Florida Scholarships

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First 10 Florida scholarships:
Barnes Scholarship
 
Amount:
$15,000 per year x 4 years
Awards:
4
Deadline:
October 20th
The Barnes Scholarships target college-bound high school seniors who have overcome significant obstacles in their lives while remaining committed to academic achievement and community service. Open to high school seniors from these Florida counties: Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough, Manatee. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must aspire to attend college outside of Florida.
Contact:
Contact Person: Nancy Waclawek, Fund Director at Phone: (727) 893-8780 or E-mail: waclawek@sptimes.com Website: www.sptimesfund.org
Caring Nurse Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
November 01
Anyone accepted into a school with a nursing program that intends on attend their nursing program.
Contact:
Contact Person: Jon Anderson Cristia Medical Supply 6282 S Military Trl, Ste. 703 West Palm Beach, FL 33463 Phone: 800-288-5954 E-mail: info@cristiamedicalsupply.com Url: www.cristiamedicalsupply.com/caring-nurse-scholarship
The Jan La Belle Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
Up to $15,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 15
Applicant must be an individual with a disability. Must be a Florida resident. Must be an individual 16 to 24 years of age who is entering as a first time student at any institution of higher learning, whether academic or vocational.
Contact:
Family Network on Disabilities, Inc. Phone (727) 523-1130 or (800) 825-5736 2196 Main Street, Suite K, Dunedin, FL 34698 www.fndusa.org
ChairScholars Florida Program
 
Amount:
Full-Tuition
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Dec 01
The Florida Program is available to students attending public schools in the Florida counties of Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Volusia, Sarasota, and Polk. These scholarships provide either full tuition for a bachelor's degree through any of Florida's public universities or community colleges, or tuition assistance for vocational training. To qualify for a scholarship, students must: * Have a serious physical disability * Be eligible for their school's 'Free or Reduced Lunch Program' * Have at least a 'C' scholastic average * Be enrolled in a Florida public school in Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, Volusia, Sarasota, or Polk County.
Contact:
Chair Scholars Foundation 16101 Carencia Lane Odessa, FL 33556-3278 PH: (813) 926-0544 or (888) 926-0544 FAX (813) 920-7661 Website: www.chairscholars.org E-mail: chairscholars@tampabay.rr.com URL: www.chairscholars.org/florida.html
Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Award
 
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.
The Alarm Industry Foundation of Florida (AIFF) Scholarships
 
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
Mother & Baby Care Center Scholarship New!
 
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