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.

Pumphrey Law Scholarship
Sponsor: Pumphrey Law
Amount: $500
Closing Date: August 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to Florida residents who are accepted or currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the U.S. Applicant must submit an essay on one of three given topics related to underage drinking/drug use, law, or social media.

FSA Scholarship
Sponsor: Florida Stormwater Association (FSA)
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: August 4, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students in colleges and schools of engineering, natural science, public administration (or closely related fields) who have an interest in stormwater quality, management or finance. Applicant must be attending a Florida college or university.

Youth Awards
Sponsor: Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 2, 2017
Description: Award is open to Latino high school seniors who excel both inside and outside the classroom, who have at least a 3.0 GPA and are Permanent residents, DACA, U.S. Citizens, or eligible non-citizens. Applicants must be from the Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Phoenix, San Francisco/Bay Area, or Washington, DC areas.

Barnes Scholarship
Sponsor: Tampa Bay Times Fund
Amount: Up to $15,000
Closing Date: October 21, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to college-bound teens who are high academic achievers, who have overcome significant obstacles in their lives and who have financial need. Applicant must be a high school senior from the Florida counties of Citrus, Hernado, Pasco, Pnellas, or Hillsborough. Applicant must aspire to attend college outside of Florida.

Disaster Preparation Scholarship
Sponsor: ServiceMaster By Glenn’s
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students with plans to attend a Florida trade school or university. Applicant must submit a video on a subject related to preparing for a hurricane.

Cellar Legal P.A. Employment Skills Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Cellar Legal, P.A.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 12, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to Florida high school seniors and college freshman seeking a degree at an accredited Florida four-year university, college or community college. Applicant must submit a video about job loss, workplace discrimination, disability or harassment on the job.

Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southern Bowling Congress
Amount: $750
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
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.

CASE Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Casualty Actuarial Society
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to college students who have sat for an actuarial exam and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must attend a college or university in one of the following Southeastern states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, or Virginia.

Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to rising high school seniors and current undergraduate college students who are members of the East Coast surfing community.

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