Broward College gets $70,000 in scholarship money for students

 

Broward College on Monday was awarded $70,00 in scholarship funds from the Florida College System Foundation — part of a $905,000 pot awarded to 28 college system institutions.

“The Florida College System Foundation’s endowed scholarships help make a difference in the lives of thousands of students across the state,” said Thomas E. Furlong, Jr., chairman of the College System Foundation Board of Directors. Broward College received the following scholarships: Nursing and Allied Health scholarships for $19,539 from Florida Blue; First-generation scholarship for $45,127 from Helios Education Foundation and a Bank of America scholarship for $4,160,

“We are proud to be selected as one of the recipients of these meaningful scholarships,” said Nancy Botero, Broward College vice president for advancement and executive director of the Broward College Foundation. “It reinforces our mission to transform lives through education by providing community awareness, advocacy and financial resources to Broward College.”

These scholarships will alleviate potentially costly loans for students. To learn how to apply for the scholarships visit www.broward.org/foundation or the Broward College financial aid office at www.broward.edu/financialaid.

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