2017-03-16 / Top News

Foundation will award 10 scholarships

The Uncommon Friends Foundation is accepting applications from students, veterans, struggling adults and single parents in Southwest Florida who are pursuing degrees in education, law, technology and other studies.

Nominees must need financial assistance, excel in school and/or their personal lives and possess high quality character traits. A total of 10 scholarships are available.

Scholarships vary in application requirements, duration and financial amounts, while some are for specific schools.

The deadline for applications, which must be submitted electronically, is April 1. Winners will be announced in May and will be honored at the Uncommon Friends Foundation’s “Uncommon Evening” on Thursday, Nov. 2.

Application packets include an application form, a written essay on character, a digital color photograph and one or more letters from a sponsor such as a service agency, counselor, teacher or principal.

For specific scholarship requirements and links to all applications, visit www.uncommonfriends.org. ¦

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