Scholarship Opportunities for the 2015-16 school year are posted below.


College Specific Scholarships:
Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU)
Florida Polytechnic University
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)
Southern Scholarship Foundation:
-Scholarship Deadline: Needs to be accepted to one of the schools listed below.
-Award Amount: RENT-FREE Housing
-Where to apply: http://www.southernscholarship.org/
-Other details: Students attending FAMU, FSU, TCC, FGCU, SFC, and UF

Academic/Leadership:

AXA/U.S. News & World Report Achievement Scholarship

-Scholarship Deadline: December 15, 2015

-Award Amount: $10,000 or $25,000

-Where to apply: www.axa-achievement.com

-Other details: Seniors

 

Coca-Cola Two-Year College Scholarship Program

-Scholarship Deadline: October 31, 2015

-Award Amount: $10,000-$20,000

-Where to apply: www.coca-colascholars.org

-Other details: Seniors

 

Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship

-Scholarship Deadline: December 3, 2015

-Award Amount: $1,000 one-time grant

-Where to apply: http://corporate.comcast.com/our-values/community-investment/youth-education-leadership

-Other details: Seniors

 

Elks Most Valuable Student Contest

-Scholarship Deadline: December 4, 2015

-Award Amount: 500 Four Year Scholarships

-Where to apply: http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/MVS.cfm

-Other details: Seniors

 

Horatio Alger Florida Scholarship Program

-Scholarship Deadline: October 25, 2015

-Award Amount: $7,000

-Where to apply: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/state-scholarships/

-Other details: Seniors

Kosove Society Scholarship
-Scholarship Deadline: December 11, 2015 
-Award Amount: Full tuition- renewable up to four years  
-Where to apply: http://www.usfkosovesociety.org/
-Other details: USF Freshman

 

Community Service:

Kohl’s Kids Who Care

-Scholarship Deadline: December 4, 2015

-Award Amount: $1,000 or $10,000

-Where to apply: http://www.kohlscorporation.com/CommunityRelations/scholarship/

-Other details: 9th to 12th Grade

 

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

-Scholarship Deadline: November 4, 2015

-Award Amount: $1,000 or $5,000

-Where to apply: http://spirit.prudential.com/view/page/soc/14830

-Other details: 9th to 12th Grade

 

Ronald McDonald House Scholarships

-Scholarship Deadline: Fall  2015

-Award Amount: $1,000 and up

-Where to apply: http://www.rmhc.org/rmhc-us-scholarships

-Other details: Seniors

 

Employer-Related:

Federal Employee Education & Assistance Scholarships

-Scholarship Deadline: March 25, 2016

-Award Amount: $500-$2,500

-Where to apply: www.feea.org/programs/scholarships

-Other details: Seniors

 

Heroes’ Legacy Scholarship Program

-Scholarship Deadline: March 2016

-Award Amount: $500-$2,500

-Where to apply: www.feea.org/programs/scholarships

-Other details: Seniors

 

Scholarships for Military Children Program

-Scholarship Deadline: February 2016

-Award Amount: Various Amounts

-Where to apply: www.militaryscholar.org

-Other details: Seniors

 

Ethnicity

AHEPA Educational Foundation

-Scholarship Deadline: March 2016

-Award Amount: Up to $2,000

-Where to apply: http://www.ahepa.org/ahepa/

-Other details: Seniors

 

Arab American Institute Scholarships

-Scholarship Deadline: March 1, 2016

-Award Amount: Various Amounts

-Where to apply: http://www.aaiusa.org/scholarships-2015

-Other details: Seniors

 

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund

-Scholarship Deadline: 2015- 2016

-Award Amount: $2,500 to $5,000

-Where to apply: http://apiasf.org/scholarships.html

-Other details: There are numerous scholarships offered. Please see website for further details.

 

Hispanic College Fund Scholars

-Scholarship Deadline: April 2016

-Award Amount: Various Amounts

-Where to apply: https://hsf.net/

-Other details: Seniors

 

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program

-Scholarship Deadline: February 2016

-Award Amount: Up to $7,500 per year

-Where to apply: https://hsf.net/

-Other details: Seniors

AKA Psi Pi Omega Chapter Scholarship: 
-Scholarship Deadline: January 30, 2016
-Award Amount: 4 @ $2,000
-Where to apply: Please see Ms. Korta for an application
-Other details: Senior, female, African American, minimum 2.8 GPA

 

Ron Brown Scholar Program

-Scholarship Deadline: Novemeber 1, 2015

-Award Amount: $10,000 per year; total of $40,000

-Where to apply: https://www.ronbrown.org/

-Other details: Seniors

 

Sons of Italy Foundation Scholarships

-Scholarship Deadline: November 2016

-Award Amount: Various Amounts

-Where to apply: http://www.osia.org/

-Other details: Seniors

 

Young Native Writers

-Scholarship Deadline: April 2016

-Award Amount: $2,500

-Where to apply: http://nativewriters.hklaw.com/

-Other details: Seniors

 

Field of Study:

Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship Program
Scholarship Deadline: June 1, 2016

-Award Amount: 10 @ $2,500
-Where to apply: application.horatioalger.org
-Other details: Pursue and complete a career or technical certificate/degree

American Welding Society Airgas – Jerry Baker Scholarship

-Scholarship Deadline: February 15, 2016

-Award Amount: $2,500

-Where to apply: https://app.aws.org/foundation/scholarships/airgas_baker

-Other details: Seniors

Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship: 
-Scholarship Deadline: June 1, 2016 
-Award Amount: $1,000
-Other details: Fashion degree
Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship: 
-Scholarship Deadline: June 1, 2016 
-Award Amount: $1,000
-Where to apply: www.fashion-schools.org
-Other details: Fashion degree

AES Engineering Solutions

-Scholarship Deadline: October 7, 2015

-Award Amount: $500

-Where to apply: http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm

-Other details: Seniors

 

James Beard Foundation Scholarship Program

-Scholarship Deadline: April 2016

-Award Amount: Various Amounts

-Where to apply: http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/jamesbeard/

-Other details: Seniors; Culinary Program

 

Society of Women Engineers Scholarships

-Scholarship Deadline: May 15, 2016

-Award Amount: $1,000 to 10,000

-Where to apply: http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/jamesbeard/

-Other details: Female Seniors

 

Health or Disability:

American Foundation for the Blind

-Scholarship Deadline: February 2016

-Award Amount: Various Amounts

-Where to apply: http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/jamesbeard/

-Other details: There are numerous scholarships offered. Please see website for further details.

 

Chair Scholars National Scholarship Program

-Scholarship Deadline: Spring 2016

-Award Amount: Up to $30,000

-Where to apply: http://chairscholars.org/

-Other details: Please check with the St. Lucie Educational Foundation.

 

Christine H. Eide Memorial Scholarship Award

-Scholarship Deadline: March 31, 2016

-Award Amount: $10,000

-Where to apply: http://www.lighthouseguild.org/programs-services/scholarships

-Other details: Seniors; Legally Blind

 

Hemophilia Federation of America

-Scholarship Deadline: April 2016

-Award Amount: $2,000 to $4,000

-Where to apply: http://www.hemophiliafed.org/programs/educational-scholarships/

-Other details: Seniors

 

Jason Ackerman Foundation Scholarships

-Scholarship Deadline: May 2016

-Award Amount: Various Amounts

-Where to apply: http://www.jasonackermanfoundation.org/scholarships-2015/

-Other details: Seniors

 

Special Interests:

Apartment List Scholarship:

-Scholarship Deadline: Spring: March 1, 2016 Summer: June 1, 2016

-Award Amount: $2,500

-Where to apply: https://www.apartmentlist.com/scholarship

-Other details: Senior

Burger King Scholarship
-Scholarship Deadline: December 15, 2015
-Award Amount: Up to $50,000
-Other details: Seniors
Burger King Scholarship
-Scholarship Deadline: December 15, 2015
-Award Amount: Up to $50,000
-Other details: Seniors
“Adopt a Vet” Essay Scholarship
-Scholarship Deadline: November 15, 2015
-Award Amount: Three winners- $5,000, $2,500, and $1,000
-Where to apply: JoeFossInstitute.org
-Other details: Juniors and Seniors
National Society of High School Scholars Foundation
-Scholarship Deadline: Multiple
-Award Amount: Various Amounts
-Other details: Seniors

 

Social Network Scholarship

-Scholarship Deadline: Spring 2016

-Award Amount: $5,000

-Where to apply: https://gotchosen.com/home

-Other details: Seniors

 

Tall Club International Scholarship

-Scholarship Deadline: February 15, 2016

-Award Amount: Various amounts up to $1,000 each

-Where to apply: http://www.tall.org/tci-foundation.html

-Other details: Seniors

 

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship

-Scholarship Deadline: February 20, 2016

-Award Amount: $5,000

-Where to apply: http://www.vrg.org/student/scholar.htm

-Other details: Seniors

 

Essay Contests:

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
Award amount: up to $1,000
Scholarship Deadline: June 10, 2016
“Adopt a Vet” Essay Scholarship
-Scholarship Deadline: November 15, 2015
-Award Amount: Three winners- $5,000, $2,500, and $1,000
-Where to apply: JoeFossInstitute.org
-Other details: Juniors and Seniors

Florida School Counselor Association

-Scholarship Deadline: April 1, 2016

-Award Amount: $500

-Where to apply: www.fla-schoolcounselor.org

-Other details: Seniors

 

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

-Scholarship Deadline: January 6, 2016

-Award Amount: Various Amounts

-Where to apply: www.jfklibrary.org

-Other details: 9th to 12th Grade

 

National Rifle Association Civil Rights Defense Fund

-Scholarship Deadline: December 1, 2015

-Award Amount: $1,000

-Where to apply: http://www.nradefensefund.org/contests-scholarships.aspx

-Other details: 9th to 12th Grade

 

School Band and Orchestra Magazine Scholarship

-Scholarship Deadline: December 31, 2015

-Award Amount: $1,000

-Where to apply: http://www.sbomagazine.com/essay-contest
-Other details: 9th to 12th Grade

 

Solar Action Alliance Scholarship: 
-Scholarship Deadline: July 1, 2016 
-Award Amount: $1,000
-Where to apply: https://solaractionalliance.org/scholarship/
-Other details: Senior

 

Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Scholarship

-Scholarship Deadline: November 1, 2015

-Award Amount: Various Amounts

-Where to apply: http://www.vfw.org/Community/Voice-of-Democracy/

-Other details: 9th to 12th Grade

 

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