Throughout the year, many scholarship opportunities arise.  Click on any link below to get more information.


 

Time Sensitive Scholarships

ARTS FOR LIFE! Scholarship

-Scholarship Deadline: February 2, 2015

-Award Amount: $2,000.00
-Where to apply: You can pick up a packet in the Junior and/or Senior SLC Offices OR one of the art teachers at TCHS (Dance, Drama, Drawing, Photography, Band, Graphic Design)

-Other details: Seniors, application, portfolio of work, essay, resume

Florida Association of the Deaf Scholarship

-Scholarship Deadline: April 1, 2015

-Award Amount: $1,000.00
-Where to apply: http://www.fadcentral.org (See the College Scholarship Application link)

-Other details: Seniors, significant bilateral hearing loss (30 dB or greater) unaided, 3.0 unweighted GPA

 

“Aspiring Animation Professional” Scholarship

-Scholarship Deadline: June 1, 2015

-Award Amount: $1,000.00
-Where to apply:

http://www.animationcareerreview.com/animationcareerreviewcom-aspiring-animation-professional-scholarship-program

-Other details: Seniors, intends to  pursue an animated related field, academic success

 

“Aspiring Fashion Professional” Scholarship

 

-Scholarship Deadline: June 1, 2015

-Award Amount: $1,000.00
-Where to apply:

http://www.fashion-schools.org/aspiring-fashion-professional-scholarship-program

-Other details: Seniors, intends to  pursue an fashion related field, academic success

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. International High School Essay Contest is due on Oct. 10th 2014.
Topic:  Considering the Political Climate in the United States and the World, How much value do you place on your right to vote?
Essays should be 700-750 words in length.
Four College Scholarships are available: 
- 1st – $5,000
- 2nd – $3,000
- 3rd – $2,000
- 4th – 1,000
***Students can pick up the applications in the Career Center on the National Guard stand.

Gates Millenium Scholars

-Scholarship Deadline: January 14, 2015

-Award Amount: Varied; based on need

-Where to apply: http://www.gmsp.org

-Other details: Seniors, GPA of 3.3 on an unweighted 4.0 scale, African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian & Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American, citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States

 

Ron Brown Scholar Program 

-Scholarship Deadline: November 1, 2014 or January 9, 2015

-Award Amount: $10,000 for 4 years

-Where to apply:

http://www.ronbrown.org/Apply/ApplicationDownload.aspx

-Other details: Applicants must be Black/African American, U.S. citizens or permanent residents and current high school seniors at the time of their application

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

-Scholarship Deadline: February 15, 2015

-Award Amount:  four–year scholarships of up to $7,500 per year

-Where to apply:

http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/general-applicants.php

-Other details: graduating, minority high school senior, Plan to attend an accredited and approved four–year institution within the United States, Be a United States citizen, A minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21​ and not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship.​

Ayn Rand Essay Contests: Atlas Shrugged & The Fountainhead

-Scholarship Deadline: October 24, 2014 and April 26, 2015 (respectively)

-Award Amount:  Varied; $50-$10,000

-Where to apply: http://aynrandnovels.org/essay-contests.html

-Other details: Atlas Shrugged contest is for Seniors and The Fountainhead contest if for Juniors and Seniors; essay format details are on the contest website.

BigSun Scholarship 

-Scholarship Deadline: June 19, 2015

-Award Amount:  $500

-Where to apply: http://www.bigsunathletics.com

-Other details: Senior, Student Athlete

AFSA (American Fire Sprinkler Association) Scholarship 

-Scholarship Deadline: April 1, 2015

-Award Amount:  $2,000

-Where to apply: http://www.afsascholarship.org/hsinformation.html

-Other details: Senior who are citizens and aliens legally residing in the USA; must be enrolling in college no later than fall 2015.

AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship 

-Scholarship Deadline: February 15, 2015

-Award Amount:  Varied; $500-$5,000

-Where to apply:

http://www.youngleadersofafa.org/about_new.html

-Other details: Senior, US citizenship or permanent residency

 

IRSC STARS Scholarships

Scholarship Deadline: January 15, 2015

  • Award Amount: Varied
  • Where to apply: www.irscfoundation.org; click on STARS button
  • Other details: Seniors, must have a valid IRSC student ID number

For more information: 772-4622-4788 or email info@irscfoundation.org

Voice of Democracy

  • Ladies Auxiliary “VFW” Post 8058
  • Top Scholarship award $30,000!
  • Voice of Democracy (Click on link for more information)

Deadline:  November 1, 2014

Elks National Foundation: Most Valuable Student Competition

-Scholarship Deadline: December 5, 2014

-Award Amount: 20 finalists will be vying for two first-place awards of $50,000; two second-place awards of $40,000; and two third-place awards of $30,000. The remaining 14 finalists will receive awards of $20,000. The 480 runners-up will receive fifth-place scholarships of $4,000.

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United States Senate Youth Program​/Scholarship

  • Scholarship Deadline: October 17, 2014
  • Award Amount: $5,000.00
  • Where to apply: http://www.flrea.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=37
  • Other details: Juniors or Seniors. Currently serving in an elected capacity in any of the following: Student Government/Council, Class Officer, Student Council Representative, or student representative to a district, regional or state-level civic educational organization.
FIRST Scholarships (for science and technology)
-Scholarship Deadline: Varies
-Award Amount: Varies
-Other details: This website provides a search engine for a variety of scholarships for those interested in science and technology.  The scholarship opportunities/list is constantly being updated. Look for FTC scholarships.
Horatio Alger Scholarship 
-Scholarship Deadline: October 25, 2014
-Award Amount: $7,000
-Other details: Seniors, demonstrate financial need, 2.0 GPA, be involved in co-curriculars/community service, United States Citizen

Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship
-Scholarship Deadline: October  3, 2014
-Award Amount: Varied; National Winner receives $10,000
-Other details: Seniors; 3.0 GPA or better; Participates in one or more school-sponsored extracurricular sports.

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Important College Scholarship Links

Florida Atlantic University (FAU)

http://www.fau.edu/finaid/typesofaid/scholarships.php

Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU)
Florida Polytechnic University
University of North Florida (UNF)
http://www.unf.edu/onestop/finaid/Scholarships.aspx
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU)
http://www.famu.edu/index.cfm?FinancialAid
New College of Florida
University of West Florida (UWF)
http://www.uwf.edu/finaid/scholarships.cfm#1
University of Central Florida
http://finaid.ucf.edu/scholarships/index.html
University of South Florida (USF)