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

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.

All applicants must meet the [...] 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.

All applicants must meet the following [...] 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

Bridgewater College State Incentive Grant
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The Bridgewater College State Incentive Grant is a renewable grant awarded to incoming freshmen and transfers who are residents of the following states: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania or West Virginia.

For more information, visit [...] More

Central Florida Orchid Society Scholarship
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The Central Florida Orchid Society is offering a $3000 Scholarship to upper level full time students pursuing degrees in Horticulture and the Agricultural and Life Sciences. The recipient of the scholarship may enroll in the following major courses of study or a closely related field:
» Horticultural Sciences
» Horticultural Production
» Plant molecular and [...] More

CFJS Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 15, 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

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
CBYX for Young Professionals is a yearlong fellowship, funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress through the U.S. Department of State. The program annually gives 75 American young professionals the opportunity to study, work, and live with a host in Germany. The CBYX program consists of three phases: two months of German language school; four months of classes in your career field at a [...] 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

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

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program
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The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program for Florida residents is the umbrella program for all state-funded scholarships based on academic achievement in high school.

How and When Does a Student Apply?

Students must apply during their last year in high school (after December 1 and prior to graduation) or forfeit all future eligibility for a Bright Futures Scholarship.

* A [...] More

Florida First Generation Matching Grant
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The First Generation Matching Grant Program (FGMG) is a need-based grant program available to degree-seeking, resident, undergraduate students who demonstrate substantial financial need, are enrolled in eligible participating post secondary institutions, and whose parents have not earned baccalaureate or higher degrees. Available state funds are contingent upon matching contributions from [...] 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
Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund assists dependents 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.

Scholarships are intended to assist [...] More

JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship is for approximately $2,000. Any non-Alabama resident with 3.0 GPA; 28 or above ACT score or SAT score of 1260 or above may [...] 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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The Minority Teacher Education Scholarship is designed to attract and retain students that are interested in becoming a teacher in the state of Florida. The scholarship is administered at 33 participating colleges and universities throughout the state. Special consideration is given to community college students.


Individuals who are selected for the MTES must:

* Be a [...] More

NTA Florida Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
To be eligible for the NTA Florida Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Citizen or permanent resident of the United States
- Permanent resident of Florida
- Full-time or part-time undergraduate student enrolled in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study
- Enrolled at a college or university in the United States
- Cumulative 3.0 grade point [...] 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

Salute to Education
Application Deadlines: February 02, Annually
Salute to Education is a non-profit high school scholarship program for students in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. Since its inception in 1994, STE has granted over $2.83 million in scholarships to over 2,700 students.

The scholarship application is available in late August/early September with a deadline date of January 27th. Students must have a 3.0 GPA, must be a U.S. citizen, [...] 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

The Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant
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In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, the applicant must be resident of a state other than Ohio and attend Heidelberg College. This grant is renewable for four years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress. For more information, please visit http://www.heidelberg.edu/financialaid/futurestudent/scholarships [...] More

The Negro Spiritual Scholarship
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The "Negro Spiritual" Scholarship Foundation works with Orlando Opera to sponsor a vocal competition for sacred music performed by the solo voice in characteristic Negro spiritual style.

Senior high school students of eleventh or twelfth grade level who are of Afro-ethnic descent may enter a statewide vocal competition to rehearse and perform these arranged Negro spirituals. Students who [...] 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

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