Educate Boca Scholarship

The Boca Grande Area Chamber of Commerce “Educate Boca” Scholarship Fund is a non-profit corporation established by the Chamber to administer its scholarship fund-raising and awards. Recipients receive monetary assistance for college tuition, vocational training and special education.

To say that this is very important to many of our students is an understatement: These scholarships are vital in maintaining financial viability for our students in order to continue with their education.

Every year the scholarship committee meets and determines which students who have applied meet the necessary qualifications, and scholarships in the amount of $500 to $1,500 are granted.

Qualified candidates must have a 2.5 GPA or higher and present their SAT and ACT scores to the scholarship committee. Off-island candidates must have a connection to Boca Grande, whether they were born and raised here, they have a parent that works for or is a BGACC Chamber Member or the candidate works for a BGACC Chamber Member. A candidate can also find a BGACC Chamber Member sponsor business on the island who will write a letter to the scholarship committee explaining why the candidate should qualify.

The education of our youth is a most important investment for our community and its future. Our fundraiser for the scholarship fund is the Boca Grande Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble, which is hosted by The Gasparilla Inn & Club Golf Course. With the help of the Boca Grande Community, volunteers, our generous sponsors, and our hard-working Scholarship Committee, we were able to raise over $26,000 in the 2018 Golf Scramble! With those funds and the multiple donations we have received throughout the year, we look forward to supporting the young minds of the Boca Grande Community. Thank you for all those who were and continue to be involved!

If you are interested in donating to the Educate Boca Scholarship Fund, the donation may be made out to:

The BGACC Educate Boca Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 704
Boca Grande, FL 33921

Online Donations can be made via PayPal.


EDUCATE BOCA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Requirements: New Applicants
2.5 GPA Minimum
Completed Application: Due Mar. 1st
Goal Statement for the Scholarship Committee’s review.

Educate Boca Scholarship Application 2019

EDUCATE BOCA SCHOLARSHIP RENEWALS

Requirements: Scholarship Renewals
Letter to the Scholarship Committee updating them on your progress.
Transcript for the past year.
Schedule for the upcoming semester.

Deliver to the Educate Boca Scholarship Committee by email: info@bocagrandechamber.com or by mail:

The BGACC Educate Boca Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 704
Boca Grande, FL 33921

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