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Two Students Named Jack Kent Cooke Scholars, Win...

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Two Valencia College students have been named recipients of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s prestigious Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The highly competitive national scholarship will provide Leah Basaria and Miranda Rublaitus with up to $55,000 a year to complete their bachelor’s degrees. Only 100 community college students receive the Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, which is one of […]

Valencia College Awarded $50,000 for Metallica...

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 For the second year, Valencia College has been selected from a competitive field of community colleges across the country to receive $50,000 from Metallica’s foundation to transform the future of students in the community. Funded by Metallica’s All Within My Hands (AWMH) Foundation and led by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), the Metallica […]

Student Scholarship Opportunity: 2021 PTK Scholarship

Thursday, November 5, 2020 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses Students may now apply for the 2021 PTK Scholarship through Tuesday, December 1, 2020. The All-USA Academic Scholarship recognizes high achieving college students who demonstrate academic excellence and intellectual rigor combined with leadership and service that extends their education […]

Thank You Valencia Scholarship Committee

Monday, October 5, 2020 A Message from Elvin Cruz-Vargas, Director of Philanthropic Programs and Recognition Over the summer, 70 faculty and staff members participated in the Valencia Scholarship Committee to award more than $800,000 in scholarships for the academic year 2020-2021. Of that, $462,000 has already been disbursed for fall 2020. The committee was tasked […]

Valencia Jazz Students Win Scholarships

Thursday, August 6, 2020 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses The Central Florida Jazz Society held its 38th annual jazz scholarship contest on Saturday, July 11, 2020, via Zoom. The competition, for amateur jazz musicians who are high school seniors or students in their first three years of college, required students to submit […]

Student Wins Prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 As a teenager growing up in New York City, Jennifer Tolliver became a chronic runaway, starting at the age of 13 — to escape an abusive father who she says was both physically and mentally dangerous. In high school, she became so desperate that she ran away and created a new identity, […]

Lockheed Martin Announces Vocational Scholarship

Lockheed Martin has launched a first-of-its-kind $6,600 vocational scholarship for up to 150 high school seniors and recent graduates pursuing trade degrees in technology and advanced manufacturing. Valencia College is one of the program’s preferred educational institutions. For details, visit the Lockheed Martin website. The application deadline is Thursday, March 12, 2020.

Downtown Campus Update: Scholarships Available

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Even with the low cost of Valencia College tuition, finances can still be a barrier to education. That’s why Valencia College recently announced four scholarships, all of which are designed to decrease financial barriers to new and returning students planning to attend our brand new […]

The Winner of the Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Is…

Timber Creek High School student and Valencia College Seneff Honors College student Charlene Singh thinks doctors are today’s superheroes. And she is doing everything in her power to become one. But Charlene knows that going to medical school is expensive — and many doctors leave medical school with more than $180,000 in student loan debt. That […]

Foundation Scholarship Committee Awards 1,000...

A Message from Geraldine Gallagher, Valencia Foundation President and CEO I am grateful to the 2018-19 Valencia Foundation Scholarship Committee. Chaired by Amy Kleeman, assistant vice president, college transition, and Elvin Cruz-Vargas, administrative manager, foundation scholarships, the committee comprised 83 College employees, including administrative assistants, program advisors, directors and professors. Twenty-one Valencia retirees and alumni also participated […]