Looking for money to pay for school? This tool matches you to scholarship money. This is a free scholarship matching service provided by the School District of Palm Beach County.

Instruction: The keyword search is a great place to start if you already know something about the scholarship you are looking for OR enter a little information about yourself to get started. Ask your school counselor for more help in finding scholarship money. They can also help you with scholarship applications and other college planning tools.

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: 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. 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. Your submissions must be sent by email to: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com
Application Deadline: 06/12/2017
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
AORN Foundation Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: The AORN Foundation awards scholarships to students who are pursuing a career in perioperative nursing and to registered nurses who are continuing their education in perioperative nursing by pursuing a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: The selection of winners is based on academics/transcripts, essay, financial need, and accurate completion of the scholarship application.
Application Deadline: 06/15/2017
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
Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Submit a completed application indicating a sincere interest in an automotive career. Provide an official transcript of all academic work. Submit two letters of recommendation supporting your automotive interests. Submit a letter of acceptance for an associate, bachelor, or master’s program. Be accepted at an accredited college, university or trade school within the US at the time of application. Students attending a technical training school may also apply (trade school should equal a two-year associate program). Student must be a US citizen or in the US on a Student Visa. Must be enrolled full-time.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: The program has specific scholarships for incoming freshmen and upper-level undergraduate students. All scholarships are based on financial needs and a minimum GPA requirement of 3.0.
Application Deadline: 06/30/2017
Big Sun Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute. Please remember to include your name and the name of the school that you are attending.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Applicant must write a short essay (500 - 1,000 words) answering the following questions: How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you? Has your participation influenced your career goals? Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?
Application Deadline: 06/19/2017
Brain Wiz Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: In order to apply for this scholarship, you must meet some basic criteria. They are as follows: Demonstrate high ethics and morals; be a United State citizen over the age of 17; and be committed to a college or university in the United States.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: In a video, please explain what tips and tricks you use to improve your focus in class or when studying. The video should be 1-2 minutes only of you speaking. Can be “selfie” style, filmed on your phone. Please upload to YouTube (can be marked as “unlisted”, if you prefer for it to not be listed on YouTube).
Application Deadline: 08/01/2017
Charles R. O'Melia College Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a Palm Beach County resident, planning to attend college full time with a major in Architecture, Engineering, Construction, or Public Service.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Application packet must include: completed application form, high school transcript, and Applicant's general statement/essay.
Application Deadline: 06/01/2017
College STEPS Program Sweepstakes
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a US resident, attending high school and intending to enroll in the College STEPS Program.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Complete the online enrollment form to receive one entry in this sweepstakes.
Application Deadline: 06/30/2017
Common Knowledge Scholarships
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships to students through internet-based quiz competitions. There are no essay writing or long applications to complete. See website for various scholarships.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Students receive scholarship awards based on common knowledge and basic education curricula.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2017
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
David Clowney Foundation Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicants must be a current high school senior in Florida or Virginia anticipating completion and graduation. Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Have a total family annual income under $50,000 and demonstrate a financial need. Plan to attend a 4 year college or university.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: The Scholarship Committee will select recipients based on the following equally weighted categories: academic achievement, financial need, evidence of leadership ability & community involvement, and creativity in essay responses.
Application Deadline: 06/15/2017
Essence of a Haitian Woman Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a graduating female student of Haitian descent, who plans to pursue an undergraduate degree from Florida A&M University, majoring in the areas of International Business, Business Administration, Business Management, Accounting, Marketing, Finance and Entrepreneurship.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Applicant must submit an essay with the application, a copy of their high school transcript, and an official acceptance letter from Florida A&M University indicating admittance and major.
Application Deadline: 06/02/2017
Hexter & Baines' Annual Scholarship Award
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: The Hexter & Baines’ scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: For this scholarship you will need to write an essay that is 500 - 1,000 words in length on the topic below. Describe your academic and career 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. Explain why you need financial assistance. Submit your essay along with the following information: full name - current school - and/or future school you will be attending.
Application Deadline: 12/15/2017
How to Start A Blog Scholarship Program
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a high school senior in the United States. Applications are accepted year-round.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Students should follow the free guides available on the website to create a blog about a passion of theirs and on that blog, post a video explaining how they think blogging will impact the future of the digital age and working in America.
Application Deadline: 12/29/2017
Internet Marketing Scholarship 2017
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be currently enrolled in the Palm Beach County School District, interested in studying in the areas of marketing, business, computers, IT, medical, fashion, engineering, etc...
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Applicant must write an article or essay on "Internet marketing in 2017". Article or essay must be 1,000 to 1,500 words long. Submit complete name, phone number, address, email address, school/college/university name, and department of studies.
Application Deadline: 07/30/2017
Kaire & Heffernan Community Scholarships for Florida Students
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must first meet all of the following eligibility guidelines: Currently enrolled as a senior in a Florida high school and accepted to an accredited 4-year college or university program; Current resident of the State of Florida and the United States of America; Applicant must have volunteered time at a local Florida 501©(3) non-profit.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Each application must include the following: A completed Undergraduate Scholarship Application, typed essay, an official and complete copy of your high school transcript, proof of legal residency in the United States (i.e. birth certificate, passport, permanent resident card, etc.), proof of enrollment in, acceptance to, and/or application to an accredited four year college or university, letter of recommendation from 501©(3) non-profit where you volunteered your time (optional, but encouraged).
Application Deadline: 07/17/2017
Life Coach Spotter Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be accepted to a college. Submit proof of enrollment or an acceptance letter in an accredited university that is listed on the official website of the U.S. Department of Education.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Please write a 800 - 1,500 word essay about a personal story of the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome in your life. Be real and authentic. What was the hardest part? How did you overcome it? What life lessons have you learned as a result? Along with the essay, please record a 5 to 15 minute video of yourself telling your story that you wrote about in your essay. In your video, explain what your essay was about and summarize it. Talk about the key points.
Application Deadline: 08/01/2017
Lift Parts Express Scholarships
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Must be a current high school student expecting to enroll by the fall of 2017, and a legal resident of the US or Canada.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Complete an online application form prior to deadline and write an essay on this year's topic.
Application Deadline: 06/30/2017
LM Scholarship Program
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Leavitt Machinery is providing a scholarship to a deserving student who is currently enrolled or expects to be enrolled in a degree program (2 years of length or greater) by September. Applicant must be a US or Canadian resident.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Complete application form and essay topic. See website for further details
Application Deadline: 05/31/2017
National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives Local Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant must be enrolled as a full-time college student; have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (“B” average); be enrolled in a degree-granting program; and demonstrate community service and involvement.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Scholarship applicants must submit a transcript, college acceptance letter, a short essay about their “Career Goals”, and letter of recommendation.
Application Deadline: 06/30/2017
Nootropedia Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be an American citizen or hold a valid student visa, 15 years or older. Please see website for further details.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Applicant must be currently enrolled in the Fall / Spring school year of 2016/2017 at any college, university, high school, trade or technical school within the United States of America.
Application Deadline: 08/31/2017
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
Outdoor Hobbyist Scholarship Program
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant should be currently enrolled as a high school or college student in any school in the USA or Canada. Post graduate students are also welcome. High school students and/or those who are below 18 years old should get a parent’s or guardian’s consent before applying in the program. Letter of consent with signature should be included with your entry.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Write a 500 to 1,500 word essay about the importance of having an outdoor hobby. However, it should not be just about any story. It should emphasize the importance and benefits of going outdoors and should be valuable enough to help raise awareness.
Application Deadline: 11/30/2017
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
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: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior and legal U.S. resident.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: To apply, in 800 words or less, answer the following question: When the population of a city grows, low-income people are often forced to move to more affordable areas outside of the city. Many initiatives have been proposed or implemented to keep affordable housing within city limits. Identify one such initiative and discuss its pros and cons.
Application Deadline: 07/31/2017
SCW DREAMers Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be an immigrant under the age of 25, who entered into the United States before age 16; and a high school senior, planning to attend college by fall semester 2017.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Submit a completed application and a transcript. Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or a resume.
Application Deadline: 05/31/2017
SHPE Foundation Scholarship Program
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a Latino/a student who demonstrates both significant motivation and aptitude for a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. See website for further details.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: All Latino students that meet such requirements are eligible to apply, regardless of citizenship, but residency requirements can vary depending on scholarship sponsor.
Application Deadline: 07/31/2017
Single Parent Scholarships - The Custody X Change Giving Program
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: In order to qualify for the Custody X Change Single Parent Scholarship, applicant must: have primary physical custody of one or more minor children; be enrolled full-time at an accredited college; and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher or be a first year student.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: To apply email: scholarships@custodyxchange.com, and attach the following: A 400 to 500 word essay, "How will you use your education to improve your family?" Your unofficial college transcript or admissions letter. The scholarship application window is open all year; each semester's application window opens right after the previous semester's deadline.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018
Social Media Scholarship 2017
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a high school graduate or undergraduate pursuing a degree in business, tech, marketing or communications.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Write a 700 - 1,000 word article on one of the following topics: What is Your Favorite Social Media Network & Why? What will be your choice of Next-Gen Social Network? Snapchat Vs Instagram, How often you use these two on your Mobile? And Pick Your Favorite! See website for further details.
Application Deadline: 05/30/2017
South Florida Business Aviation Association Scholarship Program
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior, planning to continue education within the aviation sector (including, but not limited to, aeronautical science, aerospace engineering, air traffic management, aviation management, aircraft maintenance, or becoming a certified commercial pilot). Must be enrolled in a college or vocational school on a full-time basis.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Submit essay, high school transcript, and a letter of recommendation to: SFBAA - PO Box 4051 - Deerfield Beach, Florida 33442.
Application Deadline: 08/01/2017
Straight Forward Media Scholarships
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Straight Forward Media offers 6 different scholarships to a wide variety of students every year. Application deadlines vary. Please visit their website for further details.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: See specific scholarship for criteria
Application Deadline: 12/31/2017
Tatiana McIntosh Memorial Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be 18 years or older, or have a parent or guardian who must apply on their behalf. Applicant must be enrolling as a Freshman, on a full-time basis in a Bachelors Degree program.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: This scholarship aims to assist students who experience financial difficulty arising from a limited income. See attached for further details and application.
Application Deadline: 07/31/2017
The DomCop Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a current undergraduate student or prospective student that has already been accepted to a college.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Please write a 800 - 1,500 word essay about a new business idea that you think would help to make the world a better place. Why do you believe that it would be successful? What would drive its growth? What challenges and barriers to entry would you face if you started it? How would you obtain market share from any current competition? In addition to your essay, please send a video of yourself talking through your business idea and the inspiration behind it. The video should be 5 - 15 minutes in length and should act as a supplement to your submitted essay. Discuss the key points in your essay and show your enthusiasm for your idea! Submit proof of enrollment in, or an acceptance letter to, an accredited university listed on the U.S. Department of Education’s official website.
Application Deadline: 08/01/2017
The Sweet Flow Digital Marketing Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: All applicants must be entering or actively enrolled (at least part-time) in a college or university. Applicants must be residents of the United States. This scholarship opportunity provides the perfect channel to encourage young minds interested in digital marketing and many related industries. Students who are taking classes in Marketing, Business, Technology or Communications may be extremely interested in this scholarship program.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: To enter, please submit an essay (500 words or more) answering one of the following: 1. Why is digital marketing critical to an organization's marketing strategy? 2. How has digital marketing influenced today's society?
Application Deadline: 12/31/2017
The TagTech.com Annual Student Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a high school, college, university student currently studying in the areas of Marketing, Business Management, E-commerce, Information Technology, Communications, Computer Technology, Journalism, or Advertising
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Requirements to apply for the scholarship: A unique, freshly written article of 750 - 1,000 words on provided topic; Applicant Name, Contact Details, and Mailing Address; Name of Current Educational Institute; A document of proof supporting the claim of mentioned institution.
Application Deadline: 11/30/2017
The Trust Compass Annual Student Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant most possess a strong narrative capability, along with the bent of mind to relate to product. High school students below age 18, must submit parent/guardian consent.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Complete a 600 - 2,000 word essay with content that is factual, offers value, and is thoroughly researched. Along with essay, please submit personal details such as name, address and phone number, name of school/college/university, area of study, document proof that can attest to you being a student, and your unique email address assigned by your institution if possible.
Application Deadline: 06/25/2017
Thomas Law Offices Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: All applicants must be attending or plan on attending college for their first year. As proof of first-year status, you will need to submit a digital copy of your acceptance letter—complete with the college letterhead—from that college. This current scholarship will be rewarded for the semester beginning in Fall 2017.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: To submit your application and essay, email the completed essay, a digital copy of the acceptance letter from your college or graduate school verifying your first-year status, and some brief information about yourself to scholarship@thomaslawoffices.com.
Application Deadline: 08/01/2017
Tuite Law DUI Accident Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Must be enrolled as a full-time high school senior. Α 1,000 word essay must be submitted in full explaining why you intend to go to college and also why you feel deserving of this scholarship. Must be attending a 4-year college/university.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: An official high school transcript MUST be submitted with the essay for consideration. Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application
Application Deadline: 05/31/2017
Turner Pest Control 2017 Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a U.S. resident who has demonstrated commitment to community service, and who has been accepted to a university, college, or trade school.
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Selection Criteria: Submit a completed application online. Attach a 500-word essay. Provide proof of enrollment in a community college, four-year college or university, trade school, or two-year technical college in the U.S. Submit two recommendations from a professor or teacher. Provide a letter, certificate of completion, or other document confirming community service participation.
Application Deadline: 06/01/2017
Tylenol Scholarship Program
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a resident of the 50 United States, Puerto Rico or the District of Columbia, enrolled in a health care related field.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: To access the Tylenol scholarship application online, you will need to go the following website to apply, and locate the current Tylenol Scholarship Application page: www.tylenol.com.
Application Deadline: 06/30/2017
US Attorneys.com Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a US resident or citizen that has been accepted to, or is currently attending, an accredited American university or college.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: To enter, the student must submit a 800 to 1,000 word essay on ANY of the following topics: Deportation; How to Apply for a Work Visa H1B; The Importance of Having an Immigration Lawyer; Investment Visas; or Explain the different types of visas. Your essay should be written in either APA or MLA format.
Application Deadline: 07/01/2017
Welsh & Welsh Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicants can be attending or planning to attend any college or graduate school in the U.S. Applicants must be attending or plan on attending for their first year. As proof of your first-year status, you will need to submit a digital copy of your acceptance letter—complete with the college letterhead.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Applicants will need to write a 500+ word essay on the following topic: What type of volunteering do you do for your community and why are you passionate about doing so?
Application Deadline: 08/01/2017

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