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First 10 Florida scholarships:
The Alarm Industry Foundation of Florida (AIFF) Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 15
Must be Florida resident. U.S. Citizen. For use at an accredited Florida 4-year College, University, Junior College or Vocational Technical School. It is preferable that the Scholarship be accepted in person by the recipient at the AAF Annual Convention held in Orlando; or at another appropriate venue in the recipient's district. Completed or will complete a High School College Preparatory Course of Studies in the current academic year. Have a 3.0 or better GPA in the Junior and Senior years of High School; Score 1,000 or m ore on the SAT (or an ACT score of 21). Exception to GPA and SAT Scores: If exceptional circumstances dictate, the AIFF Scholarship Committee can award a scholarship to a student who does not meet the GPA or SAT criteria. Candidates for a needs based scholarship must have taken, or be taking the college preparatory course of studies; have a 2.0 or better GPA in the Junior and Senior years of High School; score 800 or more on the SAT (or an ACT score of 18).
Contact:
Alarm Industry Foundation of Florida 1830 N University Dr #329 Plantation, FL 33322-4114 Phone: 954-748-7779 E-mail: aiff@fla-alarms.org FX: 425-944-4272
Hooked To Books Scholarship New!
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 22
- Participant: all current and future college students who are 15 years old or older from worldwide; - Language of the essay: English (in academic or non-academic style); - Format: Word Doc or PDF; - Submission: Email to scholarships@hookedtobooks.com with the subject line of "Scholarship Application" and the following information in the body of the submission email: full name, contact address, phone number, where the participant are currently attending or planning to attend school, whether it will be ok if the essay is published at our blog; - Only one (1) submission per student is allowed.
Contact:
Hooked to Books 109 Morgan Street Logan West Virginia 25601 E-mail: michelle@hookedtobooks.com Url: https://www.hookedtobooks.com/scholarship/
Mother & Baby Care Center Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 31
Mother and Baby Care Center is an independent organisation involved in raising awareness about breastfeeding, pregnancy and women's health. It has been widely observed that even mothers in developed nations like USA, suffer from low rate of breastfeeding. Mother and Baby Care Center is trying to make breastfeeding mainstream again. We are the forefront this movement to ensure that babies get what's their due. Breastfeeding is not only nutritious for a babies health but also protects her from short term and long term diseases. Submit essay: How can social media improve breastfeeding rates in USA? Must be minimum 1000 words. Must be U.S. Resident.
Access to Better Learning and Education Grant Program (ABLE)
 
Amount:
$1500 (2014-2015 rates)
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Contact
Be a Florida resident and a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen. A student's residency and citizenship status are determined by the postsecondary insti- tution. Questions regarding such status should be directed to the financial aid office or admissions office of the institution the student plans to attend. Not owe a repayment or be in default under any state or federal grant, loan, or scholarship pro- gram unless satisfactory arrangements to repay have been made. Not have previously received a baccalaureate degree. Enroll for a minimum of 12 credit hours per term, or the equivalent at an eligible Florida college or university in a baccalaureate degree program. Meet Florida's general eligibility requirements for receipt of state aid. Not be enrolled in a program of study leading to a degree in theology or divinity.
Contact:
Florida Department of Education, Office of Student Financial Assistance, State Scholarship and Grant Programs, 325 West Gaines Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400. Contact OSFA toll-free at 1-888-827-2004.
Bonner Scholar Scholarships
 
Amount:
$4500
Awards:
1600
Deadline:
Varies by College
Open to students actively involved in community service and/or social justice issues. Financial need.
Contact:
Bonner Foundation 10 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 Phone: 609-924-6663 Fax: 609-683-4626 E-mail: info@bonner.org Website: www.bonner.org
Redlands Christian Migrant Association Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
* Intended for the continuing education of former or current high school graduates from migrant and seasonal farm working and rural poor families. * Application, essay, letters of recommendation, and high school transcript.
Contact:
Redlands Christian Migrant Association Attention: Susan Vega PO Box 728 Zellwood, FL 32798 Phone: (800)282-6540 Email: mcbridejune@msn.com
One Daytona GLBT Scholarship
 
Amount:
$250-$500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
OneDaytona, a coalition of gay equality advocates in the greater Daytona Beach area, is pleased to announce its fourth annual round of scholarship awards for GLBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual and/or transgender) students. This program is for those attending or planning to attend a college or post-high school vocational program in Volusia or Flagler counties in the 2015-2016 academic year. We will also consider Volusia-Flagler residents enrolled in schools in adjacent counties, Orlando or Gainesville. Applicants can be current undergraduates or graduate students, high school seniors planning to continue their education, or workers or retirees returning to school. Awards are expected to be in the $250-$500 range.
Contact:
A complete application, typed or printed out, (or hand-printed legibly in ink) should be mailed to One Daytona, Attn: Scholarships, PO Box 1936, Daytona Beach F L. 32115 no later than April 15, 2013. Contact Person: Tom Brown brownt218@yahoo.com
Torchbearers Foundation Scholarship
 
Amount:
1000
Awards:
Minimum 5
Deadline:
Contact
Scholarships are open to Caribbean nationals as well as persons born outside of the Caribbean to Caribbean parents. All applicants must be residents of the Caribbean or South Florida.
Contact:
Torchbearers Foundation Inc. P. O. Box 450635 Sunrise, FL 33345-0635 Phone: 305-992-3767 Email: info@torchbearersfoundation.com Scholarship Queries: scholarship@torchbearersfoundation.com
The Anita Priest Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
Open to LGBT Students and those who actively support the LGBT Community. Must reside in South Florida.
Contact:
SANDRA HOLIDAY 20301 West Country Club Drive Suite 2124 Aventura, Fl. 33180 E-Mail: SANHOLIDAY@BELLSOUTH.NET PHONE: 305-433-4334 Website: www.whisperingangelsfoundation.com
Foley and Lardner LLP Minority Scholarship
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
8, 1 award at each participating college or university
Deadline:
Contact
Applicants must be minority students in their first year of law school at one of the following schools: Berkeley, Duke, Florida, Georgetown, Michigan, Northwestern, UCLA, and Wisconsin.
Contact:
Angela S. Lois Legal Recruiting/ Diversity Outreach Coordinator alois@foley.com P 414.297.5452