John Jakes Writing Scholarship Founded At New College Of Florida  February 7, 2017
The Rotary Club of Sarasota and friends of the renowned American historical novelist John Jakes are establishing a scholarship in his honor for students at New College of Florida.
Every year, the John Jakes Endowed Writing Scholarship will support students whose studies focus on writing.
Don Bruns, a Sarasota writer and friend of Jakes and his family, said it both pays tribute to the best-selling writer and recognizes his appreciation of New College.