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.

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

Pastor James F. Hines Scholarship

Senior; minimum 2.0 unweighted GPA; living in a single parent household with an in come of $45,000 or less; essay; official transcript. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

VARIES

March 31

DMH Buy A Book Scholarship

Senior; financial need; essay prompt, "Why I need support for my books."; official transcript; FAFSA Student Aid Report; copy of college acceptance letter. http://www.dmhfoundation.org

N/A

$500-$1,000 to be used towards books for school

March 31

Waneta Bullock/Rose Annunziato Scholarship

Senior; plan to major in Education; financial need; recommendation. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

EDUCATION

$1,000

March 31

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

Ashley Marie Easterbrook Scholarship Contest

High School Seniors who plan to attend an accredited college or university. The Contest – Who is and will continue to be the biggest advocate against drinking and driving in the Class of 2015? http://www.ashleysdream.org/index.html

N/A

$5,000

March 31

LULAC National Scholastic Achievement Awards

Senior; US Citizen, legal resident or DACA; plan to attend a technical school, two- or four-year college or university; minimum 3.5 weighted GPA; minimum 29 ACT or 1350 SAT (CR and M); essay; official transcript; copies of SAT/ACT scores. http://lnesc.org/Portals/images/default/2015%20LNSF%20Student%20Application.pdf

N/A

$2,000

 

March 31

 

LULAC Honors Awards

Senior; US Citizen, legal resident or DACA; plan to attend a technical school, two- or four-year college or university; minimum 3.0 weighted GPA; minimum 23 ACT or 1100 SAT (CR and M); essay; official transcript; copies of SAT/ACT scores. http://lnesc.org/Portals/images/default/2015%20LNSF%20Student%20Application.pdf

N/A

 

$500-$2,000

March 31

LULAC General Awards

Senior; US Citizen, legal resident or DACA; financial need; community service and leadership; plan to attend a technical school,two- or four-year college or university; motivation, sincerity and integrity; essay; official transcript; copies of SAT/ACT scores. http://lnesc.org/Portals/images/default/2015%20LNSF%20Student%20Application.pdf

N/A

 

$500-$2,000

March 31

 

National Supermarket Association Scholarship

Senior; financial need; minimum 3.5 weighted GPA; official transcript; two letters of recommendation; proof of college or university acceptance; essay. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

$1,000

March 31

"Link to the Future Scholarships"

Minority Senior; Financial need; academic achievement; minimum 2.5 weighted GPA; interview; official transcript; letter of recommendation; proof of acceptance to college, university or technical school; financial documentation. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

 

VARIES

March 31

Broward College James F Minnet Scholarship

Graduating Nova High School Senior who plans to attend Broward College as a Full-Time Student. MUST BE NOMINATED. SEE MRS. KIRTMAN.

N/A

$800

March 31

Broward College Principal's Honors Scholarship

Graduating Nova High School Senior who plans to attend Broward College as a Full-Time Student. Minimum 3.0 Unweighted Grade Point Average. MUST BE NOMINATED. SEE MRS. KIRTMAN

N/A

full tuition at Broward College

March 31

Vivian Schott Scholarship

Senior; eligible for free/reduced lunch; plan to become a teacher; essay; awards; interests; leadership; community service; official transcript; 3 letters of recommendation; financial form; list of student organizations and activities. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

education

$1,000

received by
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

Rochelle Bridges Memorial Scholarship

Senior; all races and ethnicities welcome to apply; US Citizen or Permanent Resident; minimum 3.0 weighted GPA; official transcript; essay; plan to become a journalist; work samples; interview. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

Journalism

up to $1,500

Received by
April 1

American Fire Extinguisher Association Scholarship Program

Seniors who plan to further their education. Multiple-choice test. For each question answered correctly, students will receive one (1) entry into a drawing for one of ten $2,000 scholarships. For more information, go to: http://www.afsascholarship.org/hsinformation.html

N/A

$2,000

April 1

NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarship

Senior; minimum 3.0 weighted GPA; from an underrepresented group; interested in majoring in any area of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM); list of STEM activities; photo; transcript; recommendation. http://nshssfoundation.org/scholarships/stem-scholarships

STEM

$1,000

April 1

Isaac Bruce Foundation Scholarship

Senior; minimum 2.0 GPA; essay; list of extracurricular activities or community survey; 2 letters of recommendation; proof of college or technical school acceptance; official transcript. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

 

varies

 

April 1

 

Community Foundation of Broward
Ralph H. and Ruth Frank Gross Memorial Scholarship

Senior; must be the child of a full time government worker in Broward County or who was killed in the line of duty; financial need; Florida resident; plan attend 2- or 4-year college or university or technical school; minimum 1100 (CR and M) SAT; official transcript; agree not to use tobacco products, illegal drug or abuse alcohol; agree NOT to become a member of a social sorority or fraternity (you may join honorary, academic or professional sorority or fraternity); CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

$500-$2,500

received by
April 1

Community Foundation of Broward
Ft. Lauderdale Alumnae Panhellenic Scholarship

Female Senior; US Citizen; financial need; minimum 3.3 weighted GPA; minimum 1200 SAT (CR and M); plan to attend a four-year college or university; leadership qualities demonstrated through extracurricular school and community activities; able to communicate effectively; official transcript; essay; copy of 2014 tax return; proof of residency. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

varies

 

received by
April 1

Morris and Rhoda Wernick Community Scholarship

Senior; admitted to and plan to attend University of Florida; financial need; community service; minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA; minimum 1100 SAT (CR and M) or 24 ACT. http://www.passitonnow.org/progs.html

N/A

varies, renewable

April 1

 

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

 

Marlene Methelis Memorial Arts Scholarship

Senior; female; minimum 2.5 weighted GPA; must plan to pursue a career in the Fine Arts; submit proof college or technical school acceptance; one letter of recommendation; short essay. http://browardedfoundation.org/what-we-do/students/memorialhonor-scholarships

 

Fine Art

varies

 

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

 

ExxonMobile Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship

Black and Hispanic Seniors; academic achievement; leadership or community service in the area of Science, Technology, Enginneering or Math; plan to pursue a career in the same; minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA; plan to attend a four-year college or university. http://www.cgcs.org/domain/19

Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM)

$5,000

 

April 8

 

Broward County Gator Club Scholarship

Senior; accepted to University of Florida; official transcript; copy of SAT/ACT scores; letters of recommendation; essay. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

$1,500

 

April 10

 

City of Sunrise Outstanding Citizenship Scholarship

Senior; resident of City of Sunrise; must have already completed the 2015-2016 FAFSA; outstanding citizenship through volunteer service; must meet income limits listed within scholarship application; two letters of recommendation; official transcript; copy of parents' 2014 tax return; copies of birth certficate, social security card and driver's licence/state ID. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

TWO-YEAR SCHOLARSHIP
(60 CREDIT HOURS)

April 10

Rosa T. Brown Scholarship

Senior; plan to enroll in an accredited private or public college, university or technical school; minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA; SAT/ACT scores; official transcript; 2 letters of recommendation. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

minimum $1,000

April 15

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

 

Benevolent Patriotic Order of Does #142

Senior; US Citizen; recommendation; official transcript; copy of SAT/ACT scores; proof of citizenship; essay. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

$1,000

April 15

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. 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!!!

Hollywood, FL Scholarship Foundation Scholarship
for Hollywood and Dania Beach residents

Senior; legal resident of Hollywood or Dania Beach, FL; financial need; minimum 3.2 weighted GPA; minimum 1020 (CR and M) SAT or 22 ACT; exceptional community service OR work experience; plan to attend an accredited college or university; copies of IRS tax returns and W-2; official transcript; copy of FAFSA SAR; copy of financial aid offer from college or university you will attend; copy of SAT/ACT scores. CLICK HERE TO APPLY. ***The Hollywood Florida Scholarship applications must be postmarked and sent to: Hollywood Florida Scholarship Foundation, P.O. Box 817616, Hollywood, Florida 33081-7616

N/A

varies

April 15

 

Johnson Scholarship for children of UPS Employees

Senior; child of a regular full-time or permanent part-time UPS employee or UPS retirees; financial need; plan to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited four or two-year college or university or technical school; transcript; academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal. http://www.jsf.bz/apply.html#qualify

N/A

$1,000-$5,000

 

April 15

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

Plantation Junior Woman's Club
Nancy Strom Scholarship

Senior; US Citizen and resident of the City of Plantation; commitment to community through volunteerism and service hours; official transcript; two recommendation; essay. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

$1,000

April 15

Plantation Junior Woman's Club
Patsy Schmunk Scholarship

Senior; US Citizen and resident of the City of Plantation; financial need; commitment to academic studies and community service; official transcript; two recommendations; essay. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

$1,000

April 15

Hallandale Beach-Aventura Rotary Foundation Scholarship

Senior; legal resident of US; resident of Hallandale Beach; minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA; community service; essay; recommendation letters; transcript. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

 

varies

received by
April 15

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship

Latino students in the US who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who demonstrate a desire to continue their civic engagement. Excellent leadership potential. http://www.chci.org/scholarships

N/A

$1,000-$5,000

April 16

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

Pembroke Lakes Homeowner's Association Scholarship

Senior; full-time Pembroke Lakes resident; minimum 3.0 weighted GPA; minimum 1,000 SAT (CR and M) or 21 ACT; US Citizen or permanent resident; letters of recommendation; essay; official transcript; proof of acceptance to college. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

VARIES

April 20

The Charmettes, Inc. Scholarship

Senior; minimum 2.5 weighted GPA; financial need; active involvement in community service, extracurricular activities, sports, civic groups or vocational activities or employment; official transcript; 500-word essay describing why the scholarship will help further your education; photography; college acceptance letter; letters of recommendation. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

$1,000

April 20

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

 

Student -View Scholarship

High School Seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community college or career school. Complete a 15-20 minute survey about colleges in your area. A random drawing of all completed applications will be announced in May 2015. http://www.student-view.com

N/A

VARIES

April 22

Kiwanis Club of Deerfield Beach Scholarships

Senior; resident of Deerfield Beach; accepted to an accredited college; apply for many scholarships with one application. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

VARIES

up to $5,000

April 29

IFWE Student Video Contest

Grades 9-12; Make a one to three-minute video describing "How can every choice I make glorify G-d?" Illustrate your response to the questions posed on the application through video. http://www.videocontest.tifwe.org

N/A

varies

April 30

Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club
2015 Barry Jennings Scholarship

Senior; African American; minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA; essay; academic achievement, community service, letters of reference, and original essay; carefully read the application and precisely follow the application instructions; one male and one female will be awarded this scholarship. CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

N/A

$500

April 30

 

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

Broward Ebony Golf Association Scholarship

Senior; accepted to a college, university or technical college; community service; essay; extracurricular activities, community service, achievements, sport activities. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

$1,000

May 1

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

MLK Interfaith/Multicultural Committee
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship

Senior; may live in any city in Broward County; all races welcome to apply; minimum 2.5 weighted GPA; college acceptance letter; involvement in extracurricular activities. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

$750

May 1

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

Senior; must have at least one birth parent who is Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American or Pacific Islander; plan to attend a US accredited 2- or 4-year college or university; plan to pursue a career in the actuarial profession; minimum 3.0 weighted GPA; minimum 28 ACT or 600 SAT Math. http://www.actuarialfoundation.org/programs/actuarial/act-diversity.shtml

Actuarial Science

 

$1,000 to $4,000, mentorship

May 1

 

Herbert Lehman Scholarship

Graduating Seniors. Plan to attend a four year college or university. Excellent Character. Strong Academics. Test Scores. Personal Essays. Letters of Recommendation. Financial Need. For more & to apply, go to: http://www.naacpldf.org/herbert-lehman-education-fund-scholarship

N/A

varies

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

James Ansin/Peace Sullivan High School Journalism and New Media Workshop at University of Miami

FREE highly selective Journalism/New Media Workshop at UM from July 5 to July 25; Class of 2017 or Class of 2016 students; essay; recommendation. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

Journalism, New Media

free summer program in Miami

May 4

 

City of Cooper City Academic Scholarship

Senior; resident of Cooper City, FL; plan to attend a technical school, two- or four-year college or university; minimum 3.0 Academic Core GPA; minimum 40 community service hours; plan to study or pursue a career in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM); community service; essay; recommendations. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

Science, Technology, Engineering or Math-related major or career

$1,250 to $2,500

 

May 5

 

Broward Education Foundation Scholarship

Senior; financial 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 attached to the forms 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

 

State University System of Florida Johnson Scholarship

Senior; must have a documented disability; plan to attend on of the 12 Florida public universities and must submit a completed Johnson Scholarship application to each of the schools you have applied to (the contact person for each university is listed on the application); must complete the FAFSA by 4/15/15 and have unmet financial need; official transcript; documentation of disability in one of the classficiations listed on the scholarship application; personal statement; 3 letters of recommendation. http://www.jsf.bz/apply.html#qualify OR CLICK HERE FOR FILLABLE APPLICATION.

N/A

Up to cost of attendance, but varies based on unmet need

Received by
May 15

Asylees As Authors Scholarship

Senior; asylee, refugee and legal permanent residents who used to be asylees or refugees; immigrant documentation; short-story contest. http://asyleesasauthors.org

N/A

$1,000-$5,000

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

CBC Spouses Education Scholarship

Senior; African American; plan to attend a two- or four-year college or university; minimum 2.5 weighted GPA; leadership ability and participation in community service; preference given to students residing in CBC member districts. (Find your Representative here using your HOME school address and then see if the rep is a current member of the CBC here). http://www.cbcfinc.org/cbcs-education

N/A

varies

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

Madge Lewis Scholarship

Senior; Florida resident; plan to attend technical school, college or university; financial need; essay; tax information; proof of college or technical school acceptance; letters of recommendation; official transcript. http://www.mlsf.org/ApplicationProcess.html

N/A

at least $500

 

received by
May 31

Youth Survivors Foundation, Inc.
Future Trailblazers of America Scholarship

Senior; African American; student innovator or student with special abilities (arts, science, motivational speaking, etc.); minimum 2.0 GPA; plan to attend a four-year college or university; financial need; official transcript; copies of SAT/ACT scores; photo. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

VARIES

received by
May 31

Youth Survivors Foundation, Inc.
Gwendolyn V. Waite Scholarship

Senior; African American; must have overcome adversity; minimum 2.0 GPA; plan to attend a four-year college or university; financial need; official transcript; copies of SAT/ACT scores; photo. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

VARIES

received by
May 31

Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship

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

N/A

$1,000

June 1

Gordon & Doner Scholarship for Higher Education

Senior; exceptional leadership and academic achievement; minimum 3.0 GPA; must plan to attend a 2- or 4-year college or univeresity; official transcript; essay--FOLLOW DIRECTIONS!! http://www.fortheinjured.com/scholarship.html#top

N/A

$500

June 1

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship

Junior or Senior; write an essay on your educational career and life goals. http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

 

N/A

$1,000

 

June 15

Korean American Scholarship Foundation Scholarship

Senior; of Korean heritage; non-Korean students welcome to apply; minimum 3.0 weighted GPA. Application available on April 1, 2015. http://www.kasf.org/application#

N/A

$1,000 - $5,000

 

July 8

 

Mesothelioma.com Scholarship

Students 18 years and older; plan to attend a 2 or 4-year college or university in the US; essay; 2 letters of recommendation; photo. http://www.asbestos.com/scholarship

N/A

$5,000

 

August 20