**2021 Scholarship Announcement**
Unfortunately due to no Shrimp Festival this year, there will not be a scholarship awarded.
Stay tuned for more information regarding 2022’s award.
The Fernandina Pirates Club, Inc. is calling for entries to their scholarship essay contest open to all Nassau County high school seniors. The gnarly scallywags offer two separate awards. One winner will be given some extra booty for college, and the other winner is chosen from the pool of students who enter the competition that have chosen to serve in our United States Armed Forces.
All contestants must submit a 750-word essay to the Pirates Club, by Monday April 10, 2020. The subject is to be about pirates or shrimping: 1) How pirates of the past have affected growth in Nassau County. 2) How has the Shrimp Industry of the past effected growth in Nassau County. Complete with proper citations and references. Eligible students may attend high school, home school or virtual school. Public or private, and be a full-time resident of Nassau County, Florida.
The award for the college bound student is a check for $1,000.00 made payable to the winner’s chosen school upon acceptance and must be applied towards tuition and/or books. The winning entry for the student entering military service will receive a check for $500.00 upon completion of basic training. Proof of completion is required.
The winner(s) must be available to join the Pirates on the Waterfront Stage during the “Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival” for a formal announcement, public relations photos and of course to grab the booty!
The winning entry for college bound student will be made directly to the winner’s chosen school upon acceptance and must be applied to tuition and or books. The winning entry for the student entering military service will receive a check for $500.00 upon completion of basic training. Proof of completion is required.
Fernandina Pirates Club, Inc.
P. O. Box 17243
Fernandina Beach, FL 32035
All entries must be submitted to the above address and post marked by April 10, 2020. For more information please visit FernandinaPirates.com, find our page on Facebook, call us at ph: (904) 441-2811 or email email@example.com
For manual submission, print off the following for and mail it in. 2020 Fernandina Pirate Club Scholarship Form
For online submission: entry-form
you can Copy and Paste your essay into the entry form. Or after submitting the online entry form, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
2020 Scholarship award winner, Catie Springer
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