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Application FAQs

What does the application process involve?

Applicants must provide information about their academic accomplishments and work experience, if any; upload copies of relevant transcripts and credit certificates, and a résumé, all in PDF format; and write several essays about their interests and background. Applicants must also provide contact information for two references, who must respond to the reference requests before the application can be submitted.

Can references be submitted after the closing date for scholarship applications?

No. Applications can be submitted only once the references have submitted their feedback.

How are scholarship funds paid?

Kantner Foundation scholarship funds are paid directly to the colleges or universities the winners are attending.

How do winners claim their scholarships?

Winners are emailed a claim form, which they must complete and submit to claim their scholarships. The claim form must be submitted no later than August 1, and it must include a hard copy of the winner’s signed admission acceptance letter. Additionally, winners must submit a digital photograph and short biography via email that will be displayed on the Kantner Foundation website. Failure to submit the claim form and supporting documents, and the photograph and biography, will result in loss of the scholarship.

Can scholarship awards be deferred?

No, scholarship awards may not be deferred under any circumstances.

Florida Scholarship Guide

The Kantner Foundation understands that as a high school senior, your life is already quite busy with school, family, volunteer commitments, clubs, and possibly running a small business. That's why we've compiled a list of nearly 200 scholarships for you to consider, making it easy for you by providing names and links. For those of you who have college on the brain, download our free guidebook and see which scholarships are calling your name!