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January 31, 2024

Empowering Futures: A Guide to Scholarships for Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County Members

In the pursuit of empowering the youth to achieve their goals beyond high school, Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County (BGCBC) offers a diverse range of scholarships. These scholarships are designed to support traditional college education as well as vocational and trade certifications. Eligibility requirements of a minimum of 2 years of membership and attendance are required.  Let’s explore the exciting scholarship opportunities available to BGCBC members.

 

BGCBC Scholarship:

The BGCBC Scholarship serves as the gateway to multiple scholarships, including the prestigious NSU Rita and Rita and Rick Case Endowment Scholarship. This full-tuition scholarship aims to remove financial barriers for deserving students, enabling them to pursue higher education seamlessly. Additionally, the Nan Knox Boys & Girls Club Scholarship, offering either $1000 or $500 per year, further broadens the scope of financial assistance for academic pursuits.

 

Rick Case Vocational Scholarship:

For those inclined towards vocational or trade programs, the Rick Case Vocational Scholarship App is a game-changer. This scholarship covers the full cost of vocational or trade programs at institutions like Sheridan Tech or McFatter, providing an opportunity for skill development and career advancement.

 

Class A CDL Scholarship:

Recognizing the demand for skilled commercial drivers, BGCBC offers a full scholarship for a 4-week Commercial Driving License (CDL) course at Broward College. This scholarship opens doors to a rewarding career in the transportation industry and aligns with the evolving job market.

 

External Scholarships:

** **The FAU Kelly/Strul Emerging Scholars Program is not one a BGCBC scholarship**, but we are encouraging our Club members to apply.

Deadline to apply is February 1st

 

FAU Kelly/Strul Emerging Scholars Program:

Tailored for prospective Florida Atlantic University (FAU) students who are residents of Florida and first-generation college students with demonstrated financial need, the FAU Kelly/Strul Emerging Scholars Program covers housing, tuition, fees, books, and meals. This comprehensive scholarship ensures that financial constraints do not hinder the pursuit of higher education at FAU. Apply | The Kelly/Strul Emerging Scholars Program (fau.edu)

Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County is committed to nurturing the dreams and aspirations of its members. Through a variety of scholarships, ranging from traditional college pathways to vocational and trade certifications, BGCBC empowers youth to overcome financial barriers and reach their full potential. Aspiring scholars within the BGCBC community have a multitude of opportunities to embark on their educational journeys, contributing to a brighter and more promising future.

 

FOR MORE INFO:

Contact your Club Director or the Career & Education team at scholarships@bgcbc.org or text at 954-590-0778.