CETA Scholarships

EDUCATION: Investing in our local youth

Since 2015, United Way of Hernando County has partnered with the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce and their Annual CETA Student Recognition Celebration. Every year, business leaders and corporate partners have the opportunity to sponsor a local senior high school student through a school nomination process. Scholarships range anywhere from $500-$1,500 under the following categories:

  • Academics
  • The Arts
  • Career & Technical
  • Community Service
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Leadership

Interested in nominating a student? (Help us recognize seniors for their hard work)

Interested in your business providing a scholarship? (Invest in our local youth)

Interested in sponsoring the banquet? (Have your company advertised as a partner in education)

Contact the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce or call 352-796-0697
Download the Sponsorship/Scholarship Form


United Way provided two $1,000 scholarships at the 45th Annual Student Recognition Celebration.


Congratulations to Ryan Bradley (left) from F.W. Springstead High School in the Leadership category and Nathaniel William Toler (right) from F.W. Springstead High School in the Community Service category.