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First 10 Florida scholarships:
Student Design Contest
 
Amount:
$500, real-life engineered renderings by Studio B Designs, and a showcase page on Brasco.com.
Awards:
1
Deadline:
March 31
Choose from these 4 shelter types and submit a drawing for one or all: Bike Shelter, Bus Stop / Transit Shelter, Parklet Shelter, and Retail Merchandising Unit. Submissions may be a hybrid design of more than one category, but you may not submit more than 4 total drawings. Suggested materials include, but are not limited to: aluminum, acrylic, polycarbonate, plastic, HDPE, and tempered glass. Below are the main criteria that each design will be judged on. 1. Originality (30 PTS) Be creative! Get inspired by local culture, environment, social causes, or just showcase your personal design style. 2. Functionality (40 PTS) Does it accomplish protection, comfort, safety & overall purpose? 3. Engineering Application (20 PTS) Can this design be engineered and built? Designs should be conceptual, but awareness of structural construction should be evident. 4. Accessories (10 PTS) Consider incorporating accessories for both function and fun (signage, seating, lighting, heating, cooling, interactions, power source, ... accessories are endless!).
Contact:
Brasco International, Inc. 32400 Industrial Drive Madison Heights, MI 48071 Phone: 313-393-0393 Contact Person: Jennifer Evans E-mail: jevans@brasco.com Website: www.brasco.com
Mayo Educational Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 31
A. Must be a citizen of the United States of America. B. Must be a legal resident of a state where the Southeast Federation of Mineralogical Societies, Inc. has affiliate clubs (AL, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, and VA). C. Must be pursuing a degree in earth sciences and have achieved a college ranking of Junior, Senior, or Graduate student.D. Must submit a letter of recommendation from the department chair/head of the college or university where now enrolled and attending.E. Must submit a letter of recommendation from the President or other member of a SFMS member club.F. Must submit a current official transcript of college grades.G. Must submit a letter from the applicant outlining why and/or how a MEFI scholarship will aid him/her in accomplishing her/his goal of obtaining a degree in earth sciences, i.e. Geology, Paleontology, Mineralogy, Crystallography, Archaeology, or any subdivision thereof.H. Must complete MEFI application.
Contact:
William G. Waggener, President The Mayo Educational Foundation, Inc.1909 Moores Mill Road, NW Atlanta, GA 30318-1309 404.354.8752 cellw_waggener@bellsouth.net
Outdoor Living Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
March 31
Full-time enrolled student in any Canadian or American University. High school students may also apply.
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
 
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
Kantner Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
$2000-$20,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 1
The Foundation does consider the financial need of scholarship applicants; however the four (4) primary qualifications used to award scholarships are as follows: Academic achievement, Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Community involvement. Scholarship applicants must be: High-school seniors (at public / private high-schools / home schooled). Full-time residents of Palm Beach or Martin Counties, Florida.
Contact:
Kantner Foundation 3801 PGA Blvd 3801 PGA Blvd, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 kantnerfoundation.org/application/
Bank of American ADA Abilities Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
Up to $5000
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
April 1
Applicants must be high school seniors, high school graduates or enrolled in an undergraduate school. Under the age of 40 years of age. Applicants must plan to attend college in the fall of the year the award is made. Applicants must pursue a degree in Finance, Business or Computer Systems AND plan on a career with a banking institution. Applicants must maintain a permanent residence in states where Bank of America has retail locations: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Metropolitan Washington DC, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, News York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington. Applicants must have written documentation from an appropriate provider supporting that the candidate meets the definition of disabled as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applicants must be US citizens.
Contact:
QUESTIONS AND ALL MATERIALS MUST BE DIRECTED TO: BANK OF AMERICA ADA ABILITIES SCHOLARSHIP P.O. Box 1465 u TAYLORS, SC 29687 PHONE: (864) 268-3363 u EMAIL: allisonlee@bellsouth.net
The Dentist in Orlando, Florida Scholarship
 
Amount:
$250
Awards:
2
Deadline:
April 1st, October 1st
The Dentist in Orlando, Florida Scholarship is giving a $250 prize each semester to one high school and one college student from Florida. This prize will assist the student pay the cost of the tuition fees and study materials. In order to qualify, the student is required to write an essay about why college education is so important in spite of the huge resources that you can utilize from the internet'. Participants are expected to write a maximum of 800 words in each essay. Be a high school senior in Florida who will pursue post-secondary education in a university or community college, or; Be a college student in Florida with at least 12 credit hours per semester and continuously progressing toward a four-year degree; Be a resident of Florida; Possess leadership qualities and be dedicated to pursuing post-secondary education.
Contact:
Watson Dental Care 5979 Vineland Rd #205 Orlando, FL 32819 USA (407) 351-3213 The entries should be sent to scholarships@dentistorlandoflorida.com Url: dentistorlandoflorida.com/scholarships/
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
Balda Family Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1000-$3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 15
Open to residents of Brevard County, Florida. Must be currently attending or enrolled in a 4-year college or university. Minimum 2.75 GPA.
Contact:
Balda Family Foundation, P.O. Box 372373, Satellite Beach, FL 32937 baldafoundation.org/educational-grants-scholarships/