Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund for Family of Injured Workers
Scholarship Opportunity Available for Injured Workers and Family Members
A Florida charitable organization known as Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund, Inc. has an annual scholarship opportunity for eligible students who are dependents and descendants of an individual who has been injured or killed in the course and scope of their employment and who received benefits under the Florida Workers' Compensation Law. In addition, dependents of individuals whose primary employment is connected with the operation and/or administration of this same law are also eligible to receive scholarships. Qualified students must also meet academic requirements and show financial need.
Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund, Inc. has a membership comprised of attorneys, doctors, insurance adjusters, Judges of Compensation Claims, claims administrators, rehabilitation providers and other individuals whose primary employment is connected to the administration of the Florida's Workers' Compensation system. Throughout the State of Florida, members raise scholarship funds to aid students who lack the economic ability to continue their education beyond high school, or to further their college education.
Founded in 1991, the fund has awarded over $1.7 million in scholarships, that have helped deserving students achieve their goals. Scholarship recipients have earned doctoral degrees in many fields, and become attorneys, physicians, accountants and have excelled in various other disciplines in the arts and sciences.
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If you or a family member is interested in applying for the scholarship or obtaining additional information, visit: Scholarship Application
But, hurry–this year’s deadline is Friday, 2/28/2020!