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Senior Scholarships
for 12th grade students in Marion County Public Schools

This portal is now open for 12th grade students in Marion County Public Schools to apply to one or more of the Senior Scholarships managed by the Public Education Foundation.

The Public Education Foundation of Marion County administers a variety of scholarships.  You can apply for more than one scholarship, but please make note of all requirements and apply for scholarships whose criteria is applicable to you. 

A list of scholarships is available at 

It is important to thoroughly review each scholarship description and application details before beginning your application in the portal.

A full list of information is posted on the Foundation's website at  
All submissions should be done through this portal and are due by April 10th, 2023.

Portal Tips: 

  • You will create a log-in the first time you access this portal. Make sure to remember the email address and password you use.

  • Scholarships can be left in "Draft" as you work to complete them. You do not need to start over each time.

  • Once a scholarship is saved as "Final," the scholarship can be copied so that all of the "Applicant Information" automatically populates for the next scholarship.

  • You will change the scholarship you are applying for in the "Eligibility" tab.

  • Do not try to copy a "Draft" scholarship. It will not let you change the eligibility.

  • Review the scholarship requirements for each scholarship you are interested in ahead of time on Some scholarships have essays, recommendation letters and other additional requirements.

  • All scholarships require the Grade Report Form. This form can be downloaded HERE or on the main Foundation Scholarship page at  

  • You will only have to upload the Grade Report Form once, as it will auto-populate after you save at least one scholarship as "Final."

  • Please note all applications require the FAFSA SARS page; however, not all scholarships are based on financial need. 


1. Register

Click on the "Register" button and complete and submit the registration form.

2. Login

Login to the program with your email and password.

3. Create

Create your online application.. 

4. Save

Your applicationcan be saved as DRAFT until all the required information is completed and attachments uploaded. As each section is complete, you will see a appear in the category tab when the application/portfolio is saved. At any time, you can download and print your application/portfolio by clicking on the icon in the Application Summary section.

5. Submit

On completion, save your Application as FINAL. Download and print a copy of your application/portfolio for your records by clicking on the icon in the Application Summary section in the right column. Note: If an update is required prior to the deadline, you can make the update and resave as FINAL.

If you require assistance or additional information, please contact the Award Administrator.

Senior Scholarships
Portal Opens March 2023
Scholarships Close  April 10th, 2023

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Key Dates

Senior Scholarships

Application Open:
March 3, 2023
Application Close:
April 10, 2023


Public Education Foundation of Marion County
Thelma Parker Center,
1239 NW 4th Street,
Ocala, FL 34475
Phone: 352-671-4167