Endowed Scholarships & Fellowships
Ponsoldt Family Educational Endowment
The Ponsoldt Family established this endowment in 2002 in the wake of the 9-11 disaster. The Ponsoldt family recognized that students that deserve to go to college could have a temporary disaster that would prevent that from reaching their highest potential. Although temporary, a disaster could affect the rest of a person's life if they were unable to complete a college education in accordance with their dreams and plans, As a result, the Ponsoldt family established the endowment. The Ponsoldt family resides in Stuart, FL. The extended family is involved extensively in the community in many areas including: real estate, common law and business.
Undergraduate business students; preference to those who have suffered a temporary financial setback (for example, September 11, death of a parent, hurricane or other natural disaster), which has left the student in a state of financial need. (This scholarship is not, however, a need based scholarship as determined by Student Financial Affairs). Recipient must come from the geographical area between Fort Pierce and Miami, on the east coast of Florida, including but not limited to Martin, St. Lucie, Palm Beach, Broward and Dade counties.