With the deadline quickly approaching, The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools would like to remind you about a wonderful opportunity for a Lee County School District senior who is interested in becoming a future educator.
This is a great opportunity for a future educator, as it is a 4-year college scholarship to Florida SouthWestern State College for ONE high school senior in the Lee County School District to become a teacher.
The application may also be found Here
Golden Futures Scholars will receive:
- A four-year tuition scholarship to Florida SouthWestern State College
- Mentorship and support from The Academy of Teachers throughout college and into their initial teaching experience
- Must be a 12th-grade student in a Lee County public school
- Must be enrolled in School District of Lee County for a minimum of one school year
- Must meet the attendance requirements of the School District of Lee County
- Upon college graduation, the student commits to teaching a minimum of four years in the School District of Lee County
- Provide a certified copy of their high school transcripts.
- Submit written recommendations from at least two educators that have worked directly with the applicant (e.g. principal, assistant principal, counselor, classroom teacher, or athletic coach).
- Provide an essay explaining why you are interested in becoming a Lee County educator and what subject(s) you wish to instruct. This must be a minimum of 500 words and no more than 2,000 words, typed and double-spaced, attached with the application.
All application materials must be received at the office of The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools by Monday, December 11th, 2017.