2017-2018 Scholarships

Florida Credit union is pleased to offer scholarships to accomplished students throughout North and Central Florida. These scholarships are awarded based on the student’s scholastic record, future potential, leadership, initiative, character, dependability, integrity, and financial needs. Scholarships are available to any student who is actively enrolled or plans to enroll in undergraduate courses within the calendar year. The student or their parent/guardian must also be a member of Florida Credit Union. For more information and to download applications, please visit: https://www.flcu.org/about-us/scholarships/ .  The application deadline is February 9, 2018.

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 .

Are you a high school senior who excels in science? If so, then you may wish to apply for the News 13 Project Weather Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded once each year to 9 high school seniors who excel in science in Brevard, Flagler, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter and Volusia counties. Applicants must also have a minimum 3.5 GPA on a 4-point scale, and must be a student in a public, private, home or parochial school in grade 12. Complete Official Rules and Entry Packet are available at:  www.mynews13.com/projectweather . All entries must be postmarked by January 8, 2018 and received by January 12, 2018.

The Ron Brown Scholar Program seeks to identify students who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, show exceptional leadership potential and make an impact on their communities through service to others. To be eligible, applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, Black/African American and current high school seniors at the time of their application. Demonstrated financial need is also required. Applications for the Ron Brown Scholar Program are now available online at: www.ronbrown.org . The application deadlines are: November 1, 2017 - Early Consideration and January 9, 2018 – Final Deadline.

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 Martin Luther King 50th Anniversary Committee is pleased to present the 2018 Trayvon Martin Memorial Award Application. Graduating seniors from Volusia County high schools are invited to compete for this $750.00 scholarship award. The purpose of this award is to assist the recipient with expenses to attend a postsecondary, vocational or technical school. Applicants must have a cumulative high school GPA of 2.5-2.9, must provide an official school transcript, and must write a 500-word essay on s specified topic. Applications are available online at: www.volusiamlk.org and are due by November 20, 2017.


The Mercer University School of Engineering is pleased to invite seniors to apply for their annual Scholarship Challenge at their Macon, Georgia campus on Saturday, November 11, 2017. Mercer University plans to award valuable scholarships this fall to high school seniors who are interested in Mercer’s engineering, industrial management and technical communications program.  Students who would like to apply for this scholarship challenge should complete the online application, preferably by October 30, 2017, at: http://engineering.mercer.edu/scholarship .


High school seniors who demonstrate exceptional leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2018 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient – and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond. Promising young leaders who exemplify these characteristics inside and outside the classroom are encouraged to apply for this prestigious award by January 4, 2018. Applications may be found online at:  https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/ .


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] .


Announcing the Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship for high school seniors. A total of 500 scholarships are expected to be awarded nationally, including 20 top scholarships ranging from $20,000 to $50,000, with the remaining 480 runner-ups receiving $4,000 scholarships. Seniors who are U.S. citizens and can also demonstrate scholarship, leadership and financial need are encouraged to apply for these generous awards. Applications are available online until November 27, 2017 at: www.enf.elks.org/mvs .


Applications for the 2018 Adesso Academic Tenacity Scholarship are now available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance.  High school seniors who wish to apply must include tentative plans for attending college or trade school, a list of school leadership positions and activities, as well as community and volunteer services during high school. Additionally, official transcripts and SAT/ACT scores (if taken) must also be included, along with a personal essay. Completed applications must be mailed by March 31, 2018.