Scholarship Project

“My Most Influential Teacher” Scholarship

THE FETTERMAN & ASSOCIATES SCHOLARSHIP PROJECT encourages and supports students in their pursuit of education. This year, the Project will award scholarships to five college bound high school seniors. Our program will focus on student development and teacher influence/appreciation. Each student is required to submit an application together with an original essay entitled “My Most Influential Teacher”.

THE FETTERMAN & ASSOCIATES SCHOLARSHIP PROJECT will select fivewinners who will each receive a $1,000 scholarship. Each winner’s chosen teacher will be honored with the award of a new tablet computer. Completed applications and essays must be received no later than midnight, March 15, 2016 as set forth on the application form. Winners will be announced on March 29, 2016.

Entry Requirements

Eligible applicants must 1) attend high school in Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Okeechobee or Indian River Counties at the senior grade level; and 2) have applied for admission to at least one college or university for attendance upon graduation from high school.

Applicants will be required to write and submit an original essay describing the teacher who had the greatest influence on the applicant, and the manner in which the applicant was influenced.  Essays must be a minimum of five hundred and a maximum of one thousand words, double spaced, with 1.5 inch margins, in a type font size no greater than 12.  Winning applications and essays will be chosen based on originality, thoughtfulness of content, writing style, and grammatical, spelling and format presentation.  THE FETTERMAN & ASSOCIATES SCHOLARSHIP PROJECT or its designees will be the sole determinants of the winners.

Applications will be available starting September 22, 2015. Applications can be obtained on line at, by sending an email, in person at any Fetterman & Associates office, or at the Fetterman & Associates booth at the St. Lucie County Fair starting February 26th.

Winners will be announced March 29, 2016, and presentations will be made at the award ceremony. Good luck to all applicants.

For more information, visit the Scholarship page on our website!