Studer Foundation launches contest to win National Flight Academy scholarship

The Studer Foundation will be providing scholarships for 80 Escambia and Santa Rosa students to go to the National Flight Academy this summer, but each student must enter an essay first and then be selected to go. Last year Studer Foundation provided 50 scholarships locally.

Students interested in being considered for the Studer Foundation Scholarship offer must electronically submit their essay through the NFA’s online portal on or before 11:59 p.m. on March 14, 2018. Winners will be notified by email no later than March 31, 2018.

Program requirements:
Student must be enrolled in middle school as a rising 7th -9th grader.
Applicants must write a 500-word essay on one of the following prompts. The essay should represent their own work.

* Describe what being a leader means to you and share an example of leadership you have experienced or witnessed.
*In the future, but during your lifetime, what do you think will be the biggest advancement in one of the following areas: Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics?  Why do you think that advancement will be so significant?

To apply for the essay contest, go to

For more information to learn more about the program, visit or call (850) 458-7836.