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12th graders....Iris and Hubert Allen Scholarship....DUE: 3/26/20!!!

Prize: $4,000 or $1,000 

-must be accepted for admission in degree seeking status at a four-year accredited university (if not accepted then award contingent upon receipt of acceptance for Fall, 2020)

-must have a 2.5 GPA or greater

-must be a US citizen

-must believe in the existence of god

-must have high standards of duty in civil, moral, and religious areas of life

-must not advocate the overthrow of federal, state or local government by force or violence

-must never h…

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12th graders.......Mattress Advisor's Sleep Science Scholarship....DUE: 3/20/20!!!

Prize: $1,000

-must be enrolling as a full time student at an accredited US college or University

-domestic, international, online and undocumented students are welcome to apply

-applicants must submit an 800-1000 wd essay about their sleep health and the impact it’s had on their education (quote research from recent studies in this field & explain what resources are available to help reduce poor sleep health)

Apply here:

https://www.mattressadvisor.com/sleep-scholarships/

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12th graders....SISTUHS Scholarship...DUE: 3/6/20!!!

Prize: $1,000

-be a an African-American female living in Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, or Polk counties

-be a graduating senior w/ plans to attend an accredited institution of higher education

-have an unweighted GPA of a 3.o or higher

-completed a minimum of 40 community service hours

-write an essay (250-500 wds)…see scholarship app for topic 

 

Click here to view scholarship application.

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9th-12th graders....The Violet Richardson Award...DUE: 1/17/20!!!

Prize: Award

-must be a female who volunteers in your school or community

-must have demonstrated initiative in both identifying a problem and trying to solve it

-must have had significant and noteworthy accomplishments as a volunteer

-must be between the ages of 14 and 17

 

Click here to view scholarship application.

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12th graders.....The Community Round Table Scholarship....DUE: 1/17/20!!!

Prize: $1,000

-parent or guardian must be a resident of the greater Brandon area (Fishhawk subdivision to the south, Interstate 4 to the north, Turkey Creek Road to the east, and US HWY 301 to the west)

-must have at least a 3.0 weighted GPA

-must be accepted to a 2 or 4 year accredited college or University

-award will be made without regard to financial need

Click here to view scholarship.

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11th graders....Coolidge Scholarship....DUE: 1/16/20!!!

Prize:

Full ride (tuition room, board, & expenses for 4 years of undergraduate study)

 

-must intend to enroll in full-time at an accredited US college or University as an undergraduate in fall 2021

-must be a US citizen or legal permanent resident

-cannot be the immediate family member of any current employee or trustee of the Coolidge Scholars Program of the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation

-winners are chosen based on academic excellence (primary), interest in public…

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9th-12th graders...Lightning Community Heroes of Tomorrow Award scholarship....DUE: 1/10/20!!!

Prize:

Up to $25,000 for self & $25,000 for a nonprofit that the student will work with to make their community service initiative a reality

 

-must have a passion for volunteerism w/ an idea for a community service initiative that would improve our community

-must live in Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, or Sarasota

-must complete a publicity release as a condition to selection

-must submit the required information regarding the organization to which he…

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9th-12th graders....Florida's Agriculture History Award Scholarship...DUE: 1/10/20!!!

Prize: $1,000

-must be Florida residents and attend school in Florida

-must submit a 500 word essay (essay must address one of the three topics outlined in the official context rules (you can view them from the website)

-must submit a letter of recommendation attesting to the contestant’s good moral character

Apply here:

https://www.fdacs.gov/Education/Agricultural-History-Award-Competition

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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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