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First 10 Florida scholarships:

Amount:
Up to $2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 17
Must be enrolled or attending the University of Miami School of Law. Must be of Haitian descent and have good academic standing. Applicant needs to submit personal letter describing involvement in the community, financial need and why the applicant should be selected to receive a scholarship.
Contact:
Kertch J. Conze Esq. 801 N. E. 167th Street, Second Floor, North Miami Beach, FL 33162 Phone: 305-455-2040 ext. 245
Amount:
Up to $15,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 31
Option A Academic (Standard Diploma) Meeting of all Florida FSA standards or approved Disability Portfolio;** Community service leadership or involvement; and Receipt of any other scholarship awards. Option B Career or Trade Skill Development Accomplishments in field of interest; Community service leadership or involvement; and Receipt of any other scholarship awards. Award Restrictions A 2.5 GPA must be maintained at a post-secondary institution during the period of the scholarship award. No criminal activity, arrests or convictions may occur. Acceptable attendance must be maintained. **In lieu of Florida FSA scores, applicants may submit an alternative method (disability portfolio) that provides evidence of meeting state academic standards. This portfolio includes a sampling of artifacts or materials (i.e., personal achievements, work samples, other assessment results, letters by school or district officials, report cards, progress reports, Individualized Education Plans (IEP), etc.) that represent the applicant's successful advancement through grade levels.
Contact:
Family Network on Disabilities, Inc. Phone (727) 523-1130 or (800) 825-5736 2196 Main Street, Suite K, Dunedin, FL 34698 www.fndusa.org
Amount:
$1000 to $5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 31
Any 1L, 2L or rising 3L student enrolled in an accredited law school who is a member of a minority class as defined by the Florida Bar is eligible to apply. Selection is based on need, merit and other qualifying criteria noted on the application. Preference will be given to those students who have ties to the Sarasota community and who have expressed or demonstrated a commitment to return to Sarasota to pursue his or her legal career upon graduation from law school.
Contact:
Further information may be obtained by visiting the Sarasota County Bar Association website at www.sarasotabar.com or emailing to scba@sarasotabar.com. Contact Information: For questions about this application, please contact Earl Young at Scholarships@cfsarasota.org https://sarasotabar.site-ym.com/page/scholarshipapply
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.
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 1
The George Snow Scholarship Fund offers need-based scholarships to high school seniors attending: 1. All Palm Beach County High Schools. 2. Blanche Ely and Pompano Beach High Schools in Northern Broward County. 3. All Homeschooled students who will be attending a high school in Palm Beach County or Blanche Ely and Pompano Beach High Schools in Northern Broward County. 4. Women in Miami/Dade County, Broward County and Palm Beach County interested in obtaining degrees in the Technology and Engineering fields. 5. Anyone interested in pursuing a career in Horticulture, Agriculture or Related Pursuits may be from Martin County Public or Private Schools, Homestead Senior High and South Dade Senior High. WE DO NOT OFFER SCHOLARSHIPS TO ANY STUDENTS OUTSIDE OF THE ABOVE AREAS.
Contact:
If you have any questions regarding our scholarships, please contact the Scholarship Fund at pperrin@scholarship.org. www.scholarship.org/index.php?submenu=scholarship_eligibility&src=gendocs&ref=ScholarshipEligibility&category=Main
Amount:
$1200
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 2
The Gay & Lesbian Lawyers Network (GLLN) announces a law student scholarship essay contest on 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
Amount:
$8000
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
February 5th
A scholarship program for high school seniors interested in pursuing engineering careers This scholarship program helps support promising high school seniors who intend to pursue a career in an approved engineering, computer science, mathematics or physics program and who live in communities where Northrop Grumman Mission Systems has a major presence. Northrop Grumman will award multiple $8,000* scholarships to qualified high schools seniors in: Maryland and Baltimore city (15 scholarships statewide) One scholarship in each of the following locations: Alabama %u2013 Huntsville City, Madison County, Madison City California (McClellan) %u2013 Sacramento County California (San Diego) %u2013 San Diego County California (South Bay) %u2013 A resident of Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, El Segundo, Hawthorne, Torrance, Lawndale, or LAUSD %u2013 Local District South California (Woodland Hills) %u2013 Conejo, San Fernando, Simi Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, and Ventura County California (Sunnyvale) %u2013 Alameda or Santa Clara County Colorado %u2013 Boulder County, El Paso County, Adams County, Arapahoe County, Broomfield County, Denver County, Douglas County, Jefferson County Florida %u2013 Orange or Seminole County Illinois %u2013 Arlington Heights, Palatine, Rolling Meadows, Hoffman Estates, Inverness or Mt. Prospect Maryland %u2013 All 23 counties, plus Baltimore City New York %u2013 Erie or Niagara County Ohio %u2013 Butler, Clermont, Hamilton or Warren County Utah %u2013 Davis, Salt Lake, Weber or Utah County Virginia (Charlottesville) %u2013 Albemarle County Virginia (NOVA) %u2013 Fairfax County. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Must be a resident in one of the counties or communities mentioned above. Must be a graduating senior of a public or accredited private high school in sponsoring location. Must plan to attend an accredited college or university as a full-time student in an approved engineering, computer science, mathematics or physics program. Must have a minimum composite SAT score of 1150 or ACT score of 27 (initial application only) Must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 (un-weighted).
Contact:
Email:ngengineering@scholarshipamerica.org Call: 1-507-931-1682 and ask for the Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars Program Mail your required documents to: Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars Program Scholarship America - K. Anderson One Scholarship Way Saint Peter, MN 56082 If you would like more information, you may contact us by email at scholars@ngc.com.
Amount:
Up to $5000
Awards:
15
Deadline:
February 7
Essay contest. For 2016, in 500-800 words, answer the following question: The Founders believed in the sanctity/vital importance of the individual liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights. To what extent (or in what ways) has our government compromised on these liberties in the name of security or the general welfare? In your answer, incorporate the principles and specific examples (including current events) that support your conclusion.
Contact:
The Bill of Rights Institute 200 North Glebe Road, Suite 200 Arlington, VA 22203 Fax: 703.894.1791 Phone: (800) 838-7870 ext.10 E-mail: essaycontest@billofrightsinstitute.org Website: www.billofrightsinstitute.org
Amount:
$500-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 8
Students enrolled full-time as a high school senior, progressing normally toward graduation in the Spring/Summer, 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
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
2
Deadline:
February 9
Open to graduating high school seniors in Florida who are pursuing a degree in a field relating to Marine Science or is consistent with our Mission "To support coastal and marine education, conservation, research and preservation." Minimum 3.2 GPA.
Contact:
Gumbo Limbo Nature Center Address: 1801 North Ocean Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33432 Phone: 561-544-8605 www.gumbolimbo.org/scholarship