Alderman Scholarship Application

The Gettys P. and Alice D. Alderman Scholarship

Thank you for your interest in the Alderman Scholarship.

Established by native Floridian Gettys P. Alderman and his wife Alice, this scholarship provides support for promising students with financial need to pursue degrees in Accounting or Citrus at Florida Southern College.

Apply Now for the alderman scholarship

The priority application date is January 31.

To be considered, students must:

  • Be a Florida resident
  • Earn a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0
  • 20 ACT or
  • 1050 SAT
  • Have been offered admission to Florida Southern College
  • Major in Accounting or Citrus
  • Submit a completed FAFSA and demonstrate financial need as determine by the College Financial Aid office.

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About the Alderman Scholarship

Eminent citrus industry executive, Florida native, and decorated World War II veteran Gettys P. Alderman and his wife Alice, remembered for her remarkable banking and finance career, were longtime Lakeland residents and members of the College Heights United Methodist Church who believed deeply in the value of higher education. Motivated by their desire to help students with financial need earn a college degree, they established The Gettys P. and Alice D. Alderman Scholarship at Florida Southern College.