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.

Nat Moore Vocational Grant Endowment
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: Graduating high school senior, demonstrate financial need
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Selection Criteria: The Nat Moore Vocational Grant Endowment will provide grants to graduating seniors from high schools in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Monroe Counties. Students must apply to a vocational/trade program in South Florida. The preferred vocational/trade programs are Construction, Hospitality, Information Technology, Public Service, EMT and Fire Rescue.
Application Deadline: 02/28/2019
Alliance of Women Executives
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Requirements Complete 2019 Scholarship Application Form Essay to be between 500 – 1500 words on the following question: What ethical dilemma and/or hardship have you faced and how have you handled it? Recommendation letter from a teacher or guidance counselor
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Applicant must include a copy of their High School transcript and an acceptance letter to FAU or PBSC
Application Deadline: 04/05/2019
Florida Chapter of the Eighth Air Force Historical Society Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: in honor or their members involved in the air campaign over Europe in World War II. In an essay of not more than 1000 words, explain what challenges were faced by the Eighth Air Force in World War II and which one in particular you would have found most difficult and why. All entries are to be double-spaced and single-sided. A cover sheet with the student’s name, grade, school, and email address should be attached following the last page of the essay. Additionally a word count is to be stated. Applicants whose essays exceed the word limit will not be considered. Any essay containing unattributed, previously published material will also not be considered. Applicants are expected to conduct their own research and use their own words to complete their submission. All applicants need to have their entry postmarked by February 1, 2019 and sent to 8th Air Force Historical Society Essay Contest, 210 Jones Creek Drive, Jupiter, FL, 33458 to be considered. Winners will be notified within two weeks of that date and asked to be recognized and read their essay at the next meeting of the 8th Air Force Historical Society if available. All submissions will become the property of the Society.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: The first place winner will receive $500 and the second place winner will receive $250. Mail essay to : 8th Air Force Historical Society Essay Contest 210 Jones Creek Drive, Jupiter, FL 33458
Application Deadline: 02/01/2019
Bob Borovy Student Citizen of the Year Award Sponsored by the City of Boynton Beach
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: *Graduating high school senior *Resident of the City of Boynton Beach (in corporate city limits) *Nominated by three adults (not related to the applicant) *Person of good moral character *Performed significant volunteer work and made meaningful contributions to his/her school, church, social service organizations and/or community
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: * Submit a 100-300 word essay on what he/she has learned from performing volunteer service * Complete the appropriate application form and submit supporting documentation For more information please call 561-742-6224
Application Deadline: 03/29/2019
Briana Marie Cox Foundation
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: For any 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. The student must be enrolled in a public or private high school in Palm Beach or Martin County, Florida. Financial need is not a consideration
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Judging will be based on each candidate’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 candidates will discuss their career plans and personal aspirations. All applicants are encouraged to visit the Foundation website 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: 02/28/2019
Friends of Gumbo Limbo
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: • High school seniors, FAU Juniors & Seniors who plan to enroll in a university or college to pursue a degree in a field promoting conservation, education/research of the marine or coastal environment – could be law, biology, engineering, etc. • Must submit a Letter of Recommendation by a science teacher or guidance counselor as well as submit a 500 word (or less) essay
Minimum GPA: 3.20
Selection Criteria: • If awarded the scholarship, the student must provide 40 hours of volunteer time at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center from April 1 – August 30, 2019. If you have any questions, please e-mail our Scholarship Coordinator at scholarship@gumbolimbo.org
Application Deadline: 02/08/2019
Friends of Gumbo Limbo
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: • High school seniors, FAU Juniors & Seniors who plan to enroll in a university or college to pursue a degree in a field promoting conservation, education/research of the marine or coastal environment – could be law, biology, engineering, etc. • Must submit a Letter of Recommendation by a science teacher or guidance counselor as well as submit a 500 word (or less) essay
Minimum GPA: 3.20
Selection Criteria: • If awarded the scholarship, the student must provide 40 hours of volunteer time at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center from April 1 – August 30, 2019. If you have any questions, please e-mail our Scholarship Coordinator at scholarship@gumbolimbo.org application information can be found at: https://www.gumbolimbo.org/scholarship
Application Deadline: 02/08/2019
FY19 PAT OLIPHANT MEMORIAL STUDENT TECHNOLOGY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: Attach the following information to this nomination form: 1. A letter of recommendation from a Teacher, Guidance Counselor, or Principal who has worked closely with the nominee. [Limit: One page, front only) 2. A description of the nominee's technology service and support to his/her school, the District, and/or the community (including accomplishments and awards). [Limit: One page, front and back) 3. A list of the nominee's other accomplishments including scholastics, extracurricular activities, sports participation, and community-related achievements and services. [Limit: One page, front and back] click link below for more information.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: Send completed submissions to: The Pat Oliphant Memorial Student Technology Service Scholarship Committee (c/o Rebecca Smykla) The School District of Palm Beach County - Educational Technology Department Fulton-Holland Educational Services Center 3300 Forest Hill Boulevard #B-332 West Palm Beach, FL 33406 Finalist interviews will occur during the month of March 2019. Scholarship winners recognized at School District of Palm Beach County's annual Technology Conference. Scholarship awards will be presented at a School Board meeting in May 2019 (exact date to be determined).
Application Deadline: 01/18/2019
Gai Williams Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: The scholarship will be awarded to one graduating senior in good academic standing. The senior must be pursuing a career in mathematics education.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: If you have any questions or concerns please contact Christine Percy, Scholarship Chairperson at 561-434-8280 or via email at christine.percy@palmbeachschools.org.
Application Deadline: 03/14/2019
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/LZ) 3. Have a minimum grade point average (G.P.A) of 3.2 4. Meet all graduation requirements 5. Be accepted at a higher educational, vocational or technical institution 6. Provide 2 letters of recommendation from teachers, supervisors or community leaders
Minimum GPA: 3.20
Selection Criteria: Complete a submission essay: i. Describe why this scholarship is important to you ii. Essay should be at least 500 words iii. Essay must be in Times New Roman -12 point font iv. Essay margins must have one-inch top, bottom and side margins See attached file
Application Deadline: 03/29/2019
HEAT Community Affairs: Scholarships
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: Miami HEAT Scholarship: Awarded to students who have excelled in academics & community service and have a financial need. Dr. Jack Ramsay Scholarship: Awarded to students who have excelled in academics & community service and have a financial need. Alec Kessler Student-Athlete Scholarship: Awarded to student who excels in academics & community service, participates in a sport and has a financial need.
Minimum GPA: 3.20
Selection Criteria: In order to be considered for any of our five HEAT Scholarships, the student must meet the following criteria:  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
Application Deadline: 01/26/2019
Nat Moore Scholarship Endowment
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: Graduating high school senior, demonstrate financial need, as well as a commitment to community service.
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Selection Criteria: Demonstrate financial need, list of community service hours, personal statement between 500-700 words.
Application Deadline: 02/28/2019
National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) Southeast Atlantic Section
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: NCJW seeks to identify young women in Broward County and South Palm Beach County (Boynton Beach and south) who have the potential to become Jewish leaders of tomorrow
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: A scholarship will be awarded to one young woman who embodies the pioneering spirit of NCJW. The award may be used for tuition or related expenses for higher education (including college, vocational or trade school), travel for Jewish leadership training, or travel to an NCJW national event. Please see attached link for more information
Application Deadline: 02/22/2019
Palm Beach County Property Appraiser’s Office
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: The applicant must be graduating from a public, private or home school within Palm Beach County and entering college as a full-time student. 2. You must disclose any relationship you or a family member has with any current or former employee of the Palm Beach County Property Appraiser’s Office. Students who are immediate family members with a current or former PAO employee are not eligible.
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: Please see attached form and link to find essay information.
Application Deadline: 03/31/2019
Society of Women Engineer's Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS:  Must be an individual who identifies as a woman, who is in her senior year of high school in Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, or Miami-Dade County, Florida, and who is planning to enroll full-time in a university no later than the fall of 2019.  Must be intending to pursue an ABET-accredited engineering degree.  Must include academic information completed by your high school counselor. Applications without a high school counselor signature will not be considered.
Minimum GPA: 3.75
Selection Criteria: Academic Preparation Community Service, Internships, Volunteer Work, and Activities Awards and Honors Work Experience Essay See attached file for instructions on application submission
Application Deadline: 04/26/2019
TeamWork Education Foundation 12th Grade Scholarship Program
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: Scholarships are based on: o Financial need. o Community service, which may include mentoring or volunteering o Academic performance, requiring a minimum GPA of 3.25 o Finalists will be subject to a personal interview Completed applications must include o The signature of the applicant’s guidance counselor with the official seal of the guidance department. o Two (2) letters of recommendation from a school administrator, counselor, teacher or employer. o 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. Click on the attached form for submission requirements
Application Deadline: 01/31/2019
TeamWork Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: Mail completed application form to: TeamWork Education Foundation Att: Kathleen Perry, Executive Director 602 NW 5th St., Boynton Beach, FL 33435. Email: kathyperry65@hotmail.com Phone: (561) 414-9104
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. See attached file
Application Deadline: 01/31/2019
The Adele Marie Bradley Scholarship
ACT/SAT Required: Yes
Requirements: The Adele Marie Bradley foundation is offering a scholarship to current high school seniors who are planning to attend a post-secondary institution in a degree program as a full-time student for the 2019-2020 school year. Scholarships are awarded based on merit and essay about persevering through adversity. The essay must describe how they have overcome adversity within their life, how they have used their experience to better themselves and/or their community, and what their future goals are.
Minimum GPA: 3.50
Selection Criteria: The applicant must reside in and be a high school senior in Palm Beach County. Essay will include a minimum 500 word and maximum 1000 word essay describing how you have overcome adversity, how they have used that experience to better themselves and the community, and what their future goals are. Applicant must include Leadership and public service, GPA
Application Deadline: 04/01/2019
THE AMERICAN LEGION Department of Florida GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: 1. Student must be a direct descendant (child, grandchild, great-grandchild or an adopted child) of a veteran who meets one of the following requirements: • Is a member in good standing of The American Legion • Is a U.S. veteran who is eligible to be a member of The American Legion • Is a deceased U.S. veteran who would have been eligible for membership in The American Legion
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: The student must also be in their senior year of a Florida high school or home school. The scholarship may be used only for undergraduate study at an accredited U.S. college or university. The scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive their scholarships immediately. Submissions must be TYPED: You can download the application at floridalegion.org/programs-services/scholarships/ or e-mail edouglas@floridalegion.org for a WORD document version of the application. REQUIREMENT: Attach to this application a PHOTOCOPY of the veteran's Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Form DD-214) OR other documents showing time served on active military duty during eligibility period(s) as indicated below. (see attached file)
Application Deadline: 03/01/2019
The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Foundation Youth Scholarship Program
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: High School Seniors The following documents must be received for you to be considered: Completed Application (filled out on a computer) Typed letter of nomination from a sworn employee of PBSO Typed letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or counselor Acceptance letter from college or trade school
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Selection Criteria: 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 and also attach a recent photo. All of these items need to be sent in one email to Steve.Moss@pbcsf.org.
Application Deadline: 02/01/2019
Women's Chamber Foundation
ACT/SAT Required: No
Requirements: Applicant must submit: 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.
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Selection Criteria: See attached for for application and further information of the scholarship.
Application Deadline: 03/04/2019