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2018 Dollars 4 Tic Scholars Tourette Syndrome Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Must be a current senior in high school or current college student seeking undergraduate degree who has not yet entered their senior year in a four year program of study, or a current senior in high school or current college student seeking undergraduate degree who is accepted in a two-year community college
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Selection Criteria: Evaluation of your application will be based on the following criteria: Completeness Adherence to length and time requirements Match to the following: Current transcripts, official and unopened from the applicant’s current educational institution must accompany this application Must be attending or will attend an accredited college or university in the United States. (Incoming freshmen please include copy of Letter of Acceptance.) Must provide an original letter on letterhead of your diagnosis of Chronic Tic Disorder or Tourette’s Syndrome provided by and signed by your neurologist or psychiatrist. This will be verified for authenticity. Must provide three letters of character reference no longer than one page in length, front only, from as follows: One family member One academic reference One employment or academic reference
Application Deadline: 04/15/2018
Miami Dolphins and Bank United " 4 Downs for Finance"
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Florida students ages 13-18 can submit a 100-word essay online about why saving is important for a chance to win the grand prize of $1,000 cash to kickstart their college savings
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Applicants must be ages 13-18 and essays must be 100-words or more
Application Deadline: 12/19/2017
2018 HEAT Scholarships
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.  Applicant must be a high school student enrolled in a Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe or Palm Beach County public or private school.  Applicant must have a minimum un-weighted GPA of 3.2 by the end of the first grading period of their senior year.  Applicant must submit an official transcript from the high school registrar along with a copy of their SAT and/or ACT score.  Applicant must have an unmet financial need for assistance as determined by the university’s Financial Aid Office. In order to prove a financial need, please submit a copy of the household’s W2 form(s) and a copy of the last tax filing (i.e. 1040 form) for all household members.  Letters to be submitted by applicant:  Two (2) letters of recommendation – each from a current high school teacher or administrator on school letterhead.  Two (2) or more letters from a community based organization, on that specific organization’s letterhead verifying community service and hours performed.  One (1) letter from High School Athletic Director or Coach on school letterhead verifying candidate’s participation in a high school sport.*  Applicant must be accepted to and enroll in a four year accredited college or university in the USA. Please submit a copy of the letter of acceptance to the four year accredited college or university.  Applicant must complete a writing sample as outlined in the application form
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: A panel comprised of Miami HEAT employees and Miami HEAT Charitable Fund Board Members will review/rate the applications and make final decisions on scholarship awards. The following criteria will be considered equally in evaluating applicants: Please submit all materials to: Miami HEAT Scholarships C/O Leon Bichachi Miami HEAT 601 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132 DEADLINE: JANUARY 27, 2018  Career Goals  Writing Sample  Financial Need  Teacher/School official recommendations  Academic Achievement  Community Service Verification Letter(s)  College/ University Acceptance Letter  Sport Participation* * Applies only to Miami HEAT Alec Kessler Student-Athlete Scholarship applicants
Application Deadline: 01/27/2018
5th Annual Fetterman & Associates Scholarship Project
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: students are required to write an original essay describing their most influential teacher. The contest is open to high school seniors who intend to pursue higher education on graduation. Essays are blindly evaluated for original content and writing style. Essays must be a minimum of five hundred and a maximum of one thousand words, double spaced, with 1.5 inch margins, in a type font size no greater than 12. Winning applications and essays will be chosen based on originality, thoughtfulness of content, writing style, and grammatical, spelling and format presentation.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Eligible applicants must 1) attend high school in Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Okeechobee or Indian River Counties at the senior grade level; and 2) have applied for admission to at least one college or university for attendance upon graduation from high school.
Application Deadline: 03/19/2018
Alliance of Women Executives 2018
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Email completed application package to info@aweinc.org no later than March 16, 2018. Scholarship recipient to be notified by April 30, 2018. Scholarship to be awarded on May 3, 2018. Palm Beach County High School Senior with a Minimum GPA of 3.0 Applicant must be a graduating young woman from a Palm Beach County high school planning to attend one of the following schools within Palm Beach County: • Florida Atlantic University • Palm Beach State College Acceptance letter and proof of enrollment from one of the schools mentioned above must be submitted as soon as it is received.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Applicant must submit a recommendation letter from an employer, volunteer organization or teacher. Applicants must submit an essay on the following topic: • What ethical dilemma and/or hardship have you faced and how have you handled it? How do you think this experience will affect your future? • Please include a cover sheet with your name, address, phone number and email. • Essay must be between 500 – 1500 words. Applicants may not be related by blood or marriage to a member of AWE
Application Deadline: 03/16/2018
AmeriCorps Opportunitites
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: AmeriCorps State and National programs are open to U.S. citizens, nationals, or lawful permanent resident aliens age 17 and older. Members may serve full or part-time over a period not to exceed 12 months. Individuals can serve as AmeriCorps members in every state, U.S. territory, and on tribal reservations.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: AmeriCorps places thousands of young adults into intensive service positions where they learn valuable work skills, earn money for education, and develop an appreciation for citizenship. See website for further details.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2017
Army ROTC/U.S. Army
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen between the ages of 17 and 26, with a high school GPA of at least 2.50, and a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicant must score a minimum of 920 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores), meet physical standards, and agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard).
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Selection Criteria: Applicant must commit to an eight-year service commitment with the Army and serve full time in the Army for four years, and four years with the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR). Selected Cadets may choose to serve part time in the Army Reserve or Army National Guard while pursuing a civilian career.
Application Deadline: 01/10/2018
Community Foundation
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: What's your story? Have you overcome considerable obstacles? Have you led a group to make a difference in our community? Are you the first in your family to go to college? No matter what your talents, abilities and passions, our donors at the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties want to help you use them to pursue your higher education dreams. We administer an annual scholarship program that has helped thousands of local students pursue their dreams and goals at colleges, universities, and trade or technical schools after high school graduation. You could be next!
Minimum GPA: 2.00
Selection Criteria: Varies. Please see Scholarship database link
Application Deadline: 03/01/2018
Cooperative Living Organization Scholarships
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Cooperative Living Organization is low cost housing for incoming University of Florida or Santa Fe College students. Application must be submitted online and a letter of recommendation must be emailed to: publicrelations@cloliving.org
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Complete and submit application online. Cooperative Living Organization (CLO)is a housing Co-op. CLO is a group of students, who live together and work together to maintain their living environment. They keep the cost of living low by maintaining the facility themselves. They each do about two hours of work a week, mopping floors; washing dishes; mowing the lawn, etc.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2017
Florida JCI Senate Foundation
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: lorida JCI Senate Foundation grants two $1000.00 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities, or vocational schools. These scholarships are based on academic performance. We also grant a $1000.00 based on academic performance and financial need.Applications must come from high school students who are U.S. Citizens graduating from a Florida accredited high school. This may include state approved home school and state approved GED programs, or Cyber School.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: v All submissions must be typewritten or printed. v You must complete and include the FAFSA financial application form. v Supporting documentation of your choice may follow each page as appropriate. v Reference letters are limited to five (5) with a maximum length of one page each. v Your name must be at the top of each sheet in the package, along with a numbering system the states “page__ of __”. v An Application can be obtained at; http://www.usjcisenate.org/index.php/scholarship-program. Deadline for submission is postmarked by midnight, January 5, 2018 . Mail to JCI Senators Foundation of Florida, Inc. 295 Nelle Ave., Apt. C Panama City, FL 32404
Application Deadline: 01/05/2018
George Snow Scholarship Fund
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: The Fund looks for applicants that have: a financial need are active in their school and community have strong educational and career goals are self-motivated.
Minimum GPA: 2.00
Selection Criteria: The Fund looks for applicants that have: a financial need are active in their school and community have strong educational and career goals are self-motivated.
Application Deadline: 02/01/2018
Graduate Level Gordon J. Gilbert Research Grant
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: 1. Candidate must have proposed or be engaged in a marine-related research project approved by the student’s major professor and is relevant to the mission of Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. 2. Candidates may self-nominate, or may be nominated by a professor, but MUST submit a letter of recommendation by the student’s major professor or department chair. 3. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Candidates will be evaluated on a written summary of the student’s original research and an interview with the scholarship committee which will include a presentation of the student’s research. The interview and presentation will be conducted during March or April, 2018. 4. Additionally, the grant recipient must agree to conduct a public presentation at the nature center related to the student’s research and provide the nature center with a copy of the student’s published thesis or dissertation when it is available.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Go to the link to fill out the required online application
Application Deadline: 02/19/2018
High School Level Gordon J. Gilbert Scholarship Charles N. Kurucz Memorial Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: 1. Candidate must be a 2018 graduating senior who intends to pursue a college degree in a biological or natural science, or other marine-related field relevant to the mission of Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. 2. Candidates MUST submit a letter of recommendation from a science teacher or guidance counselor/advisor. 3. A minimum 3.2 GPA overall, and minimum 3.5 GPA in science courses completed is required. Candidates will be evaluated on grade point average; honors point average, academic curriculum, extra-curricular activities, personal reference, a brief essay, and a short interview that will be held on a date between March and April, 2018. 4. The scholarship recipient must provide 40 volunteer hours at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center during the period from April 1 to August 30, 2018 or, for Charles N. Kurucz recipients complete an agreed-upon alternative project. 5. *Charles N. Kurucz Scholarship specific requirement: Applicants for the Charles N. Kurucz scholarship need to either be the first generation in their family to attend college (defined by parents, step-parents and grandparents who did not graduate from college) or eligible for the Free and Reduced Price School Meal (F&RPSM) program. Applicants must provide written confirmation of F&RPSM eligibility from their Guidance Counselor, and/or an affidavit testifying to their first generation college student status. 6. The Committee may elect to interview a short list of candidates at their discretion.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Go to the link for required online application.
Application Deadline: 02/09/2018
Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars Program
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Students must first be admitted into the University of Florida as a first-year student. Upon completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the December 15th deadline, students are invited to complete the MFOS Supplemental Form if they meet the initial eligibility criteria. Specifically, the program supports students whose annual family income is less than $40,000 and assets are less than $25,000.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: First-time-in-college freshman at UF who have been admitted to UF by March 15 (transfer students are not eligible). First-generation college student as defined by neither parent having a bachelor’s degree (if parent has a bachelor’s degree from another country, student is ineligible). Florida resident U.S Citizen or permanent resident Graduated from a Florida High School within the last three years and during that time was not enrolled as a degree-seeking student in another institution. Total parents’ income equal to or less than $40,000 Total parents’ assets as reported on the FAFSA less than $25,000 Applied for aid by completing an error-free FAFSA by December 15 preceding enrollment
Application Deadline: 12/15/2017
NROTC Scholarship Program
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen not less than 17 years old by September 1 of year starting college and no more than 23 on June 30 of that year; have acquired a high school graduation or equivalency certificate by August 1 of the year you plan to enter the NROTC program; have no moral obligations or personal convictions that prevent conscientious bearing of arms and supporting and defending the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign or domestic; be physically qualified by Navy standards; and not have 30 or more semester hours or 45 or more quarter hours of college credit upon application.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Applicant must have minimum SAT scores of 530 Critical Reading and 520 Math. The minimum ACT scores are 21 Math, 22 English. Graduates in the top 10% of their class will be considered.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018
Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Youth Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: High School Seniors The following documents must be received for you to be considered: n Completed Application (filled out on a computer) n Typed letter of nomination from a sworn employee of PBSO n Typed letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or counselor n Acceptance letter from a college or trade school n Essay Please attach a separate, typed essay (2 pages maximum) describing you as a prospective college/trade school student and a future member of the workforce. Provide details of your extracurricular and leadership activities. Describe what it means to you to have PBSO serving your community. n Recent photo
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Please note: n Family members of PBSO employees are not eligible n Limit of 2 nominations per deputy n Files must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format n High School Transcripts are not required n Detailed financial information is not required n Scholarship winners and nominating deputies must be present at our luncheon on March 4th, 2018 for students to receive scholarships All of these items need to be sent in one email to Steve.Moss@pbcsf.org.
Application Deadline: 02/01/2018
Palm Beach State College UPWARD BOUND
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Participant must be US citizen, permanent resident, or other eligible non-citizen enrolled in high school between 9th and 12th grade.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Are you in high school wanting to get an early start on the path toward college? Upward Bound provides many opportunities to succeed in pre-college performance with tutoring, ACT/SAT Preparation, advice and assistance with course selection, preparation for college entrance examinations, assistance with financial aid applications, field trips, and more.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2017
PAT OLIPHANT MEMORIAL STUDENT TECHNOLOGY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: The District created the Pat Oliphant Memorial Student Technology Service Scholarship to recognize and reward outstanding high school seniors for their service to their schools and communities in the area of technology. This scholarship is made possible through proceeds generated by the annual District Palm Beach Technology Conference. This year, we are again offering this scholarship in the amounts of: First Place $3,500 Second Place $2,500 Third Place $1,500 Finalist $500
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: A letter of recommendation from a Teacher, Guidance Counselor, or Principal who has worked closely with the nominee. [Limit: One page, front only] A description of the nominee's technology service and support to his/her school, the District, and/or the community (including accomplishments and awards). [Limit: One page, front and back] A list of the nominee's other accomplishments including scholastics, extracurricular activities, sports participation, and community-related achievements and services. [Limit: One page, front and back] Attach the following information to this nomination form: REQUIRED SCHOLARSHIP DOCUMENTS IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER Nomination Form submission deadline - Friday, December 8, 2017 by 4:00 PM.
Application Deadline: 12/08/2017
raise.me
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: "www.raise.me" is an app which gives high school students the opportunity to get scholarships for their achievements in high school.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Create an account, add your achievements, discover colleges, and earn scholarships
Application Deadline: 12/31/2017
Redfin Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Legal U.S. resident Eighteen years of age or older Graduating high school senior or current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college attending an accredited university or college
Minimum GPA: 3.50
Selection Criteria: Essays will be judged based on the following criteria: 50% = Thoughtfulness of response 40% = Quality of composition 10% = Grammatical accuracy Click on link for topic and deadlines
Application Deadline: 01/31/2018
Redfin Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Legal U.S. resident Eighteen years of age or older Graduating high school senior or current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college attending an accredited university or college
Minimum GPA: 3.50
Selection Criteria: Essays will be judged based on the following criteria: 50% = Thoughtfulness of response 40% = Quality of composition 10% = Grammatical accuracy Spring Contest Period: (i) Beginning Time: 12:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time on November 1 of each year. (ii) End Time: 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on January 31 of the following year.
Application Deadline: 01/31/2018
The Briana Marie Cox Foundation Community Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: For any Palm Beach County or Martin County high school senior who, in their lifetime, has lost a parent, legal guardian, or sibling. Proof of loss in the form of a copy of the death certificate, or equivalent legal document, is required
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Judging will be based on each applicant’s overall prior and continuing achievements, including activity in school organizations, the community, and athletics, as well as their academic record, and interviews in which the applicants will discuss their career plans and personal aspirations. All applicants are encouraged to review the content of the Foundation web site at www.brianamariecoxfoundation.org to better communicate in their application essay how their plans and interests coincide with the vision, mission, motto, and principles of the Foundation.
Application Deadline: 02/28/2018