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.

Announcing the “Bridesmaid Gifts Boutique Scholarship Program” for seniors who are interested in studying in the field of Marketing, Business or IT Communications. Applications for this $500 scholarship are available online at: https://www.bridesmaidgiftsboutique.com/pages/bridesmaid-gifts-boutique-scholarship-program and must be submitted by March 15, 2019.

Applications for the Sia Yorker Brain Awareness Medical Science Scholarship for High School Seniors are now available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services. Given in memory of Sia Christine Yorker, a total of eight (8) scholarships will be awarded to 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. In addition, interested applicants must also have a minimum 3.2 GPA and must be a Central Florida resident. The amount of the scholarships will range from $500-$1,500. Completed applications must be received on or before Friday, February 15, 2019. For additional information please visit: www.siabrainawarenessfoundation.com .

The KF&B Scholarship was created to help students get the education they need to take the journey into adulthood. Applicants for this $1,000 scholarship must be high school seniors that have been accepted into a college or university, or be a current college student that is not in their final year. KF&B wants to hear your answer to the question, “What is one law that you think should be implemented to make the world a better place and why?” All applicants must submit a 500-word essay responding to this prompt by March 31, 2019. For additional information please visit: https://kfblaw.com/scholarship/ .

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 KF&B Scholarship was created to help students get the education they need to take the journey into adulthood. Applicants for this $1,000 scholarship must be high school seniors that have been accepted into a college or university, or be a current college student that is not in their final year. KF&B wants to hear your answer to the question, “What is one law that you think should be implemented to make the world a better place and why?” All applicants must submit a 500-word essay responding to this prompt by March 31, 2019. For additional information please visit: https://kfblaw.com/scholarship/ .

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 .

Applications for the 2019 Believing in Your Dreams $1,500 Scholarship are now available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services. Sponsored by Vince Carter’s Embassy of Hope Foundation, seniors who apply for this scholarship must be graduating from a public high school, must have a 3.0 GPA or higher, and must have played either 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. Completed applications must be submitted no later than March 27, 2019.

The Blazenski Memorial Scholarship for Conservative Achievement will award up to five scholarships countywide to selected applicants. The awards, valued at up to $2,000 each, will be given to selected students who have proof of enrollment or acceptance to an accredited college or university, who can provide a high school transcript showing your GPA for the last 3 ½ years, including the fall GPA of your senior year, who have proof of registration or pre-registration in the Republican Party, who can provide two letters of recommendation and complete an essay of 400-500 typed words describing your conservative ideals and how they will translate into future education plans, community outreach and career goals. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services and must be submitted by February 29, 2019.

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.

Announcing the Lions Club District 35-O Youth Exchange Scholarship for high school seniors. Applications for this $1,000 scholarship are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services and must be submitted by February 15, 2019. Scholarships will be awarded to outstanding students and may be used for educational purposes or other educational travel. Applicants must also write a personal statement explaining any financial need, extracurricular involvement, leadership and awards, volunteer services and/or employment, future career goals, and include any personal or family adversity that has been overcome.

The City of Deltona is pleased to announce the opening of the 2019 William S. Harvey Scholarship opportunity. Scholarships will be awarded 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. The application must be accompanied by a copy of a Driver’s license or State identification card, a copy of standardized test scores, an essay, official high school transcript or GED test scores, a copy of the applicant’s FAFSA and pertinent Federal Income Tax information. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services. All completed applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm on February 18, 2019 to Deltona City Hall.

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/ .

ARTS FOR LIFE! annually awards a one-time $1,000 scholarship to 25 graduating high school seniors in Florida who demonstrate excellence in creative writing, dance, drama, music or the visual arts. Launched by former First Lady Columba Bush in 1999, the program has awarded scholarships to more than 475 talented high school seniors. Applicants who are graduating from a public, private, virtual school or a home education program in Florida during the current academic year are eligible to apply for these scholarships.  Applications are available online at: http://artsforlifeaward.org/wordpress/apply/ and must be submitted by February 4, 2019.

The Lucille Wheatley Scholarship Award Association, Inc. is proud to offer financial assistance to students who are in pursuit of an academic degree at a college, university or trade school. Scholarships are awarded based on the applicant’s scholastic achievements, participation in community organizations and academic programs. Applicants must attend either Deltona High School, Pine Ridge High School, DeLand High School or University High School, and must have a minimum 2.0 GPA or higher. Students who wish to apply for this scholarship must provide an official sealed high school transcript, their most recent standardized test scores, and must have applied or been accepted as a full time student at a college, university or trade school and enroll in that institution upon graduation. Scholarship applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services and must be postmarked by February 28, 2019.

The American Legion, Department of Florida, offers many scholarship opportunities for High School Students, which are focused on Veteran and Military influences.  Applications for the General Scholarship are available for students who are a direct descendant (child, grandchild, great-grandchild or an adopted child) of a veteran who meets one of the following requirements: Is a member in good standing of The American Legion, Is a U.S. veteran who is eligible to be a member of The American Legion, or Is a deceased U.S. veteran who would have been eligible for membership in The American Legion. Students must also be in their senior year of a Florida high school or home school. Scholarships may be used only for undergraduate study at an accredited U.S. college or university. Applications may be downloaded at: https://www.floridalegion.org/programs-services/scholarships/  and must be received by March 1st of the current school year.

The Space Coast Section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE-SC) is pleased to announce their annual scholarship program. The SWE-SC section scholarship program is open to applicants that identify as female, and serves Brevard, Volusia, and Indian River Counties. One or more $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating female high school students planning to study engineering, computer science, or mathematics. Application packets, which include the application form and instructions for completing the form, are available online at: http://www.swe-sc.org . For scholarship consideration, all completed application packages must be postmarked by February 15, 2019.

 Florida State University is pleased to present the application for the Service Scholar Program. The Service Scholar Program recognizes select incoming students with an outstanding record of community service and leadership, and who want to continue that commitment at FSU. The Program benefits include a scholarship valued at $3,000 per year for up to four years, participation in a service-learning academic curriculum, exposure to a diverse group of individuals and social issues, and support by faculty and staff. For more information about the benefits, requirements, and application process, please visit the Service Scholar Program website at: http://www.thecenter.fsu.edu/recognition/service-scholars . Completed applications and recommendation forms must be submitted electronically by 5:00 PM EST on February 22, 2019.

 

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

1. 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher while attending a high school in west Volusia County. Proof of GPA may be requested by scholarship committee.

2. One or more parent or grandparent who is Jewish.

3. Essay 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. Must include your name, address, email and phone number.

5. Winner will share with temple congregation on a Friday night in to be determined.

6. All submissions should be sent to Temple Israel of Deland, Attn: Jill Rubin, P.O Box 1808,Deland, FL 32721-1808

7. All complete submissions must be received by Friday, March 22, 2019 for consideration.

8.  Scholarship winner will receive $450.00 toward college tuition, fees, books, etc.

The Beta Delta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is pleased to announce their Annual Scholarship Award. The scholarship is presented to graduating seniors who have demonstrated exceptional scholarship with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, who have a good attendance and citizenship record in the school/community, and have participated in activities that build good character. While all male students will be considered for this $1,000 scholarship, preference will be given to African American males and other minorities. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services and must be postmarked by March 22, 2019.

Are you a senior who is ranked in the top 10% of your graduating class? Do you have a record of diverse public service, such as volunteer service, community service or service to one’s religious community making the world a better place? If so, you are eligible to apply for the Foard Award! One $5,000 scholarship, given in memory of Betty Foard Hutchings, will be awarded to the DeLand High School student who is chosen by the Foard Award Selection Committee. All applications must be submitted by February 15, 2019. Please see Mrs. Carter in Student Services immediately if you are eligible to apply for this generous scholarship and have not yet received a nomination form with detailed instructions.

The Persimmon Hollow Women’s Club is pleased to announce that applications are now available for their Spring 2019 Scholarships. Two scholarships, valued at $1,000 each, are being offered for female seniors who are students at DeLand High School. Applicants must also have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and must plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university in Florida for the entire upcoming academic year. Special consideration will be given to one or more of the following: a first-generation college student; a student who qualifies for the FAFSA, SAT/ACT Fee Waiver, or other need-based programs; or a student currently of formerly in the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Program. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services and must be submitted by March 30, 2019.

The Linda Crisp Scholarship Fund, Inc. was established to commemorate the life of Linda Crisp and to pay tribute to Linda’s generous spirit, dedication to helping others, and her profound belief in the value of an education. Administered in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Daytona Beach West, these scholarships may be used to support academic programs at universities, as well as continuing education at technical programs. Applicants must be a senior in high school, a high school graduate, or a GED recipient, be a resident of Volusia County or Flagler County, FL, and be committed to pursuing education or training beyond a high school diploma or GED. Also, applicants must be able to demonstrate academic promise and commitment, be able to demonstrate a present commitment to serving others, and be willing to provide information regarding financial need, if such information is requested. Applications may be downloaded from: https://www.facebook.com/groups/48678598146311/files/ or requested from [email protected] . Completed scholarship applications must be submitted on or before March 31, 2019.

Announcing the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1048, Daytona Beach, FL, SSG James D. Wilt Scholarships and MSGT JJ Martin Scholarships. Four scholarships, valued at $500 each, are available to qualifying students for either college, university or vocational training for the school year beginning in the summer or fall of 2019. Applicants may only apply for one scholarship or the other, not both. Applicants must submit a completed application no later than March 31, 2019. To be considered for this award, applicants must be a high school senior who is either the son or daughter or the grandson or granddaughter of a U.S. veteran (any era), or be a member of a school JROTC unit or a CAP unit, or a SEA Cadet unit. The applicant must provide proof of their parent’s or grandparent’s service, or provide proof of their current JROTC or CAP or SEA Cadet current membership. Applicants must also live in Volusia County, FL and be attending a high school or home schooled within Volusia County. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services.

The University of the Aftermarket Foundation sponsors over 300 scholarships to be awarded for the 2019-2020 academic year to students  training to become automotive, heavy duty or collision repair technicians, as well as those studying engineering, accounting, business or other courses of study. Graduating high school seniors are welcome to apply for these scholarships. Each completed application is considered for all scholarships where the student meets the qualifications. For additional information and to apply online please visit: https://www.automotivescholarships.com/apply_online.cfm . The deadline to apply is March 31, 2019.