2019-2020 Scholarships

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 .

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] .

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.

Seniors in high school or current full-time college freshmen may wish to apply for the $1,000 GOTranscript Academic Scholarship Program. Applications are accepted year-round. Interested students must share their short- and long-term academic/career goals, as well as respond to the essay prompt found at: http://gotranscript.com/scholarship-program .

Mattress Advisor has put together a list of various sleep health scholarships which will be awarded to selected students. For more information and to see the complete list of scholarships, please visit: https://www.mattressadvisor.com/sleep-scholarships/ . The application deadlines vary, and some are quickly approaching in March 2020.

Announcing the Florida Governor’s Council on Indian Affairs, Inc., Employment & Training Program. This non-profit, tax-exempt organization, through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), a Native American grantee, are responsible for the allocating and the distribution of this funding to the economically disadvantaged, unemployed, or underemployed Native American, Native Alaskan and Native Hawaiians residing in the state of Florida and Georgia for job training and educational purposes. The Employment & Training Program presently provides Classroom Training Assistance to individuals seeking GED, Certificate, Diploma, or College level academic degrees. They will receive funding towards the cost of their tuition, fees and textbooks. There is also The Florida Indian Youth Program and Leadership Academy for those youths between the ages of 14-19. Native students who are seeking financial assistance to attend college or to pursue a Certificate of Trade after graduation should visit: http://www.fgcia.org/ for additional information.

The Joey Fischetti Memorial Scholarship was created by the Fischetti family in 2016 to honor the memory of their son and brother who graduated from DeLand High School in 2001. Joey was an enthusiastic supporter of all things Bulldog, a community member loved by everyone he knew, and a person for whom the expression, "he never met a stranger" must have been coined. Joey passed away suddenly on January 20, 2015 of a stroke. Friends and family channeled their grief in a positive way by raising money from the Joey Fischetti Memorial Golf Tournament for scholarships in Joey's name that would be awarded to like-minded students. The Fischetti family is happy to be able to offer two $2,500 scholarships again this year. Applicants must be a graduating senior with a minimum 2.5 GPA and should be college bound in the 2020-2021 academic year. Scholarship applications must be submitted by May 8, 2020, in PDF format to [email protected]

Announcing the 5th Annual Aviation Scholarship Awards for U.S. high school students who are interested in flight training or aviation maintenance. Epic Flight Academy's aviation scholarships are open to current high school juniors and seniors for flight training and seniors for aircraft mechanics. A total of 3 scholarships will be awarded ($20,000 and $5,000 for flight training; $19,500 for aircraft mechanics) . The deadline to apply is October 1, 2020.

An Awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, November 8th at Epic Flight Academy in New Smyrna Beach, FL (Winners are encouraged to attend, but not required.) Full details and links to the online applications are available at:

https://epicflightacademy.com/aviation-scholarship/ .

The Citrus Grove Eagles Soar Scholarship is now available, and applications must be submitted by May 15th. This one-page essay, on a provided topic, is presented by the Citrus Gove PTA and is worth $200. The Application can be found at: http://myvolusiaschools.org/school/CitrusGrove/Pages/PTASAC.aspx

Announcing the Charlie Lundell Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by ME STRONG. 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 the battle with cancer for a couple of years, he passed away on April 15th of 2014. In honor of 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 2020. Applications must be submitted no later than May 15, 2020. 

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. 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. Completed applications must be emailed to Lisa Carter at: [email protected] by May 15, 2020 and may be accessed here.