Panama City, FL –
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) – Gulf Coast State College has a new scholarship program that will allow most local students to pursue graduate studies.
The Gulf Coast Guarantee will offer new students $ 1,400 per year starting this fall. The scholarship is provided by the Gulf Coast State College Foundation. Students from Bay, Gulf and Franklin counties are eligible for the scholarship.
At a launch event on Wednesday, school leaders said that 95% of students who attend school locally actually stay in the community in which they were educated and ultimately join the workforce there. low.
They added that the scholarship also provides an incentive for students to stay in high school and graduate.
They also said the program will increase enrollment by 30% over the next five years.
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