Obtain two letters of recommendation to submit with your scholarship application. Letters can be provided by teachers, employers or community leaders. These letters should reflect your character, accomplishments, values and dedication to scholarly activities.
Write a 500-word essay on "what being a citizen of Pensacola means to me." This essay is a great opportunity for the selection committee to get to know you, your values and how our city has impacted your life.
Submit your recommendation letters, essay and scholarship application by May 1 to the school where you applied:
Pensacola State College
Attn: Pensacola Pledge Scholars
1000 College Blvd., Bldg 6 Rm 671
Pensacola FL 32504-8998
Phone: (850) 471-4680
The Pensacola Pledge Scholars Committee will make the selection of the candidates. The scholars will be announced beginning in June. Distributions may vary from year to year based on the quality and quantity of the applicants.
Pensacola State College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, gender/sex, age, religion,
marital status, disability, sexual orientation or genetic information in its educational programs, activities or employment. For inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies,
contact the Associate Vice President of Institutional Diversity at (850) 484-1759, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Blvd., Pensacola, Florida 32504.