Deadline April 1 for 2018 Uncommon Friends scholarship applications
March 9, 2018


The deadline for applying for Uncommon Friends Foundation scholarship applications for 2018 is April 1, 2018. Student scholarships will be awarded to deserving individuals (including veterans, single parents, and the disabled) who are pursuing degrees in education, law, technology, healthcare and other studies. Nominees must reside in Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Glades or Hendry counties, need financial assistance, excel in school and/or their personal lives, and be of high character.

Visit for more information on specific scholarships, application forms and requirements. Completed applications and/or any questions should be directed to

Winners will be announced by early summer and will be honored at the Uncommon Friends Foundation's Uncommon Evening Nov. 8.

The Uncommon Friends Foundation is a nonprofit organization established in 1993 and dedicated to lifelong character building among today's youth and business leaders. It promotes character education in schools, ethics in the workplace, and preservation of the historic Burroughs Home & Gardens and James Newton Archives. For more information, visit or call Executive Director Jennifer Nelson at 239-337-9503.


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