Nova High School Scholarship and Free Summer Program Bulletin

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.

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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

FSU Service Scholar Program

Senior; admitted to FSU; letters of recommendation; must have a record of community service; interested in making a difference through community service in the Tallahassee community; this is a four-year program where students participate in 75 hours of service each year, must maintain a 2.75 university GPA, attend monthly meeting, take prescribed service-focused courses each semester. http://thecenter.fsu.edu/servicescholars

N/A

$2,400 each year

January 22

Mary and Ken Rhodes Kiwanis of Hollywood Scholarship

Senior; CAN LIVE ANYWHERE IN BROWARD COUNTY!! must be ranked 1 - 125 in senior class (top 25%); family adjusted gross income must not exceed $80,000; copies of latest income tax return for both parents; official transcript; community service. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

$3,000-$6,000

January 23

THE FOUNTAIN OF NEW LIFE COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

Senior; minimum 3.2 weighted GPA; minimum 25 ACT or 1250 (CR & M) SAT; community service; plan to enroll in a two- or four-year college, university or technical college. CLICK HERE TO APPLY. (YOU DON'T NEED TO ATTEND THIS CHURCH TO BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY!)

N/A

$1,000

January 28

Marist Technology Scholarships

Seniors who plan to apply to Marist College; interested in pursing computer science and information technology and systems degrees. http://www.marist.edu/technologyscholarships

Technology

full tuition, room and board

January 30

 

Elk's Legacy Awards Competition

Senior; child or grandchild of Elks member; apply through parent or grandparent's Elks Lodge; must take SAT or ACT no later than 12/31/2014; judged on: knowledge; charity; community; integrity. http://www.elks.org/ENF/scholars/legacy.cfm#WhoIsEligible

N/A

 

$4,000

 

January 30

 

University of Florida
Lombardi & Stamps
Scholarships

Seniors who plan to attend University of Florida and rank at or near the top of their class. Demonstrate leadership, commitment to public service, and creativity. Research Proposal. Written Statements. See Mrs. Kirtman in BRACE office for nomination More at: http://www.honors.ufl.edu/Lombardi-and-Stamps-Scholars.aspx. MUST BE NOMINATED BY MRS. KIRTMAN!!

N/A

$2,700 per semester

January 30

Marist Technology Scholarships

Seniors who have or plan to apply to Marist College. Qualified undergraduate applicants interested in pursuing computer science and information technology and systems degrees. http://www.marist.edu/technologyscholarships

STEM

full-tuition, room and board

January 30

Wireless Foundation Drive Smart Challenge

Create a public service announcement (PSA) convincing other teens not to drive distracted. http://drivesmartnow.com

N/A

$500-$1,000

January 30

 

The Nat Moore Foundation
Urban Scholarship

Senior; minimum 2.0 weighted GPA; financial need; plan to attend a two- or four-year college or technical college; demonstrated commitment to community service. http://www.natmoorefoundation.net. CLICK HERE FOR THE APPLICATION!

N/A

$10,000

January 31

DuPont Challenge

Grades 9-12; write an original essay addressing on of the competition's four categories of science-related Challenges. http://thechallenge.dupont.com/essay

N/A

savings bonds, all-expenses-paid trip to Orlando; Britannica Digital Learning E-book collection and more...

January 31

 

FIU MPAS Scholarships

Senior; plan to attend FIU; leadership; minimum 3.2 weighted GPA; resume; letter of recommendation; transcript; statement; http://mpas.fiu.edu/MPAS_scholarship.html

N/A

$8,000

January 31

 

Southeastern Regional
Relocation Council
Scholarship

Seniors attending a Broward public high school. Have relocated into area sometime between grades 9-12. Academic performance, extra-curricular
activities, and response to an essay addressing the way they handled the challenges associated with relocating to a new area and a new high school. http://www.srrconline.com

N/A

$1,000

 

extended to
January 31

Princeton Prize in Race Relations

Grades 9-12; actively involved in a volunteer activity in the last 12 months that has had a significant, positive impact on race relations—broadly defined—in his or her school or community; recommendations. http://www.princeton.edu/pprize

N/A

$1,000
trip to to Princeton University to participate in the Princeton Prize Symposium on Race in the spring

January 31

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange in Germany Scholarship

Grades 9-12; US Citizen or permanent resident; miniumum 3.0 weighted GPA; ages 15-18.5. This is a FREE student exchange program between the US and Germany. 250 American high school students will live, travel and study in Germany for approximately 10.5 months.You do NOT need speak German to attend!! www.usagermanyscholarship.org

N/A

All expenses paid, full-year exchange program in Germany

January 31

Cancer for College Scholarship

Senior; US resident; plan to attend a two- or four-year college or university; must be a cancer patient/cancer survivor. http://cancerforcollege.org/CFC_Application.html

N/A

$500 - $4,000

January 31

Bank of America Student Leaders Program

Juniors and Seniosr; summer internship/leadership program; passion for making a difference in the community; participate in an 8-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization and work 35 hours per week; letter of recommendation; US Citizen or permanent resident. http://about.bankofamerica.com/en-us/global-impact/student-leaders.html?cm_mmc=ebz-corprep-_-vanity-_-ee01lt0025_vanity_student_leaders-_-enterprise#fbid=zQ6Yq4owaQa

N/A

paid summer internship and trip to Washington DC for Student Leaders Summit

January 31

 

Auburn University Freshman Scholarships

Senior; must apply to Auburn University; multiple scholarships with varying eligibility requirements. Learn more at www.auburn.edu/scholarship

N/A

varies

February

Greehey Scholars Program at St. Mary's University, San Antonio, TX

Senior; must apply to St. Mary's College; highly motivated students with a willingness and ability to manage time effectively, strong commitment to ethics, and a desire to serve others, be challenged, and develop personally and professionally; minimum SAT 1220 (CR & M) or 27 ACT; ranked in top 10% of senior class; minimum 3.0 weighted GPA; 3 letters of recommendation; resume; interview. https://www.stmarytx.edu/academics/business/greehey-scholars-program

 

full cost of attendance scholarship, stipends for study abroad

February 1

The New School Competition

Grades 9-12; Seniors must apply to The New School (Parsons, Mannes, Eugene Lang, etc.); official transcripts and test scores; Take the New School Quiz; make a video about why you are a new school, share your video and collect recommendations from friends; judged on quiz results and creativity of the video. http://www.thenewschoolcompetition.com

N/A

full-tuition & fees scholarship for graduating seniors

Apple iPad Mini for non-seniors

February 1

ITWomen/George Snow Scholarship

Senior; female; plan to earn college degree in Technology and Engineering of the STEM field. http://www.scholarship.org/index.php?src=gendocs&ref=ScholarshipEligibility1&category=Main

Technology and or Engineering

$1,000 renewable

February 1

 

SportQuest Playing With Purpose

Grades 10-12; athletes who excel athletically, academically and have committed their life to following Christ. Through scholarships, college exposure, community and national recognition, and more, we want to see them succeed and make a difference in this world. GPA C"+, currently a varsity level athlete in one or more sports, committed follower of Jesus Christ. www.playingwithpurpose.org

N/A

varies

February 1

AXA Achievement
Community Scholarship

Senior. First 10,000 applications will be accepted. Plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college or university. Ambition and Drive. Determination to
set and reach goals. Respect for self, family and community. Ability to succeed in college. https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/about.html

N/A

$2,500

February 1

Marist College Technology Scholarships

Senior; apply to Marist College by February 1st; strong academic achievement; plan to major in Computer Science or Information Technology and Systems. Learn more at www.marist.edu/technologyscholarships

Computer Science or Information Technology and Systems

full-tuition, room and board, internships, special advising, professional mentorship by industry experts

Apply to Marist by February 1

2014-2015 Ford Salute to Education Scholarship

Senior; minimum 3.0 weighted GPA; US Citizen or permanent resident; judged on: financial need; community involvement, leadership, academic achievement; quality of character, life goals and interests, obstacles overcome and meaningful objectives achieved; Apply under one of the following categories: Athletics, Foreign Language & Language Arts, Performing Arts & Visual Arts, Leadership Service, Mathematical Sciences/Computer Sciences, Natural Sciences (descriptions are on the website). Nova can have one winner in each category! http://stescholarships.org

N/A

$1,500 and laptop computer

 

February 2

 

Arts for Life Scholarship

Senior; excellence in creative writing, dance, drama, music or visual art; essay about how the arts have influenced your life; portfolio of work. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

$2,000

February 2

Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) Foundation Scholarship

Senior; minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA; OR minimum 22 ACT OR 1030 SAT (CR & M); transcript; SAT/ACT scores; recommendation; essay. http://www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants

N/A

varies

February 2

MITES Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science

Junior; US Citizen or permanent resident with a valid green card; highly, must excel in math and science; highly selective summer program at MIT for one of the following: Hispanic, African American or Native American OR financial need OR first member of the family to attend college OR absense of science and engineering degrees in family. http://web.mit.edu/mites/index.html

math, science, engineering

 

FREE Summer Program Tuition at MIT. Student must pay for transportation to program

February 4

 

Friends of Gumbo Limbo (for GL volunteers)
2014 Gordon Gilbert Scholarship

Senior; must have at least 100 volunteer hours at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center; plan to pursue a degree in ; minimum 3.2 weighted GPA in all courses AND 3.5 weighted GPA in science courses; extra curricular activities; letter of recommendation; essay; interview. Go to www.gumbolimbo.org/2015scholarship or CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

biological, marine or natural science, or other fields relevant to the mission of the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

$2,500

 

February 6

 

Friends of Gumbo Limbo
2014 Gordon Gilbert Scholarship
(non-volunteers welcome to apply for this one!)

Senior; plan to pursue a degree in biological or natural science, or other fields relevant to the mission of the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center; minimum 3.2 weighted GPA in all courses AND 3.5 weighted GPA in science courses; extra curricular activities; letter of recommendation; essay; If you are awarded the scholarship, you must complete 40 service hours at Gumbo Limbo Center; interview. go to www.gumbolimbo.org/2015scholarship or CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

biological, marine or natural science, or other fields relevant to the mission of the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

$2,500

 

February 6

 

Broward County League of Cities Scholarship for Government Studies

Senior; plan to major in public administration, political science or a government related field; minimum 2.5 unweighted GPA; official transcript; work, volunteer service or internships in public government, community and/or legislative environment; strong communication and leadership skills; personal statement; essay; letters of recommendation; interview. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

public administration, political science or a government-related field

$1,000

February 11

 

Courageous Persuaders Competition

Grades 9-12; Create a TV commercial targeted at middle school students to warn them about the dangers of underage drinking. Win scholarship money and trophies, have fun, and gain valuable experience. http://courageouspersuaders.com/contest.htm

N/A

$1,000-$2,000

February 12

Florida Engineering Scholarships (FES)

Graduating Seniors who will graduate from a Florida high school. Minimum 3.5 GPA. ACT and/or SAT scores. Plan to enroll in an
engineering program at an accredited College or University. Transcript. http://www.fleng.org/scholarships.cfm

Engineering

$2,500

February 13

National Association of Black Journalists Scholarship

Senior; all races welcome to apply; must join the NABJ ($35); plan to enroll as a full time student; must major in journalism or a communications-related field with an interest in pursing a career in journalism; resume; cover letter; essay; 3 work samples; 3 references. http://www.nabj.org/?page=SEEDScholarships

journalism

 

$2,500

 

February 13

 

AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship

Senior; US citizen or permanent resident; plan attend a four-year college or university; 1,200 to 1,500-word essay on designated topic describing the effect Alzaheimer's disease has had on your life; brief autobiography. http://www.youngleadersofafa.org/about_new.html

N/A

$500 - $5,000

February 15

DAR
Richard and Elizabeth Dean Scholarship

Senior; US Citizen; minimum 4.0 weighted GPA; personal statement; high school transcript; copy of SAT/ACT scores printed from testing company websites; letters of recommendation; list of extracurricular activities, honors received and scholastic achievements; self-addressed, stamped postcard. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

$5,000

February 15

DAR
Dr. Aura-Lee A. Pittenger and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship

Senior; US Citizen; interested in studying American History, Political Science, Government or Economics; personal statement; high school transcript; copy of SAT/ACT scores printed from testing company websites; letters of recommendation; list of extracurricular activities, honors received and scholastic achievements; self-addressed, stamped postcard. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

American History, Political Science, Government or Economics

$2,000

February 15

 

DAR
Lucinda Beneventi Findley History Scholarship

Senior; US Citizen; minimum 3.25 weighted GPA; demonstrated advanced interest in history and plan to study history in college; personal statement; high school transcript; copy of SAT/ACT scores printed from testing company websites; letters of recommendation; list of extracurricular activities, honors received and scholastic achievements; self-addressed, stamped postcard. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

History

 

$2,000

February 15

 

DAR Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship

Seniors who plan to enroll in an accredited school of nursing. Financial Need. Statement of 1,000 words or less setting forth career objectives. Transcript. At least two letters of recommendation. List of Extra Curricular Activities. Proof of Citizenship. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

Nursing

$1,000

February 15

DAR Occupational/Physical Therapy Scholarship

Seniors who plan to enroll in an accredited school of occupational therapy (including art, music or PT). Financial Need. Statement of 1,000 words or less setting forth career objectives. Transcript. At least two letters of recommendation. List of Extra Curricular Activities. Proof of Citizenship. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

Occupational or Physical Therapy

$1,000

February 15

Thirteenth Annual National Co-Op Scholarship Program

Senior; minimum weighted 3.5 GPA; Essay; apply to one or more of the following partner institutions: Clarkson, Drexel, Johnson & Wales, Kettering, Merrimack, RIT, SUNY Oswego, U of Cincinnati; U Mass Lowell, University of Toledo, Wentworth Institute of Technology. http://waceinc.org/scholarship/index.html

N/A

 

$6,000

 

February 15

 

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

Minority high school seniors. Plan to attend an accredited college or university. Leadership Potential. Dedication to Community Service.
Financial Need. Minimum 21 ACT or 1000 SAT (Reading & Math). http://www.jackierobinson.org

N/A

Varies

February 15

FAEDS William J. English Scholarship

Senior who is a resident of Florida. US Citizen. Minimum 2.5 Grade Point Average. Planning to attend an accredited Florida public or private college and planning to major in computer science and/or information technology related field. http://www.faeds.org/scholarships.cfm

Computer Science or related field

$3,000

February 15

RISE Scholarship

Seniors with a learning disability who have shown determination, self- advocacy and success in overcoming their difficulties and pursing a post-secondary education. 2.5 GPA or higher. Letter of Recommendation. http://risescholarshipfoundation.org

N/A

$2,500

February 15

Florida P.E.O. Scholarship

Senior; female; minimum 3.0 weighted GPAQ; test scores; official transcript; must have been admitted as a full-time student by a Florida college or university; financial statement, letter of college acceptance; letters of recommendation; current photo. See Mrs. Kirtman!!! You will go through an interview process with the local chapter.

N/A

up to $2,500

February 15

Stossel's In The Classroom's
2014-2015 Essay Contest

Ages 12-18; essay contest; write a 500-1,000 essay on topic. essay must be submitted by a teacher on behalf of the students; http://stosselintheclassroom.org/essay_contest

N/A

free trip to NYC and cash prizes

February 17

Ernest Wooler Memorial Scholarship

Senior; minimum 2.0 weighted GPA; financial need; high personal character andleadership; must have passed the FCAT; plan to attend a technical school or state college to earn a technical degree; first priority given to students living in the area of SR 7, Broward/Palm Beach lines, McNab Rd and A1A (Cities of Deerfield Beach, Coconut Creek, parts of Margate, Pompano Beach, Lighthouse Point (see attached map here). You will still be considered for this scholarship if you live outside of these areas!; official transcript; copies of SAT/ACT scores; letter of recommendation; essay; list of academic honors, leadership skills and community service; copy of parents' federal tax form 1040 and W-2 forms; FCAT scores. www.csascholars.org.

technical degree earned at a technical college or community/state college

meets need unmet by financial aid up to $5,000 per year

February 17

Plantation Art Guild Scholarship Competition

Senior; Plantation resident; plan to study art in college; present a portfolio (guidelines are on the application). CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

Art

$1,000

Portfolio must be ready for pick up from Nova on February 17

The Christopher's 25th Annual "You Can Make a Difference" Poster Contest

Grades 9-12; Essay contest. http://www.christophers.org/document.doc?id=469

N/A

$500-$1,000

February 18

FREE: Princeton Summer Journalism Program 2015

Current Juniors interested in a career in Journalism; financial need (maximum family income of $45,000); minimum 3.5 weighted GPA; official transcript; income-tax information; letter of recommendation; work samples. www.princeton.edu/sjp

Journalism

All-expenses paid Summer opportunity!!

February 20

The Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship

Senior; must have promoted vegetarianism in school and or community; transcript; recommendations; documentation of your promotion of vegetarianism. http://www.vrg.org/student/scholar.htm

N/A

$5,000 and $10,000

February 20

Eta Nu Foundation Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc Edgar P. Mills Memorial Scholarship

Senior; female or male; financial need; official transcript; active involvement in community service and/or extracurricular activities; essay; senior picture. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

 

N/A

$500-$1,000

February 20

Broward College Honors
Institute Irm's 100
Scholarship

Attend BC Honors Institute in their first term at BC. Minimum 22 ACT Composite (minimum 22 Reading, 21 English, 21 Math) or 1170
SAT (minimum 550 Reading, 550 Math). Interview in mid-April. http://www.broward.edu/academics/honors/Pages/Honors-Scholarships.aspx

N/A

Stackable Tuition plus
a book supplement

February 20

 

Dania Beach Dr. MLK Charitable Corporation Scholarship

Senior; resident of Dania Beach during 2013 and 2014; financial need; minimum 2.5 weighted GPA; plan to attend a two- or four-year college, university or technical college; letters of recommendation; essay. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

VARIES

February 27

 

Buick Achievers Scholarship

Senior; plan to enroll full-time at a four-year college or university; plan to major in a field focused on engineering, technology, design or business, with an interest in the automotive industry; US citizen or permanent resident; academic achievement; financial need; leadership in community or school or home; work experience. http://www.buickachievers.com/?utm_source=MDRe1&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=BA2015

 

field focused on engineering, technology, design or business, with an interest in the automotive industry

$100,000 over four years

 

February 27

 

CBCF General Mills Health Scholarship

Senior; must live in a Congressional Black Caucus district (go to http://www.house.gov/representatives/find); plan to major in medicine, engineering, technology, nutrition, or other health-related field; financial need; plan to attend a 2 or 4-year college or university or technical school; minimum 2.75 weighted GPA. http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/cbcfgeneralmillshealth

medicine, engineering, technology, nutrition, or other health-related field

$2,500

February 28

 

Chicano Organizing and Research in Education (CORE) Scholarship

Undocumented Students of Latino Descent. Graduate from a US High School. Demonstrate Financial Need. Demonstrate academic potential and Promise. http://www.ca-core.org

N/A

 

$500

February 28

Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund

Senior; minimum 2.70 weighted GPA; must be a dependent of a worker who was injured in the course and scope of their employment and receive benefits under the Florida Workers' Compensation Law and who reside or whose accident occurred in the State of Florida; copy of 2014 tax returns; transcript. http://www.440scholarship.org/portal/193

N/A

varies

February 28

Young Scholars Program at Florida State University (FREE Summer Program!)

A FREE six-week residential science and math summer program held from 6/7 to 6/18 for juniors (and exceptional sophomores) interested in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math; minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA; must have SAT, ACT or PSAT scores in the 90th percentile or better in math; must be enrolled in or have completed Pre-Calculus; available to commit for the entire six weeks of the program. Application available beginning on 1/1/2015 at http://bio.fsu.edu/ysp/ysp_new.php.

interest in a career in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

 

a $3,000 value for FREE!

March 1

 

Florida Gulf Coast
University Foundation
Scholarships

Seniors who plan to attend Florida Gulf Coast University. Foundation Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement,
financial need, and/or other specifications set by donors. http://www.fgcu.edu/FinancialAid/Undergraduate/scholarships.html

N/A

varies

March 1

EngineerGirl Essay Contest

Grades 9-12; males and females; In your own words describe one technology used in a sport thatyou enjoy, and tell how different types of engineers contributed to its design and manufacture. http://www.engineergirl.org/22826.aspx

N/A

$100-$500

March 1

American Legion Scholarships

Scholarships for Eagle Scout of the Year, JROTC Cadet of the Year, and General Scholarship for direct decedents of American Legion members. http://floridalegion.org/fal-programs-main/scholarships

N/A

$500 to $2,500

March 1

American Chemical Society Scholars Program (ACS)

Seniors. African American, Hispanic or American Indian who want to enter the fields of chemistry and or chemistry related fields. Financial Need. 3.0 GPA or better. Letters of Recommendation. http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-andawards/scholarships/acsscholars/apply.html

Chemistry

up to $5,000

March 1

The Sunflower Initiative
Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship

Senior; female; minimum unweighted 3.5 GPA; minimum SAT-1800 or ACT-25; interested in attending a women's college; transcript; copies of SAT/ACT scores; 3 letters of recommendation. http://www.thesunflowerinitiative.com/scholarship

N/A

$10,000

March 2

10th Annual DNA Day Essay Contest

Grades 9-12; The contest aims to challenge students to examine, question, and reflect on important concepts in genetics. Essays are expected to contain substantive, well-reasoned arguments indicative of a depth of understanding of the concepts related to the essay question. Essays are read and evaluated by several independent judges through three rounds of scoring. A teacher or administrator must submit the essay and authenticate that the submission is the original work of the student. http://www.ashg.org/education/dnaday.shtml

N/A

$100-$1,000

 

March 6

FREE SUMMER PROGRAM!
2015 JJ Vance Memorial Summer Internship in Biological and Computational Sciences

Junior; 8-week summer, hands-on research experience at UM!! transcript; two letters of recommendation; personal statement. http://www.hihg.med.miami.edu/jjvance

 

N/A

 

free summer program

 

March 6

 

National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) Grant

11th and 12th-grade Jewish female; What they're looking for: potential to become Jewish leader, social activism, leadership, community service, obstacles overcome, GPA; printout from Virtual Couselor or unofficial transcript showing GPA; Essay; CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

$1,000

March 6

Morris J. and Betty Kaplun Foundation Scholarship Essay Contest

Grades 10, 11 & 12. Essay Contest: What Is It that Jews of All Degrees of Religious Observance have in Common that Binds Us Together? http://www.kaplunfoundation.org/upload/essay.html

N/A

$750 and $1,800

 

March 6

 

Broward County Chiefs of Police Association Scholarship

Senior; plan to major in Criminal Justice or a field directly related to Criminal Justice and be the dependent or sibling of a retired, active or vested Law Enforcement Officer from an agency in Broward County plan to attend a 2- or 4-year college or university; financial need; academic achievement; essay. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

 

Criminal Justice or a related field

up to $3,000

 

March 13

 

Kohl's Care Scholarship Program

Students between the ages of 6 and 18 and not yet a high school graduate. Outstanding Volunteer Actions. Nominators must be 21 or older. http://www.kohlscorporation.com/CommunityRelations/scholarship

N/A

$50 gift card or $1,000 and $10,000

March 13

 

Air Force Aid Society Grant and Scholarship

Senior; dependent child of active duty, retired and deceased US Air Force members; plan to enroll in a college, university or technical school as a full-time student; minimum 2.0 GPA. http://www.afas.org/education-grants

N/A

funding for tuition, books, fees, supplies and curriculum-required materials

received by
March 13

AFSA High School Essay Contest

Grades 9-12; essay contest. Write four copies of an original work in English on designated topic. http://www.afsa.org/essay_contest.aspx

N/A

$2,500 and full scholarship for a Semester at Sea voyage and a trip to Washington DC for student and parent

March 15

Carl H. Grisham and Laura Estella Grisham Scholarship

Senior; minimum 4.75 weighted GPA during 9-12th grade; transcript; resume; test scores (printed from SAT and ACT websites); FOLLOW APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS! Copy of Student Graduation Information page from Virtual Counselor. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

 

N/A

$2,000

March 15

 

National League of American Pen Women Art Achievement Award

Senior; female; must be accepted and plan to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited college, university or technical school to study an Art-relatedfield; counselor recommendation; essay; portfolio. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

 

Art-related

 

$1,000

RECEIVED BY
March 16
mail early!!

 

National League of American Pen Women Writing Achievement Award

Senior; female; must be accepted and plan to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited college, university or technical school to study an Writing-related field; counselor recommendation; essay; Work Sample written within the last six month, in one of the listed forms. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

Writing-related

 

$1,000

 

RECEIVED BY
March 16
mail early!!

National League of American Pen Women Music Achievement Award

Senior; female; must be accepted and plan to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited college, university or technical school to study an Music-related field; counselor recommendation; essay; original instrumental or vocal composition for one or more voices/instruments or a combination of both; manuscript of your work; CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

Music-related

 

$1,000

 

RECEIVED BY
March 16
mail early!!

FSU Seminole Club of Broward County Scholarship

Senior; minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA; financial need; must have applied for and be eligible for financial aid at Florida State University; demonstrated community involvement and participation in school activities; essay; letter of recommendation; official transcript; copy of FSU acceptance letter or email. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

VARIES

 

March 16

 

Stonegate Community Service Award and Scholarship

Senior; eligible for free/reduced lunch; minimum 3.0 weighted GPA; demonstration of community service within or outside the school; ability to work harmoniously and unselfishly with and for others; resume; recommendation form; honoree submittal form. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

$1,000

March 16

 

Broward County Retired Educators Association (BCREA) Scholarship

Senior; financial need; plan to pursue a career in elementary, middle or high school education; US Citizen or permanent resident; 2 letters of recommendation; official transcript; copy of SAT and or ACT scores. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

Education

$1,000

March 20

Hispanic Scholarship Fund General Application for multiple scholarships!

Senior; Hispanic; minimum 3.0 weighted GPA; plan to enroll at a 4-year university; official transcript uploaded (see Mrs. Kirtman); electronic recommendation form; income information; copy of FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR); Application opens on 1/1/15 at www.hsf.net. Complete the Student Profile NOW.

N/A

$500 - $5,000

March 30

UCF Alumni Association
Southeast Florida Knight Scholarship

Senior; plan to attend UCF; minimum 3.0 weighted GPA; essay; recommendation; transcript; list of high school and community activities. http://www.ucfalumni.com/scholarships#southeast-florida-knight-scholarship

N/A

$750

March 31

UCF Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship

Senior; plan to attend UCF and whose parent, grandparent or legal guardian is a UCF graduate; minimum 3.5 weighted GPA; well-rounded involvement in high school and or community activities; essay; recommendation; transcripts; activity summary. http://www.ucfalumni.com/scholarships#ucf-alumni-legacy-scholarship

N/A

$1,000

 

March 31

Hallandale Scholarship Fund Cum Laude Scholarship

Senior; resident of the City of Hallandale Beach prior to July 1st; minimum 3.0 weighted GPA; minimum 900 SAT (R and M) or minimum 18 ACT; must plan to attend a four-year college or university; essay. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

 

varies

 

RETURN COMPLETED APPLICATION TO MRS. KIRTMAN BEFORE
APRIL 1ST

Hallandale Scholarship Fund College Incentive Scholarship

Senior; resident of the City of Hallandale Beach prior to July 1st; minimum 2.5 weighted GPA; minimum 800 SAT (R and M) or minimum 17 ACT; must plan to attend a 2- or 4-year college or university; essay. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

 

varies

 

RETURN COMPLETED APPLICATION TO MRS. KIRTMAN BEFORE
APRIL 1ST

Hallandale Scholarship Fund Tech Prep Scholarship

Senior; resident of the City of Hallandale Beach prior to July 1st; MUST plan to earn a Technical degree at a technical/vocational college or community college; essay. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

 

varies

 

RETURN COMPLETED APPLICATION TO MRS. KIRTMAN BEFORE
APRIL 1ST

Florida School Counselor Association Scholarship for Students

Senior; Essay competition on the following: How has your school counselor impacted you? Essays must be 1-page, single-spaced.. Enter beginning on 2/2 at http://www.fla-schoolcounselor.org/features/student-essay-scholarship

N/A

 

$500

April 3

 

Miami Heat Scholarship

Senior; financial need; accepted to a 4-year college or university; minimum 3.2 unweighted GPA by end of first semester; official transcript; copy of SAT/ACT scores (print out from SAT and ACT websites); copy of household W-2 forms and last tax return for all household members; letters of recommendation; writing sample; community service; academic achievement. http://i.cdn.turner.com/nba/nba/.element/media/2.0/teamsites/heat/media/pdf/2015_heat_scholarship_application_140728.pdf

N/A

 

$5,000

 

April 4

 

Miami Heat Jack Ramsay Scholarship

Senior; financial need; accepted to a 4-year college or university; minimum 3.2 unweighted GPA by end of first semester; official transcript; copy of SAT/ACT scores (print out from SAT and ACT websites); copy of household W-2 forms and last tax return for all household members; letters of recommendation; writing sample; community service; academic achievement. http://i.cdn.turner.com/nba/nba/.element/media/2.0/teamsites/heat/media/pdf/2015_heat_scholarship_application_140728.pdf

N/A

 

$5,000

 

April 4

 

Miami Heat Alec Kessler Student-Atllete Scholarship

Senior; student athlete; financial need;accepted to a 4-year college or university; minimum 3.2 unweighted GPA by end of first semester; official transcript; copy of SAT/ACT scores (print out from SAT and ACT websites); copy of household W-2 forms and last tax return for all household members; letters of recommendation; writing sample; community service; academic achievement. http://i.cdn.turner.com/nba/nba/.element/media/2.0/teamsites/heat/media/pdf/2015_heat_scholarship_application_140728.pdf

N/A

 

$5,000

 

April 4

 

NSU President's In-State
Scholarship

Seniors who plan to attend NSU as a full-time student. Meet the requirements of a Bright Futures (FAS) Scholarship. 3.5 GPA, 100 hours of service & 29 ACT or 1290 SAT (Reading & Math). Apply early, limited available. Visit BRACE office or go to: http://www.nova.edu/financialaid/scholarships/index.html

N/A

Full Tuition and additional
$1,000 for housing

April 15

 

Hallandale Beach-Aventura Rotary Foundation Scholarship

Senior; resident in City of Hallandale Beach for more than one year at time of application; financial need; minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA; must have made a significant contribution to the community through service (at least 75 hours). CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

 

varies

 

Must RECEIVED BY April 15th
mail it out early!!!

College JumpStart Scholarship

10-12 grades; merit-based competition; strong comittment to going to school; express your goals for getting a higher education. http://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net/application-us

N/A

$1,500

April 15

Rebecca Kirtman Memorial Becca's Closet Involvement Scholarship

Senior; must have been involved as a Becca's Closet volunteer and demonstrated exemplary service as a volunteer to a chapter or an affiliated organization; official transcript; verification of involvement; letters of recomenndation; essay. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

varies

April 17

 

Rebecca Kirtman Memorial Becca's Closet Anita Drittel Scholarship

Senior in Broward, Miami-Dade or Palm Beach County; involved as an outstanding volunteer for a Becca's Closet chapter or affiliated organization; official transcript; letter of recommendation; essay; verification of involvement. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

varies

April 17

Rebecca Kirtman Memorial Becca's Closet Spirit of Generosity Scholarship

Senior; financial need; demonstrated outstanding community service to ANY organization (not limited to Becca's Closet); official transcript; 2 letters of recommendation; essay; verification of financial need. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

varies

April 17

Broward Principal's and Assistant's Association (BPAA) Prospective Educators Scholarship

Senior; plan to pursue a career in the field of Education; short answers; copy of official transcript; list of honors and activities; two letters of recommendation. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

 

Education

 

$1,000

 

April 21

Broward Principal's and Assistant's Association (BPAA) Offspring Scholarship

Senior; child of a Broward County Public Schools Principal or Assistant Principal; essays; official transcript; list of honors and activities; 2 letters of recommendation. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

 

N/A

 

$1,000

 

April 21

 

American Muslim Alliance of Florida, Inc. Scholarship

Senior; students of all faiths are welcome to apply; minimum 3.0 weighted GPA; two letters of recommendation; essay; counselor recommendation; extracurricular activities, awards, honors or leadership. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

$500 - $1,000

April 30

Plantation, Davie
Hopkins Team Home Scholarship Program

Senior; must live in Plantation or Davie; submit leadership resume detailing your experience as a leader; essay. Email all materials to Dondi.Hopkins@FloridaMoves.com.

N/A

$1,000

May 1

Ramon Looby Excellence in Leadership Award

Senior; male or female; interested in joining a historically black sorority or fraternity of the NPHC; minimum 3.0 weighted GPA; minimum 1500 SAT or 21 ACT; excellent conduct record; high leadership potential; financial need considered, but not required; transcript; letters of recommendation; essay; test scores; extracurricular activities. photo. http://aloiotas.com/scholarship.html

N/A

$500

 

May 1

 

Ayo and Iken Children of Divorce Scholarship

Senior; plan to attend a college, university of technical college; live in a household separated by divorce; 2000-word essay about how your parents work together despite being part of a separated household and how your parents overcame obstacles and remained excellent role models. http://www.myfloridalaw.com/children-of-divorce-scholarship-ayo-iken

N/A

$1,000

May 1

Ramon Looby First Responder Endowment Scholarship

Senior planning to enroll in an EMS, Police Academy or Fire Academy. Financial need. Special consideration given to children of first responders. http://aloiotas.com/scholarship.html

public safety

$500

May 4

Broward Education Foundation Scholarship

Senior; finacial need; plan to attend a two- or four-year college or university or technical college; essay; copy of 2015-2016 FAFSA Student Aid Report; copy of financial aid award letter from college/university student plans to attend (exception: Broward College). Two-part application process. Part 1: Complete online application form at THIS LINK. Part 2: Submit copies of FAFSA SAR and financial aid award letter to the Foundation in this packet: CLICK HERE.

N/A

varies

May 15

 

Best Short Story Contest for students who are in the US on Asylum or as Refugees

Grades 9-12; must be an Asylee (foreigners who cannot live in their home country and have suffered on account of their race, religion, nationality, ir members of a specific social group or political opinion. www.asyleesasauthors.org

N/A

 

up to $5,000

May 15

 

Madge Lewis Scholarship

Junior or Senior; US Citizen or permanent resident; financial need; plan to attend college or technical school anywhere in the US after high school; official transcript; two letters of recommendation; financial forms; proof of admission; essay. http://www.mlsf.org/index.html

N/A

minimum $500

May 15

 

Mometrix College
Scholarships

Seniors who plan to attend an accredited college or university for the 2015-2016 academic school year. Essay Contest. In 2000 characters (400 words), tell us what test preparation practices work best for you and why. http://www.mometrix.com/collegescholarships

N/A

$1,000,
$2,000 &
$5,000

May 22

Bright Futures - Florida
Academic Scholars Award

Senior. Florida Resident. Plan to attend a Private or Public Florida College. 3.5 WGPA in college prep courses. Min. 1290 (R & M) SAT or 29 ACT. 100 Hours of Community Service. Apply on line at: https://www.floridastudentfinancialaidsg.org/ua/SAWSTUA_uaform.asp

N/A

 

$103 per
credit hour
at 4-year,
$63 at
2-year

graduation day

 

Bright Futures Florida
Medallion Scholars Award

Senior. Florida Resident. Plan to attend a Private or Public Florida College. 3.0 WGPA in college prep courses. Min 1170 (R & M) SAT or 26 ACT. 75 Hours of Community Service. Apply on line at: https://www.floridastudentfinancialaidsg.org/ua/SAWSTUA_uaform.asp

N/A

 

$77 per
credit hour
at 4-year,
$48 at
2-year

graduation day

 

Bright Futures Florida
Gold Seal Vocational
Scholars Award

Senior. Florida Resident. Plan to attend a Private or Public Florida College/Tech Center. 3.0 high school GPA and 3.5 GPA in minimum of 3 vocational job prep credits. College Ready SAT or ACT scores. Apply on line at: https://www.floridastudentfinancialaidsg.org/ua/SAWSTUA_uaform.asp

N/A

$39-$48
per credit
hour for
Certificate,
AS or AAS
N/A May

graduation day

 

CareerSource Broward
Youth Scholarship Program

Graduating Seniors. Eager to complete a career program in two years or less while working as a paid intern. In need of financial assistance. For more information, go to: http://youth.careersourcebroward.com

N/A

Tuition& Paid Internship

May 30

Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship

Senior; high school athlete; essay. http://www.athleticscholarships.net/scholarship-contest.htm

N/A

$1,000

June 1