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 Deadlines: January 08, Annually
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.

Requirements:
-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 Deadlines: December 01, Annually
State and local support of the horse industry is vital. That's why the Foundation offers scholarships to reinforce the importance of our youth affiliate ambassadors. Youth leaders who are actively involved through their state affiliate may be eligible for scholarships supported by Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia (Canada), Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, [...] 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 21, 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

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. 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 Deadlines: May 20, Annually
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 Deadlines: April 29, Annually
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 Deadlines: April 29, Annually
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

CBCF General Mills Health Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 28, Annually
The CBCF General Mills Health Scholarship was established in 1998 as CBC Spouses partnered with General Mills to increase the number of minority students pursuing degrees in the fields of medicine, engineering, technology, nutrition, and other health-related studies. Since the inception of the program, General Mills has invested more than $1,000,000 to underwrite this initiative. The CBCF General [...] 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 22, Annually
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; however, [...] 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 20, 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 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 to [...] 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: May 31, 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

Dunkin' Donuts South/Southwest Florida Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: April 29, Annually
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
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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 of Florida Youth Scholarships for Families of First Responders
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.

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

ExxonMobil/LNESC Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
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 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 (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

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards
Application Deadlines: October 06, Annually
The Youth Awards program is presented by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) and its sponsors. Celebrating its 18th year the Youth Awards honors Latino high school students across the nation, we believe the talented Youth Awardees we honor each year are the leaders of today, not tomorrow and their impact will be felt in the classrooms, communities, and the workforce.

Award ceremonies are [...] More

Jesse B. Smith Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 13, Annually
Jesse B. Smith was a longtime point man for Jacksonville's economic development initiatives under four mayors. The most notable work of this outstanding public official took place during his appointment as Deputy Director of the Planning and Development Department of the city from 1990-1995. During this time, he was a key organizer of many of the city's efforts to attract new businesses and was [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Southern Regional Chapter
Application Deadlines: July 08, Annually
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
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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
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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

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: February 25, Annually
Of all the African-Americans who have made significant achievements and innovations for our society, is there one in particular who inspires you?

Write about an African-American who has inspired and motivated you. Your essay should, in 500 words or less:
1. Address how an African-American has been an inspiration in your life
2. Discuss the contributions of the African-American individual [...] More

Riding Forward Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 25, Annually
The Black History Month Campaign, "Black History is Our History" begins in January and celebrate the contributions of African-Americans, who move us forward today. In conjunction, Regions is proud to once again offer the Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores and juniors.

The Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest [...] 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

SeaWorld Orlando Environmental Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
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 Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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 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

Tampa Bay Times Career Journalism Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 05, Annually
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 Deadlines: March 01, Annually
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 Deadlines: February 01, Annually
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 Deadlines: March 07, Annually
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 Deadlines: May 31, Annually
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 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: March 2016

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