aid Office and the Valencia Foundation Office of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award. Life Care Centers of America was founded on the principle of serving others - in particular, the needs of elderly Americans - and that premise remains the bedrock of its operation today. Valencia Foundation is proud to have Life Care Foundation for Education and Research to sponsor a scholarship for therapy students at Valencia.




Life Center Church Scholarship (0730)

Life Center Church is looking for eligible candidates that are currenly residing in Orange, Osceola, Seminole or Lake County. Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Prefence will be given to African Americans. Must participate in community service. Must be Parishioner of Life Center Church.


Lilliam Grimany Martinez, RDH, and Julio C. Martinez, DMD Scholarship (1200)

The Lilliam Grimany and Julio Martinez scholarship is currently looking for Dental Hygiene students that hav ea minimum GPA of 3.5. Preference will be given to a minority or Hispanic student. The student - in his or her application and through his or her life - will identify the obstacles that stand in the way of success, and will demonstrate determination and perseverance to overcome adversity, as Lilliam Martinez did.

Lilliam G. Martinez was born in Santiago de Cuba on December 14, 1939. A school teacher in Cuba, she bravely immigrated to the U.S. in 1966 with her two small children after her husband's visa had been revoked the day before their departure. The following year she and her husband were reunited in Gainesville, FL. Upon relocating to Orlando, Lilliam and her family became U.S. citizens in 1971. In 1982, Lilliam graduated valedictorian from Valencia Community College's Dental Hygiene School. Lilliam worked as a dental hygienist for 20 years and remained a loving, caring, and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.




Lois Holt Scholarship (0433)

Preference given to female students pursuing careers in areas of greatest societal need such as minority issues, illiteracy, environmental issues and careers helping to advance reading, writing and math as basic skills for the job market. Must be minority student or enrolled in one of the following programs: Nursing and allied health sciences, building construction technology, hospitality management technology, business technology and administration, legal assisting, criminal justice technology.

The Lois Holt Foundation of Central Florida, Inc. was established in 1992 and began making grants in 1993. The grant to the Valencia Foundation was to support scholarships. Miss Holt graduated from Douglass College in 1930 and moved to Orlando in the 1950's. Miss Holt has always been vitally interested in the advancement of women as key players in the marketplace. The Lois Holt Scholarships have been established to advance this goal. John P. Stilwell, II serves as the administrator of the Lois Holt Foundation of Central Florida.




Lowe's Home Improvement Scholarship (0737)

Lowe's Home Improvement is currently looking for eligible candidates of their scholarship. Eligible students must be at least 18 years of age. Intend to have a career in electronics, construction, CAD drafting, design, machining technology or horticulture. Must have been enrolled at least one previous semester with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Preference would be given to a student willing to work part time at Lowe's. Must not be employed by a competing major retailer


Lucerne Medical Center Aux. Sch (1060)

Eligible candidate must be a resident of Orange or Seminole County. Student must have at least a 2.8 GPA. Must be pursuing a health-related career.

The Lucerne Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship annually awards thousands of dollars in scholarship support to sponsor students pursuing a college degree in the health care field. The Lucerne Medical Center Auxiliary members volunteer their time to assist patients, their families and staff. Through their volunteer work and fund raising activities, Auxiliary members raise money for the scholarships. Utilizing the state matching monies available through the Florida Academic Improvement Trust Fund from proceeds of the Florida Lottery, the Auxiliary was able to establish an endowed scholarship for Valencia students enrolled in nursing or one of the allied health programs.


Lucerne Medical Center Auxiliary Sch. (0488)

The Lucerne Medical Center Auxiliary is currently looking for students that are seeking a health-related degree and that have a minimum GPA of 2.8. Students must be residents of Orange or Seminole County and have financial need.

Scholarship Committee of the Columbia Park Medical Center Auxiliary will application deadline of April 30. Possible candidates may be interviewed. Inquires and applications direct from Columbia Park Medical Center Auxiliary. Applications distributed in January and winners notified in June. The Lucerne Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship annually sponsor students pursuing a college degree in the health care field. The Lucerne Medical Center Auxiliary members volunteer their time to assist patients, their families and staff. Through their volunteer work and fund raising activities, Auxiliary members raise money for the scholarships. Utilizing the state matching monies available through the Florida Academic Improvement Trust Fund from proceeds of the Florida Lottery, the Auxiliary was able to establish an endowed scholarship for Valencia students enrolled in nursing or one of the allied health programs.




Lucy DiPasqua Scholarship (0603)

This scholarship is available for students who are enrolled in a hospitality industry program and who have and maintain a 2.5 GPA or greater.


Lula Keyes Scholarship (0736)

The Lula Keyes scholarship is currently looking for eligible students that have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to the Valencia Alumni Association which screens applicants. Selection is made by the Association with notification to the VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award. This scholarship was established by Orland businessman Mr. A. Keith Holcomb, a student in Lula Crosby Keyes' Spanish class at Valencia. Mr. Holcomb enrolled to learn Spanish for personal use and was immediately impressed with the many Valencia students who overcome numerous obstacles to obtain their education. Mr. Holcomb established this scholarship to honor Mrs. Keyes, her teaching skill, dedication and concern for her students, while also providing encouragement and help to the students of Valencia.




M. Overstreet (Non Nursing) Scholarship (0568)

Eligible students must be enrolled in Center for High Tech Training for Individuals with Disabilities.

Mildred Overstreet was born in Orlando on June 9, 1907. She attended the Orange County schools and graduated from Florida State University. She became a social worker for the federal government working in various capacities in Oklahoma and New York City. In 1981 she was appointed a trustee of the Overstreet Foundation. She continued her interest as a trustee by supporting local welfare agencies. Her main interests were providing food for the hungry and providing funds to educate less fortunate individuals.


M. Overstreet Hospitality Scholarship (0765)

Accepted into one of Valencia’s Hospitality & Tourism programs. Demonstrate involvement in hospitality industry through work and/or industry activities. Eligible students must maintain a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale.

Director of the Hospitality & Tourism Institute selects recipients after screening done by Valencia Financial Aid Office with notification of recipient name, address, social security number and curriculum to Financial Aid and Foundation Offices within one month of selection. Mildred Overstreet was born in Orlando on June 9, 1907. She attended the Orange County schools and graduated from Florida State University. She became a social worker for the federal government working in various capacities in Oklahoma and New York City. In 1981 she was appointed a trustee of the Overstreet Foundation. She continued her interest as a trustee by supporting local welfare agencies. Her main interests were providing food for the hungry and providing funds to educate less fortunate individuals.


M. Overstreet Scholarship - FG (1077)

The Mildred Overstreet scholarship is for a qualified students currently enrolled and accepted into the Nursing program.

Mildred Overstreet was born in Orlando on June 9, 1907. She attended the Orange County schools and graduated from Florida State University. She became a social worker for the federal government working in various capacities in Oklahoma and New York City. In 1981 she was appointed a trustee of the Overstreet Foundation. She continued her interest as a trustee by supporting local welfare agencies. Her main interests were providing food for the hungry and providing funds to educate less fortunate individuals.




M. Overstreet Scholarship (0512)

The Mildred Overstreet scholarship is for a qualified minority students with a 2.5 GPA or greater.

Mildred Overstreet was born in Orlando on June 9, 1907. She attended the Orange County schools and graduated from Florida State University. She became a social worker for the federal government working in various capacities in Oklahoma and New York City. In 1981 she was appointed a trustee of the Overstreet Foundation. She continued her interest as a trustee by supporting local welfare agencies. Her main interests were providing food for the hungry and providing funds to educate less fortunate individuals.


Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church Scholarship (0739)

Eligible students must earn at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must be member of the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church.
 


Margaret L. & John C. Benette Scholarship (0451)

The Margaret L. and John C. Benette scholarship is currently looking for students that are involved in community activities. The student must also be a qualified minority student.

Margaret L. and John C. Benette established by bequest a scholarship fund with The University Club of Winter Park to benefit students seeking a college education. Valencia Community College is proud to be included in their generosity and thoughtfulness. The Benettes lived for many years in Chicago, and although having none of their own children, were very invested in the education and success of young people. This endowed scholarship is a living tribute to and memorial to their gift of scholarships for countless generations of Central Florida residents.


Maria Rodriguez Memorial (0600)

Eligible candidates must be Florida residents. Student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must enroll in a minimum of 6 credit hours. Applicant must be a single parent.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to the Single Parent Network, Valencia Winter Park Campus Mail Code 5-2.


Marie Blount Scholarship - FG (1073)

The Marie Blount scholarship is currently looking for eligible candidates that are current residents of Osceola County. Must be a qualified minority student or enrolled in one of the following programs: liberal arts/ education/ business administration/ college transfer, nursing, allied health (dental hygiene, emergency medical services technology, cardiovascular technology Complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal Maintain 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal

Maria Theresia Poettler was born in 1913 in Austria. She met Ernest Blount, a resident of Osceola County during his service overseas in the U.S. Armed Forces. They wed in Ankara Turkey and moved to St. Cloud in 1956. Maria T. Blount became a citizen of the US on November 19, 1964 at the US District Court in Orlando, FL. Following her husband's passing in 1971, she moved to Kissimmee and continued to reside there until her death on November 4, 1994.


Marie Blount Scholarship (0492)

The Marie Blount scholarship is currently looking for eligible candidates that currently reside in Osceola County. Must be a qualified minority student or enrolled in one of the following programs: liberal arts/ education/ business administration/ college transfer, nursing, allied health (dental hygiene, emergency medical services technology, cardiovascular technology.

Maria Theresia Poettler was born in 1913 in Austria. She met Ernest Blount, a resident of Osceola County during his service overseas in the U.S. Armed Forces. They wed in Ankara Turkey and moved to St. Cloud in 1956. Maria T. Blount became a citizen of the US on November 19, 1964 at the US District Court in Orlando, FL. Following her husband's passing in 1971, she moved to Kissimmee and continued to reside there until her death on November 4, 1994.


Marie Mueller Music Scholarship (1091)

This scholarship is for music majors with an emphasis in piano or voice. Eligible candidates must maintain a 3.0 GPA or greater.

Marie Mueller was born in 1905 in Ohio. She grew up in a very musical family and graduated with her degree in music from Miami University in Ohio. Marie taught music in public schools for 47 years and in addition, had up to 20 private piano lessons and directed the choir at her church. To honor the memory of Marie Mueller, this scholarship was created to help students who are pursuing degrees in music with a major in voice or piano.




Martin Federal Credit Union/E. Jane Johns Scholarship (0670)

Eligible student must have at least a 3.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must be member of the Martin Federal Cedit Union.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to the Valencia Community College Financial Aid, which screens applicants. Final selection is made by the Martin Federal Credit Union with notification to the Valencia Foundation Office of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award.`


Mary Smedley Collier and Family Scholarship (0535)

The Mary Smedley Collier and Family scholarship is currently looking for students that have a GPA of 2.5 or greater and attend the East Campus.

Mary Smedly Collier was born in Washington and raised in San Francisco. She married David F. Collier, with whom she moved to Orlando in 1954. After raising their children, Mary decided to go to college and graduated from Valencia with her AA in 1982. She then earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Humanities and Fine Arts, from UCF in 1985, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Mary is still highly active with Valencia today, having served on various committees of the Alumni Association and Foundation, even speaking at the 1998 commencement ceremony. Education has always been of the utmost importance in Mary's life, both for her and her children. Her endeavor to promote the love of learning extends far beyond the bounds of family. It is her wish that, in some small way, this scholarship will help someone realize his or her dream.


Massey Services Scholarship (0526)

This scholarship is for students who intend to pursue a career in horticulture, plant science, biology, agronomy and/or entomology, or other environmental studies and must be academically directed towards a four year baccalaureate degree. Eligible candidates must start their studies or be enrolled in courses at the East Campus and maintain a 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted.

In 1985, Harvey and Carol Massey purchased the Walker Chemical Company in Orlando. What was a small, family-operated pest control and termite company has grown into the largest independently owned and operated full range pest prevention, termite protection and lawn care company in Florida. Massey Services provides both residential and commercial services throughout Florida and South Georgia. Massey Services is dedicated to providing beneficial services that protect the health, food, property, and the quality of our environment. Above all, the company is committed to total customer satisfaction.


Maxine Thilmony Wasylchak Health Care Scholarship (1119)

This scholarship is for students enrolled in medical or allied health programs. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.5 GPA or greater. Preference will be given to Beta Program graduates. This scholarship is renewable for a maximum of two years.

Maxine Thilmony Wasylchak completed the one year LPN program at Orlando Vocational School immediately after high school and always planned to return to Valencia Community College to become an RN. Life got in the way unfortunately, and Maxine never got the opportunity to return to school before her untimely death, due to pancreatic cancer, at the age of 46. Maxine's family has established this scholarship to help others fulfill their own dreams by paying for books, fees, and other educational expenses of students in Valencia's medical and allied health programs.


McCall/Wieckowski Families Scholarship (0715)

This scholarship is for a woman in transition: single parent, displaced homemaker or newly divorced. It is renewable for completion of associate degree at Valencia provided above qualifications continue to be met, the student maintains continuous matriculation.

This scholarship, created by Len and Judy Wieckowski, is in honor of their parents, John and Mary McCall and Stephen and Margaret Wieckowski, who gave them a great deal and taught them even more.




McCoy Federal Credit Union Scholarship (0677)

Eligible candidate must be Orange County resident. Must be member in good standing of McCoy Federal credit union or have a family member that has been in good standing for at least one year. Student must have at least a 2.5 grade point average based on 4.0 scale. Must exhibit participation in community service.

McCoy Federal Credit Union has been serving the residents and workers of South Orange County since 1954. Its mission is to provide the fullest range of personal financial services to our community and our members. The McCoy Federal Credit Union provides a safe place for its members to save and a convenient place for members to borrow money for their short and long-term needs. McCoy Federal is a not for profit financial institution. The members are the only owners of the credit union, which is what makes credit unions different from other financial institutions. Because the members own the credit union, the net earnings all go back to the members in the form of higher savings rates, competitive loan rates and low cost services.


McFadin-Paine Families Scholarship (0683)

Eligible candidate must be Florida residents. Student must have at least a 3.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. If the student is transferring from another college, the transfer GPA must be at least a 2.5. Single parent is required.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to the Valencia Financial Aid Office, which screens applicants. The donor then selects recipient(s) with notification to the VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number. This scholarship is being offered by Louis W. McFadin and Patrice J. (Paine) McFadin in honor of their parents, Searcy L. McFadin, Charles H. Paine, and Virginia Paine. Through both nature and nurturing, parents instill in their children all of the basic and fundamental beliefs, morals, and standards that help them succeed in life. Even though their families were financially limited and their parents never had the opportunity to further their own education beyond the elementary levels, they provided them with the intangible elements that allowed them to always strive for a better way of life. In appreciation, they are able to offer financial assistance to a deserving individual.




Melbourne Greyhound Park Scholarship (0413)

Student should be a qualified minority student or enrolled in one of the following programs: Nursing, Allied Health Sciences, Building Construction Technology, Hospitality Management Technology, Business Technology and Administration, Legal Assisting, and Criminal Justice. Recipients must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal and maintain 2.5 GPA in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. Recipient is expected to write a letter expressing appreciation for the award. The letter is to be sent within the first month after the semester/session begins.




Melody Burton Scholarship (0506)

Eligible applicant must be a paraprofessional currently working in a Orange County public school, and must have completed an A.A. degree or have at least 60 college credit hours. Preference will be given to applicants currently working in a "high need" school or majoring in "high need" subject areas, such as math or science. Student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Recipient must agree to teach for at least three years within the Orange County Public School District immediately following graduation.

The Melody Burton Scholarship for Future Teachers was established in 1995 by the Foundation for Orange County Public Schools, Inc. The scholarship commemorates the life and dedication to education of Melody Burton, a teacher in the Orange County Public Schools who lost her battle with cancer in 1993. The scholarship is administered by the Teacher Recruitment Program of the Orange County Public Schools, Inc. The purpose of the Melody Burton Scholarship is to increase the number of critical area teachers available for Orange County's classrooms. Critical areas are identified each year by the school district. The endowment will provide financial assistance for students interested in teaching in these critical areas. The Melody Burton Scholars are expected to become a part of Orange County's brigh and motivated teaching force.


Mercury Marine Scholarship (0470)

This scholarship is for the son, daughter, or current spouse of a Mercury Marine employee or of former employee of Mercury Marine who contributed to this scholarship fund. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted and should complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal.

The Mercury Marine scholarship is an endowment fund of the Valencia Foundation. It supports financial assistance for tuition and books for the immediate family of Mercury Marine employees in St. Cloud for attendance at Valencia Community College. The scholarship is being established through the generous contributions of Mercury Marine employees which are matched on an equal basis by the Brunswick Foundation. The contributions of both the employee and the Brunswick Foundation are matched by the Florida Academic Improvement Trust Fund from proceeds of the Florida Lottery on the basis of $4 for every $6 contributed.




Michael & Patrick Maloney Scholarship (0656)

This scholarship is for a resident of Osceola County. Eligible candidates must maintain a 3.0 or greater GPA. The recipient must meet with the donor/mentor. Preference is given to an employee of Publix Supermarket.

Michael and Pat Maloney were born in County Clare, Ireland in 1930 and 1935 respectively. The Maloney family relocated to the United States in 1949, with the brothers taking jobs for the New York Telephone Company and the NY EL & Gas. In 1976 Michael retired to Florida to open "Aloha Travel Park" and he and brother Pat now winter in Florida.


Michelle McGrath Scholarship (0475)

Eligible candidae must be current P.A.C.E. center members. Must be Center student or former student who is part of the center's follow-up program.

P.A.C.E. Center Scholarship Committee screens and selects scholarship recipients with notification of recipient name, address, and curriculum to Foundation Office within one month after award. Michelle McGrath was the victim of a random act of violence by a career criminal as she walked to her car the evening of May 24, 1994. Michelle grew up in Orlando and was a Valencia and Rollins student who worked hard and constantly motivated her friends to continue their educations. To commemorate Michelle's commitment to education, her friends and family, in partnership with the P.A.C.E. Center for girls, have established the Michelle McGrath Scholarship to give students an opportunity to further their education when they otherwise may not have had the chance.




Mid Florida Home Builders Association Scholarship (0599)

Eligible candidates must be a resident of Orange, Osceola or Seminole County. Preference for employees or children of employees of HBA of Mid-Florida regardless of major. Preference given to students enrolled in construction technology program. If none apply then business, engineering or computer sciences. Recipient must agree to spend 5 hours participating in Home Builders Association activities.

Additional application (provided by donor) must be completed by each applicant and submitted along with official transcripts and 3 character references. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to the Valencia Financial Aid Office which screens with selection of recipient(s) by the Scholarship Selection Committee comprised of representatives of a representative of the HBA of Mid-Florida and the Mid-Florida Home Builders Foundation. Applications for fall must be received by April 30. Applications for the spring must be received by November 15. Awards for summer term are considered on a case-by-case basis. The Mid-Florida Home Builders Foundation was formed by the Home Builders Association of Mid-Florida in 1985 as a charitable corporation designed as a vehicle for Association members to collectively serve and support community endeavors. The Foundation's principle focus since that time has been serving the community by supporting education and youth needs throughout Central Florida.




Mildred Overstreet / Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida Scholarship (0467)

Eligible candidate must be "Youth of the Year" selected by the Southwest Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida. Scholarships must be started before the student turns 21 years of age.

Selection of the recipient of the Mildred Overstreet/ Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Florida scholarship is made by the Southwest Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida according to their screening and selection criteria. The Southwest Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida will send the recipient name, address, social security number, and curriculum to Foundation Office within one month after award. The Valencia Foundation is proud to offer the Mildred Overstreet/Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida Scholarship. Founded by the Overstreet Foundation and through a bequest from Mildred Overstreet, the scholarship commemorates Mildred Overstreet, whose father, Moses O. Overstreet, was a pioneer founder of Orlando and the Overstreet Investment Company. Mildred Overstreet has been a generous benefactor of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Florida.




Mildred Overstreet Scholarship (0513)

The M. Overstreet scholarship is currently looking for students currently enrolled in the Nursing program.

Mildred Overstreet was born in Orlando on June 9, 1907. She attended the Orange County schools and graduated from Florida State University. She became a social worker for the federal government working in various capacities in Oklahoma and New York City. In 1981 she was appointed a trustee of the Overstreet Foundation. She continued her interest as a trustee by supporting local welfare agencies. Her main interests were providing food for the hungry and providing funds to educate less fortunate individuals.


Mim & Bill Stroud Memorial Scholarship (0652)

Eligible candidates must be Osceola High School graduates. Must demonstrate Academic excellence. Must participate in extra-curricular activities in school or community.

Application request made to Osceola High School that establishes selection procedures with notification of recipient name, address, and curriculum to Foundation Office within one month of award. The Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of Osceola High School in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous contributions of donors, such as Osceola High School, enable the Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have Osceola High School as a scholarship sponsor and appreciate this commitment to Valencia Community College and to the citizens of the Central Florida community.


Mimi Sanderlin Nurses in Need Scholarship (0593)

This scholarship is for a Florida resident who is enrolled in the nursing program and active in the Valencia Nursing Student Association. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale.

The Valencia Nursing Student Association (VNSA) is a pre-professional organization whose focus is on community service. The motto of VNSA is tomorrow's nurses helping today's communities. Some of the numerous community activities include volunteering at medical tents for local sporting events, conducting health promotion fairs at area middle and high schools, creating the annual Coalition for the Homeless Health Fair and teaching Kindergarten students about growing older in a unique program called "Kinder Buddies".




Miracle of Love/Valencia United LGBT+ Scholarship (1278)

Miracle of Love has partnered with the Valencia College Valencia United LGBT+ Scholarship to support students who desire to contribute or have contributed to the welcoming climate of all students, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity and expression and thus support their academic, personal and social development as a citizen in the community. Preference to students majoring in Nursing, Allied Health or any Health Care program.


Miriam P. Truesdell Scholarship (0427)

This scholarship is for a qualified minority student or a student currently pursuing a degree at Valencia.

The Miriam P. Truesdell Scholarship was established in 1981 when the Orlando-Orange County Community Foundation was dissolved. From the proceeds of her estate a loan program was established at Valencia College and a scholarship fund was created with the Valencia College Foundation through proceeds of a fundraising golf tournament by the Vietnam Veterans' POW/MIA Association. In honor of these contributions, the Miriam P. Truesdell Scholarship was initiated to benefit students as originally determined by the Vietnam Veterans' POW/MIA Association.




Mt. Olive AME Church Scholarship (0723)

Eligible candidates must be active members of the Mt. Olive AME Church. Student must have at least a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Must be involved in community outreach activities.

The Mission of the African Methodist Episcopal Church is to minister to the spiritual, intellectual, physical, emotional, and environmental needs of all people by spreading Christ's liberating gospel through word and deed. The church seeks out and saves the lost and serves the needy through preaching the gospel, feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, housing the homeless, cheering the fallen, providing jobs for the jobless, caring for the sick and shut-in, and encouraging thrift and economic advancement.


Myers Family Scholarship in Memory of Gary Myers (1211)

In memory of their family member and former Conway Elementary teacher, the Myers Family created a scholarship honoring the life of Gary Myers. Valencia College students pursuing a degree in education are eligible to apply, with Conway elementary students or students of Gary Myers preferred (but not required - this connection should be mentioned in the essay).

In the words of Carl Jung, “One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of a child.”




National Association of Women Business Owners, Orlando Scholarship (1138)

This scholarship is for students from Orange, Osceola or Seminole Counties. Eligible students must maintain a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale course work. Recipient must be willing to attend a donor recognition event or media announcement at the request of the donor or the college foundation.


National Foliage Fdn./James H. Davis Scholarship (0686)

This scholarship is for a student majoring in horticulture. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.0 or greater GPA.

James H. Davis is remembered, in part, for his role as a respected tree farm owner and member of the Florida Nurserymen and Growers Association (FGNA). A generous gift to the National Foliage Foundation from his estate was used to establish the James H. Davis Scholarship Fund, which supports education in the horticulture industry through scholarship awards to deserving students on an annual basis. The James H. Davis Memorial Scholarship fund was created to encourage students to pursue careers in Florida's horticulture industry and related pursuits by providing financial assistance for undergraduate, post graduate, or other advanced education programs in Florida. This scholarship program is linked to apprenticeship mentoring, employment and advanced educational opportunities both during and after the student has graduated.


Native American Sophomore Scholarship (1001)

The Native American Sophomore Scholarship was created to assist Native American students who have completed over 30 or more hours. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher.




NAWIC Greater Orlando Chapter 73 Scholarship (0684)

This scholarship is for a student pursuing a degree directly related to the construction industry. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.5 GPA or greater and have graduated from Orange, Seminole, Lake or Osceola County High school or be a member of NAWIC, AGC or ABC.


NEO Network Scholarship (0419)

This scholarship is for a qualified minority student who intends to pursue a career in business. Scholarship may be renewed for attendance at any Florida public state university for pursuit of a baccalaureate degree provided the above qualifications continue to be met.

The NEO Network is an organization of assertive business leaders who exchange business leads for mutual benefit. Members join with the objective of learning about the business of their associates, and in turn telling about their own. This exchange of knowledge fosters new business two ways: (1) members do business with each other wherever possible and (2) members refer leads of business outside the organization to each other. Meetings are held weekly during breakfast. Membership is open to professionals, business entrepreneurs and chief executives of established firms. The Valencia Foundation is proud to offer a NEO Network Scholarship for business-oriented students at Valencia intending to be leaders in their field.




Nodarse & Associates, Inc. Scholarship (0731)

This scholarship is for a student with a 2.5 GPA or greater and who participates in community service.

Nodarse & Associates, Inc., was founded in 19919 by Lelia Jammal Nodarse, P.E. as a full service geotechnical, environmental and construction materials testing and inspection engineering firm. Recognized as one of the fastest growing geotechnical engineering firms in the Southeast United States, the firm has grown to include four offices: Winter Park, Ormond Beach, Tampa, and West Palm Beach, Florida. Together this team of professional and technical personnel has successfully completed hundreds of projects of various size and complexity throughout Florida. Nodarse & Associates is proud to serve as a consultant to counties, cities, airport authorities, and the FDOT, as well as private sector clients including national and international commercial companies. With this scholarship, Nodarse & Associates wishes to encourage lifelong learning and pass on the rewards of entrepreneurship which has exemplified the firm's foundation and spirit.


North Orange Memorial Hospital Foundation Scholarship (1133)




North Orange Memorial Hospital Scholarship - FG (1078)

The North Orange Memorial Hospital Foundation sponsors scholarships for students studying for a career in a health occupation.




North Orange Memorial Hospital Scholarship (0542)

Eligible student must be Resident of North Orange Memorial Hospital Tax District. Must be planning on a career in medicine or allied health occupation. Must show evidence of scholastic ability.

Application, screening and selection by North Orange Memorial Hospital Tax District Foundation (trust account with SunTrust). Notification of recipients names, addresses, social security numbers and phone numbers to Foundation Office within one month of selection. The North Orange Memorial Hospital Tax District Foundation sponsors scholarships for students studying for a career in a health occupation. The Valencia Foundation has established an endowment account for the North Orange Hospital Tax District Foundation's scholarships for their scholarship recipients entering Valencia.




Northrop Grumman Laser Systems Scholarship (1208)

Eligible candidate must be Florida resident. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Student must be registered in a minimum of 9 credit hours during fall and spring semesters, 6 of which must be technical courses. Must declare an AS degree in Electronics Engineering Technology. Student must have at least a grade point average of 3.0 or better.

Students will be screened and selected by Valencia's Electronics Engineering Technology department with guidance from Northrop Grumman Laser Systems and final discretion residing with Valencia Foundation.


Nu Iota Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Scholarship-FG (0550)

Eligible recipient must be enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester. If recipient is a first year college student, they must have earned a minimum GPA of 2.5 on all completed high school coursework. If recipient is transferring from another post secondary institution, they must have earned a minimum GPA of 2.5 on all attempted college coursework. The sorority is looking for female students of African American heritage.

The final selection will be made by the Nu Iota Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., that establishes selection procedures with notification of recipient name, address, and curriculum to Foundation Office within one month of award. Once the Nu Iota Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. receives verification or enrollment and/or a copy of proposed curriculum, a check will be furnished check to supplement the endowed scholarship award amount. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. was established in 1908 as the first Greek-letter organization for African-American women. Its purposes are to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to maintain a progressive interest in college life, and to be of human service in the study and alleviation of social problems, particularly those relating to women and girls. Nu Iota Omega Chapter was chartered in 1980, serving Maitland, Winter Park, Eatonville and surrounding areas, striving to create, maintain, and extend awareness of the philosophy of Alpha Kappa Alpha in our community. The chapter also promotes the scholastic, cultural, civic, ethical and social development of its members in its attempt to be of service to all mankind.


Nursing/Allied Health Scholarship (0571)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must be enrolled in the nursing or allied health program.




Nursing/Allied Health Scholarship (1079)

Student must have a 2.5 GPA or higher based on a 4.0 scale. Enrolled in the nursing or allied health program. For renewal, student must maintain the above qualifications.


Office for Students with Disabilities Business Advisory Committee Scholarship (1011)

Eligible recipient must be enrolled with Office for Students with Disabilities. Student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to Office of Financial Aid at Valencia. Selection is made the Office for Students with Disabilities (east campus) at Valencia with notification to the VCCF of recipient name, address, social security number, and curriculum within one month after award.


Office for Students with Disabilities Scholarship (0564)

Eligible student must be enrolled with Office of Students with Disabilities.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to Financial Aid Office at Valencia. Selection is made by the Office of Students with Disabilities at Valencia with notification to the VCCF of recipient name, address, social security number, and curriculum within one month after award.




Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Chi Tau Chapter Memorial Sch. (0489)

Eligible student must have graduated from high school with at least a 2.5 average. Must be male of African-American heritage.

The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. was established at Howard University on November 17, 1911, and incorporated on October 28, 1914. The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity was founded on the principles of Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance and Uplift. The purpose of the fraternity shall be to bring about a union of college men of similar high ideals of scholarship and manhood in order...to occupy a progressive, helpful and constructive place in the civic and political life in the community and nation; to prepare its members for greater usefulness in the causes of humanity, freedom and dignity of the individual; and to aid the downtrodden humanity in its efforts to achieve higher social, economic and intellectual status. The Chi Tau Chapter (the Orlando Chapter) of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. was chartered on January 8, 1962. The mandated programs of the fraternity include Scholarship, Assault on Illiteracy, Achievement Week, National High School Essay, National Youth Leadership Conference, National Social Action, Talent Hunt, lJNCF and NAACP.


Orange County Medical Society Scholarship (0431)

Eligible student must maintain at least a 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal on 4.0 scale.


Orlando Amateur Athletic Association Scholarship (0707)

This scholarship is based competitively on financial need, academic achievement and participation in athletics. Eligible candidates should have graduated Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Lake or Polk County high schools. Students must maintain a 2.0 or greater GPA and participate in community service. Interested students must complete the OAAA’s application form and submit the application with all supporting documentation by the annual deadline. Recipients may attend any Florida college or university and must take at least one course at Valencia.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to Valencia College Financial Aid Office which screens applications. The OAAA selects recipients with notification to the Valencia Foundation Office. VCCF then notifies the Valencia College Financial Aid Office of recipient information within one month after award. The Orlando Amateur Athletic Association, OAAA, has been in existence since 1940. The OAAA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of amateur golf events to provide scholarship funds for Central Florida high school graduates attending Florida colleges and universities. The OAAA sponsors weekly golf tournaments. Separate tournaments are offered for golfers under 50 and for senior golfers (50 and over). Senior golfers have the option of dual membership, which allows tournament play on a weekly basis. The play is under USGA rules and provides a USGA handicap index for all members.


Orlando Amateur Golf Classic Scholarship (0408)

The Orlando Amateur Golf Classic scholarship is currently looking for students with financial need and those with a physical disability.

The Orlando Amateur Golf Classic is organized by a group of Central Florida business and professional men. The tournament has been held since 1976. Its purpose is to support Central Florida charities and promote competition and sportsmanship within the amateur golf ranks. Since 1992 the toumament has been proud to promote support for Valencia Community College. The tournament committee is pleased to assist this unique and valuable Central Florida resource.




Orlando Area Science Fiction Soc./A. Norton Schol. (0743)

This scholarship is for a Florida resident. Eligible candidates should maintain a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Preference will be given to English majors/Creative Writing or Computers (other majors may be considered). Recipient should attend the presentation ceremony at the annual convention in May. Former recipients may re-apply.

Financial Aid needs to select each year's recipient by April. The recipient will need to be notified about the Annual Convention scheduled during Memorial Day weekend (May) and will be expected to attend the opening ceremony. Donor also requests that the recipient also provide a head shot photo for promotional use. The Orlando Area Science Fiction Society is a fan-run, state-chartered, not-for-profit corporation whose goal is the promotion of science fiction in all its forms. In addition to monthly meetings, they publish a newsletter, the OASIS Event Horizon, and organize a yearly science fiction convention, OASIS, in Orlando in May. The Society has also chosen to honor the great science fiction writer and former Winter Park resident, Andre Norton, with a scholarship in her name and in accordance with her wishes. Ms. Norton endured severe financial hardship while she worked and attended college during the Depression but has gone on to a remarkable career publishing numerous novels and short stories which have been delighting science fiction readers for decades.


Orlando Chapter IAAP/Sylvia Scott CPS Memorial Scholarship (0465)

Eligible recipient must be enrolled in Office Administration major only (minimum of 6 credit hours). Student must have at least a 3.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made directly to the Financial Aid Office, Valencia Community College, P.O. Box 3028, Orlando, Florida 32802-3028. Valencia's Financial Aid Office will screen all applicants, with selection by the Professional Secretaries Association, Orlando Chapter. Notification must be made to the Valencia Financial Aid Office and the Valencia Foundation by Orlando IAAP within one month of making the award(s) with name and social security number of the recipient(s). The Orlando Chapter of PSI was chartered on April 7, 1945, when the organization was known as the National Secretaries Association. It is currently the largest chapter in Florida, with 80 members representing diverse careers and backgrounds. Local companies supporting involvement in PSI include: Walt Disney World Co., of Orlando, SunTrust Service Corp., Lockheed Martin Corp., Darden Restaurants, Inc., Greater Orlando Aviation Authority and many others.




Orlando Elks Lodge No. 1079 Scholarship (0744)

Eligible candidates must show participation in the annual talent show/competition.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to Valencia Community College Music Dept, East Campus, which screens recipient(s). The donor makes final selection with notification to the Valencia College Foundation of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award. The works of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks are well known throughout the Country. Organized on February 16, 1868, we are the largest American Benevolent Organization in the United States of America, consisting of American Citizens of the United States and its Territories. The Order of Elks is a benevolent organization, not a "Social-Business Club". It is dedicated to Service to our Communities and our Country. The various phases of our work include the fortunate or unfortunate youths, care of the needy, Veterans Service, furtherance of Americanism, and other Benevolent activities.


Orlando Magic Youth Foundation/Partners for Educ. Sch. (0497)

The Orlando Magic Youth Foundation is currently looking for students currently enrolled in health, arts or education programs. Eligible students must have at least a 2.0 GPA.

The Orlando Magic Youth Foundation is dedicated to the betterment of all Central Florida youth, especially those children and their families considered to be at risk. OMYF was founded in 1988 to raise funds and community awareness to help combat the many challenges facing the children of Central Florida. Through private donations, fund raising events, and contributions from RDV Sports and their ownership group, over $5.7 million has been raised and distributed to non-profits that support their mission. The OMYF is a non-profit private foundation.




Orlando Police Dept. School Resource Officer Scholarship (0698)

The Orlando Police Department School Resource Officer scholarship is currently looking for eligible students that have a minimum GPA of 4.0.

The Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of the Orlando Police Department - School Resource Officer Unit in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous contributions of donors, such as the Orlando Police Department - School Resource Officer Unit, enable the Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have the Orlando Police Department - School Resource Officer Unit as a scholarship sponsor and appreciate this commitment to Valencia Community College, the Central Florida community and its citizens.


Orlando Regional Healthcare System Scholarship (0660)

Eligible recipients must be residents of Orange, Osceola, Lake or Seminole County. Student must have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Must have evidence of community service.

Orlando Regional Healthcare System is a 1,338-bed community owned hospital system committed to dedicating its resources to those it serves and investing any profits back into medical care and other benefits for the people of Central Florida. Established in 1918 as Orange General Hospital, ORHS now encompasses six hospital facilities in four counties, and more than 10 healthcare-related afilliates. The mission of ORHS is to improve the health and quality of life ofthe individuals and communities we serve.




Orlando Sentinel Family Fund Scholarship (0596)

This scholarship is for students enrolled in programs relating to early childhood, parenting, literacy. Students in programs designed to help seniors live independently or non-traditional students learning new skills to enter the workplace will be considered as well.

Sentinel Communications, which publishes The Orlando Sentinel, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Tribune Company of Chicago. In addition to publishing Central Florida's largest daily newspaper, the Sentinel also publishes magazines and other specialty publications, develops interactive television and produces on-line news and feature services. The Orlando Sentinel is committed to nurturing the growth of Central Florida by providing financial assistance to qualified organizations that serve the needs of the community. Through The Orlando Sentinel Charities Fund, a fund of the Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation, the Sentinel is dedicated to support programs that will (1) have a long-term, positive impact on the community, (2) reflect the racial and cultural diversity of our citizens and (3) meet the needs of targeted and under-served populations. The Orlando Sentinel Charities Fund supports the community through the following areas of focus: programs for the elderly and physically or mentally challenged; programs that strengthen families; programs to support hunger relief and the homeless; and adult literacy programs.


Orlando/Orange County Compact Scholarship (0496)

Eligible students must demonstrate scholastic ability by maintaining a minimum of 2.0 GPA. Student must be able to verify acceptance to Valencia.

Scholarship Selection Committee of Compact. Deadline for completed application is May 1.


Osceola County Medical Auxiliary Scholarship (0693)

The Osceola County Medical Auxiliary scholarship is currenlty looking for eligible studenst with a minimum GPA of 2.5.

In the Fall of 1991, the Osceola County Medical Alliance, in conjunction with the Osceola County Medical Society, established this scholarship in loving memory of Elizabeth Faye Logan. It was her ambition to pursue a career in the field of Medicine. It is with great honor and respect that we offer this scholarship on an annual basis to deserving and qualified students of Osceola County. All proceeds from any fundraising efforts go directly towards these Scholarships.


Osceola FERTIC Scholarship (1116)

Osceola FERTIC Scholarship (1116)


Osceola Professional FireFighters Assoc./Lyle Garling (0704)

This scholarship is for an Osceola County Resident who is majoring in EMT, Paramedic, Fire Inspector, Fire Officer, Pump Operation, or Minimum Fire Standards. Eligible candidate must maintain a 3.0 or greater GPA.

The Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of the Osceola Firefighter's Association in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous contributions of donors, such as the Osceola Firefighter's Association, enable the Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have the Osceola Firefighter's Association as a scholarship sponsor and appreciate this commitment to Valencia Community College, the Central Florida community and its citizens.


Osceola Regional Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship - FG (1074)

The purpose of the agreement is to outline responsibilities of the college and the medical center in connection with funding faculty salaries, hiring additional faculty to, and the maintanence and support of the college's Nursing program.




Osceola Regional Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship (0482)

Osceola Regional Hospital Auxiliary schoalrship is looking for eligible recipients that are currently enrolled in nursing or allied health programs.

Osceola Regional Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship Committee establishes selection procedures with notification of recipient name, social security number and amount of award to Foundation Office within one month after determination of recipients. The Columbia Medical Center Osceola Auxiliary annually awards thousands of dollars in scholarship support to sponsor students pursuing a college degree in the health care field. The Columbia Medical Center Osceola Auxiliary members volunteer their time to assist patients, their families and staff. Through their volunteer work with the hospital gift shop and other fund raising activities, Auxiliary members raise money for the scholarships. Utilizing the state matching monies available through the Florida Academic Trust Fund from proceeds of the Florida Lottery, the Auxiliary was able to establish an endowed scholarship for Valencia students enrolled in nursing or one ofthe allied health programs.




Osceola Regional Hospital Endowed Scholarship (1106)

This scholarship is for a student from Osceola county who is enrolled in a nursing program at Valencia Community College. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.5 or greater grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal.




Osceola Regional Hospital Non Endowed Scholarship (1107)

This scholarship is for a student from Osceola county who is enrolled in the nursing program at Valencia Community College. Eligible candidates must maintain 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. The recipient must agree to work for Osceola Regional Medical Center for a period of time specified by the Medical Center. Recipient must also sign a promissory agreement that requires the student to repay the Foundation all or a portion of their scholarship. The Student is expected to write a letter expressing their appreciation for the award.


Osceola Retired Teachers Association Scholarship (0502)

Eligible student must show Academic achievement. Must have a Career objective of a teacher in the State of Florida. Must be High school senior at one of the four schools in Osceola county.

Osceola County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship Committee establishes selection procedures with notification of recipient name, address, social security number, and curriculum to Foundation Office within one month after award.


Osceola SGA Scholarship

Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Award. The amount will vary/ This is a one-time only award.


Osceola Student Assistance (0510)

This scholarship is for a qualified minority student or a student enrolled in one of the following programs: liberal arts, education, business administration, college transfer, nursing, allied health (dental hygiene, emergency medical services technology, or cardiovascular technology). Eligible candidates must be a resident of Osceola county and maintain a 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal.

To prepare for the opening of the Osceola Campus, the Valencia Foundation established a goal of structuring numerous opportunities for every citizen, corporation and dub in Osceola County to have their name permanently inscribed on the new campus when it opened. These donations have been, and continue to be, deposited to a special scholarship fund whose earning provide financial assistance for Osceola residents to attend Valencia. Thus, the Osceola Campus Student Assistance Fund was established as a permanent endowment benefiting countless generations of Osceola residents and providing dividends to the community on its original investment from Osceola County and the City of Kissimmee.


Osceola Teen Court Scholarship (0522)

Eligible recipient must Participate in Osceola Teen Court program.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to Valencia Foundation Scholarships Team who screens and selects recipients with notification to the Valencia Financial Aid Office and the Foundation Office of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award.




Overstreet Scholarship (1092)

Eligible candidate must be enrolled in Center for High Tech Training for Individuals with Disabilities.

Mildred Overstreet,. the youngest daughter of Moses and Rachel Overstreet, was born in Orlando on June 9, 1907. She attended the Orange County schools and graduated from Florida State University. She became a social worker for the federal government program working in various capacities in Oklahoma and New York City. She returned to Orlando in the late forties and joined her father's real estate firm, Overstreet Land Company, which became Overstreet Investment Company. She became a real estate agent and was active in several subdivisions of the company. She was an officer and director of the Company until her death on November 24, 1994. In 1981 she was appointed a trustee ofthe Overstreet Foundation. She continued her interest as a trustee by supporting local welfare agencies. Her main interests were providing food for the hungry and providing funds to educate the less fortunate.




Papa Johns Sophomore Scholarship (1014)

The Papa Johns Sophomore scholarship is currently looking for full time students that have a minimum GPA of 2.5.




Pathways Into Nursing/ Nursing Workforce Diversity (1154)

Eligible student must maintain at least a 2.5 grade point average. Candidate must be Pathways In Nursing participant.


Paul M. Wegman Scholarship for Actors (1198)

This scholarship is for a student who has completed one year as a Theater/Performance major. The candidate must demonstrate imagination, creativity, professionalism, and love for theater.


Paul S. Mears, Sr. Scholarship (0469)

This scholarship is for a student enrolled in the Hospitality Management Program. Eligible candidates must maintain 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. Candidates must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal.

Paul S. Mears, Sr. founded Mears Transportation Group in 1939 with three taxicabs. In the ensuing fifty-five years, Mr. Mears' vision of a transportation company driven by an obsession with outstanding service fueled tremendous growth. Mears Transportation now comprises nearly four hundred twenty five taxicabs in five fleets, approximately ninety shuttle vans, eighty luxury sedans, fifty-five motor coaches, and six stretch limousines. It also operates one of Florida's premier guest services and destination management companies.


Peoples Gas Scholarship (0561)

Eligible students must have at least a 3.2 GPA based on a 4.0 scale with a minimum of 1000 combined score on the SAT or equivalent ACT score. Must be son or daughter, dependent step-child, current spouse or grandchild of a current Peoples Gas employee or of a retired Peoples Gas employee. Must be full time student unless student is employed full time.

The Orlando Division of Peoples Gas serves over 32,000 customers in centraI Florida. As a dedicated corporate citizen, peoples Gas is committed to serving community needs, including education. The Peoples Gas Academic Scholarship is an endowment fund of the Valencia Conununity College Foundation and provides financial assistance to family members of Peoples Gas employees furthering their education.




Peter Ruble Memorial Scholarship (0477)

This scholarship is for need based students.

Discretionary Account for Use by Foundation or Financial Aid




Peter Ruble Memorial Scholarship -FG (1094)

This scholarship is for need based students.

Discretionary Account for Use by Foundation or Financial Aid




Pilot Club of Orlando - Winter Park Scholarship (0588)

This scholarship is for a female resident of Orange County. Eligible candidates must maintain a 3.2 GPA or greater and show evidence of community Service.

Founded in 1921 in Macon, Georgia, Pilot International is among the world's most established civic service organizations in existence today. Pilot Club members are executive, business, and professional leaders working together to improve the quality of life in communities throughout the world. The name Pilot, meaning leader and guide, and the river boat wheel emblem, which symbolizes a steady course, are befitting symbols of the organization's purpose. Pilot members do not fly planes; however, they soar with the eagles when it comes to helping those in need. Members combine their diverse talents and resources to further such things as medical research, education, and care giving program. Even though Pilot members come from walks of life, they share a common trait- the desire to help others and make the world a better place to live. The Pilot Club of Orlando-Winter Park, Inc. was chartered December 3, 1936, and has contributed to the community in many ways over the past 60 years. The club and its members are constantly looking for ways, as volunteers, to expand its service projects and ultimately improve the quality of life in our community.


Pine Hills Community Council/Tulie Phillips Scholarship (0725)

Eligible candidates must be residents of the Pine Hills community. Student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must be Evans High School graduate.

The Pine Hills Community Council is incorporated as a non-profit corporation, advancing the economic, social, cultural and citizenship interests of the people in Pine Hills. We invite you to join with us in service for a better, more pleasant and informed community. Tulie Lucretia Phillips (1931-1997) was secretary and then president of the Pine Hills Community Council. Her energy and focus helped to revitalize the Council, giving it a sense of purpose and tangible objectives. She was a tireless community advocate. She tended the Pine Hills booth at the Central Florida Fair, worked as a realtor in her own brokerage firm (Contemporary Real Estate and Investments, Inc.), and was a member of the Faith Lutheran Church. She served on the Orlando-Winter Park Board ofRealtors as chair of the Professional Standards Committee and of the Committee on Equal Opportunity. Tulie was named to the Princeton Hospital Council on Aging in 1996 and then to the Orange County Code Enforcement Board. She coordinated numerous community events bolstering pride among the residents of Pine Hills. She remains a positive force for improvement in the community and a continuing source of inspiration.


Project R.E.W.A.R.D. Scholarship (0714)

Candidate must be a Florida resident. Student must have at least a 2.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must be seeking an Associates in Science degree. Must be participant in at least one of the following programs: Single Parent, Single Pregnant Women, Displaced Homemaker, AIM.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to Valencia Foundation Scholarships Team who screens applicants. The Scholarships Team will review finalists to select final recipient(s) with notification to the Valencia Foundation of recipient information within one month after award. This scholarship provides support for PROJECT REWARD (Re-entering education with a real determination). The project assists students participating in the Single Parents, Displaced Homemakers and Single Pregnant Women (SP/DH/SPW) grant-funded program with attaining marketable skills. PROJECT REWARD helps provide many individuals with occupational skills and support that can lead to achieving a base of financial independence. The scholarship was initiated in an effort to provide continued funding for past participants of the SP/DH/SPW program after external funding ceased and for participants of the AIM program.


Project Scholars Inc. Scholarship (0569)

Eligible candidate must be Resident of South Lake County. Student must have at least a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

The South Lake County Foundation, Inc. was founded in October 1995. The mission ofthe foundation is to be a leader ofthe local philanthropic community, to seek to identitY and explore important community needs and concerns. The foundation believes continued educaltion should be an option for all students graduating from high school. Many students are unable to attend without financial assistance. What better way to invest in our future than to invest in the education of our children? The South Lake County Foundation annually awards thousands of dollars in scholarship support to sponsor students pursuing a college degree.


Quaker Oats Scholarship (0546)

Eligible candidate must be Spouse, dependent child, dependent stepchild, dependent grandchild of a Quaker Oats team member. Must attend or have originally started classes at the Osceola Campus (completing at another campus, i.e., nursing.).

The Quaker Oats Company, with headquarters in Chicago, IL, is a worldwide leader in satisfying consumer and customer needs with foods and beverages that support a healthy life style. They operate a Beverages plant in Kissimmee, FL that is dedicated to team based management and customer satisfaction in its production and distribution of Quaker's beverage line of products. The Quaker Oats Scholarship has been established through the generous contributions of Quaker Oats team members which were matched by the Quaker Oats Foundation on a 2 for 1 basis up to $100 and a 1 for 1 basis for contributions over $100. The team members' contributions and that of the Quaker Oats Foundation received by March 15, 1997 were further matched by a special grant for Valencia's Osceola Campus on a 2 for 1 basis as well as qualifying for a state match from the Florida Academic Improvement Trust Fund of 66.66¢ for every private dollar contributed. A plaque prominently displayed at Valencia's Osceola Campus contains the names of all $25 or higher contributors plus the names of the annual Quaker Oats Scholars as a permanent tribute.




Quota International Club/Lena Hughes School (0615)

This scholarship is for a Florida resident, who is currently taking or has taken classes on the East Campus. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.5 GPA or greater.

The Quota Club of Orlando, a civic club of managerial, business owner and professional women, has devoted its community service to activities, programs, projects and services assisting the hearing-impaired. The Club has provided numerous needy individuals with hearing aids, helped hearing-impaired children attend summer camp and most recently donated funds to the Boggy Creek Gang. Lena Smithers Hughes through her estate left funds to the Club to further its community service. This legacy of love lives on in this scholarship fund for deserving students attending Valencia. Lena Hughes used proceeds from the sale of budwood from her trees to establish the Hughes Memorial Foundation providing scholarships for students studying citrus at several Florida colleges. The freezes of the 1980's wiped out the Hughes family groves at Plymouth and were not replanted. The scholarship established by the Quota Club of Orlando will continue her tradition of helping students achieve a college education. It also commemorates the Orlando Chapter's many years of service to the Orlando community. Lena Hughes was a long-time member of Quota Club International.




R. Carlyle Bronson Foundation Scholarship (0734)

The R. Carlyle Bronson Foundation scholarship is for deserving students that have financial need as determined from the FAFSA.




Rafman Club Scholarship (0547)

Eligible candidates must be resident of Orange or Seminole County. Must have graduated from high school with at least a 2.5 grade point average based on a 4.0 scale. Must be active in African American student association and community service.
Valencia Foundation Scholarships Team accepts and screens applicants. Scholarships Team sends notification of recipients’ names, addresses, social security numbers and phone numbers to Financial Aid Office and the Foundation Office within one month of selection.


Raymer and Dean Maguire Scholarship Fund (1157)

The Raymer and Dean Maguire scholarship is currently looking for single mothers attending Valencia.


Reaching New Horizons for Autism, Inc. Scholarship (0558)

Reaching New Horizons for Autism, Inc. is a non-profit organization with the vision of making it possible for young adults with special needs, particularly individuals with ASD, achieve their full potential in life by providing limited financial support for their college education. Reaching New Horizons for Autism, Inc. Scholarship will continue to strive to provide this support once or twice a year depending on donations received. 

 




Reader Scholarship

Reader Scholarship


Reason Consulting Scholarship (0735)

This scholarship is for a student studying Computer Science or a related field. Eligible candidates must maintain a 3.5 GPA or greater.

Serving the Financial Systems Industry since 1991, Reason Consulting Systems, Inc. has provided services to over two dozen Financial Institutions and Service Providers, with assets of$50 Million to $10 Billion throughout the United States. Reason Consulting is committed to providing the highest level of Information Technology Services in the Financial Industry. The diversity of clients has afforded Reason a unique perspective and experience in the Information Processing requirements of the Financial services Industry.




Reason Consulting Scholarship-Endowed (1163)

This scholarship is for a student studying Computer Science or a related field.

Serving the Financial Systems Industry since 1991, Reason Consulting Systems, Inc. has provided services to over two dozen Financial Institutions and Service Providers, with assets of $50 Million to $10 Billion throughout the United States. Reason Consulting is committed to providing the highest level of Information Technology Services in the Financial Industry. The diversity of clients has afforded Reason a unique perspective and experience in the Information Processing requirements of the Financial services Industry.


Regions Bank Scholarship Fund (0468)

This scholarship is for minority students who plan to major in business or finance.

Regions Bank is committed to playing a vital role in the educational, cultural and economic development of the communities it serves. Because the more we put into our communities, the more we all get out. That's why Regions is a proud donor to the Valencia Foundation. After all, there's no greater investment in a community than providing its leaders of tomorrow a quality education. An education they richly deserve.




Renee Y. Bailey Scholarship (1164)

The Renee Y. Bailey scholarship was created to help minority students at Valencia College.




Republic Bank- Orange County Scholarship (0570)

Half-tuition (15 credits), renewable, annual prorated scholarship. 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale, evidence of financial need, complete FAFSA.


Republic Bank/Osceola County Scholarship (0464)

This scholarship is for a resident of Osceola County. Eligible candidates should be a minority student or degree seeking student and should maintain a 2.5 or greater grade point average. Candidates must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal.

Republic Bank is a Florida-chartered commercial bank organized in 1973 and is currently the largest independent commercial bank headquartered in Florida. The Bank provides a wide range of financial products and services designed to meet the needs of individuals, families and businesses in markets extending from the west coast to the east coast of central Florida. Republic Bank is a rapidly growing institution with a stated objective of becoming Florida's premier community bank. Much of Republic's rapid growth and financial success can be attributed to a strong commitment to the communities the bank serves. Republic's employees have adopted the motto "Proud to Serve You" as the essence of how they do business and how they interact within their communities. That emphasis on service extends beyond the Bank's offices and business hours into each of the communities that its employees live and work. Being a good, involved and concerned corporate citizen always has been and always will be an important part of Republic Bank's operating philosophy. Additional information about Republic Bank is available on the Bank's Internet web-site at www.rebublicbankfl.com.




Reta Canada Barnes Boney Scholarship (0559)

Eligible candidate must be Resident of East Orange County, preferably Christmas or Bithlo. Must attend or have started classes at Valencia’s East Campus

Donor requests that financial aid screen the applicants and forward the credentials of 3-5 students by May of each year for donor selection. Reta Boney (1915-1996) was born and raised in Christmas, Florida, daughter of John and Lou Ann (Hodges) Canada, pioneer descendants of early Christmas settlers. She was married to Jim E. Barnes, who passed away in 1973. Civic Association, Christmas Women's Club, Fort Christmas Historical Society, Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church and the Christmas Cemetery Association. She was a charter member of the Civic Association, Women's Club and Historical Society and was Past President of the Women's Club. She devoted many hours to the youth of the community through the PTA and as a 4-H leader. Reta worked for Orange County, helping to organize the first Orange County Head Start Program and in 1981 as curator of the Fort Christmas Historical Museum. Instrumental in acquiring a great number of artifacts for the museum, Reta donated many articles herself and worked diligently at repairing and restoring many of the items. She was a caring individual who was always ready to help and be a friend to all. Reta treasured and nurtured all the friends she made along life's way and had a way of making each one feel they were her ''best'' friend. Reta's "best friends" have made this scholarship available in her memory.


Retiree Connection Textbook Fund Scholarship (1269)

Textbook scholarship sponsored by the Retiree Connection.


Rheta Beaver Sophomore Scholarship (1017)

A scholarship was created in memory of professor Rheta Beaver - a math professor at Valencia. The scholarship was created for sophomore students who have completed at least 30 credit hours and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Community service is required.




Richard Crotty Community Action Scholarship (1065)

Eligible candidate must be resident of Orange and Osceola Counties. Scholarship is open to graduating Orange or Osceola County high school seniors and Orange or Osceola County high school graduates. Traditionally underserved students preferred. Applicant must have a positive attendance record in high school and must have earned a minimum GPA of 2.0 on all completed high school coursework. Recipient must be degree-seeking at Valencia Community College or any accredited college or university in the state of Florida. Evidence of financial need is preferred.
 


Richard J. Ostrander, CSI Scholarship (0521)

This scholarship is for students who exemplify scholastic ability by having a 2.5 grade point average or greater. Eligible candidates must be enrolled in a construction/architecture-related career program.

Scholarship is renewable provided that the student maintains a 2.5 grade point average, full time student status, attends at least two meetings each year of the Greater Orlando Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute and sends an annual thank you to the donor as outlined below. Scholarship renewable (at Valencia's rate) for baccalaureate attendance at any of Florida's public universities to pursue a baccalaureate degree in a construction/ architecture-related career program and maintains the original qualifications. The Construction Specifications Institute was founded in 1948 by a group of' specification writers for the purpose of improving the need for a common system of presenting and organizing construction documents. CSl soon developed methods for organizing project specifications and construction documents that became the foundation for what is now a Comprehensive construction communications system. These standards led to the publication of the Manual of Practice in 1967. The Manual of practice outlines techniques and a philosophy for preparing, organizing, using and interpreting construction documents. Today, more than 17,000 architects, engineers, specifiers, contractors product manufacturers and others are devoted to improving communication among all disciplines within the construction industry.


Robert and Jane Scroggs Memorial Scholarship (1209)

This scholarship is for a student pursuing a degree in Allied Health Sciences.


Robert L. Howard, & Thomas E. Pryor, Sr. Scholarship (0428)

Eligible candidate must participate in African-American student association and community service. Must have at least a 2.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale.

The Robert L. Howard and Thomas E. Pryor, Sr. Scholarship has been established by Marva Howard Pryor and Thomas E. Pryor, Jr. to remember their fathers' legacy and love for education. Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to Valencia Foundation Scholarships Team. Selection is made by the Scholarships Team with notification of recipient name, address, social security number, and curriculum to Foundation Office within one month after award.




Robert N. Sonnenberg Scholarship (0511)

Eligible recipient must have graduated from high school with at least a 2.5 average. First preference for a student majoring in math with a second preference for a student majoring in science. Top priority for a student competing in the "Orange County Mathematics Super Bowl" held annually on Valencia's West Campus.

Although born in Phoenix, Arizona on July 16, 1960, Robert Newton Sonnenberg considered Florida as his native state. He moved to Florida with his parents in 1962. Bob attended the public schools in Sanford and graduated from Seminole High School in 1978. He attended the University of Florida receiving B.S. degrees in mathematics and in education in 1984. He received a Master of Education degree from the University of Central Florida in 1988. Bob had two passions in life- teaching and biking. He took great joy in unraveling the mysteries of mathematics with his students. He believed strongly in helping others as evidenced from his early days as an Eagle Scout to his willingness to help anyone who asked - be it student or colleague, family or friend. Bob loved to travel and found cycling the ideal way to go. It gave him the opportunity to truly see the country as well as to expand his circle of friends. It was his love of biking and his desire to help his fellow cyclists that lead Bob to found the Central Florida Cycling Council, an advocacy group formed to help establish a safer riding environment for all cyclists. Tragically a motorist accidentally struck Bob while he was on his bicycle and prematurely ended these contributions to college and cycling on July 5, 1994.




Robert N. Webster Scholarship (0753)

The Robert N. Webster scholarship is committed to students that devote their time to community service.


Robert T. Overstreet Scholarship (0409)

This scholarship is for a qualified minority student or a student enrolled in one of the following programs: Nursing, Allied Health sciences, Building Construction Technology, Hospitality Management Technology, Business Technology and Administration, Legal Assisting, and Criminal Justice. Eligible candidates must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years and maintain 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. Student is expected to write a letter expressing appreciation for the award. The letter is to be sent within the first month after the semester/session begins.

Robert T. Overstreet was a native son, born September 28, 1901, at Plymouth, Florida. As a young boy, his family moved to Orlando where he attended local schools and later Emory University graduating with a degree in business. Returning to Orlando, he joined his father, Moses O. Overstreet, in the real estate business. He was the developer and operator of Sanlando Springs Parks and Gardens, a popular recreation spot in Central Florida for many years. Mr. Overstreet was active in civic affairs, serving as president of Orlando Utilities Commission, the American Red Cross and the Orlando Kiwanis Club. As a naval officer, he was called to active duty before World War II, later serving for 2 years in the Pacific on an ammunition carrier. At the time of his death, he was Board Chairman of Overstreet Investment Co. He was married to Sara L. Harris and the father of two daughters, Robin Overstreet Sheldon and Anne Overstreet Tolleson. Mr. Overstreet died on July 9, 1991, at the age of 90. He was loved and respected as a Christian gentleman by all who knew him. The Valencia Community College Foundation is proud and honored to be able to offer an endowed scholarship to commemorate his name, memory and generosity to the Central Florida community that he loved.




Roger A. Stewart Memorial Scholarship (1134)

Eligible student must have at least a 3.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must have Theater and Entertainment technology majors. District 5 Thespian required.

The Roger A. Stewart Memorial Scholarship was established through the efforts of Mack McLaughlin, FIX Production Services, to honor Roger Stewart, who died suddenly in February of 1995, at the age of forty. Roger attended Lyman High School in Longwood, where for three years he was a stage technician for various school productions. He graduated in 1973 and did not pursue a career in this area for many years. Dissatisfied with his employment over the years, Roger reiumed to school in the mid 1980's, attending Valencia, taking classes towardthe A.S. degree in Theater and Entertainment Technology and completing an internship with Mr. McLaughlin. Roger found employment with Walt Disney World at EPCOT, then later on, in the Convention Entertainment area. He received several promotions during his five years there and was in a lead position when he left due to a back injury. He was proud to be a member of the crew that tested and premiered "Illuminations" at EPCOT and of the two awards he received trom the "I Have An Idea" program. During this time, Roger became a member of "!ATSE" and the advisory board for the Theater and Entertainment Technology program at Valencia. Upon leaving WDW, Roger went to work at FIX Production Services as a CAD operator, training which he had received at WDW. He also served as a judge for the Annual District V Thespian competition for the last 3 years of his life. It is hoped that this scholarship will allow a student in this district to find their place in this business that Roger loved so very much and that will serve to keep his memory alive for the sake of his two little girls, the other loves of his life, who were but 4 years old and 8 weeks old at the time of his death. 




Roger G. Keyes Scholarship (1139)

Roger G. Keyes scholarship is currently looking for students that have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to the Valencia Foundation Scholarships Team which screens applicants. Selection is made by the Scholarships Team with notification to the VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award.




Rosen Hotels Scholarship (0781)

For associates and dependents of Rosen Hotels and Resorts who qualify per the Rosen Hotels.
 


Rosita N. Martinez Scholarship (0746)

The Rosita N. Martinez scholarship is looking for eligible students that have a minimum GPA of 2.0 GPA.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to the Valencia Foundation Scholarships Team which screens applicants. Selection is made by the team with notification to the VCCF of recipient name, address and social security number within one month after award.




Rotary Club of Altamonte Springs-Forest City Mem. Sch. (0439)

This scholarship is for a resident od Seminole County. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal and complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal. Recipient is expected to attend a meeting of the Rotary Club expressing appreciation for the award. Failure to attend could be the basis for non-renewal of the scholarship. The scholarship, once fully endowed, may be renewed for attendance at any public state university in Florida after graduating from Valencia provided the above criteria are met. Payable at Valencia's tuition rate.

In 1994, The Rotary Club of Altamonte Springs-Forest City in carrying out its motto of "Service Above Self" dedicated the proceeds of its scholarship fund to establish an endowment at Valencia Community College to provide annual scholarship assistance to students with frnancial need. The Rotary Club of Altamonte Springs-Forest City wishes to continue a tradition of extending financial aid to deserving students in the name of long time dedicated members and the Club.


Rotary Club of Bay Hill Scholarship (0563)

Eligible candidate must Completion of Rotary Club of Bay Hill scholarship application. Must participate in activities for community and school. Must participate in extracurricular activities including leadership positions. Must be graduating senior from Dr. Phillips High School.

Internatiooal's mission is to assist Rotarians and Rotary clubs to accomplish the Object of Rotary, emphasizing service activities by individuals and groups that enhance the quality of life and human dignity, encouraging high ethical standards, and creating greater understanding among all people to advance the search for peace in the world. There are four basic approaches through which Rotarians express the Object of Rotary. They are: (I) Club Service-providing service to the Rotary club to enable it to run efficiently in the spirit of fellowship; (2) Vocational Service- putting high standards of conduct into practice in Rotarian's business and professional lives; (3) Community Service identifying needs in the Rotary club's community and then acting upon them; and (4) International Service- helping to fulftll educational and humanitarian needs beyond the boundaries oftheir own countries. Thus, Rotary has but one general goal- One Object -which is the acceptance by all members of the Ideal of Service.


Rotary Club of Bay Hill/Edgewood Scholarship (0716)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Must be Edgewood Children's Ranch attendee.

Rotary's community development programs address many of today's most critical issues-- hunger, the environment, and literacy, to name a few. RI also offers programs that focus primarily on young people, including service clubs for high school students and young adults, leadership training workshops, and student exchanges. The international component of RI programs enables clubs and districts to assist Rotary efforts abroad and to share information and arrange exchanges with Rotarians in other countries.


Rotary Club of Celebration Scholarship (0618)

This scholarship is for a student with sight, hearing or physical impairments. If a student with sight, hearing or physical impairments can not readily be identified, a student who is a single parent (male or female) with a demonstrated financial need will be considered. Recipient must attend a meeting of the Rotary Club of Celebration upon receipt of scholarship. Awards vary according to the documented need and may be applied to tuition and fees as well as related and relevant books, educational materials, transportation, child care, and adaptive equipment.

As the entity representing the global association of all Rotary clubs, Rotary International's mission is to assist Rotarians and Rotary clubs to accomplish the Object of Rotary, emphasizing service activities by individuals and groups that enhance the quality of life and human dignity, encouraging high ethical standards, and creating greater understanding among all people to advance the search for peace in the world. There are four basic approaches through which Rotarians express the Object of Rotary. They are: (l) Club Service--providing service to the Rotary club to enable it to run efficiently in the spirit of fellowship; (2) Vocational Service- putting high standards of conduct into practice in Rotarian's business and professional lives; (3) Community Service-identifying needs in the Rotary club's community and then acting upon them; and (4) International Service- helping to fulfill educational and humanitarian needs beyond the boundaries of their own countries. Thus, Rotary has but one general goal-- One Object --which is the acceptance by all members of the Ideal of Service.




Rotary Club of Dr. Phillips Scholarship (0643)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must be a graduate of Dr. Phillips High School.

As the entity representing the global association ofall Rotary clubs, Rotary International's mission is to assist Rotarians and Rotary clubs to accomplish the Object of Rotary, emphasizing service activities by individuals and groups that enhance the quality oflife and human dignity, encouraging high ethical standards, and creating greater undenstanding among all people to advance the search for peace in the world. There are four basic approaches through which Rotarians express the object of Rotary. They are: (I) Club Service-providing service to the Rotary club to enable it to run efficiently in the spirit of fellowship; (2) Vocational Service - putting high standards of conduct into practice in Rotarian's business and professional lives; (3) Community Service- identifying needs in the Rotary club's community and then acting upon them; and (4) International Service- helping to fulfill educational and humanitarian needs beyond the boundaries oftheir own countries. Thus, Rotary has but one general goal- One Object -, which is the acceptance by all members of the Ideal of Service.


Rotary Club of Kissimmee Scholarship (0537)

This scholarship is for an Osceola County resident. Must be a full or part time student. Candidates must maintain 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal and attend or start classes on the Osceola Campus.


Rotary Club of Kissimmee Scholarship -FG (1052)

As the entity representing the global association of all Rotary clubs, Rotary International's mission is to assist Rotarians and Rotary clubs to accomplish the Object of Rotary, emphasizing service activities by individuals and groups that enhance the quality of life and human dignity, encouraging high ethical standards, and creating greater understanding among all people to advance the search for peace in the world.


Rotary Club of Kissimmee West (0538)

This scholarship is for an Osceola County resident who maintains 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. Eligible candidates must attend or start classes on the Osceola Campus.

In 1995 the Rotary Club of Kissimmee West dedicated some of the proceeds from its fund-raising activities to establish an endowment at Valencia Community College to provide a half-tuition scholarship to a graduate of an Osceola County high school. One of the main objectives or Avenues of Service for the Kissimmee West Rotary is providing assistance to its local youth. Through the years the Kissimmee West Rotary has supported and funded many youth related activities including the Annual Osceola County Rotary Scholarship Bowl.




Rotary Club of Lake Nona Scholarship (1234)

See scholarship guidelines.


Rotary Club of Orlando-Tom Gurney Scholarship (0499)

Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal.

J. Thomas Gurney, in whose honor this scholarship is bestowed, was a dedicated Rotarian and civic leader. James Thomas Gurney, was born in Ripley, Mississippi on January 24, 1901. He received a B.A degree from Mississippi College and earned law degrees from Columbia University and Cumberland University. As an attorney in Orlando, Tom Gurney developed a distinguished career. He served as the original counsel for the Minute Maid Corp. and was general counsel for the Orlando Utilities Commission from 1925 to 1985. He served on numerous committees for the American Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, Florida Supreme Court, Florida Parole Commission and the precursor of the Florida Board of Regents. Mr. Gurney also wrote articles for the Florida Bar Journal and authored other legal works. Not only was he an outstanding leader in his profession, but he gave generously of his time in service to his community. Tom Gurney was an active member on the boards and as an officer of the Children's Home Society of Florida, Orlando Community Chest, Orlando Chamber of Commerce, Lions Club of Orlando, Orange County Budget Commission, Orlando Country Club, University Club of Orlando, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, First Baptist Church of Orlando, Florida Council of 100 and the Rotary Club of Orlando. An active Rotarian, he was a Paul Harris Fellow.




Rotary Club of West Orlando/Charles Croll Scholarship (0429)

This scholarship is for students from Orange, Osceola, or Seminole counties who qualify as having a physical disability. Eligible candidates must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal and maintain a 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal.

In 1993, The Rotary Club of West Orlando in carrying out its motto of "Service Above Self' dedicated the proceeds of its golf tournament to establishing an endowment at Valencia Community College to provide annual scholarship assistance to students with physical disabilities. The Rotary Club of West Orlando also decided to honor one of its long time dedicated members who passed away the previous year on November 8. Charles E. Croll was born on May 5, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois. Raised in Dearborn, Michigan, he completed two years at Henry Ford Community College and then served for two years with the United States Army. Charley worked for seventeen years for the Ford Motor Company Truck Division. As a member of the Rotary Club of West Orlando, he served with distinction as club president and as District 6980 Secretary. He established a record of ten years of perfect attendance. As a Paul Harris Fellow, Charles E. Croll was dedicated to the ideals of Rotary service.


Rotary Club of West Orlando/Foster Coleman Scholarship (0466)

This scholarship is for residents of Orange, Osceola, or Seminole county who qualify as having a disability. Eligible candidates must be a qualified minority student or a degree-seeking student. Candidates must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal and maintain a 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal.

In 1994, The Rotary Club of West Orlando in carrying out its motto of ''Service Above Self' dedicated the proceeds of its golf tournament to establishing an endowment at Valencia Community College to provide annual scholarship assistance to students with physical disabilities. The Rotary Club of West Orlando also decided to honor one of its long time dedicated members. Foster H. Coleman was born on February 9, 1905 in Jersey City, New Jersey. He spent all his working life in the printing business. After moving to Florida in 1958 from Manhasset, New York, he became the owner of Florida Press. A member of the Scottish Rite and the Shrine, he also has been a member of the Rotary Club of West Orlando since 1972 and became a Paul Harris Fellow.


Rotary Club of Windermere (0531)

This scholarship is for a graduating senior from West Orange High School. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal.

The Rotary Club of Windermere was chartered March 10, 1969. It was made up of 34 businessmen from the Windermere area who followed Rotary International's motto, "Service Above Self-- He profits Most Who Serves Best. " From their first year, Windermere Rotarians have raised the money for their various projects by staging an annual auction or fun festival. They have contributed more than $500,000 and untold thousands of hours of work for community betterment. Out of a group of some 1,200 organizations in Orange County, the Rotary Club of Windermere was named one of the top ten Outstanding Partners in Education for 1994-1995. This scholarship endowment is being made by the Rotary Club of Windermere to expand our service to the community and to show our appreciation for a quality educational institution that has served many Windermere Rotary families over the years.




Rotary Club of Winter Park Scholarship (0461)

This scholarship is for a resident of Winter Park. Eligible candidates must be a qualified minority student or enrolled in one of the following programs: liberal arts/education/business administration/college transfer, nursing, allied health (dental hygiene, emergency medical services technology, or cardiovascular technology). Preference is for a person who is physically disabled. Recipients must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years and maintain a 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal.

In 1994, the Rotary Club of Winter Park first offered a scholarship to benefit a resident of Winter Park resident wishing to attend Valencia Community College. The scholarship was funded though the extensive charitable endeavors of Rotarians to benefit the Rotary Club of Winter Park Foundation in helping to carry out its motto of "Service Above Self."


Rotary Club of Winter Springs Scholarship (0581)

Eligible student must be Seminole County Resident. Must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must be Oviedo or Winter Springs high school senior. Must attend a breakfast meeting of the Rotary Club of Winter Springs.




Rural/Metro Ambulance Scholarship (0539)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Preference for qualified minority. Must be enrolled in either Emergency Medical Services Technology A.S. Program or the EMT/Paramedic Technology Certificate Program.

Rural/Metro is a leading provider ofambulance, frre protection and other safety-related services to municipal, residential, hospital and health care provider, commercial and industrial customers in the U.S. The company is one ofthe largest private-sector providers ofambulance services, serving more than 100 communities in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. It provides "911" and general transport ambulance services and responds to over one million calls annually for its service. Rural/Metro Ambulance's efficiencies and sophisticated billing and collection systems have enabled the company to successfhlly contain the cost of this quality service, despite a continuing national trend of rising medical costs. Through an innovative public/private partnership, Rural/Metro Ambulance has built Orange County's emergency ambulance service into one of the best perfoming systems in the nation... without the use of any tax dollars. Rural/Metro Ambulance is proud to offer these scholarships for minority students interested in a career as a paramedic or emergency medical technician.


Sacha Patin Memorial Scholarship (1257)

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Avalon Park. Non-endowed scholarship. Award amount varies. Student must attend one Rotary club meeting and have community service involvement.


Sahar Abdalla "Searching for the Little Prince" Scholarship (1210)

Single Parent required.

This scholarship selection is through the Valencia Alumni Association.


Sandra Todd Scholarship (0709)

This scholarship is for an Orange or Osceola County resident majoring in a business related field. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.5 GPA or greater. Preference given to a female.

Dr. Sandra Todd served as Vice President for Educational and Economic Development Services and Provost of the Central Campus of Valencia Community College from 1990 to 1998. One of her major accomplishments was developing and implementing strategic plans to carry out the mission of the college by integrating support of economic and workforce development into the academic and student affairs culture of the college. Prior to her service at Valencia she was Dean of the Greensboro and High Point Campuses of Guilford Technical Community College in North Carolina. A native of North Carolina, Dr. Todd received a B.F.A in Interior Design, M. Ed. and Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She also completed several post-doctoral institute studies including the Institute for Educational Management at Harvard University. During her 25 years in education, Dr. Todd has served on numerous local, state, regional and national boards and councils as well as having participated as an evaluator for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. She is a frequent presenter at national conferences on economic development.


Sanford Orlando Kennel Club Scholarship (0410)

Student should be a qualified minority student OR enrolled in one of the following programs: Nursing, Allied Health Sciences, Building Construction Technology, Hospitality Management Technology, Business Technology and Administration, Legal Assisting, and Criminal Justice. Recipients must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal and maintain 2.5 GPA in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. Recipient is expected to write a letter expressing appreciation for the award. The letter is to be sent within the first month after the semester/session begins.

Each year the Sanford-Orlando Kennel Club holds 5 charity events to benefit local college scholarship funds and charitable organizations. The program was initiated by the Sanford-Orlando Kennel Club's Chairman of the Board, Jerry Collins. Since 1971 the total of these donations has exceeded $3 million. Besides Valencia, Seminole, Brevard, and Lake-Sumter Community Colleges have benefited from Mr. Collins' philanthropy as well as the University of Central Florida, the Florida Board of Regents Scholarship Fund and 30 area charities. Mr. Collins, while a member of the Florida Legislature, introduced the bill that has made it possible for pari-mutuels to have performance proceeds benefit scholarship funds and charitable organizations. Besides being a former state legislator, Jerry Collins has continued to be a major leader of the Democratic Party in Florida. Actively serving as president and owner of two kennel clubs in Orlando and Sarasota, Mr. Collins has been a major benefactor of the Hall of Fame Foundation, Oral Roberts University, the University of Florida's School of Veterinary Medicine and Florida State University. The Valencia Community College Foundation is proud to be able to offer a Sanford-Orlando Kennel Club Scholarship for the benefit of Valencia's students.


Seminole County COMPACT Scholarship (0635)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must be participant in Seminole County COMPACT program.

Must be participant in Seminole County COMPACT program.


Seneff Honors College Scholarship (1206)

The Seneff Honors College scholarship is currently available to students that are fully participating in the Honors College. Students must demonstrate financial need and be Florida residents at the time of application.


Serendipity Scholarship (0481)

Eligible student must be Graduate of Edgewater High School. Must have personal appeal.

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Shannon Elizabeth Stone Scholarship (1191)

In honor of Shannon Elizabeth Stone, a memorial scholarship was created to assist Oviedo high school students with positive community service experience and academic ability.


Shirley S. Watson Scholarship (0446)

Student must be a OR enrolled in one of the following programs: Liberal Arts, Education, Business Administration, College Transfer, Nursing, Allied Health, (Dental Hygiene, Emergency Medical Services Technology, and Cardiovascular Technology) OR a minority student. Recipients must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal and maintain a 2.5 GPA in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal.

The Shirley S. Watson Scholarship has been established by the Watson Family to honor the accomplishments of one of its members - a successful business woman, mother and wife. Shirley S. Watson is a product of the community college system having graduated from Central Florida Community College. After moving to the Orlando area, Mrs. Watson worked to become a respected banking executive while caring for her family. Mrs. Watson now manages real estate and other family assets. She attributes her opportunity for success to the education that was available to her by the community college system at a time when no other educational alternatives were available to her. This scholarship is dedicated to her by her family in hopes that others may have an opportunity to begin to realize their dreams and potential.




Siemens Stromberg-Carlson/Tech Prep Scholarship (0462)

This scholarship is for a Tech Prep high school graduate who exemplifies scholastic ability. Recipients must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal and maintain a 2.5 GPA in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal.

Siemens ranks as a world leader in the telecommunications industry. The Siemens site in Lake Mary is one of Central Florida's largest employers and is an educational leader in promoting apprenticeship training. Tech Prep seeks to bridge the gap between increasingly complex employer job expectations and the technical career skills required of high school graduates. Students and workers need to be prepared for the continued education and training required by technology companies. In addition, proper training can shorten the time needed between education and job entry. A graduate of a community college career program earns on average nearly 49% higher than the starting salaries of baccalaureate graduates of Florida's state university system.


Signature Systems of Florida (1170)

Student must maintain a 2.5 GPA, consideration for renewal will require maintenance of a 2.5 or higher in all coursework.


Society of Information Management -Central Florida (SIM) Scholarship (1231)

Society of Information Management -Central Florida (SIM) Scholarship was created to further support the education of individuals at Valencia College in the area of Information Technology and associated sisciplines. The additional requirements must be met for scholarship consideration: a minimum GPA of 3.0, at least part-time enrollment and financial need. Donor has selected the Computer Science department to select the recipient.




Soldiers to Scholars Scholarship (0644)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must be enrolled in Soldiers to Scholars Program.

The Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of the Soldiers to Scholars in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous contributions of donors, such as the Soldiers to Scholars, enable the Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have the Soldiers to Scholars as a scholarship sponsor and appreciate this commitment to Valencia Community College, the Central Florida community and its citizens.


Sorosis Scholarship (0636)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale.

The Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of the Sorosis Club in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous contributions of donors, such as the Sorosis Club, enable the Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable fmancial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have the Sorosis Club as a scholarship sponsor and appreciate this commitment to Valencia Community College, the Central Florida community and its citizens.


South Apopka A.C.T.I.O.N/ Linda Chapin Scholarship (0443)

Eligible student must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal. Must maintain 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. Must be a minority student or enrolled in one of the following programs: liberal arts/education/business administration/college transfer, nursing, allied health (dental hygiene, emergency medical services technology, cardiovascular technology, diagnostic). Must provide evidence of community service. Must have positive attendance record in high school and a 2.5 or LESS GPA, and be a graduating senior or within five years of high school graduation.




South Lake High School Scholarship (0574)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to foundationscholarships@valenciacollege.edu

The Valencia Foundation Scholarships Team gratefully acknowledges the support of South Lake High School in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous community contributions of enable the Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies.


South Lake Hospital Scholarship (0624)

Eligible candidate must be Resident of Lake County. Must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must be in Nursing or allied health program.

The Valencia Foundation gratefully ackllowledges the support of South Lake Hospital in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous contributions of donors, such as South Lake Hospital, enable the Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have South Lake Hospital as a scholarship sponsor and appreciate this commitment to Valencia Community College, the Central Florida community and its citizens.


Spanish Business & Professional Women's Scholarship (0444)

This scholarship is for a female who is bilingual in English and Spanish. Eligible candidates must maintain a minimum 3.3 grade point average, as well as be active in Hispanic student associations and community service.

The Spanish Business & Profession Women's Organization was established in May of 1981 and became federated in February 1983 under the name of the Spanish Business & Professional Women's Club of Orlando with eighteen members from eleven different Spanish-speaking countries. In March 1988 the name was amended to the Spanish Business & Professional Women's Organization. Membership has fluctuated from thirty to sixty members. Scholarship funds have been raised from an annual fashion show held in the fall. Even though relatively small in number, the SBPWO has established a strong rapport with the Hispanic community in the Orlando area. The Hispanic community has enthusiastically supported the Organization's fund-raising efforts. Through this generous cooperation, the SBPWO has been able to establish an endowed scholarship fund to provide qualified female students of Hispanic heritage with the opportunity to further their college education.


Sprint, Judge Thomas S. Kirk / Teen Court Scholarship (0579)

Eligible candidate must be member of the Orange County Teen Court. Must enroll in at least one course on the East Campus. Must be graduating High School Senior. Valencia Foundation Scholarships Team will consider other requisites, such as GPA, course of study, financial need, merit, and other relevant criteria. For renewal, student must maintain continuous matriculation as a full-time student.


St. Cloud Scholarship (0425)

Eligible candidate must be resident of St. Cloud. Student must maintain 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. Preference for recent graduates of St. Cloud High School. Must start studies or be enrolled in courses at the Osceola Campus.

The city of St. Cloud was initially founded as a warm weather refuge for the aging veterans of the Grand Army of the Republic. Popular for its climate to produce tropical fruits, unlimited source of water, and the fact that it lay along the Atlantic Coast Railroad, St. Cloud experienced massive growth during the early 1900's. In one month, over 4,000 deeds were recorded. St. Cloud has continued to develop well beyond those early roots. Recent growth has been spurred by the burgeoning hospitality industly in Osceola and adjacent Orange Counties. Increasingly St. Cloud has experienced residential development with new residents attracted to the city's convenient location, good schools and the small town feeling of the wamth and friendliness of good neighbors. Valencia is proud to offer scholarships for the residents of St. Cloud. These scholarships were established in 1995 by the City Council under the leadership of Emie Gearhart-Mayor, Phil Weidner-Deputy Mayor, Council Members- Chuck Cooper, Clare Sheaffer and Dan Tarrell and Paul Wetzel- City Manager.


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Eligible candidate must be resident of St. Cloud. Student must maintain 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. Preference for recent graduates of St. Cloud High School. Must start studies or be enrolled in courses at the Osceola Campus.

The city of St. Cloud was initially founded as a warm weather refuge for the aging veterans of the Grand Army of the Republic. Popular for its climate to produce tropical fruits, unlimited source of water, and the fact that it lay along the Atlantic Coast Railroad, St. Cloud experienced massive growth during the early 1900's. In one month, over 4,000 deeds were recorded. St. Cloud has continued to develop well beyond those early roots. Recent growth has been spurred by the burgeoning hospitality industly in Osceola and adjacent Orange Counties. Increasingly St. Cloud has experienced residential development with new residents attracted to the city's convenient location, good schools and the small town feeling of the wamth and friendliness of good neighbors. Valencia is proud to offer scholarships for the residents of St. Cloud. These scholarships were established in 1995 by the City Council under the leadership of Emie Gearhart-Mayor, Phil Weidner-Deputy Mayor, Council Members- Chuck Cooper, Clare Sheaffer and Dan Tarrell and Paul Wetzel- City Manager.


St. Cloud Garden Club Scholarship (0611)

This scholarship is for a an Osceola County or St. Cloud resident. Preference given to a major in horticulture. Completion of at least one semester and a 2.7 or greater GPA is required.

The St. Cloud Garden Club Scholarship was established to benefit students seeking a college degree in horticulture. The St. Cloud Garden Club was founded in 1952, the goals of the organization being to develop advancement in gardening and city beautification. Each year a flower show is held for the purpose of educating and stimulating the public to beautify their own property as well as providing an outlet for creative expression in flower arranging Throughout the 44 years of its existence, the club has engaged in projects supportive to the community. Such projects have included "Garden Home of the Month", sending middle and high school students to the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs Wekiva Youth Camp and to SEEK an environmental study course. In recent years the club has purchased over a dozen concrete and barrel containers which were placed in downtown St. Cloud and at the town boat landing. Club members planted flower arrangements in all containers and have engaged in preventive maintenance of the planters on an annual basis. In addition to the planters which grace the downtown St. Cloud area, members have engaged in beautification of selected community buildings such as the St. Cloud Food Pantry. The St. Cloud Garden Club holds monthly meetings, October through May, at the St. Cloud Senior Center. There is a monthly show of flowers and horticulture, and a guest speaker. Membership is open to all interested persons.


St. Cloud High School Scholarship (0645)

Must meet requirements of donor. Evidence of need is determined by the donor.

The Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of St. Cloud High School in creating this endowed scholarship. The generous contributions ofdonors, such as St. Cloud High School, enable the Valencia Foundation to make annual and predictable financial awards to deserving students desiring to begin their college education or who need assistance staying in college to complete their studies. We are proud to have St. Cloud High School as a scholarship sponsor and appreciate this commitment to Valencia Community College, the Central Florida community and its citizens.




St. Cloud Jr. Woman's Club, Inc. Scholarship (0543)

This scholarship is for a resident with a valid St. Cloud address who exemplifies scholastic ability by having graduated from high school with at least a 2.0 GPA based on a 4.0 system. For consideration for renewal for a second year, the student must maintain the above qualifications and have sent a thank you to the donor through the Valencia Foundation.

The St. Cloud Junior Woman's Club was organized in 1947 by the Woman's Club of St. Cloud. It is a non-profit service organization, a member of the Florida Federation of Women's Clubs and the General Federation of Women's Clubs for women ages 18-40 years.




St. Lukes United Methodist Church Scholarship (0695)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.5 grade point average. Must demonstrate community service. Must be a member of St. Luke's U.M.C.

St. Lukes UMC will screen and select the student for scholarship award. St. Luke's United Methodist Church is a community of Christians seeking to respond to Christ's call to discipleship and bring healing and wholeness to persons and relationships by celebrating our faith through worship, by growing in the knowledge of Christ and Christian teaching, by providing for and strengthening Christian fellowship, by affirming and encouraging the talents and gifts of people, by responding to human need, by sharing and living the love of God revealed in Christ, by being a model of moral and ethical responsibility, and by actively bringing others into the Family of God.




Steve Cummings Leadership Scholarship (0585)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must participate in community service. Leadership in West Campus student organization(s).


Student Dental Hygienist Scholarship (0558)

The Student Dental Hygienist Scholarship was created to assist students with tuition, fees, books, materials and licensure exams. The scholarship is distributed one time to a qualified student that meets these requirements: financial need, full time enrollment, minimum GPA of 3.0 and in the Dental Hygiene program.


SunGard Public Sector Freddie Filmore Memorial Scholarship (1202)

Student must be registered for the Valencia Law Enforcement Academy through the Criminal Justice Institute. Eligible student must be a resident of Florida.

Established in Memory of Freddie Filmore by SunGard Public Sector.


Suzannah C. Heyward Scholarship (0720)

This scholarship is for an Osceola County Resident. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.0 or greater GPA. Preference given to a female. Recipient should send a thank you note to the donor.

To thank and recognize Suzannah C. Heyward for her outstanding accomplishments, her family has created a scholarship in her honor. Always a loving, caring and supportive wife and mother, her reputation in the community exuded honesty and integrity. During her professional career as a recognized leader in the Central Florida banking industry, she unselfishly volunteered in the community, serving as a director of the Kissimmee Chamber of Commerce, Humana Hospital's Board of Directors, and as President of the Osceola County Council on Aging. In 1985 she was recognized by the ABWA, being named "Woman of the Year". Blessed with an artistic flair she later opened "Accent on Flowers by Suzannah" offering unique one of a kind gifts and floral designs. The Heywards hope that creating this scholarship will allow others to realize their dreams and potential, as Suzannah has helped us realize ours.


T & G Constructors, Inc. Scholarship (0619)

Candidate must be Florida Resident. Must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must be minority. Must be enrolled in engineering, computer science, construction or business.

T&G Constructors, Inc. is a minority-owned business that was established in 1987. T&G has emerged as one of the largest minority-owned construction companies in Central Florida. This scholarship, established on the company's tenth anniversary of business, represents a small reinvestment into our community, particularly for those minority students that clearly demonstrate a personal commitment to education and work, but lack sufficient financial resources to fulfill their immediate educational goals.




Taft/Linda W. Chapin Scholarship (0651)

Eligible candidate must be resident of Taft Neighborhood. Must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale.

In partnership with the Orange County Community Affairs Department, Taft has been involved in a Targeted Community Initiative. This initiative targets specific communities with defined boundaries to increase civic involvement, community partnerships, infrastructure and community building. This scholarship initiated by Linda W. Chapin, County Chairman, provides the community with annual financial aid grants for the residents of Taft to pursue a college education.




Tangelo Park Program, Inc. Foundation Scholarship (0517)

Eligible student must be resident of Tangelo Park subdivision of Orange County for at least two years prior to high school graduation. Must be graduate of Dr. Phillips High School or Magnet High School upon which they participate. NOTE: Students must complete the Tangelo Park Program, Inc. Scholarship application.

The Mission of the Tangelo Park Pilot Program, Inc. is to provide and support educational enhancements at public schools of Orange County, Florida that serve the students from Tangelo Park. Every Tangelo Park student graduating from Dr. Phillips High School (or Magnet High School) who is accepted at a vocational school, community college, or public university will be provided tuition, room, board, and books - at NO COST! This scholarship serves as a safety net for these students. It is designed to meet the unmet financial need of the student after other financial aid and scholarships have been paid.


Taylor Family Minority Scholarship (0401)

This scholarship is for a graduate of Orange County School District who is active in the African American student association or African American community service. Recipients must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal and maintain a 2.5 GPA in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. The recipient is expected to write a letter expressing their appreciation for the award within first month after semester/trimester begins.




Teen Court/Judge Kirk Scholarship-FG (0583)

Eligible candidate must be member of Orange County Teen Court. The Valencia Foundation Scholarships Team will screen and select recipients and notifies the Valencia Foundation of recipient name, address and VID (SS) within one month after award.

This endowed scholarship has been established by the Orange County Teen Court to honor the memory of Judge Thomas S. Kirk, renowned and respected jurist, for his lifetime of dedication and devotion to juvenile justice. It honors his legacy of love that lives on through his family, friends, and the juvenile justice system he helped shape and improve. 


Terra Firma Construction Management Inc (0558)

The Terra Firma Construction Management Scholarship is earmarked for a student in building construction technology.


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Thacker Avenue Elementary School/Charles Higgins Scholarship (0621)

Eligible student must have at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Must attend Thacker Elementary School.

This scholarship was established to benefit a graduating fifth grade student. Established in 1997 by Kimberly Lytle and Nancy Hitt, educators at Thacker Avenue, to recognize the efforts of the students as they engage in a variety of activities to support their school and community. Charles C. Higgins III has been recognized as an outstanding parent volunteer at Thacker Avenue Elementary and consequently chosen to represent this scholarship. "Mr. Chuck", as he is fondly known, is always willing to assist in any school activity to promote continuous life long learning.




The Bangs Family Scholarship (1168)

The Bangs Family Scholarship was created to serve students currently residing in Winter Park. Students must be enrolled at the Winter Park campus and have a minimum GPA of 2.5.




The Center for Drug-Free Living / Snead, Paul Jr. Scholarship (0525)

Eligible candidate must be participant in Midnight Basketball. Must have graduated from high school in the top 50% of graduating class. Must maintain 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal.

This scholarship is named in honor of Mr. Paul Snead Jr., who has displayed exemplary community service and dedication to positively impacting the lives of youth. The Center for Drug-Free Living is a member agency of the United Way and accredited by the commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. The Center is dedicated to the belief that "every citizen has the right and responsibility to live, work, and play in an environment free of violence, crime, and drugs".




The Cliff - Romano Family Scholarship (1243)

First generation in college students.

Scholarship funding may also be applied to the cost of living expenses, transportation and child care costs.


The Huntington Bank Scholarship (0456)

This scholarship is for a Winter Park resident. Eligible candidate will be a qualified minority student or enrolled in one of the following programs: Liberal Arts, Education, Business Administration, College Transfer, Nursing, Allied Health, (Dental Hygiene, Emergency Medical Services Technology, and Cardiovascular Technology). Recipients must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal and maintain a 2.5 GPA in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal.

When Huntington National Bank existed in the Winter Park area they created this scholarship for the community with the goal of meeting the educational needs of the community. Huntington National Bank was proud to invest our resources in the mission of education through Valencia Community College.




The Justin Harvey Alpha Gamma Omega Scholarship (0580)

Eligible student must have at least a 3.5 GPA minimum based on a 4.0 scale. Must be active member of Alpha Gamma Omega Chapter. Must have completed 12 hours of course work at Valencia.

Selected by Valencia's East Campus PTK office, the Alpha Gamma Omega Scholarship was established by the East Campus Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society officers to provide financial support for active AGO members that have incorporated the Four Hallmarks of the society: scholarship, leadership, service, and fellowship. This scholarship was dedicated to the 1995 Alpha Gamma Omega Executive Officers who through their dedication and excellence brought honor and national achievement to the chapter and Valencia Community College. Later, the scholarship was named in memory of AGO officer Justin Harvey honoring his strength in the four hallmarks of the society: scholarship, leadership, service, and fellowship.


The MacLeod Family Scholarship (0407)

The MacLeod Family scholarship is currently looking for a qualified minority student or a student enrolled in one of the following programs: Nursing and allied health sciences, building construction technology, hospitality management technology, business technology and administration, legal assisting, criminal justice

The MacLeod's moved to Orlando in 1975 after spending all their lives in the Midwest. Fred and Jerry MacLeod have two daughters, Dee and Laurie. Fred operated a wholesale building materials business that he eventually sold to an English company. Dee is married to Richard Lawrence, and both live and work in Hong Kong. Laurie is married to Larry Dobson and the couple lives in Orlando with their children Lee and Libby.




The Megan Warlow Dental Hygiene Scholarship (1246)

The Megan Warlow Dental Hygiene Scholarship / Martin Andersen-Garcia Andersen Foundation, Inc. scholarship is intended to award two full-time students seeking degrees in dental hygiene. Students considered for award should demonstrate matriculation in Valencia's dental hygiene program.


The Michael Jon Dreams and Passions Scholarship (1167)

The Michael Jon Dreams and Passions Scholarship was created in memory of Michael Jon. A lover of cooking, photography, music and videography. This scholarship gives students the opportunity of various art to share their story and ideas directly to the donor.


The Orange County Bar Association - Young Lawyer Section Scholarship (0582)

The Young Lawyers Section of the Orange County Bar Association wishes to recognize outstanding high school seniors who wish to attend Valencia College for two (2) years and then continue their education at one (1) of the following State of Florida universities, with the ultimate goal of obtaining a bachelor’s degree in their selected field of study:

Florida A&M University, Florida Atlantic University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida International University, Florida State University, New College of Florida, University of Florida, University of Central Florida, University of North Florida, University of South Florida, or University of West Florida.

The scholarship is worth a maximum total of $10,000 and will be awarded to one (1) 2014 Orange County high school graduate or GED recipient who is in need of financial assistance to further his or her educational goals.

 

ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP

OF THE YOUNG LAWYERS SECTION

OF THE ORANGE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION

 

  1. ELIGIBILITY

    Each applicant must meet the following criteria:
  1. Be on track to be either: (1) a 2014 diploma-earning graduate of an Orange County high school, or (2) a 2014 GED recipient whose last school attended was an Orange County high school;
  1. Plan on enrolling and attending Valencia College for the first two (2) years of college education, beginning with either the Fall or Spring semesters immediately following graduation from high school, and then one (1) of the following universities for the remaining two (2) years:

Florida A&M University, Florida Atlantic University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida International University, Florida State University, New College of Florida, University of Florida, University of Central Florida, University of North Florida, University of South Florida, or University of West Florida;

  1. Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 system at the time of graduation or last date of attendance;
  1. Have applied for financial aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); and
  1. Have submitted the attached application by January 31, 2014.
  1. GENERAL INFORMATION
  1. Scholarship funds will be applied to two (2) years’ tuition at Valencia College and two (2) years’ tuition, books, fees and/or room and board at any of the State of Florida universities listed above.  The recipient must attend Valencia College for two (2) complete years prior to enrolling at one of the eleven (11) State of Florida universities.
     
  2. Use of the scholarship must begin within one (1) year of graduation from high school.
  1. The scholarship will be awarded to the recipient for four (4) consecutive academic years regardless of whether the recipient requires or chooses to take five (5) years or more to obtain the desired degree.
  1. In selecting a scholarship recipient, the Young Lawyers Section of the Orange County Bar Association Annual Scholarship Selection Committee (“Scholarship Selection Committee”) will place great emphasis on financial need and the adversity the applicant has had to overcome to obtain a high school degree or GED.
     
  2. From all the applications received, the Scholarship Selection Committee will select a limited number of applicants to be interviewed.  The recipient will be selected from those students actually interviewed by the Scholarship Selection Committee.
  1. Upon approval by the Board of the Young Lawyers Section of the Orange County Bar Association, the Scholarship Selection Committee has the discretion to adjust and alter the rules and eligibility criteria set forth herein.
  1. The decision of the Scholarship Selection Committee will be final.
  1. DISTRIBUTION OF THE SCHOLARSHIP
  1. The presentation of the scholarship award will be made at a 2014 luncheon of the Orange County Bar Association.
  1. Each semester, a check for half of the year’s scholarship award will be sent directly to the recipient’s college or university to be applied to tuition and/or room and board.  Disbursement of scholarship funds is contingent upon the student contacting Jen Bhagirath, Valencia College Scholarship Coordinator, at the end of each completed semester (including semesters completed at both Valencia College and a 4-year institution) with an update on the student’s performance, activities, academic plans, contact information, etc.  Ms. Bhagirath may be contacted by telephone at ((407)582-3154, or by email at jbhagirath@valenciacollege.edu
  1. Once a recipient transfers to a State of Florida university for the final two (2) years of his/her education, the recipient’s annual scholarship funds will continue to be sent to the recipient’s university each semester until the recipient has graduated or until the recipient has exhausted four (4) years of eligibility for the scholarship.
  1. The recipient does not need to reapply annually for renewal of the scholarship; however, the recipient must stay in good academic standing at Valencia College or the State of Florida university which he/she chooses to attend, and must attain sophomore status at the end of his/her first year of studies.



The Valencia Foundation Sophomore Scholarship (1022)

The Valencia Foundation has created a sophomore scholarship to assist students who have earned 30 credit hours or more.




Theresa Walton Nursing Scholarship (1169)

The Scholarship is available to Orlando Health employees and dependents. Students must be enrolled in Valencia's Nursing Program. African American Preferred.

Orlando Health will screen and select for this scholarship. Theresa Walton spent 25 years volunteering her time, energy, and spirit to ensure the success of the Central Florida Health Care Federal Credit Union and the financial security of all who banked there. She was an advocate, a teacher, a motivator and a giver. This scholarship is intended to provide ongoing support for the nursing profession and keep Ms. Walton's spirit alive for the years to come.


Thomas E.Triplett, Scholarship (0435)

This scholarship is for a qualified minority student or enrolled in one of the following programs: Nursing, Allied Health Sciences, Building Construction Technology, Hospitality Management Technology, Business Technology and Administration, Legal Assisting, and Criminal Justice. Preference given to single parents. Recipients must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal and maintain 2.5 GPA in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. Recipient is expected to write a letter expressing appreciation for the award. The letter is to be sent within the first month after the semester/session begins.

The Thomas E. Triplett Scholarship was established through the generous outpouring of tributes from his family and many friends upon his passing in February 1993. Ed Triplett was serving at the time as a member of the board of directors of the Valencia Community College Foundation. On the Foundation Ed served as the Treasurer for over 10 years and received the distinguished service award.




Timothy Kevin Manning Scholarship (0411)

This scholarship is for students enrolled in one of the following programs: Business Technology and Administration or Computer Technology. Recipients must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal and maintain 2.5 GPA in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. Recipient is expected to write a letter expressing appreciation for the award. The letter is to be sent within the first month after the semester/session begins.

This scholarship is in memory of Tim, a well-liked and kind young man who passed away in an accident five days after graduating from high school. Although Tim could not be termed a scholar, he was able to accomplish anything he put his mind to. Tim's parents and four sisters would like for the benefits of this scholarship to help individuals who have demonstrated a drive to excel when coming to Valencia Community College and show they have the potential to succeed even though their previous record may have been undistinguished.


Tri City Golfers (1108)

This scholarship is for a student who resides in Orange, Seminole, Lake or Osceola Counties. Preference will be given to a minority student. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. Recipient must attend Tri City Golfers recognition event in December.


Troy Lee Force and Robert Hugh Force Scholarship (0597)

This scholarship is for a Florida resident who attended college and dropped out with at least a one year lapse. Preference to a qualified female with children.

Robert "Bob" Force served in the United States Air Force for 27 years, including at McCoy Air Force Base in Orlando during the Cuban Missile Crisis. After retirement, Bob and his wife Troy retired to Orlando. This endowed scholarship will continue Bob and Troy's lifelong efforts of encouraging others to learn and reach for greater educational goals.


Tupperware Boys & Girls Club Scholarship (0494)

Must be "Youth of the Year" selected by the Osceola Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida. Scholarships must be started before student turns 21 years of age. One female and one male selected annually

Tupperware is one of the world's leading direct sellers and the major supplier of food storage containers with more than a billion dollars in sales in nearly 100 markets. Tupperware's extraordinary design has made it one of the most recognized brands in the world today. Helping others has been a hallmark of a career in Tupperware for more than 40 years: offering the tools of opportunity especially to women from all walks of life; assisting customers with products and services to care for their families, and supporting the work of many charities with fundraising events and donations. The Boys & Girls Club is a youth-development organization which aims to help young people improve their lives by building self-esteem and developing values and skills during critical periods of growth. Open to all youths age 6 to 17, dues are kept affordable. Highly trained professional leaders supplemented by trained part-time and volunteer staff provide a variety of activities and programs that are guidance oriented, emphasizing inherent values in the relationship between children and their peers and with adult leaders.




Tupperware Worldwide Boys & Girls Club Scholarship (1056)

Youth of the Year. One female and one male per year is prefered

Awarded by Jeronda Hall selection 06/16/2016


Two Plus Two (1087)

This scholarship is for students who receive an AA degree from Valencia and intend to go on to complete their baccalaureate degree at UCF. Eligible candidates must maintain a 3.0 grade point average at Valencia, participate in extracurricular activities at Valencia and perform community service. Candidate should be in the top 25% of high school graduating class as determined by high school counseling staff and complete 24 semester hours each year for scholarship renewal.


Universal Orlando Foundation/Arts of Tomorrow Scholarship (0711)

This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors from Dr. Phillips High School, Olympia High School, West Orange High School, Jones High School, and Evans High School located in Orange County, FL. Eligible candidates are expected to maintain a 2.0 GPA when receiving an AA degree from Valencia Community College. Should a student apply, be accepted to, and attend the UCF Rosen School of Hospitality in Orlando the student will be then eligible for up to an additional two years of scholarship awards.

Valencia Foundation is grateful to Universal Orlando for their generous donation of the Universal Orlando Foundation College Scholarship to help make college possible for deserving students.


University Club Of Orlando Scholarship (0555)

This scholarship is for residents of the tri-county area. Eligible candidates must maintain a 3.2 GPA and be a graduate of a high school in Seminole, Osceola or Orange County. This scholarship is renewable to a four-year regionally accredited college or university for a baccalaureate degree at Valencia's tuition rate payable to the university's Financial Aid Office for credit toward tuition, fees, required educational books and supplies.

The University Club of Orlando, founded in 1926, initiated its scholarship program in 1932. The first recipient was a longtime Orlando native. Jack Kline used his scholarship to attend the University of Florida. He became an attorney and later repaid his scholarship in order to help someone else attend college. The University Club of Orlando was founded as both a social and philanthropic organization. Over the years The University Club of Orlando has quietly donated to many local charitable organizations. Valencia is proud to be able to offer significant scholarship support to our students through the generosity of The University Club of Orlando.




University Club of Winter Park Non-Endowed Scholarship (1142)

This scholarship is for a qualified minority student or enrolled in one of the following programs: Nursing, Allied Health Sciences, Building Construction Technology, Hospitality Management Technology, Business Technology and Administration, Legal Assisting, and Criminal Justice. Candidate should demonstrate motivation through involvement in school or community activities. Recipients must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal and maintain 2.5 GPA in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal.

Founded in 1934 by a small group of college graduates, the University Club of Winter Park was created as a forum where people of diverse business, professional and academic backgrounds could meet to exchange ideas and information. Today over 700 people enjoy a mutual bond of intellectual curiosity and fellowship.


University Club of Winter Park Scholarship (0440)

This scholarship is for a qualified minority student or enrolled in one of the following programs: Nursing, Allied Health Sciences, Building Construction Technology, Hospitality Management Technology, Business Technology and Administration, Legal Assisting, and Criminal Justice. Candidate should demonstrate motivation through involvement in school or community activities. Recipients must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal and maintain 2.5 GPA in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal.

Founded in 1934 by a small group of college graduates, the University Club of Winter Park was created as a forum where people of diverse business, professional and academic backgrounds could meet to exchange ideas and information. Today over 700 people enjoy a mutual bond of intellectual curiosity and fellowship.




University of Miami College of Engineering Transfer Scholarship (1126)

Eligible student must have at least a 3.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale.


Valencia College East Campus Humanities Scholarship (0701)

Valencia College East Campus Humanities Scholarship (0701)




Valencia Faculty/Staff Student Opportunity Scholarship (1199)

The Student Opportunity scholarship has been provided by the Faculty/Staff at Valencia College. Faculty and Staff members donate generously to provide our students a scholarship dedicated to those that might need financial assistance with tuition, fees, books and materials.




Valencia Foundation Homeless Scholarship (1179)

This scholarship is for homeless students.


Valencia Foundation Student Assistance Scholarship II (1167) Hispanic Business Council

Valencia Foundation Student Assistance Scholarship II (1167)




Valencia Foundation Student Assistance/Wall of Scholars (0412)

This scholarship is for a qualified minority student or enrolled in one of the following programs: Nursing, Allied Health Sciences, Building Construction Technology, Hospitality Management Technology, Business Technology and Administration, Legal Assisting, and Criminal Justice. Recipients must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal and maintain 2.5 GPA in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal.




Valencia Read Scholarship

This is an internal scholarship used to identify the students who should move onto scholarships for consideration.


Valencia Student Assistance Scholarship (0558)

Varies.


Valencia Student Nursing Association Scholarship (0592)

Preference to students who are in Florida Resident and in the Nursing Program and active in the Valencia Nursing Student Association. Eligible candidates will maintain a 3.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale.

The Valencia Nursing Student Association (VNSA) is a pre-professional organization whose focus is on community service. VNSA's motto is "tomorrow's nurses helping today's communities". VNSA volunteers at medical tents for local sporting events, conducts health fairs at local schools, creating health and health related educational fairs. VNSA originated in 1971 and has grown into a nationally-recognized nursing student organization. Now VNSA is proud to help its own membership with this academic scholarship for a deserving VNSA member and a "Nurses Helping Nurses" fund to help students and faculty when unexpected emergencies arise.


Valencia Textbook Assistance Scholarship (1121)

This textbook assistance scholarship is for a Florida resident with a 2.5 GPA or greater.


Valencia United LGBT+ Scholarship (1263)

 

The Valencia United LGBT+ Scholarship supports students who desire to contribute or have contributed to the welcoming climate of all students, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity and expression and thus support their academic, personal and social development as a citizen in the community.

Scholarship candidates may be members or supporters of the LGBT+ and/or Latino community who promote diversity and social justice for all people. In all other respects, this scholarship shall be awarded without restriction to race, sex, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, or disability.

Applicants will be screened based on this criteria:

-Minimum 2.0 GPA

-Full or part time required




Valencia Volunteer Scholarship (0661)

This scholarship is for a resident of Orange, Osceola or Seminole Counties. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.0 GPA or greater and have a minimum of 90 volunteer hours per calendar year.

Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the generosity of Valencia Volunteers in support of this endowed scholarship for deserving students.


Valerius-Vance Scholarship (0591)

This scholarship is for an Orange, Osceola or Seminole County resident. Preference will be given to a female vocal music or music related major. Eligible candidates will maintain a 2.5 GPA or greater. Student may re-apply for a second year award, but it is not renewed automatically.

This scholarship evolved from generous community support of Sound of Sunshine Chorus Sweet Adelines International.




Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3227 Scholarship (0694)

This scholarship is for students with a St. Cloud mailing address. Eligible candidates will have a 2.5 GPA or greater. Preference is as follows: Veteran (expect those receiving benefits from the Montgomery GI Bill), Spouse, Widow/Widower, Child, Grandchild, Brother/Sister, all other applicants. Candidates must submit copy of DD-214 if applying under Veteran Eligibility and complete the "Student Success Course" within first two semesters.

Originally founded in 1909, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3227 received its charter in March of 1935 and has been active in the community ever since. VFW Post 3227 provides programs and activities to educate, promote, aid and assist its citizens. This scholarship is just one more of the efforts of the VFW to help its citizens.




Vietnam Veterans of America Osceola County Chapter 75 (0664)

This scholarship is for students with a 2.5 or greater GPA who are one of the following: Vietnam veteran, Vietnam era veteran, Gulf War, Iraq or Afghanistan veteran spouse/ widow/widower of the above, sibling/child/grandchild/brother/sister of the above. Resident of Osceola County preferred. Candidates must submit a copy of sponsor’s DD-214 and submit a transcript of school records.


Viola & George McLoughlin Gift Annuity (0657)

This scholarship is for a resident of Orange, Osceola or Seminole County who are non-traditional or disadvantaged students, especially those who might not qualify for other programs, such as those who initially have no positive academic record, victims of domestic and/or sexual abuse, recovering substance abusers, homeless, etc. This scholarship is renewable for completion of an associate degree at Valencia, provided the above qualifications continue to be met, the student maintains continuous matriculation and sends a thank you as specified.


Virginia Stuart Scholarship (0589)

This scholarship is for a single parent. Preference for a student in the Displaced Homemaker Program.

Valencia Foundation is grateful to the friends of Virginia Stuart for creating this endowed scholarship. Their generous contributions will help to make a college education possible for deserving students in need.




Virginia Walker Taylor Scholarship (0675)

This scholarship is for Florida native who is majoring in Accounting or Engineering. Eligible candidates will maintain a 3.5 GPA or greater and have completed 30 credit hours.

Virginia Walker Taylor was a teacher and founding member of the faculty of Orlando Junior College. Hand selected by Judson Walker, the founder of Orlando Junior College, to teach business courses, Ms. Taylor later chaired the college's business education department before becoming the dean of women. After retiring, Ms. Taylor served Valencia Community College as an adjunct Accounting professor. Virginia Walker Taylor was dedicated to the field of education, spending seventy years in the classroom, from age 6 to 76.




W. Carolyn Allen Scholarship (0450)

This scholarship is for applicants with documented volunteer community service. Eligible renewal candidates must complete 16 hours within three years and maintain a 2.5 grade point average or greater. The recipient is expected to write a letter addressed to Dr. Allen in care of the Valencia Community College Foundation office expressing appreciation for the award.

Established by the East Campus faculty of Valencia Community College, the W. Carolyn Allen Scholarship honors the achievements of an outstanding administrator and human being. Dr. Allen worked in education for over 30 years, with 14 of those years being dedicated to Valencia as a dean, vice president, campus provost, and college-wide vice president for student affairs and articulation officer. Dr. Allen herself graduated from a Florida Community College, St. Pete Community College, before receiving her Bachelor's, Master's, and ultimately Doctorate degrees. The W. Carolyn Allen Scholarship honors her commitment to doing the absolute best job she could day after day.




Wallace C. Bogart Memorial Scholarship (1066)

This scholarship is for an Electrical or Mechanical Engineering student who has a passion for engineering. Qualified candidates should maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA. Preference will be given to a middle class student who is working.

Wallace Charles Bogart was born July 26, 1918 in Glendive, Montana. After traveling around much of the northwest during his childhood, Wallace ended up graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Washington in 1943. Wallace worked for Boeing on the Saturn V project, and later for Martin Marietta on various missile projects and Lockheed Martin as an aerospace engineer. Mr. Bogart's passion for engineering lives on through the Wallace C. Bogart Memorial Scholarship for engineering students.


Walt Disney World Company Scholarship (0515)

Walt Disney World establishes selection procedures.




Walters Family Foundation/Second Chance Scholarship (1149)

This scholarship is for a single mother preferred.


Welbro Construction Scholarship (0472)

This scholarship is for a Tech Prep high school graduate who exemplifies scholastic ability. Eligible candidate must be enrolled in building construction technology or a related program. Preference given to students nominated by Welbro Constructors, Inc. Recipients must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal and maintain 2.5 GPA in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal.

Founded in 1979, WELBRO delivers personalized service to clients; championing their real property improvement needs and delivering a quality product in a timely manner. This scholarship signifies the belief that sustaining WELBRO's success and growth is inextricably connected to quality technical education and skills training.




Wells Fargo Endowed Scholarship (1235)

The Wells Fargo Endowed Scholarship was created for new and returning students whose goals are to retool and learn new skills for re-entering the workforce.


WESH News Channel 2 Scholarship (0578)

This scholarship is for an Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Volusia, Brevard, Lake, Sumter, Flager or Marion County Resident. Eligible candidates should maintain a 2.5 GPA, show evidence of community service, and pursue a communication area of study.

Since signing on the air in 1956, WESH has displayed a long-standing commitment to serving the community through news, information, and entertainment programming. The Pulitzer broadcasting station was the first station with live Doppler Weather Radar, enabling WESH to provide the fastest, most accurate weather information. Channel 2 carries more news than any other station in the Orlando market, WESH's community involvement is unparalleled as well. In addition to this scholarship, WESH supports countless other charities and organizations in the nine counties they broadcast to.




West Orange Junior Service League Community Scholarship (0519)

Applicants must live in the WOJSL West Orange county boundaries for at least 6 months and be a graduating high school senior in good standing from one of the four high schools of West Orange county.

Since 1936 the West Orange Junior League has been aiding residents of West Orange County with food, clothing, and medical needs. In 1961 the league's first scholarship fund was established, and since then the organization has funded education along with countless other civic organizations.


West Orange Junior Service League Honor Scholarship (1101)

Applicants must live in the WOJSL West Orange county boundaries for at least 6 months and be a graduating high school senior in good standing from one of the four high schools of West Orange county.

Since 1936 the West Orange Junior League has been aiding residents of West Orange County with food, clothing, and medical needs. In 1961 the league's first scholarship fund was established, and since then the organization has funded education along with countless other civic organizations.


West Orange Junior Service League Leadership Scholarship (0548)

Applicants for this fund must live in the WOJSL West Orange county boundaries for at least 6 months and be a graduating high school senior in good standing from one of the four high schools of West Orange county.

Since 1936 the West Orange Junior League has been aiding residents of West Orange County with food, clothing, and medical needs. In 1961 the league's first scholarship fund was established, and since then the organization has funded education along with countless other civic organizations.


West Orange Junior Service League Service Scholarship (0549)

This scholarship is for students who have lived in the WOJSL West Orange county boundaries for at least 6 months. Eligible candidates should be graduating high school seniors in good standing from one of the four high schools of West Orange county.

Since 1936 the West Orange Junior League has been aiding residents of West Orange County with food, clothing, and medical needs. In 1961 the league's first scholarship fund was established, and since then the organization has funded education along with countless other civic organizations.


West Orange Scholarship Foundation Scholarship (0703)

This scholarship is for a student who attended West Orange High School.

The Valencia Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of the West Orange Scholarship Foundation in creating this endowed scholarship, and appreciate their commitment to the Central Florida Community.


WFTV Channel 9 Burd Bullock Scholarship (0495)

This scholarship is for a qualified minority who intends to pursue a career in journalism or communications. Candidate must have 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal. The scholarship may be renewed for attendance at any American four year college or university for baccalaureate studies providing the GPA, field of study and full time matriculation are maintained.

Channel 9 - the leader in providing news and information to Central Florida - signed on the air on February 1, 1958. The station is best known for an experienced news team and a news department whose daily commitment to news gathering is unmatched in Central Florida. The station has received and continues to receive awards for broadcast excellence such as the Edward R. Murrow Award, Emmy Awards, and the Iris Award. Burdette Bullock III served WFTV from1977 until his death in March, 1993 as a weather anchor and entertainment reporter. The Louisville, KY native covered the openings of local theme parks Epcot, Universal Studios, and Disney MGM studios as WFTV's entertainment reporter, and was remembered by his co-workers as "a gentle man trusted by so many". Valencia is proud to offer this scholarship from WFTV dedicated to his memory and honoring his life.




Wieckowski-Aulwes Family Scholarship (0658)

This scholarship is for a displaced homemaker - currently defined as a single parent.

This scholarship is to honor the children and their spouses of Judy and Len Wieckowski. They include Leonard, Jr. (deceased); Mark; Keith; Paul and his wife Barbara (nee Aulwes) and their daughter, Meghan; Lee-Ann and her husband, Bert Moher; and Christopher. The opportunity to provide a scholarship for displaced homemakers was brought to the families' attention daughter, Lee-Ann Moher, who was active in the Junior League of Greater Orlando.


William (Bill) McKelvy Expressway Authority Engineering & Engineering Technology Scholarship (0484)

This scholarship is for a qualified minority student who is enrolled in an engineering technology program or pre-engineering and intends to transfer for an engineering baccalaureate degree. Orange County resident is preferred, if unavailable, a Seminole County resident will be considered. If neither Orange or Seminole resident is available any Florida resident may be selected.

Recipients must maintain a 2.5 grade point average for scholarship renewal. Scholars must attend a regular meeting of the Orlando/Orange County Expressway Authority to be recognized for their selection. The student is responsible for contacting Orlando/Orange County Expressway Authority to schedule a meeting date.




William C. and Jeanne V. May Scholarship (0594)

This scholarship is for an Osceola County Resident studying nursing. Prior to or during award, student must take (or have taken) one course at the Osceola Campus. Eligible candidate should have a 2.5 GPA.

Mrs. Jeanne V. May listed Valencia Foundation on her last will and testament as the recipient of a fund intended to establish a nursing scholarship for students from Osceola County. Mrs. May's commitment to her community lives on through the William C. and Jeanne V. May Scholarship.




William H. Stone, Sr. Scholarship (0639)

This scholarship is for a student with a 2.5 GPA or greater.

William H. Stone was born April 25, 1927 in Lynchburg VA. When his father died at age 15, "Henry" moved in with his grandmother so he could send money home to his mother and 4 sisters. After graduating from high school, Henry changed his birth date so that he could serve in the military and send his earnings home to his mother. Henry married his childhood sweetheart, Juanita Trent, and they lived and raised their family together in New York City. Henry helped both his sons through college and law school and stressed education, family values, morals, and fairness to them. William was called "Henry" by his family and friends and "Rock" by his co-workers who respected his integrity, strong sense of family values and that he never took the easy way out.


William S. Hunt Scholarship (0430)

This scholarship is for students enrolled in the business or criminal justice programs. Preference for applicants with 20 hours of documented community service per academic year. Recipients must complete 16 semester hours within 3 years for scholarship renewal and maintain 2.5 GPA in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal.

The William S. Hunt Memorial Scholarship was established to honor Professor William S. Hunt who died of leukemia at age 48. Professor Hunt (Bill) was born in Pennsylvania and moved to Central Florida in 1949. He received his B.S. from Florida State University in 1964 and his M.S. from Michigan State University in 1966. Bill was a professor of industrial security, criminal justice and business courses at Valencia for 20 years, also serving as the program director for the A.S. in criminal justice. Bill was well like by his colleagues, students and fellow church members who noticed his devout faith and concern for others throughout his battle with leukemia. Bill was a member of the Coastal Conservation Association, Mid-State Archeological Society and Central Florida Metal Detecting Club, as well as a board member and deacon of MetroWest Church of the Nazerene.




Winter Garden/Linda W. Chapin Scholarship (0649)

This scholarship is for a resident of Winter Garden with a 2.5 GPA or greater. Please specify Winter Garden connection in your essay/personal statement.

Selection is made by Valencia Foundation Scholarships Team. Winter Garden is a city located 14 miles west of downtown Orlando in western Orange County, Florida.




Winter Park Campus Community Redevelopment (CRD) Scholarship (1123)

This scholarship is for a student from the Winter Park Community Redevelopment Area. Eligible candidates must maintain a 2.5 grade point average in all course work attempted for scholarship renewal.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to the Valencia Foundation Scholarship Team who screen and select recipients with notification to the Valencia Foundation of recipient name, address and VID or social security number within one month after award.


Winter Park Staff Council Book Fund (1187)

The Winter Park Staff Council Book fund was created to help fund textbooks to students currently on the Winter Park campus. The Valencia Foundation Scholarships Team screens and selects all recipients.


WKMG -TV Channel 6 Scholarship (0523)

This scholarship is for residents of Orange, Osceola, or Seminole County who intend to pursue a career in journalism or communications and will specify these goals in the essay. Eligible candidates will be qualified minorities.




WMMO 98.9 Scholarship (0530)

This scholarship is for a student with a 2.5 or greater GPA.

Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to the Valencia Foundation Scholarships Team which screens and selects applicants with notification to the Valencia Financial Aid Office and the Valencia Foundation Office of recipient name, address and VID or social security number within one month after award.




Woman's Club of St. Cloud Scholarship (0685)

This scholarship is for a resident of Osceola County. Eligible candidates will have a 2.5 or greater GPA. Inquiries and requests for an application should be made to Foundation Scholarships Committee. The Valencia Foundation Scholarships Team does the screening and selection with notification to the Financial Aid Office and the Valencia Foundation of recipient name, address and VID or social security number within one month after award.




Women's Central Florida Resource Center Scholarship (0679)

This scholarship is for a resident of greater Orlando. Eligible candidates will have a 2.5 or greater GPA. Preference given to a female. This scholarship is renewable through completion of the baccalaureate degree at a local accredited public or private college provided the above qualifications continue to be met and the student maintains continuous matriculation, Please describe in your essay how this college education would benefit the community; focusing on family and any turning points. A brief biography and statement of goals is appreciated - along with an outline of any service to the community.


Women's Club of Winter Park Scholarship (0648)

Preference will be given to women attending Winter Park Campus.

The purpose of the Winter Park Women's Club is to associate its members and the public in efforts to advance the civic and educational welfare of Winter Park and surrounding areas, to aid worthy students attending institutions of higher learning and to preserve the history and premises of the Woman's Club of Winter Park for future generations. The Woman's Club of Winter Park was founded in 1915 and incorporated in 1918, and has founded and supported numerous community service initiatives since that time. The Woman's Club awarded their first scholarship in 1938 and created their first endowed fund in 1973, which today is supported by fundraisers, contributions and bequests of members and friends of the club. 




Women's Executive Council Scholarship (0577)

This scholarship is for students who maintain a 3.5 or greater GPA. Preference for a female. Consideration will be given part time students working full-time.

The Women's Executive Council, Inc. is an association of executive women committed to the physical and cultural improvements of Downtown, Orlando, accomplishing this goal through the recognition and development of women. WEC believes in opportunity for creative personal growth, self-improvement and professional development. Its members are dedicated to the growth of the Women's Executive Council through the support of their personal and professional goals.


Woodbery-Moran Family Scholarship (1224)

The Woodbery-Moran Family Scholarship was created for students that are in the Nursing program and have successfully completed a course.








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