Apply for Assistance

The Education Foundation’s goal is to assist students in need by eliminating barriers whenever possible. Completing and submitting the Foundation Application  will start a review process for approval based on availability of funds and need.

Submit this form in its entirety to your instructor or advisor for signature who will forward your request to the Coordinator of College Advancement.

Catholic Charities St. Augustine

Project Forward Families, a program that will transform lives for single mothers and their families through education kicks off with the 2019-20 school year. The program provides assistance to low-income, single, female head of households enrolled in First Coast Technical College. By providing comprehensive case management and reducing childcare and transportation barriers, Catholic Charities will enable participants to obtain job skills training, a certificate and economic empowerment in less than two years.

Project Forward Families applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • o Single female head of household age 25 or older with at least one child under the age of 13
  • o Johns County resident
  • o Household income at or below 200% poverty guidelines
  • o High school degree or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • o Enrolled in a 2019-2020 First Coast Technical College career or technical degree/certificate program

To apply for the program, download the Project Forward Families Application and return the completed application.

Please contact [email protected] with questions.

Funding for Project Forward Families is provided by a grant from the Women’s Giving Alliance of The Community Foundation of Northeast Florida to break the cycle of female poverty.

Mary Garnett Scholarship for Graduating High School Seniors $2,500

The Mary Garnett Scholarship is awarded through an application to the FCTC Education Foundation and requires approval of the Scholarship Committee. The scholarship will be issued for enrollment of a First Coast Technical College program and will to cover registration, tuition, books, uniforms and testing fees.

Applications for the 2019-20 school year must be submitted no later than 12 noon on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

Click below for the application:

Mary Garnett Scholarship for Graduating High School Seniors 2019

Ms. Mary was a special member of the FCTC family who was respected for her character and willingness to help her students and coworkers. She raised a successful and compassionate daughter Nadia who has kept this scholarship alive in memory of her mother.