Florida Scholarships

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First 10 Florida scholarships:
Walk In Showers Digital Marketing Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 28, 2017
Open to students who are enrolled in an undergraduate or a graduate program. The applicant should be passionate about digital marketing or interior design. Any major is accepted.
Contact:
Walk In Showers 3725 Lakewood Drive New York, NY 07662 walkinshowers.org/scholarship.html
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
The J.M. Rubin Foundation, Inc. is a Florida not-for-profit charitable corporation established in 1973. It has been approved by the Internal Revenue Service to make individual scholarship grants to recipients who must be bona fide residents of Palm Beach County, Florida. In addition, all applicants must be U.S. citizens. The scholarship recipients need not attend any particular school, so long as the recipient is a candidate for certification or a degree. The recipients will be selected on the basis of academic and/or athletic achievement or promise as the basic criterion. Financial need is an additional factor, however, it is not required. The recipients will be selected from applicants on an objective and nondiscriminatory basis, including personal interviews if deemed necessary.
Contact:
TThe 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 Mary S. Harper, President and CEO msharper@jmrf.org Kimberly L. Harris, Vice President, 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
John and Ruth Childe Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1900
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 2
For a Lee County student with a physical disability to pursue higher education in a college, university, or technical school. Must be graduate from a public or private high school in Lee County; must state disability in personal essay; must submit a complete application, transcript, personal essay, and letters of recommendation.
Contact:
Southwest Florida Community Foundation 8260 College Parkway, Suite 101 Fort Myers, FL 33919 Ph: 239-274-5900 Fax: 239-274-5930 Website: www.floridacommunity.com
Florida Engineers in Construction (FECON) Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
March 3
Applicant must currently be enrolled or accepted into a Florida university engineering program. Must be in or entering his/her junior or senior year. Must have at least a 3.0 average on a 4.0 scale. Must be recommended by an engineering faculty member and be interested in pursuing a career in the field of construction. If no qualified applications are received, FECON reserves the right not to award a scholarship. The selection of the scholarship recipient is made by the FECON Administrative Committee and is final.
Contact:
FECON Scholarship 125 S. Gadsden Street Tallahassee, FL 32301 Or contact Kelly Jones at FES Headquarters, 850-224-7121 for further information Website: www.fleng.org
Florida Realtors Education Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 4
Open to high school, undergraduate and graduate students. Preference given to real estate majors but students majoring in other fields may apply. Must be U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident and Resident of Florida.
Contact:
Florida Realtors 7025 Augusta National Drive Orlando, FL 32822 Tel: 407.438.1400 FAX: 407.438.1411 Website: www.floridarealtors.org
LaRetta Matthews Garland Scholarship
 
Amount:
Unspecified
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Mar 15
The LaRetta Matthews Garland Scholarship is available to undergraduate members of Alpha Chi Omega Fraternity who are junior or senior nursing majors. Preference is given to members of Gamma Iota (University of Florida), Beta Sigma (University of Georgia) and Delta Iota (Emory University) Chapters.
Contact:
Alpha Chi Omega Headquarters 5939 Castle Creek Parkway North Drive Indianapolis, IN 46250-4343 Phone: 317.579.5050 Fax: 317.579.5051 Website: www.alphachiomega.org Contact: Amber Latta, Scholarship Specialist at alatta@alphachiomega.org