Florida Scholarships

Scholarships for students Florida. Some scholarships specifically open to Florida students, and others give preference to students in Florida.

LNESC Emergency Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. | Macy’s
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: Rolling
Description: Scholarship is open to students facing economic hardship, such as change in family income/support, loss of job, death of an immediate family member, natural disaster, pending eviction or home foreclosure, burglary or fire. Applicant must be a resident of California, Florida, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, or Texas and enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university with at least a 3.0 GPA.

National Italian American Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: The National Italian American Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, medical, and legal students who will be enrolled in higher education for the Fall 2020 semester and have a GPA of at least 3.5. Applicant must have at least one ancestor who immigrated from Italy. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to specific majors and state residency.

Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Association of Princeton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
Description: Award is for students currently enrolled in ninth through twelfth grades in a participating region (Alabama, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Connecticut, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Nashville, New Jersey, NYC, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Rochester, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St Louis, or Washington, DC) who have been actively involved in a volunteer activity that has had a significant, positive impact on race relations in their school or community.

Sunshine Opportunity Scholarships
Sponsor: Godbold Foundation
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: March 2, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from the Tampa Bay Area, Pinellas, Hillsborough, or Pasco counties in Florida. Applicant must plan to attend a public university in Florida, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and must have overcome a significant obstacle in their life.

Dr. Nelson Ying Science Competition
Sponsor: Orlando Science Center
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 10, 2021
Description: Competition is open to Central Florida residents who are in high school or home school equivalent (grades 9-12). Applicant must submit a project in a Physical Science category.

Florida Realtors Education Foundation Student Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Florida Realtors
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 11, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are residents of Florida and have a family member who is connected to the Realtors, i.e. Realtor, Realtor Association staff, association affiliate members, etc. Applicant does not need to attend a Florida institution, but should have an intent to return to work in Florida after graduation.

SAWF Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Southern Automotive Women’s Forum
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 12, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to female high school seniors or graduate who are enrolled or will be enrolled in a STEM or automotive program at a college or university in the any of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Texas, or West Virginia.

Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southern Bowling Congress
Amount: $750
Closing Date: March 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, or Texas. Applicant must currently be bowling in a USBC-sanctioned league and have bowled for three out of four years in high school.

ADT Corporate Scholars Program
Sponsor: UNCF | ADT
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to college freshmen with at least a 3.0 GPA who reside or are enrolled at a college or university in one of the following ADT designated markets: B0ca Raton, FL; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Indianapolis, IN; Jacksonville, FL; Knoxville, TN, or Rochester, NY. Applicant must be pursing a major in one of the following disciplines: communications, finance, human resources, information technology, liberal arts, or marketing.

Clifford H. “Ted” Rees, Jr. Scholarship
Sponsor: Clifford H. “Ted” Rees, Jr. Scholarship Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a HVACR training program at an accredited school. In addition to the general scholarship, there is a scholarship specifically for military veterans and students in Florida.

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