Student Success Scholarships

 Mrs. Jenkins 

Graduation Coach

Upcoming Scholarships:


HBCU Jump Off 

The Historical Black Colleges and Universities, titled: The HBCU Jump Off, is an annual educational program that provide scholarships for students in need. The HBCU Jump Off Educational Program awards numerous scholarships to deserving students to better assist them to step toward their educational dreams and goals to attend an Institution of Higher Education.

 

The 2018 – Jump Off will feature presentations by admission representatives from Florida’s four HBCU’s:

 

    • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, commonly known as Florida A&M University
    • Bethune-Cookman University
    • Edward Waters College
    • Florida Memorial University

In addition, information will be provided on the financial aid application process, Writing Winning College Essays and the Importance of Maintaining an Electronic-Portfolio.

 

The HBCU’s will be accepting students on the spot. All interested students will need to bring a completed application, American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) test scores, and official high school transcripts in a sealed envelope if they wish to be admitted on the spot.

 

Continental Breakfast and Lunch provided to all attendees. 


Silver Garland Application

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  • Applications due 12/16
  • Must attend interview for Consideration

NAVY / MARINE

Corp Scholarships

  • Attend College, serve after = $180,000
  • Must be accepted to a college 1st
  • Contact your local Marine recruiter

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POLK STATE COLLEGE – Foundation Scholarship

  • Applications are available between 02/1/18 – 03/15/18

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POLK STATE COLEGE – Public Service Scholarship

  • Applications are available between 02/1/18 – 03/15/18
  • Maintain GPA 2.75 weighted or above
  • Complete minimum 50 documented Community Service hours
  • 2 year Scholarship – worth $7822. Doesn’t cover books
  • Must maintain GPA thru college and be full time college student after graduation
  • Must also continue community service hours in college. 80 hours – 40 fall/ 40 spring

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Check Out Raise Me

A  great organization that helps students manage their achievements and apply for scholarships.

CLICK HERE!


 


High school seniors, BURGER KING® employees, their dependent children, spouses or domestic partners in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico can apply to receive up to $50,000 in scholarship awards for the 2018-2019 school year!

High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale to be eligible, and must be active in their community through volunteering, sports, clubs and/or religious organizations.

Don’t miss your chance to become a BURGER KING Scholar. Apply today!

WWW.BK-SCHOLARS.COM

The application period for the 2018-2019 school year is open from Oct. 15, 2017 through Dec. 15, 2017.

 


Apply to USF by Nov. 6th 

Priority admissions decision deadline is less than two weeks away!

Students who complete an application to USF St. Petersburg by Nov. 6 will have an admissions decision from us by Thanksgiving.


The Scholarship Programs below are accepting applications from students between October 23rd, 2017 and December 31st, 2017.  Please read the application instructions on the website carefully before applying.

1. FACT Scholarships – December 31, 2017 (8 Awards – $10,000)
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2. Zeqr Scholarship – December 15, 2017 (1 Award – $1,000)
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3. Elks Most Valuable Student Competition – November 30, 2017 (500 Awards – $50,000)
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4. 10 Words or Less Scholarship – November 1, 2017 (1 Award – $500)
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5. SP Scholarship – October 31, 2017 (10 Awards – $10,000)
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6. VIP Scholarship – October 31, 2017 (1 Award – $5,000)
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7. YDI Scholarship – October 29, 2017 (1 Award – $1,000)
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Benenati Law Firm Future Leaders Scholarship

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Our scholarship is available to high school seniors and current college students nationwide who plan on attending, or are currently attending, an accredited 4-year college/university or 2-year accredited community college in the Fall of 2018. Applicants must be pursuing a legal, medical, or business-related degree. Special consideration will be given to members of a family that have recently been injured in a car accident.

Scholarship Details

o    Funds will be sent directly to the college you plan on attending

o    Scholarship is a one-time award of $2,000

o    Applications are due no later than 11:59pm EDT on May 31st, 2018

o    We’ll announce a winner in July 2018

  • Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

All applicants must meet the following criteria:

o    You must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States.

o    You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

o    You or someone in your immediate family was involved in a personal injury accident.

o    Scholarship is available for high school seniors and current college students nationwide.

o    Must be attending an accredited 4-year college/university or a 2-year community college for Fall 2018.

o    A current transcript MUST be submitted for consideration.

o    A 500-word minimum essay explaining your future study and career plans and how your life experiences have influenced your goals.Special consideration will be given to members of a family that have recently been injured in a car accident.

o    Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application for consideration.

o    Scholarship due May 31, 2018.

o    INCOMPLETE/LATE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!


 

“B. Davis Scholarship”

The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2018.

Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship.  While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.

Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships.  We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success.  The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.

The deadline for applications is May 22, 2018

Amount of Scholarship:  $1,000

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at [email protected]


GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

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High school seniors who demonstrate exceptional leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2018 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient – and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond.

Applications for the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program will be accepted online until January 4, 2018. Additional information, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application are available online. You may also follow us on Facebook.

We look forward to honoring these deserving student leaders next spring


The Scholarship Programs below are accepting applications from students between October 17th, 2017 and December 31st, 2017.  Please read the application instructions on the website carefully before applying.

1. Stokes Educational Scholarship – October 31, 2017 (1 Award – $30,000)
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2. Griswold Home Care Scholarship – November 30, 2017 (2 Awards – $1,000)
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3. Lamber-Goodnow Scholarships – December 1, 2017 (8 Awards – $1,000)
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4. Thiel Fellowship – December 31, 2017 (30 Awards – $100,000)
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5. SP Scholarship – October 31, 2017 (10 Awards – $10,000)
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6. VIP Scholarship – October 31, 2017 (1 Award – $5,000)
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7. YDI Scholarship – October 29, 2017 (1 Award – $1,000)
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The Scholarship Programs below are accepting applications from students between September 28th, 2017 and December 1st, 2017. Please read the application instructions on the website carefully before applying.

  1. YDI Scholarship – September 29, 2017 (1 Award – $1,000) Click Here!
  2. SP Scholarship – September 30, 2017 (10 Awards – $10,000) Click Here!
  3. VIP Scholarship – September 30, 2017 (1 Award – $5,000) Click Here!
  4. Maryknoll Scholarship – November 10, 2017 (6 Awards – $1,000) Click Here
  5. James Alan Cox Student Photography Scholarships – November 15, 2017 (11 Awards – $2,500) Click Here!
  6. Sixth Scholars Program – November 30, 2017 (5 Awards – $5,000) Click Here!
  7. HSC Home Warranty Scholarship – December 1, 2017 (1 Award – $2,000) Click Here!

 


NEW LGHS Scholarship Bulletin

The Scholarship Programs below are accepting applications from students between August 23rd, 2017 and October 31st, 2017.  Please read the application instructions on the website carefully before applying.

1. Siemens Scholarship – September 19, 2017 (18 Awards – $100,000)
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2. Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship – September 30, 2017 (1 Award – $1,000)
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3. College JumpStart Scholarship – October 17, 2017 (2 Awards – $1,000)
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Featured Scholarships

4. VIP Scholarship – August 31, 2017 (1 Award – $5,000)
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5. SP Scholarship – August 31, 2017 (10 Awards – $10,000)
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6. YDI Scholarship – August 29, 2017 (1 Award – $1,000)
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7. Arctic PT Scholarship – August 31, 2017 (1 Awards – $500)
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8. Horatio Alger Scholarship – September 25, 2017 (106 Awards – $25,000)
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  • Hispanic Heritage Month Art & Essay Contests (Grades 4-5, 6-8, 9-12)

Website: http://www.floridahispanicheritage.com/student-contests/Essay

Contest is open to all 4th through 12th grade students in the state of Florida. Three winners will be selected: one elementary (4-5) student, one middle (6-8) student, and one high school (9-12) student.

Awards: Winners will receive a 4-Year Florida College Plan scholarship provided by Florida Prepaid College Foundation. Winners will receive awards at Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebration to be held in Tallahassee. Reasonable travel and lodging expenses will be paid for the winners and one immediate family member. Winners will be notified after September 19, 2017.

  • Project Weather Scholarship

Website: http://www.baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/community/project-weather.html

The Project Weather Scholarship Contest is a one-time award of $1,000 presented to seven high school seniors who excel in science. The scholarship is granted as a part of Bay News 9’s commitment to educating children about science and weather.

  • Back to School ScholarshipsFastweb Back To School Scholarship List
    • List of available scholarships to jump start the scholarship search
    • Counselors & Students encouraged to create a FastWeb account to receive constant updates
  • Scholarship Themes – List of FastWeb Scholarship Themes
    • List of themed scholarships to jump start the scholarship search
    • Counselors & Students encouraged to create a FastWeb account to receive constant updates
  • The Gates Scholarship (it’s back!)

Website: https://www.thegatesscholarship.org/

Basic Eligibility

To apply, students must be:

  • A high school senior
  • From at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
  • Pell-eligible
  • A US citizen, national or permanent resident
  • A minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale

Additionally, a student must plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university.

  • Wendy’s High School Heisman

Website: https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/

Requirements: GPA: 3.0+; Participate in at least one of the 47 sports recognized sponsored by your school : Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bobsleigh, Bowling, Boxing, Canoeing/Rowing, Cross Country, Curling, Cycling, Diving, Equestrian (Dressage/Eventing/Jumping), Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Ice Hockey, Ice Skating (Figure or Speed), Judo, Karate, Lacrosse, Luge, Rugby, Sailing, Shooting, Skateboarding, Skiing (Alpine, Biathlon, Cross Country, Free-Style, Jumping), Snowboard, Soccer, Softball, Spirit/Cheerleading, Sports Climbing, Surfing, Swimming (or Synchronized), Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Track & Field, Trampoline, Triathlon, Volleyball (or Beach), Water Polo, Weightlifting, and Wrestling. From https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/application/are-you-eligible/

  • Coca-Cola Scholarship

Website:  http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/

Requirements: High School Senior pursing higher education.

Scholarship Search Engines and Scholarship Programs

  • Scholly– A mobile app that provides students with a fast and simple way to find scholarships for college. (Created by Christopher Gray, a Coca-Cola Scholar!)
  • Fastweb – Create a profile and let fastweb do the research on scholarships, internships colleges and more for you.
  • Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation – Educational and scholarship opportunities for students of all levels.
  • Cappex – A free website where you can learn which colleges want you, before you apply and learn about more than $11 billion in merit aid scholarships.
  • com– A free college scholarship search and financial aid information.
  • Scholarship America – Provides information and resources for your scholarship search.
  • HS Finder (Hispanic Scholarship Fund) – Scholarship information for Latino students.
  • Thurgood Marshall College Fund – Provides scholarships, programmatic and capacity building support to the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
  • Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund– The nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted to providing college scholarships for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).
  • American Indian College Fund – Provides Native American students with scholarships and financial support for the nation’s 33 accredited tribal colleges and universities.
  • Dell Scholars Program – Recognizes academic potential and determination in students that have a definite need for financial assistance.

Click here for information about the Brooks Law Group Scholarship for the fall

Future of Assisted Living Scholarship