W.O. Foundation accepting applications for Petro Foundation scholarship

The deadline to submit entries for the chamber scholarship is March 15.

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The West Orange Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the West Orange Chamber of Commerce, presents its annual scholarship opportunity for area students, The Danniel J. Petro Foundation Scholarship. The scholarship fund, administered by the West Orange Chamber of Commerce, was established to make it possible for eligible students from local high schools to further their education at either Valencia College, Orange Technical College or the University of Central Florida.

The West Orange Foundation is able to fund the scholarships through the generous contributions of the Petro Family Foundation and Chamber member sponsors.

In order to qualify, eligible high school seniors must live in either Dr. Phillips, Gotha, Horizon West, Lake Avalon, MetroWest, Oakland, Ocoee, Orlo Vista, Pine Hills, Windermere or Winter Garden); attend a high school in one of those service areas; have a current GPA of 2.75 (either weighted or unweighted); and apply to attend Valencia, OTC or UCF.

For information and a copy of the document, visit wochamber.com.

Submissions will be accepted via email or the U.S. Postal System. Completed applications and required supporting documents should be emailed to to Artena Greene at [email protected] by 2 p.m. Friday, March 15. Mailed applications should be addressed to the West Orange Chamber of Commerce, Attn: DJP Scholarship, 12184 W. Colonial Drive, Winter Garden, FL 34787.


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