Applications due April 1 for Uncommon Friends Foundation Scholarships

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FORT MYERS, Fla. - March 13, 2017 - PRLog -- The deadline to submit completed scholarship application packets for Uncommon Friends Foundation's scholarships is April 1, 2017. Scholarships will be awarded to deserving students, veterans, struggling adults, and single parents who are pursuing degrees in education, law, technology, and other studies.

Qualifications require that nominees reside in Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Glades, or Hendry Counties, need financial assistance, excel in school and/or their personal lives, and possess high quality character traits. Scholarships vary in application requirements, duration and financial amounts, while some are for specific schools such as Florida Gulf Coast University, Technical College, and PACE Center for Girls of Lee County.

Visit for specific scholarship requirements and links to all applications. 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. Completed application packets (and any questions) should be submitted to

Winners will be announced in May and will be honored at the Uncommon Friends Foundation's Uncommon Evening on Thursday, November 2.

UFF 2017 Scholarship Award Categories

·         Berne Davis Future Teacher Scholarship for a student seeking a degree in education

·         Technical College Scholarship for two terms

·         Special Recognition Scholarship

·         Hilliard Scholarships for seniors in Glades and Hendry Counties to attend FGCU

·         Florida Prepaid College Foundation for freshmen and sophomores to attend a state college

·         NEW! Health Sciences Scholarship for a student seeking a degree in health

·         Lee County Bar Association Scholarship for a student seeking a law degree

·         Single Parent Scholarship for to help a student who has overcome obstacles

·         Veteran's Scholarship for a deserving veteran

·         PACE Center for Girls of Lee County Scholarship

The Uncommon Friends Foundation is a nonprofit organization established in 1993 and dedicated to lifelong character building among today's youth and business leaders. It promotes character education in schools, ethics in the workplace, and preservation of the historic Burroughs Home & Gardens and James Newton Archives. For more information, visit or call (239) 337-9503.

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