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Scholarship Application Process

The Polk State College Foundation will begin accepting applications for Foundation Scholarships on Tuesday, February 1, 2022. The Scholarship Application will remain open throughout February, officially closing on Monday, February 28, 2022.

Please follow the sections below to access the Foundation Scholarship Application
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Students new to Polk State College:

Must APPLY and be ADMITTED as a student at Polk State College. Those students who have NOT taken courses for 3 consecutive terms, must RE-APPLY and be RE-ADMITTED as a returning student at Polk State College. Please click the following link if you have not applied or need to re-apply to Polk State College:

Polk State College APPLY NOW

Please complete the College’s application, and once processed, you will receive a welcome email as notification of admittance. Please check your junk/spam folder to ensure receipt.

Please allow up to 3 business days for the College’s application to be processed. After your application is processed, please follow the instructions below, to access the Foundation General Scholarship Application.

Transcripts:

Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) is frequently used as a qualifier in the scholarship award process; therefore, transcripts are necessary to determine GPA. The Scholarship Application will automatically upload college transcripts of those who have already earned 3 college credit hours or more.

Those who have earned 2 college credit hours or less, will need to upload their high school transcripts.

Accessing High School Transcripts, if applicable:

  • Please contact your high school guidance counselor if you have questions on how to obtain a copy of your most recent Unofficial High School Transcript. Please ensure the copy include your Full Name, Community Hours Completed, and Weighted and Un-Weighted GPA.

Providing false information to obtain a scholarship may result in expulsion from Polk State College and permanently impair/ damage your academic record; furthermore, the Polk State College Foundation reserves the right to prosecute, under applicable state and federal laws, individuals who knowingly misrepresent information in the scholarship application process!

Application Review:

Foundation Scholarship Applications will be reviewed and rated by an independent committee, and award information will be made available June 1 of the current year. To check your award status, login to the scholarship application page starting on May 1, but no later than June 30, using your password and username to confirm whether, or not, a scholarship has been awarded to you.

If you have been awarded a scholarship, please complete any Post-Acceptance requirements to activate your scholarship for the academic year.

Questions / Further Assistance: 

Please do not hesitate to contact the FOUNDATION should you require assistance in using our on-line application system.

FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION – APPLY HERE