• Innovation in Education Scholarship

    9-12+

    Award: $500

    Deadline: Monthly Drawing- must be in by the 20th of the month

    Requirements:

    Must currently be enrolled as a high school or college/university student within the United States or Canada.

    Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (or the equivalent).

    Must be a citizen of, permanent resident of, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada.

    Must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others (This could be a website, series of blogs, an app, fundraising event, etc.) For additional information and to apply, go to: http://www.latutors123.com/scholarship/

     

     

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  • FAU RaiseMe

    With RaiseMe, your student can earn micro-scholarships from FAU based on their academic and extra-curricular activities.

    For example, they can earn:

    $30 for each A earned in a core course

    $50 for each Advanced Placement (AP) course

    $100 for visiting an FAU campus

    How RaiseMe works:

    1. Students can create a free RaiseMe portfolio at Raise.Me/join/FAU
    2. Enter their high school achievements to earn $$$
    3. Keep their profile updated throughout their senior year

     

    It’s that simple! Their earnings from FAU will be instantly displayed in their RaiseMe Portfolio. This amount reflects the minimum amount of guaranteed scholarship aid that your student will receive from FAU once you enroll.

    Have your student create their RaiseMe portfolio now to start earning scholarships for FAU!

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  • College Board Opportunity Scholarships

    Students can now earn chances at these scholarships:

     

    1.

    Build Your College List: $500
    Add six or more schools to their list on BigFuture®.

     

    2.

    Practice for the SAT®: $1,000
    Practice for six hours or more on Official SAT Practice.

     

    Visit the opportunity Scholarships homepage for more information and take the counselor pledge to receive a free resource kit to support your students.

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  • PSCA 2019 Scholarship Opportunity

    Eligibility & General Guidelines:
    • Student must be a senior in a Pinellas County high school.
    • Essays should not exceed one page providing detailed information on the impact a school
    counselor (from elementary, middle or high school) has had on the student.
    • All entries must be submitted with a completed PSCA Essay Competition Entry Form.
    • All entries must include one letter of recommendation from a school staff member.
    • All entries must include proof of admission/enrollment at a four year university, two year
    college, or vocational program.

    Deadlines:
    March 2019 PSCA scholarship information distributed to high school counselors
    April 2019 Deadline for submissions (Postmark Date April 5, 2019)
    May 2019 Winner announced

    Please return attached entry form and essay to:
    Patti Banks
    School Counselor
    Boca Ciega High School
    924 58th St. S
    Gulfport, FL 33707
    Or e-mail as a pdf file to banksp@pcsb.org
    Please contact Patti Banks with any questions.
    One Scholarship
    Awarded for
    $500

    Application Form

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  • Southern Scholarship

    We serve college students at all levels attending:

    • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU)
    • Flagler College (Tallahassee Campus)
    • Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU)
    • Florida State University (FSU)
    • Santa Fe College (SFC)
    • Tallahassee Community College (TCC)
    • University of Florida (UF)

     

    Deadline:

    • Fall Move-In: April 1
    • Spring Move-In: November 1
    • Late applications cannot be accepted

    Requirements for Awardees:

    • $300 Reservation Fee (a one-time fee that serves partially as a security deposit, due one week from accepting the scholarship)
    • Semester Food & Service Bill
      • Each semester, residents create a budget for groceries (purchased weekly), utilities, cable/internet, and a few other necessities (typically an average of $1000 for the entire semester)
      • The Food & Service Bill is collected within the Scholarship House in two parts:
        • $300 due upon checking/moving in for the semester
        • The remainder (depending on how much the residents decide to budget) due on a date set for after Financial Aid is released
    • Chores (called “Work Jobs”) that aim to keep the houses clean and safe, and provide our “Education for Life” component)
    • Proven ability to live cooperatively, both with their specific roommate and with every resident of our community
    • Maintained 3.0 or higher GPA

    Requirements for Consideration:

    • Current (and maintained throughout stay) 3.0 or higher GPA
    • Financial Need (measured by having a 7500 or lower EFC according to the FAFSA application) *Some exceptions may be made*
    • Good Character (1 or more letter(s) of recommendation, and a strong ability to live cooperatively with others and complete daily tasks at the house)

    How to Apply:

    Simply visit SouthernScholarship.org and click “Apply”

     

    Frequently Asked Questions

     

     

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  • OppU Achievers Scholarship

    Deadline: The scholarship is awarded four times a year, with submission deadlines on
    September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30.

    Award: The OppU Achievers Scholarship provides $2,500 to high-achieving students for tuition costs.

    Eligibility: GPA above 3.0 , Be enrolled full time in high school, Be a U.S. citizen
    How to Apply: Students submit a short essay through the portal on our scholarship page

    To apply, submit a short response at opploans.com/scholarship

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  • Collegeboard Practice for the SAT Scholarship

    Deadline- Monthly drawing through Oct. 2019

    Award- $1000

    Grade- 11

    Eligibility- Students in the class of 2020 who use free Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy® can earn a chance at a $1,000 Practice Scholarship. How to qualify: Practice for six hours on Khan Academy® to qualify and earn one entry in the monthly drawing. Earn one entry for each additional hour you practice, up to a total of 20 hours. For additional information and directions to apply go to: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/about/practice

     

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  • CollegeBoard Build Your College List Scholarship

    Deadline - Monthly drawing through June 2019

    Award- $500

    Grade- 11

    Eligibility- Students in the class of 2020 who build a college list with six or more colleges on our college planning site, BigFuture™, can earn a chance at a $500 scholarship. For additional information and directions on how to apply, go to https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/about/build.

     

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  • SouthWest Florida Women's Foundation

    Earn to Learn FL™ helps low to moderate-income students earn higher education and graduate on time, career ready, and with little to no student debt. Thanks to a generous grant, we are able to open additional spots for first time in college students attending Florida Gulf Coast University.
    Qualifying students will open an Earn to Learn FL™ savings account and save up to $500 over the course of 4 months, which will be matched with a $4,000 Earn to Learn FL grant. This is transferrable directly to their student account at Florida Gulf Coast University. The savings and match can be renewed each year until they graduate.

    Deadline -

    Award - Students save $500 + Earn to Learn FL match $4000 = $4500 per year for tuition, books, fees, and on-campus living expenses.

    Eligilibility - You may qualify if you:
    1. Are a current high school senior accepted at Florida Gulf Coast University planning to enroll in the 2019 Summer B semester.
    2. Have a FAFSA Expected Family Contribution (EFC) score of 12,000 or below.
    3. Will live on campus.
    4. Will complete the online Money Management Training no later than February 13, 2019.
    5. Will commit to save a portion of your income (up to $500 over the course of 4 months—at least $125/month).

    ****If you are under 18 and do not have a job, your parent or guardian may save on your behalf for the first round.

    If you qualify, complete the preregistration form at 

    http://fundwomenfl.org/preregistration/

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  • Varsity Tutors

    Deadline: Monthly deadlines

    Award: $1000 monthly

    Eligibility: Monthly scholarship where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt.  For more information visit http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship 

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  • Service Scholar Program

    Florida State University is pleased to present the application for the Service Scholar Program.  The Service Scholar Program recognizes select incoming students with an outstanding record of community service and leadership, and who want to continue that commitment at FSU. An important part of continuing the success of this extraordinary Program is recruiting excellent incoming students. Therefore, the Center for Leadership & Social Change is making tremendous efforts to promote this opportunity to all incoming FSU freshmen or interested high school juniors and seniors, but we need your help!  Please share this information with any students who have an exceptional record of community service and a desire to continue to learn through service and leadership.

    Deadline: Complete applications and recommendation forms must be submitted electronically by 5:00 PM EST on Thursday, February 22, 2018.

    Award: The Program benefits include a scholarship valued at $3,000 per year for up to four years, participation in a service-learning academic curriculum, exposure to a diverse group of individuals and social issues, and support by faculty and staff.

    Eligibility: For more information about the benefits, requirements, and application process, please visit the Service Scholar Program website at http://www.thecenter.fsu.edu/recognition/service-scholars

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  • FSU College of Medicine Summer Institute

    It’s that time of year again when we here at FSU College of Medicine start gearing up for our Summer Institute mini medical school camp. Each year we are looking for approximately 60 high school sophomores or juniors interested in the field of medicine. As a means of recruitment we are asking that you encourage your students to apply. Attached is a flyer that highlights some of the seminars and activities for the week. Below you will see some of the eligibility requirements that students must have to participate.

    Eligibility

    The FSU College of Medicine Summer Institute is open to students who have completed their sophomore or junior year of high school. Applicants will be selected on the following criteria:

    3.3 grade point average (minimum)

    Performance in college-preparatory math and science courses

    Essay (500 word minimum)

    Letters of recommendation from teacher and guidance counselor.

    Students can apply January 18th, 2019 through March 15th, 2019. All requested information must be in our office before 5:00pm on March 15, 2019.

    The link to the application can be found at: bit.ly/FSU_SummerInstitute

    Program Dates

    Session 1: June 9th – 14th, 2019

    Session 2: June 23rd – 28th, 2019

    Session 3: July 14th – 19th, 2019

    Program Cost

    The cost is $975 which covers registration, lodging, meals, transportation to site visits and supplies.

    Please contact me at Trasetta.Alexander@med.fsu.edu or 850-645-0401 with any questions.

    Clicl here for Flyer

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  • Belleair Garden Club Scholarship

    Deadline: 5/31/2019

    Award: $1000

    Eligibility: The Belleair Garden Club’s scholarship is for Pinellas County students pursuing a career in Horticulture or related field (e.g., Biology, Botany, Environmental Studies, etc). It can be applied at any undergraduate institution offering classes leading to a career in the above stated areas. For more information and to apply, go to https://belleairgardenclub.com/scholarship-information

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  • ArtsCatalyst grant

    The Creative Pinellas ArtsCatalyst Grant was created to make it possible for young people in Pinellas County to have great arts and cultural experiences at Pinellas County area local summer camps.

    Applications are open through May 31, 2019

    Eligibility: You may be eligible for a grant to attend a Summer Camp at a qualified organization if you are a Pinellas County resident between the ages of 5 – 18 whose answer is “Yes, I…” to any of the items on this list:

    • Receive a free or reduced-cost school lunch

    • Attend a school that is either “transitional” or “transformational” according to the Pinellas County School Board

    • Attend a Title I school (check here: https://www.pcsb.org/Page/10735)

    • Live in a foster or group home

    • Am in the custody of the Department of Children and Families

    • Receive a financial hardship tuition or scholarship

    • Live in East Tarpon Springs, North Greenwood, Highpoint, Lealman Corridor or South St. Petersburg

    For detailed guidelines, important information about eligible camps, terms and conditions of the grant and to apply, visit
    creativepinellas.org/artscatalyst

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  • AbbreviationFinder Scholarships

    DEADLINE - 7/1/2019

    AMOUNT - $7500

    GRADE - 12+

    REQUIREMENTS - Criteria: Be current high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate students who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university for the entire 2019-2020 academic year. Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, and participation and leadership in school activities and work experience. For additional information and to apply, go to: https://www.abbreviationfinder.org/the-scholarships/

     

     

     

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  • College Fund of Pinellas County

    12+

    Award: $1000

    Deadline: 7/19/2019

    Requirements:

    Minimum Requirements for a Grant

    To qualify for a grant from the College Fund, a student must meet four criteria:

    1.  Be a U.S. citizen with permanent home address in Pinellas

         County,

    1. (a.) Be a high school graduate with a grade point average of at

                 least 3.00, or

        (b.) Be a current or former college student who has 

                demonstrated the ability to  complete at least 12 hours in

                a single term (semester, quarter, etc.) in courses credited

                toward graduation and with a grade point average of 2.0 or

                higher.

    1.  Be a full time(i.e., taking or planning to take a minimum of 12                 hours credited toward graduation* which cannotinclude

          remedial courses**) undergraduate student pursuing a

          bachelor’s degree in a regionally accredited (e.g., Southern

          Association of Colleges & Schools) college or university, and

    1.  Be a recipient of a Pell Grant.

    Additional requirements and an application can be found at http://www.collegefundpinellas.org/Apply.html

     

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  • Bluepay STEM Scholarship

    Deadline - 8/23/2019

    Award- $1000

    Grade- 12+

    Eligilibility- Scholarship is open to students who will be in college in the Fall 2019 and major in a STEM field of study. For additional information and to apply, go to https://www.bluepay.com/company/scholarship/.

     

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  • Florida Bright Futures Scholarships

    Deadline: 8/31/2019

    Award: Varies

    Eligibility:  There are four different award levels with varying requirements. Bright Futures requires specific coursework, GPA, test scores and community service as well as general requirements. For additional information and to apply, go to https://www.floridastudentfinancialaidsg.org/SAPHome/SAPHome?url=home . Click on Bright Futures for additional information and click on Create a Student Account under First Time Applicants to create an account for the Florida Financial Aid Application which is required for Bright Futures

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  • Florida Bright Futures

    Deadline: 8/31/2019

    FourJ level of awards are available based on general requirements and academic requirements including GPA, test scores, coursework and community service. Must complete the FFAA.

    For specific requirements
    and how to apply, go to:
    http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/SSFAD/bf/bfmain.htm

     

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