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.

Aileen Lee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 06, Annually
Aileen Lee Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen at the University of Oregon each academic year in recognition of students who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence throughout their high school career in leadership, service and academic excellence.

Applicants must be out-of-state students beginning their first year at the UO. Three men and three women will be selected and funds [...] More

AQHF Joan Cain Florida Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
Ideal candidates have been an AQHA or AQHYA member for at least two years and are from Florida. Members must also be a current member of the Florida Quarter Horse Youth Association, and have maintained two or more years membership. Student should be actively involved with FlQHA. Members must apply during their senior year of high school or while enrolled at an accredited college, university or [...] More

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
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
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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 Deadlines: February 01, Annually
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. Launched by former First Lady Columba Bush in 1999, the program has awarded scholarships to more than 400 gifted high school seniors.

In addition to the $2,000 cash award, the Arts for Life! College Matching [...] More

AWS Airgas Terry Jarvis Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
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 Deadlines: February 15, Annually
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

Barnes Scholarship
Application Deadlines: October 15, Annually
The Barnes Scholarships were established in 1999 to help college-bound teens who are high academic achievers, who have overcome significant obstacles in their lives and who have financial need. Each of the four winners is eligible to receive up to $15,000 per year for four years to attend any nationally accredited college or university. The scholarship may be used to pay for expenses related to [...] More

Central Florida Fair Youth College Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 15, Annually
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 Deadlines: March 08, Annually
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 Deadlines: February 15, Annually
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 in one of the following [...] More

College Fund of Pinellas County Grant
Application Deadlines: July 24, Annually
The College Fund provides grants to Pinellas County 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; however, retention in the [...] More

Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties Scholarships
Application Deadlines: January 29, Annually
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 [...] More

Deborah Snyder Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 08, Annually
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 high school 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, [...] More

Dixie Boys Baseball Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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 for the Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program. 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 [...] More

Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
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. There wasn't much money in the beginning. The first eligible players graduated in 1961, one $500 scholarship and one $250 scholarship were awarded. And from its modest beginning, the scholarship program has grown to an [...] More

Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
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

EMU National Scholars Program
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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 Youth Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 25, Annually
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.

Eligibility:
-Applicants must be at least 15 years of age and not older than 20
-He or she must be a [...] More

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: June 06, Annually
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
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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 Deadlines: February 28, Annually
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 [...] More

George D. Cornell Honors College Scholarships
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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
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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 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

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards
Application Deadlines: October 15, Annually
The Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards run annually and honor young Latino leaders with grants for their college education or to fund a community service effort. The Youth Awards program is presented by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) and their sponsors. Latino high school seniors will have the opportunity to apply. If selected, the students will be honored during 10 regional ceremonies with [...] More

Jesse B. Smith Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The Jesse B. Smith Memorial Scholarship Review Committee is pleased to announce the availability of a scholarship for a deserving and qualified person residing in Duval County, Florida. A scholarship of $1,000 is intended for the upcoming academic year and must be used for tuition expenses at any higher education institution located in Duval County, Florida, offering an undergraduate or graduate [...] More

Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarships
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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 Deadlines: July 01, Annually
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
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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 Deadlines: February 01, Annually
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 Deadlines: March 18, Annually
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

PMI Central Florida Chapter Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
PMI Educational Foundation Scholarship Program is pleased that you are interested in pursuing a career in project management. The Foundation has established a tuition scholarship program to assist qualified students in obtaining degrees from accredited academic institutions of higher learning in the field of project management. Scholarships are sponsored by PMI, PMI Components, corporations and [...] More

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The Student Opportunity Scholarship program serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students by providing need-based aid for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are full-time, first-degree students attending accredited institutions in the United States. Student Opportunity Scholarship applicants will explore who God created them to be in a series of essay questions intended for students to [...] More

Regis College Presidential Catholic Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Regis College Presidential Catholic Scholarship is a four year full-tuition scholarship for residential students. This scholarship is available to graduating seniors from selected parochial high schools in the Archdiocese of Boston and selected geographic areas parochial high schools within Connecticut, Florida, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, and Vermont. [...] More

Right Fit Foundation $2,500 Local Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
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 Deadlines: February 01, Annually
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

Selby Foundation - Selby Scholar Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
This scholarship is designed for students graduating from high school in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte or DeSoto counties or from Manatee Community College who reside in any of these counties who are pursuing a degree from a four-year college or university.

Scholarships will be awarded up to $7,000 per year, not to exceed one third of the individual's financial need. Scholarships are [...] More

Silver Pen Writing Competition
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
Senior Living Communities and our 9 retirement communities are proud to offer the Silver Pen Writing Competition again this year. The scholarship is open to high school seniors living or attending school within 25-miles of any of our retirement communities. To enter, seniors will write an essay on the following topic:

2015 Topic (for all communities except Osprey Village)

For almost 1400 [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program
Application Deadlines: June 23, Annually
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
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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

Last Edited: December 2015

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