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Florida Prepaid College Foundation's Black History Month Art and Essay Contest is Now Open!

Florida Prepaid College Foundation is sponsoring a Black History Month student essay contest — "A Celebration of Innovative African-American Leaders."

This year's topic is about an African-American scientist, inventor, scholar or educator, and their influence on the state of Florida.

Three winners will be selected to receive a 4-Year Florida College Plan scholarship from the Florida Prepaid College Foundation. To enter, write a 500-word (max) essay on the topic and submit it by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 2, 2018.* Students must be in grades 4-12 and a Florida resident to participate.

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