LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Scholarships available through the GCCF

For the publisher:

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2022-2023 scholarship program.
Applicants can visit GulfCoastCF.org/scholarships to review scholarship requirements and complete the online application. The deadline to apply is March 4 and scholarships will be announced in late spring.
The Gulf Coast Community Foundation helps students of all ages pursue graduate studies at accredited two- and four-year colleges, universities or technical schools. Applicants must reside in Sarasota County, Charlotte County, or Boca Grande, and they must plan to attend a post-secondary institution in the 2022-2023 academic year.

Gulf Coast awards scholarships from the nearly 70 scholarship funds it administers, many created by donors to support particular fields of study or assist students from specific schools or communities. Since the inception of its scholarship program in 1997, Gulf Coast has awarded nearly $ 9.5 million in scholarships to help students pursue higher education. Last year, the foundation awarded 526 scholarships totaling nearly $ 620,000.
Gulf Coast is a public charity that was established in 1995 through the sale of the Venice Hospital. It is now the philanthropic home of over 950 families, individuals, businesses and organizations. For more information visit

Rachel Denton
Gulf Coast Community Foundation

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