Florida Scholarships

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First 10 Florida scholarships:
Kamal Marchi/Arab American Community Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 1
Must be a full time undergraduate or graduate student at University of Central Florida majoring in engineering or computer science. Applicant may be a first time enrolled or currently enrolled student. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be of Palestinian, Lebanese, Arab-American, or other Arab descent or origin. Must submit a 500 word essay explaining his/her future goals.
Contact:
f you have any questions related to the scholarship offerings or scholarship process, please contact the CECS Academic Affairs Office, ENG 107, eacaf@mail.ucf.edu. Url: www.cecs.ucf.edu/scholar/cecs.php
The Gay and Lesbian Lawyers Network (GLLN) Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1200
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 2
The Gay & Lesbian Lawyers Network, Inc. (GLLN) announces a law student scholarship essay contest with the theme: How to Deal with Bullying, or How I have learned to survive as a Sexual Minority, with an award of $1200. The contest is open to all students currently enrolled in any South Florida Law school (FIU College of Law, Nova Southeastern Shepard Broad Law Center, St. Thomas University School of Law, and University of Miami School of Law). Essay submissions are limited to 1000 to 1200 words, and must be postmarked between January 26 - February 2.
Contact:
GLLN Essay Contest, 2301 Wilton Dr, Suite 3, Wilton Manors, FL 33305 Website: www.GLLN.org
Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
$500-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 03
Students enrolled full-time as a high school senior, progressing normally toward graduation in the Spring/Summer 2015, with plans to enter college no later than the Fall following graduation OR students enrolled full-time as a college freshman or sophomore, no older than 20 years of age and progressing normally toward a bachelor's degree; Scholarships from the Foundation shall be used only at an institution that normally maintains a regular faculty and curriculum, and normally has a regularly organized body of students in attendance at the place where the educational activities are carried on, and that is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as being accredited by recognized accrediting agencies; Students seeking degrees through online or distance learning programs exclusively shall not be eligible for Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships;* A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 for graduating high school seniors; A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 for college applicants; U.S. citizenship or permanent resident; All applicants must reside (permanent home address) in one of the following states and the District of Columbia: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Louisiana, Texas, North Carolina, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, Delaware and New Jersey.
Contact:
Jimmy Rane Foundation P. O. Box 40 Abbeville, AL 36310 Phone: 334-585-9505 Toll Free: 1-866-606-2470 Email: info@jimmyranefoundation.org Web: www.jimmyranefoundation.org
The Lopez Negrete Hispanic Marketing Education Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 14
The scholarship is awarded to certified junior or senior students from the Houston area attending eligible institutions in any location, but preference will be given to those attending classes full time at the University of Houston, St. Thomas University, Emerson College or The Florida State University. Students must have selected a major in a marketing related field such as advertising, marketing, communications, radio/TV/film production, media studies or marketing research. Applicants may be Latino or Non-Latino, but must be bilingual and focused in, or with a specific interest in, Hispanic marketing and advertising.
Contact:
American Advertising Federation- Houston P. O. Box 27592 Houston, TX 77227 (713) 237-9999 (713) 522-8327 ( Fax) adclub@aaf-houston.org Website: www.houstonadscholarships.com
Florida Engineering Foundation Inc. Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 14
Open to high school and undergraduate students in Florida pursuing engineering degrees. For high school applicants, 6 scholarships in the amount of $2500 will be awarded. Must be a high school senior. Have been enrolled in one semester and will graduate from a FL school. Be a citizen of the United States at the time of application. Have at least a 3.5 grade point average based on a 4.0 scale. Attain a minimum test score on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), or the American College Testing Program (ACT). The minimum scores, listed on page two are used as a minimum threshold level,with actual test scores being weighted into the scoring process. Enroll in an engineering program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Certified transcript must be included with the application. Official IB and AP test score sheet must be included with the application. Complete Certification Sheet tab within excel application file. For undergraduate students, there are 4 university scholarships and several named scholarships. Use the university scholarship application to qualify for the named scholarships. To be eligible, a candidate must be entering his or her Junior or Senior year in a Florida University Engineering Program, have at least a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, be recommended by an engineering faculty member, and be a United States citizen or resident of the State of Florida.
Contact:
Florida Engineering Society P.O. Box 750 Tallahassee, FL 32302-0750 125 South Gadsden Street Tallahassee, FL 32301 Telephone: (850) 224-7121 Fax: (850) 222-4349 Email: fes@fleng.org Website: www.fleng.org
AWS Foundation William B. Howell Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Feb 15
Must be a U.S. citizen. Preference given to residents of Michigan, Ohio and Florida. Must demonstrate financial need and planning to enroll in a minimum 4-year welding program at an accredited university, must be at least 18 years old, must have high school diploma with a minimum 2.5 GPA.
Contact:
AWS Foundation, Inc. 550 N. W. Le Jeune Road Miami, Florida 33126 Phone: 1-800-443-9353, extension 212 or 1-305-445-6628 FAX: 305-443-7559 E-mail: found@aws.org www.aws.org/foundation/scholarships/howell.html
Randy Roberts Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 15
Open to Florida high school students who have gone above and beyond improving their school and community.
Contact:
Sara Roberts Randy Roberts Foundation P. O. Box 2753 Lakeland, Florida 33806-2753 Or email us at sara@randyrobertsfoundation.org
The EDSA Minority Scholarship
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 15
The EDSA Minority Scholarship was established to help African American, Hispanic, Native American and minority students of other cultural and ethnic backgrounds continue their landscape architecture education. Eligible candidates are in their final two years of undergraduate study or pursuing a graduate degree in Landscape Architecture. EDSA is an internationally-renowned full-service planning, landscape architecture, urban design, and graphic design firm with over 220 employees. Established in 1960, the firm has extensive experience in attractions and entertainment, campus and cultural, communities and new towns, ecotourism and environmental planning, hotels and resorts, as well as urban design. EDSA is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and has offices in Orlando, Florida; Los Angeles, California; Beijing, China; and Baltimore, Maryland.
Contact:
Contact us at: 202-331-7070 x11 or scholarships@lafoundation.org.
AQUA Foundation For Women Scholarships
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 27
Scholarships are open to graduating high school, college and graduate students who are active in South Florida's lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.
Contact:
Aqua Foundation for Women 4500 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 340 Miami, Florida 33137 phone: 305.576.AQUA (2782) fax: 305 576.2783 Website: www.aquafoundation.org
Moody's Mega Math Challenge
 
Amount:
Winners receive scholarships totaling $100,000.
Awards:
The top six prize winning teams receive scholarship awards ranging from $2,500 to $20,000, which are divided equally among team members and paid directly to the colleges or universities at which the winning students enroll. Honorable Mention winners receive team prizes of $1,000.
Deadline:
February 28
The Challenge is entirely Internet-based. Each high school may enter up to two teams of three to five junior and/or senior students. No exceptions will be made to allow underclassmen. Students choose which day they wish to work on Challenge weekend and have 14 hours (7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.) to solve an open-ended, realistic, applied math-modeling problem focused on a real-world issue. Teams can work from any location they choose and can use any free and publicly available resources, but they may not discuss any aspect of the problem with, or seek help from, their coach or anyone other than their teammates. High schools located in the following states are eligible to participate in M3 Challenge 2014: High schools located in the following states are eligible to participate in M3 Challenge 2014: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington D.C., West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
Contact:
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics 3600 Market Street, 6th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688 USA Phone: 215.382.9800 Website: m3challenge.siam.org/