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First 10 Florida scholarships:
American Muslim Alliance of Florida Scholarships
 
Amount:
$500-$1000
Awards:
15
Deadline:
April 30
The American Muslim Alliance of Florida will be awarding total of $10,000 in scholarships to fifteen students to support Florida's high school seniors in pursuing their college/university education. Top five students will receive a scholarship of $1,000 each and the next ten students will receive a scholarship of $500 each. The following criteria must be adhered in order to qualify: The applicant must be graduating from a public, private or home school within the state of Florida and entering college as a full-time student. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Contact:
American Muslim Alliance of Florida ATTN: Scholarship Committee 9 Seaford Place, Boynton Beach, FL 33426 Url: www.americanmuslimalliance.org/2014/11/09/amaf-scholarship-2015/
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
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/
Morris Law Firm #RobbyStrong Cancer Survivor Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
May 31
A law student whose life has been affected by cancer.
Contact:
Dana Morris 509 Harrison Avenue #200A Panama City, FL 32401 E-mail: dana@dmorrislaw.com Website: www.dmorrislaw.com
LGBT Liberation Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1,000 - $2,500
Awards:
3
Deadline:
May 31
Applicant shall be at least 17 years of age and be accepted to and/or attending a full-time higher education program at an accredited institution of learning in the USA.
Contact:
My Bedroom Spice Scholarship Program 120 Powell Street Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V6A 1G1 E-mail: admin@mybedroomspice.com Url: https://www.mybedroomspice.com/pages/lgbt-scholarships