Florida Scholarships

Do you live in Florida? Scholarships exist with that very requirement, and others require only that you attend a school in Florida. Either way, it narrows the field a bit, doesn't it? Weekly allowances no longer cut it in college. Most high school graduates could use some financial aid to afford a postsecondary education, and scholarships are a great source of such aid. By conducting a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com, you can find the aid you need to cover your college expenses. Among them are scholarships targeted at students who reside in or go to school in the state of Florida. Using your state as one of the search criteria, Scholarships.com will help you find the money you need to pay for college. Check out the Florida scholarships below for a sample of what you may find. To receive additional information about awards based on state and other criteria, you can conduct a free scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

APIASF/United Health Foundation Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 11, 2018

The Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) and the United Health Foundation have partnered to provide financial assistance to Asian and Pacific Islander students who plan to pursue a degree that will lead to a career in the health field.

Eligibility:
-Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census
-Be a citizen, national, or legal [...] More

AQHA Joan Cain Florida Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 01, 2017

The Joan Cain Florida Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship is for students who have been members of AQHA or AQHYA for at least two years and are from Florida. Students must also be members of the Florida Quarter Horse Youth Association, and have maintained two or more years of membership. Students should be actively involved with FlQHA. Members must apply during their senior year of high school or [...] More

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: Varies

Green to Gold Scholarship Option winners receive:
-Tuition or room and board support
-Additional money for textbooks, supplies, and equipment
-A monthly stipend for up to 10 months each school year that increases each year based on your Military Science Class
-Pay for attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) between the junior and senior years of college
-If qualified, [...] More

Army ROTC Scholarships

Application Deadline: Varies

Start Strong in life – enroll in Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), the college elective for undergraduate and graduate students that provides unrivalled leadership training for success in any career field. If you have a passion for it, you can find a place to fit in the Army as an officer and get the training you need to turn that passion into a career.The Four-Year High School [...] More

Arts for Life! Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 01, 2018

Arts for Life! annually awards $2,000 scholarships to 25 graduating high school seniors in Florida who demonstrate excellence in creative writing, dance, drama, music or visual art.

In addition to the $2,000 cash award, the Arts for Life! College Matching Program provides an additional matching in-kind scholarship, worth a minimum of $1,000, to award winners attending one of these [...] More

AWS Airgas Terry Jarvis Memorial Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 15, 2018

The Airgas - Terry Jarvis Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student pursuing a minimum four-year bachelors degree in welding engineering (WE) or welding engineering technology (WET); however, priority will be given to welding engineering (WE) students interested in pursuing a career with an industrial gas or welding equipment distributor.

Eligibility/Requirements:
-Must [...] More

AWS Airgas-Jerry Baker Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 15, 2018

The Airgas ­ Jerry Baker Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student pursuing a minimum four-year bachelors degree in welding engineering (WE) or welding engineering technology (WET); however, priority will be given to welding engineering (WE) students interested in pursuing a career with an industrial gas or welding equipment distributor.

Eligibility/Requirements:
-Must be 18 [...] More

Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: April 01, 2017

Outstanding High School Seniors who have participated in a franchised Dixie Boys Baseball, Incorporated program and plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university may apply. Dixie Boys Baseball, Incorporated programs include Dixie Boys Baseball for boys 13 and 14 years old; Dixie Pre-Majors Baseball for boys 15 and 16 years old; and Dixie Majors Baseball for boys 15 through 19 [...] More

CBC Spouses Education Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 20, 2017

The CBC Spouses Education Scholarship is for students for all majors who are preparing to pursue or are currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree full-time at a U.S. accredited college or university.

Eligibility:
-U.S. citizen or have permanent U.S. residency status
-Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student [...] More

CBC Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 29, 2017

This award is for full-time students with majors in the performing arts including, but not limited to, drama, music, dance, opera, marching bands, and other musical ensembles.

Eligibility:
-U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
-Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student
-Have a minimum 2.5 GPA
-Pursuing a major and career in a [...] More

CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 29, 2017

The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship is for students with majors in the visual arts including, but not limited to, architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production and other decorative arts.

Eligibility:
-U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
-Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming [...] More

Central Florida Fair Youth College Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 15, 2018

The Board of Directors of the Central Florida Fair will award three college scholarships to the qualifying graduating high school seniors who best exemplify their support of the Central Florida Fair, their personal initiative in extracurricular activities and their own personal attributes that will ensure their success in the arena of higher education.

The purpose of the scholarship is to [...] More

CFJS Scholarships

Application Deadline: March 08, 2018

The CFJS Scholarships are for students studying jazz music. There are no age limits; just be a student in your senior year of high school or your first three years of college.

Awards can be used for school expenses, private lessons or an instrument. A live audition at Rollins College is a [...] More

Church's Chicken Community Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: February 15, 2018

The Church's Partners Foundation, Inc. established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors residing in 16 eligible states who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for part-time or full-time study at an accredited U.S. institution of the student's choice.

Eligibility:
-Be living [...] More

College Fund of Pinellas County Grant

Application Deadline: July 28, 2017

The College Fund provides grants to Pinellas County, Florida residents who require significant financial aid in addition to a Pell Grant in order to remain full-time undergraduate college students. Awards are on a best-qualified basis and limited in number only by the availability of funds. Grants are generally for $1,000 per school year ($500 per semester) for up to four years.

Applicants [...] More

Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties Scholarships

Application Deadline: February 01, 2018

The Community Foundation administers a scholarship program that each year helps local students pursue their dreams and goals at colleges, universities, and trade or technical schools after high school graduation. Since 1983, we have awarded more than $6.1 million in scholarships and grants to 1,500 students in Palm Beach and Martin counties.

General eligibility requirements:
-Be a graduating [...] More

Deborah Snyder Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 20, 2017

The Deborah Snyder Scholarship is named in honor of Deborah Snyder, Preservation Foundation Trustee Scott Snyder’s late sister. The Foundation is looking for a graduating senior who plans on pursuing a career in one of the following disciplines: architectural design, interior design or landscape design. Previous work experience is not required, however if you have had experience, you may wish [...] More

Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 01, 2018

From the very beginning, the leaders of Dixie Youth Baseball knew they wanted to develop a college scholarship program that would help former players obtain a college education.

In order to be eligible, the applicant must be a senior in high school and have at one time played in a Dixie Youth Baseball league. There is no relationship between the award of a scholarship and athletic ability. Be [...] More

Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest

Application Deadline: May 31, 2017

The Henkal Corporation's Duck Brand Duct Tape "Stuck at Prom" Contest is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada, including the District of Columbia, but excluding Puerto Rico and the Province of Quebec. This contest rewards individuals for creating prom attire made completely out of duct tape.

Each couple/single entry must include:
-One color photograph (professional or [...] More

Dunkin' Donuts South/Southwest Florida Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: April 29, 2017

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal. Once potential scholarship recipients are identified, financial data is reviewed to determine if the student demonstrates [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program

Application Deadline: Varies

The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential.

Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award.

For more [...] More

ESA of Florida Youth Scholarships for Families of First Responders

Application Deadline: March 25, 2017

In 1996, the Electronic Security Association launched the Youth Scholarship Program. The program was created to promote goodwill among the electronic life safety and security industry and police and fire officers by providing college scholarship awards to their deserving sons or daughters.

Through the Youth Scholarship Program, thousands of dollars have been given to students attending higher [...] More

ExxonMobil/LNESC Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 15, 2017

The ExxonMobil/LNESC Scholarship Program recognizes outstanding Hispanic high school seniors who plan to pursue a degree in engineering at U.S. post-secondary institutions.

Eligibility:
-Applicants must reside within the following cities and surrounding areas and meet the following criteria to be considered for a scholarship: Colorado Springs & Pueblo, CO; Miami, FL; Kansas City, MO; [...] More

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: June 06, 2017

The Bright Futures Scholarship will renew automatically each year (up to the scholarship limit) if the student maintains the required GPA and earns the required credit hours.

Eligibility:
-Be a Florida resident and a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen, as determined by the student's postsecondary institution
-Complete the Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA) no later than August 31 [...] More

Florida Student Assistance Grants

Application Deadline: Varies

The Florida Student Assistance Grant (FSAG) Program is a need-based grant program consisting of three separately funded student financial aid programs available to degree-seeking, resident, undergraduate students who demonstrate substantial financial need and are enrolled in participating postsecondary institutions. FSAG receives funding from Florida general revenue and from the Federal [...] More

Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund, Inc.

Application Deadline: February 28, 2018

The purpose of Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund is to aid dependents or descendants of workers who were injured or killed in the course and scope of their employment and who received benefits under the Florida Workers' Compensation Law. In addition, dependents of individuals who primarily work in the operation and/or administration of this same law are eligible to receive scholarships. High school [...] More

George D. Cornell Honors College Scholarships

Application Deadline: Varies

The George D. Cornell Honors College Scholarships are merit-based awards renewable up to four years for Florida residents who attend the Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University. These scholarships covers room/board and tuition up to $7,500 per semester.

For more information about these awards, please visit our [...] More

Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Grant

Application Deadline: Varies

In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, applicants must be either first-time freshmen or transfer students who are not Ohio state residents. This grant is renewable for four (4) years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Jesse B. Smith Memorial Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 19, 2017

Jesse B. Smith was a longtime point man for Jacksonville's economic development initiatives under four mayors. The purpose of the scholarship is to aid in tuition expenses of four-year undergraduate or graduate students pursuing degrees in city planning, urban studies, public administration, or related field.

Any resident of Duval County or any area of Jacksonville, including Baldwin, Atlantic [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Southern Regional Chapter

Application Deadline: July 08, 2017

The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) is a non-profit, volunteer-managed organization established to help meet the financial needs of Korean-American students seeking higher education. Specifically, the foundation seeks to assist Korean American students in pursuit of academic and personal achievement, encourage community and civic service as an integral part of leadership [...] More

LNESC Emergency Scholarship Fund

Application Deadline: Varies

The LNESC Emergency Scholarship Fund is a joint partnership between LNESC & Macy’s to provide financial resources to deserving students facing economic hardship and immediate monetary need that, if not met, could result in an inability to complete classes or a degree program.

Emergency financial need resulting from the following will qualify students for funding: change in family [...] More

Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarships

Application Deadline: Varies

The Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship (MMB) provides financial assistance to undergraduate students who meet scholastic requirements, demonstrate financial need, and attend Bethune-Cookman University, Edward Waters College, Florida A&M University, or Florida Memorial University. Available funds are contingent upon matching contributions from private sources on behalf of eligible institutions. MMB [...] More

Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 01, 2017

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support to a deserving student with a history of migrating for employment in agriculture who has successfully completed one year of college. This support will cover expenses beyond what the youth is entitled to in federal/state and other scholarship assistance. This scholarship is designed to assist the youth in obtaining a baccalaureate [...] More

Minority Teacher Education Scholarship

Application Deadline: Varies

Minority teacher education scholars program is a collaborative performance-based scholarship program for African-American, Hispanic-American, Asian-American, and Native American students. The participants in the program include Florida’s Florida College System institutions and its public and private universities that have teacher education programs.

Individuals who are selected for the MTES [...] More

NAJA Graduate Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: February 01, 2018

The National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, Inc. (NAJA) was established in 1941 with the purpose of uniting members "to render charitable services which are beneficial to the general public, with particular emphasis on children, and to cooperate with other organizations performing similar services." Today, the growing Association continues the focus of meeting the needs of children and youth [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

Application Deadline: March 18, 2018

The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The awards are presented each June of every year at the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention. The following regions are:

-Region I: [...] More

Right Fit Foundation $2,500 Local Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 30, 2017

The scholarship will be a one time (non-renewable) award of $2,500 and there will be one winner per year. The foundation also awards $500 to multiple finalists (number varies per year). A student must ultimately be admitted to and attend an accredited four year college or university, because the funds will be paid directly to the university. Preference will be given to middle income [...] More

Salute to Education

Application Deadline: February 03, 2018

Through a unique partnership with the community in South Florida, the Miami-Dade and Broward County Ford and Lincoln Dealers and Ford Motor Company have awarded nearly $3.7 million in scholarships to more than 4,100 deserving public and private high school seniors in both counties. Salute to Education is one of South Florida's largest private scholarship foundations.

Requirements:
-Applicants [...] More

SeaWorld Orlando Environmental Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 31, 2017

SeaWorld Orlando is pleased to announce the Environmental Scholarship Program for students who share our passion for protecting and preserving the world we share.

The Environmental Scholarship Program is available to Florida high school seniors who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students will receive a one-time award of $5,000 to use at any college or university they plan to attend. To apply for [...] More

Selby Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 01, 2017

Mr. and Mrs. Selby were very interested in helping local students with limited financial means pursue a higher education, with the goal of not only achieving a meaningful career but also of helping their community. Today, "Selby Scholars" are undergraduate students with exceptional potential who embrace Mr. and Mrs. Selby's values of leadership and service. Like all of our funding, this [...] More

Silver Pen Writing Competition

Application Deadline: March 07, 2018

The goal of The Silver Pen is to get young adults interested in the process of aging so that we can foster a culture of mutual understanding and respect for the aged in our society. The competition is open to all high school seniors who have a minimum 3.0 GPA and live with 25-miles of one of the participating locations or attend one of the participating schools: Brightwater, Cascades Verdae, [...] More

Tampa Bay Times Career Journalism Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 20, 2018

These scholarships target high school seniors in the Times' audience area who have a demonstrated interest in pursuing journalism as a major in college and as a career. The scholarship is worth $2,500 per year and may be renewed annually. Four winners are selected each year. Students from these Florida counties are eligible to apply: Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco, Hernando, Citrus. [...] More

The Armando J. de Moya Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 01, 2018

The Foundation provides scholarships for students who are interested in the engineering and construction industries, who need financial support, tutoring, or employment support to succeed in preparing for competitive employment in the road and bridge construction industry.

The Foundation creates and supports programs and raises awareness for children and young adults with unique abilities and [...] More

The George Snow Scholarship Fund

Application Deadline: February 01, 2018

The George Snow Scholarship Fund offers need-based scholarships to high school seniors attending:
-All Palm Beach County High Schools
-Blanche Ely and Pompano Beach High Schools in Northern Broward County
-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
-Women in Miami/Dade County, [...] More

Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

Application Deadline: February 23, 2018

Learning to drive is one of the coolest times for a teen. But facts have shown it can be extremely dangerous. You have the power to inspire your fellow teens, maybe better than a teacher or a parent can, because you know what messages will be the most powerful. Create a 30-60 second video for your fellow teen drivers that highlights the importance of safe teen driving and you could win a grand [...] More

Traveler’s Foundation Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 31, 2017

Native American/Alaska Native undergraduate students attending tribal colleges and universities are eligible to apply for both the American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship Program and the American Indian College Fund TCU Scholarship Program.

Minimum general eligibility requirements for both scholarships include:
-U.S. citizenship
-Enrollment in an accredited tribal college or [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program

Application Deadline: June 23, 2017

U.S Army Loan Repayment Program helps servicemen repay qualified student loans. Out of all the service branches, the Army’s CLRP benefits package is typically regarded as the best, since it provides up to $65,000 in lifetime student loan forgiveness. The benefit is doled out on an annual basis, beginning as soon as a Soldier completes his first year of qualifying service, and provided at a rate [...] More

William Boyd Florida Resident Access Grants

Application Deadline: Varies

The William L. Boyd, IV, Florida Resident Access Grant (FRAG) Program provides tuition assistance to Florida undergraduate students attending an eligible private, non-profit Florida college or university. FRAG is a decentralized program, and each participating institution determines application procedures, deadlines, and student [...] More

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