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

Student Eligibility:

  • 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

 

Candidates must:

  1. Provide a certified copy of their high school transcripts.
  2. 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).
  3. 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.

Application Deadline:


All application materials must be received at the office of The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools by Monday, December 11th, 2017.