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.

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Arts for Life! Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Annually, Arts for Life! awards $1,000 scholarships to 25 Florida high school seniors who demonstrate academic and artistic excellence in creative writing, dance, drama, music or visual art. To qualify, students must be graduating high school seniors in Florida during the current application period and submit a completed application. Students must submit a completed application, a brief essay [...] More

AWS Airgas Jerry Baker Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • 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. Applicants must be 18 years or older, have a [...] More

AWS Airgas Terry Jarvis Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • 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. Applicants must be 18 years or [...] More

AWS William B. Howell Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The William B. Howell Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student pursuing a minimum four-year degree in a welding program at an accredited university. Must be enrolled at least part-time, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, and be at least 18. Priority will be given to those individuals residing or attending school in the states of Florida, Michigan and Ohio. For more [...] More

CBC Spouses Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2023
  • Amount: $24
  • For more than three decades the CBCF in partnership with CBC Spouses has awarded scholarships to talented and deserving students. Each year, we award more than 300 scholarships to students that demonstrate leadership ability through exemplary community service and academic talent. Our scholarship programs support current or upcoming college students across a variety of disciplines.

    Applicants [...] More

CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2023
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship is for full-time African-American or Black students pursuing a degree in performing arts including, but not limited to, drama, music, dance, opera, marching bands, and other musical ensembles.

    Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident who is preparing to pursue, or is currently pursuing, an undergraduate, graduate or doctoral [...] More

CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2023
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship is for full time African-American or Black students pursuing a degree in 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.

    Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident who is [...] More

CFJS Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/18/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The CFJS Scholarship competition awards amateur jazz musicians who are high school seniors or students in the first 3 years of college studying jazz music. Applicants must be residents of, or attend/plan to attend a college in Central Florida (Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Brevard or Volusia counties.) A live audition at Rollins College is required. Awards can be used for school expenses, private [...] More

Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties General Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Community Foundation awards over $1 million dollars to 100+ students from Palm Beach and Martin Counties every year. Once you complete our general scholarship application, you are automatically considered for over 110 scholarship funds with a wide range of criteria. These scholarship funds vary with respect to financial need, academic performance, extracurricular involvement, and student [...] More

Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $2,000
  • 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

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 8/31/2022
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program establishes lottery-funded scholarships to reward Florida high school graduates for high academic achievement. Applicant must be a Florida resident and a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen, as determined by the student's post-secondary institution and must complete the Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA) no later than August 31st after high [...] More

Florida Student Assistance Grants

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: 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. Assistance grants are open to students who attend state universities and Florida [...] More

Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund, Inc.

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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 [...] More

Jesse B. Smith Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/27/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • 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: 6/30/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • To be eligible for the Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Southern Regional Chapter, applicants must be of Korean ancestry (or a foreign student from Korea), demonstrate financial need, have a 3.0 GPA, and be a full time student at a school in one of the designated Southern region states (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee) during the upcoming school year. For more [...] More

LNESC Macy's Emergency Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $500
  • The Macy's 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 such as change in family [...] More

Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $3,000
  • 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.

    Applicants must be a Florida resident and a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen, enroll at Bethune-Cookman [...] More

Minority Teacher Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $4,000
  • 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.
    Applicants must be a resident of the State of [...] More

NAJA Graduate Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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: 3/12/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The National Association of Independent Automobile Dealers provides several scholarship opportunities for exceptional high school seniors interested in pursuing a career in the automotive industry. Encouraging and supporting education opportunities for future industry leaders is integral to our vision of a robust, ethical and professional used vehicle market. NIADA currently offers 5 different [...] More

Right Fit Foundation $5,000 Local Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Each year the Right Fit Foundation provides a local scholarship to a college-bound student in Hillsborough, Pasco or Pinellas County in order to help middle income families with the growing cost of college. Applicants must be admitted to and attend an accredited four year college or university. Preference will be given to middle income families. Applicants must be U.S. citizens residing in [...] More

Salute to Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/17/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The purpose of the San Diego County Salute to Education scholarship program is to encourage students to seek a higher education at a vocational/technical school, junior college, college or university after graduating from high school. The program aims at recruiting students who deserve recognition for their personal accomplishments and contributions to their schools and communities. Academic [...] More

Selby Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/25/2023
  • Amount: $7,000
  • "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 scholarship program is only available to residents of Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte or DeSoto counties. Applicants must be either a graduating senior or a graduating Associate degree students from any state college in the four [...] More

The Armando J. de Moya Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Armando J. de Moya Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student pursuing a bachelor's degree in civil Engineering at the University of Florida, Gainesville, who shows financial need, has completed a minimum of 59 credit hours, and needs financial support to complete their studies. Applicants must maintain a 3.0 GPA at the University of Florida (UF), be a Florida resident, be [...] More

The George Snow High School Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the George Snow High School Scholarship, applicants must: attend school in Palm Beach County, or select Broward County schools (Blanche Ely High School, Pompano Beach High School, & Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School). Home schooled students living in Palm Beach County or home schooled students that would be attending high school at Blanche Ely High School, Pompano Beach High [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Loan Repayment Program (LRP) is a special incentive that the Army offers to highly qualified applicants entering the Army. Under the LRP, the Army will repay part of a Soldier's qualifying student loans. Only specified Military Occupational Specialties (MOSs) qualify for the LRP. The Army will repay 15 percent of the outstanding principal balance, less taxes of the Soldier's student loans [...] More
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Last Reviewed: August 2022