Florida Scholarships

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First 10 Florida scholarships:
Florida Engineering Foundation Inc. Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 14
Open to high school and undergraduate students in Florida pursuing engineering degrees. For high school applicants, 6 scholarships in the amount of $2500 will be awarded. Must be a high school senior. Have been enrolled in one semester and will graduate from a FL school. Be a citizen of the United States at the time of application. Have at least a 3.5 grade point average based on a 4.0 scale. Attain a minimum test score on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), or the American College Testing Program (ACT). The minimum scores, listed on page two are used as a minimum threshold level,with actual test scores being weighted into the scoring process. Enroll in an engineering program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Certified transcript must be included with the application. Official IB and AP test score sheet must be included with the application. Complete Certification Sheet tab within excel application file. For undergraduate students, there are 4 university scholarships and several named scholarships. Use the university scholarship application to qualify for the named scholarships. To be eligible, a candidate must be entering his or her Junior or Senior year in a Florida University Engineering Program, have at least a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, be recommended by an engineering faculty member, and be a United States citizen or resident of the State of Florida.
Contact:
Florida Engineering Society P.O. Box 750 Tallahassee, FL 32302-0750 125 South Gadsden Street Tallahassee, FL 32301 Telephone: (850) 224-7121 Fax: (850) 222-4349 Email: fes@fleng.org Website: www.fleng.org
AWS Foundation William B. Howell Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Feb 15
Must be a U.S. citizen. Preference given to residents of Michigan, Ohio and Florida. Must demonstrate financial need and planning to enroll in a minimum 4-year welding program at an accredited university, must be at least 18 years old, must have high school diploma with a minimum 2.5 GPA.
Contact:
AWS Foundation, Inc. 550 N. W. Le Jeune Road Miami, Florida 33126 Phone: 1-800-443-9353, extension 212 or 1-305-445-6628 FAX: 305-443-7559 E-mail: found@aws.org www.aws.org/foundation/scholarships/howell.html
Randy Roberts Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 15
Open to Florida high school students who have gone above and beyond improving their school and community.
Contact:
Sara Roberts Randy Roberts Foundation P. O. Box 2753 Lakeland, Florida 33806-2753 Or email us at sara@randyrobertsfoundation.org
The EDSA Minority Scholarship
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 15
The EDSA Minority Scholarship was established to help African American, Hispanic, Native American and minority students of other cultural and ethnic backgrounds continue their landscape architecture education. Eligible candidates are in their final two years of undergraduate study or pursuing a graduate degree in Landscape Architecture. EDSA is an internationally-renowned full-service planning, landscape architecture, urban design, and graphic design firm with over 220 employees. Established in 1960, the firm has extensive experience in attractions and entertainment, campus and cultural, communities and new towns, ecotourism and environmental planning, hotels and resorts, as well as urban design. EDSA is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and has offices in Orlando, Florida; Los Angeles, California; Beijing, China; and Baltimore, Maryland.
Contact:
Contact us at: 202-331-7070 x11 or scholarships@lafoundation.org.
Moody's Mega Math Challenge
 
Amount:
Winners receive scholarships totaling $100,000.
Awards:
The top six prize winning teams receive scholarship awards ranging from $2,500 to $20,000, which are divided equally among team members and paid directly to the colleges or universities at which the winning students enroll. Honorable Mention winners receive team prizes of $1,000.
Deadline:
February 20 (Registration Closes)
11th and 12th graders from all over the United States. Teams must be comprised of three to five students and one teacher-coach and a maximum of two teams per high school may register.
Contact:
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics 3600 Market Street, 6th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688 USA Phone: 215.382.9800 Website: m3challenge.siam.org
FGCU First Generation Matching Grant
 
Amount:
Up to $1000 per year
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March
The First Generation Matching Grant Program (FGMG) provides need-based grants to undergraduate students who are enrolled in state universities and whose parents have not earned baccalaureate degrees. Available state funds are contingent upon matching contributions from private sources on a dollar-for-dollar basis. The Office of Financial Aid ranks all eligible applicants on the basis of financial need, determine the award amount for each recipient, and notify each student of their award. Contact for additional details.
Contact:
Florida Gulf Coast University 10501 FGCU Blvd, South Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565 (239) 590-1000 or (800) 590-3428 www.fgcu.edu
Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) Single Parent Grant
 
Amount:
Up to $1000 per academic year
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 1
Open to single parents who plan to attend FGCU as a part-time or full-time student. Must have financial need.
Contact:
Florida Gulf Coast University 10501 FGCU Blvd, South Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565 (239) 590-1000 or (800) 590-3428 www.fgcu.edu
JM Rubin Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 1
Must be U.S. citizen and citizen of Palm Beach County, Florida.
Contact:
The J.M. Rubin Foundation 505 S. Flagler Drive, Ste. 1320 West Palm Beach, FL 33401 If you have questions or comments on our application or web site, please email us at: info@jmrf.org Telephone: (561)833-3309 Fax: (561)833-3647 Robert T. Owens, President and CEO rto@jmrf.org Kimberly L. Harris, Treasurer and Scholarship Coordinator kim@jmrf.org
The Lopez Negrete Hispanic Marketing Education Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 1
The scholarship is awarded to certified junior or senior students from the Houston area attending eligible institutions in any location, but preference will be given to those attending classes full time at the University of Houston, St. Thomas University, Emerson College or The Florida State University. Students must have selected a major in a marketing related field such as advertising, marketing, communications, radio/TV/film production, media studies or marketing research. Applicants may be Latino or Non-Latino, but must be bilingual and focused in, or with a specific interest in, Hispanic marketing and advertising.
Contact:
American Advertising Federation- Houston P. O. Box 27592 Houston, TX 77227 (713) 237-9999 (713) 522-8327 ( Fax) adclub@aaf-houston.org Website: www.houstonadscholarships.com
Sarasota County Bar Association Richard R. Garland Diversity Scholarship
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
March 1
The Sarasota County Bar Association Diversity Scholarship Fund is intended to provide an internship opportunity for first through third year law students of under-represented minority backgrounds (e.g. race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, physical disability, or socioeconomic background), who have an interest in practicing law in Sarasota County upon graduation, to obtain summer placement in private law firms and governmental agencies in Sarasota County. The Scholarship Application is open to those aforementioned law students enrolled in Florida law schools and those enrolled in out-of-state law schools, but who have or having had family, school, or community ties to Sarasota County; are interested in practicing law in Sarasota County.
Contact:
For further information please contact: Earl Young, Grants & Scholarship Coordinator Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Inc. (941) 556-7114 eyoung@cfsarasota.org www.cfsarasota.org