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Lakeland, FL Area Scholarships

Lakeland is a city in Polk County, Florida, along Interstate 4 east of Tampa. The westernmost city in Polk County, it is part of the Tampa Bay Area. According to the 2013 U.S. Census Bureau estimate, the city had a population of 100,710. Lakeland is a principal city of the Lakeland–Winter Haven Metropolitan Statistical Area (coterminous with Polk County), which had an estimated population of 623,009 in July 2013 based on data from the University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research. It is twinned with Richmond Hill, Ontario; Imabari, Ehime, Japan; Bălți, Moldova; Portmore, Jamaica; and Chongming County, Shanghai, China through the Lakeland chapter of Sister Cities International.

Native Americans began to live in the area 12,000 years ago. European-American settlers arrived in Lakeland from South Carolina in the 1870s. The city expanded in the 1880s with the arrival of rail service, with the first freedmen railway workers settling here in 1883. They and European immigrants also came because of new jobs in the large phosphate industry that developed. Lakeland is home to the 1,267-acre Circle B Bar Reserve.

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Lakeland, FL Area Scholarships

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Heritage Baptist Church Scholarship

Cedarville University

$2,000 Varies See Details

Heritage Baptist Church Scholarship

Cedarville University

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$2,000

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Nettie L. Adderly and Nathaniel C. Adderly Memorial Scholarship

Bethune-Cookman University

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Nettie L. Adderly and Nathaniel C. Adderly Memorial Scholarship

Bethune-Cookman University

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Schools in and around Lakeland, FL

Florida Southern College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $34,074 average out-state tuition; $34,074 average in-state tuition
Southeastern University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $24,360 average out-state tuition; $24,360 average in-state tuition
University of South Florida-Polytechnic
Four or more years; Public; $14,279 average out-state tuition; $5,092 average in-state tuition
Everest University-Lakeland
Four or more years; Private for profit; $16,272 average out-state tuition; $16,272 average in-state tuition
Traviss Technical College
Less than 2 years (below associate); Public; $11,405 average out-state tuition; $2,851 average in-state tuition
Florida Polytechnic University
Four or more years; Public; $3,152 average out-state tuition; $3,152 average in-state tuition
Empire Beauty School-Lakeland
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit