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Seniors!!! Riverview Garden Club Scholarship...DUE 4/15/19!

-$2,500 (2 of them)

-must be seeking a degree in environmentally related fields of study

-must have 3.0 GPA or higher

-financial need

-2 letters of reference

 

View scholarship here.

Seniors! Festa Italiana Tampa Scholarship DUE: 3/15/19!

-be a high school senior graduating in Spring (May/June) of 2019, from a Hillsborough County public or private school

-be admitted to a four-year college or University for the fall of 2019

-be of Italian descent – this is interpreted as having a parent, grandparent or great-grandparent who was born in Italy

-3.5 unweighted GPA

-Be a United States citizen  or a permanent resident alien

-Winner will be asked to submit a written acceptance letter of the scholarship award and submi…

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Seniors! Johnson Scholarship Foundation Disabilities Scholarship DUE: 4/15/19!

-scholarship is for students with disabilities who will attend one of the 12 State Universities

-Florida resident

-complete application

Must meet academic requirements

-provide documentation of the nature and/or extent of disability

-must have submitted a FAFSA by March 1st

-3 letters of reference addressing your academic success and potential

-official transcripts with a 2.0 GPA

-provide a personal statement pertaining to your achievements, activities, career goals, and …

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Seniors! Johnson Scholarship Foundation UPS Scholarship DUE: 4/1/19!

-scholarship is for children of UPS employees or retirees who live in Florida

-UPS employee must have resided in Florida for at least the last 12 months

-If the UPS employee is not retired, they must be a CURRENT employee at UPS

 

Find scholarship application here:

www.jsf.bz

-Go to the Scholarships Application tab at the top right of their home page

12th graders! Brandon Ladies of Elks Scholarship DUE: 3/30/19!

-scholarship is for “the determined average student”

-maintained a B-C average

-participation in community and school activities

 

Scholarship appication can be found here:

 

www.brandonelks.org

-Go to the BLOE section…there you will find a section entitled BLOE scholarship

Seniors! Student-View Scholarship Program DUE: 4/22/19!

-log on and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area

-scholarship will be awarded via randon drawing

-winners will be announced in May

 

Find scholarship application here:

www.student-view.com

 

12th Graders! La Nuova Sicilia Unita Lodge #1251 Scholarship DUE: 3/31/19!

-official high shool transcript

-proof of financial need using one of the forms indicated

-a copy of your SAT or ACT test scores

-a 750-word essay on one of the indicated subjects

-scholarship checklist

-scholarship application (4 pages)

 

Click here to view scholarship.

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.

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 interview

 

Find scholarship application here:

www.rightfitfoundation.org

 

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 counselor statement page

-typed, one-page, single-spaced essay stating why you should be awarded a scholarship & why you plan to further your studies at a college or University

 

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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

-recommendation form (in application)

-college enrollment or acceptance letter

-2 full paged, typed essay addressing 6 questions (essay criteria in application)

-official school transcripts

Photo/talent…

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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 application)

-500-word essay describing your future career plans (double spaced)

 

Click here to view scholarship application.

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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 your career goals

-2 letters of recommendation

-list of community service and extra-curricular activities

-verification letter from track and field coach

 

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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 community activities

-must possess moral and character attributes worthy of scholarship candidates

-official high school transcripts

-SAT and/or ACT score sheets

Recommendation letters: 1-3 from…

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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://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10258/10

 

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

 

Find scholarship application here:

coolidgescholars.org

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 original piece that reflects how the Holocaust testimonial you’ve studied has affected you personally

-each student can submit one entry in one or more of the 3 categories: essay or poem, visual a…

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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 reliable sources

-see more essay specifics online

Find scholarship application here:

jfklibrary.org/essaycontest

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 engineering

Find scholarship application here:

http://scholarships.engin.umich.edu/new-students/

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, academics, & letter of reference

-250-word essay – How has your involvement in community service inspired you?

-community service time sheet (a copy of your student summary from Mrs. Bass)

-off…

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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 having one or more parent, grandparent, or great-grandparent who was born in Italy).  As part of the application, applicants must obtain a guidance counselor signature and write a 500 word (max) essay…

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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 Facebook and must tag The Zebra (@TheZebraCo).  It should be about you and your best friend, your grandma, your neighbor – it’s totally up to you.  Tell them what different things you like about each …

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