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/ .

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 5, 2019 at 3:00pm.

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.

The Volusia County Council PTA 2019 Scholarship Application is now available for graduating seniors. Two (2) non-renewable $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to eligible applicants. To be eligible for a scholarship applicants must be a current resident of Florida, be a U.S. citizen, be a graduating senior of a Volusia County PTA/PTSA high school OR demonstrate proof of being a Florida PTA member, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, submit a completed application, including letters of reference, school transcript including SAT or ACT scores, and be accepted as a full time undergraduate student in a postsecondary four year college, community college, or vocational school. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services. Completed applications must be postmarked by April 5, 2019.

The Sorosis Club of Orange City is pleased to offer a scholarship for graduating seniors that may be used to pursue academic or vocational studies. Applicants must provide proof of a minimum of 100 community service hours, must list any extracurricular or leadership activities, work experience, and any honors or awards received. In addition, applicants must also describe your motivations for pursuing your intended course of study, career objectives and how you or your community will benefit from attaining your educational goals. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services and must be submitted by April 15, 2019.

The Daytona Beach Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. is pleased to announce that the 2019 Black & White Ball Scholarship applications are now available for male high school seniors in the Volusia County area. High school candidates who have a minimum 2.8 GPA on a 4.0 scale and who can demonstrate social awareness, financial need, career preparation and school/community involvement are eligible to apply for this award. Scholarship applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services and must be postmarked by April 5, 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 Citrus Grove Elementary PTA is offering a $200 scholarship to graduating seniors who are former Citrus Grove Elementary students. In addition to completing an application, students must also write a one-page typed essay describing the positive impact Citrus Grove Elementary has had on their life. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services and must be submitted by April 15, 2019.

Applications for the 2019 Electralytes Charity Club, Inc. Scholarship are now available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance. This scholarship is a general education scholarship that may be used at a college, university or other post-secondary institution of higher learning. It is awarded to students who demonstrate leadership qualities, have actively participated in their communities through community service, and have financial need. Applicants must reside in DeLand, Lake Helen or Orange City and must be planning to attend college or university full time. A 2.5 minimum GPA is required to apply for this award. Completed applications must be returned by April 25, 2019.

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 2019-2020 academic year. Scholarship applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services and must be submitted by May 3, 2019.

Are you a Volusia County high school graduating senior who is fluent in Spanish, has ancestry from Central or South America, is a role model for peers and is relatively new to the area? If so, you may wish to apply for a $100 scholarship sponsored by the Dargan Family. Qualifying applicants could write a short essay to introduce themselves and include your plans for the future. The essay may be written in either Spanish or English. Please also include the name of the high school you attend, as well as the name of your School Counselor. Completed applications may be sent to: [email protected] or mailed to: John and Mary Dargan, 435 N. Kentucky Avenue, DeLand, FL  32724 by May 1, 2019.

Announcing the Charlie Lundell Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by ME STRONG. This scholarship was designed to honor the memory of a loving husband, father and dedicated teacher, Charlie Lundell. Charlie Lundell was a Volusia County Math teacher who taught at Pine Ridge for 20 years. Education was a huge part of his life and Math was his passion. He was a Marine and a fan of the Boston Red Sox. After the battle with cancer for a couple of years, he passed away on April 15th of 2014. In honor of his memory, a $500 scholarship will be awarded to one deserving student from DeLand High School. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who have at least a 3.0 GPA and who are college bound for Fall of 2019. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services and must be submitted to Lisa Carter by April 26, 2019.

The DeLand Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is pleased to offer two scholarships for graduating seniors who have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applicants must be residents of the West Volusia area, and must be planning to attend a two or four-year college or university in the Fall of 2019. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services and must be received by April 23, 2019.

The West Volusia Retired Educators Association will award two $1,000 scholarships to two West Volusia graduating high school students. Applicants must be a 2019 student from one of the following high schools: DeLand, Deltona, Pine Ridge, T. Dewitt Taylor or University. Consideration for the scholarship is based on GPA, letter of recommendation from teacher or mentor, involvement in school/community, and financial need. Scholarship applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services and must be postmarked by April 19, 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.

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has always been a leader in innovation and technology, so it's no surprise their laptops are a must-have tool for students across the country. Any college or high school student may now apply for the $1,000 HP Emerging Leaders in Tech Scholarship. With a $1,000 scholarship from HP, you can score one of their top-rated PCs, and maybe even have a little money left over for old-fashioned books and supplies. Any college student or high school student who would like to try and win the scholarship should apply here: https://www.niche.com/colleges/scholarship/hp-emerging-leaders-in-tech-scholarship/. The deadline to apply is April 30, 2019.

Daytona State College is excited to share a new scholarship opportunity for graduating seniors. A total of five Presidential Excellence Scholarships totaling $10,000 each will be awarded to qualified 2019 high school graduates. To be eligible, students must be on track to graduate from high school in 2019 with a minimum 3.5 unweighted cumulative high school GPA, must begin an associate degree in Fall 2019 at Daytona State, must attend DSC full-time (at least 15 credits both fall and spring semesters) and maintain continuous enrollment in major semesters until graduation, must agree to fulfill the requirements of DSC’s Student Ambassador program by volunteering at the college 100 hours per semester, and must successfully complete 100% of courses attempted at DSC and maintain at least a 3.2 GPA per semester to continue receiving the award. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services and must be submitted by April 30, 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.

Are you a graduating senior who attended George Marks Elementary? If so, you are eligible to apply for The John Thomas Scholarship. One graduating senior who attended George Marks Elementary will be awarded this $500 scholarship! Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services. Completed applications must be received at George Marks Elementary by Friday, April 26, 2019.

Applications for the West Volusia Branch NAACP 2019 Scholarship are now available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or higher, must exhibit good citizenship and must provide two verifications of community service. The student or a member of the student’s immediate family must be a member of the NAACP. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen and legal resident of West Volusia County, and must use the scholarship within one year of the acceptance date. Verification of enrollment in a community college, college or university, with a class load of at least twelve hours must also be documented. Completed scholarship applications must be postmarked by midnight on May 3, 2019 with all required supporting documents included. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be judged.

The Kiwanis Club of DeLand, Florida is pleased to announce their 2019 Scholarship for graduating high school seniors. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and must also be able to show evidence of community service. A detailed listing of all community service activities (school, church, community) since middle school must also be included. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services. Completed applications must be postmarked by April 29, 2019. Don’t delay, apply today!

The Rotary Club of DeLand, Florida is pleased to offer two $1,000 scholarships to seniors who will graduate from DeLand High School in the spring of 2019. Applicants must be residents of Volusia County, Florida and must have a minimum 3.0 G.P.A. In addition, applicants must demonstrate citizenship, good character, and a record of community service. Applicants must also be accepted as full-time freshman in the fall of 2019 at an accredited college, university or trade school. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Student Services and must be received by April 30, 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.