The Leesburg Public Library is providing scholarships to adults in Leesburg to earn a private high school diploma online and gain career skills. A partnership with the Florida Division of Library and Information Services, the fully online high school program provides a 24/7 online classroom, personal academic coaches, and real-world career training.Student eligibility requirements:
- Must be at least 19
- Must have completed the 8th grade
- Must not have earned a high school diploma or GED
- Must hold an active library card in good standing issued at the Leesburg Public Library
- Must be a resident of the City of Leesburg or live in the City of Leesburg utilities service area (look up your address here)
About Career Online High School
Career Online High School (COHS) is part of Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE), the world’s first private accredited online school district. Founded in 2009, SHCOE offers online high school diploma programs designed to re-engage adults and older youth in the educational system and prepare them for the workplace or postsecondary education. The high school program includes a vocational certificate in career pathways such as home care professional, child care, office management, security professional, commercial driving, retail customer service, food services, hospitality, and general career preparation. For more information, visit shcoe.org.