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Hillsborough County Scholarships through the Florida Prepaid College Board

Hillsborough County Public Schools was chosen to receive two scholarships from the Florida Prepaid College Board. In return for the scholarships, Florida Prepaid has asked us to promote the scholarships and their mission to help Floridians to save for college.

Working with Florida Prepaid, we have designed two scholarships that will help advance two of our district’s needs.

Hillsborough Schools Future of STEM

Hillsborough Schools The Future of STEM Scholarship is a 2-Year Florida College Plan with a value of $8,000 for one deserving student who wishes to pursue a career as a Teacher specializing in STEM subjects.

Eligibility:

  1. Available to high school seniors registered at and attending high school in Hillsborough County Public Schools
  2. Declared interest in becoming a STEM Teacher
  3. 3.0 GPA
  4. Please provide a 500-word essay describing why you are interested in Teaching - specifically in the fields of science, technology, engineering or math.
  5. The winner must provide documentation that they are Florida residents and citizens. If the students are not U.S. citizens, the students must provide legal documentation.
  6. Application due via email by April 30th, 2020 at 5 p.m. to Laura Woodard, Communications Department – Laura.Woodard@sdhc.k12.fl.us.

Download Future of STEM Flyer

Download Application


Hillsborough Schools Preparing Students for Life

Hillsborough Schools Preparing Students for Life Kindergarten Scholarship is a Florida Prepaid 529 Plan Scholarship with a value of $1,000 for one student whose family member or guardian has attended a Ready for Kindergarten event OR who has started the registration process to attend Kindergarten by April 30th, 2020 for the 2020-2021 School Year.

Eligibility:

  1. Florida Prepaid Scholarship Award is open to all children whose family or guardian either attend a Ready for Kindergarten event or has started the registration process to attend Kindergarten for the 2020-2021 School Year by April 30, 2020.
  2. The winner must provide documentation that they are Florida residents and citizens. If the students are not U.S. citizens, the students must provide legal documentation.
  3. Ready for Kindergarten attendance sheets and kindergarten application names will be gathered from each school site on or after May 1, 2020. One name will be randomly chosen for the scholarship.

Download Kindergarten Flyer

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