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.

$1000 Commander Norm Daly Scholarships
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a Palm Beach County 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.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Applicant must submit completed application, high school transcript, essay, teacher character reference statement, and non-teacher adult character reference statement.
Application Deadline: 03/31/2017
2017 Jeff Annas Memorial Scholarship - Professional Firefighters and Paramedics Benevolent Fund, Inc.
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: The applicant must be graduating from a public, private, or home school program within Palm Beach County and entering college as a full-time student. (Benevolent Fund Members do not need to reside in Palm Beach County).
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Selection Criteria: Applicant must submit two letters of recommendation from a faculty member; Guidance Counselor Form; a 500 word essay; and a copy of parent's or guardian's 2016 tax return.
Application Deadline: 03/31/2017
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
Access to Better Learning and Education (ABLE) Grant Program
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: To be eligible for an ABLE Grant, a student: Must have resided in Florida for at least one year prior to receipt of an ABLE Grant and must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen. Must enroll as a full-time student in a baccalaureate degree program at an eligible institution for a minimum of 12 credit hours per term. May not be enrolled in a program of study that leads to a degree in theology or divinity. May not have previously received a bachelor’s degree. May not owe a repayment or be in default on any state or federal grant, loan, or scholarship program unless satisfactory arrangements for repayment have been made.
Minimum GPA: 2.00
Selection Criteria: Each participating institution determines application procedures, deadlines, and student eligibility.
Application Deadline: 04/01/2017
Aging Matters Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be an incoming freshman (to be enrolled in the Fall of 2017 in good academic standing), attending any 2 year or 4 year accredited college or university as a full-time student.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Complete and submit application form.
Application Deadline: 05/15/2017
AICPA Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (green card holder). Some financial need (i.e., not receiving a full or partial scholarship(s) and/or grant(s) that cover and/or exceed one’s educational expenses). An underrepresented minority in the accounting profession (including but not limited to: Black or African American; Hispanic or Latino; Native American; Pacific Islander; or Asian American); Enrolled as a full-time undergraduate (12 semester hours or equivalent); Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate-level degree in an “accounting-related” major. (“Accounting-related” shall be as determined by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion.) Planning to pursue the CPA licensure but not presently a CPA.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: AICPA provides scholarship opportunities to accounting students. The AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students provides competitive awards to outstanding full time undergraduate minority students at regionally accredited institutions to encourage their: selection of accounting as a major, entry into the profession and ultimately achieving the CPA designation.
Application Deadline: 04/01/2017
Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: To be eligible for either the Merit Scholarship or the Financial Assistance Scholarship, the applicant must be a full-time, sophomore or beyond; be currently enrolled in an accredited degree-granting institution; have a minimum GPA; demonstrate community service and involvement.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Merit Scholarship Criteria: Full-time student; Sophomore or beyond (only applies to undergraduate students); Currently enrolled in an accredited degree granting institution; Minimum GPA of 3.0 (B average); Demonstrates community service and involvement. Financial Assistance Scholarships: Full-time student; Sophomore or beyond (only applies to undergraduate students); Currently enrolled in an accredited degree granting institution; Minimum GPA of 2.5 (C+ average); Demonstrates community service and involvement.
Application Deadline: 04/15/2017
American Fire Extinguisher Scholarship Program
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a high school senior in the US who plans to further their education at a college/university or certified trade school in the United States. The scholarship is not based on financial need, GPA, or demographic criteria. Relatives of AFSA staff or board members may not enter.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Scholarship entries are ONLY accepted online through the AFSA scholarship web site (www.afsascholarship.org). Entrants must submit a completed entry form with all required information. Each entrant is allowed only ONE (1) ENTRY submittal.
Application Deadline: 04/07/2017
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: 05/31/2017
ANS - American Nuclear Society Incoming Freshman Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a graduating high-school senior planning to enroll full-time in college courses, and pursuing a degree in nuclear engineering or has the intent to pursue a degree in nuclear engineering.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: The Scholarships are awarded based on an applicant’s high school academic achievement, freshman college courses, quality and content of 500-word essay, letters of recommendation by counselors and/or teachers and other information.
Application Deadline: 04/01/2017
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
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 why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.
Application Deadline: 05/22/2017
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
Bob Borovy Student Citizen of the Year Award
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior, residing in the City of Boynton Beach - in corporate city limits, who epitomizes the spirit of volunteerism and giving to the community.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Complete the appropriate application and submit a 100-300 word essay. See website for further details.
Application Deadline: 03/31/2017
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. Please see attached.
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Selection Criteria: 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. Submit a one (1) page statement on the following topic: New President, New Era…”Making America Great Again”. What does this mean to you? 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.
Application Deadline: 03/24/2017
Children of Divorce Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be attending senior year at a Florida high school with plans to attend a post-high school institute. Must live in a household separated by a divorce. See website for further details.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Applicant must write a 2000 minimum word essay describing how their parents continue to work together despite being part of a separated household. The essay must describe in detail how their parents overcame obstacles and remained excellent role models.
Application Deadline: 05/01/2017
Children of Helen Alliance Inc. Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: Students of St. Lucian and Caribbean descent who live in Palm Beach, Dade or Broward Counties may apply for this scholarship. The recipients will be 2017 high school graduates and must be accepted to an accredited(vocational, two or four year) institution.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria: The School must be nationally or regionally accredited. Must enroll in a minimum of 12 credits hours in the first term. Must submit a copy of acceptance letter from college/university Minimum of 500 word essay. Must have community service hours or extracurricular activities. Must submit two letters of recommendations. Must complete an interview with the Children of Helen Scholarship Committee.
Application Deadline: 04/22/2017
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
Community Foundation Scholarships
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: This website offers numerous scholarships for Palm Beach and Martin Counties.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Deadline dates, criteria, and requirements vary. Please see website for further details.
Application Deadline: 03/31/2017
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
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 required essay, provide official transcript and proof of acceptance to a college or university.
Application Deadline: 03/31/2017
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
Empower Scholarship Award
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: The scholarship is open to ethnically diverse students who have been accepted to or enrolled in a post‐high school program □ Resident of Minnesota or Western Wisconsin or attending school in Minnesota or Western Wisconsin □ Volunteer hours □ Pursuing a career in healthcare □ Minimum GPA of 2.0 on 4.0 scale □ Financial Need
Minimum GPA: 2.00
Selection Criteria: Applicant must submit a completed application, volunteer service essay, a financial need statement, two reference letters and a copy of school transcript or acceptance letter.
Application Deadline: 04/30/2017
ESA Foundation Computer and Video Scholarship Program
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Women or minority students, enrolling or enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States, maintaining a grade point average of 2.75 or above on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent), and a US citizen.
Minimum GPA: 2.75
Selection Criteria: Applicant must be pursuing degrees leading to careers in computer and video game arts (high school seniors must already be accepted into a program)
Application Deadline: 04/27/2017
ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be African American or Hispanic. The ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarships were established to encourage minority students to pursue college degrees and careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Applicant must demonstrate academic achievement; leadership skills; community service in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics.
Application Deadline: 04/10/2017
Facing Acne Annual Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a US citizen, currently enrolled as a high school senior.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: To apply for the Facing Acne scholarship, simply create a short video answering the questions below. Please keep videos five minutes or less. 1. How has the Internet changed the way you take care of your health? 2. What future developments do you hope to see in the use of the Internet as a tool for maintaining and improving your health?
Application Deadline: 03/31/2017
Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must submit a complete high school transcript; one written recommendation/letter of reference; a short essay written by the applicant (topic changes annually); a list of community service, extracurricular activities and awards; a copy of the employee sponsor’s most recent SF-50 dependents must be full-time students enrolled (or plan to enroll) in an accredited post-secondary school with a course of study that leads to a two-year, four-year or graduate degree.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Who is eligible to apply? Current civilian federal and postal employees with at least three years of federal service, their children and spouses. Dependent applicants may first apply as high school seniors; dependents must be full-time students with a course of study that leads to a two-year, four-year or graduate degree.
Application Deadline: 03/27/2017
Fetterman & Associates Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: 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.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Each student is required to submit an application together with an original essay entitled “My Most Influential Teacher”.
Application Deadline: 03/20/2017
First Generation Matching Grant Program
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: The student will be: a Florida resident and a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen. Not owe a repayment or be in default under any state or federal grant, loan, or scholarship program unless satisfactory arrangements to repay have been made. Not have previously received a baccalaureate degree. Be accepted at a Florida state university or Florida college (public community college) and enroll in a minimum of 6 credit hours per term as a degree-seeking undergraduate student. Meet additional eligibility requirements as established by the postsecondary institution. Be a first generation college student. Have met the eligibility requirements in Section 1009.50, Florida Statutes, for demonstrated financial need
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Each participating institution determines application procedures, deadlines, and student eligibility.
Application Deadline: 04/01/2017
Fleet Reserve Association Scholarships
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant may apply for FRA Education Foundation Scholarships if affiliated with the USN, USMC or USCG through your own service or that of your spouse, parent, grandparent or great-grandparent. FRA members in good standing, their spouses, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren are eligible for a wider range of FRA Member Scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be U.S. citizens and be full-time students at an accredited college and university in the United States.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Awardees are selected based on financial need, academic standing, character, and leadership qualities.
Application Deadline: 04/15/2017
Give Kids a Chance Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a Florida resident with documented proof of financial need: eligible students must have a family income of less than 60% of the median family income in the area in which they reside. Applicant must demonstrate an interest in school and community activities.
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Selection Criteria: Submit completed application along with two (2) letters of recommendation.
Application Deadline: 04/30/2017
Gloria and Joseph Mattera National Migrant Scholarship Fund for Migrant Children
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a migrant youth who has the potential and the desire to further their education to achieve their personal and career goals. To be eligible, applicant must show: • Recent history of movement for agricultural employment - priority will be given to currently interstate migrant youth • Scholastic potential • Financial need • Enrolled in or accepted at an accredited public or private college, technical or vocational school, or a dropout or a potential dropout from high school who shows promise of ability to continue schooling.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: A completed application form must be accompanied by: • a letter of recommendation from a school, community or educational agency representative with a personal knowledge of the applicant's character, educational commitment, and financial need; • applicant’s personal essay telling about his/her background, career and personal goals, and indicating why he/she should receive this assistance; • proof that the student has been admitted to the school chosen; • a copy of the applicant’s current or most recent Migrant Education Program Certificate of Eligibility (COE).
Application Deadline: 04/01/2017
Haitian Educators Association Of Palm Beach Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a Haitian student, residing in Palm Beach County. Must be an English Language Learner (LY/LF) and accepted at a higher educational, vocational or technical institution. Candidates should be students who demonstrate academic excellence, strong leadership qualities and are involved in community activities. (See attachment for application and instructions)
Minimum GPA: 2.75
Selection Criteria: Applicant must submit an application. Provide 2 letters of recommendation from teachers, supervisors or community leaders. Complete a submission essay (500 words).
Application Deadline: 03/27/2017
Haitian Educators Association Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: Candidates must: 1. Be a Haitian student, residing in Palm Beach County 2. Be an English Language Learner (LY/LF) 3. Have a minimum grade point average (G.P.A) of 2.75 4. Be accepted at a higher educational, vocational or technical institution 5. Provide 2 letters of recommendation from teachers, supervisors or community leaders
Minimum GPA: 2.75
Selection Criteria: Complete an application and submit an essay describing why the scholarship is important to you. Essay should be at least 500 words. See attached document for further details.
Application Deadline: 03/27/2017
Hispanic Scholarship Fund - HSF
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: To qualify, you must: Be of Hispanic Heritage, Have a minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students; Plan to enroll Full-time in an accredited not-for-profit 4-year university or graduate school during FALL of scholarship cycle year Be a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal; Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA); Complete FAFSA; Complete state based financial aid application (if applicable).
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Merit-based scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students All majors and graduate fields accepted. Emphasis on STEM majors.
Application Deadline: 03/30/2017
Hobe Sound Nature Center Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a current volunteer in good standing with the Nature Center and/or Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Applicant must submit a typed letter requesting consideration for the scholarship. See attached for further details.
Application Deadline: 04/22/2017
Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC Scholarship Program
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a high school senior and U.S. citizen or legal permanent U.S. resident, accepted to an institution of higher learning.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Application materials include: an official academic transcript, proof of legal residency in the U.S., proof of acceptance to an institution of higher learning, a digital photo, and a one page 600 word essay.
Application Deadline: 04/15/2017
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
Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship Fund
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be an African American student who lives in South Florida, planning to enroll in a graduate business degree program.
Minimum GPA: 3.30
Selection Criteria: Recipients must plan to establish their career in South Florida
Application Deadline: 05/01/2017
Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: Applicant must be a US citizen or permanent resident of US; a high school senior who will matriculate full-time at a US accredited four-year college or university within the fifty states or District of Columbia; have demonstrated leadership abilities through participating in community services or other extra curricular activities; and combined adjusted income of parent(s) cannot exceed $50,000.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Each candidate must provide a 500-1000 word essay focusing on “Describing his or her planned undergraduate study and how he or she plans to apply it upon graduation” or “Who is your role-model and how he or she has influenced/impacted your life”. The individual cannot be a relative.
Application Deadline: 03/31/2017
Jewish Educational Loan Fund
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Students must be citizens or legal residents of the United States and be a part of the Jewish community. Applications for the 2017-18 school year will be available on March 1, 2017.
Minimum GPA: 2.00
Selection Criteria: The JELF is offering interest free loans that will help to provide the final dollars that bridge the gap between a student’s total finance resources and the cost of attending school.
Application Deadline: 04/30/2017
Johnson Scholarship Foundation Scholarship Program (UPS)
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or who are already enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university, community college, state college, or vocational-technical school in Florida. Students may attend a proprietary vocational school as long as the school is accredited.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: The Johnson Scholarship Foundation Scholarship Program is open to children of regular full-time* or permanent** part-time UPS employees. The UPS employee must: Currently reside in Florida and have resided in Florida for the twelve months immediately preceding the application deadline date. Have a minimum of one year of employment with the company as of the application deadline date.  Be employed at UPS at the time the awards are announced. Also eligible are children of UPS retirees and deceased UPS employees who were employed with UPS and met the stated employee requirements as of the time of retirement or death. Retirement status as defined by UPS is leaving UPS at the age of 55 or older and receiving retirement benefits from UPS. Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal.
Application Deadline: 04/15/2017
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 filled out Undergraduate Scholarship Application, typed essay, an official and complete copy of your high school transcripts, 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
Kelsey B. Diamantis 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: •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 from as follows: •One family member •One academic reference •One employment or academic reference
Application Deadline: 04/15/2017
Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP - Annual Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent U.S. resident. Be accepted to an institution of higher learning. Be graduating high school or receiving GED within 9 months. Scholarship program available to students entering their first year of undergrad only. Employees of the Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP, Consultwebs.com, Inc., their boards of directors and immediate family members are not eligible for this essay contest.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: The following documents must be provided for consideration (.doc, .docx, or .pdf format only) to the attention of Richard Jaffe via email only to Scholarship@cohenjaffe.com . An official copy of a current academic transcript. Proof of legal residency in U.S. (i.e. birth certificate, passport, driver’s license, permanent resident card, etc.). Proof of acceptance to an institution of higher learning. Should a winner be chosen that is still waiting on an acceptance letter, candidate will have until June 15th to provide proof of acceptance before forfeiting the prize. A one-page essay of no less than 500 and no more than 750 words.
Application Deadline: 04/03/2017
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
Marion Hallman Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Recipient must be a full time resident of Palm Beach County. Scholarship is for undergraduate study in Criminal Justice. Recipient must maintain a 3.0 GPA
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Please submit a personal essay, no greater than 1000 words, regarding your pursuit of criminal justice studies, no later than March 31, 2017. Submit essays with your name, school, and contact information to: pbcrimeprevention@gmail.com
Application Deadline: 03/31/2017
North Coast Financial Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a full-time student pursuing a degree in real estate, finance, or other business related degree.
Minimum GPA: 3.20
Selection Criteria: Submit an essay of at least 500 words (maximum of 750) to scholarship@northcoastfinancialinc.com on the following topic: How do you envision your studies in business will prepare you for your desired career choice upon graduation? Use the subject line “North Coast Financial Scholarship Application” Email must include: Attached essay in word format, Full name, Address, Phone number, Name of school, Major, and Expected graduation date.
Application Deadline: 04/30/2017
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 or/and 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 1500 words 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 County Classroom Teachers Association Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be eligible for high school graduation, with a minimum of 20 community service hours documented on their official transcript. All applicants must be the child or dependent of a Palm Beach CTA member.
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Selection Criteria: Submit a completed application, current official transcript, two letters of recommendation, and essay.
Application Deadline: 04/06/2017
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
PBC Alumni Chapter of Bethune-Cookman Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a 2017 graduating high school senior from a high school in Palm Beach County.
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Selection Criteria: Applicant must submit a high school mid-year transcript with the application and a final transcript upon graduation.
Application Deadline: 04/01/2017
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
Scholarships for Children and Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: The student will be between the ages of 16 and 22. Be initially eligible prior to his or her 23rd birthday. Be a dependent child of a qualified veteran whose official military and residency status is certified by the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs. Receive educational opportunity until such a time as the parent classified as prisoner of war or missing in action is returned alive or otherwise classified.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Submit a completed Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA) by April 1 for priority consideration of an initial award (available October 1). NOTE: Questions 31a-g of the FFAA must be answered with information related to the veteran by April 1, so that the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs can certify that the veteran qualifies.
Application Deadline: 04/01/2017
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
Senior Police Executive Angel Calzadilla/Do the Right Thing-Police Memorial Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: High school seniors may apply but must be at least 19 years of age upon completion of the police academy. Must have proof of U.S. citizenship and no felonies.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Applications are available upon request through the Do The Right Thing Program by calling 305-603-6957 or by emailing dtrtmiami@aol.com. Applications are also available through the Do The Right Thing website by logging on to http://dotherightthinginc.org/scholarship/ and downloading the forms.
Application Deadline: 04/21/2017
SHPE Foundation Scholarship Program
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Latino/a students who demonstrate 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: 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.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: In order to qualify for the Custody X Change Single Parent Scholarship, you 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
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018
Society of Woman Engineers
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a female in her senior year of high school in Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, or Miami-Dade County, Florida and planning to enroll at a college/university for fall term 2017. Must pursue an ABET-accredited engineering degree at a college/university. Must include academic information completed by high school counselor. Applications without a high school counselor signature will not be considered.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Selection criteria is based on the following: Academic Preparation 25%; Community Service and Activities 25%; Awards/Honors 10%; Work experience 10%; Essay 30%.
Application Deadline: 04/28/2017
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
Study.com Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident. Must be enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college or university and planning on continuing the next year.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Submit an entry via web form on Contests information page during the Entry Period. Entrants will be required to provide their complete name and valid e-mail address and other required fields as indicated. Limit one (1) entry per person, per e-mail address, and per Facebook account during the Entry Period.
Application Deadline: 04/01/2017
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 2017. Entrant 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. Registration begins September 15. Two winners are chosen every two weeks from October 28 - May 12.
Application Deadline: 05/12/2017
The Future Scholarship - Daniel Burrus Scholarship Fund
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a high school student attending a college or university in the following semester, showing a desire to continue their education in order to more effectively impact their community.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: To apply please email your 1-2 page essay on “the importance of disruption to sustainable businesses and why it is important to have an anticipatory mindset” to scholarship@burrus.com The essays must be 500 words in length at a minimum. Each essay must also include a brief student bio.
Application Deadline: 05/15/2017
The Harold Strasser M.D. Memorial Scholarship Fund
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: The applicant must be a United States Citizen and a resident of Palm Beach County for at least two years prior to application or the equivalent in the discretion of the Selection Committee. The applicant must be graduating from high school and be accepted to an accredited college or university. The applicant must have been involved with athletics during their high school experience.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Complete the attached application and submit three letters of recommendation, along with a recent photo, official school transcript, and essay.
Application Deadline: 04/10/2017
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 600-2000 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 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 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
Triunfo 2017 Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a high school graduating senior of Hispanic decent, enrolled in a Palm Beach County high school.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Complete and submit a Triunfo Scholarship Application, 2 letters of recommendation, official transcript, personal statement, and resume. See attached for further details.
Application Deadline: 04/07/2017
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. The 2017 application should open in April or early May.
Application Deadline: 06/30/2017
UNCF/Koch Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be an African American citizen or permanent resident of the United States, graduating from high school, and admitted to an eligible four-year college or university. Applicant must be pursuing one of the seven eligible disciplines: (a) Accounting, (b) Business, (c) Economics, (d) Engineering, (e) History, (f) Philosophy or (g) Political Science.
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Selection Criteria: Complete the Student Application and 6 essays. Submit a high school transcript, one reference, and Student Aid Report. See website for further details.
Application Deadline: 05/01/2017
UNICO Foundation, Inc. Undergraduate Scholarship Awards
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: The candidate shall be a United States citizen of Italian ancestry, i.e. must have at least one grandparent of Italian origin. Documented and notarized proof may be requested by the selection committee, if necessary.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Candidates are encouraged to apply for all four scholarships offered. This requires the original application and three complete copies, including attachments. These documents must accompany the application: Two letters of Recommendation, Official Transcript, and a Chapter letter of endorsement and presentation may be included (Optional).
Application Deadline: 04/15/2017
United Negro College Fund
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be a high school senior planning to attend one of the 39 UNCF’s member colleges or universities (list available on website). Two (2) letters of recommendation. One page essay on student’s community service. 2.5 GPA. See website for scholarship choices.
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Selection Criteria: There are numerous scholarships available on this website with different requirements and closing dates ranging from March 1 - April 28, 2017 . Click on link for further information.
Application Deadline: 04/28/2017
Upakar Indian-American Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must be either a U.S. citizen or a U.S. ‘Green Card’ holder (no exceptions); have either been born or have one parent born in the Republic of India; be actively seeking enrollment in a 2 year community college or an undergraduate 4-year degree program at a college or university in the United States; and have a Family Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) on the IRS form 1040, 1040EZ or 1040A of less than $75,000.
Minimum GPA: 3.60
Selection Criteria: Complete the application accurately. Pay significant attention to the details in your essay (background, education, and career aspirations).
Application Deadline: 04/29/2017
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 1000 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 Explain the different types of visas Your essay should be written in either APA or MLA format.
Application Deadline: 07/01/2017
Veterans of Foreign Affairs Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicants must be in grades 9-12 enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States. Maximum student age of 18 at time of local entry. Student must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national. Applicant does not have to be related to a VFW or VFW Auxiliary member to participate, but the student must attend school in the same state as the sponsoring VFW Auxiliary.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Art must be on paper or canvas. Water color, pencil, pastel, charcoal, tempera, crayon, acrylic, pen-and-ink or oil may be used.
Application Deadline: 03/31/2017
Vivint Smart Home Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Student must be a high school senior or college student, and a legal resident of the United States. Student must be enrolled in school no later than September 30, 2017. Winner is not based on financial need
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Applicants required to submit a video (see “Make A Video” tab on the website). Student must be planning on or already enrolled in one of the eligible majors listed in the Scholarship Official Rules. Winner of the scholarship must be living in the United States.
Application Deadline: 04/01/2017
Walter Beall Scholarship Foundation
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: Applicants may be FRA members or spouses, sons or grandsons, daughters or granddaughters of members in good standing of the FRA or of members in good standing at the time of their death. Members must have been continuous members (in good standing) for two years prior to the award being made to an applicant. Applicants must be US citizens and pursue Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, or Aviation oriented degrees. They must attend an accredited college/university or technical institution in the United States and must remain a student in good standing.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: The Walter Beall Scholarship is adjudicated on: awards, interests, curriculum goals, community activities, GPA, SAT scores, and financial needs based on income and educational expenses.
Application Deadline: 04/15/2017
WyzAnt College Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: The College Scholarship Contest (the “Contest“) is only open to current legal US residents who are at least 16 years old and are enrolled in or expect to attend within the next two years, a two-year or four-year college or university within the United States during the Promotion Period.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Entrant must write an essay in English containing no more than 300 words answering the question: What challenge have you overcome that has best prepared you for college? The essay must be the sole original work of the Entrant.
Application Deadline: 05/01/2017
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: 05/13/2017