NFC RECEIVES $40,000 FROM COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
OF SARASOTA COUNTY’S EDWARD K. ROBERTS FUND
orth Florida College has been awarded $40,000
from the Edward K. Roberts Community
College Fund of the Community Foundation
of Sarasota County, helping multiple NFC students
with tuition and living expenses this summer and fall
through the Edward K. Roberts Scholarship account.
For almost 40 years, the Community Foundation
of Sarasota County has matched donors to the right
causes, creating lasting impact. This is the ninth
consecutive year that NFC was awarded funding to
assist North Florida students.
Edward K. Roberts Scholarships are awarded to
part-time NFC students who may not qualify for
other financial aid. Scholarship funds may be used for
tuition, books and specified living expenses. Students
applying for the Edward K. Roberts Scholarship must
have graduated high school or earned a GED with a 3.0
GPA or higher.
From 2011-2019, the Edward K. Roberts Scholarship
has granted 368 NFC students financial assistance.
The NFC Foundation is grateful to the Community
Foundation of Sarasota County
and recognizes Mr. Edward K.
Roberts for the role each has
played in positively impacting
the lives of so many NFC
For more information
about the Edward K. Roberts
Scholarship, contact the NFC
Foundation office at 850-973-
9414 or email@example.com.
NFC honored recipients of its
Edward K. Roberts Scholarship
Nov. 20 in the NFC Student Center.
Standing, left to right, are Rebecca
Hughes, Truett Maund, Michalla
Hayes, Melody Batchelor, Lavella
Marshall and NFC President John
Grosskopf. Seated, left to right, are
Adelina Ponce, Guadalupe Ponce,
Cecilia Ayala, Emily Knudsen and
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