Scholarship Opportunities

CareerSource Research Coast and New England Wholesale Fish & Lobster have partnered together to launch of a new Distribution and Logistics Technician Registered Apprenticeship program to expand career opportunities in distribution and logistics for new and existing employees at New England Wholesale Fish & Lobster’s 20,000-square-foot seafood processing facility in Stuart, Florida. During the 12-month work-based training program, apprentices will earn $15 to $18 per hour to start and complete 80 hours of related technical instruction (RTI) and two thousand hours of on-the-job (OJT) training. The RTI and OJT both address core technical competency needs for higher-skilled, higher-wage positions in logistics.


Program applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent and experience with computerized inventory control systems and leading a team. Forklift operator certification is preferred but not required. Interested candidates may contact Susan Haggard at


Seniors,  the AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary is offering  one $500 scholarship to a student who is planning to attend IRSC in the Fall, have  a 3. , and submit  a 500 word essay on “How my education will help veterans”.  Applications are due by March 15.  See Mrs. Salvador, Guidance for  a copy of the application.

The 2020 FSCA Scholarships Competition is now open. FSCA will award four high school scholarships in the amount of $250 each and three graduate student scholarships in the amount of $500 each. All application materials must be received by 5 PM on Friday, April 3, 2020. All questions should be directed to

High School student criteria:

  • Current 12thgraders on track to graduate either during the current spring or summer; and;
  • Intent to enroll in a postsecondary institution in the upcoming summer or fall following high school graduation.
  • The application requires a 250-500 words response to: How do school counselors and school counseling programs positively impact students and their success?

High School student application:

Graduate-level student application criteria:

  • A current graduate student enrolled in a Florida School Counseling preparation program;
  • Enrolled as a school counseling graduate student for the next upcoming academic year; and,
  • Hold a current FSCA member.
  • The application requires a 500-750 word response to this prompt: As the needs of today’s students continue to evolve, so must school counselors. What emerging issue or issues must today’s school counselors be ready to address, and how can school counselors best be prepared to support their students around this issue/these issues?

Graduate Student application:

THE FETTERMAN & ASSOCIATES SCHOLARSHIP PROJECT encourages and supports students in their pursuit of education.   Each year, the Project awards scholarships to five college bound high school seniors. Our program focuses on student development and teacher influence/appreciation. Each student is required to submit an application together with an original essay entitled “My Most Influential Teacher”.

THE FETTERMAN & ASSOCIATES SCHOLARSHIP PROJECT will select five student winners who will each receive a $1,000 scholarship. Each winning student and chosen teacher will be honored at the award presentation ceremony.  Completed applications and essays must be received no later than midnight, March 16, 2020 as set forth on the application form.    Winners will be announced on April 1, 2020. For more information:

Seniors, the PB &J Scholarship Fund scholarship is focused on helping student whose test scores or GOA might not be the best, but have the drive to succeed.  Student can apply using the link  The deadline to apply is May 31, 2020.  Scholarship range from $500 – $1,000.
High School Students – University of Florida is offering summer programs  with topics ranging from coding to environmental science.  Check it out at
The Backus Scholarship Scholarship funds of $1000 will be awarded to tree Lt. Lucie County high school seniors.  In order to qualify, you must have a 3.5 gpa or better, must be well rounded through involvement in various school activities,  Their must show there is a need for assistance .  Students can use the universal application created by the School Board.  High school transcripts and appropriate college entrance test scores must be included with the application packet.  Completed application can be mailed to :  J. W. Gaines, 600 Citrus Avenue, Suite 200, Fort Pierce, FL  34950.
The American Muslim Alliance of Florida will award a total of $15,000 in scholarships to twenty-five students.  Students must have a 3.0 cumulative gpa; provide two letters f recommendation; complete a one-page-single spaced essay stating why they should be awarded a scholarship, and why they plan to further their studies at a college or university.
Applications are due on or before May 4, 2020.
Please see Mrs. Salvador, Guidance Clerk for a copy of the application.
Seniors the Florida School Counselor Association will award three scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $1,000. The deadline to apply is March 17, 2020. The scholarship can be found at

Apply for the $1,000 Criminal Justice Scholarship.  The Scholarship can be found at:

Fetterman and Associates will offer five scholarships of $1,000 to  winners of an original essay contest that describes the teacher who had the greatest influence on them, and the matter in which the applicant was influenced.  The essay must be a minimum of five hundred words.  The deadline to apply is March 15. See Mrs. Salvador for an application.

Are you in need of low-cost housing that has an ALL-Inclusive deal? Do you need a place to call home away from home that has freshly cooked meals ready for you to enjoy? How about a place with 79 others who become a well diverse, friendly family?

The Cooperative Living Organization (CLO) exists to provide UF AND Santa Fe students with financial ease of mind; a residency that focuses on providing a student-run cooperative where dorm-style room and board costs half as much as similar on campus arrangements.

For $400 per month, this includes: Meals, Monday-Friday lunches and dinners; internet; fully furnished rooms; conducive study environments; computer lab; and willing residents to help a friend out.For additional information, please visit our updated website at

The Cooperative Living Organization, located one block from the main UF campus (behind Chipotle off of University Ave.), is now accepting applications for the Fall 2020-Spring 2021 semesters as well as Summer 2020. We would like to invite all students to apply.

The online application is available at