2018 Scholarships are now closed. 


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Scholarship Recipient Process 2019


Three $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors attending school in Estero or living in Estero. The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage high school or home school students to continue their education in any trade, technical school, community college or university. This would also allow students from our school choice zone to benefit from this scholarship without bias. A fourth scholarship may be awarded to a college student who has completed their freshman year to assist in continuing their education. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist an undergraduate student who has completed their freshman year of college to continue their studies.

  1. Scholastic achievement; transcripts, SAT/ACT scores and GPA
  2. Interest in continuing education in any trade school, college, etc.
  3. Participation and leadership in school and community activities
  4. Reputation for good citizenship and moral character
  5. Need

Provide one non-relative reference letter and one Teacher/School reference letter with your application.


The following venues will be used to promote the availability of the scholarship

  1. Chamber Website: The scholarship information and application will be posted on the chamber website. The application will be available to download and print.
  2. Press Releases: The Chamber will create a press release regarding the availability of the scholarship to all media outlets.
  3. Guidance Counselors

Instructions will be included to mail the application and all necessary information to the Chamber office for review by the board.


Applications received in the Chamber office will be recorded as received and assigned a number making all applications anonymous before passing the information to the Scholarship Committee. The Committee will review and present the final applications to the board. Applications must be received by April 30th, 2018. Candidates will be selected during the May board meeting and will then be announced at the June Annual Luncheon.

Submit your scholarship online application using the form below!

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    You agree if awarded a scholarship we will request written permission for your name, photo and comments to be used in electronic and printed materials associated with the Estero Chamber of Commerce. By submitting this application and if selected, I agree to be contacted by Estero Chamber of Commerce for the purpose of testimonial as to my school progress so that Estero Chamber of Commerce may provide this information to the board of directors for selection.
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  • School Official Verification of School fee Schedule as an Eligible Registerd Student