Scholarships

Scholarships If you are looking for scholarships, visit http://www.foundationosceola.org/
     Education Foundation Scholarships, Valencia Foundation Scholarships, and
     Outside Scholarships (those listed below as well as others)!


Check out: http://migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/index.htm
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9th - 12th graders can register for Raise.me - which is a free site
where students can get micro-scholarships from participating
colleges and universities!  Go to: www.raise.me and click on
I'm a Student!

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Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship - Due February 1st.

The purpose of this scholarship is to serve as a living tribute to Frank Kazmierczak, a long time migrant educator, by
offering an annual award in the amount of $1,000 for post-secondary scholarship assistance to a migrant student who
wishes to pursue a career in teaching.

Candidates will be screened by a selection committee on the basis of the following criteria:

  Child of a migrant worker or a migrant worker (priority will be given to those with mobility in the last 3 years)
Teaching as a career goal
Scholastic achievement
Financial need
Go here to apply: http://migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/kazmierczak.htm?mc_cid=fd887aa9e8&mc_eid=3316c4113d
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The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women studying baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. In 2016, SWE awarded approximately 230 new and renewed scholarships valued at over $750,000.

Sophomores and above: Applications for the 2017-2018 academic year will open December 1, 2016.

SWE provides one application for sophomores through graduate students and one application for freshmen.  Applicants complete an application and are considered for all scholarships that they are eligible for.  Applications will be available for the 2017-2018 academic year:

  • Sophomores through Graduate Students Application:  December 1, 2016 - February 15
  • Freshmen Application:  March 1, 2017 - May 1

Note all deadlines are 5:00 p.m. central time. There will be no exceptions to the deadlines.

Scholarship are typically awarded in May (sophomore, junior, senior and graduate students) and July (freshmen students) for use during the upcoming academic year. Scholarship payments are made in September. Recipients are announced in September also.

More information on eligibility and requirements is available on the scholarships pages of the SWE website.  A few main eligibility points:

  • Only women are eligible.
  • Undergraduate applicants must be planning to study an ABET-accredited program in engineering, technology, or computing in the upcoming academic year.  
  • Masters and PhD candidates must be enrolled or accepted at a school with ABET-accredited programs in engineering, computing, or technology.
  • You must be planning to attend full time (exceptions are made for reentry and non-traditional applicants).
  • You must not be fully funded for tuition, fees, and books and equivalent.


To apply: https://scholarships.swe.org/applications/login.asp
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Rapier Educational Foundation Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

      

Student must live in a county one of the following counties:  Brevard, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lake, Martin, Orange,
Osceola, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Seminole, Sumter, and St. Lucie. 

·       Plan to attend a two- or four-year accredited college, university or vocational/technical school in the United States, and
have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Financial need will be considered but is not the sole determining factor. 

·       The application can be found at this link: 

http://www.saafdn.org/Scholarships/ApplyforaScholarship.aspx#857529-rapier-educational-foundation

 

This fund uses a common online application.  This means that only one application needs
to be completed to be considered for up to 50 scholarship funds. Based on student’s
responses to the questions in the application, students will be considered for all funds
that fit their criteria.  Applicants will not have to select the fund they want to apply to
using this application.
  To begin the process click on the plus sign after going to the link.
Then click on the apply now-common application button to begin the application process.  

 

We have many other scholarship funds that have their own application.  The deadline for
these other scholarship funds varies and will be available in a week or so.  The apply now 
button will take you to the appropriate application for these other scholarship funds.  The
scholarships are listed in categories.  Each scholarship states the fund name, criteria,
deadline and application information.  Your students are welcome to apply for any
scholarship fund that meets their criteria. 

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Support Our Scholars Scholarship - Female students only - Due Feb. 24th, 2017 - $10,000
Eligibility -
Must be single without dependents,
legal resident, be in good standing in community, plan to attend 4-year university
in Fall 2017, demonstrate financial need through SAR, FAFSA, or 1040 Tax Form, commit to Mentor, 3.5 GPA.

To apply: http://supportourscholars.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Scholarship-Qualifications-and-Application.pdf
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Spectrum Sports Scholarship - Due Feb. 24th, 2017 - $1,000

Eligibility:

•             Be a high school senior

•             Attend a high school within the Spectrum Sports viewing area

•             Have minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted)

•             Have participated in athletics while in high school

To apply: http://www.baynews9.com/content/dam/news/bhsn/documents/varsity-reporter/2017%20Spectrum%20Sports%20Scholarship%20Application.pdf

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Poinciana Scholarship - Due Feb. 28th

Eligibility: zip codes 34758, 34759 or 34746 to qualify

To apply: pick up application outside of CCC in guidance

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Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship - Due Feb. 28th, 2017 - $1,000

Eligibility:
- Applicant must be high school student.
- Applicant must write an article of 600-1000 words on the topic “Why is it important to stop cyberbullying?" Apply at: http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship
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Rollins also offers a scholarship to members of the Boys and Girls Club – info available here

: Deadline is March 1 -
http://www.rollins.edu/evening/tuition-and-financial-aid/boys-girls-club-central-florida.html _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
The Rollins Hamilton Holt School have partnered with the Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fund to award ONE full
ride scholarship
, yes…a four year scholarship valued at $48,000, to the Rollins Evening Emerging Leaders
program.  Applicant must be high school senior, Florida resident living within a 60 mile radius of Rollins
College and must be a U.S. citizen (or legal permanent resident, or have Deferred Action for Childhood
Arrivals status). For more information, full criteria and to apply, students can go to
http://www.rollins.edu/evening/tuition-and-financial-aid/hispanic-heritage-scholarship-fund.html. 
The application period will run from Jan 1 – April 1.
For more information & additional scholarship opportunities, please visit www.hhsfmo.org
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Print & Graphics Scholarship Foundation - Due March 1st, 2017 - $1,000 - $5,000

scholarship-poster-2016

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Scholarship - Due March 31st, 2017 - $1,000

Qualifications are as follows:

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ü African-American female within Orange, Osceola, and Seminole
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ü Minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average
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ü Attending an accredited college or university
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ü Entering as a freshman during the 2017 academic year
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ü Submission of a completed Scholarship Application Packet:


Application information also can be found on the website www.metroorlandoaka.org
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VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Patriotic Art Contest - Due March 31st

Who is Eligible to Apply?

  • Any student in grades 9-12 who is 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.

To apply: https://vfwauxiliary.org/scholarships/young-american-creative-patriotic-art-contest/
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Sea World Environmental Scholarship - Due March 31st - $5,000

Eligibility: High school senior, 3.0 gpa

Please create a short video (3 to 5 minutes) that demonstrates your commitment to conservation or environmental issues. Upload your video to YouTube and include the link in the appropriate field of the application form. To access the application form and submit your application, please visit: https://seaworldparks.com/en/seaworld-orlando/educational-programs/scholarships/scholarship-application-form. The deadline for submitting an application is Friday, March 31, 2017​

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Rollins Hispanic Heritage Scholarship - Due April 1st

Awardees will complete leadership training and management internships over the course of their experience as a Rollins student. When combined with available Federal and State aid, the award covers the cost of full-time tuition (three four-credit courses per fall and spring terms). The award is competitive (3.0 cumulative grade point average is preferred) and is renewable at the same level for a total of up to five academic years from the initiation of the award or until graduation, whichever comes first.​

To apply: https://rollinscollege.wufoo.com/forms/znh7zdz0hyeld5/

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American Muslim Alliance of Florida Scholarship - Due April 25, 2017

5 - $1,000 scholarships and 10 - $500 scholarships available.  Eligibility Requirements:
Graduating and plan to attend college as full time, 3.0 unweighted GPA, guidance counselor recommendation, 2 letters of
recommendation, write a 1 page single spaced essay stating "why you should be awarded a scholarship and why you
plan to further your studies in college".

Packet can be picked up in Guidance Office Lobby and must be mailed to:
AMAF office
Attn: Scholarship Committee
11694 Sunrise View Lane
Wellington, Florida  33449

 

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