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First 10 Florida scholarships:

Amount:
$500-$1500
Awards:
3
Deadline:
November 30
To submit, you must be a legal resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, who is at least 18 years of age by the contest deadline and enrolled in a university or college (state or private), a community college, or a trade or career-based school.
Amount:
$5,000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
November 30th
* Have a minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale * Graduating high school senior in the USA,* Plan to enroll in a full time 2 or 4 year university
Amount:
Minimum $1000
Awards:
2000
Deadline:
December 5
To be considered for the program, a student must: Be a full-time high school senior in a community served by Comcast. Be nominated by high school principal or guidance counselor. Demonstrate leadership abilities in school activities or through work experience. Maintain a grade point average of 2.8 or higher. Plan to attend an accredited nonprofit college, university, or vocational/technical school in the United States.
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 15
Must be Florida resident. U.S. Citizen. For use at an accredited Florida 4-year College, University, Junior College or Vocational Technical School. It is preferable that the Scholarship be accepted in person by the recipient at the AAF Annual Convention held in Orlando; or at another appropriate venue in the recipient's district. Completed or will complete a High School College Preparatory Course of Studies in the current academic year. Have a 3.0 or better GPA in the Junior and Senior years of High School; Score 1,000 or m ore on the SAT (or an ACT score of 21). Exception to GPA and SAT Scores: If exceptional circumstances dictate, the AIFF Scholarship Committee can award a scholarship to a student who does not meet the GPA or SAT criteria. Candidates for a needs based scholarship must have taken, or be taking the college preparatory course of studies; have a 2.0 or better GPA in the Junior and Senior years of High School; score 800 or more on the SAT (or an ACT score of 18).
Contact:
Alarm Industry Foundation of Florida 1830 N University Dr #329 Plantation, FL 33322-4114 Phone: 954-748-7779 E-mail: aiff@fla-alarms.org FX: 425-944-4272
Amount:
Minimum $2000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
December 18
Meet ONE or more of the following criteria: a. Female b. Member of a minority group (African-American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Native Alaskan and other Ethnic or Immigrant Groups) c. Currently or formerly active in the US Military d. Disabled as defined by the Americans with Disabilities act Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and have demonstrated leadership and good character. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
Contact:
Alsace Dickerson, Marketing Assistant (e-mail bigsouth@bigsouth.org / 704-341-7990) www.sunbeltrentals.com
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.
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.
Amount:
$4500
Awards:
1600
Deadline:
Varies by College
Open to students actively involved in community service and/or social justice issues. Financial need. If you are interested in becoming a Bonner, you must apply directly one of our campus partners. Each campus has their own application and selection process. We suggest contacting both the Admissions Office and Bonner Program office at the school(s) you're interested in applying to for admission.
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
Amount:
Almost all tuition and expenses are covered
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
Florida resident. Have a high school diploma from an accredited school or GED. Are employed by a licensed or license-exempt child care facility, in a licensed or registered family child care home, or by a licensed after school program. Work a minimum of 20 hours per week with a birth through pre-K population or in an after school program for a minimum of 520 hours per year. Have the sponsorship of the childcare or after school program which employs them.
Contact:
For more information, please call 877-FL-TEACH. www.rcma.net/programs/t-e-c-h-scholarships/
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