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.

Dr. Nelson Ying Science Competition
Sponsor: Orlando Science Center
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 23, 2017
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.

SunTrust Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SunTrust
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 31, 2017
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.

Dixie Boys Baseball Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Baseball
Amount: $1,250
Closing Date: April 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to outstanding high school seniors who at one time participated in a franchised Dixie Boys Baseball (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia), Inc. program and plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university.

SPE Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Society of Plastics Engineers
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school students and current undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated or expressed an interest in the plastics industry. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open specifically to females, students of Mexican descent, and students attending institutions in Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Michigan, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oregon, Texas, and Washington.

Selby Scholarship Programs
Sponsor: William G. and Marie Selby Foundation
Amount: Up to $7,000 per year
Closing Date: April 3, 2017
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 demonstrated financial need.

UNICO National Scholarships
Sponsor: UNICO
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2017
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. In addition, there is a scholarship for students who want to study abroad.

Disaster Preparation Scholarship
Sponsor: ServiceMaster By Glenn’s
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school or 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.

Neumeier Family Leadership Award
Sponsor: Public Relations Student Society of America
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 26, 2017
Description: Award is open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in an accredited college or university in Georgia or Florida. Applicant must be a current PRSSA member who has demonstrated an outstanding record of effective leadership in the PRSSA and/or other campus or community organizations.

Clay Ford Scholarship
Sponsor: Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation
Amount: Up to $6,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to minority students who have completed 120 credit hours from an accredited institution in Florida and will remain in school for the fifth year to obtain a CPA license.

S. Florida Scholarship for Continued Education
Sponsor: Gordon & Doner Law Firm
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are enrolled in a Broward, Palm Beach or Martin County high school in Florida.

Rick and Sherry Murray Medical Futures Scholarship
Sponsor: ALS Association – Florida Chapter
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: July 13, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of Florida who are spouses, children, or grandchildren of a person who has been diagnosed with ALS. Applicant must be currently majoring in any medically related degree or attending any medically related certification program.

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.

 

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