Educational Institutions

Meridian Club of Winter Park Scholarship Fund

  • Winter Park, FL

Mission Statement

Our mission is to assist exceptional Central Florida high school seniors achieve their dreams in higher education by providing college scholarships every year. The value of a college education greatly outweighs its cost, and we seek applicants who demonstrate true promise of success.

Main Programs

  1. Scholarship Awards

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Service Areas

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Florida

We serve graduates and graduating high schools students in the Central Florida Community.

ruling year

1976

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Organization is Volunteer Led

Keywords

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scholarships

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EIN

51-0205095

 Number

4909868219

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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A point of pride for the Scholarship Fund is maintaining consistency and continuity. In the past 30+ years, we have: Provided college scholarships to graduating high school seniors.Provided funding for other Higher Education Scholarship Programs. Our intent is to continue doing each of these activities each year.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Scholarship Awards

Each year we provide college scholarships to graduating high school seniors: Who are recommended by their teachersWho live in Central FloridaWho will graduate from high school in either Orange or Seminole countyWhose past performance supports future academic success The number of college scholarships we award depends on current funding. The Scholarship Board, in addition to addressing local High School graduates scholarship needs, also works with the financial aid department at Valencia Community College to find students in need of financial aid.

Category

Education, General/Other

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (0 - 19 years)

General Public/Unspecified

Adults

Budget

$15,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Florida

We serve graduates and graduating high schools students in the Central Florida Community.

Funding Needs

Our main concern is funding the college scholarships we award each year. Our involvement in fundraising events and our ongoing relationship with the Community Foundation of Central Florida are paramount to accomplishing our scholarship awards objective.

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Meridian Club of Winter Park Scholarship Fund

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Organization is Volunteer Led

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Brooks Hewitt

Affiliated Underwriters & Nations Financial Group

Term: Apr 2010 - June 2020

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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