The Florida Strawberry Research and Education Foundation has awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships since 1983. Scholarship applications are ready for pick up or download beginning in July each year and are usually due by the middle of September that same year.
The Florida Strawberry Research and Education Foundation offers scholarships to encourage young men and women to continue their education beyond high school. The committee will determine the amount of the scholarship, but none will be less than $500.00.
To be eligible, applicants must be a high school senior, college student, or student at a technical school in Florida during the 2023-2024 school year. If the applicant is graduating high school this year he/she must submit a letter of confirmation of applying or intent to attend college or a technical school.
Applications submitted online are due by September 8, 2023.
Mailed applications must be postmarked by September 1, 2023 and sent to: FSGA, P.O. Drawer 2550, Plant City, FL 33527.
No incomplete and/or late applications will be considered. Please read the entire application before submitting your response to avoid an incomplete and/or late submission.
*Scholarship applicants may receive a maximum of two FSREF scholarships (*or combination of ambassador nomination and FSREF scholarship award) throughout the time they are eligible to receive the award(s).
For more information, contact the Florida Strawberry Growers Association at 813-752-6822.