Scholarship for Continuing Education/Back-to-school


The Womens Sertoma Club of Venice awards $1,500 scholarships for Continuing Education and Back-to-School. The application deadline is March 10, 2020.


To be eligible for a scholarship, you need to meet these qualifications.

  1. Female

  2. Venice Area resident

  3. Funding for primary degree or technology training, not for advanced degrees.

  4. One time only


Scholarship Awards will be based on:

  1. Financial need

  2. Career plans as described in your essay

  3. Must attend in-state (Florida)


Application Checklist:

  • Community involvement, if applicable

  • Resume of work

  • Transcript (unofficial), or GED certificate

  • Letters of recommendation: one from teacher/employer and one from a community member

  • 2018 Income Tax Return submitted to the IRS with copies of W-2’s or 1099’s

  • Essay on your career goals and why you have made that choice

  • Financial need statement

  • Letter of acceptance from college/institution you plan to attend


Please send your completed application to PO Box 1046, Venice, FL 34284

Envelope MUST be postmarked no later than March 10, 2020.

Or email


Elaine Moore Memorial Scholarship

The Elaine Moore Scholarship Fund

This scholarship fund was created in memory of Elaine Moore of Venice

January 29,1953 - April 4, 2019

Elaine worked as a substitute teacher at VHS for 16 years giving her all to the job and her students. Throughout her life she was involved in the community through CCD at Epiphany, Hospice volunteer, Divine Hearts Club, Women's Sertoma and a guardian angel of Venice YMCA Preschool. She encountered many adversities in her short life and battled them with courage and determination. She overcame these challenges with the healing power of generosity and kindness touching many lives along the way.


Applicants to the Elaine Moore Memorial Scholarship Fund must:

  • Be a graduating senior from Venice High School.

  • Female

  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

  • Demonstrate commitment to community service

  • Demonstrate plans to attend an institution of higher learning, which may be a 2-year or a 4-year college


Scholarship awards will be based on:

1.) Financial need

2.) Grade point average

3.) Career plans as described in your essay

4.) Community involvement/service

5.) Must attend in-state (Florida)


Award Amount: $1500



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