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 .

The American Muslim Alliance of Florida, Inc. has been awarding scholarships to high school seniors of all races, religions and creeds for the last twelve years. This year, the American Muslim Alliance of Florida, Inc. will be awarding a total of $15,000 in scholarships to twenty-five students in support of Florida High School seniors pursuing a college education. The top 5 students will each receive a scholarship in the amount of $1,000, and 20 students will each receive a scholarship in the amount of $500. Interested applicants must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, must be graduating from a public, private or home school within the state of Florida and entering college as full time students. Scholarship applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services. Completed applications must be received on or before May, 4, 2020. This scholarship program is open for students of all faiths and races.

The Brady/Cobin Law Group is pleased to offer a new scholarship for high school seniors. The scholarship will have three prizes, ranging from $500 to $2,500 which must be used to pay for college-related expenses. Applicants must submit an essay response to one of three prompts provided in the online application. For additional information and to access an application, please visit: https://ncestateplanning.com/scholarship/ . The deadline to apply is May 1, 2020.

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.

Applications are now available for the 2020 Believing in Your Dreams $1,500 Scholarship, sponsored by Vince Carter’s Embassy of Hope Foundation. Interested seniors who wish to apply for this scholarship must be graduating from a public high school, must have a 3.0 or higher GPA, and must have played basketball, volleyball, and/or been an active member of a high school band (marching, concert, jazz, etc.) for at least two years of high school. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services and must be submitted by April 20, 2020.

The Junior Service League of DeLand, Inc. is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for The Jennifer White Service Scholarship. Given in memory of Jennifer White, a past member of the League, this scholarship is intended to recognize young ladies for their outstanding educational and community service achievements. The criteria for this scholarship include: must be a female senior at DeLand High School, must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher, must list their involvement in community service and leadership in school and community activities, and must also respond to the specified essay prompt. For additional information please pick up a scholarship application in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services. The deadline to apply is April 3, 2020.

The Volusia Association of School Administrators (VASA) is pleased to offer a VASA Educational Scholarship to graduating seniors who plan to pursue a teaching career in college. One high school student will be selected at each of the Volusia County public high schools. Applications for this $500 scholarship are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services. Completed applications are due to Lisa Carter by Friday, April 10, 2020 at 3:00pm.

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 are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services and must be submitted by May 8, 2020.

Erika Grace Photography is pleased to offer a scholarship to a graduating DeLand High school senior who intends on majoring in photography in college. Applicants for this $1,000 scholarship must also have a 3.0 GPA or higher, and must be accepted as a full-time or part-time undergraduate student in a postsecondary four-year college or community college. Interested applicants must submit a completed application by April 30, 2020 along with an official transcript, three letters of recommendation, SAT/ACT scores, a typed essay response, and a JPG copy of a photograph you have taken that you feel most proud of! Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services.

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/ .