2017-2018 Scholarships

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Students who are interested in majoring in the field of cybersecurity may wish to apply for the CyberCorps Scholarship for Service. This program provides scholarships that may fully fund the typical costs incurred by full time students while attending a participating institution, including tuition and education related fees. Additionally, participants receive stipends of $22,500 for undergraduate students and $34,000 for graduate students. The scholarships are funded through grants awarded by the National Science Foundation. Within the state of Florida, FSU, UF and FIU are all institutions that participate in this program. There are also many other participating schools across the United States. For additional program guidelines and information please visit: https://www.sfs.opm.gov/default.aspx .

Announcing the SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes for high school seniors. A total of 30 winners will be randomly chosen to receive these $500 scholarships. There is no GPA or financial need requirement to enter the scholarship sweepstakes. Beginning September 12, 2017, students can enter online once during each entry period. Two $500 scholarship winners will be selected every two weeks beginning on or about October 30, 2017 until May 14, 2018. Enter now at:  www.suntrust.com/offtocollege .

The CollegeWeekLive Monthly $1,000 Scholarship is now open to both U.S. and non-U.S. students. Applicants must enroll no later than the Fall of 2019 in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university or trade school) that is a CollegeWeekLive member at the time of the awarding of the scholarship. Applicants are eligible to win only if they register online at www.CollegeWeekLive.com, login to CollegeWeekLive between the 1st and last day of the month, and visit 5 colleges (go to their page) to be considered in the month's scholarship drawing. Good luck!

Are you interested in attending a Christian college? If so, you may be eligible to enter the $2,500 Christian College Scholarship Drawing.  Applicants must be a high school junior or senior who plans to enroll for the first time as a full-time student at a Christ-centered Christian college or Bible college within 16 months of being notified that they have won the award. Completion of short survey is required. For additional information and to apply online by May 31, 2018 please visit: https://www.collegexpress.com/scholarships/2500-christian-college-scholarship-drawing/2022477/.

The University of North Georgia offers different types of Army ROTC Scholarships for high school seniors. Recipients become Army Lieutenants upon graduation from UNG with a Bachelor’s degree. These scholarships pay for Tuition and Fees-or- Room and Board, Monthly Stipend, a book allowance with a total value at UNG of $59,000 for a 4-year scholarship, or $45,000 for a 3-year advance designee degree. Out of state Cadets also pay tuition at the in-state rate. For more information please email: [email protected] .

Seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in home healthcare may be interested in applying for the UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship. This scholarship is open to students nationwide who will be attending college in the fall of 2018. This will be a one-time $1,000 award. Scholarship applications will be judged on merit, financial need, academic achievements and leadership experiences. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA to apply. For more information and to apply online, please visit: https://www.uewhealth.com/eeoicpa-reca/#scholarship-application . The deadline to apply is July 31, 2018.

The AFT Robert G. Porter Scholarship is awarded to dependents of AFT members. There are two types of awards, a 4-year $8,000 award and a 1 time $1,000 award. The scholarship application should be available sometime in December and will be due in early spring. For additional information on this scholarship, please visit: http://www.aft.org/about/member-benefits/scholarships .

Students who are interested in finding guaranteed scholarships to nearly 200 colleges and universities should visit: www.guaranteed-scholarships.com . This website now includes more than 700 scholarships that are available to students who meet the awards criteria and who have been accepted and plan to enroll at the specified universities. Application deadlines vary so don’t delay, visit this website today.

Announcing the MG Law Scholarship for Class of 2018 graduates. This scholarship is open to anyone seeking a higher education The award amount is $1,000 and only online applications will be accepted. For additional information and to apply online please visit: http://www.mg4law.com/scholarship/ . The deadline to apply is July 1, 2018.

The 2018 Student-View Scholarship Program is offering $11,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school. Awards will include one $4,000 scholarship, two $1,000 scholarships, and ten $500 scholarships. To apply, students must simply log on to: www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. Scholarships will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications. The scholarship deadline is April 22, 2018.

The Law Office of Nancy L. Cavey believes firmly in the importance of education and as a way to give back to the community, they are offering a $1,000 scholarship to an outstanding student. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The application and more scholarship details/requirements may be found at: http://caveylaw.com/scholarship-2018/ . The application deadline is August 1, 2018.

Daytona State College is pleased to announce the S-STARS STEM Scholarship Program for incoming full-time STEM students. In addition to receiving full tuition, selected students will also receive intensive academic advising, have a dedicated faculty mentor, and have opportunities for industry and internship opportunities. Eligible students must have a 3.0 GPA, must enroll full-time (12+ credit hours) at DSC in a STEM program starting August 2018 and have a FAFSA on file with the Financial Aid department. Applications are available online at: www.DaytonaState.edu/S-STAR/ .

Beta Theta Pi fraternity at Florida State University would like to invite all incoming male students to apply for the $500 Men of Principle Scholarship. This scholarship is given to the Florida State non-Greek affiliated male student who best demonstrates the values of Beta Theta Pi, makes a positive impact on the people and the community around him, and excels academically.  Students wishing to pursue this opportunity may apply online here: https://goo.gl/forms/XWpSunZrPHMCS6X92.

MattressHelp.org is offering a $1,000 scholarship every year to help increase sleep health awareness and offset the costs of higher education. This scholarship is available to eligible current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States or Canada OR current college students already studying at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen,

be anticipating completion of a high-school diploma at time of application or already in possession of high-school diploma/GED, be planning to or currently pursuing a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution and must have a minimum 3.00 GPA. For additional information and to apply online please visit: https://mattresshelp.org/scholarship/. The deadline to apply is September 25, 2018.

Applications for the 2018 Straight North STEM Scholarship are now available online for students who are planning to pursue STEM degrees in college. A minimum of three scholarships will be awarded, with $1,000 being awarded to the winning student and two $250 book scholarships being awarded to the two runner-up students. Applications will be available online until August 1, 2018 at: https://www.straightnorth.com/scholarship/.

CardRates.com is proud to offer the Financial Futures Scholarship to future and current college students majoring in Business, Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, Management, and others preparing for a career in the personal finance industry. Applicants will be judged based on outstanding academic achievement and submission of an essay. The scholarship award amount is $1,000. The deadline to apply is July 31, 2018. For additional criteria please visit: http://www.cardrates.com/scholarship/ .

The law firm of Mitchell & Crunk, attorneys from Commerce and Winder, GA are pleased to announce they will be awarding the Mitchell & Crunk Adoption Scholarship. One $500 scholarship will be awarded to any high school senior nationwide. For more information and eligibility requirements, please visit: https://www.mitchellcrunk.com/#scholarship-application/ . The deadline to apply is May 31, 2018.

Spillers Law Firm in Cumming, Georgia is pleased to offer the Spillers Law Firm Scholarship for Class of 2018 graduates. This $1,000 scholarship is judged primarily on need basis, but does not exclude achievement standards. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is April 29, 2018. The application may be found online at: https://www.spillerslaw.com/scholarship-application/ .

All Rowers is proud to announce their first annual scholarship program for high school and college students who currently or previously participated in crew. Visit www.allrowers.com/rowing-scholarship.html for more information about this $500 scholarship. The application deadline is June 30, 2018.

Are you a senior who resides in DeBary, FL? If so, you may wish to apply for one of the four Elsie Seller Reed Trust scholarships that will be awarded to graduating seniors, valued at $1,000 each. Applicants must have a minimum 2.90 GPA on total credits earned since 10th grade. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance. Completed applications must be in the possession of the Elsie Reed Scholarship Committee by April 30, 2018.

The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school and college students interested in sales & marketing. Unlike most scholarships which require a simple essay and "good luck" to win, the Lead Roster scholarship puts the tools for winning in your hands by judging your entry on your ability to market and sell your own ideas! Students applying must submit the URL of a video they've uploaded to YouTube where you explain, present, convince, inspire, entertain, market and/or sell us your reason why you deserve to win this scholarship. The video can be anything that you feel will compel us to choose your entry as long as it has "Lead Roster Scholarship" in the title and is publicly viewable. Studying in the fields of Business, Marketing, Computer Science, Communications, or IT are recommended but not required. Being passionate about communicating your ideas is an absolute must! To apply for this $1,000 scholarship please visit: https://www.leadroster.com/?scholarship . The deadline to apply for this award is December 20, 2018.

The Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school and college students interested in SEO and content marketing. It is open to any high school or university student in the world. Studying in the fields of Business, Marketing, Computer Science, Communications, or IT are recommended but not required. The deadline to apply for this $1,000 scholarship is December 20, 2018. For additional information please visit: https://publicity.ai/?scholarship .

Applications for the 2018 Joey Fischetti Memorial Foundation Scholarship are now available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance. Created in 2016, the Joey Fischetti Memorial Scholarship was established to honor the memory of Joey Fischetti, a DeLand High School graduate of the Class of 2001. A total of two scholarships, valued at $2,500 each, will be awarded to selected students. Applicants must be graduating seniors who have a minimum 2.5 GPA and must be college bound in the 2018-2019 academic year. The deadline for submission of completed applications is Friday, April 27, 2018.

The 2018 Florida Legislature has created the Florida Farmworker Student Scholarship (FFSS) Program which will provide up to 50 scholarships for farmworkers and the children of farmworkers beginning with the 2018-2019 academic year. Each scholarship will cover 100% of tuition and specified fees at a public postsecondary education institution in Florida. Initial eligibility requirements for this scholarship include submitting the Florida Financial Aid Application, being a farmworker or child of a farmworker, completing an error-free FAFSA, earning a minimum weighted GPA of 3.5 for all high school courses creditable toward a diploma, completing a minimum of 30 service hours, achieving a 90% attendance rate, and not having any disciplinary action brought against the student, as documented on the child’s high school transcript. Recipients must also be a Florida resident and U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen, and must enroll at a Florida public institution taking at least 12 semester hours per term. If you believe you meet the initial eligibility requirements, please contact Katy Joyner at the Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) by phone at 888-827-2004 or by email to: [email protected] . The deadline to contact OSFA for award consideration is May 4, 2018.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated – Gamma Lambda Zeta Chapter will be awarding two Volusia County high school graduating seniors with a scholarship for the 2017-2018 school year. Applicants for these $1,000 scholarships must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher, must submit proof of community service, two letters of recommendation, a recent photo, and an autobiography that includes academic and career goals. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and must be postmarked by May 4, 2018.

Applications for the Charlie Lundell Memorial Scholarship presented by ME STRONG are now available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance. This scholarship was designed to honor the memory of a loving husband, father and dedicated teacher, Charlie Lundell. Charlie Lundell was a Volusia County Math teacher who taught at Pine Ridge for 20 years. Education was a huge part of his life and Math was his passion. He was a Marine and a fan of the Boston Red Sox. After battling cancer for a couple of years, he passed away on April 15th of 2014. To honor his memory, a $500 scholarship will be awarded to one deserving student from DeLand High School. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who have at least a 3.0 GPA and who are college bound for Fall of 2018. Applicants must also write a typed 500 word essay on how their lives have been impacted by cancer. Completed applications must be submitted to Lisa Carter by May 4, 2018.

Announcing the 2018 Future Healthcare Scholarship for graduating seniors at DeLand High School. Students who are interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare field after high school may wish to apply for this $1,000 scholarship. Applicants must also have a 2.3 GPA or higher, must be able to demonstrate financial need, must be eligible for free/reduced lunch, and must have an annual household income less than or equal to $50,000, or must be significantly reduced due to unexpected financial hardship. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and must be submitted to Lisa Carter in Guidance by April 30, 2018.

Applications for the WCA Inspire Scholarship, valued at $1,000, are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance for graduating seniors aged 16 to 20. Students must also reside in a partnering municipality of WCA’s, must write a 500-1000 word essay about a current environmental issue that exists in your community, including a proposal for how the community can solve the issue, and must be able to show intent, acceptance, or letter of college enrollment or class schedule within one year. Completed applications must be postmarked by April 30, 2018.

The DeLand Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. has extended their scholarship application deadline to May 1, 2018. Applicants must be African-American, must be a graduating high school senior who resides in West Volusia, must be attending a two or four-year institution in the Fall of 2018 and must include an official sealed transcript, a letter of recommendation from a school official, and a 500 typed word essay on “How a college education will enable you to fulfill your future career goals and ambitions.” Scholarship applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and must be received no later than Tuesday, May 1, 2018.

The mission of the Focus on Technology Scholarship Program is to provide financial assistance to students who have exhibited academic excellence in computer science and technological innovation. Focus School Software awards scholarships on the basis of a comprehensive process. An award amount of $1,000 will be given to the winning student to be used towards upcoming college funds. Areas reviewed by the committee include, but are not limited to the following: academic achievements and awards, extracurricular activities, and Technological Impact on the Future. Students should submit all Technology related certifications they have acquired and must also have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The deadline for completed scholarship applications to be received is May 18, 2018. Applications may be downloaded at: https://focusschoolsoftware.com/focus-scholarship/ .

The DeLand Lions Club will be awarding a $500 scholarship to a graduating DeLand High School senior who is interested in pursuing a medical career. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and must be submitted to Lisa Carter by May 4, 2018. Applicants must write a brief essay in 250-300 words outlining their career goals in the medical field, as well as why they are applying for this scholarship, including financial need.

The Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity at the University of Florida is pleased to offer White Star Scholarships to support the higher education of quality men and aid in the development of strong leaders within the UF community. Applicants must be attending the University of Florida in the Summer of Fall term of 2018. Selection is based on demonstrated academic performance, leadership, community involvement, and response to application questions. Applicants must be interviewed locally or on-campus during the Fall semester. Applicants are not obligated in any way to join the Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta or any other fraternal organization at UF, nor are winners selected based on their interest in Phi Gamma Delta. This opportunity is intended to assist qualified candidates in realizing their potential as University scholars. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and must be received no later than September 1, 2018.

Applications for the Paul Prescott Scholarship are now available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance. Given in memory of Paul Prescott, (DeLand High Class of 2003) this $500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who played sports in high school and plans to major in a technical/vocational program, such as Engineering, or who has an interest in a career in entrepreneurship. Completed applications are due to Mrs. Carter in Guidance by May 4, 2018.