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Sanford is a city in the central region of the U.S. state of Florida. It is the county seat of Seminole County. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the city had a population of 53,570. It is a principal city of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area, which was home to 2,134,411 people as of the 2010 U.S. Census.

Known as the Historic Waterfront Gateway City, Sanford sits on the southern shore of Lake Monroe at the head of navigation on the St. Johns River. Native Americans first settled in the area thousands of years before the city was formed. The Seminoles would arrive in the area in the 18th century. During the Second Seminole War in 1836, the United States Army established Camp Monroe and built a road that is currently known as Mellonville Avenue. The city sits approximately 20 miles (32 km) northeast of Orlando.

Sanford is home to Seminole State College of Florida and the Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens. The Orlando Sanford International Airport, which headquarters the Aerosim Flight Academy (formerly the Delta Connection Academy), functions as the secondary commercial airport for international and domestic carriers, in the Orlando metropolitan area.

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Schools in and around Sanford, FL

Name
Aerosim Flight Academy
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit; $70,024 average out-state tuition; $70,024 average in-state tuition
Southern Technical College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Seminole State College of Florida
Four or more years; Public; $9,466 average out-state tuition; $2,365 average in-state tuition
Remington College of Nursing Orlando
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $27,360 average out-state tuition; $27,360 average in-state tuition
ITT Technical Institute-Lake Mary
Four or more years; Private for profit; $17,748 average out-state tuition; $17,748 average in-state tuition
Lincoln Technical Institute-Fern Park
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Cambridge Institute of Allied Health & Technology
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit

Sanford, FL Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Airgas-Terry Jarvis Memorial Scholarship $2,500 February 15, 2017
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
Earl I. Anderson Scholarship $1,250 January 31, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017