Nova High School Scholarship and Free Summer Program Bulletin
***This Bulletin will not be updated during the summer. Check the NovaBRACE Facebook fan page or Twitter feed for updated information****

 

The descriptions of the scholarships on this page are brief. Always read the actual scholarship application completely in order to understand specific eligibility requirements.
 
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See your BRACE advisor for application materials. Your BRACE advisor's deadline may be earlier. This is not a complete listing of all scholarship opportunities.
Check other sources such as the Internet, employers and the college or technical school you plan to attend!
When you are awarded scholarships, please contact Mrs. Kirtman.
You must provide proof of your award so that it can be acknowledged at Senior Awards Night in May.

PAY ATTENTION TO DEADLINES!!! They may be "postmarked by" or "received by" dates.

TRANSCRIPTS FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE ALWAYS FREE. CLICK HERE FOR A PRINTABLE SCHOLARSHIP TRANSCRIPT REQUEST FORM.

 

Scholarship Name

Eligibility Criteria

Major

Award Amount

Deadline

Check out these FREE
Internet
Scholarship Databases

www.fastweb.com, www.scholarship-monkey.com, www.meritaid.com, www.scholarshipexperts.com, www.college-scholarships.com/free_scholarship_searches.htm,   www.scholarships.com, www.collegeboard.com,  http://www.meritaid.com, http://www.college-scholarships.com/free_scholarship_searches.htm.

 

 

 

College Tuition Exemption Children who are adopted through the Department of Children and Families after May 5, 1997, may be eligible to receive up to four years of college tuition waiver at Florida public universities, colleges
and vocational training schools. For more, go to:
http://adoptflorida.com/assistance-program.htm
N/A full-tuition ongoing
Hospital Scholarship
Opportunity
Students who plan to attend BROWARD COLLEGE and have careers in the Health Field. Once graduated, scholarship recipients work for a two-year employment commitment at one of the sponsoring hospitals. Visit each hospital online. Memorial Healthcare System, Broward Health, Kindred Hospital of SFL, & Hospital Corp of America. health field up to $6,000 ongoing
College Tuition
Exemption
Children who are adopted through the Department of Children and Families after May 5, 1997, may be eligible to receive up to four years of college tuition waiver at Florida public universities, colleges
and vocational training schools. http://adoptflorida.com/assistance-program.htm
N/A full-tuition ongoing
Venture Scholar Program-
A free resource for minority, first-generation students interested in STEM careers.
9th-12th grade; "Ventures Scholars Program is a FREE national resource developed to link underrepresented and first-generation college-bound students interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
career pathways to information, resources, and opportunities nationwide. As part of the services, Ventures Scholars are connected to a partnership of selective higher education institutions nationwide and are also provided with a variety of e-communication tools to access information about scholarships, summer programs, STEM career pathway information and more! African American/Black, American Indian/Native American or Hispanic; minimum 3.0 weighted GPA; expressed interest in a career in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics-related field; minimum 10th-grade PSAT scores: 47 Math and Critical Reasoning; minimum 11th-grade PSAT scores: 50 in Math and Critical Reasoning; minimum SAT: 550 on Math and Critical Reasoning or ACT: 19 Math, Science, English and reading.
STEM mentorship and possible scholarships ongoing

Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation

Open to all high school students. Tournament style academic quiz competition that turns High School subjects into scholarship opportunities. Quizzes offered Sept through May. Go to: http://www.cksf.org

N/A

varies

ongoing

United Negro College Fund

Awarding 10,000 students each year through 400 scholarship and internship programs so that students from low- and moderate-income families can afford college tuition, books and room and board. http://www.uncf.org

N/A

 Varies

Ongoing

Scholarship
Points.com
Monthly Scholarship Drawings

http://www.scholarshippoints.com/10K/

N/A

$10,000

varies/
monthly

Automotive Womens' Alliance Foundation Scholarship

Senior; minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA; interested in an automotive related career; US Citizen or permanent resident; one-page cover letter explaining your automotive relative career aspirations; official transcript; proof of acceptance into an college or university; resume with education, work experience, extracurricular and volunteer activities; letters of recommendation. www.awafoundation.org

automotive field

$2,500

open

Cooperative Living Organization

Low Cost Housing for incoming University of Florida and Santa Fe Community College students.
http://www.cloliving.org

N/A

Low-cost
housing

Ongoing

Southern Scholarship Foundation, Inc.

Rent Free Housing for students admitted to FSU, UF, FAMU, or FGCU. Motivation, demonstrated through the awards and activities list submitted. Financial Need. Min. 3.0 GPA. Essay. Community Involvement. Letters of recommendation. Information and application at: http://www.southernscholarship.org

N/A

low cost housing

ongoing

NSU Trustee Florida Academic Scholarship

Senior; Nova Southeastern University offers a full-tuition scholarship for eligible students. The award is given to students on a first-come, first-served basis, and additional funds are available for students who live on campus. The award is open to graduating seniors who have a 3.5 GPA, 1290 SAT (Critical Reading and Math) or 29 Composite ACT, 100 community-service hours and 15 credits of college prep courses and who are enrolling full-time in an undergraduate program at NSU's main campus in Davie. Applicants must apply for and receive the Florida Residency Access Grant (FRAG) and must apply for all other eligible grants. To apply, students need to complete the Trustee Florida Academic Scholarship application, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and NSU State Aid application forms. Visit www.nova.edu/financialaid/ or call 800-338-4723 or 954.262.8000. Deadline: First come, first served.

N/A

full-tuition, after Bright Futures and financial aid pays

Space-
available
basis

CareerSource Broward Youth Scholarship Program Graduating Seniors. Eager to complete a career program in two years or less and work as a paid intern. In need of financial assistance. Spots are limited, so apply early!
http://youth.careersourcebroward.com/ScholarshipProgram.aspx
N/A Full cost of
tuition and
paid
internship
June 6
Triangle Achievement
Scholarship - UF
Incoming Freshmen males who are attending the University of Florida in the Fall of 2014. Academic Accomplishment. Extracurricular Involvement. Community Service. Leadership Experience. Applicants
are not required to join Fraternity. http://gatortke.com/scholarship/
N/A $100, $250
& $500
June 13
2014 Bruce Lee Foundation Scholarship Senior; US Citizen or legal resident; plan to attend a 2- or 4-year college or university or technical school; understand, appreciate and exemplify Bruce Lee’s passion for education as well as his qualities of honest expression, forward thought, self-exploration, and assertiveness; Criteria used in evaluating applicants include, but is not limited to, involvement in extra-curricular activities/community service/work experience, future potential and knowledge of Bruce Lee. http://www.bruceleefoundation.com/index.cfm/page/JFJKD-Scholarship/pid/10253 N/A $1,000 June 13
Abbott and Fenner
Scholarship Program
Juniors and Seniors who plan to attend an accredited post-secondary institution. 500 to 100 word Essay Contest. http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm N/A $1,000 June 14
2014 Isaac Bruce Foundation Flight 300 Program Senior; accepted by a college or university; financial need with one-way transportation costs to school; student nomination form; recommendation by counselor. CLICK HERE TO APPLY. N/A one-way transportation to college! June 15
BigSun Scholarship Senior athletes, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Plans to attend an accredited post-secondary institution. http://www.bigsunathletics.com/ N/A $500 June 20
Kiwanis Club of Greater Sunrise Scholarship Senior; legal resident or US citizen; can live anywhere in Broward County; DO NOT need to be in Key Club; minimum 3.0 weighted GPA; leadership while in high school; planning to attend an accredited US college or university; 500 word written response; official transcript; proof of college acceptance; two letters of recommendation. CLICK HERE TO APPLY. N/A $500 June 20
College Scholarship
Writing Contest
Senior; writing contest. www.pagesz.net/scholarshipcontest N/A $1,000 July 1
My Mentor Was Me Scholarship Video Challenge Senior; create a 1-3 minute original video identifying and describing the impact a mentor has had on your pursuit of success and the importance of mentor-mentee relationships. http://www.mymentorwasme-challenge.com/ N/A $1,000 July 31
FCABC Firefighter Scholarship Senior; entering Broward College EMT or Paramedic Program; financial need; Applications accepted from 5/1 to 7/31 each year. http://fcabc.org/programs.php Fire service $1,000 July 31
Tatiana McIntosh Memorial Financial Hardship Scholarship Senior; financial need; plan to enroll full-time as a student seeking to earn a Bachelor's degree; sustained academic achievement; sustained commitment to community service; two letters of recommendation; commitment to ongoing personal and professional learning; essay; financial documentation. CLICK HERE TO APPLY. N/A $500 July 31
FSU Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity Balanced Man Scholarship Senior; male; admitted to FSU; hope to join Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity (SigEp). CLICK HERE TO APPLY. N/A $1,000 towards dues July 31
USF Chapter of Theta Chi Fraternity Book Scholarship Senior; male; planning to attend University of South Florida; personal statement. CLICK HERE TO APPLY. N/A $250 August 1
Grinnell Diversity Preview Program-Free All-Expenses Paid visit to Grinnell College Class of 2015; first generation and or African American, Hispanic; official high school transcript; official SAT or ACT scores; US citizen or permanent resident. Learn more about Grinnell at

http://www.collegexpress.com/college/grinnell-college/1100749/details/. Apply at: https://admission.grinnell.edu/register/GDPP2014.

N/A free all-expenses paid trip to visit Grinnell College in Iowa! September 1
Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards Class of 2015; at least on parent of Hispanic descent; minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA; apply under any of the following categories: Business & Entrepreneurship, Education, Engineering & Mathematics, Healthcare/Science and Innovation and Technology; transcript. http://hhfawards.hispanicheritage.org/2014/forms/login.php N/A $1,000 and a laptop September 15
National Young Arts
Foundation
Class of 2015. US citizen or permanent resident. May register in one or more categories in up to nine disciplines, including Cinematic Arts, Music, Dance, Writing, Visual Arts, etc. Registration and program http://www.youngarts.org/applynow Arts varies October 17
Horatio Alger Scholarship Class of 2015; US Citizen; minimum 2.0 GPA; critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income required; strong commitment to earning a bachelor's degree; involved in co-curricular and community service activities; display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity; https://www.horatioalger.org/scholarships/apply.cfm N/A up to $21,000 and mentorship October 2014
Jack Kent Cook Foundation Scholarship

Class of 2015; financial need; plan to enroll full-time at an accredited 4-year college or university; minimum 3.5 unweighted GPA; minimum SAT (R & M) 1200 or ACT composite 26. Application opens in September at: www.jkcf.org/scholarships

N/A up to $30,000 per year TBA
The Stockdale Foundation Scholarship Class of 2014; plan to attend a regionally accredited college, university of technical school; must be taking 12 credit hours per grading or enrolled in a full-time program; must maintain passing scores of a minimum C; must submit copy of grades for each grade period. http://www.thestockdalefoundation.org/apply-the-stockdale-foundation.html N/A tba December 31