Michael J. Archer Memorial Fund Scholarship
Education Foundation of Sarasota County
Award: $1,000
Deadline: April 15, 2021

The Michael J. Archer Memorial Fund, named in memory of a former Venice High School football star and graduate, is a $1,000 renewable scholarship awarded to a Sarasota County high school senior.

To be eligible to apply, candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a high school senior attending a Sarasota County public school.
  • Must have a minimum 2.75 weighted GPA.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Plan to enroll in an accredited 4-year college or university in Florida.
  • Begin postsecondary school in the 2021-2022 academic year.
  • Use scholarship funds for tuition, fees or course-related expenses required to enroll at
    or attend an eligible postsecondary school in Florida (Scholarship funds will be sent
    directly to the student’s postsecondary school upon proof of high school graduation).
  • Renewable for up to four years providing the recipient is making satisfactory academic
    progress. Renewal will be based on submission of an official college transcript
    demonstrating at least a C+ average or better each year.

Completed applications must be completed online by creating user ID here and submitted by April 15, 2021 11:59 PM. For questions or comments please contact Heather Ferrigno, hferrigno@edfoundationsrq.org


Important Information

What high schools does this scholarship apply to? All
Number of Available Awards: 1
Intended Major: 4 year degree in Florida
Scholarship Criteria: Merit-based, need-based
Scholarship Location: Local
Minimum GPA: 2.75
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Is the scholarship renewable? Yes
How to Renew: Submit a college transcript demonstrating at least a C+ average or better each year
Is an essay required? Yes
Are service hours required? No

Organization Information

Heather Ferrigno
Education Foundation of Sarasota County 1960 Landings Blvd. #120
Sarasota, FL

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Residency: Sarasota County
Grades: 12th
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