Do you live in Florida? Scholarships exist with that very requirement, and others
require only that you attend a school in Florida. Either way, it narrows the field
a bit, doesn't it? Weekly allowances no longer cut it in college. Most high school
graduates could use some financial aid to afford a postsecondary education, and
scholarships are a great source of such aid. By conducting a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com, you can find the aid you
need to cover your college expenses. Among them are scholarships targeted at students
who reside in or go to school in the state of Florida. Using your state as one of
the search criteria, Scholarships.com will help you find the money you need to pay
for college. Check out the Florida scholarships below for a sample of what you may
find. To receive additional information about awards based on state and other criteria,
you can conduct a free scholarship search
From their respective beginnings - Lextron in 1967 and Walco in 1953 - culminating in the merger of two pioneering animal health companies in 2011, Animal Health International, Inc. has created a premier animal health business with more than 100 years of combined knowledge, proven vision, unmatched commitment to the customer and industry expertise. As a marketer of animal health products from [...] More
The Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) and the United Health Foundation have partnered to provide financial assistance to Asian and Pacific Islander students who plan to pursue a degree that will lead to a career in the health field.
Eligibility: -Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census -Be a citizen, national, or legal [...] More
The Joan Cain Florida Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship is for students who have been members of AQHA or AQHYA for at least two years and are from Florida. Students must also be members of the Florida Quarter Horse Youth Association, and have maintained two or more years of membership. Students should be actively involved with FlQHA. Members must apply during their senior year of high school or [...] More
In addition to the $2,000 cash award, the Arts for Life! College Matching Program provides an additional matching in-kind scholarship, worth a minimum of $1,000, to award winners attending one of these participating Florida institutions of higher education: Broward College, College of Central Florida, Flagler College, Florida Atlantic University, Florida College, Florida Institute of Technology, [...] More
The Airgas - Terry Jarvis Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student pursuing a minimum four-year bachelors degree in welding engineering (WE) or welding engineering technology (WET); however, priority will be given to welding engineering (WE) students interested in pursuing a career with an industrial gas or welding equipment distributor.
The Airgas Jerry Baker Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student pursuing a minimum four-year bachelors degree in welding engineering (WE) or welding engineering technology (WET); however, priority will be given to welding engineering (WE) students interested in pursuing a career with an industrial gas or welding equipment distributor.
The William B. Howell Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student pursuing a minimum four-year degree in a welding program at an accredited university. Must be enrolled at least part-time and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Scholarships are renewable up to four years. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More
Outstanding High School Seniors who have participated in a franchised Dixie Boys Baseball, Incorporated program and plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university may apply. Dixie Boys Baseball, Incorporated programs include Dixie Boys Baseball for boys 13 and 14 years old; Dixie Pre-Majors Baseball for boys 15 and 16 years old; and Dixie Majors Baseball for boys 15 through 19 [...] More
The CBC Spouses Education Scholarship is for students for all majors who are preparing to pursue or are currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree full-time at a U.S. accredited college or university.
Eligibility: -U.S. citizen or have permanent U.S. residency status -Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student [...] More
The CBC Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship is for full-time students with majors in the performing arts including, but not limited to, drama, music, dance, opera, marching bands, and other musical ensembles. Applicants must be currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, and be an African American/black [...] More
The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship is for students with majors in the visual arts including, but not limited to, architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production and other decorative arts.
Eligibility: -U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident -Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming [...] More
The Board of Directors of the Central Florida Fair will award three college scholarships to the qualifying graduating high school seniors who best exemplify their support of the Central Florida Fair, their personal initiative in extracurricular activities and their own personal attributes that will ensure their success in the arena of higher education.
The Church's Partners Foundation, Inc. established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors residing in 16 eligible states who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for part-time or full-time study at an accredited U.S. institution of the student's choice.
The College Fund provides grants to Pinellas County, Florida residents who require significant financial aid in addition to a Pell Grant in order to remain full-time undergraduate college students. Awards are on a best-qualified basis and limited in number only by the availability of funds. Grants are generally for $1,000 per school year ($500 per semester) for up to four years.
The Community Foundation administers a scholarship program that each year helps local students pursue their dreams and goals at colleges, universities, and trade or technical schools after high school graduation. Since 1983, we have awarded more than $6.1 million in scholarships and grants to 1,500 students in Palm Beach and Martin counties.
General eligibility requirements: -Be a graduating [...] More
The Christ Resurrection Power Assembly (CREPA) scholarship is awarded to a student who has shown dedication and hard work in the classroom, service to the Lord and their fellowman. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students who attend an accredited school in Jacksonville, FL or a student whose family is resident in the city of Jacksonville but attends an accredited school in any other [...] More
The Believe and Achieve Scholarship program, created specifically to support the development of young people, provides $1,000 scholarships to 130 eligible graduating high school seniors each year. Scholarships are awarded based on a student’s academic performance, as well as financial need. Winners will be notified in the coming spring.
Through this program, Cumberland Farms has provided over [...] More
The Deborah Snyder Scholarship is named in honor of Deborah Snyder, Preservation Foundation Trustee Scott Snyder’s late sister. The Foundation is looking for a graduating senior who plans on pursuing a career in one of the following disciplines: architectural design, interior design or landscape design. Previous work experience is not required, however if you have had experience, you may wish [...] More
From the very beginning, the leaders of Dixie Youth Baseball knew they wanted to develop a college scholarship program that would help former players obtain a college education.
In order to be eligible, the applicant must be a senior in high school and have at one time played in a Dixie Youth Baseball league. There is no relationship between the award of a scholarship and athletic ability. Be [...] More
The Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest challenges students to create prom outfits using Duck Tape and wear them to prom for a chance to win scholarship cash. Legal residents of the United States and Canada, including the District of Columbia, but excluding Maryland, Vermont, Colorado and the Province of Quebec, who are at least 14 years of age or older can apply. You must also attend a high [...] More
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of 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. Once potential scholarship recipients are identified, financial data is reviewed to determine if the student demonstrates [...] More
The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential.
Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award.
In 1996, the Electronic Security Association launched the Youth Scholarship Program. The program was created to promote goodwill among the electronic life safety and security industry and police and fire officers by providing college scholarship awards to their deserving sons or daughters.
Through the Youth Scholarship Program, thousands of dollars have been given to students attending higher [...] More
The ExxonMobil/LNESC Scholarship Program recognizes outstanding Hispanic high school seniors who plan to pursue a degree in engineering at U.S. post-secondary institutions.
Eligibility: -Applicants must reside within the following cities and surrounding areas and meet the following criteria to be considered for a scholarship: Colorado Springs & Pueblo, CO; Miami, FL; Kansas City, MO; [...] More
The Bright Futures Scholarship will renew automatically each year (up to the scholarship limit) if the student maintains the required GPA and earns the required credit hours.
Eligibility: -Be a Florida resident and a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen, as determined by the student's postsecondary institution -Complete the Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA) no later than August 31 [...] More
The Florida Student Assistance Grant (FSAG) Program is a need-based grant program consisting of three separately funded student financial aid programs available to degree-seeking, resident, undergraduate students who demonstrate substantial financial need and are enrolled in participating postsecondary institutions. FSAG receives funding from Florida general revenue and from the Federal [...] More
The purpose of Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund is to aid dependents or descendants of workers who were injured or killed in the course and scope of their employment and who received benefits under the Florida Workers' Compensation Law. In addition, dependents of individuals who primarily work in the operation and/or administration of this same law are eligible to receive scholarships. High school [...] More
The George D. Cornell Honors College Scholarships are merit-based awards renewable up to four years for Florida residents who attend the Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University. These scholarships covers room/board and tuition up to $7,500 per semester.
For more information about these awards, please visit our [...] More
Jesse B. Smith was a longtime point man for Jacksonville's economic development initiatives under four mayors. The purpose of the scholarship is to aid in tuition expenses of four-year undergraduate or graduate students pursuing degrees in city planning, urban studies, public administration, or related field.
Any resident of Duval County or any area of Jacksonville, including Baldwin, Atlantic [...] More
The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) is a non-profit, volunteer-managed organization established to help meet the financial needs of Korean-American students seeking higher education. Specifically, the foundation seeks to assist Korean American students in pursuit of academic and personal achievement, encourage community and civic service as an integral part of leadership [...] More
The LNESC Emergency Scholarship Fund is a joint partnership between LNESC & Macy’s to provide financial resources to deserving students facing economic hardship and immediate monetary need that, if not met, could result in an inability to complete classes or a degree program.
Emergency financial need resulting from the following will qualify students for funding: change in family [...] More
The Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship (MMB) provides financial assistance to undergraduate students who meet scholastic requirements, demonstrate financial need, and attend Bethune-Cookman University, Edward Waters College, Florida A&M University, or Florida Memorial University. Available funds are contingent upon matching contributions from private sources on behalf of eligible institutions. MMB [...] More
MetLife Foundation was created in 1976 to continue MetLife's long tradition of corporate contributions and community involvement.
Eligibility: -Pursuing a four-year degree in select areas of agriculture, agribusiness management, communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing, engineering, mechanization, technology, plant pathology, [...] More
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support to a deserving student with a history of migrating for employment in agriculture who has successfully completed one year of college. This support will cover expenses beyond what the youth is entitled to in federal/state and other scholarship assistance. This scholarship is designed to assist the youth in obtaining a baccalaureate [...] More
Minority teacher education scholars program is a collaborative performance-based scholarship program for African-American, Hispanic-American, Asian-American, and Native American students. The participants in the program include Florida’s Florida College System institutions and its public and private universities that have teacher education programs.
Individuals who are selected for the MTES [...] More
The National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, Inc. (NAJA) was established in 1941 with the purpose of uniting members "to render charitable services which are beneficial to the general public, with particular emphasis on children, and to cooperate with other organizations performing similar services." Today, the growing Association continues the focus of meeting the needs of children and youth [...] More
The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The participating regions are found at the scholarship provider's website. An essay will also be required as part of the application. For more information or to apply, [...] More
One, non-renewable award of $5,000 will be awarded per year. Multiple $500 runners-up will be selected as well. Applicants must be admitted to and attend an accredited four year college or university. Preference will be given to middle income families. Applicants must be U.S. citizens residing in Hillsborough, Pasco or Pinellas county Florida. For more information or to apply, please visit the [...] More
Through a unique partnership with the community in South Florida, the Miami-Dade and Broward County Ford and Lincoln Dealers and Ford Motor Company have awarded nearly $3.7 million in scholarships to more than 4,100 deserving public and private high school seniors in both counties. Salute to Education is one of South Florida's largest private scholarship foundations.
Mr. and Mrs. Selby were very interested in helping local students with limited financial means pursue a higher education, with the goal of not only achieving a meaningful career but also of helping their community. Today, "Selby Scholars" are undergraduate students with exceptional potential who embrace Mr. and Mrs. Selby's values of leadership and service. Like all of our funding, this [...] More
The goal of The Silver Pen is to get young adults interested in the process of aging so that we can foster a culture of mutual understanding and respect for the aged in our society. The competition is open to all high school seniors who have a minimum 3.0 GPA and live with 25-miles of one of the participating locations or attend one of the participating schools: Brightwater, Cascades Verdae, [...] More
Students of the Year is a seven-week fundraising competition for high school students in the Palm Beach Area. High school students may apply or be nominated, to become a Students of the Year candidate. Once selected by our nomination committee, student(s) will form a team to raise a minimum of $10,000 for LLS' mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the [...] More
The Barnes Scholarships were established in 1999 to help college-bound teens who are high academic achievers, who have overcome significant obstacles in their lives and who have financial need. Each of the four winners is eligible to receive up to $15,000 per year for four years to attend any nationally accredited college or university. The scholarship may be used to pay for expenses related to [...] More
These scholarships target high school seniors in the Times' audience area who have a demonstrated interest in pursuing journalism as a major in college and as a career. The scholarship is worth $2,500 per year and may be renewed annually. Four winners are selected each year. Students from these Florida counties are eligible to apply: Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco, Hernando, Citrus. [...] More
Two $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to two rising college students planning to attend a four-year college seeking their first undergraduate degree, and one $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduate student planning to attend a southeastern university seeking a graduate degree in science. Applicants must be majoring in engineering, math, or the physical or social sciences. Eligibility [...] More
The Armando J. de Moya Scholarship is awarded to a University of Florida student pursuing a bachelor's degree or higher in civil engineering who needs financial support to pursue his/her studies.
Eligibility: -Maintain a 3.0 GPA at the University of Florida (UF) -Be a Florida resident -Be enrolled full-time in the upcoming fall and spring semesters -Demonstrate financial need -Have at [...] More
The Foundation provides scholarships for students who are interested in the engineering and construction industries, who need financial support, tutoring, or employment support to succeed in preparing for competitive employment in the road and bridge construction industry.
The Foundation creates and supports programs and raises awareness for children and young adults with unique abilities and [...] More
The de Moya Foundation Vocational/Technical Program Scholarship scholarship is awarded to a student who wishes to attend a vocational/technical certificate program, has a documented disability, and needs financial/tutoring support to pursue his/her studies. Eligible fields of interest include construction, mechanical, technological and business-related. A minimum 2.5 GPA is also required. You [...] More
The George Snow Scholarship Fund offers need-based scholarships to high school seniors attending: -All Palm Beach County High Schools -Blanche Ely and Pompano Beach High Schools in Northern Broward County -All Homeschooled students who will be attending a high school in Palm Beach County or Blanche Ely and Pompano Beach High Schools in Northern Broward County -Women in Miami/Dade County, [...] More
The Marco Island Foundation for the Arts (MIFA) awards scholarships to deserving students who reside on Marco Island, FL. and who have demonstrated excellence in visual, literary or performing arts, and intend to study one of the arts at the college level. Scholarships to be awarded will be up to $1,000.
Criteria: -Complete application form -Provide two letters of recommendation -Submit [...] More
The Rick and Sherry Murray Medical Futures Scholarship is for students who have or have had a spouse, parent, or grandparent diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, and who want to pursue a degree in the medical profession as a result of their experience.
Eligibility: -The spouse, child or grandchild of a person who has been diagnosed with ALS -A legal resident of [...] More
Learning to drive is one of the coolest times for a teen. But facts have shown it can be extremely dangerous. You have the power to inspire your fellow teens, maybe better than a teacher or a parent can, because you know what messages will be the most powerful. Create a 30-60 second video for your fellow teen drivers that highlights the importance of safe teen driving. Your video's message should [...] More
Native American/Alaska Native undergraduate students attending tribal colleges and universities are eligible to apply for both the American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship Program and the American Indian College Fund TCU Scholarship Program.
Minimum general eligibility requirements for both scholarships include: -U.S. citizenship -Enrollment in an accredited tribal college or [...] More
The Comerica Charitable Foundation recognizes the importance of supporting education and has identified this as one of its key giving priorities. Comerica's support of the UNCF scholarship program reflects its commitment to education. That commitment is based on a clear vision of being socially responsible and making a tangible difference in the communities Comerica serves. Applicants must have a [...] More
The William L. Boyd, IV, Florida Resident Access Grant (FRAG) Program provides tuition assistance to Florida undergraduate students attending an eligible private, non-profit Florida college or university. FRAG is a decentralized program, and each participating institution determines application procedures, deadlines, and student [...] More
A federal judge dismissed a civil rights lawsuit by a former LSU professor fired in 2015 for using vulgar language in her classroom. The formerly-tenured education professor alleged that LSU violated her First Amendment free speech rights and that their sexual harassment policies are unconstitutional. [...]
The University of California, Berkeley is working to end the detention of one of its undocumented students who was detained by the Department of Homeland Security after allegedly overstaying his visa. The university's chancellor and student activists are keen on "taking all appropriate actions to support the student's interests so that he may continue his studies and his life as a valued member of [the] community." [...]
A Drexel University Professor who tweeted, "All I want for Christmas is white genocide," recently resigned after a year of "enduring unrelenting harassment and death threats for his controversial tweets." According to Professor Ciccariello-Maher, the tweet was meant to be satirical, stating that white genocide is an "imaginary concept" used by the far right to scare white people. [...]