Florida Bright Futures and Other Scholarship Opportunities

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The Pasco County Schools Scholarship database provides information and resources on various scholarship opportunities for students. Carefully review each scholarship before beginning your application. Although most of the scholarships listed target students in the 12th grade, there are some opportunities for students in additional grades. This database will be updated frequently, so check back often.

Florida Bright Futures

The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program has helped more than 725,000 Florida students attend a postsecondary institution. Bright Futures awards include: Florida Academic Scholars award (FAS), Florida Medallion Scholars award (FMS), Florida Gold Seal CAPE Scholars award (GSC), and the Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars award (GSV).

For questions, please contact your school’s College/Career Specialist.

Titles Listing

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors.

Deadline: 06/12/2021
Website: https://abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php
Additional Information:

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships at abbottandfenner.com

Topic:

Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Senior in a Pasco County high school or GED recipient seeking a post-secondary education from a local state college or for admission to a technical school as a full-time student
  • Have a 2.5 to 3.5 cumulative grade-point average, and/or a SAT score of 800-1300 or ACT score of 20-28 within one year of application or a Pasco County high school diploma from an accredited educational institution
  • Provide documentation of extra-curricular activities and community service
  • Be a current resident of Pasco County, Florida
  • Statement of financial need describing economic challenges of applicant or official designation of poverty.
Deadline: 04/10/2021
Website: https://aacpascofl.org/aac-process-enrollment-period/
Additional Information:

Amount: $5,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or a legal permanent U.S. resident
  • Be African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian
  • Be a graduating high school senior
  • Intend to major or already major in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology, or another chemistry-related science AND plan to pursue a career in a chemistry-related science as well
  • Be a full-time student at a high school
  • Demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0 or higher)
Deadline: 03/01/2021
Website: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars.html
Additional Information:

The ACS Scholars Program awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students majoring in undergraduate chemistry-related disciplines, and are also intending to pursue careers in chemistry-related fields. Selected recipients are awarded up to $5,000* per academic year.

Amount: $10,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Current high school student, 15- to 18-years old
  • U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident
  • Parent or guardian approval (if under 18 years of age)
  • Not have completed a sport, recreational, glider, or private pilot certificate at the time of application
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Agree to complete solo flight or achieve pilot certificate within one year of receiving the scholarship
Deadline: 02/14/2021
Website: https://www.aopa.org/training-and-safety/students/flight-training-scholarships#AOPAHighSchoolFlightTrainingScholarship
Additional Information:

Thanks to the generosity of the Ray Foundation, 80 exceptional high school students, ages 15 to 18, will each receive a $10,000 flight training scholarships in 2021.

Scholarship recipients will be able to use the money for direct flight training expenses to pursue a primary pilot certificate, such as a private, sport, or recreational pilot certificate. They must also complete a flight training milestone, achieving either solo or earning a primary pilot certificate, within one year of receiving a scholarship.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 26
  • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Score a minimum of 1000 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores)
  • Meet physical standards
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard)
Deadline: 02/04/2021
Website: https://www.goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.html
Additional Information:

The Four-Year High School Scholarship is for high school students planning on attending a four-year college program. Contact your high school academic advisor or campus Military Science department for more information.

Army ROTC scholarships consist of:

  • Two-, three-, and four-year scholarship options based on the time remaining to complete your degree
  • Full-tuition scholarships
  • The option for room and board in place of tuition, if you should qualify
  • Additional allowances for books and fees

Amount: $100 - $2,000
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Contest is open to students worldwide, except where void or prohibited by law.
  • Essays must be written in English only.
  • Essays must be submitted electronically through the online portal.
  • Essay must be no fewer than 600 and no more than 1,200 words in length, double-spaced. 
Deadline: 04/29/2021
Website: https://aynrand.org/students/essay-contests/
Additional Information:

Have you ever read one of Ayn Rand’s thought-provoking novels? Now’s the time! Enter an Ayn Rand Institute essay contest and you’ll have a chance to win thousands of dollars in scholarship prize money.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic below:

Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most.  Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.

Your submissions must be sent to us by email at awards@studentawardsearch.com.

Deadline: 05/22/2021
Website: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
Additional Information:

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Open to all high school students.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.cappex.com/scholarships
Additional Information:

Cappex is a free online service that connects students with colleges and universities. The site also offers a monthly $1,000 scholarship. To apply, simply create a user profile. Once a student completes a profile, they may be invited to apply to certain colleges based on their qualifications and interests.

Amount: $2,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

The scholarship is open to all student-athletes who plan to attend a four-year college or university.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.captainu.com/get-started
Additional Information:

To apply, students must complete a free profile. Applicants will be judged based on profile completeness, activity on the website, and promotion of CaptainU. 

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Applicant must plan to attend college by fall semester 2021.
  • Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
Deadline: 07/31/2021
Website: https://www.cityproperty.com/phoenix#scholarship-link
Additional Information:
  • A transcript must be attached to application for consideration.
  • Applicant must submit an un-opened copy of official transcripts if selected as a finalist.
  • This scholarship is a one-time award worth $1,000 to be awarded the fall semester of 2021.
  • Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application.
  • Applicant will be required to demonstrate both their merit and their need for this scholarship.

Amount: $500 - $40,000
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

The College Board Opportunity Scholarships program is open to all class of 2021 students in the United States, Puerto Rico and the US territories. Students in the class of 2022 will be eligible next year.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/
Additional Information:

The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Complete all six steps, and you’re eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action.

Applying to college is a complicated process, so we've created a program that guides you through it. It doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your effort and initiative. Complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn scholarships.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

All applicants must be a current high school senior and must have plans to continue his/her education at a university, community college or technical school starting in summer or fall after your graduation.

Deadline: 04/01/2021
Website: https://debartolofamilyfoundation.org/programs/scholarships/
Additional Information:

The DeBartolo Family Foundation scholarship program was created to recognize Tampa Bay area high school graduating seniors who have achieved academic excellence despite obstacles and are dedicated to continuing their education. A one-time scholarship award is given to students prior to the start of their freshman year of college and can be used for any college-related expenses.

Amount: $1,500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Applicants should be enrolled in an accredited university, in the U.S.A.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA
Deadline: 06/30/2021
Website: https://www.personalinjurylawyerslosangeles.com/#scholarship
Additional Information:

El Dabe Law, passionately believes in and supports the importance of a proper education. Without an education, many doors will remain closed. Going to school is an uphill battle – and if you don’t have the proper aid in place – you may end up never going to school. We make this easier for you, by offering our $1500 scholarship. This scholarship is our way of providing support to those who want a higher education.

Amount: $5,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States.
  • Must be a high school senior graduating between August 1, 2020 and July 31, 2021.
  • Must have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4 point scale (high school/home schooled seniors).
  • Must enroll for Fall 2021 as a freshman or 1st year student in part-time or full-time study at a 2-year, 4-year, college, university, trade or vocational school. The school must be an accredited U.S. institution, and listed on the official website for the U.S. Department of Education.
Deadline: 03/16/2021
Website: https://app.mykaleidoscope.com/scholarship/flavorfulfutures
Additional Information:

The Sparkling Ice® Flavorful Futures Scholarship Program awards 5 scholarships of $5000 each. Eligible applicants who complete the online application process will be evaluated based on academic achievement and the creativity of their application, which should showcase what makes them who they are and how they want to contribute their gifts through education. We receive a large number of applications and recommend you begin the application process early.

Amount: Up to $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

To qualify, applicants must graduate in calendar year 2021 with a GPA of 2.5 or above and enroll in a participating career college. Applicants may also be requested to demonstrate commitment to community service and/or financial need.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.imagine-america.org/10172-2/?
Additional Information:

Amount: $30,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Be a graduating high school senior
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
  • Present evidence of financial need
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
Deadline: 02/01/2021
Website: https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/?utm_campaign=counselors&utm_source=programs&utm_term=FY21&utm_medium=email
Additional Information:

The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides a multi-faceted experience designed to not only address the financial needs of minority students who aspire to attend college but also to guide them through the process of higher education.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Visit www.jimmyranefoundation.org for requirements and more information.

Deadline: 02/05/2021
Website: https://www.jimmyranefoundation.org/scholarship-about
Additional Information:

The Jimmy Rane Foundation was established with the purpose of sending deserving students to college. Since then, the Foundation has awarded 462 scholarships to well-deserving students.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

APPLICANTS MUST BE THE CHILD OF ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Active duty, reserve, or veteran U.S. Marine*
  • A Marine killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps
  • Active duty, reserve, or veteran U.S. Navy Corpsman who is/was attached to a U.S. Marine Corps unit or who was killed while serving with a U.S. Marine Corps unit*
  • A U.S. Navy Chaplain or Religious Programs Specialist who is/was attached to a U.S. Marine Corps unit or who was killed while serving with a U.S. Marine Corps unit*

*Veterans must have received an honorable discharge. A discharge status of other, general,  under honorable conditions, dishonorable, etc. are not eligible for an award.

Additionally, applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • GPA of at least 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale)
  • Family adjusted gross income for the 2019 tax year that does not exceed $103,000. Non-taxable allowances are not included in the adjusted gross income.
  • Attending or planning to attend a college or career training school listed on the National Center for Education Statistic’s College Navigator website in the 2020-21 academic year.
Deadline: 03/02/2021
Website: http://www.mcsf.org/apply/
Additional Information:

UNDERGRADUATE & ASSOCIATE DEGREES

This scholarship is for undergraduate students, including those pursuing non-degree certificate programs that are longer than 12 months. Apply for this scholarship if you are:

  • An incoming college freshman or currently in college
  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree, associates, or certificate

 

CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE)

This scholarship is for students planning to attend a non-degree certificate program or vocational training that is 12 months or less at a community college or private career school.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must have earned your high school diploma or GED in the Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 to apply.
  • Must reside in, or have graduated from, a high school in Pinellas, Pasco, Hillsborough, Hernando, Manatee in FL, or Middlesex, Worcester, Essex, or Bristol County in MA.
  • Must have an overall 2.5 grade point average (GPA) or GED test score of 660 or greater.
  • Early graduates may submit their scholarship applications by January 1, 2021 if intending to apply for a spring class start.
Deadline: 06/01/2021
Website: https://www.naa.edu/scholarship/
Additional Information:

National Aviation Academy’s Charles E. Taylor Scholarship, named for the first aviation mechanic, has been established to recognize and encourage students who wish to pursue careers in aviation maintenance, as well as promote the future of aviation and, more specifically, highly-trained airframe and powerplant (A&P) mechanics.

Amount: $2,000 - $25,000
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Eligible participants must be citizens of or lawful permanent residents of the United States. All contestants must be bona fide students herein described as any student under the age of 20 years on the date of the national contest who is presently enrolled in a high school or junior high school (public, parochial, military, private or home school). The curriculum of the school must be considered to be of high school level, commencing with grade 9 and terminating with grade 12. Students must be enrolled in high school or junior high school during the time of participation at any level of The American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest. Contestants must either be legally domiciled within or attend an educational institution within the department that they enter competition. 

To request more information, visit www.legion.org/oratorical/request.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.legion.org/scholarships/oratorical
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Must be US citizen and at least 17 years of age
  • Minimum scores on at least one test: 1000 SAT/22 ACT/74 ASVAB

For additional requirements visit https://www.public.navy.mil/netc/nstc/nrotc/requirements.aspx.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.public.navy.mil/netc/nstc/nrotc/scholarships.aspx
Additional Information:

For more information, contact Sergeant Dowling at 407-398-9434 or Durrell.Dowling@marines.usmc.mil.

Amount: $2,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Open to all high school seniors.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.niche.com/colleges/scholarship/no-essay-scholarship/
Additional Information:

Niche is a college resource that enables students to learn about different colleges and find the right fit. The Niche “No Essay” Scholarship offers students the chance to win $2,000 each month. To apply, create a free Niche account — it takes less than a minute. Applicants must be a college student within the next 12 months. 

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Visit www.bold.org for more information and requirements.

Deadline: 02/01/2021
Website: https://bold.org/scholarships/nikhil-desai-perspective-scholarship/
Additional Information:

This scholarship is for anyone who has had one moment in their life shift their perspective and perception on what it means to live.  This moment can be joyous, sorrowful, or comedic; everyone's experience is unique and equally pertinent!

While not required, applicants who are first-generation Americans or first-generation college students will be preferred, but ultimately the winner will be chosen based on the quality of their essay.

Amount: $2,500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • High school seniors
  • cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0
  • U.S. citizen or resident
Deadline: 03/31/2021
Website: https://www.opploans.com/oppu/scholarship/
Additional Information:

Students submit a short response to the question "What makes you an achiever?"

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Click here for individual scholarship requirements and to complete your application.

Deadline: 01/31/2021
Website: https://www.pascoeducationfoundation.org/
Additional Information:

Generous donors to the Pasco Education Foundation help make these scholarships possible for students. A committee of application reviewers award scholarships to graduating seniors in Pasco County Public Schools who have applied and met certain criteria through a competitive process. If you are awarded a scholarship, you will need to complete a few steps in order to receive your scholarship funds. Scholarships are typically awarded for one academic year or term, unless otherwise noted. Scholarship recipients have up to one year to claim their funds.

Amount: $500 - $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Current High School Seniors studying in one of the 50 States or Washington DC
  • Plan on attending a 2 or 4 year college next school year
Deadline: 05/31/2021
Website: https://pbjscholarship.org/
Additional Information:

The PB & J Scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All high schools students are eligible to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.salliemae.com/college-planning/registration/
Additional Information:

The Plan for College Sweepstakes, sponsored by Sallie Mae, offers a $1,000 monthly drawing for high school and college students. Simply create an account to use one of Sallie Mae’s free college planning tools to enter.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Visit www.raise.me for specific requirements.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.raise.me/
Additional Information:

RaiseMe is a social enterprise focused on expanding access to higher education, especially among low income and first generation students. RaiseMe enables students to earn scholarships throughout high school, starting as early as 9th grade, for doing all the things that best prepare them to succeed, whether that’s getting good grades, volunteering in the community, or joining an extracurricular.

Amount: $1,000 - $5,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Eligibility

  • US Citizen
  • Hillsborough, Pasco or Pinellas County Resident
  • High School Student
  • Weighted GPA of 3.0 or higher

Requirements

  • Submission of a completed application
  • An interview may be requested to select finalists
  • A parent or legal guardian will be required to give consent for the winning student’s bio (name, picture, high school, graduation year and college attending) to be posted on our website. We may contact parents prior to winner selection to verify permission.
Deadline: 05/30/2021
Website: https://www.rightfitfoundation.org/
Additional Information:

The foundation may award $5000 or $1000 to multiple finalists. Students must be admitted and plan to attend an accredited 4-year college or university. Preference will be given to middle income families ($50,000 - $200,000 household annual income).

Amount: $1,250 - $10,000
Grades: 11
Requirements:

Scholarship applications are restricted to high school juniors who attend the current session of either The American Legion Boys State or American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program and are a direct descendant - i.e. child, grandchild, great grandchild, etc. - or a legally adopted child of a wartime U.S. military veteran who served on active duty during at least one of the periods of war officially designated as eligibility dates for American Legion membership.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.legion.org/scholarships/samsung
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12, Other
Requirements:

Click here for specific scholarship requirements.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.artandwriting.org/scholarships/
Additional Information:

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards partner with dedicated individuals, foundations, and corporations to offer creative challenges and scholarship opportunities to students.

Amount: Up to $10,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • High School Senior
  • Childhood diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes
  • Successfully managing diabetes with proper medication, exercise and diet
  • Commitment to education by maintaining in excess of a 3.0 grade point average
  • Commitment to participating in athletics by actively participating on an organized team
  • United States Citizen
Deadline: 04/15/2021
Website: http://verplankfoundation.com/scholarships/
Additional Information:

The Scott and Kim Verplank Foundation provides annually, renewable college scholarships to students beginning their undergraduate studies of up to $10,000 to be used toward tuition, student fees, and books. Scholarships are renewable for up to a maximum of four years for any one recipient based on completing the renewal requirements.

Amount: $1,500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • An incoming freshman (to be enrolled in the Fall of 2021 in good academic standing)
  • Attending any 2 year or 4 year accredited college or university as a full-time student
  • Judging will be based on the submission quality of the application, which will include a short, 1000 word or less essay on why Aging Matters to the applicant.
Deadline: 05/15/2021
Website: https://www.seniorcare.com/scholarship/
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies up to $12,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

High school graduating seniors with a distinguished record of community involvement and a strong desire to continue to learn through service are encouraged to apply. Competitive candidates have community involvement beyond the normal requirements for high school graduation or Florida Bright Futures scholarships, both in quantity and depth of service. A commitment that exhibits initiative and leadership will be given greater consideration. 

Deadline: 01/22/2021
Website: https://thecenter.fsu.edu/recognition/service-scholars
Additional Information:

The Service Scholar Program is a four-year, comprehensive, co-curricular program. Service Scholars will complete a minimum of 75 service hours per semester (45 hours for first-semester first-year students), participate in individual and group service projects, attend regular meetings, engage in coursework tailored to each year in the program, and promote community participation among their peers. The program includes an annual $3,000 scholarship, which is automatically renewed each year, provided requirements are met.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

A few main eligibility points:

  • Only candidates who identify as a female/woman.
  • Undergraduate/community college applicants must be planning to study an ABET-accredited program in engineering, technology, or computing in the upcoming academic year.  
  • Masters and PhD candidates must be enrolled or accepted at a school with ABET-accredited programs in engineering, computing, or technology.
  • You must be planning to attend full time (exceptions are made for reentry and non-traditional applicants).
  • You must not be fully funded for tuition, fees, and books or equivalent.
Deadline: 05/01/2021
Website: https://scholarships.swe.org/applications/login.asp
Additional Information:

The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to those who identify as a female/woman and are studying community college, baccalaureate, or graduate programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. In 2019, SWE awarded nearly 260 new and renewed scholarships valued at over $810,000.

Amount: Provides Housing
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Financial need
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Applicants must be accepted to one of the seven university partners. Florida Gulf Coast University, University of Florida, Santa Fe College, Tallahassee Community College, Florida A&M University, Florida State University, or Flagler College – Tallahassee.

For more requirement information visit www.southernscholarship.org.

Deadline: 04/01/2021
Website: https://www.southernscholarship.org/
Additional Information:

Through rent-free housing and cooperative living, Southern Scholarship Foundation supports students who lack financial resources, demonstrate excellent academic merit, and exemplify good character attend institutions of higher education.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

See website for criteria and eligibility.

www.stampsscholars.org

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.stampsscholars.org/
Additional Information:

Applying for a Stamps Scholarship is easy: just apply to one or more of our partner schools. If you qualify, you’ll automatically be considered for a Stamps award.

Click here to view the partner schools.

Amount: $5,000 - $20,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • High school seniors in public and private high schools in Pinellas, Hillsborough or Pasco counties may apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States.
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, community service and evidence of having overcome significant obstacles in life.
Deadline: 03/02/2021
Website: https://sunshineopportunityscholarships.com/
Additional Information:

Each winner is eligible to receive $5,000 per year for four years ($20,000). Winners are selected in March and announced in April. In order to continue to receive the scholarship during undergraduate years, the student must be enrolled full-time in college and remain in good academic standing (transcript and personal essay required annually for renewal).

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All high school students are eligible to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: http://www.supercollege.com/scholarship/
Additional Information:

The SuperCollege Scholarship is available to all students — high school, undergraduate, graduate, and returning adults. Win up to $1,000 in funds applicable for tuition, room and board, books, or other education-related expenses. Applicants must complete an online form. The recipient will be chosen based on completeness of the application.

Amount: $250 - $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Short essay and video submission required. 

Deadline: 04/30/2021
Website: https://www.sydneyhasasister.com/scholarship-application.html
Additional Information:

Scholarships for graduating seniors who have a sibling diagnosed with Autism.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be considered eligible for the 2020 Live Más Scholarship Program:

  • Applicant is a legal resident of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (“D.C.”) who is at least 16 years of age and no older than 24 years of age, located in the United States or D.C.
  • Applicant must be on-track to apply for or enrolled in an accredited post-high school/post-secondary educational program (including accredited two-and four-year colleges, universities, vocational-technical and trade schools).
  • Has not previously received a Live Más Scholarship.
Deadline: 01/20/2021
Website: https://www.tacobellfoundation.org/live-mas-scholarship/
Additional Information:

Amount: $500 - $5,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Applicants are asked to write a 1,200 to 1,500-word essay that describes the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on themselves, their families or their communities, and what they have learned in light of coping with the brain disorder.

Open to all high school seniors who plan to enter an accredited college/university in 2021.

Deadline: 02/15/2021
Website: https://alzfdn.org/young-leaders-of-afa/scholarship-contest/
Additional Information:

AFA’s Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship Essay Contest is an annual competition for college-bound high school seniors.  The grand prize winner receives $5,000, with additional prizes awarded for runners up.

Amount: $2,500
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or the District of Columbia.
  • Applicant must be at least 13-years-old.
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in 8th - 12th grade in a school. Homeschool qualifies as well.
Deadline: 03/31/2021
Website: https://www.cirkledin.com/scholarships/?ref=counselor-scholarship-flyer
Additional Information:

Cirkled In is the award-winning, secure, FREE platform for students to create an electronic portfolio showcasing their holistic skills and achievements. Get discovered by colleges and increase your success rate for all applications - from internships to summer jobs and more.

Amount: Up to $20,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Children of U.S. military members who died while on active duty on or after Sept. 11, 2001.
  • Children of post-9/11 veterans having been assigned a combined disability rating of 50 percent or greater by the Department of Veterans Affairs also qualify.

Visit www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy/about for eligibility and required application materials.

Deadline: 04/15/2021
Website: https://www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy
Additional Information:

The American Legion Legacy Scholarship is a needs-based scholarship designed to fulfill a financial gap remaining after all federal and state educational grants/scholarships available to an eligible applicant have been utilized.

Amount: $500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate. The student must be a high school senior.

Deadline: 06/19/2021
Website: https://bigsunathletics.com/
Additional Information:

The Big Sun Athletic Organization is dedicated to providing an opportunity for young athletes to learn and to excel. We are developing programs in all sports in our community in an effort to keep our children motivated, healthy and to teach them the value of teamwork.

Amount: $2,500
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

The competitive talent and merit based scholarships program is open to talented high school juniors and seniors in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties.

Deadline: 02/23/2021
Website: https://www.tbbca.org/programs-events/art-stars-scholarships/?utm_source=Copy+of+Campaign+Created+2019%2F01%2F16%2C+3%3A28+PM&utm_campaign=2020+CHASS+Application&utm_medium=email
Additional Information:

Students may apply in one, more or all disciplines in which they are qualified, but separate applications for each discipline must be submitted online via TBBCA pARTner Kaleidoscope.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11
Requirements:

Visit www.coolidgescholars.org for selection criteria.

Deadline: 01/20/2021
Website: https://coolidgescholars.org/
Additional Information:

The Coolidge Scholarship is an annually awarded, full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study.

Amount: up to $12,500 per year
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Applicants must be dependent children of full-time employees in the financial services industry (commercial banks, investment banks, securities brokerage firms, insurance companies, fund and asset management companies, credit card and finance companies and similar businesses as determined by the Foundation). Employees must be presently employed with five years of experience OR no longer employed in this field but had ten years of experience which ended no longer than five years prior to the GAR Scholarship application closing date (which is located on the top of the application).
  • Students must be graduating high school seniors who are enrolling as full time first year students in pursuit of a four-year bachelor's degree at an accredited college/university in the United States.
  • Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) and rank in the top 20% of their class.
  • Students must demonstrate financial need.
  • Students must be a US citizen or legal resident.
Deadline: 02/16/2021
Website: http://www.gordonrich.org/html/index.html
Additional Information:

GAR's mission is to award grants to support the higher education goals of its recipients. The recipients of GAR scholarships are exceptionally qualified high school students with demonstrated financial need whose parents or guardians have, or had, a career in the financial services industry. You can view the Master List of companies which meet this definition; however, this list is not exhaustive. If you feel that a company which is not on the list meets this definition, please send an email to info@gordonrich.org with the name, location, phone number, and description of the organization.

Amount: $500 - $2,000
Grades: 11
Requirements:

  • Any high school Junior (class of 2022)
  • Residing in the United States
  • Plays a high school or club sport
  • Maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher
Deadline: 05/31/2021
Website: https://positivecoach.org/awards-programs/triple-impact-competitor-scholarships/
Additional Information:

PCA awards scholarships of $500-$2,000 (depending on location) to high school athletes, based on their responses to questions pertaining to how they meet the standard defined in Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor by PCA Founder Jim Thompson.

Amount: $500 - $4,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Current and retired members of unions participating in any Union Plus program, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations) are eligible. Grandchildren are not eligible unless a legal dependent (as defined by IRS regulations).  At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent). The one year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31, 2021.
  • Members of participating unions from the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada are eligible.
  • The applicant must be accepted into a U.S. accredited college, university, community college, technical or trade school at the time the award is issued.  Awards must be used for the 2021 - 2022 school year.
  • Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply.
Deadline: 01/31/2021
Website: https://www.unionplus.org/benefits/education/union-plus-scholarships
Additional Information:

Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.8 million to students of union families. Over 3,200 union families have benefited from our commitment to higher education.
This program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation, which is sponsored by Union Privilege.

Amount: Full Tuition and housing
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale).
  • Have been accepted for admission or currently attending one of the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities.
  • Study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related academic disciplines.
  • Demonstrate leadership and community service.
Deadline: 01/31/2021
Website: https://www.usda.gov/partnerships/1890NationalScholars
Additional Information:

The goal of the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is to increase the number of minorities studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, and the related disciplines.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Whatever your passion, there are a number of scholarships for you to consider. To view all available scholarships, please click here.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://foundation.usf.edu/here/scholarship-office/available-scholarships
Additional Information:

The USF Foundation Scholarship Office is here to offer support to the USF student community through scholarship aid from USF Foundation donors. We are committed to being the best resource of customer service to past, present and future USF students and educating and encouraging the development of these students into future philanthropists.

Amount: $200
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All high school students are eligible to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship
Additional Information:

Apply for the monthly Varsity Tutors Scholarship for a chance to win a $200 grand prize. Students must submit an essay, promote their essay on social media, and score the most votes. 

Amount: $10,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Entries may only be sent by students graduating from high school in SPRING 2021.

Deadline: 02/20/2021
Website: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9544
Additional Information:

 The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle. 

Amount: Varies up to $94,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

To attend the Royal Cup you must have Applied to Warner University, also you must meet ONE of the following:

  • 3.5 cumulative GPA or 
  • ACT score of 23+ or  
  • SAT score of 1130+ or higher or 
  • Be in the Top 15% of your Graduating Class 
Deadline: 01/21/2021
Website: https://www.warner.edu/royal-cup/
Additional Information:

Students will submit a resume, two letters of recommendation, and write an essay on what makes them unique. During the event, students will have formal interviews with faculty and staff along with writing a 500-word essay (Prompt provided when students arrive).  After all of the planned events during the weekend, the top 10 finalists along with the top scholar will be picked. 

Amount: $500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Students who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident
Deadline: 07/01/2021
Website: https://www.wisegeek.com/lgbtq-awareness-scholarship.htm
Additional Information:

Amount: $1,000 - $6,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • A high school senior with a GPA of a 3.3
  • Female who plans to persue a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance

Click here for more eligibility requirements.

Deadline: 02/22/2021
Website: https://www.iamcybersafe.org/s/womens-scholarships
Additional Information:

Amount: Up to $11,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Be a high school senior and maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA.
  • Be a bona fide resident within the service area of Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative, Inc., for at least one year prior to December 31.
  • Be the dependent of a Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative, Inc., member.
  • Plan to attend an in-state college, university or technical school full time (minimum of 12 credit hours per semester).
Deadline: 03/26/2021
Website: https://wrec.net/educational-foundation/
Additional Information:

Successful candidates will receive $1,375 per semester (maximum $11,000) for undergraduate studies. Applications are available at any WREC office, or you may download and print a copy of the application by clicking here: Scholarship Application Form. Completed applications must be returned to WREC Educational Foundation, P.O. Box 278, Dade City, FL 33526-0278. The screening and recommendation of candidates will be at the discretion of a committee designated by WREC.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors.

Deadline: 06/12/2021
Website: https://abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php
Category:
Additional Information:

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships at abbottandfenner.com

Topic:

Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Senior in a Pasco County high school or GED recipient seeking a post-secondary education from a local state college or for admission to a technical school as a full-time student
  • Have a 2.5 to 3.5 cumulative grade-point average, and/or a SAT score of 800-1300 or ACT score of 20-28 within one year of application or a Pasco County high school diploma from an accredited educational institution
  • Provide documentation of extra-curricular activities and community service
  • Be a current resident of Pasco County, Florida
  • Statement of financial need describing economic challenges of applicant or official designation of poverty.
Deadline: 04/10/2021
Website: https://aacpascofl.org/aac-process-enrollment-period/
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: $5,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or a legal permanent U.S. resident
  • Be African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian
  • Be a graduating high school senior
  • Intend to major or already major in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology, or another chemistry-related science AND plan to pursue a career in a chemistry-related science as well
  • Be a full-time student at a high school
  • Demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0 or higher)
Deadline: 03/01/2021
Website: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars.html
Category:
Additional Information:

The ACS Scholars Program awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students majoring in undergraduate chemistry-related disciplines, and are also intending to pursue careers in chemistry-related fields. Selected recipients are awarded up to $5,000* per academic year.

Amount: $10,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Current high school student, 15- to 18-years old
  • U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident
  • Parent or guardian approval (if under 18 years of age)
  • Not have completed a sport, recreational, glider, or private pilot certificate at the time of application
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Agree to complete solo flight or achieve pilot certificate within one year of receiving the scholarship
Deadline: 02/14/2021
Website: https://www.aopa.org/training-and-safety/students/flight-training-scholarships#AOPAHighSchoolFlightTrainingScholarship
Category:
Additional Information:

Thanks to the generosity of the Ray Foundation, 80 exceptional high school students, ages 15 to 18, will each receive a $10,000 flight training scholarships in 2021.

Scholarship recipients will be able to use the money for direct flight training expenses to pursue a primary pilot certificate, such as a private, sport, or recreational pilot certificate. They must also complete a flight training milestone, achieving either solo or earning a primary pilot certificate, within one year of receiving a scholarship.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 26
  • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Score a minimum of 1000 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores)
  • Meet physical standards
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard)
Deadline: 02/04/2021
Website: https://www.goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.html
Category:
Additional Information:

The Four-Year High School Scholarship is for high school students planning on attending a four-year college program. Contact your high school academic advisor or campus Military Science department for more information.

Army ROTC scholarships consist of:

  • Two-, three-, and four-year scholarship options based on the time remaining to complete your degree
  • Full-tuition scholarships
  • The option for room and board in place of tuition, if you should qualify
  • Additional allowances for books and fees

Amount: $100 - $2,000
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Contest is open to students worldwide, except where void or prohibited by law.
  • Essays must be written in English only.
  • Essays must be submitted electronically through the online portal.
  • Essay must be no fewer than 600 and no more than 1,200 words in length, double-spaced. 
Deadline: 04/29/2021
Website: https://aynrand.org/students/essay-contests/
Category:
Additional Information:

Have you ever read one of Ayn Rand’s thought-provoking novels? Now’s the time! Enter an Ayn Rand Institute essay contest and you’ll have a chance to win thousands of dollars in scholarship prize money.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic below:

Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most.  Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.

Your submissions must be sent to us by email at awards@studentawardsearch.com.

Deadline: 05/22/2021
Website: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Open to all high school students.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.cappex.com/scholarships
Category:
Additional Information:

Cappex is a free online service that connects students with colleges and universities. The site also offers a monthly $1,000 scholarship. To apply, simply create a user profile. Once a student completes a profile, they may be invited to apply to certain colleges based on their qualifications and interests.

Amount: $2,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

The scholarship is open to all student-athletes who plan to attend a four-year college or university.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.captainu.com/get-started
Category:
Additional Information:

To apply, students must complete a free profile. Applicants will be judged based on profile completeness, activity on the website, and promotion of CaptainU. 

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Applicant must plan to attend college by fall semester 2021.
  • Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
Deadline: 07/31/2021
Website: https://www.cityproperty.com/phoenix#scholarship-link
Category:
Additional Information:
  • A transcript must be attached to application for consideration.
  • Applicant must submit an un-opened copy of official transcripts if selected as a finalist.
  • This scholarship is a one-time award worth $1,000 to be awarded the fall semester of 2021.
  • Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application.
  • Applicant will be required to demonstrate both their merit and their need for this scholarship.

Amount: $500 - $40,000
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

The College Board Opportunity Scholarships program is open to all class of 2021 students in the United States, Puerto Rico and the US territories. Students in the class of 2022 will be eligible next year.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/
Category: General
Additional Information:

The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Complete all six steps, and you’re eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action.

Applying to college is a complicated process, so we've created a program that guides you through it. It doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your effort and initiative. Complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn scholarships.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

All applicants must be a current high school senior and must have plans to continue his/her education at a university, community college or technical school starting in summer or fall after your graduation.

Deadline: 04/01/2021
Website: https://debartolofamilyfoundation.org/programs/scholarships/
Category:
Additional Information:

The DeBartolo Family Foundation scholarship program was created to recognize Tampa Bay area high school graduating seniors who have achieved academic excellence despite obstacles and are dedicated to continuing their education. A one-time scholarship award is given to students prior to the start of their freshman year of college and can be used for any college-related expenses.

Amount: $1,500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Applicants should be enrolled in an accredited university, in the U.S.A.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA
Deadline: 06/30/2021
Website: https://www.personalinjurylawyerslosangeles.com/#scholarship
Category:
Additional Information:

El Dabe Law, passionately believes in and supports the importance of a proper education. Without an education, many doors will remain closed. Going to school is an uphill battle – and if you don’t have the proper aid in place – you may end up never going to school. We make this easier for you, by offering our $1500 scholarship. This scholarship is our way of providing support to those who want a higher education.

Amount: $5,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States.
  • Must be a high school senior graduating between August 1, 2020 and July 31, 2021.
  • Must have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4 point scale (high school/home schooled seniors).
  • Must enroll for Fall 2021 as a freshman or 1st year student in part-time or full-time study at a 2-year, 4-year, college, university, trade or vocational school. The school must be an accredited U.S. institution, and listed on the official website for the U.S. Department of Education.
Deadline: 03/16/2021
Website: https://app.mykaleidoscope.com/scholarship/flavorfulfutures
Category:
Additional Information:

The Sparkling Ice® Flavorful Futures Scholarship Program awards 5 scholarships of $5000 each. Eligible applicants who complete the online application process will be evaluated based on academic achievement and the creativity of their application, which should showcase what makes them who they are and how they want to contribute their gifts through education. We receive a large number of applications and recommend you begin the application process early.

Amount: Up to $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

To qualify, applicants must graduate in calendar year 2021 with a GPA of 2.5 or above and enroll in a participating career college. Applicants may also be requested to demonstrate commitment to community service and/or financial need.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.imagine-america.org/10172-2/?
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: $30,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Be a graduating high school senior
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
  • Present evidence of financial need
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
Deadline: 02/01/2021
Website: https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/?utm_campaign=counselors&utm_source=programs&utm_term=FY21&utm_medium=email
Category:
Additional Information:

The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides a multi-faceted experience designed to not only address the financial needs of minority students who aspire to attend college but also to guide them through the process of higher education.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Visit www.jimmyranefoundation.org for requirements and more information.

Deadline: 02/05/2021
Website: https://www.jimmyranefoundation.org/scholarship-about
Category:
Additional Information:

The Jimmy Rane Foundation was established with the purpose of sending deserving students to college. Since then, the Foundation has awarded 462 scholarships to well-deserving students.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

APPLICANTS MUST BE THE CHILD OF ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Active duty, reserve, or veteran U.S. Marine*
  • A Marine killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps
  • Active duty, reserve, or veteran U.S. Navy Corpsman who is/was attached to a U.S. Marine Corps unit or who was killed while serving with a U.S. Marine Corps unit*
  • A U.S. Navy Chaplain or Religious Programs Specialist who is/was attached to a U.S. Marine Corps unit or who was killed while serving with a U.S. Marine Corps unit*

*Veterans must have received an honorable discharge. A discharge status of other, general,  under honorable conditions, dishonorable, etc. are not eligible for an award.

Additionally, applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • GPA of at least 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale)
  • Family adjusted gross income for the 2019 tax year that does not exceed $103,000. Non-taxable allowances are not included in the adjusted gross income.
  • Attending or planning to attend a college or career training school listed on the National Center for Education Statistic’s College Navigator website in the 2020-21 academic year.
Deadline: 03/02/2021
Website: http://www.mcsf.org/apply/
Category:
Additional Information:

UNDERGRADUATE & ASSOCIATE DEGREES

This scholarship is for undergraduate students, including those pursuing non-degree certificate programs that are longer than 12 months. Apply for this scholarship if you are:

  • An incoming college freshman or currently in college
  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree, associates, or certificate

 

CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE)

This scholarship is for students planning to attend a non-degree certificate program or vocational training that is 12 months or less at a community college or private career school.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must have earned your high school diploma or GED in the Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 to apply.
  • Must reside in, or have graduated from, a high school in Pinellas, Pasco, Hillsborough, Hernando, Manatee in FL, or Middlesex, Worcester, Essex, or Bristol County in MA.
  • Must have an overall 2.5 grade point average (GPA) or GED test score of 660 or greater.
  • Early graduates may submit their scholarship applications by January 1, 2021 if intending to apply for a spring class start.
Deadline: 06/01/2021
Website: https://www.naa.edu/scholarship/
Category:
Additional Information:

National Aviation Academy’s Charles E. Taylor Scholarship, named for the first aviation mechanic, has been established to recognize and encourage students who wish to pursue careers in aviation maintenance, as well as promote the future of aviation and, more specifically, highly-trained airframe and powerplant (A&P) mechanics.

Amount: $2,000 - $25,000
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Eligible participants must be citizens of or lawful permanent residents of the United States. All contestants must be bona fide students herein described as any student under the age of 20 years on the date of the national contest who is presently enrolled in a high school or junior high school (public, parochial, military, private or home school). The curriculum of the school must be considered to be of high school level, commencing with grade 9 and terminating with grade 12. Students must be enrolled in high school or junior high school during the time of participation at any level of The American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest. Contestants must either be legally domiciled within or attend an educational institution within the department that they enter competition. 

To request more information, visit www.legion.org/oratorical/request.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.legion.org/scholarships/oratorical
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Must be US citizen and at least 17 years of age
  • Minimum scores on at least one test: 1000 SAT/22 ACT/74 ASVAB

For additional requirements visit https://www.public.navy.mil/netc/nstc/nrotc/requirements.aspx.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.public.navy.mil/netc/nstc/nrotc/scholarships.aspx
Category:
Additional Information:

For more information, contact Sergeant Dowling at 407-398-9434 or Durrell.Dowling@marines.usmc.mil.

Amount: $2,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Open to all high school seniors.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.niche.com/colleges/scholarship/no-essay-scholarship/
Category:
Additional Information:

Niche is a college resource that enables students to learn about different colleges and find the right fit. The Niche “No Essay” Scholarship offers students the chance to win $2,000 each month. To apply, create a free Niche account — it takes less than a minute. Applicants must be a college student within the next 12 months. 

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Visit www.bold.org for more information and requirements.

Deadline: 02/01/2021
Website: https://bold.org/scholarships/nikhil-desai-perspective-scholarship/
Category:
Additional Information:

This scholarship is for anyone who has had one moment in their life shift their perspective and perception on what it means to live.  This moment can be joyous, sorrowful, or comedic; everyone's experience is unique and equally pertinent!

While not required, applicants who are first-generation Americans or first-generation college students will be preferred, but ultimately the winner will be chosen based on the quality of their essay.

Amount: $2,500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • High school seniors
  • cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0
  • U.S. citizen or resident
Deadline: 03/31/2021
Website: https://www.opploans.com/oppu/scholarship/
Category:
Additional Information:

Students submit a short response to the question "What makes you an achiever?"

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Click here for individual scholarship requirements and to complete your application.

Deadline: 01/31/2021
Website: https://www.pascoeducationfoundation.org/
Category: General
Additional Information:

Generous donors to the Pasco Education Foundation help make these scholarships possible for students. A committee of application reviewers award scholarships to graduating seniors in Pasco County Public Schools who have applied and met certain criteria through a competitive process. If you are awarded a scholarship, you will need to complete a few steps in order to receive your scholarship funds. Scholarships are typically awarded for one academic year or term, unless otherwise noted. Scholarship recipients have up to one year to claim their funds.

Amount: $500 - $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Current High School Seniors studying in one of the 50 States or Washington DC
  • Plan on attending a 2 or 4 year college next school year
Deadline: 05/31/2021
Website: https://pbjscholarship.org/
Category:
Additional Information:

The PB & J Scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All high schools students are eligible to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.salliemae.com/college-planning/registration/
Category:
Additional Information:

The Plan for College Sweepstakes, sponsored by Sallie Mae, offers a $1,000 monthly drawing for high school and college students. Simply create an account to use one of Sallie Mae’s free college planning tools to enter.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Visit www.raise.me for specific requirements.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.raise.me/
Category:
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RaiseMe is a social enterprise focused on expanding access to higher education, especially among low income and first generation students. RaiseMe enables students to earn scholarships throughout high school, starting as early as 9th grade, for doing all the things that best prepare them to succeed, whether that’s getting good grades, volunteering in the community, or joining an extracurricular.

Amount: $1,000 - $5,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Eligibility

  • US Citizen
  • Hillsborough, Pasco or Pinellas County Resident
  • High School Student
  • Weighted GPA of 3.0 or higher

Requirements

  • Submission of a completed application
  • An interview may be requested to select finalists
  • A parent or legal guardian will be required to give consent for the winning student’s bio (name, picture, high school, graduation year and college attending) to be posted on our website. We may contact parents prior to winner selection to verify permission.
Deadline: 05/30/2021
Website: https://www.rightfitfoundation.org/
Category:
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The foundation may award $5000 or $1000 to multiple finalists. Students must be admitted and plan to attend an accredited 4-year college or university. Preference will be given to middle income families ($50,000 - $200,000 household annual income).

Amount: $1,250 - $10,000
Grades: 11
Requirements:

Scholarship applications are restricted to high school juniors who attend the current session of either The American Legion Boys State or American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program and are a direct descendant - i.e. child, grandchild, great grandchild, etc. - or a legally adopted child of a wartime U.S. military veteran who served on active duty during at least one of the periods of war officially designated as eligibility dates for American Legion membership.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.legion.org/scholarships/samsung
Category:
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Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12, Other
Requirements:

Click here for specific scholarship requirements.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.artandwriting.org/scholarships/
Category: General
Additional Information:

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards partner with dedicated individuals, foundations, and corporations to offer creative challenges and scholarship opportunities to students.

Amount: Up to $10,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • High School Senior
  • Childhood diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes
  • Successfully managing diabetes with proper medication, exercise and diet
  • Commitment to education by maintaining in excess of a 3.0 grade point average
  • Commitment to participating in athletics by actively participating on an organized team
  • United States Citizen
Deadline: 04/15/2021
Website: http://verplankfoundation.com/scholarships/
Category:
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The Scott and Kim Verplank Foundation provides annually, renewable college scholarships to students beginning their undergraduate studies of up to $10,000 to be used toward tuition, student fees, and books. Scholarships are renewable for up to a maximum of four years for any one recipient based on completing the renewal requirements.

Amount: $1,500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • An incoming freshman (to be enrolled in the Fall of 2021 in good academic standing)
  • Attending any 2 year or 4 year accredited college or university as a full-time student
  • Judging will be based on the submission quality of the application, which will include a short, 1000 word or less essay on why Aging Matters to the applicant.
Deadline: 05/15/2021
Website: https://www.seniorcare.com/scholarship/
Category:
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Amount: Varies up to $12,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

High school graduating seniors with a distinguished record of community involvement and a strong desire to continue to learn through service are encouraged to apply. Competitive candidates have community involvement beyond the normal requirements for high school graduation or Florida Bright Futures scholarships, both in quantity and depth of service. A commitment that exhibits initiative and leadership will be given greater consideration. 

Deadline: 01/22/2021
Website: https://thecenter.fsu.edu/recognition/service-scholars
Category:
Additional Information:

The Service Scholar Program is a four-year, comprehensive, co-curricular program. Service Scholars will complete a minimum of 75 service hours per semester (45 hours for first-semester first-year students), participate in individual and group service projects, attend regular meetings, engage in coursework tailored to each year in the program, and promote community participation among their peers. The program includes an annual $3,000 scholarship, which is automatically renewed each year, provided requirements are met.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

A few main eligibility points:

  • Only candidates who identify as a female/woman.
  • Undergraduate/community college applicants must be planning to study an ABET-accredited program in engineering, technology, or computing in the upcoming academic year.  
  • Masters and PhD candidates must be enrolled or accepted at a school with ABET-accredited programs in engineering, computing, or technology.
  • You must be planning to attend full time (exceptions are made for reentry and non-traditional applicants).
  • You must not be fully funded for tuition, fees, and books or equivalent.
Deadline: 05/01/2021
Website: https://scholarships.swe.org/applications/login.asp
Category:
Additional Information:

The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to those who identify as a female/woman and are studying community college, baccalaureate, or graduate programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. In 2019, SWE awarded nearly 260 new and renewed scholarships valued at over $810,000.

Amount: Provides Housing
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Financial need
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Applicants must be accepted to one of the seven university partners. Florida Gulf Coast University, University of Florida, Santa Fe College, Tallahassee Community College, Florida A&M University, Florida State University, or Flagler College – Tallahassee.

For more requirement information visit www.southernscholarship.org.

Deadline: 04/01/2021
Website: https://www.southernscholarship.org/
Category:
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Through rent-free housing and cooperative living, Southern Scholarship Foundation supports students who lack financial resources, demonstrate excellent academic merit, and exemplify good character attend institutions of higher education.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

See website for criteria and eligibility.

www.stampsscholars.org

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.stampsscholars.org/
Category:
Additional Information:

Applying for a Stamps Scholarship is easy: just apply to one or more of our partner schools. If you qualify, you’ll automatically be considered for a Stamps award.

Click here to view the partner schools.

Amount: $5,000 - $20,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • High school seniors in public and private high schools in Pinellas, Hillsborough or Pasco counties may apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States.
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, community service and evidence of having overcome significant obstacles in life.
Deadline: 03/02/2021
Website: https://sunshineopportunityscholarships.com/
Category:
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Each winner is eligible to receive $5,000 per year for four years ($20,000). Winners are selected in March and announced in April. In order to continue to receive the scholarship during undergraduate years, the student must be enrolled full-time in college and remain in good academic standing (transcript and personal essay required annually for renewal).

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All high school students are eligible to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: http://www.supercollege.com/scholarship/
Category:
Additional Information:

The SuperCollege Scholarship is available to all students — high school, undergraduate, graduate, and returning adults. Win up to $1,000 in funds applicable for tuition, room and board, books, or other education-related expenses. Applicants must complete an online form. The recipient will be chosen based on completeness of the application.

Amount: $250 - $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Short essay and video submission required. 

Deadline: 04/30/2021
Website: https://www.sydneyhasasister.com/scholarship-application.html
Category:
Additional Information:

Scholarships for graduating seniors who have a sibling diagnosed with Autism.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be considered eligible for the 2020 Live Más Scholarship Program:

  • Applicant is a legal resident of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (“D.C.”) who is at least 16 years of age and no older than 24 years of age, located in the United States or D.C.
  • Applicant must be on-track to apply for or enrolled in an accredited post-high school/post-secondary educational program (including accredited two-and four-year colleges, universities, vocational-technical and trade schools).
  • Has not previously received a Live Más Scholarship.
Deadline: 01/20/2021
Website: https://www.tacobellfoundation.org/live-mas-scholarship/
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: $500 - $5,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Applicants are asked to write a 1,200 to 1,500-word essay that describes the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on themselves, their families or their communities, and what they have learned in light of coping with the brain disorder.

Open to all high school seniors who plan to enter an accredited college/university in 2021.

Deadline: 02/15/2021
Website: https://alzfdn.org/young-leaders-of-afa/scholarship-contest/
Category: General
Additional Information:

AFA’s Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship Essay Contest is an annual competition for college-bound high school seniors.  The grand prize winner receives $5,000, with additional prizes awarded for runners up.

Amount: $2,500
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or the District of Columbia.
  • Applicant must be at least 13-years-old.
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in 8th - 12th grade in a school. Homeschool qualifies as well.
Deadline: 03/31/2021
Website: https://www.cirkledin.com/scholarships/?ref=counselor-scholarship-flyer
Category:
Additional Information:

Cirkled In is the award-winning, secure, FREE platform for students to create an electronic portfolio showcasing their holistic skills and achievements. Get discovered by colleges and increase your success rate for all applications - from internships to summer jobs and more.

Amount: Up to $20,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Children of U.S. military members who died while on active duty on or after Sept. 11, 2001.
  • Children of post-9/11 veterans having been assigned a combined disability rating of 50 percent or greater by the Department of Veterans Affairs also qualify.

Visit www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy/about for eligibility and required application materials.

Deadline: 04/15/2021
Website: https://www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy
Category:
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The American Legion Legacy Scholarship is a needs-based scholarship designed to fulfill a financial gap remaining after all federal and state educational grants/scholarships available to an eligible applicant have been utilized.

Amount: $500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate. The student must be a high school senior.

Deadline: 06/19/2021
Website: https://bigsunathletics.com/
Category:
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The Big Sun Athletic Organization is dedicated to providing an opportunity for young athletes to learn and to excel. We are developing programs in all sports in our community in an effort to keep our children motivated, healthy and to teach them the value of teamwork.

Amount: $2,500
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

The competitive talent and merit based scholarships program is open to talented high school juniors and seniors in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties.

Deadline: 02/23/2021
Website: https://www.tbbca.org/programs-events/art-stars-scholarships/?utm_source=Copy+of+Campaign+Created+2019%2F01%2F16%2C+3%3A28+PM&utm_campaign=2020+CHASS+Application&utm_medium=email
Category:
Additional Information:

Students may apply in one, more or all disciplines in which they are qualified, but separate applications for each discipline must be submitted online via TBBCA pARTner Kaleidoscope.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11
Requirements:

Visit www.coolidgescholars.org for selection criteria.

Deadline: 01/20/2021
Website: https://coolidgescholars.org/
Category:
Additional Information:

The Coolidge Scholarship is an annually awarded, full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study.

Amount: up to $12,500 per year
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Applicants must be dependent children of full-time employees in the financial services industry (commercial banks, investment banks, securities brokerage firms, insurance companies, fund and asset management companies, credit card and finance companies and similar businesses as determined by the Foundation). Employees must be presently employed with five years of experience OR no longer employed in this field but had ten years of experience which ended no longer than five years prior to the GAR Scholarship application closing date (which is located on the top of the application).
  • Students must be graduating high school seniors who are enrolling as full time first year students in pursuit of a four-year bachelor's degree at an accredited college/university in the United States.
  • Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) and rank in the top 20% of their class.
  • Students must demonstrate financial need.
  • Students must be a US citizen or legal resident.
Deadline: 02/16/2021
Website: http://www.gordonrich.org/html/index.html
Category:
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GAR's mission is to award grants to support the higher education goals of its recipients. The recipients of GAR scholarships are exceptionally qualified high school students with demonstrated financial need whose parents or guardians have, or had, a career in the financial services industry. You can view the Master List of companies which meet this definition; however, this list is not exhaustive. If you feel that a company which is not on the list meets this definition, please send an email to info@gordonrich.org with the name, location, phone number, and description of the organization.

Amount: $500 - $2,000
Grades: 11
Requirements:

  • Any high school Junior (class of 2022)
  • Residing in the United States
  • Plays a high school or club sport
  • Maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher
Deadline: 05/31/2021
Website: https://positivecoach.org/awards-programs/triple-impact-competitor-scholarships/
Category:
Additional Information:

PCA awards scholarships of $500-$2,000 (depending on location) to high school athletes, based on their responses to questions pertaining to how they meet the standard defined in Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor by PCA Founder Jim Thompson.

Amount: $500 - $4,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Current and retired members of unions participating in any Union Plus program, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations) are eligible. Grandchildren are not eligible unless a legal dependent (as defined by IRS regulations).  At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent). The one year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31, 2021.
  • Members of participating unions from the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada are eligible.
  • The applicant must be accepted into a U.S. accredited college, university, community college, technical or trade school at the time the award is issued.  Awards must be used for the 2021 - 2022 school year.
  • Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply.
Deadline: 01/31/2021
Website: https://www.unionplus.org/benefits/education/union-plus-scholarships
Category:
Additional Information:

Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.8 million to students of union families. Over 3,200 union families have benefited from our commitment to higher education.
This program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation, which is sponsored by Union Privilege.

Amount: Full Tuition and housing
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale).
  • Have been accepted for admission or currently attending one of the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities.
  • Study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related academic disciplines.
  • Demonstrate leadership and community service.
Deadline: 01/31/2021
Website: https://www.usda.gov/partnerships/1890NationalScholars
Category:
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The goal of the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is to increase the number of minorities studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, and the related disciplines.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Whatever your passion, there are a number of scholarships for you to consider. To view all available scholarships, please click here.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://foundation.usf.edu/here/scholarship-office/available-scholarships
Category:
Additional Information:

The USF Foundation Scholarship Office is here to offer support to the USF student community through scholarship aid from USF Foundation donors. We are committed to being the best resource of customer service to past, present and future USF students and educating and encouraging the development of these students into future philanthropists.

Amount: $200
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All high school students are eligible to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship
Category:
Additional Information:

Apply for the monthly Varsity Tutors Scholarship for a chance to win a $200 grand prize. Students must submit an essay, promote their essay on social media, and score the most votes. 

Amount: $10,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Entries may only be sent by students graduating from high school in SPRING 2021.

Deadline: 02/20/2021
Website: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9544
Category:
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 The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle. 

Amount: Varies up to $94,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

To attend the Royal Cup you must have Applied to Warner University, also you must meet ONE of the following:

  • 3.5 cumulative GPA or 
  • ACT score of 23+ or  
  • SAT score of 1130+ or higher or 
  • Be in the Top 15% of your Graduating Class 
Deadline: 01/21/2021
Website: https://www.warner.edu/royal-cup/
Category:
Additional Information:

Students will submit a resume, two letters of recommendation, and write an essay on what makes them unique. During the event, students will have formal interviews with faculty and staff along with writing a 500-word essay (Prompt provided when students arrive).  After all of the planned events during the weekend, the top 10 finalists along with the top scholar will be picked. 

Amount: $500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Students who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident
Deadline: 07/01/2021
Website: https://www.wisegeek.com/lgbtq-awareness-scholarship.htm
Category:
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Amount: $1,000 - $6,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • A high school senior with a GPA of a 3.3
  • Female who plans to persue a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance

Click here for more eligibility requirements.

Deadline: 02/22/2021
Website: https://www.iamcybersafe.org/s/womens-scholarships
Category:
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Amount: Up to $11,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Be a high school senior and maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA.
  • Be a bona fide resident within the service area of Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative, Inc., for at least one year prior to December 31.
  • Be the dependent of a Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative, Inc., member.
  • Plan to attend an in-state college, university or technical school full time (minimum of 12 credit hours per semester).
Deadline: 03/26/2021
Website: https://wrec.net/educational-foundation/
Category:
Additional Information:

Successful candidates will receive $1,375 per semester (maximum $11,000) for undergraduate studies. Applications are available at any WREC office, or you may download and print a copy of the application by clicking here: Scholarship Application Form. Completed applications must be returned to WREC Educational Foundation, P.O. Box 278, Dade City, FL 33526-0278. The screening and recommendation of candidates will be at the discretion of a committee designated by WREC.

Amount: $500 - $40,000
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

The College Board Opportunity Scholarships program is open to all class of 2021 students in the United States, Puerto Rico and the US territories. Students in the class of 2022 will be eligible next year.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/
Additional Information:

The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Complete all six steps, and you’re eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action.

Applying to college is a complicated process, so we've created a program that guides you through it. It doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your effort and initiative. Complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn scholarships.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12, Other
Requirements:

Click here for specific scholarship requirements.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.artandwriting.org/scholarships/
Additional Information:

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards partner with dedicated individuals, foundations, and corporations to offer creative challenges and scholarship opportunities to students.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Visit www.raise.me for specific requirements.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.raise.me/
Additional Information:

RaiseMe is a social enterprise focused on expanding access to higher education, especially among low income and first generation students. RaiseMe enables students to earn scholarships throughout high school, starting as early as 9th grade, for doing all the things that best prepare them to succeed, whether that’s getting good grades, volunteering in the community, or joining an extracurricular.

Amount: $1,250 - $10,000
Grades: 11
Requirements:

Scholarship applications are restricted to high school juniors who attend the current session of either The American Legion Boys State or American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program and are a direct descendant - i.e. child, grandchild, great grandchild, etc. - or a legally adopted child of a wartime U.S. military veteran who served on active duty during at least one of the periods of war officially designated as eligibility dates for American Legion membership.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.legion.org/scholarships/samsung
Additional Information:

Amount: $2,000 - $25,000
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Eligible participants must be citizens of or lawful permanent residents of the United States. All contestants must be bona fide students herein described as any student under the age of 20 years on the date of the national contest who is presently enrolled in a high school or junior high school (public, parochial, military, private or home school). The curriculum of the school must be considered to be of high school level, commencing with grade 9 and terminating with grade 12. Students must be enrolled in high school or junior high school during the time of participation at any level of The American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest. Contestants must either be legally domiciled within or attend an educational institution within the department that they enter competition. 

To request more information, visit www.legion.org/oratorical/request.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.legion.org/scholarships/oratorical
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Whatever your passion, there are a number of scholarships for you to consider. To view all available scholarships, please click here.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://foundation.usf.edu/here/scholarship-office/available-scholarships
Additional Information:

The USF Foundation Scholarship Office is here to offer support to the USF student community through scholarship aid from USF Foundation donors. We are committed to being the best resource of customer service to past, present and future USF students and educating and encouraging the development of these students into future philanthropists.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Must be US citizen and at least 17 years of age
  • Minimum scores on at least one test: 1000 SAT/22 ACT/74 ASVAB

For additional requirements visit https://www.public.navy.mil/netc/nstc/nrotc/requirements.aspx.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.public.navy.mil/netc/nstc/nrotc/scholarships.aspx
Additional Information:

For more information, contact Sergeant Dowling at 407-398-9434 or Durrell.Dowling@marines.usmc.mil.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

See website for criteria and eligibility.

www.stampsscholars.org

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.stampsscholars.org/
Additional Information:

Applying for a Stamps Scholarship is easy: just apply to one or more of our partner schools. If you qualify, you’ll automatically be considered for a Stamps award.

Click here to view the partner schools.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Open to all high school students.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.cappex.com/scholarships
Additional Information:

Cappex is a free online service that connects students with colleges and universities. The site also offers a monthly $1,000 scholarship. To apply, simply create a user profile. Once a student completes a profile, they may be invited to apply to certain colleges based on their qualifications and interests.

Amount: $2,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

The scholarship is open to all student-athletes who plan to attend a four-year college or university.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.captainu.com/get-started
Additional Information:

To apply, students must complete a free profile. Applicants will be judged based on profile completeness, activity on the website, and promotion of CaptainU. 

Amount: $2,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Open to all high school seniors.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.niche.com/colleges/scholarship/no-essay-scholarship/
Additional Information:

Niche is a college resource that enables students to learn about different colleges and find the right fit. The Niche “No Essay” Scholarship offers students the chance to win $2,000 each month. To apply, create a free Niche account — it takes less than a minute. Applicants must be a college student within the next 12 months. 

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All high schools students are eligible to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.salliemae.com/college-planning/registration/
Additional Information:

The Plan for College Sweepstakes, sponsored by Sallie Mae, offers a $1,000 monthly drawing for high school and college students. Simply create an account to use one of Sallie Mae’s free college planning tools to enter.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All high school students are eligible to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: http://www.supercollege.com/scholarship/
Additional Information:

The SuperCollege Scholarship is available to all students — high school, undergraduate, graduate, and returning adults. Win up to $1,000 in funds applicable for tuition, room and board, books, or other education-related expenses. Applicants must complete an online form. The recipient will be chosen based on completeness of the application.

Amount: $200
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All high school students are eligible to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship
Additional Information:

Apply for the monthly Varsity Tutors Scholarship for a chance to win a $200 grand prize. Students must submit an essay, promote their essay on social media, and score the most votes. 

Amount: Up to $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

To qualify, applicants must graduate in calendar year 2021 with a GPA of 2.5 or above and enroll in a participating career college. Applicants may also be requested to demonstrate commitment to community service and/or financial need.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.imagine-america.org/10172-2/?
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11
Requirements:

Visit www.coolidgescholars.org for selection criteria.

Deadline: 01/20/2021
Website: https://coolidgescholars.org/
Additional Information:

The Coolidge Scholarship is an annually awarded, full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be considered eligible for the 2020 Live Más Scholarship Program:

  • Applicant is a legal resident of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (“D.C.”) who is at least 16 years of age and no older than 24 years of age, located in the United States or D.C.
  • Applicant must be on-track to apply for or enrolled in an accredited post-high school/post-secondary educational program (including accredited two-and four-year colleges, universities, vocational-technical and trade schools).
  • Has not previously received a Live Más Scholarship.
Deadline: 01/20/2021
Website: https://www.tacobellfoundation.org/live-mas-scholarship/
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies up to $94,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

To attend the Royal Cup you must have Applied to Warner University, also you must meet ONE of the following:

  • 3.5 cumulative GPA or 
  • ACT score of 23+ or  
  • SAT score of 1130+ or higher or 
  • Be in the Top 15% of your Graduating Class 
Deadline: 01/21/2021
Website: https://www.warner.edu/royal-cup/
Additional Information:

Students will submit a resume, two letters of recommendation, and write an essay on what makes them unique. During the event, students will have formal interviews with faculty and staff along with writing a 500-word essay (Prompt provided when students arrive).  After all of the planned events during the weekend, the top 10 finalists along with the top scholar will be picked. 

Amount: Varies up to $12,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

High school graduating seniors with a distinguished record of community involvement and a strong desire to continue to learn through service are encouraged to apply. Competitive candidates have community involvement beyond the normal requirements for high school graduation or Florida Bright Futures scholarships, both in quantity and depth of service. A commitment that exhibits initiative and leadership will be given greater consideration. 

Deadline: 01/22/2021
Website: https://thecenter.fsu.edu/recognition/service-scholars
Additional Information:

The Service Scholar Program is a four-year, comprehensive, co-curricular program. Service Scholars will complete a minimum of 75 service hours per semester (45 hours for first-semester first-year students), participate in individual and group service projects, attend regular meetings, engage in coursework tailored to each year in the program, and promote community participation among their peers. The program includes an annual $3,000 scholarship, which is automatically renewed each year, provided requirements are met.

Amount: $500 - $4,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Current and retired members of unions participating in any Union Plus program, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations) are eligible. Grandchildren are not eligible unless a legal dependent (as defined by IRS regulations).  At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent). The one year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31, 2021.
  • Members of participating unions from the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada are eligible.
  • The applicant must be accepted into a U.S. accredited college, university, community college, technical or trade school at the time the award is issued.  Awards must be used for the 2021 - 2022 school year.
  • Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply.
Deadline: 01/31/2021
Website: https://www.unionplus.org/benefits/education/union-plus-scholarships
Additional Information:

Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.8 million to students of union families. Over 3,200 union families have benefited from our commitment to higher education.
This program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation, which is sponsored by Union Privilege.

Amount: Full Tuition and housing
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale).
  • Have been accepted for admission or currently attending one of the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities.
  • Study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related academic disciplines.
  • Demonstrate leadership and community service.
Deadline: 01/31/2021
Website: https://www.usda.gov/partnerships/1890NationalScholars
Additional Information:

The goal of the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is to increase the number of minorities studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, and the related disciplines.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Click here for individual scholarship requirements and to complete your application.

Deadline: 01/31/2021
Website: https://www.pascoeducationfoundation.org/
Additional Information:

Generous donors to the Pasco Education Foundation help make these scholarships possible for students. A committee of application reviewers award scholarships to graduating seniors in Pasco County Public Schools who have applied and met certain criteria through a competitive process. If you are awarded a scholarship, you will need to complete a few steps in order to receive your scholarship funds. Scholarships are typically awarded for one academic year or term, unless otherwise noted. Scholarship recipients have up to one year to claim their funds.

Amount: $30,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Be a graduating high school senior
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
  • Present evidence of financial need
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
Deadline: 02/01/2021
Website: https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/?utm_campaign=counselors&utm_source=programs&utm_term=FY21&utm_medium=email
Additional Information:

The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides a multi-faceted experience designed to not only address the financial needs of minority students who aspire to attend college but also to guide them through the process of higher education.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Visit www.bold.org for more information and requirements.

Deadline: 02/01/2021
Website: https://bold.org/scholarships/nikhil-desai-perspective-scholarship/
Additional Information:

This scholarship is for anyone who has had one moment in their life shift their perspective and perception on what it means to live.  This moment can be joyous, sorrowful, or comedic; everyone's experience is unique and equally pertinent!

While not required, applicants who are first-generation Americans or first-generation college students will be preferred, but ultimately the winner will be chosen based on the quality of their essay.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 26
  • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Score a minimum of 1000 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores)
  • Meet physical standards
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard)
Deadline: 02/04/2021
Website: https://www.goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.html
Additional Information:

The Four-Year High School Scholarship is for high school students planning on attending a four-year college program. Contact your high school academic advisor or campus Military Science department for more information.

Army ROTC scholarships consist of:

  • Two-, three-, and four-year scholarship options based on the time remaining to complete your degree
  • Full-tuition scholarships
  • The option for room and board in place of tuition, if you should qualify
  • Additional allowances for books and fees

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Visit www.jimmyranefoundation.org for requirements and more information.

Deadline: 02/05/2021
Website: https://www.jimmyranefoundation.org/scholarship-about
Additional Information:

The Jimmy Rane Foundation was established with the purpose of sending deserving students to college. Since then, the Foundation has awarded 462 scholarships to well-deserving students.

Amount: $10,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Current high school student, 15- to 18-years old
  • U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident
  • Parent or guardian approval (if under 18 years of age)
  • Not have completed a sport, recreational, glider, or private pilot certificate at the time of application
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Agree to complete solo flight or achieve pilot certificate within one year of receiving the scholarship
Deadline: 02/14/2021
Website: https://www.aopa.org/training-and-safety/students/flight-training-scholarships#AOPAHighSchoolFlightTrainingScholarship
Additional Information:

Thanks to the generosity of the Ray Foundation, 80 exceptional high school students, ages 15 to 18, will each receive a $10,000 flight training scholarships in 2021.

Scholarship recipients will be able to use the money for direct flight training expenses to pursue a primary pilot certificate, such as a private, sport, or recreational pilot certificate. They must also complete a flight training milestone, achieving either solo or earning a primary pilot certificate, within one year of receiving a scholarship.

Amount: $500 - $5,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Applicants are asked to write a 1,200 to 1,500-word essay that describes the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on themselves, their families or their communities, and what they have learned in light of coping with the brain disorder.

Open to all high school seniors who plan to enter an accredited college/university in 2021.

Deadline: 02/15/2021
Website: https://alzfdn.org/young-leaders-of-afa/scholarship-contest/
Additional Information:

AFA’s Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship Essay Contest is an annual competition for college-bound high school seniors.  The grand prize winner receives $5,000, with additional prizes awarded for runners up.

Amount: up to $12,500 per year
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Applicants must be dependent children of full-time employees in the financial services industry (commercial banks, investment banks, securities brokerage firms, insurance companies, fund and asset management companies, credit card and finance companies and similar businesses as determined by the Foundation). Employees must be presently employed with five years of experience OR no longer employed in this field but had ten years of experience which ended no longer than five years prior to the GAR Scholarship application closing date (which is located on the top of the application).
  • Students must be graduating high school seniors who are enrolling as full time first year students in pursuit of a four-year bachelor's degree at an accredited college/university in the United States.
  • Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) and rank in the top 20% of their class.
  • Students must demonstrate financial need.
  • Students must be a US citizen or legal resident.
Deadline: 02/16/2021
Website: http://www.gordonrich.org/html/index.html
Additional Information:

GAR's mission is to award grants to support the higher education goals of its recipients. The recipients of GAR scholarships are exceptionally qualified high school students with demonstrated financial need whose parents or guardians have, or had, a career in the financial services industry. You can view the Master List of companies which meet this definition; however, this list is not exhaustive. If you feel that a company which is not on the list meets this definition, please send an email to info@gordonrich.org with the name, location, phone number, and description of the organization.

Amount: $10,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Entries may only be sent by students graduating from high school in SPRING 2021.

Deadline: 02/20/2021
Website: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9544
Additional Information:

 The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle. 

Amount: $1,000 - $6,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • A high school senior with a GPA of a 3.3
  • Female who plans to persue a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance

Click here for more eligibility requirements.

Deadline: 02/22/2021
Website: https://www.iamcybersafe.org/s/womens-scholarships
Additional Information:

Amount: $2,500
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

The competitive talent and merit based scholarships program is open to talented high school juniors and seniors in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties.

Deadline: 02/23/2021
Website: https://www.tbbca.org/programs-events/art-stars-scholarships/?utm_source=Copy+of+Campaign+Created+2019%2F01%2F16%2C+3%3A28+PM&utm_campaign=2020+CHASS+Application&utm_medium=email
Additional Information:

Students may apply in one, more or all disciplines in which they are qualified, but separate applications for each discipline must be submitted online via TBBCA pARTner Kaleidoscope.

Amount: $5,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or a legal permanent U.S. resident
  • Be African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian
  • Be a graduating high school senior
  • Intend to major or already major in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology, or another chemistry-related science AND plan to pursue a career in a chemistry-related science as well
  • Be a full-time student at a high school
  • Demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0 or higher)
Deadline: 03/01/2021
Website: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars.html
Additional Information:

The ACS Scholars Program awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students majoring in undergraduate chemistry-related disciplines, and are also intending to pursue careers in chemistry-related fields. Selected recipients are awarded up to $5,000* per academic year.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

APPLICANTS MUST BE THE CHILD OF ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Active duty, reserve, or veteran U.S. Marine*
  • A Marine killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps
  • Active duty, reserve, or veteran U.S. Navy Corpsman who is/was attached to a U.S. Marine Corps unit or who was killed while serving with a U.S. Marine Corps unit*
  • A U.S. Navy Chaplain or Religious Programs Specialist who is/was attached to a U.S. Marine Corps unit or who was killed while serving with a U.S. Marine Corps unit*

*Veterans must have received an honorable discharge. A discharge status of other, general,  under honorable conditions, dishonorable, etc. are not eligible for an award.

Additionally, applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • GPA of at least 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale)
  • Family adjusted gross income for the 2019 tax year that does not exceed $103,000. Non-taxable allowances are not included in the adjusted gross income.
  • Attending or planning to attend a college or career training school listed on the National Center for Education Statistic’s College Navigator website in the 2020-21 academic year.
Deadline: 03/02/2021
Website: http://www.mcsf.org/apply/
Additional Information:

UNDERGRADUATE & ASSOCIATE DEGREES

This scholarship is for undergraduate students, including those pursuing non-degree certificate programs that are longer than 12 months. Apply for this scholarship if you are:

  • An incoming college freshman or currently in college
  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree, associates, or certificate

 

CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE)

This scholarship is for students planning to attend a non-degree certificate program or vocational training that is 12 months or less at a community college or private career school.

Amount: $5,000 - $20,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • High school seniors in public and private high schools in Pinellas, Hillsborough or Pasco counties may apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States.
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, community service and evidence of having overcome significant obstacles in life.
Deadline: 03/02/2021
Website: https://sunshineopportunityscholarships.com/
Additional Information:

Each winner is eligible to receive $5,000 per year for four years ($20,000). Winners are selected in March and announced in April. In order to continue to receive the scholarship during undergraduate years, the student must be enrolled full-time in college and remain in good academic standing (transcript and personal essay required annually for renewal).

Amount: $5,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States.
  • Must be a high school senior graduating between August 1, 2020 and July 31, 2021.
  • Must have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4 point scale (high school/home schooled seniors).
  • Must enroll for Fall 2021 as a freshman or 1st year student in part-time or full-time study at a 2-year, 4-year, college, university, trade or vocational school. The school must be an accredited U.S. institution, and listed on the official website for the U.S. Department of Education.
Deadline: 03/16/2021
Website: https://app.mykaleidoscope.com/scholarship/flavorfulfutures
Additional Information:

The Sparkling Ice® Flavorful Futures Scholarship Program awards 5 scholarships of $5000 each. Eligible applicants who complete the online application process will be evaluated based on academic achievement and the creativity of their application, which should showcase what makes them who they are and how they want to contribute their gifts through education. We receive a large number of applications and recommend you begin the application process early.

Amount: Up to $11,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Be a high school senior and maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA.
  • Be a bona fide resident within the service area of Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative, Inc., for at least one year prior to December 31.
  • Be the dependent of a Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative, Inc., member.
  • Plan to attend an in-state college, university or technical school full time (minimum of 12 credit hours per semester).
Deadline: 03/26/2021
Website: https://wrec.net/educational-foundation/
Additional Information:

Successful candidates will receive $1,375 per semester (maximum $11,000) for undergraduate studies. Applications are available at any WREC office, or you may download and print a copy of the application by clicking here: Scholarship Application Form. Completed applications must be returned to WREC Educational Foundation, P.O. Box 278, Dade City, FL 33526-0278. The screening and recommendation of candidates will be at the discretion of a committee designated by WREC.

Amount: $2,500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • High school seniors
  • cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0
  • U.S. citizen or resident
Deadline: 03/31/2021
Website: https://www.opploans.com/oppu/scholarship/
Additional Information:

Students submit a short response to the question "What makes you an achiever?"

Amount: $2,500
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or the District of Columbia.
  • Applicant must be at least 13-years-old.
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in 8th - 12th grade in a school. Homeschool qualifies as well.
Deadline: 03/31/2021
Website: https://www.cirkledin.com/scholarships/?ref=counselor-scholarship-flyer
Additional Information:

Cirkled In is the award-winning, secure, FREE platform for students to create an electronic portfolio showcasing their holistic skills and achievements. Get discovered by colleges and increase your success rate for all applications - from internships to summer jobs and more.

Amount: Provides Housing
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Financial need
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Applicants must be accepted to one of the seven university partners. Florida Gulf Coast University, University of Florida, Santa Fe College, Tallahassee Community College, Florida A&M University, Florida State University, or Flagler College – Tallahassee.

For more requirement information visit www.southernscholarship.org.

Deadline: 04/01/2021
Website: https://www.southernscholarship.org/
Additional Information:

Through rent-free housing and cooperative living, Southern Scholarship Foundation supports students who lack financial resources, demonstrate excellent academic merit, and exemplify good character attend institutions of higher education.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

All applicants must be a current high school senior and must have plans to continue his/her education at a university, community college or technical school starting in summer or fall after your graduation.

Deadline: 04/01/2021
Website: https://debartolofamilyfoundation.org/programs/scholarships/
Additional Information:

The DeBartolo Family Foundation scholarship program was created to recognize Tampa Bay area high school graduating seniors who have achieved academic excellence despite obstacles and are dedicated to continuing their education. A one-time scholarship award is given to students prior to the start of their freshman year of college and can be used for any college-related expenses.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Senior in a Pasco County high school or GED recipient seeking a post-secondary education from a local state college or for admission to a technical school as a full-time student
  • Have a 2.5 to 3.5 cumulative grade-point average, and/or a SAT score of 800-1300 or ACT score of 20-28 within one year of application or a Pasco County high school diploma from an accredited educational institution
  • Provide documentation of extra-curricular activities and community service
  • Be a current resident of Pasco County, Florida
  • Statement of financial need describing economic challenges of applicant or official designation of poverty.
Deadline: 04/10/2021
Website: https://aacpascofl.org/aac-process-enrollment-period/
Additional Information:

Amount: Up to $20,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Children of U.S. military members who died while on active duty on or after Sept. 11, 2001.
  • Children of post-9/11 veterans having been assigned a combined disability rating of 50 percent or greater by the Department of Veterans Affairs also qualify.

Visit www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy/about for eligibility and required application materials.

Deadline: 04/15/2021
Website: https://www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy
Additional Information:

The American Legion Legacy Scholarship is a needs-based scholarship designed to fulfill a financial gap remaining after all federal and state educational grants/scholarships available to an eligible applicant have been utilized.

Amount: Up to $10,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • High School Senior
  • Childhood diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes
  • Successfully managing diabetes with proper medication, exercise and diet
  • Commitment to education by maintaining in excess of a 3.0 grade point average
  • Commitment to participating in athletics by actively participating on an organized team
  • United States Citizen
Deadline: 04/15/2021
Website: http://verplankfoundation.com/scholarships/
Additional Information:

The Scott and Kim Verplank Foundation provides annually, renewable college scholarships to students beginning their undergraduate studies of up to $10,000 to be used toward tuition, student fees, and books. Scholarships are renewable for up to a maximum of four years for any one recipient based on completing the renewal requirements.

Amount: $100 - $2,000
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Contest is open to students worldwide, except where void or prohibited by law.
  • Essays must be written in English only.
  • Essays must be submitted electronically through the online portal.
  • Essay must be no fewer than 600 and no more than 1,200 words in length, double-spaced. 
Deadline: 04/29/2021
Website: https://aynrand.org/students/essay-contests/
Additional Information:

Have you ever read one of Ayn Rand’s thought-provoking novels? Now’s the time! Enter an Ayn Rand Institute essay contest and you’ll have a chance to win thousands of dollars in scholarship prize money.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

A few main eligibility points:

  • Only candidates who identify as a female/woman.
  • Undergraduate/community college applicants must be planning to study an ABET-accredited program in engineering, technology, or computing in the upcoming academic year.  
  • Masters and PhD candidates must be enrolled or accepted at a school with ABET-accredited programs in engineering, computing, or technology.
  • You must be planning to attend full time (exceptions are made for reentry and non-traditional applicants).
  • You must not be fully funded for tuition, fees, and books or equivalent.
Deadline: 05/01/2021
Website: https://scholarships.swe.org/applications/login.asp
Additional Information:

The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to those who identify as a female/woman and are studying community college, baccalaureate, or graduate programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. In 2019, SWE awarded nearly 260 new and renewed scholarships valued at over $810,000.

Amount: $250 - $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Short essay and video submission required. 

Deadline: 04/30/2021
Website: https://www.sydneyhasasister.com/scholarship-application.html
Additional Information:

Scholarships for graduating seniors who have a sibling diagnosed with Autism.

Amount: $1,500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • An incoming freshman (to be enrolled in the Fall of 2021 in good academic standing)
  • Attending any 2 year or 4 year accredited college or university as a full-time student
  • Judging will be based on the submission quality of the application, which will include a short, 1000 word or less essay on why Aging Matters to the applicant.
Deadline: 05/15/2021
Website: https://www.seniorcare.com/scholarship/
Additional Information:

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic below:

Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most.  Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.

Your submissions must be sent to us by email at awards@studentawardsearch.com.

Deadline: 05/22/2021
Website: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
Additional Information:

Amount: $500 - $2,000
Grades: 11
Requirements:

  • Any high school Junior (class of 2022)
  • Residing in the United States
  • Plays a high school or club sport
  • Maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher
Deadline: 05/31/2021
Website: https://positivecoach.org/awards-programs/triple-impact-competitor-scholarships/
Additional Information:

PCA awards scholarships of $500-$2,000 (depending on location) to high school athletes, based on their responses to questions pertaining to how they meet the standard defined in Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor by PCA Founder Jim Thompson.

Amount: $500 - $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Current High School Seniors studying in one of the 50 States or Washington DC
  • Plan on attending a 2 or 4 year college next school year
Deadline: 05/31/2021
Website: https://pbjscholarship.org/
Additional Information:

The PB & J Scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically.

Amount: $1,000 - $5,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Eligibility

  • US Citizen
  • Hillsborough, Pasco or Pinellas County Resident
  • High School Student
  • Weighted GPA of 3.0 or higher

Requirements

  • Submission of a completed application
  • An interview may be requested to select finalists
  • A parent or legal guardian will be required to give consent for the winning student’s bio (name, picture, high school, graduation year and college attending) to be posted on our website. We may contact parents prior to winner selection to verify permission.
Deadline: 05/30/2021
Website: https://www.rightfitfoundation.org/
Additional Information:

The foundation may award $5000 or $1000 to multiple finalists. Students must be admitted and plan to attend an accredited 4-year college or university. Preference will be given to middle income families ($50,000 - $200,000 household annual income).

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must have earned your high school diploma or GED in the Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 to apply.
  • Must reside in, or have graduated from, a high school in Pinellas, Pasco, Hillsborough, Hernando, Manatee in FL, or Middlesex, Worcester, Essex, or Bristol County in MA.
  • Must have an overall 2.5 grade point average (GPA) or GED test score of 660 or greater.
  • Early graduates may submit their scholarship applications by January 1, 2021 if intending to apply for a spring class start.
Deadline: 06/01/2021
Website: https://www.naa.edu/scholarship/
Additional Information:

National Aviation Academy’s Charles E. Taylor Scholarship, named for the first aviation mechanic, has been established to recognize and encourage students who wish to pursue careers in aviation maintenance, as well as promote the future of aviation and, more specifically, highly-trained airframe and powerplant (A&P) mechanics.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors.

Deadline: 06/12/2021
Website: https://abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php
Additional Information:

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships at abbottandfenner.com

Topic:

Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.

Amount: $500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate. The student must be a high school senior.

Deadline: 06/19/2021
Website: https://bigsunathletics.com/
Additional Information:

The Big Sun Athletic Organization is dedicated to providing an opportunity for young athletes to learn and to excel. We are developing programs in all sports in our community in an effort to keep our children motivated, healthy and to teach them the value of teamwork.

Amount: $1,500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Applicants should be enrolled in an accredited university, in the U.S.A.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA
Deadline: 06/30/2021
Website: https://www.personalinjurylawyerslosangeles.com/#scholarship
Additional Information:

El Dabe Law, passionately believes in and supports the importance of a proper education. Without an education, many doors will remain closed. Going to school is an uphill battle – and if you don’t have the proper aid in place – you may end up never going to school. We make this easier for you, by offering our $1500 scholarship. This scholarship is our way of providing support to those who want a higher education.

Amount: $500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Students who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident
Deadline: 07/01/2021
Website: https://www.wisegeek.com/lgbtq-awareness-scholarship.htm
Additional Information:

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Applicant must plan to attend college by fall semester 2021.
  • Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
Deadline: 07/31/2021
Website: https://www.cityproperty.com/phoenix#scholarship-link
Additional Information:
  • A transcript must be attached to application for consideration.
  • Applicant must submit an un-opened copy of official transcripts if selected as a finalist.
  • This scholarship is a one-time award worth $1,000 to be awarded the fall semester of 2021.
  • Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application.
  • Applicant will be required to demonstrate both their merit and their need for this scholarship.

Amount: $500 - $40,000
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

The College Board Opportunity Scholarships program is open to all class of 2021 students in the United States, Puerto Rico and the US territories. Students in the class of 2022 will be eligible next year.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/
Category: General
Additional Information:

The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Complete all six steps, and you’re eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action.

Applying to college is a complicated process, so we've created a program that guides you through it. It doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your effort and initiative. Complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn scholarships.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12, Other
Requirements:

Click here for specific scholarship requirements.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.artandwriting.org/scholarships/
Category: General
Additional Information:

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards partner with dedicated individuals, foundations, and corporations to offer creative challenges and scholarship opportunities to students.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Visit www.raise.me for specific requirements.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.raise.me/
Category:
Additional Information:

RaiseMe is a social enterprise focused on expanding access to higher education, especially among low income and first generation students. RaiseMe enables students to earn scholarships throughout high school, starting as early as 9th grade, for doing all the things that best prepare them to succeed, whether that’s getting good grades, volunteering in the community, or joining an extracurricular.

Amount: $1,250 - $10,000
Grades: 11
Requirements:

Scholarship applications are restricted to high school juniors who attend the current session of either The American Legion Boys State or American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program and are a direct descendant - i.e. child, grandchild, great grandchild, etc. - or a legally adopted child of a wartime U.S. military veteran who served on active duty during at least one of the periods of war officially designated as eligibility dates for American Legion membership.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.legion.org/scholarships/samsung
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: $2,000 - $25,000
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Eligible participants must be citizens of or lawful permanent residents of the United States. All contestants must be bona fide students herein described as any student under the age of 20 years on the date of the national contest who is presently enrolled in a high school or junior high school (public, parochial, military, private or home school). The curriculum of the school must be considered to be of high school level, commencing with grade 9 and terminating with grade 12. Students must be enrolled in high school or junior high school during the time of participation at any level of The American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest. Contestants must either be legally domiciled within or attend an educational institution within the department that they enter competition. 

To request more information, visit www.legion.org/oratorical/request.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.legion.org/scholarships/oratorical
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Whatever your passion, there are a number of scholarships for you to consider. To view all available scholarships, please click here.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://foundation.usf.edu/here/scholarship-office/available-scholarships
Category:
Additional Information:

The USF Foundation Scholarship Office is here to offer support to the USF student community through scholarship aid from USF Foundation donors. We are committed to being the best resource of customer service to past, present and future USF students and educating and encouraging the development of these students into future philanthropists.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Must be US citizen and at least 17 years of age
  • Minimum scores on at least one test: 1000 SAT/22 ACT/74 ASVAB

For additional requirements visit https://www.public.navy.mil/netc/nstc/nrotc/requirements.aspx.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.public.navy.mil/netc/nstc/nrotc/scholarships.aspx
Category:
Additional Information:

For more information, contact Sergeant Dowling at 407-398-9434 or Durrell.Dowling@marines.usmc.mil.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

See website for criteria and eligibility.

www.stampsscholars.org

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.stampsscholars.org/
Category:
Additional Information:

Applying for a Stamps Scholarship is easy: just apply to one or more of our partner schools. If you qualify, you’ll automatically be considered for a Stamps award.

Click here to view the partner schools.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Open to all high school students.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.cappex.com/scholarships
Category:
Additional Information:

Cappex is a free online service that connects students with colleges and universities. The site also offers a monthly $1,000 scholarship. To apply, simply create a user profile. Once a student completes a profile, they may be invited to apply to certain colleges based on their qualifications and interests.

Amount: $2,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

The scholarship is open to all student-athletes who plan to attend a four-year college or university.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.captainu.com/get-started
Category:
Additional Information:

To apply, students must complete a free profile. Applicants will be judged based on profile completeness, activity on the website, and promotion of CaptainU. 

Amount: $2,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Open to all high school seniors.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.niche.com/colleges/scholarship/no-essay-scholarship/
Category:
Additional Information:

Niche is a college resource that enables students to learn about different colleges and find the right fit. The Niche “No Essay” Scholarship offers students the chance to win $2,000 each month. To apply, create a free Niche account — it takes less than a minute. Applicants must be a college student within the next 12 months. 

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All high schools students are eligible to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.salliemae.com/college-planning/registration/
Category:
Additional Information:

The Plan for College Sweepstakes, sponsored by Sallie Mae, offers a $1,000 monthly drawing for high school and college students. Simply create an account to use one of Sallie Mae’s free college planning tools to enter.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All high school students are eligible to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: http://www.supercollege.com/scholarship/
Category:
Additional Information:

The SuperCollege Scholarship is available to all students — high school, undergraduate, graduate, and returning adults. Win up to $1,000 in funds applicable for tuition, room and board, books, or other education-related expenses. Applicants must complete an online form. The recipient will be chosen based on completeness of the application.

Amount: $200
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All high school students are eligible to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship
Category:
Additional Information:

Apply for the monthly Varsity Tutors Scholarship for a chance to win a $200 grand prize. Students must submit an essay, promote their essay on social media, and score the most votes. 

Amount: Up to $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

To qualify, applicants must graduate in calendar year 2021 with a GPA of 2.5 or above and enroll in a participating career college. Applicants may also be requested to demonstrate commitment to community service and/or financial need.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.imagine-america.org/10172-2/?
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11
Requirements:

Visit www.coolidgescholars.org for selection criteria.

Deadline: 01/20/2021
Website: https://coolidgescholars.org/
Category:
Additional Information:

The Coolidge Scholarship is an annually awarded, full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be considered eligible for the 2020 Live Más Scholarship Program:

  • Applicant is a legal resident of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (“D.C.”) who is at least 16 years of age and no older than 24 years of age, located in the United States or D.C.
  • Applicant must be on-track to apply for or enrolled in an accredited post-high school/post-secondary educational program (including accredited two-and four-year colleges, universities, vocational-technical and trade schools).
  • Has not previously received a Live Más Scholarship.
Deadline: 01/20/2021
Website: https://www.tacobellfoundation.org/live-mas-scholarship/
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies up to $94,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

To attend the Royal Cup you must have Applied to Warner University, also you must meet ONE of the following:

  • 3.5 cumulative GPA or 
  • ACT score of 23+ or  
  • SAT score of 1130+ or higher or 
  • Be in the Top 15% of your Graduating Class 
Deadline: 01/21/2021
Website: https://www.warner.edu/royal-cup/
Category:
Additional Information:

Students will submit a resume, two letters of recommendation, and write an essay on what makes them unique. During the event, students will have formal interviews with faculty and staff along with writing a 500-word essay (Prompt provided when students arrive).  After all of the planned events during the weekend, the top 10 finalists along with the top scholar will be picked. 

Amount: Varies up to $12,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

High school graduating seniors with a distinguished record of community involvement and a strong desire to continue to learn through service are encouraged to apply. Competitive candidates have community involvement beyond the normal requirements for high school graduation or Florida Bright Futures scholarships, both in quantity and depth of service. A commitment that exhibits initiative and leadership will be given greater consideration. 

Deadline: 01/22/2021
Website: https://thecenter.fsu.edu/recognition/service-scholars
Category:
Additional Information:

The Service Scholar Program is a four-year, comprehensive, co-curricular program. Service Scholars will complete a minimum of 75 service hours per semester (45 hours for first-semester first-year students), participate in individual and group service projects, attend regular meetings, engage in coursework tailored to each year in the program, and promote community participation among their peers. The program includes an annual $3,000 scholarship, which is automatically renewed each year, provided requirements are met.

Amount: $500 - $4,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Current and retired members of unions participating in any Union Plus program, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations) are eligible. Grandchildren are not eligible unless a legal dependent (as defined by IRS regulations).  At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent). The one year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31, 2021.
  • Members of participating unions from the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada are eligible.
  • The applicant must be accepted into a U.S. accredited college, university, community college, technical or trade school at the time the award is issued.  Awards must be used for the 2021 - 2022 school year.
  • Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply.
Deadline: 01/31/2021
Website: https://www.unionplus.org/benefits/education/union-plus-scholarships
Category:
Additional Information:

Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.8 million to students of union families. Over 3,200 union families have benefited from our commitment to higher education.
This program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation, which is sponsored by Union Privilege.

Amount: Full Tuition and housing
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale).
  • Have been accepted for admission or currently attending one of the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities.
  • Study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related academic disciplines.
  • Demonstrate leadership and community service.
Deadline: 01/31/2021
Website: https://www.usda.gov/partnerships/1890NationalScholars
Category:
Additional Information:

The goal of the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is to increase the number of minorities studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, and the related disciplines.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Click here for individual scholarship requirements and to complete your application.

Deadline: 01/31/2021
Website: https://www.pascoeducationfoundation.org/
Category: General
Additional Information:

Generous donors to the Pasco Education Foundation help make these scholarships possible for students. A committee of application reviewers award scholarships to graduating seniors in Pasco County Public Schools who have applied and met certain criteria through a competitive process. If you are awarded a scholarship, you will need to complete a few steps in order to receive your scholarship funds. Scholarships are typically awarded for one academic year or term, unless otherwise noted. Scholarship recipients have up to one year to claim their funds.

Amount: $30,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Be a graduating high school senior
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
  • Present evidence of financial need
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
Deadline: 02/01/2021
Website: https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/?utm_campaign=counselors&utm_source=programs&utm_term=FY21&utm_medium=email
Category:
Additional Information:

The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides a multi-faceted experience designed to not only address the financial needs of minority students who aspire to attend college but also to guide them through the process of higher education.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Visit www.bold.org for more information and requirements.

Deadline: 02/01/2021
Website: https://bold.org/scholarships/nikhil-desai-perspective-scholarship/
Category:
Additional Information:

This scholarship is for anyone who has had one moment in their life shift their perspective and perception on what it means to live.  This moment can be joyous, sorrowful, or comedic; everyone's experience is unique and equally pertinent!

While not required, applicants who are first-generation Americans or first-generation college students will be preferred, but ultimately the winner will be chosen based on the quality of their essay.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 26
  • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Score a minimum of 1000 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores)
  • Meet physical standards
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard)
Deadline: 02/04/2021
Website: https://www.goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.html
Category:
Additional Information:

The Four-Year High School Scholarship is for high school students planning on attending a four-year college program. Contact your high school academic advisor or campus Military Science department for more information.

Army ROTC scholarships consist of:

  • Two-, three-, and four-year scholarship options based on the time remaining to complete your degree
  • Full-tuition scholarships
  • The option for room and board in place of tuition, if you should qualify
  • Additional allowances for books and fees

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Visit www.jimmyranefoundation.org for requirements and more information.

Deadline: 02/05/2021
Website: https://www.jimmyranefoundation.org/scholarship-about
Category:
Additional Information:

The Jimmy Rane Foundation was established with the purpose of sending deserving students to college. Since then, the Foundation has awarded 462 scholarships to well-deserving students.

Amount: $10,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Current high school student, 15- to 18-years old
  • U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident
  • Parent or guardian approval (if under 18 years of age)
  • Not have completed a sport, recreational, glider, or private pilot certificate at the time of application
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Agree to complete solo flight or achieve pilot certificate within one year of receiving the scholarship
Deadline: 02/14/2021
Website: https://www.aopa.org/training-and-safety/students/flight-training-scholarships#AOPAHighSchoolFlightTrainingScholarship
Category:
Additional Information:

Thanks to the generosity of the Ray Foundation, 80 exceptional high school students, ages 15 to 18, will each receive a $10,000 flight training scholarships in 2021.

Scholarship recipients will be able to use the money for direct flight training expenses to pursue a primary pilot certificate, such as a private, sport, or recreational pilot certificate. They must also complete a flight training milestone, achieving either solo or earning a primary pilot certificate, within one year of receiving a scholarship.

Amount: $500 - $5,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Applicants are asked to write a 1,200 to 1,500-word essay that describes the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on themselves, their families or their communities, and what they have learned in light of coping with the brain disorder.

Open to all high school seniors who plan to enter an accredited college/university in 2021.

Deadline: 02/15/2021
Website: https://alzfdn.org/young-leaders-of-afa/scholarship-contest/
Category: General
Additional Information:

AFA’s Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship Essay Contest is an annual competition for college-bound high school seniors.  The grand prize winner receives $5,000, with additional prizes awarded for runners up.

Amount: up to $12,500 per year
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Applicants must be dependent children of full-time employees in the financial services industry (commercial banks, investment banks, securities brokerage firms, insurance companies, fund and asset management companies, credit card and finance companies and similar businesses as determined by the Foundation). Employees must be presently employed with five years of experience OR no longer employed in this field but had ten years of experience which ended no longer than five years prior to the GAR Scholarship application closing date (which is located on the top of the application).
  • Students must be graduating high school seniors who are enrolling as full time first year students in pursuit of a four-year bachelor's degree at an accredited college/university in the United States.
  • Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) and rank in the top 20% of their class.
  • Students must demonstrate financial need.
  • Students must be a US citizen or legal resident.
Deadline: 02/16/2021
Website: http://www.gordonrich.org/html/index.html
Category:
Additional Information:

GAR's mission is to award grants to support the higher education goals of its recipients. The recipients of GAR scholarships are exceptionally qualified high school students with demonstrated financial need whose parents or guardians have, or had, a career in the financial services industry. You can view the Master List of companies which meet this definition; however, this list is not exhaustive. If you feel that a company which is not on the list meets this definition, please send an email to info@gordonrich.org with the name, location, phone number, and description of the organization.

Amount: $10,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Entries may only be sent by students graduating from high school in SPRING 2021.

Deadline: 02/20/2021
Website: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9544
Category:
Additional Information:

 The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle. 

Amount: $1,000 - $6,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • A high school senior with a GPA of a 3.3
  • Female who plans to persue a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance

Click here for more eligibility requirements.

Deadline: 02/22/2021
Website: https://www.iamcybersafe.org/s/womens-scholarships
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: $2,500
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

The competitive talent and merit based scholarships program is open to talented high school juniors and seniors in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties.

Deadline: 02/23/2021
Website: https://www.tbbca.org/programs-events/art-stars-scholarships/?utm_source=Copy+of+Campaign+Created+2019%2F01%2F16%2C+3%3A28+PM&utm_campaign=2020+CHASS+Application&utm_medium=email
Category:
Additional Information:

Students may apply in one, more or all disciplines in which they are qualified, but separate applications for each discipline must be submitted online via TBBCA pARTner Kaleidoscope.

Amount: $5,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or a legal permanent U.S. resident
  • Be African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian
  • Be a graduating high school senior
  • Intend to major or already major in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology, or another chemistry-related science AND plan to pursue a career in a chemistry-related science as well
  • Be a full-time student at a high school
  • Demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0 or higher)
Deadline: 03/01/2021
Website: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars.html
Category:
Additional Information:

The ACS Scholars Program awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students majoring in undergraduate chemistry-related disciplines, and are also intending to pursue careers in chemistry-related fields. Selected recipients are awarded up to $5,000* per academic year.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

APPLICANTS MUST BE THE CHILD OF ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Active duty, reserve, or veteran U.S. Marine*
  • A Marine killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps
  • Active duty, reserve, or veteran U.S. Navy Corpsman who is/was attached to a U.S. Marine Corps unit or who was killed while serving with a U.S. Marine Corps unit*
  • A U.S. Navy Chaplain or Religious Programs Specialist who is/was attached to a U.S. Marine Corps unit or who was killed while serving with a U.S. Marine Corps unit*

*Veterans must have received an honorable discharge. A discharge status of other, general,  under honorable conditions, dishonorable, etc. are not eligible for an award.

Additionally, applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • GPA of at least 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale)
  • Family adjusted gross income for the 2019 tax year that does not exceed $103,000. Non-taxable allowances are not included in the adjusted gross income.
  • Attending or planning to attend a college or career training school listed on the National Center for Education Statistic’s College Navigator website in the 2020-21 academic year.
Deadline: 03/02/2021
Website: http://www.mcsf.org/apply/
Category:
Additional Information:

UNDERGRADUATE & ASSOCIATE DEGREES

This scholarship is for undergraduate students, including those pursuing non-degree certificate programs that are longer than 12 months. Apply for this scholarship if you are:

  • An incoming college freshman or currently in college
  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree, associates, or certificate

 

CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE)

This scholarship is for students planning to attend a non-degree certificate program or vocational training that is 12 months or less at a community college or private career school.

Amount: $5,000 - $20,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • High school seniors in public and private high schools in Pinellas, Hillsborough or Pasco counties may apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States.
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, community service and evidence of having overcome significant obstacles in life.
Deadline: 03/02/2021
Website: https://sunshineopportunityscholarships.com/
Category:
Additional Information:

Each winner is eligible to receive $5,000 per year for four years ($20,000). Winners are selected in March and announced in April. In order to continue to receive the scholarship during undergraduate years, the student must be enrolled full-time in college and remain in good academic standing (transcript and personal essay required annually for renewal).

Amount: $5,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States.
  • Must be a high school senior graduating between August 1, 2020 and July 31, 2021.
  • Must have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4 point scale (high school/home schooled seniors).
  • Must enroll for Fall 2021 as a freshman or 1st year student in part-time or full-time study at a 2-year, 4-year, college, university, trade or vocational school. The school must be an accredited U.S. institution, and listed on the official website for the U.S. Department of Education.
Deadline: 03/16/2021
Website: https://app.mykaleidoscope.com/scholarship/flavorfulfutures
Category:
Additional Information:

The Sparkling Ice® Flavorful Futures Scholarship Program awards 5 scholarships of $5000 each. Eligible applicants who complete the online application process will be evaluated based on academic achievement and the creativity of their application, which should showcase what makes them who they are and how they want to contribute their gifts through education. We receive a large number of applications and recommend you begin the application process early.

Amount: Up to $11,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Be a high school senior and maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA.
  • Be a bona fide resident within the service area of Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative, Inc., for at least one year prior to December 31.
  • Be the dependent of a Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative, Inc., member.
  • Plan to attend an in-state college, university or technical school full time (minimum of 12 credit hours per semester).
Deadline: 03/26/2021
Website: https://wrec.net/educational-foundation/
Category:
Additional Information:

Successful candidates will receive $1,375 per semester (maximum $11,000) for undergraduate studies. Applications are available at any WREC office, or you may download and print a copy of the application by clicking here: Scholarship Application Form. Completed applications must be returned to WREC Educational Foundation, P.O. Box 278, Dade City, FL 33526-0278. The screening and recommendation of candidates will be at the discretion of a committee designated by WREC.

Amount: $2,500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • High school seniors
  • cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0
  • U.S. citizen or resident
Deadline: 03/31/2021
Website: https://www.opploans.com/oppu/scholarship/
Category:
Additional Information:

Students submit a short response to the question "What makes you an achiever?"

Amount: $2,500
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or the District of Columbia.
  • Applicant must be at least 13-years-old.
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in 8th - 12th grade in a school. Homeschool qualifies as well.
Deadline: 03/31/2021
Website: https://www.cirkledin.com/scholarships/?ref=counselor-scholarship-flyer
Category:
Additional Information:

Cirkled In is the award-winning, secure, FREE platform for students to create an electronic portfolio showcasing their holistic skills and achievements. Get discovered by colleges and increase your success rate for all applications - from internships to summer jobs and more.

Amount: Provides Housing
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Financial need
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Applicants must be accepted to one of the seven university partners. Florida Gulf Coast University, University of Florida, Santa Fe College, Tallahassee Community College, Florida A&M University, Florida State University, or Flagler College – Tallahassee.

For more requirement information visit www.southernscholarship.org.

Deadline: 04/01/2021
Website: https://www.southernscholarship.org/
Category:
Additional Information:

Through rent-free housing and cooperative living, Southern Scholarship Foundation supports students who lack financial resources, demonstrate excellent academic merit, and exemplify good character attend institutions of higher education.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

All applicants must be a current high school senior and must have plans to continue his/her education at a university, community college or technical school starting in summer or fall after your graduation.

Deadline: 04/01/2021
Website: https://debartolofamilyfoundation.org/programs/scholarships/
Category:
Additional Information:

The DeBartolo Family Foundation scholarship program was created to recognize Tampa Bay area high school graduating seniors who have achieved academic excellence despite obstacles and are dedicated to continuing their education. A one-time scholarship award is given to students prior to the start of their freshman year of college and can be used for any college-related expenses.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Senior in a Pasco County high school or GED recipient seeking a post-secondary education from a local state college or for admission to a technical school as a full-time student
  • Have a 2.5 to 3.5 cumulative grade-point average, and/or a SAT score of 800-1300 or ACT score of 20-28 within one year of application or a Pasco County high school diploma from an accredited educational institution
  • Provide documentation of extra-curricular activities and community service
  • Be a current resident of Pasco County, Florida
  • Statement of financial need describing economic challenges of applicant or official designation of poverty.
Deadline: 04/10/2021
Website: https://aacpascofl.org/aac-process-enrollment-period/
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Amount: Up to $20,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Children of U.S. military members who died while on active duty on or after Sept. 11, 2001.
  • Children of post-9/11 veterans having been assigned a combined disability rating of 50 percent or greater by the Department of Veterans Affairs also qualify.

Visit www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy/about for eligibility and required application materials.

Deadline: 04/15/2021
Website: https://www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy
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The American Legion Legacy Scholarship is a needs-based scholarship designed to fulfill a financial gap remaining after all federal and state educational grants/scholarships available to an eligible applicant have been utilized.

Amount: Up to $10,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • High School Senior
  • Childhood diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes
  • Successfully managing diabetes with proper medication, exercise and diet
  • Commitment to education by maintaining in excess of a 3.0 grade point average
  • Commitment to participating in athletics by actively participating on an organized team
  • United States Citizen
Deadline: 04/15/2021
Website: http://verplankfoundation.com/scholarships/
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The Scott and Kim Verplank Foundation provides annually, renewable college scholarships to students beginning their undergraduate studies of up to $10,000 to be used toward tuition, student fees, and books. Scholarships are renewable for up to a maximum of four years for any one recipient based on completing the renewal requirements.

Amount: $100 - $2,000
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Contest is open to students worldwide, except where void or prohibited by law.
  • Essays must be written in English only.
  • Essays must be submitted electronically through the online portal.
  • Essay must be no fewer than 600 and no more than 1,200 words in length, double-spaced. 
Deadline: 04/29/2021
Website: https://aynrand.org/students/essay-contests/
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Have you ever read one of Ayn Rand’s thought-provoking novels? Now’s the time! Enter an Ayn Rand Institute essay contest and you’ll have a chance to win thousands of dollars in scholarship prize money.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

A few main eligibility points:

  • Only candidates who identify as a female/woman.
  • Undergraduate/community college applicants must be planning to study an ABET-accredited program in engineering, technology, or computing in the upcoming academic year.  
  • Masters and PhD candidates must be enrolled or accepted at a school with ABET-accredited programs in engineering, computing, or technology.
  • You must be planning to attend full time (exceptions are made for reentry and non-traditional applicants).
  • You must not be fully funded for tuition, fees, and books or equivalent.
Deadline: 05/01/2021
Website: https://scholarships.swe.org/applications/login.asp
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The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to those who identify as a female/woman and are studying community college, baccalaureate, or graduate programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. In 2019, SWE awarded nearly 260 new and renewed scholarships valued at over $810,000.

Amount: $250 - $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Short essay and video submission required. 

Deadline: 04/30/2021
Website: https://www.sydneyhasasister.com/scholarship-application.html
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Scholarships for graduating seniors who have a sibling diagnosed with Autism.

Amount: $1,500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • An incoming freshman (to be enrolled in the Fall of 2021 in good academic standing)
  • Attending any 2 year or 4 year accredited college or university as a full-time student
  • Judging will be based on the submission quality of the application, which will include a short, 1000 word or less essay on why Aging Matters to the applicant.
Deadline: 05/15/2021
Website: https://www.seniorcare.com/scholarship/
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Amount: $1,000
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic below:

Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most.  Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.

Your submissions must be sent to us by email at awards@studentawardsearch.com.

Deadline: 05/22/2021
Website: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
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Amount: $500 - $2,000
Grades: 11
Requirements:

  • Any high school Junior (class of 2022)
  • Residing in the United States
  • Plays a high school or club sport
  • Maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher
Deadline: 05/31/2021
Website: https://positivecoach.org/awards-programs/triple-impact-competitor-scholarships/
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PCA awards scholarships of $500-$2,000 (depending on location) to high school athletes, based on their responses to questions pertaining to how they meet the standard defined in Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor by PCA Founder Jim Thompson.

Amount: $500 - $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Current High School Seniors studying in one of the 50 States or Washington DC
  • Plan on attending a 2 or 4 year college next school year
Deadline: 05/31/2021
Website: https://pbjscholarship.org/
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The PB & J Scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically.

Amount: $1,000 - $5,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Eligibility

  • US Citizen
  • Hillsborough, Pasco or Pinellas County Resident
  • High School Student
  • Weighted GPA of 3.0 or higher

Requirements

  • Submission of a completed application
  • An interview may be requested to select finalists
  • A parent or legal guardian will be required to give consent for the winning student’s bio (name, picture, high school, graduation year and college attending) to be posted on our website. We may contact parents prior to winner selection to verify permission.
Deadline: 05/30/2021
Website: https://www.rightfitfoundation.org/
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The foundation may award $5000 or $1000 to multiple finalists. Students must be admitted and plan to attend an accredited 4-year college or university. Preference will be given to middle income families ($50,000 - $200,000 household annual income).

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must have earned your high school diploma or GED in the Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 to apply.
  • Must reside in, or have graduated from, a high school in Pinellas, Pasco, Hillsborough, Hernando, Manatee in FL, or Middlesex, Worcester, Essex, or Bristol County in MA.
  • Must have an overall 2.5 grade point average (GPA) or GED test score of 660 or greater.
  • Early graduates may submit their scholarship applications by January 1, 2021 if intending to apply for a spring class start.
Deadline: 06/01/2021
Website: https://www.naa.edu/scholarship/
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National Aviation Academy’s Charles E. Taylor Scholarship, named for the first aviation mechanic, has been established to recognize and encourage students who wish to pursue careers in aviation maintenance, as well as promote the future of aviation and, more specifically, highly-trained airframe and powerplant (A&P) mechanics.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors.

Deadline: 06/12/2021
Website: https://abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php
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To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships at abbottandfenner.com

Topic:

Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.

Amount: $500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate. The student must be a high school senior.

Deadline: 06/19/2021
Website: https://bigsunathletics.com/
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The Big Sun Athletic Organization is dedicated to providing an opportunity for young athletes to learn and to excel. We are developing programs in all sports in our community in an effort to keep our children motivated, healthy and to teach them the value of teamwork.

Amount: $1,500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Applicants should be enrolled in an accredited university, in the U.S.A.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA
Deadline: 06/30/2021
Website: https://www.personalinjurylawyerslosangeles.com/#scholarship
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El Dabe Law, passionately believes in and supports the importance of a proper education. Without an education, many doors will remain closed. Going to school is an uphill battle – and if you don’t have the proper aid in place – you may end up never going to school. We make this easier for you, by offering our $1500 scholarship. This scholarship is our way of providing support to those who want a higher education.

Amount: $500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Students who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident
Deadline: 07/01/2021
Website: https://www.wisegeek.com/lgbtq-awareness-scholarship.htm
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Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Applicant must plan to attend college by fall semester 2021.
  • Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
Deadline: 07/31/2021
Website: https://www.cityproperty.com/phoenix#scholarship-link
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  • A transcript must be attached to application for consideration.
  • Applicant must submit an un-opened copy of official transcripts if selected as a finalist.
  • This scholarship is a one-time award worth $1,000 to be awarded the fall semester of 2021.
  • Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application.
  • Applicant will be required to demonstrate both their merit and their need for this scholarship.

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