Florida Scholarships

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First 10 Florida scholarships:
Access to Better Learning and Education Grant Program (ABLE)
 
Amount:
$1161 per year (2013-2014 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
FFMT Minority Teachers Education Scholarship
 
Amount:
$4000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
For Fall Semester: August 1 For Spring Semester: November 15
* Be a resident of the State of Florida. * Be a member of one of the following racial groups: African, American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American/Pacific Islander, or American Indian/Alaskan Native. * Be newly admitted into a teacher education program at any of FFMT's participating universities/colleges. * Be a junior and have not earned a baccalaureate degree in Education. * Have earned 60 credit hours or an AA degree. * Have not exceeded 18 hours of upper division education courses at the time of application.
Contact:
FFMT G 415 Norman HallPO Box 117045 Gainesville Florida 32611E-mail: info@ffmt.org Fax: (352) 846-3011 www.ffmt.org
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
Constangy Diversity Scholars Awards Program
 
Amount:
$3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
Applicants must be a second-year student enrolled in an accredited law school that is located in one of the following three regions: Southern ( Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Tennessee); Mid-West/West Coast ( Texas, California, Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin) and Eastern ( North Carolina, Virginia/Washington, D.C., South Carolina and Massachusetts). One student in each region receives a $3,000 scholarship in recognition of accomplishments in academics, a commitment to diversity in the community, school or work environment, and personal achievement in overcoming challenges to reach goals.
Contact:
Margaret P. Zabijaka Chair, Diversity Council Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP 200 West Forsyth Street, Suite 1700 Jacksonville, FL 32202-4317 For questions regarding the application process, please contact Meg Zabijaka at mzabijaka@constangy.com. Website: www.constangy.com
Jiffy Lube "Teen Driver" Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March/April
For students 16-18 years old enrolled in high school during the school year. Simply write your 500-word typed essay about what drives you now.
Jiffy Lube "Your Turn Behind the Wheel" Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March/April
For students 15-17 years old enrolled in Driver's Ed during the school year. Simply write your 500-word typed essay about what drives you now.