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If you were previously awarded a scholarship BEFORE 2017 and are applying for renewal, please contact us for your access code to apply. Executive Assistant Sarah Herrick is available at Sarah.Herrick@MDCTrust.org or (352) 383 - 2150 and will get back to you as soon as possible.

Scholarship Funds

Scholarship funds are designated to help students cover expenses associated with all levels of education. Custom scholarships can be created to benefit specific students, schools, vocations or regions of Mount Dora. For more information or to obtain an application, please contact the Guidance office of your high school. Our scholarship funds are only available to high school seniors at Christian Home & Bible School or Mount Dora High School unless otherwise indicated.


W. T. BLAND, JR. SCHOLARSHIP


For Undergraduate College Students

The W.T. Bland Junior Charitable Fund is a scholarships for students the second, third and fourth years of undergraduate study. Emphasis is also given to vocational training and community college education. A recipient may reapply, through undergraduate studies, as long as their attendance and Grade Point Average (GPA) are appropriate to their degree goals.

 


AILEEN JOINER SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Ms. Joiner established a scholarship fund for post-high school education at a University within the State of Florida. The scholarship is to be awarded to a senior of Mount Dora High School or The Christian Home and Bible School and is renewabl


COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Provides a scholarship opportunity for Mount Dora High School senior who has volunteered at least 75 hours of community service. Special consideration will be given to those students who volunteer for the Mount Dora Art Festival and/or Mount Dora Craft Fair.


JAMES AND THOMAS DENNIS JUNIOR GOLF SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Established by the Dennis family in memory of James O. Dennis and his brother, Thomas Dennis, for the promotion of Junior Golf in Mount Dora. The scholarship is awarded to a Mount Dora High School graduate with a "B" average or higher who has participated in the Junior Golf team.


ROUND LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

Created by Round Lake Elementary to accept gifts to be utilized by Round Lake students for higher education.


MIKE STONE MEMORIAL SOCCER SCHOLARSHIP

Established by the Lake County Soccer Club in memorial of Mr. Mike Stone. This renewable scholarship awards a scholarship to one male and one female, who have demonstrated a quality academic performance with a 3.0 minimum GPA, a passion for soccer and good sportsmanship. Eligible candidates must live in the Central Florida area and be members in good standing of the Lake County Soccer Club. Students must have participated in the Soccer Club's Development for Competitive Soccer Leagues for at least one full year.


This Scholarship is renewable based on the number of years involved in the Lake County Soccer Club.


SUSAN WEINSTOCK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was made possible by the family, friends, and colleagues of Susan Weinstock, former art teacher at Mount Dora High School, who died of lung cancer in July 2002 at age 59. The scholarship will be awarded to a senior from Mount Dora High School who will be pursuing an art education degree following graduation from high school.


JOEL J. SEE AND ANNA J. SEE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Established by Dr. and Mrs. See to provide financial assistance to Mount Dora High School graduates who wish to pursue a medical career. Scholarships are renewable through four years of college for full-time students who continue to meet the scholarship qualifications.


JOHN LIPTAK, JR. BASKETBALL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This fund was established by family and friends of John Liptak, Jr. He was well known for his support of the basketball team at Mount Dora High School, where his son, John III coaches. The fund provides scholarships to Mount Dora High School students and is awarded for their second year of college.


KELLY BODNARUK MEMORIAL FUND

Established in honor of Kelly Anne Elizabeth Bodnaruk, a Mount Dora High School senior when she passed away in a car accident in 2004. Kelly’s memorial provides a college scholarship to a Mount Dora High School senior and a creativity grant to a Mount Dora High School junior to attend a summer program or camp.


LIZ PERRETT SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Established by Mount Dora High School students in memory of Liz Perrett and supported by high school activities to provide one scholarship annually to a graduating senior.


MARY E. BEACOM MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Mary Beacom, a nurse, provided funds to be used for charitable purposes following her death. To accomplish this, her Trustee established the memorial fund in her honor to provide scholarships for local high school graduates interested in healthcare careers, with preference given to those attending trade or technical schools.


NATASHA ARANO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

THIS FUND IS TEMPORARILY NOT ACCEPTING ANY NEW SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS.

Set up in memory of Natasha Arano, this Scholarship recognizes a student with financial need, and who has a strong commitment to serve their school, community, and their church missionary activities. They will attend Lake Sumter State College. Preference will be given to the academic study of education, social work, or marriage counseling


SYLVANNA J. KING SCHOLARSHIP

THIS FUND IS TEMPORARILY NOT ACCEPTING ANY NEW SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS.

Established by Dr. Genester S. Wilson-King as a memorial scholarship in favor of her daughter, who passed away in an automobile accident in New York City. The scholarship is for a student in either Eustis or Mount Dora High School to attend a public or private university. This scholarship focuses on community service and needs. Preference is given to students wishing to attend either Spielman or Morehouse Colleges.


MARY DUNBAR ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP FUND

A gift from Morris W. Dunbar in honor of his wife, establishing a scholarship fund for students interested in a career in nursing.


NORMA AND LOREN SCHLOOT ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP FUND

A gift from Normal Jean Schloot, establishing a scholarship fund for students interested in education or agriculture.


RICHARD EARHART ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Established as a memorial to Richard Earhart to provide scholarships to individuals selected by the Rotary Club of Mount Dora.


ORVAL HAGERTY SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Provides college scholarships to graduates of Mount Dora High School who require financial assistance to pursue a higher education. Scholarships may be renewed annually up to four years, provided the student maintains a job and satisfactory grade point average.


POWERONE TECHNOLOGY FUND

THIS FUND IS TEMPORARILY NOT ACCEPTING ANY NEW SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS.

Fund set up by PowerOne LLC, as a repository for gifts and bequests to encourage the study of and training in the field of technology or other creative studies. Scholarships and/or grants will be provided to students from Lake and Sumter County.