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12th grade girls w/ community service: GFWC Sandy Waldron Scholarship App DUE: March 1st!

-community service

-college goals

-500 word essay on most rewarding volunteer experience (NOT about Relay For Life)

-2 letters of rec

Click here to view scholarship application.

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9-12 graders! Right Fit Foundation DUE: 4/30/18!

Award: $1,000-$5,000

-US citizen

-Hillsborough, Pasco, or Pinellas county resident

-preference given to middle income families

-3.0 weighted GPA

-finalists interviewed

-selection criteria: 25% for the ability to follow directions, 25% for the students’ academic profile, 50% for the…

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Seniors! American Muslim Alliance of Florida Inc. Scholarship DUE: 4/1/19!

Award: $500-$1000

 

-graduating from school in Florida

-open to students of all faiths and races

-entering college full time

-3.0 GPA w/ official high school transcript attached

-two (1 page…no longer) letters of recommendation from teachers of core subjects

-guidance counsel…

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Seniors! Community Action Board Scholarship DUE: 3/29/19!

Award: scholarships up to $5,000

 

-must be at least 16 and a senior

-household income must be at or below 125 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines as required by Community Services Block Grant (see chart in application)

-reside in Hillsborough county

-2.5 GPA

-recommendatio…

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Seniors! Buckhorn Scholarship DUE: 3/1/19!

Award: $500

 

-current resident in the Buckhorn subdivision

-75 csh

-3.0 unweighted GPA

-1 letter of recommendation (non-family member)

-permanent record summary (ask Mrs. Bass in guidance)

-copy of photo ID showing home address

-community service verification form (in appli…

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Seniors! The James (Coach) Day Scholarship DUE: 2/1/19!

Award: $1,000

 

-track and field active team member

-must participate in a scheduled event at the Bob Hayes Track Meet

-2.0 unweighted GPA

-official high school transcripts

-essay of no more than 250 words describing how your experience in track and field will help you achieve you…

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Seniors! Military Family Support Trust Scholarship DUE: 2/1/19!

Award: Eighteen 4-yr scholarships

 

-military eligibility: students parent, guardian, grand or great grandparent must meet criteria (see application eligibility section)

-3.0 unweighted GPA

-1000 on SAT or 21 on ACT

-must demonstrate superior leadership skills in school and/or commun…

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9-12 graders! 10 Words or Less Scholarship DUE: 1/31/19!

Award: $500

-Go to www.facebook.com/myscholarships and place a comment on any post you see. Your comment should answer the question:  “In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve the $500 scholarship.”

-“Like” their Facebook page

Find scholarship instructions here:

https://stud…

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Juniors! Coolidge Scholarship DUE: 1/23/19!

Award: $1,000-full ride for 4 years

-juniors planning to enroll in college in the fall of 2020

-primarily: academic excellence

-secondary: an interest in public policy, an appreciation for & understanding of the values President Coolidge championed, as well as humility & service

 

Fi…

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9-12 graders! NSU Holocaust Reflection Contest DUE: 1/21/19!

Award: $250-$1,000

-read & review documented survivor testimonials (accessible on their website)

-Identify a single testimonial that inspires you

-reflect on this piece of history, what it means to you, and how you can apply this insight in making your own daily life choices

-create an o…

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9-12 graders! John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest DUE: 1/18/19

Award: $100-$10,000

-students must register online

-write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage

-700-1000 word count, not including the bibliography which must have at least 5 varied reli…

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Seniors! University of Michigan Geisinger Scholarship DUE: 1/18/19

Award: $20,000 annually (4 years or bachelors degree)

-must be accepted at the University of Michigan & pursuing an undergraduate degree program in engineering

-non-Michigan resident student

-one-page personal essay based on what you hope to accomplish with a college education in engineerin…

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Seniors! Communtiy Roundtable scholarship DUE: 1/18/19

Amount: $1,000

-parent or guardian must be a resident of the greater Brandon area

-proof of residency

-3.0 weighted GPA

-no regard for financial need

-must provide college enrollment or acceptance letter

-will be chosen based on: community service, extra-curricular activities, acad…

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9th-12th graders!!! OppU Achievers Scholarship! DUE: 6/30/18!

-Amount: $2500 

-Short essay required

-9th-12th grader w/ at least a 3.0 unweighted GPA

-Apply here:

https://www.opploans.com/scholarship/

Seniors!!! AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary of Post 44 Scholarship Essay contest! DUE: 4/30/18

$1000

250-500 word essay

Topic: Respect the American Flag

submit essay via email: minton.susan@gmail.com

View scholarship info here.

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Seniors!!! Bloomingdale PTSA Scholarship! Due: 4/20/18

$500

-3.0 unweighted GPA or higher

-must have demonstrated leadership abilities OR have overcome challenges/obstacles

-quick, easy application (4 short answer questions)

*Turn into Mrs. Edgeman (Rm 102 E in guidance)

-Find application here.

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Seniors!!! Festa Italiana Scholarship DUE 3/13/18!!!

Festa Italiana Committee, in honor of Nelson Italiano, is offering a $5,000 scholarship to graduating Hillsborough county seniors.  The Festa Italiana Tampa Scholarship is open to any senior that is a United States citizen, has a 3.5 unweighted GPA, and is of Italian descent (this is interpreted as …

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Seniors!!! The Zebra “Show Off Your Stripes” 2018 Scholarship DUE: 5/31/18

The Zebra, the leading car insurance marketplace in the US, is offering a $1000 scholarship to graduating seniors.  Applicants have the option to create an original video not exceeding two minutes (must be hosted on YouTube or Vimeo) or create a three-(3) photo album (must be posted on Instagram or …

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Seniors!!! Brooks Law Group scholarship DUE: 5/1/18

Brooks Law Group is offering $1,000 (one) and $250 (one) scholarships to graduating seniors or undergraduate college students who reside in Polk or neighboring counties.  As part of the application, applicants must submit a photo, a small paragraph about themselves, and write an essay (between 700 a…

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Seniors!!! CAB Scholarship DUE: 3/30/18

The Department of Social Services, Community Action Board, is offering scholarships up to $5,000 to Hillsborough county residents.  Applicant’s family income must fall within 125% of the 2017 Federal Poverty Guidelines established for the Community Service Block Grant mandated requirements (see appl…

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