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First 10 Florida scholarships:
Mother & Baby Care Center Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 31
Mother and Baby Care Center is an independent organisation involved in raising awareness about breastfeeding, pregnancy and women's health. It has been widely observed that even mothers in developed nations like USA, suffer from low rate of breastfeeding. Mother and Baby Care Center is trying to make breastfeeding mainstream again. We are the forefront this movement to ensure that babies get what's their due. Breastfeeding is not only nutritious for a babies health but also protects her from short term and long term diseases. Submit essay: How can social media improve breastfeeding rates in USA? Must be minimum 1000 words. Must be U.S. Resident.
Access to Better Learning and Education Grant Program (ABLE)
 
Amount:
$1500 (2014-2015 rates)
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Contact
Be a Florida resident and a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen. A student's residency and citizenship status are determined by the postsecondary insti- tution. Questions regarding such status should be directed to the financial aid office or admissions office of the institution the student plans to attend. Not owe a repayment or be in default under any state or federal grant, loan, or scholarship pro- gram unless satisfactory arrangements to repay have been made. Not have previously received a baccalaureate degree. Enroll for a minimum of 12 credit hours per term, or the equivalent at an eligible Florida college or university in a baccalaureate degree program. Meet Florida's general eligibility requirements for receipt of state aid. Not be enrolled in a program of study leading to a degree in theology or divinity.
Contact:
Florida Department of Education, Office of Student Financial Assistance, State Scholarship and Grant Programs, 325 West Gaines Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400. Contact OSFA toll-free at 1-888-827-2004.
Bonner Scholar Scholarships
 
Amount:
$4500
Awards:
1600
Deadline:
Varies by College
Open to students actively involved in community service and/or social justice issues. Financial need.
Contact:
Bonner Foundation 10 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 Phone: 609-924-6663 Fax: 609-683-4626 E-mail: info@bonner.org Website: www.bonner.org
Redlands Christian Migrant Association Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
* Intended for the continuing education of former or current high school graduates from migrant and seasonal farm working and rural poor families. * Application, essay, letters of recommendation, and high school transcript.
Contact:
Redlands Christian Migrant Association Attention: Susan Vega PO Box 728 Zellwood, FL 32798 Phone: (800)282-6540 Email: mcbridejune@msn.com
One Daytona GLBT Scholarship
 
Amount:
$250-$500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
OneDaytona, a coalition of gay equality advocates in the greater Daytona Beach area, is pleased to announce its fourth annual round of scholarship awards for GLBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual and/or transgender) students. This program is for those attending or planning to attend a college or post-high school vocational program in Volusia or Flagler counties in the 2015-2016 academic year. We will also consider Volusia-Flagler residents enrolled in schools in adjacent counties, Orlando or Gainesville. Applicants can be current undergraduates or graduate students, high school seniors planning to continue their education, or workers or retirees returning to school. Awards are expected to be in the $250-$500 range.
Contact:
A complete application, typed or printed out, (or hand-printed legibly in ink) should be mailed to One Daytona, Attn: Scholarships, PO Box 1936, Daytona Beach F L. 32115 no later than April 15, 2013. Contact Person: Tom Brown brownt218@yahoo.com
Torchbearers Foundation Scholarship
 
Amount:
1000
Awards:
Minimum 5
Deadline:
Contact
Scholarships are open to Caribbean nationals as well as persons born outside of the Caribbean to Caribbean parents. All applicants must be residents of the Caribbean or South Florida.
Contact:
Torchbearers Foundation Inc. P. O. Box 450635 Sunrise, FL 33345-0635 Phone: 305-992-3767 Email: info@torchbearersfoundation.com Scholarship Queries: scholarship@torchbearersfoundation.com
The Anita Priest Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
Open to LGBT Students and those who actively support the LGBT Community. Must reside in South Florida.
Contact:
SANDRA HOLIDAY 20301 West Country Club Drive Suite 2124 Aventura, Fl. 33180 E-Mail: SANHOLIDAY@BELLSOUTH.NET PHONE: 305-433-4334 Website: www.whisperingangelsfoundation.com
Foley and Lardner LLP Minority Scholarship
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
8, 1 award at each participating college or university
Deadline:
Contact
Applicants must be minority students in their first year of law school at one of the following schools: Berkeley, Duke, Florida, Georgetown, Michigan, Northwestern, UCLA, and Wisconsin.
Contact:
Angela S. Lois Legal Recruiting/ Diversity Outreach Coordinator alois@foley.com P 414.297.5452
Constangy Diversity Scholars Awards Program
 
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
To be eligible, you must be a second-year student enrolled in an accredited law school that is located in one of the following states: Georgia, Florida, Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, California, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Virginia/Washington, D.C., New Jersey and Massachusetts. Selection criteria will include your academic achievement (minimum 3.0 GPA); commitment to diversity in the community, or in your school or work environment; and personal achievement in overcoming challenges to reach your goals.
SunTrust Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
30
Deadline:
Two winners will be chosen every two weeks from Oct. 28, 2016 - May 12, 2017
For the twelfth consecutive year, SunTrust will be offering the Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes. Students can enter for a chance win a $500 scholarship for education expenses at a 2 or 4 year public or private college/university located in the U.S. What: Students can enter to win 30 separate drawings for a $500 scholarship for education expenses. Two winners will be randomly chosen every two weeks throughout the sweepstakes period. Who: Entrants can be either: High school seniors planning to attend college in the fall of 2017, or Current college students continuing undergraduate studies in the fall of 2017.
Contact:
This Sweepstakes is Sponsored by SunTrust Banks, Inc., SunTrust Education Loans, P. O. Box 27172, Richmond, VA 23261-7172 and administered by ByteJam, P.O. Box 42097 Richmond, VA, 23224. Url: www.suntrusteducation.com/scholarship-sweepstakes/index.html