Senior Scholarship List Nov. 5

Senior Scholarship List Nov. 5
Posted on 11/07/2018

Senior Scholarship List

 

The Hispanic College Fund Scholarship Program

Eligibility- Students of Hispanic background

Amount- varies- up to $10,000

To read more about each program's requirements, please go to:
https://www.hsf.net/

Deadline Various deadlines.

 

United Negro College Fund:

UNCF is the nation’s largest private scholarship provider to minority group members. Each year, they award more than $100 million in scholarships to more than 10,000 students at more than 1,100 schools across the country, including their prestigious network of 37 HBCUs

 https://www.uncf.org/scholarships

Deadlines vary

Housing Scholarships

 

Southern Scholarship Foundation:

For over sixty years, the Southern Scholarship Foundation has helped thousands of students with outstanding academic abilities, good character and financial need realize their dream of a college education. Qualified students attending Flagler @ TCC, Florida A&M, Florida Gulf Coast University, Santa Fe College, Tallahassee Community College and the University of Florida are awarded scholarships in the form of rent-free housing. Applicants must have financial need (an EFC above $7500 requires extenuating circumstances), 3.0 minimum unweighted GPA, excellent character

http://www.southernscholarship.org/ 

Deadline: April 1st for fall

College Specific Scholarships

 

Boston University

Every year, Boston University welcomes about 20 outstanding students to the Trustee Scholars Program. Many had perfect 4.0 grade point averages in high school and typically ranked in the top 5–10% of their class. In addition to exceptional academic credentials, Trustee Scholars are intellectually and creatively adventurous and demonstrate viewpoints, experiences or achievements beyond the usual. They are, in other words, not just top students, but extraordinary people. 

A Trustee Scholarship covers full undergraduate tuition plus the University orientation and mandatory undergraduate student fees and is renewable for four years if certain criteria are met.                     

http://www.bu.edu/admissions/apply/tuition-aid-scholarships/scholarships/trustee/

Deadline- December 1st

 

Duke/UNC Robertson Scholars Program

More than just a monetary award, the Robertson Scholars Program allows students to take advantage of the faculty and other resources of two of the most highly regarded universities in the nation.  18 Robert Scholars are selected at each campus.  Students participate in a first semester retreat, a semester switch program sophomore year at the partner campus, and two summer experiences- one international and one national. 

Amount: Full tuition, room, board and experiences.

https://robertsonscholars.org/

Deadline- November 15th         

 

Emory Scholars Program

See website for full details and qualifications

Amount: full merit based scholarships to Emory University

https://apply.emory.edu/apply/scholar.php

Deadline: November 15th

 

FAU Harriet Wilkes Honors College Flagler Scholarship

The Henry Morrison Flagler Scholarship Program supports exceptional undergraduate students, from the State of Florida, to attend the Honors College of Florida Atlantic University. The program seeks to further personal and intellectual development of outstanding scholars within the environment of FAU s residential Honors College as a foundation to promote global awareness, understanding, interaction, and peace.

Eligibility: Incoming freshman, Florida resident, eligible for the Bright Futures Scholarship

Criteria: leadership, integrity, courage, vigor

Amount: Full tuition, room and board, summer enrichment program fees

https://www.fau.edu/honors/future-students/financial-flagler/

Deadline- December 15

 

Ithaca College Roy H. Park School of Communications Park Scholar Awards 

Park Scholars will graduate debt free from a top communication program. The award covers full tuition, room and board and stipends for living expenses, books, and a one-time computer purchase.  The Park Scholar Program offers much more than a full scholarship; it creates a dynamic learning community that develops future communications leaders who engage critically, act globally, and perform ethically. Through a mixture of academic and service programming, Scholars are challenged to take action and give back to their communities, and to use the power of mass communication to make a positive impact on the world.

Ithaca.edu/parkscholars

Deadline: Jan 2nd

 

Nova Southeastern University Premier Programs and Shark Preview Weekends:

Available premier programs include

  • Dual admission into one of their highly selective health professions, law school, or one of several additional graduate programs in business, computer science, humanities, marine science and psychology. Dual admission students will also have valuable opportunities to engage with their graduate or professional programs while they are pursuing their undergraduate degrees. The application is also used for admission into the honors college,
  • Razor’s Edge scholarships ($22,000 each)- various requirements
  • The Fischler Academy which prepares teachers and can allow them to obtain their bachelors and master’s degrees in 4 years- annual tuition scholarship of $17,000 plus the opportunity to travel the world through study abroad and guaranteed job placement., and the president’s full tuition scholarship award

https://www.nova.edu/sharkpreview/index.html

 

Stetson University J. Ollie Edmunds Distinguished Scholarship

Academic based award of full undergraduate tuition, fees, housing, meals, books for four years.  Eligible students must have a minimum weighted GPA of 3.5 and either an ACT composite of at least 30 or a minimum SAT score of 1350.

Each high school may nominate up to 2 students. 

See the following website for information: https://www.stetson.edu/administration/financial-planning/scholarships/j-ollie-edmunds/

For consideration, submit a resume to Mrs. Bruce in the IB office with “Stetson Ollie” written on the top by November 30th.

 

University of Miami George W. Jenkins Scholarship

The George W. Jenkins Scholarship is one of the premier scholarships available to students at the University of Miami. This scholarship is awarded to high school seniors with strong academic credentials, significant financial need, and a history of overcoming adversity. With the support of the Office of Academic Enhancement, Jenkins Scholars take part in exclusive programs, benefit from one-on-one advising, participate in group community service efforts, and are personally referred for additional prestigious academic opportunities.

Amount-Jenkins Scholars receive the full cost of attendance for four years of undergraduate study at UM. The award includes tuition and fees, on-campus housing, a meal plan, University health insurance, and a laptop allowance. Students may also receive a stipend for books, transportation, and personal expenses. 

Students must have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.75 and a well-rounded college preparatory curriculum. Nominated students should also demonstrate high financial need through the FAFSA.

You must ask your counselor to write you a letter of recommendation at least two weeks prior to the deadline. The deadline is November 1st for early decision or early action (ask your counselor by October 15th) or Dec 1 for regular decision (ask your counselor by Nov 15)

For information https://admissions.miami.edu/undergraduate/financial-aid/scholarships/george-w-jenkins/index.html

 

USF  Kosove Society Scholarship

The Kosove scholarship is a full scholarship that covers the cost of in-state tuition, room and board, books, fees and other expenses as determined by the USF Financial Aid Office.  Renewable for up to 4 years as long as recipients meet renewable criteria.

Eligibility-incoming college freshman, U.S. citizen, min. 3.5 GPA, minimum SAT of 1250 or minimum ACT score of 28, capacity for leadership, good character

http://www.usfkosovesociety.org/

Deadline- November 30th

 

Armed Forces Scholarships

Air Force ROTC Scholarships: 

For more information, go to https://www.afrotc.com/scholarships

Deadline:  January 31

 

Monthly

SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes

One winner will be chosen every two weeks from October to May. The first drawing will be held on October 29th.  Students get 15 chances to win.  This scholarship is not based on GPA or financial need.

Eligibility- High school seniors and current undergraduate college students

Amount- Two $500 scholarships will be awarded every two weeks

Apply online https://offtocollegesweepstakes.suntrust.com/

Deadline The last drawing will be held on May 13th

 

November Deadline

 

Jack Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program

Eligibility- graduating senior, intend to enroll in a 4 year college, minimum unweighted GPA 3.5, SAT reading/math 1200 minimum or ACT 26 minimum composite, demonstrate unmet financial need (will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000)

Amount- Last year 106 scholars were selected. The number of scholars varies each year.

The amount of the award varies by student, based on the cost of attendance as well as the amount of other scholarships or grants a recipient will receive. The maximum amount of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s scholarship is $40,000 per year. In some extenuating circumstances, the Foundation may exceed the maximum cap if significant unmet financial need has been determined. Each award may fund all or a portion of educational costs, including tuition, room and board, books, and other required fees for the period required to complete your bachelor’s degree program (lasting no more than four years).This highly competitive scholarship includes:

  • Up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school
  • Ability to pursue any area of study
  • Personal advising about selecting a college and navigating financial aid
  • Multifaceted advising about how to transition to college and maximize the college student experience

http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/

Deadline November 20

 

National Council of Jewish Women Future Leaders Award

Eligibility- graduating senior who has shown their commitment to improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and safeguarding individual rights and freedoms through their ongoing volunteer efforts.

Amount- Two scholarship will be awarded- $1,000 for advocacy and $1,000 for community service

Pick up an application in the IB office or guidance office

Deadline November 30

 

December Deadline

 

The Notes for the Future Scholarship Program

Eligibility- High school sophomore, junior or senior planning to study music (to any extent, e.g., composition, performance, music minor) in college. Applicants must submit an audio or video recording singing and/or performing the instrument(s) with which they possess the most skill. Selection is based on music audition (audio or video), recommendation, and academic merit.

Amount- Awards ranging from $500 - $1,000 will be awarded annually and are not renewable though students can reapply each year

Apply online http://programs.applyists.com/nftfscholarship/

Deadline: December 4

 

Stephen J.Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships

Stephen J.Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships recognize and reward students who have made a significant impact in the fight against hunger. The scholarship awardees comprise a wide variety of students, ages 5 to 25, who are recognized at the national and regional level and hail from across the country. A program that recognizes students who are driving awareness and mobilizing youth to be catalysts for innovative models that provide solutions to eliminate hunger in the U.S. 

Amount-The scholarship recipients each receive $5,000 for their education as well as a matching grant in their name for the hunger-related charity of their choice.

Apply online http://us.stop-hunger.org/home/grants.html

Deadline: December 5

 

AXA Achievement Scholarship in association with U.S. News and World Report

Eligibility- United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico, graduating senior, demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities

Amount- Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship.

Apply online https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html

The 2019 program will be accepting applications until 10,000 applications are submitted or December 14, 2018, whichever comes first. Your application MUST be one of the first 10,000 submitted electronically by the deadline date. Apply early!

 

Foot Locker Scholar Athlete Program

Eligibility- You must be involved in some type of sport (high school, intramural, martial arts, etc), have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and be college bound for the fall of 2019, US citizen or permanent legal resident

Amount- 20 exceptional high school student athletes will win $20,000 scholarships each!

Apply online at https://footlockerscholarathletes.com/

Deadline December 14

 

Mas Family Scholarship

Eligibility- Cuban-American student, who was born in Cuba or is a direct Cuban descendent, financial need, minimum 3.5 GPA, majoring in engineering, international relations, business, economics, communications, or journalism.

Amount- Scholars may receive an award over four years of college, as long as scholars maintain the prerequisites for receiving them. While full scholarships cannot be awarded to recipients receiving full-tuition scholarships and/or stipendiary support from other sources, recipients are still eligible for partial awards.

Apply online http://jmcff.org/

Deadline:  December 15th

 

Burger King Scholarship

Eligibility: high school senior/w a 2.5 GPA or higher and plan to enroll in an accredited two/ or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school by fall of 2019. Consideration will be given to each applicant's academic record (50%) and participation in school and community activities (50%)

Amount- Awards range from $1,000 to $50,000 (There were many scholarships awarded last year)

To Apply: http://www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram

Deadline: December 15

 

Burger King Scholarship- employees and children of employees

Eligibility: Must be an employee or dependent child of an employee on the Burger King payroll at least six months (full time or part time).  High school senior/w a 2.0 GPA or higher and plan to enroll in an accredited two/ or four year college, university or vocational/technical school by fall of 2015. Consideration will be given to each applicant's academic record, participation in school and community activities, and length of employment

Amount- Awards range from $1,000 to $50,000 (There were many scholarships awarded last year)

To Apply: http://www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram

Deadline: Dec 15

 

Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarship

Eligibility: varies

Amount- varies

To Apply: http://www.dennyshungryforeducation.com/

Deadline: Dec 31

 

Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship

Eligibility- Merit-based, financial need is NOT a consideration, 9th-12th grade high school, college, or graduate student including adult students. 

Amount- $1,000

Apply online at http://www.genkellyscholarship.com/

Deadline December 31st

January Deadline

 

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility- leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship at home, school, and in the community, minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need, U.S. citizen,

Amount- Up to 20 students will earn scholarships of $10,000 per year for four years

Apply online at http://www.reaganfoundation.org/scholars-program.aspx

Deadline January 4th

 

Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County Chai Scholarship

Eligibility- Palm Beach County resident, high school senior, 500 word essay, four-generation family tree is to accompany the essay. 

Amount- $1,800

Download an application at http://www.jgspalmbeachcounty.org/scholarship.php

Deadline January 4

 

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) 

Eligibility- Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity, citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States,

enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2019, minimum unweighted GPA of 2.7, must apply for federal financial aid using the FAFSA

Amount- Scholarship awards range from one-time $2,500 awards to multi-year $20,000 awards.

http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html

Deadline January 10

 

United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility- graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education, FL resident, financial need

Amount- Each year $1,000 grants will be awarded to graduating high school seniors in the United States, who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. The number of grants awarded annually will be at the discretion of the United States JCI Senate Foundation.

http://www.fljcisenate.org/scholarship-directions-and-application/

Deadline- January 11

 

Palm Beach Mensa Essay Contest 

Eligibility- The only requirement is that the applicant enroll the following year in an accredited post-secondary degree program (GPA, financial need, etc. are not considered). The Mensa Education & Research Foundation college scholarship program bases its awards totally on essays written by the applicants. 

Amount- Awards will be given at three levels: local, regional, and national and vary from $300 to $1000

Apply online http://www.mensafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/us-scholarship-process/us-scholarship-application/

Deadline- Jan. 15th

 

Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility- Seniors planning a career in government service.  Each interested student is invited to write a one-page essay stating why he or she plans a career in government service including any inspiration to be derived from the leadership of George Washington in his famous crossing of the Delaware.

Amount- scholarships range from $500 to $5,000

www.gwcf.org

Deadline- Received by January 15

 

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Eligibility- 9th-12th grade, essay max. 1000 words essay- Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. Include an analysis of the obstacles, risks, and consequences associated with the act. The essay may concern an issue at the local, state, national, or international level.

Amount- The first-place winner receives $10,000. Second-place receives $3,000. Five finalists receive $1,000 each. Eight semifinalists receive $100 each. Ten students receive honorable mention.

Apply online at http://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx

Deadline January 18th

 

Miami Heat Scholarships 

Eligibility- One Dr. Jack Ramsay scholarship and three Miami Heat Scholarships will be awarded to students who have excelled in academics and community service and have financial need.  One Alec Kessler Student Athlete Scholarship will be awarded to a student who excels in academics and community service, participates in a sport and has financial need.  Students must reside in Miami-Dade, Broward or Palm Beach County and have a minimum GPA of 3.2

Amount- $5000

https://www.nba.com/heat/community/community_education_scholarships.html

Deadline January 26th

TeamWork USA

Eligibility- graduating senior attending high school in Palm Beach County, accepted for full time enrollment in a Florida 2 or 4 year college or university or vocational school, financial need, community service, minimum 3.25 GPA

Amount- Twenty one-year scholarships for tuition, books and fees of $4,000 (Scholarship may not be used for room and board)

http://teamworkusa.org/12th-grade-scholarship-program/

Deadline Jan 31

 

February Deadline

 

Your Community Foundation  (www.yourcommunityfoundation.org)

Over 80 scholarships on one application!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  LOCAL!!!!

This is a huge scholarship program

Eligibility- Graduating senior, criteria varies. 

Amount- Varies- In years past several Atlantic students won awards ranging from $1,000 to $20,000!!! 

www.yourcommunityfoundation.org

 Deadline February 1st

 

George Snow Scholarship Fund

More than 60 scholarships on one application!!!!!!!!!!!   LOCAL!!!

Eligibility- Graduating Palm Beach County high school senior, financial need, grades, activities

Amount- Varies

Apply online at http://www.scholarship.org/

Deadline February 1st

 

Florida Chapter of the Eighth Air Force Historical Society Scholarship

This scholarship was created in honor or their members involved in the air campaign over Europe in World War II.

In an essay of not more than 1000 words, explain what challenges were faced by the Eighth Air Force in World War II and which one in particular you would have found most difficult and why.  All entries are to be double-spaced and single-sided. A cover sheet with the student’s name, grade, school, and email address should be attached following the last page of the essay. Include a word count. Applicants whose essays exceed the word limit will not be considered. Any essay containing unattributed, previously published material will also not be considered. Applicants are expected to conduct their own research and use their own words to complete their submission. Mail essays to: 8th Air Force Historical Society Essay Contest, 210 Jones Creek Drive, Jupiter, FL, 33458.  Winners will be notified within two weeks of that date and asked to be recognized and read their essay at the next meeting of the 8th Air Force Historical Society if available. 

Amount: The first place winner will receive $500 and the second place winner will receive $250. 

Deadline: February 1

 

Arts for Life!

Eligibility- graduating high school seniors in Florida who demonstrate excellence in one of the following art forms: creative writing, dance, drama, music, visual art

Amount- 25 $1,000 scholarships will be awarded

http://artsforlifeaward.org/wordpress/apply/

Deadline February 4

 

Ronald McDonald House Charities HACER Scholarship Program (Applications open October 22nd)

Eligibility- At least one parent of Hispanic heritage, High school senior, pursuing 2 or 4 yr degree, legal U.S. resident, 2.7 minimum GPA, application requires a personal statement, rec letter and a copy of parent/guardian tax form.

Amount- Five $100,000 scholarship, to be paid in $25,000 yearly installments, will be applied to tuition, fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for course load. Note: Scholarships may not be applied to room and board or taxation may occur.

Apply online https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer.html

Deadline February

 

American Meteorological Society Industry Minority Scholarship

Eligibility- minority students traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic/Latino, American Indian/Alaska Native, Black/African American, and Native Hawaiian Students, who intend to pursue careers in the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences.  Minority students who will be entering their freshman year of college in the fall are eligible to apply.

Amount- The two-year scholarships are for $3000 during the freshman year and $3000 during the sophomore year (sophomore year funding depends on successful completion of the freshman academic year). 

https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/information-for/students/ams-scholarships-and-fellowships/ams-minority-scholarships/

Deadline February 8

 

Florida Engineering Society Scholarships

There are Palm Beach County scholarships as well as state scholarships. 

Eligibility- Graduating senior, U.S. citizen, 3.5 GPA minimum, SAT or ACT scores, accepted into an engineering program

Amount- Varies, last year over $10,000 was awarded to Palm Beach County students alone.

Apply online at http://www.fleng.org/page/Scholarships

Deadline February 9th

 

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Teen Scholarship Essay Contest

Each year, AFA holds a Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship Essay Contest which asks high school seniors to describe how Alzheimer’s disease changed or impacted their lives. Whether they’ve had a loved one with the disease, volunteered or worked as a caretaker or are just passionate about the cause, the next generation of leaders in the fight against Alzheimer’s have a story to tell.  We want to hear yours!
Eligibility- All current high school seniors who are US citizens/permanent residents and will be attending an accredited four year college/university next year are welcome to enter the competition. Essays must be a maximum of 1,500 words.

Amount- The grand prize is a $5,000 college scholarship.  Prizes will also be awarded for first runner-up ($2,500 scholarship), second runner-up ($1,500 scholarship), third runner-up ($1,000 scholarship), fourth runner-up ($750 scholarship) and honorable mention ($500 scholarship).  

https://alzfdn.org/young-leaders-of-afa/afa-teens/scholarship-contest/

Deadline February 15

 

Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships

Eligibility- Be a high-school senior of African descent (for example, African American, African, or Ethiopian), Plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall of the year following high-school graduation, Plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs (such as finance, business administration, or marketing), Demonstrate a passion for technology, Demonstrate leadership at school or in the community, Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher, Require financial assistance to attend college.

Amount- Two $5,000 scholarships. The scholarships are renewable, so winners who continue to meet the criteria can receive an annual $5,000 award for up to four years.

Apply online https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/blacks-scholarships.aspx

Deadline: Feb 15

 

National Commission for Cooperative Education Co-op Scholarship

Eligibility- GPA 3.5 or higher, graduating senior, applying to Clarkson University, Drexel, Johnson & Wales, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of NY Oswego, University of Cincinnati, University of Toledo, Wentworth Institute of Technology

Amount- 160 merit co-op scholarships for a total value of $4,200,000.

Apply online at http://www.waceinc.org/scholarship/index.html

Deadline February 15th but early applications are encouraged

 

Gordon A. Rich Memorial Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility- Parents and/or legal guardians must have, or had, a career in the financial services industry, GPA 3.5 or higher, Graduating senior, rank in top 20% of class, demonstrate financial need

Amount- Each GAR scholarship is worth up to $50,000 (approx. $12,500 per year) 

Apply online at http://www.gordonrich.org/html/apply.html

Deadline February 20th

 

The Dream Scholarship

Eligibility- High school senior, minimum un-weighted GPA of 2.5, intending to enroll in an associates or bachelor degree program at a partner college (FL partner colleges are Broward College, Palm Beach State College, Florida International University, Miami-Dade College, Valencia College, University of Central Florida), eligible for in state tuition at the partner college, have DACA or TPS or certify you meet the DACA immigration criteria (came to US before 16th birthday, continuously resided in the US since June 15, 2012)  demonstrated significant unmet financial need and the determination to succeed in college and in life. 

plan to attend a partner college-

Amount- The Scholarship is intended to cover a significant portion of your tuition and fees up to a maximum of $14,500 for an associate’s degree and $29,000 for a bachelor’s degree.

The amount of each award will be based on the current tuition and fees charged by the Partner College and your financial need after the application of any available federal, state, or institutional aid or outside grants or scholarships. 

To apply, go to  https://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/

Deadline February 28

 

Briana Marie Cox Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility- Palm Beach County or Martin County high school senior who, in their lifetime, has lost a parent, legal guardian, or sibling. Proof of loss in the form of a copy of the death certificate, or equivalent legal document, is required.

Financial need is not a consideration.  Judging will be based on each candidate’s overall prior and continuing achievements, including activity in school organizations, the community, and athletics, as well as their academic record, and interviews in which the candidates will discuss their career plans and personal aspirations. Some special consideration will be given to those interested in pursuing a medical career or career in the ministry (these were Briana’s interests).

Amount- First place is a one-time, non-renewable, minimum award of $3,000 will be paid to the school for which the recipient provides proof of enrollment. Additional awards may be made at the discretion of the judges and Board of Directors.  A couple of years ago an Atlantic IB senior was awarded a third place scholarship. Awards are presented at the Palm Beach Post Pathfinder’s Ceremony

http://brianamariecoxfoundation.org/site/scholarship/

Deadline- February 28

 

Nat Moore Scholarship Endowment

Eligibility: Graduating high school senior, demonstrate financial need, as well as a commitment to community service.

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Selection Criteria: Demonstrate financial need, list of community service hours, personal statement between 500-700 words.

Amount: The number of scholarships awarded is based on the funding available and the number of quality applications received. The maximum award amount is $10,000 and will be disbursed in increments of $2,500 per year for four years.

Website link - https://www.donationx.org/eRequestFormExtII.aspx?f=f032c6bb-425f-48be-afc4-04d5968bcd01

Deadline: February 28th

 

Project Change Scholarship

Eligibility: Graduating high school senior and demonstrate financial need, 3.0 minimum GPA, high school senior graduating from a Miami-Dade, Broward or Palm Beach county high school, financial need

Selection Criteria: Submit 300-500 word essay on the following question: What social justice change do you want to see in your community and how will this scholarship help you achieve that change?

Amount: The Miami Dolphins Project Change Scholarship will identify one high school student each year and pay for their tuition to college over a four-year period.

Website link - https://www.donationx.org/eRequestFormExtII.aspx?f=cd1ba218-ec62-4abb-b79b-e595d688d522

Application Deadline: February 28th

 

Friends of 440 Scholarship Inc.

Eligibility- students who are dependents or descendants of workers who were injured in the course and scope of their employment and who, therefore, receive benefits under the Florida Workers’ Compensation system and/or dependents or descendants of those primarily engaged in the administration of the Florida Workers’ Compensation law. High school seniors must have a 2.7 GPA to apply

Amount- Up to $6,000

http://www.440scholarship.org/portal/application

Deadline February 28th

 

Jennifer Nolletti Memorial Art Foundation

Eligibility- The foundation is offering a scholarship to Florida residents pursuing an education majoring in the fields of visual arts, music, art education or music education, minimum 2.5 unweighted GPA

Amount- up to $5,000

http://www.jensartfoundation.org/

Deadline February 28th

 

March Deadline

 

Palm Beach Fellowship of Christians and Jews

Eligibility- Grades 6-12, Drawing inspiration from your own life and the quotes at right, write an essay or poem or create a piece of art or music or a video that explores the topic of HOPE. Reflect on what the writers are thinking, how they interpret this abstract word in a concrete way, and how they help us understand and think more deeply about the subject. (limit 500 words).  Detailed information can be found on the entry form.

Amount- The top essay, visual artwork, video, and music entries will receive cash prizes and be featured on the Palm Beach Fellowship’s website, social media, and newsletter.

https://www.palmbeachfellowship.net/what-we-do/activities/

Deadline March 1

 

CARE- Caribbean Educator’s Association

Eligibility- Graduating senior, Caribbean birth or ancestry, minimum 2.75 GPA, community service and/or extracurricular activities

Amount- not specified.

Pick up an application in the Guidance office or IBO

Deadline February 10th

 

The Society of Automotive Engineers-SAE Engineering Scholarships:

Eligibility varies.  Applicants must be a high school senior at the time of application and meet minimum requirements with regard to grade point average, SAT and/or ACT scores as outlined in the individual requirements of each scholarship. Students are encouraged to retrieve the application and information on-line.

 http://students.sae.org/awdscholar/scholarships/hsengineering.htm

Deadline: March 15th

April Deadline

 

Alliance of Women Executives (AWE)Scholarship

Eligibility- Palm Beach County senior, minimum 3.0 GPA, young woman from a Palm Beach County high school planning to attend PBSC or FAU.

Amount- $1500

https://www.aweinc.org/scholarship/

Deadline April 5

June Deadline

 

The Kids’ Chance of Florida Scholarship Program

Eligibility- dependent children of a worker killed or seriously injured in a claim accepted as compensable under The Florida Workers’ Compensation Act (Chapter 440, Florida Statutes); the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (33 U.S.C. § 901 et seq.); or the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (5 U.S.C. Chapter 81). 

Amount- Scholarship money is limited and varies from year to year.

https://www.kidschancefl.org/scholarship-info/

Deadline June 17

Scholarship Resources

 

 

 

Check the financial aid page at each of the colleges you are applying to.  There may be scholarships you can apply to. 

 

 

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