Education / Scholarship

Application for the 2018 Phil Cloninger Memorial Scholarship


The Phil Cloninger Memorial Scholarship has been established by the Oviedo~Winter Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce in memory of beloved Oviedo businessman, Phil Cloninger.

Mr. Cloninger, a former City Council member, was a very active Oviedo citizen. He was a leader in his church and a staunch supporter in all levels of education. He was truly dedicated to his family, his beliefs and his community.

In memory of this great man, the Oviedo~Winter Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce

Annually awards a $2,000 scholarship ($500 per year for 4 years) to a deserving high school senior that meets the requirements listed in this document.


Eligible students must attend Hagerty, Oviedo, Winter Springs, Lake Howell or The Master’s Academy;
OR live in the following zip codes: 32762, 32765, 32766, 32708.


To be considered for the scholarship, students must provide:

  1. Completed 2018 scholarship application via email or dropped to Chamber.
  2.  Two (2) sealed Teacher Recommendations on attached forms (mailed or dropped).
  3.  Sealed letter of recommendation from an additional non-family member (mailed or dropped).
  4.  Most current high school official transcript in sealed envelope (mailed or dropped).


Interested students must submit the application and requested supporting documentation by 3:00pm on
Friday, March 30, 2018.  All applications must be received by this date at the Chamber office located at:


Oviedo~Winter Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce
Attn:  Education Committee
376 North Central Avenue, Oviedo, FL 32765

OR: via email to Be sure to use the subject Scholarship.
All other sealed documentation must be mailed to or dropped off at the Chamber office.

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
Finalists will be contacted to conduct an interview April 16-20
The scholarship recipient will be asked to attend the May 3, 2018 Chamber luncheon to receive this award.


Deadline for submission:  
Friday, March 30, 2018 by 3:00pm

The scholarship recipient must maintain a full time status at their selected College or University each semester in order to be awarded $500 per year over the course of four (4) years.  Scholarship recipient is required to present proof of enrollment prior to the start of each upcoming school year. Funds will be deposited directly into student’s collegiate account. Recipient will be responsible for supplying account information


2018 Scholarship Application.docx