Florida Scholarships

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First 10 Florida scholarships:
SACAC Extend the Dream Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 24
Applicant must be a current high school senior graduating from a public, private, parochial high school or home school located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee or the Caribbean Applicant must be accepted by and plan to attend an accredited, non-proprietary, technical, community or four-year college in the fall following his/her graduation Applicant must have at least a 2.75 grade point average for grades 9-12. Applicant must have financial need Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to community service, social justice issues, and/or leadership qualities Applicant must submit ACT and/or SAT scores
Contact:
The contact person for the scholarship is SACAC Grants Chair, Joyce Mai (joyce_mai@ncsu.edu).
Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
26
Deadline:
May 29
Must be African-American. U.S. Citizen. Florida Resident. Minimum 3.2 GPA. Must be enrolled in a graduate business program in Florida for the Winter, Spring or Summer Term. Must plan to pursue career in South Florida. Submit essay.
Contact:
Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship Fund Attention: Scholarship Committee 1160 NW 87 Street Miami, Florida 33150-2544 Phone: 305-371-2711 Website: www.miamifoundation.org or www.jackituckfield.org
The Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Endowment Fund
 
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
12
Deadline:
May 29
1. Student must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate ornamental horticulture program or related discipline at a four-year institution, must be currently enrolled in good standing and must carry a full-time compliment of courses at time of application and during the semester the scholarship is granted. 2. Also, student must be in a junior or senior standing at time of application in a four-year curriculum (having completed the first two years and at least two horticulture courses) or a graduate student standing in a horticultural masters or doctoral program. 3. Student must be a resident of one of the 16 SNA states (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia) although attendance at an institution within these states is not mandatory. The student must be a citizen of the U.S. 4. For the most recent two years (four years for graduate students), a minimum grade point average of 2.75, based on a scale of 4.0, is required for undergraduate students or 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 for graduate students. 5. Preference will be given to those applicants who plan to work in any aspect of the industry (including owning their own business) following graduation and those in financial need. 6. Previous scholarship recipients may reapply; however, each is limited to a maximum of 2 scholarship awards.
Contact:
Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Endowment Fund P.O. Box 801513, Acworth, GA 30101 Ph: 678.813.1880, Fax: 678.813.1881 Email: info@sbmsef.org Website: www.sbmsef.org
Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 30
Must be of Hispanic heritage. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident. Must have applied for Federal Financial Aid using the FAFSA. Be enrolled full or part-time in a degree-seeking program at an accredited institution in one of the 7 Central Florida counties: * Brevard County * Lake County * Orange County * Osceola County * Polk County * Seminole County * Volusia County. Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale Must attend the annual scholarship awards gala. No age limit. Non-traditional students are encouraged to apply.
Contact:
Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fund of Metro Orlando 3201 E. Colonial Dr. Suite A-20 Orlando Fashion Square Mall Orlando, FL 32803 Phone: (407) 234-7364 hhsfmo@aol.com Website: www.hispanicheritagescholarshipfund.org
Achieving the Dream Scholarship
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 31
This scholarship competition is open to all students of Hispanic descent, from Florida's First Coast, who will be at least a college freshman during the fall term. Further scholarship requirements can be found on the FCHCC and MHAAB's websites. The application requires a 450-word essay, proof of enrollment or pending enrollment at an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university and a cumulative GPA average of 3.0 or better. Applications can be found online at www.fchcc.com.
Contact:
Location: P. O. Box 57972, Jacksonville, FL 32241 Website: www.fchcc.com
Triple Impact Competitor Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1,000-$2,000 (depending on location)
Awards:
60
Deadline:
May 31
-Eligibility Requirement Current High School Junior (class of 2016) -Grade Point Average of 2.5 or above -Current resident of the United States of America -Participant in individual or team sport sponsored by school or local club.
Contact:
Contact Person: Casey Miller 1001 N. Rengstorff Ave. Suite 100 Mountain View, CA 94043 E-mail: casey_miller@positivecoach.org Url: www.positivecoach.org/our-awards/triple-impact-competitor-scholarships/
Florida Nurses Association Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 1
Each year, the foundation provides registered nurses and nursing students with scholarships and grants in Florida. Please see website for a detailed listing of available scholarships and eligibility information.
Contact:
1235 E. Concord St. Orlando, FL 32803 Phone: (407)896-3261 Fax: (407)896-9042 Email: info@floridanurse.org Mailing Address: P.O. Box 536985 Orlando, FL 32853-6985 Website: www.floridanurse.org
Southern Automotive Women's Forum Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 15 and December 1
Applications are not accepted on-line. To be considered for any SAWF scholarship, you must submit your application and all attachments by U.S. Mail to the address provided on the application and it must be postmarked by the required deadline. The following general guidelines are currently utilized by SAWF to select scholarship recipients: Female graduate or soon to be graduate from a high school in a Southern state, who is or will be attending a college or university in a Southern state. Southern states include Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Female interested in or currently pursuing a career in the automotive industry. Female enrolling in or enrolled in a full time or part time (at least 6 hours per semester) associate, technical, undergraduate or graduate accredited program, with a preference towards ABET-accredited programs in automotive, manufacturing, industrial maintenance, machine tooling, engineering (EAC), computing (CAC), and technology (TAC) located in the South. The following eligibility requirements are currently utilized for all SAWF scholarships: Scholarships available only for use in pursuit of a two-year certificate/degree, four-year undergraduate degree, or graduate degree from a college or university accredited by ABET, Inc., the American Bar Association, the Accrediting Commission for Business Schools, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, or another similar accrediting association. Full time or part time (at least 6 hours per semester) enrollment required. Required minimum grade point averages are an overall grade point average of 2.5 and a grade point average of 3.0 in his/her major. Individuals may submit applications before graduating from high school or receiving a GED.
Contact:
Southern Automotive Women's Forum 618 Church Street, Suite 220, Nashville, TN 37219 E-mail: info@southernautowomen.org Website: www.southernautowomen.org
Disabled Students Pursuing a Career in Law New!
 
Amount:
$1,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
August 01
Minimum GPA - 2.8 Proof of Disability. U.S. Citizen Must be enrolled in accredited college for fall 2015.
Contact:
Friedl Richardson 19840 North Cave Creek Road Phoenix, AZ 85024 Phone: randy@friedlrichardson.com Url: www.friedlrichardson.com/scholarships/disabled-students-pursuing-a-career-in-law-scholarship/
Barnes Scholarship
 
Amount:
$15,000 per year x 4 years
Awards:
4
Deadline:
Oct 15
The Barnes Scholarships target college-bound high school seniors who have overcome significant obstacles in their lives while remaining committed to academic achievement and community service. Open to high school seniors from these Florida counties: Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough, Manatee.
Contact:
Contact Person: Nancy Waclawek, Fund Director at Phone: (727) 893-8780 or E-mail: waclawek@sptimes.com. Website: www.sptimesfund.org