Project STARS Program

Viner Project Stars Scholarship

Project Stars is a private-to-public scholarship funded annually by the Florida Legislature and matched dollar-for-dollar by Eda and Cliff Viner Community Scholars Foundation.  The program focuses efforts on low-income students who are at a higher risk of dropping out of school and prepares them to attend and succeed in college. All STARS scholars are assigned a mentor to guide them through their journey.

Requirements: 

  1. High school SOPHOMORES (10th Graders) who attend One of Our Partner Community High schools in Boca Raton and Delray Beach.
  2. Must have and maintain throughout high school a Non-weighted cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  3. Demonstrate Financial Need  *Must qualify for free or reduced lunch 
  4.  Proof of Community Service Involvement
  5.  Must Plan to Attend a Florida Public College or University

How to Apply:

  1. Complete the application on the right
    1. Must upload a copy of parent’s latest tax return (Page 1 only)
  2. Have your high school send an official transcript mailed directly to the foundation 
    1. Viner Community Scholars Foundation- 777 Yamato Rd. Suite 300, Boca Raton FL, 3343
  3. Send 2 letters of recommendation from a teacher/counselor on school letterhead sealed and mailed directly to the foundation 
    1. Viner Community Scholars Foundation- 777 Yamato Rd. Suite 300, Boca Raton FL, 3343
Project STARS Application

Application Period: 
January 21 – March 28, 2020