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The Jan La Belle Scholarship Program

The application period for the Jan La Belle Scholarship Program for 2014 has closed.

Applicants will be notified of their award status no later than March 30, 2014.

The Jan La Belle Scholarship Program was established in 2009 to provide a financial resource to individuals with disabilities who desire to pursue their personal and career goals through attendance at a postsecondary institution.

The 2015 scholarship application period will open on September 15, 2014, and continue until November 15, 2014.  Eligible applicants must:

  • Be an individual with a disability
  • Be a Florida resident
  • Be an individual 16 to 24 years of age who is entering as a first time student at any institution of higher learning, whether academic or vocational.

So, if you’re a junior in high school, make a note to come back to this site on September 15, 2014, to get the application.

Previous Scholarship Winners

2011 Scholarship Winners

Kinsey Leonard, from St. Johns, Florida, attended Daytona State College Southeast Center for Photographic Studies.  Kinsey now works at Marineland Dolphin Adventure taking photographs during in-water programs.

Jessica Moody, from Melbourne Beach, Florida, attends University of Central Florida studying Elementary Education.

2012 Scholarship Winners

Daniel Caballero, from Davie, Florida, attends University of Central Florida pursuing a degree in medicine so that he can become a doctor.

Erica Martinez, from Immokalee, Florida, is the first in her family to go to college.  She attends the University of North Florida majoring in Community Health with a minor in Health Education.

2013 Scholarship Winners

Fazida Yathali, from Wellington, Florida, attends Kansas City Art Institute.

Brian Adkins, from Jacksonville, Florida, attends Florida State College at Jacksonville pursuing a degree in Special Education