Florida Scholarships

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First 10 Florida scholarships:
LaRetta Matthews Garland Scholarship
 
Amount:
Unspecified
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Mar 15
The LaRetta Matthews Garland Scholarship is available to undergraduate members of Alpha Chi Omega Fraternity who are junior or senior nursing majors. Preference is given to members of Gamma Iota (University of Florida), Beta Sigma (University of Georgia) and Delta Iota (Emory University) Chapters.
Contact:
Alpha Chi Omega Headquarters 5939 Castle Creek Parkway North Drive Indianapolis, IN 46250-4343 Phone: 317.579.5050 Fax: 317.579.5051 Website: www.alphachiomega.org Contact: Amber Latta, Scholarship Specialist at alatta@alphachiomega.org
Butterflies and Dreams Book Club Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 15
Open to African- American graduating seniors with a minimum 2.5 GPA and prior or current enrollment in at least two college preparatory courses who plan to attend a post- secondary institution. Serving Manatee and Sarasota Counties, Florida.
Contact:
Butterflies & Dreams Book Club c/o Mrs. Jogina S. Jones 2939 North Osprey Avenue Sarasota, FL 34234 Website: www.sarasotacountyschools.net
Northrup Grumman Engineering Scholarships
 
Amount:
$10000 ($2500 x 4 years)
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
March 24
Must be a resident in one of the following: California: Antelope, Conejo, San Fernando, San Gabriel Valley or Los Angeles County; Connecticut: Fairfield or New Haven County; Florida: Orange or Seminole County; Illinois: Arlington Heights, Palatine, Or Rolling Meadows, Maryland; New York: Erie or Niagara County, Ohio: Butler or Hamilton County; Virginia; Albemarle County. Must be a U.S. Citizen. 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 engineering student. Must have a minimum composite SAT score of 1700 or ACT score of 27. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 (grades 9-12).
Miami Scholars Public Interest Program
 
Amount:
$30,000 per year
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 1
The Miami Scholars Public Interest Program targets candidates from across the globe who, in addition to excellent academic achievement and strong scores on the LSAT, have demonstrated interest in public service. The Program offers its students exclusive opportunities for legal advocacy training and mentoring from the HOPE Public Interest Resource Center team of attorneys, including individualized curriculum advising and career planning assistance. Miami Scholars also receive mentoring by upper-class Scholars and public interest and pro bono attorneys. Specifics: Miami Scholars are awarded a yearly tuition scholarship in the amount of $30,000 Miami Scholar awards are available for full-time students only; if a Scholar is given permission to enroll less than full-time, the award will be prorated accordingly. A stipend is provided for public interest work that is performed during their first or second year summer Or, Scholars may choose tuition reduction for summer studies, in lieu of the summer stipend, through a University of Miami School of Law summer program. Tuition awards are automatically renewed if a scholar stays in the top half of the class. Additionally, Miami Scholars who complete their degree and have a GPA in the top half of their class, or better, also receive a half-tuition scholarship if they are admitted to and enroll in one of our LL.M. programs upon graduation (or, in the case of the School's joint LL.M. degree offerings, before graduation).
Contact:
Mailing Address University of Miami School of Law Office of Financial Aid P.O. Box 248087 Coral Gables, Florida 33124-8087 Phone: 305-284-3115 Fax: 305-284-5868 E-mail: finaid@law.miami.edu
Good South Scholarship New!
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 1
High school seniors and current undergraduate college students are eligible for the The Good South Scholarship. Must submit resume with completed application.
Contact:
The Good South LLC PO Box 320965 Flowood, MS 39232 E-mail: scholarship@thegoodsouth.com Website: www.thegoodsouth.com
James Wilcox African American 5th Year Scholarships
 
Amount:
Up to $5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 15
African American. Must be majoring in accounting. The applicant must have completed the senior year at the time they receive the scholarship. The applicant must be planning to sit for the CPA exam and be working towards fulfilling the requirements for certification in Florida. Students should indicate a desire to practice in the field of accounting as opposed to other disciplines and must indicate a desire to work in Florida. Candidates for scholarships shall be citizens of the United States or hold permanent residency status and shall be Florida residents.
Contact:
Florida Institute of CPA's 325 W. College Avenue Tallahassee, FL 32301 Mailing Address P. O. Box 5437 Tallahassee, FL 32314 Phone:(800) 342-3197 (within Florida) or(850) 224-2727 E-mail: edfound@ficpa.org Website: www.ficpa.org
Project Weather Scholarship
 
Amount:
1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 16
Open to high school seniors who reside in the Bay News 9 viewing area. Minimum 3.5 grade point average. 1 letter of recommendation.
Contact:
Project Weather Scholarship c/o Bay News 9 700 Carillon Parkway, Ste. 9 St. Petersburg, FL 33716 www.baynews9.com
Hispanic Police Officer's Association (HPOA) Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$4000
Awards:
14
Deadline:
May 3
This program is open to any dependent child of an HPOA member in good standing and current on membership dues and m embers who have retired in good standing that were members for a minimum of 4 years. The dependent must be attending a regionally accredited college or university in the school term to begin in the Fall Semester . The dependent's career objective and degree must be focused towards law enforcement, law, corrections, or ano ther aspect of criminal justice; however, unrelated course majors are eligible.
Contact:
Hispanic Police Officers Association 1470 NW 107 Avenue, Suite P Miami, Florida 33172 305 - 594 - 1173 If you have any questions, please call 305 - 594 - 1173 www.hpoadade.org
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