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First 10 Florida scholarships:

Amount:
Winners receive scholarships totaling $100,000.
Awards:
The top six prize winning teams receive scholarship awards ranging from $2,500 to $20,000, which are divided equally among team members and paid directly to the colleges or universities at which the winning students enroll. Honorable Mention winners receive team prizes of $1,000.
Deadline:
February 20 (Registration Closes)
11th and 12th graders from all over the United States. Teams must be comprised of three to five students and one teacher-coach and a maximum of two teams per high school may register.
Contact:
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics 3600 Market Street, 6th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688 USA Phone: 215.382.9800 Website: m3challenge.siam.org
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
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. 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
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
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
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
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
Amount:
Up to $5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 15
Membership in Florida Institute of CPAs (FICPA). FICPA Student. Membership is free, join at ficpa.org/join. Submission of OFFICIAL Transcript & Faculty Recommendation Form. Citizen of the U.S. OR hold permanent residency status AND shall be Florida resident. Degree-seeking Florida accounting major. Enrolled in accredited accounting program %u2022 Planning to sit for CPA exam in Florida. Desire to practice accounting in state of Florida upon graduation. Minimum GPA Requirement of 3.0 cumulative & accounting GPAs (upper division 3000 or above - Official Transcript also required). Maximum # lifetime scholarships awards per student: Up to (2) consecutive awards. Funds restricted to assisting students solely with 5th-year or Master's tuition. Six awards available, three male and three female receipients. For students at least a senior AND to be enrolled in 5th year or Master's courses by fall Semester.
Contact:
FICPA Scholarship Foundation, 3800 Esplanade Way, Suite 210, Tallahassee, Florida 32311 ficpascholarships@ficpa.org | 800-342-3197, ext. 200 *FICPA Student Membership is FREE: ficpa.org/join
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 31
A. Must be a citizen of the United States of America. B. Must be a legal resident of a state where the Southeast Federation of Mineralogical Societies, Inc. has affiliate clubs (AL, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, and VA). C. Must be pursuing a degree in earth sciences and have achieved a college ranking of Junior, Senior, or Graduate student.D. Must submit a letter of recommendation from the department chair/head of the college or university where now enrolled and attending.E. Must submit a letter of recommendation from the President or other member of a SFMS member club.F. Must submit a current official transcript of college grades.G. Must submit a letter from the applicant outlining why and/or how a MEFI scholarship will aid him/her in accomplishing her/his goal of obtaining a degree in earth sciences, i.e. Geology, Paleontology, Mineralogy, Crystallography, Archaeology, or any subdivision thereof.H. Must complete MEFI application.
Contact:
William G. Waggener, President The Mayo Educational Foundation, Inc.1909 Moores Mill Road, NW Atlanta, GA 30318-1309 404.354.8752 cellw_waggener@bellsouth.net
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
March 31
Full-time enrolled student in any Canadian or American University. High school students may also apply.