The O’Bannon M. Cook FSDA Investment in the Future Scholarship Program
Who is O’Bannon M. Cook?
O’Bannon, a Tallahassee attorney, was the FSDA executive director from 1994 until his resignation in 2011. It was under O’Bannon’s leadership that the FSDA migrated from being a quasi-social organization into one of the leading securities industry lobbying groups in Florida.
Why did the FSDA establish a Scholarship?
The O’Bannon M. Cook FSDA Investment in the Future Scholarship Program was established to recognize and assist employees and immediate family members of employees of FSDA members who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership skills and commitment to service, along with an interest in pursuing a career in the securities industry or business in general.
How many Scholarships are awarded each year?
How much is the Scholarship?
$2,000 per year paid to Registrar at award recipients college immediately following issuance of the award. Award recipient will be responsible for providing FSDA with the mailing instructions of their school and student identification number. Disbursements are not contemplated for summer sessions.
What are the eligibility requirements?
What type of expenses does The O’Bannon M. Cook FSDA Investment in the Future Scholarship Program cover?
Scholarship proceeds may be applied, at the discretion of the Award Recipient, toward payment of tuition, books, fees, room and board, or other educational expenses incurred by the Recipient at the Recipient’s academic institution. No cash disbursement will be made. All disbursements will be made by the FSDA directly to the Recipient’s designated educational institution following receipt of an invoice reflecting an amount due and payable for Eligible Expenses.
What is the deadline for applying?
The application deadline is June 15th.
When will I be notified if I have been awarded an O’Bannon M. Cook FSDA Investment in the Future Scholarship?
Award recipients will be notified by July 30th.
Will it cost me anything to apply?
How do I apply?
Download and complete the scholarship application form and provide all support documentation requested. Mail everything to the address located at the bottom of the application.
Click here for complete instructions on how to complete the scholarship application form and provide all supporting documentation that is requested.
When your scholarship application is ready, you will mail everything to the address located at the bottom of the application.
Current Scholarship Recipients
Michael Quattrachi 2017 Scholarship Recipient
John Hobart Hoke 2017 Scholarship Recipient
Alyssa Brooke Thornton 2017 Scholarship Recipient