• Princeton Summer Journalism Program (PSJP)

    The Princeton Summer Journalism Program (PSJP) is intended for low-income students with excellent academic achievement who are committed to pursuing a career in journalism. To qualify for the program, you must meet all of the following requirements. You must:

    • Be a junior in high school at the time of application.

    • Live in the United States and intend to attend college here. Students living and attending school abroad, including U.S. citizens, will not be considered under any circumstances.

    • Have a minimum unweighted grade point average of 3.5 out of 4.0.

    • Have an interest in journalism.

    • Meet at least one of the socioeconomic conditions below:

      • The combined income of your custodial parent(s)/guardian(s) plus child support payments, if any, must not exceed $60,000.

      • You qualify for free or reduced-price lunch in your high school.

      • You qualify for an SAT or ACT fee waiver.

    DeadlineFriday, February 15, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST

    To Apply -  https://psjp.princeton.edu/apply/application-process

    For More Information - https://psjp.princeton.edu/

     

     

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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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  • BayNews9 Project Weather Scholarship

    Spectrum Bay News 9 is proud to present the Project Weather Scholarship Contest. The scholarship is granted as a part of Bay News 9's commitment to educating children about science and weather.

    Deadline: January 7, 2019

    Award: A $1,000 check will be awarded to seven high school seniors in public, private or parochial schools who excel in science.

    Eligibility: To participate in the Contest you must:
    a) be a United States resident attending a public, private, home or parochial school in one of the following Florida counties: Citrus, Hernando,       Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas or Polk;
    b) Be in grade 12 (or equivalent in their final year of high school) as of the date of entry. (Eligible entrants who are less than eighteen (18) years of     age must have a parent or legal guardian’s permission to participate.)
    c) Have an overall GPA, as of the date of entry, of at least 3.5 on a scale of 4.0.

    Scholarship Official Rules can be reviewed here: Official Rules and Additional Information

    Additonal forms to download and complete: Project Weather Application and Project Weather Essay

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  • Florida P.E.O. Scholarship

    This scholarship is funded by Florida Chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood. Scholarships are awarded for financial assistance for TUITION AND FEES only that are required for enrollment or attendance.  Students with Florida Pre-Paid College Fund and Take Stock in Children are NOT eligible as their tuition is already paid. Students with FL Bright Futures scholarships are eligible as are dual enrolled high school students.

    Deadline: January 25, 2019

    Award: The amount granted for each one year scholarship will be determined by the State Committee but will not exceed $2,500.
     A one-time renewal may be awarded.

    Eligibility:

    • The applicant must be a woman who is a resident of the State of Florida and a U.S.citizen or legal permanent resident of the U.S. or Canada.

    • The applicant must be accepted or awaiting acceptance for admission to her first year of full-time post-secondary study at a public or private Florida college or university accredited by the Council on Post-secondary Accreditation or the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

    • Applicant shall be pursuing a course of study leading to an Associate or Bachelor’s degree. Full time study is defined as 24 annual credit hours at an accredited college or university.

    • Applicants must meet requirements of scholarship, character, personality, purpose and need. This scholarship is heavily weighted upon financial need. A one-page essay on educational and career plans and an interview are required.

    • Applicants must have high scholastic standing as measured by class rank and standardized test scores, plus a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale).

    • The applicant must be sponsored by a Florida P.E.O. Chapter

    To Apply, contact Gail Van Zanten Gailvz15@gmail.com for information and application materials. Contact person is a member of local P.E.O. Chapter DN.

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  • Bank of America Student Leaders Program

    About the Student Leaders Program:

    The Bank of America Student Leaders Program has recognized more than 2,500 exemplary high school juniors and seniors who have a passion for improving their communities.  The program helps students gain a greater understanding of how nonprofits create impact in the community and helps develop them as the next generation of community leaders through two components:

    A summer eight-week paid internship with a nonprofit organization selected by the bank. This internship is designed to provide opportunities for the students to develop and apply leadership skills through hands-on work experience, while raising their awareness of community issues addressed by their Host Organization. 

     • A week-long, all-expense paid Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. from July 8-13, 2019. Conducted in partnership with the Close Up Foundation, the Summit introduces students to aspects of civic, social and business leadership and provides them with knowledge and skills they will use throughout their life to create positive community change.

     

    Deadline - February 1st, 2019

     

    How to apply:

    Students can apply for the program by going to www.bankofamerica.com/studentleaders. Please note the application deadline is February 1, 2019. There will be no deadline extensions.

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  • Arts for Life! Scholarship

    Deadline: 2/4/2019

    Award: $1,000

    Eligibility: Eligibility: awarded to 25 graduating high school seniors who demonstrate excellence in creative writing, dance, drama, music or the visual arts; students who are graduating from a public, private, or virtual high school or a home education program in Florida in the spring of 2019. Please see your school counseling office for a copy of the scholarship application. 

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  • 2019 Florida State University Young Scholars Program

    The 2019 Florida State University Young Scholars Program (YSP) is a prestigious six-week residential summer science and mathematics experience for outstanding students of Florida’s public and private high schools. The program dates are June 16 through July 27, 2019.

    Deadline: Application Opens January 1, 2019

    Application must be postmarked by February 15,2019 – No Exceptions!

     

    Awards: Room, board, and tuition covered for every program participant (Value of $3,000)

     

    Eligibility: 

    • Students who’ve completed 11th grade in a Florida public or private high school
    • Maintain at least a 3.0 GPA (unweighted)
    • Have received a score in the 90th percentile or better in math on a national standardized exam (i.e. SAT, PSAT, ACT, or PLAN) before the application deadline.
    • Be enrolled in or have completed Pre-Calculus
    • Be able to commit for the entire six weeks of the program (no exceptions will be made…)

    Maintain a permanent residence in the state of Florida

     

    To Apply:

    Additional Program Information: http://www.bio.fsu.edu/ysp/

    Application Materials: https://www.bio.fsu.edu/ysp/application.php 

     

     

     

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  • Pinellas Education Employees-Retired (PEER) 2019 Scholarship

    Deadline: 2/28/2019

    Award: $1000

    Eligibility: : Above average achievement & motivation towards advancing education; 2.5 GPA minimum; service to school & community; leadership & good character; and an immediate family relationship (parent, sibling, grandparent, or legal guardian) with a PCTA, PESPA, or PEER member. To get an application, go to the website, www.pcta-pespa.org, and click on the 2019 PEER Scholarship link under PEER or call Terry Plaia at 727-799-2937 to request an application by 2/15/19. 

     

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  • 2019 Paul Toomey IT Scholarship

    Each year Geographic Solutions, Inc. and President, Paul Toomey intends to award one scholarship to a high school graduating senior who has excelled in their educational pursuit of a computer-related field. Criteria for the scholarship includes the demonstration of above-average achievement and motivation towards advancing his/her education in a computer-related field, outstanding service to their school and/or the community, involvement in extracurricular events, and admirable leadership.

    Deadline: For scholarship consideration, all submissions must be postmarked or timestamped by close of business (5:00 PM) on March 29, 2019. The scholarship recipient will be formally notified by April 12, 2019.

    Reward: The value of the Paul Toomey IT Scholarship for 2019 is $2,500. *Scholarship funds can be used to pay for credit hours, housing, or curriculum supplies/books.

    Eligibility: All submissions should be mailed and/or hand delivered in a sealed envelope to the following address:
    Geographic Solutions, Inc.
    c/o Hallie Leverich-Purvis, Marketing
    1001 Omaha Circle
    Palm Harbor, FL 34683

    Or sent via email to: Hallie Leverich-Purvis at HLeverich@geosolinc.com.

    The value of the Paul Toomey IT Scholarship for 2019 is $2,500. *Scholarship funds can be used to pay for credit hours, housing, or curriculum supplies/books.

    List the colleges/universities/trade schools/or military branch that you intend to apply to:

    • _________________________________________________
    • _________________________________________________
    • _________________________________________________

     

    List by name and description, the top 3 high school honors, awards, scholarships, or prizes you have received.

    • _________________________________________________
    • _________________________________________________
    • _________________________________________________

    List and describe the top 3 school (including athletic) or community activities in which you have participated.

    • _________________________________________________
    • _________________________________________________
    • _________________________________________________

    What occupation do you see yourself pursuing after college/trade school graduation?

    _________________________________________________________________________

    ESSAY:  Explain what has influenced your decision to go into a computer-related field of study.

    ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTATION: Please attach 1 letter of recommendation (including contact information) from a teacher, coach, or administrator who is willing to endorse your character and ambition.

     

     

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  • St. Petersburg College Achievement Award

    Deadline: 3/31/2019

    Award: $500

    Eligibility: Drawing for students who will attend SPC and have completed the FAFSA. To apply, pick up a form from you School Counseling department.

     

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  • University of Tampa Achievement Award

    Deadline: 3/31/2019

    Award: $2000

    Elgibility: Drawing for students who will attend University of Tampa and have completed the FAFSA. To apply, pick up a from your School Counseling department. 

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  • Jose’ Marti Scholarship Challenge Grant

    Deadline: FFAA- 4/1/19

                     FAFSA- 5/15/19

     

    Award: $2,000

    Eligibility: • Be of Spanish culture, born in or having a natural parent who was born in either Mexico or a Hispanic country of the Caribbean, Central or South America, regardless of race. Students of the Portuguese culture of Brazil are not considered for evaluation of a scholarship. • Have earned, by the end of the seventh semester, a minimum unweighted cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale based on subjects credible toward a high school diploma for an undergraduate scholarship, or a 3.0 institutional cumulative GPA for undergraduate college work if applying for a graduate level scholarship. • Demonstrate a minimum of $2,000 in financial need by timely completing and submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). To apply, complete and submit an error-free Florida Financial Aid Application as well as an error-free Free Application for Federal Student Aid. For additional information and to apply, go to https://www.floridastudentfinancialaidsg.org/SAPHome/SAPHome?url=home and also complete the FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

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  • Rosewood Family Scholarship

    Deadline: FFAA- 4/1/19

                    FAFSA- 5/15/19

    Award: TBD

    Eligibility: The Rosewood Family Scholarship Program was created to provide student financial assistance for a maximum of 50 eligible students who prove they are direct descendants of Rosewood families affected by the historical incidents of January 1923. Applicants are required to supply the descendant information on the Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA) for verification. Eligible students must attend a state university, public state college, or public postsecondary technical center in Florida. ). To apply, complete and submit an error-free Florida Financial Aid Application as well as an error-free Free Application for Federal Student Aid. For additional information and to apply, go to https://www.floridastudentfinancialaidsg.org/SAPHome/SAPHome?url=home and also complete the FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

     

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  • Scholarships for Children & Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans

    Deadline: FFAA-4/1/19

    Award: TBA

    Eligibility: The child will: • Be between the ages of 16 and 22. • Be initially eligible prior to his or her 23rd birthday. • Be a dependent child of a qualified veteran whose official military and residency status is certified by the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs. • Receive educational opportunity until such a time as the parent classified as prisoner of war or missing in action is returned alive or otherwise classified. To apply, complete and submit an error-free Florida Financial Aid Application. For additional information and to apply, go to https://www.floridastudentfinancialaidsg.org/SAPHome/SAPHome?url=home

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  • Florida Farmworker Student Scholarship

    Deadline: FFAA- 4/1/19

                    FAFSA-5/15/19

    Award: Tuition & Fees at a FL public institution

    Eligibility: Initial Eligibility Requirements: • Be a Florida resident • Earn a minimum weighted cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 for all high school courses creditable toward a diploma • Complete a minimum of 30 service hours • As documented on the student’s transcript, the student must: o Have a minimum 90% attendance rate; and, o Have no disciplinary action brought against him or her. • Be a farmworker or child of a farmworker. To apply, complete and submit an error-free Florida Financial Aid Application as well as an error-free Free Application for Federal Student Aid. For additional information and to apply, go to https://www.floridastudentfinancialaidsg.org/SAPHome/SAPHome?url=home and also complete the FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov. 

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  • Southern Scholarship Foundation (SSF)

     

    Through rent-free housing and cooperative living, Southern Scholarship Foundation supports students who lack financial resources, demonstrate excellent academic merit, and exemplify good character attend institutions of higher education. They 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: April 1, 2019

    Awards: Rent-free housing

    Eligibility:

    • 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: Visit SouthernScholarship.org and click “Apply”

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  • 2019-2020 Visionary Scholarship Opportunity

    Students are invited to apply for the 2019-2020 Visionary Scholarship being offered by the American College Foundation.

    Deadline: May 1, 2019

    Awards: Range from $1000.00 - $5000.00 range, with multiple winners selected.

    Eligibility: All High School students, 9th - 12th Grade.

    No cost to apply and a student does not need to demonstrate financial need in order to be eligible.

    Visit the Visionary Scholarship page for more details.

     

    Students are now invited to apply for our 2019 - 2020 Visionary Scholarship
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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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  • 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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