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Seniors! Collegeboard Opportunity Scholarships Info Session!

10/22/19 (Tuesday)
7:00pm
Bloomingdale Media Center

Thousands of dollars being given out throughout the year!  It's easy to enter....come find out how.  You can enter and win multiple times.

Heisman High School Scholarship

The Heisman High School Scholarship awards scholarships ranging from $500 to $5000 to high school seniors who have a minimum weighted GPA of at least 3.0, who participate in at least one high school sport, and who are leaders in school and in the community.    Applications must be submitted no later than 6 pm on October 29th, 2019.  Click here for more information and to apply.

Lombardi and Stamps Scholarship

 

The University of Florida is accepting applications for their Lombardi and Stamps Scholarship program.  Scholarship recipients are awarded a stipend of $2700 each semester for up to 8 semesters.  The scholarship application and nomination material must be received by November 12th.  Applicants must be accepted to the University of Florida and to the UF Honors Program.  For more information and to apply, click here.

 

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9th-12th graders!!! Visionary Scholarship Essay Contest DUE: 5/1/20

American College Foundation presents the:

Visionary Scholarship

Top Award: $5,000 (5 additional winner at $1,000 a piece)



Apply here:

americancollegefoundation.org

2020 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Essay contest open to high school students in grades 9-12.  Applicants should submit an essay of between 700 and 1000 words where they describe and analyze an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917.  Awards range from $100 - $10,000.  Essays must be submitted no later than January 17th, 2020.  Click here for more information, to register, and to submit your essay.

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Seniors!!! The Caring.com Scholarship DUE: 6/30/20!

$1,500 (2 winners)

Qualifications:

-must be a senior

-must be a student-caregiver (a student who is caring for an adult relative)

-must be planning to attend a four-year university, state college, or community college

 

What do you need to do?

Submit either a 1,500-word essay or a two-minute video addressing the following questions:

1. Who are you caring for and how are you involved as their caregiver?

2. How has your role as a caregiver influenced the decision for y…

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Seniors!!! Florida Tour Guide Scholarship DUE: 12/31/19!

$1,000 (multiple winners)

Qualifications:

-must be a senior

-must be planning to attend a four-year university, state college, community college, or tech school next school year

 

What do you need to do?

The Zebra wants to see your favorite road trip destination(s) in your state - from your perspective (it can be a virtual tour, a narrated animation, a slideshow of memorabilia, or an illustrated map of the best roadside attractions along the way).

1. Create a video

2. Po…

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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

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