From: Sheila Young via fcb-l [mailto:fcb-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Thursday, February 04, 2016 8:10 AM
To: Sheila Young
Subject: [fcb-l] 2016 FCB Scholarship details
2016 FCB SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
The 2016 Florida Council of the Blind Scholarship Program consists of awards
totaling $4,000.00, that are offered to outstanding students who are
enrolled in academic education, professional or technical training beyond
the high school level.
. $1,500.00 Gayle M. Krause-Edwards Scholarship - Available to an eligible
applicant who is enrolled full-time in a course of study which will increase
advancement potential in his/her chosen field;
. $1,000.00 Teresa Blessing Scholarship - Offered to an outstanding
full-time college student;
. $1,000.00 Timothy Turpin Scholarship - Offered to a high school student
exhibiting leadership and academic excellence planning to attend college
. $500.00 Bobbie Probst Scholarship - Awarded to an eligible applicant who
is enrolled part-time in a college, university or technical institute.
All applicants must have at least a 3.0 grade-point average (GPA) with the
exception of the Gayle M. Krause-Edwards Scholarship.
The prestigious Gayle M. Krause-Edwards $1,500.00 scholarship requires a 3.2
GPA and completion of one semester in a college or university to be
This scholarship will be awarded to one student exhibiting outstanding
academic and leadership achievements.
Please share this information with anyone that may be eligible, and note the
deadline is March 12, 2016.
All information and application can be found at fcb.org.
GOCB Treasurer/Past President
Friends of Library Access, Inc.-President FCB Education & Leadership Chair
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