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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Rotary Club of Celebration Scholarship - Due March 24th - $1000
Eligibility requirements:
Community service of some time on your transcript.
See table in guidance lobby for copy of application.

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Celebration Foundation Scholarship - Due March 30th, 2017
Eligibility requirements:
CHS senior or resident of Celebration
To apply: see table outside of CCC in guidance for copy.
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Order Sons of Italy in America Scholarship - Due March 31st, 2017 - $1,000

Eligibility requirements:
Be of Italian decent (parent or grandparent) and complete the application.

To Apply: pick up packet in guidance lobby, in front of College & Career Center

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Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fund - Due March 31st, 2017

  • Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be of Hispanic heritage

  • Have a minimum overall unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students and undergraduate students

  • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited college or university in Orange, Seminole, Osceola or Lake County during fall of the 2016 scholarship year

  • Be a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) or Eligible Non-Citizen as defined by FAFSA

  •  Apply for Federal Financial Aid using the FAFSA

The following are preferred, but not required:

  • Students who are able to demonstrate an evident financial need

  • Students pursuing degrees in any of the following areas: 

    • Degrees in "STEAM" (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) fields

    • Degrees that support Central Florida's anchor industries, such as construction management and hospitality management; and

    • Degrees that represent economic priorities in the region, such as degrees in business management/economics and education

 Additional information:

  •  There are no age limitations for eligible applicants. 

  •   Scholarships are granted for one year and may be renewable for  undergraduate students.

  •  HHSFMO scholarship funds can be used for the following: tuition, lab fees, textbooks, meal plans, and housing plans.

  • Scholarship funds are administered through the bursar’s office at each recipient’s educational institution.

  • At the end of each academic year, if scholarship funds have not been applied to eligible expenses or debts, the balance will be returned to HHSFMO

To apply: http://www.hhsfmo.org
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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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