Earn college credit

To earn college credits for the Summer of Success program, all components must be completed:

  1. College Experience
  2. Computer Literacy
  3. Smart Start

Summer of Success: Experience a Slice of College Life

Summer of Success
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Summer 2018
June 11-July 20


The Summer of Success (SOS) Program is a 6-week "introduction to college" program for graduating seniors from Pinellas County high schools. High school seniors interested must apply and be accepted into the SOS Program.

A slice of college life

Through this six-week program, students have the opportunity to:

  • Attend SPC on a Summer scholarship
  • Earn college credits
  • Explore career opportunities
  • Become familiar with their SPC campus and resources available
  • Tour businesses and industries
  • Meet new friends
  • Enroll in Fall classes and receive assistance with Financial Aid paperwork

Financial Assistance

Scholarships for Summer of Success cover the college application fee, tuition for credit hours, lab fees and textbooks.

Earn college credit

Complete the following components for the Summer of Success program:

  • College Experience
  • Computer Literacy
  • Smart Start


Students applying for the program must be high school seniors eligible for a high school standard diploma, a Florida resident, a U.S. citizen (or permanent resident), and meet one of the following criteria:

  • First in family to attend college
  • Preference given to students who have passed both parts of FCAT
  • Disabled and/or low income (SPC disability verification required)
  • Plan to enroll at SPC for fall term