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 councelor for more help in finding scholarship money. They can also help you with scholarship applications and other college planning tools.

10th Annual Caribbean American Heritage Essay Competition - TATI, Inc.
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Student must be of Caribbean heritage as defined by the competition rules, in 11th or 12th grade residing in Palm Beach County.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Complete a 1,000 - 1,500 word essay. See attachment for subject of essay.
Application Deadline: 05/31/2016
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: 06/10/2016
ABC Humane Wildlife Control & Prevention, Inc's Academic Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must submit an essay response in 1000 words or fewer to grants@abcwildlife.com. This scholarship is open to persons who identify as female.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Applicants must be studying or planning to study the fields of science (excluding social sciences i.e. economics), engineering, mathematics, or technology.
Application Deadline: 06/26/2016
Abry Brothers Scholarship Program
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a high school student, 16 years of age or older, committed to attend a college or university.
Minimum GPA: 2.75
Selection Criteria: Applicant must submit an application and written essay.
Application Deadline: 08/15/2016
Actuarial Diversity Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: Each applicant must fulfill all the requirements listed: Must have at least one birth parent who is a member of one of the following minority groups: Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American, Pacific Islander; Will be a full-time undergraduate student at a U.S. accredited educational institution; Minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale), emphasis on math or actuarial courses; Entering college freshmen must have a minimum ACT math score of 28 or SAT math score of 600.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Applicant must be intent on pursuing a career in the actuarial profession.
Application Deadline: 05/04/2016
Air Force ROTC
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: Student must be a US citizen, graduating from high school or have an equivalent certificate. Must meet academic, civil and physical requirements. See website for further details.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Submit an online application, Counselor Certification/Copy of Transcript, and Extracurricular Activity Sheet. Applicant must also take a Physical Fitness Assessment.
Application Deadline: 12/01/2016
Alphonso Deal Scholarship Award
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be an African American high school senior who is a U.S. citizen, accepted by an accredited college/university (including 2-year institutions), interested in preparing for a career in law enforcement.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Submit application and 500 word essay. All entries will be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee. The winner will be chosen based on adherence to scholarship rules.
Application Deadline: 05/20/2016
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: 3.00
Selection Criteria: The selection of winners is based on academics/transcripts, essay, financial need, and accurate completion of the scholarship application.
Application Deadline: 06/15/2016
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. Have a high school diploma or equivalent. Score a minimum of 920 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores). Meet physical standards. Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard).
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Selection Criteria: Applicant must commit to an eight-year service commitment with the Army. 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: 12/01/2016
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: 06/30/2016
B. Davis Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post-secondary institution. There is no age restriction. Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next year. This is not an academic scholarship but they would like to know your current academic standing.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the following topic: Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss whether you believe you possess some or all of these qualities, and describe an experience where you developed and/or demonstrated some or all of these traits.
Application Deadline: 05/23/2016
BBG Communications Scholarship (Breylan)
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a US or Canada resident, between the ages of 16 and 21 on June 20, 2016.
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Selection Criteria: Submit answers to two essay questions found on the application page.
Application Deadline: 06/30/2016
Big Sun Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicants must be a high school senior. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.
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: 06/17/2016
Buford & Gonzalez Criminal Defense Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must plan to attend college by fall semester 2016. A transcript must be attached for application consideration. Applicant must submit an un-opened copy of official transcripts if selected as a finalist.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Special consideration will be given to an undergraduate who is interested in pursuing a career in criminal defense but anyone meeting the requirements who can demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in law will be considered. The Scholarship will be judged on merit and need. Academic achievements as well as any leadership experiences will be taken into account.
Application Deadline: 05/31/2016
Building Officials Association of PBC - Charles R. O'Meilia Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a resident of Palm Beach County, planning to attend college full time, and majoring in: Architecture, Engineering, Construction, or Public Service. The Association provides an annual scholarship to students planning to pursue careers related to these objects, who demonstrate good citizenship and community responsibility, and who show financial need.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Applicant must submit the completed application form, high school or college transcript, and the applicant’s general statement/essay.
Application Deadline: 08/01/2016
College STEPS Program
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 sweepstake.
Application Deadline: 06/30/2016
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: 12/31/2016
Cottage Inn Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a US resident, accepted into an accredited college or university in the US.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Complete the online application. Upload an essay, provide official transcript and proof of acceptance to a college or university.
Application Deadline: 05/31/2016
Davidson Institute for Talent Development
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a graduating senior in high school or enrolled in college. Applicant may not be related to any any staff member of FormSwift.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Applicant must either write a one to two page business plan or make a business plan info-graphic about one of the suggested topics. 2. Send your entry to jamie@formswift.com by May 30, 2016 with the email subject line "FormSwift Scholarship Entry" 3. Make sure to include your full name, state, and school within your submission.
Application Deadline: 05/30/2016
Deborah Snyder Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a high school senior in a Palm Beach County school.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: The Foundation is looking for a graduating senior who plans on pursuing a career in one of the following disciplines: architectural design, interior design or landscape design. Previous work experience is not required, however if you have had experience, you may wish to provide copies of your work.
Application Deadline: 05/20/2016
Drive to Learn Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, enrolled full-time in school.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Prepare a written response that addresses one prompt. See website for choice of prompts.
Application Deadline: 07/01/2016
Ed Bradley/ Ken Kashiwahara Scholarships
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a full-time college student whose career objective is electronic journalism. Submit the online application, including: contact information, experience, URL links to 3-5 work samples, cover letter, resume, and letter of recommendation.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Applicant must be pursuing a career in radio, television news or digital journalism.
Application Deadline: 05/31/2016
First Site Guide Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Must be a degree-seeking student enrolled in an accredited college or university and to all high school students.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: First Site Guide is sponsoring a $1,500 scholarship for any student who can write the blog post with the best answer to the question, "Clearly blogs are important, but, the question is: Why? Why should you start a blog?"
Application Deadline: 08/31/2016
Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a legal resident of the US and currently in school.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Winners are chosen by committee, primarily based on short essay response.
Application Deadline: 07/31/2016
Go! Volunteer Abroad Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Submit online application and photo/essay.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Anyone looking to volunteer abroad in the summer or fall of 2016 can apply.
Application Deadline: 05/06/2016
Hackard Law Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is 18 years of age or older at the time the scholarship is awarded. Applicant must also be enrolled in a U.S. college or university with good academic standings.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Applicant must submit an essay on a specific topic. See website for topic and details.
Application Deadline: 08/16/2016
Hawkins Spizman Kilgo, LLC Childhood Cancer Awareness Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: Applicant must be currently enrolled in or have been accepted to an accredited college or university (undergraduate or post-graduate level). Applicant must be a survivor of childhood cancer yourself or a loved one has been directly affected by childhood cancer.
Minimum GPA: 2.80
Selection Criteria: Applicant must submit an official copy of their transcript, a written essay, and completed application.
Application Deadline: 07/31/2016
James Beard Foundation Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a high school senior and will need the following information to complete the application: •Identify the school you plan to attend •High school transcript and selected major of study •Cumulative GPA from your most recent school •Your rank-in-class, if applicable •Your SAT and/or ACT scores, if applicable •List of your paid work experience •List of your school and community volunteer (unpaid) activities •Brief statement of your professional goals and aspirations •Brief statement of any unusual family or personal circumstances •Brief essays required for certain scholarships (see listing) •Financial Data Information •A completed applicant appraisal form (see form in application)
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: The James Beard Foundation Scholarship has been established to assist aspiring culinary professionals who plan to further their education at a licensed or accredited culinary school.
Application Deadline: 05/15/2016
Jason's Wish Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a legal resident of Florida and a graduating senior planning to attend an institute of higher education in Florida and currently be accepted. Applicant must also complete a minimum of 25 hours of community service per year.
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Selection Criteria: Applicant must submit the following: an official copy of transcript; 2 letters of recommendation; college acceptance letter; completed application; and a brief summary on someone you lost to suicide and how it changed your life.
Application Deadline: 05/17/2016
Lift Parts Express Scholarships
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Must be a current high school student and 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: 06/30/2016
Live Poets Society of New Jersey Poetry Contest
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: All U.S. high school students are eligible to enter this contest.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Poems must be 20 lines or less (title and spaces between stanzas do not count), unpublished, the sole work of the entrant, and not be entered in any other concurrent contest. Only poems written in the English language can be judged. Foreign phrases are acceptable only with a translation provided. Only ONE poem per poet may be entered during any 90 day span.
Application Deadline: 05/31/2016
LM Scholarship Program
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Leavitt Machinery is providing a $1000 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.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Complete application form and essay topic. See website for further details
Application Deadline: 05/31/2016
Mike Morse Law Firm Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be an undergraduate student attending an accredited university in the United States in the fall of 2016, with the intention to go to law school. Applicant must submit their most recent official college/high school transcript.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Complete online application and essay. Submissions will be judged based on both academic merit and the content of the essay question response.
Application Deadline: 06/15/2016
MyBioSource Inc. Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: High School Seniors, Undergraduates, Graduates as well as international students can apply. Candidate must be enrolled as a freshman, undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited college or university for the 2016 Fall semester. Intended major must be in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or related fields.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Applicant must complete an application, submit an official transcript, and a 250 word essay.
Application Deadline: 05/31/2016
National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth LeTendre Education Fund
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicants must submit: 1. A completed application form; 2. An essay about the impact of homelessness on their lives and their desire to attend college (up to 1,500 words; please see essay evaluation criteria on website); 3. An official or unofficial school transcript, include class ranking if available; and 4. A minimum of one letter of recommendation
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Students' applications will be evaluated on: 1. Demonstrated commitment to education during the experience of homelessness; 2. Academic achievement and accomplishments; 3. Potential impact of the scholarship for the student’s educational career; 4. Discussion of how the scholarship money would be used; 5. Statement of goals and career interests; and 6. Grammar and use of language.
Application Deadline: 06/17/2016
National Restaurant Association Scholarships
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a high school senior with interest in the restaurant and food service industries.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: There are numerous scholarships available. Please see website for further details. Applications require a completed essay, recommendation letters and transcripts.
Application Deadline: 06/07/2016
No Essay Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: This scholarship is open to all graduating high school seniors planning on enrolling in a college or university.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Create an account on their website and apply.
Application Deadline: 07/30/2016
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: 12/01/2016
OMBAR "Aspiring Business Professional" Scholarship Program
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be high school senior who intends to pursue a business related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college; has a demonstrable record of academic success; and has a passion and drive for a business career.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Applicant must submit online application, which includes a 500-1000 word essay. Selection is based on the students high school academic performance combined with the student's application essay.
Application Deadline: 06/01/2016
Straight Forward Media Scholarships
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Straight Forward Media offers 6 different scholarships to a wide variety of students every year. Please visit their website for further details.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: See specific scholarship for criteria
Application Deadline: 12/31/2016
Sun Trust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and a high school senior, planning to attend college in the fall of 2016. Eligibility is not based on GPA or financial need.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Complete online form to enter. One entry per sweepstakes drawing.
Application Deadline: 05/13/2016
SunTrust Off To College Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a high school senior planning to attend college in the fall of 2016. Entrants must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident, at least 13 years of age and have a permanent residence in one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia (DC).
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Complete the sweepstakes entry form located on their website.
Application Deadline: 05/13/2016
The Bill Dickey Scholarship Association (BDSA) for Minority Golfers
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: Applicant must be a high school senior planning to attend an accredited college or university with a strong interest in golf.
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Selection Criteria: Applicant must submit a scholarship application, a transcript, two personal reference forms, and a photo. A 500 word essay must be submitted as well.
Application Deadline: 05/11/2016
The Margarian Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must submit a complete application and letter of recommendation. Applicant must have demonstrated commitment to their heritage, community, and society through persistence, dedication, success and humility. Note that they do not determine recipients solely on the basis of GPA or economic hardship.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Applicant must submit a complete application, letter of recommendation, resume, transcript, and personal statement.
Application Deadline: 06/30/2016
Zoe Loren Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: Applicant must be a high school senior, enrolled in college for the Summer or Fall semester following graduation.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Applicant must have academic ability and high achievement, unmet financial need, leadership and public service, and critical thinking ability.
Application Deadline: 05/13/2016

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