Polk State College will host two Open House events for prospective students.
The first event will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at Polk State Winter Haven, room WST 126, 999 Ave. H N.E.
The second event will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22, at Polk State Lakeland, room LTB 1100, 3425 Winter Lake Road.
At the events, attendees will complete applications to the College, learn about academic programs and meet faculty members, meet with representatives from Student Financial Services and receive help in completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), learn about student clubs and activities, and tour the campus.
A three-credit-hour scholarship will be given away during each event.
Polk State College, an open-access institution, was established in 1964, and serves more than 24,000 students annually. Its offerings include the Associate in Arts, which is parallel and fully transferrable to the State University System, and the Associate in Science, which is designed to lead directly to the workforce. The College also offers the Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Sciences, and a variety of continuing education and certificate programs. For more information, visit polk.edu.