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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
Logins Guide Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicants shall have to submit a well written essay, info graphics or article (750 words or more) on “How important is social media marketing today”. Your essay, info graphics or article shall be judged on the level of newness, creativity, uniqueness and on its content. You should tell us why you are interested towards our scholarship. You should email us all the details to: scholarships@loginsguide.com along with: Your CV/Resume/Bio Data Acceptance letter of college or university
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Selection Criteria: Applicable to all the students who are currently pursuing their education. Students of all the countries can apply for this scholarship.
Application Deadline: 12/22/2018
Solomon Law Group
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: All essay submissions should be sent to: solomonlawfirmsc@gmail.com Essay Topic Submit a 500+ word essay on this topic: How should we educate others about the importance of driving safety?
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Students can be attending or planning to attend any college or graduate school in the United States. All 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—from that college. This current scholarship will be rewarded for the semester beginning in Fall 2018.
Application Deadline: 07/15/2018
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
2018 Links Arts Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be African American graduating senior Must provide current resume Must provide a transcript with an official seal of the school
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Selection Criteria: As part of the selection process, finalists must participate in an audition and interview process with the Scholarship Committee. Application is attached below.
Application Deadline: 03/02/2018
2018 Minority Scholarship Program for Journalism
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: The purpose of the Minority Scholarship Program in Journalism is to provide financial assistance to highly motivated racial minority high school students who are pursuing a college degree in a field of journalism. The program also provides practical on-the-job experience for students during two paid summer internships at The Palm Beach Post. 561-820-3944
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Selection Criteria: Minority is defined as Alaskan Native, Asian, Black, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific Islander. The program is open to students who have shown promise for a career in print or digital journalism. The program is open to students attending public or private high schools. Priority will be given to students with financial need. For this reason, applicants must submit a copy of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Student Aid Report (SAR) along with the application. **Contact the Community Relations Department at The Palm Beach Post to request an application.
Application Deadline: 03/16/2018
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
Albert Lee Wright, Jr. Memorial Migrant Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must:  Be a migrant student!  You and your family move for agricultural or fishing employment  Be a dedicated student!  Show us you care and you’re willing to work hard! We’re looking for academic achievement or improvement in your official transcript  Be a graduating high school senior  This scholarship is intended for students who will be entering college for the first time  Demonstrate financial need  We want to make sure this scholarship goes to someone who could really use the help, so you need to estimate how much you think your education will cost and how much you have saved so far.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria:  Proof of Migrant Education eligibility – (Attach a legible and clear copy of a “Certificate of Eligibility” showing qualification during the past three calendar years or any time during high school). This can be obtained from a local school district through the migrant education staff;  Two letters of recommendation, at least one of which must be from a school, community or educational agency representative with personal knowledge of the applicant’s character;  A personal essay of at least 500 words describing the applicant’s background (which includes information about disrupted schooling and barriers presented because of agriculture/fishingrelated mobility), the applicant’s career and personal goals, and why he or she should receive this assistance;  A copy of a high school transcript showing the most recent grades obtained;  Proof of acceptance and/or enrollment at a post-secondary degree-granting institution.  If the student has not yet been accepted to any such institution, the student must provide a list of colleges to which applications have been submitted and the applicant MUST keep the committee informed by e-mail (abranzspall@mt.gov) regarding acceptance as soon as it is received  Financial need documentation—examples: a copy of the most recent school financial aid form, loan documentation, family tax return (include only the first two pages and black out any Social Security Numbers or ITIN); or other letter from an institution documenting financial aid; or, if these are unavailable, a descriptive narrative regarding the family’s financial need
Application Deadline: 02/23/2018
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
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Mandatory Eligibility Requirements  High school senior on track to receive a standard diploma  Graduating from a high school located in the following municipalities; West Palm Beach, Riviera Beach, Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, Royal Palm Beach, Wellington, and Lake Worth  Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. postsecondary institution Application is attached below
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Selection Criteria: Additional Requirements  Completed application (Please print using black or blue ink)  Official transcript (sealed in envelope from school official)  Photograph (no larger than 3 1/2 x 5)  Three letters of reference ~ (Two faculty members from your high school ~ 1 community/church affiliation ~ No family members)
Application Deadline: 03/02/2018
AMERICAN MUSLIM ALLIANCE OF FLORIDA, INC
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: The applicant must be graduating from a public, private, or home school within the state of Florida and entering college as a full-time student. Applicants must provide two letters of recommendation from teachers of core subjects. Please limit letters of recommendation to one page for each recommendation.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Applicant must compose and Epe a one page. single-spaced essay stating why you should be awarded a scholarship, and why you plan to further your studies at a college or university. Click on website below for other requirements
Application Deadline: 04/25/2018
Andrea B. Peppers School Administrators’ Association Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: This scholarship is offered to graduating seniors from Palm Beach County Public Schools. Only students who are children of association members (principals & assistant principals) and children of former association members who were in good standing and received an administrative promotion, are eligible to apply.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: See attachment below for further information and application.
Application Deadline: 03/05/2018
Arts for Life Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Students who are graduating from a public, private, or virtual school or a home education program in Florida during the current school year.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Students must submit a completed application, a brief essay explaining “How the arts have positively influenced my life” and a portfolio of work in creative writing, dance, drama, music, or visual art. See attachment below for more information.
Application Deadline: 02/01/2018
Barry Grunow Memorial Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Application for the scholarship begins by creating an account at https://scholarshipamerica.org. Roll over “What We Do For” and click on Students. Then create a free profile. The deadline to complete the student portion of the application is 3/09/18. This allows one week for school counselors to complete their portion of the application before the final deadline of 3/16/18. You will need to list your guidance counselor's name, email address and phone number on the appliciation. You will also need to list a recommender. It will be easiest if you use your guidance counselor as the recommender. In the essay portion labeled “Goals” write 4-5 sentences about your goals. Explain completely but be brief. Around 50 words is what is preferred. In the section labelled “Unusual Circumstances” write about 50 words, only if you are facing a serious challenge that others might not have.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: High School Seniors in Palm Beach County who want to earn a college degree to be a teacher. Students can be from public school, private school, or parochial school. There must be financial need which is determined by the student completely the FAFSA and reporting their EFC (Expected Family Contribution) on the application.
Application Deadline: 03/16/2018
Caribbean American For Community Involvement in Florida (CAFCI) Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Be a resident of Palm Beach County, Florida.. Currently attend high school in Palm Beach County, expected to graduate in May 2018. Demonstrate an interest in Caribbean-American affairs. Provide complete signed application postmarked no later than Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Be available for an interview – Date and Time to be determined. Attend Presentation of Awards Ceremony, if selected, on May 5, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: You must submit the following with this application: 1. Two (2) letters of recommendation from teachers or one from a teacher and one from a guidance counselor. 2. An official transcript of your current academic record. Your transcript should reflect your Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher for seven semesters. Official Transcript must be in a sealed envelope with the school’s seal from your high school. 3. A short essay, 200-300 words, typed on standard 8 ½” x 11” paper, including the following: a. Why you desire a career in the field you have chosen and why you feel you will be successful; b. Your demonstrated interest in and association with Caribbean culture and affairs; c. Your interest and involvement in community and school activities; and d. Evidence of financial need. 4. Provide acceptance letter from an accredited college/university (this must accompany application). 5. If you are selected, you will be required to submit a photograph (example-senior picture) and a bio, both of which will be published in our annual Friendship Ball Souvenir Program. Photos and your image will be used in media and print advertising. Photographs will remain the property of CAFCI. See attachment
Application Deadline: 02/28/2018
Carolyn James Legacy Foundation Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: • Applicant must be a graduating senior in attendance at a Palm Beach County High School. • Applicant’s official high school transcript must accompany application. • Application must be typed or printed legibly. Applicants are required to complete the entire application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Selection Criteria: Submit a one (1) page statement on one (1) of the following topics: 1) How has the American concept of fairness and equality impacted women/ minorities in the United States? What can be done to make America a “more perfect union”? 2) President Trump wants to deport 800,000 Dreamers who entered this country illegally as children. In technical terms, the administration would end a program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). What positive or negative impact will the deportation of these young people have on your personal life? • Application must be accompanied by two (2) letters of recommendation: One (1) from a community, civic or church leader. One (1) from a high school teacher or guidance counselor • Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by phone. • If selected, student MUST be present at scholarship presentation ceremony.
Application Deadline: 03/23/2018
Commander Norm Daly Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Two priorities of eligibility are established, as follows: First Priority: Palm Beach County high school NJROTC graduating seniors accepted into a college level Navy ROTC program. In the event of no qualifying high school NJROTC candidates, candidates meeting the Second Priority criteria are eligible. Second Priority: Any high school senior planning on pursuing college level ROTC (Army, Navy or Air Force) or college level commercial mariner training (e.g. Merchant Marine Academy) The required attachments that must be submitted with the application are: High school grades transcript Student essay "Why I should Be Selected" - 300 words or less Teacher character reference statement of 75 words or less Non-teacher adult character reference statement of 75 words or less Application attached
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Who Should Apply: Any high school senior planning on pursuing college level ROTC (Army, Navy or Air Force) or college level commercial mariner training. (e.g. Merchant Marine Academy). First priority for award will be given to students who participated in Navy ROTC in high school and who plan on pursing college level Navy ROTC.
Application Deadline: 03/31/2018
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
DBD Law $1000 Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Students must be in or planning to enter their first year of college or graduate school. The school needs to be in the United States. You must show proof that you’re in your first year. Provide a digital copy of your college acceptance letter and include the college letterhead.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Submit a 500+ word essay on this topic: Tell us about a volunteering experience that helped you grow. Your application should include: Your essay answering our topic question. A digital copy of your acceptance letter to show your standing. A short bio about yourself.
Application Deadline: 07/15/2018
Fairview Golf Club, Inc Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: Applicants must be: Palm Beach County or other identified county resident, a graduating senior, African American, must be admitted or attending an accredited College or University. Proof of acceptance from the registrar of the College or University.
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Selection Criteria: Application criteria and information can be found on the website listed below.
Application Deadline: 02/15/2018
FFMA Scholarships
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: ll members of the public are eligible and invited to apply, including FFMA members’ dependents. Students attending any accredited university, college or community college within the state of Florida (or to students who are residents of Florida and enrolled in any accredited university, college or community college in a state other than Florida), including graduating high school seniors who have been accepted to attend such an institution and students currently attending such an institution who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree, are eligible for the scholarship. Students are eligible for the College Scholarship only once, however they may be awarded other FFMA scholarships.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Statement of financial need. One letter of recommendation from instructors or employers (non-family members). Résumé. Career objective. Among otherwise equal applicants, preference will be given to those expressing interest in the public assembly facility management field and to those enrolled in degree programs that are viewed as particularly relevant to this field (e.g., event, facility or sports administration, hospitality management, art administration, tourism, business administration, etc.). A typed, one page essay expressing applicant’s career goals and interests in the public assembly industry. Students who are residents of Florida and are attending a university, college or community college undergraduate or graduate school program in a state other than Florida must provide a copy of their Florida driver’s license along with the application. Properly completed application. Once you go to website there are several different scholarships you can apply for
Application Deadline: 04/20/2018
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
Jaxfoodcritic Essay Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: To be eligible, applicant must be a college going student from USA, Canada, Australia, and UK. Applicant must submit a 750-1000 word essay on “Your favorite food“.
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Selection Criteria: All final essays should be submitted to scholarship@jaxfoodcritic.com
Application Deadline: 12/01/2018
Medical Assistant Degrees Healthcare Scholarship 2018
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: • Applicants must write and submit an essay in English of between 750 and 1000 words on the topic “Why I Want to Pursue a Career in the Healthcare Field”. • Applicants must submit an essay that is original and entirely their own work. Any essay that contains plagiarized content or false information will be automatically disqualified. • Applicants must be at least 18 years old at the time of disbursement. • Applicants must be US citizens. • Applicants must be in full time education at the time that the scholarship is awarded.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: • The judge’s decision is final and is based on the quality of the essays submitted. • The essays will be judged on originality, creativity, grammar and punctuation. • Financial need is not taken into account when awarding the scholarship.
Application Deadline: 06/30/2018
National Council of Jewish Women
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Qualified applicants must be Jewish women, residents of Broward County or South Palm Beach County (Boynton Beach or south), and enrolled in 12th grade during the 2017/2018 school year
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Applicants are invited to submit an essay expressing why they believe they have the potential to become a Jewish leader of tomorrow. Criteria to be considered include whether the applicant is involved in leadership, advocacy or community service activities, and/or whether she has overcome an obstacle that shows her leadership potential. For application click on file below.
Application Deadline: 02/28/2018
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
PBCSF Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: This scholarship is for deserving high school seniors in Palm Beach County who have been nominated by a sworn employee of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO). There is a total of $20,000 available to be awarded, and each scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years provided the student reapplies each year.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: The student needs to maintains a 3.0 GPA average at the end of each academic year. See attachment
Application Deadline: 02/01/2018
PBG Police Foundation
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: The primary objective of the Herb and Penny Wender Scholarship Program is to provide financial assistance to dependent children of Palm Beach Gardens Police Department employees, current active members of the Police Department’s Police Explorer Post as well as to dependent children of local Palm Beach Gardens residents. A one-year employment requirement applies to dependents of Police Department personnel and a one-year residency requirement applies to dependents of City of Palm Beach Gardens residents. Dependent children of the Police Foundation’s Board of Directors are not eligible to apply. Applicants must be seeking undergraduate, graduate or technical studies at an accredited post secondary educational institution and be enrolled and accepted for either full or part-time studies. Applicants must only use scholarship funds for tuition, fees and educational institution housing.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: The selection of the scholarship recipients will be made by a Foundation appointed scholarship review committee taking into consideration the following criteria. The applicants record of scholastic achievement with a minimum requirement of a 3.0 grade point average. The applicants record of prior community service. The application will include a one (1) page essay on a topic indicated in the application. The applicant will provide three (3) recommendations from instructors, coaches, supervisors or other adults they have worked with.
Application Deadline: 04/20/2018
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
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
Rise of Sigma Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: The scholarship is for students currently pursuing their education in any institute.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: If you are interested in applying for the scholarship, please submit your essay or article complying with following requirements on ” How important is internet marketing?”.
Application Deadline: 12/30/2018
Rotary Club of WPB “Service Above Self” Scholarships
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: The applicant must be a high school senior attending one of the following schools: i. Cardinal Newman High School ii. Dreyfoos School of the Arts iii. Forest Hill High School iv. Palm Beach Lakes High School v. Palm Beach Virtual School vi. Any high school in Palm Beach County and also residing within the city limits of West Palm Beach in zip codes 33401, 33405, 33407, 33409, 33412, or 33417 vii. Homeschooled and also residing within the city limits of West Palm Beach in zip codes 33401, 33405, 33407, 33409, 33412, or 33417 All applicants must have applied to and/or been accepted for enrollment as a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited college or other approved institution in the United States. Documented proof from the institution of full-time enrollment is required.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: All applicants must demonstrate “Service Above Self” through a history of school and/or community service.
Application Deadline: 02/28/2018
Scholar Career Coaching Scholarship Program
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Must have completed checklist ___ Application ___ Essay ___ Resume/Activity Involvement ___ Sealed School Transcript ___ Confirm admission to college/university ___ 2 letters of recommendation(at least one from a school representative
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Selection Criteria: Winners will be selected on the basis of:  Grades/GPA  Community & extracurricular activities involvement  Application and essay  Mentoring program participant  ESL student  First generation to attend college
Application Deadline: 05/11/2018
Teamwork USA 12TH GRADE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Financial need. Community service, which may include mentoring or volunteering Finalists will be subject to a personal interview Completed applications must include The signature of the applicant’s guidance counselor with the official seal of the guidance department. Two (2) letters of recommendation from a school administrator, counselor, teacher or employer. An essay of no more than 500 words on any subject of your choice.
Minimum GPA: 3.25
Selection Criteria: Applicants must be a graduating senior attending high school in Palm Beach County, and plan to enroll in a Florida 2 or 4 year college or university or technical school. Verification of acceptance is required to receive the scholarship. Mail completed application form to: TeamWork Education Foundation Attn: Kathleen Perry, Executive Director 602 NW 5th St. , Boynton Beach, FL 33435. Email: kathyperry65@hotmail.com Phone: (561) 414-9104
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
The Congress-Bundestag Vocational Youth Exchange Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Graduating Senior with a vocational background, at least 18 and no more that 199 years of age by July 1 of departure year. Must be a U.S. citizen.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Students who have demonstrated maturity and responsibility and who can be entrusted to fulfill their roles as exchange students without day-to-day supervision
Application Deadline: 01/31/2018
The Pearl Mae Foundation Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: • Student must be attending or accepted to attend an accredited school within one year of application • Applicants must be pursuing a degree with a concentration in the healthcare or first responder fields. • Applicant must submit a typed essay of no more than 500 words describing your career goals, how your career will relate to the purpose and mission of The Pearl Mae Foundation and how the scholarship will impact your ability to pursue your educational goals • Applications that fail to meet the requirements or are incomplete will not be reviewed • Applicants must be able to participate in a phone interview • Applicants must be willing to be published in a press release • If applicant is selected for award they will be notified by mail and phone • Scholarship is renewable after a successful reapplication up to three times or until degree or training has been achieved, whichever comes first.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: • Student enrolled in an undergraduate degree must be enrolled full-time (12 credit hours per semester) Students enrolled in vocational program must be in full attendance • Applications are accepted on-line only • Applicant must supply two letters of recommendation (pastor, teacher, coach, employer), current academic transcript and a copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR) from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA)
Application Deadline: 03/31/2018
Women's Chamber Foundation "Big Red Apple" Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Female resident of PB County
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Applicants must write an essay. YOUR ESSAY MUST BE BETWEEN 200 AND AN ABSOLUTE MAXIMUM OF 500 WORDS. ESSAYS ARE TO BE TYPED, DOUBLE-SPACED, IN 12 POINT ARIEL OR NEW TIMES ROMAN FONT. PLEASE ATTACH A SEPARATE SHEET OF PAPER FOR YOUR ESSAY, AND BE SURE TO INCLUDE ANSWERS TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS: 1. How do you plan to fund your education and what is your financial need? 2. What do you expect to accomplish in your future career? 3. If you are an adult student, please explain the circumstances of your return to school. 4. Please describe why you chose your Community Service and how it ties into your career goals.
Application Deadline: 03/02/2018