UNCOMMON FRIENDS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarships for 2021 are not being offered at this time as we are restructuring our scholarship program. Please revisit our website at a later date for updates. We appreciate your interest in our scholarships and look forward to your nominations/applications when they are available.

Uncommon Friends Foundation scholarships recognize deserving individuals who have a financial need, the potential to succeed in school, and demonstrate the personal traits of the uncommon friends–honesty, integrity, self-control, courage, commitment, compassion, citizenship, respect, a sense of purpose, responsibility, spirit of adventure, perseverance, friendship, and initiative. Scholarships are awarded to students in Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Glades, and Hendry counties.

The scholarship program began with a generous gift from Mrs. Berne Davis in memory of her late husband, civic and business leader Sidney R. Davis. As a strong proponent of the importance of education, her trust continues to fund an annual scholarship for a student who plans to become a teacher.

Donor support is always needed and appreciated. It’s easy to become a scholarship sponsor. Just email  jennifer@uncommonfriends.org to learn how easy it is to help area students in need. All donors, no matter what size their gift, help to improve the lives of others and, subsequently, the community.

We are actively expanding the scholarship program every year to assist even more deserving men and women.

 

Meet Jared Basco, a 2003 Uncommon Friends scholarship recipient who has paid it forward by donating monthly to the Scholarship Program since he graduated in 2006. Click the video start button to hear Jared’s story…

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jennifer@uncommonfriends.org
Uncommon Evening 2011

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Uncommon Friends Membership Meeting 2011

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Annual Meeting 2012

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Business Ethics Luncheon 2012

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Uncommon Evening 2012

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Business Ethics Lunch 2016 at FGCU

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2016 Scholarship Recipients

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Uncommon Evening 2016

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2018 Scholarship Reception

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2019 Business Ethics Luncheon at FGCU

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2019 Uncommon Evening: Pearls of Wisdom

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Business Ethics Award Recipients

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Champion Teachers

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Honorary Lifetime Membership Winners

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Royal Palm Yacht Club Ladies Visit Burroughs Home

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Scholarship Recipients

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