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…

Jose Ferrar

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…

Felecia Zimmerman

Academic Advisor Gives Students Choices About Their Education

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Felecia Zimmerman

College is incredibly exciting, but can also be difficult to navigate. Polk State College’s academic advisors make huge differences in the lives of students every day, not only by ensuring that they enroll in the…

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…

Shaun Harris

USF Advisor Provides Pathways For Polk State Students

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Shaun Harris

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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