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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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…

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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…

PAL to Canvas

Students Encouraged to Learn Canvas, Replacing PAL in Spring

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PAL to Canvas

Starting spring 2018, students will no longer use PAL and will instead navigate their traditional, online, and hybrid courses by receiving course updates, submitting assignments, and communicating with professors through Canvas. Students will gain access…

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Spring Registration Opens

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Spring registration

Open registration is underway at Polk State College for the spring semester, which begins January 5. Currently enrolled students may register through PASSPORT. They should also check PASSPORT for possible holds on their accounts that…

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College Opens Arms to Puerto Rico’s Displaced Students

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Polk State College is offering support to students displaced from their homes in Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria. Gov. Rick Scott asked Florida state colleges and universities this week to provide support by offering in-state…

Ready to Soar: Taylor Mundy Wins #SoarEagles Contest

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This summer, the Registrar’s Office ran a campaign to encourage high school graduates to complete the Polk State admission process early. To do this, the office hosted a social media contest. More than 3000 Polk…

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