Polk State College Foundation Scholarships

Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

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Polk State College Foundation Scholarships

The Polk State College Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year through March 15. The Foundation awards more than $1.5 million in scholarships each year. To apply for a scholarship, a…

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Polk State Gives Student From Puerto Rico “Fresh Start”

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Jose Ferrar

The story of how Jose Ferrer’s life changed starts two days before Hurricane Maria razed his hometown of Aguadilla. Three months into his first semester of college, Ferrer sat in class at the University of…

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In-State Tuition Offered To Puerto Rico’s Displaced Students

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Polk State College continues to provide support for students displaced from Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria and is again offering in-state tuition to those individuals. Gov. Rick Scott asked Florida state colleges and universities this…

Polk State Collegiate High Schools

Collegiate High Schools No. 1 In State For Graduation Rates

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Polk State Collegiate High Schools

Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate and Lakeland Collegiate high schools rank No. 1 out of 448 public high schools in Florida for four-year graduation rates. Gov. Rick Scott recently notified Polk State College’s charter…

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USF Advisor Provides Pathways For Polk State Students

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When students become a part of the Eagle family at Polk State College, they also have the opportunity to become Bulls or Knights in training. Through the College’s partnerships with University of South Florida’s FUSE…

Polk State Collegiate High Schools

Collegiate High Schools To Host Info Sessions

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Polk State Collegiate High Schools

Polk State Lakeland Collegiate and Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate high schools will host informational sessions for current sophomores interested in attending one of Polk State College’s charter schools. Polk State’s collegiate high schools…

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Spring 2018 Classes Start, Registration Continues

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Welcome back

Polk State College welcomes more than 10,000 students back to its campuses and centers for the Spring 2018 semester. “I am thrilled to embark on the New Year for the first time together and I…

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Spring Enrollment Underway, Classes Start Jan. 5

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Polk State College is closed for winter break, but enrollment is still underway for the spring semester. College offices will reopen Tuesday, January 2, and classes start Friday, January 5. Students are encouraged to visit…

Top 10 Grad Caps

Polk State’s 117th Commencement: Top 10 Grad Caps

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Top 10 Grad Caps

Graduation is a time to celebrate, and what better way than creating a festive grad cap to distinguish yourself among the commencement crowd. While many spend weeks before graduation prepping their colorful caps, students also…

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