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Ponte Vedra Focus Scholarship


2024 Ponte Vedra Focus Annual Blog Writing Scholarship

Sponsored by The Volen Group, Keller Williams Luxury International

Scholarship Award:

$1500 scholarship for the student who writes the most compelling community-oriented blog post to be published on the Ponte Vedra Focus blog:



7 PM, March 15, 2024


Each entry must meet the following eligibility requirements to be considered for the scholarship.

  • Currently enrolled high school senior in either St Johns or Duval County. Proof of enrollment provided upon request.
  • US citizen or resident alien and permanent resident of St. Johns County, Florida, or Duval County, FL for at least one year.  Proof of permanent residency to be provided upon request, such as a driver’s license, voters’ registration, or passport.
  • Acceptance into a college, university, or post-secondary education program. Proof of acceptance to be provided upon request.

Entry Requirements & How To Apply:

  • Your name, address, email address, and contact number.
  • The name of the college or university you are attending or planning to attend.
  • Your blog entry attached to the email in .doc or .docx format with a written introduction. Google Doc links and PDFs will not be accepted.
  • Email submissions with the title “Scholarship Submissions” to
  • Please attach at least 3 photos in jpg format to your email submission. Do not embed photos in the article.


Our team will carefully review all entries and select our favorite entry, notifying the winner via email by March 20, 2024. The winner should respond in 7 days, otherwise, another awardee will be selected.

Selection will be based on originality, quality of writing, and local relevance.

Additional Details:

  • The scholarship is available annually and is non-renewable.
  • Scholarship funds may be used only for qualified educational expenses, tuition, fees, books, room and board or educational equipment.
  • Top 5 articles will be published on the Ponte Vedra Focus blog with the applicant’s permission.
  • There is no fee for entry, and applicant contact information will never be sold to third-party sources.
  • Proudly sponsored by The Volen Group, Keller Williams Luxury International

Contact Information:

  • Main Contact: Gwinn Volen, LLC
  • Email:
  • Phone: 904-314-5188
  • Address: 215 Pablo Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082

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