This scholarship program is available to residents of Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte or DeSoto counties. Applicants must be either: (1) Graduating seniors from any high school in the above-mentioned 4 counties; or (2) Students who graduated in 2020 from any high school in the above-mentioned 4 counties (gap year students); or (3) Graduating Associate degree students from any state college in those 4 counties (SCF, Florida SouthWestern State College -Charlotte Campus, or S. FL State College-DeSoto Campus). All applicants must be planning to pursue a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university on a full-time basis. Students who are already in college, or those planning to pursue a 2-year degree are not eligible. Maximum allowable EFC for applicants is $12,000.