Search for Scholarships
are many scholarships available for those students who have
both scholastic ability and a good academic record or who demonstrate
special talents in such fields as sports, journalism, debate, dramatics,
art, music, etc., with the ability to do post-secondary work. Some
organizations are looking to award scholarships to students who have
made an academic turn around in school or who have faced hardships
and difficulties. Financial need is a primary factor in many instances
A SCHOLARSHIP IS ESSENTIALLY THE INDIVIDUAL RESPONSIBILITY OF THE
STUDENT. It is a rare occurrence for a scholarship to be
offered to a student who has not made application. SOPHOMORES AND
JUNIORS SHOULD CONCENTRATE ON ACHIEVING THE BEST GRADES POSSIBLE IN
THE MOST RIGOROUS CURRICULUM POSSIBLE. It is advisable for juniors
seeking scholarship dollars to take college admissions tests as early
as January. Students who are interested in securing a scholarship
should take the following steps:
college/university is a primary source of scholarships and each
college has its own financial aid program. Check college Home
your guidance counselor/BRACE
advisor on how to use the DISCOVER scholarship database
at school and at home.
with the college/university to determine which examinations the
college requires. Registration forms for these examinations are
available in the guidance office or check out information on-line
I & II You must register in advance and pay a fee
for these tests.
for scholarships in your high school's scholarship bulletin and/or
newsletter. Check out the Monthly
Scholarship Bulletin. Follow up by securing applications from
your BRACE advisor.
to your schools morning announcements for scholarship information.
department heads of various subjects for information about special
scholarships within their fields, particularly in the science
and social studies area.
civic, and fraternal organizations also have scholarship funds
to see if the companies you or your parents work for offer scholarships.
If a parent is a veteran, scholarships are also available.
are not the only way to finance education. In fact, more
aid dollars are available to fund an education than scholarship
scholarships rarely cover the total cost of college, use your
own initiative in seeking other forms of financial aid, such as
Pre-Paid College Program or creative financing.
aware that many scholarships are offered for students planning
to attend vocational technical schools.
Bright Futures Scholarship Program is available
to Florida high school graduates.
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you are involved in an organization or employed by a business
that has a scholarship program that Broward students could benefit
from, please notify the school system. Call the District Guidance
Office at (754) 321-2591. If your organization needs assistance
in distributing scholarship information to the public high schools,
please contact the District Guidance Office.
you or any organization you represent would like to begin a scholarship
program or make a donation to the the existing scholarship program
for Broward County public school graduates, call the Broward Education
Foundation at (754) 321-2030.
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