Scholarships

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Florida Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest

The Florida Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest deadline has been extended to September 30.  3 winning students will win a Florida Prepaid Scholarship!

All interested students should go to floridahispanicheritage.com for more information.


Elks Scholarship

Seniors!  Time to apply for the Elks Scholarship.  Go to www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm  to apply!  Deadline is November 27, 2017!


Military Family Support Trust

Military Family Support Trust Application


Brooks Law Group

Scholarship Deadline June 12, 2017 

Brooks Law Group recently created a scholarship for high school and undergraduate students. They are giving away two (2) scholarships this fall and would love one of our students to be a recipient. To apply, please see the application at:

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Project Weather Scholarship Contest


Second to None Barbershop & Skate Supply Scholarship

For more information, please see the 2nd to None Barbershop Scholarship application.


Suncoast Credit Union Scholarship

You do NOT have to be a member to apply!  Applications must be postmarked by April 28, 2017.

For more information, please visit 2017 Suncoast Credit Union Scholarship application.


Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Spouses Education Scholarship

Congressman McEachin is proud to offer the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBC) Spouses Education Scholarship to qualified African American or black students. This scholarship is seeking scholars who have had strong success in the classroom and are leaders in the community.  Please forward the attached information on to your students and your staff person responsible for scholarships.

For more information, please visit http://www.cbcfinc.org/scholarships, or contact Tara Adams at tara.adams.house@gmail.com .


Arabell Wiggins Scholarship

2017 Arabell Wiggins Scholarship Packet


Scobee Scholarship

Attention Gifted Juniors!

Please note the following scholarship opportunity. The application must be completed online at http://flagifted.org/Scobee-Scholarship. The application will ask you for your “GIFTED – Initial Staffing Date”. If you plan to apply for the Scobee Scholarship and do not have that information, simply contact me at heather.james@polk-fl.net and I will send you the date you were placed in the gifted program.

Heather James
Itinerant Teacher of Gifted
Lakeland High School
Harrison School for the Arts
Traviss Technical College
Bill Duncan Opportunity Center

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Florida Association for the Gifted

The Scobee Scholarship was created in honor of Dick Scobee, the Commander of the Challenger Space Shuttle, and is awarded annually by the Florida Association for the Gifted, Inc. (FLAG). Two $1,000.00 scholarships will be awarded to an eligible male and female gifted student interested in pursuing studies in the areas of math/science/technology. The deadline to submit the application is June 30, 2017. You must be in the 2018 graduating class. The award winner will be presented to the public at the Annual FLAG State Conference to be held in St. Augustine, FL on September 16, 2017 at Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL.


Polk Education Foundation Scholarships

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The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Suncoast Chapter

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Suncoast Chapter offers scholarships to graduating high school seniors and to college/university students who reside within the SUNCOAST REGION that includes the State of Florida, the State of Louisiana, the Mobile–Pensacola Market area and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico(please see attached).

Students MUST plan to attend or currently attend a four-year college/university with a declared major in Communications/Broadcasting with a concentration in television in the SUNCOAST REGION. Any other major will automatically disqualify your application.

APPLY ONLINE AT SUNCOASTCHAPTER.ORG • DEADLINE: Friday, March 17, 2017.  


Heather’s Hope Foundation

Now is time to apply for the Heather’s Hope Foundation $2,000 Scholarship. You can apply at http://www.heathershope.net/scholarship.html

The Foundation will be accepting applications starting on March 1st, 2017-April 27, 2017. To apply you must meet the following requirements:

  1. You must be a graduating senior from a Polk County school.
  2. Submit an essay on Domestic Violence: What can be done to lessen the acts of domestic violence in our community and how does domestic violence affect families? OR submit a PSA that cannot be longer than 60 sec segment and geared towards dating violence awareness and prevention.
  3. You must have an average GPA of 3.0
  4. If selected by the committee you will be asked submit a wallet size photo of yourself.

Kappa Omicron Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Scholarship

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SACAC Extend the Dream Scholarship 2017

High school seniors are encouraged to apply for one of the ten $1,000 scholarships we will be awarding this year! The application deadline is April 15 and winners will be chosen by mid-May.

For more information and to access the online application, please visit our Extend the Dream Scholarship page.


Lakeland Police Department’s Do the Right Thing scholarship

Each year we award deserving students with scholarship money to attend college. We typically award two (2) $750 scholarships but we have been fortunate the past two years and were able to award more. Last year we awarded 3 $1,000 scholarships and we are on target to do the same this year. I have attached the application in the event you did not have it. Please make sure that your students who apply understand that there is a deadline and it will be adhered to without question. One student lost out on the opportunity last year because their application was late. I look forward to receiving many applications in the coming weeks and good luck to all of your students.


Greetings from SeaWorld Orlando’s Education Department! We are pleased to share that as part of our commitment to helping students celebrate, connect and care for the natural world we all share, we are once again offering $5,000 scholarships. Available to any High School Senior in the state of Florida with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who demonstrates a commitment to conservation or environmental issues, this scholarship can be applied to the college or university of his or her choice. More details can be found at www.seaworldorlando.com/scholarship, or please feel free to reply to this message with any questions.


AED Superstore College Scholarship Opportunity


Elks Nat’l Foundation Legacy Scholarship

Child/grandchild of living Elk;  must have already taken ACT/SAT. more info online


Rapier Educational Foundation

One application allows you to apply for up to 50 different scholaships.  Financial need considered but not only factor.


Randy Roberts Foundation

Priority for students attending a Florida College/University.  Passion for Community service.


Club Hispano of Lakeland

Senior, polk county resident, with at least one parent of hispanic origin.  Financial need.  Letter of recommendation; See counselor for more info.


Bailey Family Foundation

Senior planning to attend of of eligible schools listed on website;  Financial need, US resident, open to students in Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Polk.


Washington Park/Rochelle HS Alumni Edward W. Murray Scholarship

Senior w/ proof of acceptance to college/jr college; official transcript; 300 word essay, 3 specific letters of rec, must be involved in extra curricular activities.

  • Deadline: May 8, 2017
  • Application: See Counselor for application
  • 2.5 GPA

Student Insights Essay Scholarship

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The Bailey Family Foundation

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Retired Educators Scholarship

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Randy Roberts Foundation Scholarship

http://www.randyrobertsfoundation.org/students


The Johnson Scholarship Foundation

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Brooks Law Group Scholarship Opportunity

https://www.brookslawgroup.com/community-involvement/community-outreach/


FL Independent Concrete & Associated Products Essay Contest: 

Ages 16-18; essay should demonstrate a student’s awareness of concrete’s role as a building material in homes, commericial buildings, streets and highsways. Additional monies for winner if enrolls in Concrete Industry Management programs.

Deadline: November 28, 2016

Award Amount: $100 – $250

Application: www.ficap.org


Lakeland Elk’s Lodge #1291 Scholarship

Seniors. Judged on scholarship, leadership, financial need. Complete national online application. The local scholarship committee will score applications and decide how many local students will be awarded scholarships from the local Lodge.

Deadline: November 30, 2016

Award Amount: $1,000 – $1,500

Application: enf.elks.org/mvs


University of Miami George W. Jenkins Scholarship

Student must be nominated by guidance counselor. Nominated student must complete undergrad application and submit a 500 word essay detailing reasons student wants to attend UM, how the GWJ Scholarship will impact their life, and what circumstances of signifcant adversity have been overcome in their life. 3.75 GPA, well-rounded college prep. curriculum and strong work ethic should be demonstrated. Must demonstrate financial need. 

Deadline: December 1, 2016

Award Amount: $55,000 per year (renewable up to 4 times)

Application: www.miami.edu/jenkins


Tuite Law DUI Accident Scholarship:

SunTrust Scholarship SweepstakesThis scholarship is now available to any full time college student or high school sSunTrust Scholarship Sweepstakesenior nationwide.

Deadline: May 31, 2017

Award Amount: $750

Application: http://tuitelaw.com/rockford-illinois-dui-accident-lawyer/#scholarship-application


SunTrust Scholarship Sweepstakes

Enter to win a $500 Scholarship during the SunTrust Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes

At SunTrust, we’re on a mission to stamp out financial stress. Are you in?

Take the first step and enter the 12th annual SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes, for a chance to win a $500 scholarship to help cover education expenses.*

Who can enter?

High school seniors or college undergraduates (no GPA or financial need requirement)

How often can entrants enter?

Starting September 12, 2016, students can enter online or by mail once during each two week drawing period

Who wins?

Two $500 scholarship winners will be randomly chosen every two weeks beginning October 28, 2016 until May 12, 2017. 30 total winners will be chosen at random during this time period.

http://www.suntrusteducation.com/scholarship-sweepstakes/index.html


Orlando Vacation Homes 360 $1000 Scholarship Fall 2016

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Scholarship Sites:

Polk Education Foundation

Florida Scholarships

Florida Student Financial Aid/Bright Futures

FASFA

National Scholarships

 

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