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 City of Deltona is pleased to announce the opening of the 2020 William S. Harvey Scholarship opportunity. Each year the William S. Harvey Scholarship Selection Committee awards scholarships to deserving Deltona residents pursuing higher education goals. Awards are generally made in amounts ranging from $1,000 to $3,000 annually for a maximum of two years. Applications are available at: www.deltonafl.gov or in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services. The deadline to submit completed applications and all required documentation is 5 p.m. February 14, 2020.

The Rotary Club of Downtown DeLand seeks to better our community by providing scholarship assistance to students who have demonstrated a commitment to community service. Scholarships of $1,000, $2,000 and $3,000 will be awarded at the end of the 2019-202 academic year. Scholarships can be used for any higher education program in the United States, including any accredited two-or four-year college or university, technical school, trade school or vocational schools that awards degrees or professional certifications. Applicants must also be enrolled as a senior at DeLand High who is on track to graduate, and must demonstrate a need for additional funding to complete their program of study. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services. The deadline to apply is 4 p.m. April 1, 2020.

Arts for Life! annually awards $2,000 scholarships to 25 graduating high school seniors in Florida who demonstrate excellence in creative writing, dance, drama, music or visual art. High School students who are graduating from a public, private, or virtual school or a home education program in Florida during the current school year are eligible to apply. Students must submit a completed application, a brief essay explaining “How the arts have positively influenced my life” and a portfolio of work in creative writing, dance, drama, music, or visual art. For additional information and to apply online please visit: https://artsforlifeaward.org/apply/. The deadline to apply is February 3, 2020.

The Parnall Law Office is proud to offer the 2020 Scholarship Program that is designed to help interested high school (upon graduation from high school) or college students in the United States to attend an institution of higher education, while also bringing to attention to the dangers of distracted driving. Three scholarships, ranging from $2,500 to $1,000, will be awarded to the top 3 applicants. Applicants must create a “Distracted Driving Family Plan” which addresses the safety of your family by proactively committing to a plan that avoids the occurrence(s) of distracted driving by you and the members of your family. For additional information and to access an application please visit: https://www.hurtcallbert.com/scholarships/ . The deadline to apply is March 17, 2020.

Announcing the 2019 Discover Student Loans Scholarship Sweepstakes to help pay for college. The Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award Sweepstakes is open only to residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia, and the US territories who are at least sixteen (16) years old at the time of entry. Entrants must also be high school senior students who will be or college students who are enrolled at least half-time in a Bachelor's or Associate's degree program or graduate program at an eligible school within one (1) year of winner notification/confirmation or parent/legal guardians of students that satisfy the above eligibility requirements. A total of 12 eligible students or parents will be randomly selected to win a $5,000 Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award to help cover college expenses.   For additional information on how to enter this sweepstakes, please visit: https://scholarship.collegecovered.com/rules.html . The scholarship sweepstakes ends on January 31, 2020.

The Martha Blanzenski Memorial Scholarship for Conservative Achievement was established to support college bound or technical college/school students who exhibit strong conservative moral character and values, as well as knowledge of the U.S. Constitution and political systems, and their effect on individual freedoms. In addition, this scholarship is intended to support students who understand today’s threats to our Democratic Republic, and who demonstrate conservative values through community service. Applications are now available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services and must be received by February 28, 2020.

Are you a high school senior who has taken an AP Computer Science course? If so, you may wish to apply for the Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship. A total of 100 winners will receive $40,000 for college, plus a guaranteed paid internship at Amazon after their freshman year of college. The application will remain open until January 17, 2020. For additional information and to apply online please visit: www.amazonfutureengineer.com .

The Daytona Beach Street Rods is a local club that promotes it’s appreciation of special interest vehicles and the ability to give back to the community through charitable events. This year the club is offering three $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors who plan to major in a field of education in college that is related to the automotive industry. Interested applicants must also be a Florida resident, a U.S. citizen, and have a minimum 2.0 or higher GPA.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services and must be submitted by March 2, 2020.

The EGIA Foundation Scholarship Program, established to recognize the excellent and deserving students seeking careers in HVAC, is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship program. Up to twenty $2,500 individual awards will be given to students nationwide. Awards will be granted to eligible applicants pursuing an HVAC Associate’s Degree, Certificate, or Diploma at an accredited community college, technical/vocational school, or other approved technical institute during the 2020-2021 academic year. To qualify, applicants should intend to enroll or be currently enrolled in an HVAC technical program at an accredited institution for the entire 2020-2021 academic year, be U.S. citizens, U.S. Nationals and/or Permanent Residents based on the guidelines utilized by the U.S. Department of Education Federal Financial Aid eligibility, have a minimum 2.0 GPA, and explain what inspired them to choose an HVAC technical education and their plans upon graduating. To learn more and apply, please visit: www.EGIAFoundation.org/Scholarship . The application deadline is January 30, 2020.

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.

Beta Delta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is pleased to announce our Annual Academic Scholarship Award. This $1,000 scholarship is presented to graduating seniors who have demonstrated exceptional scholarship with a minimum 3.0 GPA or higher, who have a good attendance and citizenship record in their school/community and have participated in activities that build good character. Because of statistics that show an alarming decline in the number of minority males enrolled in institutions of higher learning, we are targeting and giving preference to African American males and other minorities. However, all male students will be considered. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services. Completed applications must be received by February 28, 2020.

The Historical Society of Central Florida invites seniors to apply for the 2020 John Young History Maker Future Award and Scholarship. The award recognizes a Central Florida high school senior who will attend college/university with the goal of inspiring action towards a better future. One high school senior will receive a $2,500 scholarship towards their college education. Interested seniors must be accepted to an accredited two or four-year college/university and submit an acceptance letter. For additional information and to apply online please visit: http://www.thehistorycenter.org/scholarship-2020/ . The deadline for submission is 5 pm on March 27, 2020.

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 March 27, 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.