The NextEra Energy Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors at schools located in the districts served by Florida Power and Light pursue degrees in engineering, information management or other approved STEM related programs.
This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the The Florida Power & Light Scholarship Program must:
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive $5,000. One award will be granted. Award may be renewed for up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon maintaining a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, continued enrollment in an engineering, information management or other approved STEM related program, and continuation of the program by the NextEra Energy Foundation.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation.
Financial need is not considered.
All applicants will be notified in May.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of NextEra Energy Foundation. Payments are made in August.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than February 18, 2021 3:00 pm.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.