2018-2019 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 .

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!

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] .

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.

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.

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 .

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 Salvation and Deliverance Ministry, Inc. Scholarship Fund was started in 2000 by Vivian Robinson who is assisted by her husband, Harry Robinson. The Ministry began to help relieve human suffering, particularly with the youth, and by funding other ministries involved in humanitarian outreaches. This $1,200 scholarship is intended to help defray the costs associated with the first year of college tuition. Applicants must be deserving students who have a 3.0 or higher GPA, and who also have good attendance and discipline records. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services and must be submitted to Lisa Carter no later than April 30, 2019.

Pureland Supply, located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania is offering an annual $1,000.00 scholarship to High School students interested in attending a Vocational School or Community College.  The $1,000.00 Pureland Supply Scholarship is open for students who have been accepted to an accredited community college, vocational college, technical school, or trade School. Recipients are chosen on their ability to describe how their chosen trade or field plays an important role in today’s world, and how the student expects to play a part in the future of their trade or field.  The deadline to apply is June 1, 2019 and the application may be found online at: https://www.purelandsupply.com/t-scholarship.aspx .

The ProjectorLamps.com $1,000.00 Scholarship is available to a student enrolled as a Business major who may one day be an entrepreneur and start their own business.  This is an annual scholarship that will be offered every year.  The deadline to apply is June 1, 2019 and an online application may be found at: https://www.projectorlamps.com/t-scholarship.aspx .

Applications for the OppU Achievers Scholarship are available online and are accepted year-round with cycle deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31 and June 30. To apply for these $2,500 scholarships, students must be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school. They must have a GPA above a 3.0 and must also submit a short essay through the portal online. For additional information and to apply online please visit: https://www.opploans.com/scholarship/ .

Announcing the 2019 Mesothelioma Help Cancer Scholarship. This essay contest is open to high school students/college students who have been accepted or currently enrolled in a college or university located within the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. (U.S. territories are excluded as are previous first place winners.) This scholarship is a great one for students interested in a medical career or students who have been impacted by cancer in some way. There will be four scholarships awarded, ranging from $2,500 for first place to $500 for fourth place. The funds must only be used for college tuition. For additional application information about this scholarship please visit: www.mesotheliomahelp.org/scholarship .

Essay submissions must be submitted by July 20, 2019.

 

The Wilshire Law Firm is offering the 2019 Student Scholar Award to an outstanding high school student who has achieved academic excellence while also contributing to their community in a meaningful way. The winner will receive a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to use towards their college education and a possible springboard to a career in law. If you believe that you are that Student Scholar, please let Wilshire Law Firm know by completing the application and submitting your essay for consideration. For additional details please visit: https://wilshirelawfirm.com/scholarships/student-scholar-award/ . The deadline to apply for this award is June 28, 2019.

Caring.com understands the demanding lifestyle of student-caregivers and the challenges they may face. The Student-Caregiver Scholarship provides financial assistance to students who are caring for an adult relative while enrolled in college. Two scholarships of $1,500 are awarded each year to student-caregivers to help cover costs of tuition and books. Applicants must be full-time college students at an accredited two-or-four-year college or university in the United States, or full-time high school students who are registered to attend a qualifying institution the following semester. Interested students can submit either a 1,500-word essay or a two-minute video addressing the prompts found at:   https://www.caring.com/caregivers/scholarships-for-student-caregivers#the-caring-com-scholarship . Completed applications must be submitted online by June 30, 2019.

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 community around him, and excels academically. Interested students who wish to pursue this opportunity may complete the application online at: https://goo.gl/forms/BVs86ZqSHx5o0S7d2. Completed applications are due by July 31, 2019.

The Stonewall Jackson Chapter 1981, United Daughters of the Confederacy are pleased to offer a scholarship for a graduating senior who has a 3.0 minimum GPA. Applicants must also provide an official transcript, one letter of recommendation a family financial report and a typed personal letter stating their educational plans and future employment objectives. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services and must be submitted by May 15, 2019.

Each year Chairish, a unique vintage furniture marketplace, awards $5,000 in college scholarships to deserving students through their Chairish Scholarship Program. The Design Your Future scholarship, valued at $2,500 is open to high school seniors of any major. Applicants are asked to submit a 500-word essay designing their ideal future and their plans to achieve that dream. Applicants must also have a minimum 2.0 GPA and must be planning to enroll at an accredited 2-year, 4-year or vocational/technical college or university in the U.S. For additional information and to apply online please visit: https://www.chairish.com/pages/scholarship . There are two application deadlines – January 1 and June 30, 2019.

Krylon is proud to offer five $1,000 Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarships to future fine artists and plans to also give ten students a gift pack of Krylon art supplies. The scholarship submission consists of a completed application form (online), portfolio flash drive, artist’s statement, letter of recommendation and transcript(s). Students must be enrolled or accepted and seeking a degree at a U.S. or Canadian university, college or art school as a declared major in a visual arts program such as painting, drawing, sketching (excluding graphic design, fashion design, interior design, film, music or the performing arts. Applications may be downloaded online at: https://www.krylon.com/pdf/2019-krylon-art-scholarship-application.pdf and must be submitted by May 31, 2019.

The Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be undergrad who has had his or her life altered due to an injury from a car or truck accident, be it their own injury, that of a loved one, or an influential individual. The Dirk Derrick Scholarship has a brief submission process, and applicants will be judged on their ability to convey the lasting effect an auto accident has had on their life, as well as their journey to overcome those challenges. Students applying must submit an essay where you explain, present, inspire, or otherwise convince us as to why you deserve to win this scholarship. There are no conditions or requirements for this essay. Please keep submissions to 5 paragraphs and 600 words at the absolute maximum. For additional information and to apply online, please visit:  https://www.derricklawfirm.com/library/scholarship.cfm . The deadline to apply for this scholarship is December 15, 2019.

The Volusia-Flagler Rainbow Alliance, GLBTQ advocacy group, is pleased to offer scholarships for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender students attending or planning to attend a college, university, or post-secondary vocational program between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020. The purpose of these scholarships is to promote and support the GLBT community in Volusia and Flagler counties and encourage leadership in the GLBTQ community. It is expected that one or more grants in the $500-$1,000 range will be awarded. The grants are awarded on the basis of academic performance, financial need and LGBTQ service. They will be made payable to the educational institution and may be spent on tuition, campus room and board, books or supplies. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services and are due by May 15, 2019.

Announcing the Focus on Programming Scholarship which is intended to provide financial assistance to graduating seniors who have exhibited academic excellence in computer science and programming. Focus School Software awards scholarships on the basis of a comprehensive process. An award amount of $1,000 will be given to the winning graduating senior to be used towards upcoming college expenses. 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 through programming. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and should submit any programming related certifications they have acquired and/or a sample of programming or an application they have developed. Focus School Software pays scholarship funds directly to the student on a one-time basis. Applications may be downloaded online at: https://focusschoolsoftware.com/focus-scholarship/ and must be submitted by May 22, 2019.

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 Student Services and must be submitted to Lisa Carter by May 10, 2019. 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.

Applications for the Paul Prescott Scholarship are now available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services. 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 Student Services by May 10, 2019.

The Christlynn Scholarship, given in memory of Christa Davis, has been established to provide monetary assistance to students who are continually striving to improve themselves and overcome hardships. Need-based and merit-based educational scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors in the state of Florida. Two $500 scholarships will be awarded in total (to one male and one female recipient.)  The scholarship candidate must: complete a Christlynn Scholarship application, have at least a 3.0 GPA, exhibit a love for the community through community service, submit a well-written 500 word essay explaining what it means to “shine your light,” how do you shine your light, and its importance,* provide ACT &/or SAT scores, and have proof of admission into an accredited college or university. Additionally, the essay must include how he/she plans to accomplish their future academic and professional goals. The essay must be typed and double-spaced 12 pt. Times New Roman. Applications are available online at: https://cherroseglow.com/application/ . The deadline to apply has been extended to May 25, 2019.