Two nonprofit organizations are still offering scholarships for high school students looking to attend college.
-Beach chamber foundation has college scholarships
The Fort Myers Beach Chamber Foundation is continuing to accept college scholarship applications for the 2012-2013 school year. Applications are available in person or on the website at fortmyersbeachchamber.org. Original applications along with a current picture and personal essay must be delivered to the chamber by 5 p.m. on May 31, 2012.
-Beach Lions scholarships still available
The Fort Myers Beach Lions are looking for qualified students for their 2012 "WE SERVE" scholarships. Application for such scholarships reach a deadline at month's end.
Cash awards for college or vocational educational assistance are given to local students who demonstrate ability, need, and a solid record of community service. Applications for this year's students can be obtained by e-mailing requests to: firstname.lastname@example.org or found on the Fort Myers Beach Lions Website: www.fmblions.com. All completed applications must be postmarked no later than May 31, 2012.
"Funds raised from this year's Fort Myers Beach Lions Shrimp Festival are used to assist local students for the past 20 years. We encourage area residents to apply and let friends and family know about these scholarships," said Beach Lions Scholarship Chair Darby Doerzbacher.