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First 10 Florida scholarships:

Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 31
Any 1L, 2L or rising 3L student enrolled in an accredited law school who is a member of a minority class as defined by the Florida Bar is eligible to apply. Selection is based on need, merit and other qualifying criteria noted on the application. Preference will be given to those students who have ties to the Sarasota community and who have expressed or demonstrated a commitment to return to Sarasota to pursue his or her legal career upon graduation from law school.
Contact:
For questions about this application, please contact Lindsey Masterson at Scholarships@cfsarasota.org Further information may be obtained by visiting the Sarasota County Bar Association website at www.sarasotabar.com or emailing to scba@sarasotabar.com.
Amount:
$500-$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 31
Applicants are competing for a scholarship up to $1,000 and no less than $500. Student must be female. Students must be currently enrolled and seeking a degree from a College or University in South Florida. Individuals must demonstrate a commitment to public service, through voluntary community work or other participation in community organizations or activities. Scholarship will be awarded at the 2020 Women's History Month Event in March 2020.
Contact:
ASPA Scholarship Committee c/o Dr. Agatha Caraballo Florida International University 11200 SW 8 Street, PCA 257 Miami, FL 33199 If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please contact Dr. Agatha Caraballo at 305-348-1006 or email aspasouthfla@gmail.com. aspasouthfl.org/2019/10/natacha-seijas-women-in-public-service-scholarship-award/
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 1
The EDSA Minority Scholarship was established to help African American, Hispanic, Native American and minority students of other cultural and ethnic backgrounds continue their landscape architecture education. Eligible candidates are in their final two years of undergraduate study or pursuing a graduate degree in Landscape Architecture. EDSA is an internationally-renowned full-service planning, landscape architecture, urban design, and graphic design firm with over 220 employees. Established in 1960, the firm has extensive experience in attractions and entertainment, campus and cultural, communities and new towns, ecotourism and environmental planning, hotels and resorts, as well as urban design. EDSA is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and has offices in Orlando, Florida; Los Angeles, California; Beijing, China; and Baltimore, Maryland.
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.
Amount:
$500-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 5
Students enrolled full-time as a high school senior, progressing normally toward graduation in the Spring/Summer, 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
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 Foundation, Inc. P.O. Box 750, Tallahassee, FL 32302-0750 https://www.fleng.org
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 https://www.aws.org/foundation/page/william-b-howell-memorial-scholarship
Amount:
$2000 per year
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 1
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. Due to limited funding, not all students that meet eligibility and deadline requirements will receive this grant. This grant is for one year only and is not guaranteed in subsequent years. The student should satisfy the following eligibility criteria for this grant: Submit the Application for FGCU Foundation Scholarships annually by March 1st. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to demonstrate financial need. The student must also be eligible to receive the Florida Student Assistant Grant (FSAG). The student will meet Florida's residency requirements for receipt of state financial aid by maintaining Florida residency for purposes other than education for a minimum of 12 consecutive months prior to the first day of class of the academic term for which funds are available. Not owe a repayment under any State, Federal Grant or Scholarship Program unless satisfactory arrangements to repay have been made. Not be in default on any Federal Title IV or State Student Loan Program unless satisfactory arrangements to repay have been made. Previously have not earned a baccalaureate degree. Be a first generation college student. (Note: A student is considered "first generation" if neither of the student's parents earned a college degree at the baccalaureate level or higher). A student would also be eligible if he/she regularly resided with and received support from only one parent who did not earn a baccalaureate degree. Enroll for a minimum of 6 credit hours per term as a degree-seeking undergraduate student.
Contact:
Florida Gulf Coast University 10501 FGCU Blvd, South Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565 (239) 590-1000 or (800) 590-3428 www.fgcu.edu
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:
March 1st PLEASE NOTE: This year, 2019, we will be emailing the scholarship applications to guidance counselors in Polk County, Florida, High Schools and to Plant City High School. There will not be an online application available.
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
Amount:
Minimum $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