Hispanic Heritage Month

The Foundation sponsored the Governor’s Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest for 4th through 12th grade students throughout Florida. The essay contest celebrates Hispanic heritage, family and culture. The theme for the 2023 essay and art contests was “Celebrating Florida’s Hispanic Heroes and their Contributions to Freedom”.

Congratulations to the 2023 Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest winners! Each winning student received a 2-Year Florida College Plan Scholarship from the Florida Prepaid College Foundation.

Essay Contest winners:

  • Elementary School Category: Norah Hall and Angelica Urena
  • Middle School Category: Joseph Norman and Camila Romero
  • High School Category: Jasmyn Cabral and Bella Jiron

Are you a Hispanic Heritage Month Florida Prepaid Scholarship student?

Your scholarship is designed to be easy to use and flexible. If you have any questions, please call our Customer Service team at 1-800-552-4723, Monday – Friday, 8 am – 6 pm ET.

Important information for you to know:

Easy to use – When you are ready for college you should let your donor know where you will attend classes. Florida Prepaid will pay your college or university directly, making the process easy for you!

Plan accepted at any qualified educational institution – Your scholarship is designed to be flexible and allows students (beneficiaries) to attend the post-secondary institution of their choice regardless of the type of plan, unless otherwise indicated by the donor at the time the beneficiary is assigned to their scholarship. The Florida Prepaid College Plan may be used at any eligible educational institution as defined in s. 529 of the Internal Revenue Code.

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