2016-2017 Scholarships

University Tutor holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write a short essay in response to a monthly prompt. The submitted essays are reviewed by University Tutor staff at the end of the month and one winner is chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. If interested, please visit: http://www.universitytutor.com/scholarship-contest .

 

The University of North Georgia is pleased to offer Army ROTC scholarships to qualifying graduating seniors. These scholarships, valued at $59,000 for a 4-year scholarship, or $45,000 for a 3-year advance-designee scholarship, can help lead graduates to a career as an Army lieutenant. Also, out-of-state Cadets pay in-state tuition at The University of North Georgia. For more information, please visit: http://ung.edu/

 

Daily Lineups is offering a scholarship opportunity to high school students in our area. Two ongoing scholarships per year, valued at $1,000 each are available online at: https://www.dailylineups.com/scholarship/ . DailyLineups.com is interested in helping students who demonstrate a strong aptitude for higher learning who have a drive to improve themselves, and a desire to improve society in general. Winners will be determined by the Daily Lineups Executive Team each Spring and Fall semester.

Applications for the 2017 Most Valuable Student Scholarship are now available online at: www.enf.elks.org/mvs . Sponsored by The Elks National Foundation, Inc., these scholarships range in value from $4,000 to $50,000. High school seniors who are U.S. citizens are eligible to apply. The judging criteria includes scholarship, leadership, and financial need. A total of 500 four-year awards will be given out this year. The deadline to apply online is November 30, 2017.

 

Have fun while also developing positive financial habits for the future by playing the H&R Block Budget Challenge! Through this activity, students encounter real-world personal budgeting situations and could also win one of ten $20,000 college scholarships. For more information and to sign up please visit: http://hrblock.budgetchallenge.com/ .

 

Announcing the K. Hunter Goff Bankruptcy/Consumer Rights Scholarship for students who are interested in pursuing a law-related degree. Applicants for this $500 award must be attending college by Fall 2017 and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applications are available online at: http://khgpa.com/#scholarship-application and must be submitted by July 31, 2017.

 

Tuite Law located in Rockford, Illinois is pleased to announce the Tuite Law DUI Accident Scholarship. This scholarship is now available to any high school senior of full time college student nationwide. Applications for this $750 scholarship must be submitted by May 31, 2017 and may be found at: http://tuitelaw.com/rockford-illinois-dui-accident-lawyer/#scholarship-application .

 

Announcing the “Aspiring Fashion Professional” Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to students who are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited postsecondary school or college. Interested students may find additional information and applications online at: http://www.fashion-schools.org/aspiring-fashion-professional-scholarship-program . The deadline for applications is June 1, 2017.

 

Applications are now available online for the “Aspiring Animation Professional” Scholarship. High school seniors that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited postsecondary school or college have the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship. For more information and to access an online application, please visit:  http://www.animationcareerreview.com/animationcareerreviewcom-aspiring-animation-professional-scholarship-program . All applications must be submitted by June 1, 2017.

 

Seniors who are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited postsecondary school or college may choose to apply for the “Aspiring Business Professional” Scholarship. One scholarship valued at $1,000 will be awarded to a qualified applicant. Additional information and an online application may be found at: http://www.onlinembareport.com/ombar-aspiring-business-professional-scholarship-program . The application deadline is June 1, 2017.

 

The University of South Florida Kosove Society Scholarship is one of the most prestigious awards given to USF students. Academic excellence, leadership, and a commitment to community service are the hallmarks of the Kosove Society and its scholars. Incoming freshman who have a minimum 3.5 GPA, a 1250 SAT or 28 ACT are eligible to apply for this all-inclusive scholarship online at:

Are you between the ages of 13 and 25? Want to do good and enter to win a college scholarship? Apply for a DoSomething.org college scholarship by performing community service. Scholarships vary in amount, as do application deadlines. For more information and to apply online, please visit: https://www.dosomething.org/us/about/easy-scholarships .

 

Seniors who are considering attending a Christian college after high school graduation can learn more about Christian education opportunities from The Christian Connector. The Christian Connector has dozens of Christian colleges, Christian universities, and Bible colleges that are ready to send you free information. Students who complete a free information request form will be automatically entered into their annual $2,500 Christian college scholarship drawing. For more information please visit: http://www.christianconnector.com/ .

 

Scholarshipfly is a new online resource for numerous scholarships that fit into all sorts of categories. This website lists available scholarships for students who plan to attend college and are hoping to offset their educational expenses. There are scholarships available by major, talent, race, state, as well as branded and international scholarships. For additional information please visit: http://scholarshipfly.com/ 

The Daytona Beach Street Rods is offering two $1,000 scholarships to deserving seniors who plan on majoring in a field of education related to the automotive industry. Applicants must be a Florida resident and a U.S. citizen. A minimum 2.0 GPA is also required. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and are due by March 1, 2017.

 

Epsilon Sigma Alpha is a leadership and service organization that bring volunteers together in programs and projects that make a positive difference to the world community. The ESA Foundation is a 501(c)3 public foundation established as an organization exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. Currently, the ESA Foundation offers 191 scholarships a year for deserving United States and International students who meet the criteria of individual endowments. Scholarship requirements, award amounts and deadlines vary. For additional information please visit: http://www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants/scholarships/results/?state=Florida .

 

Vince Carter’s Embassy of Hope Foundation is pleased to announce that applications are now available for the Believing in Your Dreams $1,500 Scholarship. Applicants must be a graduating senior from a public high school, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and must have played either basketball, volleyball, and/or have been an active member of a high school band (marching, concert, or jazz) for at least two years of high school. The deadline for submission of the scholarship application is March 15, 2017. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance.

 

The City of Deltona is pleased to announce the opening of the 2017 William S. Harvey Scholarship opportunity for deserving Deltona residents. Each year the William S. Harvey Scholarship Selection Committee awards scholarships ranging in amounts from $1,000 to $3,000 annually for a maximum of two years. Seniors who currently reside in the City of Deltona and have maintained at least 6 months of residency within the City are eligible to apply for these scholarships. In addition, applicants must also provide recent standardized test scores, have applied or been accepted as a full time student at an accredited Florida college, university or trade school and must enroll upon graduation from high school. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and must be either postmarked by February 27, 2017 or be delivered to Deltona City Hall by 5:00 pm on March 3, 2017.

 

Announcing the 2017 Community Scholars Scholarship sponsored by Bethune-Cookman University and Vince Carter’s Embassy of Hope Foundation. These scholarships to Bethune-Cookman University are available at $16,000 per year for four years for recipients who remain eligible. To apply for this scholarship, students must be a graduating senior from a high school in Volusia or Flagler County, must have a 3.2 minimum GPA, and preferably be planning to pursue majors in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and must be submitted by March 15, 2017.

 

On behalf of the Temple Israel of DeLand sisterhood, the David Bigman Memorial Scholarship is now being offered. The criteria are as follows:

  1. Must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher. Please include proof of GPA.
  2. One or more parent or grandparent must be Jewish.
  3. Write an essay on the topic, "It takes a village to raise a child. How has my Jewish community impacted my education, and what can I bring to my Jewish community for future students?"
  4. Length of essay is flexible but should be well thought out, grammatically correct, double spaced and printed. It must also include your name, address, email and phone number.
  5. Winner will share with temple congregation on a Friday night in April/May 2017.
  6. Scholarship winner will receive $450.00 toward college tuition, fees, books, etc.
  7. All submissions should be sent to: Temple Israel of DeLand, Attn: Jill Rubin, 1001 E. New York Avenue, DeLand, FL  32724 by April 3, 2017 for consideration.

Applications for the SECO Energy 2017 Youth Scholarship Program are now available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance. High school seniors who reside at a home served by SECO Energy, who will graduate in the Spring of 2017, and who will be enrolled full-time in an accredited college, university or vocational/technical school by the end of 2017 are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Up to twelve $3,000 scholarships will be awarded. Other considerations for this scholarship are scholastic record, (weighted GPA) school/community activities and financial need. Completed applications must be received by SECO no later than 5:00 pm on March 31, 2017.

 

Spectrum Sports is dedicated to helping high school seniors pay for college. The Spectrum Sports Scholarship is awarded each year to four high school seniors who excel in athletics and academics. This one-time scholarship valued at $2,500 will be given to one male and one female in the Tampa Bay market and one male and one female in the Central Florida market. Applicants must be high school seniors who attend a high school within the Spectrum Sports viewing area, must have a minimum 3.4 GPA on a 4.0 scale (unweighted), and must have participated in athletics while in high school. All completed applications must be postmarked by February 25, 2017. To access an application please visit: www.myspectrumsports.com .

 

The Linda Crisp Scholarship Foundation was established in 2015 to commemorate the life of Linda Crisp, a Volusia county resident and advocate, to pay tribute to her generous spirit, dedication to helping others and profound belief in the value of an education. The scholarship fund is administered in partnership with the Rotary Club of Daytona Beach West. Applicants must be a resident of Volusia or Flagler County, Florida, be a senior in high school, a high school graduate, or a GED recipient, be committed to pursuing education or training beyond a high school diploma or GED, be able to demonstrate present academic promise and commitment, be able to demonstrate a present commitment to serving others, and be willing to provide information regarding financial need, if requested. Applications may be requested from LCSFinc@gmail.com or downloaded from: https://www.facebook.com/groups/486785498146311/files/ . Applications must be submitted on or before February 24, 2017.

 

The Junior Service League of DeLand, Inc. is proud to once again offer two $500 scholarships to recognize young ladies for their outstanding educational and community service achievements. Qualified applicants must be a female senior at DeLand High School, must have a minimum 3.0 GPA or higher, must list their involvement in community service and leadership in school and community activities, and must respond to the following essay prompt: “What does community service mean to you, and how have you been involved to impact your community?” The length of the essay is flexible, but it should be well thought out and grammatically correct. Applicants should also include their name, address, email and phone number.  All submissions should be emailed to: jslscholarship@gmail.com by March 31, 2017. Please visit the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance for an informational handout on this scholarship.

 

The District 35-O Lions Club is proud to offer the Youth Exchange Scholarship valued at $1,000 to eligible seniors who reside in the Lions District 35-O. This scholarship was established as a Memorial to commemorate the untimely death of Paivi Harittu, from Paimio, Finland who was a Youth Exchange student who lost her life on July 4, 1983 in a tragic car accident. This scholarship may be used for educational travel, including to a foreign country, or to enhance further educational plans. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and must be submitted by March 6, 2017.

George Marks Elementary PTA is excited to offer the John Thomas Scholarship to a graduating senior who attended George Marks Elementary. Applications for this $500 scholarship are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and must be submitted by April 12, 2017.

 

The 2017 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. The program offers one $4,000 scholarship, two $1,000 scholarships, and ten $500 scholarships. There is no minimum SAT/ACT score or GPA required. Simply log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. The scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications. The scholarship winner will be announced in May 2017. The scholarship deadline is April 22, 2017.

 

Announcing the Orange County Regional History Center’s 2017 Scott Harris Memorial Scholarship. One student will receive a $2,500 scholarship toward their college education. Applicants must be a graduating senior at any Central Florida high school, have been accepted to attend an accredited four year college/university, and be available to receive the scholarship award and make a speech at the Eleventh Annual John Young History Maker’s Celebration on April 5, 2017. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance. All completed applications must be received by 5:00 pm on March 3, 2017.

 

Tall Clubs International (TCI) offers a $1,000 scholarship for students under the age of 21 who are entering their first year of college and are at least 5’10” (female) and 6’2” (male). Applications are available online at: http://www.tall.org/tci-foundation.html and are due by March 1, 2017.

 

Christophers’ Annual Poster Contest for high school students is available for students in grades 9-12. Students are invited to create a poster interpreting the theme “One Person Can Make A Difference”. Three scholarships ranging in value from $250 to $1,000 will be awarded to selected students. For more information please visit: http://www.christophers.org/page.aspx?pid=274 . All posters must be submitted by February 27, 2017.

 

Do you need money for college? Then apply for a Clarence and Grace Watterson Scholarship. Applicants must be worthy and deserving high school seniors from Peterborough Ontario Canada, or Daytona Beach or Ormond Beach, FL. They must also have demonstrated by their character and scholastic achievements that an advanced education will be of benefit to them and to mankind, must be able to demonstrate financial need, and be planning to attend a fully accredited college or university located in the United States or Canada. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2017. Applications are available online at: www.csascholars.org .

 

The American Muslim Alliance of Florida, Inc. will be awarding a total of $10,000 in scholarships to fifteen high school seniors. The top five students will receive $1,000 scholarships, and the ten additional students will each receive $500 scholarships. This scholarship program is open to students of all faiths and races. Applicants must be graduating from a public, private or home school in Florida and be planning to enter college as a full time student. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required to apply. Scholarship applications must be received by April 25, 2017 and are available online at: http://www.americanmuslimalliance.org/category/graduation-cermony/ .

Kids’ Chance of Florida, Inc., has announced that it is accepting scholarship applications for the upcoming educational year. Children who have a parent who has been seriously injured or killed on the job, and have been accepted to an accredited Florida college, university or trade school may apply. The application packet and additional information is available at the organization’s website: www.kidschancefl.org .

 

Black Note is committed to giving back to the community by awarding $2,000 scholarships to students on an ongoing basis. To be considered for these awards, students must meet eligibility requirements, complete an online application, and submit an essay. For more information and to apply online, please visit: http://scholarshipdesk.com/black-note-2000-get-a-boost-scholarship/ . Although there is no deadline to apply, applications are rolling so don’t delay!

 

Tuition Funding Sources posts a new scholarship on their Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts every day. They are: @TFSscholarships on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. They are easy to find, follow and share and only post scholarship opportunities – nothing else. Be sure to check them out!

 

Are you looking for a rewarding career? ThinkBIG Technician Scholarship Program is a two year specialized program for those technically minded, hands on individuals with a desire to understand underlying theoretical principles governing some of the largest most advanced equipment in use today. ThinkBig students alternate between South Georgia Technical College and their sponsoring Ring Power branch where they put their learning into practice in paid internships. Upon graduating, they have earned an Associate Degree in Applied Technology. A career as a Dealer Service Technician will allow you to solve big problems, using advanced technologies to service and repair machines and engines, while interfacing with customers in more than ten different industries. For more information and to access a scholarship application please visit: http://www.ringpower.com/thinkbig .

 

The Order of Sons and Daughters of Italy in America, Lodge #2441 is offering its annual scholarships to full time graduating high school seniors who are of Italian decent. This scholarship program is designed to benefit worthy students of Italian descent that display academic excellence, leadership qualities, and financial need. In addition, applicants must have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.00, as well as a minimum SAT score of 1100 or an ACT Composite score of 23. Recipients must also be accepted as a full-time student at an accredited junior college, community college, college or university and must enroll immediately following graduation of high school. Scholarships will be awarded in an amount up to $1,000. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and must be postmarked no later than April 3, 2017 to be considered for these awards.

 

The Links, Incorporated, is a women’s volunteer service organization committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the cultural and economic survival of African-Americans and other persons of African-American ancestry. The Daytona Beach Chapter of the Links, Inc. sponsors scholarships for African-American graduating high school seniors in Volusia County. Eligible students are encouraged to apply for a $1,000 scholarship. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, extra-curricular activities, civic/community service, leadership, resourcefulness, and an essay submission. Applicants must also have a minimum 3.0 GPA to apply. Scholarship applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and must be postmarked by April 3, 2017.

The National Puerto Rican Day Parade was established to create national awareness of Puerto Rican contributions. NPRDP's mission is to empower the Puerto Rican community through promoting culture, education, scholarships, and civic engagement. To this end, a Scholarship Awards Program was established. This year, NPRDP will award 100 scholarships valued at $2,000 each to exceptional Puerto Rican High School seniors and full time two/four years accredited Puerto Rican College students who are making a difference in their communities. Eligible applicants must be of Puerto Rican descent, have a 3.0 GPA, be between the ages of 17 and 25, shall have proof of volunteer/community service, shall be enrolled in an accredited two/four year college/university or a senior in high school. Applicants shall also be interviewed by the Selection Committee. Applications are available online at: http://www.NPRDPinc.org and must be submitted electronically by February 20, 2017. Recommendation letters and sealed transcripts must be mailed together by February 27, 2017.

 

The Volusia County Gator Club is pleased to offer a total of 10 scholarships, valued at $1,000 each to Volusia County students who will be entering the University of Florida for the first time in the summer or fall of 2017. Applicants must be residents of Volusia County, have been notified of acceptance at the University of Florida, and be entering the University of Florida for the first year of study. All documents for this application must be received in their entirety by the Scholarship Committee no later than March 30, 2017. Presentation, neatness, and completeness of the application packet will be used in determining awards. To download an application please visit: https://volusiagatorclub.wordpress.com/scholarships/ .

 

This year the Volusia County Gator Club is pleased to offer two scholarships for Health and Medical students who are entering the University of Florida for the first year of study. Sponsored by Halifax Health in partnership with UF Health, these scholarships are valued at $1,000 each and are for students who are planning a career in Health or Medicine. Applicants must also be Volusia County residents, have been notified of acceptance at the University of Florida, and have completed Volusia County Health Science Academy Coursework.  All documents for this application must be received in their entirety by the Scholarship Committee no later than March 30, 2017. Presentation, neatness, and completeness of the application packet will be used in determining awards. To download an application please visit: https://volusiagatorclub.wordpress.com/scholarships/ .

 

The Law Office of Nancy L. Cavey believes firmly in the importance of education. As such, they will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a student of their choosing. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA,  be either currently enrolled or accepted to a university in the United States, be able to provide an official school transcript or acceptance letter verifying their enrollment, and must write an essay explaining their plans for their education. Applications are available online at: http://www.caveylaw.com/scholarship/ . The deadline to apply is August 1, 2017.

 

Announcing the K. Hunter Goff Elder Law Scholarship. Applicants for this $500 scholarship must be attending college by Fall 2017, must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and must be interested in pursuing a law-related degree. Applications are available online at: http://khgpa.com/florida-elder-law-attorney/#scholarship-application and are due by July 31, 2017.

 

The law offices of Snow Carpio Weekly located in Phoenix, Arizona is pleased to announce the SCW DREAMers Scholarship. This $2,500 scholarship is available to any high school senior in the United States that desires to apply. More information on DREAMers can be found on the scholarship application at: http://workinjuryaz.com/phoenix-workers-compensation-lawyers/ and the deadline to apply is May 31, 2017.

 

Announcing the Sia Yorker Brain Awarenss Medical/Science Scholarship for high school seniors. Scholarships will be awarded to (7) deserving Florida high school graduating seniors who will be pursuing a Medical/Science degree as a full time student in a Florida College or University.

Amount of scholarships will be (1) $1,000.00, (1) $800.00, (1) $600.00 and (4) $500.00 and individual certificates awarded to the seven students selected by the Scholarship Board Members.  Applicants must have a 3.2 GPA, must be a Central Florida resident, must be a graduating high school senior in the year of the award, and must be enrolled as a full time student (freshman) in a Florida College/University in the coming academic year pursuing a Medical/Science degree. Applications are available online at: http://www.siabrainawarenessfoundation.org/2017-scholarship-application and must be received by February 16, 2017.

TWS has some good scholarship opportunities for Native Americans, high school students, and those looking for careers in welding and metal fabrication: https://www.weldingschool.com/financial-aid/scholarships/

 

2016-2017 Scholarship List