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.

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Regions Financial Corporation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship contest is open to high school seniors and college students who live and attend school in a state where Regions does business (see website for specific states). Applicant must submit an essay on an African-American individual who inspires them because of their significant achievements in society.

National Italian American Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: The National Italian American Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
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 2019 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.

SunTrust Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SunTrust
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Sweepstakes is open to high school seniors and college undergraduates with permanent residence in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia. Students can enter online or by mail once during each two week drawing period.

Florida Realtors Education Foundation Student Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Florida Realtors
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 4, 2019
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.

Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southern Bowling Congress
Amount: $750
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
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.

Green Poster Contest
Sponsor: Concert on the Green
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
Description: Contest is open to students in Clay County, Florida in grades 4-12. Applicant must create a poster on the theme, “A Symphonic Celebration of the Arts.”

Selby Scholarship Programs
Sponsor: William G. and Marie Selby Foundation
Amount: Up to $7,000 per year
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and graduating Associate degree students from Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, or DeSoto counties in Florida. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have demonstrated financial need.

SETC Scholarships
Sponsor: Southeastern Theatre Conference, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students attending school in the 10 state region of SETC (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia). Applicant must be studying or planning to study theater or a closely related field.

Bill Prince Outstanding Jazz Musician Award
Sponsor: Concert on the Green
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 13, 2019
Description: Competition is open to students who live in or attend school in Clay County ane be in grades 9-12. Applicant must audition for the jazz competition.

Pumphrey Law Scholarship
Sponsor: Pumphrey Law
Amount: Up to $750
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. residents who are accepted or currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the U.S. Applicant must have demonstrated good character and academic achievement. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to binge drinking, hazing, or the Opioid Crisis.

UNICO National Scholarships
Sponsor: UNICO
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who live in a state of an active UNICO Chapter. Most scholarships are open to students of Italian heritage, but there are some open to all ethnicities. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open specifically to Engineering, Fine Arts, Italian Studies, Medical, Nursing, and Science majors.

CASE Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Casualty Actuarial Society
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
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.

PFLAG of Jacksonville Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG of Jacksonville
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who reside in the Jacksonville metropolitan area (Florida) and must demonstrate service to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.

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