Florida Scholarships

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First 10 Florida scholarships:
Redfin Scholarship New!
 
Amount:
$2,500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
January 31
Legal U.S. resident Graduating high school senior or current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college attending an accredited university or college GPA 3.0 or above Entry is subject to the official rules and conditions. As further set forth in the official rules, your entry grants us full permission to republish and otherwise freely use your entry materials and your name and likeness in order to promote Redfin, its subsidiaries, or other third parties. No purchase is necessary and no fees are required to enter.
Kamal Marchi/Arab American Community Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 1
Must be a full time undergraduate or graduate student at University of Central Florida majoring in engineering or computer science. Applicant may be a first time enrolled or currently enrolled student. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be of Palestinian, Lebanese, Arab-American, or other Arab descent or origin. Must submit a 500 word essay explaining his/her future goals.
Contact:
f you have any questions related to the scholarship offerings or scholarship process, please contact the CECS Academic Affairs Office, ENG 107, eacaf@mail.ucf.edu. Url: www.cecs.ucf.edu/scholar/cecs.php
George Snow Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 1
The George Snow Scholarship Fund offers need-based scholarships to high school seniors attending: 1. All Palm Beach County High Schools. 2. Blanche Ely and Pompano Beach High Schools in Northern Broward County. 3. All Homeschooled students who will be attending a high school in Palm Beach County or Blanche Ely and Pompano Beach High Schools in Northern Broward County. 4. Women in Miami/Dade County, Broward County and Palm Beach County interested in obtaining degrees in the Technology and Engineering fields. 5. Anyone interested in pursuing a career in Horticulture, Agriculture or Related Pursuits may be from Martin County Public or Private Schools, Homestead Senior High and South Dade Senior High. WE DO NOT OFFER SCHOLARSHIPS TO ANY STUDENTS OUTSIDE OF THE ABOVE AREAS.
The Gay and Lesbian Lawyers Network (GLLN) Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1200
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 2
The Gay & Lesbian Lawyers Network (GLLN) announces a law student scholarship essay contest on the theme: How to Deal with Bullying, or How I have learned to survive as a Sexual Minority, with an award of $1200. The contest is open to all students currently enrolled in any South Florida Law school (FIU College of Law, Nova Southeastern Shepard Broad Law Center, St. Thomas University School of Law, and University of Miami School of Law). Essay submissions are limited to 1000 to 1200 words, and must be postmarked between January 26 - February 2.
Contact:
GLLN Essay Contest, 2301 Wilton Dr, Suite 3, Wilton Manors, FL 33305 Website: www.GLLN.org
Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
$500-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 03
Students enrolled full-time as a high school senior, progressing normally toward graduation in the Spring/Summer 2016, with plans to enter college no later than the Fall following graduation OR students enrolled full-time as a college freshman or sophomore, no older than 20 years of age and progressing normally toward a bachelor's degree; Scholarships from the Foundation shall be used only at an institution that normally maintains a regular faculty and curriculum, and normally has a regularly organized body of students in attendance at the place where the educational activities are carried on, and that is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as being accredited by recognized accrediting agencies; Students seeking degrees through online or distance learning programs exclusively shall not be eligible for Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships;* A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 for graduating high school seniors; A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 for college applicants; U.S. citizenship or permanent resident; All applicants must reside (permanent home address) in one of the following states and the District of Columbia: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Louisiana, Texas, North Carolina, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, Delaware and New Jersey.
Contact:
Jimmy Rane Foundation P. O. Box 40 Abbeville, AL 36310 Phone: 334-585-9505 Toll Free: 1-866-606-2470 Email: info@jimmyranefoundation.org Web: www.jimmyranefoundation.org
Friends of Gumbo Limbo Gordon Gilbert Marine Science Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
2
Deadline:
February 6
Open to graduating high school seniors in Florida who are pursuing a degree in a field relating to Marine Science or is consistent with our Mission "To support coastal and marine education, conservation, research and preservation." Minimum 3.2 GPA.
Contact:
Brandon, Scholarship Coordinator, 561.544.8608, or scholarship@gumbolimbo.org, if you have any questions.
We the Students Essay Contest
 
Amount:
Up to $5000
Awards:
15
Deadline:
February 7
Essay contest. For 2016, in 500-800 words, answer the following question: The Founders believed in the sanctity/vital importance of the individual liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights. To what extent (or in what ways) has our government compromised on these liberties in the name of security or the general welfare? In your answer, incorporate the principles and specific examples (including current events) that support your conclusion.
Contact:
The Bill of Rights Institute 200 North Glebe Road, Suite 200 Arlington, VA 22203 Fax: 703.894.1791 Phone: (800) 838-7870 ext.10 E-mail: essaycontest@billofrightsinstitute.org Website: www.billofrightsinstitute.org
Florida Engineering Foundation Inc. Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 12
Open to high school and undergraduate students in Florida pursuing engineering degrees. For high school applicants, 6 scholarships in the amount of $2500 will be awarded. Must be a high school senior. Have been enrolled in one semester and will graduate from a FL school. Be a citizen of the United States at the time of application. Have at least a 3.5 grade point average based on a 4.0 scale. Attain a minimum test score on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), or the American College Testing Program (ACT). The minimum scores, listed on page two are used as a minimum threshold level,with actual test scores being weighted into the scoring process. Enroll in an engineering program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Certified transcript must be included with the application. Official IB and AP test score sheet must be included with the application. Complete Certification Sheet tab within excel application file. For undergraduate students, there are 4 university scholarships and several named scholarships. Use the university scholarship application to qualify for the named scholarships. To be eligible, a candidate must be entering his or her Junior or Senior year in a Florida University Engineering Program, have at least a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, be recommended by an engineering faculty member, and be a United States citizen or resident of the State of Florida.
Contact:
Florida Engineering Society P.O. Box 750 Tallahassee, FL 32302-0750 125 South Gadsden Street Tallahassee, FL 32301 Telephone: (850) 224-7121 Fax: (850) 222-4349 Email: fes@fleng.org Website: www.fleng.org
AWS Foundation William B. Howell Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Feb 15
Must be a U.S. citizen. Preference given to residents of Michigan, Ohio and Florida. Must demonstrate financial need and planning to enroll in a minimum 4-year welding program at an accredited university, must be at least 18 years old, must have high school diploma with a minimum 2.5 GPA.
Contact:
AWS Foundation, Inc. 550 N. W. Le Jeune Road Miami, Florida 33126 Phone: 1-800-443-9353, extension 212 or 1-305-445-6628 FAX: 305-443-7559 E-mail: found@aws.org www.aws.org/foundation/scholarships/howell.html
Randy Roberts Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
Each of our scholars begins with $1,000 their freshman year and ends their senior year with a $4,000 scholarship. The potential funds each student could receive is $10,000 over four years of undergraduate study.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 15
Open to Florida high school students who have gone above and beyond improving their school and community.
Contact:
Randy Roberts Foundation P. O. Box 2753 Lakeland, Florida 33806-2753 Or email us at info@randyrobertsfoundation.org Website: www.randyrobertsfoundation.org