Scholarships are very important in assisting scholars in financing their post-secondary goals. Below are some available scholarship links you may use to apply for various scholarships. Remember, you need to be aware of deadlines, qualifications, and requirements, complete all applications according to the specifications, and ask for assistance if you need it.
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- Florida Student Scholarship & Grant Programs
- Includes: Bright Futures
- Florida Academic Scholarship
- Florida Medallion Scholarship
- Florida Gold Seal CAPE Scholarship
- Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholarship
- State Scholarship and Grant Programs
- Includes 14 scholarships for Florida scholars
- Florida A&M University (FAMU) Scholarships
- Includes 8 scholarships for Florida scholars
- Arts for Life! Scholarship ($1,000)
- Arts for Life! recognizes the creativity and artistic talents of high school students throughout Florida. Annually, Arts for Life! awards $1,000 scholarships to 25 Florida high school seniors who demonstrate academic and artistic excellence in creative writing, dance, drama, music or the visual arts.
- Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship Program (Up to $3,000 annually)
- The Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship (MMB) provides financial assistance to undergraduate students who meet scholastic requirements, demonstrate financial need, and attend Bethune-Cookman University, Edward Waters College, Florida A&M University or Florida Memorial University. Each participating institution determines application procedures, deadlines and student eligibility.
- Florida Minority Teacher Education Scholars Program ($4,000 annually)
- The Minority Teacher Education Scholars (MTES) program is a collaborative performance-based scholarship program for African-American, Hispanic-American, Asian-American, and Native American students administered by the Florida Fund for Minority Teachers, Inc. (FFMT). The application deadline for the fall semester is July 1 and for the spring semester is November 30. A 100-300 word essay is required with the application.
- Thurgood Marshall College Fund (Approximately $3,000 per semester)
- TMCF offers three types of unique scholarships that are merit, plus need-based designed to address the financial needs of students attending a TMCF member-school or other accredited college or university (if applicable). The awards process is highly competitive and is given to outstanding and qualified students who plan to earn a baccalaureate, graduate or law degree. The average award is $3,100 per student per semester. Most scholarships are one year, non-renewable unless otherwise indicated. Awards are given without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, disability or national origin.
- The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program ($1,000 - $2,500)
- The Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program is a nomination-based award, and only one student per school may be nominated by their principal or guidance counselor. Leaders and Achievers, funded through the Comcast Foundation, recognizes high school seniors from Comcast communities for their commitment to community service, academics and demonstrated leadership. To acknowledge these accomplishments, Leaders and Achievers students are awarded one-time scholarships, with a base award of $1,000.
- Ron Brown Scholar Program ($40,000)
- The Ron Brown Scholarship honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans. RBSP competitively awards 45 – 50 four-year $40,000 scholarships ($10,000 each year) to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship – the four pillars of the late Ronald H. Brown’s mission to uplift people of all races, cultures and ethnicities – especially our disadvantaged youth.
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