The Lakeland Legacy Scholarship Fund will provide scholarships to Lakelanders engaged in self-improvement programs in three categories, higher education, vocational education and restorative and transformative justice. This program aims to strengthen the knowledge base of Lakelanders that was lost through the displacement created by urban renewal.

Breakdown of Funding:
• Restorative and Transformative Justice Education: Documented plan/cost to attend a workshop, conference, or similar program focused on restorative justice, transformative justice, reparative justice, or related topics.
• Vocational Education: Documented plan/cost to attend a workshop, class, or similar program designed to create or enhance income producing skills.
• Academic Scholarship
o *Undergraduate: 3 Awards/$1000 Each
o Scholarship *Graduate: 3 Awards/$2000 Each

Current fiscal Year (FY 24):
• Total Budget: $200,000
• Funds being held in anticipation of allocation from the current budget: $19,000
o Undergrad Scholarship (3): $3,000
o Graduate Scholarship (3): $6,000
o Grant Awards (Vocational and Restorative Justice): $10,000 Total

Upcoming Fiscal Year (FY 25):
• Total Budget: $200,000
• Funds being held in anticipation of allocation from the current budget: $19,000
o Undergrad Scholarship (3): $3,000
o Graduate Scholarship (3): $6,000
o Grant Awards (Vocational and Restorative Justice): $10,000 Total