Scholarship Opportunities

Search:

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 is updated frequently, so check back often.

Visit the Scholarships and Financial Aid page for more information on financial aid options or contact your school’s College/Career Specialist.

Titles Listing

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

This resource shares 45+ financial aid scholarships for future and current students as well as potential graduate students to supplement the cost of education or professional development endeavors. Information on where to find scholarships and grants is supplied. Also highlighted within the resource are opportunities dedicated to specific demographics such as African Americans, Asian Americans, Latino Students, Native Americans, and much more. The featured scholarships are current and are provided by trusted organizations. The resource will constantly be updated to ensure students can apply to the most accurate scholarships available.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.purdueglobal.edu/blog/student-life/scholarships-minority-students/
Additional Information:

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: $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: $500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Current high school senior pursuing post high school education in law enforcement or related fields including: criminal justice, corrections, and forensics.
  • Essay Submission
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
Deadline: 05/30/2021
Website: https://badgewives.org/
Additional Information:

This scholarship is designed to recognize students who demonstrate a similar passion for public service, and who demonstrate leadership, financial need and a desire to pursue a career in law enforcement or related fields.

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

Applicants must be a high school senior or current undergraduate student, be enrolled in or planning to attend a U.S. college or university and submit their application, with all components, by the deadline.

Applicants must submit an essay (700 - 1,400 words) answering:

Why do you think the student debt crisis has gotten so extreme? How has the debt problem affected your education plans? If you were in charge, what would you do to fix the student debt crisis?

Deadline: 05/07/2021
Website: https://www.brookslawgroup.com/about-us/community/scholarship/
Additional Information:

Two (1st and 2nd place) scholarships will be awarded

  • First Place Winner: $1,000
  • Second Place Winner: $250

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: $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:

  • GPA Requirement - Preferred 3.0+
  • A short narrative to explain your circumstances and how you have faced or are facing adversity or an obstacle in your life.
Deadline: 04/12/2021
Website: http://lawofficecharlesphilips.com/hope-scholarship-application/
Additional Information:

The Law Office of Chuck Philips is offering one $500 scholarship to two students that have faced or are facing adversity or an obstacle in their life and are overcoming or have overcome that obstacle or adversity.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must be an African-American or Hispanic male graduating with at least a 2.5 GPA from a high school within Hillsborough, Pasco, or Pinellas County.
  • Must be planning to attend a college, university, trade, or vocational school and can provide proof of acceptance.
Deadline: 04/16/2021
Website: http://gqtampa.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/scholarship2021.pdf
Additional Information:

Gentlemen’s Quest of Tampa Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Non-profit corporation dedicated to expanding opportunities and support for low-income students in the development of college readiness skills and to increase the number of students that are prepared to enter and successfully complete post-secondary education.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Applicant must be an immediate family member of a current Kiwanis Member of the Florida District of Kiwanis (son, daughter, grandchild, niece, or nephew). Step-children may be acceptable
  • Applicant must be a current resident of the Florida District of Kiwanis.
  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior
  • Have a GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, unweighted.
  • Have been accepted to an accredited College, University, or Trade School. (Not limited to Florida Schools)
  • Must submit 2 letters of recommendation from non-related; Teacher, Clergy, Kiwanis Board, School Official, or Counselor.
  • Have performed at least 50 service hours in their community within the most recent past year.
Deadline: 05/15/2021
Website: https://www.floridakiwanisfoundation.org/scholarships/
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Be a graduating high school senior or have recently earned a high school equivalency diploma (GED, HiSET, TASC)
  • Plan to enroll full time in a nonprofit community college, technical school, trade school, vocational school or apprenticeship program in the United States of America
  • Intend to complete an associate degree, pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship, or certificate program leading to work in the construction trades (such as carpentry, construction management, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, pipefitting, sheet metal, welding, telcom, etc.)
  • Have achieved a minimum grade point average (G.P.A.) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, 456 on the GED, or 60 on the HiSET (at least an 8 on each subtest) or equivalent scores on a state-sanctioned test
  • Demonstrate financial need
Deadline: 04/15/2021
Website: http://poweringthenewera.com/scholarship/?cta1
Additional Information:

If you have any questions or need additional resources before the April 15 deadline, please email scholarship@graybar.com

Amount: $2,500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • The applicant must be a member of GTE Financial and be the primary account holder at the time of application.
  • The applicant must be an incoming freshman or a continuing full-time student pursuing an undergraduate degree. Graduating high school senior, undergraduate freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior continuing their undergraduate education in the following academic year is eligible.
Deadline: 06/01/2021
Website: https://www.gtefinancial.org/personal/for-students/student-scholarships
Additional Information:

An amount of $2,500 scholarships will be awarded annually and are not renewable.  The scholarships will be applied to tuition, fees, books, supplies and equipment required for the pursuit of their undergraduate degree.  Students may transfer from one institution to another and retain the award.

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: $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.
  • Applicants must write a 500 word essay on why they are interested in entering the medical field
Deadline: 06/30/2021
Website: https://www.injuredcalltoday.com/#scholarship-application
Additional Information:

This award, worth $1000, is given to a college student that is interested in pursuing a career in healthcare and exhibits both merit and financial need.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Student should be a female graduating senior.
  • Student will need to have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, but does not necessarily need to be in the top 10% ~ 20% of their class.
  • Student will need to demonstrate that she has been active in volunteering and community service work, which will be listed specifically on the community service/volunteer document.

**PLEASE NOTE:  the deadline date has been extended from March 31 to May 7.  Disregard the deadline date on the paperwork**

Deadline: 05/07/2021
Website:
Additional Information:

For more information and to download the application, click here.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

This scholarship is for 2020-21 Pasco County high school seniors attending a post-secondary institution in the fall who have made a positive impact on their community through their community service efforts.

For more information and to download the application, click here.

Deadline: 04/15/2021
Website: https://marjorieshope.com/
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled or have completed Fire Science or Criminal Justice program at Fivay High School and be interested in pursuing a career in the field of public service (fire, police, criminal justice, or emergency services).
  • Student must be planning to attend a post-secondary program to pursue a public service program. Proof of acceptance must be provided in order to receive the scholarship,
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Submit an essay following the outline below.
  • Be in successful high school graduation process.
Deadline: 04/23/2021
Website: https://krewedeforti.org/#scholarships
Additional Information:

The essay should detail your involvement with the Fire Science or Criminal Justice program. Tell us about your desired career path and what has motivated you to pursue the field of public service. We are interested to know about any events or people who have impacted you. Be sure to share details of any involvement in community service or volunteer activities.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Student should be a female graduating senior.
  • Student will need to have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, but does not necessarily need to be in the top 10% ~ 20% of their class.
  • Student will need to demonstrate that she has been active in volunteering and community service work, which will be listed specifically on the community service/volunteer document.

**PLEASE NOTE:  the deadline date has been extended from March 31 to May 7.  Disregard the deadline date on the paperwork**

Deadline: 05/07/2021
Website:
Additional Information:

For more information and to download the application, click here.

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: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Pasco Pediatric Foundation, Inc. has three different scholarships, each geared to encourage high school seniors who have challenges to overcome as they seek higher education.

Click here for more information and scholarship options.

Download the application here.

Deadline: 04/14/2021
Website: https://pascokids.org/programs/
Additional Information:

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: $2,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • You must be 18 years or over and currently be enrolled as a high school senior during the 2021-2022 school year in the United States.
  • You must have a minimum 3.4 GPA.
  • You must be pursuing a degree that enables you or others in your community to learn a new trade, develop skills and technology, or start a small business related to home services offered by Porch.
Deadline: 04/16/2021
Website: https://porch.com/resources/scholarships
Additional Information:

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
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must Be Registered Republican
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Graduate of a Pasco County High School
  • Complete a 650 Word Minimum Essay "What is the importance of conservative values for young people in today’s world" Email to RPOPScholarship@gmail.com
  • Must attend an Accredited Community College/University or Accredited Vocational School in Florida.
Deadline: 04/30/2021
Website: https://www.pascogop.org/rpop-scholarship/
Additional Information:

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: $2,500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • The applicant must be a primary member in good standing at SACFCU.
  • The applicant must be a senior in high school who will enroll in an undergraduate course of study during the 2021-2022 academic school year at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college, university, vocational, technical or trade school in the United States.
Deadline: 04/11/2021
Website: https://www.sacfcu.org/scholarships/
Additional Information:

Credit Union membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Eastern Pasco and Eastern Hernando Counties; as well as, immediate family members of all current or eligible members.

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: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must attend WCHS
  • Minimum 3.5 unweighted GPA
  • At least 60 documented service hours
  • Two letters of recommendation (one teacher, one peer)
  • Essay
Deadline: 04/28/2021
Website: https://seanbartell.org/
Additional Information:

Click here for more information and to download the application.

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
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: 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:

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: 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: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • MINUMUM 2.5 CUMULATIVE GPA
  • DEMONSTRATE FINANCIAL NEED
  • GRADUATING HS SENIOR OR CURRENT COLLEGE STUDENT
  • ATTENDING OR PLANNING TO ATTEND ELIGIBLE HS/COLLEGE
  • LEGAL U.S. RESIDENT
  • PURSUING UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE OR DIPLOMA
Deadline: 04/15/2021
Website: http://www.bailey-family.org/
Additional Information:

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: $5,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Scholarships are given to students who will be attending college or a trade school.
  • Answer essay question:  How would a Spirit of Drew Scholarship help you make a positive impact and continue your work in the LGBTQ+ community?
  • Answer essay question:  In what ways has your intersectionality impacted you as a leader, or what have you learned from those who are intersectional?
Deadline: 05/01/2021
Website: http://thedruproject.org/scholarship
Additional Information:

The Dru Project is an LGBTQ+ advocacy organization on a mission to spread love across the nation and promote gay-straight alliances.  We offer scholarships to students who truly exemplify Drew's spirit for inclusion and unity. 

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: 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: $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: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

This resource shares 45+ financial aid scholarships for future and current students as well as potential graduate students to supplement the cost of education or professional development endeavors. Information on where to find scholarships and grants is supplied. Also highlighted within the resource are opportunities dedicated to specific demographics such as African Americans, Asian Americans, Latino Students, Native Americans, and much more. The featured scholarships are current and are provided by trusted organizations. The resource will constantly be updated to ensure students can apply to the most accurate scholarships available.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.purdueglobal.edu/blog/student-life/scholarships-minority-students/
Category:
Additional Information:

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: $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: $500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Current high school senior pursuing post high school education in law enforcement or related fields including: criminal justice, corrections, and forensics.
  • Essay Submission
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
Deadline: 05/30/2021
Website: https://badgewives.org/
Category:
Additional Information:

This scholarship is designed to recognize students who demonstrate a similar passion for public service, and who demonstrate leadership, financial need and a desire to pursue a career in law enforcement or related fields.

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

Applicants must be a high school senior or current undergraduate student, be enrolled in or planning to attend a U.S. college or university and submit their application, with all components, by the deadline.

Applicants must submit an essay (700 - 1,400 words) answering:

Why do you think the student debt crisis has gotten so extreme? How has the debt problem affected your education plans? If you were in charge, what would you do to fix the student debt crisis?

Deadline: 05/07/2021
Website: https://www.brookslawgroup.com/about-us/community/scholarship/
Category:
Additional Information:

Two (1st and 2nd place) scholarships will be awarded

  • First Place Winner: $1,000
  • Second Place Winner: $250

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: $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: $500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • GPA Requirement - Preferred 3.0+
  • A short narrative to explain your circumstances and how you have faced or are facing adversity or an obstacle in your life.
Deadline: 04/12/2021
Website: http://lawofficecharlesphilips.com/hope-scholarship-application/
Category:
Additional Information:

The Law Office of Chuck Philips is offering one $500 scholarship to two students that have faced or are facing adversity or an obstacle in their life and are overcoming or have overcome that obstacle or adversity.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must be an African-American or Hispanic male graduating with at least a 2.5 GPA from a high school within Hillsborough, Pasco, or Pinellas County.
  • Must be planning to attend a college, university, trade, or vocational school and can provide proof of acceptance.
Deadline: 04/16/2021
Website: http://gqtampa.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/scholarship2021.pdf
Category:
Additional Information:

Gentlemen’s Quest of Tampa Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Non-profit corporation dedicated to expanding opportunities and support for low-income students in the development of college readiness skills and to increase the number of students that are prepared to enter and successfully complete post-secondary education.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Applicant must be an immediate family member of a current Kiwanis Member of the Florida District of Kiwanis (son, daughter, grandchild, niece, or nephew). Step-children may be acceptable
  • Applicant must be a current resident of the Florida District of Kiwanis.
  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior
  • Have a GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, unweighted.
  • Have been accepted to an accredited College, University, or Trade School. (Not limited to Florida Schools)
  • Must submit 2 letters of recommendation from non-related; Teacher, Clergy, Kiwanis Board, School Official, or Counselor.
  • Have performed at least 50 service hours in their community within the most recent past year.
Deadline: 05/15/2021
Website: https://www.floridakiwanisfoundation.org/scholarships/
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Be a graduating high school senior or have recently earned a high school equivalency diploma (GED, HiSET, TASC)
  • Plan to enroll full time in a nonprofit community college, technical school, trade school, vocational school or apprenticeship program in the United States of America
  • Intend to complete an associate degree, pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship, or certificate program leading to work in the construction trades (such as carpentry, construction management, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, pipefitting, sheet metal, welding, telcom, etc.)
  • Have achieved a minimum grade point average (G.P.A.) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, 456 on the GED, or 60 on the HiSET (at least an 8 on each subtest) or equivalent scores on a state-sanctioned test
  • Demonstrate financial need
Deadline: 04/15/2021
Website: http://poweringthenewera.com/scholarship/?cta1
Category:
Additional Information:

If you have any questions or need additional resources before the April 15 deadline, please email scholarship@graybar.com

Amount: $2,500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • The applicant must be a member of GTE Financial and be the primary account holder at the time of application.
  • The applicant must be an incoming freshman or a continuing full-time student pursuing an undergraduate degree. Graduating high school senior, undergraduate freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior continuing their undergraduate education in the following academic year is eligible.
Deadline: 06/01/2021
Website: https://www.gtefinancial.org/personal/for-students/student-scholarships
Category:
Additional Information:

An amount of $2,500 scholarships will be awarded annually and are not renewable.  The scholarships will be applied to tuition, fees, books, supplies and equipment required for the pursuit of their undergraduate degree.  Students may transfer from one institution to another and retain the award.

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: $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.
  • Applicants must write a 500 word essay on why they are interested in entering the medical field
Deadline: 06/30/2021
Website: https://www.injuredcalltoday.com/#scholarship-application
Category:
Additional Information:

This award, worth $1000, is given to a college student that is interested in pursuing a career in healthcare and exhibits both merit and financial need.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Student should be a female graduating senior.
  • Student will need to have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, but does not necessarily need to be in the top 10% ~ 20% of their class.
  • Student will need to demonstrate that she has been active in volunteering and community service work, which will be listed specifically on the community service/volunteer document.

**PLEASE NOTE:  the deadline date has been extended from March 31 to May 7.  Disregard the deadline date on the paperwork**

Deadline: 05/07/2021
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

For more information and to download the application, click here.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

This scholarship is for 2020-21 Pasco County high school seniors attending a post-secondary institution in the fall who have made a positive impact on their community through their community service efforts.

For more information and to download the application, click here.

Deadline: 04/15/2021
Website: https://marjorieshope.com/
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled or have completed Fire Science or Criminal Justice program at Fivay High School and be interested in pursuing a career in the field of public service (fire, police, criminal justice, or emergency services).
  • Student must be planning to attend a post-secondary program to pursue a public service program. Proof of acceptance must be provided in order to receive the scholarship,
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Submit an essay following the outline below.
  • Be in successful high school graduation process.
Deadline: 04/23/2021
Website: https://krewedeforti.org/#scholarships
Category:
Additional Information:

The essay should detail your involvement with the Fire Science or Criminal Justice program. Tell us about your desired career path and what has motivated you to pursue the field of public service. We are interested to know about any events or people who have impacted you. Be sure to share details of any involvement in community service or volunteer activities.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Student should be a female graduating senior.
  • Student will need to have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, but does not necessarily need to be in the top 10% ~ 20% of their class.
  • Student will need to demonstrate that she has been active in volunteering and community service work, which will be listed specifically on the community service/volunteer document.

**PLEASE NOTE:  the deadline date has been extended from March 31 to May 7.  Disregard the deadline date on the paperwork**

Deadline: 05/07/2021
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

For more information and to download the application, click here.

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: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Pasco Pediatric Foundation, Inc. has three different scholarships, each geared to encourage high school seniors who have challenges to overcome as they seek higher education.

Click here for more information and scholarship options.

Download the application here.

Deadline: 04/14/2021
Website: https://pascokids.org/programs/
Category:
Additional Information:

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: $2,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • You must be 18 years or over and currently be enrolled as a high school senior during the 2021-2022 school year in the United States.
  • You must have a minimum 3.4 GPA.
  • You must be pursuing a degree that enables you or others in your community to learn a new trade, develop skills and technology, or start a small business related to home services offered by Porch.
Deadline: 04/16/2021
Website: https://porch.com/resources/scholarships
Category:
Additional Information:

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: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must Be Registered Republican
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Graduate of a Pasco County High School
  • Complete a 650 Word Minimum Essay "What is the importance of conservative values for young people in today’s world" Email to RPOPScholarship@gmail.com
  • Must attend an Accredited Community College/University or Accredited Vocational School in Florida.
Deadline: 04/30/2021
Website: https://www.pascogop.org/rpop-scholarship/
Category:
Additional Information:

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:
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
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: $2,500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • The applicant must be a primary member in good standing at SACFCU.
  • The applicant must be a senior in high school who will enroll in an undergraduate course of study during the 2021-2022 academic school year at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college, university, vocational, technical or trade school in the United States.
Deadline: 04/11/2021
Website: https://www.sacfcu.org/scholarships/
Category:
Additional Information:

Credit Union membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Eastern Pasco and Eastern Hernando Counties; as well as, immediate family members of all current or eligible members.

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:
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: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must attend WCHS
  • Minimum 3.5 unweighted GPA
  • At least 60 documented service hours
  • Two letters of recommendation (one teacher, one peer)
  • Essay
Deadline: 04/28/2021
Website: https://seanbartell.org/
Category:
Additional Information:

Click here for more information and to download the application.

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:
Additional Information:

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: 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:

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: 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:
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: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • MINUMUM 2.5 CUMULATIVE GPA
  • DEMONSTRATE FINANCIAL NEED
  • GRADUATING HS SENIOR OR CURRENT COLLEGE STUDENT
  • ATTENDING OR PLANNING TO ATTEND ELIGIBLE HS/COLLEGE
  • LEGAL U.S. RESIDENT
  • PURSUING UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE OR DIPLOMA
Deadline: 04/15/2021
Website: http://www.bailey-family.org/
Category:
Additional Information:

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:
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: $5,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Scholarships are given to students who will be attending college or a trade school.
  • Answer essay question:  How would a Spirit of Drew Scholarship help you make a positive impact and continue your work in the LGBTQ+ community?
  • Answer essay question:  In what ways has your intersectionality impacted you as a leader, or what have you learned from those who are intersectional?
Deadline: 05/01/2021
Website: http://thedruproject.org/scholarship
Category:
Additional Information:

The Dru Project is an LGBTQ+ advocacy organization on a mission to spread love across the nation and promote gay-straight alliances.  We offer scholarships to students who truly exemplify Drew's spirit for inclusion and unity. 

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: 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: $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:
Additional Information:

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: Up to $5,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must be an African-American or Hispanic male graduating with at least a 2.5 GPA from a high school within Hillsborough, Pasco, or Pinellas County.
  • Must be planning to attend a college, university, trade, or vocational school and can provide proof of acceptance.
Deadline: 04/16/2021
Website: http://gqtampa.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/scholarship2021.pdf
Additional Information:

Gentlemen’s Quest of Tampa Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Non-profit corporation dedicated to expanding opportunities and support for low-income students in the development of college readiness skills and to increase the number of students that are prepared to enter and successfully complete post-secondary education.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

This resource shares 45+ financial aid scholarships for future and current students as well as potential graduate students to supplement the cost of education or professional development endeavors. Information on where to find scholarships and grants is supplied. Also highlighted within the resource are opportunities dedicated to specific demographics such as African Americans, Asian Americans, Latino Students, Native Americans, and much more. The featured scholarships are current and are provided by trusted organizations. The resource will constantly be updated to ensure students can apply to the most accurate scholarships available.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.purdueglobal.edu/blog/student-life/scholarships-minority-students/
Additional Information:

Amount: $2,500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • The applicant must be a primary member in good standing at SACFCU.
  • The applicant must be a senior in high school who will enroll in an undergraduate course of study during the 2021-2022 academic school year at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college, university, vocational, technical or trade school in the United States.
Deadline: 04/11/2021
Website: https://www.sacfcu.org/scholarships/
Additional Information:

Credit Union membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Eastern Pasco and Eastern Hernando Counties; as well as, immediate family members of all current or eligible members.

Amount: $500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • GPA Requirement - Preferred 3.0+
  • A short narrative to explain your circumstances and how you have faced or are facing adversity or an obstacle in your life.
Deadline: 04/12/2021
Website: http://lawofficecharlesphilips.com/hope-scholarship-application/
Additional Information:

The Law Office of Chuck Philips is offering one $500 scholarship to two students that have faced or are facing adversity or an obstacle in their life and are overcoming or have overcome that obstacle or adversity.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Pasco Pediatric Foundation, Inc. has three different scholarships, each geared to encourage high school seniors who have challenges to overcome as they seek higher education.

Click here for more information and scholarship options.

Download the application here.

Deadline: 04/14/2021
Website: https://pascokids.org/programs/
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: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • MINUMUM 2.5 CUMULATIVE GPA
  • DEMONSTRATE FINANCIAL NEED
  • GRADUATING HS SENIOR OR CURRENT COLLEGE STUDENT
  • ATTENDING OR PLANNING TO ATTEND ELIGIBLE HS/COLLEGE
  • LEGAL U.S. RESIDENT
  • PURSUING UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE OR DIPLOMA
Deadline: 04/15/2021
Website: http://www.bailey-family.org/
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

This scholarship is for 2020-21 Pasco County high school seniors attending a post-secondary institution in the fall who have made a positive impact on their community through their community service efforts.

For more information and to download the application, click here.

Deadline: 04/15/2021
Website: https://marjorieshope.com/
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Be a graduating high school senior or have recently earned a high school equivalency diploma (GED, HiSET, TASC)
  • Plan to enroll full time in a nonprofit community college, technical school, trade school, vocational school or apprenticeship program in the United States of America
  • Intend to complete an associate degree, pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship, or certificate program leading to work in the construction trades (such as carpentry, construction management, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, pipefitting, sheet metal, welding, telcom, etc.)
  • Have achieved a minimum grade point average (G.P.A.) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, 456 on the GED, or 60 on the HiSET (at least an 8 on each subtest) or equivalent scores on a state-sanctioned test
  • Demonstrate financial need
Deadline: 04/15/2021
Website: http://poweringthenewera.com/scholarship/?cta1
Additional Information:

If you have any questions or need additional resources before the April 15 deadline, please email scholarship@graybar.com

Amount: $2,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • You must be 18 years or over and currently be enrolled as a high school senior during the 2021-2022 school year in the United States.
  • You must have a minimum 3.4 GPA.
  • You must be pursuing a degree that enables you or others in your community to learn a new trade, develop skills and technology, or start a small business related to home services offered by Porch.
Deadline: 04/16/2021
Website: https://porch.com/resources/scholarships
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled or have completed Fire Science or Criminal Justice program at Fivay High School and be interested in pursuing a career in the field of public service (fire, police, criminal justice, or emergency services).
  • Student must be planning to attend a post-secondary program to pursue a public service program. Proof of acceptance must be provided in order to receive the scholarship,
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Submit an essay following the outline below.
  • Be in successful high school graduation process.
Deadline: 04/23/2021
Website: https://krewedeforti.org/#scholarships
Additional Information:

The essay should detail your involvement with the Fire Science or Criminal Justice program. Tell us about your desired career path and what has motivated you to pursue the field of public service. We are interested to know about any events or people who have impacted you. Be sure to share details of any involvement in community service or volunteer activities.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must attend WCHS
  • Minimum 3.5 unweighted GPA
  • At least 60 documented service hours
  • Two letters of recommendation (one teacher, one peer)
  • Essay
Deadline: 04/28/2021
Website: https://seanbartell.org/
Additional Information:

Click here for more information and to download the application.

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: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must Be Registered Republican
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Graduate of a Pasco County High School
  • Complete a 650 Word Minimum Essay "What is the importance of conservative values for young people in today’s world" Email to RPOPScholarship@gmail.com
  • Must attend an Accredited Community College/University or Accredited Vocational School in Florida.
Deadline: 04/30/2021
Website: https://www.pascogop.org/rpop-scholarship/
Additional Information:

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: $5,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Scholarships are given to students who will be attending college or a trade school.
  • Answer essay question:  How would a Spirit of Drew Scholarship help you make a positive impact and continue your work in the LGBTQ+ community?
  • Answer essay question:  In what ways has your intersectionality impacted you as a leader, or what have you learned from those who are intersectional?
Deadline: 05/01/2021
Website: http://thedruproject.org/scholarship
Additional Information:

The Dru Project is an LGBTQ+ advocacy organization on a mission to spread love across the nation and promote gay-straight alliances.  We offer scholarships to students who truly exemplify Drew's spirit for inclusion and unity. 

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

Applicants must be a high school senior or current undergraduate student, be enrolled in or planning to attend a U.S. college or university and submit their application, with all components, by the deadline.

Applicants must submit an essay (700 - 1,400 words) answering:

Why do you think the student debt crisis has gotten so extreme? How has the debt problem affected your education plans? If you were in charge, what would you do to fix the student debt crisis?

Deadline: 05/07/2021
Website: https://www.brookslawgroup.com/about-us/community/scholarship/
Additional Information:

Two (1st and 2nd place) scholarships will be awarded

  • First Place Winner: $1,000
  • Second Place Winner: $250

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Student should be a female graduating senior.
  • Student will need to have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, but does not necessarily need to be in the top 10% ~ 20% of their class.
  • Student will need to demonstrate that she has been active in volunteering and community service work, which will be listed specifically on the community service/volunteer document.

**PLEASE NOTE:  the deadline date has been extended from March 31 to May 7.  Disregard the deadline date on the paperwork**

Deadline: 05/07/2021
Website:
Additional Information:

For more information and to download the application, click here.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Student should be a female graduating senior.
  • Student will need to have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, but does not necessarily need to be in the top 10% ~ 20% of their class.
  • Student will need to demonstrate that she has been active in volunteering and community service work, which will be listed specifically on the community service/volunteer document.

**PLEASE NOTE:  the deadline date has been extended from March 31 to May 7.  Disregard the deadline date on the paperwork**

Deadline: 05/07/2021
Website:
Additional Information:

For more information and to download the application, click here.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Applicant must be an immediate family member of a current Kiwanis Member of the Florida District of Kiwanis (son, daughter, grandchild, niece, or nephew). Step-children may be acceptable
  • Applicant must be a current resident of the Florida District of Kiwanis.
  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior
  • Have a GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, unweighted.
  • Have been accepted to an accredited College, University, or Trade School. (Not limited to Florida Schools)
  • Must submit 2 letters of recommendation from non-related; Teacher, Clergy, Kiwanis Board, School Official, or Counselor.
  • Have performed at least 50 service hours in their community within the most recent past year.
Deadline: 05/15/2021
Website: https://www.floridakiwanisfoundation.org/scholarships/
Additional Information:

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
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Current high school senior pursuing post high school education in law enforcement or related fields including: criminal justice, corrections, and forensics.
  • Essay Submission
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
Deadline: 05/30/2021
Website: https://badgewives.org/
Additional Information:

This scholarship is designed to recognize students who demonstrate a similar passion for public service, and who demonstrate leadership, financial need and a desire to pursue a career in law enforcement or related fields.

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: $2,500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • The applicant must be a member of GTE Financial and be the primary account holder at the time of application.
  • The applicant must be an incoming freshman or a continuing full-time student pursuing an undergraduate degree. Graduating high school senior, undergraduate freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior continuing their undergraduate education in the following academic year is eligible.
Deadline: 06/01/2021
Website: https://www.gtefinancial.org/personal/for-students/student-scholarships
Additional Information:

An amount of $2,500 scholarships will be awarded annually and are not renewable.  The scholarships will be applied to tuition, fees, books, supplies and equipment required for the pursuit of their undergraduate degree.  Students may transfer from one institution to another and retain the award.

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: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Applicant must plan to attend college by fall semester 2021.
  • Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
  • Applicants must write a 500 word essay on why they are interested in entering the medical field
Deadline: 06/30/2021
Website: https://www.injuredcalltoday.com/#scholarship-application
Additional Information:

This award, worth $1000, is given to a college student that is interested in pursuing a career in healthcare and exhibits both merit and financial need.

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: Up to $5,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must be an African-American or Hispanic male graduating with at least a 2.5 GPA from a high school within Hillsborough, Pasco, or Pinellas County.
  • Must be planning to attend a college, university, trade, or vocational school and can provide proof of acceptance.
Deadline: 04/16/2021
Website: http://gqtampa.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/scholarship2021.pdf
Category:
Additional Information:

Gentlemen’s Quest of Tampa Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Non-profit corporation dedicated to expanding opportunities and support for low-income students in the development of college readiness skills and to increase the number of students that are prepared to enter and successfully complete post-secondary education.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

This resource shares 45+ financial aid scholarships for future and current students as well as potential graduate students to supplement the cost of education or professional development endeavors. Information on where to find scholarships and grants is supplied. Also highlighted within the resource are opportunities dedicated to specific demographics such as African Americans, Asian Americans, Latino Students, Native Americans, and much more. The featured scholarships are current and are provided by trusted organizations. The resource will constantly be updated to ensure students can apply to the most accurate scholarships available.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website: https://www.purdueglobal.edu/blog/student-life/scholarships-minority-students/
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: $2,500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • The applicant must be a primary member in good standing at SACFCU.
  • The applicant must be a senior in high school who will enroll in an undergraduate course of study during the 2021-2022 academic school year at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college, university, vocational, technical or trade school in the United States.
Deadline: 04/11/2021
Website: https://www.sacfcu.org/scholarships/
Category:
Additional Information:

Credit Union membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Eastern Pasco and Eastern Hernando Counties; as well as, immediate family members of all current or eligible members.

Amount: $500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • GPA Requirement - Preferred 3.0+
  • A short narrative to explain your circumstances and how you have faced or are facing adversity or an obstacle in your life.
Deadline: 04/12/2021
Website: http://lawofficecharlesphilips.com/hope-scholarship-application/
Category:
Additional Information:

The Law Office of Chuck Philips is offering one $500 scholarship to two students that have faced or are facing adversity or an obstacle in their life and are overcoming or have overcome that obstacle or adversity.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Pasco Pediatric Foundation, Inc. has three different scholarships, each geared to encourage high school seniors who have challenges to overcome as they seek higher education.

Click here for more information and scholarship options.

Download the application here.

Deadline: 04/14/2021
Website: https://pascokids.org/programs/
Category:
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
Category:
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/
Category:
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: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • MINUMUM 2.5 CUMULATIVE GPA
  • DEMONSTRATE FINANCIAL NEED
  • GRADUATING HS SENIOR OR CURRENT COLLEGE STUDENT
  • ATTENDING OR PLANNING TO ATTEND ELIGIBLE HS/COLLEGE
  • LEGAL U.S. RESIDENT
  • PURSUING UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE OR DIPLOMA
Deadline: 04/15/2021
Website: http://www.bailey-family.org/
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

This scholarship is for 2020-21 Pasco County high school seniors attending a post-secondary institution in the fall who have made a positive impact on their community through their community service efforts.

For more information and to download the application, click here.

Deadline: 04/15/2021
Website: https://marjorieshope.com/
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Be a graduating high school senior or have recently earned a high school equivalency diploma (GED, HiSET, TASC)
  • Plan to enroll full time in a nonprofit community college, technical school, trade school, vocational school or apprenticeship program in the United States of America
  • Intend to complete an associate degree, pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship, or certificate program leading to work in the construction trades (such as carpentry, construction management, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, pipefitting, sheet metal, welding, telcom, etc.)
  • Have achieved a minimum grade point average (G.P.A.) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, 456 on the GED, or 60 on the HiSET (at least an 8 on each subtest) or equivalent scores on a state-sanctioned test
  • Demonstrate financial need
Deadline: 04/15/2021
Website: http://poweringthenewera.com/scholarship/?cta1
Category:
Additional Information:

If you have any questions or need additional resources before the April 15 deadline, please email scholarship@graybar.com

Amount: $2,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • You must be 18 years or over and currently be enrolled as a high school senior during the 2021-2022 school year in the United States.
  • You must have a minimum 3.4 GPA.
  • You must be pursuing a degree that enables you or others in your community to learn a new trade, develop skills and technology, or start a small business related to home services offered by Porch.
Deadline: 04/16/2021
Website: https://porch.com/resources/scholarships
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled or have completed Fire Science or Criminal Justice program at Fivay High School and be interested in pursuing a career in the field of public service (fire, police, criminal justice, or emergency services).
  • Student must be planning to attend a post-secondary program to pursue a public service program. Proof of acceptance must be provided in order to receive the scholarship,
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Submit an essay following the outline below.
  • Be in successful high school graduation process.
Deadline: 04/23/2021
Website: https://krewedeforti.org/#scholarships
Category:
Additional Information:

The essay should detail your involvement with the Fire Science or Criminal Justice program. Tell us about your desired career path and what has motivated you to pursue the field of public service. We are interested to know about any events or people who have impacted you. Be sure to share details of any involvement in community service or volunteer activities.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must attend WCHS
  • Minimum 3.5 unweighted GPA
  • At least 60 documented service hours
  • Two letters of recommendation (one teacher, one peer)
  • Essay
Deadline: 04/28/2021
Website: https://seanbartell.org/
Category:
Additional Information:

Click here for more information and to download the application.

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: 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: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must Be Registered Republican
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Graduate of a Pasco County High School
  • Complete a 650 Word Minimum Essay "What is the importance of conservative values for young people in today’s world" Email to RPOPScholarship@gmail.com
  • Must attend an Accredited Community College/University or Accredited Vocational School in Florida.
Deadline: 04/30/2021
Website: https://www.pascogop.org/rpop-scholarship/
Category:
Additional Information:

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: $5,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Scholarships are given to students who will be attending college or a trade school.
  • Answer essay question:  How would a Spirit of Drew Scholarship help you make a positive impact and continue your work in the LGBTQ+ community?
  • Answer essay question:  In what ways has your intersectionality impacted you as a leader, or what have you learned from those who are intersectional?
Deadline: 05/01/2021
Website: http://thedruproject.org/scholarship
Category:
Additional Information:

The Dru Project is an LGBTQ+ advocacy organization on a mission to spread love across the nation and promote gay-straight alliances.  We offer scholarships to students who truly exemplify Drew's spirit for inclusion and unity. 

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

Applicants must be a high school senior or current undergraduate student, be enrolled in or planning to attend a U.S. college or university and submit their application, with all components, by the deadline.

Applicants must submit an essay (700 - 1,400 words) answering:

Why do you think the student debt crisis has gotten so extreme? How has the debt problem affected your education plans? If you were in charge, what would you do to fix the student debt crisis?

Deadline: 05/07/2021
Website: https://www.brookslawgroup.com/about-us/community/scholarship/
Category:
Additional Information:

Two (1st and 2nd place) scholarships will be awarded

  • First Place Winner: $1,000
  • Second Place Winner: $250

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Student should be a female graduating senior.
  • Student will need to have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, but does not necessarily need to be in the top 10% ~ 20% of their class.
  • Student will need to demonstrate that she has been active in volunteering and community service work, which will be listed specifically on the community service/volunteer document.

**PLEASE NOTE:  the deadline date has been extended from March 31 to May 7.  Disregard the deadline date on the paperwork**

Deadline: 05/07/2021
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

For more information and to download the application, click here.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Student should be a female graduating senior.
  • Student will need to have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, but does not necessarily need to be in the top 10% ~ 20% of their class.
  • Student will need to demonstrate that she has been active in volunteering and community service work, which will be listed specifically on the community service/volunteer document.

**PLEASE NOTE:  the deadline date has been extended from March 31 to May 7.  Disregard the deadline date on the paperwork**

Deadline: 05/07/2021
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

For more information and to download the application, click here.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Applicant must be an immediate family member of a current Kiwanis Member of the Florida District of Kiwanis (son, daughter, grandchild, niece, or nephew). Step-children may be acceptable
  • Applicant must be a current resident of the Florida District of Kiwanis.
  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior
  • Have a GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, unweighted.
  • Have been accepted to an accredited College, University, or Trade School. (Not limited to Florida Schools)
  • Must submit 2 letters of recommendation from non-related; Teacher, Clergy, Kiwanis Board, School Official, or Counselor.
  • Have performed at least 50 service hours in their community within the most recent past year.
Deadline: 05/15/2021
Website: https://www.floridakiwanisfoundation.org/scholarships/
Category:
Additional Information:

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:
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
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: $500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Current high school senior pursuing post high school education in law enforcement or related fields including: criminal justice, corrections, and forensics.
  • Essay Submission
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
Deadline: 05/30/2021
Website: https://badgewives.org/
Category:
Additional Information:

This scholarship is designed to recognize students who demonstrate a similar passion for public service, and who demonstrate leadership, financial need and a desire to pursue a career in law enforcement or related fields.

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 - $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 - $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:
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/
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: $2,500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • The applicant must be a member of GTE Financial and be the primary account holder at the time of application.
  • The applicant must be an incoming freshman or a continuing full-time student pursuing an undergraduate degree. Graduating high school senior, undergraduate freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior continuing their undergraduate education in the following academic year is eligible.
Deadline: 06/01/2021
Website: https://www.gtefinancial.org/personal/for-students/student-scholarships
Category:
Additional Information:

An amount of $2,500 scholarships will be awarded annually and are not renewable.  The scholarships will be applied to tuition, fees, books, supplies and equipment required for the pursuit of their undergraduate degree.  Students may transfer from one institution to another and retain the award.

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

  • Applicant must plan to attend college by fall semester 2021.
  • Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
  • Applicants must write a 500 word essay on why they are interested in entering the medical field
Deadline: 06/30/2021
Website: https://www.injuredcalltoday.com/#scholarship-application
Category:
Additional Information:

This award, worth $1000, is given to a college student that is interested in pursuing a career in healthcare and exhibits both merit and financial need.

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: $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:
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
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.