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Student Essay Scholarship Award

Sponsored by FASS, the Student Success Essay Scholarship is awarded to the winning essay in the amount of $500 at the annual FASS Conference. The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Attends a Florida Community or State College
  • Has successfully completed at least two developmental level courses.

The following documents must be included in the application packet:

  • This scholarship application.
  • Up-to-date college transcript.
  • One letter of recommendation from one of the applicant’s developmental education instructors.
  • Typed essay (300-500 words) on the topic of choice.  The essay should be typed double spaced as a Word document in size 12 font.  Additionally, e-mail a copy of your essay to
  • Photograph or photo file in jpg format and signed release at the bottom of the application page.
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Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, Max. file size: 50 MB, Max. files: 3.
    Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, Max. file size: 50 MB.
    Accepted file types: jpg, png, Max. file size: 50 MB.

    Our Purpose

    The Florida Association for Student Success is committed to improve the professional capabilities of educators, the programs designed to prepare educators, and the practice, theory, and delivery of education to the students of the State of Florida.

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