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

Church's Chicken Community Scholarship

Senior; plan to enroll part-time or full-time at a technical school, two- or four-year college or university; minimum 2.7 weighted GPA; US citizen or resident; 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. Financial need is NOT considered. https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/churchsscholars

N/A

$1,000

February 27

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

 

Church's Chicken Community Scholarship

Senior; plan to enroll part-time or full-time at a two-year, four-year college, university or technical school; minimum 2.7 weighted GPA; US Citizen or permanent resident; 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. Financial need is not considered. https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/churchsscholars

N/A

$1,000

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

 

Toshiba Marchine Co., America Scholarship

Senior; plan to enroll at a technical school or two- or four-year college or university to study industrial maintenance or plastics processing; minimum 3.0 weighted GPA; official transcript. https://www.toshiba-machine.com/ViewDetailCompanyNews.aspx?dept=1&catid=2&newsid=166

industrial maintenance or plastics processing

$5,000

February 27

Jennifer Nolletti Memorial Art Foundation Scholarship

Senior; Florida resident; minimum 2.5 weighted GPA; plan to major in art or music; financial need; portfolio; official transcript; copy of tax returns; essay. http://media.wix.com/ugd/2e4123_16b5ddd8411442c992c1ccfe5e6dcd55.pdf

Art or Music

up to $5,000

February 28

NSHSS Earth Day Awards

Grades 9-12; submit details about an environmental project you are currently working on or one that you will start for Earth Day. http://nshssfoundation.org/scholarships/earth-day-awards

N/A

$500

February 28

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-and-awards/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

The State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship

Graduating Senior. Plan to attend an accredited 2 or 4-year college, university or technical school . GPA of 2.5 to 3.2 on a 4.0 scale. US Citizen. Demonstrate financial need. https://www. scholarshipamerica.org/statefarmgoodneighborscholarship

N/A

$2,500

March 2

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, South Broward Chapter Scholarship

Seniors of African American or Caribbean Descent. Plan to attend a 4-year university. Essay. Two Letters of Recommendation. Proof of 100 Community Service Hours. Transcript/Test Scores. http://dstsouthbroward.org

N/A

$1,000

March 3

 

Florida Realtors Education Foundation Student Scholarship Program

Senior; interested in a career in real estate; academic achievement; financial need; leadership; involvement in school and or community; US Citizen or permanent resident; recommendation letters; official transcript; family member conntected to real estate business (not required, but considered). http://www.floridarealtors.org/AboutFar/Scholarships/index.cfm

real estate

$1,000 and above, renewable

March 4

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

Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association - Broward County Hospitality Scholarship

Broward County Seniors who plan to pursue a career in the hospitality and tourism industry. Minimum 2.75 Grade Point Average. Essay. You will find the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/5JNVDKT

Hospitality

$500, $1,000 and $2,000

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

 

Gold Coast Jazz Society
Jeanette M. Russell Scholarship

Senior; plan to study jazz instrumental or jazz vocal performance at a college or university; FAFSA EFC no greater than $5,000; Florida resident; minimum 2.5 weighted GPA; recommendation; audition. http://www.goldcoastjazz.org/scholarship.html

jazz instrumental or jazz vocal performance

varies

 

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

 

Broward Teachers Union (BTU) Scholarship

Senior; Parent/Guardian must be a member of BTU; minimum 2.5 weighted GPA; plan to attend a two- or four-year college or university, technical school; proof of acceptance; official transcript; 3 letters of recommendation; ESSAY; minimum SAT 1400 (R, M, W) or 16 ACT. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

varies

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

 

NSHSS UPS Scholars Award

Senior; minimum 3.00 weighted GPA; currently helping others through community involvement and hunanitarian efforts, and supporting the overall well-being of people worldwide; essay; transcript; recommendation; resume; photo. http://nshssfoundation.org/resources/ups-scholars-award-program

N/A

$1,000

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

Ashley Stevenson Memorial Scholarship

Senior; academic effort through work ethic and consistency; community service, benevolent character and philanthropic endeavors; financial need is considered but not required; plan to attend 2- or 4-year college or university. http://www.ashleystevensonmemorialscholarship.com

N/A

$3,000

emailed application must by received by
March 15

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

Received by
March 15

Zonta Club Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship

Senior; Female; ages 16-18; high GPA; active in school or in the community; experience in local government, student government or workplace leadership (paid or unpaid); volunteer leadership; knowledge of Zonta International and its programs; dedication to the advancement of women; official transcript; letters of recommendation. Go to www.zonta.org or CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

$1,000 to $4,000

March 15

 

Jason's Wish Scholarship

Graduating Senior who has lost a loved one to suicide. Florida Resident. Plan to attend an institute of higher learning. Minimum 2.5 GPA. Complete a minimum of 20 hours of community service per year. Transcripts. Letter of Recommendation. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

$1,000

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-related field; 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 FAMU Rattlers Scholarship

Senior; accepted and plan to attend FAMU; proof of acceptance; official transcript; photo; essay; tax information; copy of SAT/ACT scores; interview. www.browardrattlers.com

N/A

varies

March 20

 

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. A Plus Foundation, Inc
Chi Psi Omega Chapter Scholarship

Senior; students of all races and from all cities within Broward County are welcome to apply; financial need; minimum 2.0 weighted GPA; academic achievement; leadership; school, church and community activities; character; official transcript; letter of recommendation; essay; photo. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

varies

 

March 20

 

HBCU
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. A Plus Foundation, Inc
Chi Psi Omega Chapter Scholarship

Senior; students of all races and from all cities within Broward County are welcome to apply; financial need; accepted to and plan to attend an HBCU; minimum 2.0 weighted GPA; academic achievement; leadership; school, church and community activities; character; official transcript; letter of recommendation; essay; photo. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

varies

March 20

 

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

Harris L. Klein Memorial Scholarship

Graduating Seniors who live in Broward County. 500 Word Essay Contest: Explain how the US Constitution and the Bill of Rights are important to the future success and freedom of citizens of the United States. http://www.swbrogop.org/Harris_Klein_Scholarship.html

N/A

 

$500

March 24

GFWC Plantation Woman's Club, Inc. Scholarship

Senior; resident of City of Plantation; financial need; minimum 3.5 weighted GPA; must attend a Florida PUBLIC two- or four-year college or university; official transcript; essay; two letters of recommendation; copy of your SAT/ACT scores; grades, need and activities considered. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

$1,500 to $2,000

received by
March 24

QuestBridge College Prep Scholarship for Juniors

Class of 2016; financial need (family income less than $60,000 for family of 4); VERY high academic achievement; AP, Honors courses taken; US Citizen or Permanent Resident; strong writing ability; intellectual curiosity; teacher recommendations. View application guidelines at http://www.questbridge.org/images/stories/pdfs-documents/cps_app_guidelines.pdf. Apply at: http://www.questbridge.org/for-students/cps-college-prep-scholarship

N/A

possible awards:
free test prep,
all-expense paid campus visits, early access to QuestBridge application; Full-scholarships to summer programs, invitation to attend QuestBridge National Admissions Conference, essay assistance, laptops, college visits....

March 25

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

City of Pompano Beach Blanche Ely Scholarship

Senior; resident of Pompano Beach; US Citizen/resident alien; financial need; eligible for free/reduced lunch; plan to attend a public or private 2- or 4-year college, university or technical school in Florida; minimum 2.5 weighted GPA; crime and drug-free and of good moral character; see income guidelines; proof thatyou met with your guidance counselor or BRACE Advisor; official transcript; 2 letters of recommendation; essay; payroll stubs for household members; verification of citizenship or alien status; copies of signed 2013 and 2014 tax returns; verification of income; bank statements; acceptance letters from college, university or technical school. FOLLOW DIRECTIONS!! THIS IS A VERY LONG, COMPLICATED APPLICATION! CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

N/A

Two Year Florida Pre-Paid Tuition Plan or $1,800 cash award

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

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

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

 

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

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.

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

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

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

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; 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

 

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

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

Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship

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

N/A

$1,000

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