3/15/2016 – New Updates.  See below under Scholarships section.

Federal Aid

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Click here to access the FAFSA website.

[team_member photo=”http://310.58a.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/fastweb.jpg” name=”Fastweb” tagline=”Fastweb is the premier online resource when it comes to paying for and preparing for school. They have scholarships for every type of student from the high school freshmen to the returning adult, not only do they find scholarships but offer their members information on financial aid, jobs and internships, student life and more.”]

Click here to access Fastweb.

[team_member photo=”http://310.58a.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/logo_bf.gif” name=”Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program” tagline=”First started in 1997, Bright Futures is a Florida scholarship program funded by the Florida Lottery.”]

Click here to access Bright Futures Scholarship Program. 


[team_member photo=”http://310.58a.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/tuition_tracker_logo-copy.png” name=”Tuition Tracker”]

This tool shows what students really pay for college, based on their family income.

Click here to access Tuition Tracker.




Pajcic Scholarship Program 2016. The Law Firm of Pajcic & Pajcic is excited to announce that we will be conducting our first Scholarship Program.  More info, go to www.pajcic.com/pajcic-scholarship-program

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Holliday & Karatinos is proud to present a unique essay scholarship contest.  All students are eligible to enter!  The contest information can be seen here: www.helpinginjuredpeople.com/college-scholarship . Combined prizes are worth $4,500.

The scholarship is now open, and entries are (soon) due by April 1, 2016.

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Indian River State College Foundation through the generosity of individuals, businesses, and donors have provided over $2.6 million in scholarships each year to assist students in gaining a college education.  Please apply to IRSC and for scholarships TODAY!



Apply TODAY for 2016-2017 Academic Year


  1. Go toMyIRSC
  2. Enter Student ID and PIN to Log In
  3. Go to the Dashboard – Quick Links section
  4. Click on the IRSC Foundation Logo – Apply for IRSC Scholarships link
  5. Create a user account with your RIVERMAIL email address
  6. Complete the application (You must answer every question to move forward.)
  7. Submit application (Your application will be auto applied to scholarships in which you are qualified to be an applicant.)
  8. Complete Follow Up items requested

You must have a MyIRSC account to complete the application.

Scholarship deadlines start January 31, 2016, so don’t wait!

The deadline for the Rapier Educational Scholarship is fast approaching.  The deadline is Feb 12th.  The Rapier Scholarship for any student who has at least a cumulative GPA of 2.5, plans to attend college, and lives in the following counties:  Brevard, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lake, Martin, Orange, Osceola, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Seminole, Sumter, and St. Lucie.

Please go to the following link to register:  https://www.scholarsapply.org/saafdn/

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Cadence Corbin, at ccorbin@saafdn.org

[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/01/forcentral.png” name=”2015 Hamilton Award”]

The Hamilton Award recognizes outstanding high school juniors for their academic, personal, and service achievements and selects students for the Hamilton Leaders Academy – a three-year, no student cost program that helps students get into college, transition to college, succeed while in college and transition to the post college world.



[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/01/cashfornoessayscholarship.jpg” name=”$2,000 ‘No Essay’ College Scholarship”]

The $2,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students and those planning on enrolling within 12 months. The monthly winner will be determined by random drawing and then contacted directly and announced in Niche’s e-newsletter and on the Scholarship Winners page. One entry per person, but you can come back each month to try again.



[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/susslelogo.png” name=”Sussle Scholarship”]

Senior students contribute and rate material online.  Click here to apply.


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/cksf-logo.gif” name=”Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation”]

Students take short quizzes on a variety of topics to win.  Click here to apply.


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/cashfornoessayscholarship.jpg” name=”PB Co. School District’s List of Scholarships”]

Multiple scholarships listed on the School District’s website. Check site often for new scholarships.  Click here to find out more. 


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/252px-UNCF.svg_.png” name=”United Negro College Fund”]

UNCF manages many scholarships for minority students. Check site often for new scholarships. Click here to learn more and apply.


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/keiser.png” name=”Keiser University Merit-Based Scholarship”]

Seniors who will attend Keiser University. 3 different levels of awards based on GPA.  Click here to access the Financial Services page and then click on the scholarships section.


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/SunTrust-Logo_jpg.jpg” name=”Sun Trust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes”]

Senior students can register during each drawing cycle. One winner chosen every 2 weeks. Click her to apply.

[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/florida.jpg” name=”Florida Student Scholarship & Grant Programs “]

Many scholarship programs available such as Bright Futures, First Generation, & more.  Click here to apply.


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/elkslogo.gif” name=”The Elks National Foundation Scholarships”]

Seniors who are U.S. citizens. Do not need to be related to a current or previous Elks member.  Click here to apply.


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/schoolbus.png” name=”School Bus Prevention Poster Contest”]

Create a poster around the theme “Stand Tall Above Alcohol”. Posters can be digital art media, freestyle, or a combination.  Click here to apply.


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/retiredschoolteacher.jpg” name=”FL Retired Educators Foundation Scholarship”]

Seniors who are interested in a career in teaching. Minimum SAT score of 1000 (R & M) or ACT score of 22 (comp.).  Application available in the Guidance Office


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/goredlogo.png” name=”Go Red Multicultural Scholarship Fund”]

Senior female minority students who plan to pursue a career in a healthcare field. 16 scholarships will be awarded.  Click here to apply


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/MedicalAssistantslogo.png” name=”Best Medical Assistant Programs Scholarship”]

Must be at least 18 years old and plan to attend college in 2015 for a degree in the medical field.  Click here to learn more and apply.


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/hispanicscholarship.png” name=”Hispanic Scholarship Fund”]

HSF manages many scholarships for Hispanic students. Check site often for new scholarships.  Click here to learn more. 


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/cashfornoessayscholarship.jpg” name=”2015 PBSCA Christie Ragsdale Legacy Scholarship”]

Senior who’s parent is a member of the Palm Beach School Counselor Association.  Application available in the Guidance Office.


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/ronbrown.png” name=”Ron Brown Scholar Program”]

African-American Seniors who demonstrate academic excellence, community involvement, and financial need.  Click here to apply.


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/communiftyfoundation.jpg” name=”The Community Foundation Scholarship Program”]

Over 90 scholarships available to Palm Beach County Seniors!  Click here to apply.

[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/sgrhologo.gif” name=”Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Scholarship”]

Seniors. Cover letter/essay, reference letters, and interview are required.  Application available in the Guidance Office.


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/artsforlife.png” name=”Arts For Life Scholarship”]

Seniors who demonstrate excellence in creative writing, dance, drama, music, or visual arts. 25 scholarships awarded.  Application available in the Guidance Office

[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/cashfornoessayscholarship.png” name=”William Cruickshank Scholarship Program”]

Seniors who will be pursuing a career in public service (Political Science, Criminal Justice, etc.). Application available in the Guidance Office


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/cashfornoessayscholarship.png” name=”Business and Professional Women/ Jupiter Scholarship”]

Females age 17-62 who reside in Jupiter, Tequesta, or Juno Beach, FL.  Application available in the Guidance Office.


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/greetingcard.jpg” name=”Create-A-Greeting Card Scholarship” position=”Superintendent”]

High School Students ages 14 & up. Create an original greeting card.  Click here to apply. 

[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/asianpacificfund.png” name=”Asian Pacific Fund Scholarships”]

Various scholarships available based on ethnicity, interests, and background.  Click here to learn more. 


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/carelogo.jpg” name=”Caribbean Educator’s Association Scholarship”]

Seniors who are Caribbean – Americans, and have been accepted to college.  Application available in the Guidance Office.


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/aynrand.png” name=”Ayn Rand Novels Essay Contests”]

Anthem: 9th & 10th grade. Fountain Head: 11th & 12th grade. Over 600 prizes awarded.  Click here to apply. 


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/cashfornoessayscholarship.png” name=”American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship”]

Seniors. Must read the “Fire Sprinkler Essay”, and take online quiz. 10 scholarships awarded.  Click here to apply.


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/heatscholarship.jpg” name=”Miami HEAT Scholarships”]

Seniors who excel in academics, comm. service, & demonstrate financial need. Three different types of scholarships awarded.  Click here to apply.

[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/AmericanMuslimAlliance.png” name=”American Muslim Alliance of Florida Scholarship”]

Open to Seniors of all faith and race residing in Florida. 15 scholarships will be awarded!  Application available in the Guidance Office.


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/cashfornoessayscholarship.png” name=”HENAAC Scholars Program”]

Seniors with involvement in the Latino community with plans to major in STEM fields.  Click here to apply. 


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/ayoandiken-thedivorcecenter.gif” name=”Ayo and Iken Children of Divorce Scholarship”]

Seniors whose parents are divorced, but continue to respectfully co-parent. Two scholarships will be awarded. Click here to apply.


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/cashfornoessayscholarship.png” name=”Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship”]

Seniors who are current or former high school athletes. Essay: “How sports positively impacted your life as you pursue a college ed.”  Click here to apply.


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/cashfornoessayscholarship.png” name=”RN to BSN Scholarship Program”]

Seniors who will be pursuing a career in the nursing field.  Click here to apply. 


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/cashfornoessayscholarship.png” name=”Dominica-America Scholarship”]

The Dominica-America Scholarship & Culture, Inc. is offering four (4) $750 scholarships (one each) to a graduating senior in a public High School in Port St. Lucie or the St. Lucie County area, who is African American or of non-Hispanic Caribbean descent and among other things can demonstrate financial need and who is planning on attending a technical, business or accredited college/university.  Click here to apply.


[team_member photo=”https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/fpc/files/2015/02/tcgatorclub.png” name=”Treasure Coast Gator Club”]

The Treasure Coast Gator Club awards $1,500 scholarships to over 15 local students, including students who entered UF as freshman last fall and students who were already attending the university.  Click here to learn more and apply.