Exploring Education Scholarship Program Sponsored by Florida Prepaid and Florida State Parks

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Ten Florida children received a $1,000 Florida 529 Savings Plan scholarship, plus a Florida State Parks Junior Ranger gift pack and inflatable paddle board.

Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2023 Exploring Education Scholarship Program.
The contest is now closed. Check back for other exciting contest opportunities.

Congratulations to our ten winners:

  • Jaime V.
  • Phillip G.
  • Courtney H.
  • Abby S.
  • Regina D.
  • Michelle H. V.
  • Lynsie L.
  • Joshua L.
  • Vu P.
  • Leslie R.


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Making Education An Adventure

Florida State Parks and Florida Prepaid have partnered to encourage families to explore Florida’s 175 award-winning state parks through the Junior Ranger Program, as well as prepare for their little ranger’s future with an award-winning college savings plan.

Learn how your family can join the Florida State Parks Junior Ranger Program.

In just 60 seconds, learn why the Florida 529 Savings Plan is ideal for Florida parents.

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Overview of Savings Plans


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Save what you want, when you want, or set up automatic monthly payments for as little as $25/month
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Use for college and qualified K-12 education expenses with tax-free growth.
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Build your own portfolio using our simple, intermediate or advanced investment strategies.


Use in-state or out, at public, private, trade and technical schools nationwide.
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Open your account for free, choose your investment options, and start saving immediately.


Prepare for your little adventurer’s lifetime of education.

See how quickly your savings can grow with a Florida 529 Savings Plan.

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