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.

NEWH | South Florida Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – South Florida Chapter
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: September 22, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in South Florida. Applicant must have completed at least half the requirements for a degree and must be pursuing a career objective in the Hospitality industry (Hotel/Restaurant management, Culinary, Food Service, Architecture, Design, etc.)

Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair Scholarship
Sponsor: Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students majoring or planning to major in agriculture, veterinary medicine, or other fields of study. Applicant must be a resident of one of the following Florida counties: Duval, Baker, Bradford, Clay, Nassau, or St. Johns County.

Youth Awards
Sponsor: Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 2, 2017extended to October 15, 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.

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