FSCJ Funeral Services
students are committed to their studies and the significant impact they can make on the industry. A few of them were recently awarded scholarships that will help them further their education and training.
Lucretia Cobb received the Mortuary Science Student Scholarship from the Florida Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association (FCCFA). This $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to be used for tuition, fees and books.
Earline Blumhagen received the Service Corporation International (SCI) Funeral Services Scholarship. The awarding process involves multiple interviews of the top applicants and $5,000 is given to the top three national finalists to use in any way that they wish.
Niki Phillips received a $2,000 scholarship to attend the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association (ICCFA) University, a week-long program of classes and training at Emory University in Atlanta. Special thanks to Jim Price from the ICCFA for reaching out to offer this outstanding professional training and networking opportunity.
In addition, the Association of Independent Funeral Directors of Florida and Gables Capital Management created a special scholarship that covers expenses that will allow FSCJ Funeral Services students to attend the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Student Arranger Training Seminar which will be held at FSCJ in September.