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Dr. Robert W. Sims Memorial Scholarship

One or more $3,000 scholarships will be awarded for the current academic year to a selected post-secondary student, who is a U.S. citizen and resident of Florida, attending or planning to attend an accredited Florida public or private college and is planning to major in computer science/information technology related field.

Deadline is February 15th for the academic year beginning with Fall Term.

Who may apply?
Any post-secondary student with at least a 2.5 GPA (on a 4 point system) and who is a U.S. citizen and resident of Florida attending or planning to attend an accredited Florida public or private college and is planning to major in computer science/information technology related field, may apply. The applicant must be enrolled as a full time student as defined by his or her academic institution during the course of the award.

How to apply?
An application form can be downloaded from this page. When you receive the application form, complete it carefully and submit it, together with an official transcript of all your course work, and the requested essay to the address on the bottom of the application. The postmark deadline is February 15th for the academic year beginning with Fall Term. A panel of FAEDS members will review the information and select the scholarship recipient. The results will be announced by May 1st. The scholarship will be coordinated through the recipient's selected college financial aid office.

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